Period
to 19 May 2019

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 19 May 2019 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
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 186 194 181
Rank change year-on-year +8 -13 +10
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 53 54 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.82% 0.77% 0.83%
As % of the Vendors category 2.15% 2.01% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 44 34
City of London median daily rate £488 £430 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.37% -5.75% +12.65%
10th Percentile £352 £305 £258
90th Percentile £636 £538 £601
Central London median daily rate £475 £420 £456
% change year-on-year +13.10% -7.95% +9.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
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 2,463 2,688 2,484
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.25% 38.42% 40.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,819 2,008 1,824
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £287 £275 £283
90th Percentile £663 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 60 31
City of London median hourly rate £20.57 £20.00 £15.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +27.88% -21.80%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.79 £12.50
90th Percentile £45.23 £31.43 £30.00
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year - +29.03% -22.50%

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 19 May 2019.

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 19 May 2019, 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 45 (84.91%) Cisco
2 43 (81.13%) Firewall
3 28 (52.83%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (45.28%) WAN
5 23 (43.40%) Finance
5 23 (43.40%) Palo Alto
6 20 (37.74%) Cisco Nexus
6 20 (37.74%) OSPF
7 19 (35.85%) BGP
7 19 (35.85%) LAN
8 18 (33.96%) Microsoft Azure
9 17 (32.08%) Cisco ASA
9 17 (32.08%) Wireless
10 16 (30.19%) F5
11 15 (28.30%) Network Security
12 14 (26.42%) Data Centre
12 14 (26.42%) CCNP
13 13 (24.53%) EIGRP
14 12 (22.64%) VPN
14 12 (22.64%) CCIE
14 12 (22.64%) Multicast
15 11 (20.75%) Internet
16 10 (18.87%) TCP/IP
16 10 (18.87%) ITIL
16 10 (18.87%) VLAN
17 9 (16.98%) Network Design
17 9 (16.98%) DNS
17 9 (16.98%) MPLS
17 9 (16.98%) Cisco Wireless
17 9 (16.98%) Amazon AWS

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 5 (9.43%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.77%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.89%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.77%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 18 (33.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (16.98%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.66%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (3.77%) IaaS
4 2 (3.77%) Office 365
5 1 (1.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (81.13%) Firewall
2 24 (45.28%) WAN
3 20 (37.74%) Cisco Nexus
3 20 (37.74%) OSPF
4 19 (35.85%) BGP
4 19 (35.85%) LAN
5 17 (32.08%) Cisco ASA
5 17 (32.08%) Wireless
6 15 (28.30%) Network Security
7 13 (24.53%) EIGRP
8 12 (22.64%) Multicast
8 12 (22.64%) VPN
9 11 (20.75%) Internet
10 10 (18.87%) TCP/IP
10 10 (18.87%) VLAN
11 9 (16.98%) Cisco Wireless
11 9 (16.98%) DNS
11 9 (16.98%) MPLS
12 8 (15.09%) Cisco ISE
13 7 (13.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (7.55%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.89%) Hudson
4 1 (1.89%) MSI
4 1 (1.89%) WiX
General
1 23 (43.40%) Finance
2 7 (13.21%) Financial Institution
3 5 (9.43%) Banking
3 5 (9.43%) Law
4 3 (5.66%) Legal
5 2 (3.77%) International Banking
6 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (56.60%) Network Engineer
2 9 (16.98%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (13.21%) Security Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) LAN Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Automation Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Design Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Senior Security Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Architect
6 4 (7.55%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Network Architect
6 4 (7.55%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Voice Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Voice Network Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) WAN Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Network Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) JSON
1 5 (9.43%) Regular Expression
1 5 (9.43%) YAML
2 1 (1.89%) .NET
2 1 (1.89%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.42%) Data Centre
2 7 (13.21%) Hedge funds
3 4 (7.55%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (5.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (5.66%) Tandem
5 1 (1.89%) Clustering
5 1 (1.89%) e-Health
5 1 (1.89%) Eurex
5 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) Linux
2 4 (7.55%) Windows
3 2 (3.77%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.89%) Unix
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.87%) ITIL
2 9 (16.98%) Network Design
3 7 (13.21%) High Availability
3 7 (13.21%) Load Balancing
4 6 (11.32%) DevOps
4 6 (11.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 5 (9.43%) B2B
5 5 (9.43%) Network Management
6 4 (7.55%) Incident Management
6 4 (7.55%) Microservices
6 4 (7.55%) Network Virtualisation
7 3 (5.66%) DDoS Mitigation
7 3 (5.66%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (3.77%) Change Management
8 2 (3.77%) Data-Flow Analysis
8 2 (3.77%) Identity Access Management
8 2 (3.77%) Risk Management
8 2 (3.77%) Security Operations
8 2 (3.77%) WAN Optimisation
9 1 (1.89%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.32%) Python
2 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.89%) Perl
2 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.89%) SQL
2 1 (1.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (52.83%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (26.42%) CCNP
3 12 (22.64%) CCIE
4 5 (9.43%) CISSP
5 4 (7.55%) CCNA
5 4 (7.55%) CCVP
6 2 (3.77%) CCSA
6 2 (3.77%) Degree
7 1 (1.89%) Avaya Certification
7 1 (1.89%) CCDA
7 1 (1.89%) CCDP
7 1 (1.89%) CCSE
7 1 (1.89%) CCSP
7 1 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.89%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) MiFID
2 3 (5.66%) COBIT
3 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) Docker
1 4 (7.55%) ProxySG
2 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.77%) XenApp
4 1 (1.89%) Firmware
4 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) Ansible
1 5 (9.43%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (5.66%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.89%) Cacti
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco CME
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.89%) CSIRT
3 1 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.89%) Nessus
3 1 (1.89%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.89%) QRadar
3 1 (1.89%) SCOM
3 1 (1.89%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.89%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 45 (84.91%) Cisco
2 23 (43.40%) Palo Alto
3 16 (30.19%) F5
4 8 (15.09%) Riverbed
5 7 (13.21%) SolarWinds
6 6 (11.32%) Blue Coat
6 6 (11.32%) Juniper
6 6 (11.32%) Splunk
7 5 (9.43%) Arista
7 5 (9.43%) Fortinet
8 3 (5.66%) Aruba
8 3 (5.66%) Google
8 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
8 3 (5.66%) Red Box
8 3 (5.66%) Symantec
9 2 (3.77%) Citrix
9 2 (3.77%) Extreme Networks
9 2 (3.77%) Meraki
10 1 (1.89%) CyberArk
10 1 (1.89%) Varonis