The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Milton Keynes 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 53 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing EPoS 15 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.68% 1.73% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.24% 8.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 0
Average daily rate
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£389 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.52% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -
Miscellaneous Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
182 147 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 20.40% 21.18% 24.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 72 42
Average daily rate £351 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.53% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £210 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 12
Average hourly rate £15.89 £14.96 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.21% +4.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.94 £14.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £22.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
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EPoS
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing EPoS across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

EPoS Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

EPoS
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

EPoS Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

EPoS
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

EPoS Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 13 (76.47%) Retail
2 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (29.41%) UNIX
2 5 (29.41%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) Red Hat
2 5 (29.41%) Finance
3 4 (23.53%) Migration
4 3 (17.65%) MVC
4 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) OO
4 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
4 3 (17.65%) C#
4 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 3 (17.65%) .NET
4 3 (17.65%) WCF
4 3 (17.65%) jQuery
4 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (17.65%) Backbone.js
4 3 (17.65%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
4 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) TDD
4 3 (17.65%) NHibernate
4 3 (17.65%) Scrum
4 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.76%) Automotive
6 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.88%) Risk Management

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Project
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
General
1 13 (76.47%) Retail
2 5 (29.41%) Finance
3 2 (11.76%) Automotive
4 1 (5.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Developer
1 3 (17.65%) C# Developer
1 3 (17.65%) Agile C# Developer
2 2 (11.76%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Project Officer
3 1 (5.88%) Configuration Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Build Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Project Support Officer
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
3 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (5.88%) Project Leader
3 1 (5.88%) Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
1 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
1 3 (17.65%) NHibernate
1 3 (17.65%) WCF
1 3 (17.65%) jQuery
1 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (17.65%) Backbone.js
1 3 (17.65%) KnockoutJS
1 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
1 5 (29.41%) UNIX
1 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Migration
2 3 (17.65%) MVC
2 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
2 3 (17.65%) OO
2 3 (17.65%) Project Management
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) TDD
2 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
2 3 (17.65%) Scrum
3 1 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
3 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
3 1 (5.88%) Quality Management
3 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) C#
1 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (5.88%) PMP
1 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Red Hat
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) VMware