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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 55 55 43
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 13 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.99% 0.71% 1.75%
As % of the Vendors category 4.32% 1.97% 3.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 4
Average daily rate
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£438 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £455 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £495 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.79
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £38.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-30.32% +134.84%
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
301 203 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 46.02% 36.12% 46.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 132 133
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 14
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £13.15 £10.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £22.50 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

CheckPoint Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff - 6 £425 - 2
Newport - 2 £450 -
Caerphilly - 1 £160 -
CheckPoint
Wales

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 14 (82.35%) Cisco
2 7 (41.18%) Network Design
2 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
3 6 (35.29%) F5
3 6 (35.29%) Firewall
3 6 (35.29%) WAN
3 6 (35.29%) LAN
4 5 (29.41%) HP
4 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (29.41%) McAfee
4 5 (29.41%) Blue Coat
4 5 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
5 4 (23.53%) DV Cleared
5 4 (23.53%) VLAN
5 4 (23.53%) Project Management
5 4 (23.53%) Juniper
6 3 (17.65%) CCIE
6 3 (17.65%) CCNP
6 3 (17.65%) Network Security
6 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
7 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.76%) Billing
7 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
7 2 (11.76%) Mainframe
7 2 (11.76%) ESRI
7 2 (11.76%) ArcGIS
7 2 (11.76%) Data Integration
7 2 (11.76%) WatchGuard
7 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.76%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) LAN
1 6 (35.29%) WAN
1 6 (35.29%) Firewall
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (23.53%) VLAN
4 3 (17.65%) Network Security
5 2 (11.76%) VRRP
5 2 (11.76%) NAS
5 2 (11.76%) DNS
5 2 (11.76%) SAN
5 2 (11.76%) HSRP
6 1 (5.88%) OSPF
6 1 (5.88%) BGP
6 1 (5.88%) VPN
6 1 (5.88%) VoIP
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Network Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Network Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Security Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Network Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Network Technical Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Network Design Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (5.88%) Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Mainframe
1 2 (11.76%) Data Integration
1 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Network Design
2 4 (23.53%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) UML
3 2 (11.76%) CRM
3 2 (11.76%) ETL
3 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.88%) Change Control
4 1 (5.88%) Logistics
4 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
3 4 (23.53%) DV Cleared
4 3 (17.65%) CCIE
4 3 (17.65%) CCNP
5 1 (5.88%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Cisco
2 6 (35.29%) F5
3 5 (29.41%) Blue Coat
3 5 (29.41%) McAfee
3 5 (29.41%) HP
4 4 (23.53%) Juniper
5 2 (11.76%) Dell
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.76%) WatchGuard
5 2 (11.76%) SonicWALL
5 2 (11.76%) ESRI
6 1 (5.88%) BT
6 1 (5.88%) ArcSight
6 1 (5.88%) TippingPoint
6 1 (5.88%) Websense
6 1 (5.88%) Nortel
6 1 (5.88%) Citrix
6 1 (5.88%) Avaya