The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 26 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)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 80 -
Rank change year-on-year +25 -  
Contract jobs citing EPoS 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.31% 0.22% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.96% 0.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £105 £105 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £108 £381 £248
% change year-on-year -71.80% +54.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £10.15 - -
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 Cheshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 208 272 227
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 32.60% 29.66% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 188 148
Median daily rate £380 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.87% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £325 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 8 16
Median hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.85% +33.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.65 £62.50 £17.50
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 Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

EPoS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EPoS in Cheshire

EPoS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EPoS in Cheshire

EPoS
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EPoS within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Crewe -2 1 - -
Warrington - 1 £105 -
EPoS
North West

For the 6 months to 26 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (28.57%) SLA
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
2 2 (28.57%) Dependency Management
2 2 (28.57%) Break/Fix
2 2 (28.57%) Project Governance
3 1 (14.29%) Health Informatics
3 1 (14.29%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
3 1 (14.29%) Informatics

EPoS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) EPoS Manager
1 2 (28.57%) EPoS Project Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Field Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Field Service Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Break Fix Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) EPoS Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Printer Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Chip and PIN
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Break/Fix
1 2 (28.57%) Dependency Management
1 2 (28.57%) Project Governance
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Health Informatics
2 1 (14.29%) Informatics
2 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft