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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CheckPoint
South West / Bristol
Rank 55 51 61
Rank change year-on-year -4 +10  
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 15 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.82% 2.32% 1.31%
As % of the Vendors category 4.30% 5.71% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 8
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £295 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £456 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year -5.40% -22.10%  

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 349 368 312
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 42.41% 40.66% 37.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 263 218
Median daily rate £355 £355 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 17
Median hourly rate £36.00 £20.39 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +76.55% -9.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £18.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.70 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CheckPoint in Bristol

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 28 (100.00%) Cisco
2 19 (67.86%) Data Centre
3 18 (64.29%) F5
4 16 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 16 (57.14%) Firewall
5 15 (53.57%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (42.86%) SolarWinds
6 12 (42.86%) Unified Communications
6 12 (42.86%) Nokia
7 11 (39.29%) SLA
7 11 (39.29%) FWSM
8 9 (32.14%) VPN
8 9 (32.14%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (32.14%) Network Security
9 7 (25.00%) High Availability
9 7 (25.00%) Demand Management
9 7 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 7 (25.00%) Service Delivery
9 7 (25.00%) CA
10 6 (21.43%) Windows
11 5 (17.86%) IP Telephony
11 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
11 5 (17.86%) Wireless
11 5 (17.86%) Finance
11 5 (17.86%) IBM
11 5 (17.86%) HP
11 5 (17.86%) Cisco Prime
11 5 (17.86%) MPLS
11 5 (17.86%) Network Management
11 5 (17.86%) IronPort

CheckPoint
Top Related 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 4 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
1 16 (57.14%) Firewall
2 15 (53.57%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (42.86%) Unified Communications
4 11 (39.29%) FWSM
5 9 (32.14%) Network Security
5 9 (32.14%) VPN
5 9 (32.14%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (17.86%) Cisco IPT
6 5 (17.86%) IP Telephony
6 5 (17.86%) MPLS
6 5 (17.86%) Wireless
7 4 (14.29%) DNS
8 2 (7.14%) BGP
8 2 (7.14%) DHCP
8 2 (7.14%) Internet
8 2 (7.14%) OSPF
8 2 (7.14%) PPP
8 2 (7.14%) Spanning Tree
8 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Analyst
2 10 (35.71%) Network Engineer
3 9 (32.14%) Network Analyst
4 7 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (21.43%) Cisco Analyst
5 6 (21.43%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 4 (14.29%) Check Point Analyst
6 4 (14.29%) Cisco Security Analyst
6 4 (14.29%) Firewall Analyst
6 4 (14.29%) Network Security Analyst
6 4 (14.29%) Security Analyst
6 4 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (14.29%) Senior Network Analyst
7 3 (10.71%) Data Centre Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (7.14%) Citrix Analyst
8 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (67.86%) Data Centre
2 7 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
4 4 (14.29%) Fat Client
4 4 (14.29%) Thin Client
5 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (7.14%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (7.14%) Digital Signage
5 2 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.14%) Linux
3 2 (7.14%) Unix
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Demand Management
1 7 (25.00%) High Availability
1 7 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 5 (17.86%) Network Management
3 4 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 3 (10.71%) Performance Management
5 2 (7.14%) Analytics
5 2 (7.14%) Application Virtualisation
5 2 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (7.14%) Information Security
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL
5 2 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (7.14%) Security Architecture
5 2 (7.14%) SIEM
5 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.57%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) Java
1 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
1 2 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
1 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) CCNP
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (39.29%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 4 (14.29%) BitLocker
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (14.29%) VMware ESX
1 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (14.29%) XenApp
1 4 (14.29%) XenDesktop
2 3 (10.71%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (7.14%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (14.29%) SCCM
2 4 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (7.14%) Nessus
3 2 (7.14%) QRadar
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Cisco
2 18 (64.29%) F5
3 12 (42.86%) Nokia
3 12 (42.86%) SolarWinds
4 7 (25.00%) CA
5 5 (17.86%) HP
5 5 (17.86%) IBM
5 5 (17.86%) IronPort
6 4 (14.29%) AppSense
6 4 (14.29%) Citrix
6 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 4 (14.29%) Symantec
6 4 (14.29%) VMware
6 4 (14.29%) Wyse
7 2 (7.14%) Blue Coat
7 2 (7.14%) Dell
7 2 (7.14%) Intel Security
7 2 (7.14%) Polycom
7 2 (7.14%) ScanSafe
7 2 (7.14%) Xerox