Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 175 156 180
Rank change year-on-year -19 +24 -39
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 69 74 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.98% 1.21% 0.75%
As % of the Vendors category 2.57% 2.83% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 48 50
City of London median daily rate £434 £463 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.22% +12.12% -2.94%
10th Percentile £264 £363 £343
90th Percentile £538 £588 £513
Central London median daily rate £430 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -4.44% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
City of London median hourly rate - £55.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +139.13% -
Central London median hourly rate - £55.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year - +139.13% -

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 2,690 2,616 2,857
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.03% 42.77% 40.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,056 1,963 2,147
City of London median daily rate £483 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.22% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £285 £300 £250
90th Percentile £675 £636 £625
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 41 40
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £21.75 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.84% +17.57% +3.55%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £30.90 £55.00 £30.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.85 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -0.79% +5.56% +1.37%

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 22 January 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 22 January 2018, 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 (56.52%) Finance
2 32 (46.38%) Cisco
3 31 (44.93%) Firewall
4 27 (39.13%) Windows
5 20 (28.99%) Windows Server
6 18 (26.09%) Palo Alto
7 17 (24.64%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (23.19%) Active Directory
8 16 (23.19%) Security Cleared
9 15 (21.74%) DV Cleared
9 15 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
9 15 (21.74%) LAN
9 15 (21.74%) WAN
9 15 (21.74%) VMware
10 14 (20.29%) Microsoft
10 14 (20.29%) Network Security
11 13 (18.84%) SQL
11 13 (18.84%) Citrix
12 12 (17.39%) ITIL
12 12 (17.39%) Banking
12 12 (17.39%) F5
13 11 (15.94%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (15.94%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (15.94%) Veeam
13 11 (15.94%) PRINCE2
13 11 (15.94%) VPN
14 10 (14.49%) CCNP
14 10 (14.49%) Blue Coat
14 10 (14.49%) Change Control
14 10 (14.49%) Office 365

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 (11.59%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.45%) IIS
2 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (11.59%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (14.49%) Office 365
3 7 (10.14%) Mimecast
4 4 (5.80%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.90%) IaaS
5 2 (2.90%) PaaS
5 2 (2.90%) SaaS
6 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (44.93%) Firewall
2 15 (21.74%) LAN
2 15 (21.74%) WAN
3 14 (20.29%) Network Security
4 11 (15.94%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (15.94%) VPN
5 9 (13.04%) BGP
6 8 (11.59%) OSPF
7 7 (10.14%) EIGRP
8 6 (8.70%) Multicast
8 6 (8.70%) Wireless
9 5 (7.25%) IPv4
10 4 (5.80%) MPLS
10 4 (5.80%) SSL
11 3 (4.35%) Cisco Wireless
11 3 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 3 (4.35%) IPsec
11 3 (4.35%) NAS
11 3 (4.35%) NetScaler
11 3 (4.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (4.35%) OLTP
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (1.45%) TeamCity
General
1 39 (56.52%) Finance
2 12 (17.39%) Banking
3 2 (2.90%) Legal
4 1 (1.45%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 18 (26.09%) Network Engineer
2 8 (11.59%) Infrastructure Manager
2 8 (11.59%) Project Officer
2 8 (11.59%) Project Support Officer
2 8 (11.59%) Support Officer
3 7 (10.14%) DV Cleared Project Manager
3 7 (10.14%) Firewall Engineer
3 7 (10.14%) Project Manager
4 6 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Security Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Active Directory Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Azure Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Security Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Information Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Information Security Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Windows DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (1.45%) HTML
2 1 (1.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Licensing
1 7 (10.14%) PMI
2 6 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.25%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.80%) Private Cloud
5 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.90%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.90%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.45%) BYOD
7 1 (1.45%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 27 (39.13%) Windows
2 20 (28.99%) Windows Server
3 10 (14.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (7.25%) Linux
5 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.90%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.45%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.39%) ITIL
2 11 (15.94%) PRINCE2
3 10 (14.49%) Change Control
4 9 (13.04%) Problem Management
4 9 (13.04%) Project Management
5 8 (11.59%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (11.59%) Programme Management
6 7 (10.14%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (10.14%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (10.14%) Incident Management
6 7 (10.14%) People Management
6 7 (10.14%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (10.14%) Resource Management
6 7 (10.14%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (10.14%) Software Licensing
7 6 (8.70%) Budget Control
7 6 (8.70%) High Availability
7 6 (8.70%) Migration
8 4 (5.80%) Information Security
8 4 (5.80%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.84%) SQL
2 3 (4.35%) Python
3 2 (2.90%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.90%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (24.64%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (23.19%) Security Cleared
3 15 (21.74%) DV Cleared
4 10 (14.49%) CCNP
5 8 (11.59%) CCNA
6 7 (10.14%) Degree
6 7 (10.14%) ISEB
6 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (10.14%) PMI Certification
6 7 (10.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (8.70%) CCIE
7 6 (8.70%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (8.70%) MCP
7 6 (8.70%) MCSE
7 6 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (5.80%) CCSE
9 3 (4.35%) CISSP
9 3 (4.35%) GCIA
9 3 (4.35%) GCIH
9 3 (4.35%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) SLA
2 4 (5.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (4.35%) COBIT
3 3 (4.35%) NIST 800
4 1 (1.45%) GCP
System Software
1 16 (23.19%) Active Directory
2 11 (15.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (13.04%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.80%) VMware NSX
4 4 (5.80%) vSphere
4 4 (5.80%) XenApp
5 3 (4.35%) Docker
5 3 (4.35%) ProxySG
5 3 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (4.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (10.14%) Backup Exec
1 7 (10.14%) NetBackup
2 4 (5.80%) Ansible
3 3 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.35%) PowerCLI
3 3 (4.35%) Puppet
3 3 (4.35%) Terraform
3 3 (4.35%) vRealize
4 1 (1.45%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.45%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.45%) OPNET
4 1 (1.45%) SCCM
4 1 (1.45%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 32 (46.38%) Cisco
2 18 (26.09%) Palo Alto
3 15 (21.74%) VMware
4 14 (20.29%) Microsoft
5 13 (18.84%) Citrix
6 12 (17.39%) F5
7 11 (15.94%) Veeam
8 10 (14.49%) Blue Coat
9 7 (10.14%) McAfee
9 7 (10.14%) Sophos
10 6 (8.70%) Aruba
10 6 (8.70%) FireEye
11 4 (5.80%) CommVault
11 4 (5.80%) Riverbed
12 3 (4.35%) Dell
12 3 (4.35%) EMC
12 3 (4.35%) Juniper
12 3 (4.35%) NetApp
12 3 (4.35%) SolarWinds
13 2 (2.90%) Red Hat