The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 16 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 Dorset 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 33 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.24% 0.53% -
As % of the Vendors category 2.70% 1.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £360 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
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
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
111 78 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 46.06% 41.71% 39.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 42 58
Average daily rate £450 £328 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.40% -9.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £175 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £460 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 11
Average hourly rate £30.00 £47.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +227.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
CheckPoint
South West

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -3 3 £360 +20.00%
CheckPoint
South West

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 (71.43%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) UNIX
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 3 (42.86%) Network Design
3 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (28.57%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (28.57%) UAG
4 2 (28.57%) Lync
4 2 (28.57%) Internet
4 2 (28.57%) VoIP
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) CCNP
4 2 (28.57%) CCDP
4 2 (28.57%) Nortel
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Avaya
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
5 1 (14.29%) SNA
5 1 (14.29%) DNS
5 1 (14.29%) SSL
5 1 (14.29%) IBM
5 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) Windows

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 2 (28.57%) Lync
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (28.57%) Internet
3 2 (28.57%) VoIP
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) SNA
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) SSL
4 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
4 1 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (14.29%) Multicast
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (14.29%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Administrator
2 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (28.57%) Design Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) UNIX Administrator
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Security Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Network Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Network Design Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) UNIX
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Network Design
1 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNP
1 2 (28.57%) CCDP
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) CCDA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Forefront TMG
1 2 (28.57%) UAG
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Nortel
3 2 (28.57%) Avaya
4 1 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) JBoss
4 1 (14.29%) Juniper
4 1 (14.29%) NetApp
4 1 (14.29%) VMware