The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 137 131 139
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Contract jobs citing EPoS 6 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.20% 0.13% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.74% 0.55% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £115 £90 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £225 £225
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £13.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £11.17 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-1.52% -17.25%
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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
815 731 743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.39% 24.15% 25.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 482 447
Median daily rate £375 £373 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £218 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 62 57
Median hourly rate £39.00 £32.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.24 £46.60 £42.50
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 West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing EPoS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

EPoS Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

EPoS
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing EPoS across the South West region.

EPoS Daily Rate Trend in the South West

EPoS
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EPoS across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

EPoS Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

EPoS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing EPoS across the South West region.

EPoS Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

EPoS
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
Wiltshire -3 2 £270 - 1
Bristol 0 1 £425 +372.22%
Devon 0 1 £115 - 1
Dorset -6 1 £190 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 1
Somerset - 1 £115 -
EPoS
England

EPoS
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 West region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 6 (50.00%) Retail
2 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (25.00%) Scrum
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Smartphone
3 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) ERP
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (8.33%) Line Management
4 1 (8.33%) Software Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Selenium

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Selenium
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Field Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) EPoS Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum Master
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) EPoS Field Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) EPoS Manager
4 1 (8.33%) EPoS Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) EPoS Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) IT Director
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (25.00%) Scrum
1 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) ERP
3 1 (8.33%) Line Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Software Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle