The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Security Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Support Engineer
Rank 630 618 606
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Security Support Engineer 14 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.009% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.010% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 8
Median daily rate £488 £240 £289
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+103.25% -16.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £240 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £240 £333
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £240 £250
% change year-on-year
+87.61% -4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50844 52173 51273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.70% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 33234 32322 31697
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1467 2070 2148
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Security Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Security Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Security Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Support Engineer within the UK.

Security Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Security Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Security Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Security Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Support Engineer within the UK.

Security Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Security Support Engineer
Top 14 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 30 May 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
England +16 14 £488 +103.25% 1
South East -4 8 £463 - 1
Surrey -4 5 £463 -
London +6 4 £550 -
Leatherhead - 4 £450 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
City of London - 1 £500 -
Leeds - 1 £325 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £325 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £230 -
Kent - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £230 -
Yorkshire - 1 £325 -
North East - 1 £230 -

Security Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 featuring Security Support Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (56.67%) Data Centre
2 15 (50.00%) Firewall
3 14 (46.67%) Linux
4 13 (43.33%) Cisco
4 13 (43.33%) Network Security
4 13 (43.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 12 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
6 11 (36.67%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (36.67%) System Integration Testing
7 10 (33.33%) SC Cleared
7 10 (33.33%) Integration Testing
7 10 (33.33%) PKI
7 10 (33.33%) Identity Management
7 10 (33.33%) Apache
7 10 (33.33%) LDAP
8 9 (30.00%) SAML
8 9 (30.00%) VMware
8 9 (30.00%) Cryptography
9 8 (26.67%) Reverse Proxy
9 8 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (26.67%) SSL
9 8 (26.67%) WAN
9 8 (26.67%) F5
9 8 (26.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 8 (26.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
10 7 (23.33%) Red Hat
10 7 (23.33%) Shell Script

Security Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 10 (33.33%) Apache
2 2 (6.67%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 15 (50.00%) Firewall
2 13 (43.33%) Network Security
3 12 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 11 (36.67%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (33.33%) LDAP
6 8 (26.67%) Reverse Proxy
6 8 (26.67%) SSL
6 8 (26.67%) WAN
7 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
8 6 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (20.00%) DHCP
8 6 (20.00%) DNS
8 6 (20.00%) Internet
8 6 (20.00%) LAN
8 6 (20.00%) SAN
9 5 (16.67%) ADSL
9 5 (16.67%) Ethernet
9 5 (16.67%) HSRP
9 5 (16.67%) ISDN
9 5 (16.67%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) MySQL
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.33%) IntelliJ
1 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.33%) JUnit
1 1 (3.33%) Maven
1 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) SAML
2 5 (16.67%) 802.1X
3 3 (10.00%) XML
4 1 (3.33%) Java EE
4 1 (3.33%) LAMP
4 1 (3.33%) SOAP
4 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (56.67%) Data Centre
2 10 (33.33%) PKI
3 9 (30.00%) Cryptography
4 5 (16.67%) Driving Licence
4 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (6.67%) Algorithms
5 2 (6.67%) DataPower
6 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.33%) Replication
6 1 (3.33%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Linux
2 13 (43.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (20.00%) Unix
4 3 (10.00%) Windows
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) System Integration Testing
2 10 (33.33%) Identity Management
2 10 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 8 (26.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 8 (26.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 6 (20.00%) Information Security
4 6 (20.00%) ITIL
4 6 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 6 (20.00%) Project Management
5 5 (16.67%) Capacity Management
5 5 (16.67%) Change Management
5 5 (16.67%) Computer Security
5 5 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 5 (16.67%) Network Management
5 5 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 5 (16.67%) Security Patching
6 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.33%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) Shell Script
2 3 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) C
3 1 (3.33%) Perl
3 1 (3.33%) PHP
3 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.33%) Python
3 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 8 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (16.67%) CCNA
5 3 (10.00%) CCDP
5 3 (10.00%) CCIE
5 3 (10.00%) CCNP
6 1 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (3.33%) CCSE
6 1 (3.33%) Degree
6 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (3.33%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.67%) FIPS 140-2
3 1 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Ansible
1 1 (3.33%) Icinga
1 1 (3.33%) Nagios
1 1 (3.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (3.33%) yum
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Cisco
2 9 (30.00%) VMware
3 8 (26.67%) F5
4 7 (23.33%) Red Hat
5 5 (16.67%) Cyberoam
5 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (13.33%) CheckPoint
7 2 (6.67%) Intel Security
8 1 (3.33%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.33%) Citrix
8 1 (3.33%) Fortinet
8 1 (3.33%) Juniper
8 1 (3.33%) Lumension
8 1 (3.33%) Oracle
8 1 (3.33%) Palo Alto
8 1 (3.33%) Sourcefire
8 1 (3.33%) Symantec