Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 544 535 483
Rank change year-on-year -9 -52 +71
Contract jobs citing EPoS 78 94 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.18% 0.20% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.48% 0.54% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 76 105
London median daily rate £219 £130 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +68.27% -35.00% -
10th Percentile £101 £105 £100
90th Percentile £525 £547 £645
England median daily rate £140 £115 £105
% change year-on-year +21.74% +9.52% -65.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
London median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.00% -34.21% +52.00%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.25 £18.50
90th Percentile £14.25 £13.75 £19.50
England median hourly rate £13.50 £10.30 £14.25
% change year-on-year +31.07% -27.72% -20.83%

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 16,329 17,455 15,102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.23% 37.85% 36.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,682 12,627 10,594
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £294
90th Percentile £700 £688 £656
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 238 258
London median hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £21.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.80% +6.38% +5.75%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.75 £12.85
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.83 £50.47
England median hourly rate £20.72 £20.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year -0.91% +4.55% +0.03%

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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 2019. 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 +14 14 £141 +22.17% 4
Central London -15 8 £500 +93.24% 5
South London +3 4 £130 +1.96% 1
North London -13 4 £120 -5.88% 1
EPoS
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 London region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 57 (73.08%) Retail
2 14 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (16.67%) Windows
4 12 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (14.10%) ITIL
5 11 (14.10%) SQL
5 11 (14.10%) Statistics
6 10 (12.82%) Windows 7
6 10 (12.82%) Active Directory
6 10 (12.82%) Driving Licence
7 9 (11.54%) Microsoft Excel
8 8 (10.26%) Project Management
8 8 (10.26%) Remedy
8 8 (10.26%) VBA
8 8 (10.26%) SAS
8 8 (10.26%) Customer Analysis
8 8 (10.26%) FMCG
8 8 (10.26%) Actionable Insight
8 8 (10.26%) Creative Thinking
8 8 (10.26%) Strategic Thinking
8 8 (10.26%) Customer-Centricity
8 8 (10.26%) Break/Fix
9 7 (8.97%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (8.97%) Microsoft
10 6 (7.69%) ERP
10 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
10 6 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (7.69%) Degree
10 6 (7.69%) Waterfall
10 6 (7.69%) Apple iOS

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 8 (10.26%) SAS
2 4 (5.13%) Marvel
3 1 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (11.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (3.85%) CINEMA 4D
4 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.28%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) LAN
1 3 (3.85%) WAN
2 1 (1.28%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.28%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Axure RP
General
1 57 (73.08%) Retail
2 5 (6.41%) Finance
3 4 (5.13%) Marketing
4 3 (3.85%) Banking
5 1 (1.28%) Back Office
5 1 (1.28%) French Language
Job Titles
1 25 (32.05%) Analyst
2 13 (16.67%) IT Engineer
3 11 (14.10%) EPoS Engineer
4 9 (11.54%) Project Manager
5 8 (10.26%) Insight Analyst
5 8 (10.26%) Service Analyst
5 8 (10.26%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (7.69%) Business Analyst
6 6 (7.69%) Field Engineer
6 6 (7.69%) Installations Engineer
6 6 (7.69%) IT Manager
7 5 (6.41%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (6.41%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (6.41%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 5 (6.41%) IT Project Manager
7 5 (6.41%) IT Support
7 5 (6.41%) Service Desk Support
7 5 (6.41%) Service Desk Support Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Designer
8 4 (5.13%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.13%) CSS
1 4 (5.13%) CSS3
1 4 (5.13%) HTML
1 4 (5.13%) HTML5
2 2 (2.56%) Web Services
3 1 (1.28%) .NET
3 1 (1.28%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.82%) Driving Licence
3 8 (10.26%) FMCG
4 5 (6.41%) User Experience
5 4 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (3.85%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (2.56%) CCTV
8 1 (1.28%) Fintech
8 1 (1.28%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.67%) Windows
2 10 (12.82%) Windows 7
3 6 (7.69%) Apple iOS
4 4 (5.13%) Android
4 4 (5.13%) Windows 10
5 3 (3.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (14.10%) ITIL
2 11 (14.10%) Statistics
3 8 (10.26%) Actionable Insight
3 8 (10.26%) Break/Fix
3 8 (10.26%) Creative Thinking
3 8 (10.26%) Customer Analysis
3 8 (10.26%) Customer-Centricity
3 8 (10.26%) Project Management
3 8 (10.26%) Strategic Thinking
4 7 (8.97%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (7.69%) Analytics
5 6 (7.69%) ERP
5 6 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (7.69%) User Stories
5 6 (7.69%) Waterfall
6 5 (6.41%) E-Commerce
6 5 (6.41%) Wireframes
7 4 (5.13%) Decision-Making
7 4 (5.13%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.10%) SQL
2 8 (10.26%) VBA
3 4 (5.13%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.28%) C#
4 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (7.69%) Degree
2 5 (6.41%) Numerate Degree
3 4 (5.13%) A+ Certification
4 2 (2.56%) APMP
4 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.28%) IIBA
5 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) QA
2 3 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (12.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (6.41%) SCCM
2 3 (3.85%) Jamf Pro
3 2 (2.56%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 8 (10.26%) Remedy
2 7 (8.97%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.41%) Citrix
3 5 (6.41%) ServiceNow
4 4 (5.13%) Apple
5 3 (3.85%) Adobe
5 3 (3.85%) MuleSoft
5 3 (3.85%) Oracle
5 3 (3.85%) SAP
5 3 (3.85%) Vectorworks
6 2 (2.56%) BMC
6 2 (2.56%) CA
6 2 (2.56%) HP
6 2 (2.56%) Peregrine
6 2 (2.56%) WorldPay
7 1 (1.28%) ATG
7 1 (1.28%) hybris
7 1 (1.28%) Ingenico
7 1 (1.28%) Sun