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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 44 41 44
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 2 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.67% 0.69% 1.48%
As % of the Vendors category 1.46% 2.00% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Median daily rate £425 £350 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +42.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +30.00%
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
137 100 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 45.82% 34.48% 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 71 92
Median daily rate £350 £310 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -15.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 £11.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.17% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.34%

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 29 May 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) CCNP
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (40.00%) ProxySG
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (40.00%) Office 365
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (20.00%) F5
4 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (20.00%) Avaya
4 1 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (20.00%) Security Management
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless

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 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) FTP
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) WLAN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) LAN/WAN Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Project Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (20.00%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Avaya
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper