Period
to 19 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for TACACS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited TACACS over the 6 months to 19 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Terminal Access Controller Access Control System (TACACS)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 521 684 797
Rank change year-on-year +163 +113 +29
Contract jobs citing TACACS 13 30 64
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.038% 0.046% 0.071%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.31% 0.33% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 22 27
Median daily rate £468 £323 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.96% -17.31% +18.18%
10th Percentile £415 £241 £308
90th Percentile £569 £620 £500
UK median daily rate £468 £323 £400
% change year-on-year +44.96% -19.38% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 7
Median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £66.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.43% -73.81% -
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £66.81
% change year-on-year +11.43% -73.81% -

TACACS is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 4,250 8,974 11,688
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.43% 13.75% 12.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,686 5,608 7,219
Median daily rate £425 £410 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +3.66%
10th Percentile £200 £183 £200
90th Percentile £613 £600 £613
UK median daily rate £438 £410 £425
% change year-on-year +6.71% -3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 216 479 519
Median hourly rate £31.25 £21.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.35% +19.44% -0.55%
10th Percentile £12.98 £13.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £58.00 £53.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +44.44% +25.00% -0.58%

TACACS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing TACACS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for TACACS in England

TACACS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing TACACS in England.

Daily rate trend for TACACS in England

TACACS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing TACACS in England over the 6 months to 19 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for TACACS in England

TACACS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing TACACS in England.

Hourly rate trend for TACACS in England

TACACS
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing TACACS in England over the 6 months to 19 January 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for TACACS in England

TACACS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TACACS within the England region over the 6 months to 19 January 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +135 6 £435 - 2
London +95 4 £468 +44.96% 2
South West +92 2 £450 +20.00%
Midlands +52 1 - - 6
West Midlands +50 1 - - 4
TACACS
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2021, IT contractor jobs citing TACACS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for TACACS.

1 12 (92.31%) Cisco
1 12 (92.31%) Firewall
2 9 (69.23%) BGP
3 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (61.54%) Juniper
4 7 (53.85%) CCNP
4 7 (53.85%) WAN
4 7 (53.85%) SNMP
4 7 (53.85%) IPsec
4 7 (53.85%) OSPF
5 6 (46.15%) EIGRP
5 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
5 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
5 6 (46.15%) VPN
5 6 (46.15%) DNS
5 6 (46.15%) Ethernet
5 6 (46.15%) LAN
5 6 (46.15%) MPLS
5 6 (46.15%) Internet
5 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
6 5 (38.46%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (38.46%) CCIP
6 5 (38.46%) CCNA
6 5 (38.46%) CCDP
6 5 (38.46%) VoIP
6 5 (38.46%) PPP
6 5 (38.46%) RIP
6 5 (38.46%) BC Cleared
6 5 (38.46%) QA
6 5 (38.46%) Telecoms

TACACS
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (7.69%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) Firewall
2 9 (69.23%) BGP
3 7 (53.85%) IPsec
3 7 (53.85%) OSPF
3 7 (53.85%) SNMP
3 7 (53.85%) WAN
4 6 (46.15%) DNS
4 6 (46.15%) EIGRP
4 6 (46.15%) Ethernet
4 6 (46.15%) Internet
4 6 (46.15%) LAN
4 6 (46.15%) MPLS
4 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
4 6 (46.15%) VPN
5 5 (38.46%) PPP
5 5 (38.46%) RIP
5 5 (38.46%) VoIP
6 4 (30.77%) Cisco ISE
6 4 (30.77%) DSL
6 4 (30.77%) Network Security
General
1 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) German Language
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Network Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) IP Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) IP Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Lead Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Juniper Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) NHS
2 1 (7.69%) PKI
2 1 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Process Management
2 4 (30.77%) Migration
3 3 (23.08%) Change Management
3 3 (23.08%) Communications Security
3 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Operations Management
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Adaptive Security
5 1 (7.69%) Change Control
5 1 (7.69%) Information Management
5 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
5 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (7.69%) Network Virtualisation
5 1 (7.69%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (53.85%) CCNP
3 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
3 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
4 5 (38.46%) BC Cleared
4 5 (38.46%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (38.46%) CCDP
4 5 (38.46%) CCIP
4 5 (38.46%) CCNA
5 1 (7.69%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) FortiGate
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (7.69%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco
2 8 (61.54%) Juniper
3 3 (23.08%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 2 (15.38%) Arista
4 2 (15.38%) Palo Alto
4 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds
5 1 (7.69%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (7.69%) F5
5 1 (7.69%) Forcepoint
5 1 (7.69%) Meraki
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle
5 1 (7.69%) Twitter