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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Terminal Access Controller Access Control System (TACACS)
Rank 566 569 536
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -33
Contract jobs citing TACACS 41 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.025% 0.028%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.52% 0.19% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 7 7
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£310 £250 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -28.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £200 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £326 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £250 £387
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -35.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average 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
7948 6904 6873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.67% 13.12% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4423 3766 3378
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 449 383 558
Average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -10.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £43.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 -2 37 £310 +24.00% 5
London +7 25 £308 +23.00% 3
South East -8 8 £400 +60.00% 2
City of London +12 5 £305 -2.40% 1
Berkshire - 5 £230 - 2
Hampshire - 3 £400 -
Basingstoke - 3 £400 -
Bristol - 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 £263 -
Reading - 2 - - 2
South West - 2 - -
East of England - 2 £263 -
Stevenage - 1 £310 -
Watford - 1 £215 -

TACACS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 70 (85.37%) Cisco
2 61 (74.39%) Firewall
3 55 (67.07%) F5
4 54 (65.85%) Cisco ASA
5 53 (64.63%) BGP
6 52 (63.41%) Cisco Certification
6 52 (63.41%) VPN
7 51 (62.20%) OSPF
8 48 (58.54%) Load Balancing
9 44 (53.66%) Network Security
9 44 (53.66%) MPLS
9 44 (53.66%) Juniper
10 43 (52.44%) IPsec
11 39 (47.56%) CCNP
12 37 (45.12%) Citrix
13 35 (42.68%) ITIL
14 34 (41.46%) CheckPoint
14 34 (41.46%) Wireless
15 30 (36.59%) VoIP
16 29 (35.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 28 (34.15%) NetScreen
18 27 (32.93%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
18 27 (32.93%) Cisco IOS
18 27 (32.93%) SolarWinds
18 27 (32.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
18 27 (32.93%) DDoS Mitigation
19 23 (28.05%) WAN
20 22 (26.83%) Network Management
21 21 (25.61%) SLA
22 20 (24.39%) Degree

TACACS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (74.39%) Firewall
2 54 (65.85%) Cisco ASA
3 53 (64.63%) BGP
4 52 (63.41%) VPN
5 51 (62.20%) OSPF
6 44 (53.66%) Network Security
6 44 (53.66%) MPLS
7 43 (52.44%) IPsec
8 34 (41.46%) Wireless
9 30 (36.59%) VoIP
10 29 (35.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 28 (34.15%) NetScreen
12 27 (32.93%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 27 (32.93%) Cisco IOS
13 23 (28.05%) WAN
14 18 (21.95%) SNMP
15 17 (20.73%) Cisco PIX
16 16 (19.51%) LAN
17 15 (18.29%) Cisco Nexus
18 11 (13.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.98%) Relational Database
General
1 10 (12.20%) Games
2 6 (7.32%) Banking
3 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.44%) Retail
4 2 (2.44%) Billing
4 2 (2.44%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.22%) Back Office
5 1 (1.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 42 (51.22%) Network Engineer
2 15 (18.29%) Analyst
3 11 (13.41%) Architect
4 9 (10.98%) Network Architect
5 7 (8.54%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (6.10%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) Security Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) Lead Architect
7 3 (3.66%) Network Support
7 3 (3.66%) Network Analyst
7 3 (3.66%) Technical Support
8 2 (2.44%) Lead Network Engineer
8 2 (2.44%) Implementation Engineer
8 2 (2.44%) IP Engineer
8 2 (2.44%) Designer
8 2 (2.44%) Network Implementation Engineer
8 2 (2.44%) Support Engineer
8 2 (2.44%) Network Designer
8 2 (2.44%) Technical Architect
8 2 (2.44%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.22%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (32.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 10 (12.20%) Online Games
3 7 (8.54%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.44%) Open Source
6 1 (1.22%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.85%) Windows
1 13 (15.85%) Linux
2 9 (10.98%) Solaris
3 3 (3.66%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (58.54%) Load Balancing
2 35 (42.68%) ITIL
3 27 (32.93%) DDoS Mitigation
4 22 (26.83%) Network Management
5 19 (23.17%) E-Commerce
6 17 (20.73%) Service Management
7 14 (17.07%) Change Management
8 10 (12.20%) Mentoring
8 10 (12.20%) Network Design
9 7 (8.54%) Scrum
9 7 (8.54%) Kanban
10 6 (7.32%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (7.32%) ITIL V3
11 4 (4.88%) Low Latency
11 4 (4.88%) Network Monitoring
12 3 (3.66%) Configuration Management
12 3 (3.66%) Incident Management
12 3 (3.66%) Stakeholder Management
13 2 (2.44%) Deep Packet Inspection
13 2 (2.44%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.98%) SQL
2 8 (9.76%) Perl
3 6 (7.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 52 (63.41%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (47.56%) CCNP
3 20 (24.39%) Degree
4 17 (20.73%) CCIE
5 11 (13.41%) CCSA
5 11 (13.41%) CCSE
6 5 (6.10%) CCNA
7 3 (3.66%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.66%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.44%) JNCIS
8 2 (2.44%) CCDA
8 2 (2.44%) CCDP
8 2 (2.44%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (25.61%) SLA
2 2 (2.44%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.44%) QA
3 1 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.44%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.44%) ProxySG
2 2 (2.44%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (21.95%) RANCID
2 16 (19.51%) Netcool
3 11 (13.41%) Cisco Prime
4 7 (8.54%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (2.44%) SCCM
5 2 (2.44%) SCOM
5 2 (2.44%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.22%) OpenNMS
6 1 (1.22%) Iperf
Vendors
1 70 (85.37%) Cisco
2 55 (67.07%) F5
3 44 (53.66%) Juniper
4 37 (45.12%) Citrix
5 34 (41.46%) CheckPoint
6 27 (32.93%) SolarWinds
7 19 (23.17%) McAfee
8 18 (21.95%) Infoblox
9 17 (20.73%) Blue Coat
10 15 (18.29%) Nokia
11 10 (12.20%) IBM
11 10 (12.20%) EMC
12 9 (10.98%) Oracle
13 7 (8.54%) Polycom
14 5 (6.10%) Nortel
14 5 (6.10%) TippingPoint
15 3 (3.66%) HP
15 3 (3.66%) VMware
15 3 (3.66%) Lancope
16 2 (2.44%) Stonesoft
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