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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 63 48 43
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -5
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 5 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.71% 1.68% 1.62%
As % of the Vendors category 1.74% 3.55% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +52.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.79 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £16.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+127.27% -46.77%
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
287 282 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 40.65% 47.47% 43.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 162 126
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £205 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 13
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.02 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £19.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%

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
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 20 August 2014. 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
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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 -13 4 £475 +5.55% 7
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UK

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 15 (83.33%) Firewall
2 13 (72.22%) Cisco
3 11 (61.11%) Wireless
4 10 (55.56%) Juniper
5 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
5 7 (38.89%) F5
6 6 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (33.33%) Blue Coat
6 6 (33.33%) CCNP
6 6 (33.33%) VoIP
7 5 (27.78%) DNS
7 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
7 5 (27.78%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
8 4 (22.22%) SonicWALL
8 4 (22.22%) Network Security
8 4 (22.22%) Ethernet
8 4 (22.22%) LAN
8 4 (22.22%) CCNA
8 4 (22.22%) Nokia
8 4 (22.22%) McAfee
9 3 (16.67%) BGP
9 3 (16.67%) Project Management
9 3 (16.67%) CISSP
9 3 (16.67%) UNIX
9 3 (16.67%) Windows
9 3 (16.67%) Linux
9 3 (16.67%) WAN
9 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) Firewall
2 11 (61.11%) Wireless
3 6 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (33.33%) VoIP
4 5 (27.78%) DNS
4 5 (27.78%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (22.22%) Network Security
5 4 (22.22%) Ethernet
5 4 (22.22%) LAN
6 3 (16.67%) BGP
6 3 (16.67%) WAN
6 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 3 (16.67%) Internet
6 3 (16.67%) OSPF
6 3 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (11.11%) NetScaler
7 2 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (11.11%) VPN
7 2 (11.11%) WLAN
8 1 (5.56%) PPP
General
1 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Security Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Coordinator
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Security Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Project Coordinator
3 3 (16.67%) Operations Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Security Operations Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Change Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) PKI
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) UNIX
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Project Management
1 3 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (11.11%) SIEM
2 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.56%) Time Management
3 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.56%) Demand Forecasting
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 6 (33.33%) CCNP
3 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 4 (22.22%) CCNA
4 3 (16.67%) CISSP
4 3 (16.67%) GCIA
4 3 (16.67%) GCFW
4 3 (16.67%) GCWN
4 3 (16.67%) GIAC
4 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.56%) CCDA
5 1 (5.56%) CCIE
5 1 (5.56%) JNCIA
5 1 (5.56%) CCSE
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Cisco
2 10 (55.56%) Juniper
3 7 (38.89%) F5
4 6 (33.33%) Blue Coat
5 4 (22.22%) SonicWALL
5 4 (22.22%) Nokia
5 4 (22.22%) McAfee
6 3 (16.67%) IBM
6 3 (16.67%) Sourcefire
6 3 (16.67%) BT
6 3 (16.67%) Trend Micro
7 2 (11.11%) SolarWinds
7 2 (11.11%) Citrix
7 2 (11.11%) HP
8 1 (5.56%) Nortel
8 1 (5.56%) Websense
8 1 (5.56%) Microsoft