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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank - 31 28
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - 1.48% 0.56%
As % of the Vendors category - 2.90% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £450 -
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 £32.75 £31.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+3.96% +1.61%
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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
123 138 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 32.80% 50.92% 41.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 97 35
Average daily rate £338 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 4
Average hourly rate £14.75 £16.16 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.72% -19.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.76 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £16.16 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WLAN
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Juniper
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
1 2 (66.67%) SCOM
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (66.67%) NetScaler
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WLAN
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (66.67%) NetScaler
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (33.33%) Coordinator
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Juniper
1 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft