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 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 47 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.26% 0.82% -
As % of the Vendors category 2.33% 1.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £31.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+26.98% +1.61%
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
257 122 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 54.11% 49.80% 35.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 59 65
Average daily rate £365 £289 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.23% -23.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £197 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 23 15
Average hourly rate £40.00 £18.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -37.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £11.45 £9.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £29.60 £37.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- -1.33%

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 September 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
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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
Cheltenham - 3 £300 -
Gloucester - - - - 1
CheckPoint
South West

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 12 (80.00%) Firewall
2 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 10 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (60.00%) Linux
3 9 (60.00%) BGP
4 7 (46.67%) Juniper
4 7 (46.67%) Windows
4 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
5 6 (40.00%) Network Security
6 5 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (33.33%) Load Balancing
6 5 (33.33%) OSPF
6 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (33.33%) Junos
6 5 (33.33%) F5
7 4 (26.67%) Project Management
7 4 (26.67%) MPLS
7 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
7 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
8 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
8 3 (20.00%) CCNP
8 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
8 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
9 2 (13.33%) CCNA
9 2 (13.33%) CCSP
9 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
9 2 (13.33%) MCSE

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.67%) Windchill
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) Firewall
2 10 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (60.00%) BGP
4 6 (40.00%) Network Security
5 5 (33.33%) OSPF
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (33.33%) Junos
6 4 (26.67%) MPLS
7 2 (13.33%) Internet
7 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
7 2 (13.33%) SAN
7 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (6.67%) DMZ
8 1 (6.67%) LAN
8 1 (6.67%) VPN
8 1 (6.67%) TACACS
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Network Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Network Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Server Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Data Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Migration Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Data Migration Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Linux
2 7 (46.67%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) UNIX
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 4 (26.67%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Network Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
1 2 (13.33%) VBScript
1 2 (13.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (20.00%) CCNP
4 2 (13.33%) CCNA
4 2 (13.33%) MCP
4 2 (13.33%) MCSE
4 2 (13.33%) CCSP
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (6.67%) CCSA
5 1 (6.67%) CCSE
5 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) ISA Server
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) Juniper
3 5 (33.33%) F5
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle
4 2 (13.33%) NetApp
4 2 (13.33%) Nokia
4 2 (13.33%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix