The first 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the East of England region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 103 120 132
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +12
Contract jobs citing EPoS 34 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.11% 0.042% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.02% 0.18% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 0 6
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£455 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 - £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £22.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +40.62%
Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
677 551 646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 22.12% 23.17% 21.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 247 293
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £215 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 77 94
Average hourly rate £26.50 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £11.75 £14.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -20.32%
EPoS
England

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 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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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 - 24 £460 - 3
Hertfordshire +6 8 £450 - 2
Suffolk - 1 £350 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
EPoS
England

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 34 (70.83%) Retail
2 19 (39.58%) Oracle
3 14 (29.17%) Mobile App
4 11 (22.92%) MS Office
5 10 (20.83%) E-Commerce
5 10 (20.83%) Apple iOS
5 10 (20.83%) Android
6 9 (18.75%) PRINCE2
7 6 (12.50%) ITIL
7 6 (12.50%) JIRA
7 6 (12.50%) Integration Testing
8 5 (10.42%) Incident Management
8 5 (10.42%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (10.42%) Android Development
8 5 (10.42%) iOS Development
8 5 (10.42%) SQL
8 5 (10.42%) CMS
9 4 (8.33%) Finance
9 4 (8.33%) CRM
9 4 (8.33%) Project Management
9 4 (8.33%) ISEB
9 4 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
9 4 (8.33%) Adobe CQ
9 4 (8.33%) Analytics
9 4 (8.33%) ISTQB
10 3 (6.25%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 5 (10.42%) CMS
2 4 (8.33%) Adobe CQ
3 3 (6.25%) IIS
4 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.17%) Confluence
5 1 (2.08%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (22.92%) MS Office
2 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.08%) Retail-J
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) Intranet
1 1 (2.08%) Extranet
1 1 (2.08%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) JIRA
2 3 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 34 (70.83%) Retail
2 4 (8.33%) Finance
3 3 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (35.42%) Analyst
2 14 (29.17%) Business Analyst
3 10 (20.83%) Integration Manager
4 8 (16.67%) Project Manager
5 5 (10.42%) Systems Integration Manager
5 5 (10.42%) Systems Manager
6 4 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.17%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.17%) Business Project Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Field Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Field Service Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Test Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Business Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Technical Leader
8 1 (2.08%) Technical Business Analyst
8 1 (2.08%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.17%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.17%) EFT
2 2 (4.17%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.83%) Apple iOS
1 10 (20.83%) Android
2 3 (6.25%) Windows
3 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) E-Commerce
2 9 (18.75%) PRINCE2
3 6 (12.50%) ITIL
3 6 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 5 (10.42%) Incident Management
4 5 (10.42%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (10.42%) Android Development
4 5 (10.42%) iOS Development
5 4 (8.33%) CRM
5 4 (8.33%) Project Management
5 4 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
5 4 (8.33%) Analytics
6 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.25%) Service Management
7 2 (4.17%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.17%) Test Management
8 1 (2.08%) Manual Testing
8 1 (2.08%) Logistics
8 1 (2.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (2.08%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.42%) SQL
2 3 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) ISEB
1 4 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 4 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.08%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (39.58%) Oracle
2 2 (4.17%) SAP
2 2 (4.17%) HP
2 2 (4.17%) Retalix
3 1 (2.08%) Lotus
Bedfordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Venturi
Rate: £425 - £460 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago