The 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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 64 66 57
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs citing EPoS 2 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.28% 0.37% 1.07%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.77% 1.11% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 8
Average daily rate £300 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.22 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- +1.29%
EPoS
Buckinghamshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
261 271 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 36.76% 33.54% 27.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 122 101
Average daily rate £385 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £471 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 15
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £15.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.39 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.83 £18.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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 8 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) TestComplete
1 1 (33.33%) eggPlant
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (33.33%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) eggPlant
1 1 (33.33%) TestComplete
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) EPoS Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) EPoS Field Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Field Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft