The table below looks at the statistics for MS PowerPoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS PowerPoint over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 36 43 26
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -17
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 3 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.09% 2.52% 1.08%
As % of the Applications category 10.00% 17.24% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £313 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -25.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £24.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-46.93% +81.48%
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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 Cardiff region.

Applications Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
30 58 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 10.95% 14.61% 21.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 39 24
Average daily rate £308 £306 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.40% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £116 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +1.61%

MS PowerPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

MS PowerPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

MS PowerPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

MS PowerPoint Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

MS PowerPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

MS PowerPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 5 (83.33%) MS Office
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 2 (33.33%) Document Management
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Customer Insight
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) J2EE
4 1 (16.67%) MS Project
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) UML
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) SOA
4 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
4 1 (16.67%) SAS
4 1 (16.67%) CCA
4 1 (16.67%) TestDirector
4 1 (16.67%) SPSS
4 1 (16.67%) CHAID
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Degree

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Office
1 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Project
2 1 (16.67%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
1 1 (16.67%) Base SAS
1 1 (16.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (16.67%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) TestDirector
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) PMO Lead
2 1 (16.67%) PMO Manager
2 1 (16.67%) CRM Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Credit Risk
1 1 (16.67%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 2 (33.33%) Document Management
2 2 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Customer Insight
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) CHAID
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Content Management
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCA
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft