The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
South East / Hampshire
Rank 108 123 121
Rank change year-on-year +15 -2  
Contract jobs citing EPoS 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.22% 0.092% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.70% 0.31% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £138 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £115 £300 £363
% change year-on-year -61.66% -17.24%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £11.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year +36.36% -36.12%  

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 Hampshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 568 653 613
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 30.57% 29.94% 28.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 447 343
Median daily rate £415 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 22 40
Median hourly rate £17.50 £38.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.54% +28.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.28 £15.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.26 £50.00 £40.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.75 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.68% +48.00%  

EPoS
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

EPoS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EPoS in Hampshire

EPoS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing EPoS in Hampshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for EPoS in Hampshire

EPoS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EPoS in Hampshire

EPoS
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EPoS within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Southampton - 3 £138 - 3
Portsmouth - 2 £138 -
Eastleigh - 1 £588 -
EPoS
South East

EPoS
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 7 (53.85%) Retail
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Back Office
3 2 (15.38%) ATM
3 2 (15.38%) User Experience
3 2 (15.38%) Multichannel Retail
4 1 (7.69%) Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
4 1 (7.69%) Informatics
4 1 (7.69%) Selenium
4 1 (7.69%) Release Management
4 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.69%) RedPrairie
4 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
4 1 (7.69%) Health Informatics
4 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
4 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) ISEB
4 1 (7.69%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Finance
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) CRM

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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 (15.38%) ATM
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
1 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (53.85%) Retail
2 2 (15.38%) Back Office
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Architect
1 5 (38.46%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (15.38%) ATM Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) EPoS Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Break Fix Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Customer Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Installations Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Integration Architect
3 1 (7.69%) IT Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Printer Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Software Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Chip and PIN
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) Multichannel Retail
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) Health Informatics
3 1 (7.69%) Informatics
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Release Management
3 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
3 1 (7.69%) Scrum
3 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
3 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C#
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) RedPrairie