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 21 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CheckPoint
Wales / South Wales
Rank 47 69 44
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -25
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 7 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.32% 0.52% 1.45%
As % of the Vendors category 2.79% 1.26% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 4
Median daily rate £375 £325 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -22.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £285 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £425 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £398
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £43.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+25.71% +2.94%

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
251 239 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 47.18% 41.42% 49.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 161 175
Median daily rate £388 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £138 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £462 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 2 5
Median hourly rate £16.50 £10.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.48% -32.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £10.55 £9.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.05 £10.95 £30.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +19 5 £375 +15.38% 1
Bridgend - 1 £450 -
CheckPoint
Wales

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 South Wales region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (84.21%) Cisco ASA
3 15 (78.95%) Firewall
4 13 (68.42%) F5
5 11 (57.89%) SC Cleared
5 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
6 9 (47.37%) LAN
7 8 (42.11%) WAN
8 6 (31.58%) CCNP
8 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (26.32%) Juniper
9 5 (26.32%) SLA
9 5 (26.32%) CCIP
10 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
10 4 (21.05%) CCDP
10 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
10 4 (21.05%) VLAN
10 4 (21.05%) Load Balancing
10 4 (21.05%) Wireless
10 4 (21.05%) Finance
10 4 (21.05%) Line Management
11 3 (15.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 3 (15.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 3 (15.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 3 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
11 3 (15.79%) ScanSafe
11 3 (15.79%) Two-Factor Authentication
11 3 (15.79%) Multi-Factor Authentication
11 3 (15.79%) Nessus
11 3 (15.79%) Sourcefire

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:

Communications & Networking
1 16 (84.21%) Cisco ASA
2 15 (78.95%) Firewall
3 9 (47.37%) LAN
4 8 (42.11%) WAN
5 4 (21.05%) VLAN
5 4 (21.05%) Wireless
6 3 (15.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (15.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (15.79%) VPN
6 3 (15.79%) WLAN
7 2 (10.53%) Network Security
8 1 (5.26%) DHCP
8 1 (5.26%) DNS
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Network Engineer
2 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Juniper Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Security Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) IT Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) SOC Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Security Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) NOC Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Security Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) SIEM Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Splunk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
1 3 (15.79%) PKI
2 2 (10.53%) Virtual Team
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Line Management
1 4 (21.05%) Load Balancing
1 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
2 3 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
2 3 (15.79%) Information Security
2 3 (15.79%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 3 (15.79%) Process Improvement
2 3 (15.79%) SIEM
2 3 (15.79%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 3 (15.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.26%) Analytics
3 1 (5.26%) Change Control
3 1 (5.26%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (5.26%) Disk Encryption
3 1 (5.26%) ITSM
3 1 (5.26%) Scrum
3 1 (5.26%) Security Operations
3 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) SC Cleared
1 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
2 6 (31.58%) CCNP
2 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (26.32%) CCIP
4 4 (21.05%) CCDP
5 1 (5.26%) CCENT
5 1 (5.26%) CCNA
5 1 (5.26%) CISSP
5 1 (5.26%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) SLA
2 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) ProxySG
1 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Nessus
1 3 (15.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 3 (15.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (5.26%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (5.26%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) SCOM
2 1 (5.26%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (68.42%) F5
3 5 (26.32%) Juniper
4 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.79%) ScanSafe
5 3 (15.79%) Sourcefire
5 3 (15.79%) Splunk
5 3 (15.79%) Symantec
6 2 (10.53%) Intel Security
7 1 (5.26%) Avaya
7 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat
7 1 (5.26%) CA
7 1 (5.26%) LogRhythm
7 1 (5.26%) Nortel
7 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow
7 1 (5.26%) VMware