The table below looks at the statistics 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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Support Engineer
Rank 610 607 578
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Security Support Engineer 14 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.017% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.018% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 3
Average daily rate £400 £314 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.49% +4.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £269 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £425 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £314 £300
% change year-on-year
+27.49% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.16 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.16 -

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
48652 48803 46653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.49% 94.48% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31297 30382 27621
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1739 1915 2049
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.82 £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

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
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 9 February 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 8 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 9 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
England -25 13 £400 +28.00% 4
South East +5 12 £400 +27.49% 1
Surrey 0 6 £450 - 1
Leatherhead - 5 £450 -
M4 Corridor - 5 £288 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - - 1
South West - 1 - - 2

Security Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 9 (60.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 9 (60.00%) Data Centre
1 9 (60.00%) Firewall
2 8 (53.33%) TCP/IP
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco
3 7 (46.67%) SSL
3 7 (46.67%) F5
3 7 (46.67%) Cryptography
3 7 (46.67%) Network Security
4 6 (40.00%) Load Balancing
4 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (40.00%) Network Management
4 6 (40.00%) IPsec
4 6 (40.00%) DNS
4 6 (40.00%) LAN
4 6 (40.00%) WAN
4 6 (40.00%) DHCP
4 6 (40.00%) Linux
5 5 (33.33%) Apache
5 5 (33.33%) ITIL
5 5 (33.33%) LDAP
5 5 (33.33%) Ethernet
5 5 (33.33%) SNMP
5 5 (33.33%) PSTN
5 5 (33.33%) ADSL
5 5 (33.33%) ISDN
5 5 (33.33%) CCNA

Security Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (33.33%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) Firewall
1 9 (60.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (53.33%) TCP/IP
3 7 (46.67%) Network Security
3 7 (46.67%) SSL
4 6 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (40.00%) DHCP
4 6 (40.00%) DNS
4 6 (40.00%) IPsec
4 6 (40.00%) LAN
4 6 (40.00%) WAN
5 5 (33.33%) ADSL
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (33.33%) Ethernet
5 5 (33.33%) HSRP
5 5 (33.33%) ICMP
5 5 (33.33%) ISDN
5 5 (33.33%) LDAP
5 5 (33.33%) PSTN
5 5 (33.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
1 1 (6.67%) IntelliJ
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.67%) JUnit
1 1 (6.67%) Maven
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) 802.1X
2 4 (26.67%) SAML
3 1 (6.67%) Java EE
3 1 (6.67%) LAMP
3 1 (6.67%) SOAP
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (46.67%) Cryptography
3 5 (33.33%) Driving Licence
3 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 5 (33.33%) PKI
4 2 (13.33%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
1 6 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Unix
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Load Balancing
1 6 (40.00%) Network Management
2 5 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 5 (33.33%) Change Management
2 5 (33.33%) Computer Security
2 5 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 5 (33.33%) Information Security
2 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 5 (33.33%) Project Management
2 5 (33.33%) Security Patching
3 4 (26.67%) Identity Management
3 4 (26.67%) Integration Testing
3 4 (26.67%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
2 1 (6.67%) PHP
2 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) CCNA
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Ansible
1 1 (6.67%) Icinga
1 1 (6.67%) Nagios
1 1 (6.67%) yum
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco
2 7 (46.67%) F5
3 5 (33.33%) Cyberoam
4 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
4 4 (26.67%) VMware
5 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.67%) Intel Security
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle
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