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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 112 103 111
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Contract jobs citing EPoS 3 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.14% 0.059% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.48% 0.25% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£381 £90 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+323.61% -70.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £16.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-39.39% -40.00%
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
621 408 575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 29.56% 24.03% 28.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 235 302
Average daily rate £350 £368 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £214 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 16 46
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £16.25 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £37.30 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 18 September 2014. 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
Southampton -7 1 - - 4
Basingstoke - 1 £325 -
Eastleigh - - - - 1
Fareham - - - -
EPoS
South East

EPoS
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 5 (62.50%) Wireless
1 5 (62.50%) Retail
2 4 (50.00%) CRM
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (25.00%) Data Integration
4 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Replication
5 1 (12.50%) Back Office
5 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) LAN
5 1 (12.50%) WLAN
5 1 (12.50%) RFID
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Line Management
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Retail-J
5 1 (12.50%) Test Management

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Retail-J
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Wireless
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) WLAN
2 1 (12.50%) RFID
General
1 5 (62.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Back Office
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) EPoS Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) CRM
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Management
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Portsmouth
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Southampton
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £250 - £400 per day + all inclusive
Posted: 14 days ago