The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 110 133 124
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -9
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 61 54 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.79% 1.15% 1.45%
As % of the Vendors category 4.24% 2.70% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 48 49
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £307 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £27.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+48.14% -32.50%
CheckPoint
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1438 1998 2695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.12% 42.43% 45.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1091 1505 1899
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 40 59
Median hourly rate £27.50 £16.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.87% -17.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.55 £22.50 £32.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.93 £17.77 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+6.49% -1.27%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing CheckPoint as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CheckPoint across the City of London region.

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the City of London region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

CheckPoint Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint across the City of London region.

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 City of London region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 75 (88.24%) Cisco
2 64 (75.29%) Firewall
3 45 (52.94%) Finance
4 39 (45.88%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (31.76%) TCP/IP
6 25 (29.41%) CCNP
6 25 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
7 23 (27.06%) BGP
8 21 (24.71%) Active Directory
8 21 (24.71%) Change Control
8 21 (24.71%) Data Centre
9 20 (23.53%) Windows
10 19 (22.35%) Microsoft
11 18 (21.18%) Palo Alto
12 17 (20.00%) F5
12 17 (20.00%) Network Design
13 16 (18.82%) LAN
13 16 (18.82%) Multicast
14 15 (17.65%) CCNA
14 15 (17.65%) VMware
14 15 (17.65%) PowerShell
14 15 (17.65%) Network Security
15 14 (16.47%) Banking
15 14 (16.47%) DNS
15 14 (16.47%) Juniper
15 14 (16.47%) Linux
15 14 (16.47%) MS Excel
15 14 (16.47%) ITIL
15 14 (16.47%) Cisco Nexus
16 13 (15.29%) WAN

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (2.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.18%) JBoss
2 1 (1.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.18%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.18%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (16.47%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.35%) MS Office
3 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 64 (75.29%) Firewall
2 27 (31.76%) TCP/IP
3 25 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
4 23 (27.06%) BGP
5 16 (18.82%) LAN
5 16 (18.82%) Multicast
6 15 (17.65%) Network Security
7 14 (16.47%) Cisco Nexus
7 14 (16.47%) DNS
8 13 (15.29%) WAN
9 11 (12.94%) DHCP
10 10 (11.76%) BIG-IP
11 9 (10.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 9 (10.59%) OSPF
12 8 (9.41%) Wireless
13 7 (8.24%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 7 (8.24%) SSL
13 7 (8.24%) Wireshark
14 6 (7.06%) VPN
14 6 (7.06%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.06%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.53%) Jenkins
General
1 45 (52.94%) Finance
2 14 (16.47%) Banking
3 6 (7.06%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.35%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.35%) Legal
5 1 (1.18%) Games
5 1 (1.18%) Law
5 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 14 (16.47%) Administrator
3 12 (14.12%) Senior Network Engineer
4 10 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (8.24%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (8.24%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 6 (7.06%) Firewall Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Architect
7 5 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) DV Cleared Project Manager
7 5 (5.88%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.53%) Analyst
8 3 (3.53%) Consultant
8 3 (3.53%) Network Administrator
8 3 (3.53%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (3.53%) Security Engineer
8 3 (3.53%) Senior Firewall Engineer
9 2 (2.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (2.35%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.71%) SAML
2 1 (1.18%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.18%) Java EE
2 1 (1.18%) Middleware
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (24.71%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.06%) Hedge funds
3 5 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (4.71%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.71%) PMI
5 2 (2.35%) Fintech
6 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.18%) DataPower
6 1 (1.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.18%) NHS
6 1 (1.18%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.18%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.18%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 20 (23.53%) Windows
2 14 (16.47%) Linux
3 3 (3.53%) Unix
4 2 (2.35%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.18%) Solaris
5 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (24.71%) Change Control
2 17 (20.00%) Network Design
3 14 (16.47%) ITIL
4 13 (15.29%) Project Management
5 8 (9.41%) Network Architecture
5 8 (9.41%) Network Management
6 7 (8.24%) Low Latency
6 7 (8.24%) Service Management
7 6 (7.06%) DevOps
7 6 (7.06%) Information Security
7 6 (7.06%) Programme Management
8 5 (5.88%) Change Management
8 5 (5.88%) PRINCE2
9 4 (4.71%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (4.71%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (4.71%) Resource Management
9 4 (4.71%) Security Operations
10 3 (3.53%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (3.53%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 3 (3.53%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 10 (11.76%) Python
3 7 (8.24%) Java
4 6 (7.06%) SQL
5 3 (3.53%) Perl
5 3 (3.53%) VB
6 2 (2.35%) C#
7 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.18%) Korn
7 1 (1.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 39 (45.88%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (29.41%) CCNP
3 15 (17.65%) CCNA
4 10 (11.76%) CCDP
4 10 (11.76%) MCP
5 8 (9.41%) CISSP
5 8 (9.41%) Security Cleared
6 7 (8.24%) CCSE
7 6 (7.06%) DV Cleared
8 5 (5.88%) CCSP
8 5 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (4.71%) CISM
9 4 (4.71%) ISEB
9 4 (4.71%) PMI Certification
9 4 (4.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (3.53%) CCIE
10 3 (3.53%) CCSA
10 3 (3.53%) Check Point Certification
10 3 (3.53%) CISA
10 3 (3.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.06%) PCI DSS
2 5 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.53%) SLA
4 2 (2.35%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (2.35%) QA
5 1 (1.18%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 21 (24.71%) Active Directory
2 13 (15.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.71%) vSphere
4 2 (2.35%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.18%) DFS Replication
5 1 (1.18%) Firmware
5 1 (1.18%) KVM
5 1 (1.18%) Snort
5 1 (1.18%) vCloud
5 1 (1.18%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.18%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (8.24%) Puppet
2 4 (4.71%) SCCM
3 3 (3.53%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (2.35%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (2.35%) Nessus
4 2 (2.35%) SCOM
5 1 (1.18%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.18%) Control-M
5 1 (1.18%) EnCase
5 1 (1.18%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (1.18%) Nagios
5 1 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.18%) OpenView
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (1.18%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 75 (88.24%) Cisco
2 19 (22.35%) Microsoft
3 18 (21.18%) Palo Alto
4 17 (20.00%) F5
5 15 (17.65%) VMware
6 14 (16.47%) Juniper
7 11 (12.94%) Fortinet
8 8 (9.41%) Blue Coat
8 8 (9.41%) HP
8 8 (9.41%) IBM
9 7 (8.24%) Riverbed
9 7 (8.24%) SolarWinds
10 6 (7.06%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 6 (7.06%) Aruba
10 6 (7.06%) FireEye
10 6 (7.06%) TippingPoint
10 6 (7.06%) Tufin
11 5 (5.88%) LogLogic
11 5 (5.88%) Oracle
11 5 (5.88%) Radianz
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