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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 67 64 83
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +19
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 21 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.53% 1.07% 1.12%
As % of the Applications category 13.46% 9.15% 10.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 10
Average daily rate
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£308 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.14% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.50% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £14.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 - £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 - £16.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-25.71% +2.94%
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
156 142 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.35% 11.68% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 58 78
Average daily rate £315 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £149 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 25 27
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.67 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.52% -14.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.85 £26.60 £22.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

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 22 September 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (72.73%) MS Excel
2 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
3 11 (33.33%) MS Office
3 11 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (27.27%) MS Project
4 9 (27.27%) Project Management
5 8 (24.24%) Management Information System
6 7 (21.21%) Finance
6 7 (21.21%) PRINCE2
7 5 (15.15%) VBA
7 5 (15.15%) Degree
8 4 (12.12%) Knowledge Management
8 4 (12.12%) Business Analysis
8 4 (12.12%) Web Accessibility
8 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
8 4 (12.12%) UML
8 4 (12.12%) MS Visio
8 4 (12.12%) Data Modelling
8 4 (12.12%) NHS
9 3 (9.09%) Programme Management
9 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (9.09%) Time Management
10 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
10 2 (6.06%) Project Planning
10 2 (6.06%) Web Development
10 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (6.06%) Risk Management
10 2 (6.06%) Retail
10 2 (6.06%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (6.06%) Information Architecture

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (12.12%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) SAS
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (3.03%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 24 (72.73%) MS Excel
2 11 (33.33%) MS Office
3 9 (27.27%) MS Project
4 4 (12.12%) MS Visio
5 2 (6.06%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (3.03%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (3.03%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) VPN
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
1 1 (3.03%) DSL
1 1 (3.03%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (3.03%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Axure RP
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Automotive
3 1 (3.03%) Legal
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) Business Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) Developer
3 3 (9.09%) Excel Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Excel VBA Developer
4 2 (6.06%) MI Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Project Planner
4 2 (6.06%) VBA Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Developer Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) MI Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (3.03%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Service Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Administrator
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (3.03%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) HTML
2 1 (3.03%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) CSS
2 1 (3.03%) SOAP
2 1 (3.03%) Web Services
2 1 (3.03%) XML
2 1 (3.03%) XSLT
2 1 (3.03%) XHTML
2 1 (3.03%) WSDL
2 1 (3.03%) Ajax
2 1 (3.03%) jQuery
2 1 (3.03%) HTML5
2 1 (3.03%) CSS3
2 1 (3.03%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (24.24%) Management Information System
3 4 (12.12%) NHS
4 1 (3.03%) PMI
4 1 (3.03%) STB
4 1 (3.03%) IPTV
4 1 (3.03%) Web 2.0
4 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Credit Risk
4 1 (3.03%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.03%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Project Management
2 7 (21.21%) PRINCE2
3 4 (12.12%) UML
3 4 (12.12%) Data Modelling
3 4 (12.12%) Business Analysis
3 4 (12.12%) Knowledge Management
3 4 (12.12%) Web Accessibility
4 3 (9.09%) Time Management
4 3 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.06%) Risk Management
5 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.06%) ITIL
5 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.06%) Project Planning
5 2 (6.06%) Web Development
5 2 (6.06%) Information Architecture
5 2 (6.06%) Business Transformation
6 1 (3.03%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) VBA
2 2 (6.06%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
2 2 (6.06%) C
3 1 (3.03%) C#
3 1 (3.03%) Java
3 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.03%) XPath
3 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (3.03%) ISEB
3 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Business Objects
2 2 (6.06%) SAP
2 2 (6.06%) Avaya
2 2 (6.06%) Genesys
2 2 (6.06%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.03%) Adobe
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £250 - £270 per day
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