The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Chester region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank - - 17
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - - 1.04%
As % of the Vendors category - - 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £150
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £338
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -8.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £19.63 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+54.14% -37.20%
Vendors Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
121 80 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 47.27% 52.98% 44.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 14 10
Average daily rate £350 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £240 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £730 £465 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 11 6
Average hourly rate £36.25 £45.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +221.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
CheckPoint
Cheshire

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in Chester

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing CheckPoint also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CheckPoint.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Juniper
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (80.00%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (80.00%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (80.00%) F5
2 4 (80.00%) NetScaler
2 4 (80.00%) e-Health
2 4 (80.00%) NetScout
2 4 (80.00%) Problem Management
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (80.00%) Network Security
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Banking
2 4 (80.00%) Blue Coat
2 4 (80.00%) ProxySG
2 4 (80.00%) VPN
2 4 (80.00%) Netcool
2 4 (80.00%) MPLS
2 4 (80.00%) OSPF
2 4 (80.00%) BGP
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) LAN

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing CheckPoint also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CheckPoint. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (80.00%) NetScaler
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (80.00%) Network Security
2 4 (80.00%) VPN
2 4 (80.00%) MPLS
2 4 (80.00%) OSPF
2 4 (80.00%) BGP
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) Extranet
3 3 (60.00%) WAAS
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Security Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Operations Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) e-Health
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (80.00%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (80.00%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (80.00%) Problem Management
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) Network Management
4 2 (40.00%) Change Management
4 2 (40.00%) Data Security
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Juniper
2 4 (80.00%) F5
2 4 (80.00%) NetScout
2 4 (80.00%) Blue Coat
2 4 (80.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) Nortel
3 3 (60.00%) Avaya