The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 30 April 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 269 251 248
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -3
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 167 180 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.73% 0.80% 0.83%
As % of the Vendors category 1.77% 1.81% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 102 137
Average daily rate £430 £351 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.41% -12.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £247 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £509 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £40.00 £28.94
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +38.22%
CheckPoint
England

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

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
9460 9947 10299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.10% 44.35% 44.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6407 6428 6720
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 227 207
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £42.00 £33.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in London

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in London

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the London region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

CheckPoint Daily Rate Histogram in London

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Trend in London

CheckPoint
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the London region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +10 17 £416 +17.25% 8
Harrow - 5 £410 -
Croydon - 3 £393 - 1
Docklands, London - 2 £525 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £450 -
Westminster - 1 £413 -
Hillingdon - 1 £388 - 2
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing CheckPoint also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CheckPoint.

1 234 (75.24%) Firewall
2 233 (74.92%) Cisco
3 124 (39.87%) WAN
4 118 (37.94%) Cisco Certification
5 110 (35.37%) LAN
6 97 (31.19%) Network Security
7 92 (29.58%) CCNP
8 89 (28.62%) Juniper
9 87 (27.97%) Finance
10 81 (26.05%) Cisco ASA
11 80 (25.72%) VPN
12 79 (25.40%) Windows
13 66 (21.22%) F5
14 64 (20.58%) Wireless
15 59 (18.97%) Microsoft
16 58 (18.65%) VMware
17 54 (17.36%) Linux
18 49 (15.76%) BGP
19 48 (15.43%) TCP/IP
20 46 (14.79%) CCNA
21 45 (14.47%) DNS
21 45 (14.47%) OSPF
22 43 (13.83%) VMware Infrastructure
22 43 (13.83%) ITIL
22 43 (13.83%) Cisco Nexus
23 41 (13.18%) DHCP
23 41 (13.18%) Security Cleared
24 38 (12.22%) Active Directory
25 37 (11.90%) MPLS
25 37 (11.90%) Blue Coat

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing CheckPoint also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CheckPoint. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 27 (8.68%) MS Exchange
2 11 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (3.54%) Skype for Business
3 10 (3.22%) IIS
4 9 (2.89%) WebLogic
5 8 (2.57%) MQSeries
6 6 (1.93%) Apache
6 6 (1.93%) JBoss
6 6 (1.93%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (1.61%) iPlanet
7 5 (1.61%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.64%) Confluence
9 2 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.64%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.32%) nginx
10 1 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (4.82%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.25%) MS Office
2 7 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (1.93%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.96%) MS Project
4 3 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.32%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 5 (1.61%) BusinessWare
1 5 (1.61%) SAP R/3
2 2 (0.64%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.64%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.54%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.61%) Mimecast
4 4 (1.29%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (0.96%) Office 365
6 2 (0.64%) IaaS
6 2 (0.64%) SoftLayer
7 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.32%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 234 (75.24%) Firewall
2 124 (39.87%) WAN
3 110 (35.37%) LAN
4 97 (31.19%) Network Security
5 81 (26.05%) Cisco ASA
6 80 (25.72%) VPN
7 64 (20.58%) Wireless
8 49 (15.76%) BGP
9 48 (15.43%) TCP/IP
10 45 (14.47%) DNS
10 45 (14.47%) OSPF
11 43 (13.83%) Cisco Nexus
12 41 (13.18%) DHCP
13 37 (11.90%) MPLS
14 29 (9.32%) EIGRP
14 29 (9.32%) VLAN
15 26 (8.36%) Internet
15 26 (8.36%) IPsec
15 26 (8.36%) VoIP
16 24 (7.72%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.57%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.93%) DB2
3 5 (1.61%) DB2 UDB
4 4 (1.29%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.29%) Oracle Exadata
4 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.64%) MySQL
7 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 87 (27.97%) Finance
2 25 (8.04%) Banking
3 18 (5.79%) Retail
4 11 (3.54%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.89%) Legal
6 7 (2.25%) Law
7 5 (1.61%) Advertising
7 5 (1.61%) Front Office
7 5 (1.61%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.61%) Spanish Language
8 4 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.29%) Publishing
9 2 (0.64%) Games
10 1 (0.32%) Automotive
10 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.32%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 125 (40.19%) Network Engineer
2 45 (14.47%) Architect
2 45 (14.47%) Security Engineer
3 36 (11.58%) Network Security Engineer
4 34 (10.93%) Senior Network Engineer
5 31 (9.97%) Cisco Engineer
5 31 (9.97%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 30 (9.65%) Analyst
7 21 (6.75%) Network Architect
8 19 (6.11%) Designer
8 19 (6.11%) Network Support
9 16 (5.14%) Security Architect
10 15 (4.82%) Network Analyst
11 13 (4.18%) Support Engineer
12 12 (3.86%) Consultant
12 12 (3.86%) Project Manager
13 11 (3.54%) Firewall Engineer
14 10 (3.22%) Network Designer
14 10 (3.22%) Senior Analyst
14 10 (3.22%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.25%) 802.1X
2 6 (1.93%) Web Services
3 5 (1.61%) J2EE
3 5 (1.61%) Middleware
3 5 (1.61%) MSMQ
4 4 (1.29%) CSS
4 4 (1.29%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (0.64%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.32%) .NET
6 1 (0.32%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.58%) Data Centre
2 24 (7.72%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (6.43%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 5 (1.61%) AS400
5 5 (1.61%) FMCG
5 5 (1.61%) Hedge funds
5 5 (1.61%) iSeries
6 4 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.29%) PKI
6 4 (1.29%) PMI
6 4 (1.29%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (0.96%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.96%) Fat Client
7 3 (0.96%) iPad
7 3 (0.96%) Market Risk
7 3 (0.96%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (0.96%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.64%) iPhone
8 2 (0.64%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 79 (25.40%) Windows
2 54 (17.36%) Linux
3 29 (9.32%) Unix
4 28 (9.00%) Windows 7
5 24 (7.72%) Windows Server
5 24 (7.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (5.79%) Windows 8
7 13 (4.18%) AIX
8 10 (3.22%) Solaris
9 9 (2.89%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (2.25%) VMS
11 5 (1.61%) Mac OS X
11 5 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (1.61%) zOS
12 3 (0.96%) Android
12 3 (0.96%) CentOS
12 3 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.96%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.64%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.64%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (13.83%) ITIL
2 35 (11.25%) Network Monitoring
3 27 (8.68%) Network Design
4 22 (7.07%) Change Management
4 22 (7.07%) Project Management
5 20 (6.43%) Kalman Filter
5 20 (6.43%) Migration
6 18 (5.79%) Load Balancing
7 17 (5.47%) Information Security
8 16 (5.14%) Network Management
9 15 (4.82%) Change Control
10 14 (4.50%) High Availability
10 14 (4.50%) Network Architecture
10 14 (4.50%) PRINCE2
10 14 (4.50%) Programme Management
11 13 (4.18%) Risk Management
11 13 (4.18%) SIEM
12 12 (3.86%) Root Cause Analysis
12 12 (3.86%) Security Architecture
13 11 (3.54%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (2.89%) Python
2 7 (2.25%) Java
2 7 (2.25%) SQL
3 6 (1.93%) Perl
4 5 (1.61%) Lisp
5 4 (1.29%) C
5 4 (1.29%) PowerShell
6 3 (0.96%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.96%) C#
6 3 (0.96%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.32%) Korn
7 1 (0.32%) Ruby
7 1 (0.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 118 (37.94%) Cisco Certification
2 92 (29.58%) CCNP
3 46 (14.79%) CCNA
4 41 (13.18%) Security Cleared
5 29 (9.32%) SC Cleared
6 27 (8.68%) CISSP
7 26 (8.36%) CCSE
8 23 (7.40%) CCIE
9 19 (6.11%) CISM
10 16 (5.14%) Degree
11 11 (3.54%) CCSA
12 9 (2.89%) Check Point Certification
13 8 (2.57%) CCDP
13 8 (2.57%) DV Cleared
14 6 (1.93%) CCSP
15 5 (1.61%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 5 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 4 (1.29%) BPSS Clearance
16 4 (1.29%) CCNP Voice
16 4 (1.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.11%) SLA
2 8 (2.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.25%) QA
4 6 (1.93%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.96%) COBIT
5 3 (0.96%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 43 (13.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (12.22%) Active Directory
3 19 (6.11%) VMware ESX
4 14 (4.50%) vSphere
5 9 (2.89%) Snort
6 7 (2.25%) ProxySG
7 6 (1.93%) Hyper-V
8 5 (1.61%) ClearTrust
8 5 (1.61%) UAG
8 5 (1.61%) XenApp
9 3 (0.96%) Samba
10 2 (0.64%) Firmware
10 2 (0.64%) NFS
10 2 (0.64%) XenServer
11 1 (0.32%) FreeRADIUS
11 1 (0.32%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.32%) SRDF
11 1 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (6.11%) SCCM
2 16 (5.14%) FortiGate
3 7 (2.25%) Proventia
4 6 (1.93%) Backup Exec
4 6 (1.93%) Nessus
5 5 (1.61%) BladeLogic
5 5 (1.61%) CA Single Sign-On
5 5 (1.61%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (1.61%) Nagios
6 4 (1.29%) Control-M
6 4 (1.29%) MIMEsweeper
6 4 (1.29%) Nmap
6 4 (1.29%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (1.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (1.29%) Oracle Identity Management
7 3 (0.96%) Cisco UCCX
7 3 (0.96%) CiscoWorks
7 3 (0.96%) OPNET
7 3 (0.96%) Puppet
7 3 (0.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 233 (74.92%) Cisco
2 89 (28.62%) Juniper
3 66 (21.22%) F5
4 59 (18.97%) Microsoft
5 58 (18.65%) VMware
6 37 (11.90%) Blue Coat
7 35 (11.25%) Palo Alto
8 30 (9.65%) Riverbed
9 29 (9.32%) SolarWinds
10 27 (8.68%) HP
11 25 (8.04%) Citrix
12 21 (6.75%) Forcepoint
12 21 (6.75%) Intel Security
13 18 (5.79%) Oracle
14 16 (5.14%) Avaya
14 16 (5.14%) Fortinet
15 15 (4.82%) IBM
15 15 (4.82%) Nokia
16 14 (4.50%) Aruba
17 13 (4.18%) Mitel
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