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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 103 110 110
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 37 34 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.18% 1.05% 0.72%
As % of the Vendors category 2.99% 2.43% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 27 14
Average daily rate
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£328 £350 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.42% +19.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £28.94 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+38.22% +47.45%
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
1238 1401 1027
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.40% 43.41% 43.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 706 838 586
Average daily rate £363 £360 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 81 57
Average hourly rate £20.19 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.56% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £37.25 £40.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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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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
Bristol +17 17 £300 - 1
Wiltshire +19 14 £330 -8.96% 2
Devon -2 5 £263 +50.00% 1
Gloucestershire -24 1 £450 - 1
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 67 (91.78%) Cisco
2 54 (73.97%) Firewall
3 24 (32.88%) Cisco ASA
4 22 (30.14%) Juniper
5 19 (26.03%) WAN
5 19 (26.03%) SolarWinds
6 18 (24.66%) ITIL
6 18 (24.66%) Nokia
6 18 (24.66%) Wireless
6 18 (24.66%) VMware
7 16 (21.92%) LAN
7 16 (21.92%) Windows
7 16 (21.92%) Security Cleared
8 14 (19.18%) VPN
9 13 (17.81%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (17.81%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (17.81%) Network Load Balancing
10 12 (16.44%) Cisco Nexus
10 12 (16.44%) IBM
10 12 (16.44%) OSPF
11 11 (15.07%) BGP
11 11 (15.07%) MPLS
11 11 (15.07%) Microsoft
11 11 (15.07%) HP
11 11 (15.07%) Network Monitoring
11 11 (15.07%) SC Cleared
11 11 (15.07%) Cisco PIX
11 11 (15.07%) Network Security
12 10 (13.70%) Fat Client
12 10 (13.70%) F5

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 6 (8.22%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.48%) Lync
3 3 (4.11%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.37%) JBoss
4 1 (1.37%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.37%) IIS
4 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (10.96%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.48%) MS Office
3 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) SaaS
1 2 (2.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (73.97%) Firewall
2 24 (32.88%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (26.03%) WAN
4 18 (24.66%) Wireless
5 16 (21.92%) LAN
6 14 (19.18%) VPN
7 12 (16.44%) Cisco Nexus
7 12 (16.44%) OSPF
8 11 (15.07%) BGP
8 11 (15.07%) MPLS
8 11 (15.07%) Cisco PIX
8 11 (15.07%) Network Security
9 9 (12.33%) VLAN
10 8 (10.96%) IP Telephony
10 8 (10.96%) FWSM
10 8 (10.96%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (9.59%) Unified Communications
11 7 (9.59%) Spanning Tree
11 7 (9.59%) Cisco IPT
12 6 (8.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.11%) Oracle Database
1 3 (4.11%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.74%) OLTP
2 2 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.37%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (13.70%) Finance
2 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.37%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 22 (30.14%) Network Engineer
2 20 (27.40%) Analyst
3 17 (23.29%) Network Analyst
4 10 (13.70%) Network Support
5 8 (10.96%) Architect
6 7 (9.59%) Senior Network Analyst
6 7 (9.59%) Consultant
6 7 (9.59%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (8.22%) Support Analyst
7 6 (8.22%) Network Support Analyst
8 4 (5.48%) Network Security Consultant
8 4 (5.48%) Firewall Analyst
8 4 (5.48%) Network Consultant
8 4 (5.48%) Security Consultant
9 3 (4.11%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (4.11%) Applications Specialist
9 3 (4.11%) Programme Manager
9 3 (4.11%) Senior Network Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Security Architect
9 3 (4.11%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.48%) Middleware
2 3 (4.11%) SOAP
2 3 (4.11%) Web Services
2 3 (4.11%) XSD
2 3 (4.11%) WSDL
2 3 (4.11%) REST
2 3 (4.11%) Java EE
2 3 (4.11%) JSON
3 1 (1.37%) JMS
3 1 (1.37%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.70%) Fat Client
1 10 (13.70%) Thin Client
2 8 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.37%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.37%) Clustering
4 1 (1.37%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.92%) Windows
2 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (8.22%) Solaris
3 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (5.48%) Windows 7
4 4 (5.48%) Linux
4 4 (5.48%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.74%) Windows Vista
5 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.74%) UNIX
5 2 (2.74%) AIX
6 1 (1.37%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.66%) ITIL
2 13 (17.81%) Network Load Balancing
3 11 (15.07%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (9.59%) PRINCE
4 7 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (9.59%) Network Management
5 5 (6.85%) Project Management
5 5 (6.85%) Migration
5 5 (6.85%) Change Control
6 4 (5.48%) Product Management
6 4 (5.48%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (5.48%) People Management
6 4 (5.48%) Dependency Management
6 4 (5.48%) Risk Management
7 3 (4.11%) SOA
7 3 (4.11%) E-Commerce
7 3 (4.11%) UML
7 3 (4.11%) PRINCE2
7 3 (4.11%) B2B
7 3 (4.11%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.11%) Java
2 1 (1.37%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (21.92%) Security Cleared
2 13 (17.81%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (15.07%) SC Cleared
4 9 (12.33%) CCNA
5 8 (10.96%) CCNP
6 4 (5.48%) CCSA
7 2 (2.74%) Degree
7 2 (2.74%) CCSE
7 2 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.37%) CCIE
8 1 (1.37%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.37%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.22%) SLA
2 3 (4.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.74%) QA
3 2 (2.74%) COBIT
System Software
1 13 (17.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (10.96%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.48%) XenApp
3 4 (5.48%) XenDesktop
3 4 (5.48%) VMware ESX
4 3 (4.11%) BitLocker
5 2 (2.74%) vSphere
5 2 (2.74%) Xen
5 2 (2.74%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (12.33%) CiscoWorks
2 5 (6.85%) SCCM
3 3 (4.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (2.74%) SCOM
4 2 (2.74%) OpenView
Vendors
1 67 (91.78%) Cisco
2 22 (30.14%) Juniper
3 19 (26.03%) SolarWinds
4 18 (24.66%) Nokia
4 18 (24.66%) VMware
5 12 (16.44%) IBM
6 11 (15.07%) Microsoft
6 11 (15.07%) HP
7 10 (13.70%) F5
7 10 (13.70%) CA
8 7 (9.59%) Blue Coat
8 7 (9.59%) IronPort
9 4 (5.48%) AppSense
9 4 (5.48%) Citrix
9 4 (5.48%) Oracle
10 3 (4.11%) Symantec
10 3 (4.11%) Wyse
10 3 (4.11%) Meraki
11 2 (2.74%) AlgoSec
11 2 (2.74%) Aruba
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