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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Terminal Access Controller Access Control System (TACACS)
Rank 606 634 573
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -61
Contract jobs citing TACACS 14 23 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.042% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.19% 0.29% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 35
Median daily rate £370 £331 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.69% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £220 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £400 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.75% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £16.50 £34.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -51.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £36.50

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
7498 7934 8351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.16% 14.33% 14.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4490 4673 4774
Median daily rate £400 £395 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +8.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 479 459
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.03 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%

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 16 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 3 December 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 -5 10 £370 +11.69% 6
Yorkshire - 5 £310 -
South East +25 3 £375 +15.38%
Scotland - 3 £325 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £300 -
London -20 2 £400 +80.79% 1
West Sussex - 2 £374 -
Gatwick - 2 £374 -
Leeds - 2 £300 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £320 -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Wales - 1 £375 -
Fife - 1 £325 -
Hampshire - 1 £375 -
South Wales - 1 £375 -
Sheffield - 1 - -

TACACS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 35 (79.55%) Cisco
2 26 (59.09%) Firewall
3 18 (40.91%) Cisco Prime
4 16 (36.36%) LAN
4 16 (36.36%) Cisco ISE
5 15 (34.09%) Wireless
6 14 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (31.82%) NetScaler
7 13 (29.55%) Network Security
7 13 (29.55%) Windows
7 13 (29.55%) Linux
8 11 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
8 11 (25.00%) Red Hat
8 11 (25.00%) BGP
8 11 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 11 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (25.00%) F5
8 11 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (25.00%) Windows Server
9 10 (22.73%) SC Cleared
9 10 (22.73%) Video Conferencing
9 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
9 10 (22.73%) ITIL
9 10 (22.73%) Cisco IPT
10 9 (20.45%) DHCP
10 9 (20.45%) SNMP
10 9 (20.45%) VPN
10 9 (20.45%) CheckPoint
11 8 (18.18%) OSPF
11 8 (18.18%) Juniper

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:

Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (11.36%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (59.09%) Firewall
2 16 (36.36%) Cisco ISE
2 16 (36.36%) LAN
3 15 (34.09%) Wireless
4 14 (31.82%) NetScaler
5 13 (29.55%) Network Security
6 11 (25.00%) BGP
6 11 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (22.73%) Cisco IPT
8 9 (20.45%) DHCP
8 9 (20.45%) SNMP
8 9 (20.45%) VPN
9 8 (18.18%) OSPF
9 8 (18.18%) WAN
10 7 (15.91%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (15.91%) EIGRP
10 7 (15.91%) MPLS
10 7 (15.91%) SSL
11 6 (13.64%) WPA2
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (11.36%) Banking
2 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Legal
3 1 (2.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 15 (34.09%) Cisco Engineer
3 13 (29.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 9 (20.45%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 7 (15.91%) Architect
6 5 (11.36%) Juniper Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) Network Architect
7 4 (9.09%) Project Manager
8 3 (6.82%) Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) Network Manager
8 3 (6.82%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Security Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Wireless Architect
9 2 (4.55%) Consultant
9 2 (4.55%) IT Manager
9 2 (4.55%) Monitoring Analyst
9 2 (4.55%) Network Consultant
9 2 (4.55%) Project Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Security Analyst
9 2 (4.55%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (11.36%) Data Centre
3 4 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.55%) iSeries
5 2 (4.55%) PKI
5 2 (4.55%) Tandem
6 1 (2.27%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.27%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (29.55%) Linux
1 13 (29.55%) Windows
2 11 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 11 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.82%) Unix
4 2 (4.55%) OpenVMS
4 2 (4.55%) zOS
5 1 (2.27%) Mandriva Linux
5 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.73%) ITIL
2 5 (11.36%) Migration
2 5 (11.36%) Network Management
3 4 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 4 (9.09%) Project Management
4 3 (6.82%) Network Design
4 3 (6.82%) Presales
5 2 (4.55%) Change Control
5 2 (4.55%) Change Management
5 2 (4.55%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.55%) Information Management
5 2 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (4.55%) Malware Analysis
5 2 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (4.55%) Operations Management
5 2 (4.55%) Service Management
5 2 (4.55%) SIEM
5 2 (4.55%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (2.27%) Network Architecture
6 1 (2.27%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (2.27%) Java
2 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.27%) PHP
2 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 10 (22.73%) SC Cleared
4 7 (15.91%) Degree
5 6 (13.64%) CCNP
6 5 (11.36%) CCIE
6 5 (11.36%) CCNA
7 3 (6.82%) PMI Certification
7 3 (6.82%) PMP
8 2 (4.55%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) PCI DSS
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) GPG13
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) ProxySG
1 2 (4.55%) RACF
1 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.27%) Firmware
2 1 (2.27%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 18 (40.91%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (15.91%) FortiGate
3 3 (6.82%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (4.55%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (2.27%) Cacti
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco CME
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 35 (79.55%) Cisco
2 11 (25.00%) F5
2 11 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
4 9 (20.45%) CheckPoint
5 8 (18.18%) Juniper
6 7 (15.91%) Fortinet
6 7 (15.91%) Intel Security
7 6 (13.64%) SolarWinds
8 3 (6.82%) Nokia
8 3 (6.82%) Palo Alto
9 2 (4.55%) Barracuda Networks
9 2 (4.55%) Blue Coat
9 2 (4.55%) Cyber-Ark
9 2 (4.55%) FireEye
9 2 (4.55%) Infoblox
9 2 (4.55%) Sourcefire
9 2 (4.55%) VMware
10 1 (2.27%) Brocade
10 1 (2.27%) Riverbed