The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swansea with a requirement for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CheckPoint
West Wales / Swansea
Rank - 10 24
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swansea - 3.45% 2.88%
As % of the Vendors category - 7.14% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £550 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +107.54%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £381
% change year-on-year - -1.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.25 £47.50
% change year-on-year -6.04% -21.57%  

CheckPoint is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Swansea.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Swansea
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 42 14 31
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swansea 48.28% 48.28% 29.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 11 7
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £450 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £12.25 £16.00 £13.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.43% +22.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £16.00 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £16.00 £14.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

CheckPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Swansea

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swansea citing CheckPoint as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for CheckPoint in Swansea

CheckPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swansea

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CheckPoint in Swansea.

Contractor daily rate trend for CheckPoint in Swansea

CheckPoint
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Swansea region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (100.00%) Aerohive Networks

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea 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 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Aerohive Networks
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet