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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 33 - 11
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 4.07% - 4.17%
As % of the Vendors category 9.62% - 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£475 - £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £27.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+39.63% +6.73%
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
52 27 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 42.28% 61.36% 54.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 6 5
Average daily rate £388 £300 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -27.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £12.35 £22.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.11% +73.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) CCSE
2 3 (60.00%) Network Security
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) F5
2 3 (60.00%) Avaya
2 3 (60.00%) Juniper
2 3 (60.00%) Radware
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) Nortel
2 3 (60.00%) CCSP
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Change Control
3 2 (40.00%) Network Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) Network Design
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Network Security
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Security Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Network Design
1 2 (40.00%) Network Architecture
1 2 (40.00%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
2 3 (60.00%) CCSP
2 3 (60.00%) CCSE
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Nortel
2 3 (60.00%) Avaya
2 3 (60.00%) Juniper
2 3 (60.00%) Radware
2 3 (60.00%) F5