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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 52 42 44
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 6 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.94% 2.02% 1.71%
As % of the Applications category 5.45% 12.94% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £338 £194
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +74.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £12.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+62.00% -16.66%
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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
110 85 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.19% 15.63% 18.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 45 42
Average daily rate £300 £313 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +10.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £132 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 19
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.59 £10.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.70 £30.00 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

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 6 March 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) MS Office
4 5 (45.45%) MCP
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (45.45%) A+ Certification
4 5 (45.45%) MCSE
5 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
6 3 (27.27%) MS Project
6 3 (27.27%) Finance
7 1 (9.09%) QlikView
7 1 (9.09%) Product Management
7 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
7 1 (9.09%) Change Control
7 1 (9.09%) P3O
7 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
7 1 (9.09%) Service Management
7 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 1 (9.09%) Change Management
7 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
7 1 (9.09%) Workflow
7 1 (9.09%) Banking
7 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
7 1 (9.09%) Logistics
7 1 (9.09%) Economics
7 1 (9.09%) Marketing
7 1 (9.09%) Degree
7 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
7 1 (9.09%) QA

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (54.55%) MS Office
3 3 (27.27%) MS Project
4 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) QlikView
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Support Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Help Desk Support
1 5 (45.45%) Help Desk Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Help Desk Support Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Development Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Development Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) PMI
1 1 (9.09%) Economics
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
1 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Project Management
1 1 (9.09%) Service Management
1 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
1 1 (9.09%) Change Management
1 1 (9.09%) Workflow
1 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
1 1 (9.09%) Logistics
1 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
1 1 (9.09%) Product Management
1 1 (9.09%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) MCP
1 5 (45.45%) MCSE
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (45.45%) A+ Certification
2 1 (9.09%) PMP
2 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
1 1 (9.09%) P3O
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Avaya
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco