The table below looks at the statistics for TACACS skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TACACS over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Terminal Access Controller Access Control System (TACACS)
Rank 190 204 198
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Contract jobs citing TACACS 10 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.059% 0.033%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.36% 0.51% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 2
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£300 £413 £379
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +8.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £415 £275
% change year-on-year
-18.67% +50.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 - £102.75
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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 City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
738 777 863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.08% 11.43% 14.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 502 576
Average daily rate £388 £400 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £589 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 32 49
Average hourly rate £18.70 £16.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.64% -25.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £27.89 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

TACACS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

TACACS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

TACACS
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

TACACS Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

TACACS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (88.24%) CCIE
2 15 (88.24%) CCNP
2 15 (88.24%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (88.24%) BGP
2 15 (88.24%) OSPF
3 14 (82.35%) Firewall
3 14 (82.35%) EIGRP
3 14 (82.35%) TCP/IP
3 14 (82.35%) HSRP
4 13 (76.47%) SNMP
4 13 (76.47%) Change Management
5 12 (70.59%) OpenNMS
5 12 (70.59%) VRRP
5 12 (70.59%) VPN
5 12 (70.59%) PPP
5 12 (70.59%) Perl
5 12 (70.59%) DMVPN
5 12 (70.59%) FlexPod
5 12 (70.59%) RANCID
6 11 (64.71%) UNIX
7 8 (47.06%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (35.29%) DHCP
9 5 (29.41%) HTTP
9 5 (29.41%) DNS
10 4 (23.53%) CheckPoint
10 4 (23.53%) Finance
11 3 (17.65%) Banking
11 3 (17.65%) Investment Banking
11 3 (17.65%) SecurID

TACACS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (88.24%) BGP
1 15 (88.24%) OSPF
2 14 (82.35%) Firewall
2 14 (82.35%) EIGRP
2 14 (82.35%) TCP/IP
2 14 (82.35%) HSRP
3 13 (76.47%) SNMP
4 12 (70.59%) VRRP
4 12 (70.59%) VPN
4 12 (70.59%) PPP
4 12 (70.59%) DMVPN
5 8 (47.06%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (35.29%) DHCP
7 5 (29.41%) HTTP
7 5 (29.41%) DNS
8 3 (17.65%) VoIP
9 2 (11.76%) RIP
9 2 (11.76%) tcpdump
9 2 (11.76%) Network Security
9 2 (11.76%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
2 3 (17.65%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Cisco Engineer
2 11 (64.71%) Cisco Support
2 11 (64.71%) Cisco Support Engineer
2 11 (64.71%) Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Network Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 12 (70.59%) FlexPod
2 3 (17.65%) SecurID
3 2 (11.76%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) UNIX
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Solaris
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Change Management
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Business Transformation
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.88%) Network Management
4 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) Perl
2 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (88.24%) CCIE
1 15 (88.24%) CCNP
1 15 (88.24%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 12 (70.59%) OpenNMS
1 12 (70.59%) RANCID
2 2 (11.76%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (11.76%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (5.88%) Netcool
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (23.53%) CheckPoint
3 3 (17.65%) Juniper
4 2 (11.76%) CA
4 2 (11.76%) F5
5 1 (5.88%) McAfee
5 1 (5.88%) IPFX
5 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.88%) EMC
5 1 (5.88%) IBM
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle