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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CheckPoint
South West / Bristol
Rank 52 46 67
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +21
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 14 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.85% 2.08% 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 4.13% 5.61% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 4
Median daily rate £375 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £247 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £375 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £45.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +40.62%

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
339 303 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 44.78% 37.04% 36.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 215 228
Median daily rate £363 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £130 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 11
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £13.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £29.75 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

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 20 January 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 23 (88.46%) Cisco
2 14 (53.85%) Firewall
3 12 (46.15%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (42.31%) F5
5 10 (38.46%) Data Centre
5 10 (38.46%) Windows
6 9 (34.62%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (30.77%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (26.92%) VPN
9 6 (23.08%) DNS
9 6 (23.08%) SLA
9 6 (23.08%) ITIL
9 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
9 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
9 6 (23.08%) VMware
9 6 (23.08%) Unified Communications
9 6 (23.08%) SolarWinds
9 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (23.08%) Network Security
10 5 (19.23%) DV Cleared
10 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
10 5 (19.23%) FWSM
10 5 (19.23%) High Availability
10 5 (19.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
10 5 (19.23%) Service Delivery
10 5 (19.23%) CA
10 5 (19.23%) Nokia
10 5 (19.23%) Internet
10 5 (19.23%) Citrix

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 (15.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (53.85%) Firewall
2 12 (46.15%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (34.62%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (30.77%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (26.92%) VPN
6 6 (23.08%) DNS
6 6 (23.08%) Network Security
6 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
6 6 (23.08%) Unified Communications
7 5 (19.23%) FWSM
7 5 (19.23%) Internet
8 4 (15.38%) DHCP
9 2 (7.69%) MPLS
9 2 (7.69%) WAN
9 2 (7.69%) Wireless
10 1 (3.85%) LAN
10 1 (3.85%) MGCP
10 1 (3.85%) OSPF
10 1 (3.85%) VLAN
10 1 (3.85%) VoIP
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Back Office
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Analyst
2 9 (34.62%) Network Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Data Centre Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Firewall Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Programme Manager
4 3 (11.54%) SOC Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Check Point Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Data Network Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Firewall Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Network Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Network Security Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Programme Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Security Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Data Centre
2 5 (19.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
3 4 (15.38%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (15.38%) Fat Client
3 4 (15.38%) Thin Client
4 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Linux
2 4 (15.38%) Unix
2 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
2 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) ITIL
2 5 (19.23%) High Availability
2 5 (19.23%) Service Delivery
3 4 (15.38%) Analytics
3 4 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (15.38%) Demand Management
3 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
3 4 (15.38%) Information Security
3 4 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 4 (15.38%) Security Architecture
3 4 (15.38%) SIEM
3 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 3 (11.54%) Change Control
4 3 (11.54%) Dependency Management
4 3 (11.54%) Product Management
4 3 (11.54%) Programme Management
4 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
5 2 (7.69%) Application Virtualisation
5 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) Java
1 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
1 4 (15.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) DV Cleared
1 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) CCNP
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.85%) CCNA
4 1 (3.85%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
1 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (15.38%) BitLocker
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (15.38%) Snort
2 4 (15.38%) VMware ESX
2 4 (15.38%) XenApp
2 4 (15.38%) XenDesktop
3 3 (11.54%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Nessus
1 4 (15.38%) QRadar
1 4 (15.38%) SCCM
1 4 (15.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (7.69%) WSUS
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 23 (88.46%) Cisco
2 11 (42.31%) F5
3 6 (23.08%) SolarWinds
3 6 (23.08%) VMware
4 5 (19.23%) CA
4 5 (19.23%) Citrix
4 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
4 5 (19.23%) Nokia
5 4 (15.38%) AppSense
5 4 (15.38%) Intel Security
5 4 (15.38%) ScanSafe
5 4 (15.38%) Symantec
5 4 (15.38%) Wyse
6 2 (7.69%) Dell
6 2 (7.69%) Juniper
6 2 (7.69%) Polycom
6 2 (7.69%) Sophos
7 1 (3.85%) HP
7 1 (3.85%) IBM
7 1 (3.85%) IronPort