The table below looks at the statistics for MS PowerPoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS PowerPoint over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft PowerPoint
England / North West
Rank 86 99 93
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 48 58 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.83% 1.48% 1.47%
As % of the Applications category 19.43% 16.07% 13.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 35 30
Median daily rate £335 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £188 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £425 £384
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 2
Median hourly rate £41.25 £47.00 £16.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.23% +186.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.05 £15.95 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £47.33 £19.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.88 £17.77 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+17.47% +24.70%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
247 361 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.42% 9.20% 11.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 206 201
Median daily rate £335 £320 £282
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +13.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £175 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 41 60
Median hourly rate £13.80 £20.00 £13.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.01% +44.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £47.33 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.30 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +10.00%

MS PowerPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing MS PowerPoint as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 January 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint across the North West region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

MS PowerPoint Hourly Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint within the North West region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire +14 18 £325 -3.70% 2
Manchester -3 15 £325 +8.33% 3
Cheshire +20 8 £365 +2.81% 5
Merseyside +3 5 £515 -
MS PowerPoint
England

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS PowerPoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for MS PowerPoint.

1 68 (59.65%) MS Excel
2 63 (55.26%) Microsoft
3 44 (38.60%) MS Visio
4 43 (37.72%) Windows
5 42 (36.84%) Project Management
6 40 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (33.33%) MS Office
8 37 (32.46%) Analytical Skills
9 30 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
10 24 (21.05%) Finance
10 24 (21.05%) PRINCE2
11 18 (15.79%) ITIL
11 18 (15.79%) Change Management
11 18 (15.79%) Security Cleared
11 18 (15.79%) Open Source
12 17 (14.91%) Waterfall
12 17 (14.91%) WebSphere
12 17 (14.91%) Unix
13 15 (13.16%) Degree
13 15 (13.16%) Business Analysis
14 14 (12.28%) Change Control
14 14 (12.28%) Programme Management
14 14 (12.28%) Operational Acceptance Testing
15 13 (11.40%) Service Management
15 13 (11.40%) MS Project
15 13 (11.40%) Linux
16 12 (10.53%) Data Management
16 12 (10.53%) Data Analysis
16 12 (10.53%) JIRA
16 12 (10.53%) Windows 2000

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (14.91%) WebSphere
2 11 (9.65%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.39%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (2.63%) IIS
4 3 (2.63%) SAS
5 2 (1.75%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.88%) Apache
6 1 (0.88%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 68 (59.65%) MS Excel
2 44 (38.60%) MS Visio
3 38 (33.33%) MS Office
4 13 (11.40%) MS Project
5 1 (0.88%) CATIA
5 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.88%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.65%) IaaS
1 11 (9.65%) SaaS
2 10 (8.77%) PaaS
3 5 (4.39%) Office 365
4 1 (0.88%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.88%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.88%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.39%) FTP
1 5 (4.39%) HTTP
1 5 (4.39%) LAN
1 5 (4.39%) SAN
1 5 (4.39%) TCP/IP
1 5 (4.39%) VPN
1 5 (4.39%) WAN
2 2 (1.75%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Power View
2 2 (1.75%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.88%) MS Access
3 1 (0.88%) QlikView
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (10.53%) JIRA
2 1 (0.88%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.88%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.88%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (0.88%) VectorCAST
General
1 24 (21.05%) Finance
2 8 (7.02%) Banking
3 6 (5.26%) Marketing
4 3 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.63%) Retail
5 2 (1.75%) Back Office
5 2 (1.75%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.75%) Legal
5 2 (1.75%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.75%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.88%) Automotive
6 1 (0.88%) Avionics
6 1 (0.88%) Billing
6 1 (0.88%) Front Office
6 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (37.72%) Analyst
2 14 (12.28%) Business Analyst
3 13 (11.40%) Delivery Manager
4 10 (8.77%) Project Manager
5 9 (7.89%) Operations Analyst
6 8 (7.02%) Business Manager
6 8 (7.02%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (7.02%) Support Analyst
7 7 (6.14%) Digital Analyst
7 7 (6.14%) Digital Business Analyst
7 7 (6.14%) Operational Support Analyst
7 7 (6.14%) Operations Support Analyst
7 7 (6.14%) Senior Business Analyst
8 6 (5.26%) Change Manager
8 6 (5.26%) IT Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) IT Manager
9 5 (4.39%) Operations Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Senior Operations Engineer
10 4 (3.51%) Supply Chain Manager
10 4 (3.51%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.39%) SOAP
1 5 (4.39%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (0.88%) Web Services
2 1 (0.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (32.46%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.89%) Tandem
2 9 (7.89%) Wiki
3 7 (6.14%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.51%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.63%) Fintech
5 3 (2.63%) Statistics
6 2 (1.75%) Equities
6 2 (1.75%) Life Science
7 1 (0.88%) AS400
7 1 (0.88%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.88%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.88%) Economics
7 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.88%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 43 (37.72%) Windows
2 17 (14.91%) Unix
3 13 (11.40%) Linux
4 12 (10.53%) AIX
4 12 (10.53%) Windows 2000
4 12 (10.53%) Windows XP
5 6 (5.26%) Windows Server
6 5 (4.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (4.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (4.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.75%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (36.84%) Project Management
2 40 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (21.05%) PRINCE2
5 18 (15.79%) Change Management
5 18 (15.79%) ITIL
5 18 (15.79%) Open Source
6 17 (14.91%) Waterfall
7 15 (13.16%) Business Analysis
8 14 (12.28%) Change Control
8 14 (12.28%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 14 (12.28%) Programme Management
9 13 (11.40%) Service Management
10 12 (10.53%) Data Analysis
10 12 (10.53%) Data Management
11 11 (9.65%) Configuration Management
11 11 (9.65%) ITSM
11 11 (9.65%) Time Management
12 9 (7.89%) DevOps
12 9 (7.89%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.89%) SQL
2 3 (2.63%) VBA
3 2 (1.75%) Java
4 1 (0.88%) Ada
4 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.88%) C
4 1 (0.88%) Perl
4 1 (0.88%) Python
4 1 (0.88%) VB
4 1 (0.88%) VB6
Qualifications
1 18 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 15 (13.16%) Degree
3 10 (8.77%) SC Cleared
4 9 (7.89%) ISEB
5 5 (4.39%) CCNA
5 5 (4.39%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (4.39%) MCSE
5 5 (4.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (4.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (3.51%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.75%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.75%) HND
7 2 (1.75%) MCSA
7 2 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.88%) APMP
8 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.14%) SLA
2 4 (3.51%) QA
3 3 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.88%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.88%) GMP
System Software
1 7 (6.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.63%) VMware ESX
3 3 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (4.39%) Backup Exec
1 5 (4.39%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (4.39%) McAfee ePO
1 5 (4.39%) SCCM
1 5 (4.39%) SCOM
2 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 63 (55.26%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.77%) Oracle
2 10 (8.77%) VMware
3 6 (5.26%) Citrix
4 5 (4.39%) Canon
4 5 (4.39%) Cisco
4 5 (4.39%) Dell
4 5 (4.39%) Intel Security
4 5 (4.39%) Symantec
5 4 (3.51%) Google
6 3 (2.63%) EqualLogic
6 3 (2.63%) Veeam
7 2 (1.75%) HP
8 1 (0.88%) Adobe
8 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.88%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.88%) SAP
8 1 (0.88%) Tableau
8 1 (0.88%) Teradata
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