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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 47 69 49
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -20
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 37 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.51% 0.48% 0.88%
As % of the Applications category 21.14% 5.36% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 4 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £342 £199
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.83% +71.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £320 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £476 £208
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £308
% change year-on-year
- +5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +27.58%
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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
175 112 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.86% 8.93% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 62 34
Average daily rate £325 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £181 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £14.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -1.63%

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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015, 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 39 (60.94%) Finance
2 29 (45.31%) MS Excel
3 28 (43.75%) MS Office
4 20 (31.25%) MS Project
5 19 (29.69%) Project Management
5 19 (29.69%) Microsoft
5 19 (29.69%) Banking
6 13 (20.31%) MS Visio
7 12 (18.75%) Change Management
8 11 (17.19%) Retail
9 10 (15.63%) QA
9 10 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (14.06%) PRINCE2
11 8 (12.50%) Project Planning
12 7 (10.94%) Business Analysis
13 6 (9.38%) Data Management
13 6 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (9.38%) Resource Management
14 5 (7.81%) Retail Banking
14 5 (7.81%) Business Development
14 5 (7.81%) Degree
14 5 (7.81%) Service Delivery
15 4 (6.25%) Balanced Scorecard
15 4 (6.25%) Data Analysis
15 4 (6.25%) Supplier Management
15 4 (6.25%) SharePoint
15 4 (6.25%) CheckPoint
15 4 (6.25%) Investment Management
15 4 (6.25%) Data Governance
15 4 (6.25%) Project Governance

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.69%) SAS
Applications
1 29 (45.31%) MS Excel
2 28 (43.75%) MS Office
3 20 (31.25%) MS Project
4 13 (20.31%) MS Visio
5 3 (4.69%) Adobe Captivate
5 3 (4.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) CA PPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Axure RP
General
1 39 (60.94%) Finance
2 19 (29.69%) Banking
3 11 (17.19%) Retail
4 5 (7.81%) Retail Banking
5 3 (4.69%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.13%) Front Office
7 1 (1.56%) Advertising
7 1 (1.56%) Marketing
7 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (39.06%) Analyst
2 10 (15.63%) Business Analyst
3 8 (12.50%) PMO Analyst
3 8 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 7 (10.94%) PMO Manager
5 4 (6.25%) Designer
5 4 (6.25%) Coordinator
5 4 (6.25%) Data Analyst
5 4 (6.25%) Project Coordinator
6 3 (4.69%) Administrator
6 3 (4.69%) SAS Data Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) SAS Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Technical Administrator
6 3 (4.69%) Solutions Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Lead Business Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Programme Planner
7 2 (3.13%) Delivery Manager
8 1 (1.56%) Project Analyst
8 1 (1.56%) Process Analyst
8 1 (1.56%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.69%) E-Learning
2 3 (4.69%) SCORM
2 3 (4.69%) Learning Management System
3 2 (3.13%) User Experience
4 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.56%) Windows
1 1 (1.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.69%) Project Management
2 12 (18.75%) Change Management
3 9 (14.06%) PRINCE2
4 8 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 7 (10.94%) Business Analysis
6 6 (9.38%) Data Management
6 6 (9.38%) Resource Management
7 5 (7.81%) Service Delivery
7 5 (7.81%) Business Development
8 4 (6.25%) Data Analysis
8 4 (6.25%) Supplier Management
8 4 (6.25%) Balanced Scorecard
8 4 (6.25%) Investment Management
8 4 (6.25%) Data Governance
8 4 (6.25%) Project Governance
9 3 (4.69%) Portfolio Management
9 3 (4.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (4.69%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (4.69%) Business Transformation
9 3 (4.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.69%) C
1 3 (4.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.81%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.56%) ISEB
3 1 (1.56%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.63%) QA
2 4 (6.25%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.56%) P3O
3 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Xen
Vendors
1 19 (29.69%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.25%) CheckPoint
3 3 (4.69%) Progress
3 3 (4.69%) Adobe
4 1 (1.56%) HP
4 1 (1.56%) CA
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle