The table below looks at the statistics for TACACS skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TACACS over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Terminal Access Controller Access Control System (TACACS)
Rank 398 402 412
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Contract jobs citing TACACS 21 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.087% 0.083% 0.056%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.69% 0.64% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 10
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£435 £322 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.09% -17.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £241 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £406 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £290 £278
% change year-on-year
+37.93% +4.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- +135.29%
TACACS
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
3048 3125 3045
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.66% 13.03% 12.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1966 1936 1968
Average daily rate £417 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 97 96
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £14.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.30 £50.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

TACACS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

TACACS Jobs Demand Trend in London

TACACS
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

TACACS Daily Rate Trend in London

TACACS
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TACACS across the London region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

TACACS Daily Rate Histogram in London

TACACS
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

TACACS Hourly Rate Trend in London

TACACS
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TACACS within the London region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Hammersmith - 3 £438 -
City of London -4 2 £421 +40.41%
Docklands, London - 1 £435 -
TACACS
England

TACACS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 45 (100.00%) Cisco
2 43 (95.56%) F5
3 40 (88.89%) OSPF
3 40 (88.89%) BGP
4 39 (86.67%) MPLS
4 39 (86.67%) Firewall
5 38 (84.44%) Cisco ASA
6 37 (82.22%) Load Balancing
7 36 (80.00%) VPN
8 35 (77.78%) SolarWinds
9 34 (75.56%) Wireless
10 32 (71.11%) Cisco IOS
10 32 (71.11%) Cisco Certification
11 31 (68.89%) VoIP
11 31 (68.89%) Network Security
11 31 (68.89%) IPsec
11 31 (68.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 30 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 28 (62.22%) CCNP
14 26 (57.78%) Data Centre
15 25 (55.56%) Juniper
16 24 (53.33%) CheckPoint
16 24 (53.33%) ITIL
17 21 (46.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 21 (46.67%) DDoS Mitigation
18 20 (44.44%) Network Management
18 20 (44.44%) WAN
18 20 (44.44%) Citrix
18 20 (44.44%) NetScreen
19 19 (42.22%) Windows

TACACS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 40 (88.89%) OSPF
1 40 (88.89%) BGP
2 39 (86.67%) MPLS
2 39 (86.67%) Firewall
3 38 (84.44%) Cisco ASA
4 36 (80.00%) VPN
5 34 (75.56%) Wireless
6 32 (71.11%) Cisco IOS
7 31 (68.89%) IPsec
7 31 (68.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 31 (68.89%) Network Security
7 31 (68.89%) VoIP
8 30 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 20 (44.44%) WAN
9 20 (44.44%) NetScreen
10 18 (40.00%) Cisco PIX
11 15 (33.33%) EIGRP
12 14 (31.11%) TCP/IP
12 14 (31.11%) Cisco ISE
13 13 (28.89%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (15.56%) Banking
2 3 (6.67%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Legal
4 1 (2.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 40 (88.89%) Network Engineer
2 15 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (6.67%) Analyst
4 2 (4.44%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (4.44%) Network Support
5 1 (2.22%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (2.22%) VoIP Engineer
5 1 (2.22%) Implementation Specialist
5 1 (2.22%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (2.22%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (2.22%) Network Operations Engineer
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
5 1 (2.22%) Operations Support Engineer
5 1 (2.22%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (2.22%) Support Engineer
5 1 (2.22%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 26 (57.78%) Data Centre
2 21 (46.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.22%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 19 (42.22%) Windows
2 18 (40.00%) Linux
3 13 (28.89%) UNIX
4 5 (11.11%) Solaris
5 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (82.22%) Load Balancing
2 24 (53.33%) ITIL
3 21 (46.67%) DDoS Mitigation
4 20 (44.44%) Network Management
5 13 (28.89%) Kalman Filter
6 11 (24.44%) WAN Optimisation
6 11 (24.44%) E-Commerce
7 10 (22.22%) Service Management
7 10 (22.22%) Scrum
7 10 (22.22%) Kanban
7 10 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (13.33%) Change Management
9 5 (11.11%) Network Design
10 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
11 2 (4.44%) ITIL V3
12 1 (2.22%) CRM
12 1 (2.22%) Problem Management
12 1 (2.22%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (24.44%) VB
2 5 (11.11%) SQL
3 2 (4.44%) Perl
3 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (71.11%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (62.22%) CCNP
3 18 (40.00%) Degree
4 4 (8.89%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (26.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 19 (42.22%) Cisco CUCM
2 18 (40.00%) RANCID
3 5 (11.11%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (11.11%) Netcool
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 45 (100.00%) Cisco
2 43 (95.56%) F5
3 35 (77.78%) SolarWinds
4 25 (55.56%) Juniper
5 24 (53.33%) CheckPoint
6 20 (44.44%) Citrix
7 18 (40.00%) Infoblox
8 11 (24.44%) Riverbed
9 10 (22.22%) McAfee
10 5 (11.11%) Blue Coat
10 5 (11.11%) Polycom
10 5 (11.11%) TippingPoint
10 5 (11.11%) Oracle
10 5 (11.11%) Nokia
10 5 (11.11%) IBM
10 5 (11.11%) EMC
10 5 (11.11%) Nortel
11 1 (2.22%) Novell
11 1 (2.22%) MobileIron