The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Plymouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Plymouth 2.50% - -
As % of the Vendors category 4.92% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £340
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £40.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-32.50% +142.42%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Plymouth region.

Vendors Category
Plymouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
61 18 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Plymouth 50.83% 33.33% 51.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 12 22
Average daily rate £420 £600 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +71.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £475 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £600 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -4.14%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Plymouth

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

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Plymouth

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Plymouth

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

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in Plymouth

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Plymouth

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

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Plymouth

CheckPoint
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Plymouth

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Plymouth 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 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) Aruba
2 2 (66.67%) ProCurve
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (33.33%) Network Design
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (33.33%) CCIE
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Lync
3 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Plymouth by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Plymouth 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 (33.33%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Principal Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) CCIE
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) ProCurve
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) Aruba
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat