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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 52 67 58
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Contract jobs citing EPoS 9 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.26% 0.14% 1.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.90% 0.35% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Median daily rate £410 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £425 £386
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £425 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £256 £176
% change year-on-year
+26.82% +45.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £11.17 £13.88
% change year-on-year
-1.52% -19.49%
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
231 282 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 32.40% 38.95% 34.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 147 123
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £496 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 13
Median hourly rate £26.88 £15.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.16% -45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £37.10 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -7.31%

EPoS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing EPoS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EPoS within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Welwyn Garden City - 5 £425 -
EPoS
East of England

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing EPoS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 6 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (60.00%) Retail
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
4 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (30.00%) Billing
4 3 (30.00%) SDLC
5 2 (20.00%) SWIFT
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Time Management
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (20.00%) UML
5 2 (20.00%) ATM
5 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (10.00%) C#
6 1 (10.00%) Change Management
6 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Migration
6 1 (10.00%) CMS
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
6 1 (10.00%) .NET
6 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) CMS
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (60.00%) Retail
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Billing Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Business Systems Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) EPoS Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Billing Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Billing Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Development Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Development Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) EPoS Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Head of Support
4 1 (10.00%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
4 1 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Retail Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (20.00%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
4 3 (30.00%) SDLC
5 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Time Management
5 2 (20.00%) UML
6 1 (10.00%) Change Management
6 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (10.00%) Migration
6 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
6 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C#
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Sitecore