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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS PowerPoint over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft PowerPoint
North West / Cheshire
Rank 41 72 57
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -15
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 10 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.97% 0.63% 1.52%
As % of the Applications category 22.22% 7.50% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 10
Median daily rate £355 £270 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.48% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £181 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £392 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £20.35
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -13.98%

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
45 80 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.86% 8.44% 12.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 49 52
Median daily rate £251 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.41% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £200 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 24
Median hourly rate £35.00 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+159.25% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.98 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.48 £27.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +10.00%

MS PowerPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing MS PowerPoint as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 March 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +13 5 £365 +6.72%
Warrington - 3 £110 -
Runcorn - 1 - -
MS PowerPoint
North West

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS PowerPoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for MS PowerPoint.

1 30 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 28 (70.00%) MS Office
3 25 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (50.00%) Project Management
6 17 (42.50%) MS Visio
7 15 (37.50%) Finance
8 12 (30.00%) Waterfall
9 11 (27.50%) Windows
10 10 (25.00%) Programme Management
10 10 (25.00%) JIRA
11 8 (20.00%) Wiki
11 8 (20.00%) Change Control
11 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (20.00%) Configuration Management
12 7 (17.50%) Service Design
12 7 (17.50%) Business Analysis
13 6 (15.00%) Use Case
13 6 (15.00%) Open Source
13 6 (15.00%) Agile Project Management
13 6 (15.00%) Citrix
13 6 (15.00%) UML
13 6 (15.00%) OOA/OOD
13 6 (15.00%) OO
14 5 (12.50%) Service Delivery
14 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
14 5 (12.50%) Oracle
14 5 (12.50%) SAS
14 5 (12.50%) Budgeting and Forecasting
15 4 (10.00%) Time Management

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (12.50%) SAS
2 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.50%) Apache
Applications
1 30 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 28 (70.00%) MS Office
3 17 (42.50%) MS Visio
4 3 (7.50%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Office 365
2 1 (2.50%) IaaS
2 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 10 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 15 (37.50%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.00%) Legal
4 2 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Analyst
2 11 (27.50%) Delivery Manager
3 8 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) Senior Business Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Digital Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Digital Business Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) SAS Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Service Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Services Delivery Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Administrator
6 3 (7.50%) Migration Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Programmer
6 3 (7.50%) Project Administrator
6 3 (7.50%) Project Manager
6 3 (7.50%) SAS Programmer
7 2 (5.00%) Data Migration Project Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (20.00%) Wiki
2 2 (5.00%) Equities
2 2 (5.00%) Life Science
3 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (27.50%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (50.00%) Project Management
3 12 (30.00%) Waterfall
4 10 (25.00%) Programme Management
5 8 (20.00%) Change Control
5 8 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 7 (17.50%) Business Analysis
6 7 (17.50%) Service Design
7 6 (15.00%) Agile Project Management
7 6 (15.00%) OO
7 6 (15.00%) OOA/OOD
7 6 (15.00%) Open Source
7 6 (15.00%) UML
7 6 (15.00%) Use Case
8 5 (12.50%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 5 (12.50%) Service Delivery
8 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (10.00%) Risk Management
9 4 (10.00%) Time Management
10 3 (7.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
1 1 (2.50%) Java
1 1 (2.50%) Python
1 1 (2.50%) VB
1 1 (2.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Degree
1 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (7.50%) HND
3 1 (2.50%) APMP
3 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.50%) PMO
2 1 (2.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.00%) Citrix
3 5 (12.50%) Oracle
4 3 (7.50%) SAP
5 1 (2.50%) SaltStack