The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 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 Merseyside 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 25 29 31
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.83% 1.28% 0.48%
As % of the Applications category 10.81% 11.11% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate
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£426 £375 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.46% +114.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £15.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-6.34% -19.23%
Applications Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
37 27 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 16.97% 11.49% 14.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 4
Average daily rate £404 £425 £105
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.05% +304.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 8
Average hourly rate £17.00 £12.25 £18.47
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.77% -33.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £10.45 £13.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £13.70 £22.67
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
MS PowerPoint
North West

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 31 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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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 -1 3 £404 +7.60%
MS PowerPoint
North West

MS PowerPoint
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) Validation
3 2 (50.00%) MS Project
4 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) HND
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Windows NT
4 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (25.00%) Unisys
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Internet

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) MS Project
4 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Change Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Project Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
1 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) HND
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Unisys
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft