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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Terminal Access Controller Access Control System (TACACS)
Rank 612 612 582
Rank change year-on-year
0 -30
Contract jobs citing TACACS 38 33 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.058% 0.046%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.43% 0.41% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 25 13
Median daily rate £350 £425 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +84.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £370 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £444 £386
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £280
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00

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
8740 7972 7525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.19% 14.00% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5340 4547 3993
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 428 483 433
Median hourly rate £28.75 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.90% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+46.34% +7.62%

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 26 July 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 25 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 26 July 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 -15 31 £365 -14.11% 6
South East +15 12 £358 -10.62% 1
West Midlands - 7 £470 -
South West +1 6 £325 - 1
London -12 6 £514 +18.10% 1
Wales - 5 £350 -
South Wales - 5 £350 -
Hampshire +4 4 £344 -14.06%
Wiltshire - 4 £475 -
Shropshire - 4 - -
Telford - 4 - -
Swindon - 4 £475 -
Surrey -5 3 £380 +12.59%
West Sussex - 3 £365 -
Gatwick - 3 £365 -
Berkshire 0 2 - - 1
Redhill - 2 £380 -
Slough - 2 - - 1
Cheltenham - 2 £300 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £300 -
Scotland - 2 £300 -
Glasgow - 1 £275 -
Fife - 1 £325 -
Cardiff - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £325 -

TACACS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 64 (83.12%) Cisco
2 55 (71.43%) Firewall
3 40 (51.95%) Cisco Certification
4 36 (46.75%) LAN
5 31 (40.26%) Wireless
6 29 (37.66%) BGP
6 29 (37.66%) WAN
7 27 (35.06%) OSPF
8 24 (31.17%) CheckPoint
8 24 (31.17%) Juniper
8 24 (31.17%) Cisco Prime
8 24 (31.17%) DHCP
9 23 (29.87%) DNS
10 22 (28.57%) VPN
10 22 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
11 21 (27.27%) F5
11 21 (27.27%) SSL
11 21 (27.27%) IPsec
12 20 (25.97%) CCNP
12 20 (25.97%) Cisco ISE
13 19 (24.68%) SolarWinds
13 19 (24.68%) MPLS
13 19 (24.68%) ITIL
14 18 (23.38%) Security Cleared
14 18 (23.38%) Network Security
14 18 (23.38%) Cisco ASA
15 17 (22.08%) Data Centre
16 16 (20.78%) Windows
16 16 (20.78%) SC Cleared
17 15 (19.48%) NetScaler

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 (1.30%) OpenStack
1 1 (1.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) MS Office
1 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (6.49%) assyst
2 4 (5.19%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 55 (71.43%) Firewall
2 36 (46.75%) LAN
3 31 (40.26%) Wireless
4 29 (37.66%) BGP
4 29 (37.66%) WAN
5 27 (35.06%) OSPF
6 24 (31.17%) DHCP
7 23 (29.87%) DNS
8 22 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
8 22 (28.57%) VPN
9 21 (27.27%) IPsec
9 21 (27.27%) SSL
10 20 (25.97%) Cisco ISE
11 19 (24.68%) MPLS
12 18 (23.38%) Cisco ASA
12 18 (23.38%) Network Security
13 15 (19.48%) EIGRP
13 15 (19.48%) NetScaler
14 13 (16.88%) SNMP
14 13 (16.88%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 6 (7.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (7.79%) Retail
2 5 (6.49%) Finance
2 5 (6.49%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.90%) Banking
4 2 (2.60%) Back Office
4 2 (2.60%) Billing
4 2 (2.60%) Legal
5 1 (1.30%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.30%) French Language
5 1 (1.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 44 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 17 (22.08%) Cisco Engineer
3 15 (19.48%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 14 (18.18%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 9 (11.69%) Analyst
6 7 (9.09%) Architect
6 7 (9.09%) Security Analyst
7 6 (7.79%) Security Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) Network Architect
9 4 (5.19%) Consultant
9 4 (5.19%) Juniper Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) Network Analyst
9 4 (5.19%) Network Security Analyst
9 4 (5.19%) Wireless Architect
10 3 (3.90%) Maximo Consultant
10 3 (3.90%) Network Manager
10 3 (3.90%) Project Manager
10 3 (3.90%) Senior Network Engineer
11 2 (2.60%) Network Security Engineer
11 2 (2.60%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.29%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.08%) Data Centre
2 12 (15.58%) PKI
3 10 (12.99%) Management Information System
3 10 (12.99%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.90%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.60%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.30%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.30%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.30%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.78%) Windows
2 14 (18.18%) Linux
3 11 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 9 (11.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (7.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.68%) ITIL
2 13 (16.88%) Load Balancing
2 13 (16.88%) Network Management
3 10 (12.99%) Migration
4 9 (11.69%) Network Design
5 8 (10.39%) Change Control
5 8 (10.39%) Information Management
5 8 (10.39%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (9.09%) Operations Management
7 5 (6.49%) Change Management
7 5 (6.49%) WAN Optimisation
8 4 (5.19%) CRM
8 4 (5.19%) Data Analysis
8 4 (5.19%) Data Cleansing
8 4 (5.19%) Data Mapping
8 4 (5.19%) Data Migration
8 4 (5.19%) Information Security
8 4 (5.19%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (5.19%) Security Hardening
8 4 (5.19%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.19%) C
2 3 (3.90%) Python
3 2 (2.60%) Java
4 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.30%) Korn
4 1 (1.30%) Perl
4 1 (1.30%) PHP
4 1 (1.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 40 (51.95%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (25.97%) CCNP
3 18 (23.38%) Security Cleared
4 16 (20.78%) SC Cleared
5 12 (15.58%) CCNA
6 7 (9.09%) CCIE
7 6 (7.79%) CCSA
7 6 (7.79%) Degree
8 5 (6.49%) CCSE
9 3 (3.90%) CCSP
9 3 (3.90%) CISSP
9 3 (3.90%) JNCIA
9 3 (3.90%) PMI Certification
9 3 (3.90%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) SLA
2 2 (2.60%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.49%) ProxySG
2 4 (5.19%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.30%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.30%) Snort
4 1 (1.30%) vCloud
4 1 (1.30%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.30%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.30%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 24 (31.17%) Cisco Prime
2 13 (16.88%) FortiGate
3 8 (10.39%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (2.60%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (2.60%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.30%) AppManager
5 1 (1.30%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 64 (83.12%) Cisco
2 24 (31.17%) CheckPoint
2 24 (31.17%) Juniper
3 21 (27.27%) F5
4 19 (24.68%) SolarWinds
5 11 (14.29%) Palo Alto
6 10 (12.99%) Blue Coat
6 10 (12.99%) Fortinet
7 9 (11.69%) Red Hat
8 8 (10.39%) Infoblox
8 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
9 7 (9.09%) Citrix
9 7 (9.09%) Intel Security
10 5 (6.49%) Barracuda Networks
10 5 (6.49%) IBM
10 5 (6.49%) Nokia
11 3 (3.90%) TippingPoint
12 2 (2.60%) Aruba
12 2 (2.60%) Cyber-Ark
12 2 (2.60%) LANDesk