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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 78 66 75
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 14 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.00% 1.22% 0.67%
As % of the Applications category 7.82% 8.59% 6.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 4
Average daily rate
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£362 £333 £178
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.72% +87.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £299 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £375 £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £314 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.58% -1.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £8.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.30 £13.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-1.50% -
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
179 163 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.75% 14.26% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 84 41
Average daily rate £325 £273 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.26% +7.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £120 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £384 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 16 20
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.63 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.82% -31.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.98 £9.00 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £22.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.70
% change year-on-year
- -4.45%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - - - -
Salford - - - -
MS PowerPoint
North West

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 24 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 20 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 13 (36.11%) MS Office
4 11 (30.56%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (22.22%) Project Management
6 7 (19.44%) Management Information System
6 7 (19.44%) Finance
6 7 (19.44%) Degree
7 5 (13.89%) VBA
7 5 (13.89%) MS Visio
7 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
8 4 (11.11%) Data Modelling
8 4 (11.11%) UML
8 4 (11.11%) MS Project
8 4 (11.11%) Windows
8 4 (11.11%) HTML
8 4 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
8 4 (11.11%) Time Management
8 4 (11.11%) Web Accessibility
9 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (8.33%) Programme Management
9 3 (8.33%) Retail
9 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
9 3 (8.33%) NHS
10 2 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (5.56%) Adobe
10 2 (5.56%) Avaya
10 2 (5.56%) Genesys
10 2 (5.56%) DSL
10 2 (5.56%) DVB

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 13 (36.11%) MS Office
3 5 (13.89%) MS Visio
4 4 (11.11%) MS Project
5 2 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (5.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) DSL
1 2 (5.56%) DVB
2 1 (2.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (2.78%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Axure RP
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Retail
3 2 (5.56%) Publishing
3 2 (5.56%) Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Automotive
4 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Analyst
2 7 (19.44%) Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Excel Developer
4 3 (8.33%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) VBA Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Developer Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) MI Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Excel VBA Developer
5 2 (5.56%) MI Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Project Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Coordinator
5 2 (5.56%) Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (5.56%) iOS Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Governance Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Programme Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) HTML
2 2 (5.56%) CSS
2 2 (5.56%) SOAP
2 2 (5.56%) Web Services
2 2 (5.56%) XML
2 2 (5.56%) XSLT
2 2 (5.56%) XHTML
2 2 (5.56%) WSDL
2 2 (5.56%) Ajax
2 2 (5.56%) jQuery
2 2 (5.56%) CSS3
2 2 (5.56%) Sass
2 2 (5.56%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (19.44%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.33%) NHS
4 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.56%) Open Source
4 2 (5.56%) STB
4 2 (5.56%) IPTV
4 2 (5.56%) Web 2.0
4 2 (5.56%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
2 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) Project Management
2 4 (11.11%) Data Modelling
2 4 (11.11%) UML
2 4 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
2 4 (11.11%) Time Management
2 4 (11.11%) Web Accessibility
3 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (8.33%) Programme Management
3 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.56%) ITIL
4 2 (5.56%) SOA
4 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.56%) Information Architecture
4 2 (5.56%) iOS Development
4 2 (5.56%) Business Analysis
4 2 (5.56%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.78%) Supplier Management
5 1 (2.78%) Change Management
5 1 (2.78%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) VBA
2 2 (5.56%) XPath
2 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
2 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.56%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) Adobe
2 2 (5.56%) Avaya
2 2 (5.56%) Genesys
2 2 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (5.56%) Business Objects
2 2 (5.56%) SAP
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) Remedy
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