The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 Cheshire 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 54 60 61
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 13 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.62% 1.28% 1.07%
As % of the Applications category 13.83% 15.15% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 4
Average daily rate
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£435 £275 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.18% -6.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £130 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £367 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +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
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
94 66 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.74% 8.47% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 23 39
Average daily rate £275 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £97 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £428 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 19
Average hourly rate £14.00 £25.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% -5.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £14.97 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.84 £42.50 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
MS PowerPoint
North West

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
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 1 August 2014. 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
Chester +7 1 - - 1
Warrington -13 1 - - 1
MS PowerPoint
North West

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 14 (60.87%) MS Excel
2 8 (34.78%) Finance
3 7 (30.43%) Project Management
4 6 (26.09%) Validation
4 6 (26.09%) Banking
4 6 (26.09%) Data Analysis
4 6 (26.09%) MS Project
5 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
5 5 (21.74%) Migration
5 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (17.39%) MS Access
6 4 (17.39%) SAP
6 4 (17.39%) MS Visio
6 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
6 4 (17.39%) Data Migration
7 3 (13.04%) Data Cleansing
7 3 (13.04%) Data Validation
7 3 (13.04%) Data Mapping
7 3 (13.04%) QA
7 3 (13.04%) CMDB
7 3 (13.04%) Matrix Management
7 3 (13.04%) ITIL
7 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (13.04%) VBA
7 3 (13.04%) SQL
7 3 (13.04%) Information Security
8 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
8 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
8 2 (8.70%) Oracle
8 2 (8.70%) SQL Server

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (60.87%) MS Excel
2 6 (26.09%) MS Project
3 4 (17.39%) MS Visio
4 2 (8.70%) MS Office
5 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Network Security
1 1 (4.35%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) MS Access
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) LSMW
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Data Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) MI Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Engagement Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Business Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Security Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Data Migration Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Risk Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) PMO Lead
5 1 (4.35%) Credit Risk Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) PMO Manager
5 1 (4.35%) PMO Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Information Security Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) IT Risk Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Data Migration Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) YUI
1 1 (4.35%) HTML
1 1 (4.35%) CSS
1 1 (4.35%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) CMDB
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) UNIX
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) AIX
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Project Management
2 6 (26.09%) Validation
2 6 (26.09%) Data Analysis
3 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
3 5 (21.74%) Migration
3 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (17.39%) Data Migration
5 3 (13.04%) Data Cleansing
5 3 (13.04%) Data Validation
5 3 (13.04%) Data Mapping
5 3 (13.04%) Matrix Management
5 3 (13.04%) ITIL
5 3 (13.04%) Information Security
6 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
6 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
6 2 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
6 2 (8.70%) Resource Management
7 1 (4.35%) Web Development
7 1 (4.35%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) VBA
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) VB
2 1 (4.35%) ABAP
2 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) SAP
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco
3 1 (4.35%) Sun
3 1 (4.35%) HP
3 1 (4.35%) BMC
3 1 (4.35%) Primavera
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