Period
to

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 1 July 2022 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
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 429 380 325
Rank change year-on-year -49 -55 +4
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 159 124 77
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.40% 0.45% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category 1.04% 1.16% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 92 61
10th Percentile £375 £317 £300
25th Percentile £425 £377 £360
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £438
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% +8.57% -2.78%
75th Percentile £600 £538 £500
90th Percentile £700 £575 £613
England median daily rate £500 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -4.19%

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 15,235 10,645 6,751
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.47% 38.76% 38.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,930 7,149 4,640
10th Percentile £359 £340 £288
25th Percentile £463 £425 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £551 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year +4.90% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £685 £638 £609
90th Percentile £775 £713 £713
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 106 81
10th Percentile £16.18 £13.38 £12.63
25th Percentile £23.91 £16.25 £18.70
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.68 £26.50
Median % change year-on-year +41.84% -6.89% +27.71%
75th Percentile £49.25 £44.94 £43.70
90th Percentile £70.00 £65.00 £48.75
England median hourly rate £21.78 £19.52 £19.00
% change year-on-year +11.58% +2.74% +1.60%

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 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -37 27 £519 +3.80% 7
West London -7 3 £400 +128.58% 2
South London -12 3 £575 +70.37% 3
North London -2 1 £550 +35.80%
CheckPoint
England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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.

1 132 (83.02%) Firewall
2 121 (76.10%) Cisco
3 45 (28.30%) Azure
4 44 (27.67%) F5
4 44 (27.67%) Palo Alto
4 44 (27.67%) VMware
4 44 (27.67%) Windows
4 44 (27.67%) VPN
5 42 (26.42%) Cisco Certification
6 41 (25.79%) Finance
7 39 (24.53%) Cisco ASA
8 38 (23.90%) WAN
9 37 (23.27%) Network Security
9 37 (23.27%) Load Balancing
10 36 (22.64%) VMware Infrastructure
11 35 (22.01%) Data Centre
12 33 (20.75%) BGP
13 32 (20.13%) Active Directory
14 30 (18.87%) DNS
15 29 (18.24%) CCNP
16 28 (17.61%) Microsoft
16 28 (17.61%) ITIL
16 28 (17.61%) Security Cleared
17 27 (16.98%) Linux
17 27 (16.98%) LAN
18 25 (15.72%) DHCP
18 25 (15.72%) McAfee
18 25 (15.72%) OSPF
18 25 (15.72%) Wireless
19 24 (15.09%) MPLS

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 5 (3.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.89%) Confluence
3 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (3.14%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 45 (28.30%) Azure
2 19 (11.95%) Microsoft 365
3 12 (7.55%) AWS
4 11 (6.92%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 10 (6.29%) Azure Active Directory
6 8 (5.03%) Azure DevOps
7 5 (3.14%) PaaS
8 4 (2.52%) OpenShift
9 3 (1.89%) Azure Storage
9 3 (1.89%) GCP
9 3 (1.89%) OneDrive
9 3 (1.89%) Power Automate
9 3 (1.89%) SaaS
10 2 (1.26%) Azure AKS
10 2 (1.26%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 2 (1.26%) Azure Service Bus
10 2 (1.26%) IaaS
11 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.63%) Azure Key Vault
11 1 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 132 (83.02%) Firewall
2 44 (27.67%) VPN
3 39 (24.53%) Cisco ASA
4 38 (23.90%) WAN
5 37 (23.27%) Network Security
6 33 (20.75%) BGP
7 30 (18.87%) DNS
8 27 (16.98%) LAN
9 25 (15.72%) DHCP
9 25 (15.72%) OSPF
9 25 (15.72%) Wireless
10 24 (15.09%) MPLS
11 22 (13.84%) SD-WAN
12 18 (11.32%) EIGRP
13 17 (10.69%) IPsec
14 16 (10.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 15 (9.43%) Cisco Nexus
15 15 (9.43%) SSL
16 14 (8.81%) VLAN
17 13 (8.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.26%) Data Lake
2 1 (0.63%) MySQL
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (1.89%) JIRA
1 3 (1.89%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.63%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
General
1 41 (25.79%) Finance
2 21 (13.21%) Social Skills
3 10 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.29%) Banking
4 8 (5.03%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.77%) Organisational Skills
6 5 (3.14%) Presentation Skills
7 3 (1.89%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.89%) Public Sector
7 3 (1.89%) Publishing
8 2 (1.26%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.26%) Legal
9 1 (0.63%) Documentation Skills
9 1 (0.63%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.63%) Electronics
9 1 (0.63%) French Language
9 1 (0.63%) International Banking
9 1 (0.63%) Law
Job Titles
1 52 (32.70%) Network Engineer
2 19 (11.95%) Senior Network Engineer
3 18 (11.32%) Analyst
3 18 (11.32%) Architect
4 13 (8.18%) Security Engineer
5 11 (6.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (5.66%) Infrastructure Architect
7 7 (4.40%) Project Manager
8 6 (3.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 6 (3.77%) Designer
8 6 (3.77%) Network Analyst
9 5 (3.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 5 (3.14%) Infrastructure Manager
9 5 (3.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 5 (3.14%) Network Security Engineer
9 5 (3.14%) Security Analyst
10 4 (2.52%) Cisco Analyst
10 4 (2.52%) Consultant
10 4 (2.52%) Network Architect
10 4 (2.52%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.26%) JSON
2 1 (0.63%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 35 (22.01%) Data Centre
2 12 (7.55%) Management Information System
3 11 (6.92%) Clustering
4 9 (5.66%) PKI
5 6 (3.77%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (3.14%) Public Cloud
7 4 (2.52%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.89%) Cloud Native
8 3 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.89%) Replication
9 2 (1.26%) CCTV
9 2 (1.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.63%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.63%) Equities
10 1 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.63%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 44 (27.67%) Windows
2 27 (16.98%) Linux
3 19 (11.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (10.69%) Windows Server
5 13 (8.18%) Windows 10
6 9 (5.66%) HPUX
7 5 (3.14%) VMS
8 4 (2.52%) Unix
9 3 (1.89%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.89%) Windows Server 2016
10 1 (0.63%) CatOS
10 1 (0.63%) Check Point GAiA
10 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (23.27%) Load Balancing
2 28 (17.61%) ITIL
3 23 (14.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 23 (14.47%) SIEM
4 22 (13.84%) Migration
5 21 (13.21%) Change Management
6 17 (10.69%) Project Management
7 15 (9.43%) Cybersecurity
8 14 (8.81%) Business Continuity
9 13 (8.18%) Project Delivery
10 12 (7.55%) Vulnerability Management
11 11 (6.92%) Information Security
12 10 (6.29%) Data Loss Prevention
13 9 (5.66%) Agile
13 9 (5.66%) DevOps
13 9 (5.66%) Server Virtualisation
13 9 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (4.40%) Disaster Recovery
14 7 (4.40%) Service Delivery
14 7 (4.40%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.81%) PowerShell
2 13 (8.18%) SQL
3 11 (6.92%) Python
4 7 (4.40%) C
5 3 (1.89%) VBScript
6 2 (1.26%) Bash
6 2 (1.26%) Lisp
6 2 (1.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 42 (26.42%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (18.24%) CCNP
3 28 (17.61%) Security Cleared
4 22 (13.84%) SC Cleared
5 20 (12.58%) CCIE
6 11 (6.92%) Degree
6 11 (6.92%) DV Cleared
7 10 (6.29%) CCNA
8 6 (3.77%) CCSA
8 6 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (3.14%) CCSE
10 4 (2.52%) CISSP
10 4 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.89%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 3 (1.89%) Check Point Certification
11 3 (1.89%) CompTIA Security+
11 3 (1.89%) JNCIA
11 3 (1.89%) MCITP
11 3 (1.89%) MCSE
12 2 (1.26%) CCIE Security
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (5.66%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 9 (5.66%) SLA
3 4 (2.52%) PMO
4 2 (1.26%) DICOM
4 2 (1.26%) HL7
5 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 36 (22.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (20.13%) Active Directory
3 20 (12.58%) vSphere
4 16 (10.06%) VMware NSX
5 10 (6.29%) ProxySG
6 7 (4.40%) vCloud
7 6 (3.77%) XenApp
8 3 (1.89%) NFS
9 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (7.55%) Ansible
2 10 (6.29%) Microsoft Clustering
3 9 (5.66%) Cisco CUCM
3 9 (5.66%) FortiGate
3 9 (5.66%) vRealize
3 9 (5.66%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 8 (5.03%) vCenter Server
5 7 (4.40%) Cisco Prime
6 6 (3.77%) Kubernetes
6 6 (3.77%) SCCM
6 6 (3.77%) Terraform
7 4 (2.52%) CASB
7 4 (2.52%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (1.89%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 3 (1.89%) WSUS
8 3 (1.89%) ZABBIX
9 2 (1.26%) Nessus
9 2 (1.26%) Stealthwatch
10 1 (0.63%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.63%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 121 (76.10%) Cisco
2 44 (27.67%) F5
2 44 (27.67%) Palo Alto
2 44 (27.67%) VMware
3 28 (17.61%) Microsoft
4 25 (15.72%) McAfee
5 23 (14.47%) Fortinet
5 23 (14.47%) Red Hat
6 21 (13.21%) Citrix
6 21 (13.21%) HP
7 20 (12.58%) Juniper
8 16 (10.06%) Infoblox
8 16 (10.06%) Meraki
9 15 (9.43%) SolarWinds
10 12 (7.55%) Aruba
10 12 (7.55%) NetApp
11 11 (6.92%) Blue Coat
11 11 (6.92%) FireEye
11 11 (6.92%) Qualys
12 10 (6.29%) Broadcom