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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CheckPoint
England / South West
Rank 110 110 107
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 27 39 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.05% 1.33% 0.99%
As % of the Vendors category 2.57% 3.18% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 31 27
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £255 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £400 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £39.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £41.61 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.86% +30.03%

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
1052 1226 1201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.01% 41.69% 39.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 806 728
Median daily rate £363 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £188 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.53% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 68 97
Median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +19.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.32%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +5 14 £375 +4.16% 3
Wiltshire -10 6 £375 +7.14% 2
Dorset 0 3 £450 +44.00%
Gloucestershire +4 2 £293 +32.95%
Devon +10 1 - -
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 38 (71.70%) Cisco
2 30 (56.60%) Firewall
3 18 (33.96%) Windows
4 17 (32.08%) VPN
4 17 (32.08%) Cisco ASA
4 17 (32.08%) F5
4 17 (32.08%) Cisco Nexus
5 14 (26.42%) Security Cleared
6 13 (24.53%) Data Centre
6 13 (24.53%) DNS
7 12 (22.64%) SLA
7 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
8 11 (20.75%) ITIL
8 11 (20.75%) Juniper
8 11 (20.75%) Wi-Fi
8 11 (20.75%) Finance
9 10 (18.87%) Windows Server
10 9 (16.98%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (16.98%) Network Security
10 9 (16.98%) SC Cleared
10 9 (16.98%) VMware
10 9 (16.98%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (16.98%) DHCP
10 9 (16.98%) TCP/IP
11 8 (15.09%) PRINCE2
11 8 (15.09%) MS Office
11 8 (15.09%) Citrix
11 8 (15.09%) Service Delivery
12 7 (13.21%) Active Directory
12 7 (13.21%) MPLS

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 4 (7.55%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.89%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.89%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (15.09%) MS Office
2 5 (9.43%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Office 365
2 2 (3.77%) IBM PureFlex
3 1 (1.89%) IaaS
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (56.60%) Firewall
2 17 (32.08%) Cisco ASA
2 17 (32.08%) Cisco Nexus
2 17 (32.08%) VPN
3 13 (24.53%) DNS
4 11 (20.75%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (16.98%) DHCP
5 9 (16.98%) Network Security
5 9 (16.98%) TCP/IP
6 7 (13.21%) Internet
6 7 (13.21%) MPLS
6 7 (13.21%) tcpdump
6 7 (13.21%) WAN
6 7 (13.21%) Wireshark
7 6 (11.32%) Unified Communications
8 5 (9.43%) FWSM
8 5 (9.43%) Junos
8 5 (9.43%) Wireless
9 4 (7.55%) LAN
9 4 (7.55%) VoIP
General
1 11 (20.75%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Billing
3 1 (1.89%) Back Office
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (39.62%) Network Engineer
2 10 (18.87%) Cisco Engineer
2 10 (18.87%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 9 (16.98%) Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) Firewall Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Network Support
4 5 (9.43%) Project Manager
4 5 (9.43%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Data Centre Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Programme Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Security Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Network Support
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Network Support Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Support Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) SOC Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) .NET
2 1 (1.89%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.89%) J2EE
2 1 (1.89%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.53%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.32%) Management Information System
3 5 (9.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.55%) Cyberthreat
4 4 (7.55%) Fat Client
4 4 (7.55%) Thin Client
5 2 (3.77%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.89%) CMDB
6 1 (1.89%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 18 (33.96%) Windows
2 10 (18.87%) Windows Server
3 7 (13.21%) Linux
4 5 (9.43%) Unix
5 4 (7.55%) Windows 7
5 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.75%) ITIL
2 8 (15.09%) PRINCE2
2 8 (15.09%) Service Delivery
3 7 (13.21%) Project Management
4 5 (9.43%) Analytics
4 5 (9.43%) Demand Management
4 5 (9.43%) High Availability
4 5 (9.43%) Information Security
4 5 (9.43%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (9.43%) Security Architecture
4 5 (9.43%) SIEM
5 4 (7.55%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (7.55%) Incident Management
5 4 (7.55%) Migration
5 4 (7.55%) Software Engineering
6 3 (5.66%) Change Control
6 3 (5.66%) Dependency Management
6 3 (5.66%) Mentoring
6 3 (5.66%) Programme Management
6 3 (5.66%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.43%) Java
1 5 (9.43%) Python
2 4 (7.55%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.89%) C
3 1 (1.89%) Perl
3 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (26.42%) Security Cleared
2 9 (16.98%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (16.98%) SC Cleared
3 7 (13.21%) DV Cleared
4 5 (9.43%) CCNP
5 4 (7.55%) CCNA
6 2 (3.77%) CCIE
7 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.89%) CCVP
7 1 (1.89%) Degree
7 1 (1.89%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (22.64%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (16.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (13.21%) Active Directory
3 5 (9.43%) XenDesktop
4 4 (7.55%) BitLocker
4 4 (7.55%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (7.55%) Snort
4 4 (7.55%) VMware ESX
4 4 (7.55%) XenApp
5 3 (5.66%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.89%) Samba
6 1 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.89%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) Nessus
1 4 (7.55%) QRadar
1 4 (7.55%) SCCM
1 4 (7.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (3.77%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (3.77%) WSUS
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.89%) Nagios
3 1 (1.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 38 (71.70%) Cisco
2 17 (32.08%) F5
3 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
4 11 (20.75%) Juniper
5 9 (16.98%) VMware
6 8 (15.09%) Citrix
7 7 (13.21%) SolarWinds
8 6 (11.32%) Intel Security
8 6 (11.32%) Nokia
9 5 (9.43%) CA
9 5 (9.43%) Symantec
10 4 (7.55%) AppSense
10 4 (7.55%) Dell
10 4 (7.55%) ScanSafe
10 4 (7.55%) Wyse
11 3 (5.66%) Aruba
11 3 (5.66%) Fortinet
11 3 (5.66%) IBM
12 2 (3.77%) SonicWALL
12 2 (3.77%) WatchGuard
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