Period
to 1 December 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 1 December 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
1 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 107 187 199
Rank change year-on-year +80 +12 -20
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 15 37 63
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.76% 0.65% 0.90%
As % of the Vendors category 2.15% 1.61% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 30 55
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £225 £305 £346
90th Percentile £536 £596 £538
Central London median daily rate £420 £430 £450
% change year-on-year -2.33% -4.44% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £23.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £23.00 - -

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 699 2,300 2,609
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 35.34% 40.26% 37.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 1,760 1,963
Median daily rate £500 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% -
10th Percentile £288 £260 £225
90th Percentile £675 £650 £656
Central London median daily rate £500 £494 £488
% change year-on-year +1.27% +1.28% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 42 72
Median hourly rate £22.75 £20.67 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.09% +10.51% +3.89%
10th Percentile £12.99 £12.04 £13.00
90th Percentile £65.63 £51.53 £25.50
Median hourly rate £22.75 £20.83 £18.70
% change year-on-year +9.22% +11.39% -

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 1 December 2020.

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

For the 6 months to 1 December 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 13 (86.67%) Cisco
2 8 (53.33%) Firewall
3 7 (46.67%) Finance
3 7 (46.67%) Banking
3 7 (46.67%) Palo Alto
4 6 (40.00%) F5
5 5 (33.33%) OSPF
5 5 (33.33%) BGP
5 5 (33.33%) WAN
6 4 (26.67%) Windows
6 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
6 4 (26.67%) HP
6 4 (26.67%) SAN
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2016
7 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (20.00%) User Stories
7 3 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (20.00%) SCCM
7 3 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (20.00%) EMC
7 3 (20.00%) CCNP
7 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (20.00%) Avaya
7 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (20.00%) Service Management
7 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (20.00%) Business Continuity
8 2 (13.33%) Network Design

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 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon S3
1 2 (13.33%) AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (6.67%) Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) Route 53
2 1 (6.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) Firewall
2 5 (33.33%) BGP
2 5 (33.33%) OSPF
2 5 (33.33%) WAN
3 4 (26.67%) SAN
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (13.33%) LAN
5 2 (13.33%) Network Security
5 2 (13.33%) RIP
5 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (13.33%) VPLS
5 2 (13.33%) VPN
6 1 (6.67%) DHCP
6 1 (6.67%) DNS
6 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (6.67%) Internet
6 1 (6.67%) Skype
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
1 1 (6.67%) JUnit
1 1 (6.67%) Mockito
1 1 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (46.67%) Banking
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (20.00%) Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 3 (20.00%) Network Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Network Support
3 1 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Strategy Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) JMS
1 1 (6.67%) JSON
1 1 (6.67%) JSON Schema
1 1 (6.67%) Spring
1 1 (6.67%) Spring Boot
1 1 (6.67%) XML
1 1 (6.67%) XSD
1 1 (6.67%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
1 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2016
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Business Continuity
1 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (20.00%) Service Management
1 3 (20.00%) User Stories
2 2 (13.33%) Decision-Making
2 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (13.33%) Network Design
2 2 (13.33%) Project Delivery
2 2 (13.33%) Project Management
2 2 (13.33%) Tech Ops
2 2 (13.33%) Technology Roadmap
3 1 (6.67%) Backlog Refinement
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure as Code
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (6.67%) Product Roadmap
3 1 (6.67%) Sprint Planning
3 1 (6.67%) Sprint Retrospective
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) CCNP
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) CCIE
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) COBIT
1 1 (6.67%) QA
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Docker
2 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
2 2 (13.33%) Ansible
3 1 (6.67%) Grafana
3 1 (6.67%) Kubernetes
3 1 (6.67%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Cisco
2 7 (46.67%) Palo Alto
3 6 (40.00%) F5
4 4 (26.67%) HP
5 3 (20.00%) Avaya
5 3 (20.00%) EMC
6 2 (13.33%) Juniper
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 1 (6.67%) Arista
7 1 (6.67%) Bloomberg
7 1 (6.67%) Citrix
7 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
7 1 (6.67%) Infoblox
7 1 (6.67%) NetApp
7 1 (6.67%) Refinitiv
7 1 (6.67%) VMware