The table below looks at the statistics for MS PowerPoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS PowerPoint over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 64 56 75
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +19
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 30 26 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.96% 1.78% 0.63%
As % of the Applications category 16.95% 15.76% 7.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 5
Average daily rate £338 £319 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -12.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £223 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £430 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £14.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+22.41% -40.81%
MS PowerPoint
Scotland

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

Applications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
177 165 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.54% 11.31% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 106 66
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £189 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £27.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.45% +37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

MS PowerPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

MS PowerPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

MS PowerPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

MS PowerPoint Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

MS PowerPoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

MS PowerPoint Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

MS PowerPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

MS PowerPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 26 (57.78%) Banking
2 25 (55.56%) Finance
3 21 (46.67%) MS Excel
4 16 (35.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (28.89%) MS Project
6 12 (26.67%) MS Visio
7 11 (24.44%) Project Management
8 10 (22.22%) Analytics
9 8 (17.78%) Retail
10 7 (15.56%) Migration
11 6 (13.33%) Programme Management
11 6 (13.33%) Project Planning
11 6 (13.33%) Retail Banking
12 5 (11.11%) Data Analysis
12 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (11.11%) Asset Management
12 5 (11.11%) MS Office
12 5 (11.11%) SQL
13 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
13 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
13 4 (8.89%) Degree
13 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (8.89%) Data Migration
13 4 (8.89%) Data Analytics
14 3 (6.67%) Change Control
14 3 (6.67%) Waterfall
14 3 (6.67%) Translating Business Requirements
14 3 (6.67%) JIRA
14 3 (6.67%) Document Management
14 3 (6.67%) Business Analysis

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (8.89%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.44%) SAS
2 2 (4.44%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.22%) CMS
3 1 (2.22%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 21 (46.67%) MS Excel
2 13 (28.89%) MS Project
3 12 (26.67%) MS Visio
4 5 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) ATM
1 1 (2.22%) Intranet
1 1 (2.22%) Skype
1 1 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.22%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.22%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 26 (57.78%) Banking
2 25 (55.56%) Finance
3 8 (17.78%) Retail
4 6 (13.33%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.22%) Publishing
5 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (42.22%) Analyst
2 12 (26.67%) PMO Analyst
3 5 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 4 (8.89%) Data Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) PMO Support Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Banking Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Project Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Project Support Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Consultant
7 1 (2.22%) Developer
7 1 (2.22%) IT Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Junior
7 1 (2.22%) Programme Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Project Planner
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) Credit Risk
2 2 (4.44%) Data Structures
2 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) NHS
3 1 (2.22%) PMI
3 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (24.44%) Project Management
3 10 (22.22%) Analytics
4 7 (15.56%) Migration
5 6 (13.33%) Programme Management
5 6 (13.33%) Project Planning
6 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (11.11%) Asset Management
6 5 (11.11%) Data Analysis
7 4 (8.89%) Data Analytics
7 4 (8.89%) Data Migration
8 3 (6.67%) Business Analysis
8 3 (6.67%) Change Control
8 3 (6.67%) Change Management
8 3 (6.67%) Data Modelling
8 3 (6.67%) Document Management
8 3 (6.67%) Translating Business Requirements
8 3 (6.67%) Waterfall
9 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2
9 2 (4.44%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.11%) SQL
2 3 (6.67%) VBA
3 1 (2.22%) C
3 1 (2.22%) Java
3 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) MBA
3 1 (2.22%) IIBA
3 1 (2.22%) ISEB
3 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle
3 2 (4.44%) HP
3 2 (4.44%) Trillium
4 1 (2.22%) GoldenSource
4 1 (2.22%) Google
4 1 (2.22%) Teradata