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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Terminal Access Controller Access Control System (TACACS)
Rank 587 574 538
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -36
Contract jobs citing TACACS 26 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.034% 0.039%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.33% 0.25% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 7
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£400 £215 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+86.04% -46.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £198 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £288 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £250 £363
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -31.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average 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
7937 7246 6967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.21% 13.69% 14.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4468 3937 3536
Average daily rate £355 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £208 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 467 381 526
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -23 25 £400 +86.04% 9
London -7 15 £413 +98.79% 4
South East -11 6 £400 +81.81% 3
Basingstoke +8 3 £400 -
Hampshire +4 3 £400 -
Berkshire +14 2 £230 +21.05% 1
North West - 2 - - 2
Hammersmith - 2 £438 -
Manchester - 2 - -
Surrey -6 1 - - 2
Yorkshire -21 1 £450 +2.27%
City of London - 1 £425 - 2
Bristol - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -

TACACS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 60 (85.71%) Cisco
2 54 (77.14%) Firewall
3 51 (72.86%) OSPF
3 51 (72.86%) BGP
4 49 (70.00%) Cisco ASA
5 47 (67.14%) Cisco Certification
6 46 (65.71%) VPN
7 45 (64.29%) F5
8 41 (58.57%) CCNP
8 41 (58.57%) MPLS
9 40 (57.14%) Load Balancing
10 39 (55.71%) Network Security
11 37 (52.86%) IPsec
11 37 (52.86%) Wireless
12 35 (50.00%) Juniper
12 35 (50.00%) Data Centre
13 31 (44.29%) SolarWinds
13 31 (44.29%) VoIP
14 30 (42.86%) CheckPoint
14 30 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
15 29 (41.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 27 (38.57%) Citrix
17 26 (37.14%) ITIL
17 26 (37.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
18 23 (32.86%) Network Management
19 22 (31.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
19 22 (31.43%) DDoS Mitigation
19 22 (31.43%) WAN
19 22 (31.43%) NetScreen
20 19 (27.14%) Degree

TACACS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (1.43%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (77.14%) Firewall
2 51 (72.86%) OSPF
2 51 (72.86%) BGP
3 49 (70.00%) Cisco ASA
4 46 (65.71%) VPN
5 41 (58.57%) MPLS
6 39 (55.71%) Network Security
7 37 (52.86%) Wireless
7 37 (52.86%) IPsec
8 31 (44.29%) VoIP
9 30 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
10 29 (41.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 26 (37.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 22 (31.43%) WAN
12 22 (31.43%) NetScreen
13 18 (25.71%) TCP/IP
13 18 (25.71%) Cisco PIX
14 15 (21.43%) SNMP
15 14 (20.00%) LAN
16 13 (18.57%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.14%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (7.14%) Banking
2 4 (5.71%) Games
3 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.86%) Retail
3 2 (2.86%) Billing
4 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Finance
4 1 (1.43%) Legal
4 1 (1.43%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 44 (62.86%) Network Engineer
2 10 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
3 8 (11.43%) Analyst
4 5 (7.14%) Architect
5 4 (5.71%) Network Architect
6 3 (4.29%) Security Engineer
7 2 (2.86%) Designer
7 2 (2.86%) IP Engineer
7 2 (2.86%) Network Implementation Engineer
7 2 (2.86%) Lead Architect
7 2 (2.86%) Security Designer
7 2 (2.86%) Implementation Engineer
7 2 (2.86%) Network Consultant
7 2 (2.86%) Consultant
7 2 (2.86%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (2.86%) Network Support
7 2 (2.86%) Network Designer
8 1 (1.43%) Network Security Engineer
8 1 (1.43%) Support Engineer
8 1 (1.43%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 35 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 22 (31.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 7 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.71%) Online Games
5 2 (2.86%) Statistics
6 1 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.43%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.43%) NHS
6 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.43%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.43%) Windows
2 14 (20.00%) Linux
3 10 (14.29%) UNIX
4 5 (7.14%) Solaris
5 1 (1.43%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (57.14%) Load Balancing
2 26 (37.14%) ITIL
3 23 (32.86%) Network Management
4 22 (31.43%) DDoS Mitigation
5 13 (18.57%) E-Commerce
6 12 (17.14%) Service Management
7 9 (12.86%) Scrum
7 9 (12.86%) Kanban
7 9 (12.86%) Network Design
8 8 (11.43%) Kalman Filter
9 7 (10.00%) Change Management
10 6 (8.57%) Network Monitoring
11 5 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (7.14%) WAN Optimisation
12 4 (5.71%) Low Latency
12 4 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
13 3 (4.29%) CRM
13 3 (4.29%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (4.29%) Configuration Management
14 2 (2.86%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.14%) Perl
1 5 (7.14%) SQL
1 5 (7.14%) VB
2 2 (2.86%) Python
2 2 (2.86%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.43%) C
Qualifications
1 47 (67.14%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (58.57%) CCNP
3 19 (27.14%) Degree
4 9 (12.86%) CCIE
5 8 (11.43%) CCSA
5 8 (11.43%) CCSE
6 6 (8.57%) CCNA
7 3 (4.29%) CISSP
8 2 (2.86%) CCDA
8 2 (2.86%) CCDP
8 2 (2.86%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.43%) CISA
9 1 (1.43%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) ProxySG
1 2 (2.86%) Xen
2 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (24.29%) RANCID
2 16 (22.86%) Cisco CUCM
3 11 (15.71%) Netcool
4 6 (8.57%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (2.86%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.43%) Iperf
6 1 (1.43%) Nessus
6 1 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.43%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 60 (85.71%) Cisco
2 45 (64.29%) F5
3 35 (50.00%) Juniper
4 31 (44.29%) SolarWinds
5 30 (42.86%) CheckPoint
6 27 (38.57%) Citrix
7 18 (25.71%) Infoblox
8 13 (18.57%) Blue Coat
9 12 (17.14%) McAfee
9 12 (17.14%) Nokia
10 7 (10.00%) Polycom
11 5 (7.14%) TippingPoint
11 5 (7.14%) Riverbed
11 5 (7.14%) Oracle
11 5 (7.14%) IBM
11 5 (7.14%) EMC
11 5 (7.14%) Nortel
12 2 (2.86%) Remedy
12 2 (2.86%) BT
12 2 (2.86%) Fortinet
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