The table below looks at the statistics for TACACS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TACACS over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Terminal Access Controller Access Control System (TACACS)
Rank 618 588 603
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +15
Contract jobs citing TACACS 38 39 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.072% 0.023%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.44% 0.48% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 31 6
Median daily rate £340 £310 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +30.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £260 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £400 £250
% change year-on-year
-8.75% +60.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £45.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8648 8054 7036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.86% 14.80% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5245 4486 3835
Median daily rate £390 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 384 469 398
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £43.30 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

TACACS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing TACACS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

TACACS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

TACACS
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TACACS within the UK.

TACACS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

TACACS
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TACACS within the UK.

TACACS Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

TACACS
Top 22 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TACACS within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -23 36 £340 +9.67% 2
South East -7 15 £344 -14.06%
London -24 8 £333 +8.13%
Hampshire -1 5 £338 -15.62%
Birmingham - 5 - - 1
West Midlands - 5 - - 1
Surrey - 4 £380 -
West Sussex - 4 £350 -
Yorkshire - 4 - -
Gatwick - 4 £350 -
Leeds - 4 - -
West Yorkshire - 4 - -
Berkshire -10 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 - -
North West - 2 £400 -
Leicestershire - 2 - -
Liverpool - 2 £400 -
Merseyside - 2 £400 -
Leicester - 2 - -
Redhill - 2 £380 -
City of London +32 1 - -
Basingstoke -15 1 - -

TACACS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing TACACS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for TACACS.

1 53 (88.33%) Cisco
2 45 (75.00%) Firewall
3 34 (56.67%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (50.00%) OSPF
5 29 (48.33%) Wireless
6 27 (45.00%) WAN
6 27 (45.00%) LAN
7 26 (43.33%) BGP
8 25 (41.67%) DNS
9 23 (38.33%) DHCP
9 23 (38.33%) Cisco Nexus
10 22 (36.67%) CheckPoint
10 22 (36.67%) Juniper
10 22 (36.67%) SSL
11 21 (35.00%) SolarWinds
12 20 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
12 20 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
13 19 (31.67%) IPsec
13 19 (31.67%) Load Balancing
14 18 (30.00%) Data Centre
14 18 (30.00%) MPLS
14 18 (30.00%) ITIL
15 17 (28.33%) VPN
16 16 (26.67%) CCNP
17 15 (25.00%) F5
18 14 (23.33%) Palo Alto
18 14 (23.33%) Management Information System
19 13 (21.67%) Ethernet
19 13 (21.67%) Windows
19 13 (21.67%) Junos

TACACS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.67%) OpenStack
1 1 (1.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Office
1 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Maximo
2 2 (3.33%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 45 (75.00%) Firewall
2 30 (50.00%) OSPF
3 29 (48.33%) Wireless
4 27 (45.00%) LAN
4 27 (45.00%) WAN
5 26 (43.33%) BGP
6 25 (41.67%) DNS
7 23 (38.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 23 (38.33%) DHCP
8 22 (36.67%) SSL
9 20 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
10 19 (31.67%) IPsec
11 18 (30.00%) MPLS
12 17 (28.33%) VPN
13 13 (21.67%) Ethernet
13 13 (21.67%) Junos
14 12 (20.00%) Spanning Tree
14 12 (20.00%) TCP/IP
15 11 (18.33%) DDNS
15 11 (18.33%) DSL
Development Applications
1 6 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (11.67%) Telecoms
2 6 (10.00%) Retail
3 5 (8.33%) Finance
4 2 (3.33%) Back Office
4 2 (3.33%) Billing
5 1 (1.67%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.67%) French Language
5 1 (1.67%) Law
5 1 (1.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 10 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 10 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 9 (15.00%) Analyst
4 7 (11.67%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) Security Analyst
4 7 (11.67%) Security Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Consultant
6 4 (6.67%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Network Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Network Security Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Maximo Consultant
7 3 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Wireless Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Wireless Network Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Juniper Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) NOC Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 14 (23.33%) Management Information System
3 10 (16.67%) PKI
4 4 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (5.00%) Mathematics
5 3 (5.00%) Statistics
6 1 (1.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (21.67%) Windows
2 10 (16.67%) Linux
2 10 (16.67%) Unix
3 5 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 4 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.67%) Load Balancing
2 18 (30.00%) ITIL
3 11 (18.33%) Information Management
3 11 (18.33%) Network Design
4 10 (16.67%) Change Control
4 10 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
5 9 (15.00%) Operations Management
6 8 (13.33%) Network Management
7 6 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (10.00%) WAN Optimisation
7 6 (10.00%) Web Filtering
8 5 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (6.67%) Data Analysis
9 4 (6.67%) Data Cleansing
9 4 (6.67%) Data Mapping
9 4 (6.67%) Data Migration
9 4 (6.67%) Logistics
9 4 (6.67%) Migration
9 4 (6.67%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.33%) Python
2 4 (6.67%) C
3 3 (5.00%) Perl
4 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.67%) Java
4 1 (1.67%) Korn
4 1 (1.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (56.67%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (26.67%) CCNP
3 11 (18.33%) CCNA
3 11 (18.33%) Security Cleared
4 8 (13.33%) SC Cleared
5 6 (10.00%) CCSA
6 5 (8.33%) CCSE
7 4 (6.67%) CISSP
8 3 (5.00%) Degree
8 3 (5.00%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.67%) CCIE
9 1 (1.67%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.33%) ProxySG
2 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.67%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.67%) Snort
3 1 (1.67%) vCloud
3 1 (1.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.67%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 20 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
2 11 (18.33%) SolarWinds Orion
3 7 (11.67%) FortiGate
4 4 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (3.33%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.67%) AppManager
6 1 (1.67%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 53 (88.33%) Cisco
2 22 (36.67%) CheckPoint
2 22 (36.67%) Juniper
3 21 (35.00%) SolarWinds
4 15 (25.00%) F5
5 14 (23.33%) Palo Alto
6 8 (13.33%) Blue Coat
7 7 (11.67%) Barracuda Networks
7 7 (11.67%) Citrix
7 7 (11.67%) Infoblox
8 6 (10.00%) Aruba
9 5 (8.33%) Fortinet
9 5 (8.33%) IBM
9 5 (8.33%) Nokia
10 4 (6.67%) Red Hat
11 3 (5.00%) Forcepoint
12 2 (3.33%) Huawei
12 2 (3.33%) Nortel
12 2 (3.33%) Sourcefire
12 2 (3.33%) VMware
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