The first table below looks at the demand for MS PowerPoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS PowerPoint over the 3 months to 18 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 Leicester 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 26 17 17
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 10 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 4.78% 5.98% 2.75%
As % of the Applications category 20.83% 29.17% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £350 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £14.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+55.17% -17.14%
Applications Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
48 24 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 22.97% 20.51% 26.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 8
Average daily rate £300 £475 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +137.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £475 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 6
Average hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +57.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.28 £12.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £40.00 £20.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
MS PowerPoint
Leicestershire

MS PowerPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

MS PowerPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

MS PowerPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

MS PowerPoint Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

MS PowerPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

MS PowerPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 18 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 15 (83.33%) MS Office
3 12 (66.67%) SQL
3 12 (66.67%) Oracle
4 11 (61.11%) ISO 9001
4 11 (61.11%) TickIT
5 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
6 8 (44.44%) MS Visio
6 8 (44.44%) Degree
7 7 (38.89%) Data Analysis
7 7 (38.89%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (38.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 7 (38.89%) UNIX
7 7 (38.89%) Windows
7 7 (38.89%) Linux
7 7 (38.89%) Configuration Management
8 6 (33.33%) ISEB
8 6 (33.33%) Finance
8 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
8 6 (33.33%) Software Testing
9 5 (27.78%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (27.78%) Analytics
9 5 (27.78%) Oracle ODI
9 5 (27.78%) Oracle OLAP
9 5 (27.78%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 5 (27.78%) Change Management
9 5 (27.78%) XML
9 5 (27.78%) OLAP
9 5 (27.78%) HTTP
9 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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.

Applications
1 18 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 15 (83.33%) MS Office
3 8 (44.44%) MS Visio
4 3 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) HTTP
1 5 (27.78%) HTTPS
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle BI EE
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle ODI
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle OLAP
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 5 (27.78%) OLAP
1 5 (27.78%) Star Schema
2 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) UAT Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) UAT Test Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) OBIEE Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Junior
4 2 (11.11%) Junior Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Bid Manager
5 1 (5.56%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Compliance Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (22.22%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) UNIX
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
1 7 (38.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Data Analysis
1 7 (38.89%) User Acceptance Testing
1 7 (38.89%) Configuration Management
2 6 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Analytics
3 5 (27.78%) Change Management
3 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
4 4 (22.22%) Migration
4 4 (22.22%) Data Migration
5 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.11%) Project Management
7 1 (5.56%) Logistics
7 1 (5.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Degree
2 6 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (61.11%) ISO 9001
1 11 (61.11%) TickIT
2 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Oracle
2 10 (55.56%) Microsoft