The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire 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 47 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 14 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.01% 2.09% -
As % of the Vendors category 4.20% 4.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 0
Average daily rate £350 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £393 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £32.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+36.71% -41.81%
CheckPoint
South West

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

Vendors Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
333 281 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 47.84% 41.88% 42.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 176 135
Average daily rate £360 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £268 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 14 11
Average hourly rate £12.50 £22.69 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.90% +3.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £17.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £28.50 £25.60
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 Wiltshire

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

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

CheckPoint Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

CheckPoint
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Swindon -2 12 £350 -6.66% 1
Corsham - 2 £638 -
CheckPoint
South West

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 22 (88.00%) Cisco
2 15 (60.00%) Juniper
2 15 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 14 (56.00%) Firewall
3 14 (56.00%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (52.00%) CCNP
5 11 (44.00%) Nokia
5 11 (44.00%) SC Cleared
6 8 (32.00%) ITIL
6 8 (32.00%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (24.00%) CCNA
8 6 (24.00%) PRINCE
9 5 (20.00%) BGP
9 5 (20.00%) SLA
10 4 (16.00%) F5
10 4 (16.00%) Network Security
10 4 (16.00%) Network Design
10 4 (16.00%) CCSE
10 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
10 4 (16.00%) Workflow
10 4 (16.00%) Linux
10 4 (16.00%) LAN
11 3 (12.00%) WAN
11 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
11 3 (12.00%) Check Point Certification
11 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
11 3 (12.00%) CCIE
11 3 (12.00%) Telnet

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 14 (56.00%) Firewall
2 8 (32.00%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (20.00%) BGP
4 4 (16.00%) LAN
4 4 (16.00%) Network Security
5 3 (12.00%) PuTTY
5 3 (12.00%) SSH
5 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (12.00%) Telnet
5 3 (12.00%) WAN
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (8.00%) DMZ
6 2 (8.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (8.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (8.00%) MPLS
6 2 (8.00%) OSPF
6 2 (8.00%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (4.00%) DASS2
7 1 (4.00%) HSRP
7 1 (4.00%) SMLT
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 9 (36.00%) Network Support
3 5 (20.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Programme Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.00%) Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Check Point Support
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Support
5 1 (4.00%) Engineering Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Juniper Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Juniper Support
5 1 (4.00%) Network Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Unix
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) ITIL
2 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (24.00%) PRINCE
4 4 (16.00%) Network Design
4 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (16.00%) Workflow
5 3 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (12.00%) Change Control
5 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (8.00%) Dependency Management
6 2 (8.00%) Identity Management
6 2 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (8.00%) Product Management
6 2 (8.00%) Project Management
6 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.00%) Change Management
7 1 (4.00%) CRM
7 1 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 15 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (56.00%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (52.00%) CCNP
4 11 (44.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (24.00%) CCNA
6 4 (16.00%) CCSE
7 3 (12.00%) CCIE
7 3 (12.00%) Check Point Certification
7 3 (12.00%) Degree
8 2 (8.00%) CCDP
8 2 (8.00%) CCSA
9 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 22 (88.00%) Cisco
2 15 (60.00%) Juniper
3 11 (44.00%) Nokia
4 4 (16.00%) F5
5 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (8.00%) Avaya
6 2 (8.00%) Blue Coat
6 2 (8.00%) Brocade
6 2 (8.00%) NetIQ
6 2 (8.00%) Nortel
7 1 (4.00%) Palo Alto