The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 351 352 351
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing EPoS 39 51 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.22% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.48% 0.60% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 41 20
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£350 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £220 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £238 £316
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -24.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.17 £13.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-17.25% -40.00%
EPoS
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
8107 8548 8471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.85% 37.63% 39.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5563 6011 5752
Average daily rate £463 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 148 196
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £23.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.15 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.15 £41.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.95 £22.25 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-14.83% +1.92%

EPoS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

EPoS Jobs Demand Trend in London

EPoS
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

EPoS Daily Rate Trend in London

EPoS
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EPoS across the London region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

EPoS Daily Rate Histogram in London

EPoS
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

EPoS Hourly Rate Trend in London

EPoS
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EPoS within the London region over the 3 months to 27 May 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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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
City of London -7 5 £355 -13.14% 1
EPoS
England

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 42 (68.85%) Retail
2 13 (21.31%) Windows
3 9 (14.75%) E-Commerce
4 8 (13.11%) Project Management
4 8 (13.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (11.48%) Windows 7
5 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
6 6 (9.84%) Active Directory
6 6 (9.84%) Regression Testing
7 5 (8.20%) Management Information System
7 5 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (8.20%) Software Testing
7 5 (8.20%) MS Office
7 5 (8.20%) Security Testing
7 5 (8.20%) Information Assurance
7 5 (8.20%) Cash Management
8 4 (6.56%) .NET
8 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
8 4 (6.56%) MS Excel
8 4 (6.56%) PRINCE2
8 4 (6.56%) Logistics
9 3 (4.92%) Finance
9 3 (4.92%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (4.92%) Google
9 3 (4.92%) EFT
9 3 (4.92%) ITIL
9 3 (4.92%) SAP
9 3 (4.92%) Java
9 3 (4.92%) TCP/IP
9 3 (4.92%) DNS

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 2 (3.28%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.64%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) MS Office
2 4 (6.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) SAP Retail
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.64%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) DHCP
1 3 (4.92%) TCP/IP
1 3 (4.92%) DNS
1 3 (4.92%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (3.28%) WAN
2 2 (3.28%) HTTP
3 1 (1.64%) VPN
3 1 (1.64%) ADSL
3 1 (1.64%) ATM
3 1 (1.64%) LAN
3 1 (1.64%) VoIP
3 1 (1.64%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.64%) MySQL
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.64%) GitLab
General
1 42 (68.85%) Retail
2 3 (4.92%) Finance
3 2 (3.28%) Back Office
3 2 (3.28%) French Language
4 1 (1.64%) German Language
4 1 (1.64%) Online Betting
4 1 (1.64%) Marketing
4 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (24.59%) Analyst
2 13 (21.31%) Project Manager
3 7 (11.48%) Business Analyst
4 6 (9.84%) Architect
4 6 (9.84%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (9.84%) Field Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Field Service Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Test Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) EPoS Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) EPoS Field Service Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) EPoS Field Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 3 (4.92%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Technical Test Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.56%) .NET
2 2 (3.28%) JSON
3 1 (1.64%) Velocity
3 1 (1.64%) WCF
3 1 (1.64%) WPF
3 1 (1.64%) REST
3 1 (1.64%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.92%) EFT
3 2 (3.28%) EFTPOS
3 2 (3.28%) Smartcard
3 2 (3.28%) Smart Meter
3 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.28%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.28%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.64%) EMV
4 1 (1.64%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.64%) Handset
4 1 (1.64%) APACS
4 1 (1.64%) PDA
4 1 (1.64%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.64%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 13 (21.31%) Windows
2 7 (11.48%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.92%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.64%) Android
4 1 (1.64%) Linux
4 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.75%) E-Commerce
2 8 (13.11%) Project Management
2 8 (13.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (9.84%) Regression Testing
4 5 (8.20%) Security Testing
4 5 (8.20%) Information Assurance
4 5 (8.20%) Cash Management
4 5 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (8.20%) Software Testing
5 4 (6.56%) Logistics
5 4 (6.56%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.92%) ITIL
6 3 (4.92%) ERP
7 2 (3.28%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.28%) Mobile Commerce
7 2 (3.28%) Software Engineering
7 2 (3.28%) Business Analysis
7 2 (3.28%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.28%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (3.28%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.92%) Java
2 2 (3.28%) C#
2 2 (3.28%) SQL
3 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.28%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) MCSE
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.64%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 6 (9.84%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.92%) SAP
2 3 (4.92%) Google
3 2 (3.28%) Cisco
3 2 (3.28%) Citrix
3 2 (3.28%) Apple
3 2 (3.28%) BT
4 1 (1.64%) ATG
4 1 (1.64%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.64%) Sage
4 1 (1.64%) Intel
4 1 (1.64%) Juniper
4 1 (1.64%) Epicor
4 1 (1.64%) Motorola
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle
4 1 (1.64%) Cognos
4 1 (1.64%) Wincor Nixdorf
4 1 (1.64%) NetSuite
4 1 (1.64%) Retalix
4 1 (1.64%) hybris
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