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 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 124 112 95
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -17
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 17 30 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.55% 1.02% 0.68%
As % of the Vendors category 1.45% 2.36% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 9
Average daily rate
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£300 £294 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.12% -2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £175 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £38.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £19.63
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +60.50%
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
1173 1269 859
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 38.00% 43.13% 42.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 833 488
Average daily rate £365 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 64 54
Average hourly rate £20.19 £20.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.92% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.10 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.26 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.47 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -12.82%

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 2 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 2 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
Bristol +4 6 £290 -3.33% 2
Wiltshire -3 6 £350 -3.44% 3
Gloucestershire -9 2 - -
Dorset 0 1 - - 1
Devon -14 1 £300 +71.42%
Somerset - 1 - -
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 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 55 (87.30%) Cisco
2 42 (66.67%) Firewall
3 24 (38.10%) Juniper
4 21 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 18 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 17 (26.98%) SolarWinds
6 17 (26.98%) Data Centre
6 17 (26.98%) WAN
6 17 (26.98%) Wireless
7 16 (25.40%) LAN
8 14 (22.22%) Nokia
8 14 (22.22%) ITIL
9 13 (20.63%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (19.05%) VPN
10 12 (19.05%) VMware
10 12 (19.05%) OSPF
10 12 (19.05%) SC Cleared
10 12 (19.05%) Network Load Balancing
11 11 (17.46%) VLAN
11 11 (17.46%) Network Monitoring
11 11 (17.46%) MPLS
11 11 (17.46%) CCNA
12 10 (15.87%) Windows
12 10 (15.87%) BGP
12 10 (15.87%) Finance
13 9 (14.29%) IBM
13 9 (14.29%) CCNP
13 9 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
13 9 (14.29%) Network Security
14 8 (12.70%) F5

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (6.35%) Lync
2 2 (3.17%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.59%) IIS
3 1 (1.59%) JBoss
3 1 (1.59%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MS Office
2 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) SaaS
1 1 (1.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (66.67%) Firewall
2 21 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 17 (26.98%) Wireless
3 17 (26.98%) WAN
4 16 (25.40%) LAN
5 12 (19.05%) VPN
5 12 (19.05%) OSPF
6 11 (17.46%) VLAN
6 11 (17.46%) MPLS
7 10 (15.87%) BGP
8 9 (14.29%) Network Security
8 9 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (12.70%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (9.52%) FWSM
10 6 (9.52%) IP Telephony
11 5 (7.94%) Cisco IPT
11 5 (7.94%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (7.94%) Cisco PIX
11 5 (7.94%) Unified Communications
11 5 (7.94%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) NoSQL
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.59%) DB2
2 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.59%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (15.87%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.59%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 26 (41.27%) Network Engineer
2 17 (26.98%) Analyst
3 15 (23.81%) Network Analyst
4 10 (15.87%) Network Support
5 6 (9.52%) Support Analyst
5 6 (9.52%) Network Support Analyst
6 5 (7.94%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (7.94%) Senior Network Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Firewall Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Security Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Security Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Architect
8 3 (4.76%) Programme Manager
8 3 (4.76%) Applications Specialist
9 2 (3.17%) Network Security Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Senior Network Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Project Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) Middleware
2 2 (3.17%) Java EE
2 2 (3.17%) JSON
2 2 (3.17%) SOAP
2 2 (3.17%) Web Services
2 2 (3.17%) XSD
2 2 (3.17%) WSDL
2 2 (3.17%) REST
3 1 (1.59%) JMS
3 1 (1.59%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.98%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.94%) Thin Client
2 5 (7.94%) Fat Client
3 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.59%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.87%) Windows
2 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (6.35%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.76%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.17%) Windows Vista
6 2 (3.17%) AIX
6 2 (3.17%) UNIX
6 2 (3.17%) Linux
7 1 (1.59%) Solaris
7 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.22%) ITIL
2 12 (19.05%) Network Load Balancing
3 11 (17.46%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (11.11%) PRINCE
5 6 (9.52%) Risk Management
6 5 (7.94%) Network Management
6 5 (7.94%) Change Control
7 4 (6.35%) Dependency Management
7 4 (6.35%) Product Management
7 4 (6.35%) Service Delivery
7 4 (6.35%) PRINCE2
7 4 (6.35%) Migration
8 3 (4.76%) Programme Management
8 3 (4.76%) Project Management
8 3 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (4.76%) People Management
9 2 (3.17%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (3.17%) Build Automation
9 2 (3.17%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.17%) C
1 2 (3.17%) Java
2 1 (1.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 13 (20.63%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (19.05%) SC Cleared
4 11 (17.46%) CCNA
5 9 (14.29%) CCNP
6 4 (6.35%) CCSA
7 2 (3.17%) DV Cleared
7 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.59%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (3.17%) SLA
3 1 (1.59%) COBIT
3 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 8 (12.70%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.35%) XenApp
3 4 (6.35%) XenDesktop
3 4 (6.35%) VMware ESX
4 3 (4.76%) BitLocker
5 2 (3.17%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (3.17%) Xen
5 2 (3.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (12.70%) CiscoWorks
2 5 (7.94%) SCCM
3 3 (4.76%) SCOM
3 3 (4.76%) OpenView
3 3 (4.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.59%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 55 (87.30%) Cisco
2 24 (38.10%) Juniper
3 17 (26.98%) SolarWinds
4 14 (22.22%) Nokia
5 12 (19.05%) VMware
6 9 (14.29%) IBM
7 8 (12.70%) HP
7 8 (12.70%) CA
7 8 (12.70%) F5
8 6 (9.52%) Microsoft
9 5 (7.94%) Blue Coat
9 5 (7.94%) IronPort
10 4 (6.35%) AppSense
11 3 (4.76%) Meraki
11 3 (4.76%) Oracle
11 3 (4.76%) Citrix
11 3 (4.76%) Wyse
11 3 (4.76%) Symantec
12 2 (3.17%) AlgoSec
12 2 (3.17%) Aruba
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