The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 140 133 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing EPoS 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.13% 0.099% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% 0.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £103 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £248 £190
% change year-on-year
+41.41% +30.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £11.17 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-1.52% -24.27%
EPoS
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1008 815 703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 33.71% 26.87% 26.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 399 366
Median daily rate £375 £375 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 46 18
Median hourly rate £40.00 £30.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.23% +21.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.93 £12.10 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £55.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -7.31%

EPoS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

EPoS Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

EPoS
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

EPoS Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

EPoS
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

EPoS Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

EPoS
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EPoS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +7 1 £115 - 1
Edinburgh - 1 £90 -
EPoS
UK

EPoS
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 Scotland region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 3 (33.33%) EFT
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 2 (22.22%) Smartphone
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
3 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (11.11%) Data Entry
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Field Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) EPoS Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Field Service Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) IT Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Project Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Field Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) EFT
2 2 (22.22%) Smartphone
3 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Data Entry
1 1 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft