The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 85 121 117
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -4
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 62 26 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.03% 0.81% 0.84%
As % of the Vendors category 4.56% 2.07% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 7 14
Median daily rate £369 £325 £183
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.46% +78.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £215 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £460 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +7.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Median hourly rate £43.50 £27.50 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.18% -29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.70 £27.10 £37.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £27.50 £39.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £27.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -28.00%
CheckPoint
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1359 1257 1235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 44.57% 39.28% 41.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 838 772 789
Median daily rate £375 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 89 62
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.25 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.64% +0.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing CheckPoint as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in the South West

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

CheckPoint Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

CheckPoint
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +10 31 £361 +15.60% 1
Bristol +8 13 £360 +10.76% 3
Dorset +7 11 £400 - 1
Gloucestershire -1 4 £350 - 1
Somerset +17 2 £263 - 1
Devon +10 1 £175 -50.00%
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 99 (84.62%) Firewall
2 94 (80.34%) Cisco
3 56 (47.86%) Cisco Certification
3 56 (47.86%) Cisco ASA
4 45 (38.46%) CCNP
4 45 (38.46%) VPN
5 41 (35.04%) Security Cleared
6 40 (34.19%) WAN
7 39 (33.33%) LAN
8 35 (29.91%) SC Cleared
8 35 (29.91%) Network Security
9 27 (23.08%) F5
9 27 (23.08%) VoIP
9 27 (23.08%) Wireless
10 26 (22.22%) Juniper
11 25 (21.37%) Cisco Nexus
12 23 (19.66%) Data Centre
13 21 (17.95%) Finance
14 20 (17.09%) DNS
14 20 (17.09%) ITIL
14 20 (17.09%) Fortinet
15 19 (16.24%) DHCP
15 19 (16.24%) CCNA
15 19 (16.24%) Nokia
16 17 (14.53%) Microsoft
16 17 (14.53%) SLA
16 17 (14.53%) Windows
17 16 (13.68%) TCP/IP
18 15 (12.82%) Wireshark
18 15 (12.82%) tcpdump

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.13%) MQSeries
2 4 (3.42%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (11.11%) MS Office
2 9 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) IBM PureFlex
1 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 99 (84.62%) Firewall
2 56 (47.86%) Cisco ASA
3 45 (38.46%) VPN
4 40 (34.19%) WAN
5 39 (33.33%) LAN
6 35 (29.91%) Network Security
7 27 (23.08%) VoIP
7 27 (23.08%) Wireless
8 25 (21.37%) Cisco Nexus
9 20 (17.09%) DNS
10 19 (16.24%) DHCP
11 16 (13.68%) TCP/IP
12 15 (12.82%) tcpdump
12 15 (12.82%) Wireshark
13 14 (11.97%) Junos
13 14 (11.97%) MPLS
14 13 (11.11%) BGP
14 13 (11.11%) IPsec
15 10 (8.55%) Cisco IPT
15 10 (8.55%) IP Telephony
General
1 21 (17.95%) Finance
2 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (52.14%) Network Engineer
2 22 (18.80%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 20 (17.09%) Analyst
4 16 (13.68%) Field Engineer
4 16 (13.68%) Network Field Engineer
5 15 (12.82%) Network Analyst
6 12 (10.26%) Cisco Engineer
7 11 (9.40%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 10 (8.55%) Cisco Analyst
8 10 (8.55%) Cisco Network Analyst
8 10 (8.55%) Network Support
8 10 (8.55%) Network Support Engineer
8 10 (8.55%) Senior Network Engineer
8 10 (8.55%) Support Engineer
9 9 (7.69%) Firewall Engineer
9 9 (7.69%) Programme Manager
9 9 (7.69%) Security Analyst
10 8 (6.84%) Cisco Security Analyst
10 8 (6.84%) Network Security Analyst
11 7 (5.98%) Firewall Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.13%) J2EE
2 4 (3.42%) OCX
3 1 (0.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.66%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.69%) iPad
3 6 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.42%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.42%) Fat Client
4 4 (3.42%) PKI
4 4 (3.42%) Thin Client
5 3 (2.56%) CESG
6 2 (1.71%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.71%) NHS
7 1 (0.85%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.85%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.53%) Windows
2 11 (9.40%) Linux
3 10 (8.55%) Windows Server
4 7 (5.98%) Unix
5 6 (5.13%) Windows 7
6 4 (3.42%) Windows 10
6 4 (3.42%) Windows 8
6 4 (3.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (17.09%) ITIL
2 14 (11.97%) Change Control
3 10 (8.55%) Service Delivery
4 9 (7.69%) Demand Management
4 9 (7.69%) Dependency Management
4 9 (7.69%) Product Management
4 9 (7.69%) Project Management
4 9 (7.69%) Risk Management
5 8 (6.84%) Migration
5 8 (6.84%) PRINCE2
5 8 (6.84%) Programme Management
6 7 (5.98%) Network Management
7 6 (5.13%) Load Balancing
8 5 (4.27%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (4.27%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (3.42%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (3.42%) DevOps
9 4 (3.42%) Network Design
9 4 (3.42%) Security Hardening
10 3 (2.56%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.98%) Java
1 7 (5.98%) Python
2 6 (5.13%) Perl
2 6 (5.13%) Shell Script
3 5 (4.27%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.42%) SQL
4 4 (3.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 56 (47.86%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (38.46%) CCNP
3 41 (35.04%) Security Cleared
4 35 (29.91%) SC Cleared
5 19 (16.24%) CCNA
6 6 (5.13%) JNCIA
7 5 (4.27%) Degree
8 3 (2.56%) CCDP
8 3 (2.56%) CCIE
8 3 (2.56%) CCSA
8 3 (2.56%) CCSE
8 3 (2.56%) Check Point Certification
8 3 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (2.56%) JNCIP
8 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.85%) HND
10 1 (0.85%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.53%) SLA
2 5 (4.27%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (8.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.13%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.13%) Samba
2 6 (5.13%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (3.42%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.42%) VMware ESX
3 4 (3.42%) XenApp
3 4 (3.42%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.71%) Firmware
5 1 (0.85%) Snort
Systems Management
1 7 (5.98%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (5.13%) Nagios
2 6 (5.13%) Puppet
3 4 (3.42%) TrustSec
4 3 (2.56%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (2.56%) SCCM
5 1 (0.85%) Nessus
5 1 (0.85%) QRadar
Vendors
1 94 (80.34%) Cisco
2 27 (23.08%) F5
3 26 (22.22%) Juniper
4 20 (17.09%) Fortinet
5 19 (16.24%) Nokia
6 17 (14.53%) Microsoft
7 11 (9.40%) HP
7 11 (9.40%) SolarWinds
8 10 (8.55%) VMware
9 9 (7.69%) CA
10 8 (6.84%) IBM
10 8 (6.84%) IronPort
11 7 (5.98%) Dell
12 6 (5.13%) NetApp
12 6 (5.13%) Palo Alto
12 6 (5.13%) Red Hat
13 5 (4.27%) Intel Security
13 5 (4.27%) SonicWALL
13 5 (4.27%) WatchGuard
14 4 (3.42%) Oracle
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