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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 48 44 48
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 13 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.67% 1.44% 0.22%
As % of the Applications category 16.46% 7.45% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Average daily rate
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£241 £550 £208
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.13% +165.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Average hourly rate £33.88 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+160.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-25.71% +6.06%
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
79 94 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 16.26% 19.30% 16.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 33 23
Average daily rate £263 £375 £204
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +84.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £162 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 38 21
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.84 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.18% -10.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £9.00 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £16.95 £27.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.63 £15.38
% change year-on-year
+2.52% -4.84%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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
Basildon - 4 - -
Chelmsford +4 1 £450 -
Colchester - - - -
Epping - - - -
Harlow - - - -
Loughton - - - -
Southend-on-Sea - - - -
MS PowerPoint
East of England

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 12 (54.55%) Project Management
2 11 (50.00%) MS Office
2 11 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 9 (40.91%) MS Visio
3 9 (40.91%) Internet
4 7 (31.82%) PRINCE2
4 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (27.27%) Degree
5 6 (27.27%) Finance
5 6 (27.27%) Publishing
6 5 (22.73%) UNIX
6 5 (22.73%) Linux
6 5 (22.73%) JBoss
6 5 (22.73%) Apache
6 5 (22.73%) Java
6 5 (22.73%) SQL
6 5 (22.73%) Oracle
6 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
6 5 (22.73%) XML
6 5 (22.73%) WebSphere
6 5 (22.73%) Release Management
7 4 (18.18%) System Testing
7 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
7 4 (18.18%) Web Design
7 4 (18.18%) MS Project
7 4 (18.18%) Automotive
7 4 (18.18%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (13.64%) Citrix
8 3 (13.64%) Logistics
8 3 (13.64%) Time Management

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 5 (22.73%) Apache
1 5 (22.73%) WebSphere
2 4 (18.18%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 11 (50.00%) MS Office
1 11 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (40.91%) MS Visio
3 4 (18.18%) MS Project
4 1 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
1 6 (27.27%) Publishing
2 4 (18.18%) Automotive
3 1 (4.55%) Games
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Systems Analyst
3 7 (31.82%) Business Analyst
4 5 (22.73%) Business Systems Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) PMO Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Digital Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Development Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Programme Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Junior
6 1 (4.55%) Development Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Junior Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Development Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) UNIX
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Project Management
2 7 (31.82%) PRINCE2
2 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) Release Management
4 4 (18.18%) System Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Web Design
5 3 (13.64%) Time Management
5 3 (13.64%) Logistics
6 2 (9.09%) Change Control
6 2 (9.09%) Scrum
7 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
7 1 (4.55%) Quality Management
7 1 (4.55%) Change Management
7 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.55%) Demand Forecasting
7 1 (4.55%) Line Management
7 1 (4.55%) Coaching
7 1 (4.55%) People Management
7 1 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) Java
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) PMP
2 2 (9.09%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle
1 5 (22.73%) JBoss
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Citrix