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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 110 130 112
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -18
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 29 25 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.04% 0.78% 1.16%
As % of the Vendors category 2.48% 1.90% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 19 30
Median daily rate £375 £350 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.29% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £39.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-29.48% +11.42%
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
1171 1314 1361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.93% 41.17% 41.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 750 838 850
Median daily rate £350 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £201 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 63 127
Median hourly rate £21.13 £34.50 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.76% +52.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £43.50 £46.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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
Bristol +15 14 £373 +3.47% 5
Devon +5 4 £210 -53.33%
Gloucestershire +1 4 £293 -16.72% 2
Dorset -2 3 £450 +44.00%
Wiltshire -9 3 £388 +10.71% 2
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 58 (76.32%) Cisco
2 54 (71.05%) Firewall
3 31 (40.79%) VPN
3 31 (40.79%) Cisco ASA
4 27 (35.53%) Windows
5 26 (34.21%) DNS
5 26 (34.21%) Juniper
6 23 (30.26%) DHCP
7 22 (28.95%) Security Cleared
8 20 (26.32%) Windows Server
9 19 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 18 (23.68%) Cisco Certification
11 17 (22.37%) Cisco Nexus
12 16 (21.05%) tcpdump
12 16 (21.05%) F5
12 16 (21.05%) SC Cleared
12 16 (21.05%) Wireshark
12 16 (21.05%) MS Office
13 15 (19.74%) Wi-Fi
13 15 (19.74%) Network Security
13 15 (19.74%) Junos
14 14 (18.42%) MS Visio
14 14 (18.42%) WAN
15 13 (17.11%) ITIL
15 13 (17.11%) CCNP
15 13 (17.11%) Data Centre
16 12 (15.79%) Internet
16 12 (15.79%) SLA
17 10 (13.16%) LAN
17 10 (13.16%) VoIP

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 3 (3.95%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.32%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 16 (21.05%) MS Office
2 14 (18.42%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) IBM PureFlex
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.63%) Office 365
3 1 (1.32%) IaaS
3 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (71.05%) Firewall
2 31 (40.79%) Cisco ASA
2 31 (40.79%) VPN
3 26 (34.21%) DNS
4 23 (30.26%) DHCP
5 17 (22.37%) Cisco Nexus
6 16 (21.05%) tcpdump
6 16 (21.05%) Wireshark
7 15 (19.74%) Junos
7 15 (19.74%) Network Security
7 15 (19.74%) Wi-Fi
8 14 (18.42%) WAN
9 12 (15.79%) Internet
10 10 (13.16%) LAN
10 10 (13.16%) VoIP
11 9 (11.84%) MPLS
11 9 (11.84%) TCP/IP
12 7 (9.21%) OSPF
12 7 (9.21%) Wireless
13 6 (7.89%) BGP
General
1 9 (11.84%) Finance
2 2 (2.63%) Billing
3 1 (1.32%) Back Office
3 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (43.42%) Network Engineer
2 15 (19.74%) Network Support
2 15 (19.74%) Support Engineer
3 14 (18.42%) Network Support Engineer
4 10 (13.16%) Senior Network Engineer
5 9 (11.84%) Analyst
6 8 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
6 8 (10.53%) Firewall Engineer
6 8 (10.53%) Senior Network Support
6 8 (10.53%) Senior Network Support Engineer
6 8 (10.53%) Senior Support Engineer
7 7 (9.21%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Juniper Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Project Manager
9 4 (5.26%) Data Centre Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Network Administrator
10 3 (3.95%) Security Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Senior Network Administrator
10 3 (3.95%) Technical Manager
10 3 (3.95%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.58%) .NET
2 1 (1.32%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.32%) J2EE
2 1 (1.32%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.11%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.89%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.58%) Cyberthreat
3 5 (6.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (5.26%) iPad
5 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.95%) CESG
5 3 (3.95%) Fat Client
5 3 (3.95%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.32%) CMDB
6 1 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 27 (35.53%) Windows
2 20 (26.32%) Windows Server
3 7 (9.21%) Linux
4 6 (7.89%) Unix
5 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.95%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.11%) ITIL
2 9 (11.84%) PRINCE2
3 8 (10.53%) Project Management
3 8 (10.53%) Service Delivery
4 6 (7.89%) Analytics
4 6 (7.89%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (6.58%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (6.58%) High Availability
5 5 (6.58%) Information Security
5 5 (6.58%) Security Architecture
5 5 (6.58%) SIEM
5 5 (6.58%) Software Engineering
6 4 (5.26%) Migration
6 4 (5.26%) Workflow
7 3 (3.95%) Change Control
7 3 (3.95%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 3 (3.95%) Demand Management
7 3 (3.95%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.95%) Programme Management
7 3 (3.95%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.89%) Java
1 6 (7.89%) Python
2 5 (6.58%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.32%) C
3 1 (1.32%) Perl
3 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (28.95%) Security Cleared
2 18 (23.68%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (21.05%) SC Cleared
4 13 (17.11%) CCNP
5 10 (13.16%) CCNA
6 8 (10.53%) DV Cleared
7 3 (3.95%) CCDP
7 3 (3.95%) JNCIA
7 3 (3.95%) JNCIP
8 2 (2.63%) CCIE
9 1 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.32%) CCVP
9 1 (1.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.79%) SLA
2 2 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.58%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.58%) Snort
3 4 (5.26%) XenDesktop
4 3 (3.95%) BitLocker
4 3 (3.95%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (3.95%) VMware ESX
4 3 (3.95%) XenApp
5 2 (2.63%) Firmware
5 2 (2.63%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.32%) Samba
6 1 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.32%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) Nessus
1 5 (6.58%) QRadar
2 3 (3.95%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (3.95%) SCCM
2 3 (3.95%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (2.63%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (2.63%) WSUS
4 1 (1.32%) Nagios
4 1 (1.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 58 (76.32%) Cisco
2 26 (34.21%) Juniper
3 19 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 16 (21.05%) F5
5 8 (10.53%) VMware
6 7 (9.21%) Citrix
6 7 (9.21%) SolarWinds
7 6 (7.89%) Intel Security
8 5 (6.58%) CA
8 5 (6.58%) Dell
8 5 (6.58%) ScanSafe
9 4 (5.26%) Aruba
9 4 (5.26%) Fortinet
9 4 (5.26%) HP
9 4 (5.26%) IBM
9 4 (5.26%) Nokia
9 4 (5.26%) Symantec
10 3 (3.95%) SonicWALL
10 3 (3.95%) WatchGuard
10 3 (3.95%) Wyse
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £390.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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