Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited EPoS over the 6 months to 22 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 Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 57 76
Rank change year-on-year -2 +19 -9
Contract jobs citing EPoS 3 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.49% 0.36% 0.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.56% 1.09% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 5
Cardiff median daily rate £115 £95 £85
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.05% +11.76% -
South Wales median daily rate £115 £95 £85
% change year-on-year +21.05% +11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Cardiff median hourly rate - - £16.00
South Wales median hourly rate - - £16.00

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 Cardiff with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 192 184 212
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 31.32% 32.97% 24.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 151 173
Cardiff median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £150 £158 £185
90th Percentile £475 £513 £475
South Wales median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year -1.32% +8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 2
Cardiff median hourly rate £20.69 £40.00 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.28% +151.97% +29.59%
10th Percentile £15.78 £40.00 £14.99
90th Percentile £35.68 £40.00 £16.56
South Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £25.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year -9.25% +39.73% +30.36%

EPoS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for EPoS in Cardiff

EPoS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EPoS in Cardiff

EPoS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EPoS in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 2 (66.67%) ATM
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Break/Fix

EPoS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 (66.67%) ATM
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) ATM Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Break Fix Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) EPoS Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Break/Fix