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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CheckPoint
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 33 51 39
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -12
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.85% 0.50% 0.96%
As % of the Vendors category 4.50% 1.31% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Median daily rate £375 £275 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -36.23%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £45.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +40.62%

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
111 153 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 41.11% 38.54% 49.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 112 122
Median daily rate £325 £313 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -15.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £138 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 2
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.13 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.64% +7.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

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 21 January 2017, 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 12 (85.71%) F5
2 12 (85.71%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (71.43%) Firewall
4 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (50.00%) CCNP
5 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
5 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
6 5 (35.71%) CCIP
6 5 (35.71%) SLA
6 5 (35.71%) LAN
7 4 (28.57%) WAN
7 4 (28.57%) CCDP
7 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
7 4 (28.57%) Wireless
7 4 (28.57%) Finance
7 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
8 3 (21.43%) ScanSafe
8 3 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (21.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (21.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (21.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (21.43%) Network Security
8 3 (21.43%) Splunk
8 3 (21.43%) SIEM
8 3 (21.43%) Process Improvement
8 3 (21.43%) Nessus
8 3 (21.43%) Sourcefire
8 3 (21.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (21.43%) Management Information System

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:

Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (71.43%) Firewall
3 5 (35.71%) LAN
4 4 (28.57%) WAN
4 4 (28.57%) Wireless
5 3 (21.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (21.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (21.43%) Network Security
5 3 (21.43%) VPN
5 3 (21.43%) WLAN
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Network Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Security Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) IT Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) IT Security Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) NOC Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) SOC Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Security Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) SIEM Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Splunk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
1 3 (21.43%) PKI
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Virtual Team
3 1 (7.14%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
1 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 3 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
2 3 (21.43%) Information Security
2 3 (21.43%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 3 (21.43%) Process Improvement
2 3 (21.43%) SIEM
2 3 (21.43%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 3 (21.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) ITSM
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (7.14%) Security Operations
4 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) CCNP
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 5 (35.71%) CCIP
4 4 (28.57%) CCDP
5 2 (14.29%) CCENT
5 2 (14.29%) CCNA
5 2 (14.29%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (7.14%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) SLA
2 3 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Nessus
1 3 (21.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 3 (21.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (14.29%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (14.29%) Zenoss
3 1 (7.14%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (85.71%) F5
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) ScanSafe
3 3 (21.43%) Sourcefire
3 3 (21.43%) Splunk
3 3 (21.43%) Symantec
4 2 (14.29%) Avaya
4 2 (14.29%) CA
4 2 (14.29%) Intel Security
4 2 (14.29%) LogRhythm
4 2 (14.29%) Nortel
4 2 (14.29%) ServiceNow