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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CheckPoint
London / City of London
Rank 134 138 138
Rank change year-on-year +4 0  
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 21 20 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.70% 0.60% 1.08%
As % of the Vendors category 1.77% 1.50% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 38
Median daily rate £475 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.09% +1.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £349 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £495 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -5.40% -12.94%  

CheckPoint is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1188 1335 2195
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 39.40% 40.14% 42.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 876 1004 1593
Median daily rate £470 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £283 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 46
Median hourly rate £14.15 £19.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.46% +4.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.19 £11.00 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.34 £43.57 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.81% +11.76%  

CheckPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing CheckPoint as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CheckPoint in the City of London

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 39 (61.90%) Firewall
2 38 (60.32%) Cisco
3 31 (49.21%) Finance
4 21 (33.33%) Palo Alto
5 19 (30.16%) Network Security
6 18 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
6 18 (28.57%) Data Centre
7 16 (25.40%) Wireless
8 15 (23.81%) Project Management
8 15 (23.81%) WAN
8 15 (23.81%) VPN
8 15 (23.81%) Security Cleared
9 14 (22.22%) Juniper
10 13 (20.63%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (20.63%) CCNP
10 13 (20.63%) OSPF
10 13 (20.63%) DV Cleared
11 12 (19.05%) Blue Coat
11 12 (19.05%) F5
12 11 (17.46%) BGP
12 11 (17.46%) LAN
12 11 (17.46%) PRINCE2
13 9 (14.29%) DHCP
13 9 (14.29%) Active Directory
13 9 (14.29%) VMware
13 9 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
13 9 (14.29%) Banking
13 9 (14.29%) CCSE
14 8 (12.70%) Cisco Nexus
14 8 (12.70%) Programme Management

CheckPoint
Top Related 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 4 (6.35%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.17%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.59%) JBoss
3 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.59%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
2 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (6.35%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (4.76%) Office 365
5 1 (1.59%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.59%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.59%) SaaS
5 1 (1.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 39 (61.90%) Firewall
2 19 (30.16%) Network Security
3 18 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (25.40%) Wireless
5 15 (23.81%) VPN
5 15 (23.81%) WAN
6 13 (20.63%) OSPF
7 11 (17.46%) BGP
7 11 (17.46%) LAN
8 9 (14.29%) DHCP
9 8 (12.70%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (12.70%) DNS
9 8 (12.70%) MPLS
10 7 (11.11%) SSL
10 7 (11.11%) TCP/IP
10 7 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (9.52%) BIG-IP
11 6 (9.52%) EIGRP
11 6 (9.52%) IPsec
11 6 (9.52%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
General
1 31 (49.21%) Finance
2 9 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.59%) Games
4 1 (1.59%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 17 (26.98%) Senior Network Engineer
3 13 (20.63%) Network Security Engineer
3 13 (20.63%) Security Engineer
4 9 (14.29%) Project Officer
4 9 (14.29%) Project Support Officer
4 9 (14.29%) Support Officer
5 8 (12.70%) Cisco Engineer
5 8 (12.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 8 (12.70%) Firewall Engineer
5 8 (12.70%) Project Manager
6 6 (9.52%) Analyst
6 6 (9.52%) Network Analyst
6 6 (9.52%) Senior Firewall Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Senior Security Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) DV Cleared Project Manager
7 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) SAML
2 1 (1.59%) Middleware
2 1 (1.59%) OAuth
2 1 (1.59%) OpenID
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.59%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 18 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.94%) PMI
3 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.76%) CMDB
3 3 (4.76%) NHS
3 3 (4.76%) Replication
4 2 (3.17%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (3.17%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.59%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.59%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.52%) Windows
2 5 (7.94%) Linux
3 3 (4.76%) Unix
3 3 (4.76%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.17%) Windows 10
4 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.59%) Solaris
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.81%) Project Management
2 11 (17.46%) PRINCE2
3 8 (12.70%) Programme Management
4 7 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (9.52%) High Availability
5 6 (9.52%) Network Architecture
6 5 (7.94%) Information Security
6 5 (7.94%) ITIL
6 5 (7.94%) Migration
6 5 (7.94%) Resource Management
7 4 (6.35%) Change Management
7 4 (6.35%) Service Management
7 4 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.76%) Agile Project Management
8 3 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (4.76%) Load Balancing
8 3 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (4.76%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.35%) SQL
2 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.59%) Java
3 1 (1.59%) Perl
3 1 (1.59%) Python
3 1 (1.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 13 (20.63%) CCNP
2 13 (20.63%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (20.63%) DV Cleared
3 9 (14.29%) CCSE
4 6 (9.52%) CCMSE
4 6 (9.52%) CCSP
5 5 (7.94%) ISEB
5 5 (7.94%) PMI Certification
5 5 (7.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (4.76%) CCSA
7 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.59%) CISA
8 1 (1.59%) CISM
8 1 (1.59%) CISSP
8 1 (1.59%) MCITP
8 1 (1.59%) MCP
8 1 (1.59%) MCSE
8 1 (1.59%) MCTS
8 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (6.35%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.59%) GPG13
2 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.76%) BitLocker
3 3 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.76%) ProxySG
3 3 (4.76%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.59%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.59%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) OPNET
2 2 (3.17%) Forum Sentry
3 1 (1.59%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.59%) Control-M
3 1 (1.59%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (1.59%) Nagios
3 1 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (1.59%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (60.32%) Cisco
2 21 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 14 (22.22%) Juniper
4 12 (19.05%) Blue Coat
4 12 (19.05%) F5
5 9 (14.29%) VMware
6 7 (11.11%) Aruba
7 6 (9.52%) Citrix
7 6 (9.52%) Meraki
7 6 (9.52%) Microsoft
7 6 (9.52%) Riverbed
8 5 (7.94%) SolarWinds
8 5 (7.94%) Tufin
9 4 (6.35%) FireEye
9 4 (6.35%) NetScout
10 3 (4.76%) Arista
10 3 (4.76%) Avaya
10 3 (4.76%) HP
10 3 (4.76%) TippingPoint
10 3 (4.76%) Veeam
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