The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 29 48 52
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +4
Contract jobs citing EPoS 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.65% 0.30% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.27% 1.06% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £105 £100 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £115 £143 £400
% change year-on-year
-19.29% -64.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +3.70%
EPoS
South West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
55 94 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 22.63% 28.40% 19.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 52 56
Median daily rate £318 £405 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.48% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £500 £547
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 1
Median hourly rate £16.38 £55.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.22% +52.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -8.43%

EPoS
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

EPoS Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

EPoS
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

EPoS Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

EPoS
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

EPoS Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

EPoS
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EPoS within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Taunton +16 1 £115 +15.00%
Weston-super-Mare - 1 - -
Yeovil - 1 £103 -
Bath - 1 £105 -
EPoS
South West

EPoS
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 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 Somerset region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
1 1 (25.00%) ATM

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 (25.00%) ATM
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) EPoS Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) EPoS Field Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) EPoS Field Service Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Field Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Field Service Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) ATM Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Deployment Engineer