The first table below looks at the demand for MS PowerPoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS PowerPoint over the 3 months to 28 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 Middlesex 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 19 17 24
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 9 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.96% 3.90% 3.20%
As % of the Applications category 31.03% 28.13% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 4
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£370 £275 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.54% -32.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £188 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £385 £557
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.73% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.13 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £15.75 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-6.34% -27.58%
Applications Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
29 32 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 12.78% 13.85% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 14
Average daily rate £370 £250 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £155 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £420 £551
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £310 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.61% +0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £23.07 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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MS PowerPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

MS PowerPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

MS PowerPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

MS PowerPoint Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

MS PowerPoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

MS PowerPoint Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

MS PowerPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

MS PowerPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

MS PowerPoint
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 4 (36.36%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Handset
4 2 (18.18%) QA
4 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
4 2 (18.18%) OS/2
4 2 (18.18%) Symbian
4 2 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
5 1 (9.09%) Finance
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) B2B
5 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
5 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
5 1 (9.09%) UNIX
5 1 (9.09%) Linux
5 1 (9.09%) Release Management
5 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (9.09%) CESG
5 1 (9.09%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Smartphone
5 1 (9.09%) Degree

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
General
1 4 (36.36%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Process Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Information Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Functional Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) MI Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Document Controller
3 1 (9.09%) CLAS Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Forecast Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Workday Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Handset
2 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) CESG
3 1 (9.09%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (9.09%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) OS/2
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Release Management
2 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
2 1 (9.09%) Analytics
2 1 (9.09%) B2B
2 1 (9.09%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Symbian
3 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com