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 30 July 2016 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 65 46 61
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +15
Contract jobs citing EPoS 5 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.65% 1.34% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.17% 5.32% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 3
Median daily rate £119 £155 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.38% -58.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £85 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £400 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £115 £143 £400
% change year-on-year
-19.29% -64.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +3.70%
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
230 188 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 29.83% 25.17% 30.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 124 135
Median daily rate £350 £338 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £130 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 3
Median hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £94.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -84.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -8.43%

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
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 25 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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%) SQL
1 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (9.09%) Operations Management
2 1 (9.09%) WFM
2 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
2 1 (9.09%) ERP
2 1 (9.09%) ATM
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Advertising
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SaaS
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Datazen
2 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
2 1 (9.09%) Power BI

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Datazen
1 1 (9.09%) Power BI
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Advertising
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) EPoS Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Installations Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Manager
3 1 (9.09%) ATM Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Commissioning Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) EPoS Installation Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) EPoS Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Software Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Web Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
1 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (9.09%) ERP
2 1 (9.09%) Operations Management
2 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
2 1 (9.09%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft