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 30 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 235 259 209
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -50
Contract jobs citing EPoS 25 15 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.15% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.97% 0.48% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 24
Median daily rate £104 £85 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.05% -71.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £82 £97
10% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £305 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £100 £263 £336
% change year-on-year
-61.90% -21.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £12.75 £17.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.08% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £19.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year
-28.94% +90.00%
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
2566 3096 2819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.82% 31.31% 30.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1464 1774 1528
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £233 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 179 165
Median hourly rate £24.09 £21.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.75% +24.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £40.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.34% +8.57%

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 30 September 2016.

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 30 September 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
Berkshire +8 7 £100 -50.61%
Oxfordshire - 6 £100 -
Kent +8 5 £103 -
Surrey - 5 £100 -
Buckinghamshire +19 4 £105 +23.52%
Hampshire +11 4 £135 -50.90% 1
West Sussex +5 3 £111 +30.88%
East Sussex - 1 £105 -
EPoS
England

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 South East region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 14 (40.00%) Retail
2 6 (17.14%) Windows
3 5 (14.29%) Driving Licence
4 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
4 4 (11.43%) ATM
5 3 (8.57%) Programme Management
5 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
5 3 (8.57%) Process Improvement
5 3 (8.57%) Banking
6 2 (5.71%) Windows 8
6 2 (5.71%) Master Data Management
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (5.71%) Data Management
6 2 (5.71%) Data Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) Wireless
6 2 (5.71%) SLA
6 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
6 2 (5.71%) ERP
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle
6 2 (5.71%) SAP
7 1 (2.86%) ITIL
7 1 (2.86%) MS Office
7 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.86%) Linux
7 1 (2.86%) A+ Certification
7 1 (2.86%) EFT
7 1 (2.86%) EFTPOS
7 1 (2.86%) Smartcard
7 1 (2.86%) Mobile Commerce
7 1 (2.86%) Project Management

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:

Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (2.86%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) ATM
2 2 (5.71%) Wireless
General
1 14 (40.00%) Retail
2 3 (8.57%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Games
3 1 (2.86%) German Language
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) EPoS Engineer
2 9 (25.71%) Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Installations Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) EPoS Installation Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Field Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Field Service Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) IT Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (8.57%) Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) EPoS Support Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Programme Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Business Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Business Process Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Data Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) EPoS Field Service Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Process Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Process Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.86%) EFT
2 1 (2.86%) EFTPOS
2 1 (2.86%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.71%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.86%) Linux
4 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
2 3 (8.57%) Process Improvement
2 3 (8.57%) Programme Management
3 2 (5.71%) Data Analysis
3 2 (5.71%) Data Management
3 2 (5.71%) ERP
3 2 (5.71%) Master Data Management
4 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.86%) Business Analysis
4 1 (2.86%) ITIL
4 1 (2.86%) ITIL V3
4 1 (2.86%) Logistics
4 1 (2.86%) Mobile Commerce
4 1 (2.86%) Project Management
4 1 (2.86%) Scrum
4 1 (2.86%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle
1 2 (5.71%) SAP
2 1 (2.86%) Fujitsu
2 1 (2.86%) Toshiba
2 1 (2.86%) VeriFone
2 1 (2.86%) Wincor Nixdorf