The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Manchester region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 71 74 72
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 11 8 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.88% 0.72% 1.37%
As % of the Applications category 6.55% 4.82% 11.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 14
Average daily rate
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£310 £338 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.14% +26.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £227 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £338 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.93% -17.10%
Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
168 166 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.40% 14.89% 11.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 61 71
Average daily rate £340 £320 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £149 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 27
Average hourly rate £13.75 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.27 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £26.25 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
MS PowerPoint
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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 23 July 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 23 July 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
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IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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MS PowerPoint
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MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 15 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 7 (33.33%) Project Management
3 7 (33.33%) Degree
4 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2
5 5 (23.81%) MS Project
5 5 (23.81%) MS Office
5 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
5 5 (23.81%) Knowledge Management
6 4 (19.05%) Finance
6 4 (19.05%) NHS
6 4 (19.05%) MS Visio
7 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
7 3 (14.29%) HTML
7 3 (14.29%) UML
7 3 (14.29%) XML
7 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
7 3 (14.29%) Web Development
7 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 3 (14.29%) Web Accessibility
7 3 (14.29%) Information Architecture
7 3 (14.29%) HTML5
7 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (14.29%) Business Transformation
8 2 (9.52%) Transition Management
8 2 (9.52%) SNOMED CT
8 2 (9.52%) Informatics
8 2 (9.52%) Microformats
8 2 (9.52%) Taxonomies
8 2 (9.52%) Ontologies

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) SAS
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (4.76%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 15 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (23.81%) MS Project
2 5 (23.81%) MS Office
3 4 (19.05%) MS Visio
4 1 (4.76%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Axure RP
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Automotive
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Dutch Language
2 1 (4.76%) French Language
2 1 (4.76%) German Language
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Business Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Information Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Business Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Change Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Project Planner
3 2 (9.52%) Business Change Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) PMO Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) UI Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Designer
4 1 (4.76%) NHS Business Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) SAS Programmer
4 1 (4.76%) Programme Planner
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Programmer
4 1 (4.76%) Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) HTML
1 3 (14.29%) XML
1 3 (14.29%) HTML5
2 2 (9.52%) Microformats
3 1 (4.76%) jQuery
3 1 (4.76%) CSS3
3 1 (4.76%) Sass
3 1 (4.76%) XSLT
3 1 (4.76%) XHTML
3 1 (4.76%) WSDL
3 1 (4.76%) Ajax
3 1 (4.76%) .NET
3 1 (4.76%) CSS
3 1 (4.76%) SOAP
3 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
2 4 (19.05%) NHS
3 2 (9.52%) Taxonomies
3 2 (9.52%) Ontologies
3 2 (9.52%) Informatics
4 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.76%) Credit Risk
4 1 (4.76%) Open Source
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.76%) PMI
4 1 (4.76%) Web 2.0
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Project Management
2 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 5 (23.81%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (14.29%) Web Accessibility
4 3 (14.29%) Web Development
4 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (14.29%) Information Architecture
4 3 (14.29%) Business Transformation
4 3 (14.29%) UML
4 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Information Management
5 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
5 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.52%) Scrum
5 2 (9.52%) Transition Management
5 2 (9.52%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.76%) Budget Control
6 1 (4.76%) Use Case
6 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) C
1 1 (4.76%) C#
1 1 (4.76%) Java
1 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.76%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (4.76%) ISEB
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SNOMED CT
2 1 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Adobe