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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 114 96 103
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +7
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 44 45 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.16% 1.38% 1.07%
As % of the Applications category 13.62% 13.43% 8.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 27 14
Average daily rate £325 £285 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £151 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.35 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.98% -29.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £18.07 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £20.35 £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +22.03%
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
323 335 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.52% 10.24% 12.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 189 138
Average daily rate £300 £282 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.57% +22.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £120 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £463 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 57 54
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -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 12 February 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
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 12 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint within the North West region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -7 26 £300 +20.00% 5
Cheshire -2 13 £353 +8.46% 1
Lancashire -5 4 £338 +18.42%
Merseyside -5 1 £250 +5.26% 2
MS PowerPoint
England

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 80 (68.97%) MS Excel
2 57 (49.14%) Microsoft
3 34 (29.31%) MS Office
4 29 (25.00%) MS Visio
5 28 (24.14%) Project Management
6 26 (22.41%) Finance
7 21 (18.10%) SharePoint
8 20 (17.24%) Pharmaceutical
9 18 (15.52%) Banking
10 17 (14.66%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (14.66%) PRINCE2
10 17 (14.66%) Windows
11 14 (12.07%) Programme Management
12 13 (11.21%) User Stories
13 12 (10.34%) Windows XP
14 11 (9.48%) MS Project
14 11 (9.48%) Change Management
14 11 (9.48%) Dell
14 11 (9.48%) Data Analysis
14 11 (9.48%) Life Science
14 11 (9.48%) Windows 7
15 10 (8.62%) Spreadsheet
15 10 (8.62%) Confluence
15 10 (8.62%) JIRA
15 10 (8.62%) ITIL
16 9 (7.76%) Data Management
16 9 (7.76%) Data Quality
16 9 (7.76%) SDLC
17 8 (6.90%) Business Analysis
17 8 (6.90%) QA

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 21 (18.10%) SharePoint
2 10 (8.62%) Confluence
3 4 (3.45%) eRoom
4 2 (1.72%) Drupal
4 2 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.72%) WordPress
5 1 (0.86%) CICS
5 1 (0.86%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.86%) SAS
5 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 80 (68.97%) MS Excel
2 34 (29.31%) MS Office
3 29 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 11 (9.48%) MS Project
5 10 (8.62%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (6.03%) Photoshop
7 5 (4.31%) Adobe Captivate
8 2 (1.72%) Acrobat
8 2 (1.72%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (1.72%) SAP MDM
2 1 (0.86%) HFM
2 1 (0.86%) Maximo
2 1 (0.86%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.86%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.72%) Google Analytics
1 2 (1.72%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.17%) Intranet
2 3 (2.59%) Internet
3 1 (0.86%) GSM
3 1 (0.86%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.86%) LTE
3 1 (0.86%) SSH
3 1 (0.86%) SSL
3 1 (0.86%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.17%) MS Access
2 4 (3.45%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.72%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.86%) DB2
4 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.86%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.86%) SQL Navigator
4 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (8.62%) JIRA
2 3 (2.59%) MSI
3 1 (0.86%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.86%) JDeveloper
3 1 (0.86%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.86%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.86%) Subversion
3 1 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.86%) Toad
3 1 (0.86%) tSQLt
General
1 26 (22.41%) Finance
2 20 (17.24%) Pharmaceutical
3 18 (15.52%) Banking
4 7 (6.03%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.59%) Marketing
6 2 (1.72%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.72%) Legal
6 2 (1.72%) Local Government
6 2 (1.72%) Retail
7 1 (0.86%) Avionics
7 1 (0.86%) Publishing
7 1 (0.86%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 63 (54.31%) Analyst
2 18 (15.52%) Business Analyst
3 14 (12.07%) Consultant
3 14 (12.07%) Data Analyst
4 8 (6.90%) PMO Consultant
5 7 (6.03%) PMO Analyst
5 7 (6.03%) Project Consultant
5 7 (6.03%) Project Office Support
5 7 (6.03%) Project Support Consultant
5 7 (6.03%) Support Consultant
6 6 (5.17%) Banking Analyst
6 6 (5.17%) Developer
6 6 (5.17%) Project Manager
7 5 (4.31%) Project Analyst
7 5 (4.31%) Report Analyst
7 5 (4.31%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (3.45%) IT Analyst
8 4 (3.45%) Risk Analyst
8 4 (3.45%) Service Analyst
9 3 (2.59%) Data Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.90%) CSS
1 8 (6.90%) HTML
2 3 (2.59%) CSS3
2 3 (2.59%) HTML5
2 3 (2.59%) XHTML
3 2 (1.72%) XML
4 1 (0.86%) .NET
4 1 (0.86%) Ajax
4 1 (0.86%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.86%) Classic ASP
4 1 (0.86%) ISPF
4 1 (0.86%) jQuery
4 1 (0.86%) LESS
4 1 (0.86%) Middleware
4 1 (0.86%) Sass
4 1 (0.86%) WCF
4 1 (0.86%) Web Services
4 1 (0.86%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.48%) Life Science
2 8 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.31%) Learning Management System
3 5 (4.31%) SCORM
4 3 (2.59%) Animation
5 2 (1.72%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.72%) Social Media
5 2 (1.72%) Tandem
6 1 (0.86%) Clustering
6 1 (0.86%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.86%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.86%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.86%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.86%) PKI
6 1 (0.86%) Social Network
6 1 (0.86%) Statistics
6 1 (0.86%) User Experience
6 1 (0.86%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.66%) Windows
2 12 (10.34%) Windows XP
3 11 (9.48%) Windows 7
4 4 (3.45%) Unix
5 2 (1.72%) Linux
6 1 (0.86%) Android
6 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.86%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (24.14%) Project Management
2 17 (14.66%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (14.66%) PRINCE2
3 14 (12.07%) Programme Management
4 13 (11.21%) User Stories
5 11 (9.48%) Change Management
5 11 (9.48%) Data Analysis
6 10 (8.62%) ITIL
7 9 (7.76%) Data Management
7 9 (7.76%) SDLC
8 8 (6.90%) Business Analysis
9 7 (6.03%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 7 (6.03%) Logistics
9 7 (6.03%) Use Case
10 6 (5.17%) Information Security
10 6 (5.17%) Master Data Management
10 6 (5.17%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (4.31%) Application Discovery
11 5 (4.31%) Demand Management
11 5 (4.31%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.17%) SQL
2 5 (4.31%) Java
3 2 (1.72%) PHP
4 1 (0.86%) Ada
4 1 (0.86%) ANSI SQL
4 1 (0.86%) Assembly Language
4 1 (0.86%) C#
4 1 (0.86%) CLIST
4 1 (0.86%) C-shell
4 1 (0.86%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.86%) JCL
4 1 (0.86%) Korn
4 1 (0.86%) Perl
4 1 (0.86%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.86%) REXX
4 1 (0.86%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.86%) VB
4 1 (0.86%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.86%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (3.45%) Degree
2 2 (1.72%) CISA
2 2 (1.72%) CISSP
2 2 (1.72%) CRISC
3 1 (0.86%) ACCA
3 1 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.86%) CIMA
3 1 (0.86%) HND
3 1 (0.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.76%) Data Quality
2 8 (6.90%) QA
3 2 (1.72%) SLA
4 1 (0.86%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.86%) P3O
System Software
1 3 (2.59%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.86%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 1 (0.86%) RACF
2 1 (0.86%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.72%) SCCM
2 1 (0.86%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (0.86%) zSecure
Vendors
1 57 (49.14%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.48%) Dell
3 6 (5.17%) VMware
4 5 (4.31%) Adobe
5 4 (3.45%) Infor
5 4 (3.45%) ServiceNow
6 3 (2.59%) Citrix
6 3 (2.59%) Remedy
6 3 (2.59%) SAP
7 2 (1.72%) BMC
7 2 (1.72%) Google
7 2 (1.72%) Oracle
8 1 (0.86%) Amdocs
8 1 (0.86%) AppSense
8 1 (0.86%) CA
8 1 (0.86%) EMC
8 1 (0.86%) Ericsson
8 1 (0.86%) HP
8 1 (0.86%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.86%) NetApp
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