Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited EPoS over the 6 months to 24 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 94 129
Rank change year-on-year -21 +35 -41
Contract jobs citing EPoS 13 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.55% 0.69% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.41% 2.19% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 49 4
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £108 £105 £193
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% -45.45% -51.11%
10th Percentile £100 £105 £83
90th Percentile £113 £167 £373
South East median daily rate £110 £105 £310
% change year-on-year +4.76% -66.13% -10.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £12.00 - -
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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 539 549 809
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 22.74% 31.57% 30.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 285 397
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £251 £237 £254
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 27 40
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £14.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -0.69% -6.02%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.74 £9.47
90th Percentile £45.96 £41.00 £31.05
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £23.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -13.04% +17.95% +20.67%

EPoS
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for EPoS in Buckinghamshire

EPoS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EPoS in Buckinghamshire

EPoS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing EPoS in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for EPoS in Buckinghamshire

EPoS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EPoS in Buckinghamshire

EPoS
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EPoS within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 24 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
Milton Keynes -18 13 £108 +2.38% 1
EPoS
South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 5 (38.46%) ATM
2 4 (30.77%) Driving Licence
2 4 (30.77%) Break/Fix
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Logistics
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft

EPoS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) ATM
General
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) EPoS Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) EPoS Installation Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Installations Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) ATM Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Coordinator
4 1 (7.69%) EPoS Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Payments Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Payments Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Break/Fix
2 1 (7.69%) Logistics
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle