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 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Terminal Access Controller Access Control System (TACACS)
Rank 423 392 420
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +28
Contract jobs citing TACACS 10 29 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.043% 0.13% 0.030%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.34% 0.97% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 22 4
Average daily rate £325 £308 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% -0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £263 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £375 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
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
2962 2978 2816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.87% 13.29% 12.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2050 1893 1847
Average daily rate £425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 83 87
Average hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% +17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.46 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £50.00 £34.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

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
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 April 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
City of London +40 2 £325 +6.55%
TACACS
England

TACACS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 11 (91.67%) Cisco
1 11 (91.67%) Firewall
2 9 (75.00%) Wireless
2 9 (75.00%) OSPF
2 9 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (58.33%) CCNP
3 7 (58.33%) LAN
3 7 (58.33%) Spanning Tree
4 6 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 6 (50.00%) Infoblox
4 6 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 6 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 5 (41.67%) BGP
5 5 (41.67%) DHCP
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (41.67%) HSRP
5 5 (41.67%) FortiGate
5 5 (41.67%) 802.1X
6 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
6 4 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (33.33%) ITIL
6 4 (33.33%) WAN
7 3 (25.00%) CCNA
7 3 (25.00%) VPN
7 3 (25.00%) DNS
7 3 (25.00%) EIGRP
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (25.00%) MPLS
7 3 (25.00%) Network Management
7 3 (25.00%) F5

TACACS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) Firewall
2 9 (75.00%) OSPF
2 9 (75.00%) Wireless
3 7 (58.33%) LAN
3 7 (58.33%) Spanning Tree
4 6 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
5 5 (41.67%) BGP
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (41.67%) DHCP
5 5 (41.67%) HSRP
6 4 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (33.33%) WAN
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco ISE
7 3 (25.00%) DNS
7 3 (25.00%) EIGRP
7 3 (25.00%) MPLS
7 3 (25.00%) NX-OS
7 3 (25.00%) VPN
8 2 (16.67%) SAN
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Law
1 1 (8.33%) Legal
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Design Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Network Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Network Design Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Network Operations Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Network Support
2 1 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
1 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 3 (25.00%) Network Management
3 2 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) DDoS Mitigation
4 1 (8.33%) ITSM
4 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (8.33%) Network Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Network Design
4 1 (8.33%) Open Source
4 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Management
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
4 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) Korn
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (58.33%) CCNP
3 3 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (8.33%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Snort
1 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) FortiGate
2 2 (16.67%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (8.33%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (50.00%) Infoblox
3 3 (25.00%) F5
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) Juniper
4 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
5 1 (8.33%) Avaya
5 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat
5 1 (8.33%) EMC
5 1 (8.33%) Forcepoint
5 1 (8.33%) IBM
5 1 (8.33%) Intel Security
5 1 (8.33%) Lancope
5 1 (8.33%) LANDesk
5 1 (8.33%) Mitel
5 1 (8.33%) Nokia
5 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto
5 1 (8.33%) Riverbed
5 1 (8.33%) VMware