Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 170 157 194
Rank change year-on-year -13 +37 -8
Contract jobs citing EPoS 19 27 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.38% 0.62% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.30% 1.81% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 23 8
Scotland median daily rate £115 £105 £90
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% +16.67% -65.71%
10th Percentile £101 £100 £83
90th Percentile £417 £438 £112
UK median daily rate £115 £105 £275
% change year-on-year +9.52% -61.82% -29.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £10.30 £14.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -26.43% -13.58% +47.27%

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 Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1463 1490 1918
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 29.57% 34.33% 30.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 760 876 936
Scotland median daily rate £380 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -3.45% +2.11%
10th Percentile £210 £233 £211
90th Percentile £525 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 38 63
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £31.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.20% +48.81% -3.45%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.60 £46.68 £46.94
UK median hourly rate £20.66 £20.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year -0.46% +6.41% +8.33%

EPoS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for EPoS in Scotland

EPoS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EPoS in Scotland

EPoS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for EPoS in Scotland

EPoS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EPoS in Scotland

EPoS
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EPoS within the Scotland 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
Edinburgh -14 5 £475 +363.41%
Glasgow -11 3 £115 +9.52%
Dundee +9 2 £110 +7.32%
Aberdeen -4 2 £110 +7.32%
Renfrewshire +40 1 £105 -75.29%
North Lanarkshire -1 1 £100 -4.76%
Highlands -2 1 £115 +12.20%
Stirling - 1 - - 1
EPoS
UK

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 Scotland region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 6 (31.58%) SAP
1 6 (31.58%) ATM
1 6 (31.58%) Retail
2 5 (26.32%) Banking
3 4 (21.05%) Break/Fix
4 3 (15.79%) SAP CO
4 3 (15.79%) SAP ERP
4 3 (15.79%) ERP
4 3 (15.79%) SAP FI
4 3 (15.79%) Migration
4 3 (15.79%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (10.53%) Chip and PIN
5 2 (10.53%) SAP BW
5 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
6 1 (5.26%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
6 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
6 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
6 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
6 1 (5.26%) EDI

EPoS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) SAP CO
1 3 (15.79%) SAP ERP
1 3 (15.79%) SAP FI
1 3 (15.79%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) ATM
2 1 (5.26%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SAP BW
General
1 6 (31.58%) Retail
2 5 (26.32%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Consultant
2 5 (26.32%) ATM Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) EPoS Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Field Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) SAP CO Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) SAP Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) SAP FI Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) EPoS Installation Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Field Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Functional Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Installations Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) IT Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Break Fix Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Cabling Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) EPoS Field Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Hardware Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Break/Fix
2 3 (15.79%) ERP
2 3 (15.79%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) SAP