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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
England / South East
Rank 230 253 241
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -12
Contract jobs citing EPoS 13 10 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.11% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.57% 0.39% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 13
Median daily rate £126 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-68.43% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £171 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £415 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £115 £300 £425
% change year-on-year
-61.66% -29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £17.22
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 - £17.22

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
2266 2545 2700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.87% 29.21% 27.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1326 1509 1418
Median daily rate £400 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 150 162
Median hourly rate £17.50 £43.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.30% +138.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £12.50 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £60.00 £45.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +25.00%

EPoS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing EPoS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EPoS within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 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
Hampshire +4 6 £138 - 2
Kent +6 3 £113 -
Berkshire +9 2 £114 -71.56% 1
Surrey - 2 £145 - 2
Buckinghamshire 0 1 £265 -11.66% 2
East Sussex - 1 £115 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £265 -
EPoS
England

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 South East region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 14 (31.82%) Retail
2 6 (13.64%) Windows
3 4 (9.09%) ATM
4 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.55%) VeriFone
4 2 (4.55%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.55%) FIS
4 2 (4.55%) Postilion
4 2 (4.55%) Multichannel Retail
4 2 (4.55%) User Experience
4 2 (4.55%) A+ Certification
4 2 (4.55%) EFT
4 2 (4.55%) EFTPOS
4 2 (4.55%) Smartcard
4 2 (4.55%) Mobile Commerce
4 2 (4.55%) SLA
4 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.55%) MS Office
4 2 (4.55%) Web Services
4 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce
4 2 (4.55%) Wincor Nixdorf
4 2 (4.55%) Fujitsu
4 2 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.55%) Banking
4 2 (4.55%) Toshiba
4 2 (4.55%) Back Office
4 2 (4.55%) Finance
4 2 (4.55%) BASE24
4 2 (4.55%) ISO 8583
5 1 (2.27%) Clustering

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Office
2 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) BASE24
1 2 (4.55%) Postilion
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) ATM
2 1 (2.27%) Network Security
2 1 (2.27%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 14 (31.82%) Retail
2 2 (4.55%) Back Office
2 2 (4.55%) Banking
2 2 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) German Language
3 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (38.64%) EPoS Engineer
2 8 (18.18%) Field Engineer
3 6 (13.64%) Field Service Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (11.36%) Architect
4 5 (11.36%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Break Fix Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) EPoS Field Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Installations Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) EPoS Installation Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) ATM Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) EPoS Field Service Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Implementation Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Payments Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Product Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Service Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) Web Services
2 1 (2.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Driving Licence
1 2 (4.55%) EFT
1 2 (4.55%) EFTPOS
1 2 (4.55%) Smartcard
1 2 (4.55%) User Experience
2 1 (2.27%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (2.27%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Windows
2 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce
1 2 (4.55%) Mobile Commerce
1 2 (4.55%) Multichannel Retail
2 1 (2.27%) Business Analysis
2 1 (2.27%) Computer Security
2 1 (2.27%) CRM
2 1 (2.27%) Document Management
2 1 (2.27%) ERP
2 1 (2.27%) Health Informatics
2 1 (2.27%) Informatics
2 1 (2.27%) Line Management
2 1 (2.27%) OO
2 1 (2.27%) Presales
2 1 (2.27%) Project Management
2 1 (2.27%) Release Management
2 1 (2.27%) Resource Management
2 1 (2.27%) TOGAF
2 1 (2.27%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.27%) C#
1 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) A+ Certification
2 1 (2.27%) CompTIA Security+
2 1 (2.27%) MCP
2 1 (2.27%) MCSE
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.27%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (2.27%) Security+ Certification
2 1 (2.27%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) ISO 8583
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 2 (4.55%) FIS
1 2 (4.55%) Fujitsu
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
1 2 (4.55%) Toshiba
1 2 (4.55%) VeriFone
1 2 (4.55%) Wincor Nixdorf
2 1 (2.27%) Apple
2 1 (2.27%) HP
2 1 (2.27%) RedPrairie
2 1 (2.27%) ServiceNow