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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 49 58 58
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 10 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.36% 0.94% 0.61%
As % of the Applications category 13.51% 6.73% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 3
Average daily rate
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£430 £325 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.30% +44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £305 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £345 £293
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+55.00% -14.28%
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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
74 104 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.07% 13.90% 14.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 49 59
Average daily rate £300 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £163 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.10 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% -18.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.15 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.40 £25.40 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (33.33%) ITIL
4 4 (26.67%) MS Project
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (26.67%) Migration
4 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (26.67%) Data Migration
4 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) Process Management
6 2 (13.33%) 3G
6 2 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (13.33%) SQL
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle
6 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
6 2 (13.33%) ETL
6 2 (13.33%) GSM
6 2 (13.33%) UMTS
6 2 (13.33%) Retail
6 2 (13.33%) Statistics
6 2 (13.33%) Degree
6 2 (13.33%) Amdocs
6 2 (13.33%) Validation
6 2 (13.33%) Security Management

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (26.67%) MS Project
3 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (6.67%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) GSM
1 2 (13.33%) UMTS
1 2 (13.33%) 3G
1 2 (13.33%) 2G
1 2 (13.33%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (6.67%) Axure RP
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (20.00%) Technical Project Manager
1 3 (20.00%) Technical Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Engagement Manager
2 2 (13.33%) PMO Manager
2 2 (13.33%) PMO Lead
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Service Manager
3 1 (6.67%) UX Designer
3 1 (6.67%) Designer
3 1 (6.67%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Statistics
3 1 (6.67%) Psychology
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) User Experience
3 1 (6.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (6.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (26.67%) Data Migration
3 4 (26.67%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Project Governance
5 2 (13.33%) Change Control
5 2 (13.33%) Line Management
5 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (13.33%) ETL
5 2 (13.33%) Security Management
5 2 (13.33%) Validation
5 2 (13.33%) Process Management
6 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.67%) Change Management
6 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (6.67%) Information Security Management
6 1 (6.67%) CRM
6 1 (6.67%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) CISSP
3 1 (6.67%) CISA
3 1 (6.67%) CISM
3 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Amdocs
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Sitecore
3 1 (6.67%) VMware