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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 96 119 122
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +3
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 48 35 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.69% 1.05% 0.88%
As % of the Vendors category 3.97% 2.53% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 10 20
Median daily rate £375 £325 £183
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +78.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £260 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £327
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Median hourly rate £41.75 £27.50 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.81% -29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £27.15 £37.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £43.25 £39.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £27.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+60.18% -30.32%
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
1210 1386 1298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 42.58% 41.46% 40.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 757 852 809
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £184 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £511 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 92 67
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +4.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.87 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 28 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 August 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 +19 29 £375 +20.00% 1
Bristol 0 12 £350 +7.69% 4
Dorset - 3 £421 -
Somerset - 2 £263 -
Gloucestershire +1 1 - - 2
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 95 (84.07%) Firewall
2 89 (78.76%) Cisco
3 54 (47.79%) Cisco ASA
4 53 (46.90%) Cisco Certification
5 45 (39.82%) CCNP
6 44 (38.94%) VPN
7 40 (35.40%) WAN
8 37 (32.74%) Security Cleared
9 36 (31.86%) LAN
10 31 (27.43%) SC Cleared
11 28 (24.78%) Network Security
11 28 (24.78%) VoIP
11 28 (24.78%) Juniper
12 26 (23.01%) Wireless
13 25 (22.12%) DNS
14 24 (21.24%) DHCP
14 24 (21.24%) ITIL
14 24 (21.24%) Windows
15 22 (19.47%) F5
15 22 (19.47%) Cisco Nexus
16 20 (17.70%) tcpdump
16 20 (17.70%) Wireshark
16 20 (17.70%) Fortinet
16 20 (17.70%) Microsoft
17 19 (16.81%) TCP/IP
18 17 (15.04%) Data Centre
18 17 (15.04%) MS Office
18 17 (15.04%) Finance
19 16 (14.16%) Windows Server
20 15 (13.27%) Junos

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 (5.31%) MQSeries
2 4 (3.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (15.04%) MS Office
2 14 (12.39%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.65%) IBM PureFlex
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 95 (84.07%) Firewall
2 54 (47.79%) Cisco ASA
3 44 (38.94%) VPN
4 40 (35.40%) WAN
5 36 (31.86%) LAN
6 28 (24.78%) Network Security
6 28 (24.78%) VoIP
7 26 (23.01%) Wireless
8 25 (22.12%) DNS
9 24 (21.24%) DHCP
10 22 (19.47%) Cisco Nexus
11 20 (17.70%) tcpdump
11 20 (17.70%) Wireshark
12 19 (16.81%) TCP/IP
13 15 (13.27%) Junos
13 15 (13.27%) MPLS
14 12 (10.62%) BGP
14 12 (10.62%) Internet
15 10 (8.85%) OSPF
16 9 (7.96%) Ethernet
General
1 17 (15.04%) Finance
2 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 60 (53.10%) Network Engineer
2 18 (15.93%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 16 (14.16%) Field Engineer
3 16 (14.16%) Network Field Engineer
4 15 (13.27%) Network Support
5 14 (12.39%) Network Support Engineer
5 14 (12.39%) Support Engineer
6 13 (11.50%) Analyst
7 12 (10.62%) Cisco Engineer
7 12 (10.62%) Senior Network Engineer
8 11 (9.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 9 (7.96%) Firewall Engineer
10 8 (7.08%) Programme Manager
10 8 (7.08%) Senior Network Support
10 8 (7.08%) Senior Network Support Engineer
10 8 (7.08%) Senior Support Engineer
11 7 (6.19%) Juniper Engineer
11 7 (6.19%) Network Analyst
12 5 (4.42%) Senior Analyst
13 4 (3.54%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.31%) J2EE
2 4 (3.54%) OCX
3 3 (2.65%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.04%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.96%) iPad
3 8 (7.08%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.54%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.54%) Fat Client
5 4 (3.54%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.65%) CESG
6 3 (2.65%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.77%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.77%) NHS
8 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (21.24%) Windows
2 16 (14.16%) Windows Server
3 13 (11.50%) Linux
4 9 (7.96%) Unix
5 6 (5.31%) Windows 7
6 4 (3.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.65%) Windows 10
7 3 (2.65%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.77%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.24%) ITIL
2 13 (11.50%) Change Control
2 13 (11.50%) PRINCE2
3 9 (7.96%) Project Management
4 8 (7.08%) Dependency Management
4 8 (7.08%) Migration
4 8 (7.08%) Product Management
4 8 (7.08%) Programme Management
4 8 (7.08%) Risk Management
4 8 (7.08%) Service Delivery
5 6 (5.31%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (5.31%) Load Balancing
5 6 (5.31%) Network Management
6 4 (3.54%) Demand Management
6 4 (3.54%) DevOps
6 4 (3.54%) Network Design
6 4 (3.54%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (3.54%) Workflow
7 3 (2.65%) Change Management
7 3 (2.65%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.96%) Java
1 9 (7.96%) Python
2 6 (5.31%) Perl
2 6 (5.31%) PowerShell
2 6 (5.31%) Shell Script
3 3 (2.65%) SQL
3 3 (2.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 53 (46.90%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (39.82%) CCNP
3 37 (32.74%) Security Cleared
4 31 (27.43%) SC Cleared
5 15 (13.27%) CCNA
6 4 (3.54%) CCIE
6 4 (3.54%) Degree
7 3 (2.65%) CCDP
7 3 (2.65%) Check Point Certification
7 3 (2.65%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.65%) JNCIA
7 3 (2.65%) JNCIP
8 2 (1.77%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.88%) CCSA
9 1 (0.88%) CCSE
9 1 (0.88%) CCVP
9 1 (0.88%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.62%) SLA
2 5 (4.42%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.77%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (8.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.31%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.31%) Samba
2 6 (5.31%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (3.54%) VMware ESX
3 4 (3.54%) XenApp
3 4 (3.54%) XenDesktop
4 3 (2.65%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.65%) Snort
5 2 (1.77%) Firmware
6 1 (0.88%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.88%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 6 (5.31%) Cisco Prime
1 6 (5.31%) Nagios
1 6 (5.31%) Puppet
2 4 (3.54%) SCCM
2 4 (3.54%) TrustSec
3 3 (2.65%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (2.65%) Nessus
3 3 (2.65%) QRadar
4 1 (0.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 89 (78.76%) Cisco
2 28 (24.78%) Juniper
3 22 (19.47%) F5
4 20 (17.70%) Fortinet
4 20 (17.70%) Microsoft
5 10 (8.85%) HP
5 10 (8.85%) VMware
6 9 (7.96%) IBM
6 9 (7.96%) Nokia
7 8 (7.08%) CA
8 7 (6.19%) Dell
9 6 (5.31%) Intel Security
9 6 (5.31%) IronPort
9 6 (5.31%) NetApp
9 6 (5.31%) Red Hat
9 6 (5.31%) SolarWinds
10 5 (4.42%) Aruba
10 5 (4.42%) Citrix
10 5 (4.42%) SonicWALL
10 5 (4.42%) WatchGuard
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