The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Check Point Software Technologies.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CheckPoint
South West / Bristol
Rank 53 52 65
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +13
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 18 24 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.14% 2.70% 1.14%
As % of the Vendors category 4.89% 6.74% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 7
Median daily rate £375 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £337 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £433 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £398
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Vendors Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
368 356 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 43.76% 40.00% 39.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 258 249
Median daily rate £352 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £438 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 13
Median hourly rate £22.00 £18.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% -17.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £13.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £28.25 £66.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing CheckPoint as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CheckPoint across the Bristol region.

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint across the Bristol region.

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 29 (96.67%) Cisco
2 18 (60.00%) Firewall
2 18 (60.00%) Data Centre
3 16 (53.33%) F5
4 15 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 15 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (40.00%) SolarWinds
5 12 (40.00%) Unified Communications
6 11 (36.67%) FWSM
6 11 (36.67%) Nokia
7 10 (33.33%) SLA
8 9 (30.00%) CA
8 9 (30.00%) VPN
8 9 (30.00%) Windows
8 9 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (26.67%) Network Security
10 7 (23.33%) High Availability
10 7 (23.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 6 (20.00%) Demand Management
11 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
11 6 (20.00%) VMware
11 6 (20.00%) Service Delivery
11 6 (20.00%) DNS
11 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
12 5 (16.67%) HP
12 5 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
12 5 (16.67%) Citrix
12 5 (16.67%) MPLS
12 5 (16.67%) IBM

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Office 365
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (60.00%) Firewall
2 15 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 15 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 12 (40.00%) Unified Communications
4 11 (36.67%) FWSM
5 9 (30.00%) VPN
5 9 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (26.67%) Network Security
7 6 (20.00%) DNS
8 5 (16.67%) Cisco IPT
8 5 (16.67%) IP Telephony
8 5 (16.67%) MPLS
8 5 (16.67%) Wireless
9 4 (13.33%) DHCP
10 3 (10.00%) Internet
10 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
11 2 (6.67%) BGP
11 2 (6.67%) OSPF
11 2 (6.67%) PPP
11 2 (6.67%) Spanning Tree
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Analyst
2 9 (30.00%) Network Engineer
3 8 (26.67%) Network Analyst
4 6 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (16.67%) Cisco Analyst
5 5 (16.67%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) Check Point Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) Cisco Security Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) Firewall Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) Network Security Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) Security Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) Senior Network Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) Data Centre Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) SOC Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (23.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (13.33%) Fat Client
4 4 (13.33%) Thin Client
5 3 (10.00%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (10.00%) Linux
3 3 (10.00%) Unix
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) High Availability
2 6 (20.00%) Demand Management
2 6 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 5 (16.67%) Network Management
4 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
5 3 (10.00%) Analytics
5 3 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (10.00%) Information Security
5 3 (10.00%) ITIL
5 3 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (10.00%) Performance Management
5 3 (10.00%) Security Architecture
5 3 (10.00%) SIEM
5 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.67%) Application Virtualisation
6 2 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (6.67%) Patch Management
7 1 (3.33%) Dependency Management
7 1 (3.33%) Programme Governance
7 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) Java
1 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) DV Cleared
1 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) CCNP
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (13.33%) BitLocker
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (13.33%) VMware ESX
2 4 (13.33%) XenApp
2 4 (13.33%) XenDesktop
3 3 (10.00%) Snort
3 3 (10.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (13.33%) SCCM
2 4 (13.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (10.00%) Nessus
3 3 (10.00%) QRadar
4 2 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (96.67%) Cisco
2 16 (53.33%) F5
3 12 (40.00%) SolarWinds
4 11 (36.67%) Nokia
5 9 (30.00%) CA
6 6 (20.00%) VMware
7 5 (16.67%) Citrix
7 5 (16.67%) HP
7 5 (16.67%) IBM
7 5 (16.67%) IronPort
7 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 4 (13.33%) AppSense
8 4 (13.33%) Symantec
8 4 (13.33%) Wyse
9 3 (10.00%) Intel Security
9 3 (10.00%) ScanSafe
10 2 (6.67%) Blue Coat
10 2 (6.67%) Dell
10 2 (6.67%) Sophos
10 2 (6.67%) Xerox