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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 377 375 381
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing EPoS 43 59 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.23% 0.097%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.49% 0.63% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 47 6
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£425 £425 £349
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £350 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Average hourly rate £14.75 - £12.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 - £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.35 - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £16.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-39.39% -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
8754 9434 9603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.74% 37.53% 37.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5962 6545 6487
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 178 254
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.50 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -12.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.18 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £47.00 £41.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 19 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EPoS across the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

EPoS Hourly Rate Histogram 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 19 September 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
Uxbridge - 7 - -
City of London +25 5 £444 -1.38% 2
Chiswick - - - - 1
Chessington - - - -
EPoS
England

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 71 (75.53%) Retail
2 17 (18.09%) Project Management
3 14 (14.89%) E-Commerce
4 12 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (11.70%) Windows
6 10 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (9.57%) Microsoft
7 9 (9.57%) Chip and PIN
8 8 (8.51%) PRINCE2
8 8 (8.51%) Business Analysis
9 7 (7.45%) Cisco
9 7 (7.45%) Windows 7
10 6 (6.38%) Migration
10 6 (6.38%) SCCM
10 6 (6.38%) PCI DSS
10 6 (6.38%) Change Management
11 5 (5.32%) Active Directory
11 5 (5.32%) SQL
11 5 (5.32%) MS Office
11 5 (5.32%) Dynamics AX
12 4 (4.26%) X++
12 4 (4.26%) ITIL
12 4 (4.26%) .NET
12 4 (4.26%) EFT
12 4 (4.26%) Supplier Management
12 4 (4.26%) Finance
13 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (3.19%) Service Management
13 3 (3.19%) Firewall
13 3 (3.19%) Wireless

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (2.13%) Tomcat
1 2 (2.13%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.13%) IIS
2 1 (1.06%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (5.32%) MS Office
2 3 (3.19%) MS Project
3 2 (2.13%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.06%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.19%) Firewall
1 3 (3.19%) Wireless
1 3 (3.19%) DHCP
1 3 (3.19%) DNS
1 3 (3.19%) MPLS
1 3 (3.19%) LAN
1 3 (3.19%) WLAN
1 3 (3.19%) Wireshark
1 3 (3.19%) Cisco IPT
1 3 (3.19%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (2.13%) WAN
3 1 (1.06%) LDAP
3 1 (1.06%) NFC
3 1 (1.06%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (3.19%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.06%) DB2
3 1 (1.06%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) MorphX
2 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 71 (75.53%) Retail
2 4 (4.26%) Finance
3 2 (2.13%) Marketing
4 1 (1.06%) Advertising
4 1 (1.06%) Banking
4 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (36.17%) Project Manager
2 23 (24.47%) Analyst
3 14 (14.89%) Business Analyst
4 7 (7.45%) EPoS Engineer
5 6 (6.38%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (5.32%) Developer
7 4 (4.26%) Dynamics AX Developer
7 4 (4.26%) Support Analyst
7 4 (4.26%) Field Engineer
8 3 (3.19%) Systems Manager
8 3 (3.19%) Senior Project Manager
8 3 (3.19%) Project Coordinator
8 3 (3.19%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (3.19%) IT Project Manager
8 3 (3.19%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 3 (3.19%) Field Service Engineer
8 3 (3.19%) Service Analyst
8 3 (3.19%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.19%) Senior Manager
8 3 (3.19%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.26%) .NET
2 2 (2.13%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.13%) Middleware
2 2 (2.13%) X-Windows
3 1 (1.06%) CSS
3 1 (1.06%) XML
3 1 (1.06%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.06%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.57%) Chip and PIN
2 4 (4.26%) EFT
3 3 (3.19%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.13%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (2.13%) EMV
4 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.06%) Tandem
5 1 (1.06%) EFTPOS
5 1 (1.06%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.06%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.06%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.06%) FMCG
5 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.06%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.06%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.06%) User Experience
5 1 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.70%) Windows
2 7 (7.45%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.13%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.13%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.06%) Android
5 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.09%) Project Management
2 14 (14.89%) E-Commerce
3 12 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (8.51%) PRINCE2
5 8 (8.51%) Business Analysis
6 6 (6.38%) Migration
6 6 (6.38%) Change Management
7 4 (4.26%) ITIL
7 4 (4.26%) Supplier Management
8 3 (3.19%) Service Management
8 3 (3.19%) Load Balancing
8 3 (3.19%) Project Planning
8 3 (3.19%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (2.13%) Line Management
9 2 (2.13%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (2.13%) Data Validation
9 2 (2.13%) Release Management
9 2 (2.13%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.32%) SQL
2 4 (4.26%) X++
3 3 (3.19%) Java
3 3 (3.19%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (2.13%) A+ Certification
2 1 (1.06%) MCDST
2 1 (1.06%) MCTS
2 1 (1.06%) MCP
2 1 (1.06%) MCSE
2 1 (1.06%) Degree
2 1 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.38%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.13%) SLA
3 1 (1.06%) ISO 8583
3 1 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.32%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.13%) Terminal Server
3 1 (1.06%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (6.38%) SCCM
2 3 (3.19%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (2.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (9.57%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.45%) Cisco
3 3 (3.19%) CA
3 3 (3.19%) CheckPoint
3 3 (3.19%) SAP
3 3 (3.19%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.13%) Oracle
5 1 (1.06%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.06%) Retalix
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £525 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago