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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 31 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.28% - 0.82%
As % of the Vendors category 3.16% - 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £421 - £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £27.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+60.18% -30.32%
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
95 103 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 40.60% 43.46% 31.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 45 44
Median daily rate £425 £375 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £117 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 13
Median hourly rate £17.00 £31.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.60% +95.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.45 £48.71 £42.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.72 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.86% +6.94%

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 30 August 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 £421 -
Poole - 1 - -
CheckPoint
South West

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 20 (100.00%) Firewall
2 14 (70.00%) Cisco
3 13 (65.00%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (55.00%) VPN
4 11 (55.00%) ITIL
5 10 (50.00%) Network Security
6 9 (45.00%) F5
6 9 (45.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (30.00%) NAS
8 6 (30.00%) Samba
8 6 (30.00%) VMware
8 6 (30.00%) Wireshark
8 6 (30.00%) Load Balancing
8 6 (30.00%) NetApp
8 6 (30.00%) Red Hat
8 6 (30.00%) IPsec
8 6 (30.00%) Finance
8 6 (30.00%) Shell Script
8 6 (30.00%) Nagios
8 6 (30.00%) Java
8 6 (30.00%) Perl
8 6 (30.00%) J2EE
8 6 (30.00%) Unix
8 6 (30.00%) Linux
8 6 (30.00%) Python
8 6 (30.00%) MQSeries
8 6 (30.00%) LDAP
8 6 (30.00%) LAN
8 6 (30.00%) HTTPS

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 6 (30.00%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) Firewall
2 11 (55.00%) VPN
3 10 (50.00%) Network Security
4 9 (45.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (30.00%) FTP
6 6 (30.00%) HTTP
6 6 (30.00%) HTTPS
6 6 (30.00%) IPsec
6 6 (30.00%) LAN
6 6 (30.00%) LDAP
6 6 (30.00%) NAS
6 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (30.00%) tcpdump
6 6 (30.00%) WAN
6 6 (30.00%) Wireshark
7 5 (25.00%) Ethernet
7 5 (25.00%) Internet
7 5 (25.00%) MPLS
7 5 (25.00%) VoIP
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 10 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 9 (45.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Juniper Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Migration Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Data Centre Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) LAN Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) iPad
2 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
1 6 (30.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) ITIL
2 6 (30.00%) Load Balancing
3 5 (25.00%) Migration
3 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 5 (25.00%) Project Management
4 4 (20.00%) DevOps
4 4 (20.00%) Network Design
5 2 (10.00%) Change Management
5 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Java
1 6 (30.00%) Perl
1 6 (30.00%) Python
1 6 (30.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (25.00%) CCNP
3 4 (20.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Samba
1 6 (30.00%) Virtual Machines
1 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Nagios
1 6 (30.00%) Puppet
2 4 (20.00%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Cisco
2 9 (45.00%) F5
3 6 (30.00%) NetApp
3 6 (30.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (30.00%) VMware
4 5 (25.00%) Fortinet
4 5 (25.00%) Juniper
4 5 (25.00%) SonicWALL
4 5 (25.00%) WatchGuard
5 1 (5.00%) Avaya