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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 117 122 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing EPoS 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.053% 0.050% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £460 £350
% change year-on-year
-34.78% +31.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.22 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- +1.29%
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
578 551 512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 30.78% 27.48% 29.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 306 270
Average daily rate £375 £365 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 44 32
Average hourly rate £45.00 £13.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+227.27% -65.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.33 £11.12 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Demand Management
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) SAP R/3
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Build Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) EPoS Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) PC Build Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) PC Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Demand Management
1 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) SAP