The table below looks at the statistics for TACACS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TACACS over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Terminal Access Controller Access Control System (TACACS)
Rank 608 569 569
Rank change year-on-year
-39 0
Contract jobs citing TACACS 16 47 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.091% 0.034%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% 0.61% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 24 8
Average daily rate £338 £322 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.81% -14.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £230 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £506 £443
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 - -

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
7528 7679 6648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.62% 14.87% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4431 4286 3495
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £215 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 335 442 393
Average hourly rate £28.38 £24.75 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.64% +26.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

TACACS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TACACS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TACACS within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

TACACS Daily Rate Histogram 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 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TACACS within the UK over the 3 months to 9 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
England -61 16 £338 +4.81% 4
South East -8 7 £425 +30.76% 2
Surrey -3 5 £425 +36.00%
London -23 5 £240 -21.24% 1
North West - 3 £338 -
Manchester - 3 £338 -
Berkshire +4 2 - - 2
Reading -7 2 - -
Redhill - 2 - -
Reigate - 2 - -
East Midlands -9 1 £400 -
Nottinghamshire -13 1 £400 -
Nottingham -15 1 £400 -
Guildford - 1 £425 -

TACACS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 44 (95.65%) Cisco
2 32 (69.57%) Firewall
3 31 (67.39%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (54.35%) OSPF
5 24 (52.17%) CCNP
5 24 (52.17%) ITIL
6 23 (50.00%) LAN
6 23 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
7 22 (47.83%) Data Centre
7 22 (47.83%) WAN
7 22 (47.83%) Juniper
8 21 (45.65%) BGP
8 21 (45.65%) Network Security
9 20 (43.48%) F5
10 19 (41.30%) CheckPoint
10 19 (41.30%) Wireless
11 15 (32.61%) DNS
11 15 (32.61%) Load Balancing
12 13 (28.26%) VPN
12 13 (28.26%) Blue Coat
13 12 (26.09%) SNMP
13 12 (26.09%) DHCP
13 12 (26.09%) MPLS
13 12 (26.09%) Citrix
13 12 (26.09%) Cisco IOS
14 11 (23.91%) SolarWinds
14 11 (23.91%) CCNA
14 11 (23.91%) Nokia
14 11 (23.91%) Ethernet
14 11 (23.91%) CCSE

TACACS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
2 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (69.57%) Firewall
2 25 (54.35%) OSPF
3 23 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 23 (50.00%) LAN
4 22 (47.83%) WAN
5 21 (45.65%) BGP
5 21 (45.65%) Network Security
6 19 (41.30%) Wireless
7 15 (32.61%) DNS
8 13 (28.26%) VPN
9 12 (26.09%) Cisco IOS
9 12 (26.09%) DHCP
9 12 (26.09%) MPLS
9 12 (26.09%) SNMP
10 11 (23.91%) Ethernet
11 10 (21.74%) DSL
11 10 (21.74%) Spanning Tree
12 9 (19.57%) VoIP
12 9 (19.57%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (17.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) Big Data
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (10.87%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.17%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 24 (52.17%) Network Engineer
2 11 (23.91%) Analyst
2 11 (23.91%) Network Analyst
2 11 (23.91%) Network Security Analyst
2 11 (23.91%) Security Analyst
3 5 (10.87%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Consultant
5 3 (6.52%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Firewall Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Wireless Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Wireless Network Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Network Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) NOC Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) OSS Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (47.83%) Data Centre
2 7 (15.22%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.70%) Statistics
4 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (4.35%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.35%) PKI
5 1 (2.17%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) Unix
1 8 (17.39%) Windows
2 2 (4.35%) Linux
2 2 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (52.17%) ITIL
2 15 (32.61%) Load Balancing
3 7 (15.22%) Network Design
4 6 (13.04%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (13.04%) Web Filtering
5 5 (10.87%) Change Control
5 5 (10.87%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (8.70%) Information Management
6 4 (8.70%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.52%) Change Management
7 3 (6.52%) Network Architecture
7 3 (6.52%) Network Management
7 3 (6.52%) Operations Management
7 3 (6.52%) Test Strategy
7 3 (6.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (4.35%) DDoS Mitigation
8 2 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (4.35%) Migration
8 2 (4.35%) Service Management
8 2 (4.35%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) Perl
2 4 (8.70%) Python
3 1 (2.17%) SQL
3 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (67.39%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (52.17%) CCNP
3 11 (23.91%) CCNA
3 11 (23.91%) CCSA
3 11 (23.91%) CCSE
4 4 (8.70%) Degree
5 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
6 2 (4.35%) CCIE
7 1 (2.17%) CCNP Voice
7 1 (2.17%) CCVP
7 1 (2.17%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (2.17%) CISSP
7 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (21.74%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.35%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.17%) ISA Server
3 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) SolarWinds Orion
2 5 (10.87%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (10.87%) CiscoWorks
2 5 (10.87%) Iperf
3 3 (6.52%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (4.35%) FortiGate
5 1 (2.17%) AppManager
5 1 (2.17%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (2.17%) Nmap
5 1 (2.17%) RANCID
5 1 (2.17%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 44 (95.65%) Cisco
2 22 (47.83%) Juniper
3 20 (43.48%) F5
4 19 (41.30%) CheckPoint
5 13 (28.26%) Blue Coat
6 12 (26.09%) Citrix
7 11 (23.91%) Nokia
7 11 (23.91%) SolarWinds
8 7 (15.22%) Aruba
8 7 (15.22%) Palo Alto
9 6 (13.04%) Fortinet
10 4 (8.70%) Infoblox
10 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
11 3 (6.52%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 3 (6.52%) Barracuda Networks
11 3 (6.52%) Forcepoint
12 2 (4.35%) Huawei
12 2 (4.35%) Nortel
12 2 (4.35%) Riverbed
13 1 (2.17%) HP
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