Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 362 237 249
Rank change year-on-year -125 +12 -6
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 283 483 460
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.61% 1.07% 0.98%
As % of the Vendors category 1.50% 2.50% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 325 340
London median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £282 £325 £275
90th Percentile £538 £638 £550
England median daily rate £418 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +1.21% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
London median hourly rate - £55.00 £25.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +112.95% +12.29%
England median hourly rate £33.00 £40.00 £29.33
% change year-on-year -17.50% +36.39% -12.46%

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 18836 19319 19793
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.47% 42.71% 41.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 12820 12876 13140
London median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 298 282 406
London median hourly rate £19.75 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.72% - +2.86%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £46.38
England median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.55% -5.71% +6.06%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 -38 74 £463 +2.78% 3
West London -14 13 £346 -23.06%
South London -41 6 £418 -9.24% 2
North London -8 5 £356 -1.04%
East London -14 1 - - 1
CheckPoint
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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.

1 189 (66.78%) Firewall
2 186 (65.72%) Cisco
3 97 (34.28%) Finance
4 87 (30.74%) Cisco Certification
5 76 (26.86%) WAN
6 75 (26.50%) LAN
6 75 (26.50%) Windows
7 70 (24.73%) Network Security
8 62 (21.91%) Palo Alto
9 61 (21.55%) Juniper
10 59 (20.85%) Microsoft
11 58 (20.49%) Cisco ASA
12 56 (19.79%) CCNP
13 55 (19.43%) Citrix
13 55 (19.43%) VMware
14 51 (18.02%) Active Directory
14 51 (18.02%) Data Centre
15 50 (17.67%) VPN
15 50 (17.67%) Microsoft Azure
16 47 (16.61%) Windows Server
17 43 (15.19%) MPLS
18 41 (14.49%) OSPF
18 41 (14.49%) F5
19 40 (14.13%) Cisco Nexus
20 39 (13.78%) BGP
21 38 (13.43%) Linux
21 38 (13.43%) Blue Coat
22 37 (13.07%) VMware Infrastructure
23 35 (12.37%) Information Security
23 35 (12.37%) HP

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 15 (5.30%) MS Exchange
2 13 (4.59%) IIS
3 6 (2.12%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (1.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (1.41%) Apache
5 4 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (1.41%) Drupal
5 4 (1.41%) WordPress
6 3 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.06%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.71%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.71%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.71%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.35%) CMS
8 1 (0.35%) Confluence
8 1 (0.35%) nginx
8 1 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 14 (4.95%) Spreadsheet
2 8 (2.83%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (2.47%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.77%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 50 (17.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (8.83%) Office 365
3 23 (8.13%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (4.95%) IaaS
5 11 (3.89%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (3.18%) PaaS
7 7 (2.47%) Mimecast
7 7 (2.47%) SaaS
8 5 (1.77%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (1.77%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.35%) GitHub
9 1 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.35%) Trello
9 1 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.35%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 189 (66.78%) Firewall
2 76 (26.86%) WAN
3 75 (26.50%) LAN
4 70 (24.73%) Network Security
5 58 (20.49%) Cisco ASA
6 50 (17.67%) VPN
7 43 (15.19%) MPLS
8 41 (14.49%) OSPF
9 40 (14.13%) Cisco Nexus
10 39 (13.78%) BGP
11 33 (11.66%) EIGRP
12 30 (10.60%) DNS
13 26 (9.19%) Wireless
14 25 (8.83%) SAN
15 22 (7.77%) Internet
16 20 (7.07%) DHCP
16 20 (7.07%) SSL
17 19 (6.71%) VoIP
18 18 (6.36%) SNMP
18 18 (6.36%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.35%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.35%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (1.06%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.71%) Gerrit
2 2 (0.71%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.71%) JIRA
3 1 (0.35%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 97 (34.28%) Finance
2 27 (9.54%) Banking
3 11 (3.89%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.83%) Law
5 5 (1.77%) Back Office
6 3 (1.06%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.06%) Retail
7 2 (0.71%) Advertising
8 1 (0.35%) Billing
8 1 (0.35%) Games
8 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.35%) Marketing
8 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 101 (35.69%) Network Engineer
2 36 (12.72%) Security Engineer
3 27 (9.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 26 (9.19%) Cisco Engineer
4 26 (9.19%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 22 (7.77%) Analyst
6 21 (7.42%) Network Security Engineer
7 19 (6.71%) Architect
8 18 (6.36%) Firewall Engineer
8 18 (6.36%) Security Analyst
9 17 (6.01%) Consultant
10 14 (4.95%) Support Officer
11 13 (4.59%) Azure Engineer
11 13 (4.59%) Project Officer
11 13 (4.59%) Project Support Officer
12 12 (4.24%) Cloud Engineer
13 11 (3.89%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
14 10 (3.53%) Information Analyst
14 10 (3.53%) Network Manager
14 10 (3.53%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.77%) 802.1X
2 4 (1.41%) .NET
3 3 (1.06%) Middleware
4 2 (0.71%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.35%) J2EE
5 1 (0.35%) JFC
5 1 (0.35%) JSON
5 1 (0.35%) OAuth
5 1 (0.35%) SAML
5 1 (0.35%) WAP
5 1 (0.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 51 (18.02%) Data Centre
2 10 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.18%) Virtual Team
4 8 (2.83%) PKI
5 7 (2.47%) Data Protection Act
5 7 (2.47%) Private Cloud
5 7 (2.47%) Public Cloud
5 7 (2.47%) Replication
5 7 (2.47%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (2.12%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.12%) Microsoft Licensing
6 6 (2.12%) PMI
7 5 (1.77%) Blackberry
7 5 (1.77%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.77%) Security Operations Centre
8 4 (1.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (1.41%) Fintech
8 4 (1.41%) NHS
9 3 (1.06%) Reinsurance
10 2 (0.71%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 75 (26.50%) Windows
2 47 (16.61%) Windows Server
3 38 (13.43%) Linux
4 20 (7.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (6.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (4.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (2.83%) Windows 10
7 8 (2.83%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.77%) CentOS
9 4 (1.41%) HPUX
10 3 (1.06%) Mac OS
10 3 (1.06%) Unix
10 3 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.35%) SUSE
11 1 (0.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (12.37%) Information Security
2 31 (10.95%) Cybersecurity
3 27 (9.54%) ITIL
4 25 (8.83%) Migration
5 24 (8.48%) Load Balancing
5 24 (8.48%) SIEM
6 20 (7.07%) Change Control
7 19 (6.71%) Network Design
8 18 (6.36%) High Availability
8 18 (6.36%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (6.01%) Capacity Planning
9 17 (6.01%) PRINCE2
10 16 (5.65%) Change Management
10 16 (5.65%) Network Management
10 16 (5.65%) Project Management
11 13 (4.59%) Information Assurance
12 12 (4.24%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (4.24%) Low Latency
12 12 (4.24%) Open Source
12 12 (4.24%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (10.25%) SQL
2 10 (3.53%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.12%) Bash Shell
3 6 (2.12%) Perl
3 6 (2.12%) Python
4 4 (1.41%) VBScript
5 1 (0.35%) C
5 1 (0.35%) Java
5 1 (0.35%) PHP
5 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 87 (30.74%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (19.79%) CCNP
3 35 (12.37%) Security Cleared
4 31 (10.95%) CCNA
5 27 (9.54%) CCSE
6 18 (6.36%) CCIE
6 18 (6.36%) DV Cleared
7 13 (4.59%) CISSP
8 12 (4.24%) Degree
9 11 (3.89%) MCSE
9 11 (3.89%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (3.53%) GCIA
10 10 (3.53%) GCIH
10 10 (3.53%) GIAC
10 10 (3.53%) SANS
11 9 (3.18%) CCSA
12 8 (2.83%) SC Cleared
13 7 (2.47%) CISM
13 7 (2.47%) MCP
13 7 (2.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (3.53%) NIST 800
3 9 (3.18%) SLA
4 7 (2.47%) GDPR
5 4 (1.41%) PMO
6 3 (1.06%) COBIT
6 3 (1.06%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (1.06%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.35%) QA
System Software
1 51 (18.02%) Active Directory
2 37 (13.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (6.71%) Hyper-V
4 15 (5.30%) vSphere
5 13 (4.59%) ProxySG
5 13 (4.59%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (3.89%) XenApp
7 9 (3.18%) VMware NSX
8 6 (2.12%) XenDesktop
9 5 (1.77%) BitLocker
9 5 (1.77%) Terminal Services
10 4 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (1.06%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.71%) Docker
12 2 (0.71%) Samba
12 2 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.35%) IAG
13 1 (0.35%) Snort
13 1 (0.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (3.89%) McAfee ePO
2 10 (3.53%) SCCM
3 8 (2.83%) Ansible
3 8 (2.83%) SCOM
4 7 (2.47%) NetBackup
4 7 (2.47%) vRealize
5 6 (2.12%) Backup Exec
5 6 (2.12%) PowerCLI
5 6 (2.12%) Puppet
5 6 (2.12%) SolarWinds Orion
6 5 (1.77%) FortiGate
6 5 (1.77%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 5 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (1.41%) Cacti
7 4 (1.41%) Cisco Prime
7 4 (1.41%) Nagios
7 4 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (1.41%) XenMobile
8 3 (1.06%) AirWatch
8 3 (1.06%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 186 (65.72%) Cisco
2 62 (21.91%) Palo Alto
3 61 (21.55%) Juniper
4 59 (20.85%) Microsoft
5 55 (19.43%) Citrix
5 55 (19.43%) VMware
6 41 (14.49%) F5
7 38 (13.43%) Blue Coat
8 35 (12.37%) HP
9 33 (11.66%) SolarWinds
10 25 (8.83%) McAfee
11 23 (8.13%) NetApp
12 19 (6.71%) Fortinet
13 18 (6.36%) Riverbed
14 17 (6.01%) EMC
14 17 (6.01%) Red Hat
14 17 (6.01%) Veeam
15 13 (4.59%) Dell
16 12 (4.24%) CommVault
17 11 (3.89%) Sophos