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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 80 104 113
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +9
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 65 33 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.22% 1.10% 1.10%
As % of the Vendors category 5.22% 2.96% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 24 24
Median daily rate £375 £313 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -8.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £277 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £28.94
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +34.77%
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
1245 1115 1276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 42.59% 37.33% 42.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 778 636 827
Median daily rate £370 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 99 81
Median hourly rate £21.50 £20.19 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.51% +15.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.60 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.77 £41.30 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.10 £18.00 £17.81
% change year-on-year
+11.68% +1.09%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing CheckPoint as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +8 23 £375 +15.38% 1
Dorset +12 17 £393 - 1
Bristol +2 15 £360 +20.00% 3
Gloucestershire -3 5 £350 -22.22% 1
Devon -5 1 £175 -41.66%
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 94 (83.19%) Cisco
2 82 (72.57%) Firewall
3 49 (43.36%) Cisco Certification
4 48 (42.48%) Cisco ASA
5 39 (34.51%) Security Cleared
5 39 (34.51%) CCNP
5 39 (34.51%) Nokia
6 37 (32.74%) VPN
7 34 (30.09%) Network Security
8 33 (29.20%) LAN
8 33 (29.20%) WAN
9 32 (28.32%) Data Centre
10 31 (27.43%) F5
10 31 (27.43%) SC Cleared
11 30 (26.55%) Wireless
12 27 (23.89%) Finance
13 26 (23.01%) ITIL
13 26 (23.01%) SLA
14 23 (20.35%) Cisco Nexus
15 22 (19.47%) Juniper
16 20 (17.70%) VoIP
17 19 (16.81%) Service Delivery
17 19 (16.81%) Fortinet
18 17 (15.04%) MPLS
19 15 (13.27%) Demand Management
20 14 (12.39%) Change Control
20 14 (12.39%) FWSM
20 14 (12.39%) SolarWinds
20 14 (12.39%) CA
20 14 (12.39%) TCP/IP

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.31%) Skype for Business
2 5 (4.42%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (5.31%) MS Office
2 2 (1.77%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 82 (72.57%) Firewall
2 48 (42.48%) Cisco ASA
3 37 (32.74%) VPN
4 34 (30.09%) Network Security
5 33 (29.20%) LAN
5 33 (29.20%) WAN
6 30 (26.55%) Wireless
7 23 (20.35%) Cisco Nexus
8 20 (17.70%) VoIP
9 17 (15.04%) MPLS
10 14 (12.39%) FWSM
10 14 (12.39%) TCP/IP
11 11 (9.73%) BGP
12 10 (8.85%) Cisco IPT
12 10 (8.85%) IP Telephony
12 10 (8.85%) IPsec
12 10 (8.85%) Unified Communications
13 8 (7.08%) Ethernet
14 7 (6.19%) DNS
14 7 (6.19%) EIGRP
General
1 27 (23.89%) Finance
2 1 (0.88%) Back Office
2 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (45.13%) Network Engineer
2 29 (25.66%) Analyst
3 23 (20.35%) Network Analyst
4 21 (18.58%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 16 (14.16%) Cisco Analyst
5 16 (14.16%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 16 (14.16%) Field Engineer
5 16 (14.16%) Network Field Engineer
6 14 (12.39%) Check Point Analyst
6 14 (12.39%) Cisco Security Analyst
6 14 (12.39%) Firewall Analyst
6 14 (12.39%) Network Security Analyst
6 14 (12.39%) Security Analyst
7 11 (9.73%) Cisco Engineer
7 11 (9.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 9 (7.96%) Programme Manager
8 9 (7.96%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (7.08%) Network Support
10 7 (6.19%) Senior Network Analyst
11 5 (4.42%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.42%) J2EE
2 4 (3.54%) OCX
3 1 (0.88%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (28.32%) Data Centre
2 12 (10.62%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.19%) Fat Client
3 7 (6.19%) Thin Client
4 5 (4.42%) iPad
4 5 (4.42%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.54%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.54%) PKI
6 2 (1.77%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.77%) NHS
6 2 (1.77%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.88%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.96%) Linux
1 9 (7.96%) Windows
2 8 (7.08%) Windows 7
3 6 (5.31%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (5.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.42%) Unix
5 4 (3.54%) Windows 10
5 4 (3.54%) Windows 8
5 4 (3.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.54%) Windows XP
6 3 (2.65%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (23.01%) ITIL
2 19 (16.81%) Service Delivery
3 15 (13.27%) Demand Management
4 14 (12.39%) Change Control
5 10 (8.85%) Network Management
5 10 (8.85%) PRINCE2
6 9 (7.96%) Dependency Management
6 9 (7.96%) Product Management
6 9 (7.96%) Project Management
6 9 (7.96%) Risk Management
7 8 (7.08%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (7.08%) Programme Management
8 7 (6.19%) Migration
9 6 (5.31%) Load Balancing
9 6 (5.31%) PRINCE
10 5 (4.42%) Performance Monitoring
11 4 (3.54%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (3.54%) Network Design
11 4 (3.54%) Network Monitoring
11 4 (3.54%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.42%) Java
1 5 (4.42%) Perl
1 5 (4.42%) Python
1 5 (4.42%) Shell Script
2 4 (3.54%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.54%) SQL
2 4 (3.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 49 (43.36%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (34.51%) CCNP
2 39 (34.51%) Security Cleared
3 31 (27.43%) SC Cleared
4 13 (11.50%) CCNA
5 5 (4.42%) CCIE
5 5 (4.42%) Degree
6 4 (3.54%) CCSA
6 4 (3.54%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.65%) CCSE
7 3 (2.65%) Check Point Certification
7 3 (2.65%) JNCIA
7 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.88%) HND
9 1 (0.88%) MCP
9 1 (0.88%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (23.01%) SLA
2 4 (3.54%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (9.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (7.08%) Active Directory
3 6 (5.31%) VMware ESX
3 6 (5.31%) XenApp
3 6 (5.31%) XenDesktop
4 5 (4.42%) Samba
5 4 (3.54%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.77%) BitLocker
6 2 (1.77%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (8.85%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (4.42%) Nagios
2 5 (4.42%) Puppet
2 5 (4.42%) SCCM
3 4 (3.54%) TrustSec
4 2 (1.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 94 (83.19%) Cisco
2 39 (34.51%) Nokia
3 31 (27.43%) F5
4 22 (19.47%) Juniper
5 19 (16.81%) Fortinet
6 14 (12.39%) CA
6 14 (12.39%) SolarWinds
7 11 (9.73%) HP
7 11 (9.73%) IronPort
7 11 (9.73%) Microsoft
7 11 (9.73%) VMware
8 10 (8.85%) IBM
9 8 (7.08%) Palo Alto
10 6 (5.31%) Wyse
11 5 (4.42%) AppSense
11 5 (4.42%) NetApp
11 5 (4.42%) Red Hat
12 4 (3.54%) Intel Security
12 4 (3.54%) SonicWALL
12 4 (3.54%) WatchGuard
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