The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 44 34 39
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Contract jobs citing EPoS 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.27% 0.31% 0.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.92% 1.47% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -70.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £16.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-39.39% -40.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Miscellaneous Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
109 68 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 28.99% 20.92% 33.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 47 49
Average daily rate £350 £300 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £138 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 18
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.49 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.32% -21.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £16.25 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £17.27 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

EPoS
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing EPoS across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

EPoS Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

EPoS
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

EPoS Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

EPoS
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

EPoS Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

EPoS
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 3 (75.00%) Wireless
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
1 3 (75.00%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (25.00%) Back Office
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Replication
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Retail-J
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Retail-J
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Wireless
General
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Back Office
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
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