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 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 63 57 35
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -22
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 15 22 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.23% 1.88% 2.56%
As % of the Applications category 12.71% 18.97% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 20
Average daily rate
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£400 £313 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -8.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £502 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.50% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +9.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-25.71% +6.06%
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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 Edinburgh region.

Applications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
118 116 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.69% 9.91% 11.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 47 64
Average daily rate £320 £313 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £187 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 8
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.90 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.06% -19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £5.00 £11.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £20.75 £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

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 September 2014.

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 September 2014, 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 19 (65.52%) Finance
2 17 (58.62%) MS Excel
3 11 (37.93%) MS Visio
3 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
4 10 (34.48%) MS Office
5 9 (31.03%) MS Project
5 9 (31.03%) Banking
6 4 (13.79%) Project Management
6 4 (13.79%) SAS
6 4 (13.79%) Retail
6 4 (13.79%) Data Management
6 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
6 4 (13.79%) Degree
7 3 (10.34%) Marketing
7 3 (10.34%) Social Media
7 3 (10.34%) Data Governance
7 3 (10.34%) Facebook
7 3 (10.34%) Twitter
7 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (10.34%) Data Analysis
7 3 (10.34%) SEO
7 3 (10.34%) Blog
7 3 (10.34%) Asset Management
7 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.34%) Streaming Video
7 3 (10.34%) RSS
7 3 (10.34%) Legal
7 3 (10.34%) Publishing
8 2 (6.90%) SQL
8 2 (6.90%) Data Mining

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 (13.79%) SAS
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) Lync
Applications
1 17 (58.62%) MS Excel
2 11 (37.93%) MS Visio
3 10 (34.48%) MS Office
4 9 (31.03%) MS Project
5 1 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Agresso
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (3.45%) Hyperion Planning
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) ATM
1 1 (3.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
General
1 19 (65.52%) Finance
2 9 (31.03%) Banking
3 4 (13.79%) Retail
4 3 (10.34%) Marketing
4 3 (10.34%) Legal
4 3 (10.34%) Publishing
5 2 (6.90%) Retail Banking
6 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
6 1 (3.45%) Back Office
6 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) Business Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Project Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Communications Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Business Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Business Manager
4 2 (6.90%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) PMO Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Data Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) IT Trainer
5 1 (3.45%) Management Accountant
5 1 (3.45%) PMO Lead
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) Junior Business Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Programme Planner
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Accountant
5 1 (3.45%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Trainer
5 1 (3.45%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Streaming Video
1 3 (10.34%) Blog
1 3 (10.34%) Social Media
1 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (3.45%) Fixed Income
2 1 (3.45%) Equities
2 1 (3.45%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.79%) Project Management
1 4 (13.79%) Data Management
1 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
2 3 (10.34%) Data Governance
2 3 (10.34%) Asset Management
2 3 (10.34%) Data Analysis
2 3 (10.34%) SEO
2 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
3 2 (6.90%) Project Planning
3 2 (6.90%) Matrix Management
3 2 (6.90%) Change Control
3 2 (6.90%) Dependency Management
3 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.45%) IT Governance
4 1 (3.45%) Line Management
4 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.45%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) IIBA
2 1 (3.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.45%) EMIR
2 1 (3.45%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Facebook
2 3 (10.34%) Twitter
3 1 (3.45%) Hyperion
3 1 (3.45%) SAP
3 1 (3.45%) Cognos
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