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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Terminal Access Controller Access Control System (TACACS)
Rank 385 396 378
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -18
Contract jobs citing TACACS 26 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.030% 0.033%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.88% 0.25% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 4 5
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£308 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.80% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £286 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £338 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £250 £387
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -35.44%
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
2967 2746 2977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.19% 11.94% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1899 1826 1841
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 82 131
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £34.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -6.97%

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 6 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 6 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 +22 5 £305 -2.40%
TACACS
England

TACACS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 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 52 (88.14%) Cisco
2 44 (74.58%) OSPF
2 44 (74.58%) Firewall
3 43 (72.88%) Load Balancing
4 42 (71.19%) F5
5 41 (69.49%) BGP
5 41 (69.49%) VPN
6 39 (66.10%) MPLS
7 35 (59.32%) Cisco ASA
8 32 (54.24%) IPsec
9 31 (52.54%) Cisco Certification
9 31 (52.54%) Juniper
9 31 (52.54%) Network Security
10 27 (45.76%) Wireless
10 27 (45.76%) Citrix
11 26 (44.07%) NetScreen
11 26 (44.07%) ITIL
12 25 (42.37%) VoIP
13 24 (40.68%) CCNP
14 22 (37.29%) Cisco IOS
14 22 (37.29%) SolarWinds
14 22 (37.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 22 (37.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 20 (33.90%) E-Commerce
15 20 (33.90%) CheckPoint
16 19 (32.20%) RANCID
17 18 (30.51%) SLA
18 17 (28.81%) McAfee
18 17 (28.81%) Service Management
18 17 (28.81%) Infoblox

TACACS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (3.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (74.58%) OSPF
1 44 (74.58%) Firewall
2 41 (69.49%) BGP
2 41 (69.49%) VPN
3 39 (66.10%) MPLS
4 35 (59.32%) Cisco ASA
5 32 (54.24%) IPsec
6 31 (52.54%) Network Security
7 27 (45.76%) Wireless
8 26 (44.07%) NetScreen
9 25 (42.37%) VoIP
10 22 (37.29%) Cisco IOS
10 22 (37.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 22 (37.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 16 (27.12%) SNMP
12 14 (23.73%) Cisco PIX
13 13 (22.03%) Cisco Nexus
13 13 (22.03%) WAN
14 7 (11.86%) Ethernet
15 6 (10.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.25%) Relational Database
General
1 12 (20.34%) Games
2 6 (10.17%) Banking
3 2 (3.39%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 39 (66.10%) Network Engineer
2 7 (11.86%) Analyst
3 6 (10.17%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (8.47%) Network Architect
4 5 (8.47%) Architect
5 4 (6.78%) Support Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Cisco Support
6 3 (5.08%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Network Support
6 3 (5.08%) Technical Support
6 3 (5.08%) Lead Architect
6 3 (5.08%) Lead Network Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Technical Support Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) Support Analyst
8 1 (1.69%) Junior
8 1 (1.69%) Operations Analyst
8 1 (1.69%) Network Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.34%) Online Games
2 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.47%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (5.08%) FlexPod
5 2 (3.39%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.03%) Windows
1 13 (22.03%) Linux
2 9 (15.25%) Solaris
3 5 (8.47%) UNIX
4 2 (3.39%) Windows XP
4 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (72.88%) Load Balancing
2 26 (44.07%) ITIL
3 20 (33.90%) E-Commerce
4 17 (28.81%) Service Management
4 17 (28.81%) Network Management
5 13 (22.03%) Change Management
6 8 (13.56%) Mentoring
7 6 (10.17%) Scrum
7 6 (10.17%) ITIL V3
7 6 (10.17%) Kanban
7 6 (10.17%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (8.47%) Network Design
9 3 (5.08%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (3.39%) SIEM
10 2 (3.39%) Performance Analysis
10 2 (3.39%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (3.39%) Data Security
11 1 (1.69%) Incident Management
11 1 (1.69%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.25%) Perl
1 9 (15.25%) SQL
2 6 (10.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (52.54%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (40.68%) CCNP
3 17 (28.81%) Degree
4 11 (18.64%) CCIE
5 2 (3.39%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (30.51%) SLA
2 2 (3.39%) QA
2 2 (3.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (32.20%) RANCID
2 13 (22.03%) Netcool
3 11 (18.64%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (8.47%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (5.08%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 52 (88.14%) Cisco
2 42 (71.19%) F5
3 31 (52.54%) Juniper
4 27 (45.76%) Citrix
5 22 (37.29%) SolarWinds
6 20 (33.90%) CheckPoint
7 17 (28.81%) McAfee
7 17 (28.81%) Infoblox
8 10 (16.95%) IBM
8 10 (16.95%) EMC
9 9 (15.25%) Oracle
10 5 (8.47%) Nokia
10 5 (8.47%) Nortel
10 5 (8.47%) Polycom
10 5 (8.47%) TippingPoint
10 5 (8.47%) Blue Coat
11 2 (3.39%) SonicWALL
11 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
11 2 (3.39%) Stonesoft
12 1 (1.69%) Siemens