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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 91 90 89
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 41 31 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.30% 1.16% 1.28%
As % of the Applications category 11.92% 9.01% 11.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 15 20
Average daily rate
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£275 £315 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.69% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £237 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £445 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £20.35 £45.00 £8.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.78% +445.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.88 £13.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
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
344 344 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.94% 12.89% 10.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 132 120
Average daily rate £280 £230 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -18.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £120 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 54 47
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +30.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £11.63 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £23.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

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 January 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 January 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 -1 17 £225 -35.71% 14
Lancashire - 8 £285 - 1
Cheshire 0 7 £123 -56.46% 6
MS PowerPoint
England

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 59 (60.82%) MS Excel
2 44 (45.36%) Microsoft
3 40 (41.24%) Finance
4 33 (34.02%) MS Office
5 28 (28.87%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (23.71%) Project Management
7 18 (18.56%) MS Project
7 18 (18.56%) MS Visio
8 16 (16.49%) Retail
9 13 (13.40%) SQL
10 12 (12.37%) SharePoint
10 12 (12.37%) Spreadsheet
10 12 (12.37%) Security Cleared
11 11 (11.34%) Windows
12 10 (10.31%) Banking
13 9 (9.28%) Telecoms
14 8 (8.25%) Data Modelling
14 8 (8.25%) HTML
14 8 (8.25%) QA
14 8 (8.25%) Continuous Improvement
15 7 (7.22%) SQL Server
15 7 (7.22%) Business Intelligence
15 7 (7.22%) Cisco
15 7 (7.22%) Management Information System
15 7 (7.22%) Data Analysis
16 6 (6.19%) Billing
16 6 (6.19%) Workflow
16 6 (6.19%) Coaching
16 6 (6.19%) Fujitsu
16 6 (6.19%) Project Planning

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 12 (12.37%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.09%) Apache
Applications
1 59 (60.82%) MS Excel
2 33 (34.02%) MS Office
3 18 (18.56%) MS Project
3 18 (18.56%) MS Visio
4 12 (12.37%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (2.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.15%) Firewall
2 2 (2.06%) DSL
2 2 (2.06%) DVB
3 1 (1.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (5.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (5.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.09%) RDBMS
3 3 (3.09%) MS Access
3 3 (3.09%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.06%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (2.06%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.03%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (5.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (2.06%) Axure RP
General
1 40 (41.24%) Finance
2 16 (16.49%) Retail
3 10 (10.31%) Banking
4 9 (9.28%) Telecoms
5 6 (6.19%) Billing
6 2 (2.06%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.06%) Publishing
7 1 (1.03%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.03%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (34.02%) Analyst
2 12 (12.37%) Developer
3 11 (11.34%) Coordinator
4 9 (9.28%) Administrator
4 9 (9.28%) Project Coordinator
5 8 (8.25%) PMO Analyst
6 7 (7.22%) Project Administrator
6 7 (7.22%) Data Analyst
6 7 (7.22%) Project Officer
7 6 (6.19%) Architect
7 6 (6.19%) Business Analyst
8 5 (5.15%) Project Analyst
8 5 (5.15%) MI Analyst
9 4 (4.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 4 (4.12%) SQL Developer
9 4 (4.12%) Project Support Officer
10 3 (3.09%) Technical Architect
10 3 (3.09%) Project Manager
10 3 (3.09%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.09%) Excel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.25%) HTML
2 5 (5.15%) CSS
3 3 (3.09%) Catalyst
3 3 (3.09%) YUI
4 2 (2.06%) jQuery
4 2 (2.06%) Sass
4 2 (2.06%) Apache Cordova
4 2 (2.06%) CSS3
4 2 (2.06%) Ajax
4 2 (2.06%) XHTML
4 2 (2.06%) SOAP
4 2 (2.06%) Web Services
4 2 (2.06%) XML
4 2 (2.06%) XSLT
4 2 (2.06%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 28 (28.87%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.22%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.09%) PMI
4 2 (2.06%) Graphic Design
4 2 (2.06%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.06%) Open Source
4 2 (2.06%) IPTV
4 2 (2.06%) Web 2.0
4 2 (2.06%) STB
4 2 (2.06%) NHS
5 1 (1.03%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.03%) Statistics
5 1 (1.03%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.34%) Windows
2 5 (5.15%) Linux
3 4 (4.12%) UNIX
4 3 (3.09%) AIX
4 3 (3.09%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.06%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.06%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.03%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.03%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.71%) Project Management
2 8 (8.25%) Data Modelling
2 8 (8.25%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (7.22%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (7.22%) Data Analysis
4 6 (6.19%) Workflow
4 6 (6.19%) Coaching
4 6 (6.19%) Project Planning
4 6 (6.19%) Operations Management
4 6 (6.19%) Performance Management
5 5 (5.15%) Time Management
5 5 (5.15%) Portfolio Management
5 5 (5.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (5.15%) Change Management
5 5 (5.15%) Business Analysis
6 4 (4.12%) Information Management
6 4 (4.12%) Service Management
6 4 (4.12%) Migration
7 3 (3.09%) EAM
7 3 (3.09%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.40%) SQL
2 5 (5.15%) VBA
2 5 (5.15%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.09%) Perl
4 2 (2.06%) XPath
4 2 (2.06%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.06%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.06%) VB
5 1 (1.03%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (12.37%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.15%) Degree
3 3 (3.09%) PMI Certification
3 3 (3.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.03%) CIPD
4 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.25%) QA
Vendors
1 44 (45.36%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.22%) Cisco
3 6 (6.19%) Fujitsu
4 5 (5.15%) Tableau
4 5 (5.15%) CA
5 4 (4.12%) Oracle
5 4 (4.12%) HP
6 3 (3.09%) Sun
6 3 (3.09%) BMC
6 3 (3.09%) SAP
7 2 (2.06%) Teradata
7 2 (2.06%) Business Objects
7 2 (2.06%) Adobe
7 2 (2.06%) Genesys
7 2 (2.06%) Avaya
7 2 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.03%) Remedy
8 1 (1.03%) Siebel
8 1 (1.03%) BT
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