The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 32 43 41
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Contract jobs citing EPoS 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.27% 0.32% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.48% 1.45% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
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£190 £240 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% -40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £320 £275
% change year-on-year
-37.50% +16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +7.69%
EPoS
East Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
67 69 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 28.39% 21.90% 20.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 29 19
Average daily rate £238 £290 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.10% -6.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £89 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £400 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 11
Average hourly rate £16.75 £13.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.84% +18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -14.28%

EPoS
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

EPoS Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

EPoS
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

EPoS Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

EPoS
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

EPoS Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

EPoS
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EPoS within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Leicester - - - -
EPoS
East Midlands

EPoS
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Support Technician
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support Technician
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Network Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
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