Period
to 19 January 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 January 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 91 85 84
Rank change year-on-year -6 -1 +13
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 21 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.25% 1.00% 1.55%
As % of the Vendors category 2.98% 2.55% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 16
Wales median daily rate £375 £206 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +81.82% -45.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £338 £191 £325
90th Percentile £525 £325 £431
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Wales median hourly rate - £31.39 -
UK median hourly rate £27.50 £31.39 £35.00
% change year-on-year -12.39% -10.31% -10.26%

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 704 510 549
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 42.03% 39.38% 38.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 323 384
Wales median daily rate £434 £370 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.23% -7.50% +17.65%
10th Percentile £288 £163 £185
90th Percentile £625 £525 £550
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 34 52
Wales median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £12.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +10.72% -18.42%
10th Percentile £10.09 £10.16 £10.50
90th Percentile £30.53 £32.59 £59.75
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.43 £17.00
% change year-on-year +0.40% +2.53% -5.56%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CheckPoint in Wales over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 January 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 -6 21 £375 +81.82% 3
CheckPoint
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 21 (100.00%) Firewall
2 18 (85.71%) Cisco
3 9 (42.86%) WAN
3 9 (42.86%) Juniper
4 8 (38.10%) LAN
4 8 (38.10%) VPN
4 8 (38.10%) SolarWinds
5 6 (28.57%) CCSA
5 6 (28.57%) CCSE
5 6 (28.57%) Data Protection
5 6 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (28.57%) Finance
6 5 (23.81%) CCNP
6 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (23.81%) MS Visio
6 5 (23.81%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (23.81%) Wireless
6 5 (23.81%) Banking
6 5 (23.81%) Palo Alto
6 5 (23.81%) Check Point GAiA
7 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
7 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
7 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (19.05%) Internet
8 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (14.29%) Network Management
8 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
9 2 (9.52%) Information Security
9 2 (9.52%) WhatsUp Gold
9 2 (9.52%) Network Security

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:

Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (42.86%) WAN
3 8 (38.10%) LAN
3 8 (38.10%) VPN
4 6 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (23.81%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (23.81%) Wireless
6 4 (19.05%) Internet
7 2 (9.52%) BGP
7 2 (9.52%) MPLS
7 2 (9.52%) Network Security
7 2 (9.52%) OSPF
8 1 (4.76%) ADSL
8 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
8 1 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (4.76%) iSCSI
8 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
8 1 (4.76%) VLAN
8 1 (4.76%) VRRP
8 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Banking
3 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Network Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Firewall Engineer
3 6 (28.57%) Architect
4 4 (19.05%) Network Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Telecoms Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) AWS Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Network Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Firewall Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Technical Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Check Point GAiA
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Data Protection
2 3 (14.29%) Network Management
3 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (9.52%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (9.52%) Information Security
3 2 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.76%) Adaptive Security
4 1 (4.76%) Coaching
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.76%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (4.76%) Network Packet Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.76%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) CCSA
1 6 (28.57%) CCSE
2 5 (23.81%) CCNP
2 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
3 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) CCIE
4 1 (4.76%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (4.76%) CISSP
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (4.76%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) Cisco
2 9 (42.86%) Juniper
3 8 (38.10%) SolarWinds
4 5 (23.81%) Palo Alto
5 2 (9.52%) McAfee
6 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.76%) Brocade
6 1 (4.76%) F5
6 1 (4.76%) Forcepoint
6 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.76%) IBM
6 1 (4.76%) Meraki
6 1 (4.76%) Sophos
6 1 (4.76%) VMware