The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 30 March 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)
England / South East
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 230 257 241
Rank change year-on-year +27 -16  
Contract jobs citing EPoS 18 10 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.23% 0.11% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.74% 0.36% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 12
Median daily rate £138 £375 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -63.33% +41.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £315 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £418 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £115 £300 £363
% change year-on-year -61.66% -17.24%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £17.22
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £11.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year +36.36% -36.12%  

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 the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2445 2810 2785
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 30.87% 29.88% 28.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1399 1688 1454
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 149 162
Median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +89.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.00 £12.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.07 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -21.56% +37.83%  

EPoS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

EPoS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EPoS in the South East

EPoS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing EPoS in the South East over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for EPoS in the South East

EPoS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EPoS in the South East

EPoS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EPoS within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire -3 5 £208 -40.71%
Berkshire +27 4 £113 -72.72% 1
Hampshire +15 4 £138 - 3
Buckinghamshire -1 3 £180 -40.00% 2
East Sussex - 2 £126 -
Kent - 2 £110 -
Surrey - 2 £138 -
EPoS
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 South East region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 13 (29.55%) Retail
2 5 (11.36%) SQL
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.36%) Finance
3 4 (9.09%) ATM
3 4 (9.09%) Windows
4 3 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.82%) Network Security
4 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
4 3 (6.82%) CRM
4 3 (6.82%) .NET
4 3 (6.82%) MS Office
4 3 (6.82%) MCSE
4 3 (6.82%) Apple
4 3 (6.82%) Project Management
4 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
5 2 (4.55%) C#
5 2 (4.55%) BASE24
5 2 (4.55%) ISO 8583
5 2 (4.55%) Chip and PIN
5 2 (4.55%) EFT
5 2 (4.55%) EFTPOS
5 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.55%) Tivoli
5 2 (4.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Smartcard
5 2 (4.55%) Sophos
5 2 (4.55%) Mobile Commerce

EPoS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (4.55%) Apache
1 2 (4.55%) IIS
2 1 (2.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) BASE24
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics GP
1 2 (4.55%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) ATM
2 3 (6.82%) Network Security
3 2 (4.55%) VoIP
4 1 (2.27%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) MySQL
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.27%) QlikView
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Selenium
1 1 (2.27%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (29.55%) Retail
2 5 (11.36%) Finance
3 2 (4.55%) Back Office
3 2 (4.55%) Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) EPoS Engineer
2 6 (13.64%) Field Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Architect
3 5 (11.36%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (9.09%) Installations Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (6.82%) Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) ATM Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Break Fix Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Field Service Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.55%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 2 (4.55%) EPoS Field Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) EPoS Installation Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Implementation Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) IT Support
6 2 (4.55%) Printer Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Product Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Team Leader
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) .NET
2 2 (4.55%) WAP
2 2 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) CCTV
1 2 (4.55%) Chip and PIN
1 2 (4.55%) EFT
1 2 (4.55%) EFTPOS
1 2 (4.55%) Smartcard
1 2 (4.55%) User Experience
2 1 (2.27%) Clustering
2 1 (2.27%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Windows
2 2 (4.55%) Windows Server
2 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (6.82%) CRM
1 3 (6.82%) Project Management
2 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce
2 2 (4.55%) Health Informatics
2 2 (4.55%) Informatics
2 2 (4.55%) Mobile Commerce
2 2 (4.55%) Multichannel Retail
2 2 (4.55%) Resource Management
3 1 (2.27%) Analytics
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Security
3 1 (2.27%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (2.27%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.27%) Data Migration
3 1 (2.27%) Line Management
3 1 (2.27%) Presales
3 1 (2.27%) Release Management
3 1 (2.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (2.27%) Test Scripting
3 1 (2.27%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.36%) SQL
2 2 (4.55%) C#
2 2 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) MCSE
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.55%) MCTS
3 1 (2.27%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.27%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (2.27%) ISEB
3 1 (2.27%) MCP
3 1 (2.27%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.27%) Security+ Certification
3 1 (2.27%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) ISO 8583
2 1 (2.27%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Tivoli
1 2 (4.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.82%) Apple
3 2 (4.55%) Adobe
3 2 (4.55%) FIS
3 2 (4.55%) Fujitsu
3 2 (4.55%) Sophos
3 2 (4.55%) Toshiba
3 2 (4.55%) VeriFone
3 2 (4.55%) Wincor Nixdorf
4 1 (2.27%) HP
4 1 (2.27%) RedPrairie
4 1 (2.27%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.27%) Sun
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