Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 89 111
Rank change year-on-year +16 +22 -4
Contract jobs citing EPoS 13 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.01% 0.54% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.88% 1.78% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 26 1
Reading median daily rate £105 £100 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -69.23% -48.00%
10th Percentile £100 £100 £313
90th Percentile £135 £110 £338
Berkshire median daily rate £115 £105 £323
% change year-on-year +9.52% -67.44% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire 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 Reading with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 451 449 577
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 35.10% 30.15% 29.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 239 367
Reading median daily rate £388 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% -4.76% +12.00%
10th Percentile £220 £188 £220
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 23 18
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £24.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.78% +42.03% -9.21%
10th Percentile £10.54 £18.61 £11.62
90th Percentile £40.00 £55.52 £78.01
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.48 £19.81 £20.00
% change year-on-year -11.77% -0.94% +14.29%

EPoS
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing EPoS in Reading over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for EPoS in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 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 Reading region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 6 (46.15%) Retail
2 5 (38.46%) Break/Fix
3 4 (30.77%) Driving Licence
3 4 (30.77%) ATM
4 2 (15.38%) PMO
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Data Transformation
4 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (15.38%) Banking
5 1 (7.69%) Windows
5 1 (7.69%) LAN
5 1 (7.69%) WAN
5 1 (7.69%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (7.69%) Finance
5 1 (7.69%) Legal
5 1 (7.69%) Skype
5 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning

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 4 (30.77%) ATM
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) Skype
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (46.15%) Retail
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) EPoS Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) EPoS Installation Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Installations Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) ATM Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Retail Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Break Fix Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Cabling Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) EPoS Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) IT Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Project Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Driving Licence
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Break/Fix
2 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
2 2 (15.38%) Data Transformation
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) PMO