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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 47 42 46
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 12 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.89% 2.67% 0.87%
As % of the Applications category 15.58% 15.29% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £241 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.44% -56.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Average hourly rate £34.50 £33.88 £8.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.84% +299.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+40.62% -8.57%
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
77 85 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 12.11% 17.49% 20.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 26 32
Average daily rate £300 £263 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -20.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £168 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 26 32
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.28 £34.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.03 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -3.06%

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint across the Essex region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

MS PowerPoint Hourly Rate Histogram 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 2 September 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 +2 6 - -
Chelmsford -14 2 £393 -12.77%
Basildon -11 1 - -
MS PowerPoint
East of England

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 16 (72.73%) MS Office
2 15 (68.18%) MS Excel
3 12 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (40.91%) Finance
5 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (31.82%) Marketing
5 7 (31.82%) JIRA
5 7 (31.82%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (27.27%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (27.27%) Use Case
6 6 (27.27%) Information Management
6 6 (27.27%) TDD
6 6 (27.27%) Scrum
6 6 (27.27%) Change Management
6 6 (27.27%) B2C
6 6 (27.27%) MS Visio
6 6 (27.27%) BDD
6 6 (27.27%) User Stories
7 5 (22.73%) Quality Management
7 5 (22.73%) Automotive
7 5 (22.73%) Legal
8 4 (18.18%) OO
9 3 (13.64%) SQL
9 3 (13.64%) CRM
9 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
9 3 (13.64%) Project Management
9 3 (13.64%) ITSM
9 3 (13.64%) Service Management
9 3 (13.64%) Data Analysis
9 3 (13.64%) ServiceNow

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
1 2 (9.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 16 (72.73%) MS Office
2 15 (68.18%) MS Excel
3 6 (27.27%) MS Visio
4 1 (4.55%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) JIRA
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 7 (31.82%) Marketing
3 5 (22.73%) Automotive
3 5 (22.73%) Legal
4 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.55%) Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (4.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Business Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Agile Business Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Report Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Data Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Service Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Project Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) IT Business Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Service Management Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) MI Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Deployment Specialist
7 1 (4.55%) Business Data Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Digital Project Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Agile Project Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Configuration Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Coordinator
7 1 (4.55%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (31.82%) Digital Marketing
2 6 (27.27%) Requirements Analysis
2 6 (27.27%) Use Case
2 6 (27.27%) BDD
2 6 (27.27%) Scrum
2 6 (27.27%) User Stories
2 6 (27.27%) TDD
2 6 (27.27%) Information Management
2 6 (27.27%) Change Management
2 6 (27.27%) B2C
3 5 (22.73%) Quality Management
4 4 (18.18%) OO
5 3 (13.64%) CRM
5 3 (13.64%) Project Management
5 3 (13.64%) Service Management
5 3 (13.64%) ITSM
5 3 (13.64%) Data Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) VBA
2 2 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
1 3 (13.64%) ServiceNow
2 2 (9.09%) IBM
2 2 (9.09%) Adobe