Period
to 22 January 2022

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 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
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 428 327 382
Rank change year-on-year -101 +55 -37
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 148 74 136
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.40% 0.42% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 1.09% 1.08% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 56 100
10th Percentile £405 £313 £300
25th Percentile £461 £405 £338
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £425
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% +11.76% -5.56%
75th Percentile £625 £528 £510
90th Percentile £677 £575 £600
England median daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile - - £22.50
Median hourly rate - £23.00 £23.00
75th Percentile - - £23.50
90th Percentile - - -
England median hourly rate - £40.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year - +50.94% -3.64%

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 13,537 6,831 11,999
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 36.45% 38.68% 39.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,383 4,630 8,309
10th Percentile £340 £300 £256
25th Percentile £450 £400 £378
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £663 £588 £588
90th Percentile £750 £675 £675
England median daily rate £515 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +11.35% +2.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 68 213
10th Percentile £14.68 £12.76 £12.44
25th Percentile £20.00 £21.81 £16.50
Median hourly rate £27.50 £26.65 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year +3.19% +30.00% +9.28%
75th Percentile £49.25 £52.13 £28.75
90th Percentile £59.00 £66.95 £50.00
England median hourly rate £19.53 £23.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year -15.09% +22.99% +7.41%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 -57 13 £525 +23.53% 3
East London - 1 - -
CheckPoint
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 117 (79.05%) Cisco
2 104 (70.27%) Firewall
3 53 (35.81%) Security Cleared
4 51 (34.46%) Windows
5 49 (33.11%) VMware
6 47 (31.76%) Azure
7 44 (29.73%) Cisco Certification
8 40 (27.03%) ITIL
9 38 (25.68%) Change Management
10 37 (25.00%) Active Directory
11 36 (24.32%) WAN
11 36 (24.32%) SC Cleared
12 35 (23.65%) Load Balancing
13 34 (22.97%) Microsoft
14 33 (22.30%) Finance
15 32 (21.62%) CCNP
15 32 (21.62%) BGP
15 32 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
16 30 (20.27%) AWS
16 30 (20.27%) Linux
16 30 (20.27%) Windows Server
17 27 (18.24%) Palo Alto
17 27 (18.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 26 (17.57%) DNS
19 25 (16.89%) Microsoft 365
20 22 (14.86%) F5
20 22 (14.86%) Software-Defined Networking
20 22 (14.86%) Citrix
21 21 (14.19%) LAN
21 21 (14.19%) SD-WAN

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 (3.38%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.70%) Confluence
3 2 (1.35%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 47 (31.76%) Azure
2 30 (20.27%) AWS
3 25 (16.89%) Microsoft 365
4 15 (10.14%) GCP
5 7 (4.73%) SaaS
6 5 (3.38%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (3.38%) IaaS
7 4 (2.70%) PaaS
8 3 (2.03%) GitHub
9 1 (0.68%) Amazon ECS
9 1 (0.68%) Amazon EKS
9 1 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.68%) AWS Fargate
9 1 (0.68%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 1 (0.68%) Azure Stack
9 1 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.68%) Google Workspace
9 1 (0.68%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.68%) PowerApps
9 1 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 104 (70.27%) Firewall
2 36 (24.32%) WAN
3 32 (21.62%) BGP
4 26 (17.57%) DNS
5 22 (14.86%) Software-Defined Networking
6 21 (14.19%) LAN
6 21 (14.19%) SD-WAN
7 20 (13.51%) Network Security
8 18 (12.16%) Cisco ASA
8 18 (12.16%) Cisco Nexus
8 18 (12.16%) OSPF
9 17 (11.49%) VPN
10 16 (10.81%) MPLS
11 15 (10.14%) IPsec
12 14 (9.46%) Wireless
13 13 (8.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 13 (8.78%) TCP/IP
14 12 (8.11%) DHCP
14 12 (8.11%) SAN
15 11 (7.43%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.68%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.03%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.35%) GoCD
2 2 (1.35%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (1.35%) Terragrunt
3 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.68%) JIRA
General
1 33 (22.30%) Finance
2 17 (11.49%) Social Skills
3 9 (6.08%) Banking
4 7 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.38%) Financial Institution
5 5 (3.38%) Retail
6 4 (2.70%) Public Sector
7 3 (2.03%) Influencing Skills
7 3 (2.03%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.35%) Documentation Skills
8 2 (1.35%) Legal
8 2 (1.35%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.35%) Organisational Skills
9 1 (0.68%) Electronics
9 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.68%) Marketing
9 1 (0.68%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.68%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 43 (29.05%) Network Engineer
2 28 (18.92%) Architect
3 19 (12.84%) Security Engineer
4 14 (9.46%) Analyst
5 13 (8.78%) Infrastructure Architect
5 13 (8.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (6.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 9 (6.08%) Senior Network Engineer
7 8 (5.41%) Network Security Engineer
7 8 (5.41%) Technical Architect
8 7 (4.73%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 7 (4.73%) Citrix Analyst
8 7 (4.73%) Firewall Engineer
9 6 (4.05%) Network Architect
9 6 (4.05%) Senior Security Engineer
10 5 (3.38%) Check Point Analyst
10 5 (3.38%) Cisco Analyst
10 5 (3.38%) Designer
10 5 (3.38%) Infrastructure Designer
10 5 (3.38%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.68%) 802.1X
1 1 (0.68%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.16%) Data Centre
2 13 (8.78%) Clustering
2 13 (8.78%) Public Cloud
3 10 (6.76%) Replication
4 5 (3.38%) PKI
5 3 (2.03%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (2.03%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (2.03%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.03%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.35%) CMDB
6 2 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.35%) PMI
6 2 (1.35%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.68%) CCTV
7 1 (0.68%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.68%) Equities
7 1 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 51 (34.46%) Windows
2 30 (20.27%) Linux
2 30 (20.27%) Windows Server
3 18 (12.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (8.78%) Windows 10
5 5 (3.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.70%) HPUX
6 4 (2.70%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.03%) Unix
7 3 (2.03%) VMS
8 1 (0.68%) CatOS
8 1 (0.68%) CentOS
8 1 (0.68%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (27.03%) ITIL
2 38 (25.68%) Change Management
3 35 (23.65%) Load Balancing
4 27 (18.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 18 (12.16%) IT Strategy
5 18 (12.16%) ITIL V3
6 17 (11.49%) Project Delivery
7 16 (10.81%) Network Architecture
8 15 (10.14%) Project Management
9 13 (8.78%) DevOps
9 13 (8.78%) SIEM
10 9 (6.08%) Migration
10 9 (6.08%) Network Management
11 8 (5.41%) Cybersecurity
11 8 (5.41%) Information Security
11 8 (5.41%) Network Design
12 7 (4.73%) Data Loss Prevention
13 6 (4.05%) Computer Science
13 6 (4.05%) Network Segmentation
13 6 (4.05%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (12.16%) SQL
2 16 (10.81%) C
3 7 (4.73%) PowerShell
4 5 (3.38%) Python
4 5 (3.38%) VBScript
5 1 (0.68%) Bash
5 1 (0.68%) Perl
Qualifications
1 53 (35.81%) Security Cleared
2 44 (29.73%) Cisco Certification
3 36 (24.32%) SC Cleared
4 32 (21.62%) CCNP
5 20 (13.51%) CCNA
6 19 (12.84%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (11.49%) DV Cleared
8 13 (8.78%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (6.76%) CCIE
9 10 (6.76%) MCITP
10 9 (6.08%) JNCIA
10 9 (6.08%) MCSE
11 8 (5.41%) CISSP
11 8 (5.41%) Degree
12 5 (3.38%) CCSA
12 5 (3.38%) CompTIA Security+
13 4 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
14 3 (2.03%) BC Cleared
15 2 (1.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 2 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (13.51%) SLA
2 14 (9.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.38%) PMO
4 3 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (1.35%) QA
6 1 (0.68%) GDPR
6 1 (0.68%) NCSC
6 1 (0.68%) NIST
6 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 32 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (12.16%) VMware NSX
3 18 (12.16%) vSphere
4 14 (9.46%) XenApp
5 10 (6.76%) Hyper-V
6 5 (3.38%) NFS
7 2 (1.35%) vCloud
8 1 (0.68%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.68%) Docker
8 1 (0.68%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (10.81%) Cisco CUCM
1 16 (10.81%) vRealize
1 16 (10.81%) vRealize Orchestrator
2 13 (8.78%) Microsoft Clustering
3 9 (6.08%) Terraform
3 9 (6.08%) ZABBIX
4 8 (5.41%) Ansible
5 5 (3.38%) WSUS
6 4 (2.70%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 4 (2.70%) FortiGate
6 4 (2.70%) MobiControl
7 3 (2.03%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (1.35%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (1.35%) Kubernetes
8 2 (1.35%) OPNET
8 2 (1.35%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.68%) CASB
9 1 (0.68%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.68%) VxRail
Vendors
1 117 (79.05%) Cisco
2 49 (33.11%) VMware
3 34 (22.97%) Microsoft
4 27 (18.24%) Palo Alto
5 22 (14.86%) Citrix
5 22 (14.86%) F5
6 19 (12.84%) Red Hat
7 16 (10.81%) Juniper
8 14 (9.46%) Infoblox
8 14 (9.46%) McAfee
9 13 (8.78%) HP
9 13 (8.78%) NetApp
10 11 (7.43%) Veeam
11 9 (6.08%) Oracle
11 9 (6.08%) Splunk
12 8 (5.41%) Fortinet
13 7 (4.73%) SolarWinds
14 6 (4.05%) Aruba
14 6 (4.05%) Forcepoint
14 6 (4.05%) Symantec