Period
to 23 September 2018

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 23 September 2018 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 91 64
Rank change year-on-year +7 -27 +31
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 24 1 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.59% 0.087% 2.21%
As % of the Vendors category 3.27% 0.21% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 18
Wales median daily rate £350 £225 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +55.56% -35.71% -15.15%
10th Percentile £259 £213 £262
90th Percentile £525 £238 £438
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £19.39 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -48.31% -6.25% +36.39%

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 734 484 471
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 48.51% 42.27% 39.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 324 294
Wales median daily rate £405 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.72% -3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £285 £175 £202
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £413
% change year-on-year +4.77% +4.12% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 33 33
Wales median hourly rate £11.78 £14.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.76% +16.00% -8.76%
10th Percentile £10.13 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £18.87 £25.00 £20.68
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 23 September 2018.

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 23 September 2018. 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 -3 22 £375 +66.67% 2
West Wales - 1 £263 -
CheckPoint
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, 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 23 (95.83%) Cisco
2 19 (79.17%) Firewall
3 14 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (50.00%) CCNP
5 11 (45.83%) VPN
5 11 (45.83%) Wireless
6 10 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (41.67%) Cisco ISE
7 9 (37.50%) Juniper
8 7 (29.17%) LAN
8 7 (29.17%) WAN
9 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
9 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
10 5 (20.83%) Data Protection
10 5 (20.83%) VMware
10 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
11 4 (16.67%) XenDesktop
11 4 (16.67%) vSphere
11 4 (16.67%) DHCP
11 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 4 (16.67%) IIS
11 4 (16.67%) DNS
11 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
11 4 (16.67%) Citrix
11 4 (16.67%) Internet
12 3 (12.50%) CCNA
12 3 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
12 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
12 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery

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 4 (16.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (79.17%) Firewall
2 11 (45.83%) VPN
2 11 (45.83%) Wireless
3 10 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (41.67%) Cisco ISE
4 7 (29.17%) LAN
4 7 (29.17%) WAN
5 4 (16.67%) DHCP
5 4 (16.67%) DNS
5 4 (16.67%) Internet
6 1 (4.17%) ADSL
6 1 (4.17%) BGP
6 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
6 1 (4.17%) Junos
6 1 (4.17%) MPLS
6 1 (4.17%) OSPF
6 1 (4.17%) SMS
6 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.17%) VRRP
6 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.17%) Electronics
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 10 (41.67%) Firewall Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) Architect
4 4 (16.67%) Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Network Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Technical Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) AWS Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support
7 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Network Technical Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Telecoms Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
1 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Data Protection
2 3 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (12.50%) Change Control
2 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (12.50%) Proactive Management
2 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (4.17%) Adaptive Security
4 1 (4.17%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.17%) Network Management
4 1 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (50.00%) CCNP
3 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (12.50%) CCNA
5 2 (8.33%) CISSP
5 2 (8.33%) MCSA
5 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (4.17%) Degree
6 1 (4.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (16.67%) vSphere
1 4 (16.67%) XenDesktop
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 23 (95.83%) Cisco
2 9 (37.50%) Juniper
3 5 (20.83%) VMware
4 4 (16.67%) Citrix
5 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.33%) Palo Alto
6 1 (4.17%) Brocade
6 1 (4.17%) Forcepoint
6 1 (4.17%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.17%) McAfee
6 1 (4.17%) Meraki
6 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.17%) Sophos