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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 281 221 248
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +27
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 138 221 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.63% 0.96% 0.80%
As % of the Vendors category 1.53% 2.17% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 143 138
Median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £226 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Median hourly rate £14.00 £165.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-91.51% +500.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £165.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.80 £165.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +30.00%
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
8992 10200 10091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.34% 44.41% 43.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6189 6688 6570
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £579
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 259 210
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.88 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.40% +4.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.09 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.34%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -6 17 £410 +17.14% 24
Croydon - 6 £393 -
Harrow - 2 £420 -
Hillingdon - 2 £388 -
Ilford - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Hendon - 1 £550 -
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 245 (77.78%) Firewall
2 244 (77.46%) Cisco
3 127 (40.32%) Cisco Certification
4 123 (39.05%) WAN
5 110 (34.92%) LAN
6 103 (32.70%) CCNP
7 97 (30.79%) Juniper
8 93 (29.52%) Network Security
9 89 (28.25%) Finance
10 81 (25.71%) VPN
11 79 (25.08%) Wireless
11 79 (25.08%) F5
12 75 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
13 72 (22.86%) Windows
14 64 (20.32%) TCP/IP
15 61 (19.37%) CCNA
16 60 (19.05%) BGP
17 56 (17.78%) OSPF
18 55 (17.46%) Cisco Nexus
19 52 (16.51%) Linux
20 50 (15.87%) Microsoft
21 49 (15.56%) VMware
22 47 (14.92%) MPLS
23 46 (14.60%) Data Centre
24 43 (13.65%) ITIL
24 43 (13.65%) Security Cleared
24 43 (13.65%) SolarWinds
25 42 (13.33%) DNS
26 41 (13.02%) Blue Coat
27 40 (12.70%) Network Monitoring

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 26 (8.25%) MS Exchange
2 13 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (3.17%) MQSeries
3 10 (3.17%) WebLogic
4 9 (2.86%) IIS
5 8 (2.54%) Skype for Business
6 6 (1.90%) JBoss
6 6 (1.90%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (1.59%) iPlanet
7 5 (1.59%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.27%) Apache
9 2 (0.63%) Confluence
9 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.32%) nginx
10 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.17%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.90%) MS Office
4 5 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.95%) MS Project
6 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.59%) BusinessWare
1 5 (1.59%) SAP R/3
2 2 (0.63%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.32%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.49%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.90%) Mimecast
4 5 (1.59%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.63%) IaaS
5 2 (0.63%) Office 365
5 2 (0.63%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.32%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 245 (77.78%) Firewall
2 123 (39.05%) WAN
3 110 (34.92%) LAN
4 93 (29.52%) Network Security
5 81 (25.71%) VPN
6 79 (25.08%) Wireless
7 75 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
8 64 (20.32%) TCP/IP
9 60 (19.05%) BGP
10 56 (17.78%) OSPF
11 55 (17.46%) Cisco Nexus
12 47 (14.92%) MPLS
13 42 (13.33%) DNS
14 37 (11.75%) DHCP
15 30 (9.52%) VoIP
16 29 (9.21%) EIGRP
17 26 (8.25%) Internet
18 25 (7.94%) IPsec
19 24 (7.62%) Cisco Wireless
20 23 (7.30%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.22%) Oracle Database
3 6 (1.90%) DB2
4 5 (1.59%) DB2 UDB
4 5 (1.59%) Oracle Exadata
5 4 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.32%) MySQL
8 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 89 (28.25%) Finance
2 27 (8.57%) Banking
3 25 (7.94%) Retail
4 11 (3.49%) Legal
5 10 (3.17%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.90%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.59%) Advertising
7 5 (1.59%) Law
8 4 (1.27%) Front Office
8 4 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.27%) Publishing
8 4 (1.27%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.63%) Games
10 1 (0.32%) Automotive
10 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.32%) Local Government
10 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.32%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 132 (41.90%) Network Engineer
2 45 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 41 (13.02%) Architect
4 38 (12.06%) Senior Network Engineer
5 35 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
6 30 (9.52%) Designer
7 28 (8.89%) Cisco Engineer
7 28 (8.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 22 (6.98%) Analyst
9 18 (5.71%) Network Architect
9 18 (5.71%) Network Support
10 16 (5.08%) Network Designer
11 15 (4.76%) Infrastructure Designer
12 14 (4.44%) Network Analyst
13 13 (4.13%) Consultant
13 13 (4.13%) Firewall Engineer
13 13 (4.13%) Support Engineer
14 12 (3.81%) Security Architect
15 11 (3.49%) Senior Security Engineer
16 10 (3.17%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (7.30%) 802.1X
2 7 (2.22%) J2EE
3 5 (1.59%) Middleware
3 5 (1.59%) MSMQ
3 5 (1.59%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (1.27%) CSS
4 4 (1.27%) Web Services
5 2 (0.63%) Regular Expression
5 2 (0.63%) SAML
6 1 (0.32%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 46 (14.60%) Data Centre
2 30 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.08%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 5 (1.59%) AS400
5 5 (1.59%) FMCG
5 5 (1.59%) Hedge funds
5 5 (1.59%) iPad
6 4 (1.27%) iSeries
6 4 (1.27%) PKI
6 4 (1.27%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (0.95%) Market Risk
7 3 (0.95%) PMI
8 2 (0.63%) CESG
8 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.63%) Fintech
8 2 (0.63%) NHS
9 1 (0.32%) EMC VMAX
9 1 (0.32%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 72 (22.86%) Windows
2 52 (16.51%) Linux
3 28 (8.89%) Windows 7
4 26 (8.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (7.94%) Windows Server
6 24 (7.62%) Unix
7 20 (6.35%) Windows 8
8 11 (3.49%) Solaris
9 7 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (1.90%) AIX
10 6 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (1.59%) zOS
12 4 (1.27%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.95%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.63%) CentOS
14 2 (0.63%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.32%) Android
15 1 (0.32%) SUSE
15 1 (0.32%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (13.65%) ITIL
2 40 (12.70%) Network Monitoring
3 27 (8.57%) Network Design
4 22 (6.98%) Change Control
5 21 (6.67%) Change Management
5 21 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
6 19 (6.03%) Project Management
7 18 (5.71%) Load Balancing
8 16 (5.08%) Network Architecture
8 16 (5.08%) Network Management
9 15 (4.76%) High Availability
9 15 (4.76%) Security Operations
10 13 (4.13%) Information Security
10 13 (4.13%) Migration
10 13 (4.13%) Programme Management
10 13 (4.13%) Risk Management
10 13 (4.13%) SIEM
11 12 (3.81%) Vulnerability Management
12 11 (3.49%) Root Cause Analysis
12 11 (3.49%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (3.49%) Python
2 10 (3.17%) Java
3 9 (2.86%) Perl
3 9 (2.86%) Shell Script
3 9 (2.86%) SQL
4 7 (2.22%) PowerShell
5 4 (1.27%) C
5 4 (1.27%) Lisp
6 3 (0.95%) VB
7 2 (0.63%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.63%) C#
8 1 (0.32%) Korn
8 1 (0.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 127 (40.32%) Cisco Certification
2 103 (32.70%) CCNP
3 61 (19.37%) CCNA
4 43 (13.65%) Security Cleared
5 34 (10.79%) SC Cleared
6 30 (9.52%) CCIE
7 23 (7.30%) CCSE
8 18 (5.71%) CISSP
9 13 (4.13%) CISM
9 13 (4.13%) Degree
10 12 (3.81%) CCSA
11 10 (3.17%) Check Point Certification
12 8 (2.54%) CCDP
13 6 (1.90%) CCSP
13 6 (1.90%) DV Cleared
14 5 (1.59%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 4 (1.27%) CCNP Voice
15 4 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 3 (0.95%) CCDA
16 3 (0.95%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.40%) SLA
2 7 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.90%) QA
4 4 (1.27%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.95%) COBIT
6 2 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.32%) GPG13
7 1 (0.32%) ISO27002
7 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 35 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (9.52%) Active Directory
3 21 (6.67%) VMware ESX
4 11 (3.49%) vSphere
5 8 (2.54%) Snort
6 7 (2.22%) ProxySG
7 5 (1.59%) ClearTrust
7 5 (1.59%) Samba
7 5 (1.59%) UAG
7 5 (1.59%) XenApp
8 2 (0.63%) Firmware
8 2 (0.63%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.32%) FreeRADIUS
9 1 (0.32%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.32%) NFS
9 1 (0.32%) SRDF
9 1 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (7.62%) FortiGate
1 24 (7.62%) SCCM
2 15 (4.76%) Cisco Prime
3 11 (3.49%) Nagios
4 6 (1.90%) Backup Exec
4 6 (1.90%) Nessus
4 6 (1.90%) Proventia
5 5 (1.59%) BladeLogic
5 5 (1.59%) CA Single Sign-On
5 5 (1.59%) Cacti
5 5 (1.59%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (1.59%) Control-M
5 5 (1.59%) MIMEsweeper
5 5 (1.59%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 5 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (1.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (1.59%) Oracle Identity Management
5 5 (1.59%) Puppet
6 4 (1.27%) Nmap
6 4 (1.27%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 244 (77.46%) Cisco
2 97 (30.79%) Juniper
3 79 (25.08%) F5
4 50 (15.87%) Microsoft
5 49 (15.56%) VMware
6 43 (13.65%) SolarWinds
7 41 (13.02%) Blue Coat
8 37 (11.75%) Palo Alto
9 33 (10.48%) Riverbed
10 24 (7.62%) Intel Security
11 23 (7.30%) Forcepoint
12 22 (6.98%) Fortinet
13 20 (6.35%) Oracle
14 19 (6.03%) Aruba
14 19 (6.03%) Avaya
14 19 (6.03%) HP
15 17 (5.40%) Citrix
16 14 (4.44%) Mitel
17 13 (4.13%) IBM
18 12 (3.81%) Nokia
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