The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Surrey 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 85 80 88
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Contract jobs citing EPoS 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.16% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.81% 0.94% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£295 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £22.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +40.62%
Miscellaneous Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
247 213 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 19.70% 16.86% 19.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 83 102
Average daily rate £374 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £175 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 29
Average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.95 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -20.32%
EPoS
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EPoS
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

EPoS Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

EPoS
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

EPoS Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

EPoS
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

EPoS Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
3 5 (41.67%) SCCM
3 5 (41.67%) Windows XP
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) Retail
4 3 (25.00%) Software Deployment
5 2 (16.67%) Fat Client
5 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 2 (16.67%) EFT
5 2 (16.67%) Thin Client
5 2 (16.67%) ADSL
5 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 2 (16.67%) MS Project
5 2 (16.67%) MS Office
6 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
6 1 (8.33%) CSS
6 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 1 (8.33%) C
6 1 (8.33%) C#
6 1 (8.33%) C++
6 1 (8.33%) HTML
6 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (8.33%) SQL
6 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
6 1 (8.33%) .NET
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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.

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS Project
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (41.67%) Retail
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) EPoS Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Deployment Specialist
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
2 2 (16.67%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Junior Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Junior
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) WinForms
1 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (8.33%) WPF
1 1 (8.33%) HTML5
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Fat Client
1 2 (16.67%) EFT
1 2 (16.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
3 5 (41.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Software Deployment
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (8.33%) MVC
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
1 1 (8.33%) C#
1 1 (8.33%) C++
1 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle