The median contractor rate for a Security Support Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Security Support Engineer
UK / England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 610 592
Contract jobs requiring a Security Support Engineer 0 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England - 0.028% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.029% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 4
Median daily rate - £450 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +43.42%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £450 £315
% change year-on-year - +42.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39809 47592 46241
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.81% 95.25% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25961 31270 28439
Median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1355 1455 1881
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Security Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Security Support Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Security Support Engineer in England

Security Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Support Engineer in England

Security Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Support Engineer in England

Security Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, 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 across the England region featuring Security Support Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) XMPP
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) HSRP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (50.00%) Multicast
2 1 (50.00%) Pingdom
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (50.00%) DDoS Mitigation
2 1 (50.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 1 (50.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (50.00%) SSH

Security Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) HSRP
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) IPv6
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) Multicast
2 1 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (50.00%) SSH
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) 802.1X
1 1 (50.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (50.00%) RSA SecurID
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) DDoS Mitigation
1 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (50.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 1 (50.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Pingdom
1 1 (50.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (50.00%) Splunk