The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Halifax region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 16 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 10 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 5.59% 5.13% 3.87%
As % of the Applications category 34.48% 19.35% 40.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 11
Average daily rate £365 £320 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.06% -12.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £243 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £481 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £14.68 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+53.26% -16.11%
Applications Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
29 31 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 16.20% 26.50% 9.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 27 25
Average daily rate £375 £320 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -13.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £222 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
MS PowerPoint
West Yorkshire

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 17 April 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 14 (77.78%) Banking
2 11 (61.11%) Finance
3 10 (55.56%) Retail
3 10 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (44.44%) Retail Banking
5 7 (38.89%) MS Office
6 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
8 4 (22.22%) MS Project
9 3 (16.67%) Change Control
10 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
10 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
10 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
10 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
10 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
10 2 (11.11%) ATM
10 2 (11.11%) Change Management
10 2 (11.11%) ISEB
11 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (5.56%) Project Management
11 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
11 1 (5.56%) SAS
11 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
11 1 (5.56%) AIX
11 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
11 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (5.56%) Data Management
11 1 (5.56%) Information Management

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Office
2 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
3 4 (22.22%) MS Project
4 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) ATM
General
1 14 (77.78%) Banking
2 11 (61.11%) Finance
3 10 (55.56%) Retail
4 8 (44.44%) Retail Banking
5 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 3 (16.67%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Business Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Change Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Business Change Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (5.56%) Project Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Project Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) SAS Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Business Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (16.67%) Change Control
3 2 (11.11%) Change Management
3 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (5.56%) Cash Management
4 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Validation
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Data Management
4 1 (5.56%) Information Management
4 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ISEB
1 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
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