Period
to 21 April 2018

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 21 April 2018 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 196 171 190
Rank change year-on-year -25 +19 -29
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 59 65 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.84% 1.06% 0.63%
As % of the Vendors category 2.20% 2.58% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 41 36
City of London median daily rate £425 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £305 £235 £348
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
Central London median daily rate £415 £450 £413
% change year-on-year -7.78% +9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
City of London median hourly rate - £55.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +139.13% -
Central London median hourly rate - £55.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year - +139.13% -

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 2,680 2,520 2,635
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.06% 41.06% 40.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,017 1,848 1,990
City of London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £277 £286 £263
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £443
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.69% +4.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 34 36
City of London median hourly rate £19.13 £16.58 £22.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -24.86% +23.47%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.58 £12.63
90th Percentile £31.00 £35.25 £36.79
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £21.34
% change year-on-year +25.00% -25.02% +19.45%

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 21 April 2018.

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 21 April 2018, 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 33 (55.93%) Firewall
2 28 (47.46%) Finance
3 26 (44.07%) Cisco
4 18 (30.51%) Windows
5 16 (27.12%) Palo Alto
6 14 (23.73%) LAN
6 14 (23.73%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (20.34%) WAN
7 12 (20.34%) F5
8 11 (18.64%) DV Cleared
8 11 (18.64%) Security Cleared
8 11 (18.64%) ITIL
8 11 (18.64%) Banking
9 10 (16.95%) VMware
9 10 (16.95%) PRINCE2
9 10 (16.95%) Network Security
9 10 (16.95%) Data Centre
9 10 (16.95%) Windows Server
10 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
10 9 (15.25%) OSPF
11 8 (13.56%) CCNP
11 8 (13.56%) CCNA
11 8 (13.56%) Active Directory
11 8 (13.56%) Aruba
12 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (11.86%) Citrix
12 7 (11.86%) Project Management
12 7 (11.86%) CCIE
12 7 (11.86%) Blue Coat

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 6 (10.17%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.69%) Confluence
3 1 (1.69%) IIS
3 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (6.78%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.47%) Office 365
3 4 (6.78%) Mimecast
4 2 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.39%) IaaS
4 2 (3.39%) PaaS
4 2 (3.39%) SaaS
5 1 (1.69%) GitHub
5 1 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (55.93%) Firewall
2 14 (23.73%) LAN
3 12 (20.34%) WAN
4 10 (16.95%) Network Security
5 9 (15.25%) OSPF
6 6 (10.17%) BGP
6 6 (10.17%) DNS
6 6 (10.17%) Internet
6 6 (10.17%) Wireless
7 5 (8.47%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (8.47%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (8.47%) DHCP
7 5 (8.47%) Multicast
7 5 (8.47%) TCP/IP
8 4 (6.78%) Extranet
8 4 (6.78%) SSL
8 4 (6.78%) VPN
9 3 (5.08%) IPsec
9 3 (5.08%) MPLS
9 3 (5.08%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (5.08%) OLTP
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.69%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (1.69%) TeamCity
General
1 28 (47.46%) Finance
2 11 (18.64%) Banking
3 3 (5.08%) Retail
3 3 (5.08%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.39%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.39%) Legal
5 1 (1.69%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 15 (25.42%) Network Engineer
2 6 (10.17%) DV Cleared Project Manager
2 6 (10.17%) Project Manager
3 5 (8.47%) Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (8.47%) Project Officer
3 5 (8.47%) Project Support Officer
3 5 (8.47%) Support Officer
4 4 (6.78%) Architect
4 4 (6.78%) Deployment Engineer
4 4 (6.78%) Network Security Architect
4 4 (6.78%) Security Architect
4 4 (6.78%) Security Engineer
4 4 (6.78%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) Administrator
5 3 (5.08%) Analyst
5 3 (5.08%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) Network Analyst
5 3 (5.08%) Security Analyst
5 3 (5.08%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.08%) .NET
2 2 (3.39%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.69%) HTML
3 1 (1.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.17%) PMI
3 5 (8.47%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.78%) Eurex
4 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Licensing
5 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.08%) e-Health
5 3 (5.08%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (3.39%) Private Cloud
6 2 (3.39%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.69%) CMDB
7 1 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.69%) PKI
7 1 (1.69%) SCADA
7 1 (1.69%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.69%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 18 (30.51%) Windows
2 10 (16.95%) Windows Server
3 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.08%) Linux
4 3 (5.08%) Unix
4 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.69%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.64%) ITIL
2 10 (16.95%) PRINCE2
3 7 (11.86%) Project Management
4 6 (10.17%) Change Control
4 6 (10.17%) Commercial Awareness
4 6 (10.17%) Problem Management
4 6 (10.17%) Programme Management
4 6 (10.17%) Resource Management
5 5 (8.47%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (8.47%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (8.47%) Low Latency
5 5 (8.47%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (6.78%) Budget Control
6 4 (6.78%) Incident Management
6 4 (6.78%) Network Design
6 4 (6.78%) Network Segmentation
6 4 (6.78%) People Management
6 4 (6.78%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (6.78%) Software Licensing
6 4 (6.78%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.78%) SQL
2 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.39%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (23.73%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (18.64%) DV Cleared
2 11 (18.64%) Security Cleared
3 8 (13.56%) CCNA
3 8 (13.56%) CCNP
4 7 (11.86%) CCIE
5 6 (10.17%) ISEB
5 6 (10.17%) PMI Certification
5 6 (10.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (8.47%) CISSP
6 5 (8.47%) Degree
6 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (6.78%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (6.78%) MCP
7 4 (6.78%) MCSE
7 4 (6.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (3.39%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (3.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.69%) MCITP
9 1 (1.69%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) SLA
2 3 (5.08%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.39%) GDPR
4 1 (1.69%) GCP
4 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (13.56%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.78%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.78%) ProxySG
3 4 (6.78%) vSphere
4 3 (5.08%) Docker
5 2 (3.39%) VMware NSX
6 1 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.69%) XenApp
6 1 (1.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) Ansible
1 5 (8.47%) Backup Exec
2 4 (6.78%) NetBackup
3 3 (5.08%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.08%) Puppet
3 3 (5.08%) Terraform
4 2 (3.39%) FortiGate
4 2 (3.39%) QRadar
5 1 (1.69%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.69%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.69%) SCCM
5 1 (1.69%) vRealize
Vendors
1 26 (44.07%) Cisco
2 16 (27.12%) Palo Alto
3 12 (20.34%) F5
4 10 (16.95%) VMware
5 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
6 8 (13.56%) Aruba
7 7 (11.86%) Blue Coat
7 7 (11.86%) Citrix
8 6 (10.17%) McAfee
9 5 (8.47%) Veeam
10 4 (6.78%) HP
10 4 (6.78%) Reuters
10 4 (6.78%) Sophos
11 3 (5.08%) FireEye
11 3 (5.08%) Riverbed
12 2 (3.39%) Arista
12 2 (3.39%) Lumension
12 2 (3.39%) Qualys
12 2 (3.39%) ServiceNow
12 2 (3.39%) SolarWinds