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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Terminal Access Controller Access Control System (TACACS)
Rank 236 226 224
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs citing TACACS 22 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.11% 0.093%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.20% 0.66% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 3
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£338 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +45.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £413 £269
% change year-on-year
-21.21% +53.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 - £102.75
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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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1838 1374 1832
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.71% 16.46% 21.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 856 651 655
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £180 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 92 176
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.52% +39.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.04% +3.57%

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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 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
Buckinghamshire -7 8 £350 -15.15%
Surrey - 5 £325 -
Hampshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
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TACACS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 31 (88.57%) Cisco
2 27 (77.14%) Firewall
3 22 (62.86%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
5 20 (57.14%) F5
6 19 (54.29%) CCNP
6 19 (54.29%) CheckPoint
7 14 (40.00%) OSPF
8 13 (37.14%) CCSA
8 13 (37.14%) CCSE
9 11 (31.43%) Security Cleared
9 11 (31.43%) Fault Management
9 11 (31.43%) WAN
10 10 (28.57%) CCNA
10 10 (28.57%) SLA
10 10 (28.57%) MPLS
10 10 (28.57%) BGP
10 10 (28.57%) Cisco PIX
10 10 (28.57%) Network Security
10 10 (28.57%) Blue Coat
10 10 (28.57%) Wireshark
11 9 (25.71%) BIG-IP
11 9 (25.71%) Change Management
11 9 (25.71%) HP
11 9 (25.71%) Juniper
11 9 (25.71%) ITIL
11 9 (25.71%) LAN
12 8 (22.86%) EIGRP
12 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
12 8 (22.86%) Network Management

TACACS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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.

Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 27 (77.14%) Firewall
2 21 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (40.00%) OSPF
4 11 (31.43%) WAN
5 10 (28.57%) MPLS
5 10 (28.57%) BGP
5 10 (28.57%) Cisco PIX
5 10 (28.57%) Network Security
5 10 (28.57%) Wireshark
6 9 (25.71%) BIG-IP
6 9 (25.71%) LAN
7 8 (22.86%) EIGRP
8 7 (20.00%) tcpdump
8 7 (20.00%) Nortel Alteon
8 7 (20.00%) SMS
9 6 (17.14%) SAN
9 6 (17.14%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (14.29%) NAS
10 5 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (11.43%) VLAN
General
1 7 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Back Office
2 2 (5.71%) Retail
2 2 (5.71%) Billing
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Electronics
3 1 (2.86%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (54.29%) Network Engineer
2 10 (28.57%) Security Engineer
3 8 (22.86%) Network Security Engineer
4 7 (20.00%) Analyst
5 6 (17.14%) Network Analyst
5 6 (17.14%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (17.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (17.14%) Data Network Engineer
5 6 (17.14%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Cisco Administrator
6 3 (8.57%) Cisco Support
6 3 (8.57%) Network Support
6 3 (8.57%) Network Administrator
6 3 (8.57%) Administrator
7 2 (5.71%) Security Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Test Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Network Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) WAP
2 2 (5.71%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Mobile App
1 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Fault Management
2 9 (25.71%) Change Management
2 9 (25.71%) ITIL
3 8 (22.86%) Network Management
4 5 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 5 (14.29%) Release Management
4 5 (14.29%) ITSM
4 5 (14.29%) Migration
5 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (11.43%) Incident Management
5 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
6 3 (8.57%) Network Design
7 2 (5.71%) CRM
7 2 (5.71%) Performance Management
7 2 (5.71%) Change Control
7 2 (5.71%) Test Strategy
7 2 (5.71%) Cyber Security
7 2 (5.71%) Deep Packet Inspection
8 1 (2.86%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 22 (62.86%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (54.29%) CCNP
3 13 (37.14%) CCSA
3 13 (37.14%) CCSE
4 11 (31.43%) Security Cleared
5 10 (28.57%) CCNA
6 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
7 7 (20.00%) CCSP
8 6 (17.14%) Degree
9 3 (8.57%) DV Cleared
9 3 (8.57%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (28.57%) SLA
2 2 (5.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) Netcool
1 7 (20.00%) OpenView
2 4 (11.43%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (5.71%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.86%) Cacti
Vendors
1 31 (88.57%) Cisco
2 20 (57.14%) F5
3 19 (54.29%) CheckPoint
4 10 (28.57%) Blue Coat
5 9 (25.71%) HP
5 9 (25.71%) Juniper
6 7 (20.00%) Crossbeam
6 7 (20.00%) Radware
6 7 (20.00%) Nortel
7 6 (17.14%) Citrix
7 6 (17.14%) Nokia
8 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
9 3 (8.57%) Computacenter
10 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.86%) Fortinet
10 1 (2.86%) SAP