The table below looks at the statistics for MS PowerPoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS PowerPoint over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 19 28 26
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 2.59% 0.46% 1.55%
As % of the Applications category 23.81% 4.35% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate £475 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +33.33%
MS PowerPoint
South West

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

Applications Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
21 23 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 10.88% 10.50% 14.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 17
Average daily rate £338 £375 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +275.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
Average hourly rate £10.00 £12.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -56.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.18
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -4.47%

MS PowerPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

MS PowerPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

MS PowerPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

MS PowerPoint Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

MS PowerPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

MS PowerPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

MS PowerPoint
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bournemouth - 5 £475 -
MS PowerPoint
South West

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 10 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 8 (57.14%) Finance
3 6 (42.86%) UML
3 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (35.71%) Banking
4 5 (35.71%) Investment Banking
4 5 (35.71%) QA
4 5 (35.71%) MS Visio
5 4 (28.57%) ISEB
5 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
5 4 (28.57%) Project Management
5 4 (28.57%) BPMN
5 4 (28.57%) Target Operating Model
6 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Project Planning
6 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
6 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
6 3 (21.43%) MS Office
7 2 (14.29%) Windows
7 2 (14.29%) MS Project
7 2 (14.29%) MS Access
7 2 (14.29%) Validation
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
7 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Windows 7

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 1 (7.14%) ArcGIS
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (35.71%) MS Visio
3 3 (21.43%) MS Office
4 2 (14.29%) MS Project
5 1 (7.14%) Acrobat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
1 1 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (7.14%) VPN
1 1 (7.14%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MS Access
2 1 (7.14%) GIS
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Banking
2 5 (35.71%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
3 1 (7.14%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Business Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Junior
4 2 (14.29%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Junior Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Programme Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Business Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) GIS Graduate
5 1 (7.14%) Graduate Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Service Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.14%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
2 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (42.86%) UML
2 4 (28.57%) BPMN
2 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 4 (28.57%) Project Management
2 4 (28.57%) Target Operating Model
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
3 3 (21.43%) Project Planning
3 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Business Transformation
4 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Release Management
4 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) SDLC
4 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 2 (14.29%) Validation
5 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) ISEB
2 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) QA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe
2 1 (7.14%) Bomgar
2 1 (7.14%) ESRI
2 1 (7.14%) SAP