The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in IT contracts advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Stevenage region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 12 8 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing EPoS 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 7.84% 3.13% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 28.57% 20.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £150 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
-19.23% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.88 £14.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.81%
Miscellaneous Category
Stevenage
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 27.45% 15.63% 12.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
Average daily rate £351 £398 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.63% +59.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £37.00 - £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
EPoS
Hertfordshire

EPoS
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

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

EPoS Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

EPoS
Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

EPoS Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

EPoS
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage 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 4 (100.00%) Retail
2 3 (75.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle ODI
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (50.00%) MSMQ
3 2 (50.00%) CRM
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Retalix

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Support Specialist
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) MSMQ
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Retalix