Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited EPoS over the 6 months to 23 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)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 156 172
Rank change year-on-year +4 +16 +7
Contract jobs citing EPoS 17 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.41% 0.26% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.28% 0.88% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 39 4
Berkshire median daily rate £115 £105 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% -67.44% +50.00%
10th Percentile £100 £100 £149
90th Percentile £135 £110 £362
South East median daily rate £110 £105 £310
% change year-on-year +4.76% -66.13% -10.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year +18.52% -8.47% +34.09%

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 Berkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1332 1255 1473
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 32.41% 29.17% 29.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 687 626 801
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £220 £226 £210
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 70 66
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.48 £19.81 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.77% -0.94% +14.29%
10th Percentile £10.44 £12.25 £11.44
90th Percentile £38.00 £48.83 £43.75
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £23.72 £19.50
% change year-on-year -15.67% +21.62% +20.67%

EPoS
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for EPoS in Berkshire

EPoS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EPoS in Berkshire

EPoS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing EPoS in Berkshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for EPoS in Berkshire

EPoS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EPoS in Berkshire

EPoS
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EPoS within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 23 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
Reading +12 13 £105 +5.00%
Slough +6 5 £115 +9.52%
EPoS
South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 8 (47.06%) Retail
2 5 (29.41%) ATM
2 5 (29.41%) Break/Fix
3 4 (23.53%) Driving Licence
4 3 (17.65%) Banking
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
5 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.76%) Logistics
5 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) PMO
5 2 (11.76%) Data Transformation
5 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (5.88%) Skype
6 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (5.88%) Windows
6 1 (5.88%) LAN
6 1 (5.88%) WAN
6 1 (5.88%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (5.88%) Finance
6 1 (5.88%) Legal

EPoS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) ATM
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) Skype
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
2 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (47.06%) Retail
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) EPoS Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) ATM Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) EPoS Installation Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Installations Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Business Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) EPoS Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Services Manager
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL Manager
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL Service Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Retail Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Cabling Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) EPoS Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) IT Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) PC Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Project Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Driving Licence
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Break/Fix
2 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
2 2 (11.76%) Data Transformation
2 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Logistics
3 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) PMO