Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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)
England > South West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 193 176 213
Rank change year-on-year -17 +37 -15
Contract jobs citing EPoS 17 27 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.30% 0.47% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.11% 1.64% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 61 7
South West median daily rate £105 £105 £110
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.55% -50.00%
10th Percentile £100 £100 £88
90th Percentile £115 £150 £329
England median daily rate £115 £105 £295
% change year-on-year +9.52% -64.41% -28.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
South West median hourly rate £30.00 £14.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +106.90% - -
England median hourly rate £10.30 £14.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -26.43% -17.65% +54.55%

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 the South West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1535 1648 1808
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 27.19% 28.88% 27.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 933 1123 1148
South West median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% -
10th Percentile £213 £225 £212
90th Percentile £544 £563 £532
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 117 103
South West median hourly rate £38.25 £26.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.34% -32.05% +20.00%
10th Percentile £12.04 £11.53 £13.45
90th Percentile £57.31 £43.95 £54.25
England median hourly rate £20.55 £20.75 £19.08
% change year-on-year -0.96% +8.75% +6.00%

EPoS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing EPoS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for EPoS in the South West

EPoS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EPoS in the South West

EPoS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing EPoS in the South West over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for EPoS in the South West

EPoS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EPoS in the South West

EPoS
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West 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
Devon +3 7 £105 -
Somerset -11 7 £105 -
Wiltshire -12 5 £105 -
Gloucestershire +16 4 £105 -
Dorset 0 4 £105 -
Bristol -7 3 £313 +212.50%
EPoS
England

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 South West region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 9 (52.94%) Break/Fix
2 8 (47.06%) Retail
3 4 (23.53%) ATM
4 3 (17.65%) Banking
5 2 (11.76%) JSON
5 2 (11.76%) Migration
5 2 (11.76%) .NET
5 2 (11.76%) C#
5 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
5 2 (11.76%) Driving Licence
6 1 (5.88%) GDPR
6 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
6 1 (5.88%) SQL
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
6 1 (5.88%) ITIL
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
6 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
6 1 (5.88%) Service Management
6 1 (5.88%) Change Management
6 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (5.88%) Supplier Management
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (5.88%) Incident Management

EPoS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 8 (47.06%) Retail
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) EPoS Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Break Fix Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) ATM Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) EPoS Field Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) EPoS Field Service Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) EPoS Installation Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Field Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Field Service Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Installations Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Applications Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# Application Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) EPoS Developer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Migration Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
1 2 (11.76%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Break/Fix
2 2 (11.76%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Change Management
3 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.88%) Service Management
3 1 (5.88%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) C#
1 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.88%) GDPR
2 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft