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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 61 102 111
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +9
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 92 26 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.51% 0.86% 0.55%
As % of the Applications category 21.60% 6.25% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 8 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £436 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.77% +66.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £232 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £468 £273
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £10.09
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £24.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-46.93% +81.48%
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
426 416 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.61% 13.76% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 184 124
Average daily rate £328 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.92% +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £135 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 62 51
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.75 £19.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.49% -9.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.23 £28.75 £101.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +1.61%

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 22 May 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
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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 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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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 +18 40 £400 -3.03% 10
Cheshire +1 22 £300 -14.28% 6
Merseyside - 13 £350 - 1
Lancashire +13 7 - - 3
MS PowerPoint
England

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 104 (64.60%) MS Excel
2 76 (47.20%) MS Project
3 71 (44.10%) Project Management
3 71 (44.10%) Finance
4 53 (32.92%) Microsoft
5 37 (22.98%) MS Office
5 37 (22.98%) PRINCE2
6 33 (20.50%) Programme Management
7 28 (17.39%) Degree
8 26 (16.15%) Service Management
9 25 (15.53%) Analytical Skills
10 22 (13.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 21 (13.04%) Manufacturing
12 20 (12.42%) MS Visio
13 18 (11.18%) Business Intelligence
14 17 (10.56%) SharePoint
14 17 (10.56%) SQL
15 15 (9.32%) Security Cleared
16 14 (8.70%) Life Science
16 14 (8.70%) Banking
17 13 (8.07%) Telecoms
18 12 (7.45%) Service Delivery
18 12 (7.45%) ITIL
18 12 (7.45%) Time Management
18 12 (7.45%) Change Control
19 11 (6.83%) Portfolio Management
19 11 (6.83%) SC Cleared
19 11 (6.83%) Resource Management
19 11 (6.83%) Management Information System
20 10 (6.21%) Stakeholder Management

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 17 (10.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (1.24%) SAS
3 1 (0.62%) CICS
3 1 (0.62%) IIS
3 1 (0.62%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.62%) WorkSite
3 1 (0.62%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.62%) Lync
3 1 (0.62%) Confluence
3 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 104 (64.60%) MS Excel
2 76 (47.20%) MS Project
3 37 (22.98%) MS Office
4 20 (12.42%) MS Visio
5 9 (5.59%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.62%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 6 (3.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.62%) OneDrive
1 1 (0.62%) Office 365
1 1 (0.62%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.73%) SAN
2 5 (3.11%) GSM
2 5 (3.11%) 3G
2 5 (3.11%) 2G
2 5 (3.11%) 4G
3 4 (2.48%) HSPA
3 4 (2.48%) LTE
3 4 (2.48%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (2.48%) GPRS
3 4 (2.48%) WCDMA
4 3 (1.86%) Internet
4 3 (1.86%) Firewall
5 2 (1.24%) WebEx
5 2 (1.24%) Network Security
5 2 (1.24%) LAN
6 1 (0.62%) SSL
6 1 (0.62%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.62%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.62%) VPN
6 1 (0.62%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.97%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 7 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (3.11%) DB2
4 4 (2.48%) OLTP
5 3 (1.86%) MS Access
6 1 (0.62%) MySQL
6 1 (0.62%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 7 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.62%) JIRA
General
1 71 (44.10%) Finance
2 21 (13.04%) Manufacturing
3 14 (8.70%) Banking
4 13 (8.07%) Telecoms
5 7 (4.35%) Marketing
5 7 (4.35%) Retail
6 6 (3.73%) Electronics
7 5 (3.11%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.24%) Swedish Language
9 1 (0.62%) Legal
9 1 (0.62%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.62%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.62%) Billing
Job Titles
1 39 (24.22%) Analyst
2 18 (11.18%) Project Manager
3 15 (9.32%) PMO Lead
4 13 (8.07%) PMO Analyst
5 12 (7.45%) Developer
5 12 (7.45%) Project Officer
6 10 (6.21%) Architect
7 9 (5.59%) Coordinator
8 8 (4.97%) Technical Architect
9 7 (4.35%) Business Analyst
9 7 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 7 (4.35%) Project Coordinator
10 6 (3.73%) Data Centre Project Manager
11 5 (3.11%) Administrator
11 5 (3.11%) Project Management Officer
11 5 (3.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 5 (3.11%) Project Administrator
11 5 (3.11%) Analyst Developer
12 4 (2.48%) Portfolio Analyst
12 4 (2.48%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.24%) HTML
2 1 (0.62%) .NET
2 1 (0.62%) SOAP
2 1 (0.62%) Middleware
2 1 (0.62%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.53%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.70%) Life Science
3 11 (6.83%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.73%) DTV
5 5 (3.11%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.86%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.86%) Statistics
7 2 (1.24%) E-Learning
7 2 (1.24%) PMI
8 1 (0.62%) NHS
8 1 (0.62%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.62%) CMDB
8 1 (0.62%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.62%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.62%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.62%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.62%) PKI
8 1 (0.62%) IVR
8 1 (0.62%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.59%) UNIX
2 5 (3.11%) zOS
2 5 (3.11%) Windows
3 4 (2.48%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.62%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.62%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (0.62%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.62%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (44.10%) Project Management
2 37 (22.98%) PRINCE2
3 33 (20.50%) Programme Management
4 26 (16.15%) Service Management
5 22 (13.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 18 (11.18%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (7.45%) Service Delivery
7 12 (7.45%) ITIL
7 12 (7.45%) Time Management
7 12 (7.45%) Change Control
8 11 (6.83%) Portfolio Management
8 11 (6.83%) Resource Management
9 10 (6.21%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (6.21%) Data Analysis
10 9 (5.59%) Migration
11 8 (4.97%) Data Modelling
12 7 (4.35%) Risk Management
12 7 (4.35%) Project Planning
13 6 (3.73%) Software Delivery
13 6 (3.73%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (10.56%) SQL
2 5 (3.11%) REXX
2 5 (3.11%) VBA
2 5 (3.11%) JCL
3 4 (2.48%) C
4 1 (0.62%) Assembly Language
4 1 (0.62%) Java
4 1 (0.62%) Perl
4 1 (0.62%) PHP
4 1 (0.62%) VB
4 1 (0.62%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (17.39%) Degree
2 15 (9.32%) Security Cleared
3 11 (6.83%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.11%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (3.11%) CIPD
5 3 (1.86%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.62%) CCIE
6 1 (0.62%) CCNP
6 1 (0.62%) CCDP
6 1 (0.62%) PMP
6 1 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.62%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.73%) QA
2 2 (1.24%) P3O
3 1 (0.62%) COBIT
3 1 (0.62%) MiFID
3 1 (0.62%) EMIR
System Software
1 2 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.62%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.62%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (2.48%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.62%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 53 (32.92%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.21%) SAP
3 6 (3.73%) Citrix
4 5 (3.11%) Cisco
4 5 (3.11%) IBM
4 5 (3.11%) Business Objects
4 5 (3.11%) CA
4 5 (3.11%) Tableau
5 4 (2.48%) Huawei
5 4 (2.48%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 4 (2.48%) Ericsson
5 4 (2.48%) Mapinfo
5 4 (2.48%) Oracle
5 4 (2.48%) Nortel
5 4 (2.48%) Ariba
6 2 (1.24%) VMware
6 2 (1.24%) Remedy
7 1 (0.62%) Adobe
7 1 (0.62%) HP
7 1 (0.62%) Interwoven
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