The table below looks at the statistics for TACACS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TACACS over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Terminal Access Controller Access Control System (TACACS)
Rank 121 125 112
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -13
Contract jobs citing TACACS 6 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.23% 0.12% 0.047%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.88% 0.50% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
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£375 £244 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -48.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £263
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +19.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £33.50
TACACS
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
681 596 629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.11% 23.02% 29.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 218 182
Average daily rate £350 £364 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.78% +18.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 36 34
Average hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -57.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £13.25 £15.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -13.33%

TACACS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TACACS across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

TACACS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

TACACS
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TACACS across the Berkshire region.

TACACS Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

TACACS
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TACACS across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

TACACS Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

TACACS
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TACACS across the Berkshire region.

TACACS Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

TACACS
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TACACS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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
Reading - 1 £525 - 1
TACACS
South East

TACACS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing TACACS also 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 that cited TACACS.

1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (76.92%) Firewall
2 10 (76.92%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (76.92%) F5
3 9 (69.23%) Network Security
3 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (69.23%) CheckPoint
4 8 (61.54%) Cisco PIX
4 8 (61.54%) BIG-IP
4 8 (61.54%) Wireshark
5 7 (53.85%) CCNA
5 7 (53.85%) Network Management
6 6 (46.15%) Mobile App
6 6 (46.15%) tcpdump
6 6 (46.15%) OpenView
6 6 (46.15%) HP
6 6 (46.15%) Nortel
6 6 (46.15%) CCSP
6 6 (46.15%) CCNP
6 6 (46.15%) Netcool
6 6 (46.15%) Radware
6 6 (46.15%) SMS
6 6 (46.15%) WAP
6 6 (46.15%) CCSA
6 6 (46.15%) Crossbeam
6 6 (46.15%) Nortel Alteon
6 6 (46.15%) CCSE
6 6 (46.15%) Fault Management
6 6 (46.15%) Degree
7 5 (38.46%) UNIX

TACACS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing TACACS also 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 that cited TACACS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) Firewall
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (69.23%) Network Security
3 8 (61.54%) Cisco PIX
3 8 (61.54%) BIG-IP
3 8 (61.54%) Wireshark
4 6 (46.15%) tcpdump
4 6 (46.15%) SMS
4 6 (46.15%) Nortel Alteon
5 4 (30.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (23.08%) OSPF
6 3 (23.08%) BGP
7 2 (15.38%) VRRP
7 2 (15.38%) 3G
7 2 (15.38%) Broadband
7 2 (15.38%) SMTP
7 2 (15.38%) HTTP
7 2 (15.38%) RIP
7 2 (15.38%) SNMP
General
1 2 (15.38%) Back Office
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
1 2 (15.38%) Retail
1 2 (15.38%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Network Engineer
1 9 (69.23%) Security Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (38.46%) Data Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) IP Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Designer
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Mobile App
2 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Network Management
2 6 (46.15%) Fault Management
3 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (30.77%) Release Management
3 4 (30.77%) Problem Management
3 4 (30.77%) Change Management
4 2 (15.38%) CRM
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
4 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Deep Packet Inspection
4 2 (15.38%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (53.85%) CCNA
3 6 (46.15%) CCSP
3 6 (46.15%) CCNP
3 6 (46.15%) CCSA
3 6 (46.15%) CCSE
3 6 (46.15%) Degree
4 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) CCIE
5 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) ProxySG
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) OpenView
1 6 (46.15%) Netcool
2 2 (15.38%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (76.92%) F5
3 9 (69.23%) CheckPoint
4 6 (46.15%) HP
4 6 (46.15%) Nortel
4 6 (46.15%) Radware
4 6 (46.15%) Crossbeam
5 3 (23.08%) Juniper
6 2 (15.38%) Citrix
6 2 (15.38%) Blue Coat
7 1 (7.69%) VMware
7 1 (7.69%) Fortinet