The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Birmingham region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 53 53 48
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 8 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.14% 0.82% 1.50%
As % of the Applications category 7.14% 5.75% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 9
Average daily rate
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£300 £263 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £15.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-6.34% -19.23%
Applications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
112 87 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.91% 14.33% 15.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 42 56
Average daily rate £285 £310 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.06% -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £238 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 6
Average hourly rate £11.70 £16.00 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.87% +20.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.85 £20.55 £24.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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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 24 July 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 20 (90.91%) MS Excel
2 18 (81.82%) Microsoft
3 11 (50.00%) MS Office
4 10 (45.45%) Project Management
5 9 (40.91%) PRINCE2
5 9 (40.91%) SharePoint
6 8 (36.36%) Finance
7 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (31.82%) A+ Certification
7 7 (31.82%) MCP
7 7 (31.82%) MCSE
8 6 (27.27%) CA Clarity
8 6 (27.27%) P3O
8 6 (27.27%) PMI
8 6 (27.27%) PMP
8 6 (27.27%) PMI Certification
9 5 (22.73%) Change Control
10 4 (18.18%) Banking
10 4 (18.18%) MS Project
11 3 (13.64%) ITIL
11 3 (13.64%) Resource Management
11 3 (13.64%) QA
11 3 (13.64%) Degree
11 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (9.09%) Time Management
12 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
12 2 (9.09%) Cucumber
12 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
12 2 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (9.09%) Selenium

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (40.91%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (90.91%) MS Excel
2 11 (50.00%) MS Office
3 4 (18.18%) MS Project
4 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (27.27%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Cucumber
1 2 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Legal
4 1 (4.55%) Law
4 1 (4.55%) Private Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Help Desk Support
2 6 (27.27%) Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Support Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Help Desk Support Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Help Desk Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) PMO Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) QA Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) PMO Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Quality Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Service Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.55%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.55%) PMO Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) CSS
1 2 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) PMI
2 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.55%) Credit Risk
3 1 (4.55%) Market Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Project Management
2 9 (40.91%) PRINCE2
3 5 (22.73%) Change Control
4 3 (13.64%) ITIL
4 3 (13.64%) Resource Management
5 2 (9.09%) Time Management
5 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.55%) Service Management
6 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.55%) Change Management
6 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.55%) Wealth Management
6 1 (4.55%) Document Management
6 1 (4.55%) Risk Analytics
6 1 (4.55%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (31.82%) A+ Certification
1 7 (31.82%) MCP
1 7 (31.82%) MCSE
2 6 (27.27%) PMP
2 6 (27.27%) PMI Certification
3 3 (13.64%) Degree
3 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (9.09%) ISTQB
4 2 (9.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) P3O
2 3 (13.64%) QA
3 1 (4.55%) SLA
Vendors
1 18 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Intel