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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 70 70 81
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 20 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.46% 1.01% 0.80%
As % of the Applications category 12.74% 9.92% 7.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 4
Average daily rate
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£275 £350 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £275 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £388 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £11.75 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-25.71% +16.66%
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
157 121 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.43% 10.22% 10.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 56 52
Average daily rate £300 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £160 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £402 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 23
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.67 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.52% +5.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £26.28 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+8.48% -6.45%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - - - - 2
MS PowerPoint
North West

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 22 (70.97%) MS Excel
2 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
3 10 (32.26%) MS Office
3 10 (32.26%) Project Management
4 9 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (25.81%) Management Information System
6 6 (19.35%) Finance
6 6 (19.35%) MS Project
6 6 (19.35%) PRINCE2
6 6 (19.35%) Degree
7 5 (16.13%) VBA
8 4 (12.90%) NHS
8 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
8 4 (12.90%) UML
8 4 (12.90%) Data Modelling
8 4 (12.90%) Knowledge Management
8 4 (12.90%) Web Accessibility
9 3 (9.68%) Time Management
9 3 (9.68%) Programme Management
9 3 (9.68%) Retail
9 3 (9.68%) HTML
9 3 (9.68%) Windows
10 2 (6.45%) Linux
10 2 (6.45%) Business Objects
10 2 (6.45%) SAP
10 2 (6.45%) SQL
10 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
10 2 (6.45%) ITIL
10 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
10 2 (6.45%) Avaya

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (3.23%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 22 (70.97%) MS Excel
2 10 (32.26%) MS Office
3 6 (19.35%) MS Project
4 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
4 2 (6.45%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (3.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (3.23%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (3.23%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) DSL
1 2 (6.45%) DVB
2 1 (3.23%) VPN
2 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (3.23%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Axure RP
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Automotive
3 1 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Business Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Excel Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Excel VBA Developer
5 2 (6.45%) MI Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.45%) VBA Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Developer Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) MI Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Project Planner
5 2 (6.45%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Administrator
6 1 (3.23%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (3.23%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) HTML
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) CSS
2 1 (3.23%) SOAP
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
2 1 (3.23%) XML
2 1 (3.23%) XSLT
2 1 (3.23%) XHTML
2 1 (3.23%) WSDL
2 1 (3.23%) Ajax
2 1 (3.23%) jQuery
2 1 (3.23%) HTML5
2 1 (3.23%) CSS3
2 1 (3.23%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (25.81%) Management Information System
3 4 (12.90%) NHS
4 2 (6.45%) STB
4 2 (6.45%) IPTV
5 1 (3.23%) Web 2.0
5 1 (3.23%) Graphic Design
5 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.23%) Open Source
5 1 (3.23%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Project Management
2 6 (19.35%) PRINCE2
3 4 (12.90%) UML
3 4 (12.90%) Data Modelling
3 4 (12.90%) Knowledge Management
3 4 (12.90%) Web Accessibility
4 3 (9.68%) Time Management
4 3 (9.68%) Programme Management
5 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
5 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.45%) Information Architecture
5 2 (6.45%) Project Planning
5 2 (6.45%) Web Development
5 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.45%) ITIL
5 2 (6.45%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.23%) Change Management
6 1 (3.23%) MVC
6 1 (3.23%) SWOT Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) VBA
2 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
2 2 (6.45%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.23%) C
3 1 (3.23%) C#
3 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.23%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (3.23%) ISEB
3 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) Business Objects
2 2 (6.45%) SAP
2 2 (6.45%) Avaya
2 2 (6.45%) Genesys
2 2 (6.45%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.23%) Adobe
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