Period
to 27 July 2021

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 27 July 2021 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
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 150 130 192
Rank change year-on-year -20 +62 +30
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 21 7 49
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.62% 0.29% 0.74%
As % of the Vendors category 1.79% 0.76% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 41
10th Percentile £225 £208 £375
25th Percentile £360 £275 £444
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £338 £500
Median % change year-on-year +33.33% -32.50% +17.65%
75th Percentile £541 £406 £550
90th Percentile £618 £463 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £350 £500
% change year-on-year +50.00% -30.00% +20.48%

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 1,176 916 2,537
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 34.49% 38.12% 38.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 810 639 1,948
10th Percentile £362 £298 £283
25th Percentile £433 £409 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £538 £488 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.26% -2.50% +2.56%
75th Percentile £628 £575 £588
90th Percentile £713 £658 £650
Central London median daily rate £528 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +8.21% -2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 54
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.42 £11.25
25th Percentile £12.16 £12.50 £12.76
Median hourly rate £14.63 £18.70 £20.25
Median % change year-on-year -21.79% -7.65% +4.52%
75th Percentile £24.11 £27.16 £22.89
90th Percentile £27.33 £45.32 £44.80
Central London median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -25.00% - +1.27%

CheckPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing CheckPoint as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing CheckPoint in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for CheckPoint in the City of London

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing CheckPoint in the City of London over the 6 months to 27 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for CheckPoint in the City of London

CheckPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing CheckPoint in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for CheckPoint in the City of London

CheckPoint
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 27 July 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 1 £475 -
CheckPoint
Central London

For the 6 months to 27 July 2021, 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 21 (100.00%) Firewall
2 17 (80.95%) WAN
3 14 (66.67%) LAN
4 13 (61.90%) Finance
5 11 (52.38%) Video Conferencing
6 10 (47.62%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (47.62%) Resource Management
6 10 (47.62%) Internet
6 10 (47.62%) DNS
6 10 (47.62%) Cisco
7 9 (42.86%) Ethernet
7 9 (42.86%) Tandem
7 9 (42.86%) Asset Management
7 9 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (42.86%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (42.86%) Collaborative Working
7 9 (42.86%) Skype
7 9 (42.86%) Skype for Business
7 9 (42.86%) Unified Communications
7 9 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
7 9 (42.86%) Sonus
7 9 (42.86%) Microsoft 365
7 9 (42.86%) Cisco CUCM
8 7 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (28.57%) Fortinet
9 6 (28.57%) Windows
9 6 (28.57%) Riverbed
9 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
10 5 (23.81%) Azure

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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (42.86%) Skype for Business
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft 365
2 5 (23.81%) Azure
3 1 (4.76%) AWS
3 1 (4.76%) Azure ExpressRoute
3 1 (4.76%) PaaS
3 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (100.00%) Firewall
2 17 (80.95%) WAN
3 14 (66.67%) LAN
4 10 (47.62%) DNS
4 10 (47.62%) Internet
5 9 (42.86%) Ethernet
5 9 (42.86%) Skype
5 9 (42.86%) Unified Communications
6 7 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (19.05%) Cisco Firepower
7 4 (19.05%) DMZ
7 4 (19.05%) WebEx
8 3 (14.29%) Network Security
8 3 (14.29%) SD-WAN
8 3 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (9.52%) MPLS
9 2 (9.52%) SAN
9 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
9 2 (9.52%) VPN
9 2 (9.52%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 13 (61.90%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Voice Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Data Centre Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Data Network Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) LAN Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support
4 2 (9.52%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Security Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Server Support
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.76%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Network Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Network Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) JSON
1 1 (4.76%) Regular Expression
1 1 (4.76%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Video Conferencing
2 10 (47.62%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (42.86%) Tandem
4 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (47.62%) Resource Management
2 9 (42.86%) Asset Management
2 9 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
2 9 (42.86%) Collaborative Working
2 9 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (9.52%) Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Change Management
5 1 (4.76%) Content Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Content Management
5 1 (4.76%) DevOps
5 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.76%) Low Latency
5 1 (4.76%) Microservices
5 1 (4.76%) Network Virtualisation
5 1 (4.76%) People Management
5 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.76%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Python
2 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) CCSA
2 1 (4.76%) CCSE
2 1 (4.76%) Check Point Certification
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
4 1 (4.76%) Docker
4 1 (4.76%) ProxySG
4 1 (4.76%) Snort
Systems Management
1 9 (42.86%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (9.52%) SCCM
3 1 (4.76%) Ansible
3 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (4.76%) Suricata
3 1 (4.76%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Cisco
2 9 (42.86%) Sonus
3 6 (28.57%) Fortinet
3 6 (28.57%) Riverbed
4 5 (23.81%) Citrix
5 4 (19.05%) VMware
6 3 (14.29%) Meraki
6 3 (14.29%) Zscaler
7 2 (9.52%) Arista
7 2 (9.52%) Avaya
7 2 (9.52%) Bloomberg
7 2 (9.52%) EMC
7 2 (9.52%) HP
7 2 (9.52%) Palo Alto
7 2 (9.52%) Refinitiv
8 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat
8 1 (4.76%) FireEye
8 1 (4.76%) Forcepoint
8 1 (4.76%) McAfee
8 1 (4.76%) Symantec