The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for TACACS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited TACACS over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 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)
England / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 240 257 265
Rank change year-on-year +17 +8  
Contract jobs citing TACACS 14 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.18% 0.11% 0.060%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.95% 0.49% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 1
Median daily rate £350 £375 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -34.78%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £342 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -19.64% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £43.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 -

TACACS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1466 2035 2053
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 18.71% 21.94% 20.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 843 1132 995
Median daily rate £400 £352 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 106 105
Median hourly rate £19.56 £41.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.28% +13.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.05 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £51.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

TACACS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing TACACS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for TACACS in the South East

TACACS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing TACACS in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for TACACS in the South East

TACACS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TACACS in the South East over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TACACS in the South East

TACACS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing TACACS in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for TACACS in the South East

TACACS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TACACS within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 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
Buckinghamshire +1 6 £342 -
East Sussex - 3 £350 -
Berkshire +26 2 £413 -
Surrey +9 1 £575 +53.33%
West Sussex - 1 £335 -
TACACS
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 across the South East region with a requirement for TACACS.

1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (87.50%) Firewall
3 13 (81.25%) Juniper
4 12 (75.00%) Data Centre
5 10 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
6 9 (56.25%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
6 9 (56.25%) CCNP
6 9 (56.25%) Blue Coat
7 8 (50.00%) CheckPoint
7 8 (50.00%) LAN
7 8 (50.00%) WAN
7 8 (50.00%) F5
8 7 (43.75%) Citrix
8 7 (43.75%) CCSA
9 6 (37.50%) CCSE
9 6 (37.50%) Nokia
10 5 (31.25%) MPLS
11 4 (25.00%) OSPF
11 4 (25.00%) BGP
11 4 (25.00%) ITIL
11 4 (25.00%) Unix
11 4 (25.00%) SSL
11 4 (25.00%) Network Design
11 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
11 4 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (25.00%) IPsec
12 3 (18.75%) SLA
12 3 (18.75%) DNS

TACACS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Communications & Networking
1 14 (87.50%) Firewall
2 9 (56.25%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (50.00%) LAN
3 8 (50.00%) WAN
4 5 (31.25%) MPLS
5 4 (25.00%) BGP
5 4 (25.00%) IPsec
5 4 (25.00%) OSPF
5 4 (25.00%) SSL
5 4 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (18.75%) DHCP
6 3 (18.75%) DNS
7 2 (12.50%) 3G
7 2 (12.50%) 4G
7 2 (12.50%) DDNS
7 2 (12.50%) DSL
7 2 (12.50%) Junos
7 2 (12.50%) Network Security
7 2 (12.50%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Network Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Network Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Design Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Juniper Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Deployment Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) PKI
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL
1 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (25.00%) Network Design
2 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Adaptive Security
3 2 (12.50%) Change Control
3 2 (12.50%) Change Management
3 2 (12.50%) Information Management
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Operations Management
3 2 (12.50%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (6.25%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (6.25%) Fault Management
4 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
4 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.25%) Service Design
4 1 (6.25%) Time Management
4 1 (6.25%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 9 (56.25%) CCNP
2 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
3 7 (43.75%) CCSA
4 6 (37.50%) CCSE
5 1 (6.25%) CCIE
5 1 (6.25%) CCNA
5 1 (6.25%) Degree
5 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (6.25%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (81.25%) Juniper
3 9 (56.25%) Blue Coat
4 8 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 8 (50.00%) F5
5 7 (43.75%) Citrix
6 6 (37.50%) Nokia
7 3 (18.75%) Palo Alto
8 2 (12.50%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
9 1 (6.25%) Dell
9 1 (6.25%) Forcepoint