The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 44 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing EPoS 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.26% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.95% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £16.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-39.39% -40.00%
EPoS
South Wales

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
105 70 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 27.63% 25.93% 31.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 46 36
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £236 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £419 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £10.50 £15.25 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.14% -76.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

EPoS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

EPoS Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

EPoS
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

EPoS Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

EPoS
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

EPoS Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

EPoS
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCDST

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 (100.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Field Service Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Field Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCDST
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft