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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 119 109 104
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -5
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 25 27 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.78% 0.88% 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 1.99% 2.18% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 5
Average daily rate
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£338 £183 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.93% -39.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £349 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +7.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £38.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £37.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-28.00% +127.27%
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
1257 1240 908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.28% 40.42% 42.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 769 779 529
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 65 68
Average hourly rate £20.60 £20.06 £17.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.69% +15.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £12.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +8 12 £313 -8.08% 2
Bristol 0 6 £325 - 1
Devon -6 3 £400 +128.57% 1
Gloucestershire -3 2 - -
Somerset +2 1 - -
Dorset -1 1 - -
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 50 (80.65%) Cisco
2 48 (77.42%) Firewall
3 24 (38.71%) Cisco ASA
4 20 (32.26%) Juniper
4 20 (32.26%) LAN
5 19 (30.65%) WAN
6 16 (25.81%) Data Centre
7 15 (24.19%) VLAN
7 15 (24.19%) SolarWinds
7 15 (24.19%) VPN
7 15 (24.19%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (24.19%) Wireless
8 14 (22.58%) OSPF
8 14 (22.58%) F5
9 13 (20.97%) CCNA
10 12 (19.35%) BGP
10 12 (19.35%) MPLS
10 12 (19.35%) ITIL
11 11 (17.74%) Network Security
11 11 (17.74%) Network Monitoring
12 10 (16.13%) Security Cleared
12 10 (16.13%) Cisco Nexus
12 10 (16.13%) CCNP
13 9 (14.52%) Windows
13 9 (14.52%) Cisco PIX
13 9 (14.52%) Network Load Balancing
14 8 (12.90%) DNS
14 8 (12.90%) VMware
15 7 (11.29%) Service Delivery
15 7 (11.29%) VMware Infrastructure

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (6.45%) Lync
2 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.61%) IIS
2 1 (1.61%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) MS Office
1 3 (4.84%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 48 (77.42%) Firewall
2 24 (38.71%) Cisco ASA
3 20 (32.26%) LAN
4 19 (30.65%) WAN
5 15 (24.19%) VPN
5 15 (24.19%) VLAN
5 15 (24.19%) Wireless
6 14 (22.58%) OSPF
7 12 (19.35%) BGP
7 12 (19.35%) MPLS
8 11 (17.74%) Network Security
9 10 (16.13%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (14.52%) Cisco PIX
11 8 (12.90%) DNS
12 5 (8.06%) VRRP
12 5 (8.06%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (8.06%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (8.06%) HSRP
13 3 (4.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 3 (4.84%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (9.68%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.61%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 26 (41.94%) Network Engineer
2 12 (19.35%) Analyst
2 12 (19.35%) Network Analyst
3 8 (12.90%) Network Support
4 7 (11.29%) Security Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Support Analyst
5 6 (9.68%) Network Support Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Design Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Network Design Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Designer
7 3 (4.84%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Senior Network Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Programme Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Applications Specialist
8 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) SOAP
1 1 (1.61%) Web Services
1 1 (1.61%) XSD
1 1 (1.61%) JMS
1 1 (1.61%) WSDL
1 1 (1.61%) Middleware
1 1 (1.61%) Java EE
1 1 (1.61%) JSON
1 1 (1.61%) WCF
1 1 (1.61%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.81%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.84%) Thin Client
2 3 (4.84%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.61%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.52%) Windows
2 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (6.45%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.84%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.23%) Windows Vista
6 2 (3.23%) Linux
7 1 (1.61%) UNIX
7 1 (1.61%) AIX
7 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.35%) ITIL
2 11 (17.74%) Network Monitoring
3 9 (14.52%) Network Load Balancing
4 7 (11.29%) Service Delivery
5 6 (9.68%) Risk Management
6 5 (8.06%) Network Design
7 4 (6.45%) Product Management
7 4 (6.45%) Migration
7 4 (6.45%) PRINCE2
7 4 (6.45%) Change Control
7 4 (6.45%) Dependency Management
8 3 (4.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.84%) Programme Management
8 3 (4.84%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (4.84%) Load Balancing
9 2 (3.23%) Information Assurance
9 2 (3.23%) Supplier Management
9 2 (3.23%) Network Management
9 2 (3.23%) Practice Management
9 2 (3.23%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.23%) C
2 1 (1.61%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (24.19%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (20.97%) CCNA
3 10 (16.13%) CCNP
3 10 (16.13%) Security Cleared
4 6 (9.68%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.84%) CCSA
6 2 (3.23%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (3.23%) CCIE
7 1 (1.61%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (11.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.68%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.45%) VMware ESX
4 3 (4.84%) XenApp
4 3 (4.84%) XenDesktop
4 3 (4.84%) BitLocker
5 2 (3.23%) vSphere
5 2 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (3.23%) ProxySG
5 2 (3.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) CiscoWorks
2 4 (6.45%) SCCM
2 4 (6.45%) FortiGate
3 3 (4.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (4.84%) OpenView
3 3 (4.84%) SCOM
4 1 (1.61%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 50 (80.65%) Cisco
2 20 (32.26%) Juniper
3 15 (24.19%) SolarWinds
4 14 (22.58%) F5
5 8 (12.90%) VMware
6 6 (9.68%) HP
7 5 (8.06%) Microsoft
7 5 (8.06%) CA
7 5 (8.06%) Nokia
7 5 (8.06%) Radware
7 5 (8.06%) Blue Coat
8 4 (6.45%) IBM
9 3 (4.84%) Symantec
9 3 (4.84%) TippingPoint
9 3 (4.84%) AppSense
9 3 (4.84%) Websense
9 3 (4.84%) Wyse
9 3 (4.84%) Meraki
9 3 (4.84%) Aruba
10 2 (3.23%) ProCurve
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