The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 42 55 69
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +14
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 13 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.22% 1.94% 0.76%
As % of the Vendors category 5.26% 4.76% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 4
Median daily rate £350 £413 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -13.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £283 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £473 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £347
% change year-on-year
- +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £27.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+59.25% -28.00%
CheckPoint
UK

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

Vendors Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
247 357 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 42.15% 40.75% 40.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 241 196
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £450 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 11
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.58 £11.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £17.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing CheckPoint as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in Wales

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

CheckPoint
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 29 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
South Wales +18 12 £350 -6.66% 1
West Wales +7 1 - -
CheckPoint
UK

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 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 Wales region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (88.89%) Firewall
3 10 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 8 (44.44%) Windows
6 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
7 6 (33.33%) F5
7 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 6 (33.33%) CCNP
7 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (27.78%) Juniper
8 5 (27.78%) Linux
8 5 (27.78%) LAN
8 5 (27.78%) WAN
8 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (22.22%) VPN
9 4 (22.22%) DNS
9 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
9 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
9 4 (22.22%) Cisco Prime
9 4 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (22.22%) VMware
10 3 (16.67%) Fortinet
10 3 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (16.67%) VMware ESX
10 3 (16.67%) Wireless
10 3 (16.67%) CCNA
10 3 (16.67%) DHCP

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (88.89%) Firewall
2 10 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (27.78%) LAN
3 5 (27.78%) WAN
4 4 (22.22%) DNS
4 4 (22.22%) VPN
4 4 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (16.67%) DHCP
5 3 (16.67%) Wireless
6 2 (11.11%) Cisco IPT
6 2 (11.11%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (11.11%) EIGRP
6 2 (11.11%) Internet
6 2 (11.11%) NetScaler
6 2 (11.11%) Network Security
6 2 (11.11%) OSPF
6 2 (11.11%) TACACS
7 1 (5.56%) MPLS
7 1 (5.56%) VoIP
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Juniper Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Network Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Network Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Lead Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Project Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 3 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
3 5 (27.78%) Linux
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (5.56%) Change Control
2 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
2 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (33.33%) CCNP
2 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (16.67%) CCNA
4 1 (5.56%) CCDP
4 1 (5.56%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 2 (11.11%) ProxySG
4 1 (5.56%) NFS
4 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.56%) vSphere
4 1 (5.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (11.11%) SCCM
2 2 (11.11%) SCOM
3 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (5.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (33.33%) F5
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (27.78%) Juniper
4 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 4 (22.22%) VMware
5 3 (16.67%) Fortinet
6 2 (11.11%) Blue Coat
6 2 (11.11%) Citrix
6 2 (11.11%) Palo Alto
7 1 (5.56%) Altiris
7 1 (5.56%) Aruba
7 1 (5.56%) Avaya
7 1 (5.56%) Forcepoint
7 1 (5.56%) Meraki
7 1 (5.56%) Mitel
7 1 (5.56%) NetApp
7 1 (5.56%) Nokia
7 1 (5.56%) Symantec