The table below looks at the statistics for MS PowerPoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS PowerPoint over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 20 27 23
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.80% 0.61% 0.72%
As % of the Applications category 25.00% 7.69% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.77%
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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 Chester region.

Applications Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
16 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 11.19% 7.88% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 4
Average daily rate £400 £325 £206
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +57.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £304 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £327 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Average hourly rate £16.84 £22.92 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.52% -13.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.12 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -5.53%

MS PowerPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

MS PowerPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

MS PowerPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

MS PowerPoint Daily Rate Trend in Chester

MS PowerPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

MS PowerPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

MS PowerPoint
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 4 (57.14%) HTML
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
1 4 (57.14%) Perl
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) AIX
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Apache
1 4 (57.14%) RDBMS
1 4 (57.14%) Sun
1 4 (57.14%) HP
1 4 (57.14%) BMC
1 4 (57.14%) MVC
1 4 (57.14%) Web Development
1 4 (57.14%) YUI
1 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) QA
3 1 (14.29%) Data Quality

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 4 (57.14%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) RDBMS
1 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Project Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Security Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) AIX
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) MVC
1 4 (57.14%) Web Development
2 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
1 4 (57.14%) Perl
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
1 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Sun
1 4 (57.14%) HP
1 4 (57.14%) BMC
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft