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 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 259 240 211
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -29
Contract jobs citing EPoS 10 31 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.32% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 1.03% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 20
Median daily rate £450 £213 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+111.76% -42.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £83 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £383 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £170 £125 £400
% change year-on-year
+36.00% -68.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Median hourly rate - £11.59 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -11.11%
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
2720 3012 2672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.65% 31.49% 29.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1566 1657 1416
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 157 149
Median hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.94% -8.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.78 £12.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.20 £46.50 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%

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 July 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 25 July 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
Surrey -1 5 £475 +280.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +16 2 £450 +133.76% 3
Oxfordshire - 2 £100 - 1
Berkshire -4 1 - - 1
EPoS
England

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 12 (70.59%) Retail
2 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
3 3 (17.65%) SAP
3 3 (17.65%) Finance
4 2 (11.76%) Wireless
4 2 (11.76%) Toshiba
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (11.76%) BASE24
4 2 (11.76%) ISO 8583
4 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
4 2 (11.76%) Data Management
4 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Fujitsu
4 2 (11.76%) Windows
4 2 (11.76%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle
4 2 (11.76%) ERP
4 2 (11.76%) WAN
4 2 (11.76%) EFT
4 2 (11.76%) EFTPOS
4 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
4 2 (11.76%) CRM
4 2 (11.76%) ISEB
4 2 (11.76%) Smartcard
4 2 (11.76%) Mobile Commerce
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Wincor Nixdorf
4 2 (11.76%) Process Improvement
4 2 (11.76%) VeriFone
4 2 (11.76%) Master Data 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) BASE24
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (5.88%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) WAN
1 2 (11.76%) Wireless
2 1 (5.88%) ATM
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) eggPlant
1 1 (5.88%) Selenium
1 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
1 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.88%) TestComplete
1 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (70.59%) Retail
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Business Consultant
2 2 (11.76%) Business Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Business Process Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Business Process Consultant
2 2 (11.76%) Business Process Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Consultant
2 2 (11.76%) Data Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) ERP Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Master Data Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Process Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Process Consultant
2 2 (11.76%) Process Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Programme Manager
2 2 (11.76%) SAP Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) SAP Business Process Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Support Team Leader
2 2 (11.76%) Team Leader
2 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) EFT
1 2 (11.76%) EFTPOS
1 2 (11.76%) Smartcard
2 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) AIX
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
2 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.76%) CRM
2 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
2 2 (11.76%) Data Management
2 2 (11.76%) ERP
2 2 (11.76%) Master Data Management
2 2 (11.76%) Mobile Commerce
2 2 (11.76%) Process Improvement
2 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.88%) Analytics
3 1 (5.88%) API Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Change Control
3 1 (5.88%) Data Analytics
3 1 (5.88%) Demand Management
3 1 (5.88%) Resource Management
3 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
3 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) ISO 8583
2 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) SAP
2 2 (11.76%) Fujitsu
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Toshiba
2 2 (11.76%) VeriFone
2 2 (11.76%) Wincor Nixdorf
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) VocaLink
3 1 (5.88%) WorldPay