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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 94 109 113
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +4
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 38 21 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.26% 0.78% 0.90%
As % of the Applications category 9.72% 6.48% 8.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 20
Average daily rate
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£345 £331 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.15% +22.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £170 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £425 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £15.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-6.34% -19.23%
Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
391 324 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 12.93% 11.96% 10.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 121 149
Average daily rate £325 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £163 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £428 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 56 60
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.84 £19.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.95% -13.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.78 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £25.00 £42.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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 31 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 31 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
Manchester -1 14 £308 -8.88% 2
Cheshire +6 13 £435 +78.46% 4
Merseyside +4 4 £426 +13.46%
Cumbria - - - -
MS PowerPoint
England

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 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 46 (75.41%) MS Excel
2 25 (40.98%) Project Management
3 23 (37.70%) Microsoft
4 21 (34.43%) Finance
5 16 (26.23%) MS Project
6 14 (22.95%) MS Office
6 14 (22.95%) PRINCE2
6 14 (22.95%) MS Visio
7 8 (13.11%) Management Information System
7 8 (13.11%) Validation
8 7 (11.48%) Migration
8 7 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (11.48%) Banking
8 7 (11.48%) Data Analysis
8 7 (11.48%) Degree
8 7 (11.48%) SharePoint
9 6 (9.84%) NHS
9 6 (9.84%) Data Modelling
9 6 (9.84%) SAP
9 6 (9.84%) Security Cleared
10 5 (8.20%) QA
10 5 (8.20%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (8.20%) Service Management
10 5 (8.20%) Knowledge Management
10 5 (8.20%) Project Planning
10 5 (8.20%) VBA
10 5 (8.20%) UNIX
11 4 (6.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (6.56%) Windows
11 4 (6.56%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 (11.48%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.64%) SAS
2 1 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.64%) MS Project Server
2 1 (1.64%) Apache
Applications
1 46 (75.41%) MS Excel
2 16 (26.23%) MS Project
3 14 (22.95%) MS Office
3 14 (22.95%) MS Visio
4 5 (8.20%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.64%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.64%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) Internet
2 1 (1.64%) Network Security
2 1 (1.64%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.64%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.56%) MS Access
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) LSMW
1 1 (1.64%) Axure RP
General
1 21 (34.43%) Finance
2 7 (11.48%) Banking
3 2 (3.28%) Retail
4 1 (1.64%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Marketing
4 1 (1.64%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.64%) French Language
4 1 (1.64%) German Language
4 1 (1.64%) Automotive
4 1 (1.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (45.90%) Analyst
2 11 (18.03%) Business Analyst
3 6 (9.84%) Architect
3 6 (9.84%) Data Analyst
4 5 (8.20%) Project Manager
4 5 (8.20%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (4.92%) Administrator
5 3 (4.92%) MI Analyst
5 3 (4.92%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (3.28%) Business Change Analyst
6 2 (3.28%) Engagement Manager
6 2 (3.28%) Business Manager
6 2 (3.28%) Security Manager
6 2 (3.28%) PMO Administrator
6 2 (3.28%) Business Change Consultant
6 2 (3.28%) PMO Lead
6 2 (3.28%) Report Analyst
6 2 (3.28%) Change Manager
6 2 (3.28%) Project Planner
6 2 (3.28%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) HTML
2 2 (3.28%) CSS
2 2 (3.28%) XML
2 2 (3.28%) DWR
2 2 (3.28%) HTML5
3 1 (1.64%) CSS3
3 1 (1.64%) Sass
3 1 (1.64%) YUI
3 1 (1.64%) jQuery
3 1 (1.64%) XSLT
3 1 (1.64%) XHTML
3 1 (1.64%) WSDL
3 1 (1.64%) BAPI
3 1 (1.64%) Ajax
3 1 (1.64%) Microformats
3 1 (1.64%) SOAP
3 1 (1.64%) Web Services
3 1 (1.64%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Management Information System
2 6 (9.84%) NHS
3 3 (4.92%) CMDB
4 2 (3.28%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.64%) Open Source
5 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.64%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.64%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.64%) Ontologies
5 1 (1.64%) Informatics
5 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.64%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.20%) UNIX
2 4 (6.56%) Windows
3 2 (3.28%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.64%) AIX
4 1 (1.64%) Linux
4 1 (1.64%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (40.98%) Project Management
2 14 (22.95%) PRINCE2
3 8 (13.11%) Validation
4 7 (11.48%) Migration
4 7 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (11.48%) Data Analysis
5 6 (9.84%) Data Modelling
6 5 (8.20%) Service Management
6 5 (8.20%) Knowledge Management
6 5 (8.20%) Project Planning
7 4 (6.56%) Risk Management
7 4 (6.56%) Business Analysis
7 4 (6.56%) Information Security
7 4 (6.56%) Programme Management
7 4 (6.56%) UML
7 4 (6.56%) ITIL
7 4 (6.56%) Change Management
7 4 (6.56%) Data Migration
7 4 (6.56%) Web Accessibility
7 4 (6.56%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.20%) VBA
2 4 (6.56%) SQL
3 2 (3.28%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.64%) Perl
4 1 (1.64%) C
4 1 (1.64%) C#
4 1 (1.64%) Java
4 1 (1.64%) VB
4 1 (1.64%) ABAP
4 1 (1.64%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (11.48%) Degree
2 6 (9.84%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.64%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.64%) HND
4 1 (1.64%) ISEB
4 1 (1.64%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) SNOMED CT
2 1 (1.64%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 23 (37.70%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.84%) SAP
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle
4 1 (1.64%) Unisys
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco
4 1 (1.64%) Adobe
4 1 (1.64%) Sun
4 1 (1.64%) HP
4 1 (1.64%) BMC
4 1 (1.64%) Primavera
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