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 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 49 67 53
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -14
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 31 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.27% 0.80% 1.51%
As % of the Applications category 19.14% 10.84% 14.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 7 10
Average daily rate
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£450 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £265 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £485 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.88 £13.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
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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
162 83 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.84% 7.38% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 44 50
Average daily rate £396 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £113 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £453 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Average hourly rate £30.75 £10.00 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+207.50% -18.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.15 £10.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.35 £13.20 £13.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

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 January 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 30 January 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 33 (62.26%) Finance
2 25 (47.17%) MS Excel
3 20 (37.74%) MS Project
4 19 (35.85%) Banking
5 18 (33.96%) MS Office
6 16 (30.19%) MS Visio
7 15 (28.30%) Project Management
8 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
9 12 (22.64%) Change Management
10 9 (16.98%) Retail
11 8 (15.09%) Business Analysis
11 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (13.21%) Project Planning
13 6 (11.32%) Resource Management
13 6 (11.32%) QA
13 6 (11.32%) Data Management
13 6 (11.32%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (11.32%) Data Governance
13 6 (11.32%) Data Quality
14 5 (9.43%) SAS
14 5 (9.43%) Data Analysis
14 5 (9.43%) Retail Banking
14 5 (9.43%) Business Development
14 5 (9.43%) Degree
15 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2
15 4 (7.55%) SharePoint
15 4 (7.55%) SQL
15 4 (7.55%) Project Governance
15 4 (7.55%) Root Cause Analysis
16 3 (5.66%) Portfolio Management

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (9.43%) SAS
2 4 (7.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (47.17%) MS Excel
2 20 (37.74%) MS Project
3 18 (33.96%) MS Office
4 16 (30.19%) MS Visio
5 2 (3.77%) Adobe Captivate
5 2 (3.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Axure RP
General
1 33 (62.26%) Finance
2 19 (35.85%) Banking
3 9 (16.98%) Retail
4 5 (9.43%) Retail Banking
5 3 (5.66%) Financial Institution
5 3 (5.66%) Marketing
6 2 (3.77%) Legal
6 2 (3.77%) Publishing
7 1 (1.89%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (28.30%) Analyst
2 8 (15.09%) Project Manager
3 7 (13.21%) Business Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) PMO Manager
5 4 (7.55%) PMO Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Data Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Project Coordinator
5 4 (7.55%) Coordinator
6 3 (5.66%) Technical Administrator
6 3 (5.66%) SAS Data Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Designer
6 3 (5.66%) Administrator
6 3 (5.66%) Programme Planner
6 3 (5.66%) SAS Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Lead Business Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Communications Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (1.89%) SQL Data Analyst
8 1 (1.89%) Project Assistant
8 1 (1.89%) User Experience Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.77%) Streaming Video
2 2 (3.77%) E-Learning
2 2 (3.77%) SCORM
2 2 (3.77%) Social Media
2 2 (3.77%) Blog
2 2 (3.77%) Learning Management System
2 2 (3.77%) User Experience
3 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.30%) Project Management
2 12 (22.64%) Change Management
3 8 (15.09%) Business Analysis
4 7 (13.21%) Project Planning
5 6 (11.32%) Resource Management
5 6 (11.32%) Data Management
5 6 (11.32%) Data Governance
6 5 (9.43%) Data Analysis
6 5 (9.43%) Business Development
7 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2
7 4 (7.55%) Project Governance
7 4 (7.55%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (5.66%) Portfolio Management
8 3 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (5.66%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.77%) Asset Management
9 2 (3.77%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.77%) SEO
9 2 (3.77%) Time Management
9 2 (3.77%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.55%) SQL
2 1 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) IIBA
2 1 (1.89%) ISEB
2 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) QA
1 6 (11.32%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.66%) Progress
3 2 (3.77%) Adobe
3 2 (3.77%) Facebook
3 2 (3.77%) Twitter
4 1 (1.89%) HP
4 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle