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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 68 55 45
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -10
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 3 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.47% 1.45% 1.39%
As % of the Vendors category 1.14% 3.10% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 5
Average daily rate £325 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £345 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £473 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £393 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.64% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £32.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+36.71% -41.81%
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
264 323 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 41.38% 46.88% 44.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 211 112
Average daily rate £325 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £470 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 12
Average hourly rate £24.38 £13.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £11.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.95 £90.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Wales region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

CheckPoint Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the Wales region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South Wales -14 3 £325 -20.73% 4
CheckPoint
UK

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 16 (80.00%) Cisco
2 10 (50.00%) Juniper
2 10 (50.00%) LAN
3 9 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (45.00%) Firewall
4 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 8 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
5 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (35.00%) CCNP
5 7 (35.00%) WAN
6 6 (30.00%) CRM
6 6 (30.00%) SharePoint
6 6 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (30.00%) Network Security
6 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (30.00%) F5
6 6 (30.00%) Office 365
7 5 (25.00%) NetScaler
7 5 (25.00%) TOGAF
7 5 (25.00%) GIS
7 5 (25.00%) ESRI
7 5 (25.00%) ArcGIS
8 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (20.00%) ETL
8 4 (20.00%) SQL
8 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 4 (20.00%) MS Office

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 6 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (25.00%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (30.00%) Office 365
2 2 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) LAN
2 9 (45.00%) Firewall
3 8 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (35.00%) WAN
5 6 (30.00%) Network Security
6 5 (25.00%) NetScaler
7 4 (20.00%) DMZ
7 4 (20.00%) NAS
7 4 (20.00%) SAN
8 2 (10.00%) DNS
8 2 (10.00%) Internet
8 2 (10.00%) VLAN
8 2 (10.00%) VPN
8 2 (10.00%) Wireless
8 2 (10.00%) WLAN
9 1 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (5.00%) Cisco Wireless
9 1 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (5.00%) HSRP
9 1 (5.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) GIS
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (10.00%) Billing
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Architect
2 7 (35.00%) Network Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Network Architect
4 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Network Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Network Technical Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Telecoms Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Security Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) CRM
2 5 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (20.00%) ETL
3 4 (20.00%) ITIL
3 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Network Design
4 3 (15.00%) Project Management
4 3 (15.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 3 (15.00%) UML
5 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (35.00%) CCNP
3 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (20.00%) CCNA
5 3 (15.00%) CCIE
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Cisco
2 10 (50.00%) Juniper
3 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (30.00%) F5
5 5 (25.00%) ESRI
6 3 (15.00%) Avaya
7 2 (10.00%) HP
7 2 (10.00%) Nortel
7 2 (10.00%) Radware
8 1 (5.00%) Citrix
8 1 (5.00%) Nokia