The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

CheckPoint
South West / Bristol
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 54 66
Rank change year-on-year -2 +12  
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 15 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.79% 1.55% 1.18%
As % of the Vendors category 4.20% 4.01% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 9
Median daily rate £370 £365 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.36% +23.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £305 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -6.25% +45.45%  

CheckPoint is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 357 324 293
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 42.60% 38.57% 31.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 218 206
Median daily rate £375 £365 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% +8.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £269 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £476 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 12
Median hourly rate £32.50 £12.50 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +160.00% -39.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £10.50 £16.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £33.45 £53.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

CheckPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing CheckPoint as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for CheckPoint in Bristol

CheckPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CheckPoint in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for CheckPoint in Bristol

CheckPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CheckPoint in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 30 (100.00%) Cisco
2 22 (73.33%) F5
3 21 (70.00%) Data Centre
4 19 (63.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 18 (60.00%) SolarWinds
6 16 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
6 16 (53.33%) Firewall
7 15 (50.00%) Unified Communications
8 13 (43.33%) Finance
9 12 (40.00%) FWSM
10 11 (36.67%) Nokia
10 11 (36.67%) Wi-Fi
11 10 (33.33%) VPN
12 8 (26.67%) SLA
12 8 (26.67%) HP
12 8 (26.67%) Wireless
12 8 (26.67%) High Availability
12 8 (26.67%) Network Security
12 8 (26.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 8 (26.67%) Proactive Monitoring
13 7 (23.33%) IronPort
13 7 (23.33%) Network Management
13 7 (23.33%) Service Delivery
13 7 (23.33%) IP Telephony
13 7 (23.33%) Cisco IPT
13 7 (23.33%) IBM
13 7 (23.33%) CA
13 7 (23.33%) Cisco Prime
13 7 (23.33%) MPLS
14 6 (20.00%) Demand Management

CheckPoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (63.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 16 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
2 16 (53.33%) Firewall
3 15 (50.00%) Unified Communications
4 12 (40.00%) FWSM
5 11 (36.67%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (33.33%) VPN
7 8 (26.67%) Network Security
7 8 (26.67%) Wireless
8 7 (23.33%) Cisco IPT
8 7 (23.33%) IP Telephony
8 7 (23.33%) MPLS
9 4 (13.33%) BGP
9 4 (13.33%) OSPF
10 3 (10.00%) DHCP
10 3 (10.00%) DNS
10 3 (10.00%) LAN
10 3 (10.00%) PPP
10 3 (10.00%) Spanning Tree
10 3 (10.00%) WAN
General
1 13 (43.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Network Engineer
2 12 (40.00%) Analyst
3 10 (33.33%) Network Analyst
4 7 (23.33%) Cisco Analyst
4 7 (23.33%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 5 (16.67%) Check Point Analyst
5 5 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (16.67%) Cisco Security Analyst
5 5 (16.67%) Firewall Analyst
5 5 (16.67%) Network Security Analyst
5 5 (16.67%) Security Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) Senior Network Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) Data Centre Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) Data Network Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Network Operations Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 21 (70.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (26.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) Digital Signage
3 2 (6.67%) Fat Client
3 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.67%) Thin Client
3 2 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.33%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
1 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) High Availability
1 8 (26.67%) Proactive Monitoring
2 7 (23.33%) Network Management
2 7 (23.33%) Service Delivery
3 6 (20.00%) Demand Management
4 2 (6.67%) Capacity Management
4 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.67%) ITIL
4 2 (6.67%) Performance Management
4 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 1 (3.33%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) CCNP
1 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.33%) CCDP
2 1 (3.33%) CCNA
2 1 (3.33%) JNCIA
2 1 (3.33%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (26.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.67%) BitLocker
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (6.67%) Virtual Desktop
1 2 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.67%) XenApp
1 2 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (6.67%) SCCM
2 2 (6.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco
2 22 (73.33%) F5
3 18 (60.00%) SolarWinds
4 11 (36.67%) Nokia
5 8 (26.67%) HP
6 7 (23.33%) CA
6 7 (23.33%) IBM
6 7 (23.33%) IronPort
7 5 (16.67%) Blue Coat
8 3 (10.00%) Dell
9 2 (6.67%) AppSense
9 2 (6.67%) Citrix
9 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
9 2 (6.67%) Polycom
9 2 (6.67%) Symantec
9 2 (6.67%) VMware
9 2 (6.67%) Wyse
9 2 (6.67%) Xerox
10 1 (3.33%) Palo Alto
10 1 (3.33%) Sophos