The table below looks at the statistics for MS PowerPoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax 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 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 27 22 19
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 4 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 2.23% 2.15% 6.52%
As % of the Applications category 13.79% 40.00% 34.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 11
Average daily rate
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£370 £373 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.80% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £298 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £396 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -2.77%
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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 Halifax region.

Applications Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
29 10 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 16.20% 5.38% 18.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 10 36
Average daily rate £440 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £275 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £388 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £16.14
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -5.51%

MS PowerPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

MS PowerPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

MS PowerPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

MS PowerPoint Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 7 (58.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 7 (58.33%) Banking
2 6 (50.00%) Retail
2 6 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Retail Banking
3 3 (25.00%) QA
3 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (16.67%) Coaching
4 2 (16.67%) Validation
4 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (8.33%) Legal
5 1 (8.33%) ATM
5 1 (8.33%) Business Objects
5 1 (8.33%) MS Office
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (8.33%) Adobe
5 1 (8.33%) ISEB
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (8.33%) Acrobat
5 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Stress Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (8.33%) Time Management

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) Acrobat
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) ATM
General
1 7 (58.33%) Banking
2 6 (50.00%) Retail
2 6 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) PMO Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Interactive Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Manager
4 1 (8.33%) PMO Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (16.67%) Coaching
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 2 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Quantitative Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Stress Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
4 1 (8.33%) Financial Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Cash Management
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
1 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe
2 1 (8.33%) Business Objects