The first table below looks at the demand for MS PowerPoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS PowerPoint over the 3 months to 24 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 Leeds 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 79 54 53
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -1
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 7 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.61% 2.23% 1.64%
As % of the Applications category 5.93% 15.45% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 13
Average daily rate £260 £295 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.86% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £253 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £373 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £14.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+68.96% -14.70%
Applications Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
118 110 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 10.23% 14.45% 12.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 60 48
Average daily rate £300 £299 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.41% -0.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £111 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £405 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 21
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £12.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +2.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
MS PowerPoint
West Yorkshire

MS PowerPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

MS PowerPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

MS PowerPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

MS PowerPoint Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

MS PowerPoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

MS PowerPoint Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

MS PowerPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

MS PowerPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 21 (70.00%) MS Excel
2 14 (46.67%) Finance
2 14 (46.67%) MS Office
3 11 (36.67%) Change Management
4 9 (30.00%) Project Management
4 9 (30.00%) Oracle
5 8 (26.67%) MS Visio
6 6 (20.00%) EAI
6 6 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 6 (20.00%) SOA
6 6 (20.00%) MS Project
6 6 (20.00%) Web Services
6 6 (20.00%) XML
6 6 (20.00%) Siebel
6 6 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
6 6 (20.00%) Workflow
6 6 (20.00%) Data Quality
6 6 (20.00%) Oracle EDQ
7 5 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
8 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (10.00%) Performance Testing
9 3 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (10.00%) Smart Meter
9 3 (10.00%) SAS
9 3 (10.00%) SQL
9 3 (10.00%) Business Objects
9 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
9 3 (10.00%) Data Reconciliation
9 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 6 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.00%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (70.00%) MS Excel
2 14 (46.67%) MS Office
3 8 (26.67%) MS Visio
4 6 (20.00%) MS Project
5 3 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (3.33%) SPSS
6 1 (3.33%) Stata
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 14 (46.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Architect
3 5 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (16.67%) Administrator
3 5 (16.67%) Siebel Architect
4 3 (10.00%) MI Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) PMO Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle Solutions Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Coordinator
4 3 (10.00%) Project Coordinator
4 3 (10.00%) IT Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Change Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Project Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Business Change Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) IT Support
5 2 (6.67%) Project Support Coordinator
5 2 (6.67%) Project Support Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Business Objects Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) Web Services
1 6 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) Statistics
2 1 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Change Management
2 9 (30.00%) Project Management
3 6 (20.00%) Workflow
3 6 (20.00%) EAI
3 6 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 6 (20.00%) SOA
4 5 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.00%) Performance Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Financial Analysis
6 3 (10.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (10.00%) Qualitative Analysis
6 3 (10.00%) Data Reconciliation
7 2 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (6.67%) Performance Improvement
7 2 (6.67%) Project Planning
7 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
8 1 (3.33%) ITIL
8 1 (3.33%) Test Scripting
8 1 (3.33%) CAPA
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) ISEB
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Oracle
2 6 (20.00%) Siebel
3 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.00%) Business Objects
5 1 (3.33%) SAP