The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 18 35 22
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -13
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 10 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 7.25% 1.07% 5.67%
As % of the Applications category 25.64% 5.88% 36.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 2
Average daily rate
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£284 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.29% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-25.71% +14.75%
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Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

Applications Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
39 34 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 28.26% 18.18% 15.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 8
Average daily rate £238 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.60% +5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 10
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -58.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.25 £20.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

MS PowerPoint Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 October 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 11 (91.67%) MS Excel
2 10 (83.33%) MS Office
3 6 (50.00%) ISO 9001
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) Finance
4 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 3 (25.00%) TickIT
5 3 (25.00%) Change Management
5 3 (25.00%) Project Management
5 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (25.00%) ISEB
5 3 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle
5 3 (25.00%) UNIX
5 3 (25.00%) Windows
5 3 (25.00%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) Degree
5 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (16.67%) HNC
6 2 (16.67%) MS Project
6 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
7 1 (8.33%) Derivative
7 1 (8.33%) Migration
7 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (8.33%) Management Information System

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 11 (91.67%) MS Excel
2 10 (83.33%) MS Office
3 2 (16.67%) MS Project
4 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Project Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) UAT Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) UAT Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Author
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Author
5 1 (8.33%) Coordinator
5 1 (8.33%) Compliance Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Derivative
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) RMADS
2 1 (8.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) UNIX
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 3 (25.00%) Change Management
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
2 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISEB
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
1 3 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (16.67%) HNC
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) ISO 9001
2 3 (25.00%) TickIT
3 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
1 1 (8.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) HP