Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 219 192 174
Rank change year-on-year -27 -18 -9
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 41 49 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.58% 0.75% 1.05%
As % of the Vendors category 1.50% 1.94% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 32 58
City of London median daily rate £425 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.11% +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £347 £240 £313
90th Percentile £543 £573 £561
Central London median daily rate £415 £463 £450
% change year-on-year -10.27% +2.78% +9.09%
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 2,729 2,532 2,812
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.43% 38.95% 41.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,024 1,846 2,162
City of London median daily rate £480 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +3.03%
10th Percentile £275 £268 £286
90th Percentile £673 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 42 34
City of London median hourly rate £19.25 £16.96 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.52% -10.75% +6.35%
10th Percentile £12.27 £12.52 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.40 £33.92 £34.18
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £16.92 £19.00
% change year-on-year +18.22% -10.96% +8.57%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 38 (92.68%) Firewall
2 23 (56.10%) Cisco
3 17 (41.46%) Finance
4 13 (31.71%) Palo Alto
5 12 (29.27%) Windows
6 11 (26.83%) LAN
7 10 (24.39%) Network Security
8 9 (21.95%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (21.95%) OSPF
8 9 (21.95%) Banking
9 8 (19.51%) Blue Coat
9 8 (19.51%) Citrix
9 8 (19.51%) WAN
10 7 (17.07%) ITIL
10 7 (17.07%) CCNP
10 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
10 7 (17.07%) VMware
11 6 (14.63%) TCP/IP
11 6 (14.63%) DNS
11 6 (14.63%) CCNA
11 6 (14.63%) DHCP
11 6 (14.63%) MPLS
11 6 (14.63%) F5
11 6 (14.63%) Data Centre
12 5 (12.20%) Low Latency
12 5 (12.20%) McAfee
12 5 (12.20%) BGP
12 5 (12.20%) Internet
12 5 (12.20%) Linux
12 5 (12.20%) VPN

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 (4.88%) Confluence
1 2 (4.88%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Office 365
2 2 (4.88%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (4.88%) GitHub
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (92.68%) Firewall
2 11 (26.83%) LAN
3 10 (24.39%) Network Security
4 9 (21.95%) OSPF
5 8 (19.51%) WAN
6 6 (14.63%) DHCP
6 6 (14.63%) DNS
6 6 (14.63%) MPLS
6 6 (14.63%) TCP/IP
7 5 (12.20%) BGP
7 5 (12.20%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (12.20%) Internet
7 5 (12.20%) VPN
7 5 (12.20%) Wireless
8 4 (9.76%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (9.76%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (9.76%) Extranet
8 4 (9.76%) Multicast
8 4 (9.76%) VLAN
9 3 (7.32%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) Power BI
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (41.46%) Finance
2 9 (21.95%) Banking
3 4 (9.76%) Retail
3 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.88%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Front Office
5 1 (2.44%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (31.71%) Network Engineer
2 5 (12.20%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Deployment Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Network Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Network Deployment Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Network Security Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Security Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Network Security Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Network Team Leader
5 2 (4.88%) SOC Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.44%) LDAP
2 1 (2.44%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.76%) Eurex
3 3 (7.32%) e-Health
4 2 (4.88%) CMDB
4 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.88%) PKI
4 2 (4.88%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.44%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.44%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.44%) SCADA
5 1 (2.44%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.44%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.44%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 12 (29.27%) Windows
2 5 (12.20%) Linux
3 4 (9.76%) Windows Server
3 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (7.32%) Unix
5 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.44%) Check Point GAiA
6 1 (2.44%) VMS
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.07%) ITIL
2 5 (12.20%) Information Security
2 5 (12.20%) Low Latency
2 5 (12.20%) Migration
2 5 (12.20%) Network Design
3 4 (9.76%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (7.32%) Load Balancing
4 3 (7.32%) Proactive Monitoring
4 3 (7.32%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (4.88%) Algorithmic Trading
5 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (4.88%) Computer Security
5 2 (4.88%) Contingency Planning
5 2 (4.88%) Deployment Automation
5 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.88%) Identity Management
5 2 (4.88%) Network Segmentation
5 2 (4.88%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (4.88%) Security Management
5 2 (4.88%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (17.07%) CCNP
3 6 (14.63%) CCNA
4 4 (9.76%) CCIE
4 4 (9.76%) CISSP
5 2 (4.88%) Check Point Certification
5 2 (4.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.44%) CCVP
6 1 (2.44%) Degree
6 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.88%) GDPR
3 1 (2.44%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.32%) ProxySG
2 3 (7.32%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (7.32%) vSphere
2 3 (7.32%) XenDesktop
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.88%) XenServer
4 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.44%) VMware NSX
4 1 (2.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (7.32%) SCCM
2 2 (4.88%) Ansible
2 2 (4.88%) FortiGate
2 2 (4.88%) QRadar
3 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.44%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.44%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (2.44%) vRealize
3 1 (2.44%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 23 (56.10%) Cisco
2 13 (31.71%) Palo Alto
3 8 (19.51%) Blue Coat
3 8 (19.51%) Citrix
4 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
4 7 (17.07%) VMware
5 6 (14.63%) F5
6 5 (12.20%) McAfee
7 4 (9.76%) Reuters
7 4 (9.76%) ServiceNow
8 3 (7.32%) Aruba
8 3 (7.32%) Forcepoint
8 3 (7.32%) HP
8 3 (7.32%) Meraki
9 2 (4.88%) Juniper
9 2 (4.88%) NetApp
9 2 (4.88%) Qualys
9 2 (4.88%) Riverbed
9 2 (4.88%) SolarWinds
9 2 (4.88%) Symantec