The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 55 54 54
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing EPoS 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.29% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.08% 0.64% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £470 £280 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+67.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.22 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- +1.29%
EPoS
West Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
186 156 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.43% 25.79% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 80 73
Average daily rate £375 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £183 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 6
Average hourly rate £14.00 £18.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% +54.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £26.00 £16.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

EPoS
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

EPoS Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

EPoS
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

EPoS Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

EPoS
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EPoS across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

EPoS Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

EPoS
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

EPoS Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

EPoS
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Advertising
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) Budget Control
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Datazen
2 1 (25.00%) Power BI

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 (25.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Datazen
1 1 (25.00%) Power BI
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Coordinator
2 1 (25.00%) EPoS Manager
2 1 (25.00%) EPoS Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Coordinator
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Budget Control
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
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