The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
North West / Manchester
Rank 89 99 89
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Contract jobs citing EPoS 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.075% 0.23% 0.069%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 0.75% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £185 £163
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £115 £300 £425
% change year-on-year
-61.66% -29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 - £17.22

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
393 530 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.31% 29.91% 25.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 291 218
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £200 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 11
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £14.00 £11.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.12 £33.40 £36.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +25.00%

EPoS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing EPoS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

EPoS Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

EPoS
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing EPoS across the Manchester region.

EPoS Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

EPoS
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing EPoS across the Manchester region.

EPoS Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

EPoS
Top 1 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing EPoS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 1 (14.29%) Windows

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) EPoS Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) EPoS Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows