Period
to 12 April 2021

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 12 April 2021 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
12 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 339 340 294
Rank change year-on-year +1 -46 +45
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 89 115 356
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.41% 0.47% 0.84%
As % of the Vendors category 1.09% 1.21% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 88 266
10th Percentile £312 £289 £313
25th Percentile £363 £357 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £410 £450
Median % change year-on-year +15.85% -8.89% +8.43%
75th Percentile £526 £538 £500
90th Percentile £583 £624 £575
England median daily rate £425 £400 £419
% change year-on-year +6.25% -4.48% -1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Median hourly rate £23.00 £23.00 £24.00
Median % change year-on-year - -4.17% -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £24.91 £37.50
% change year-on-year +60.61% -33.59% +146.71%

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 8,145 9,520 16,928
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.77% 39.04% 39.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,450 6,522 11,473
10th Percentile £325 £260 £293
25th Percentile £413 £385 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £500
75th Percentile £600 £600 £598
90th Percentile £688 £688 £675
England median daily rate £475 £450 £459
% change year-on-year +5.56% -1.91% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 174 250
10th Percentile £15.96 £12.44 £12.75
25th Percentile £21.49 £17.78 £16.31
Median hourly rate £27.50 £21.51 £20.41
Median % change year-on-year +27.83% +5.39% -5.06%
75th Percentile £50.63 £33.46 £30.00
90th Percentile £66.80 £50.00 £46.37
England median hourly rate £22.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +18.92% +5.71% +0.40%

CheckPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for CheckPoint in London

CheckPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing CheckPoint in London.

Daily rate trend for CheckPoint in London

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing CheckPoint in London over the 6 months to 12 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for CheckPoint in London

CheckPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing CheckPoint in London.

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 12 April 2021. 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 +58 25 £513 +41.38% 7
South London +41 1 - - 1
CheckPoint
England

For the 6 months to 12 April 2021, 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 London region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 58 (65.17%) Firewall
2 51 (57.30%) Cisco
3 44 (49.44%) Finance
4 33 (37.08%) WAN
5 26 (29.21%) LAN
6 23 (25.84%) Fortinet
7 20 (22.47%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (22.47%) Microsoft 365
7 20 (22.47%) Data Centre
7 20 (22.47%) Palo Alto
8 19 (21.35%) Windows
8 19 (21.35%) BGP
8 19 (21.35%) Azure
9 18 (20.22%) Microsoft
10 17 (19.10%) Cisco ASA
11 16 (17.98%) F5
11 16 (17.98%) Active Directory
11 16 (17.98%) OSPF
12 14 (15.73%) DNS
12 14 (15.73%) Security Cleared
12 14 (15.73%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (14.61%) Video Conferencing
13 13 (14.61%) Network Security
13 13 (14.61%) Internet
13 13 (14.61%) Migration
14 12 (13.48%) VMware
14 12 (13.48%) CCNP
14 12 (13.48%) Self-Motivation
15 11 (12.36%) Problem-Solving
15 11 (12.36%) Collaborative Working

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 10 (11.24%) Skype for Business
2 5 (5.62%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.25%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.12%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (6.74%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Primavera
2 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (22.47%) Microsoft 365
2 19 (21.35%) Azure
3 8 (8.99%) AWS
4 5 (5.62%) IaaS
5 4 (4.49%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (3.37%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 3 (3.37%) PaaS
6 3 (3.37%) SaaS
7 2 (2.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (2.25%) Amazon S3
7 2 (2.25%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (2.25%) GCP
7 2 (2.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (1.12%) GitHub
8 1 (1.12%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 58 (65.17%) Firewall
2 33 (37.08%) WAN
3 26 (29.21%) LAN
4 19 (21.35%) BGP
5 17 (19.10%) Cisco ASA
6 16 (17.98%) OSPF
7 14 (15.73%) DNS
8 13 (14.61%) Internet
8 13 (14.61%) Network Security
9 11 (12.36%) MPLS
9 11 (12.36%) Unified Communications
10 10 (11.24%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (11.24%) Ethernet
10 10 (11.24%) Multicast
10 10 (11.24%) Skype
10 10 (11.24%) TCP/IP
10 10 (11.24%) Wireless
11 9 (10.11%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (8.99%) SAN
12 8 (8.99%) SD-WAN
Development Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (3.37%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.25%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.25%) JUnit
3 2 (2.25%) Mockito
4 1 (1.12%) Hudson
4 1 (1.12%) JIRA
4 1 (1.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 44 (49.44%) Finance
2 4 (4.49%) Banking
2 4 (4.49%) Public Sector
3 3 (3.37%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.37%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.37%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.25%) Police
5 1 (1.12%) French Language
5 1 (1.12%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.12%) Legal
5 1 (1.12%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (31.46%) Network Engineer
2 9 (10.11%) Voice Engineer
3 8 (8.99%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (6.74%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (6.74%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (6.74%) Network Security Engineer
4 6 (6.74%) Security Engineer
5 5 (5.62%) Administrator
5 5 (5.62%) IT Manager
5 5 (5.62%) Network Manager
6 4 (4.49%) Project Manager
6 4 (4.49%) VMware Engineer
7 3 (3.37%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 3 (3.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.37%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.37%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (3.37%) Telecoms Engineer
7 3 (3.37%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 3 (3.37%) Wintel Administrator
7 3 (3.37%) Wintel Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.49%) YAML
2 3 (3.37%) JSON
3 2 (2.25%) 802.1X
3 2 (2.25%) JMS
3 2 (2.25%) JSON Schema
3 2 (2.25%) Spring
3 2 (2.25%) Spring Boot
3 2 (2.25%) XML
3 2 (2.25%) XSD
4 1 (1.12%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.47%) Data Centre
2 13 (14.61%) Video Conferencing
3 12 (13.48%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (10.11%) Tandem
5 3 (3.37%) CESG
5 3 (3.37%) PKI
6 2 (2.25%) CCTV
6 2 (2.25%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.12%) Clustering
7 1 (1.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.12%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 19 (21.35%) Windows
2 9 (10.11%) Linux
3 6 (6.74%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.49%) Windows 10
4 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (3.37%) Unix
6 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.12%) HPUX
7 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.73%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (14.61%) Migration
3 11 (12.36%) Collaborative Working
3 11 (12.36%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (12.36%) Resource Management
4 10 (11.24%) Capacity Planning
5 9 (10.11%) Asset Management
6 8 (8.99%) ITIL
7 7 (7.87%) Business Case
7 7 (7.87%) Project Delivery
8 6 (6.74%) Change Management
8 6 (6.74%) Low Latency
8 6 (6.74%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (5.62%) Business Continuity
9 5 (5.62%) Mentoring
9 5 (5.62%) Programme Management
9 5 (5.62%) Project Management
9 5 (5.62%) Risk Management
9 5 (5.62%) SIEM
10 4 (4.49%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.49%) Python
2 2 (2.25%) Java
2 2 (2.25%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.12%) Perl
3 1 (1.12%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (22.47%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (15.73%) Security Cleared
3 12 (13.48%) CCNP
4 9 (10.11%) SC Cleared
5 8 (8.99%) CCIE
6 5 (5.62%) CCNA
6 5 (5.62%) DV Cleared
7 4 (4.49%) CCDE
7 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (3.37%) CCSA
8 3 (3.37%) CCSE
8 3 (3.37%) Check Point Certification
8 3 (3.37%) Degree
8 3 (3.37%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (3.37%) MCITP
9 2 (2.25%) CISSP
9 2 (2.25%) ISTQB
9 2 (2.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (1.12%) AWS Certification
10 1 (1.12%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (7.87%) SLA
3 3 (3.37%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (2.25%) QA
5 1 (1.12%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (17.98%) Active Directory
2 10 (11.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (10.11%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (4.49%) Docker
5 2 (2.25%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.25%) ProxySG
5 2 (2.25%) XenApp
6 1 (1.12%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.12%) KVM
6 1 (1.12%) Snort
6 1 (1.12%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.12%) VMware NSX
6 1 (1.12%) vSphere
6 1 (1.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (10.11%) Ansible
1 9 (10.11%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (6.74%) Kubernetes
3 3 (3.37%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (3.37%) FortiGate
3 3 (3.37%) Nessus
3 3 (3.37%) Terraform
4 2 (2.25%) Grafana
4 2 (2.25%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.25%) Prometheus
4 2 (2.25%) SCCM
4 2 (2.25%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.12%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.12%) Puppet
5 1 (1.12%) Salt
5 1 (1.12%) Suricata
5 1 (1.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.12%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 51 (57.30%) Cisco
2 23 (25.84%) Fortinet
3 20 (22.47%) Palo Alto
4 18 (20.22%) Microsoft
5 16 (17.98%) F5
6 12 (13.48%) VMware
7 9 (10.11%) Sonus
7 9 (10.11%) Zscaler
8 8 (8.99%) Citrix
9 7 (7.87%) McAfee
10 6 (6.74%) Blue Coat
10 6 (6.74%) Riverbed
11 5 (5.62%) HP
11 5 (5.62%) Meraki
11 5 (5.62%) NetApp
11 5 (5.62%) SolarWinds
12 4 (4.49%) FireEye
12 4 (4.49%) Forcepoint
12 4 (4.49%) Juniper
13 3 (3.37%) Radware