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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 45 38 37
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 2 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.46% 0.32% 1.47%
As % of the Vendors category 1.10% 0.72% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Average daily rate
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£400 - £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £31.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +1.61%
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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
182 138 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 41.84% 44.23% 53.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 105 153
Average daily rate £450 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £250 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 8
Average hourly rate £20.06 £17.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.62% +14.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.15 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 £22.50 £49.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.37 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+3.45% -2.05%

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
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 2 October 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Juniper
2 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco PIX
3 4 (66.67%) Network Security
4 3 (50.00%) F5
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (33.33%) Blue Coat
6 1 (16.67%) ProxySG
6 1 (16.67%) CCSE
6 1 (16.67%) Sourcefire
6 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
6 1 (16.67%) QA
6 1 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (16.67%) Release Management
6 1 (16.67%) BMC
6 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (16.67%) Remedy
6 1 (16.67%) McAfee
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (16.67%) CCIE
6 1 (16.67%) CCNP
6 1 (16.67%) Change Control
6 1 (16.67%) FWSM
6 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco PIX
1 4 (66.67%) Network Security
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (16.67%) FWSM
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Network Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Security Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Security Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Designer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
1 1 (16.67%) Release Management
1 1 (16.67%) Change Control
1 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (16.67%) CCSE
4 1 (16.67%) CCIE
4 1 (16.67%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) Juniper
3 3 (50.00%) F5
4 2 (33.33%) Blue Coat
5 1 (16.67%) Sourcefire
5 1 (16.67%) BMC
5 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (16.67%) Remedy
5 1 (16.67%) McAfee
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft