The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the City of London region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 196 203 213
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +10
Contract jobs citing EPoS 3 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.052% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.48% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 5
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£425 £413 £700
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -41.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £22.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +40.62%
Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1768 2302 2472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.47% 32.49% 31.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1282 1665 1886
Average daily rate £475 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 64 49
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.40 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.21% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £48.00 £34.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-1.19% -18.38%
EPoS
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EPoS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

EPoS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

EPoS
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

EPoS Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

EPoS
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

EPoS Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 12 (75.00%) Retail
2 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
5 3 (18.75%) Marketing
6 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Confluence
6 2 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
6 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
6 2 (12.50%) Migration
6 2 (12.50%) Ab Initio
6 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
6 2 (12.50%) ETL
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (12.50%) Project Management
6 2 (12.50%) Mainframe
6 2 (12.50%) LDAP
6 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 2 (12.50%) CSS
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 2 (12.50%) DB2
6 2 (12.50%) MS Project
7 1 (6.25%) MS Office
7 1 (6.25%) SAP
7 1 (6.25%) SQL
7 1 (6.25%) ERP
7 1 (6.25%) PMP

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
2 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Project
3 1 (6.25%) MS Office
3 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (12.50%) DB2
General
1 12 (75.00%) Retail
2 3 (18.75%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Back Office
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Advertising
3 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Business Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Programme Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Service Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Development Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Junior
5 1 (6.25%) Trainer
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Project Support Officer
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Project Support Officer
5 1 (6.25%) Support Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Product Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Project Officer
5 1 (6.25%) Product Development Manager
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 2 (12.50%) Mainframe
2 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
2 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) ETL
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) ERP
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) Change Control
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (6.25%) PMP
2 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
1 1 (6.25%) P3O
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Ab Initio
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) SAP