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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 47 31 41
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +10
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 7 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.36% 1.15% 1.17%
As % of the Applications category 7.61% 9.38% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Average daily rate
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£391 £435 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.18% +248.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £435 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £435 £165
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £6.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +92.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.77%
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
92 32 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.86% 12.21% 27.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 17 56
Average daily rate £363 £365 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +10.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £274 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 8
Average hourly rate £12.00 £16.13 £9.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.58% +74.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £12.63 £6.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £28.13 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.29%

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
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 29 August 2014. 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
Luton -22 3 £375 -13.79% 2
Bedford - 2 £408 - 2
MS PowerPoint
East of England

MS PowerPoint
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 7 (77.78%) MS Office
2 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) Logistics
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma
4 2 (22.22%) ISEB
4 2 (22.22%) PMP
4 2 (22.22%) PMI Certification
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) Data Entry
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
5 1 (11.11%) Retail
5 1 (11.11%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (11.11%) Quantitative Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Ceridian
5 1 (11.11%) Law
5 1 (11.11%) Windows
5 1 (11.11%) Adobe
5 1 (11.11%) Dell
5 1 (11.11%) Mercator
5 1 (11.11%) MS Project

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 7 (77.78%) MS Office
2 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
3 3 (33.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (11.11%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (11.11%) MS Project
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Law
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Procurement Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Project Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Project Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) IT Procurement Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Junior Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Junior
3 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Junior Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Technician
4 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) Support Technician
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (33.33%) Logistics
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma
2 2 (22.22%) Data Entry
3 1 (11.11%) Quantitative Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
1 2 (22.22%) PMP
1 2 (22.22%) PMI Certification
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe
2 1 (11.11%) Dell
2 1 (11.11%) Mercator
2 1 (11.11%) Ceridian