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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 27 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 2 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.90% - 2.48%
As % of the Vendors category 2.60% - 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Average daily rate
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£313 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £16.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year
+127.27% -40.54%
Vendors Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
77 113 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 34.84% 47.08% 43.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 74 73
Average daily rate £400 £393 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £198 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 6
Average hourly rate £14.13 £21.00 £13.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.73% +60.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.35 £9.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.00 £24.24
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
CheckPoint
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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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 4 (80.00%) WAN
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Juniper
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) CCIE
3 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) MPLS
3 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) F5
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (20.00%) Multicast
4 1 (20.00%) CCSE
4 1 (20.00%) Network Design
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) SNA
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) UNIX
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) MPLS
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (20.00%) Multicast
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) SNA
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Security Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Network Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Network Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCIE
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCSE
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Juniper
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat