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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 115 128 118
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Contract jobs citing EPoS 15 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.61% 0.38% 0.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.01% 1.33% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 9
Median daily rate £413 £248 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £79 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £225 £238
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £11.17 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-1.52% -17.25%
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
747 824 814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.32% 28.83% 27.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 436 433
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £513 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 89 75
Median hourly rate £19.00 £33.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.42% +24.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.12 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.24 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+20.64% -8.82%

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
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 May 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 +21 11 £418 - 2
Bedfordshire 0 4 £413 -11.29%
Cambridgeshire +13 1 - -
EPoS
England

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (40.00%) Retail
3 4 (26.67%) Scrum
3 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) SDLC
4 3 (20.00%) Billing
4 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (20.00%) MS Office
4 3 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (13.33%) UML
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (13.33%) ATM
5 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
5 2 (13.33%) SWIFT
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (13.33%) Time Management
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement

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 (6.67%) IBM Notes
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (40.00%) Retail
2 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 3 (20.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 4 (26.67%) EPoS Manager
4 3 (20.00%) Billing Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Business Systems Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) EPoS Project Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Billing Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Billing Project Manager
6 1 (6.67%) EPoS Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Head of Support
6 1 (6.67%) Implementation Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Master Data Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Retail Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Support
6 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (13.33%) SWIFT
2 1 (6.67%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Scrum
3 3 (20.00%) SDLC
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Time Management
4 2 (13.33%) UML
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Data Management
5 1 (6.67%) ERP
5 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) Master Data Management
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) MCP
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Adobe
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix
2 1 (6.67%) Intel Security
2 1 (6.67%) Lotus
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Symantec