The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank - - 37
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex - - 0.88%
As % of the Vendors category - - 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £393 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £32.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+36.71% -41.81%
CheckPoint
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the West Sussex region.

Vendors Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
222 222 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 45.77% 47.74% 50.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 135 94
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £220 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £475 £487
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 13
Average hourly rate £37.50 £15.25 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.90% -33.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (90.91%) TCP/IP
2 10 (90.91%) DNS
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco
2 10 (90.91%) ITIL
2 10 (90.91%) SMTP
2 10 (90.91%) DHCP
2 10 (90.91%) FTP
2 10 (90.91%) CCNA
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (90.91%) CCENT
3 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (63.64%) Aruba
3 7 (63.64%) CCNP
3 7 (63.64%) VMware
4 6 (54.55%) VLAN
5 5 (45.45%) CCSA
5 5 (45.45%) CCSE
5 5 (45.45%) tcpdump
5 5 (45.45%) HSRP
5 5 (45.45%) Spanning Tree
5 5 (45.45%) Wireshark
5 5 (45.45%) Cisco PIX
5 5 (45.45%) IPsec
5 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
5 5 (45.45%) VPN
5 5 (45.45%) VRRP
5 5 (45.45%) Check Point Certification
5 5 (45.45%) SNMP

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (90.91%) DHCP
2 10 (90.91%) DNS
2 10 (90.91%) FTP
2 10 (90.91%) SMTP
2 10 (90.91%) TCP/IP
3 6 (54.55%) VLAN
4 5 (45.45%) Cisco PIX
4 5 (45.45%) Ethernet
4 5 (45.45%) HSRP
4 5 (45.45%) IPsec
4 5 (45.45%) LAN
4 5 (45.45%) SNMP
4 5 (45.45%) Spanning Tree
4 5 (45.45%) tcpdump
4 5 (45.45%) VoIP
4 5 (45.45%) VPN
4 5 (45.45%) VRRP
4 5 (45.45%) Wireshark
General
1 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Check Point Specialist
1 5 (45.45%) Check Point Support
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall Specialist
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall Support
1 5 (45.45%) Network Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Network Specialist
1 5 (45.45%) Network Support
1 5 (45.45%) Network Support Specialist
1 5 (45.45%) Support Specialist
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Network Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Network Design
2 2 (18.18%) Patch Management
2 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) CCENT
1 10 (90.91%) CCNA
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (63.64%) CCNP
3 5 (45.45%) CCSA
3 5 (45.45%) CCSE
3 5 (45.45%) Check Point Certification
4 2 (18.18%) JNCIA
4 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) VirtualBox
3 1 (9.09%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Cacti
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco
2 7 (63.64%) Aruba
2 7 (63.64%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) Juniper
4 2 (18.18%) Qualys
4 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds