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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 102 115 114
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 45 27 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.40% 0.90% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 3.53% 2.08% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 21 8
Average daily rate
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£350 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £175 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £450 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £30.25 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+36.36% +54.14%
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
1274 1295 1105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.71% 43.35% 45.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 756 737 639
Average daily rate £363 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 77 67
Average hourly rate £20.19 £15.50 £15.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.22% +0.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £11.35 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.65 £35.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%

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 March 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 March 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 +18 19 £350 - 8
Bristol +11 17 £350 +6.06% 5
Devon -2 6 £263 +50.00% 1
Gloucestershire -18 2 £450 -
Somerset - - - -
Dorset - - - -
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 68 (87.18%) Cisco
2 58 (74.36%) Firewall
3 25 (32.05%) ITIL
4 23 (29.49%) Cisco ASA
5 20 (25.64%) Nokia
5 20 (25.64%) SolarWinds
6 19 (24.36%) Cisco PIX
6 19 (24.36%) VMware
7 18 (23.08%) Juniper
7 18 (23.08%) WAN
8 17 (21.79%) Windows
9 16 (20.51%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (20.51%) Security Cleared
10 15 (19.23%) Wireless
11 14 (17.95%) VPN
11 14 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (17.95%) Network Security
12 13 (16.67%) HP
12 13 (16.67%) LAN
13 12 (15.38%) Microsoft
13 12 (15.38%) Thin Client
13 12 (15.38%) Fat Client
13 12 (15.38%) Network Load Balancing
13 12 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
13 12 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
14 11 (14.10%) SC Cleared
14 11 (14.10%) OSPF
14 11 (14.10%) CCNA
14 11 (14.10%) IBM
14 11 (14.10%) SLA

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 11 (14.10%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.56%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.28%) IIS
3 1 (1.28%) JBoss
3 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.28%) Lync
3 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (14.10%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.85%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.56%) MS Project
4 1 (1.28%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) SaaS
1 2 (2.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (74.36%) Firewall
2 23 (29.49%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (24.36%) Cisco PIX
4 18 (23.08%) WAN
5 15 (19.23%) Wireless
6 14 (17.95%) Network Security
6 14 (17.95%) VPN
7 13 (16.67%) LAN
8 12 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (14.10%) OSPF
10 10 (12.82%) BGP
10 10 (12.82%) MPLS
11 8 (10.26%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (10.26%) IP Telephony
11 8 (10.26%) FWSM
12 7 (8.97%) Spanning Tree
12 7 (8.97%) Unified Communications
12 7 (8.97%) VLAN
12 7 (8.97%) Cisco IPT
13 5 (6.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (2.56%) OLTP
1 2 (2.56%) NoSQL
1 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.28%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (10.26%) Finance
2 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 22 (28.21%) Analyst
2 20 (25.64%) Network Engineer
3 16 (20.51%) Network Analyst
4 9 (11.54%) Consultant
5 8 (10.26%) Network Support
6 7 (8.97%) Senior Network Analyst
6 7 (8.97%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (8.97%) Architect
7 6 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) Programme Manager
8 5 (6.41%) Security Consultant
8 5 (6.41%) Support Analyst
8 5 (6.41%) Network Support Analyst
8 5 (6.41%) Cisco Analyst
9 4 (5.13%) Network Security Consultant
9 4 (5.13%) Network Consultant
9 4 (5.13%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (5.13%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (5.13%) Firewall Analyst
10 3 (3.85%) Security Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.85%) Middleware
2 2 (2.56%) Java EE
2 2 (2.56%) JSON
2 2 (2.56%) REST
2 2 (2.56%) SOAP
2 2 (2.56%) Web Services
2 2 (2.56%) XSD
2 2 (2.56%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.38%) Thin Client
1 12 (15.38%) Fat Client
2 10 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.28%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.28%) Open Source
3 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.28%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.28%) Clustering
3 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (21.79%) Windows
2 11 (14.10%) Solaris
3 3 (3.85%) Linux
3 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.28%) UNIX
5 1 (1.28%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.28%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.28%) AIX
5 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.05%) ITIL
2 12 (15.38%) Network Load Balancing
2 12 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
3 9 (11.54%) Project Management
4 8 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (8.97%) PRINCE
5 7 (8.97%) Network Management
5 7 (8.97%) Change Control
6 6 (7.69%) Dependency Management
6 6 (7.69%) Risk Management
6 6 (7.69%) Product Management
7 5 (6.41%) Migration
7 5 (6.41%) Programme Management
8 4 (5.13%) PRINCE2
8 4 (5.13%) People Management
8 4 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (3.85%) Service Delivery
10 2 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (2.56%) UML
10 2 (2.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.56%) Java
2 1 (1.28%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (20.51%) Cisco Certification
1 16 (20.51%) Security Cleared
2 11 (14.10%) CCNA
2 11 (14.10%) SC Cleared
3 8 (10.26%) CCNP
4 6 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (6.41%) CCSA
6 3 (3.85%) CCSE
7 2 (2.56%) Degree
8 1 (1.28%) CCIE
8 1 (1.28%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.28%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.10%) SLA
2 2 (2.56%) COBIT
2 2 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 14 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.41%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.56%) vSphere
4 1 (1.28%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.28%) XenApp
4 1 (1.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (11.54%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (2.56%) SCCM
2 2 (2.56%) SCOM
2 2 (2.56%) OpenView
Vendors
1 68 (87.18%) Cisco
2 20 (25.64%) Nokia
2 20 (25.64%) SolarWinds
3 19 (24.36%) VMware
4 18 (23.08%) Juniper
5 13 (16.67%) HP
6 12 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 11 (14.10%) IBM
8 9 (11.54%) F5
9 7 (8.97%) IronPort
9 7 (8.97%) Blue Coat
9 7 (8.97%) CA
10 3 (3.85%) Oracle
11 2 (2.56%) Citrix
11 2 (2.56%) Aruba
11 2 (2.56%) AlgoSec
11 2 (2.56%) Meraki
12 1 (1.28%) ProCurve
12 1 (1.28%) BT
12 1 (1.28%) Brocade
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