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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 383 346 399
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +53
Contract jobs citing EPoS 45 73 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.29% 0.081%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.51% 0.76% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 61 7
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £135 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £320 £275
% change year-on-year
-40.62% +16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £9.00 £13.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +7.69%
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
8779 9552 9389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.63% 37.70% 37.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 6110 6725 6478
Average daily rate £450 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 155 239
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £23.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% -15.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.20 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -21.37%

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 21 October 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 21 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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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 +16 6 £466 +33.21% 3
Croydon - 1 £430 - 1
EPoS
England

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 58 (72.50%) Retail
2 15 (18.75%) Project Management
2 15 (18.75%) E-Commerce
3 10 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 10 (12.50%) Windows
4 9 (11.25%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (11.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (8.75%) PRINCE2
5 7 (8.75%) Cisco
6 6 (7.50%) Change Management
7 5 (6.25%) Finance
7 5 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (6.25%) SQL
7 5 (6.25%) MS Office
7 5 (6.25%) Windows 7
8 4 (5.00%) PCI DSS
8 4 (5.00%) SCCM
8 4 (5.00%) .NET
8 4 (5.00%) Oracle
8 4 (5.00%) Business Analysis
8 4 (5.00%) X++
9 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (3.75%) Firewall
9 3 (3.75%) Wireless
9 3 (3.75%) Wireshark
9 3 (3.75%) Load Balancing
9 3 (3.75%) MCDST
9 3 (3.75%) Cisco IPT
9 3 (3.75%) MCSE
9 3 (3.75%) SAP

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (6.25%) MS Office
2 2 (2.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.25%) BASE24
2 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) DHCP
1 3 (3.75%) DNS
1 3 (3.75%) MPLS
1 3 (3.75%) Firewall
1 3 (3.75%) Wireless
1 3 (3.75%) LAN
1 3 (3.75%) WLAN
1 3 (3.75%) Cisco IPT
1 3 (3.75%) Wireshark
1 3 (3.75%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (2.50%) WAN
3 1 (1.25%) NFC
3 1 (1.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.25%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) MorphX
2 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 58 (72.50%) Retail
2 5 (6.25%) Finance
3 2 (2.50%) Back Office
4 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.25%) Advertising
4 1 (1.25%) Banking
4 1 (1.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 13 (16.25%) Analyst
3 9 (11.25%) Business Analyst
4 5 (6.25%) Architect
4 5 (6.25%) Developer
4 5 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (6.25%) Field Engineer
4 5 (6.25%) EPoS Engineer
5 4 (5.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
5 4 (5.00%) Field Service Engineer
5 4 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
5 4 (5.00%) Senior Manager
6 3 (3.75%) Coordinator
6 3 (3.75%) Project Coordinator
6 3 (3.75%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (3.75%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (3.75%) Service Analyst
6 3 (3.75%) Systems Manager
6 3 (3.75%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 3 (3.75%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.00%) .NET
2 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.50%) Middleware
3 1 (1.25%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.25%) MDX
3 1 (1.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.75%) Chip and PIN
2 2 (2.50%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.25%) Tandem
3 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.25%) FMCG
3 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.25%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (1.25%) User Experience
3 1 (1.25%) EFT
3 1 (1.25%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.50%) Windows
2 5 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.50%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.25%) Android
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.75%) E-Commerce
1 15 (18.75%) Project Management
2 9 (11.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (11.25%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (8.75%) PRINCE2
4 6 (7.50%) Change Management
5 4 (5.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (3.75%) Load Balancing
6 3 (3.75%) Service Management
6 3 (3.75%) ITIL
7 2 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (2.50%) CRM
7 2 (2.50%) Validation
7 2 (2.50%) Project Planning
7 2 (2.50%) Data Validation
7 2 (2.50%) Supplier Management
7 2 (2.50%) TOGAF
7 2 (2.50%) Data Analysis
7 2 (2.50%) Line Management
7 2 (2.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.25%) SQL
2 4 (5.00%) X++
3 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.75%) MCSE
1 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (3.75%) MCDST
2 1 (1.25%) Degree
2 1 (1.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (1.25%) MCP
2 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.25%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.25%) ISO 8583
2 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) SCCM
2 3 (3.75%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 10 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.75%) Cisco
3 4 (5.00%) Oracle
4 3 (3.75%) SAP
4 3 (3.75%) CA
4 3 (3.75%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.25%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.25%) ServiceNow
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