The first 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the London region.

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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 366 375 373
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Contract jobs citing EPoS 42 39 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.59% 0.50% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 25 21
Average daily rate
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£438 £413 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £126 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £22.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +40.62%
Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7175 7861 8139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.58% 32.38% 30.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4788 5398 5500
Average daily rate £450 £451 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.16% -4.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £640 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 169 213
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £14.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -20.32%
EPoS
England

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 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 1 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 +22 5 £438 +6.06% 4
Chiswick - - - - 1
Chessington - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
EPoS
England

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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 74 (74.75%) Retail
2 19 (19.19%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 16 (16.16%) Project Management
5 12 (12.12%) Windows
6 10 (10.10%) Chip and PIN
7 9 (9.09%) Business Analysis
8 8 (8.08%) PRINCE2
8 8 (8.08%) Microsoft
9 7 (7.07%) MS Visio
9 7 (7.07%) Windows 7
10 6 (6.06%) Confluence
10 6 (6.06%) SCCM
10 6 (6.06%) Active Directory
10 6 (6.06%) ETL
10 6 (6.06%) MS Office
10 6 (6.06%) CSS
10 6 (6.06%) DB2
10 6 (6.06%) EFT
10 6 (6.06%) Mainframe
10 6 (6.06%) Migration
10 6 (6.06%) Ab Initio
11 5 (5.05%) Marketing
11 5 (5.05%) Project Planning
11 5 (5.05%) SQL
11 5 (5.05%) ITIL
12 4 (4.04%) MS Excel
12 4 (4.04%) Cisco
12 4 (4.04%) EMV
12 4 (4.04%) Supplier Management

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 6 (6.06%) Confluence
2 2 (2.02%) IIS
2 2 (2.02%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (7.07%) MS Visio
2 6 (6.06%) MS Office
3 4 (4.04%) MS Excel
4 3 (3.03%) MS Project
5 1 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.01%) BASE24
2 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.03%) LDAP
2 2 (2.02%) NFC
3 1 (1.01%) VLAN
3 1 (1.01%) RFID
3 1 (1.01%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.06%) DB2
2 2 (2.02%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.01%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (1.01%) MorphX
General
1 74 (74.75%) Retail
2 5 (5.05%) Marketing
3 4 (4.04%) Finance
4 1 (1.01%) Law
4 1 (1.01%) Advertising
4 1 (1.01%) Back Office
4 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.01%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.01%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 41 (41.41%) Analyst
2 29 (29.29%) Project Manager
3 24 (24.24%) Business Analyst
4 7 (7.07%) EPoS Engineer
5 6 (6.06%) EPoS Business Analyst
5 6 (6.06%) Systems Analyst
5 6 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (6.06%) Support Analyst
6 5 (5.05%) Service Analyst
6 5 (5.05%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (3.03%) EPoS Support Analyst
7 3 (3.03%) Agile Project Manager
7 3 (3.03%) Field Service Engineer
7 3 (3.03%) Field Engineer
7 3 (3.03%) Systems Manager
7 3 (3.03%) Trainer
8 2 (2.02%) Tester
8 2 (2.02%) Programme Manager
8 2 (2.02%) Project Officer
8 2 (2.02%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.06%) CSS
2 3 (3.03%) XML
3 2 (2.02%) X-Windows
4 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.01%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.10%) Chip and PIN
2 6 (6.06%) EFT
2 6 (6.06%) Mainframe
3 4 (4.04%) EMV
3 4 (4.04%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.03%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (2.02%) Smartcard
5 2 (2.02%) EFTPOS
6 1 (1.01%) FMCG
6 1 (1.01%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.01%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.01%) APACS
6 1 (1.01%) Tandem
6 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.01%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.01%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.12%) Windows
2 7 (7.07%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.03%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.02%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.02%) Android
5 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.19%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 16 (16.16%) Project Management
4 9 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 8 (8.08%) PRINCE2
6 6 (6.06%) ETL
6 6 (6.06%) Migration
7 5 (5.05%) Project Planning
7 5 (5.05%) ITIL
8 4 (4.04%) Supplier Management
8 4 (4.04%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (4.04%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (3.03%) Unit Testing
9 3 (3.03%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (3.03%) Mobile Commerce
9 3 (3.03%) ERP
10 2 (2.02%) Data Management
10 2 (2.02%) Programme Management
10 2 (2.02%) Service Management
10 2 (2.02%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.05%) SQL
2 3 (3.03%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.03%) Java
3 1 (1.01%) X++
Qualifications
1 3 (3.03%) A+ Certification
1 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.02%) MCP
2 2 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (2.02%) Degree
2 2 (2.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.01%) PCI QSA
3 1 (1.01%) CISA
3 1 (1.01%) MCDST
3 1 (1.01%) MCTS
3 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.01%) PMP
3 1 (1.01%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.01%) CISSP
3 1 (1.01%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.04%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.03%) SLA
3 1 (1.01%) P3O
3 1 (1.01%) ISO 8583
3 1 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.02%) Terminal Server
3 1 (1.01%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (6.06%) SCCM
2 2 (2.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (8.08%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.06%) Ab Initio
3 4 (4.04%) Cisco
3 4 (4.04%) ServiceNow
4 3 (3.03%) SAP
5 2 (2.02%) Oracle
5 2 (2.02%) Retalix
6 1 (1.01%) TSYS
6 1 (1.01%) VeriFone
6 1 (1.01%) hybris
6 1 (1.01%) Wincor Nixdorf
6 1 (1.01%) Apple
6 1 (1.01%) Sage
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