Period
to 29 February 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CheckPoint over the 6 months to 29 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

CheckPoint
Central London > City of London
6 months to
29 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 160 180 202
Rank change year-on-year +20 +22 -36
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 22 75 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.48% 1.10% 0.85%
As % of the Vendors category 1.20% 2.81% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 62 38
City of London median daily rate £425 £450 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £209 £315 £263
90th Percentile £537 £567 £538
Central London median daily rate £415 £450 £415
% change year-on-year -7.78% +8.43% -7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

CheckPoint is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the City of London.

All Vendors
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,832 2,668 2,670
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.71% 39.02% 37.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,343 1,974 2,041
City of London median daily rate £475 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £250 £228 £278
90th Percentile £650 £660 £675
Central London median daily rate £475 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 52 60
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.95% +3.89% -5.26%
10th Percentile £12.42 £12.76 £11.25
90th Percentile £31.50 £33.73 £31.00
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £20.25
% change year-on-year +6.95% -7.65% +6.58%

CheckPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing CheckPoint as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for CheckPoint in the City of London

CheckPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CheckPoint in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for CheckPoint in the City of London

CheckPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CheckPoint in the City of London over the 6 months to 29 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CheckPoint in the City of London

CheckPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CheckPoint in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 19 (86.36%) Cisco
2 14 (63.64%) Firewall
3 12 (54.55%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (45.45%) LAN
4 10 (45.45%) WAN
5 7 (31.82%) VPN
5 7 (31.82%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (27.27%) Banking
6 6 (27.27%) Network Security
6 6 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (27.27%) MPLS
6 6 (27.27%) OSPF
6 6 (27.27%) BGP
7 5 (22.73%) CCNP
7 5 (22.73%) Azure
7 5 (22.73%) F5
7 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
8 4 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (18.18%) AWS
8 4 (18.18%) Load Balancing
8 4 (18.18%) EIGRP
8 4 (18.18%) IPsec
8 4 (18.18%) VMware
8 4 (18.18%) Zscaler
9 3 (13.64%) Project Delivery
9 3 (13.64%) Finance
9 3 (13.64%) Migration
9 3 (13.64%) Juniper
9 3 (13.64%) CCNA
9 3 (13.64%) DNS

CheckPoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Azure
2 4 (18.18%) AWS
3 2 (9.09%) Office 365
4 1 (4.55%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 14 (63.64%) Firewall
2 12 (54.55%) Cisco Nexus
3 10 (45.45%) LAN
3 10 (45.45%) WAN
4 7 (31.82%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (31.82%) VPN
5 6 (27.27%) BGP
5 6 (27.27%) MPLS
5 6 (27.27%) Network Security
5 6 (27.27%) OSPF
6 4 (18.18%) EIGRP
6 4 (18.18%) IPsec
7 3 (13.64%) DNS
7 3 (13.64%) NetScaler
8 2 (9.09%) DMZ
8 2 (9.09%) Internet
8 2 (9.09%) RIP
8 2 (9.09%) TACACS
8 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
8 2 (9.09%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (27.27%) Banking
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) Law
3 2 (9.09%) Retail
4 1 (4.55%) Back Office
4 1 (4.55%) Front Office
4 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Legal
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Network Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Security Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Network Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Network Security Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Security Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) IT Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Network Deployment Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) WAN Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Workstream Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Replication
3 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (4.55%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Load Balancing
1 4 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (13.64%) Migration
2 3 (13.64%) Project Delivery
3 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (9.09%) High Availability
3 2 (9.09%) Information Security
3 2 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (9.09%) Line Management
3 2 (9.09%) SIEM
4 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (4.55%) DDoS Mitigation
4 1 (4.55%) High-Frequency Trading
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (4.55%) Low Latency
4 1 (4.55%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (4.55%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (4.55%) Runbook
4 1 (4.55%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (22.73%) CCNP
3 3 (13.64%) CCNA
4 2 (9.09%) CCSA
4 2 (9.09%) CCSE
4 2 (9.09%) Degree
5 1 (4.55%) CCIE
5 1 (4.55%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 1 (4.55%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (4.55%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) VMware NSX
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Ansible
1 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (4.55%) Endace
1 1 (4.55%) QRadar
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
1 1 (4.55%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 19 (86.36%) Cisco
2 5 (22.73%) F5
3 4 (18.18%) VMware
3 4 (18.18%) Zscaler
4 3 (13.64%) Citrix
4 3 (13.64%) Fortinet
4 3 (13.64%) Juniper
5 2 (9.09%) Forcepoint
6 1 (4.55%) AlgoSec
6 1 (4.55%) Arista
6 1 (4.55%) Avaya
6 1 (4.55%) Bloomberg
6 1 (4.55%) Fidessa
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.55%) Palo Alto
6 1 (4.55%) Reuters
6 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow