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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 209 226 202
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -24
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 242 247 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.06% 1.06% 1.08%
As % of the Vendors category 2.49% 2.53% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 185 173
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £515 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £28.66 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.20%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £39.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-14.55% -1.25%
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
9730 9744 11208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.64% 41.84% 45.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6434 6458 7277
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £238
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 148 201 252
Median hourly rate £17.98 £17.98 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.02% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing CheckPoint as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the London region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +20 58 £450 - 9
Croydon -5 10 £460 -16.36% 1
Hammersmith - 9 £450 -
Canary Wharf +2 4 £325 -17.46%
Docklands, London +10 1 - -
Chessington - 1 - -
Edgware - 1 £375 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 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 London region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 346 (82.19%) Cisco
2 328 (77.91%) Firewall
3 176 (41.81%) Cisco Certification
4 155 (36.82%) Juniper
5 138 (32.78%) Network Security
6 137 (32.54%) CCNP
7 129 (30.64%) Finance
8 118 (28.03%) Cisco ASA
9 102 (24.23%) F5
10 98 (23.28%) TCP/IP
11 92 (21.85%) VPN
11 92 (21.85%) Wireless
12 90 (21.38%) WAN
12 90 (21.38%) CCNA
13 87 (20.67%) Palo Alto
14 84 (19.95%) Data Centre
14 84 (19.95%) LAN
15 83 (19.71%) Cisco Nexus
16 81 (19.24%) Windows
16 81 (19.24%) BGP
17 74 (17.58%) Microsoft
18 72 (17.10%) OSPF
19 63 (14.96%) VMware
20 61 (14.49%) Active Directory
21 59 (14.01%) Linux
21 59 (14.01%) ITIL
21 59 (14.01%) Fortinet
22 54 (12.83%) Security Cleared
23 52 (12.35%) MPLS
24 50 (11.88%) DNS

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in 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 20 (4.75%) MS Exchange
2 7 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (1.66%) IIS
3 6 (1.43%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.19%) MQSeries
4 5 (1.19%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.19%) Skype for Business
5 4 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.24%) Apache
7 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.24%) JBoss
7 1 (0.24%) nginx
7 1 (0.24%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
Applications
1 45 (10.69%) MS Excel
2 17 (4.04%) MS Office
2 17 (4.04%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.90%) MS Project
4 5 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Primavera
1 1 (0.24%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.51%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.66%) Google Apps
3 7 (1.66%) Trello
4 4 (0.95%) Office 365
5 3 (0.71%) IaaS
5 3 (0.71%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 328 (77.91%) Firewall
2 138 (32.78%) Network Security
3 118 (28.03%) Cisco ASA
4 98 (23.28%) TCP/IP
5 92 (21.85%) VPN
5 92 (21.85%) Wireless
6 90 (21.38%) WAN
7 84 (19.95%) LAN
8 83 (19.71%) Cisco Nexus
9 81 (19.24%) BGP
10 72 (17.10%) OSPF
11 52 (12.35%) MPLS
12 50 (11.88%) DNS
13 36 (8.55%) SSL
14 35 (8.31%) DHCP
15 34 (8.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 33 (7.84%) BIG-IP
17 32 (7.60%) EIGRP
17 32 (7.60%) VoIP
17 32 (7.60%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (5.70%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.85%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.19%) MySQL
4 4 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (0.95%) Redis
5 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 4 (0.95%) GoCD
1 4 (0.95%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.71%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.48%) JIRA
General
1 129 (30.64%) Finance
2 42 (9.98%) Banking
3 19 (4.51%) Retail
4 18 (4.28%) Telecoms
5 17 (4.04%) Legal
6 7 (1.66%) Advertising
6 7 (1.66%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.19%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.48%) Billing
8 2 (0.48%) Law
8 2 (0.48%) Marketing
9 1 (0.24%) Front Office
9 1 (0.24%) Games
9 1 (0.24%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 174 (41.33%) Network Engineer
2 72 (17.10%) Security Engineer
3 63 (14.96%) Network Security Engineer
4 52 (12.35%) Architect
5 50 (11.88%) Cisco Engineer
6 46 (10.93%) Senior Network Engineer
7 44 (10.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 34 (8.08%) Firewall Engineer
9 27 (6.41%) Analyst
10 25 (5.94%) Consultant
11 23 (5.46%) Network Architect
12 19 (4.51%) Administrator
12 19 (4.51%) Senior Security Engineer
13 18 (4.28%) Senior Network Security Engineer
14 17 (4.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 17 (4.04%) Security Architect
15 15 (3.56%) Designer
16 13 (3.09%) Operations Engineer
16 13 (3.09%) Security Analyst
17 12 (2.85%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (5.94%) 802.1X
2 11 (2.61%) SAML
3 6 (1.43%) CSS
4 5 (1.19%) J2EE
5 2 (0.48%) Web Services
6 1 (0.24%) Java EE
6 1 (0.24%) LAMP
6 1 (0.24%) Middleware
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.24%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 84 (19.95%) Data Centre
2 27 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (4.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 10 (2.38%) CESG
5 9 (2.14%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.14%) Security Operations Centre
6 7 (1.66%) Hedge funds
7 6 (1.43%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.43%) Public Cloud
8 5 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (1.19%) iPad
8 5 (1.19%) PMI
9 4 (0.95%) Algorithms
9 4 (0.95%) Fintech
9 4 (0.95%) NHS
9 4 (0.95%) PKI
10 3 (0.71%) Clustering
10 3 (0.71%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.71%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 81 (19.24%) Windows
2 59 (14.01%) Linux
3 36 (8.55%) Windows Server
4 23 (5.46%) Unix
5 17 (4.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (3.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.19%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.71%) Solaris
8 3 (0.71%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.71%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.24%) CentOS
9 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.24%) Mandriva Linux
9 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (14.01%) ITIL
2 41 (9.74%) Change Control
3 40 (9.50%) Network Management
3 40 (9.50%) SIEM
4 37 (8.79%) Project Management
5 34 (8.08%) Network Architecture
6 33 (7.84%) Information Security
7 32 (7.60%) Load Balancing
8 31 (7.36%) Network Design
9 27 (6.41%) Security Operations
10 26 (6.18%) Change Management
11 24 (5.70%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (4.99%) PRINCE2
13 20 (4.75%) Kalman Filter
14 19 (4.51%) Service Management
15 18 (4.28%) Migration
15 18 (4.28%) Network Monitoring
16 17 (4.04%) Penetration Testing
17 14 (3.33%) E-Commerce
17 14 (3.33%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (8.31%) Python
2 33 (7.84%) PowerShell
3 30 (7.13%) Java
4 25 (5.94%) SQL
5 15 (3.56%) Perl
5 15 (3.56%) Shell Script
6 11 (2.61%) VB
7 8 (1.90%) Ruby
8 7 (1.66%) C#
8 7 (1.66%) Go
9 1 (0.24%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.24%) C
9 1 (0.24%) Korn
9 1 (0.24%) Lisp
9 1 (0.24%) PHP
9 1 (0.24%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 176 (41.81%) Cisco Certification
2 137 (32.54%) CCNP
3 90 (21.38%) CCNA
4 54 (12.83%) Security Cleared
5 42 (9.98%) CCIE
6 41 (9.74%) CCSE
7 39 (9.26%) SC Cleared
8 28 (6.65%) CISSP
9 23 (5.46%) CCSA
10 20 (4.75%) CCDP
11 14 (3.33%) CISM
12 13 (3.09%) JNCIP
13 12 (2.85%) Check Point Certification
13 12 (2.85%) MCP
14 11 (2.61%) CCVP
14 11 (2.61%) DV Cleared
15 10 (2.38%) CISA
15 10 (2.38%) JNCIS
15 10 (2.38%) MCSA
15 10 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.99%) PCI DSS
2 16 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (2.14%) SLA
4 7 (1.66%) Government Security Classifications
5 4 (0.95%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.95%) QA
6 2 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.24%) GPG13
System Software
1 61 (14.49%) Active Directory
2 40 (9.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.09%) Hyper-V
4 10 (2.38%) ProxySG
4 10 (2.38%) vSphere
5 6 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (1.19%) Samba
6 5 (1.19%) Snort
6 5 (1.19%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.71%) Firmware
7 3 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.71%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.71%) XenServer
8 2 (0.48%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.48%) Squid
8 2 (0.48%) UAG
8 2 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.24%) vCloud
9 1 (0.24%) Xen
9 1 (0.24%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 28 (6.65%) FortiGate
2 22 (5.23%) Cisco Prime
3 21 (4.99%) Nagios
4 12 (2.85%) Cacti
4 12 (2.85%) Puppet
4 12 (2.85%) SCCM
5 10 (2.38%) Cisco CUCM
6 9 (2.14%) Nessus
6 9 (2.14%) SmokePing
7 8 (1.90%) Cisco UCCX
8 7 (1.66%) Ansible
8 7 (1.66%) Cisco UCCE
8 7 (1.66%) OpenView
8 7 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (1.43%) Terraform
10 4 (0.95%) Consul
10 4 (0.95%) EnCase
10 4 (0.95%) SCOM
11 3 (0.71%) ITRS Geneos
11 3 (0.71%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 346 (82.19%) Cisco
2 155 (36.82%) Juniper
3 102 (24.23%) F5
4 87 (20.67%) Palo Alto
5 74 (17.58%) Microsoft
6 63 (14.96%) VMware
7 59 (14.01%) Fortinet
8 46 (10.93%) Blue Coat
9 44 (10.45%) Aruba
10 41 (9.74%) SolarWinds
11 37 (8.79%) Riverbed
12 32 (7.60%) Citrix
12 32 (7.60%) HP
13 21 (4.99%) FireEye
14 18 (4.28%) Brocade
15 16 (3.80%) Tufin
16 14 (3.33%) Forcepoint
17 13 (3.09%) Oracle
17 13 (3.09%) Radianz
17 13 (3.09%) TippingPoint
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