The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in contract job vacancies advertised in the North East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
England / North East
Rank 83 - 58
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing EPoS 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.41% - 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.22% - 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £105 - £85
UK excluding London median daily rate £126 £300 £363
% change year-on-year -57.91% -17.24%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 the North East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 245 284 203
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 33.79% 32.64% 31.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 203 100
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 10
Median hourly rate £11.33 £18.00 £11.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.05% +57.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.55 £12.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £37.50 £26.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.45% +52.00%  

EPoS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

EPoS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EPoS in the North East

EPoS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EPoS in the North East

EPoS
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EPoS within the North East region over the 3 months to 26 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
Tyne and Wear - 3 £105 -
Durham - 1 £105 -
EPoS
England