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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 140 129 151
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +22
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 24 70 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.72% 1.20% 0.92%
As % of the Vendors category 1.79% 2.83% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 54 35
Median daily rate £475 £374 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.09% -5.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £250 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £550 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +6.55%
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
1341 2473 2651
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 40.37% 42.48% 44.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1032 1834 1842
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 68 38
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.98 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.67% -10.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £41.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.81% +8.82%

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 June 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 June 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 37 (84.09%) Cisco
2 31 (70.45%) Firewall
3 17 (38.64%) Finance
4 16 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (34.09%) WAN
5 15 (34.09%) F5
6 13 (29.55%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (27.27%) LAN
7 12 (27.27%) TCP/IP
8 11 (25.00%) DNS
8 11 (25.00%) DHCP
8 11 (25.00%) CCNP
8 11 (25.00%) BGP
9 10 (22.73%) Network Security
10 9 (20.45%) EIGRP
11 8 (18.18%) Project Management
11 8 (18.18%) Windows
11 8 (18.18%) Change Control
11 8 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (15.91%) Palo Alto
12 7 (15.91%) Riverbed
12 7 (15.91%) Blue Coat
12 7 (15.91%) Linux
12 7 (15.91%) ITIL
12 7 (15.91%) Juniper
13 6 (13.64%) OSPF
13 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
13 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
13 6 (13.64%) Wireless
13 6 (13.64%) Banking

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 (4.55%) JBoss
1 2 (4.55%) Skype for Business
1 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
1 2 (4.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.55%) MS Office
3 1 (2.27%) MS Project
3 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (70.45%) Firewall
2 15 (34.09%) WAN
3 13 (29.55%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (27.27%) LAN
4 12 (27.27%) TCP/IP
5 11 (25.00%) BGP
5 11 (25.00%) DHCP
5 11 (25.00%) DNS
6 10 (22.73%) Network Security
7 9 (20.45%) EIGRP
8 8 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (13.64%) BIG-IP
9 6 (13.64%) HSRP
9 6 (13.64%) IP Telephony
9 6 (13.64%) OSPF
9 6 (13.64%) Wireless
10 5 (11.36%) SSL
11 4 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (9.09%) MPLS
11 4 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 17 (38.64%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Banking
3 3 (6.82%) Law
3 3 (6.82%) Legal
4 2 (4.55%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.55%) Retail
5 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 11 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Security Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared Project Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Network Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Security Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Firewall Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Security Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Check Point Expert
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) SAML
2 2 (4.55%) Middleware
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.27%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.36%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) NHS
3 2 (4.55%) PMI
4 1 (2.27%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Windows
2 7 (15.91%) Linux
3 2 (4.55%) Solaris
3 2 (4.55%) Unix
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.18%) Change Control
1 8 (18.18%) Project Management
2 7 (15.91%) ITIL
3 6 (13.64%) Network Design
3 6 (13.64%) Network Management
4 5 (11.36%) Change Management
4 5 (11.36%) Network Architecture
5 4 (9.09%) Information Security
5 4 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 4 (9.09%) Programme Management
5 4 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 4 (9.09%) Security Operations
5 4 (9.09%) Service Management
6 3 (6.82%) Asset Management
6 3 (6.82%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (6.82%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.55%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.55%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.36%) Java
1 5 (11.36%) Python
2 3 (6.82%) Perl
2 3 (6.82%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.82%) SQL
2 3 (6.82%) VB
3 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.27%) C#
3 1 (2.27%) Korn
3 1 (2.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (25.00%) CCNP
3 5 (11.36%) CCSE
3 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
4 4 (9.09%) CCNA
4 4 (9.09%) CISSP
5 3 (6.82%) CCDP
5 3 (6.82%) CCSP
5 3 (6.82%) CISA
5 3 (6.82%) CISM
5 3 (6.82%) DV Cleared
6 2 (4.55%) CCSA
6 2 (4.55%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (4.55%) ISEB
6 2 (4.55%) PMI Certification
6 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (2.27%) CCDE
7 1 (2.27%) CCIE
7 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.82%) VMware ESX
2 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.55%) Snort
3 2 (4.55%) UAG
4 1 (2.27%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (2.27%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (4.55%) Control-M
2 2 (4.55%) FortiGate
2 2 (4.55%) MIMEsweeper
2 2 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (4.55%) SCCM
3 1 (2.27%) BladeLogic
3 1 (2.27%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.27%) OpenView
3 1 (2.27%) Proventia
3 1 (2.27%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 37 (84.09%) Cisco
2 15 (34.09%) F5
3 7 (15.91%) Blue Coat
3 7 (15.91%) Juniper
3 7 (15.91%) Palo Alto
3 7 (15.91%) Riverbed
4 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
4 6 (13.64%) SolarWinds
5 5 (11.36%) Nokia
5 5 (11.36%) Oracle
6 4 (9.09%) VMware
7 3 (6.82%) Avaya
7 3 (6.82%) Cyber-Ark
7 3 (6.82%) Intel Security
8 2 (4.55%) Aruba
8 2 (4.55%) Brocade
8 2 (4.55%) FireEye
8 2 (4.55%) LogLogic
8 2 (4.55%) TippingPoint
8 2 (4.55%) Tufin
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