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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS PowerPoint over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 120 101 112
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +11
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 33 33 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.86% 1.09% 0.74%
As % of the Applications category 7.57% 8.31% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 10
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £302 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £458 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £343 £340
% change year-on-year
-3.64% +0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £46.21 £14.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+218.68% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £14.75 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+22.03% -6.34%
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
436 397 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.37% 13.15% 12.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 171 120
Average daily rate £325 £326 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.15% +8.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £190 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £448 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 66 56
Average hourly rate £14.75 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.23% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.00 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.21 £28.75 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -9 15 £300 -3.22% 14
Merseyside -7 9 £350 -17.74% 2
Cheshire -15 6 £375 -13.79% 4
Lancashire +7 1 - -
Cumbria - 1 - -
MS PowerPoint
England

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 94 (63.09%) MS Excel
2 67 (44.97%) MS Project
3 65 (43.62%) Finance
4 64 (42.95%) Project Management
5 39 (26.17%) PRINCE2
6 38 (25.50%) Microsoft
7 33 (22.15%) Programme Management
8 29 (19.46%) Degree
8 29 (19.46%) MS Office
9 26 (17.45%) Analytical Skills
10 25 (16.78%) Service Management
11 22 (14.77%) Manufacturing
11 22 (14.77%) MS Visio
11 22 (14.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 16 (10.74%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (10.07%) ITIL
13 15 (10.07%) Life Science
14 14 (9.40%) SharePoint
14 14 (9.40%) SQL
15 13 (8.72%) Telecoms
15 13 (8.72%) Service Delivery
15 13 (8.72%) Resource Management
15 13 (8.72%) Banking
16 12 (8.05%) Change Control
16 12 (8.05%) SDLC
16 12 (8.05%) SAP
17 11 (7.38%) Stakeholder Management
18 10 (6.71%) MS Access
18 10 (6.71%) Security Cleared
19 9 (6.04%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 14 (9.40%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.01%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.34%) SAS
3 2 (1.34%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.67%) CICS
4 1 (0.67%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.67%) WorkSite
4 1 (0.67%) Confluence
4 1 (0.67%) Lync
4 1 (0.67%) IIS
4 1 (0.67%) MQSeries
Applications
1 94 (63.09%) MS Excel
2 67 (44.97%) MS Project
3 29 (19.46%) MS Office
4 22 (14.77%) MS Visio
5 6 (4.03%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.67%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 6 (4.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.67%) Office 365
1 1 (0.67%) IaaS
1 1 (0.67%) IBM Blueworks
1 1 (0.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.03%) SAN
2 5 (3.36%) 3G
2 5 (3.36%) GSM
2 5 (3.36%) 2G
2 5 (3.36%) 4G
3 4 (2.68%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (2.68%) HSPA
3 4 (2.68%) LTE
3 4 (2.68%) WCDMA
3 4 (2.68%) GPRS
4 3 (2.01%) Internet
5 2 (1.34%) LAN
5 2 (1.34%) WebEx
5 2 (1.34%) Network Security
6 1 (0.67%) SSH
6 1 (0.67%) UMTS
6 1 (0.67%) WAN
6 1 (0.67%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.71%) MS Access
2 6 (4.03%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.36%) DB2
3 5 (3.36%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (3.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (3.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (2.68%) OLTP
5 1 (0.67%) EDMS
5 1 (0.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (3.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.67%) Lombardi
2 1 (0.67%) JIRA
General
1 65 (43.62%) Finance
2 22 (14.77%) Manufacturing
3 13 (8.72%) Banking
3 13 (8.72%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.70%) Marketing
5 6 (4.03%) Electronics
5 6 (4.03%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (2.01%) Billing
7 2 (1.34%) Swedish Language
8 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.67%) Retail
8 1 (0.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 42 (28.19%) Analyst
2 20 (13.42%) Project Manager
3 13 (8.72%) Business Analyst
3 13 (8.72%) PMO Lead
4 10 (6.71%) Developer
4 10 (6.71%) PMO Analyst
5 7 (4.70%) Architect
6 6 (4.03%) Data Centre Project Manager
7 5 (3.36%) Project Management Officer
7 5 (3.36%) Technical Architect
7 5 (3.36%) Project Officer
7 5 (3.36%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 4 (2.68%) DB2 DBA
8 4 (2.68%) Performance Engineer
8 4 (2.68%) MI Analyst
8 4 (2.68%) Coordinator
8 4 (2.68%) DBA
8 4 (2.68%) Data Analyst
8 4 (2.68%) Portfolio Analyst
9 3 (2.01%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.67%) HTML
1 1 (0.67%) .NET
1 1 (0.67%) SOAP
1 1 (0.67%) Middleware
1 1 (0.67%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.45%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (10.07%) Life Science
3 9 (6.04%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.70%) Data Centre
4 7 (4.70%) Visualisation
5 6 (4.03%) DTV
6 5 (3.36%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.01%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.34%) Statistics
8 2 (1.34%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.67%) IVR
9 1 (0.67%) PKI
9 1 (0.67%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.67%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.67%) CMDB
9 1 (0.67%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.67%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.03%) UNIX
2 5 (3.36%) zOS
3 4 (2.68%) Windows
4 3 (2.01%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.67%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.67%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.67%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (42.95%) Project Management
2 39 (26.17%) PRINCE2
3 33 (22.15%) Programme Management
4 25 (16.78%) Service Management
5 22 (14.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 16 (10.74%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (10.07%) ITIL
8 13 (8.72%) Service Delivery
8 13 (8.72%) Resource Management
9 12 (8.05%) Change Control
9 12 (8.05%) SDLC
10 11 (7.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (6.04%) Data Analysis
12 8 (5.37%) Time Management
12 8 (5.37%) Risk Management
12 8 (5.37%) Migration
13 7 (4.70%) Portfolio Management
13 7 (4.70%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (4.70%) Target Operating Model
14 6 (4.03%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.40%) SQL
2 5 (3.36%) VBA
2 5 (3.36%) REXX
2 5 (3.36%) JCL
3 4 (2.68%) C
4 3 (2.01%) VB
5 1 (0.67%) Assembly Language
5 1 (0.67%) Java
5 1 (0.67%) Perl
5 1 (0.67%) PHP
5 1 (0.67%) CLIST
5 1 (0.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (19.46%) Degree
2 10 (6.71%) Security Cleared
3 9 (6.04%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.36%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.68%) CIPD
6 3 (2.01%) PMP
6 3 (2.01%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.67%) CAPM
7 1 (0.67%) CCIE
7 1 (0.67%) CCNP
7 1 (0.67%) CCDP
7 1 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.36%) QA
2 2 (1.34%) P3O
3 1 (0.67%) EMIR
3 1 (0.67%) COBIT
3 1 (0.67%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (3.36%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.67%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 1 (0.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.67%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (2.68%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (0.67%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (0.67%) zSecure
2 1 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 38 (25.50%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.05%) SAP
3 6 (4.03%) IBM
3 6 (4.03%) Citrix
4 4 (2.68%) Ariba
4 4 (2.68%) Ericsson
4 4 (2.68%) Mapinfo
4 4 (2.68%) Oracle
4 4 (2.68%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 4 (2.68%) Huawei
4 4 (2.68%) Nortel
5 2 (1.34%) VMware
5 2 (1.34%) Cisco
6 1 (0.67%) Adobe
6 1 (0.67%) HP
6 1 (0.67%) Sybase
6 1 (0.67%) Cognos
6 1 (0.67%) Remedy
6 1 (0.67%) Wyse
6 1 (0.67%) Nokia
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £225.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £225.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Alderley Edge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 17 days ago
Liverpool
First Recruitment Group
Rate: £350 - £500+ per day
Posted: 23 days ago