The first 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 23 April 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 South East 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 228 213 219
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Contract jobs citing EPoS 24 22 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.26% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.17% 1.34% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 17
Average daily rate £250 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £82 £325 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £418 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
Average hourly rate £14.75 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.88 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-0.89% -
Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2055 1646 2021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.33% 19.32% 19.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1112 773 902
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £212 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £522 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 162 199
Average hourly rate £19.50 £23.88 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.32% -8.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.40 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -20.00%
EPoS
England

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 23 April 2014.

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 23 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Surrey - 10 £275 - 1
Berkshire +7 7 £218 - 1
Buckinghamshire -26 3 £220 -37.14%
Hampshire -5 2 £85 -73.64% 3
Oxfordshire - 2 £600 -
Middlesex - - - -
EPoS
England

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 21 (42.86%) Retail
2 18 (36.73%) Windows
3 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
4 13 (26.53%) Windows 7
5 11 (22.45%) Active Directory
5 11 (22.45%) MS Excel
6 10 (20.41%) Finance
7 9 (18.37%) Windows XP
8 8 (16.33%) Scrum
9 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (14.29%) TDD
9 7 (14.29%) NHibernate
9 7 (14.29%) Software Engineering
9 7 (14.29%) jQuery
9 7 (14.29%) WCF
9 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (14.29%) Backbone.js
9 7 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
9 7 (14.29%) AngularJS
9 7 (14.29%) MVC
9 7 (14.29%) .NET
9 7 (14.29%) C#
9 7 (14.29%) JavaScript
9 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET
9 7 (14.29%) OO
9 7 (14.29%) Project Management
10 6 (12.24%) SCCM
10 6 (12.24%) VMware
11 5 (10.20%) Business Analysis
11 5 (10.20%) EFT

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 11 (22.45%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.20%) MS Project
2 5 (10.20%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
General
1 21 (42.86%) Retail
2 10 (20.41%) Finance
3 4 (8.16%) Back Office
4 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.04%) Automotive
5 1 (2.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (30.61%) Analyst
2 10 (20.41%) Project Manager
3 8 (16.33%) Support Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) Agile C# Developer
4 7 (14.29%) Developer
4 7 (14.29%) C# Developer
5 5 (10.20%) EPoS Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) EPoS Support Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Business Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Help Desk Support
6 4 (8.16%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Help Desk Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Administrator
7 3 (6.12%) Test Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Consultant
7 3 (6.12%) Support Consultant
7 3 (6.12%) Network Administrator
7 3 (6.12%) Deployment Specialist
7 3 (6.12%) Network Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) NHibernate
1 7 (14.29%) jQuery
1 7 (14.29%) WCF
1 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
1 7 (14.29%) Backbone.js
1 7 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
1 7 (14.29%) AngularJS
1 7 (14.29%) .NET
1 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.04%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) EFT
2 2 (4.08%) Social Media
2 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.08%) Mobile Payment
2 2 (4.08%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.08%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.04%) PMI
3 1 (2.04%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (36.73%) Windows
2 13 (26.53%) Windows 7
3 9 (18.37%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.33%) Scrum
2 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (14.29%) TDD
2 7 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 7 (14.29%) MVC
2 7 (14.29%) OO
2 7 (14.29%) Project Management
3 5 (10.20%) Business Analysis
4 4 (8.16%) PRINCE2
5 3 (6.12%) Software Deployment
6 2 (4.08%) Change Control
6 2 (4.08%) Content Management
6 2 (4.08%) Resource Management
6 2 (4.08%) Migration
6 2 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.08%) Change Management
6 2 (4.08%) B2C
6 2 (4.08%) CRM
6 2 (4.08%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.04%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.29%) C#
1 7 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 4 (8.16%) SQL
3 1 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) A+ Certification
1 1 (2.04%) PMI Certification
1 1 (2.04%) Dell Certification
1 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (2.04%) DCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 11 (22.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.24%) VMware
3 1 (2.04%) SAP
3 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.04%) Dell
3 1 (2.04%) Cisco
3 1 (2.04%) BT
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