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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 33 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 6 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.03% 1.03% -
As % of the Vendors category 4.96% 2.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Median daily rate £375 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £27.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -28.00%
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
121 175 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 40.88% 45.22% 36.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 128 88
Median daily rate £350 £325 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £415 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 3
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.40%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 26 July 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 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) F5
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) LAN
4 3 (37.50%) WAN
5 2 (25.00%) CCNP
5 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) Office 365
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
5 2 (25.00%) ProxySG
5 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
6 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
6 1 (12.50%) vSphere
6 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
6 1 (12.50%) XenApp

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 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (37.50%) LAN
3 3 (37.50%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) Internet
4 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
4 1 (12.50%) MPLS
4 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Network Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Project Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
1 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
1 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCNP
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) CCDP
2 1 (12.50%) CCIP
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (12.50%) NFS
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
1 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (12.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) F5
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Altiris
4 1 (12.50%) Avaya
4 1 (12.50%) NetApp
4 1 (12.50%) Symantec