Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 151 143
Rank change year-on-year +25 -8 -14
Contract jobs citing EPoS 14 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.48% 0.34% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.57% 1.06% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 26 4
Manchester median daily rate £115 £138 £243
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.36% -43.30% +203.13%
North West median daily rate £110 £105 £85
% change year-on-year +4.76% +23.53% -59.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 Manchester with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 890 1137 1046
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 30.30% 32.47% 27.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 542 743 583
Manchester median daily rate £390 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +9.59% +4.29%
10th Percentile £175 £263 £210
90th Percentile £600 £538 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 33 39
Manchester median hourly rate £19.25 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.76% +7.41% -6.09%
10th Percentile £12.82 £11.30 £11.20
90th Percentile £41.00 £29.81 £38.01
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% -8.57% +16.67%

EPoS
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing EPoS in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Bolton -1 4 £115 -14.81%
Oldham - 4 £115 -
Stockport +6 3 £115 +4.55%
EPoS
North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 5 (35.71%) Retail
1 5 (35.71%) Driving Licence
2 4 (28.57%) ATM
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (14.29%) Time Management
4 2 (14.29%) Break/Fix
5 1 (7.14%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Task Automation
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.14%) JIRA
5 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (7.14%) ERP
5 1 (7.14%) Finance
5 1 (7.14%) SAP
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence

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 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 5 (35.71%) Retail
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) ATM Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Field Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Project Leader
3 2 (14.29%) EPoS Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Break Fix Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) EPoS Installation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Installations Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Project Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Break/Fix
1 2 (14.29%) Time Management
2 1 (7.14%) Analytics
2 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (7.14%) ERP
2 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
2 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
2 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
2 1 (7.14%) Project Management
2 1 (7.14%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (7.14%) Task Automation
2 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
2 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
2 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) SAP