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 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 383 375 384
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Contract jobs citing EPoS 41 46 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.56% 0.56% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 35 12
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£438 £425 £326
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +30.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £320 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £500 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £308 £275
% change year-on-year
+34.95% +11.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +58.33%
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
7299 8186 8356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.50% 32.25% 31.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4837 5632 5710
Average daily rate £450 £455 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.99% -4.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 176 224
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -10.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.69 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -39.00%

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 August 2014.

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 August 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
City of London +18 5 £444 +1.42% 3
Chiswick - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Harrow - - - -
EPoS
England

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 72 (75.79%) Retail
2 20 (21.05%) E-Commerce
3 18 (18.95%) Project Management
4 16 (16.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (11.58%) Windows
6 9 (9.47%) Chip and PIN
6 9 (9.47%) Business Analysis
7 8 (8.42%) Microsoft
8 7 (7.37%) Migration
8 7 (7.37%) Windows 7
9 6 (6.32%) SCCM
9 6 (6.32%) Dynamics AX
9 6 (6.32%) Mainframe
9 6 (6.32%) MS Office
9 6 (6.32%) PRINCE2
10 5 (5.26%) MS Visio
10 5 (5.26%) Cisco
10 5 (5.26%) Active Directory
11 4 (4.21%) Ab Initio
11 4 (4.21%) Supplier Management
11 4 (4.21%) EFT
11 4 (4.21%) ETL
11 4 (4.21%) ITIL
11 4 (4.21%) CSS
11 4 (4.21%) SQL
11 4 (4.21%) DB2
11 4 (4.21%) PCI DSS
11 4 (4.21%) Confluence
11 4 (4.21%) Marketing
11 4 (4.21%) X++

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 4 (4.21%) Confluence
2 2 (2.11%) IIS
2 2 (2.11%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (6.32%) MS Office
2 5 (5.26%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.16%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.16%) MS Project
4 1 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (6.32%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.05%) BASE24
2 1 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.11%) LDAP
2 1 (1.05%) LAN
2 1 (1.05%) WLAN
2 1 (1.05%) DHCP
2 1 (1.05%) DNS
2 1 (1.05%) MPLS
2 1 (1.05%) RFID
2 1 (1.05%) Firewall
2 1 (1.05%) Wireless
2 1 (1.05%) VLAN
2 1 (1.05%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (1.05%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.05%) NFC
2 1 (1.05%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.21%) DB2
2 3 (3.16%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.05%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (2.11%) MorphX
General
1 72 (75.79%) Retail
2 4 (4.21%) Marketing
3 2 (2.11%) Finance
4 1 (1.05%) Advertising
4 1 (1.05%) Banking
4 1 (1.05%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.05%) Back Office
4 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (32.63%) Analyst
2 30 (31.58%) Project Manager
3 18 (18.95%) Business Analyst
4 7 (7.37%) EPoS Engineer
5 6 (6.32%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (5.26%) Support Analyst
7 4 (4.21%) Developer
7 4 (4.21%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (4.21%) EPoS Business Analyst
7 4 (4.21%) Dynamics AX Developer
8 3 (3.16%) Agile Project Manager
8 3 (3.16%) EPoS Support Analyst
8 3 (3.16%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.16%) Senior Manager
8 3 (3.16%) Trainer
8 3 (3.16%) Architect
8 3 (3.16%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (3.16%) Systems Manager
8 3 (3.16%) Senior Project Manager
8 3 (3.16%) Field Service Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.21%) CSS
2 3 (3.16%) .NET
3 2 (2.11%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.11%) Middleware
3 2 (2.11%) X-Windows
4 1 (1.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.47%) Chip and PIN
2 6 (6.32%) Mainframe
3 4 (4.21%) EFT
4 3 (3.16%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.11%) EMV
5 2 (2.11%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.05%) EFTPOS
6 1 (1.05%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.05%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.05%) Tandem
6 1 (1.05%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.05%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.05%) FMCG
6 1 (1.05%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.58%) Windows
2 7 (7.37%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.11%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.11%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.05%) Android
5 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.05%) E-Commerce
2 18 (18.95%) Project Management
3 16 (16.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (9.47%) Business Analysis
5 7 (7.37%) Migration
6 6 (6.32%) PRINCE2
7 4 (4.21%) ETL
7 4 (4.21%) ITIL
7 4 (4.21%) Supplier Management
8 3 (3.16%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (3.16%) Project Planning
8 3 (3.16%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (3.16%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.11%) Validation
9 2 (2.11%) CRM
9 2 (2.11%) ERP
9 2 (2.11%) Data Migration
9 2 (2.11%) Data Validation
9 2 (2.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (2.11%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.21%) SQL
1 4 (4.21%) X++
2 3 (3.16%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.16%) Java
3 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (2.11%) A+ Certification
2 1 (1.05%) PMP
2 1 (1.05%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.05%) MCDST
2 1 (1.05%) MCTS
2 1 (1.05%) Degree
2 1 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (1.05%) MCP
2 1 (1.05%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.21%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.11%) SLA
3 1 (1.05%) ISO 8583
3 1 (1.05%) QA
3 1 (1.05%) P3O
System Software
1 5 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.11%) Terminal Server
3 1 (1.05%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (6.32%) SCCM
2 2 (2.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.05%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 8 (8.42%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.26%) Cisco
3 4 (4.21%) Ab Initio
4 3 (3.16%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.11%) Retalix
5 2 (2.11%) Oracle
6 1 (1.05%) CA
6 1 (1.05%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.05%) hybris
London
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Rate: £270 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Posted: 13 hours ago
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £400 - £525 per day
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