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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 25 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 10 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.08% 1.79% -
As % of the Vendors category 10.64% 3.31% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Median daily rate £363 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £27.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+48.14% -17.55%
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
94 242 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 38.37% 54.02% 32.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 190 80
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £250 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 4
Median hourly rate £15.50 £12.50 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -15.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.58 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.60 £18.80 £80.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing CheckPoint as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 September 2016, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (92.86%) Firewall
3 9 (64.29%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
4 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 8 (57.14%) F5
5 6 (42.86%) Finance
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 4 (28.57%) Windows
7 3 (21.43%) CCNP
7 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
7 3 (21.43%) ITIL
7 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (14.29%) Office 365
8 2 (14.29%) ServiceNow
8 2 (14.29%) CA Spectrum
8 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (14.29%) LogRhythm
8 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (14.29%) Zenoss
8 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (14.29%) Network Security
8 2 (14.29%) CCENT
8 2 (14.29%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (14.29%) Scrum

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (92.86%) Firewall
2 9 (64.29%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (14.29%) LAN
3 2 (14.29%) Network Security
3 2 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
4 1 (7.14%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) Wireless
4 1 (7.14%) WLAN
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) NOC Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Project Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Project Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) PKI
2 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.14%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) ITSM
2 2 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.14%) Information Security
3 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.14%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) SIEM
3 1 (7.14%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) CCNP
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (14.29%) CCENT
3 2 (14.29%) CCNA
3 2 (14.29%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (7.14%) CCDP
4 1 (7.14%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) ProxySG
2 1 (7.14%) NFS
2 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) vSphere
2 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) CA Spectrum
1 2 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (14.29%) Zenoss
2 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
2 1 (7.14%) Nessus
2 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (57.14%) F5
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) Avaya
4 2 (14.29%) Blue Coat
4 2 (14.29%) CA
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix
4 2 (14.29%) Intel Security
4 2 (14.29%) LogRhythm
4 2 (14.29%) Nortel
4 2 (14.29%) ServiceNow
4 2 (14.29%) Symantec
4 2 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (7.14%) Altiris
5 1 (7.14%) NetApp
5 1 (7.14%) ScanSafe
5 1 (7.14%) Sourcefire
5 1 (7.14%) Splunk