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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Terminal Access Controller Access Control System (TACACS)
Rank 568 544 577
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +33
Contract jobs citing TACACS 33 31 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.058% 0.044%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.41% 0.43% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 6
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£300 £388 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £235 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £450 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £278 £625
% change year-on-year
+0.90% -55.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.00 £20.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% -15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £17.00 £20.09
% change year-on-year
+135.29% -15.38%

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
7978 7223 9069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.40% 13.58% 15.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4292 3891 4082
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 418 712
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.76% +4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -26 31 £310 -20.00% 10
London +14 16 £322 -17.96% 6
South East +5 9 £290 -30.12%
Berkshire +9 6 £250 -39.75%
Cheshire +5 4 £280 - 1
North West -5 4 £280 - 1
Warrington - 3 £280 -
City of London +32 1 - - 2
Milton Keynes +6 1 £330 -
Buckinghamshire +3 1 £330 -
Yorkshire -1 1 £440 -
East of England -21 1 - - 2
Surrey - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1
Suffolk - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Reading - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1
Hayes - - - - 1
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Ipswich - - - - 1
Leatherhead - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -

TACACS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 40 (86.96%) Cisco
2 29 (63.04%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (56.52%) Firewall
4 25 (54.35%) CCNP
5 21 (45.65%) IPsec
6 19 (41.30%) WAN
7 18 (39.13%) LAN
7 18 (39.13%) Cisco ASA
8 17 (36.96%) Wireless
8 17 (36.96%) OSPF
9 16 (34.78%) VoIP
9 16 (34.78%) CCNA
10 15 (32.61%) CheckPoint
11 14 (30.43%) BGP
11 14 (30.43%) MPLS
12 13 (28.26%) EIGRP
13 11 (23.91%) VPN
14 10 (21.74%) SSL
15 9 (19.57%) SLA
15 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
15 9 (19.57%) Windows
15 9 (19.57%) Network Security
15 9 (19.57%) Cisco IOS
15 9 (19.57%) Mitel
16 8 (17.39%) VLAN
16 8 (17.39%) SNMP
17 7 (15.22%) DNS
17 7 (15.22%) HP
17 7 (15.22%) Juniper
17 7 (15.22%) Migration

TACACS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.70%) MS Office
3 1 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 26 (56.52%) Firewall
2 21 (45.65%) IPsec
3 19 (41.30%) WAN
4 18 (39.13%) LAN
4 18 (39.13%) Cisco ASA
5 17 (36.96%) Wireless
5 17 (36.96%) OSPF
6 16 (34.78%) VoIP
7 14 (30.43%) BGP
7 14 (30.43%) MPLS
8 13 (28.26%) EIGRP
9 11 (23.91%) VPN
10 10 (21.74%) SSL
11 9 (19.57%) Cisco IOS
11 9 (19.57%) Network Security
12 8 (17.39%) VLAN
12 8 (17.39%) SNMP
13 7 (15.22%) DNS
13 7 (15.22%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (15.22%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (10.87%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Games
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
3 1 (2.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 30 (65.22%) Network Engineer
2 8 (17.39%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Security Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Network Support
5 3 (6.52%) Cisco Support
6 2 (4.35%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Data Network Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) Network Consultant
7 1 (2.17%) Architect
7 1 (2.17%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.17%) Network Specialist
7 1 (2.17%) Security Consultant
7 1 (2.17%) Administrator
7 1 (2.17%) Network Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) J2EE
1 2 (4.35%) CORBA
1 2 (4.35%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.52%) Open Source
4 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.35%) SecurID
5 1 (2.17%) PKI
5 1 (2.17%) Online Games
5 1 (2.17%) FMCG
5 1 (2.17%) Clustering
5 1 (2.17%) e-Health
5 1 (2.17%) Firmware
5 1 (2.17%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.57%) Windows
2 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (6.52%) UNIX
3 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.35%) Solaris
3 2 (4.35%) Linux
3 2 (4.35%) Windows XP
3 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.22%) Migration
2 6 (13.04%) Network Management
3 5 (10.87%) Time Management
4 4 (8.70%) Network Architecture
4 4 (8.70%) Change Control
4 4 (8.70%) ITIL
4 4 (8.70%) Business Continuity
4 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (6.52%) Change Management
5 3 (6.52%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.35%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.35%) Release Management
6 2 (4.35%) Project Management
6 2 (4.35%) Service Management
6 2 (4.35%) Test Strategy
6 2 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (4.35%) Fault Management
6 2 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.17%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.17%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) Java
2 2 (4.35%) Perl
3 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (63.04%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (54.35%) CCNP
3 16 (34.78%) CCNA
4 7 (15.22%) Degree
5 6 (13.04%) CISSP
5 6 (13.04%) CCIE
6 5 (10.87%) CCSP
7 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
8 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
8 3 (6.52%) CCSE
8 3 (6.52%) CCSA
9 2 (4.35%) CEH
9 2 (4.35%) GCIA
9 2 (4.35%) GCIH
10 1 (2.17%) CCVP
10 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.57%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.17%) COBIT
2 1 (2.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Nmap
1 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.52%) Snort
2 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.17%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) Netcool
1 4 (8.70%) Nessus
2 3 (6.52%) OpenView
3 2 (4.35%) WhatsUp Gold
3 2 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.17%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (2.17%) RANCID
4 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (2.17%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 40 (86.96%) Cisco
2 15 (32.61%) CheckPoint
3 9 (19.57%) Mitel
3 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
4 7 (15.22%) HP
4 7 (15.22%) Juniper
4 7 (15.22%) F5
5 4 (8.70%) Fortinet
5 4 (8.70%) Websense
6 3 (6.52%) Radware
6 3 (6.52%) VMware
6 3 (6.52%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.35%) Siemens
7 2 (4.35%) Crossbeam
7 2 (4.35%) Riverbed
7 2 (4.35%) Oracle
7 2 (4.35%) Dell
7 2 (4.35%) EMC
7 2 (4.35%) Nortel
8 1 (2.17%) Citrix
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