The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
England / East Midlands
Rank 75 91 93
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +2
Contract jobs citing EPoS 18 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.23% 0.25% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.76% 0.85% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 1
Median daily rate £248 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £115 £300 £425
% change year-on-year
-61.66% -29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 East Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
378 473 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 25.87% 29.66% 25.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 302 214
Median daily rate £370 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £201 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 29
Median hourly rate £13.25 £16.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.69% -1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £9.64 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £24.40 £23.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.54 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.36% +25.22%

EPoS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

EPoS Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

EPoS
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

EPoS Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

EPoS
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EPoS across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

EPoS Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

EPoS
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

EPoS Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

EPoS
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EPoS within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 February 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
Leicestershire +14 9 £250 -16.66% 2
Derbyshire - 5 £270 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £165 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £90 - 1
EPoS
England

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 19 (44.19%) Retail
2 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
3 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
4 7 (16.28%) SAP
5 6 (13.95%) Wireless
5 6 (13.95%) VBScript
5 6 (13.95%) IIS
5 6 (13.95%) Windows
5 6 (13.95%) LAN
5 6 (13.95%) DHCP
5 6 (13.95%) TCP/IP
5 6 (13.95%) DNS
5 6 (13.95%) HP
5 6 (13.95%) Dell
5 6 (13.95%) PowerShell
5 6 (13.95%) Hyper-V
5 6 (13.95%) SAP Retail
5 6 (13.95%) SCCM
5 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (13.95%) Remote Desktop
5 6 (13.95%) Windows Server
5 6 (13.95%) SAP CAR
5 6 (13.95%) SAP POS DM
6 5 (11.63%) .NET
6 5 (11.63%) C#
7 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (9.30%) MVC
7 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce
7 4 (9.30%) WPF

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (13.95%) IIS
Business Applications
1 6 (13.95%) SAP CAR
1 6 (13.95%) SAP POS DM
1 6 (13.95%) SAP Retail
2 1 (2.33%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.33%) PaaS
1 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) DHCP
1 6 (13.95%) DNS
1 6 (13.95%) LAN
1 6 (13.95%) Remote Desktop
1 6 (13.95%) TCP/IP
1 6 (13.95%) Wireless
2 1 (2.33%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (44.19%) Retail
2 2 (4.65%) Advertising
3 1 (2.33%) Back Office
3 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) EPoS Engineer
2 7 (16.28%) Consultant
2 7 (16.28%) SAP Consultant
3 6 (13.95%) SAP Retail Consultant
4 5 (11.63%) .NET Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Developer
4 5 (11.63%) EPoS Installation Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Field Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) SAP IS-Retail Consultant
4 5 (11.63%) SAP POS DM Consultant
5 4 (9.30%) Deployment Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) EPoS Field Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Field Service Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Installations Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (6.98%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.98%) EPoS Field Service Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) IT Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) IT Support
6 3 (6.98%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) .NET
2 4 (9.30%) WPF
3 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (4.65%) Entity Framework
3 2 (4.65%) Silverlight
3 2 (4.65%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Windows
1 6 (13.95%) Windows Server
1 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce
1 4 (9.30%) MVC
1 4 (9.30%) MVVM
2 2 (4.65%) Logistics
2 2 (4.65%) Migration
2 2 (4.65%) TDD
3 1 (2.33%) BDD
3 1 (2.33%) Change Management
3 1 (2.33%) Data Management
3 1 (2.33%) ITIL
3 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (2.33%) Project Management
3 1 (2.33%) Quality Management
3 1 (2.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (2.33%) Scrum
3 1 (2.33%) Software Architecture
3 1 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (2.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (2.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) PowerShell
1 6 (13.95%) VBScript
2 5 (11.63%) C#
3 2 (4.65%) XAML
4 1 (2.33%) SQL
4 1 (2.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.28%) SAP
3 6 (13.95%) Dell
3 6 (13.95%) HP
4 3 (6.98%) Sun
5 2 (4.65%) Cisco
6 1 (2.33%) Google
6 1 (2.33%) Twitter