Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 194 179 143
Rank change year-on-year -15 -36 +38
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 63 73 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.89% 1.02% 1.52%
As % of the Vendors category 2.33% 2.66% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 41 67
City of London median daily rate £450 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +2.78% -
10th Percentile £345 £263 £325
90th Percentile £538 £538 £575
Central London median daily rate £450 £456 £450
% change year-on-year -1.37% +1.39% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
City of London median hourly rate - - £55.00
Central London median hourly rate - - £55.00

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 2,702 2,740 2,819
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.29% 38.34% 43.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,020 2,068 2,099
City of London median daily rate £475 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +8.33% +2.86%
10th Percentile £225 £263 £285
90th Percentile £650 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £485 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 57 45
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -10.53% +10.79%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £25.50 £30.85 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.35 £18.23
% change year-on-year +1.91% +0.69% +4.14%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 46 (73.02%) Firewall
2 44 (69.84%) Cisco
3 27 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (41.27%) CCNP
5 22 (34.92%) Network Security
5 22 (34.92%) Cisco ASA
5 22 (34.92%) Palo Alto
6 20 (31.75%) OSPF
6 20 (31.75%) Finance
7 17 (26.98%) BGP
7 17 (26.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 17 (26.98%) Cisco Nexus
8 16 (25.40%) WAN
9 15 (23.81%) Wireless
9 15 (23.81%) Juniper
10 14 (22.22%) ITIL
10 14 (22.22%) LAN
10 14 (22.22%) F5
11 13 (20.63%) MPLS
12 12 (19.05%) Blue Coat
12 12 (19.05%) EIGRP
12 12 (19.05%) SolarWinds
13 11 (17.46%) CCNA
14 10 (15.87%) TCP/IP
14 10 (15.87%) ProxySG
15 9 (14.29%) VPN
15 9 (14.29%) DHCP
15 9 (14.29%) ISDN
15 9 (14.29%) CISSP
15 9 (14.29%) Cisco IOS

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 (9.52%) CMS
2 4 (6.35%) Skype for Business
3 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.76%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (3.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.76%) Office 365
3 1 (1.59%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 46 (73.02%) Firewall
2 22 (34.92%) Cisco ASA
2 22 (34.92%) Network Security
3 20 (31.75%) OSPF
4 17 (26.98%) BGP
4 17 (26.98%) Cisco Nexus
5 16 (25.40%) WAN
6 15 (23.81%) Wireless
7 14 (22.22%) LAN
8 13 (20.63%) MPLS
9 12 (19.05%) EIGRP
10 10 (15.87%) TCP/IP
11 9 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
11 9 (14.29%) DHCP
11 9 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 9 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 9 (14.29%) ISDN
11 9 (14.29%) VPN
12 7 (11.11%) DNS
12 7 (11.11%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) Power BI
1 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (31.75%) Finance
2 8 (12.70%) Banking
3 5 (7.94%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 31 (49.21%) Network Engineer
2 16 (25.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (25.40%) Security Engineer
3 9 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (12.70%) Network Security Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Support Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Network Security Specialist
7 4 (6.35%) Network Specialist
7 4 (6.35%) Network Support
7 4 (6.35%) Security Specialist
8 3 (4.76%) CISSP Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Firewall Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Network Support Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Senior Security Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) Check Point Specialist
9 2 (3.17%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.52%) XMPP
2 2 (3.17%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.76%) PKI
2 3 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.17%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (3.17%) PMI
4 1 (1.59%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.59%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (1.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.76%) Windows
1 3 (4.76%) Windows Server
2 2 (3.17%) Check Point GAiA
3 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 14 (22.22%) ITIL
3 8 (12.70%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (12.70%) Information Security
4 6 (9.52%) Change Management
4 6 (9.52%) Load Balancing
4 6 (9.52%) Migration
4 6 (9.52%) Security Management
5 5 (7.94%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (6.35%) High Availability
6 4 (6.35%) Information Security Management
6 4 (6.35%) Project Management
6 4 (6.35%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.76%) Data Loss Prevention
7 3 (4.76%) Identity Management
7 3 (4.76%) Patch Management
7 3 (4.76%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (4.76%) SIEM
7 3 (4.76%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.17%) Perl
1 2 (3.17%) Python
2 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (41.27%) CCNP
3 11 (17.46%) CCNA
4 9 (14.29%) CISSP
5 6 (9.52%) CCSE
6 5 (7.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (6.35%) Check Point Certification
7 4 (6.35%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (6.35%) Degree
7 4 (6.35%) GIAC
7 4 (6.35%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (4.76%) CCIE
8 3 (4.76%) CCSA
9 2 (3.17%) Avaya Certification
9 2 (3.17%) CCSM
9 2 (3.17%) ISEB
9 2 (3.17%) PMI Certification
9 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
9 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) SLA
2 1 (1.59%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (15.87%) ProxySG
2 5 (7.94%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.17%) Firmware
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.59%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.59%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (12.70%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (9.52%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (4.76%) Nagios
3 3 (4.76%) QRadar
3 3 (4.76%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (3.17%) FortiGate
4 2 (3.17%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.59%) Cisco CME
5 1 (1.59%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.59%) SCCM
5 1 (1.59%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 44 (69.84%) Cisco
2 22 (34.92%) Palo Alto
3 15 (23.81%) Juniper
4 14 (22.22%) F5
5 12 (19.05%) Blue Coat
5 12 (19.05%) SolarWinds
6 9 (14.29%) Meraki
7 6 (9.52%) Extreme Networks
7 6 (9.52%) Symantec
8 5 (7.94%) Riverbed
9 4 (6.35%) Aruba
9 4 (6.35%) McAfee
9 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
10 3 (4.76%) Citrix
10 3 (4.76%) Fortinet
10 3 (4.76%) Infoblox
10 3 (4.76%) Okta
10 3 (4.76%) Ruckus Wireless
10 3 (4.76%) Sophos
10 3 (4.76%) Tufin