The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Swansea region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 14 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 4.00% - -
As % of the Vendors category 11.36% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£460 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £347 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.91% +6.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £37.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-28.00% +127.27%
CheckPoint
West Wales

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

Vendors Category
Swansea
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
44 40 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 35.20% 48.78% 48.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 13 8
Average daily rate £450 £425 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +44.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £250 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £522 £367
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.35 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.31% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint across the Swansea region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Swansea

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

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in Swansea

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Swansea

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

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Swansea

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swansea 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 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (77.78%) CCNA
2 7 (77.78%) Nortel
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 5 (55.56%) Avaya
5 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
6 3 (33.33%) Juniper
6 3 (33.33%) MPLS
6 3 (33.33%) WAN
7 2 (22.22%) DHCP
7 2 (22.22%) RIP
7 2 (22.22%) SNMP
7 2 (22.22%) VPN
7 2 (22.22%) DNS
7 2 (22.22%) OSPF
7 2 (22.22%) BGP
7 2 (22.22%) EIGRP
7 2 (22.22%) VRRP
7 2 (22.22%) Websense
7 2 (22.22%) Nokia
7 2 (22.22%) ISA Server
7 2 (22.22%) Symantec
7 2 (22.22%) ISDN
7 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (22.22%) Frame Relay
7 2 (22.22%) e-Health
7 2 (22.22%) Network Design
7 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swansea 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 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) WAN
2 3 (33.33%) MPLS
3 2 (22.22%) OSPF
3 2 (22.22%) BGP
3 2 (22.22%) EIGRP
3 2 (22.22%) VRRP
3 2 (22.22%) DHCP
3 2 (22.22%) RIP
3 2 (22.22%) SNMP
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 2 (22.22%) DNS
3 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (22.22%) Frame Relay
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (22.22%) HSRP
3 2 (22.22%) ISDN
4 1 (11.11%) Multicast
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Network Support
2 2 (22.22%) Network Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) e-Health
1 2 (22.22%) DataPower
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Network Design
1 2 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) CCNA
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) BC Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) CCNP
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) Nortel
3 5 (55.56%) Avaya
4 3 (33.33%) Juniper
5 2 (22.22%) Nokia
5 2 (22.22%) Symantec
5 2 (22.22%) Websense
5 2 (22.22%) Aerohive Networks
6 1 (11.11%) Ciena
6 1 (11.11%) Radware
6 1 (11.11%) Imperva
6 1 (11.11%) F5
6 1 (11.11%) CA