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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Terminal Access Controller Access Control System (TACACS)
Rank 610 617 598
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -19
Contract jobs citing TACACS 36 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.038% 0.030%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.41% 0.26% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 9
Median daily rate £340 £400 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +77.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £285 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £440 £308
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £400 £250
% change year-on-year
-14.06% +60.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
8750 7936 7216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.25% 14.39% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5293 4471 3865
Median daily rate £390 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.85% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 469 396
Median hourly rate £28.50 £23.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.91% +21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.50 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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
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 28 June 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 27 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 28 June 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 +12 34 £340 -15.00% 3
South East +1 13 £350 -12.50%
London -9 10 £340 -15.00% 1
Hampshire +12 4 £338 -15.62%
Yorkshire +6 4 - -
West Sussex - 4 £350 -
Gatwick - 4 £350 -
Leeds - 4 - -
West Yorkshire - 4 - -
South West +5 3 £300 -
West Midlands - 3 £325 -
Surrey - 3 £380 -
Berkshire -8 2 - -
Cheltenham - 2 £300 -
Telford - 2 - -
Redhill - 2 £380 -
Shropshire - 2 - -
Gloucestershire - 2 £300 -
South Wales - 2 £350 -
Wales - 2 £350 -
City of London +36 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 £400 -
Merseyside - 1 £400 -
Swindon - 1 £325 -
Birmingham - 1 £325 -
Wiltshire - 1 £325 -
North West - 1 £400 - 2

TACACS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 59 (85.51%) Cisco
2 51 (73.91%) Firewall
3 40 (57.97%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (46.38%) LAN
5 31 (44.93%) Wireless
6 30 (43.48%) WAN
6 30 (43.48%) OSPF
7 29 (42.03%) BGP
8 27 (39.13%) Juniper
9 26 (37.68%) DHCP
10 25 (36.23%) DNS
10 25 (36.23%) Cisco Nexus
11 24 (34.78%) CheckPoint
11 24 (34.78%) SSL
11 24 (34.78%) IPsec
12 23 (33.33%) MPLS
12 23 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
13 21 (30.43%) VPN
13 21 (30.43%) SolarWinds
14 20 (28.99%) ITIL
15 19 (27.54%) CCNP
15 19 (27.54%) Cisco ASA
15 19 (27.54%) F5
16 17 (24.64%) Data Centre
16 17 (24.64%) Load Balancing
17 16 (23.19%) Security Cleared
18 14 (20.29%) Network Security
18 14 (20.29%) Cisco ISE
18 14 (20.29%) Windows
18 14 (20.29%) Management Information System

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 (1.45%) OpenStack
1 1 (1.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Office
1 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Maximo
2 3 (4.35%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 51 (73.91%) Firewall
2 32 (46.38%) LAN
3 31 (44.93%) Wireless
4 30 (43.48%) OSPF
4 30 (43.48%) WAN
5 29 (42.03%) BGP
6 26 (37.68%) DHCP
7 25 (36.23%) Cisco Nexus
7 25 (36.23%) DNS
8 24 (34.78%) IPsec
8 24 (34.78%) SSL
9 23 (33.33%) MPLS
10 21 (30.43%) VPN
11 19 (27.54%) Cisco ASA
12 14 (20.29%) Cisco ISE
12 14 (20.29%) Network Security
13 13 (18.84%) Ethernet
13 13 (18.84%) Junos
14 12 (17.39%) EIGRP
15 11 (15.94%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 6 (8.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (10.14%) Telecoms
2 6 (8.70%) Retail
3 5 (7.25%) Finance
4 2 (2.90%) Back Office
4 2 (2.90%) Billing
5 1 (1.45%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.45%) French Language
5 1 (1.45%) Law
5 1 (1.45%) Legal
5 1 (1.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 12 (17.39%) Cisco Engineer
2 12 (17.39%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 11 (15.94%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 9 (13.04%) Analyst
5 7 (10.14%) Security Analyst
5 7 (10.14%) Security Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Consultant
7 4 (5.80%) Network Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Network Security Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Architect
8 3 (4.35%) Firewall Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Juniper Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Maximo Consultant
8 3 (4.35%) Network Architect
8 3 (4.35%) Network Security Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Network Manager
9 2 (2.90%) NOC Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Wireless Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.14%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.64%) Data Centre
2 14 (20.29%) Management Information System
3 13 (18.84%) PKI
4 7 (10.14%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (4.35%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.90%) Statistics
7 1 (1.45%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.45%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.29%) Windows
2 12 (17.39%) Linux
3 8 (11.59%) Unix
3 8 (11.59%) Windows Server
4 6 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.99%) ITIL
2 17 (24.64%) Load Balancing
3 11 (15.94%) Information Management
3 11 (15.94%) Network Design
3 11 (15.94%) Network Management
4 10 (14.49%) Change Control
5 9 (13.04%) Network Monitoring
5 9 (13.04%) Operations Management
6 7 (10.14%) Change Management
7 6 (8.70%) Migration
7 6 (8.70%) WAN Optimisation
8 5 (7.25%) Information Security
8 5 (7.25%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (7.25%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (7.25%) Vulnerability Management
8 5 (7.25%) Web Filtering
9 4 (5.80%) CRM
9 4 (5.80%) Data Analysis
9 4 (5.80%) Data Migration
9 4 (5.80%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.80%) C
1 4 (5.80%) Python
2 2 (2.90%) Java
2 2 (2.90%) Perl
3 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.45%) Korn
3 1 (1.45%) PHP
3 1 (1.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 40 (57.97%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (27.54%) CCNP
3 16 (23.19%) Security Cleared
4 13 (18.84%) CCNA
4 13 (18.84%) SC Cleared
5 6 (8.70%) CCIE
5 6 (8.70%) CCSA
6 5 (7.25%) CCSE
7 4 (5.80%) CISSP
8 3 (4.35%) Degree
8 3 (4.35%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.45%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.04%) SLA
2 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.25%) ProxySG
2 4 (5.80%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.45%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.45%) Snort
4 1 (1.45%) vCloud
4 1 (1.45%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.45%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.45%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 23 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
2 11 (15.94%) SolarWinds Orion
3 9 (13.04%) FortiGate
4 3 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (2.90%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.45%) AppManager
6 1 (1.45%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 59 (85.51%) Cisco
2 27 (39.13%) Juniper
3 24 (34.78%) CheckPoint
4 21 (30.43%) SolarWinds
5 19 (27.54%) F5
6 13 (18.84%) Palo Alto
7 11 (15.94%) Blue Coat
8 7 (10.14%) Barracuda Networks
8 7 (10.14%) Citrix
8 7 (10.14%) Infoblox
9 6 (8.70%) Fortinet
9 6 (8.70%) Red Hat
10 5 (7.25%) IBM
10 5 (7.25%) Nokia
11 4 (5.80%) Aruba
12 3 (4.35%) Forcepoint
12 3 (4.35%) Intel Security
12 3 (4.35%) Microsoft
12 3 (4.35%) TippingPoint
13 2 (2.90%) VMware
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