Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited EPoS over the 6 months to 19 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)
England > North West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 202 237
Rank change year-on-year +27 +35 -38
Contract jobs citing EPoS 24 21 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.42% 0.31% 0.081%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.45% 0.94% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 66 6
North West median daily rate £110 £105 £85
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +23.53% -59.04%
10th Percentile £95 £100 £75
90th Percentile £115 £165 £400
England median daily rate £115 £105 £295
% change year-on-year +9.52% -64.41% -28.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £10.30 £14.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -26.43% -17.65% +54.55%

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 the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1651 2226 2422
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 29.23% 32.59% 28.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1056 1426 1437
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £200 £250 £223
90th Percentile £575 £556 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 87 112
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -8.57% +16.67%
10th Percentile £11.38 £11.43 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.39 £44.85 £46.16
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.75 £19.03
% change year-on-year -1.20% +9.04% +5.72%

EPoS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing EPoS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for EPoS in the North West

EPoS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EPoS in the North West

EPoS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing EPoS in the North West over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for EPoS in the North West

EPoS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EPoS in the North West

EPoS
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 19 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
Manchester +26 14 £115 -16.36%
Merseyside -2 8 £115 +12.20%
Cheshire +11 7 £110 +10.00%
Lancashire +7 6 £100 -2.44%
Cumbria -3 1 £105 -
EPoS
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 North West region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 10 (41.67%) Driving Licence
2 8 (33.33%) Retail
3 5 (20.83%) Banking
3 5 (20.83%) ATM
4 4 (16.67%) Break/Fix
5 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (12.50%) Project Management
5 3 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (8.33%) SAP
6 2 (8.33%) Logistics
6 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.33%) Time Management
7 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
7 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.17%) Analytics
7 1 (4.17%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
7 1 (4.17%) Scenario Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Task Automation
7 1 (4.17%) Finance
7 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.17%) ERP
7 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (4.17%) SAP Retail
7 1 (4.17%) JIRA
7 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Performance Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Integration Testing

EPoS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 8 (33.33%) Retail
2 5 (20.83%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Field Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) ATM Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) EPoS Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Project Leader
5 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce Manager
5 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) EPoS Installation Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) EPoS Manager
5 2 (8.33%) EPoS Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Installations Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Break Fix Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Project Leader
6 1 (4.17%) IT Manager
6 1 (4.17%) IT Project Leader
6 1 (4.17%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Senior E-Commerce Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Break/Fix
2 3 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (8.33%) Logistics
3 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (8.33%) Time Management
4 1 (4.17%) Analytics
4 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.17%) ERP
4 1 (4.17%) Integration Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Manual Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Task Automation
4 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
4 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
4 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) SAP