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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 53 40 28
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -12
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 3 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.72% 1.28% 2.50%
As % of the Vendors category 1.88% 2.52% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 5
Average daily rate £325 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £413 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £435 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £393 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.64% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £32.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+36.71% -41.81%
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
160 159 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 38.46% 50.80% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 129 73
Average daily rate £325 £375 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £222 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £17.13 £11.00 £90.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.68% -87.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

CheckPoint Daily Rate Histogram 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 8 February 2016, 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 13 (81.25%) Cisco
2 8 (50.00%) Firewall
2 8 (50.00%) Juniper
2 8 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (43.75%) LAN
4 6 (37.50%) CRM
4 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
4 6 (37.50%) CCNP
4 6 (37.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (37.50%) Office 365
5 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
5 5 (31.25%) Network Security
5 5 (31.25%) TOGAF
5 5 (31.25%) GIS
5 5 (31.25%) ESRI
5 5 (31.25%) ArcGIS
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (25.00%) Data Integration
6 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (25.00%) SAN
6 4 (25.00%) ETL
6 4 (25.00%) SQL
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (25.00%) MS Office
6 4 (25.00%) ITIL

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 5 (31.25%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (37.50%) Office 365
2 2 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 8 (50.00%) Firewall
2 7 (43.75%) LAN
3 5 (31.25%) Network Security
4 4 (25.00%) NAS
4 4 (25.00%) NetScaler
4 4 (25.00%) SAN
4 4 (25.00%) WAN
5 3 (18.75%) DMZ
6 2 (12.50%) DNS
6 2 (12.50%) Internet
6 2 (12.50%) VLAN
6 2 (12.50%) VPN
6 2 (12.50%) Wireless
6 2 (12.50%) WLAN
7 1 (6.25%) ADSL
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (6.25%) DHCP
7 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
7 1 (6.25%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) GIS
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (12.50%) Billing
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Architect
2 6 (37.50%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (31.25%) Network Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Network Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Network Technical Architect
5 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Telecoms Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Design Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) LAN/WAN Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Network Design Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (12.50%) Mainframe
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) CRM
2 5 (31.25%) TOGAF
3 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (25.00%) ETL
3 4 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Network Design
4 3 (18.75%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) Translating Business Requirements
4 3 (18.75%) UML
4 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
6 1 (6.25%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (37.50%) CCNP
3 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
4 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (18.75%) CCNA
6 2 (12.50%) CCIE
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Cisco
2 8 (50.00%) Juniper
3 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 5 (31.25%) ESRI
5 4 (25.00%) F5
6 2 (12.50%) HP
7 1 (6.25%) Avaya
7 1 (6.25%) Citrix
7 1 (6.25%) Nokia