The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 53 33 51
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +18
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 2 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.39% 2.09% 0.93%
As % of the Vendors category 1.04% 4.29% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Average daily rate
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- £325 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.92% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £55.00 £41.75
% change year-on-year
-22.72% +31.73%
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 Gloucestershire region.

Vendors Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
192 140 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 37.57% 48.78% 53.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 66 108
Average daily rate £375 £325 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -14.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 15
Average hourly rate £40.00 £14.75 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+171.18% -61.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £29.75 £40.54
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

CheckPoint
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester -2 1 - -
Cheltenham - - - -
CheckPoint
South West

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (62.50%) BGP
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) CCNP
3 4 (50.00%) MPLS
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) LAN
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
5 2 (25.00%) UNIX
5 2 (25.00%) WAN
5 2 (25.00%) CCNA
5 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
5 2 (25.00%) Juniper
5 2 (25.00%) Nokia
5 2 (25.00%) VPN
5 2 (25.00%) SLA
5 2 (25.00%) CCSP
5 2 (25.00%) CCSA
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
6 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
6 1 (12.50%) CCSE
6 1 (12.50%) Network Design
6 1 (12.50%) Incident Management

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (62.50%) BGP
3 4 (50.00%) MPLS
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (37.50%) LAN
5 2 (25.00%) WAN
5 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
5 2 (25.00%) VPN
6 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (12.50%) Network Security
6 1 (12.50%) Multicast
6 1 (12.50%) DNS
6 1 (12.50%) DMZ
6 1 (12.50%) Internet
6 1 (12.50%) TACACS
6 1 (12.50%) VRRP
6 1 (12.50%) OSPF
6 1 (12.50%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Network Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
2 1 (12.50%) Network Design
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) CCNP
3 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) CCNA
4 2 (25.00%) CCSP
4 2 (25.00%) CCSA
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) CCSE
5 1 (12.50%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Juniper
3 2 (25.00%) Nokia