Period
to 5 December 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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 186 205 174
Rank change year-on-year +19 -31 -26
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 36 63 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.63% 0.88% 0.99%
As % of the Vendors category 1.53% 2.30% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 55 40
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £305 £346 £263
90th Percentile £596 £538 £538
Central London median daily rate £430 £450 £463
% change year-on-year -4.44% -2.70% +2.78%
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 2,352 2,743 2,752
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 40.91% 38.31% 38.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,805 2,062 2,076
City of London median daily rate £500 £488 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +0.46% +7.83%
10th Percentile £260 £228 £264
90th Percentile £650 £650 £675
Central London median daily rate £488 £488 £475
% change year-on-year - +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 72 56
City of London median hourly rate £20.67 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.51% +3.89% -5.26%
10th Percentile £12.04 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.53 £25.50 £30.88
Central London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.70 £18.70
% change year-on-year +11.39% - -0.13%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 32 (88.89%) Cisco
2 26 (72.22%) Firewall
3 17 (47.22%) WAN
3 17 (47.22%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (44.44%) LAN
4 16 (44.44%) Cisco Nexus
5 14 (38.89%) Network Security
6 13 (36.11%) DNS
7 11 (30.56%) VPN
7 11 (30.56%) F5
8 10 (27.78%) Palo Alto
8 10 (27.78%) Windows
9 9 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (22.22%) OSPF
10 8 (22.22%) BGP
10 8 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (22.22%) Azure
11 7 (19.44%) AWS
11 7 (19.44%) Change Management
11 7 (19.44%) IPsec
11 7 (19.44%) CCNP
12 6 (16.67%) ITIL
12 6 (16.67%) MPLS
12 6 (16.67%) VMware
12 6 (16.67%) Migration
12 6 (16.67%) Banking
12 6 (16.67%) Load Balancing
12 6 (16.67%) Data Centre
13 5 (13.89%) Cisco Firepower
13 5 (13.89%) Wireless

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 2 (5.56%) Apache
1 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
1 2 (5.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.22%) Azure
2 7 (19.44%) AWS
3 3 (8.33%) Office 365
4 1 (2.78%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 1 (2.78%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 26 (72.22%) Firewall
2 17 (47.22%) Cisco ASA
2 17 (47.22%) WAN
3 16 (44.44%) Cisco Nexus
3 16 (44.44%) LAN
4 14 (38.89%) Network Security
5 13 (36.11%) DNS
6 11 (30.56%) VPN
7 8 (22.22%) BGP
7 8 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
7 8 (22.22%) OSPF
8 7 (19.44%) IPsec
9 6 (16.67%) MPLS
10 5 (13.89%) BIG-IP
10 5 (13.89%) NetScaler
10 5 (13.89%) TACACS
10 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
10 5 (13.89%) VLAN
10 5 (13.89%) VoIP
10 5 (13.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.78%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (2.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (16.67%) Banking
2 5 (13.89%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Law
3 2 (5.56%) Retail
3 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Legal
4 1 (2.78%) Local Government
4 1 (2.78%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Network Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) Security Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Architect
4 4 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Network Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Firewall Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Network Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Network Security Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Security Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Security Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 1 (2.78%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 3 (8.33%) Replication
3 1 (2.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) PKI
3 1 (2.78%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.78%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (2.78%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Windows
2 5 (13.89%) Unix
3 4 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 3 (8.33%) Check Point GAiA
5 2 (5.56%) Linux
5 2 (5.56%) Windows 10
5 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.78%) Android
6 1 (2.78%) CentOS
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) Change Management
2 6 (16.67%) ITIL
2 6 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 6 (16.67%) Migration
3 5 (13.89%) Configuration Management
4 4 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (11.11%) Network Design
4 4 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (11.11%) WAN Optimisation
5 3 (8.33%) Change Control
5 3 (8.33%) Data Security
5 3 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (8.33%) Line Management
5 3 (8.33%) Proactive Monitoring
5 3 (8.33%) Project Delivery
6 2 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (5.56%) Information Security
6 2 (5.56%) ITSM
6 2 (5.56%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (5.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) Python
2 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (19.44%) CCNP
3 4 (11.11%) CCNA
3 4 (11.11%) Check Point Certification
4 3 (8.33%) CCSA
4 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.56%) CCIE
5 2 (5.56%) CCSE
5 2 (5.56%) Degree
6 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.78%) CCDA
6 1 (2.78%) CCDP
6 1 (2.78%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 1 (2.78%) CCSP
6 1 (2.78%) CCVP
6 1 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.78%) Master's Degree
6 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
1 2 (5.56%) ProxySG
1 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.56%) VMware NSX
1 2 (5.56%) vSphere
2 1 (2.78%) KVM
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (5.56%) Ansible
2 2 (5.56%) SCCM
3 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.78%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.78%) Puppet
3 1 (2.78%) QRadar
3 1 (2.78%) Salt
3 1 (2.78%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 32 (88.89%) Cisco
2 11 (30.56%) F5
3 10 (27.78%) Palo Alto
4 6 (16.67%) VMware
5 5 (13.89%) Citrix
6 4 (11.11%) Juniper
7 3 (8.33%) Blue Coat
7 3 (8.33%) CA Agile Central
7 3 (8.33%) Fortinet
7 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 3 (8.33%) Zscaler
8 2 (5.56%) Aruba
8 2 (5.56%) Forcepoint
8 2 (5.56%) Meraki
8 2 (5.56%) Riverbed
9 1 (2.78%) Avaya
9 1 (2.78%) Fidessa
9 1 (2.78%) HP
9 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.78%) Reuters