Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 20 November 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)
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 833 838 820
Rank change year-on-year +5 -18 -21
Contract jobs citing TACACS 46 50 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.048% 0.058%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.33% 0.31% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 33 50
UK median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +28.51%
10th Percentile £274 £303 £281
90th Percentile £500 £475 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 14042 16143 15907
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.73% 15.52% 13.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 8538 9754 9202
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £181 £215 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 739 823 1028
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £24.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.83% +17.07% +2.50%
10th Percentile £11.03 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.78 £48.30 £46.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.66 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -25.35% +21.95% +2.50%

TACACS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing TACACS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for TACACS in the UK

TACACS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TACACS in the UK

TACACS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TACACS over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TACACS in the UK

TACACS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TACACS in the UK

TACACS
Top 11 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
England +36 46 £375 -0.66% 7
UK excluding London +25 30 £375 +7.14% 6
London -7 16 £427 -5.11% 1
East of England - 8 £375 - 2
West Midlands +23 7 £400 -13.04% 1
Midlands +19 7 £400 -13.04% 1
South East +2 7 - -
North of England +59 5 £450 +45.16% 3
South West +8 3 £325 -
North West - 3 £450 - 3
Yorkshire +12 2 - -

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 with a requirement for TACACS.

1 46 (100.00%) Cisco
2 34 (73.91%) Firewall
3 31 (67.39%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (54.35%) LAN
5 22 (47.83%) CCNP
5 22 (47.83%) SC Cleared
5 22 (47.83%) Security Cleared
6 21 (45.65%) SolarWinds
6 21 (45.65%) Juniper
6 21 (45.65%) HSRP
7 20 (43.48%) WAN
7 20 (43.48%) SNMP
8 16 (34.78%) CCIE
8 16 (34.78%) CheckPoint
8 16 (34.78%) Cisco ASA
8 16 (34.78%) Network Security
9 15 (32.61%) Network Management
10 14 (30.43%) VLAN
10 14 (30.43%) MPLS
10 14 (30.43%) OSPF
10 14 (30.43%) BGP
11 13 (28.26%) Citrix
11 13 (28.26%) WLAN
11 13 (28.26%) Spanning Tree
11 13 (28.26%) Data Centre
12 12 (26.09%) EIGRP
12 12 (26.09%) Blue Coat
13 11 (23.91%) Riverbed
13 11 (23.91%) HP
14 10 (21.74%) Nokia

TACACS
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 34 (73.91%) Firewall
2 25 (54.35%) LAN
3 21 (45.65%) HSRP
4 20 (43.48%) SNMP
4 20 (43.48%) WAN
5 16 (34.78%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (34.78%) Network Security
6 14 (30.43%) BGP
6 14 (30.43%) MPLS
6 14 (30.43%) OSPF
6 14 (30.43%) VLAN
7 13 (28.26%) Spanning Tree
7 13 (28.26%) WLAN
8 12 (26.09%) EIGRP
9 10 (21.74%) IPv6
9 10 (21.74%) VPN
9 10 (21.74%) VRRP
10 9 (19.57%) DNS
11 8 (17.39%) NGN
11 8 (17.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (17.39%) Law
2 7 (15.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) Network Engineer
2 8 (17.39%) Analyst
2 8 (17.39%) Network Manager
3 7 (15.22%) Designer
3 7 (15.22%) Network Security Analyst
3 7 (15.22%) Security Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Network Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Security Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Network Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Network Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Network Designer
7 2 (4.35%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Security Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.57%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.17%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) Data Centre
2 8 (17.39%) Virtual Team
3 7 (15.22%) PKI
4 2 (4.35%) e-Health
5 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) Windows
2 2 (4.35%) Linux
2 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
2 2 (4.35%) Windows Server
2 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) Network Management
2 9 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (17.39%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (17.39%) Information Security
3 8 (17.39%) ITIL
3 8 (17.39%) Low Latency
3 8 (17.39%) Network Architecture
3 8 (17.39%) Practice Management
3 8 (17.39%) Regulatory Compliance
3 8 (17.39%) Service Delivery
3 8 (17.39%) Service Management
3 8 (17.39%) Supplier Management
3 8 (17.39%) Supply Chain Management
4 6 (13.04%) Incident Management
4 6 (13.04%) Migration
5 4 (8.70%) Fault Management
5 4 (8.70%) Load Balancing
5 4 (8.70%) Mentoring
5 4 (8.70%) Service Design
6 3 (6.52%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) C
2 2 (4.35%) Perl
2 2 (4.35%) PHP
2 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 31 (67.39%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (47.83%) CCNP
2 22 (47.83%) SC Cleared
2 22 (47.83%) Security Cleared
3 16 (34.78%) CCIE
4 8 (17.39%) CCSA
4 8 (17.39%) CCSE
5 3 (6.52%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 2 (4.35%) CCDA
6 2 (4.35%) CCNA
7 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) SLA
2 2 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.70%) ProxySG
3 1 (2.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (8.70%) SCOM
3 3 (6.52%) Nagios
4 2 (4.35%) Backup Exec
4 2 (4.35%) Cacti
4 2 (4.35%) Cisco LMS
4 2 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (4.35%) OpenNMS
4 2 (4.35%) Puppet
4 2 (4.35%) RANCID
4 2 (4.35%) SCCM
4 2 (4.35%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (4.35%) WSUS
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 46 (100.00%) Cisco
2 21 (45.65%) Juniper
2 21 (45.65%) SolarWinds
3 16 (34.78%) CheckPoint
4 13 (28.26%) Citrix
5 12 (26.09%) Blue Coat
6 11 (23.91%) HP
6 11 (23.91%) Riverbed
7 10 (21.74%) F5
7 10 (21.74%) Nokia
8 8 (17.39%) SAP
9 5 (10.87%) Palo Alto
10 4 (8.70%) ArcSight
10 4 (8.70%) Computacenter
10 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
10 4 (8.70%) Sophos
11 2 (4.35%) Brocade
11 2 (4.35%) Huawei
11 2 (4.35%) Veeam
11 2 (4.35%) VMware