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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CheckPoint
England / London
Rank 230 269 203
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -66
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 188 152 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.97% 0.72% 1.16%
As % of the Vendors category 2.24% 1.77% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 102 177
Median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £23.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.13% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £45.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +40.62%

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
8384 8603 9540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.12% 40.97% 45.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5602 5609 6361
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 146 197
Median hourly rate £23.17 £22.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.97% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +16 42 £450 +9.09% 10
Docklands, London -3 1 £600 -
Brentford - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £500 - 1
Harrow - 1 £438 -
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 328 (81.19%) Cisco
2 308 (76.24%) Firewall
3 149 (36.88%) Network Security
4 138 (34.16%) Cisco Certification
5 135 (33.42%) Finance
6 126 (31.19%) Juniper
7 110 (27.23%) Palo Alto
8 104 (25.74%) WAN
9 101 (25.00%) CCNP
10 100 (24.75%) VPN
11 99 (24.50%) Cisco ASA
12 94 (23.27%) Wireless
13 92 (22.77%) LAN
14 80 (19.80%) Microsoft
15 76 (18.81%) TCP/IP
16 75 (18.56%) Windows
17 73 (18.07%) Data Centre
18 71 (17.57%) OSPF
19 67 (16.58%) Fortinet
19 67 (16.58%) Cisco Nexus
20 65 (16.09%) F5
21 64 (15.84%) VMware
22 61 (15.10%) BGP
22 61 (15.10%) Linux
23 59 (14.60%) Active Directory
23 59 (14.60%) Blue Coat
23 59 (14.60%) Security Cleared
24 58 (14.36%) CCNA
25 46 (11.39%) CCIE
25 46 (11.39%) Citrix

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 23 (5.69%) MS Exchange
2 9 (2.23%) IIS
3 7 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (1.73%) Skype for Business
4 6 (1.49%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.49%) Tomcat
4 6 (1.49%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.24%) Apache
5 5 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.50%) JBoss
6 2 (0.50%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 27 (6.68%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.47%) Spreadsheet
3 10 (2.48%) MS Project
4 4 (0.99%) MS Office
5 2 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.74%) Primavera
2 1 (0.25%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 29 (7.18%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (5.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.97%) Office 365
4 9 (2.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 8 (1.98%) IaaS
6 5 (1.24%) SaaS
7 4 (0.99%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.99%) PaaS
8 3 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.50%) G Suite
9 2 (0.50%) Trello
10 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.25%) AWS CloudTrail
10 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 308 (76.24%) Firewall
2 149 (36.88%) Network Security
3 104 (25.74%) WAN
4 100 (24.75%) VPN
5 99 (24.50%) Cisco ASA
6 94 (23.27%) Wireless
7 92 (22.77%) LAN
8 76 (18.81%) TCP/IP
9 71 (17.57%) OSPF
10 67 (16.58%) Cisco Nexus
11 61 (15.10%) BGP
12 45 (11.14%) DHCP
12 45 (11.14%) DNS
13 39 (9.65%) IPsec
14 38 (9.41%) MPLS
15 36 (8.91%) WLAN
16 34 (8.42%) EIGRP
17 31 (7.67%) VoIP
18 29 (7.18%) VLAN
19 26 (6.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (6.68%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.73%) MySQL
3 6 (1.49%) Oracle Database
4 4 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (0.99%) Redis
5 2 (0.50%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.25%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (0.99%) GoCD
1 4 (0.99%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.74%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.25%) JIRA
General
1 135 (33.42%) Finance
2 46 (11.39%) Banking
3 19 (4.70%) Telecoms
4 13 (3.22%) Retail
5 8 (1.98%) Advertising
5 8 (1.98%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.24%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.24%) Legal
7 2 (0.50%) Dutch Language
7 2 (0.50%) Games
8 1 (0.25%) Back Office
8 1 (0.25%) Billing
8 1 (0.25%) French Language
8 1 (0.25%) Front Office
8 1 (0.25%) Marketing
8 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.25%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.25%) Publishing
8 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 152 (37.62%) Network Engineer
2 69 (17.08%) Security Engineer
3 57 (14.11%) Architect
3 57 (14.11%) Network Security Engineer
4 51 (12.62%) Cisco Engineer
5 45 (11.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 40 (9.90%) Senior Network Engineer
7 38 (9.41%) Analyst
8 29 (7.18%) Firewall Engineer
9 23 (5.69%) Administrator
9 23 (5.69%) Consultant
9 23 (5.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 21 (5.20%) Infrastructure Architect
10 21 (5.20%) Network Architect
11 18 (4.46%) Network Analyst
11 18 (4.46%) Network Support
11 18 (4.46%) Security Analyst
12 17 (4.21%) Security Architect
13 15 (3.71%) Network Consultant
13 15 (3.71%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.97%) 802.1X
2 6 (1.49%) Middleware
3 4 (0.99%) SAML
3 4 (0.99%) XMPP
4 2 (0.50%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (0.50%) Web Services
5 1 (0.25%) .NET
5 1 (0.25%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.25%) CSS
5 1 (0.25%) Java EE
5 1 (0.25%) JSON
5 1 (0.25%) LAMP
5 1 (0.25%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.25%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 73 (18.07%) Data Centre
2 30 (7.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 23 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (2.72%) Public Cloud
5 8 (1.98%) RSA SecurID
6 7 (1.73%) Clustering
6 7 (1.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (1.73%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (1.49%) Hedge funds
7 6 (1.49%) Security Operations Centre
7 6 (1.49%) Virtual Team
8 5 (1.24%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.24%) Fat Client
8 5 (1.24%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.24%) PMI
8 5 (1.24%) Thin Client
9 3 (0.74%) CESG
9 3 (0.74%) CMDB
9 3 (0.74%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 75 (18.56%) Windows
2 61 (15.10%) Linux
3 31 (7.67%) Windows Server
4 22 (5.45%) Unix
5 16 (3.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (3.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.99%) Solaris
8 4 (0.99%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.74%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.25%) Android
10 1 (0.25%) CentOS
10 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.25%) Mandriva Linux
10 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (11.14%) Network Management
2 42 (10.40%) ITIL
3 41 (10.15%) Load Balancing
4 37 (9.16%) Project Management
5 36 (8.91%) Information Security
6 27 (6.68%) Network Design
6 27 (6.68%) SIEM
7 26 (6.44%) Change Management
7 26 (6.44%) PRINCE2
8 24 (5.94%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (5.94%) Migration
9 23 (5.69%) Network Architecture
10 20 (4.95%) Penetration Testing
11 18 (4.46%) Security Management
12 17 (4.21%) Change Control
12 17 (4.21%) Network Security Management
13 15 (3.71%) DDoS Mitigation
13 15 (3.71%) DevOps
13 15 (3.71%) E-Commerce
13 15 (3.71%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 28 (6.93%) Python
2 24 (5.94%) SQL
3 21 (5.20%) Java
4 20 (4.95%) PowerShell
5 9 (2.23%) C#
6 7 (1.73%) Go
6 7 (1.73%) Ruby
7 5 (1.24%) VB
8 4 (0.99%) Perl
9 3 (0.74%) PHP
10 2 (0.50%) C
10 2 (0.50%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.25%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.25%) Lisp
11 1 (0.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 138 (34.16%) Cisco Certification
2 101 (25.00%) CCNP
3 59 (14.60%) Security Cleared
4 58 (14.36%) CCNA
5 46 (11.39%) CCIE
6 40 (9.90%) SC Cleared
7 32 (7.92%) CCSA
8 28 (6.93%) CCSE
9 25 (6.19%) CISSP
10 20 (4.95%) Microsoft Certification
11 18 (4.46%) DV Cleared
12 16 (3.96%) JNCIP
12 16 (3.96%) JNCIS
13 14 (3.47%) MCSA
14 12 (2.97%) CCSP
15 11 (2.72%) CCDP
15 11 (2.72%) CCVP
15 11 (2.72%) Degree
16 9 (2.23%) CISM
17 8 (1.98%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.47%) PCI DSS
2 13 (3.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (2.72%) Government Security Classifications
4 5 (1.24%) SLA
5 2 (0.50%) QA
6 1 (0.25%) BS7799
6 1 (0.25%) COBIT
6 1 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.25%) HMG Infosec
6 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 59 (14.60%) Active Directory
2 39 (9.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (5.20%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.98%) ProxySG
5 7 (1.73%) XenServer
6 5 (1.24%) Firmware
6 5 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (1.24%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.74%) BIND 9
7 3 (0.74%) Snort
8 2 (0.50%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.50%) vCloud
8 2 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.25%) KVM
9 1 (0.25%) UAG
9 1 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.25%) XenApp
9 1 (0.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (5.69%) FortiGate
2 20 (4.95%) Nagios
3 16 (3.96%) Cisco CUCM
4 13 (3.22%) Cisco UCCX
5 10 (2.48%) Cisco UCCE
5 10 (2.48%) Nessus
6 9 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (2.23%) Puppet
7 8 (1.98%) Cisco Prime
8 7 (1.73%) Ansible
9 6 (1.49%) Cacti
9 6 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (1.49%) Terraform
10 5 (1.24%) EnCase
10 5 (1.24%) OPNET
10 5 (1.24%) SCCM
10 5 (1.24%) WhatsUp Gold
11 4 (0.99%) AirWatch
11 4 (0.99%) Consul
12 3 (0.74%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 328 (81.19%) Cisco
2 126 (31.19%) Juniper
3 110 (27.23%) Palo Alto
4 80 (19.80%) Microsoft
5 67 (16.58%) Fortinet
6 65 (16.09%) F5
7 64 (15.84%) VMware
8 59 (14.60%) Blue Coat
9 46 (11.39%) Citrix
10 30 (7.43%) Aruba
11 26 (6.44%) HP
12 25 (6.19%) SolarWinds
13 23 (5.69%) Brocade
13 23 (5.69%) Riverbed
14 19 (4.70%) Meraki
15 18 (4.46%) Infoblox
16 15 (3.71%) Oracle
17 12 (2.97%) LogRhythm
17 12 (2.97%) Red Box
17 12 (2.97%) Tufin
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