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 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 of England
Rank 107 126 112
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -14
Contract jobs citing EPoS 16 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.76% 0.042% 0.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.54% 0.17% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 11
Median daily rate £183 £550 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-66.81% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £90 £550 £448
10% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £550 £618
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 of England region.

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
631 581 623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.06% 24.59% 24.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 323 356
Median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £216 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 68 56
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.80 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £42.50
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 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 23 February 2017.

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 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
Hertfordshire +8 6 £115 -79.09% 1
Bedfordshire - 5 £308 -
Cambridgeshire - 5 £91 -
Suffolk - 1 £250 - 1
EPoS
England

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

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 of England region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 10 (21.28%) Retail
2 7 (14.89%) Service Delivery
3 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.51%) UML
4 4 (8.51%) Finance
5 3 (6.38%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.38%) Driving Licence
6 2 (4.26%) Trend Analysis
6 2 (4.26%) Requirements Engineering
6 2 (4.26%) Presales
6 2 (4.26%) Project Management
6 2 (4.26%) Change Management
6 2 (4.26%) Scrum
6 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.26%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.13%) Supplier Management
7 1 (2.13%) Google
7 1 (2.13%) JIRA
7 1 (2.13%) QA
7 1 (2.13%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.13%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (2.13%) Kanban
7 1 (2.13%) Product Management
7 1 (2.13%) Logistics
7 1 (2.13%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.13%) SAP
7 1 (2.13%) Web Services

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 (2.13%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) JIRA
General
1 10 (21.28%) Retail
2 4 (8.51%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Field Engineer
2 12 (25.53%) EPoS Engineer
3 11 (23.40%) Analyst
3 11 (23.40%) IT Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Field Service Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Business Systems Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) EPoS Field Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) EPoS Installation Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Installations Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Project Manager
6 4 (8.51%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (6.38%) Business Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) EPoS Business Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) EPoS Field Service Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) EPoS Manager
7 3 (6.38%) EPoS Project Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Project Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Retail Business Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.13%) Pricing Data
2 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.89%) Service Delivery
2 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (8.51%) UML
4 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (6.38%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (4.26%) Business Analysis
5 2 (4.26%) Change Management
5 2 (4.26%) Presales
5 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.26%) Project Management
5 2 (4.26%) Requirements Engineering
5 2 (4.26%) Scrum
5 2 (4.26%) Trend Analysis
6 1 (2.13%) Change Control
6 1 (2.13%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.13%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.13%) Line Management
6 1 (2.13%) SDLC
6 1 (2.13%) User Stories
6 1 (2.13%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) ISEB
1 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (2.13%) Atlassian
1 1 (2.13%) Google
1 1 (2.13%) HP
1 1 (2.13%) SAP