Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 183 148 179
Rank change year-on-year -35 +31 -19
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 68 98 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.96% 1.46% 1.15%
As % of the Vendors category 2.50% 3.43% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 71 89
City of London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £281 £325 £275
90th Percentile £538 £588 £550
Central London median daily rate £463 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +2.78% +4.65% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
City of London median hourly rate - £55.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +139.13% +24.59%
Central London median hourly rate - £55.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year - +139.13% +24.59%

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 2717 2857 3924
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.17% 42.47% 42.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2040 2135 2940
City of London median daily rate £488 £450 £434
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +3.75% +2.06%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £250
90th Percentile £675 £638 £630
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 48 77
City of London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +8.57% -2.04%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.10
90th Percentile £30.75 £55.00 £26.83
Central London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.23 £17.50
% change year-on-year -1.23% +4.14% -0.75%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 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 City of London region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 38 (55.88%) Firewall
1 38 (55.88%) Finance
2 37 (54.41%) Cisco
3 29 (42.65%) Windows
4 19 (27.94%) WAN
4 19 (27.94%) Active Directory
5 18 (26.47%) Windows Server
6 17 (25.00%) LAN
6 17 (25.00%) VMware
7 16 (23.53%) Palo Alto
7 16 (23.53%) Network Security
7 16 (23.53%) Security Cleared
7 16 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
8 15 (22.06%) Microsoft
9 14 (20.59%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (20.59%) Banking
9 14 (20.59%) DV Cleared
9 14 (20.59%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (19.12%) Citrix
10 13 (19.12%) VPN
11 12 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (16.18%) Cybersecurity
12 11 (16.18%) Veeam
12 11 (16.18%) Linux
12 11 (16.18%) SQL
12 11 (16.18%) Blue Coat
13 10 (14.71%) EIGRP
14 9 (13.24%) McAfee
14 9 (13.24%) PRINCE2

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 8 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (11.76%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 16 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (13.24%) Office 365
3 6 (8.82%) Mimecast
4 4 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (4.41%) IaaS
6 2 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (2.94%) PaaS
6 2 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (55.88%) Firewall
2 19 (27.94%) WAN
3 17 (25.00%) LAN
4 16 (23.53%) Network Security
5 14 (20.59%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (19.12%) VPN
7 10 (14.71%) EIGRP
8 8 (11.76%) BGP
8 8 (11.76%) OSPF
9 7 (10.29%) Multicast
10 6 (8.82%) IPv4
10 6 (8.82%) VLAN
11 5 (7.35%) MPLS
11 5 (7.35%) Wireless
12 4 (5.88%) NAS
12 4 (5.88%) SMTP
12 4 (5.88%) SNMP
12 4 (5.88%) SSL
13 3 (4.41%) IPsec
13 3 (4.41%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.47%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 38 (55.88%) Finance
2 14 (20.59%) Banking
3 2 (2.94%) Retail
4 1 (1.47%) Games
4 1 (1.47%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.47%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (27.94%) Network Engineer
2 9 (13.24%) Firewall Engineer
3 8 (11.76%) Analyst
3 8 (11.76%) Project Officer
3 8 (11.76%) Project Support Officer
3 8 (11.76%) Support Officer
4 7 (10.29%) Azure Engineer
4 7 (10.29%) Information Analyst
4 7 (10.29%) Information Security Analyst
4 7 (10.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (10.29%) Security Analyst
5 6 (8.82%) DV Cleared Project Manager
5 6 (8.82%) Infrastructure Manager
5 6 (8.82%) Project Manager
6 5 (7.35%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Active Directory Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Architect
8 3 (4.41%) Cisco Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Licensing
2 6 (8.82%) PMI
3 5 (7.35%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.88%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.94%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.94%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.47%) BYOD
6 1 (1.47%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (42.65%) Windows
2 18 (26.47%) Windows Server
3 12 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (16.18%) Linux
5 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.94%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.47%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.47%) SUSE
7 1 (1.47%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.18%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (13.24%) Change Control
2 9 (13.24%) PRINCE2
3 8 (11.76%) Information Assurance
3 8 (11.76%) ITIL
4 7 (10.29%) Computer Security
4 7 (10.29%) High Availability
4 7 (10.29%) Information Security
4 7 (10.29%) Migration
4 7 (10.29%) Problem Management
4 7 (10.29%) Programme Management
4 7 (10.29%) Project Management
4 7 (10.29%) SIEM
5 6 (8.82%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (8.82%) Incident Management
5 6 (8.82%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (8.82%) Resource Management
5 6 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (8.82%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.18%) SQL
2 3 (4.41%) Bash Shell
2 3 (4.41%) Perl
2 3 (4.41%) Python
3 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 14 (20.59%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (20.59%) DV Cleared
3 8 (11.76%) CCNP
4 7 (10.29%) GCIA
4 7 (10.29%) GCIH
4 7 (10.29%) GIAC
4 7 (10.29%) SANS
5 6 (8.82%) CCNA
5 6 (8.82%) Degree
5 6 (8.82%) ISEB
5 6 (8.82%) PMI Certification
5 6 (8.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (7.35%) CCIE
6 5 (7.35%) CCSE
6 5 (7.35%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (7.35%) MCP
6 5 (7.35%) MCSE
6 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (7.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (10.29%) NIST 800
2 5 (7.35%) SLA
3 3 (4.41%) COBIT
4 1 (1.47%) PMO
System Software
1 19 (27.94%) Active Directory
2 12 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (11.76%) Hyper-V
4 7 (10.29%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (8.82%) vSphere
6 5 (7.35%) XenApp
7 4 (5.88%) VMware NSX
7 4 (5.88%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.47%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (11.76%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (8.82%) Backup Exec
2 6 (8.82%) NetBackup
3 4 (5.88%) PowerCLI
3 4 (5.88%) vRealize
4 1 (1.47%) Ansible
4 1 (1.47%) Cacti
4 1 (1.47%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.47%) OPNET
4 1 (1.47%) SCCM
4 1 (1.47%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 37 (54.41%) Cisco
2 17 (25.00%) VMware
3 16 (23.53%) Palo Alto
4 15 (22.06%) Microsoft
5 13 (19.12%) Citrix
6 11 (16.18%) Blue Coat
6 11 (16.18%) Veeam
7 9 (13.24%) McAfee
8 8 (11.76%) Dell
9 7 (10.29%) FireEye
10 6 (8.82%) Sophos
11 4 (5.88%) CommVault
11 4 (5.88%) EMC
11 4 (5.88%) Fortinet
11 4 (5.88%) Juniper
11 4 (5.88%) NetApp
12 3 (4.41%) Aruba
12 3 (4.41%) F5
13 2 (2.94%) Red Hat
13 2 (2.94%) Riverbed