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 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 33 22 27
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 15 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 4.17% 2.34% 1.22%
As % of the Vendors category 9.55% 5.33% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 2
Average daily rate
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£175 £170 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -38.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £31.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +1.61%
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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
157 75 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 43.61% 43.86% 53.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 43 32
Average daily rate £335 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 20
Average hourly rate £14.00 £19.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.69 £17.23 £12.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.15 £23.70 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.37 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+3.45% -2.05%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 23 (100.00%) Cisco
1 23 (100.00%) Firewall
1 23 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
2 21 (91.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (91.30%) VMware
2 21 (91.30%) Fat Client
2 21 (91.30%) Microsoft
2 21 (91.30%) Windows
2 21 (91.30%) Solaris
2 21 (91.30%) MS Excel
2 21 (91.30%) SharePoint
2 21 (91.30%) SLA
2 21 (91.30%) Thin Client
3 19 (82.61%) ITIL
4 17 (73.91%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (39.13%) PRINCE2
6 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (8.70%) Network Security
7 2 (8.70%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
7 2 (8.70%) SolarWinds
7 2 (8.70%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (8.70%) Nokia
7 2 (8.70%) VoIP
7 2 (8.70%) WAN
7 2 (8.70%) VPN
7 2 (8.70%) CCNA
7 2 (8.70%) HP

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 21 (91.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (91.30%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (100.00%) Firewall
1 23 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (8.70%) Network Security
2 2 (8.70%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (8.70%) VoIP
2 2 (8.70%) WAN
2 2 (8.70%) VPN
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Consultant
2 6 (26.09%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 21 (91.30%) Fat Client
1 21 (91.30%) Thin Client
2 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (91.30%) Windows
1 21 (91.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) ITIL
2 9 (39.13%) PRINCE2
3 2 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 17 (73.91%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (8.70%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.70%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (91.30%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (91.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Cisco
2 21 (91.30%) VMware
2 21 (91.30%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) SolarWinds
3 2 (8.70%) Nokia
3 2 (8.70%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix