The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Security Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Support Engineer
Rank 258 267 252
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Security Support Engineer 8 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.091% 0.042% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.045% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £475 - £269
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 - £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 - £284
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £240 £269
% change year-on-year
+61.55% -10.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £21.55 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.55 -
Security Support Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8354 8971 8649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.82% 94.98% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4988 5124 4687
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 432 442
Median hourly rate £19.22 £16.14 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.06% -5.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Security Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Security Support Engineer in the job title.

Security Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Security Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Support Engineer across the South East region.

Security Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Security Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Support Engineer across the South East region.

Security Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Security Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Support Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey - 4 £475 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Kent - 1 - -
Security Support Engineer
England

Security Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, Security Support Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Security Support Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (63.16%) Linux
1 12 (63.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 11 (57.89%) Data Centre
2 11 (57.89%) System Integration Testing
3 10 (52.63%) LDAP
3 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
3 10 (52.63%) Integration Testing
4 9 (47.37%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (47.37%) PKI
4 9 (47.37%) Identity Management
4 9 (47.37%) Apache
5 8 (42.11%) SAML
5 8 (42.11%) Firewall
5 8 (42.11%) Reverse Proxy
5 8 (42.11%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 8 (42.11%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
5 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
6 7 (36.84%) Network Security
6 7 (36.84%) VMware
7 6 (31.58%) SAN
7 6 (31.58%) Red Hat
7 6 (31.58%) Cisco
7 6 (31.58%) Shell Script
7 6 (31.58%) Unix
7 6 (31.58%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (26.32%) F5
8 5 (26.32%) SSL
8 5 (26.32%) Cryptography

Security Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 9 (47.37%) Apache
2 2 (10.53%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) LDAP
2 9 (47.37%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (42.11%) Firewall
3 8 (42.11%) Reverse Proxy
4 7 (36.84%) Network Security
5 6 (31.58%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (31.58%) SAN
6 5 (26.32%) SSL
7 4 (21.05%) Cisco PIX
8 3 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (15.79%) LAN
8 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
9 2 (10.53%) ADSL
9 2 (10.53%) DHCP
9 2 (10.53%) DNS
9 2 (10.53%) Ethernet
9 2 (10.53%) HSRP
9 2 (10.53%) PSTN
9 2 (10.53%) SNMP
9 2 (10.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) SAML
2 2 (10.53%) 802.1X
2 2 (10.53%) XML
3 1 (5.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (57.89%) Data Centre
2 9 (47.37%) PKI
3 5 (26.32%) Cryptography
4 2 (10.53%) Algorithms
4 2 (10.53%) DataPower
4 2 (10.53%) Driving Licence
4 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.26%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Linux
1 12 (63.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (31.58%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) System Integration Testing
2 10 (52.63%) Integration Testing
3 9 (47.37%) Identity Management
4 8 (42.11%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 8 (42.11%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
6 3 (15.79%) Information Security
6 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
6 3 (15.79%) Project Management
7 2 (10.53%) Capacity Management
7 2 (10.53%) Change Management
7 2 (10.53%) Computer Security
7 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
7 2 (10.53%) ITIL
7 2 (10.53%) Network Management
7 2 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
7 2 (10.53%) Security Patching
8 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Shell Script
2 2 (10.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
1 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) CCNA
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.26%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) FIPS 140-2
1 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) VMware
2 6 (31.58%) Cisco
2 6 (31.58%) Red Hat
3 5 (26.32%) F5
4 4 (21.05%) CheckPoint
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.53%) Cyberoam