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 3 months to 29 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 / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 76 82
Rank change year-on-year -13 +6  
Contract jobs citing EPoS 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.39% 0.21% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.46% 0.74% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 3
Median daily rate £485 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.77% +50.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £425 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £617 £475 £382
UK excluding London median daily rate £113 £395 £269
% change year-on-year -71.51% +46.97%  
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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 274 271 442
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 26.76% 28.17% 36.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 194 301
Median daily rate £400 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £549 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 26
Median hourly rate £15.00 £10.24 £16.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.55% -36.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.31 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £23.86 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +8.69% +27.77%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 3 months to 29 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
Milton Keynes - 4 £485 - 1
EPoS
South East

For the 6 months to 29 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 5 (71.43%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Presales
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (14.29%) Sun
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management

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 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
General
1 5 (71.43%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) EPoS Manager
1 4 (57.14%) Project Manager
2 3 (42.86%) EPoS Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Deployment Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Field Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Field Service Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Payments Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Payments Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Presales
1 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Sun