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 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 56 57 48
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 7 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.92% 0.61% 1.34%
As % of the Applications category 6.54% 4.08% 9.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 8
Average daily rate
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£325 £225 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -38.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £205 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £293 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.77%
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West Midlands

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
107 98 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.99% 14.85% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 59 60
Average daily rate £293 £320 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.59% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £168 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 2
Average hourly rate £13.10 £16.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.12% -22.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £10.00 £19.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.40 £16.50 £22.15
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 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
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 29 August 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 16 (88.89%) MS Excel
2 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 10 (55.56%) Project Management
4 9 (50.00%) SharePoint
5 8 (44.44%) PRINCE2
5 8 (44.44%) Finance
6 7 (38.89%) MS Office
7 6 (33.33%) PMI
7 6 (33.33%) PMP
7 6 (33.33%) PMI Certification
7 6 (33.33%) CA Clarity
7 6 (33.33%) P3O
8 5 (27.78%) Change Control
9 4 (22.22%) MCSE
9 4 (22.22%) MS Project
9 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (22.22%) A+ Certification
9 4 (22.22%) MCP
9 4 (22.22%) Banking
10 3 (16.67%) Resource Management
10 3 (16.67%) ITIL
11 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
11 2 (11.11%) Legal
11 2 (11.11%) QA
11 2 (11.11%) Degree
11 2 (11.11%) Investment Banking
11 2 (11.11%) Time Management
11 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (5.56%) Test Automation

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (88.89%) MS Excel
2 7 (38.89%) MS Office
3 4 (22.22%) MS Project
4 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (33.33%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Selenium
1 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Investment Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Legal
4 1 (5.56%) Private Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Billing
4 1 (5.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Help Desk Support
2 4 (22.22%) Help Desk Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) PMO Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Help Desk Support Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) PMO Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Voice Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) PMO Lead
4 1 (5.56%) QA Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) PMI
2 1 (5.56%) Credit Risk
2 1 (5.56%) Market Risk
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Project Management
2 8 (44.44%) PRINCE2
3 5 (27.78%) Change Control
4 3 (16.67%) ITIL
4 3 (16.67%) Resource Management
5 2 (11.11%) Time Management
5 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
6 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.56%) Document Management
6 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Service Management
6 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.56%) Change Management
6 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.56%) Risk Analytics
6 1 (5.56%) Analytics
6 1 (5.56%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) PMP
1 6 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 4 (22.22%) MCP
2 4 (22.22%) MCSE
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (22.22%) A+ Certification
3 2 (11.11%) Degree
3 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) P3O
2 2 (11.11%) QA
3 1 (5.56%) SLA
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Intel
2 1 (5.56%) Avaya
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco
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