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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 249 249 275
Rank change year-on-year 0 +26  
Contract jobs citing TACACS 5 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.065% 0.15% 0.063%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.38% 0.74% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 4
Median daily rate £403 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.21% -12.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £366 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +4.50% -12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 1332 1756 1836
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 17.20% 19.59% 19.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 724 972 902
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 123 119
Median hourly rate £22.50 £38.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.55% +13.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.00 £40.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +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 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 23 June 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
Hampshire +11 4 £450 +33.33%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £357 - 1
TACACS
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 17 (89.47%) Firewall
3 14 (73.68%) Juniper
3 14 (73.68%) Data Centre
4 12 (63.16%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (63.16%) CCNP
4 12 (63.16%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
5 11 (57.89%) CheckPoint
5 11 (57.89%) WAN
6 10 (52.63%) Blue Coat
7 9 (47.37%) LAN
7 9 (47.37%) F5
7 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared
8 8 (42.11%) Citrix
8 8 (42.11%) CCSA
9 7 (36.84%) CCSE
9 7 (36.84%) Nokia
9 7 (36.84%) MPLS
10 6 (31.58%) BGP
10 6 (31.58%) VPN
11 5 (26.32%) DNS
11 5 (26.32%) Palo Alto
12 4 (21.05%) Load Balancing
12 4 (21.05%) Network Management
12 4 (21.05%) SSL
12 4 (21.05%) OSPF
12 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
12 4 (21.05%) EIGRP
12 4 (21.05%) Change Management

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 17 (89.47%) Firewall
2 12 (63.16%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (57.89%) WAN
4 9 (47.37%) LAN
5 7 (36.84%) MPLS
6 6 (31.58%) BGP
6 6 (31.58%) VPN
7 5 (26.32%) DNS
8 4 (21.05%) EIGRP
8 4 (21.05%) IPsec
8 4 (21.05%) OSPF
8 4 (21.05%) SSL
8 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
9 3 (15.79%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (10.53%) Cisco Wireless
10 2 (10.53%) Network Security
10 2 (10.53%) NX-OS
10 2 (10.53%) Telepresence
10 2 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Network Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Network Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Support
4 2 (10.53%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Security Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Network Deployment Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 14 (73.68%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Unix
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Change Management
1 4 (21.05%) Load Balancing
1 4 (21.05%) Network Management
2 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
3 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
3 2 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) Network Architecture
3 2 (10.53%) Network Design
3 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
3 2 (10.53%) Software Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (5.26%) Fault Management
4 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.26%) Service Design
4 1 (5.26%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) CCNP
1 12 (63.16%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
3 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared
4 8 (42.11%) CCSA
5 7 (36.84%) CCSE
6 2 (10.53%) Degree
6 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
6 2 (10.53%) Master's Degree
7 1 (5.26%) CCIE
7 1 (5.26%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) FortiGate
2 2 (10.53%) Netcool
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (73.68%) Juniper
3 11 (57.89%) CheckPoint
4 10 (52.63%) Blue Coat
5 9 (47.37%) F5
6 8 (42.11%) Citrix
7 7 (36.84%) Nokia
8 5 (26.32%) Palo Alto
9 2 (10.53%) Arista
9 2 (10.53%) Infoblox
9 2 (10.53%) Riverbed
10 1 (5.26%) Dell