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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 124 113
Rank change year-on-year +22 -11  
Contract jobs citing EPoS 3 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.16% 0.042% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.57% 0.14% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 5
Median daily rate £108 - £125
90% offered a daily rate of more than £106 - £82
10% offered a daily rate of more than £114 - £386
UK excluding London median daily rate £110 £388 £248
% change year-on-year -71.61% +56.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.15 £12.50 £11.17
% change year-on-year -18.80% +11.90%  

EPoS is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 523 703 723
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 28.61% 29.53% 30.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 382 345
Median daily rate £401 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.31% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 33 21
Median hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.65 £12.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £30.20 £39.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

EPoS
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing EPoS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough - 2 £111 -
Bracknell - 1 £105 - 3
EPoS
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 4 (57.14%) Break/Fix
2 2 (28.57%) Health Informatics
2 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
2 2 (28.57%) ATM
2 2 (28.57%) Chip and PIN
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Marketing
2 2 (28.57%) Resource Management
2 2 (28.57%) Informatics
3 1 (14.29%) Banking

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 2 (28.57%) ATM
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Break Fix Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) EPoS Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Installations Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Printer Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) ATM Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cabling Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) EPoS Installation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Field Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Field Hardware Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Hardware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Chip and PIN
1 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Break/Fix
2 2 (28.57%) Health Informatics
2 2 (28.57%) Informatics
2 2 (28.57%) Resource Management