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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CheckPoint
London / City of London
Rank 120 127 129
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 29 24 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.99% 0.75% 1.32%
As % of the Vendors category 2.41% 1.88% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 52
Median daily rate £450 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £365 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £520 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £398
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +5.88%

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
1205 1279 2196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 41.31% 39.96% 42.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 909 953 1603
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £621 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 41
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -9.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £9.40 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £30.00 £27.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 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 City of London region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 40 (61.54%) Cisco
2 39 (60.00%) Firewall
3 32 (49.23%) Finance
4 22 (33.85%) Palo Alto
5 19 (29.23%) Network Security
6 17 (26.15%) Cisco ASA
6 17 (26.15%) Data Centre
7 16 (24.62%) Wireless
8 15 (23.08%) Project Management
8 15 (23.08%) VPN
8 15 (23.08%) Security Cleared
9 14 (21.54%) Juniper
9 14 (21.54%) WAN
10 13 (20.00%) DV Cleared
11 12 (18.46%) OSPF
11 12 (18.46%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (18.46%) CCNP
11 12 (18.46%) Active Directory
12 11 (16.92%) LAN
12 11 (16.92%) VMware
12 11 (16.92%) Blue Coat
13 10 (15.38%) Banking
13 10 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (15.38%) F5
13 10 (15.38%) BGP
13 10 (15.38%) PRINCE2
14 9 (13.85%) DHCP
14 9 (13.85%) DNS
14 9 (13.85%) Spreadsheet
14 9 (13.85%) CCSE

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 6 (9.23%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.08%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.54%) JBoss
3 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.54%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (13.85%) Spreadsheet
2 5 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.62%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (4.62%) Office 365
4 1 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.54%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 39 (60.00%) Firewall
2 19 (29.23%) Network Security
3 17 (26.15%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (24.62%) Wireless
5 15 (23.08%) VPN
6 14 (21.54%) WAN
7 12 (18.46%) OSPF
8 11 (16.92%) LAN
9 10 (15.38%) BGP
10 9 (13.85%) DHCP
10 9 (13.85%) DNS
11 8 (12.31%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (12.31%) SSL
12 7 (10.77%) MPLS
12 7 (10.77%) TCP/IP
13 6 (9.23%) BIG-IP
13 6 (9.23%) IPsec
13 6 (9.23%) SAN
13 6 (9.23%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (7.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 32 (49.23%) Finance
2 10 (15.38%) Banking
3 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.54%) Games
4 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 16 (24.62%) Senior Network Engineer
3 13 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 13 (20.00%) Security Engineer
4 9 (13.85%) Project Officer
4 9 (13.85%) Project Support Officer
4 9 (13.85%) Support Officer
5 8 (12.31%) Analyst
5 8 (12.31%) Firewall Engineer
5 8 (12.31%) Project Manager
6 7 (10.77%) Cisco Engineer
6 7 (10.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 6 (9.23%) Network Analyst
7 6 (9.23%) Senior Firewall Engineer
7 6 (9.23%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 6 (9.23%) Senior Security Engineer
8 5 (7.69%) DV Cleared Project Manager
8 5 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.08%) SAML
2 1 (1.54%) Middleware
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.15%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.15%) PMI
4 3 (4.62%) CMDB
4 3 (4.62%) NHS
4 3 (4.62%) Replication
5 2 (3.08%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (3.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (3.08%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.54%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.54%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.31%) Windows
2 7 (10.77%) Linux
3 5 (7.69%) Unix
4 3 (4.62%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.08%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.54%) Solaris
6 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.08%) Project Management
2 10 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 7 (10.77%) Network Architecture
3 7 (10.77%) Programme Management
4 6 (9.23%) Information Security
4 6 (9.23%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (7.69%) High Availability
5 5 (7.69%) ITIL
5 5 (7.69%) Migration
6 4 (6.15%) Change Management
6 4 (6.15%) Resource Management
6 4 (6.15%) Service Management
6 4 (6.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.62%) Agile Project Management
7 3 (4.62%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.62%) Change Control
7 3 (4.62%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.62%) Load Balancing
7 3 (4.62%) Network Management
7 3 (4.62%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.77%) SQL
2 4 (6.15%) Python
3 3 (4.62%) Java
4 2 (3.08%) C#
4 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.54%) Perl
5 1 (1.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 13 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 12 (18.46%) CCNP
3 12 (18.46%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (13.85%) CCSE
5 6 (9.23%) CCMSE
5 6 (9.23%) CCSP
6 4 (6.15%) CISSP
6 4 (6.15%) ISEB
6 4 (6.15%) PMI Certification
6 4 (6.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (4.62%) CCSA
8 2 (3.08%) CISM
8 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.54%) CISA
9 1 (1.54%) MCP
9 1 (1.54%) MCSE
9 1 (1.54%) MCTS
9 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (4.62%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (18.46%) Active Directory
2 10 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.62%) BitLocker
3 3 (4.62%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.62%) ProxySG
3 3 (4.62%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.54%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.54%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) OPNET
2 2 (3.08%) Forum Sentry
2 2 (3.08%) Nessus
3 1 (1.54%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.54%) Control-M
3 1 (1.54%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (1.54%) Nagios
3 1 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (1.54%) Puppet
3 1 (1.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (61.54%) Cisco
2 22 (33.85%) Palo Alto
3 14 (21.54%) Juniper
4 11 (16.92%) Blue Coat
4 11 (16.92%) VMware
5 10 (15.38%) F5
6 7 (10.77%) Microsoft
7 6 (9.23%) Aruba
7 6 (9.23%) Citrix
7 6 (9.23%) Riverbed
8 5 (7.69%) Meraki
8 5 (7.69%) SolarWinds
9 4 (6.15%) Arista
9 4 (6.15%) Fortinet
9 4 (6.15%) HP
9 4 (6.15%) Tufin
10 3 (4.62%) Avaya
10 3 (4.62%) NetApp
10 3 (4.62%) NetScout
10 3 (4.62%) Oracle