The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 24 21 23
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 3 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.65% 2.21% 1.41%
As % of the Vendors category 4.23% 5.80% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Median daily rate £450 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -3.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £39.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-29.48% +0.64%
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 Dorset region.

Vendors Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
71 69 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 39.01% 38.12% 34.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 37 41
Median daily rate £375 £315 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 12
Median hourly rate £14.50 £41.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.06% +25.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £35.00 £23.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

CheckPoint
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +2 3 £450 +20.00%
CheckPoint
South West

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 Dorset region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
3 3 (50.00%) MPLS
3 3 (50.00%) OSPF
3 3 (50.00%) Internet
3 3 (50.00%) Juniper
3 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (50.00%) VoIP
3 3 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 3 (50.00%) BGP
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) NetScreen
3 3 (50.00%) VLAN
3 3 (50.00%) Fortinet
3 3 (50.00%) VPLS
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (50.00%) WatchGuard
3 3 (50.00%) SonicWALL
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
3 3 (50.00%) FabricPath
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Network Design

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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 1 (16.67%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
3 3 (50.00%) BGP
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 3 (50.00%) FabricPath
3 3 (50.00%) Internet
3 3 (50.00%) MPLS
3 3 (50.00%) NetScreen
3 3 (50.00%) OSPF
3 3 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
3 3 (50.00%) VLAN
3 3 (50.00%) VoIP
3 3 (50.00%) VPLS
4 1 (16.67%) NAS
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) tcpdump
4 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Juniper Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) CMDB
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Network Design
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) Data Entry
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) IT Asset Management
4 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (16.67%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Samba
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Nagios
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 3 (50.00%) Juniper
2 3 (50.00%) SonicWALL
2 3 (50.00%) WatchGuard
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) F5
4 1 (16.67%) Intel Security
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (16.67%) Symantec
4 1 (16.67%) Veeam