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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Support Engineer
Rank 654 651 629
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Security Support Engineer 1 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.005% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.006% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 6
Median daily rate £300 £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.90% -8.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.90% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.55 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.55 -

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
50794 54325 53927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.95% 93.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 33203 34727 32867
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1696 2062 2153
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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
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 4 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 26 September 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 +11 1 £300 - 4
Derby - 1 £300 -
Derbyshire - 1 £300 -
East Midlands - 1 £300 -

Security Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 10 (66.67%) Firewall
2 9 (60.00%) Cisco
3 8 (53.33%) Network Security
3 8 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (46.67%) Data Centre
5 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 5 (33.33%) CheckPoint
6 4 (26.67%) SAML
6 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (26.67%) CCNP
6 4 (26.67%) Linux
6 4 (26.67%) Apache
6 4 (26.67%) LDAP
6 4 (26.67%) Identity Management
6 4 (26.67%) VMware
6 4 (26.67%) Reverse Proxy
6 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (26.67%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 4 (26.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (20.00%) CCIE
7 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (20.00%) Banking
7 3 (20.00%) CCDP
7 3 (20.00%) WAN
8 2 (13.33%) VPN

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 4 (26.67%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) Firewall
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (53.33%) Network Security
3 4 (26.67%) LDAP
3 4 (26.67%) Reverse Proxy
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
4 3 (20.00%) WAN
5 2 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (13.33%) LAN
5 2 (13.33%) SAN
5 2 (13.33%) VPN
6 1 (6.67%) BGP
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (6.67%) DHCP
6 1 (6.67%) DNS
6 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (6.67%) FTP
6 1 (6.67%) OSPF
General
1 3 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) SAML
2 1 (6.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) PKI
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
1 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Unix
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Identity Management
1 4 (26.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 4 (26.67%) System Integration Testing
1 4 (26.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Information Security
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) CCNP
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (20.00%) CCDP
3 3 (20.00%) CCIE
4 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (6.67%) CCSE
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
4 1 (6.67%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) FortiGate
1 1 (6.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Cisco
2 5 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 4 (26.67%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix
5 1 (6.67%) F5
5 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
5 1 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) Intel Security
5 1 (6.67%) Juniper
5 1 (6.67%) Lumension
5 1 (6.67%) Palo Alto
5 1 (6.67%) SAP
5 1 (6.67%) Sourcefire
5 1 (6.67%) Symantec
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