Period
to 19 March 2019

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 19 March 2019 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
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 162 156 151
Rank change year-on-year -6 -5 +24
Contract jobs citing EPoS 12 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.29% 0.25% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.87% 0.71% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 22 33
Berkshire median daily rate £525 £115 £110
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +356.52% +4.55% -72.50%
10th Percentile £118 £100 £105
90th Percentile £590 £406 £115
South East median daily rate £365 £115 £105
% change year-on-year +217.39% +9.52% -73.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £15.00 - £12.75

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 1,386 1,417 1,199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 33.09% 35.75% 31.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 658 676 570
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £215
90th Percentile £588 £588 £550
South East median daily rate £430 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 50 57
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.17% -20.00% -18.92%
10th Percentile £12.00 £8.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £42.50 £55.26
South East median hourly rate £18.75 £24.02 £17.45
% change year-on-year -21.94% +37.65% -27.29%

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 19 March 2019.

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 19 March 2019. 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 -14 8 £550 +378.26% 1
Bracknell - 2 - - 1
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 £115 -
EPoS
South East

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing EPoS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 9 (75.00%) Retail
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) REST
3 2 (16.67%) User Stories
3 2 (16.67%) Vitria
3 2 (16.67%) BusinessWare
3 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
3 2 (16.67%) DB2
3 2 (16.67%) SOAP
3 2 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (8.33%) Windows
4 1 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (8.33%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (8.33%) Flash
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) ERP
4 1 (8.33%) ETL
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) SLA
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (8.33%) EMV
4 1 (8.33%) Middleware
4 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (8.33%) Back Office
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) C++

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) BusinessWare
2 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) DB2
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Moq
1 1 (8.33%) MSTest
General
1 9 (75.00%) Retail
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Back Office
3 1 (8.33%) French Language
3 1 (8.33%) German Language
3 1 (8.33%) Italian Language
3 1 (8.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) EPoS Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Implementation Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Installations Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
4 1 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Payments Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Retail Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) REST
1 2 (16.67%) SOAP
1 2 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (8.33%) Flash
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) Task Parallel Library
2 1 (8.33%) Unity DI Container
2 1 (8.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (8.33%) EMV
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) User Stories
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Complex ETL
2 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Data Integration
2 1 (8.33%) Data Mapping
2 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (8.33%) ERP
2 1 (8.33%) ETL
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) OO
2 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (8.33%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (8.33%) SDLC
2 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (8.33%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
2 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) C++
2 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (8.33%) X++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Vitria
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (8.33%) Teradata