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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Terminal Access Controller Access Control System (TACACS)
Rank 621 625 589
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -36
Contract jobs citing TACACS 28 45 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.078% 0.099%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.34% 0.57% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 34 35
Median daily rate £375 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £288 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £381
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £310
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +29.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £16.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £28.50

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
8193 7947 8558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.49% 13.71% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4997 4557 4739
Median daily rate £400 £377 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.24% +3.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 413 552 480
Median hourly rate £27.09 £20.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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 25 September 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 19 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 25 September 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 +1 21 £460 +15.00% 4
South East +14 8 £350 - 1
London -13 5 £470 +9.30% 1
West Midlands -15 5 £470 -
Berkshire +12 4 £650 +100.00%
Hampshire +11 4 £350 -
South Wales - 4 £350 -
Wales - 4 £350 -
South West - 3 £475 -
Wiltshire - 3 £475 -
Swindon - 3 £475 -
Scotland - 2 £300 -
Telford - 2 - -
Slough - 2 - -
Shropshire - 2 - -
Fife - 1 £325 -
Glasgow - 1 £275 -
Cardiff - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 - -

TACACS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 52 (82.54%) Cisco
2 43 (68.25%) Firewall
3 27 (42.86%) Wireless
3 27 (42.86%) LAN
4 26 (41.27%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (39.68%) Cisco Prime
6 24 (38.10%) BGP
7 22 (34.92%) DHCP
8 21 (33.33%) WAN
9 20 (31.75%) Security Cleared
9 20 (31.75%) Cisco ISE
10 19 (30.16%) NetScaler
10 19 (30.16%) OSPF
10 19 (30.16%) DNS
11 17 (26.98%) Windows
11 17 (26.98%) Linux
11 17 (26.98%) MPLS
11 17 (26.98%) SC Cleared
12 16 (25.40%) F5
12 16 (25.40%) Cisco Nexus
12 16 (25.40%) Windows Server
12 16 (25.40%) ITIL
12 16 (25.40%) Juniper
12 16 (25.40%) CheckPoint
13 15 (23.81%) Red Hat
13 15 (23.81%) IPsec
13 15 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 15 (23.81%) Network Security
14 14 (22.22%) Cisco IPT
14 14 (22.22%) Video Conferencing

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 2 (3.17%) MS Office
2 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (9.52%) assyst
2 4 (6.35%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (68.25%) Firewall
2 27 (42.86%) LAN
2 27 (42.86%) Wireless
3 24 (38.10%) BGP
4 22 (34.92%) DHCP
5 21 (33.33%) WAN
6 20 (31.75%) Cisco ISE
7 19 (30.16%) DNS
7 19 (30.16%) NetScaler
7 19 (30.16%) OSPF
8 17 (26.98%) MPLS
9 16 (25.40%) Cisco Nexus
10 15 (23.81%) IPsec
10 15 (23.81%) Network Security
11 14 (22.22%) Cisco IPT
11 14 (22.22%) VPN
12 13 (20.63%) EIGRP
12 13 (20.63%) SNMP
12 13 (20.63%) SSL
12 13 (20.63%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (7.94%) Finance
1 5 (7.94%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.76%) Banking
3 2 (3.17%) Back Office
3 2 (3.17%) Billing
3 2 (3.17%) Retail
4 1 (1.59%) Legal
4 1 (1.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 39 (61.90%) Network Engineer
2 22 (34.92%) Cisco Engineer
3 20 (31.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 15 (23.81%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 8 (12.70%) Architect
6 7 (11.11%) Juniper Engineer
7 6 (9.52%) Network Architect
8 4 (6.35%) Consultant
8 4 (6.35%) Project Manager
8 4 (6.35%) Security Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Wireless Architect
9 3 (4.76%) Maximo Consultant
9 3 (4.76%) Network Manager
9 3 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
10 2 (3.17%) Firewall Engineer
10 2 (3.17%) IP Engineer
10 2 (3.17%) IP Security Engineer
10 2 (3.17%) Lead Network Engineer
10 2 (3.17%) Network Security Engineer
10 2 (3.17%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.29%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
2 10 (15.87%) Data Centre
3 8 (12.70%) Management Information System
4 7 (11.11%) PKI
5 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.59%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.59%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.59%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 17 (26.98%) Linux
1 17 (26.98%) Windows
2 16 (25.40%) Windows Server
3 15 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.17%) Unix
5 1 (1.59%) Mandriva Linux
5 1 (1.59%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.40%) ITIL
2 12 (19.05%) Load Balancing
3 10 (15.87%) Migration
4 9 (14.29%) Network Management
5 8 (12.70%) Network Design
6 7 (11.11%) Information Management
7 6 (9.52%) Change Control
7 6 (9.52%) Operations Management
8 4 (6.35%) Change Management
8 4 (6.35%) CRM
8 4 (6.35%) Data Analysis
8 4 (6.35%) Data Cleansing
8 4 (6.35%) Data Mapping
8 4 (6.35%) Data Migration
8 4 (6.35%) Network Architecture
8 4 (6.35%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (6.35%) Project Management
8 4 (6.35%) WAN Optimisation
9 3 (4.76%) Information Security
9 3 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.35%) C
2 2 (3.17%) Java
3 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.59%) Korn
3 1 (1.59%) PHP
3 1 (1.59%) Python
3 1 (1.59%) Ruby
3 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (41.27%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (31.75%) Security Cleared
3 17 (26.98%) SC Cleared
4 13 (20.63%) CCNP
5 6 (9.52%) CCIE
6 5 (7.94%) CCNA
6 5 (7.94%) Degree
7 3 (4.76%) CCSP
7 3 (4.76%) PMI Certification
7 3 (4.76%) PMP
8 2 (3.17%) CCSA
8 2 (3.17%) CCSE
8 2 (3.17%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) SLA
2 2 (3.17%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.52%) ProxySG
2 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.59%) Firmware
3 1 (1.59%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.59%) Snort
3 1 (1.59%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.59%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.59%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.59%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 25 (39.68%) Cisco Prime
2 13 (20.63%) FortiGate
3 8 (12.70%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.59%) AppManager
5 1 (1.59%) Cacti
5 1 (1.59%) Cisco CME
5 1 (1.59%) TrustSec
5 1 (1.59%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 52 (82.54%) Cisco
2 16 (25.40%) CheckPoint
2 16 (25.40%) F5
2 16 (25.40%) Juniper
3 15 (23.81%) Red Hat
4 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
4 12 (19.05%) SolarWinds
5 11 (17.46%) Fortinet
6 8 (12.70%) Intel Security
7 6 (9.52%) Blue Coat
8 5 (7.94%) IBM
9 4 (6.35%) Barracuda Networks
9 4 (6.35%) Infoblox
9 4 (6.35%) Palo Alto
10 3 (4.76%) TippingPoint
11 2 (3.17%) Cyber-Ark
11 2 (3.17%) LANDesk
11 2 (3.17%) VMware
12 1 (1.59%) Forcepoint
12 1 (1.59%) Nokia