The table below looks at the statistics for TACACS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TACACS over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Terminal Access Controller Access Control System (TACACS)
Rank 265 240 230
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -10
Contract jobs citing TACACS 12 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.14% 0.046%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.66% 0.70% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 2
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£350 £325 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -21.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £226 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £363 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £290 £278
% change year-on-year
+37.93% +4.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- +135.29%
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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1821 1846 1612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.11% 19.87% 18.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 985 877 740
Average daily rate £350 £347 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.72% -0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 98 102
Average hourly rate £27.00 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.70% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

TACACS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TACACS across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

TACACS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

TACACS
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TACACS across the South East region.

TACACS Daily Rate Trend in the South East

TACACS
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TACACS across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

TACACS Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

TACACS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TACACS across the South East region.

TACACS Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

TACACS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TACACS within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
Surrey -7 5 £350 +5.66%
Buckinghamshire -2 4 £425 +30.76% 1
Berkshire -9 2 £325 +30.00%
Hampshire +2 1 - -
TACACS
England

TACACS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 19 (95.00%) Cisco
2 14 (70.00%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (65.00%) Firewall
3 13 (65.00%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (60.00%) OSPF
4 12 (60.00%) BGP
5 11 (55.00%) CCNP
5 11 (55.00%) VPN
6 10 (50.00%) SSL
6 10 (50.00%) TCP/IP
6 10 (50.00%) CheckPoint
7 8 (40.00%) Network Design
8 7 (35.00%) IPsec
8 7 (35.00%) Telecoms
8 7 (35.00%) Network Security
8 7 (35.00%) EIGRP
9 6 (30.00%) Windows
9 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
10 5 (25.00%) LAN
10 5 (25.00%) WAN
10 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
10 5 (25.00%) FWSM
10 5 (25.00%) Blue Coat
11 4 (20.00%) CCSE
11 4 (20.00%) CCSA
11 4 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (20.00%) F5
11 4 (20.00%) SolarWinds
11 4 (20.00%) CCIE
11 4 (20.00%) CISSP

TACACS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (70.00%) Cisco ASA
2 13 (65.00%) Firewall
3 12 (60.00%) OSPF
3 12 (60.00%) BGP
4 11 (55.00%) VPN
5 10 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 10 (50.00%) SSL
6 7 (35.00%) EIGRP
6 7 (35.00%) IPsec
6 7 (35.00%) Network Security
7 5 (25.00%) LAN
7 5 (25.00%) WAN
7 5 (25.00%) FWSM
8 4 (20.00%) Broadband
8 4 (20.00%) SNMP
8 4 (20.00%) DNS
8 4 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (15.00%) Wireless
9 3 (15.00%) Wireshark
9 3 (15.00%) MPLS
General
1 7 (35.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Legal
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
2 2 (10.00%) Billing
3 1 (5.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Network Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Implementation Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) OSS Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) OSS Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Designer
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Design Authority
4 2 (10.00%) IP Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) IT Security Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Security Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Security Designer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Design Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) CSS
1 3 (15.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) NHS
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) PKI
2 2 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (5.00%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Network Design
2 4 (20.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (20.00%) Low Latency
3 3 (15.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (15.00%) Service Management
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.00%) CRM
4 2 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (10.00%) Information Security
4 2 (10.00%) Information Management
4 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.00%) Information Security Management
4 2 (10.00%) Security Management
4 2 (10.00%) Security Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (10.00%) ISMS
4 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) C
1 2 (10.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (55.00%) CCNP
3 4 (20.00%) CCNA
3 4 (20.00%) CCIE
3 4 (20.00%) CISSP
3 4 (20.00%) CCSA
3 4 (20.00%) CCSE
4 2 (10.00%) JNCIS
4 2 (10.00%) Degree
4 2 (10.00%) CISA
4 2 (10.00%) CISM
4 2 (10.00%) CCDA
4 2 (10.00%) CCDP
5 1 (5.00%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
1 2 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) Terminal Services
2 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (10.00%) ProxySG
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (10.00%) Nessus
2 2 (10.00%) FortiGate
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (5.00%) Iperf
3 1 (5.00%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (95.00%) Cisco
2 10 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 4 (20.00%) SolarWinds
4 4 (20.00%) F5
4 4 (20.00%) Nokia
4 4 (20.00%) Juniper
5 3 (15.00%) BT
6 2 (10.00%) Remedy
6 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.00%) HP
7 1 (5.00%) BMC
7 1 (5.00%) VMware
7 1 (5.00%) Fortinet