The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Terminal Access Controller Access Control System (TACACS)
Rank 559 550 572
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +22
Contract jobs citing TACACS 21 20 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.040% 0.023%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.29% 0.29% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 2
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£225 £388 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.93% +12.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £245 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £460 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £330 -
% change year-on-year
-15.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £25.00
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7201 6993 8756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.67% 13.95% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3852 3553 3828
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 513 662
Average hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +3.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.56 £13.75 £12.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.44% -2.00%

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 11 July 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TACACS within the UK over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

TACACS Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

TACACS
Top 30 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 11 July 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
England -10 20 £225 -41.93% 3
London -9 10 £208 -47.50%
South East -10 6 £250 -39.75% 1
Berkshire -1 4 £295 -28.91%
Yorkshire - 2 £440 -
East of England -11 1 - - 1
Leeds - 1 - -
North West - 1 £280 - 1
Surrey - 1 £250 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1
Suffolk - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Reading - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Watford - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Leatherhead - - - - 1
South West - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -

TACACS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 27 (81.82%) Cisco
2 20 (60.61%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (54.55%) IPsec
3 18 (54.55%) CCNP
4 15 (45.45%) VoIP
5 14 (42.42%) WAN
5 14 (42.42%) LAN
6 13 (39.39%) CCNA
6 13 (39.39%) Wireless
7 12 (36.36%) Firewall
8 11 (33.33%) MPLS
8 11 (33.33%) EIGRP
9 10 (30.30%) OSPF
9 10 (30.30%) CheckPoint
9 10 (30.30%) SSL
9 10 (30.30%) VPN
9 10 (30.30%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (27.27%) BGP
11 8 (24.24%) DNS
11 8 (24.24%) SLA
11 8 (24.24%) SNMP
12 7 (21.21%) Juniper
12 7 (21.21%) Telecoms
12 7 (21.21%) Mitel
12 7 (21.21%) Network Security
12 7 (21.21%) Cisco IOS
13 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
13 6 (18.18%) Windows
14 5 (15.15%) SMTP
14 5 (15.15%) LDAP

TACACS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.09%) MS Office
3 1 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 18 (54.55%) IPsec
2 15 (45.45%) VoIP
3 14 (42.42%) LAN
3 14 (42.42%) WAN
4 13 (39.39%) Wireless
5 12 (36.36%) Firewall
6 11 (33.33%) EIGRP
6 11 (33.33%) MPLS
7 10 (30.30%) OSPF
7 10 (30.30%) SSL
7 10 (30.30%) VPN
7 10 (30.30%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (27.27%) BGP
9 8 (24.24%) DNS
9 8 (24.24%) SNMP
10 7 (21.21%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (21.21%) Network Security
11 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
11 5 (15.15%) SMTP
11 5 (15.15%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle8/8i Database
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (21.21%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Games
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Network Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Network Support
3 4 (12.12%) Security Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Cisco Support
5 2 (6.06%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Network Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Network Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Installations Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Network Specialist
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) J2EE
1 4 (12.12%) CORBA
2 1 (3.03%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.03%) Clustering
2 1 (3.03%) CESG
2 1 (3.03%) e-Health
2 1 (3.03%) SecurID
2 1 (3.03%) PKI
2 1 (3.03%) Online Games
2 1 (3.03%) FMCG
2 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.03%) Firmware
2 1 (3.03%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.03%) UNIX
4 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) Time Management
1 5 (15.15%) Change Control
2 4 (12.12%) Network Architecture
2 4 (12.12%) Network Management
3 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (9.09%) Migration
3 3 (9.09%) ITIL
3 3 (9.09%) Service Management
3 3 (9.09%) Business Continuity
4 2 (6.06%) Test Strategy
5 1 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.03%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.03%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (3.03%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.03%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.03%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.03%) Network Design
5 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) Java
1 4 (12.12%) Perl
2 3 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (60.61%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (54.55%) CCNP
3 13 (39.39%) CCNA
4 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
5 3 (9.09%) CCSE
5 3 (9.09%) Degree
5 3 (9.09%) CCSA
6 2 (6.06%) CISSP
6 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.03%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (3.03%) CEH
7 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (3.03%) MCSE
7 1 (3.03%) CCIE
7 1 (3.03%) CCSP
7 1 (3.03%) GSEC
7 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.03%) vSphere
4 1 (3.03%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) Netcool
2 2 (6.06%) OpenView
2 2 (6.06%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (6.06%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (6.06%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (3.03%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (3.03%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (3.03%) Cacti
Vendors
1 27 (81.82%) Cisco
2 10 (30.30%) CheckPoint
3 7 (21.21%) Juniper
3 7 (21.21%) Mitel
4 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 5 (15.15%) HP
6 4 (12.12%) Oracle
6 4 (12.12%) EMC
6 4 (12.12%) SolarWinds
6 4 (12.12%) F5
7 3 (9.09%) VMware
8 2 (6.06%) Riverbed
8 2 (6.06%) Dell
8 2 (6.06%) Sophos
8 2 (6.06%) Citrix
8 2 (6.06%) Radware
9 1 (3.03%) Websense
9 1 (3.03%) CA
9 1 (3.03%) NetApp
9 1 (3.03%) McAfee
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