The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 38 50 35
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -15
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.14% 0.44% 1.15%
As % of the Vendors category 2.65% 1.08% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Average daily rate
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£306 £325 £362
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% -10.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £325 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £325 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £317
% change year-on-year
- +10.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £28.94 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+38.22% +47.45%
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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 Swindon region.

Vendors Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
151 185 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 42.90% 40.66% 48.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 152 98
Average daily rate £400 £380 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £212 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 2 5
Average hourly rate £20.19 £37.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.17% +177.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £18.70 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £37.50 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CheckPoint across the Swindon region.

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

CheckPoint Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint across the Swindon region.

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 16 (94.12%) Cisco
2 10 (58.82%) Juniper
3 8 (47.06%) Firewall
4 7 (41.18%) Nokia
4 7 (41.18%) PRINCE
4 7 (41.18%) ITIL
4 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
5 5 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
6 4 (23.53%) VMware
7 3 (17.65%) LAN
7 3 (17.65%) WAN
7 3 (17.65%) F5
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (11.76%) Finance
8 2 (11.76%) CCSE
8 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds
8 2 (11.76%) VLAN
8 2 (11.76%) Fat Client
8 2 (11.76%) Network Security
8 2 (11.76%) Linux
8 2 (11.76%) CCNP
8 2 (11.76%) Active Directory

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) Firewall
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (17.65%) LAN
3 3 (17.65%) WAN
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (11.76%) VLAN
4 2 (11.76%) Network Security
4 2 (11.76%) MPLS
4 2 (11.76%) OSPF
4 2 (11.76%) BGP
4 2 (11.76%) DMZ
4 2 (11.76%) Wireless
5 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (5.88%) ADSL
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Network Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Network Support
3 3 (17.65%) Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Security Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Security Designer
3 3 (17.65%) Designer
4 2 (11.76%) Junior Designer
4 2 (11.76%) Junior Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Security Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Junior
5 1 (5.88%) Network Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Firewall Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.76%) Fat Client
1 2 (11.76%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) PRINCE
1 7 (41.18%) ITIL
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (5.88%) Workflow
3 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.88%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) CCSE
3 2 (11.76%) CCNP
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.88%) CCSA
4 1 (5.88%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Cisco
2 10 (58.82%) Juniper
3 7 (41.18%) Nokia
4 4 (23.53%) VMware
5 3 (17.65%) F5
6 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds
7 1 (5.88%) BT