The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 36 62 55
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -7
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 17 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.25% 1.90% 0.54%
As % of the Vendors category 8.95% 4.13% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 1
Median daily rate £356 £413 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -17.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £27.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -32.50%
CheckPoint
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Vendors Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
190 315 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 36.33% 46.05% 33.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 232 127
Median daily rate £381 £367 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.02% +4.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 6
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.58 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £21.00 £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -0.63%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing CheckPoint as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CheckPoint across the South Wales region.

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint across the South Wales region.

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

CheckPoint
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +25 10 £363 -14.70% 4
Bridgend - 2 £400 - 2
CheckPoint
Wales

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 South Wales region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 25 (100.00%) Cisco
2 24 (96.00%) Firewall
3 18 (72.00%) SC Cleared
3 18 (72.00%) Security Cleared
4 15 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (44.00%) F5
6 9 (36.00%) Windows
7 8 (32.00%) Juniper
7 8 (32.00%) Windows Server
8 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (24.00%) Finance
9 6 (24.00%) CCNP
9 6 (24.00%) Linux
9 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
10 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
10 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (16.00%) ITIL
11 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
11 4 (16.00%) LAN
11 4 (16.00%) WAN
11 4 (16.00%) VMware
12 3 (12.00%) VMware ESX
12 3 (12.00%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (12.00%) VPN
12 3 (12.00%) DNS
12 3 (12.00%) CCNA
12 3 (12.00%) TACACS
12 3 (12.00%) Fortinet

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (96.00%) Firewall
2 15 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (16.00%) LAN
3 4 (16.00%) WAN
4 3 (12.00%) Cisco IPT
4 3 (12.00%) Cisco ISE
4 3 (12.00%) DNS
4 3 (12.00%) NetScaler
4 3 (12.00%) Network Security
4 3 (12.00%) TACACS
4 3 (12.00%) VPN
4 3 (12.00%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (8.00%) DHCP
5 2 (8.00%) VLAN
5 2 (8.00%) Wireless
6 1 (4.00%) OSPF
6 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.00%) VoIP
6 1 (4.00%) WLAN
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Network Engineer
2 11 (44.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 7 (28.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (28.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Juniper Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Network Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) NOC Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) IT Security Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Project Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Security Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Project Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (12.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) PKI
3 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (24.00%) Linux
4 5 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) ITIL
2 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (8.00%) ITSM
2 2 (8.00%) Line Management
2 2 (8.00%) Scrum
3 1 (4.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.00%) Information Security
3 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (4.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.00%) SIEM
3 1 (4.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 1 (4.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 18 (72.00%) SC Cleared
1 18 (72.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (24.00%) CCNP
2 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (12.00%) CCNA
4 2 (8.00%) CCENT
4 2 (8.00%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (4.00%) CCDP
5 1 (4.00%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (8.00%) ProxySG
4 1 (4.00%) NFS
4 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.00%) vSphere
4 1 (4.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (8.00%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (8.00%) SCCM
2 2 (8.00%) SCOM
2 2 (8.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (8.00%) Zenoss
3 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.00%) Nessus
3 1 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (44.00%) F5
3 8 (32.00%) Juniper
4 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
6 4 (16.00%) VMware
7 3 (12.00%) Fortinet
8 2 (8.00%) Avaya
8 2 (8.00%) Blue Coat
8 2 (8.00%) CA
8 2 (8.00%) Citrix
8 2 (8.00%) Intel Security
8 2 (8.00%) LogRhythm
8 2 (8.00%) Nortel
8 2 (8.00%) Palo Alto
8 2 (8.00%) ServiceNow
8 2 (8.00%) Symantec
9 1 (4.00%) Meraki
9 1 (4.00%) NetApp
9 1 (4.00%) Sourcefire