The table below looks at the statistics for MS PowerPoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS PowerPoint over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 39 30 31
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 3 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.78% 2.45% 1.63%
As % of the Applications category 7.89% 18.75% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate
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£275 £426 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.37% +0.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+55.00% -14.28%
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 Merseyside region.

Applications Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
38 32 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 9.84% 13.06% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 16
Average daily rate £218 £404 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.09% -5.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £190 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £448 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 5
Average hourly rate £14.25 £18.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% +38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.00 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £19.00 £21.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

MS PowerPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

MS PowerPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

MS PowerPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

MS PowerPoint Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

MS PowerPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

MS PowerPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

MS PowerPoint
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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
Liverpool -6 1 £275 -31.84%
MS PowerPoint
North West

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
1 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (29.41%) Time Sharing Option
2 5 (29.41%) JCL
2 5 (29.41%) Mainframe
2 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) DB2
2 5 (29.41%) MS Office
2 5 (29.41%) IBM
2 5 (29.41%) REXX
2 5 (29.41%) zOS
3 4 (23.53%) OLTP
3 4 (23.53%) C
3 4 (23.53%) SDLC
3 4 (23.53%) OMEGAMON
3 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
5 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
5 2 (11.76%) Information Security
5 2 (11.76%) Data Management
5 2 (11.76%) Service Management
5 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) Benchmarking
5 2 (11.76%) Time Management
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Management
5 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.88%) SAS
3 1 (5.88%) CICS
3 1 (5.88%) MQSeries
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 5 (29.41%) MS Office
3 1 (5.88%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) LAN
1 1 (5.88%) WAN
1 1 (5.88%) Kerberos
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.88%) SSL
1 1 (5.88%) OSPF
1 1 (5.88%) BGP
1 1 (5.88%) EIGRP
1 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (5.88%) SSH
1 1 (5.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) DB2
2 4 (23.53%) OLTP
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Billing
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) PMO Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) DB2 DBA
2 4 (23.53%) DBA
3 3 (17.65%) Service Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Transition Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Service Transition Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Quality Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Project Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Project Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Network Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
1 1 (5.88%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (29.41%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.88%) PKI
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) zOS
2 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (23.53%) SDLC
2 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.76%) Information Security
3 2 (11.76%) Data Management
3 2 (11.76%) Benchmarking
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) Service Management
3 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Time Management
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Management
3 2 (11.76%) Coaching
4 1 (5.88%) People Management
4 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.88%) CRM
4 1 (5.88%) Security Management
4 1 (5.88%) Validation
4 1 (5.88%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
1 5 (29.41%) REXX
1 5 (29.41%) JCL
2 4 (23.53%) C
3 1 (5.88%) Perl
3 1 (5.88%) Assembly Language
3 1 (5.88%) CLIST
3 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) CCIE
1 1 (5.88%) CCNP
1 1 (5.88%) CCDP
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (5.88%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 1 (5.88%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (5.88%) zSecure
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) IBM
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) CA
2 1 (5.88%) Remedy
2 1 (5.88%) Aruba
2 1 (5.88%) Sybase
2 1 (5.88%) SAP
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco