The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 234 205 208
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +3
Contract jobs citing EPoS 33 43 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.35% 0.47% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.13% 1.60% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 16
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.86% +7.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £83 £119 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £472 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £143 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-64.37% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 5
Average hourly rate £11.59 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -40.00%
EPoS
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2931 2683 2355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.78% 29.14% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1660 1427 1182
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 137 160
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.87% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.30 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.66 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +5.00%

EPoS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

EPoS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

EPoS
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

EPoS Daily Rate Trend in the South East

EPoS
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EPoS across the South East region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

EPoS Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

EPoS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

EPoS Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

EPoS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EPoS within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +8 17 £310 -20.00% 3
Buckinghamshire -25 5 £193 -49.00% 1
Berkshire -8 4 £83 -56.57% 2
Surrey -2 3 £125 -57.62% 1
East Sussex - 2 - -
West Sussex - 1 £85 -
EPoS
England

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 19 (32.76%) Retail
2 18 (31.03%) Windows
3 15 (25.86%) Microsoft
4 14 (24.14%) MS Office
5 12 (20.69%) Windows 7
6 11 (18.97%) SQL
7 8 (13.79%) Cisco
8 6 (10.34%) Active Directory
8 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
8 6 (10.34%) Windows XP
8 6 (10.34%) Degree
8 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (8.62%) Migration
9 5 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (8.62%) MS Excel
9 5 (8.62%) ATM
9 5 (8.62%) ITIL
10 4 (6.90%) Chip and PIN
10 4 (6.90%) SAP
10 4 (6.90%) E-Commerce
10 4 (6.90%) Windows 2000
10 4 (6.90%) Back Office
10 4 (6.90%) VMware
10 4 (6.90%) Finance
10 4 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (6.90%) Hyper-V
11 3 (5.17%) Office 365
11 3 (5.17%) Acronis
11 3 (5.17%) Time Management
11 3 (5.17%) .NET

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.72%) IIS
1 1 (1.72%) CMS
1 1 (1.72%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 14 (24.14%) MS Office
2 5 (8.62%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) WebTrends
1 1 (1.72%) assyst
1 1 (1.72%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Office 365
2 1 (1.72%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.72%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (1.72%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) ATM
2 2 (3.45%) DHCP
2 2 (3.45%) DNS
3 1 (1.72%) SSL
3 1 (1.72%) RFID
3 1 (1.72%) Firewall
3 1 (1.72%) Wireless
3 1 (1.72%) NFC
3 1 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.72%) VPN
3 1 (1.72%) LAN
3 1 (1.72%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.72%) DTS
3 1 (1.72%) Data Mining
General
1 19 (32.76%) Retail
2 4 (6.90%) Back Office
2 4 (6.90%) Finance
3 2 (3.45%) Marketing
4 1 (1.72%) Norwegian Language
4 1 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.72%) Legal
4 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (13.79%) Analyst
2 6 (10.34%) Developer
3 5 (8.62%) Project Manager
3 5 (8.62%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (8.62%) Administrator
3 5 (8.62%) PC Engineer
3 5 (8.62%) Build Engineer
3 5 (8.62%) EPoS Engineer
4 4 (6.90%) SQL Developer
4 4 (6.90%) Security Administrator
4 4 (6.90%) Support Analyst
5 3 (5.17%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Consultant
5 3 (5.17%) Graduate
5 3 (5.17%) Junior
5 3 (5.17%) Tester
5 3 (5.17%) Installations Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) IT Administrator
5 3 (5.17%) Field Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) EPoS Installation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.17%) .NET
2 2 (3.45%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.72%) WCF
3 1 (1.72%) jQuery
3 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.72%) Entity Framework
3 1 (1.72%) Backbone.js
3 1 (1.72%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (1.72%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.72%) NHibernate
3 1 (1.72%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.90%) Chip and PIN
3 2 (3.45%) EFT
3 2 (3.45%) EFTPOS
3 2 (3.45%) Smartcard
3 2 (3.45%) APACS
3 2 (3.45%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.72%) EMV
4 1 (1.72%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.72%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.72%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (31.03%) Windows
2 12 (20.69%) Windows 7
3 6 (10.34%) Windows XP
4 4 (6.90%) Windows 2000
5 2 (3.45%) Linux
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (8.62%) ITIL
1 5 (8.62%) Migration
1 5 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (6.90%) E-Commerce
3 3 (5.17%) Project Management
3 3 (5.17%) PRINCE2
3 3 (5.17%) Time Management
4 2 (3.45%) Supplier Management
4 2 (3.45%) Change Control
4 2 (3.45%) Test Strategy
4 2 (3.45%) Mobile Commerce
4 2 (3.45%) MVC
5 1 (1.72%) Scrum
5 1 (1.72%) TDD
5 1 (1.72%) Data Analysis
5 1 (1.72%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (1.72%) Software Engineering
5 1 (1.72%) UML
5 1 (1.72%) OO
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.97%) SQL
2 3 (5.17%) T-SQL
2 3 (5.17%) C#
3 2 (3.45%) VBA
4 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.72%) Java
4 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) Degree
2 2 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (3.45%) MCSE
2 2 (3.45%) ISEB
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.45%) MCDST
2 2 (3.45%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.72%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) SLA
1 2 (3.45%) ISO 8583
2 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.90%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.72%) VMware Server
3 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) TeamSite
1 1 (1.72%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.72%) WSUS
1 1 (1.72%) SCCM
1 1 (1.72%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (25.86%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.79%) Cisco
3 4 (6.90%) SAP
3 4 (6.90%) VMware
4 3 (5.17%) Acronis
5 2 (3.45%) Google
6 1 (1.72%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.72%) Veeam
6 1 (1.72%) hybris
6 1 (1.72%) Remedy
6 1 (1.72%) F5
6 1 (1.72%) Hitwise
6 1 (1.72%) Demandware
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £17.00 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago