The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 420 537 523
Rank change year-on-year
+117 -14
Contract jobs citing EPoS 190 80 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.27% 0.47% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 54 56
Median daily rate £105 £280 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £87 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £439 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £105 £285 £190
% change year-on-year
-63.15% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 8
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £10.70 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £16.80 £13.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-15.62% +45.45%
EPoS
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14926 16967 16908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.64% 33.49% 32.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9680 10830 10856
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.94% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 536 723 714
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.51 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.51%

EPoS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

EPoS Jobs Demand Trend in England

EPoS
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

EPoS Daily Rate Trend in England

EPoS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EPoS across the England region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

EPoS Daily Rate Histogram in England

EPoS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

EPoS Hourly Rate Trend in England

EPoS
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EPoS across the England region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

EPoS Hourly Rate Histogram in England

EPoS
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 4 December 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
London +30 65 £170 -6.07% 4
South East +42 33 £105 -67.18% 8
East of England +34 31 £105 +23.52% 3
East Midlands +14 28 £105 -72.00% 4
Yorkshire +29 17 £105 -73.75%
West Midlands -2 17 £105 -63.15% 3
South West +19 12 £105 -33.33% 3
North West +12 10 £105 +23.52% 4
North East - 8 £105 -
EPoS
UK

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 England region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 131 (36.90%) Retail
2 38 (10.70%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (9.01%) Project Management
4 30 (8.45%) SAP
5 28 (7.89%) Driving Licence
6 25 (7.04%) Finance
7 24 (6.76%) Microsoft
8 22 (6.20%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (5.92%) E-Commerce
10 19 (5.35%) Windows
11 18 (5.07%) PRINCE2
11 18 (5.07%) QA
12 17 (4.79%) SQL
12 17 (4.79%) Scrum
13 16 (4.51%) ATM
14 15 (4.23%) WorldPay
14 15 (4.23%) Test Scripting
15 14 (3.94%) ISTQB
15 14 (3.94%) MS Excel
16 13 (3.66%) Test Strategy
16 13 (3.66%) ERP
16 13 (3.66%) User Acceptance Testing
17 12 (3.38%) Business Analysis
18 11 (3.10%) Games
18 11 (3.10%) Wi-Fi
18 11 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
19 10 (2.82%) Functional Testing
19 10 (2.82%) Windows 7
19 10 (2.82%) SQL Server
19 10 (2.82%) MS Office

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in 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 8 (2.25%) CMS
2 3 (0.85%) Apache
2 3 (0.85%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.56%) IIS
4 1 (0.28%) Confluence
4 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (3.94%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.82%) MS Office
3 7 (1.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (1.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (2.82%) SAP Retail
2 4 (1.13%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.85%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.56%) BASE24
4 2 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.56%) Postilion
5 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.28%) Retail-J
5 1 (0.28%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.28%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.97%) SaaS
2 4 (1.13%) PaaS
3 3 (0.85%) IaaS
3 3 (0.85%) Office 365
4 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.28%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.51%) ATM
2 11 (3.10%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (1.41%) LAN
4 3 (0.85%) WAN
4 3 (0.85%) Wireless
5 2 (0.56%) DHCP
5 2 (0.56%) DNS
5 2 (0.56%) Internet
5 2 (0.56%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (0.56%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.28%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.28%) Network Security
6 1 (0.28%) Skype
6 1 (0.28%) VLAN
6 1 (0.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.82%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (0.85%) JIRA
1 3 (0.85%) Maven
2 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.28%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.28%) TestPartner
General
1 131 (36.90%) Retail
2 25 (7.04%) Finance
3 11 (3.10%) Games
4 10 (2.82%) Banking
4 10 (2.82%) Marketing
5 6 (1.69%) Multimedia
6 5 (1.41%) Legal
7 4 (1.13%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.85%) Advertising
9 2 (0.56%) Back Office
9 2 (0.56%) Billing
9 2 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.28%) German Language
Job Titles
1 96 (27.04%) EPoS Engineer
2 51 (14.37%) Analyst
3 48 (13.52%) Field Engineer
4 44 (12.39%) Field Service Engineer
5 34 (9.58%) Project Manager
6 31 (8.73%) Installations Engineer
7 29 (8.17%) Architect
7 29 (8.17%) IT Engineer
8 28 (7.89%) Consultant
9 25 (7.04%) EPoS Installation Engineer
9 25 (7.04%) EPoS Manager
10 22 (6.20%) SAP Consultant
11 20 (5.63%) Solutions Architect
12 16 (4.51%) EPoS Project Manager
13 15 (4.23%) Test Analyst
14 14 (3.94%) EPoS Field Engineer
15 13 (3.66%) EPoS Field Service Engineer
16 12 (3.38%) 1st Line Support
16 12 (3.38%) Business Analyst
17 11 (3.10%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.25%) .NET
1 8 (2.25%) Django
2 6 (1.69%) SOAP
2 6 (1.69%) Web Services
3 3 (0.85%) Kafka
3 3 (0.85%) Middleware
3 3 (0.85%) Spring
4 2 (0.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.89%) Driving Licence
2 11 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.25%) Health Informatics
3 8 (2.25%) Informatics
3 8 (2.25%) Raspberry Pi
3 8 (2.25%) Social Media
4 6 (1.69%) Client/Server
5 3 (0.85%) Chip and PIN
5 3 (0.85%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.56%) EFT
6 2 (0.56%) EFTPOS
6 2 (0.56%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.56%) Smartcard
6 2 (0.56%) User Experience
7 1 (0.28%) Clustering
7 1 (0.28%) FMCG
7 1 (0.28%) iPhone
7 1 (0.28%) Minimum Viable Product
7 1 (0.28%) Pricing Data
7 1 (0.28%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 19 (5.35%) Windows
2 10 (2.82%) Windows 7
3 4 (1.13%) Windows 10
4 3 (0.85%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.56%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.56%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.28%) Linux
6 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (10.70%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (9.01%) Project Management
3 22 (6.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (5.92%) E-Commerce
5 18 (5.07%) PRINCE2
6 17 (4.79%) Scrum
7 15 (4.23%) Test Scripting
8 13 (3.66%) ERP
8 13 (3.66%) Test Strategy
8 13 (3.66%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (3.38%) Business Analysis
10 10 (2.82%) Functional Testing
11 8 (2.25%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (2.25%) Data Management
11 8 (2.25%) Process Improvement
11 8 (2.25%) Resource Management
12 7 (1.97%) Risk Analysis
12 7 (1.97%) Service Delivery
12 7 (1.97%) Test Automation
12 7 (1.97%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (4.79%) SQL
2 9 (2.54%) Java
3 8 (2.25%) Python
4 2 (0.56%) C#
4 2 (0.56%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.56%) VBScript
5 1 (0.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (3.94%) ISTQB
2 6 (1.69%) ISEB
3 2 (0.56%) A+ Certification
3 2 (0.56%) Degree
3 2 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (0.56%) MCSE
3 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.28%) CCNA
4 1 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.28%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (0.28%) MCP
4 1 (0.28%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.28%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (0.28%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.07%) QA
2 9 (2.54%) SLA
3 4 (1.13%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.56%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 6 (1.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.56%) Firmware
2 2 (0.56%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.56%) SCCM
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 30 (8.45%) SAP
2 24 (6.76%) Microsoft
3 15 (4.23%) WorldPay
4 10 (2.82%) HP
5 8 (2.25%) Twitter
6 6 (1.69%) Cisco
6 6 (1.69%) Oracle
7 4 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.85%) Apple
8 3 (0.85%) Dell
8 3 (0.85%) Juniper
9 2 (0.56%) FIS
9 2 (0.56%) Fujitsu
9 2 (0.56%) hybris
9 2 (0.56%) VeriFone
10 1 (0.28%) 3PAR
10 1 (0.28%) Belkin
10 1 (0.28%) NETGEAR
10 1 (0.28%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.28%) Workday
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