Period
to 19 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited EPoS over the 6 months to 19 February 2018 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 of England
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 134 187
Rank change year-on-year -28 +53 -6
Contract jobs citing EPoS 33 46 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.71% 1.04% 0.059%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.10% 3.38% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 75 3
East of England median daily rate £110 £105 £85
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +23.53% -82.11%
10th Percentile £100 £89 £81
90th Percentile £366 £275 £498
England median daily rate £115 £110 £300
% change year-on-year +4.55% -63.33% -22.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
East of England median hourly rate - £25.00 -
England median hourly rate £10.30 £15.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year -31.33% +15.38% +18.18%

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 the East of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,570 1,362 1,403
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 33.71% 30.93% 27.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 925 762 756
East of England median daily rate £418 £350 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.20% -11.89% +6.00%
10th Percentile £208 £178 £203
90th Percentile £575 £544 £575
England median daily rate £458 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +4.57% +2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 117 169
East of England median hourly rate £24.60 £33.50 £22.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.57% +49.72% +10.49%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.32 £12.45
90th Percentile £51.38 £47.50 £48.75
England median hourly rate £22.35 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +11.73% - +14.29%

EPoS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing EPoS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for EPoS in the East of England

EPoS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EPoS in the East of England

EPoS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing EPoS in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for EPoS in the East of England

EPoS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EPoS in the East of England

EPoS
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 19 February 2018. 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
Hertfordshire -8 17 £128 +15.91% 2
Cambridgeshire -24 7 £105 +5.00%
Bedfordshire -14 6 £110 - 3
Essex +2 4 £105 +2.44%
Norfolk - 1 £115 -
EPoS
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing EPoS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 17 (51.52%) Retail
2 9 (27.27%) Driving Licence
3 6 (18.18%) Break/Fix
4 5 (15.15%) ATM
4 5 (15.15%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (12.12%) Finance
6 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.09%) Windows
6 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (9.09%) ISEB
6 3 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (9.09%) Mobile App
6 3 (9.09%) Integration Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 3 (9.09%) JIRA
6 3 (9.09%) Defect Management
6 3 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (6.06%) Supplier Management
7 2 (6.06%) Content Management
7 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
7 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.06%) SAP
7 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.06%) Banking
7 2 (6.06%) CMS
8 1 (3.03%) Business Continuity
8 1 (3.03%) Information Security
8 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management

EPoS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (6.06%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) ATM
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 17 (51.52%) Retail
2 4 (12.12%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Analyst
1 7 (21.21%) EPoS Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Project Manager
3 5 (15.15%) IT Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Business Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) EPoS Business Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) EPoS Installation Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Field Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Installations Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) ATM Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Digital Project Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Retail Business Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Architect
6 2 (6.06%) EPoS Manager
6 2 (6.06%) EPoS Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Project Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Driving Licence
2 3 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Break/Fix
2 5 (15.15%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (9.09%) Defect Management
3 3 (9.09%) Integration Testing
3 3 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 2 (6.06%) Content Management
4 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.06%) Supplier Management
4 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.03%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.03%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.03%) Information Architecture
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL
5 1 (3.03%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) ISEB
1 3 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.03%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) SAP
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle