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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS PowerPoint over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 99 94 98
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 62 56 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.65% 1.51% 1.21%
As % of the Applications category 18.40% 13.02% 8.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 24 13
Median daily rate £325 £338 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -17.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £231 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Median hourly rate £20.50 £40.61 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.51% +180.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £13.46 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+45.69% -45.06%
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
337 430 458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.98% 11.56% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 193 213
Median daily rate £343 £320 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.03% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £171 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 48 58
Median hourly rate £20.50 £14.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.37% -6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £9.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £43.97 £27.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

MS PowerPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing MS PowerPoint as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 June 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
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +4 31 £400 +33.33% 6
Cheshire -7 14 £388 +10.71% 1
Lancashire +3 11 £200 -
Merseyside -12 5 £175 -50.00%
MS PowerPoint
England

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS PowerPoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for MS PowerPoint.

1 69 (63.89%) MS Excel
2 47 (43.52%) Microsoft
3 40 (37.04%) Finance
4 36 (33.33%) Project Management
5 33 (30.56%) MS Office
6 19 (17.59%) Risk Management
7 17 (15.74%) PRINCE2
7 17 (15.74%) SharePoint
8 16 (14.81%) Firewall
9 14 (12.96%) Information Security
10 13 (12.04%) MS Visio
11 12 (11.11%) MS Project
11 12 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (11.11%) Banking
11 12 (11.11%) SCCM
12 11 (10.19%) Kalman Filter
12 11 (10.19%) Migration
13 10 (9.26%) Active Directory
13 10 (9.26%) Cryptography
13 10 (9.26%) Penetration Testing
13 10 (9.26%) Security Operations
14 9 (8.33%) Windows 10
14 9 (8.33%) Office 365
14 9 (8.33%) SAP
15 8 (7.41%) PMI Certification
15 8 (7.41%) Change Management
15 8 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (7.41%) Time Management
16 6 (5.56%) Programme Management
16 6 (5.56%) Agile Software Development

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (15.74%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.63%) Confluence
3 3 (2.78%) Oracle UPK
4 2 (1.85%) eRoom
4 2 (1.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 69 (63.89%) MS Excel
2 33 (30.56%) MS Office
3 13 (12.04%) MS Visio
4 12 (11.11%) MS Project
5 5 (4.63%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (3.70%) Photoshop
7 3 (2.78%) Acrobat
7 3 (2.78%) Adobe Captivate
8 2 (1.85%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.78%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (2.78%) Oracle iSupplier
1 3 (2.78%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.93%) Infor LN
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.93%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.33%) Office 365
2 2 (1.85%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.85%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.93%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.81%) Firewall
2 3 (2.78%) GSM
2 3 (2.78%) LTE
2 3 (2.78%) UMTS
3 2 (1.85%) 2G
3 2 (1.85%) 3G
3 2 (1.85%) 4G
3 2 (1.85%) Intranet
3 2 (1.85%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (1.85%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (3.70%) SAP BW
3 3 (2.78%) MS Access
3 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.93%) DB2
4 1 (0.93%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 5 (4.63%) JIRA
2 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.93%) Mercurial
2 1 (0.93%) Subversion
General
1 40 (37.04%) Finance
2 12 (11.11%) Banking
3 5 (4.63%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.78%) Aerospace
4 3 (2.78%) Retail
5 2 (1.85%) Brand Awareness
5 2 (1.85%) French Language
5 2 (1.85%) German Language
5 2 (1.85%) Marketing
5 2 (1.85%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.93%) Back Office
6 1 (0.93%) Front Office
6 1 (0.93%) International Banking
6 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.93%) Legal
6 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 31 (28.70%) Analyst
2 16 (14.81%) Project Manager
3 14 (12.96%) Security Manager
4 11 (10.19%) Risk Manager
5 10 (9.26%) IT Manager
5 10 (9.26%) IT Risk Manager
5 10 (9.26%) IT Security Manager
6 7 (6.48%) Business Analyst
6 7 (6.48%) Consultant
6 7 (6.48%) PMO Consultant
7 6 (5.56%) Transition Manager
7 6 (5.56%) Transition Project Manager
8 5 (4.63%) Developer
8 5 (4.63%) PMO Analyst
8 5 (4.63%) Project Consultant
8 5 (4.63%) Project Office Support
8 5 (4.63%) Project Support Consultant
8 5 (4.63%) Security Assurance Manager
8 5 (4.63%) Support Consultant
8 5 (4.63%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.70%) HTML
2 3 (2.78%) CSS
3 1 (0.93%) Ajax
3 1 (0.93%) CSS3
3 1 (0.93%) HTML5
3 1 (0.93%) jQuery
3 1 (0.93%) LESS
3 1 (0.93%) Sass
3 1 (0.93%) Web Services
3 1 (0.93%) XHTML
3 1 (0.93%) XML
3 1 (0.93%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.26%) Cryptography
2 8 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.63%) e-Learning
4 4 (3.70%) Social Media
5 3 (2.78%) Learning Management System
5 3 (2.78%) SCORM
5 3 (2.78%) Statistics
6 2 (1.85%) Animation
6 2 (1.85%) Blog
6 2 (1.85%) BYOD
6 2 (1.85%) Copywriting
6 2 (1.85%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.85%) PMI
6 2 (1.85%) Social Network
6 2 (1.85%) Tandem
6 2 (1.85%) User Experience
6 2 (1.85%) Wiki
7 1 (0.93%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.93%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.33%) Windows 10
2 5 (4.63%) Windows
3 1 (0.93%) Unix
3 1 (0.93%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (33.33%) Project Management
2 19 (17.59%) Risk Management
3 17 (15.74%) PRINCE2
4 14 (12.96%) Information Security
5 12 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (10.19%) Kalman Filter
6 11 (10.19%) Migration
7 10 (9.26%) Penetration Testing
7 10 (9.26%) Security Operations
8 8 (7.41%) Change Management
8 8 (7.41%) Time Management
9 6 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (5.56%) Analytics
9 6 (5.56%) Portfolio Management
9 6 (5.56%) Programme Management
9 6 (5.56%) SDLC
10 5 (4.63%) Project Governance
10 5 (4.63%) SIEM
11 4 (3.70%) Asset Management
11 4 (3.70%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.56%) SQL
2 4 (3.70%) PL/SQL
2 4 (3.70%) VB
3 3 (2.78%) C
3 3 (2.78%) Java
4 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.93%) JCL
4 1 (0.93%) REXX
4 1 (0.93%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (7.41%) PMI Certification
2 6 (5.56%) PMP
2 6 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (3.70%) Degree
4 1 (0.93%) APMP
4 1 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.93%) MCT
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.70%) P3O
2 2 (1.85%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.85%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.93%) FATCA
3 1 (0.93%) QA
3 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (9.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.93%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (0.93%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.93%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (0.93%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 47 (43.52%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.33%) SAP
3 6 (5.56%) Cognos
3 6 (5.56%) Oracle
4 5 (4.63%) ArcSight
4 5 (4.63%) Google
5 4 (3.70%) Adobe
5 4 (3.70%) HP
6 3 (2.78%) CODA
6 3 (2.78%) Concur
6 3 (2.78%) Ericsson
6 3 (2.78%) Maconomy
6 3 (2.78%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.85%) Facebook
7 2 (1.85%) Huawei
7 2 (1.85%) Infor
7 2 (1.85%) Nokia
7 2 (1.85%) Nokia Networks
7 2 (1.85%) Twitter
8 1 (0.93%) GoldenSource
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