Period
to 19 October 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 6 months to 19 October 2019 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.

CheckPoint
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 82 90 94
Rank change year-on-year +8 +4 -21
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 4 21 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.32% 1.30% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.73% 2.88% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 2
Wales median daily rate £260 £360 £209
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.78% +72.60% -42.46%
10th Percentile £174 £313 £194
90th Percentile £280 £525 £233
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £420
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £41.25 £19.39 £35.50
% change year-on-year +112.79% -45.39% -11.25%

CheckPoint is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Wales.

All Vendors
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 547 728 480
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 44.29% 45.08% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 514 325
Wales median daily rate £440 £413 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +13.79% -9.38%
10th Percentile £300 £285 £175
90th Percentile £625 £588 £538
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £430
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 44 25
Wales median hourly rate £21.42 £11.78 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.81% -21.47% +11.11%
10th Percentile £10.82 £10.13 £10.20
90th Percentile £40.25 £35.06 £24.47
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £17.41 £17.50
% change year-on-year +14.88% -0.51% +1.45%

CheckPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing CheckPoint as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for CheckPoint in Wales

CheckPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CheckPoint in Wales

CheckPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint in Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CheckPoint 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 6 months to 19 October 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +8 2 £165 -56.00% 3
North Wales - 2 £260 -
CheckPoint
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 2019, IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) VoIP
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) F5
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (50.00%) Network Security
3 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (50.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Firepower
3 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Lotus
4 1 (25.00%) OSPF
4 1 (25.00%) McAfee
4 1 (25.00%) CAD
4 1 (25.00%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (25.00%) PBX
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) IBM Notes

CheckPoint
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) IBM Notes
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (75.00%) VoIP
1 3 (75.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Firepower
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (25.00%) BIG-IP
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (25.00%) FabricPath
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) PBX
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) CAD
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) Stress Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Threat Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (25.00%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) F5
3 2 (50.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (25.00%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (25.00%) IronPort
4 1 (25.00%) Ivanti
4 1 (25.00%) Lotus
4 1 (25.00%) McAfee