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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 37 51 57
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +6
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 13 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.64% 1.99% 0.83%
As % of the Vendors category 6.16% 4.96% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 3
Median daily rate £363 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £27.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+51.85% -28.00%
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
211 242 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 42.80% 40.20% 39.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 167 158
Median daily rate £369 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 6
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.58 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £17.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

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 24 July 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 +19 7 £400 +14.28% 1
Bridgend +3 2 £400 -
CheckPoint
Wales

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (87.50%) Firewall
3 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
3 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
4 8 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (50.00%) Windows
5 7 (43.75%) Windows Server
6 6 (37.50%) F5
6 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 5 (31.25%) CCNP
7 5 (31.25%) Linux
7 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (31.25%) Juniper
7 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 4 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
8 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
8 4 (25.00%) DNS
8 4 (25.00%) VMware
9 3 (18.75%) Fortinet
9 3 (18.75%) VMware ESX
9 3 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (18.75%) VPN
9 3 (18.75%) LAN
9 3 (18.75%) WAN
9 3 (18.75%) DHCP
9 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
10 2 (12.50%) Palo Alto

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 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (87.50%) Firewall
2 8 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (25.00%) DNS
4 3 (18.75%) DHCP
4 3 (18.75%) LAN
4 3 (18.75%) VPN
4 3 (18.75%) WAN
4 3 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco IPT
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (12.50%) NetScaler
5 2 (12.50%) TACACS
5 2 (12.50%) Wireless
6 1 (6.25%) EIGRP
6 1 (6.25%) Internet
6 1 (6.25%) MPLS
6 1 (6.25%) NX-OS
6 1 (6.25%) OSPF
6 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Juniper Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Network Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Lead Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Network Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Project Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Project Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server
3 5 (31.25%) Linux
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
2 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
1 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) CCNP
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (12.50%) CCNA
4 1 (6.25%) CCDP
4 1 (6.25%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) VMware ESX
3 2 (12.50%) ProxySG
4 1 (6.25%) NFS
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.25%) vSphere
4 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (12.50%) SCCM
2 2 (12.50%) SCOM
3 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
3 1 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (6.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (37.50%) F5
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (31.25%) Juniper
4 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (25.00%) VMware
5 3 (18.75%) Fortinet
6 2 (12.50%) Blue Coat
6 2 (12.50%) Citrix
6 2 (12.50%) Palo Alto
7 1 (6.25%) Altiris
7 1 (6.25%) Avaya
7 1 (6.25%) Meraki
7 1 (6.25%) NetApp
7 1 (6.25%) Symantec