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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 52 53 57
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing EPoS 5 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.77% 0.48% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.69% 1.84% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Median daily rate £130 £390 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-66.66% +110.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £390 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £658 £518 £261
UK excluding London median daily rate £115 £300 £425
% change year-on-year
-61.66% -29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 - £17.22

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
186 163 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 28.48% 26.16% 26.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 103 83
Median daily rate £425 £365 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% +10.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £150 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 8
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% -27.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.17 £11.83 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £40.25 £26.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +33.33%

EPoS
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing EPoS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 February 2017.

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 5 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing EPoS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Target Operating Model
2 1 (9.09%) CRM
2 1 (9.09%) ATM

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) ATM
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) EPoS Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) EPoS Field Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) EPoS Field Service Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Field Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Field Service Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) ATM Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Chief Information Officer
3 1 (9.09%) Chief Operating Officer
3 1 (9.09%) CIO
3 1 (9.09%) EPoS Trainer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Trainer
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Programme Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Trainer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) CRM
1 1 (9.09%) Target Operating Model