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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Terminal Access Controller Access Control System (TACACS)
Rank 246 244 235
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Contract jobs citing TACACS 7 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.082% 0.12% 0.048%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.41% 0.57% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Average daily rate £425 £325 £244
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £400 £244
% change year-on-year
-7.81% +64.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 - -
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
1728 1936 1459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.20% 20.82% 17.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 956 931 627
Average daily rate £352 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 112 120
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.46 £13.65 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.63 £50.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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
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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -2 5 £425 +36.00%
Berkshire +1 2 - -
TACACS
England

TACACS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 12 (92.31%) Cisco
2 8 (61.54%) MPLS
2 8 (61.54%) OSPF
2 8 (61.54%) BGP
2 8 (61.54%) ITIL
2 8 (61.54%) WAN
2 8 (61.54%) DNS
3 7 (53.85%) LAN
3 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (53.85%) Juniper
3 7 (53.85%) Management Information System
3 7 (53.85%) SolarWinds
4 6 (46.15%) SolarWinds Orion
4 6 (46.15%) Junos
4 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
4 6 (46.15%) Firewall
4 6 (46.15%) Ethernet
5 5 (38.46%) SLA
5 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
5 5 (38.46%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (38.46%) Wireless
5 5 (38.46%) Network Design
5 5 (38.46%) DSL
5 5 (38.46%) Load Balancing
5 5 (38.46%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (30.77%) F5
6 4 (30.77%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (30.77%) Information Management
6 4 (30.77%) DDNS
6 4 (30.77%) IPsec

TACACS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) BGP
1 8 (61.54%) DNS
1 8 (61.54%) MPLS
1 8 (61.54%) OSPF
1 8 (61.54%) WAN
2 7 (53.85%) LAN
3 6 (46.15%) Ethernet
3 6 (46.15%) Firewall
3 6 (46.15%) Junos
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (38.46%) DSL
4 5 (38.46%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (38.46%) Wireless
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (30.77%) DDNS
5 4 (30.77%) DHCP
5 4 (30.77%) IPsec
5 4 (30.77%) SSL
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (23.08%) VLAN
General
1 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Network Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) NOC Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) OSS Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Network Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) 802.1X
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Management Information System
2 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
3 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
3 2 (15.38%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Unix
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Load Balancing
2 5 (38.46%) Network Design
3 4 (30.77%) Information Management
4 3 (23.08%) Change Control
4 3 (23.08%) Change Management
4 3 (23.08%) Operations Management
5 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
5 2 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (15.38%) Service Management
5 2 (15.38%) WAN Optimisation
5 2 (15.38%) Web Filtering
6 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (7.69%) Information Security
6 1 (7.69%) Logistics
6 1 (7.69%) Network Management
6 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) CCNP
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) CCIE
3 1 (7.69%) CCNA
3 1 (7.69%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (7.69%) CISSP
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
1 2 (15.38%) Terminal Services
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (30.77%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco
2 7 (53.85%) Juniper
2 7 (53.85%) SolarWinds
3 4 (30.77%) F5
4 3 (23.08%) Barracuda Networks
5 2 (15.38%) Blue Coat
5 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
5 2 (15.38%) Huawei
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) Nortel
5 2 (15.38%) Palo Alto
5 2 (15.38%) Websense
6 1 (7.69%) Aruba
6 1 (7.69%) Sourcefire
6 1 (7.69%) VMware