The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Hertfordshire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 47 58 69
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +11
Contract jobs citing EPoS 8 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.26% 0.16% 0.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.71% 0.62% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 6
Average daily rate
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£450 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 - £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £288 £300
% change year-on-year
+39.13% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -
Miscellaneous Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
140 161 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.05% 26.01% 18.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 71 86
Average daily rate £338 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £226 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £543 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 18
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £14.03 £9.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £41.25 £36.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.00%
EPoS
East of England

EPoS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

EPoS Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

EPoS
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

EPoS Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

EPoS
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EPoS across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

EPoS Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

EPoS
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

EPoS Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

EPoS
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EPoS within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 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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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
Stevenage - 1 - -
Watford - - - - 1
Hitchin - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
St Albans - - - -
EPoS
East of England

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 14 (70.00%) Retail
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle
2 6 (30.00%) ITIL
3 5 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (20.00%) CRM
5 3 (15.00%) Service Management
5 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (15.00%) Finance
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle ODI
5 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (15.00%) IIS
5 3 (15.00%) Windows
5 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (10.00%) EFT
6 2 (10.00%) SAP FI
6 2 (10.00%) Project Management
6 2 (10.00%) SAP
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (10.00%) MSMQ
6 2 (10.00%) HP
6 2 (10.00%) ISEB
6 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
6 2 (10.00%) Retalix
6 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.00%) CMS

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.00%) IIS
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Project
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SAP FI
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) ATM
1 1 (5.00%) Intranet
1 1 (5.00%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (70.00%) Retail
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) Applications Support
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Business Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Business Manager
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Project Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Server Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) EFT
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (20.00%) CRM
3 3 (15.00%) Service Management
3 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (10.00%) ISEB
2 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) SAP
2 2 (10.00%) HP
2 2 (10.00%) Retalix
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