Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited EPoS over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 53 59
Rank change year-on-year -3 +6 -7
Contract jobs citing EPoS 12 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.76% 1.30% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.80% 4.49% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 32 2
Bedfordshire median daily rate £108 £105 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% -67.94% -27.22%
10th Percentile £100 £100 £244
90th Percentile £349 £471 £417
East of England median daily rate £108 £105 £80
% change year-on-year +2.38% +31.25% -82.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £25.00 -

EPoS is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 250 178 190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 36.66% 28.99% 28.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 112 115
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £170 £160 £200
90th Percentile £575 £536 £598
East of England median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 20
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £13.50 £12.05 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.03% -52.75% +104.00%
10th Percentile £10.30 £11.68 £12.45
90th Percentile £31.25 £12.43 £38.88
East of England median hourly rate £19.19 £32.14 £22.50
% change year-on-year -40.28% +42.82% -8.16%

EPoS
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing EPoS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for EPoS in Bedfordshire

EPoS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing EPoS in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for EPoS in Bedfordshire

EPoS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing EPoS in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for EPoS in Bedfordshire

EPoS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EPoS in Bedfordshire

EPoS
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EPoS within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -4 7 £108 +2.38%
Bedford - 3 £100 -
Dunstable -3 1 £325 -21.69%
EPoS
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (25.00%) Break/Fix
3 3 (25.00%) Driving Licence
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (25.00%) ATM
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) Retail
4 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (8.33%) Acceptance Criteria
5 1 (8.33%) Retail-J
5 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management

EPoS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Retail-J
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) ATM
General
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) EPoS Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) EPoS Installation Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Installations Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Test Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 1 (8.33%) EPoS Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Implementation Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) IT Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Manual Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Project Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Break/Fix
2 1 (8.33%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft