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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 245 257 183
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -74
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 200 173 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.94% 0.77% 1.21%
As % of the Vendors category 2.17% 1.90% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 118 204
Median daily rate £469 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £257 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £533 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £19.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+178.48% -28.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £39.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-29.48% +0.64%
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
9202 9111 10592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.09% 40.31% 44.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 6113 6037 7235
Median daily rate £450 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 161 263
Median hourly rate £19.75 £20.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +11.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.27 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +10 35 £456 +10.60% 7
Chessington - 2 - -
Croydon - 2 - -
Harrow - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £363 -
Hammersmith - 1 £425 -
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 374 (81.66%) Cisco
2 358 (78.17%) Firewall
3 162 (35.37%) Juniper
4 161 (35.15%) Network Security
5 159 (34.72%) Cisco Certification
6 151 (32.97%) Finance
7 132 (28.82%) Cisco ASA
8 120 (26.20%) Palo Alto
9 114 (24.89%) CCNP
10 108 (23.58%) VPN
11 98 (21.40%) Wireless
12 96 (20.96%) WAN
13 95 (20.74%) F5
14 91 (19.87%) Data Centre
15 90 (19.65%) Microsoft
16 87 (19.00%) TCP/IP
17 86 (18.78%) LAN
18 84 (18.34%) Windows
19 79 (17.25%) BGP
20 77 (16.81%) Cisco Nexus
21 74 (16.16%) Fortinet
22 73 (15.94%) Blue Coat
22 73 (15.94%) OSPF
23 71 (15.50%) CCNA
24 70 (15.28%) VMware
25 68 (14.85%) Active Directory
26 67 (14.63%) ITIL
27 65 (14.19%) Security Cleared
28 59 (12.88%) DNS
29 55 (12.01%) Linux

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 (4.37%) MS Exchange
2 9 (1.97%) Skype for Business
3 7 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (1.53%) IIS
4 6 (1.31%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.31%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.22%) Apache
7 1 (0.22%) JBoss
7 1 (0.22%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 45 (9.83%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.84%) MS Office
3 12 (2.62%) Spreadsheet
4 10 (2.18%) MS Visio
5 9 (1.97%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Primavera
1 1 (0.22%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.80%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (4.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.84%) Office 365
4 7 (1.53%) G Suite
4 7 (1.53%) Trello
5 4 (0.87%) IaaS
6 3 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.22%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 358 (78.17%) Firewall
2 161 (35.15%) Network Security
3 132 (28.82%) Cisco ASA
4 108 (23.58%) VPN
5 98 (21.40%) Wireless
6 96 (20.96%) WAN
7 87 (19.00%) TCP/IP
8 86 (18.78%) LAN
9 79 (17.25%) BGP
10 77 (16.81%) Cisco Nexus
11 73 (15.94%) OSPF
12 59 (12.88%) DNS
13 46 (10.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 45 (9.83%) DHCP
15 41 (8.95%) MPLS
16 40 (8.73%) IPsec
17 39 (8.52%) SSL
18 38 (8.30%) EIGRP
19 36 (7.86%) BIG-IP
20 31 (6.77%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (6.33%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.62%) Oracle Database
3 7 (1.53%) MySQL
4 4 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (0.87%) Redis
5 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.22%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (0.87%) GoCD
1 4 (0.87%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.66%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.44%) JIRA
General
1 151 (32.97%) Finance
2 42 (9.17%) Banking
3 23 (5.02%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.40%) Legal
4 11 (2.40%) Retail
5 8 (1.75%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.31%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.09%) Advertising
8 2 (0.44%) Billing
8 2 (0.44%) Marketing
9 1 (0.22%) Back Office
9 1 (0.22%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.22%) Front Office
9 1 (0.22%) Games
9 1 (0.22%) Law
9 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 185 (40.39%) Network Engineer
2 85 (18.56%) Security Engineer
3 71 (15.50%) Network Security Engineer
4 61 (13.32%) Cisco Engineer
5 54 (11.79%) Architect
6 53 (11.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 53 (11.57%) Senior Network Engineer
7 34 (7.42%) Firewall Engineer
8 30 (6.55%) Analyst
8 30 (6.55%) Consultant
9 25 (5.46%) Network Architect
10 24 (5.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 21 (4.59%) Administrator
12 20 (4.37%) Security Architect
13 18 (3.93%) Network Consultant
13 18 (3.93%) Project Manager
13 18 (3.93%) Security Analyst
14 15 (3.28%) Senior Security Engineer
15 14 (3.06%) Juniper Engineer
15 14 (3.06%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.84%) 802.1X
2 11 (2.40%) SAML
3 3 (0.66%) CSS
4 2 (0.44%) XMPP
5 1 (0.22%) .NET
5 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.22%) Java EE
5 1 (0.22%) JSON
5 1 (0.22%) LAMP
5 1 (0.22%) Middleware
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.22%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.22%) WAP
5 1 (0.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 91 (19.87%) Data Centre
2 28 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (5.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 9 (1.97%) Management Information System
4 9 (1.97%) Security Operations Centre
5 8 (1.75%) CESG
5 8 (1.75%) Hedge funds
5 8 (1.75%) PMI
6 7 (1.53%) Clustering
6 7 (1.53%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (1.31%) Public Cloud
8 5 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.09%) PKI
8 5 (1.09%) RSA SecurID
9 4 (0.87%) Algorithms
9 4 (0.87%) Fat Client
9 4 (0.87%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.66%) CMDB
10 3 (0.66%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 84 (18.34%) Windows
2 55 (12.01%) Linux
3 36 (7.86%) Windows Server
4 21 (4.59%) Unix
5 19 (4.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (4.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.09%) Windows 10
6 5 (1.09%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.66%) Solaris
9 2 (0.44%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.22%) CentOS
10 1 (0.22%) Mandriva Linux
10 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (14.63%) ITIL
2 53 (11.57%) Project Management
3 47 (10.26%) Network Management
4 45 (9.83%) Load Balancing
5 40 (8.73%) SIEM
6 39 (8.52%) Information Security
6 39 (8.52%) Network Architecture
7 36 (7.86%) Change Management
8 34 (7.42%) PRINCE2
9 30 (6.55%) Network Design
10 29 (6.33%) Change Control
11 28 (6.11%) Migration
12 23 (5.02%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (5.02%) Security Operations
13 22 (4.80%) Penetration Testing
13 22 (4.80%) Service Management
14 18 (3.93%) Kalman Filter
15 17 (3.71%) E-Commerce
16 16 (3.49%) Network Monitoring
17 15 (3.28%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (8.52%) PowerShell
2 34 (7.42%) Python
3 32 (6.99%) SQL
4 28 (6.11%) Java
5 12 (2.62%) VB
6 10 (2.18%) Perl
7 9 (1.97%) C#
8 7 (1.53%) Go
8 7 (1.53%) Ruby
9 6 (1.31%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.66%) PHP
11 2 (0.44%) C
12 1 (0.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 159 (34.72%) Cisco Certification
2 114 (24.89%) CCNP
3 71 (15.50%) CCNA
4 65 (14.19%) Security Cleared
5 43 (9.39%) CCIE
6 42 (9.17%) SC Cleared
7 34 (7.42%) CCSE
8 32 (6.99%) CISSP
9 30 (6.55%) CCSA
10 20 (4.37%) DV Cleared
11 18 (3.93%) JNCIP
12 17 (3.71%) JNCIS
13 16 (3.49%) CISM
14 14 (3.06%) CCDP
15 13 (2.84%) Check Point Certification
15 13 (2.84%) Degree
16 12 (2.62%) CCVP
16 12 (2.62%) MCP
17 11 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
18 10 (2.18%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.46%) PCI DSS
2 21 (4.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (2.40%) SLA
4 7 (1.53%) Government Security Classifications
5 3 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.44%) QA
7 1 (0.22%) BS7799
7 1 (0.22%) COBIT
7 1 (0.22%) HMG Infosec
7 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 68 (14.85%) Active Directory
2 41 (8.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (4.15%) Hyper-V
4 15 (3.28%) ProxySG
5 8 (1.75%) vSphere
6 6 (1.31%) XenServer
7 5 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.87%) Firmware
9 3 (0.66%) BIND 9
9 3 (0.66%) Snort
9 3 (0.66%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.66%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.44%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.44%) Squid
10 2 (0.44%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.44%) UAG
11 1 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.22%) Xen
11 1 (0.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 28 (6.11%) FortiGate
2 16 (3.49%) Cisco CUCM
3 14 (3.06%) Nagios
4 13 (2.84%) Cisco UCCX
5 10 (2.18%) Cacti
5 10 (2.18%) Cisco Prime
5 10 (2.18%) Cisco UCCE
5 10 (2.18%) Nessus
6 9 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (1.97%) Puppet
6 9 (1.97%) SCCM
7 7 (1.53%) Ansible
8 6 (1.31%) Terraform
9 5 (1.09%) OPNET
9 5 (1.09%) SCOM
9 5 (1.09%) SmokePing
10 4 (0.87%) Consul
10 4 (0.87%) EnCase
10 4 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (0.66%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 374 (81.66%) Cisco
2 162 (35.37%) Juniper
3 120 (26.20%) Palo Alto
4 95 (20.74%) F5
5 90 (19.65%) Microsoft
6 74 (16.16%) Fortinet
7 73 (15.94%) Blue Coat
8 70 (15.28%) VMware
9 50 (10.92%) Aruba
10 45 (9.83%) Citrix
11 39 (8.52%) Riverbed
11 39 (8.52%) SolarWinds
12 31 (6.77%) HP
13 23 (5.02%) Brocade
13 23 (5.02%) Tufin
14 22 (4.80%) FireEye
15 19 (4.15%) TippingPoint
16 18 (3.93%) Meraki
17 16 (3.49%) Alcatel-Lucent
18 14 (3.06%) Oracle
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