The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 19 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing EPoS 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 2.33% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £195 £375 £288
% change year-on-year
-48.00% +30.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -6.66%
EPoS
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Miscellaneous Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
24 29 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 27.91% 13.43% 21.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 11
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £550 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Average hourly rate £10.00 £15.76 £15.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.54% -1.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

EPoS
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing EPoS across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

EPoS Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

EPoS
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

EPoS Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

EPoS
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

EPoS Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

EPoS
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing EPoS 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 EPoS.

1 1 (50.00%) MCDST
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing EPoS 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 EPoS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Field Service Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Field Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MCDST
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft