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 26 September 2016 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 102 126 83
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -43
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 55 45 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.55% 1.02% 1.69%
As % of the Applications category 17.19% 10.49% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 27 26
Median daily rate £450 £300 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £166 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £339 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.23% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £31.44 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-36.38% +141.84%
MS PowerPoint
England

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
320 429 351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.03% 9.69% 11.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 241 176
Median daily rate £375 £325 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £170 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 52 49
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.71 £42.02 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.39
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -5.75%

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 26 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cheshire +19 32 £475 +44.48% 1
Manchester -17 9 £375 +25.00% 5
Lancashire +25 6 - - 1
Merseyside +6 3 £250 +17.64%
Cumbria - 1 - -
MS PowerPoint
England

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 67 (57.26%) MS Excel
2 50 (42.74%) Microsoft
3 44 (37.61%) MS Office
3 44 (37.61%) Project Management
4 38 (32.48%) Finance
5 33 (28.21%) MS Visio
6 28 (23.93%) Windows
7 26 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (21.37%) Stakeholder Management
9 20 (17.09%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (14.53%) SharePoint
11 16 (13.68%) MS Project
11 16 (13.68%) SCCM
12 15 (12.82%) Time Management
12 15 (12.82%) Waterfall
13 14 (11.97%) Business Analysis
13 14 (11.97%) Migration
13 14 (11.97%) Oracle
13 14 (11.97%) Change Control
14 13 (11.11%) Office 365
14 13 (11.11%) Risk Management
14 13 (11.11%) Programme Management
15 12 (10.26%) Degree
16 11 (9.40%) JIRA
16 11 (9.40%) Banking
16 11 (9.40%) Configuration Management
16 11 (9.40%) SQL
17 10 (8.55%) PRINCE2
17 10 (8.55%) Windows 10
18 9 (7.69%) Agile Project Management

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 (14.53%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.27%) WebSphere
2 5 (4.27%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (2.56%) Oracle UPK
4 2 (1.71%) IIS
4 2 (1.71%) WordPress
5 1 (0.85%) Apache
5 1 (0.85%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 67 (57.26%) MS Excel
2 44 (37.61%) MS Office
3 33 (28.21%) MS Visio
4 16 (13.68%) MS Project
5 2 (1.71%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.85%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.56%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (2.56%) Oracle iSupplier
1 3 (2.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.85%) SAP PM
2 1 (0.85%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.11%) Office 365
2 3 (2.56%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.85%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.27%) FTP
1 5 (4.27%) HTTP
1 5 (4.27%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.42%) Firewall
2 4 (3.42%) LAN
2 4 (3.42%) SAN
2 4 (3.42%) VPN
2 4 (3.42%) WAN
3 2 (1.71%) 2G
3 2 (1.71%) 3G
3 2 (1.71%) 4G
3 2 (1.71%) GSM
3 2 (1.71%) LTE
3 2 (1.71%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (1.71%) UMTS
4 1 (0.85%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (4.27%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.42%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (3.42%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (3.42%) MS Access
3 4 (3.42%) SAP BW
4 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.85%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 11 (9.40%) JIRA
General
1 38 (32.48%) Finance
2 11 (9.40%) Banking
3 3 (2.56%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.56%) Marketing
3 3 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.71%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.71%) Back Office
4 2 (1.71%) Brand Awareness
4 2 (1.71%) French Language
4 2 (1.71%) Front Office
4 2 (1.71%) German Language
4 2 (1.71%) Legal
4 2 (1.71%) Retail
4 2 (1.71%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.85%) Billing
5 1 (0.85%) International Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (34.19%) Analyst
2 16 (13.68%) Business Analyst
3 13 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
4 11 (9.40%) Project Manager
5 8 (6.84%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (5.98%) Digital Analyst
6 7 (5.98%) Digital Business Analyst
6 7 (5.98%) Senior Business Analyst
7 5 (4.27%) Banking Analyst
7 5 (4.27%) PMO Analyst
7 5 (4.27%) Trainer
8 4 (3.42%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 4 (3.42%) Business Manager
8 4 (3.42%) IT Engineer
8 4 (3.42%) Security Manager
8 4 (3.42%) Service Manager
8 4 (3.42%) Services Delivery Manager
8 4 (3.42%) Test Analyst
9 3 (2.56%) Senior SCCM Engineer
9 3 (2.56%) Senior Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.27%) SOAP
1 5 (4.27%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (0.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.09%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.69%) Wiki
3 4 (3.42%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.56%) e-Learning
4 3 (2.56%) Statistics
5 2 (1.71%) Blog
5 2 (1.71%) BYOD
5 2 (1.71%) Copywriting
5 2 (1.71%) Cryptography
5 2 (1.71%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.71%) Life Science
5 2 (1.71%) NHS
5 2 (1.71%) PMI
5 2 (1.71%) Social Media
5 2 (1.71%) Social Network
6 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.85%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.85%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.85%) Economics
6 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 28 (23.93%) Windows
2 10 (8.55%) Windows 10
3 6 (5.13%) Unix
4 5 (4.27%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (3.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (37.61%) Project Management
2 26 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (21.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (12.82%) Time Management
4 15 (12.82%) Waterfall
5 14 (11.97%) Business Analysis
5 14 (11.97%) Change Control
5 14 (11.97%) Migration
6 13 (11.11%) Programme Management
6 13 (11.11%) Risk Management
7 11 (9.40%) Configuration Management
8 10 (8.55%) PRINCE2
9 9 (7.69%) Agile Project Management
9 9 (7.69%) Change Management
9 9 (7.69%) Service Design
10 8 (6.84%) OO
10 8 (6.84%) OOA/OOD
10 8 (6.84%) Open Source
10 8 (6.84%) UML
10 8 (6.84%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.40%) SQL
2 5 (4.27%) VB
3 4 (3.42%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.71%) C
5 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.85%) Java
5 1 (0.85%) Python
5 1 (0.85%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (10.26%) Degree
2 9 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.27%) ISEB
3 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.27%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.42%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (3.42%) CCNA
4 4 (3.42%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.42%) MCSE
4 4 (3.42%) PMI Certification
4 4 (3.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.71%) MCSA
6 2 (1.71%) PMP
6 2 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.85%) APMP
7 1 (0.85%) ECDL
7 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.85%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.56%) P3O
1 3 (2.56%) QA
2 2 (1.71%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.71%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.71%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.85%) FATCA
3 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.13%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.71%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.71%) vSphere
4 1 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (13.68%) SCCM
2 5 (4.27%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (3.42%) Backup Exec
3 4 (3.42%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (3.42%) SCOM
4 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 50 (42.74%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.97%) Oracle
3 9 (7.69%) SAP
3 9 (7.69%) VMware
4 6 (5.13%) Cognos
5 4 (3.42%) Canon
5 4 (3.42%) Cisco
5 4 (3.42%) Dell
5 4 (3.42%) HP
5 4 (3.42%) Intel Security
5 4 (3.42%) Symantec
6 3 (2.56%) Citrix
6 3 (2.56%) CODA
6 3 (2.56%) Concur
6 3 (2.56%) Google
6 3 (2.56%) Maconomy
6 3 (2.56%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.71%) Huawei
7 2 (1.71%) Nokia Networks
7 2 (1.71%) Veeam
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