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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 47 60 47
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 30 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.01% 1.23% 1.81%
As % of the Applications category 25.64% 9.17% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 5 4
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +159.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £291 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £426 £216
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £10.09
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £23.50 £14.59
% change year-on-year
-44.68% +61.06%
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
117 109 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.75% 13.44% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 52 29
Average daily rate £300 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £140 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 9
Average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £43.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
Knutsford +7 7 £438 +57.37%
Warrington -12 5 £260 -43.47% 2
Alderley Edge - 4 £253 - 1
Macclesfield - 2 £350 -
Chester +2 1 - - 3
MS PowerPoint
North West

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 24 (63.16%) MS Excel
2 18 (47.37%) Finance
3 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
4 8 (21.05%) Project Management
4 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (18.42%) Data Analysis
5 7 (18.42%) SharePoint
5 7 (18.42%) ITIL
6 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
6 6 (15.79%) MS Visio
6 6 (15.79%) Data Modelling
6 6 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (15.79%) Banking
6 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (13.16%) Time Management
7 5 (13.16%) Network Management
7 5 (13.16%) CIPD
7 5 (13.16%) Service Management
7 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
7 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (13.16%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (13.16%) Configuration Management
8 4 (10.53%) WCDMA
8 4 (10.53%) 3G
8 4 (10.53%) Nortel
8 4 (10.53%) Ariba
8 4 (10.53%) Ericsson

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 7 (18.42%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (63.16%) MS Excel
2 6 (15.79%) MS Visio
3 4 (10.53%) MS Office
4 2 (5.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) WCDMA
1 4 (10.53%) 3G
1 4 (10.53%) GPRS
1 4 (10.53%) GSM
1 4 (10.53%) 2G
1 4 (10.53%) 4G
1 4 (10.53%) Radio Access Network
1 4 (10.53%) HSPA
1 4 (10.53%) LTE
2 2 (5.26%) WebEx
3 1 (2.63%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
1 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.63%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 18 (47.37%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Banking
3 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
3 5 (13.16%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (5.26%) Retail
4 2 (5.26%) Swedish Language
5 1 (2.63%) Legal
5 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (52.63%) Analyst
2 8 (21.05%) Business Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Developer
3 6 (15.79%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (10.53%) SQL Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Analyst Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Performance Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Portfolio Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Performance Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) RAN Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior RAN Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) RAN Performance Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Administrator
7 2 (5.26%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Trainer
7 2 (5.26%) SAP Trainer
7 2 (5.26%) Data Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.26%) E-Learning
3 1 (2.63%) CMDB
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) Project Management
2 7 (18.42%) Data Analysis
2 7 (18.42%) ITIL
3 6 (15.79%) Data Modelling
3 6 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (13.16%) Time Management
4 5 (13.16%) Network Management
4 5 (13.16%) Service Management
4 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (13.16%) Configuration Management
5 4 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 4 (10.53%) eTOM
5 4 (10.53%) Resource Management
5 4 (10.53%) Network Design
5 4 (10.53%) Portfolio Management
5 4 (10.53%) Performance Improvement
5 4 (10.53%) Performance Management
5 4 (10.53%) Market Research
6 3 (7.89%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (7.89%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) CIPD
2 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.63%) PMP
2 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.63%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) EMIR
1 1 (2.63%) COBIT
1 1 (2.63%) MiFID
1 1 (2.63%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) Nortel
2 4 (10.53%) Ariba
2 4 (10.53%) Ericsson
2 4 (10.53%) Mapinfo
2 4 (10.53%) Business Objects
2 4 (10.53%) SAP
2 4 (10.53%) Huawei
2 4 (10.53%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco
3 1 (2.63%) Cognos
3 1 (2.63%) BMC
3 1 (2.63%) Remedy
3 1 (2.63%) BT