The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 55 36 41
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +5
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 2 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.55% 0.37% 1.85%
As % of the Vendors category 1.33% 0.91% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate £438 £410 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.70% +67.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £410 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £410 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £40.00 £28.94
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +38.22%
CheckPoint
South Wales

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

Vendors Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
150 110 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 41.10% 40.89% 36.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 73 88
Average daily rate £350 £325 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £458 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 £11.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.21% -20.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Avaya
4 1 (25.00%) Juniper
4 1 (25.00%) Security Management
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (25.00%) ProxySG
4 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (25.00%) F5
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) FTP
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) WLAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) LAN/WAN Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Lead Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Network Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Project Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Project Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (25.00%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Avaya
2 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft