The table below looks at the statistics for MS PowerPoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS PowerPoint over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 51 50 39
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 8 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.55% 1.78% 1.68%
As % of the Applications category 16.00% 11.71% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 5
Average daily rate
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£388 £415 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.62% +38.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £306 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £460 £303
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £32.33 £8.85 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+265.35% -49.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £24.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-41.83% +68.96%
MS PowerPoint
East of England

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

Applications Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
50 111 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 9.69% 15.18% 19.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 56 26
Average daily rate £310 £350 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +28.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £150 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £450 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 24
Average hourly rate £32.00 £16.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.93% -45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.30 £12.48 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.79 £30.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%

MS PowerPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

MS PowerPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

MS PowerPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

MS PowerPoint Daily Rate Trend in Essex

MS PowerPoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint across the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

MS PowerPoint Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

MS PowerPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

MS PowerPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

MS PowerPoint
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint within the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood -3 2 - - 1
Basildon - 2 £400 - 1
Harlow 0 1 - -
MS PowerPoint
East of England

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 15 (65.22%) MS Excel
2 13 (56.52%) MS Office
2 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
3 12 (52.17%) Finance
4 10 (43.48%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (39.13%) Change Management
6 8 (34.78%) Project Management
6 8 (34.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (34.78%) Change Control
7 7 (30.43%) MS Project
8 6 (26.09%) MS Visio
8 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (21.74%) Legal
9 5 (21.74%) Information Management
9 5 (21.74%) JIRA
9 5 (21.74%) Use Case
10 4 (17.39%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (17.39%) BDD
10 4 (17.39%) User Stories
10 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
10 4 (17.39%) Quality Management
10 4 (17.39%) TDD
10 4 (17.39%) Scrum
10 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
10 4 (17.39%) B2C
10 4 (17.39%) IBM
11 3 (13.04%) Adobe
11 3 (13.04%) HP
11 3 (13.04%) Citrix
11 3 (13.04%) SAN

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 (17.39%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.35%) Confluence
2 1 (4.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 15 (65.22%) MS Excel
2 13 (56.52%) MS Office
3 7 (30.43%) MS Project
4 6 (26.09%) MS Visio
5 2 (8.70%) Acrobat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) SAN
2 2 (8.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) MS Access
2 2 (8.70%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) JIRA
General
1 12 (52.17%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Legal
3 2 (8.70%) Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.35%) Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Business Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Coordinator
4 4 (17.39%) Agile Business Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Project Coordinator
5 3 (13.04%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Capacity Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Capacity Management Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Product Owner
7 1 (4.35%) Project Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Storage Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Project Support Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Configuration Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Flash
2 1 (4.35%) HTML5
2 1 (4.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
3 3 (13.04%) AS400
3 3 (13.04%) iSeries
4 2 (8.70%) NHS
5 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) UNIX
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
1 3 (13.04%) AIX
1 3 (13.04%) Solaris
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Change Management
2 8 (34.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (34.78%) Project Management
2 8 (34.78%) Change Control
3 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (21.74%) Information Management
4 5 (21.74%) Use Case
5 4 (17.39%) TDD
5 4 (17.39%) BDD
5 4 (17.39%) User Stories
5 4 (17.39%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (17.39%) Quality Management
5 4 (17.39%) B2C
5 4 (17.39%) Scrum
6 3 (13.04%) Workflow
6 3 (13.04%) Migration
6 3 (13.04%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (13.04%) Capacity Management
6 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
7 2 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) PMP
1 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Tivoli
1 3 (13.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) IBM
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle
3 3 (13.04%) Adobe
3 3 (13.04%) HP
3 3 (13.04%) Citrix
3 3 (13.04%) BMC
3 3 (13.04%) NetApp