The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 111 113 109
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing EPoS 13 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.59% 0.15% 0.055%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.97% 0.47% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
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£310 £388 £90
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +330.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £415 £310
% change year-on-year
-39.75% +33.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -21.05%
EPoS
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
659 632 463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 30.00% 30.66% 25.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 372 266
Average daily rate £380 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £240 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 48 20
Average hourly rate £23.75 £32.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.92% +44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £13.50 £15.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £46.50 £35.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

EPoS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing EPoS across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

EPoS Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

EPoS
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

EPoS Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

EPoS
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

EPoS Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

EPoS
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EPoS within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Eastleigh - 4 - -
Fareham - 3 £310 -
Farnborough - 2 - -
Southampton -1 1 - -
Basingstoke -2 1 £275 -15.38% 1
EPoS
South East

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 12 (48.00%) Retail
2 9 (36.00%) Windows
3 8 (32.00%) MS Office
4 7 (28.00%) Cisco
4 7 (28.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 5 (20.00%) SAP
6 5 (20.00%) ITIL
6 5 (20.00%) SQL
6 5 (20.00%) Windows 2000
6 5 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 5 (20.00%) Back Office
7 4 (16.00%) Migration
8 3 (12.00%) SLA
8 3 (12.00%) VMware
8 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (12.00%) Time Management
8 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
8 3 (12.00%) Acronis
9 2 (8.00%) Office 365
9 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
9 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (8.00%) Supplier Management
9 2 (8.00%) assyst
9 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
9 2 (8.00%) T-SQL

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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.

Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Office
2 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) LAN
1 1 (4.00%) WLAN
1 1 (4.00%) RFID
1 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.00%) DTS
General
1 12 (48.00%) Retail
2 5 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Administrator
1 5 (20.00%) Security Administrator
1 5 (20.00%) PC Engineer
1 5 (20.00%) Build Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Developer
2 4 (16.00%) Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Graduate
3 3 (12.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (12.00%) IT Graduate
3 3 (12.00%) IT Security Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) IT Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Junior
4 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Security Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support
4 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.00%) Field Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Windows
2 7 (28.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (20.00%) Windows 2000
3 5 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (8.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.00%) Migration
3 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.00%) Time Management
4 2 (8.00%) Supplier Management
4 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.00%) Project Management
5 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.00%) MCP
2 1 (4.00%) MCSE
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Cisco
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.00%) SAP
4 3 (12.00%) VMware
4 3 (12.00%) Acronis
5 2 (8.00%) Remedy