The table below looks at the statistics for MS PowerPoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS PowerPoint over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 33 46 29
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -17
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 11 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.85% 0.46% 1.05%
As % of the Applications category 21.57% 4.26% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Average daily rate
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£125 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £318 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.36% -0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £29.25 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £23.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-44.68% +80.76%
MS PowerPoint
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Applications Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
51 47 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 13.21% 10.90% 16.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 22 22
Average daily rate £215 £390 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.87% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £174 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £25.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.98% +15.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -

MS PowerPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS PowerPoint across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS PowerPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

MS PowerPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint across the Bedfordshire region.

MS PowerPoint Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

MS PowerPoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

MS PowerPoint Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

MS PowerPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS PowerPoint across the Bedfordshire region.

MS PowerPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

MS PowerPoint
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - 5 £125 -
Luton - 4 £110 -
MS PowerPoint
East of England

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing MS PowerPoint also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS PowerPoint.

1 16 (88.89%) MS Excel
2 8 (44.44%) MS Office
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (16.67%) SDLC
4 3 (16.67%) Windows
4 3 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) IBM Notes
5 2 (11.11%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
5 2 (11.11%) SLA
5 2 (11.11%) MS Project
5 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.11%) Citrix
5 2 (11.11%) PMP
5 2 (11.11%) PMI Certification
5 2 (11.11%) Lotus
5 2 (11.11%) VMware
5 2 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.11%) Retail
5 2 (11.11%) Network Design
5 2 (11.11%) Statistics
6 1 (5.56%) Degree
6 1 (5.56%) Kanban
6 1 (5.56%) Data Extraction
6 1 (5.56%) Data Mapping
6 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
6 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing MS PowerPoint also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS PowerPoint. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) IBM Notes
2 2 (11.11%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (5.56%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (88.89%) MS Excel
2 8 (44.44%) MS Office
3 2 (11.11%) MS Project
3 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
3 2 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
General
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
1 7 (38.89%) Administrator
2 4 (22.22%) IT Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Report Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Data Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) MI Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Development Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Statistics
2 1 (5.56%) Data Extraction
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
1 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Project Management
1 3 (16.67%) SDLC
2 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
2 2 (11.11%) Network Design
3 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Kanban
3 1 (5.56%) Data Mapping
3 1 (5.56%) V-Model
3 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
3 1 (5.56%) Analytics
3 1 (5.56%) User Stories
3 1 (5.56%) Line Management
3 1 (5.56%) ERP
3 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma
3 1 (5.56%) UML
3 1 (5.56%) Change Management
3 1 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) PMP
1 2 (11.11%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.56%) ACCA
2 1 (5.56%) CIMA
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) AAT
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Citrix
2 2 (11.11%) Lotus
2 2 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) Altiris
3 1 (5.56%) Civica
3 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco