Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 85 87
Rank change year-on-year -16 +2 +14
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 13 24 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.66% 1.41% 1.00%
As % of the Vendors category 1.60% 3.55% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 8
Bristol median daily rate £375 £360 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +3.60% +6.92%
10th Percentile £360 £303 £212
90th Percentile £402 £575 £444
South West median daily rate £375 £375 £343
% change year-on-year - +9.49% +71.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Bristol median hourly rate - £43.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.99% -
South West median hourly rate - £41.75 £33.25
% change year-on-year - +25.56% -14.19%

CheckPoint is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Bristol.

All Vendors
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 811 677 624
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 41.15% 39.80% 36.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 458 444
Bristol median daily rate £375 £365 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.74% +0.69% -4.61%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £163
90th Percentile £538 £514 £525
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 41 33
Bristol median hourly rate £21.81 £21.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.87% +13.51% +10.45%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.89
90th Percentile £50.88 £43.75 £41.80
South West median hourly rate £28.75 £21.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year +35.29% -15.00% +24.63%

CheckPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing CheckPoint as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

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 22 November 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 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 10 (76.92%) Data Centre
3 8 (61.54%) F5
4 7 (53.85%) Unified Communications
4 7 (53.85%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (53.85%) Firewall
4 7 (53.85%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (53.85%) Finance
5 6 (46.15%) SolarWinds
6 5 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (38.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (30.77%) Network Security
7 4 (30.77%) High Availability
8 3 (23.08%) Blue Coat
8 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
8 3 (23.08%) LAN
9 2 (15.38%) WAN
9 2 (15.38%) VPN
9 2 (15.38%) SLA
9 2 (15.38%) IBM
9 2 (15.38%) HP
9 2 (15.38%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (15.38%) ITIL
9 2 (15.38%) CA
9 2 (15.38%) Nokia
9 2 (15.38%) MPLS
9 2 (15.38%) Wireless
9 2 (15.38%) BIG-IP
9 2 (15.38%) IP Telephony
9 2 (15.38%) Network 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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco Nexus
1 7 (53.85%) Firewall
1 7 (53.85%) Unified Communications
1 7 (53.85%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (30.77%) Network Security
4 3 (23.08%) LAN
5 2 (15.38%) BIG-IP
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco IPT
5 2 (15.38%) IP Telephony
5 2 (15.38%) MPLS
5 2 (15.38%) VPN
5 2 (15.38%) WAN
5 2 (15.38%) Wireless
6 1 (7.69%) BGP
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (7.69%) FWSM
6 1 (7.69%) OSPF
6 1 (7.69%) PPP
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) German Language
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Data Centre Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Data Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Check Point Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Firewall Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Network Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Network Operations Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Network Support
4 1 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Data Centre
2 5 (38.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) High Availability
2 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) Capacity Management
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (15.38%) Demand Management
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Network Management
3 2 (15.38%) Proactive Monitoring
3 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.69%) Attack Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 8 (61.54%) F5
3 6 (46.15%) SolarWinds
4 3 (23.08%) Blue Coat
5 2 (15.38%) CA
5 2 (15.38%) HP
5 2 (15.38%) IBM
5 2 (15.38%) IronPort
5 2 (15.38%) Nokia
6 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
6 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto