The table below looks at the statistics for MS PowerPoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS PowerPoint over the 3 months to 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 54 55 51
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 9 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.19% 0.76% 1.17%
As % of the Applications category 9.18% 5.21% 7.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 7
Average daily rate
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£295 £225 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.11% -38.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £205 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £257 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £345 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +9.37%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Applications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
98 96 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.96% 14.57% 15.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 60 64
Average daily rate £308 £295 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.23% -19.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £130 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 3
Average hourly rate £13.75 £13.98 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.61% -26.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £13.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £16.30 £21.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%

MS PowerPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

MS PowerPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

MS PowerPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

MS PowerPoint Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

MS PowerPoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

MS PowerPoint Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

MS PowerPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

MS PowerPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 18 (94.74%) MS Excel
2 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
3 9 (47.37%) SharePoint
3 9 (47.37%) MS Office
4 8 (42.11%) Project Management
4 8 (42.11%) Finance
5 7 (36.84%) PRINCE2
6 6 (31.58%) PMI
6 6 (31.58%) PMP
6 6 (31.58%) PMI Certification
6 6 (31.58%) CA Clarity
6 6 (31.58%) P3O
7 5 (26.32%) Change Control
8 4 (21.05%) MCSE
8 4 (21.05%) MS Project
8 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (21.05%) A+ Certification
8 4 (21.05%) MCP
8 4 (21.05%) Banking
9 3 (15.79%) ITIL
9 3 (15.79%) Resource Management
10 2 (10.53%) QA
10 2 (10.53%) Degree
10 2 (10.53%) Coaching
10 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking
11 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
11 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
11 1 (5.26%) Private Banking
11 1 (5.26%) Billing

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 9 (47.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (94.74%) MS Excel
2 9 (47.37%) MS Office
3 4 (21.05%) MS Project
4 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (31.58%) CA Clarity
2 1 (5.26%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Selenium
1 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Private Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Billing
4 1 (5.26%) Law
4 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Help Desk Support Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Support Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Help Desk Support
2 4 (21.05%) Help Desk Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
3 3 (15.79%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) PMO Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Quality Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) QA Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Data Migration Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Data Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Voice Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Data Migration Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Coordinator
5 1 (5.26%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) CSS
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) PMI
2 1 (5.26%) Data Extraction
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Project Management
2 7 (36.84%) PRINCE2
3 5 (26.32%) Change Control
4 3 (15.79%) ITIL
4 3 (15.79%) Resource Management
5 2 (10.53%) Coaching
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Document Management
6 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Wealth Management
6 1 (5.26%) Time Management
6 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
6 1 (5.26%) Data Mapping
6 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.26%) Service Management
6 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.26%) Change Management
6 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) PMP
1 6 (31.58%) PMI Certification
2 4 (21.05%) MCSE
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (21.05%) A+ Certification
2 4 (21.05%) MCP
3 2 (10.53%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (5.26%) ISEB
4 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) P3O
2 2 (10.53%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) SAP
2 1 (5.26%) Avaya
2 1 (5.26%) Intel
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco