Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 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)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 93 -
Rank change year-on-year +11 - -
Contract jobs citing EPoS 7 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.53% 0.41% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.00% 1.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 22 28 0
Cheshire median daily rate £110 £100 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
North West median daily rate £110 £105 £85
% change year-on-year +4.76% +23.53% -59.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 Cheshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 350 467 584
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 26.42% 31.90% 27.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 309 402
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £400 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -3.73% +10.07%
10th Percentile £229 £213 £290
90th Percentile £538 £675 £550
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 21
Cheshire median hourly rate £18.42 £19.64 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.22% +16.64% +5.25%
10th Percentile £11.25 £14.11 £12.35
90th Percentile £27.30 £35.78 £17.76
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% -8.57% +16.67%

EPoS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

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 6 months to 19 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
Warrington +22 6 £105 +3.70%
Chester +13 2 £110 +10.00%
Crewe -14 2 £100 -1.23%
Macclesfield - 1 £115 -
EPoS
North West

For the 6 months to 19 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 3 (42.86%) ATM
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
1 3 (42.86%) Driving Licence
2 2 (28.57%) Break/Fix
3 1 (14.29%) Retail

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) ATM
General
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) ATM Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) EPoS Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Field Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Break Fix Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) EPoS Installation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Installations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Break/Fix