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 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Terminal Access Controller Access Control System (TACACS)
Rank 379 407 378
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -29
Contract jobs citing TACACS 34 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.050% 0.024%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.18% 0.41% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 7 3
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£305 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.81% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £365 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £464 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £415 £275
% change year-on-year
-18.67% +50.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 - £102.75
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
2874 2934 3010
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.72% 12.33% 14.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1941 1920 1889
Average daily rate £388 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 74 160
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.88 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £42.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.75 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+14.45% -4.22%

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 December 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 29 December 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 +8 9 £300 -20.00%
TACACS
England

TACACS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 60 (95.24%) Cisco
2 54 (85.71%) Firewall
3 48 (76.19%) OSPF
4 40 (63.49%) Cisco Certification
5 39 (61.90%) BGP
6 34 (53.97%) VPN
6 34 (53.97%) HSRP
7 33 (52.38%) CCNP
8 32 (50.79%) CCIE
9 29 (46.03%) SNMP
10 25 (39.68%) Cisco Nexus
11 24 (38.10%) Cisco ASA
12 23 (36.51%) CheckPoint
12 23 (36.51%) MPLS
13 22 (34.92%) EIGRP
13 22 (34.92%) TCP/IP
13 22 (34.92%) Perl
14 21 (33.33%) Load Balancing
14 21 (33.33%) RANCID
15 19 (30.16%) DMVPN
15 19 (30.16%) FlexPod
15 19 (30.16%) OpenNMS
15 19 (30.16%) Network Security
15 19 (30.16%) IPsec
15 19 (30.16%) PPP
15 19 (30.16%) VRRP
16 18 (28.57%) UNIX
17 17 (26.98%) Windows
17 17 (26.98%) WAN
17 17 (26.98%) F5

TACACS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 2 (3.17%) MS Office
2 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (85.71%) Firewall
2 48 (76.19%) OSPF
3 39 (61.90%) BGP
4 34 (53.97%) VPN
4 34 (53.97%) HSRP
5 29 (46.03%) SNMP
6 25 (39.68%) Cisco Nexus
7 24 (38.10%) Cisco ASA
8 23 (36.51%) MPLS
9 22 (34.92%) EIGRP
9 22 (34.92%) TCP/IP
10 19 (30.16%) PPP
10 19 (30.16%) VRRP
10 19 (30.16%) IPsec
10 19 (30.16%) DMVPN
10 19 (30.16%) Network Security
11 17 (26.98%) WAN
12 16 (25.40%) Wireless
13 15 (23.81%) DHCP
14 14 (22.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (14.29%) Games
2 4 (6.35%) Finance
3 3 (4.76%) Banking
3 3 (4.76%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (52.38%) Network Engineer
2 14 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
3 11 (17.46%) Support Engineer
3 11 (17.46%) Cisco Support
3 11 (17.46%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 8 (12.70%) Consultant
5 7 (11.11%) Network Consultant
5 7 (11.11%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 7 (11.11%) Cisco Consultant
6 5 (7.94%) Security Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Architect
8 3 (4.76%) Technical Support
8 3 (4.76%) Network Architect
8 3 (4.76%) Firewall Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Technical Support Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Lead Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 19 (30.16%) FlexPod
2 9 (14.29%) Online Games
3 5 (7.94%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.35%) SecurID
4 4 (6.35%) Open Source
4 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.17%) e-Health
6 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (28.57%) UNIX
2 17 (26.98%) Windows
3 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (12.70%) Windows XP
4 7 (11.11%) Linux
5 4 (6.35%) Solaris
6 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 16 (25.40%) Change Management
3 14 (22.22%) ITIL
4 11 (17.46%) E-Commerce
5 8 (12.70%) Service Management
6 6 (9.52%) Mentoring
7 5 (7.94%) Migration
8 4 (6.35%) Network Management
8 4 (6.35%) ITIL V3
9 3 (4.76%) SIEM
9 3 (4.76%) Project Management
9 3 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (3.17%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (3.17%) Network Architecture
10 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Management
10 2 (3.17%) Performance Analysis
10 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2
10 2 (3.17%) Data Security
10 2 (3.17%) Business Continuity
11 1 (1.59%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 22 (34.92%) Perl
2 7 (11.11%) R
3 5 (7.94%) SQL
4 4 (6.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 40 (63.49%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (52.38%) CCNP
3 32 (50.79%) CCIE
4 8 (12.70%) Degree
5 5 (7.94%) CCNA
5 5 (7.94%) CISSP
6 4 (6.35%) CCSP
7 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.59%) CCVP
8 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.87%) SLA
2 2 (3.17%) QA
2 2 (3.17%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.59%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (7.94%) Nmap
2 4 (6.35%) Snort
3 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (33.33%) RANCID
2 19 (30.16%) OpenNMS
3 5 (7.94%) Netcool
3 5 (7.94%) Nessus
3 5 (7.94%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (3.17%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (3.17%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (1.59%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (1.59%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 60 (95.24%) Cisco
2 23 (36.51%) CheckPoint
3 17 (26.98%) F5
4 12 (19.05%) Juniper
5 11 (17.46%) Microsoft
6 9 (14.29%) Citrix
7 7 (11.11%) McAfee
8 5 (7.94%) IBM
8 5 (7.94%) EMC
9 4 (6.35%) Oracle
9 4 (6.35%) Siemens
9 4 (6.35%) Mitel
10 3 (4.76%) SolarWinds
11 2 (3.17%) Infoblox
11 2 (3.17%) VMware
11 2 (3.17%) CA
11 2 (3.17%) HP
11 2 (3.17%) SonicWALL
11 2 (3.17%) Stonesoft
12 1 (1.59%) Dell