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 24 July 2016 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 101 92 78
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -14
Contract jobs citing EPoS 6 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.32% 0.25% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.96% 0.93% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Median daily rate £450 £400 £110
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +263.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £140 £86
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £400 £122
UK excluding London median daily rate £165 £125 £400
% change year-on-year
+32.00% -68.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -11.11%
EPoS
North West

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
626 432 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 33.64% 26.58% 30.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 243 201
Median daily rate £400 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £227 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 18 25
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £10.80 £9.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £38.80 £30.62
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EPoS across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

EPoS Daily Rate Histogram 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 10 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Retail
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) B2C
5 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.14%) ATM
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.14%) Logistics

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) ATM
General
1 5 (35.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Applications Support
3 3 (21.43%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) EPoS Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) EPoS Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) EPoS Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) ATM Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) EPoS Field Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) EPoS Field Service Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) EPoS Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) EPoS Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Field Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Field Service Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
5 1 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Programme Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Project Management
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) B2C
3 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.14%) Logistics
3 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management