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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 229 206 223
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +17
Contract jobs citing EPoS 25 34 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.38% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.90% 1.40% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 13
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£198 £243 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.55% -30.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £84 £80 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £525 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £238 £308
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -22.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 4
Average hourly rate £11.17 - £18.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 - £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.04 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.17 £13.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-17.25% -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
2785 2427 2080
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.85% 27.11% 25.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1455 1306 1000
Average daily rate £375 £345 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £190 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 152 138
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.50 £22.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.75% -9.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.50 £13.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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 +5 12 £310 -27.90% 2
Berkshire -11 10 £158 -17.10% 1
Surrey -1 1 £205 -60.95% 2
West Sussex -17 1 - - 2
EPoS
England

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 13 (27.08%) Windows
3 11 (22.92%) MS Office
4 10 (20.83%) Retail
5 8 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 7 (14.58%) SQL
6 7 (14.58%) ATM
6 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (12.50%) Finance
8 5 (10.42%) Cisco
8 5 (10.42%) Degree
9 4 (8.33%) APACS
9 4 (8.33%) ISO 8583
9 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce
9 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (8.33%) EFT
10 3 (6.25%) Sage
10 3 (6.25%) EMV
10 3 (6.25%) Chip and PIN
10 3 (6.25%) .NET
10 3 (6.25%) C#
10 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
10 3 (6.25%) VMware
10 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (6.25%) Business Analysis
10 3 (6.25%) Wincor Nixdorf
10 3 (6.25%) Hyper-V
10 3 (6.25%) VocaLink
10 3 (6.25%) TSYS
10 3 (6.25%) VeriFone

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (2.08%) CMS
1 1 (2.08%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 11 (22.92%) MS Office
2 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) WebTrends
1 1 (2.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Office 365
1 3 (6.25%) Sage Pay
2 1 (2.08%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.08%) Google Apps
2 1 (2.08%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) ATM
2 1 (2.08%) DHCP
2 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.08%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) Data Mining
General
1 10 (20.83%) Retail
2 6 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (4.17%) Norwegian Language
4 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.08%) Back Office
4 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (20.83%) Analyst
2 6 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 4 (8.33%) Data Consultant
3 4 (8.33%) Tester
3 4 (8.33%) Consultant
4 3 (6.25%) Developer
4 3 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (6.25%) Field Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) Deployment Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) Build Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) PC Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) EPoS Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Field Service Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Test Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) .NET
2 2 (4.17%) NHibernate
2 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
2 2 (4.17%) Backbone.js
2 2 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (4.17%) jQuery
2 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (4.17%) WCF
2 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.08%) HTML
3 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.33%) APACS
2 4 (8.33%) EFT
3 3 (6.25%) EMV
3 3 (6.25%) Chip and PIN
4 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.17%) EFTPOS
4 2 (4.17%) Smartcard
5 1 (2.08%) Social Media
5 1 (2.08%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.08%) Windows
2 8 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.17%) Linux
3 2 (4.17%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce
1 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (6.25%) Business Analysis
3 2 (4.17%) TDD
3 2 (4.17%) Software Engineering
3 2 (4.17%) Scrum
3 2 (4.17%) CRM
3 2 (4.17%) OO
3 2 (4.17%) ITIL
3 2 (4.17%) MVC
3 2 (4.17%) Migration
3 2 (4.17%) Mobile Commerce
4 1 (2.08%) Project Management
4 1 (2.08%) Change Management
4 1 (2.08%) E-business
4 1 (2.08%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (2.08%) Data Modelling
4 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.08%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.58%) SQL
2 3 (6.25%) C#
3 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) MCDST
2 2 (4.17%) MCSE
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.08%) ISEB
3 1 (2.08%) MCP
3 1 (2.08%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) ISO 8583
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.42%) Cisco
3 3 (6.25%) Sage
3 3 (6.25%) VMware
3 3 (6.25%) Wincor Nixdorf
3 3 (6.25%) VocaLink
3 3 (6.25%) TSYS
3 3 (6.25%) VeriFone
3 3 (6.25%) Acronis
3 3 (6.25%) WorldPay
3 3 (6.25%) Elavon
3 3 (6.25%) Ingenico
4 2 (4.17%) Google
5 1 (2.08%) SAP
5 1 (2.08%) hybris
5 1 (2.08%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.08%) Demandware
5 1 (2.08%) Hitwise
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