The table below looks at the statistics for MS PowerPoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS PowerPoint over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 72 67 81
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 13 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.00% 0.84% 1.04%
As % of the Applications category 8.18% 6.58% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 10
Average daily rate
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£308 £338 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +8.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £243 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.77%
MS PowerPoint
North West

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

Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
159 152 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.17% 12.72% 11.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 62 86
Average daily rate £325 £320 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +21.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £153 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £425 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 27 30
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £16.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -19.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.28 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.15 £25.00 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.29%

MS PowerPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

MS PowerPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

MS PowerPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

MS PowerPoint Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

MS PowerPoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

MS PowerPoint Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

MS PowerPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

MS PowerPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

MS PowerPoint
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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MS PowerPoint
North West

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 20 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (40.00%) Project Management
4 9 (36.00%) MS Project
5 8 (32.00%) PRINCE2
6 7 (28.00%) MS Office
6 7 (28.00%) Finance
7 6 (24.00%) Degree
8 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
8 5 (20.00%) MS Visio
9 4 (16.00%) Data Modelling
9 4 (16.00%) UML
9 4 (16.00%) NHS
9 4 (16.00%) Knowledge Management
9 4 (16.00%) Business Analysis
9 4 (16.00%) Web Accessibility
10 3 (12.00%) Business Transformation
10 3 (12.00%) Time Management
10 3 (12.00%) Programme Management
11 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
11 2 (8.00%) Internet
11 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
11 2 (8.00%) SAP
11 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
11 2 (8.00%) Project Planning
11 2 (8.00%) Web Development
11 2 (8.00%) Information Architecture
11 2 (8.00%) Transition Management
11 2 (8.00%) Risk Management

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) SAS
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (4.00%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 20 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (36.00%) MS Project
3 7 (28.00%) MS Office
4 5 (20.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (4.00%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (4.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Axure RP
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Automotive
2 1 (4.00%) Legal
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Dutch Language
2 1 (4.00%) French Language
2 1 (4.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Project Planner
4 2 (8.00%) Business Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Change Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Business Change Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) VBA Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Excel Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Excel VBA Developer
5 1 (4.00%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) PMO Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) UI Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Designer
5 1 (4.00%) NHS Business Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Development Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) SAS Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) HTML
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) CSS
1 1 (4.00%) SOAP
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
1 1 (4.00%) XML
1 1 (4.00%) XSLT
1 1 (4.00%) XHTML
1 1 (4.00%) WSDL
1 1 (4.00%) Ajax
1 1 (4.00%) jQuery
1 1 (4.00%) HTML5
1 1 (4.00%) CSS3
1 1 (4.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (16.00%) NHS
3 1 (4.00%) PMI
3 1 (4.00%) Web 2.0
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (4.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Project Management
2 8 (32.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (16.00%) UML
3 4 (16.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (16.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (16.00%) Knowledge Management
3 4 (16.00%) Web Accessibility
4 3 (12.00%) Time Management
4 3 (12.00%) Business Transformation
4 3 (12.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.00%) Transition Management
5 2 (8.00%) Information Architecture
5 2 (8.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (8.00%) Web Development
6 1 (4.00%) SWOT Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Use Case
6 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) C
1 1 (4.00%) C#
1 1 (4.00%) Java
1 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.00%) VBA
1 1 (4.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (4.00%) ISEB
3 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) SAP
3 1 (4.00%) Adobe