Period
to 22 January 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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
England > London
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 336 257 285
Rank change year-on-year -79 +28 -67
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 314 408 361
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.68% 0.99% 0.82%
As % of the Vendors category 1.69% 2.30% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 263 249
London median daily rate £438 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +5.88% +2.14%
10th Percentile £278 £340 £275
90th Percentile £692 £600 £550
England median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.68% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
London median hourly rate - £55.00 £25.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +112.95% -6.08%
England median hourly rate £10.97 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -68.66% -10.26% +16.42%

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 London.

All Vendors
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 18,618 17,759 18,061
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.31% 43.11% 40.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,728 11,783 11,906
London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £253
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 301 290 332
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +8.57%
10th Percentile £11.81 £11.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £55.00 £47.80
England median hourly rate £17.49 £17.38 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.66% -3.47% +9.09%

CheckPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing CheckPoint as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for CheckPoint in London

CheckPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CheckPoint in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for CheckPoint in London

CheckPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CheckPoint in London over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CheckPoint in London

CheckPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CheckPoint in London

CheckPoint
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the London region over the 6 months to 22 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -46 77 £430 -4.44% 12
South London -32 16 £725 +56.76% 3
West London -24 15 £419 -6.94% 6
North London -4 3 £345 -4.17% 2
East London -20 1 - - 6
CheckPoint
England

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 London region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 204 (64.97%) Cisco
2 198 (63.06%) Firewall
3 97 (30.89%) Cisco Certification
4 91 (28.98%) Finance
5 84 (26.75%) WAN
6 82 (26.11%) LAN
7 77 (24.52%) Juniper
8 70 (22.29%) Palo Alto
9 69 (21.97%) VPN
10 67 (21.34%) Windows
11 66 (21.02%) Network Security
12 64 (20.38%) BGP
13 63 (20.06%) Data Centre
14 62 (19.75%) VMware
15 61 (19.43%) Microsoft
16 60 (19.11%) OSPF
17 59 (18.79%) CCNP
17 59 (18.79%) Cisco Nexus
18 55 (17.52%) Security Cleared
18 55 (17.52%) Citrix
19 54 (17.20%) MPLS
19 54 (17.20%) F5
20 51 (16.24%) Cisco ASA
21 46 (14.65%) Active Directory
21 46 (14.65%) VMware Infrastructure
22 45 (14.33%) Microsoft Azure
23 44 (14.01%) CCNA
24 42 (13.38%) Windows Server
25 39 (12.42%) Internet
25 39 (12.42%) SSL

CheckPoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 16 (5.10%) MS Exchange
2 10 (3.18%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.23%) IIS
4 4 (1.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (1.27%) Drupal
4 4 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.27%) WordPress
5 3 (0.96%) Apache
5 3 (0.96%) MS Project Server
6 2 (0.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.64%) MQSeries
6 2 (0.64%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.64%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.64%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.32%) CMS
7 1 (0.32%) Confluence
7 1 (0.32%) nginx
7 1 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 15 (4.78%) MS Visio
2 12 (3.82%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (3.18%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (2.23%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.96%) CA PPM
1 3 (0.96%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 45 (14.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (7.01%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (6.37%) Office 365
4 10 (3.18%) IaaS
5 8 (2.55%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (2.55%) Mimecast
6 7 (2.23%) PaaS
7 6 (1.91%) SaaS
8 5 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.64%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.32%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 198 (63.06%) Firewall
2 84 (26.75%) WAN
3 82 (26.11%) LAN
4 69 (21.97%) VPN
5 66 (21.02%) Network Security
6 64 (20.38%) BGP
7 60 (19.11%) OSPF
8 59 (18.79%) Cisco Nexus
9 54 (17.20%) MPLS
10 51 (16.24%) Cisco ASA
11 39 (12.42%) Internet
11 39 (12.42%) SSL
12 31 (9.87%) DNS
13 30 (9.55%) Wireless
14 25 (7.96%) DHCP
14 25 (7.96%) SAN
15 22 (7.01%) EIGRP
15 22 (7.01%) IPsec
16 21 (6.69%) VPLS
17 20 (6.37%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.23%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (1.59%) OLTP
3 4 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.32%) Big Data
5 1 (0.32%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.32%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.32%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (0.96%) Sonatype Nexus
1 3 (0.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.64%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.32%) Gerrit
3 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.32%) JIRA
3 1 (0.32%) TeamCity
General
1 91 (28.98%) Finance
2 29 (9.24%) Banking
3 12 (3.82%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.27%) Multimedia
4 4 (1.27%) Retail
5 3 (0.96%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.64%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.64%) Legal
7 1 (0.32%) Advertising
7 1 (0.32%) Billing
Job Titles
1 104 (33.12%) Network Engineer
2 49 (15.61%) Architect
3 47 (14.97%) Security Engineer
4 30 (9.55%) Network Security Engineer
5 24 (7.64%) Cisco Engineer
5 24 (7.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 22 (7.01%) Firewall Engineer
6 22 (7.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 21 (6.69%) Security Architect
8 17 (5.41%) Analyst
9 14 (4.46%) Consultant
10 12 (3.82%) Project Manager
10 12 (3.82%) Support Engineer
11 11 (3.50%) Cisco Architect
11 11 (3.50%) Infrastructure Manager
11 11 (3.50%) Network Architect
11 11 (3.50%) Security Analyst
11 11 (3.50%) Support Officer
12 10 (3.18%) Cisco Network Architect
12 10 (3.18%) Project Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.87%) .NET
2 7 (2.23%) 802.1X
3 2 (0.64%) LDAP
3 2 (0.64%) Middleware
4 1 (0.32%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.32%) HTML
4 1 (0.32%) J2EE
4 1 (0.32%) JFC
4 1 (0.32%) JSON
4 1 (0.32%) Web Services
4 1 (0.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 63 (20.06%) Data Centre
2 14 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.46%) Management Information System
3 9 (2.87%) Replication
4 8 (2.55%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.55%) PKI
4 8 (2.55%) Private Cloud
4 8 (2.55%) Security Operations Centre
5 7 (2.23%) Microsoft Licensing
5 7 (2.23%) PMI
6 6 (1.91%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (1.91%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (0.96%) EFT
8 3 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.64%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.64%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.64%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.64%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.64%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 67 (21.34%) Windows
2 42 (13.38%) Windows Server
3 30 (9.55%) Linux
4 17 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (4.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (3.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (2.23%) Windows 10
7 7 (2.23%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.59%) CentOS
9 4 (1.27%) HPUX
9 4 (1.27%) Unix
10 3 (0.96%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (12.10%) ITIL
2 27 (8.60%) Change Control
2 27 (8.60%) Cybersecurity
2 27 (8.60%) Network Design
3 26 (8.28%) Network Architecture
4 25 (7.96%) Project Management
5 24 (7.64%) Information Security
6 22 (7.01%) Load Balancing
7 21 (6.69%) Migration
8 20 (6.37%) High Availability
9 19 (6.05%) Change Management
10 18 (5.73%) Disaster Recovery
10 18 (5.73%) PRINCE2
10 18 (5.73%) SIEM
11 16 (5.10%) Information Assurance
12 15 (4.78%) Programme Management
13 13 (4.14%) Network Monitoring
14 12 (3.82%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (3.82%) Security Architecture
15 11 (3.50%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (9.87%) SQL
2 8 (2.55%) Python
3 3 (0.96%) Bash Shell
3 3 (0.96%) C
3 3 (0.96%) Perl
3 3 (0.96%) VBScript
4 2 (0.64%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.32%) Java
5 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 97 (30.89%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (18.79%) CCNP
3 55 (17.52%) Security Cleared
4 44 (14.01%) CCNA
5 34 (10.83%) CCIE
6 33 (10.51%) CCSE
7 28 (8.92%) Microsoft Certification
8 27 (8.60%) MCSE
9 25 (7.96%) CISSP
10 24 (7.64%) Degree
11 23 (7.32%) MCP
11 23 (7.32%) SC Cleared
12 17 (5.41%) DV Cleared
13 15 (4.78%) CCSA
14 13 (4.14%) CCSP
15 9 (2.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 8 (2.55%) Check Point Certification
16 8 (2.55%) PMI Certification
17 7 (2.23%) CISM
17 7 (2.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (3.82%) SLA
3 10 (3.18%) GDPR
4 6 (1.91%) NIST 800
5 4 (1.27%) PMO
6 3 (0.96%) COBIT
6 3 (0.96%) GCP
6 3 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (0.96%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 46 (14.65%) Active Directory
1 46 (14.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (7.01%) Hyper-V
3 12 (3.82%) ProxySG
3 12 (3.82%) VMware NSX
3 12 (3.82%) vSphere
4 10 (3.18%) XenApp
5 8 (2.55%) BitLocker
5 8 (2.55%) Terminal Services
6 7 (2.23%) Docker
7 5 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (1.27%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.96%) IAG
9 3 (0.96%) Snort
9 3 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.64%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.64%) Samba
10 2 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.64%) Xen
11 1 (0.32%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (4.14%) SCCM
2 12 (3.82%) Ansible
3 9 (2.87%) Puppet
4 8 (2.55%) SCOM
5 7 (2.23%) Backup Exec
5 7 (2.23%) NetBackup
6 6 (1.91%) FortiGate
6 6 (1.91%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (1.91%) Nagios
6 6 (1.91%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (1.91%) SolarWinds Orion
7 5 (1.59%) Terraform
7 5 (1.59%) vRealize
7 5 (1.59%) XenMobile
8 4 (1.27%) Cisco Prime
8 4 (1.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 4 (1.27%) PowerCLI
9 3 (0.96%) EMC VPLEX
9 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 204 (64.97%) Cisco
2 77 (24.52%) Juniper
3 70 (22.29%) Palo Alto
4 62 (19.75%) VMware
5 61 (19.43%) Microsoft
6 55 (17.52%) Citrix
7 54 (17.20%) F5
8 36 (11.46%) Blue Coat
9 34 (10.83%) HP
10 32 (10.19%) Fortinet
11 29 (9.24%) SolarWinds
12 28 (8.92%) McAfee
13 23 (7.32%) NetApp
14 18 (5.73%) Veeam
15 15 (4.78%) EMC
15 15 (4.78%) Red Hat
16 12 (3.82%) Aruba
16 12 (3.82%) Forcepoint
17 11 (3.50%) CommVault
17 11 (3.50%) Riverbed