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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 20 24 23
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 10 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 4.15% 2.86% 3.17%
As % of the Applications category 18.18% 21.21% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Average daily rate
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£148 £225 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.44% -39.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+55.00% -14.28%
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
55 33 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 22.82% 13.47% 10.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 9
Average daily rate £175 £248 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.29% -19.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £118 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £302 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -45.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

MS PowerPoint Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 August 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
(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 -7 2 £175 -30.00%
Dorchester - 1 £115 -
MS PowerPoint
South West

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 16 (88.89%) MS Excel
2 8 (44.44%) MS Office
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (33.33%) Banking
5 5 (27.78%) Investment Banking
5 5 (27.78%) ISTQB
5 5 (27.78%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (27.78%) Business Analysis
5 5 (27.78%) QA
5 5 (27.78%) Manual Testing
5 5 (27.78%) MS Access
5 5 (27.78%) GIS
5 5 (27.78%) ESRI
5 5 (27.78%) ArcGIS
5 5 (27.78%) Validation
6 4 (22.22%) Fund Accounting
6 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
6 4 (22.22%) Finance
7 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
7 2 (11.11%) Line Management
7 2 (11.11%) Time Management
7 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
7 2 (11.11%) ITIL
7 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
7 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
7 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
7 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
8 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
8 1 (5.56%) Programme Management

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 5 (27.78%) ArcGIS
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) MS Project Server
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 16 (88.89%) MS Excel
2 8 (44.44%) MS Office
3 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (5.56%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) MS Access
General
1 6 (33.33%) Banking
2 5 (27.78%) Investment Banking
3 4 (22.22%) Finance
4 1 (5.56%) Aerospace
4 1 (5.56%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) GIS Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Graduate
3 4 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Business Systems Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Junior
4 2 (11.11%) IT Services Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Service Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Transition Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Service Transition Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Junior Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Junior Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Project Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Junior Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) MI Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (27.78%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Validation
1 5 (27.78%) Business Analysis
1 5 (27.78%) Manual Testing
1 5 (27.78%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (22.22%) Fund Accounting
2 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.11%) Time Management
3 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Line Management
4 1 (5.56%) Cash Management
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.56%) Test Management
4 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.56%) ERP
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) ESRI
3 1 (5.56%) SAP