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 2 June 2015 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 38 45 25
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -20
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 2 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.69% 1.24% 2.59%
As % of the Vendors category 1.89% 3.27% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £365 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £30.25 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+28.92% +54.14%
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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
106 153 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 36.55% 37.87% 50.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 95 57
Average daily rate £310 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.06% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £190 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 5
Average hourly rate £11.50 £13.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.81% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.50 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £35.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 2 June 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (50.00%) SaaS
3 3 (50.00%) Lync
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (50.00%) NAS
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Intune
3 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (50.00%) Juniper
3 3 (50.00%) SAN
3 3 (50.00%) MPLS
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) CRM
3 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) Wireless
3 3 (50.00%) IP Telephony
3 3 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (50.00%) Network Security
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 2 (33.33%) UML
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) Lync
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (50.00%) SaaS
3 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) NAS
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
1 3 (50.00%) MPLS
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
1 3 (50.00%) Wireless
1 3 (50.00%) IP Telephony
1 3 (50.00%) Network Security
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) CRM
1 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 2 (33.33%) UML
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (33.33%) CCIE
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Juniper
4 2 (33.33%) F5
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix
5 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat