The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 25 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)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 69 -
Contract jobs citing EPoS 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading - 0.12% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £108 £381 £250
% change year-on-year -71.80% +52.50%  
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 Reading with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 163 223 241
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 28.40% 26.11% 27.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 148 114
Median daily rate £400 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £217 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 3
Median hourly rate £19.66 £22.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.62% -40.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £19.61 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £30.48 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.69%  

EPoS
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

EPoS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EPoS in Reading

EPoS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EPoS in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 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 Reading region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (50.00%) Break/Fix
1 1 (50.00%) ATM

EPoS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) ATM
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Installations Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Cabling Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) EPoS Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) EPoS Installation Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Field Hardware Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Hardware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Break/Fix