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 18 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 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 87 - 103
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing EPoS 10 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.67% - 0.059%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.46% - 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate £275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £14.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+5.35% +1.81%
Miscellaneous Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
289 265 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 19.36% 20.65% 17.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 107 133
Average daily rate £330 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 31 27
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +28.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £37.50 £42.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
EPoS
South East

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EPoS across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

EPoS Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EPoS within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Guildford - - - -
EPoS
South East

EPoS
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Windows 7
3 9 (47.37%) Retail
4 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
5 7 (36.84%) Windows XP
6 6 (31.58%) SCCM
7 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
8 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
8 4 (21.05%) MS Office
8 4 (21.05%) ADSL
8 4 (21.05%) EFT
9 3 (15.79%) Software Deployment
9 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
9 3 (15.79%) Project Management
10 2 (10.53%) Thin Client
10 2 (10.53%) MS Project
10 2 (10.53%) Migration
10 2 (10.53%) Fat Client
11 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
11 1 (5.26%) Regression Testing
11 1 (5.26%) VMware
11 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
11 1 (5.26%) PMI
11 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
11 1 (5.26%) PRINCE

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
1 4 (21.05%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (47.37%) Retail
2 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Support Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Project Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Help Desk Support
3 4 (21.05%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Help Desk Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) EPoS Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Deployment Specialist
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Specialist
5 2 (10.53%) Junior Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) EPoS Support Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Junior
5 2 (10.53%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Support
6 1 (5.26%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (5.26%) Field Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) EFT
2 2 (10.53%) Thin Client
2 2 (10.53%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.26%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Windows 7
3 7 (36.84%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Software Deployment
1 3 (15.79%) Project Management
2 2 (10.53%) Migration
3 1 (5.26%) Regression Testing
3 1 (5.26%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) VMware
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