The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 22 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)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 79 97
Rank change year-on-year -7 +18  
Contract jobs citing EPoS 17 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.11% 0.97% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.02% 3.50% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 2
Median daily rate £250 £450 £256
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.44% +75.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £405 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £510 £261
UK excluding London median daily rate £108 £410 £248
% change year-on-year -73.78% +65.65%  
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 the East Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 423 428 469
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 27.56% 27.58% 28.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 271 256
Median daily rate £400 £393 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.91% +12.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £245 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £575 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.02% +3.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 16 28
Median hourly rate £17.85 £14.00 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.50% -16.79%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.99 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £22.80 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £18.69
% change year-on-year +9.89% +21.72%  

EPoS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

EPoS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EPoS in the East Midlands

EPoS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing EPoS in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for EPoS in the East Midlands

EPoS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EPoS in the East Midlands

EPoS
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EPoS within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 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
Leicestershire - 8 £265 - 1
Derbyshire - 4 £108 -
Nottinghamshire -6 2 £425 -10.52%
Lincolnshire - 1 £105 -
EPoS
England

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

1 20 (58.82%) Retail
2 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
3 12 (35.29%) SCCM
3 12 (35.29%) PowerShell
3 12 (35.29%) Hyper-V
3 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (35.29%) Windows Server
3 12 (35.29%) VBScript
3 12 (35.29%) Windows
3 12 (35.29%) LAN
3 12 (35.29%) DHCP
3 12 (35.29%) TCP/IP
3 12 (35.29%) DNS
4 11 (32.35%) HP
4 11 (32.35%) Dell
4 11 (32.35%) IIS
4 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
4 11 (32.35%) Wireless
4 11 (32.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (32.35%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (11.76%) MVVM
5 4 (11.76%) MVC
5 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (11.76%) WPF
5 4 (11.76%) Sun
5 4 (11.76%) C#
5 4 (11.76%) .NET
6 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce
6 3 (8.82%) Migration
7 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management

EPoS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (32.35%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (35.29%) DHCP
1 12 (35.29%) DNS
1 12 (35.29%) LAN
1 12 (35.29%) TCP/IP
2 11 (32.35%) Remote Desktop
2 11 (32.35%) Wireless
3 1 (2.94%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
2 11 (32.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (58.82%) Retail
2 2 (5.88%) Back Office
3 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) EPoS Engineer
2 11 (32.35%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) .NET Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Deployment Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Business Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Coordinator
4 3 (8.82%) Project Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (5.88%) C# Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Field Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Field Service Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Server Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Systems Support
5 2 (5.88%) Systems Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) .NET
1 4 (11.76%) WPF
2 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
2 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (5.88%) Entity Framework
2 2 (5.88%) Silverlight
2 2 (5.88%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Chip and PIN
1 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
1 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Windows
1 12 (35.29%) Windows Server
1 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (11.76%) MVC
1 4 (11.76%) MVVM
2 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce
2 3 (8.82%) Migration
3 2 (5.88%) Break/Fix
3 2 (5.88%) Release Management
3 2 (5.88%) Scrum
3 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (5.88%) TDD
3 2 (5.88%) Workflow
4 1 (2.94%) Business Analysis
4 1 (2.94%) IT Strategy
4 1 (2.94%) ITIL
4 1 (2.94%) Logistics
4 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.94%) Resource Management
4 1 (2.94%) Software Architecture
4 1 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (2.94%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) PowerShell
1 12 (35.29%) VBScript
2 4 (11.76%) C#
3 2 (5.88%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.94%) QA
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (35.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (35.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Dell
1 11 (32.35%) HP
1 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) Sun
3 1 (2.94%) Google
3 1 (2.94%) Twitter
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