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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 106 100 113
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +13
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 36 24 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.16% 0.98% 0.61%
As % of the Vendors category 2.83% 2.36% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 13 12
Average daily rate
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£350 £175 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -53.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £353 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £55.00 £41.75
% change year-on-year
-41.81% +31.73%
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
1271 1015 1161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 40.88% 41.39% 46.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 788 596 655
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 65 75
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.30 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.53% -10.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £31.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the South West region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +6 14 £375 - 1
Devon -6 10 £215 +22.85% 1
Bristol +4 9 £363 - 3
Gloucestershire -22 2 - -
Somerset - - - -
Dorset - - - -
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 66 (91.67%) Cisco
2 56 (77.78%) Firewall
3 30 (41.67%) ITIL
4 29 (40.28%) Cisco PIX
5 27 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 25 (34.72%) VMware
7 23 (31.94%) Windows
8 22 (30.56%) SLA
8 22 (30.56%) Thin Client
8 22 (30.56%) Fat Client
9 21 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
9 21 (29.17%) Nokia
9 21 (29.17%) Solaris
9 21 (29.17%) MS Excel
9 21 (29.17%) SharePoint
10 20 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
10 20 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
11 15 (20.83%) VPN
11 15 (20.83%) Network Security
12 14 (19.44%) Security Cleared
13 13 (18.06%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (18.06%) ITIL Certification
14 12 (16.67%) Juniper
14 12 (16.67%) HP
14 12 (16.67%) WAN
14 12 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
15 11 (15.28%) SolarWinds
16 10 (13.89%) CCNA
16 10 (13.89%) MPLS
16 10 (13.89%) BGP

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 21 (29.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.39%) Lync
2 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.39%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.39%) JBoss
Applications
1 21 (29.17%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.33%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.17%) MS Project
4 1 (1.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) SaaS
1 1 (1.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (77.78%) Firewall
2 29 (40.28%) Cisco PIX
3 20 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
4 15 (20.83%) Network Security
4 15 (20.83%) VPN
5 12 (16.67%) WAN
5 12 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (13.89%) MPLS
6 10 (13.89%) BGP
7 7 (9.72%) FWSM
8 6 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (8.33%) VoIP
8 6 (8.33%) OSPF
8 6 (8.33%) IP Telephony
9 5 (6.94%) Cisco IPT
9 5 (6.94%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (6.94%) Wireless
9 5 (6.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 5 (6.94%) Unified Communications
9 5 (6.94%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.39%) DB2
1 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.39%) OLTP
1 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 16 (22.22%) Analyst
3 13 (18.06%) Consultant
4 10 (13.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
6 7 (9.72%) Network Analyst
6 7 (9.72%) Cisco Analyst
7 6 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
7 6 (8.33%) Architect
8 5 (6.94%) Security Consultant
9 4 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (5.56%) Project Manager
9 4 (5.56%) Network Consultant
9 4 (5.56%) Network Security Consultant
9 4 (5.56%) Senior Network Analyst
9 4 (5.56%) Network Support
9 4 (5.56%) Security Designer
9 4 (5.56%) Designer
10 3 (4.17%) Cisco Engineer
10 3 (4.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.78%) Middleware
2 1 (1.39%) Java EE
2 1 (1.39%) JSON
2 1 (1.39%) REST
2 1 (1.39%) SOAP
2 1 (1.39%) Web Services
2 1 (1.39%) XSD
2 1 (1.39%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 22 (30.56%) Thin Client
1 22 (30.56%) Fat Client
2 13 (18.06%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.39%) Open Source
4 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.39%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (31.94%) Windows
2 21 (29.17%) Solaris
3 5 (6.94%) Linux
4 3 (4.17%) UNIX
5 1 (1.39%) AIX
5 1 (1.39%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (41.67%) ITIL
2 9 (12.50%) Project Management
3 8 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (9.72%) PRINCE
5 6 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (6.94%) Network Management
7 4 (5.56%) Change Control
7 4 (5.56%) Network Load Balancing
8 3 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (4.17%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.17%) Portfolio Management
9 2 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (2.78%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (2.78%) Dependency Management
9 2 (2.78%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.78%) Risk Management
9 2 (2.78%) Migration
9 2 (2.78%) Programme Management
9 2 (2.78%) Product Management
9 2 (2.78%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.39%) Java
1 1 (1.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (19.44%) Security Cleared
3 13 (18.06%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (13.89%) CCNA
5 9 (12.50%) CCNP
5 9 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 5 (6.94%) CCSE
7 4 (5.56%) CCSA
8 3 (4.17%) Degree
9 2 (2.78%) CCIE
9 2 (2.78%) CCSP
9 2 (2.78%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (1.39%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (30.56%) SLA
2 2 (2.78%) QA
3 1 (1.39%) COBIT
System Software
1 21 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.39%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.39%) XenApp
3 1 (1.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (6.94%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (2.78%) SCCM
3 1 (1.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 66 (91.67%) Cisco
2 27 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 25 (34.72%) VMware
4 21 (29.17%) Nokia
5 12 (16.67%) HP
5 12 (16.67%) Juniper
6 11 (15.28%) SolarWinds
7 7 (9.72%) IBM
7 7 (9.72%) Blue Coat
8 6 (8.33%) F5
9 5 (6.94%) CA
9 5 (6.94%) IronPort
10 3 (4.17%) Citrix
11 2 (2.78%) Oracle
11 2 (2.78%) AlgoSec
12 1 (1.39%) Aruba
12 1 (1.39%) Genesys
12 1 (1.39%) BMC
12 1 (1.39%) Intel
12 1 (1.39%) Sourcefire
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