The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 115 136 114
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -22
Contract jobs citing EPoS 13 9 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.51% 0.29% 1.09%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.51% 1.05% 3.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 23
Median daily rate £403 £75 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+436.66% -83.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £91 £70 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £353 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £115 £143 £400
% change year-on-year
-19.29% -64.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +3.70%
EPoS
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
862 859 860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 33.82% 27.58% 28.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 458 492
Median daily rate £375 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 90 87
Median hourly rate £27.00 £26.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.20 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -9.75%

EPoS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

EPoS Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

EPoS
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

EPoS Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

EPoS
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EPoS across the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

EPoS Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

EPoS
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

EPoS Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

EPoS
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Hertfordshire +19 7 £403 -15.26% 3
Cambridgeshire +20 4 £91 -
Bedfordshire +6 4 £443 +92.39%
EPoS
England

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 of England region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
1 10 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
1 10 (38.46%) Retail
2 9 (34.62%) Finance
3 5 (19.23%) Scrum
3 5 (19.23%) Billing
3 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (19.23%) MS Office
3 5 (19.23%) Windows
4 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 4 (15.38%) SDLC
4 4 (15.38%) Windows 10
4 4 (15.38%) UML
4 4 (15.38%) Oracle
4 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
5 3 (11.54%) ATM
5 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
5 3 (11.54%) SQL
5 3 (11.54%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (11.54%) Marketing
5 3 (11.54%) Resource Management
5 3 (11.54%) Informatics
5 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
5 3 (11.54%) SWIFT
5 3 (11.54%) Health Informatics
6 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (7.69%) Master Data Management

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 1 (3.85%) IBM Notes
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Office
2 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (38.46%) Retail
2 9 (34.62%) Finance
3 5 (19.23%) Billing
4 3 (11.54%) Marketing
5 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Business Systems Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) EPoS Manager
2 5 (19.23%) Field Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Field Service Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Project Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Billing Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Business Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) IT Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) EPoS Project Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Implementation Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Billing Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Data Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) ERP Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Master Data Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Health Informatics
1 3 (11.54%) Informatics
1 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
1 3 (11.54%) SWIFT
2 1 (3.85%) Biometrics
2 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Windows 10
2 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (19.23%) Scrum
3 4 (15.38%) SDLC
3 4 (15.38%) UML
4 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (11.54%) Resource Management
4 3 (11.54%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Data Management
5 2 (7.69%) ERP
5 2 (7.69%) Master Data Management
5 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.69%) Project Management
5 2 (7.69%) Time Management
6 1 (3.85%) ITIL
6 1 (3.85%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) MCP
1 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Adobe
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco
3 1 (3.85%) Citrix
3 1 (3.85%) Intel Security
3 1 (3.85%) Lotus
3 1 (3.85%) Symantec