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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 499 477 459
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -18
Contract jobs citing EPoS 131 139 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.27% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.78% 0.82% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 100 73
Median daily rate £435 £268 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.61% -33.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £102 £85 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £400 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £165 £125 £400
% change year-on-year
+32.00% -68.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 4
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -29.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £11.17 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.10 £17.80 £19.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -11.11%
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
16731 16900 15815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.51% 32.76% 32.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 10900 10826 9702
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 582 664 637
Median hourly rate £20.92 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.19% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +18 58 £500 +42.85% 4
East Midlands +16 16 £475 +58.33% 5
East of England +20 12 £415 +453.33% 2
North West 0 11 £138 +61.76% 3
West Midlands -34 11 £309 +12.27% 1
South East -24 10 £450 +111.76% 9
South West +4 9 £115 +15.00% 1
Yorkshire -5 7 £138 -63.33%
Midlands - 3 £475 -
North East -43 2 £100 +21.21%
EPoS
UK

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 139 (59.40%) Retail
2 30 (12.82%) Finance
2 30 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (12.39%) Project Management
4 26 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (10.68%) E-Commerce
5 25 (10.68%) Microsoft
6 24 (10.26%) Windows
7 23 (9.83%) SAP
7 23 (9.83%) ERP
8 16 (6.84%) User Acceptance Testing
9 15 (6.41%) SQL
10 14 (5.98%) Oracle
11 13 (5.56%) ATM
11 13 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (5.13%) SQL Server
12 12 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (4.70%) TOGAF
14 9 (3.85%) Java
14 9 (3.85%) PRINCE2
14 9 (3.85%) CRM
15 8 (3.42%) UML
15 8 (3.42%) MS Office
15 8 (3.42%) HP
15 8 (3.42%) Scrum
16 7 (2.99%) Programme Management
16 7 (2.99%) Business Analysis
16 7 (2.99%) SLA
16 7 (2.99%) .NET
16 7 (2.99%) MS Excel

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 2 (0.85%) IIS
1 2 (0.85%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.43%) CMS
2 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.43%) IBM Notes
2 1 (0.43%) JBoss
2 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (3.42%) MS Office
2 7 (2.99%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.71%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.28%) BASE24
2 3 (1.28%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.85%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.85%) Retail-J
3 2 (0.85%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.43%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.43%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.43%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.56%) SaaS
2 3 (1.28%) IaaS
2 3 (1.28%) PaaS
3 2 (0.85%) Office 365
4 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.43%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.56%) ATM
2 3 (1.28%) WAN
2 3 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (0.85%) LAN
3 2 (0.85%) Network Security
3 2 (0.85%) Wireless
4 1 (0.43%) DHCP
4 1 (0.43%) DNS
4 1 (0.43%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.85%) Datazen
3 2 (0.85%) Power BI
3 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (2.14%) Selenium
2 2 (0.85%) HP UFT
2 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.43%) Appium
3 1 (0.43%) eggPlant
3 1 (0.43%) JIRA
3 1 (0.43%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.43%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.43%) Subversion
3 1 (0.43%) TestComplete
3 1 (0.43%) TestPartner
3 1 (0.43%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.43%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.43%) WinRunner
General
1 139 (59.40%) Retail
2 30 (12.82%) Finance
3 5 (2.14%) Banking
3 5 (2.14%) Billing
3 5 (2.14%) Legal
4 3 (1.28%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.85%) Advertising
5 2 (0.85%) Back Office
5 2 (0.85%) Games
5 2 (0.85%) Marketing
6 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 57 (24.36%) Analyst
2 41 (17.52%) Project Manager
3 32 (13.68%) Architect
4 29 (12.39%) EPoS Manager
5 27 (11.54%) Business Analyst
6 24 (10.26%) Solutions Architect
7 22 (9.40%) EPoS Project Manager
8 17 (7.26%) Consultant
8 17 (7.26%) EPoS Engineer
8 17 (7.26%) Field Engineer
9 14 (5.98%) Field Service Engineer
9 14 (5.98%) Retail Business Analyst
10 12 (5.13%) SAP Consultant
11 10 (4.27%) IT Manager
11 10 (4.27%) IT Project Manager
12 9 (3.85%) Developer
13 8 (3.42%) Business Systems Analyst
13 8 (3.42%) Support Analyst
13 8 (3.42%) Test Analyst
14 7 (2.99%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.99%) .NET
2 5 (2.14%) SOAP
2 5 (2.14%) Web Services
3 4 (1.71%) REST
4 2 (0.85%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.85%) HTML
4 2 (0.85%) XML
5 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (0.43%) Classic ASP
5 1 (0.43%) CSS
5 1 (0.43%) CSS3
5 1 (0.43%) HTML5
5 1 (0.43%) J2EE
5 1 (0.43%) jQuery
5 1 (0.43%) JSON
5 1 (0.43%) Middleware
5 1 (0.43%) Spring
5 1 (0.43%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (2.56%) Client/Server
1 6 (2.56%) EMV
2 4 (1.71%) Data Centre
2 4 (1.71%) EFT
3 3 (1.28%) Chip and PIN
3 3 (1.28%) Driving Licence
3 3 (1.28%) EFTPOS
3 3 (1.28%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.28%) Smartcard
3 3 (1.28%) SWIFT
4 2 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (0.85%) Digital Media
4 2 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (0.85%) Health Informatics
4 2 (0.85%) Informatics
4 2 (0.85%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.43%) FMCG
5 1 (0.43%) iPad
5 1 (0.43%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (0.43%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 24 (10.26%) Windows
2 7 (2.99%) Windows 7
3 6 (2.56%) Windows Server
4 5 (2.14%) Windows 10
5 4 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.85%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.43%) AIX
7 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (12.39%) Project Management
3 26 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (10.68%) E-Commerce
5 23 (9.83%) ERP
6 16 (6.84%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (4.70%) TOGAF
10 9 (3.85%) CRM
10 9 (3.85%) PRINCE2
11 8 (3.42%) Scrum
11 8 (3.42%) UML
12 7 (2.99%) Business Analysis
12 7 (2.99%) Programme Management
13 6 (2.56%) Data Management
13 6 (2.56%) ITIL
14 5 (2.14%) Change Management
14 5 (2.14%) Logistics
14 5 (2.14%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (6.41%) SQL
2 9 (3.85%) Java
3 5 (2.14%) C#
4 3 (1.28%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.85%) C
5 2 (0.85%) C++
5 2 (0.85%) PHP
6 1 (0.43%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.43%) VB
6 1 (0.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (1.71%) ISEB
1 4 (1.71%) ISTQB
2 3 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (1.28%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.28%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.43%) Degree
3 1 (0.43%) MCP
3 1 (0.43%) MCSA
3 1 (0.43%) MCSE
3 1 (0.43%) MCTS
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.99%) SLA
2 4 (1.71%) QA
3 3 (1.28%) ISO 8583
3 3 (1.28%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (2.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.43%) Firmware
2 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.43%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (2.14%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.43%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (0.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (10.68%) Microsoft
2 23 (9.83%) SAP
3 14 (5.98%) Oracle
4 8 (3.42%) HP
5 4 (1.71%) Cisco
5 4 (1.71%) Retek
5 4 (1.71%) VeriFone
6 3 (1.28%) Apple
6 3 (1.28%) Fujitsu
6 3 (1.28%) JDA
6 3 (1.28%) Juniper
6 3 (1.28%) Wincor Nixdorf
7 2 (0.85%) Citrix
7 2 (0.85%) IBM
7 2 (0.85%) Infor
7 2 (0.85%) JD Edwards
7 2 (0.85%) Toshiba
7 2 (0.85%) VMware
7 2 (0.85%) VocaLink
7 2 (0.85%) WorldPay
Watford
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £55,000 per year fixed term contract
Posted: 26 days ago