The 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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 71 53 58
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +5
Contract jobs citing EPoS 3 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.35% 1.19% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.00% 4.60% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £143 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-64.37% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -40.00%
EPoS
East of England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
300 174 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 35.34% 25.85% 34.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 93 110
Average daily rate £363 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £163 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 5 16
Average hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £20.70 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.30 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.27% +8.75%

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
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 29 July 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
St Albans - 1 - -
Watford - 1 £475 -
EPoS
East of England

EPoS
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) MS Project
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) EDI
3 1 (25.00%) FTP
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (25.00%) FMCG
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) FTP
General
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Contracts Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle