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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 90 90 85
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing EPoS 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.13% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.62% 0.87% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £345 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £310 £275
% change year-on-year
+33.87% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +58.33%
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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
325 344 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 21.45% 21.26% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 171 102
Average daily rate £336 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.46% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £175 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £476 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 30 29
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £8.46 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £54.26 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

EPoS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing EPoS across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EPoS within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire - 2 - -
Leicestershire - - - - 1
Northamptonshire - - - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - -
EPoS
England

EPoS
Top 7 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) MCDST
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Field Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Field Service Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Release Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Hardware Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Release Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCDST
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
Loughborough, Leicestershire
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