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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Terminal Access Controller Access Control System (TACACS)
Rank 378 395 389
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -6
Contract jobs citing TACACS 24 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.044% 0.050%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.82% 0.37% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 7 5
Average daily rate
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£310 £225 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.77% -35.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £305 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £345 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.94% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
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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
2918 2704 2865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.31% 11.87% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1923 1800 1769
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 80 131
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.90 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £34.00 £103.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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
City of London +17 5 £305 -2.40%
TACACS
England

TACACS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 43 (87.76%) Cisco
2 38 (77.55%) Load Balancing
2 38 (77.55%) F5
3 35 (71.43%) OSPF
3 35 (71.43%) BGP
4 34 (69.39%) Firewall
4 34 (69.39%) VPN
5 33 (67.35%) MPLS
6 30 (61.22%) Cisco ASA
7 29 (59.18%) Data Centre
7 29 (59.18%) Juniper
8 28 (57.14%) IPsec
9 27 (55.10%) Cisco Certification
10 26 (53.06%) Network Security
11 24 (48.98%) Citrix
11 24 (48.98%) ITIL
11 24 (48.98%) Wireless
11 24 (48.98%) NetScreen
12 23 (46.94%) VoIP
12 23 (46.94%) SolarWinds
13 22 (44.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 22 (44.90%) DDoS Mitigation
13 22 (44.90%) CCNP
14 20 (40.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 20 (40.82%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 20 (40.82%) Cisco IOS
15 18 (36.73%) Degree
15 18 (36.73%) Infoblox
15 18 (36.73%) RANCID
16 17 (34.69%) Network Management

TACACS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (4.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (71.43%) OSPF
1 35 (71.43%) BGP
2 34 (69.39%) Firewall
2 34 (69.39%) VPN
3 33 (67.35%) MPLS
4 30 (61.22%) Cisco ASA
5 28 (57.14%) IPsec
6 26 (53.06%) Network Security
7 24 (48.98%) Wireless
7 24 (48.98%) NetScreen
8 23 (46.94%) VoIP
9 20 (40.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 20 (40.82%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 20 (40.82%) Cisco IOS
10 14 (28.57%) SNMP
10 14 (28.57%) Cisco PIX
11 9 (18.37%) WAN
11 9 (18.37%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (14.29%) Ethernet
13 5 (10.20%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (16.33%) Games
2 6 (12.24%) Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (65.31%) Network Engineer
2 7 (14.29%) Analyst
3 6 (12.24%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Architect
4 5 (10.20%) Network Architect
5 3 (6.12%) Technical Support
5 3 (6.12%) Network Support
5 3 (6.12%) Lead Architect
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Technical Support Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) Junior
7 1 (2.04%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.04%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Operations Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) Operations Support Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Lead Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 29 (59.18%) Data Centre
2 22 (44.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 8 (16.33%) Online Games
4 5 (10.20%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.04%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.49%) Linux
2 10 (20.41%) Windows
3 9 (18.37%) Solaris
4 3 (6.12%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (77.55%) Load Balancing
2 24 (48.98%) ITIL
3 22 (44.90%) DDoS Mitigation
4 17 (34.69%) Network Management
5 16 (32.65%) E-Commerce
6 15 (30.61%) Service Management
7 11 (22.45%) Change Management
8 7 (14.29%) Scrum
8 7 (14.29%) Kanban
9 6 (12.24%) ITIL V3
9 6 (12.24%) Mentoring
10 5 (10.20%) Network Design
11 4 (8.16%) Root Cause Analysis
12 3 (6.12%) Network Monitoring
12 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
13 2 (4.08%) Open Source
14 1 (2.04%) Data Security
14 1 (2.04%) Low Latency
14 1 (2.04%) Ultra-Low Latency
14 1 (2.04%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.37%) SQL
2 7 (14.29%) Perl
3 6 (12.24%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (55.10%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (44.90%) CCNP
3 18 (36.73%) Degree
4 7 (14.29%) CCIE
5 2 (4.08%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (32.65%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (36.73%) RANCID
2 13 (26.53%) Netcool
3 11 (22.45%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (10.20%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (2.04%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 43 (87.76%) Cisco
2 38 (77.55%) F5
3 29 (59.18%) Juniper
4 24 (48.98%) Citrix
5 23 (46.94%) SolarWinds
6 18 (36.73%) Infoblox
7 16 (32.65%) McAfee
7 16 (32.65%) CheckPoint
8 10 (20.41%) IBM
8 10 (20.41%) EMC
9 9 (18.37%) Oracle
10 5 (10.20%) Nortel
10 5 (10.20%) Nokia
10 5 (10.20%) Blue Coat
10 5 (10.20%) Polycom
10 5 (10.20%) TippingPoint
11 3 (6.12%) Lancope
12 1 (2.04%) Remedy
12 1 (2.04%) Stonesoft
12 1 (2.04%) SonicWALL