The first table below looks at the demand for the Security Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Support Engineer
Rank 579 565 580
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Security Support Engineer 1 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.010% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.011% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
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- £265 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £265 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £21.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +48.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +48.27%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48693 46426 52919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.43% 92.61% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 29668 27020 29360
Average daily rate £395 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1991 2159 2630
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%

Security Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 12 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. 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
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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
England -14 1 - -
East of England - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Reading - - - -
Woking - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
South East - - - -

Security Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) CCNP
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) Financial Institution
2 3 (50.00%) NetScreen
2 3 (50.00%) Juniper
2 3 (50.00%) McAfee
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 3 (50.00%) JNCIS
2 3 (50.00%) ProCurve
2 3 (50.00%) F5
2 3 (50.00%) Change Control
2 3 (50.00%) Multicast
3 2 (33.33%) Software Deployment
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Lumension
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 2 (33.33%) SCCM
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (33.33%) AppSense
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 2 (33.33%) CA

Security Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Multicast
2 3 (50.00%) NetScreen
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) OSPF
3 1 (16.67%) BGP
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 3 (50.00%) Financial Institution
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Vista
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (50.00%) Change Control
2 2 (33.33%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCNP
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) JNCIS
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (16.67%) CCSA
4 1 (16.67%) CCIP
4 1 (16.67%) CCNA
4 1 (16.67%) CCDA
4 1 (16.67%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) Juniper
2 3 (50.00%) McAfee
2 3 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 3 (50.00%) ProCurve
2 3 (50.00%) F5
3 2 (33.33%) Lumension
3 2 (33.33%) AppSense
3 2 (33.33%) CA
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint