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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 48 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 6 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.40% - 1.79%
As % of the Vendors category 2.67% - 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Average daily rate
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£425 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £38.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-30.32% +134.84%
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
225 123 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 52.57% 33.24% 47.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 73 92
Average daily rate £359 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

CheckPoint Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 August 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 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (50.00%) F5
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) VLAN
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) CCIE
4 2 (25.00%) CCNP
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Juniper
4 2 (25.00%) SAN
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) MS Office
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) UML
4 2 (25.00%) CRM
4 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (25.00%) ETL
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
4 2 (25.00%) ESRI
4 2 (25.00%) ArcGIS
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Billing
4 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (25.00%) Network Design
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (25.00%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (37.50%) VLAN
3 2 (25.00%) NAS
3 2 (25.00%) SAN
3 2 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (12.50%) OSPF
4 1 (12.50%) BGP
4 1 (12.50%) VRRP
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) VoIP
4 1 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (12.50%) HSRP
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (25.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Network Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Network Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (25.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) UML
1 2 (25.00%) CRM
1 2 (25.00%) ETL
1 2 (25.00%) Project Management
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (25.00%) Network Design
1 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) CCIE
3 2 (25.00%) CCNP
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) CCNA
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) F5
3 3 (37.50%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Juniper
4 2 (25.00%) ESRI
5 1 (12.50%) BT
5 1 (12.50%) WatchGuard
5 1 (12.50%) SonicWALL
5 1 (12.50%) Dell
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix