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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 218 193 245
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +52
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 237 272 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.07% 1.15% 0.78%
As % of the Vendors category 2.58% 2.64% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 202 126
Median daily rate £475 £425 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +8.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £251 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £28.25 £96.83 £14.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.82% +580.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.85 £42.29 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.65 £151.37 £17.61
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+51.85% -14.28%
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
9183 10317 10120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.44% 43.71% 44.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6235 6829 6390
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 261 218
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.87 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £52.17 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

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 23 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the London region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Histogram 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 23 July 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 +13 55 £450 - 13
Croydon -6 10 £470 - 3
Canary Wharf +4 2 - -
Greenwich - 2 - -
Hillingdon - 2 £388 -
Hammersmith - 2 £450 -
Docklands, London +12 1 - -
Hendon - 1 £550 -
Ilford - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 323 (79.75%) Cisco
2 321 (79.26%) Firewall
3 161 (39.75%) Cisco Certification
4 151 (37.28%) Juniper
5 130 (32.10%) Network Security
6 125 (30.86%) WAN
7 123 (30.37%) CCNP
8 116 (28.64%) Cisco ASA
9 113 (27.90%) LAN
10 109 (26.91%) F5
11 107 (26.42%) Finance
12 103 (25.43%) VPN
13 93 (22.96%) TCP/IP
13 93 (22.96%) Wireless
14 83 (20.49%) Windows
15 80 (19.75%) CCNA
16 76 (18.77%) BGP
17 70 (17.28%) Microsoft
17 70 (17.28%) Cisco Nexus
17 70 (17.28%) Data Centre
18 66 (16.30%) ITIL
18 66 (16.30%) OSPF
19 63 (15.56%) Palo Alto
20 62 (15.31%) DNS
21 61 (15.06%) Security Cleared
22 57 (14.07%) Linux
22 57 (14.07%) VMware
23 56 (13.83%) Blue Coat
24 55 (13.58%) MPLS
25 53 (13.09%) SolarWinds

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 22 (5.43%) MS Exchange
2 10 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (2.22%) Skype for Business
4 8 (1.98%) IIS
4 8 (1.98%) MQSeries
4 8 (1.98%) WebLogic
5 6 (1.48%) JBoss
5 6 (1.48%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.74%) Apache
6 3 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.74%) iPlanet
6 3 (0.74%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.25%) nginx
Applications
1 38 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 18 (4.44%) MS Visio
3 14 (3.46%) MS Office
4 5 (1.23%) MS Project
5 4 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.74%) BusinessWare
1 3 (0.74%) SAP R/3
2 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.25%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (3.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.48%) Mimecast
4 5 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (1.23%) Google Apps
4 5 (1.23%) Trello
5 3 (0.74%) Office 365
6 2 (0.49%) IaaS
7 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.25%) IBM PureFlex
7 1 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 321 (79.26%) Firewall
2 130 (32.10%) Network Security
3 125 (30.86%) WAN
4 116 (28.64%) Cisco ASA
5 113 (27.90%) LAN
6 103 (25.43%) VPN
7 93 (22.96%) TCP/IP
7 93 (22.96%) Wireless
8 76 (18.77%) BGP
9 70 (17.28%) Cisco Nexus
10 66 (16.30%) OSPF
11 62 (15.31%) DNS
12 55 (13.58%) MPLS
13 49 (12.10%) DHCP
14 39 (9.63%) BIG-IP
15 36 (8.89%) VoIP
16 35 (8.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 33 (8.15%) SSL
18 31 (7.65%) Internet
19 30 (7.41%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.95%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.23%) Oracle Exadata
4 4 (0.99%) DB2
5 3 (0.74%) DB2 UDB
5 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.25%) JIRA
General
1 107 (26.42%) Finance
2 30 (7.41%) Banking
3 21 (5.19%) Retail
4 17 (4.20%) Legal
5 10 (2.47%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.48%) Advertising
6 6 (1.48%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.74%) Front Office
7 3 (0.74%) Games
7 3 (0.74%) Law
7 3 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.49%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.49%) Publishing
9 1 (0.25%) Automotive
9 1 (0.25%) Billing
9 1 (0.25%) Local Government
9 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.25%) Marketing
9 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 164 (40.49%) Network Engineer
2 65 (16.05%) Security Engineer
3 53 (13.09%) Network Security Engineer
4 51 (12.59%) Senior Network Engineer
5 50 (12.35%) Architect
6 35 (8.64%) Cisco Engineer
7 32 (7.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 28 (6.91%) Designer
9 25 (6.17%) Firewall Engineer
10 24 (5.93%) Network Architect
11 21 (5.19%) Consultant
12 20 (4.94%) Analyst
12 20 (4.94%) Senior Security Engineer
13 16 (3.95%) Security Architect
13 16 (3.95%) Senior Network Security Engineer
14 15 (3.70%) Infrastructure Designer
15 14 (3.46%) Project Manager
16 13 (3.21%) Administrator
16 13 (3.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 13 (3.21%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.93%) 802.1X
2 10 (2.47%) SAML
3 7 (1.73%) J2EE
4 6 (1.48%) CSS
5 5 (1.23%) Middleware
5 5 (1.23%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (0.74%) MSMQ
6 3 (0.74%) Web Services
7 2 (0.49%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 70 (17.28%) Data Centre
2 29 (7.16%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (4.69%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 8 (1.98%) CESG
5 8 (1.98%) Security Operations Centre
6 5 (1.23%) Fintech
6 5 (1.23%) Hedge funds
6 5 (1.23%) iPad
6 5 (1.23%) PKI
7 4 (0.99%) Algorithms
7 4 (0.99%) Computer Science
7 4 (0.99%) PMI
8 3 (0.74%) AS400
8 3 (0.74%) FMCG
8 3 (0.74%) NHS
9 2 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.49%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.49%) RSA SecurID
10 1 (0.25%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 83 (20.49%) Windows
2 57 (14.07%) Linux
3 36 (8.89%) Windows Server
4 27 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (6.42%) Windows 7
6 24 (5.93%) Unix
7 19 (4.69%) Windows 8
8 11 (2.72%) Solaris
9 9 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (1.23%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.99%) AIX
13 3 (0.74%) zOS
14 2 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.25%) Android
15 1 (0.25%) CentOS
15 1 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.25%) SUSE
15 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (16.30%) ITIL
2 41 (10.12%) Network Monitoring
3 39 (9.63%) Project Management
4 36 (8.89%) Change Control
5 29 (7.16%) Information Security
5 29 (7.16%) Network Design
6 28 (6.91%) Load Balancing
7 27 (6.67%) Change Management
7 27 (6.67%) Network Architecture
7 27 (6.67%) Security Operations
7 27 (6.67%) SIEM
8 24 (5.93%) Service Management
9 23 (5.68%) Network Management
10 18 (4.44%) High Availability
11 17 (4.20%) PRINCE2
12 15 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
13 14 (3.46%) Programme Management
13 14 (3.46%) Risk Management
14 13 (3.21%) Migration
14 13 (3.21%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (6.42%) PowerShell
2 17 (4.20%) Java
2 17 (4.20%) Python
3 16 (3.95%) Perl
3 16 (3.95%) SQL
4 13 (3.21%) Shell Script
5 11 (2.72%) VB
6 2 (0.49%) C
7 1 (0.25%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.25%) C#
7 1 (0.25%) Korn
7 1 (0.25%) Lisp
7 1 (0.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 161 (39.75%) Cisco Certification
2 123 (30.37%) CCNP
3 80 (19.75%) CCNA
4 61 (15.06%) Security Cleared
5 47 (11.60%) SC Cleared
6 38 (9.38%) CCIE
7 37 (9.14%) CCSE
8 23 (5.68%) CISSP
9 18 (4.44%) Check Point Certification
10 17 (4.20%) CCSA
11 16 (3.95%) CISM
12 14 (3.46%) CCDP
13 13 (3.21%) Degree
14 10 (2.47%) CISA
15 8 (1.98%) JNCIP
15 8 (1.98%) MCP
16 7 (1.73%) BPSS Clearance
16 7 (1.73%) CCSP
16 7 (1.73%) DV Cleared
16 7 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.69%) SLA
2 18 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.98%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.73%) QA
5 4 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.49%) COBIT
6 2 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.25%) GPG13
System Software
1 49 (12.10%) Active Directory
2 41 (10.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (4.20%) VMware ESX
3 17 (4.20%) vSphere
4 10 (2.47%) ProxySG
4 10 (2.47%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (1.98%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.48%) UAG
7 5 (1.23%) Samba
7 5 (1.23%) Snort
8 4 (0.99%) XenApp
9 3 (0.74%) ClearTrust
9 3 (0.74%) Firmware
9 3 (0.74%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.49%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.49%) Squid
11 1 (0.25%) FreeRADIUS
11 1 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 28 (6.91%) SCCM
2 27 (6.67%) FortiGate
3 19 (4.69%) Cisco Prime
4 16 (3.95%) Nagios
5 9 (2.22%) Cacti
6 8 (1.98%) SmokePing
7 7 (1.73%) OpenView
8 6 (1.48%) Nessus
9 5 (1.23%) Backup Exec
9 5 (1.23%) BladeLogic
9 5 (1.23%) Control-M
9 5 (1.23%) MIMEsweeper
9 5 (1.23%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 5 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (1.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 5 (1.23%) Oracle Identity Management
9 5 (1.23%) Puppet
10 4 (0.99%) Nmap
10 4 (0.99%) SCOM
11 3 (0.74%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 323 (79.75%) Cisco
2 151 (37.28%) Juniper
3 109 (26.91%) F5
4 70 (17.28%) Microsoft
5 63 (15.56%) Palo Alto
6 57 (14.07%) VMware
7 56 (13.83%) Blue Coat
8 53 (13.09%) SolarWinds
9 42 (10.37%) Aruba
10 37 (9.14%) Riverbed
11 33 (8.15%) Fortinet
12 32 (7.90%) Citrix
13 25 (6.17%) HP
14 24 (5.93%) Intel Security
15 22 (5.43%) Oracle
16 20 (4.94%) FireEye
16 20 (4.94%) Forcepoint
17 14 (3.46%) Avaya
17 14 (3.46%) Tufin
18 13 (3.21%) Alcatel-Lucent
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Rate: £300 per day
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