Period
to 18 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited EPoS over the 6 months to 18 January 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 > London
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 536 480 531
Rank change year-on-year -56 +51 -10
Contract jobs citing EPoS 94 122 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.20% 0.29% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.53% 0.80% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 108 37
London median daily rate £130 £188 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.67% -6.25% -50.00%
10th Percentile £105 £96 £114
90th Percentile £547 £641 £532
England median daily rate £115 £105 £300
% change year-on-year +9.52% -65.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
London median hourly rate £12.50 £19.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.21% +52.00% -
10th Percentile £11.25 £18.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £13.75 £19.50 £13.75
England median hourly rate £10.30 £14.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year -27.72% -20.83% +63.64%

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 17,760 15,227 16,252
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.20% 36.25% 37.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,864 10,693 11,374
London median daily rate £500 £475 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £688 £663 £650
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 255 269
London median hourly rate £21.90 £21.03 £20.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.14% +0.57% +16.17%
10th Percentile £12.73 £12.75 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.00 £44.05
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.82 £20.00
% change year-on-year +3.27% +4.10% +14.29%

EPoS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for EPoS in London

EPoS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EPoS in London

EPoS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing EPoS in London over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for EPoS in London

EPoS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EPoS in London

EPoS
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EPoS within the London region over the 6 months to 18 January 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
West London -20 14 £115 +4.55% 4
North London -4 9 £128 +13.33%
Central London -30 8 £259 +187.50% 4
East London -6 7 £115 +4.55% 1
South London -44 5 £128 +14.09%
EPoS
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 65 (69.15%) Retail
2 17 (18.09%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (13.83%) Business Analysis
4 12 (12.77%) SQL
5 11 (11.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (10.64%) Windows
6 10 (10.64%) E-Commerce
6 10 (10.64%) ATM
6 10 (10.64%) Project Management
7 9 (9.57%) Mobile App
7 9 (9.57%) Break/Fix
8 8 (8.51%) Banking
9 7 (7.45%) SLA
9 7 (7.45%) ITIL
9 7 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (7.45%) PCI DSS
10 6 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (6.38%) Java
10 6 (6.38%) ERP
10 6 (6.38%) Microsoft
10 6 (6.38%) CRM
10 6 (6.38%) Middleware
10 6 (6.38%) Knowledge Management
10 6 (6.38%) CMS
11 5 (5.32%) Information Security
11 5 (5.32%) Finance
11 5 (5.32%) Dynamics AX
11 5 (5.32%) X++
11 5 (5.32%) QA
11 5 (5.32%) Content Management

EPoS
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 6 (6.38%) CMS
2 2 (2.13%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.06%) Confluence
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (4.26%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (2.13%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (2.13%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (1.06%) Magento
4 1 (1.06%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.26%) SaaS
2 3 (3.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.64%) ATM
2 4 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (3.19%) LAN
3 3 (3.19%) WAN
4 2 (2.13%) IPv4
4 2 (2.13%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.06%) DHCP
5 1 (1.06%) DNS
5 1 (1.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (2.13%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.13%) JIRA
1 2 (2.13%) Maven
General
1 65 (69.15%) Retail
2 8 (8.51%) Banking
3 5 (5.32%) Finance
4 2 (2.13%) Back Office
5 1 (1.06%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 40 (42.55%) Analyst
2 28 (29.79%) Business Analyst
3 21 (22.34%) EPoS Business Analyst
4 19 (20.21%) Retail Business Analyst
5 11 (11.70%) IT Analyst
6 10 (10.64%) Business IT Analyst
6 10 (10.64%) EPoS Engineer
6 10 (10.64%) IT Business Analyst
7 9 (9.57%) ATM Engineer
8 7 (7.45%) Project Manager
9 6 (6.38%) Architect
9 6 (6.38%) Break Fix Engineer
9 6 (6.38%) Digital Analyst
9 6 (6.38%) Digital Business Analyst
9 6 (6.38%) EPoS Manager
9 6 (6.38%) Field Engineer
9 6 (6.38%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (5.32%) Developer
10 5 (5.32%) Dynamics AX Developer
10 5 (5.32%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.38%) Middleware
2 2 (2.13%) Kafka
2 2 (2.13%) Node.js
2 2 (2.13%) Spring
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.57%) Mobile App
2 7 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.19%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.19%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.13%) iPad
4 2 (2.13%) iPhone
4 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.06%) FMCG
5 1 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.64%) Windows
2 5 (5.32%) Windows 7
3 4 (4.26%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.19%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.06%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.09%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (13.83%) Business Analysis
3 11 (11.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (10.64%) E-Commerce
4 10 (10.64%) Project Management
5 9 (9.57%) Break/Fix
6 7 (7.45%) ITIL
7 6 (6.38%) CRM
7 6 (6.38%) ERP
7 6 (6.38%) Knowledge Management
7 6 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (5.32%) Content Management
8 5 (5.32%) Information Security
8 5 (5.32%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (5.32%) Test Automation
9 4 (4.26%) Data Analysis
9 4 (4.26%) Data Loss Prevention
9 4 (4.26%) Information Architecture
9 4 (4.26%) PRINCE2
9 4 (4.26%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.77%) SQL
2 6 (6.38%) Java
3 5 (5.32%) T-SQL
3 5 (5.32%) X++
4 2 (2.13%) Scala
5 1 (1.06%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (4.26%) SC Cleared
1 4 (4.26%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.19%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (3.19%) Degree
3 1 (1.06%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.06%) ISEB
3 1 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.06%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.06%) PMP
3 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.45%) PCI DSS
1 7 (7.45%) SLA
2 5 (5.32%) QA
3 1 (1.06%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (4.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.13%) Kubernetes
1 2 (2.13%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (1.06%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.06%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (6.38%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.32%) SAP
3 4 (4.26%) Apple
4 3 (3.19%) CA
4 3 (3.19%) Oracle
4 3 (3.19%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.13%) BMC
5 2 (2.13%) Facebook
5 2 (2.13%) NCR
5 2 (2.13%) Peregrine
5 2 (2.13%) Remedy
6 1 (1.06%) Cisco
6 1 (1.06%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.06%) Motorola
6 1 (1.06%) Sun