The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 26 30 28
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 5 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 2.28% 3.15% 1.72%
As % of the Vendors category 6.33% 7.61% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £175 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% +6.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £317
% change year-on-year
- +10.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £28.94 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+38.22% +47.45%
CheckPoint
South West

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

Vendors Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
79 92 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 36.07% 41.44% 41.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 44 45
Average daily rate £300 £280 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £163 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £430 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 5
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.98 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.11% -67.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £7.50 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £45.85 £57.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in Devon

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

CheckPoint
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the Devon region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -4 3 £300 +71.42%
Plymouth - 2 £263 - 1
CheckPoint
South West

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) Firewall
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco PIX
4 5 (50.00%) Network Security
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (50.00%) CCNA
4 5 (50.00%) ITIL
5 4 (40.00%) SolarWinds
6 3 (30.00%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (30.00%) SCOM
6 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (30.00%) Windows
6 3 (30.00%) OpenView
6 3 (30.00%) CiscoWorks
6 3 (30.00%) VMware
6 3 (30.00%) CCSA
7 2 (20.00%) HP
7 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (20.00%) Aruba
7 2 (20.00%) F5
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (20.00%) People Management
8 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
8 1 (10.00%) vSphere
8 1 (10.00%) Local Government

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco PIX
3 5 (50.00%) Network Security
4 1 (10.00%) VLAN
4 1 (10.00%) SNMP
4 1 (10.00%) VPN
4 1 (10.00%) OSPF
4 1 (10.00%) BIG-IP
General
1 1 (10.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Network Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Security Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Principle Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (20.00%) People Management
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (50.00%) CCNA
2 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) CCSA
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) SCOM
1 3 (30.00%) OpenView
1 3 (30.00%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) SolarWinds
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Aruba
4 2 (20.00%) F5
5 1 (10.00%) ProCurve
5 1 (10.00%) IBM