Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 209 184 161
Rank change year-on-year -25 -23 +12
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 50 55 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.71% 0.80% 1.32%
As % of the Vendors category 1.87% 2.07% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 35 68
City of London median daily rate £450 £475 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +4.11% +1.39%
10th Percentile £350 £281 £329
90th Percentile £538 £538 £613
Central London median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London 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 2,675 2,657 2,845
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.10% 38.74% 42.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,989 1,987 2,172
City of London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £234 £275 £275
90th Percentile £663 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 50 40
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -5.26% +10.79%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.48 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.50 £30.83 £48.44
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.57% +1.92% +2.86%

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 October 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 17 October 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 39 (78.00%) Firewall
2 31 (62.00%) Cisco
3 23 (46.00%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (44.00%) CCNP
5 19 (38.00%) Network Security
6 16 (32.00%) Finance
7 15 (30.00%) OSPF
7 15 (30.00%) F5
7 15 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 15 (30.00%) Palo Alto
8 14 (28.00%) Wireless
8 14 (28.00%) Blue Coat
9 12 (24.00%) MPLS
9 12 (24.00%) BGP
9 12 (24.00%) CCNA
9 12 (24.00%) LAN
9 12 (24.00%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (22.00%) ITIL
11 10 (20.00%) ProxySG
11 10 (20.00%) Information Security
11 10 (20.00%) WAN
11 10 (20.00%) SolarWinds
11 10 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 10 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 9 (18.00%) Meraki
12 9 (18.00%) Cisco CUCM
12 9 (18.00%) TCP/IP
12 9 (18.00%) ISDN
12 9 (18.00%) DHCP
13 8 (16.00%) Security Management

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 (12.00%) CMS
2 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (6.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.00%) Office 365
3 2 (4.00%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (2.00%) GitHub
4 1 (2.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (78.00%) Firewall
2 19 (38.00%) Network Security
3 15 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 15 (30.00%) OSPF
4 14 (28.00%) Wireless
5 12 (24.00%) BGP
5 12 (24.00%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (24.00%) LAN
5 12 (24.00%) MPLS
6 10 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 10 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 10 (20.00%) WAN
7 9 (18.00%) DHCP
7 9 (18.00%) ISDN
7 9 (18.00%) TCP/IP
8 7 (14.00%) DNS
8 7 (14.00%) Unified Communications
8 7 (14.00%) VLAN
8 7 (14.00%) VPN
9 6 (12.00%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) Power BI
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (32.00%) Finance
2 6 (12.00%) Banking
3 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.00%) Law
5 1 (2.00%) Front Office
5 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (42.00%) Network Engineer
2 11 (22.00%) Security Engineer
3 8 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Network Security Specialist
6 4 (8.00%) Network Specialist
6 4 (8.00%) Security Specialist
6 4 (8.00%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Security Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) CISSP Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Information Officer
8 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Support
8 2 (4.00%) IT Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) IT Support
8 2 (4.00%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.00%) XMPP
2 2 (4.00%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.00%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (4.00%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.00%) CMDB
5 1 (2.00%) Eurex
5 1 (2.00%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.00%) PKI
5 1 (2.00%) PMI
5 1 (2.00%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.00%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) Windows
2 3 (6.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.00%) Linux
3 2 (4.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.00%) Check Point GAiA
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.00%) ITIL
2 10 (20.00%) Information Security
3 8 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 8 (16.00%) Security Management
4 6 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (12.00%) Load Balancing
4 6 (12.00%) Technical Analysis
5 5 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (10.00%) Information Security Management
5 5 (10.00%) Migration
6 4 (8.00%) Change Management
6 4 (8.00%) Identity Management
6 4 (8.00%) Network Design
7 3 (6.00%) Coaching
7 3 (6.00%) Patch Management
7 3 (6.00%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (6.00%) Proactive Monitoring
7 3 (6.00%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (6.00%) Project Management
7 3 (6.00%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (46.00%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (44.00%) CCNP
3 12 (24.00%) CCNA
4 7 (14.00%) CISSP
5 5 (10.00%) Check Point Certification
5 5 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (6.00%) CCSE
8 2 (4.00%) CCSM
8 2 (4.00%) GIAC
9 1 (2.00%) CCIE
9 1 (2.00%) CCSA
9 1 (2.00%) CCVP
9 1 (2.00%) ISEB
9 1 (2.00%) PMI Certification
9 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
9 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (4.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (20.00%) ProxySG
2 6 (12.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (4.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (4.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (18.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (14.00%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (8.00%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (4.00%) FortiGate
4 2 (4.00%) Nagios
4 2 (4.00%) SCCM
5 1 (2.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 31 (62.00%) Cisco
2 15 (30.00%) F5
2 15 (30.00%) Palo Alto
3 14 (28.00%) Blue Coat
4 10 (20.00%) SolarWinds
5 9 (18.00%) Meraki
6 6 (12.00%) Citrix
6 6 (12.00%) Symantec
7 5 (10.00%) Juniper
7 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (8.00%) McAfee
8 4 (8.00%) Riverbed
9 3 (6.00%) FireEye
9 3 (6.00%) Forcepoint
9 3 (6.00%) Okta
9 3 (6.00%) ServiceNow
9 3 (6.00%) Sophos
9 3 (6.00%) Tufin
9 3 (6.00%) VMware
10 2 (4.00%) Fortinet