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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 38 33 27
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.31% 1.60% 0.53%
As % of the Applications category 4.76% 20.00% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £250 £238 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +22.03%
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
21 25 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 6.52% 7.99% 13.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 7
Average daily rate £250 £200 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £100 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £250 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 6
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.25 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -26.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.08 £11.00 £14.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £18.75 £82.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -5 1 £250 - 2
MS PowerPoint
North West

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 2 (22.22%) Data Extraction
3 2 (22.22%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Management
4 1 (11.11%) Information Management
4 1 (11.11%) SSH
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) PKI
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 1 (11.11%) ISPF
4 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) People Management
4 1 (11.11%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (11.11%) CLIST
4 1 (11.11%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 1 (11.11%) zSecure
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
4 1 (11.11%) SAS
4 1 (11.11%) Kerberos

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) CICS
2 1 (11.11%) MQSeries
2 1 (11.11%) SAS
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Kerberos
1 1 (11.11%) SSH
1 1 (11.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) DB2
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) PMO Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) IT Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Excel Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Implementation Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Project Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) RACF Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Report Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Service Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) ISPF
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Extraction
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
2 1 (11.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) Benchmarking
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) Information Management
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) People Management
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Security Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Assembly Language
1 1 (11.11%) CLIST
1 1 (11.11%) JCL
1 1 (11.11%) Perl
1 1 (11.11%) REXX
1 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 1 (11.11%) RACF
1 1 (11.11%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) zSecure
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) CA
1 1 (11.11%) IBM
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) Remedy
1 1 (11.11%) Sybase