Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited EPoS over the 6 months to 21 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)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 38 77
Rank change year-on-year -11 +39 -
Contract jobs citing EPoS 7 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.37% 2.37% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.65% 10.09% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 40 1
Somerset median daily rate £105 £105 £100
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
South West median daily rate £105 £105 £110
% change year-on-year - -4.55% -50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £30.00 £14.50 -
% change year-on-year +106.90% - -

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 Somerset with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 124 109 203
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 24.31% 23.44% 28.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 49 114
Somerset median daily rate £350 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £115 £105 £213
90th Percentile £475 £538 £494
South West median daily rate £400 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 38 23
Somerset median hourly rate £42.75 £24.00 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.13% -45.14% +78.57%
10th Percentile £11.15 £11.03 £14.70
90th Percentile £48.88 £40.73 £55.00
South West median hourly rate £38.25 £26.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +44.34% -32.05% +20.00%

EPoS
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for EPoS in Somerset

EPoS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EPoS in Somerset

EPoS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EPoS in Somerset

EPoS
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EPoS within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 21 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
Taunton -1 5 £105 -
Bath -6 3 £105 -
Yeovil +5 2 £105 +2.44%
EPoS
South West

For the 6 months to 21 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 Somerset region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 5 (71.43%) Break/Fix
2 4 (57.14%) Retail
3 3 (42.86%) ATM
4 2 (28.57%) Banking

EPoS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 3 (42.86%) ATM
General
1 4 (57.14%) Retail
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) EPoS Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) ATM Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Break Fix Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) EPoS Field Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) EPoS Field Service Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Field Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Field Service Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Break/Fix