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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 110 112 115
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing EPoS 7 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.31% 0.20% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.10% 0.71% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate
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- £430 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £256 £190 £308
% change year-on-year
+34.86% -38.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £11.17 £14.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.27% +5.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.17 £14.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-24.27% +5.35%
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
636 563 468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 28.42% 27.73% 26.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 340 280
Average daily rate £384 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £475 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 24 44
Average hourly rate £30.00 £41.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.82% +21.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £14.70 £13.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +4.65%

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 4 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Farnborough - 4 - -
Southampton -16 2 - -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
EPoS
South East

EPoS
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) MCDST
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (14.29%) Acronis
4 1 (14.29%) MCSE
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) SLA
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) MS Office
4 1 (14.29%) MCP
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Field Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) PC Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Build Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Field Service Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCDST
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Acronis