The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 26 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)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 95 -
Rank change year-on-year +8 -  
Contract jobs citing EPoS 3 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.21% 0.45% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.77% 1.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £105 £438 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -76.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £108 £381 £248
% change year-on-year -71.80% +54.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Manchester with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 392 577 384
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 28.08% 32.65% 25.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 317 219
Median daily rate £375 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +19.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 15
Median hourly rate £22.00 £14.50 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.72% +5.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.78 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.00 £36.90 £35.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

EPoS
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

EPoS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EPoS in Manchester

EPoS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EPoS in Manchester

EPoS
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EPoS within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 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
Wigan 0 1 £105 -76.00%
Bolton - 1 £105 -
Oldham - 1 £105 -
Salford - 1 £93 -
EPoS
North West

For the 6 months to 26 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 Manchester region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 1 (25.00%) Retail
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (25.00%) Break/Fix
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft

EPoS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Field Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Field Service Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) EPoS Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Project Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Project Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Break/Fix
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft