The table below looks at the statistics for MS PowerPoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands 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 19 24 27
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.60% 1.67% 1.00%
As % of the Applications category 33.33% 15.00% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£638 £200 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+218.75% -46.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 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%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Applications Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
9 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 4.79% 11.11% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 6
Average daily rate £550 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £176 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £525 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £17.50
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 the Midlands

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

MS PowerPoint Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

MS PowerPoint
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

MS PowerPoint Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

MS PowerPoint
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

MS PowerPoint Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

MS PowerPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

MS PowerPoint Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) NHS
2 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Logistics
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Management
1 1 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
1 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 1 (33.33%) Logistics
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
1 1 (33.33%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco