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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CheckPoint
UK / Wales
Rank 51 65 50
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -15
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 9 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.42% 0.50% 2.02%
As % of the Vendors category 3.45% 1.17% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 6
Median daily rate £375 £275 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -35.29%
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £41.61 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.86% +30.03%

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
261 257 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 41.04% 43.19% 45.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 176 188
Median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £138 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 6 19
Median hourly rate £12.88 £25.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.50% +96.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £19.01 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £31.00 £16.66
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +34.32%

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
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 18 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the Wales region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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 +13 8 £375 +36.36%
West Wales - 1 - - 1
CheckPoint
UK

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 22 (100.00%) Cisco
2 18 (81.82%) Firewall
3 17 (77.27%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (59.09%) F5
5 12 (54.55%) SC Cleared
5 12 (54.55%) Security Cleared
6 9 (40.91%) LAN
7 8 (36.36%) WAN
8 7 (31.82%) CCNP
8 7 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (27.27%) Juniper
10 5 (22.73%) SLA
10 5 (22.73%) CCIP
10 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
10 5 (22.73%) VPN
10 5 (22.73%) Wireless
11 4 (18.18%) Two-Factor Authentication
11 4 (18.18%) Multi-Factor Authentication
11 4 (18.18%) Splunk
11 4 (18.18%) SIEM
11 4 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 4 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 4 (18.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 4 (18.18%) ScanSafe
11 4 (18.18%) Line Management
11 4 (18.18%) Nessus
11 4 (18.18%) Sourcefire
11 4 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 4 (18.18%) Finance
11 4 (18.18%) Information Security

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:

Communications & Networking
1 18 (81.82%) Firewall
2 17 (77.27%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (40.91%) LAN
4 8 (36.36%) WAN
5 5 (22.73%) VPN
5 5 (22.73%) Wireless
6 4 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 4 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (18.18%) VLAN
6 4 (18.18%) WLAN
7 3 (13.64%) Network Security
8 1 (4.55%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (4.55%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (4.55%) DHCP
8 1 (4.55%) DNS
8 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
8 1 (4.55%) TACACS
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Network Engineer
2 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Juniper Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Security Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) SOC Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) IT Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) IT Security Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) NOC Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco Security Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Security Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) SIEM Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Splunk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) PKI
2 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) Virtual Team
4 1 (4.55%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
1 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
1 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Information Security
1 4 (18.18%) Line Management
1 4 (18.18%) Load Balancing
1 4 (18.18%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
1 4 (18.18%) SIEM
1 4 (18.18%) Two-Factor Authentication
1 4 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
2 3 (13.64%) Process Improvement
3 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL
3 2 (9.09%) ITSM
3 2 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (4.55%) Analytics
4 1 (4.55%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (4.55%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Security Operations
4 1 (4.55%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) SC Cleared
1 12 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 7 (31.82%) CCNP
2 7 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (22.73%) CCIP
4 4 (18.18%) CCDP
5 2 (9.09%) CCENT
5 2 (9.09%) CCNA
5 2 (9.09%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (4.55%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) SLA
2 4 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Nessus
1 4 (18.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 4 (18.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (9.09%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (9.09%) Zenoss
3 1 (4.55%) FortiGate
3 1 (4.55%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (4.55%) SCCM
3 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (59.09%) F5
3 6 (27.27%) Juniper
4 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
5 4 (18.18%) ScanSafe
5 4 (18.18%) Sourcefire
5 4 (18.18%) Splunk
5 4 (18.18%) Symantec
6 2 (9.09%) Avaya
6 2 (9.09%) CA
6 2 (9.09%) Intel Security
6 2 (9.09%) LogRhythm
6 2 (9.09%) Nortel
6 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
6 2 (9.09%) ServiceNow
7 1 (4.55%) Aerohive Networks
7 1 (4.55%) Fortinet
7 1 (4.55%) VMware