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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 400 385 387
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Contract jobs citing EPoS 28 41 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.45% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 29 37
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£350 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £115 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £534 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £228 £415 £310
% change year-on-year
-45.18% +33.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -21.05%
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
8790 9091 9760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.49% 37.36% 39.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 6082 6056 6653
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 187 197
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £14.04 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.10 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.32 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +14.28%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +3 4 £350 -21.12% 2
EPoS
England

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 48 (70.59%) Retail
2 14 (20.59%) E-Commerce
3 11 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
5 9 (13.24%) Windows
6 8 (11.76%) ERP
6 8 (11.76%) Finance
6 8 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (8.82%) Security Testing
7 6 (8.82%) Cash Management
7 6 (8.82%) Information Assurance
7 6 (8.82%) Management Information System
7 6 (8.82%) Regression Testing
7 6 (8.82%) Software Testing
7 6 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (8.82%) MS Excel
7 6 (8.82%) ITIL
8 5 (7.35%) .NET
8 5 (7.35%) TCP/IP
8 5 (7.35%) DNS
8 5 (7.35%) DHCP
8 5 (7.35%) Chip and PIN
8 5 (7.35%) Logistics
9 4 (5.88%) Google
9 4 (5.88%) EFT
9 4 (5.88%) Active Directory
9 4 (5.88%) PRINCE2
9 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
9 4 (5.88%) Waterfall

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 3 (4.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.47%) Retail-J
2 1 (1.47%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) Google Apps
2 2 (2.94%) Sage Pay
3 1 (1.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.35%) TCP/IP
1 5 (7.35%) DNS
1 5 (7.35%) DHCP
2 3 (4.41%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (2.94%) Wireless
3 2 (2.94%) ATM
3 2 (2.94%) WAN
4 1 (1.47%) ADSL
4 1 (1.47%) LAN
4 1 (1.47%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 48 (70.59%) Retail
2 8 (11.76%) Finance
3 3 (4.41%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.94%) Legal
4 2 (2.94%) Back Office
5 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.47%) Marketing
5 1 (1.47%) French Language
5 1 (1.47%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 14 (20.59%) Analyst
2 13 (19.12%) Project Manager
3 9 (13.24%) Architect
4 8 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (8.82%) Agile Project Manager
5 6 (8.82%) EPoS Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Test Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) Business Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Service Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Help Desk Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (5.88%) Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
8 3 (4.41%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 3 (4.41%) Support Manager
8 3 (4.41%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.35%) .NET
2 2 (2.94%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.47%) XML
3 1 (1.47%) JSON
3 1 (1.47%) Velocity
3 1 (1.47%) WCF
3 1 (1.47%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.35%) Chip and PIN
3 4 (5.88%) EFT
4 2 (2.94%) EFTPOS
4 2 (2.94%) Smartcard
4 2 (2.94%) APACS
4 2 (2.94%) EMV
4 2 (2.94%) Smart Meter
4 2 (2.94%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.47%) Handset
5 1 (1.47%) PDA
5 1 (1.47%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.24%) Windows
2 4 (5.88%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.59%) E-Commerce
2 11 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (11.76%) ERP
3 8 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (8.82%) Security Testing
4 6 (8.82%) Software Testing
4 6 (8.82%) Information Assurance
4 6 (8.82%) Cash Management
4 6 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (8.82%) ITIL
4 6 (8.82%) Regression Testing
5 5 (7.35%) Logistics
6 4 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 4 (5.88%) Waterfall
7 3 (4.41%) Project Management
7 3 (4.41%) Migration
8 2 (2.94%) Software Engineering
8 2 (2.94%) Mobile Commerce
8 2 (2.94%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.41%) C
1 3 (4.41%) C#
1 3 (4.41%) Java
1 3 (4.41%) SQL
2 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.41%) PMP
1 3 (4.41%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.94%) Degree
3 1 (1.47%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) ISO 8583
1 2 (2.94%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.88%) Google
3 3 (4.41%) IBM
4 2 (2.94%) SAP
4 2 (2.94%) Wincor Nixdorf
4 2 (2.94%) VocaLink
4 2 (2.94%) TSYS
4 2 (2.94%) VeriFone
4 2 (2.94%) Sage
4 2 (2.94%) WorldPay
4 2 (2.94%) Elavon
4 2 (2.94%) Ingenico
5 1 (1.47%) ATG
5 1 (1.47%) Demandware
5 1 (1.47%) NetSuite
5 1 (1.47%) Retalix
5 1 (1.47%) Polycom
5 1 (1.47%) hybris
5 1 (1.47%) RedPrairie
5 1 (1.47%) Cognos
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