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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 86 100 113
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +13
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 54 36 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.70% 1.21% 0.85%
As % of the Applications category 15.61% 10.91% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 17
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£313 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £188 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £14.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 - £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 - £16.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +6.06%
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
346 330 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.90% 11.09% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 122 148
Average daily rate £326 £313 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £165 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 61 65
Average hourly rate £15.51 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.41% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £29.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.01 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+0.08% -3.22%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +14 19 £375 +53.84% 5
Manchester -4 19 £308 -12.14% 6
Lancashire -16 6 - -
Cumbria - - - - 1
MS PowerPoint
England

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 56 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 30 (35.71%) Finance
3 29 (34.52%) Microsoft
4 26 (30.95%) Project Management
5 25 (29.76%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (28.57%) MS Office
7 19 (22.62%) MS Project
8 15 (17.86%) MS Visio
9 14 (16.67%) PRINCE2
10 12 (14.29%) Security Cleared
11 10 (11.90%) Windows
11 10 (11.90%) SQL
11 10 (11.90%) Spreadsheet
12 9 (10.71%) Management Information System
12 9 (10.71%) Validation
12 9 (10.71%) Migration
13 8 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (9.52%) VBA
13 8 (9.52%) SAP
13 8 (9.52%) SharePoint
13 8 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (9.52%) Banking
13 8 (9.52%) Data Analysis
14 7 (8.33%) Data Modelling
15 6 (7.14%) HTML
15 6 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (7.14%) Retail
15 6 (7.14%) Business Analysis
15 6 (7.14%) Degree
15 6 (7.14%) Web Development

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 8 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.76%) Apache
3 1 (1.19%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.19%) SAS
3 1 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.19%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 56 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 24 (28.57%) MS Office
3 19 (22.62%) MS Project
4 15 (17.86%) MS Visio
5 10 (11.90%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.19%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (1.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.57%) Internet
2 2 (2.38%) Firewall
3 1 (1.19%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.19%) DSL
3 1 (1.19%) DVB
3 1 (1.19%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.76%) MS Access
1 4 (4.76%) RDBMS
1 4 (4.76%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.38%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (1.19%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) LSMW
1 1 (1.19%) Axure RP
General
1 30 (35.71%) Finance
2 8 (9.52%) Banking
3 6 (7.14%) Retail
4 5 (5.95%) Billing
4 5 (5.95%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.19%) Automotive
5 1 (1.19%) Legal
5 1 (1.19%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.19%) Marketing
5 1 (1.19%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.19%) French Language
5 1 (1.19%) German Language
Job Titles
1 36 (42.86%) Analyst
2 11 (13.10%) Business Analyst
3 8 (9.52%) Data Analyst
4 6 (7.14%) MI Analyst
5 5 (5.95%) Architect
5 5 (5.95%) Project Manager
5 5 (5.95%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (4.76%) Developer
6 4 (4.76%) Administrator
7 3 (3.57%) Consultant
7 3 (3.57%) Project Analyst
8 2 (2.38%) Change Consultant
8 2 (2.38%) Change Analyst
8 2 (2.38%) Data Migration Analyst
8 2 (2.38%) Risk Analyst
8 2 (2.38%) Developer Analyst
8 2 (2.38%) Business Manager
8 2 (2.38%) Security Manager
8 2 (2.38%) Engagement Manager
8 2 (2.38%) Business Change Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.14%) HTML
2 5 (5.95%) CSS
3 4 (4.76%) YUI
4 2 (2.38%) DWR
5 1 (1.19%) .NET
5 1 (1.19%) jQuery
5 1 (1.19%) HTML5
5 1 (1.19%) CSS3
5 1 (1.19%) Sass
5 1 (1.19%) SOAP
5 1 (1.19%) Web Services
5 1 (1.19%) XML
5 1 (1.19%) XSLT
5 1 (1.19%) XHTML
5 1 (1.19%) WSDL
5 1 (1.19%) BAPI
5 1 (1.19%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 25 (29.76%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.71%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.95%) NHS
4 3 (3.57%) CMDB
5 2 (2.38%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.19%) Open Source
6 1 (1.19%) PMI
6 1 (1.19%) STB
6 1 (1.19%) IPTV
6 1 (1.19%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.19%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.90%) Windows
2 5 (5.95%) Linux
3 4 (4.76%) AIX
3 4 (4.76%) UNIX
3 4 (4.76%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.19%) Windows NT
4 1 (1.19%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.19%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.19%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (30.95%) Project Management
2 14 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 9 (10.71%) Validation
3 9 (10.71%) Migration
4 8 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (9.52%) Data Analysis
4 8 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 6 (7.14%) Business Analysis
6 6 (7.14%) Web Development
6 6 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (7.14%) Data Migration
7 5 (5.95%) Performance Management
7 5 (5.95%) Workflow
7 5 (5.95%) Project Planning
7 5 (5.95%) Data Mapping
7 5 (5.95%) Data Cleansing
7 5 (5.95%) Line Management
7 5 (5.95%) Coaching
7 5 (5.95%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.90%) SQL
2 8 (9.52%) VBA
3 5 (5.95%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.76%) Perl
5 2 (2.38%) C
5 2 (2.38%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.19%) VB
6 1 (1.19%) ABAP
6 1 (1.19%) C#
6 1 (1.19%) Java
6 1 (1.19%) XPath
6 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.14%) Degree
3 5 (5.95%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.19%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.19%) HND
5 1 (1.19%) ISEB
5 1 (1.19%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.95%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.19%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 29 (34.52%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.52%) SAP
3 5 (5.95%) Fujitsu
4 4 (4.76%) BMC
4 4 (4.76%) Sun
4 4 (4.76%) HP
5 3 (3.57%) Oracle
6 2 (2.38%) Business Objects
6 2 (2.38%) Avaya
6 2 (2.38%) Genesys
6 2 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.38%) Cisco
7 1 (1.19%) Primavera
7 1 (1.19%) Adobe
7 1 (1.19%) Unisys
Manchester, Lancashire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £250 - £270 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago