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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 60 54 45
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 27 20 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.85% 1.65% 2.39%
As % of the Applications category 18.88% 20.83% 19.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 18
Average daily rate
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£420 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £459 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.10 £13.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-3.00% -
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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
143 96 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.82% 7.91% 12.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 46 67
Average daily rate £380 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £120 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 5
Average hourly rate £11.25 £17.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.82% +41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £8.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.85 £23.80 £14.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -8.51%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 25 (58.14%) MS Excel
1 25 (58.14%) Finance
2 20 (46.51%) MS Visio
3 15 (34.88%) MS Project
4 13 (30.23%) MS Office
5 12 (27.91%) Banking
6 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
7 9 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (18.60%) Retail
9 7 (16.28%) Project Management
9 7 (16.28%) Business Analysis
10 6 (13.95%) SAS
10 6 (13.95%) Data Management
10 6 (13.95%) Data Governance
10 6 (13.95%) Data Quality
11 5 (11.63%) Data Analysis
11 5 (11.63%) Retail Banking
11 5 (11.63%) Degree
12 4 (9.30%) SQL
12 4 (9.30%) Root Cause Analysis
13 3 (6.98%) Progress
13 3 (6.98%) Marketing
14 2 (4.65%) RSS
14 2 (4.65%) Adobe
14 2 (4.65%) Service Delivery
14 2 (4.65%) Change Management
14 2 (4.65%) SEO
14 2 (4.65%) Legal
14 2 (4.65%) Publishing
14 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 6 (13.95%) SAS
Applications
1 25 (58.14%) MS Excel
2 20 (46.51%) MS Visio
3 15 (34.88%) MS Project
4 13 (30.23%) MS Office
5 2 (4.65%) Adobe Captivate
5 2 (4.65%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (4.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Agresso
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Axure RP
General
1 25 (58.14%) Finance
2 12 (27.91%) Banking
3 8 (18.60%) Retail
4 5 (11.63%) Retail Banking
5 3 (6.98%) Marketing
6 2 (4.65%) Legal
6 2 (4.65%) Publishing
7 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
7 1 (2.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) Analyst
2 7 (16.28%) Business Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) PMO Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Project Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Administrator
4 4 (9.30%) Data Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Programme Planner
5 3 (6.98%) SAS Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Administrator
5 3 (6.98%) SAS Data Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Designer
6 2 (4.65%) Business Project Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Business Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Lead Business Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Communications Manager
6 2 (4.65%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (2.33%) Project Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) Streaming Video
2 2 (4.65%) E-Learning
2 2 (4.65%) SCORM
2 2 (4.65%) Blog
2 2 (4.65%) Learning Management System
2 2 (4.65%) Social Media
2 2 (4.65%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.28%) Project Management
1 7 (16.28%) Business Analysis
2 6 (13.95%) Data Management
2 6 (13.95%) Data Governance
3 5 (11.63%) Data Analysis
4 4 (9.30%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.65%) Business Transformation
5 2 (4.65%) Change Control
5 2 (4.65%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (4.65%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.65%) Change Management
5 2 (4.65%) SEO
5 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.33%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.33%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.33%) Service Management
6 1 (2.33%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.33%) Six Sigma
6 1 (2.33%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) IIBA
2 1 (2.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.98%) Progress
3 2 (4.65%) Adobe
3 2 (4.65%) Facebook
3 2 (4.65%) Twitter
4 1 (2.33%) HP
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