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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 100 110 95
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 33 33 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.11% 1.10% 0.97%
As % of the Vendors category 2.94% 2.57% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 24 14
Average daily rate
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£313 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.08% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £175 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £28.94 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+34.77% +47.45%
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
1123 1284 894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.65% 42.86% 43.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 645 835 521
Average daily rate £365 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 81 56
Average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £13.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.01% +23.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £11.35 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.30 £37.50 £40.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +9 15 £300 -
Wiltshire +9 12 £325 -5.45%
Devon -5 3 £300 +71.42% 1
Dorset -4 1 - - 2
Gloucestershire -16 1 £450 -
Somerset - 1 - -
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 60 (90.91%) Cisco
2 47 (71.21%) Firewall
3 24 (36.36%) Juniper
3 24 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
4 19 (28.79%) Wireless
4 19 (28.79%) SolarWinds
5 18 (27.27%) WAN
6 17 (25.76%) Nokia
7 16 (24.24%) ITIL
7 16 (24.24%) LAN
7 16 (24.24%) Security Cleared
8 13 (19.70%) Network Load Balancing
8 13 (19.70%) Cisco Nexus
8 13 (19.70%) VPN
8 13 (19.70%) OSPF
9 12 (18.18%) VMware
9 12 (18.18%) IBM
9 12 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (18.18%) SC Cleared
10 11 (16.67%) F5
10 11 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
10 11 (16.67%) BGP
10 11 (16.67%) MPLS
11 10 (15.15%) Finance
11 10 (15.15%) CiscoWorks
11 10 (15.15%) CA
11 10 (15.15%) CCNA
11 10 (15.15%) HP
11 10 (15.15%) Windows
12 9 (13.64%) Network Security

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (6.06%) Lync
2 3 (4.55%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.52%) JBoss
3 1 (1.52%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.52%) IIS
3 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MS Office
2 3 (4.55%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) SaaS
1 2 (3.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (71.21%) Firewall
2 24 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (28.79%) Wireless
4 18 (27.27%) WAN
5 16 (24.24%) LAN
6 13 (19.70%) Cisco Nexus
6 13 (19.70%) VPN
6 13 (19.70%) OSPF
7 11 (16.67%) BGP
7 11 (16.67%) MPLS
8 9 (13.64%) Network Security
8 9 (13.64%) VLAN
9 8 (12.12%) FWSM
9 8 (12.12%) IP Telephony
9 8 (12.12%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (10.61%) Unified Communications
10 7 (10.61%) Spanning Tree
10 7 (10.61%) Cisco IPT
11 6 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 6 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database
1 3 (4.55%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.03%) OLTP
2 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.52%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (15.15%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.52%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 23 (34.85%) Network Engineer
2 19 (28.79%) Analyst
3 17 (25.76%) Network Analyst
4 10 (15.15%) Network Support
5 8 (12.12%) Architect
6 7 (10.61%) Senior Network Analyst
6 7 (10.61%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (9.09%) Support Analyst
7 6 (9.09%) Network Support Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Firewall Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Security Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Security Architect
9 3 (4.55%) Security Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Programme Manager
9 3 (4.55%) Applications Specialist
9 3 (4.55%) Designer
9 3 (4.55%) Security Designer
10 2 (3.03%) Firewall Engineer
10 2 (3.03%) Junior Designer
10 2 (3.03%) Junior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.06%) Middleware
2 3 (4.55%) SOAP
2 3 (4.55%) Web Services
2 3 (4.55%) XSD
2 3 (4.55%) WSDL
2 3 (4.55%) REST
2 3 (4.55%) Java EE
2 3 (4.55%) JSON
3 1 (1.52%) JMS
3 1 (1.52%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) Thin Client
1 5 (7.58%) Fat Client
2 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.52%) Clustering
4 1 (1.52%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.52%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.15%) Windows
2 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (6.06%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.55%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.03%) Windows Vista
6 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.03%) Linux
6 2 (3.03%) UNIX
6 2 (3.03%) AIX
7 1 (1.52%) Solaris
7 1 (1.52%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.24%) ITIL
2 13 (19.70%) Network Load Balancing
3 11 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (10.61%) PRINCE
4 7 (10.61%) Network Management
5 5 (7.58%) Change Control
6 4 (6.06%) Product Management
6 4 (6.06%) Dependency Management
6 4 (6.06%) People Management
6 4 (6.06%) Migration
6 4 (6.06%) Risk Management
6 4 (6.06%) Project Management
7 3 (4.55%) Programme Management
7 3 (4.55%) BPEL
7 3 (4.55%) TOGAF
7 3 (4.55%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.55%) UML
7 3 (4.55%) SOA
7 3 (4.55%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.55%) Java
2 1 (1.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (24.24%) Security Cleared
2 12 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 10 (15.15%) CCNA
4 7 (10.61%) CCNP
5 4 (6.06%) CCSA
6 1 (1.52%) CCIE
6 1 (1.52%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (3.03%) COBIT
2 2 (3.03%) QA
2 2 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (12.12%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.06%) XenApp
3 4 (6.06%) XenDesktop
3 4 (6.06%) VMware ESX
4 3 (4.55%) BitLocker
5 2 (3.03%) Xen
5 2 (3.03%) vSphere
5 2 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (15.15%) CiscoWorks
2 5 (7.58%) SCCM
3 3 (4.55%) OpenView
3 3 (4.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (4.55%) SCOM
4 1 (1.52%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 60 (90.91%) Cisco
2 24 (36.36%) Juniper
3 19 (28.79%) SolarWinds
4 17 (25.76%) Nokia
5 12 (18.18%) VMware
5 12 (18.18%) IBM
6 11 (16.67%) F5
7 10 (15.15%) CA
7 10 (15.15%) HP
8 7 (10.61%) Blue Coat
8 7 (10.61%) IronPort
9 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
10 4 (6.06%) Oracle
10 4 (6.06%) AppSense
11 3 (4.55%) Wyse
11 3 (4.55%) Symantec
11 3 (4.55%) Citrix
11 3 (4.55%) Meraki
12 2 (3.03%) Aruba
12 2 (3.03%) AlgoSec
Dorset
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: Neg
Posted: 17 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Vitality
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day depending on experience
Posted: 19 days ago