The first table below looks at the demand for MS PowerPoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS PowerPoint over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Newcastle upon Tyne 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 49 24 30
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +6
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 8 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.63% 1.67% 0.45%
As % of the Applications category 13.11% 11.11% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate £198 - £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £14.68 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+53.26% -17.29%
Applications Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
61 27 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 12.40% 15.00% 12.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 10 6
Average daily rate £225 £270 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.74% -18.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £140 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 8
Average hourly rate £13.00 £10.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -34.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.60 £10.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
MS PowerPoint
Tyne and Wear

MS PowerPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

MS PowerPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

MS PowerPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

MS PowerPoint Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

MS PowerPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

MS PowerPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 8 (72.73%) MS Excel
2 7 (63.64%) SharePoint
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) ITIL
4 4 (36.36%) Service Management
4 4 (36.36%) Data Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
5 3 (27.27%) MS Project
5 3 (27.27%) MS Office
5 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
5 3 (27.27%) ISEB
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) Project Management
6 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
6 2 (18.18%) Budget Control
6 2 (18.18%) Change Control
6 2 (18.18%) P3O
6 2 (18.18%) QA
7 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
7 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
7 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
7 1 (9.09%) LTE
7 1 (9.09%) Degree
7 1 (9.09%) MS Project Server
7 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
7 1 (9.09%) HP
7 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (9.09%) PMI
7 1 (9.09%) PMP

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 7 (63.64%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 8 (72.73%) MS Excel
2 3 (27.27%) MS Project
2 3 (27.27%) MS Office
2 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) LTE
1 1 (9.09%) GSM
1 1 (9.09%) UMTS
1 1 (9.09%) VoIP
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Incident Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Radio Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Service Management
2 4 (36.36%) Data Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
4 2 (18.18%) Budget Control
4 2 (18.18%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (9.09%) PMP
2 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) P3O
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) HP