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 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 65 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 5 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.64% 2.00% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.59% 5.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Average daily rate
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£283 £351 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £317
% change year-on-year
- +10.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £28.94 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+38.22% +47.45%
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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
315 276 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 40.59% 36.75% 39.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 165 83
Average daily rate £330 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £179 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £454 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 16
Average hourly rate £13.25 £11.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.77% -19.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.85 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £14.50 £16.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -7.89%

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 6 May 2015. 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
West Wales - 4 £265 -
South Wales -12 1 £300 -14.59% 3
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UK

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 13 (86.67%) Cisco
2 12 (80.00%) Firewall
3 8 (53.33%) WAN
3 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (46.67%) LAN
5 6 (40.00%) Juniper
5 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (40.00%) CCNA
5 6 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 5 (33.33%) CCNP
7 4 (26.67%) MPLS
7 4 (26.67%) Nortel
7 4 (26.67%) Avaya
7 4 (26.67%) SQL
7 4 (26.67%) Network Security
7 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (20.00%) SaaS
8 3 (20.00%) Lync
8 3 (20.00%) F5
8 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
8 3 (20.00%) NAS
8 3 (20.00%) Windows Intune
8 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (20.00%) ITIL
8 3 (20.00%) Windows
8 3 (20.00%) CRM
8 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
8 3 (20.00%) SAN

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (20.00%) Lync
2 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (20.00%) SaaS
3 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) Firewall
2 8 (53.33%) WAN
3 7 (46.67%) LAN
4 6 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (26.67%) MPLS
5 4 (26.67%) Network Security
6 3 (20.00%) Wireless
6 3 (20.00%) SAN
6 3 (20.00%) NAS
6 3 (20.00%) IP Telephony
7 1 (6.67%) BIG-IP
7 1 (6.67%) VLAN
7 1 (6.67%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (6.67%) HSRP
7 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (6.67%) Multicast
7 1 (6.67%) RIP
7 1 (6.67%) SNMP
7 1 (6.67%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Architect
1 5 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Security Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Network Support
4 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) e-Health
1 1 (6.67%) DataPower
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL
1 3 (20.00%) CRM
1 3 (20.00%) Network Design
1 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (13.33%) Network Architecture
2 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
2 2 (13.33%) UML
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (40.00%) CCNA
3 5 (33.33%) CCNP
3 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) CCSE
5 1 (6.67%) JNCIS
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Cisco
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) Juniper
3 4 (26.67%) Nortel
3 4 (26.67%) Avaya
4 3 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 3 (20.00%) F5
5 2 (13.33%) SonicWALL
5 2 (13.33%) McAfee
6 1 (6.67%) Websense
6 1 (6.67%) Radware
6 1 (6.67%) HP
6 1 (6.67%) Dell
6 1 (6.67%) Aruba
6 1 (6.67%) Lumension
6 1 (6.67%) Ciena
6 1 (6.67%) WatchGuard