The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Gloucestershire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 32 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 13 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.33% 0.30% -
As % of the Vendors category 6.50% 0.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
Average daily rate £450 - -
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
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
200 164 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 51.28% 49.70% 48.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 91 237
Average daily rate £350 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £347 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 5 27
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -24.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £24.80 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
CheckPoint
South West

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

CheckPoint Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 18 (90.00%) Firewall
2 17 (85.00%) Cisco
3 14 (70.00%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (65.00%) Windows
4 13 (65.00%) Linux
5 11 (55.00%) Network Security
5 11 (55.00%) Juniper
5 11 (55.00%) BGP
6 10 (50.00%) OSPF
6 10 (50.00%) Junos
6 10 (50.00%) F5
6 10 (50.00%) Load Balancing
6 10 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 5 (25.00%) VMware
7 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (20.00%) ITIL
8 4 (20.00%) HP
8 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
8 4 (20.00%) Oracle
8 4 (20.00%) SAN
8 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (20.00%) Internet
8 4 (20.00%) Sophos
8 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
8 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
9 3 (15.00%) Cisco PIX
9 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (15.00%) CCNP

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 18 (90.00%) Firewall
2 14 (70.00%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (55.00%) Network Security
3 11 (55.00%) BGP
4 10 (50.00%) OSPF
4 10 (50.00%) Junos
4 10 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (20.00%) SAN
5 4 (20.00%) Internet
6 3 (15.00%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (10.00%) WAN
7 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
8 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (5.00%) IPsec
8 1 (5.00%) HSRP
8 1 (5.00%) Multicast
8 1 (5.00%) MPLS
8 1 (5.00%) EIGRP
8 1 (5.00%) X.21
8 1 (5.00%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (5.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Network Engineer
2 12 (60.00%) Security Engineer
3 10 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 9 (45.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Network Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Network Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Network Security Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Security Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Windows
1 13 (65.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (5.00%) Network Design
3 1 (5.00%) Network Planning
3 1 (5.00%) ITSM
3 1 (5.00%) Change Control
3 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (15.00%) CCNP
4 2 (10.00%) CCIE
4 2 (10.00%) CCSP
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) Cisco
2 11 (55.00%) Juniper
3 10 (50.00%) F5
4 5 (25.00%) VMware
4 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (20.00%) HP
5 4 (20.00%) Oracle
5 4 (20.00%) Sophos
6 3 (15.00%) IBM
7 1 (5.00%) Blue Coat
7 1 (5.00%) Sourcefire
7 1 (5.00%) McAfee
7 1 (5.00%) Nokia
7 1 (5.00%) Websense
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