The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
South West / Dorset
Rank 21 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing EPoS 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.81% 0.53% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.94% 1.59% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £105 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £105 £300 £448
% change year-on-year
-65.00% -32.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £14.75 £11.75
% change year-on-year
-6.77% +25.53%

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

Miscellaneous Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
34 63 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 27.42% 33.16% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 27 17
Median daily rate £338 £276 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.28% +11.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £176 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £405 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 18 10
Median hourly rate - £41.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +59.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +22.85%

EPoS
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dorset region citing EPoS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

EPoS Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

EPoS
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

EPoS Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

EPoS
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

EPoS Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

EPoS
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EPoS within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - 1 £105 -
EPoS
South West

EPoS
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Dorset region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) EPoS Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) EPoS Installation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Installations Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Support Analyst