Period
to 3 June 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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 133 180 204
Rank change year-on-year +47 +24 -26
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 8 50 49
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.27% 0.79% 0.71%
As % of the Vendors category 0.73% 2.07% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 39 44
Median daily rate £350 £500 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +16.28% -4.44%
10th Percentile £223 £373 £345
90th Percentile £444 £638 £538
Central London median daily rate £350 £481 £425
% change year-on-year -27.27% +13.24% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 1,089 2,418 2,662
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 36.58% 38.17% 38.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 724 1,793 1,976
Median daily rate £475 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £255 £278 £275
90th Percentile £654 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £475 £500 £480
% change year-on-year -5.00% +4.17% +3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 49 60
Median hourly rate £18.70 £20.65 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.42% +3.23% +25.16%
10th Percentile £12.42 £11.25 £11.81
90th Percentile £41.92 £47.30 £31.28
Median hourly rate £19.35 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.25% - +26.50%

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 3 June 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 3 June 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 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (37.50%) CCNP
3 3 (37.50%) CCNA
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (37.50%) Juniper
3 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
3 3 (37.50%) Palo Alto
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (25.00%) F5
4 2 (25.00%) OSPF
4 2 (25.00%) BGP
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (25.00%) Network Security
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) IGMP
5 1 (12.50%) Network Design
5 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
5 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 1 (12.50%) Wireless
5 1 (12.50%) Front Office
5 1 (12.50%) Back Office
5 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Internet

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) BGP
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (25.00%) Network Security
2 2 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
3 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (12.50%) IGMP
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) MPLS
3 1 (12.50%) Multicast
3 1 (12.50%) RIP
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) VXLAN
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Back Office
3 1 (12.50%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Deployment Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Operations Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Workstream Lead
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Check Point GAiA
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Change Control
1 1 (12.50%) High-Frequency Trading
1 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
1 1 (12.50%) Line Management
1 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
1 1 (12.50%) Low Latency
1 1 (12.50%) Migration
1 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
1 1 (12.50%) Network Design
1 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (12.50%) Project Delivery
1 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CCNA
1 3 (37.50%) CCNP
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CCDA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
1 1 (12.50%) Endace
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Juniper
2 3 (37.50%) Palo Alto
3 2 (25.00%) F5
3 2 (25.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (12.50%) Arista
4 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow
4 1 (12.50%) Zscaler