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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 105 88 105
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +17
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 38 23 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.15% 1.03% 0.77%
As % of the Vendors category 2.75% 2.45% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 14 14
Average daily rate
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£215 £175 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% -55.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £165 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £334 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £38.75 £27.50 £105.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -73.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £27.50 £37.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £27.50 £173.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £27.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+39.63% +6.73%
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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
1383 939 1221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 42.01% 41.99% 44.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 892 552 646
Average daily rate £375 £325 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £172 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 88 105
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.30 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.58% -3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £12.50 £11.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £30.90 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014. 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
Devon -3 22 £190 +8.57%
Gloucestershire -14 5 £300 -7.69% 2
Wiltshire -14 5 £338 -
Dorset - 3 £325 - 1
Bristol -21 2 £488 +182.60% 3
Somerset - - - -
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England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 54 (83.08%) Firewall
2 52 (80.00%) Cisco
3 36 (55.38%) Microsoft
4 35 (53.85%) Cisco PIX
5 34 (52.31%) Windows
6 33 (50.77%) VMware
6 33 (50.77%) VMware Infrastructure
7 28 (43.08%) MS Excel
7 28 (43.08%) SharePoint
8 27 (41.54%) Solaris
8 27 (41.54%) SLA
8 27 (41.54%) Thin Client
8 27 (41.54%) Fat Client
9 26 (40.00%) ITIL
10 19 (29.23%) Cisco Certification
10 19 (29.23%) ITIL Certification
11 15 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (21.54%) Network Security
13 12 (18.46%) Security Cleared
13 12 (18.46%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (15.38%) CCNP
14 10 (15.38%) Project Management
14 10 (15.38%) WAN
15 9 (13.85%) VPN
15 9 (13.85%) CCNA
15 9 (13.85%) HP
16 8 (12.31%) Nokia
16 8 (12.31%) PRINCE2
17 7 (10.77%) Linux
17 7 (10.77%) Juniper

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 28 (43.08%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.15%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 28 (43.08%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.69%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.62%) MS Project
4 1 (1.54%) Windchill
4 1 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 54 (83.08%) Firewall
2 35 (53.85%) Cisco PIX
3 14 (21.54%) Network Security
4 12 (18.46%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (15.38%) WAN
6 9 (13.85%) VPN
7 6 (9.23%) VoIP
7 6 (9.23%) MPLS
7 6 (9.23%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (6.15%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (6.15%) BGP
8 4 (6.15%) LAN
9 3 (4.62%) SAN
9 3 (4.62%) DMZ
9 3 (4.62%) EIGRP
10 2 (3.08%) Internet
10 2 (3.08%) DNS
10 2 (3.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
10 2 (3.08%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.54%) MySQL
1 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (4.62%) Finance
2 1 (1.54%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (23.08%) Consultant
1 15 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (16.92%) Network Engineer
3 10 (15.38%) Analyst
3 10 (15.38%) Technical Consultant
4 6 (9.23%) Systems Analyst
4 6 (9.23%) Cisco Analyst
5 5 (7.69%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.15%) Network Consultant
6 4 (6.15%) Security Consultant
7 3 (4.62%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Programme Manager
7 3 (4.62%) Network Security Consultant
7 3 (4.62%) Security Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Firewall Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Network Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Cisco Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Server Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 27 (41.54%) Thin Client
1 27 (41.54%) Fat Client
2 15 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.54%) Open Source
4 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.54%) Replication
4 1 (1.54%) Clustering
4 1 (1.54%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 34 (52.31%) Windows
2 27 (41.54%) Solaris
3 7 (10.77%) Linux
4 2 (3.08%) Windows XP
4 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.08%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.08%) UNIX
5 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (40.00%) ITIL
2 10 (15.38%) Project Management
3 8 (12.31%) PRINCE2
4 6 (9.23%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (7.69%) Migration
6 4 (6.15%) Change Control
7 3 (4.62%) Risk Management
7 3 (4.62%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (4.62%) Dependency Management
7 3 (4.62%) Programme Management
7 3 (4.62%) Product Management
7 3 (4.62%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.08%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.08%) Data Migration
8 2 (3.08%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (1.54%) Agile Project Management
9 1 (1.54%) Business Analysis
9 1 (1.54%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.54%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.54%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.62%) SQL
2 2 (3.08%) VBScript
2 2 (3.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (29.23%) Cisco Certification
1 19 (29.23%) ITIL Certification
2 12 (18.46%) Security Cleared
3 10 (15.38%) CCNP
4 9 (13.85%) CCNA
5 7 (10.77%) SC Cleared
6 6 (9.23%) CCSE
7 3 (4.62%) CCSA
7 3 (4.62%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (4.62%) CCIE
8 2 (3.08%) CCSP
8 2 (3.08%) MCP
8 2 (3.08%) MCSE
8 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (3.08%) Degree
9 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (41.54%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 33 (50.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.62%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.08%) ISA Server
3 2 (3.08%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.54%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.54%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) OpenView
1 1 (1.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (1.54%) WSUS
1 1 (1.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 52 (80.00%) Cisco
2 36 (55.38%) Microsoft
3 33 (50.77%) VMware
4 9 (13.85%) HP
5 8 (12.31%) Nokia
6 7 (10.77%) SolarWinds
6 7 (10.77%) Juniper
7 6 (9.23%) F5
8 4 (6.15%) Citrix
9 3 (4.62%) Oracle
10 2 (3.08%) Blue Coat
10 2 (3.08%) NetApp
11 1 (1.54%) Sourcefire
11 1 (1.54%) Becrypt
11 1 (1.54%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.54%) Remedy
11 1 (1.54%) McAfee
11 1 (1.54%) Sophos
11 1 (1.54%) Websense
11 1 (1.54%) BMC
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