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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Terminal Access Controller Access Control System (TACACS)
Rank 253 237 226
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -11
Contract jobs citing TACACS 9 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.094% 0.022% 0.039%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.46% 0.13% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
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£525 £275 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+90.90% -42.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £275 £412
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -33.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £33.25
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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
1965 1595 1587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.48% 17.80% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 930 663 615
Average daily rate £350 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £185
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 106 133 163
Average hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £13.87 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £21.00 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+30.95% -8.09%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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
Berkshire -1 4 £550 +100.00%
Surrey +8 2 £300 -
Hampshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
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TACACS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 31 (96.88%) Cisco
2 28 (87.50%) Firewall
3 22 (68.75%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (68.75%) Cisco ASA
4 20 (62.50%) F5
5 19 (59.38%) CheckPoint
6 15 (46.88%) WAN
7 14 (43.75%) CCNP
8 13 (40.63%) OSPF
8 13 (40.63%) CCSA
8 13 (40.63%) CCSE
9 12 (37.50%) Blue Coat
9 12 (37.50%) BGP
9 12 (37.50%) Citrix
9 12 (37.50%) Juniper
10 11 (34.38%) Fault Management
10 11 (34.38%) Network Security
10 11 (34.38%) Security Cleared
11 10 (31.25%) SLA
11 10 (31.25%) ITIL
11 10 (31.25%) LAN
11 10 (31.25%) MPLS
12 9 (28.13%) Change Management
13 8 (25.00%) Nokia
13 8 (25.00%) CCIE
13 8 (25.00%) SC Cleared
13 8 (25.00%) Wireshark
14 7 (21.88%) BIG-IP
14 7 (21.88%) HP
14 7 (21.88%) VPN

TACACS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 28 (87.50%) Firewall
2 22 (68.75%) Cisco ASA
3 15 (46.88%) WAN
4 13 (40.63%) OSPF
5 12 (37.50%) BGP
6 11 (34.38%) Network Security
7 10 (31.25%) MPLS
7 10 (31.25%) LAN
8 8 (25.00%) Wireshark
9 7 (21.88%) Cisco PIX
9 7 (21.88%) IPsec
9 7 (21.88%) BIG-IP
9 7 (21.88%) VPN
10 6 (18.75%) EIGRP
10 6 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (18.75%) HSRP
11 5 (15.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 5 (15.63%) tcpdump
11 5 (15.63%) VRRP
11 5 (15.63%) Wi-Fi
General
1 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.25%) Retail
2 2 (6.25%) Billing
2 2 (6.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Network Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) Analyst
2 8 (25.00%) Network Analyst
2 8 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) Architect
4 6 (18.75%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Network Architect
6 4 (12.50%) Data Network Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Network Support
7 3 (9.38%) Network Administrator
7 3 (9.38%) Administrator
7 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Cisco Administrator
7 3 (9.38%) Cisco Support
8 2 (6.25%) Technical Design Authority
8 2 (6.25%) IP Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Technical Architect
9 1 (3.13%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) WAP
2 2 (6.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Mobile App
2 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) UNIX
2 2 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Fault Management
2 10 (31.25%) ITIL
3 9 (28.13%) Change Management
4 7 (21.88%) Mentoring
5 6 (18.75%) Incident Management
6 5 (15.63%) Migration
6 5 (15.63%) Load Balancing
6 5 (15.63%) Network Management
7 4 (12.50%) Problem Management
7 4 (12.50%) Network Design
8 3 (9.38%) Release Management
8 3 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (6.25%) Performance Management
9 2 (6.25%) Deep Packet Inspection
9 2 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (6.25%) Change Control
9 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (6.25%) TOGAF
9 2 (6.25%) ITSM
9 2 (6.25%) CRM
Qualifications
1 22 (68.75%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (43.75%) CCNP
3 13 (40.63%) CCSA
3 13 (40.63%) CCSE
4 11 (34.38%) Security Cleared
5 8 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 8 (25.00%) CCIE
6 6 (18.75%) CCNA
6 6 (18.75%) Degree
7 5 (15.63%) CCSP
8 3 (9.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (31.25%) SLA
2 2 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.25%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) OpenView
1 5 (15.63%) Netcool
2 2 (6.25%) SCCM
2 2 (6.25%) SCOM
2 2 (6.25%) FortiGate
2 2 (6.25%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (3.13%) Cacti
Vendors
1 31 (96.88%) Cisco
2 20 (62.50%) F5
3 19 (59.38%) CheckPoint
4 12 (37.50%) Citrix
4 12 (37.50%) Juniper
4 12 (37.50%) Blue Coat
5 8 (25.00%) Nokia
6 7 (21.88%) HP
7 5 (15.63%) Nortel
7 5 (15.63%) Radware
7 5 (15.63%) Computacenter
7 5 (15.63%) Crossbeam
8 3 (9.38%) SolarWinds
8 3 (9.38%) VMware
9 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
9 2 (6.25%) Riverbed
10 1 (3.13%) Fortinet