The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 23 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)
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 57 -
Rank change year-on-year -13 -  
Contract jobs citing EPoS 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.16% 0.51% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.76% 1.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £325 £225 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.44% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £108 £399 £250
% change year-on-year -73.04% +59.50%  
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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 131 170 223
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 20.63% 28.86% 29.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 117 141
Median daily rate £425 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £175 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 17
Median hourly rate £17.77 £28.00 £13.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.53% +109.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £11.90 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.03 £45.40 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year +9.89% +19.73%  

EPoS
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

EPoS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EPoS in Oxfordshire

EPoS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EPoS in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) MCTS
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (40.00%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (40.00%) CCTV
2 2 (40.00%) Apple
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (40.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Sophos
2 2 (40.00%) VBScript
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) IIS
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) MCSE
2 2 (40.00%) Apache
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP
2 2 (40.00%) WAP
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Adobe
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server

EPoS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 2 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Network Security
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (20.00%) QlikView
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
1 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory Support
1 2 (40.00%) Desktop Support
1 2 (40.00%) Desktop Support Officer
1 2 (40.00%) IT Support
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Server Support
1 2 (40.00%) Support Officer
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server Support
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) EPoS Manager
2 1 (20.00%) EPoS Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) QlikView Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) QlikView Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) CRM
1 2 (40.00%) Task Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (20.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Presales
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) MCTS
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (40.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Adobe
1 2 (40.00%) Apple
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Sophos