The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Support Engineer
Rank 241 252 235
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Security Support Engineer 12 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.032% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.034% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 1
Average daily rate £400 £314 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.49% +14.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £314 £300
% change year-on-year
+27.49% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.16 -
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
8034 8717 7813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.91% 93.76% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4854 4667 4070
Average daily rate £385 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 421 454
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.28 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Security Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Support Engineer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Support Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Security Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Support Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +1 6 £450 - 1
M4 Corridor - 5 £288 -
Berkshire - 1 - - 2
Security Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Security Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Security Support Engineer in their job title.

1 9 (75.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 9 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (66.67%) Firewall
3 7 (58.33%) Cryptography
3 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco
3 7 (58.33%) Network Security
3 7 (58.33%) F5
4 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (50.00%) Load Balancing
4 6 (50.00%) SSL
5 5 (41.67%) Internet
5 5 (41.67%) MPLS
5 5 (41.67%) ICMP
5 5 (41.67%) X.25
5 5 (41.67%) Project Management
5 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
5 5 (41.67%) IPsec
5 5 (41.67%) Finance
5 5 (41.67%) Information Security
5 5 (41.67%) Change Management
5 5 (41.67%) CCNA
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (41.67%) DNS
5 5 (41.67%) DHCP
5 5 (41.67%) Ethernet
5 5 (41.67%) SNMP

Security Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Security Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Security Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (41.67%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (66.67%) Firewall
3 7 (58.33%) Network Security
3 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
4 6 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (50.00%) SSL
5 5 (41.67%) ADSL
5 5 (41.67%) DHCP
5 5 (41.67%) DNS
5 5 (41.67%) Ethernet
5 5 (41.67%) ICMP
5 5 (41.67%) Internet
5 5 (41.67%) ISDN
5 5 (41.67%) LAN
5 5 (41.67%) LDAP
5 5 (41.67%) MPLS
5 5 (41.67%) PSTN
5 5 (41.67%) SNMP
5 5 (41.67%) WAN
5 5 (41.67%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (8.33%) IntelliJ
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (8.33%) JUnit
1 1 (8.33%) Maven
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) 802.1X
2 4 (33.33%) SAML
3 1 (8.33%) Java EE
3 1 (8.33%) LAMP
3 1 (8.33%) SOAP
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (58.33%) Cryptography
3 5 (41.67%) Driving Licence
3 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
3 5 (41.67%) PKI
4 2 (16.67%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 5 (41.67%) Capacity Management
2 5 (41.67%) Change Management
2 5 (41.67%) Computer Security
2 5 (41.67%) Incident Management
2 5 (41.67%) Information Security
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Network Management
2 5 (41.67%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (41.67%) Problem Management
2 5 (41.67%) Project Management
2 5 (41.67%) Security Patching
3 4 (33.33%) Identity Management
3 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 4 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) PHP
2 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) CCNA
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Ansible
1 1 (8.33%) yum
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco
1 7 (58.33%) F5
2 5 (41.67%) Cyberoam
3 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 4 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle