The table below looks at the statistics for MS PowerPoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS PowerPoint over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 57 57 49
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 7 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.95% 1.34% 2.07%
As % of the Applications category 9.21% 9.52% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 9
Average daily rate
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£123 £283 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.46% +109.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £243 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £430 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.88 £13.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
MS PowerPoint
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Applications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
76 126 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 10.30% 14.08% 11.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 44 37
Average daily rate £250 £251 £153
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.19% +64.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £124 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £412 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 13
Average hourly rate £16.16 £35.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.82% +129.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.80 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £45.00 £18.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

MS PowerPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

MS PowerPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

MS PowerPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

MS PowerPoint Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

MS PowerPoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

MS PowerPoint Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

MS PowerPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

MS PowerPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

MS PowerPoint
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -6 2 £123 -
Wilmslow - - - -
Chester - - - - 4
Macclesfield - - - -
MS PowerPoint
North West

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 16 (53.33%) MS Excel
2 13 (43.33%) Finance
2 13 (43.33%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (30.00%) SQL
4 9 (30.00%) MS Office
5 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (20.00%) Windows
5 6 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 6 (20.00%) Data Analysis
6 5 (16.67%) MS Visio
7 4 (13.33%) Project Management
7 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (13.33%) Cisco
7 4 (13.33%) MS Project
7 4 (13.33%) Banking
7 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
8 3 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
8 3 (10.00%) Catalyst
8 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
8 3 (10.00%) Data Mapping
8 3 (10.00%) Web Development
8 3 (10.00%) Resource Management
8 3 (10.00%) YUI
8 3 (10.00%) Asset Management
8 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 3 (10.00%) Apache
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (53.33%) MS Excel
2 9 (30.00%) MS Office
3 5 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 4 (13.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (10.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (6.67%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 13 (43.33%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Administrator
2 6 (20.00%) Data Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Coordinator
3 4 (13.33%) Project Coordinator
3 4 (13.33%) Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Project Administrator
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (10.00%) MI Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Data Business Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Data Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Network Planner
6 1 (3.33%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Project Support Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) SAP Data Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) Catalyst
1 3 (10.00%) YUI
1 3 (10.00%) CSS
1 3 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) AIX
2 3 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Data Modelling
1 6 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (13.33%) Project Management
2 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
3 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (10.00%) Data Mapping
3 3 (10.00%) Web Development
3 3 (10.00%) Resource Management
3 3 (10.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (10.00%) MVC
3 3 (10.00%) Migration
3 3 (10.00%) EAM
4 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.67%) Validation
4 2 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (6.67%) Data Validation
5 1 (3.33%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.33%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (10.00%) Perl
3 2 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) CIPD
1 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) Cisco
3 3 (10.00%) SAP
3 3 (10.00%) Sun
3 3 (10.00%) HP
3 3 (10.00%) BMC
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle
5 1 (3.33%) BT
5 1 (3.33%) Teradata
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