The table below looks at the statistics for TACACS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TACACS over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Terminal Access Controller Access Control System (TACACS)
Rank 60 75 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Contract jobs citing TACACS 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.50% 0.11% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.25% 0.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£285 £295 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £413 £275
% change year-on-year
-21.21% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 - £17.80
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
123 187 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.43% 20.48% 16.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 90 80
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £575 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 23 6
Average hourly rate £31.50 £31.56 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.17% +61.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.97 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.94 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +7.14%

TACACS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TACACS across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

TACACS Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

TACACS
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

TACACS Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

TACACS
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

TACACS Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

TACACS
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region 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 6 (100.00%) Juniper
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Websense
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) Fortinet
2 4 (66.67%) CISSP
2 4 (66.67%) GCIA
2 4 (66.67%) GCIH
2 4 (66.67%) CEH
3 3 (50.00%) VLAN
3 3 (50.00%) NetScreen
3 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (50.00%) OSPF
3 3 (50.00%) BGP
3 3 (50.00%) UNIX
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Solaris
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) VPN
3 3 (50.00%) SSL
3 3 (50.00%) F5
3 3 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) IPsec

TACACS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) IPsec
2 3 (50.00%) VLAN
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) VPN
2 3 (50.00%) SSL
2 3 (50.00%) OSPF
2 3 (50.00%) BGP
2 3 (50.00%) NetScreen
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Solaris
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CISSP
1 4 (66.67%) GCIA
1 4 (66.67%) GCIH
1 4 (66.67%) CEH
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Juniper
1 6 (100.00%) Websense
1 6 (100.00%) Fortinet
2 3 (50.00%) F5
2 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint