The first table below looks at the demand for MS PowerPoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS PowerPoint over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Cambridge 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank - 40 50
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - 1.02% 0.42%
As % of the Applications category - 6.45% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £225 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £14.68 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+53.26% -17.29%
Applications Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
39 62 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.43% 15.86% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 26 17
Average daily rate £228 £285 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.91% +14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £225 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £325 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 12
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £12.50 £12.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.30 £35.70 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
MS PowerPoint
Cambridgeshire

MS PowerPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

MS PowerPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

MS PowerPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

MS PowerPoint Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

MS PowerPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

MS PowerPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

MS PowerPoint
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
1 1 (100.00%) Extranet
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Graphic Design
1 1 (100.00%) Matrix Management

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
1 1 (100.00%) Extranet
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Author
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Author
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Matrix Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree