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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 110 123 113
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Contract jobs citing EPoS 12 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.47% 0.31% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.97% 1.15% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 7
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£495 £363 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.55% -2.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £209 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £584 £425 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £449 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+19.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £18.00 £10.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +67.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.86 £17.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year
-12.58% +47.82%
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
610 610 581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 23.74% 26.87% 24.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 289 283
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £144 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 77 73
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.38 £26.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.12% -20.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.93 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

EPoS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing EPoS across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EPoS within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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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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
Bedfordshire -3 11 £485 +14.11% 1
Hertfordshire +2 3 £500 +93.23% 1
Norfolk - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
East Anglia - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Essex - - - - 1
EPoS
England

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 21 (84.00%) Retail
2 5 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (16.00%) Project Management
3 4 (16.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Sitecore
4 3 (12.00%) CRM
4 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (12.00%) Legal
4 3 (12.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (12.00%) Project Planning
4 3 (12.00%) Web Development
5 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
5 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (8.00%) Content Management
5 2 (8.00%) Finance
6 1 (4.00%) CISSP
6 1 (4.00%) Lotus
6 1 (4.00%) Linux
6 1 (4.00%) IBM Notes
6 1 (4.00%) MS Project
6 1 (4.00%) MS Office
6 1 (4.00%) Banking
6 1 (4.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) PCI QSA
6 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Project
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
General
1 21 (84.00%) Retail
2 3 (12.00%) Legal
3 2 (8.00%) Finance
4 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (20.00%) Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Applications Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.00%) Project Leader
5 1 (4.00%) Programme Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (4.00%) CRM Business Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Supply Chain Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) CRM Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) CRM Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Payments Business Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
1 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Risk Management
1 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
1 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (16.00%) Project Management
2 4 (16.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (12.00%) CRM
3 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (12.00%) TOGAF
3 3 (12.00%) Project Planning
3 3 (12.00%) Web Development
4 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (8.00%) Content Management
5 1 (4.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.00%) CISSP
2 1 (4.00%) PCI QSA
2 1 (4.00%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (4.00%) Lotus
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