The first table below looks at the demand for MS PowerPoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS PowerPoint over the 3 months to 11 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 North West 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 98 113 110
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -3
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 34 14 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.15% 0.55% 0.79%
As % of the Applications category 8.56% 4.40% 7.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 15
Average daily rate
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£375 £338 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £300 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £381 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £330 £318
% change year-on-year
-4.92% +3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.25 £18.25
% change year-on-year
+9.43% -27.39%
Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
397 318 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 13.46% 12.48% 10.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 119 136
Average daily rate £325 £300 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £144 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £305 £310
% change year-on-year
+2.45% -1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 52 57
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.04 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -2.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.56 £10.04 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £40.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.21 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.34% +1.36%
MS PowerPoint
England

MS PowerPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

MS PowerPoint Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

MS PowerPoint
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

MS PowerPoint Daily Rate Trend in the North West

MS PowerPoint
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint across the North West region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

MS PowerPoint Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

MS PowerPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

MS PowerPoint Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

MS PowerPoint
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 11 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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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
Cheshire +9 12 £393 +42.72% 4
Manchester +6 11 £310 -8.14% 5
Merseyside +5 4 £426 +13.46%
MS PowerPoint
England

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 45 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 24 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 23 (38.33%) Project Management
4 19 (31.67%) Finance
5 16 (26.67%) MS Office
6 15 (25.00%) MS Visio
7 14 (23.33%) MS Project
8 12 (20.00%) PRINCE2
9 8 (13.33%) Validation
9 8 (13.33%) Degree
10 7 (11.67%) Security Cleared
10 7 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (11.67%) Management Information System
10 7 (11.67%) Banking
10 7 (11.67%) SharePoint
11 6 (10.00%) Data Analysis
11 6 (10.00%) Migration
12 5 (8.33%) Service Management
12 5 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
12 5 (8.33%) UNIX
12 5 (8.33%) VBA
12 5 (8.33%) NHS
12 5 (8.33%) Data Modelling
12 5 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
12 5 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (8.33%) Project Planning
12 5 (8.33%) QA
13 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared
13 4 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (6.67%) SQL

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (11.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.67%) SAS
2 1 (1.67%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.67%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 45 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 16 (26.67%) MS Office
3 15 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 14 (23.33%) MS Project
5 5 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.67%) Photoshop
6 1 (1.67%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) BPCS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (1.67%) Wireless
2 1 (1.67%) Network Security
2 1 (1.67%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.67%) LAN
2 1 (1.67%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) MS Access
1 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Axure RP
General
1 19 (31.67%) Finance
2 7 (11.67%) Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Retail
4 1 (1.67%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Marketing
4 1 (1.67%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.67%) French Language
4 1 (1.67%) German Language
4 1 (1.67%) Automotive
4 1 (1.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (50.00%) Analyst
2 10 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 8 (13.33%) Architect
4 6 (10.00%) Data Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 5 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.00%) Administrator
6 3 (5.00%) Report Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Data Migration Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) MI Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) PMO Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Business Change Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) PMO Administrator
7 2 (3.33%) Engagement Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Business Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Security Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Risk Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Business Change Consultant
7 2 (3.33%) PMO Lead
7 2 (3.33%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) XML
2 3 (5.00%) HTML
2 3 (5.00%) HTML5
3 2 (3.33%) Microformats
3 2 (3.33%) DWR
3 2 (3.33%) .NET
4 1 (1.67%) CSS
4 1 (1.67%) SOAP
4 1 (1.67%) Web Services
4 1 (1.67%) XSLT
4 1 (1.67%) XHTML
4 1 (1.67%) WSDL
4 1 (1.67%) Ajax
4 1 (1.67%) jQuery
4 1 (1.67%) CSS3
4 1 (1.67%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Management Information System
2 5 (8.33%) NHS
3 3 (5.00%) CMDB
4 2 (3.33%) Credit Risk
4 2 (3.33%) Taxonomies
4 2 (3.33%) Ontologies
4 2 (3.33%) Informatics
5 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.67%) PMI
5 1 (1.67%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.67%) Open Source
5 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.33%) UNIX
2 4 (6.67%) Windows
3 3 (5.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.67%) Windows NT
4 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.33%) Project Management
2 12 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 8 (13.33%) Validation
4 7 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (10.00%) Migration
5 6 (10.00%) Data Analysis
6 5 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
6 5 (8.33%) Project Planning
6 5 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 5 (8.33%) Service Management
6 5 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (6.67%) ITIL
7 4 (6.67%) Change Management
7 4 (6.67%) Risk Management
7 4 (6.67%) Business Analysis
7 4 (6.67%) Information Security
8 3 (5.00%) Matrix Management
8 3 (5.00%) Web Development
8 3 (5.00%) UML
8 3 (5.00%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.33%) VBA
2 4 (6.67%) SQL
3 2 (3.33%) C#
3 2 (3.33%) VB
4 1 (1.67%) C
4 1 (1.67%) XPath
4 1 (1.67%) Java
4 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (13.33%) Degree
2 7 (11.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.67%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.67%) HND
4 1 (1.67%) ISEB
4 1 (1.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) QA
2 2 (3.33%) SNOMED CT
3 1 (1.67%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.67%) SLA
3 1 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 24 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.00%) Oracle
2 3 (5.00%) SAP
3 2 (3.33%) Cisco
4 1 (1.67%) IBM
4 1 (1.67%) Unisys
4 1 (1.67%) Adobe
4 1 (1.67%) HP
4 1 (1.67%) Compaq
4 1 (1.67%) Dell
4 1 (1.67%) Symantec
4 1 (1.67%) Primavera
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