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 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Terminal Access Controller Access Control System (TACACS)
Rank 389 406 395
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -11
Contract jobs citing TACACS 30 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.052% 0.029%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.95% 0.42% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 13 3
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£313 £393 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.38% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £382 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £441 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £413 £275
% change year-on-year
-21.21% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 - £17.80
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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
3148 3075 3283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.81% 12.32% 13.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2103 2028 2094
Average daily rate £400 £400 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 94 140
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.68 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +7.14%

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 30 October 2014.

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 30 October 2014. 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 +32 11 £300 -29.41%
Hayes - - - -
TACACS
England

TACACS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 44 (97.78%) Cisco
2 35 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (75.56%) Firewall
4 33 (73.33%) CCNP
5 30 (66.67%) OSPF
6 28 (62.22%) HSRP
7 24 (53.33%) BGP
8 23 (51.11%) CCIE
9 22 (48.89%) EIGRP
10 20 (44.44%) SNMP
11 18 (40.00%) TCP/IP
11 18 (40.00%) WAN
12 17 (37.78%) VPN
12 17 (37.78%) Cisco Nexus
13 16 (35.56%) RANCID
14 15 (33.33%) FlexPod
14 15 (33.33%) DMVPN
14 15 (33.33%) OpenNMS
14 15 (33.33%) LAN
14 15 (33.33%) VoIP
14 15 (33.33%) PPP
14 15 (33.33%) VRRP
14 15 (33.33%) IPsec
15 14 (31.11%) Perl
15 14 (31.11%) UNIX
16 13 (28.89%) Wireless
16 13 (28.89%) CheckPoint
17 12 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
18 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
18 11 (24.44%) CCNA

TACACS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 4 (8.89%) MS Office
2 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (75.56%) Firewall
2 30 (66.67%) OSPF
3 28 (62.22%) HSRP
4 24 (53.33%) BGP
5 22 (48.89%) EIGRP
6 20 (44.44%) SNMP
7 18 (40.00%) TCP/IP
7 18 (40.00%) WAN
8 17 (37.78%) VPN
8 17 (37.78%) Cisco Nexus
9 15 (33.33%) DMVPN
9 15 (33.33%) LAN
9 15 (33.33%) VoIP
9 15 (33.33%) PPP
9 15 (33.33%) VRRP
9 15 (33.33%) IPsec
10 13 (28.89%) Wireless
11 12 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (22.22%) DHCP
12 10 (22.22%) MPLS
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (8.89%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Banking
2 2 (4.44%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (62.22%) Network Engineer
2 13 (28.89%) Cisco Engineer
3 10 (22.22%) Cisco Support
4 8 (17.78%) Consultant
5 7 (15.56%) Support Engineer
5 7 (15.56%) Network Consultant
5 7 (15.56%) Cisco Consultant
5 7 (15.56%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 7 (15.56%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Security Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Network Support
8 2 (4.44%) Project Manager
9 1 (2.22%) Field Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Firewall Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Senior Network Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Installations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (33.33%) FlexPod
2 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.89%) SecurID
3 4 (8.89%) Open Source
4 2 (4.44%) e-Health
5 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.22%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.11%) UNIX
2 9 (20.00%) Windows
3 6 (13.33%) Windows XP
3 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.22%) Linux
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.78%) Change Management
2 5 (11.11%) Migration
2 5 (11.11%) Time Management
3 4 (8.89%) Network Architecture
3 4 (8.89%) Business Continuity
3 4 (8.89%) Load Balancing
3 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (6.67%) Change Control
4 3 (6.67%) ITIL
4 3 (6.67%) Project Management
5 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.22%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.22%) Service Management
6 1 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (2.22%) Network Design
6 1 (2.22%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (2.22%) Scrum
6 1 (2.22%) Information Security
6 1 (2.22%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.11%) Perl
2 7 (15.56%) R
3 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (73.33%) CCNP
3 23 (51.11%) CCIE
4 11 (24.44%) CCNA
5 6 (13.33%) Degree
6 5 (11.11%) CISSP
7 4 (8.89%) CCSP
8 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (2.22%) CCVP
9 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
9 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) COBIT
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) Nmap
2 4 (8.89%) Snort
3 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (35.56%) RANCID
2 15 (33.33%) OpenNMS
3 5 (11.11%) Nessus
4 2 (4.44%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (4.44%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (2.22%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (2.22%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 44 (97.78%) Cisco
2 13 (28.89%) CheckPoint
3 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
4 9 (20.00%) Mitel
5 4 (8.89%) Juniper
6 3 (6.67%) Siemens
7 2 (4.44%) F5
7 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.44%) VMware
7 2 (4.44%) CA
7 2 (4.44%) HP
8 1 (2.22%) Dell
8 1 (2.22%) Citrix
8 1 (2.22%) Infoblox
8 1 (2.22%) 3PAR
8 1 (2.22%) IPFX