The table below looks at the statistics for MS PowerPoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS PowerPoint over the 3 months to 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 27 22 22
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 1.46% 0.89% 2.23%
As % of the Applications category 25.00% 25.00% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£315 - £85
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
-5.18% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.51 £17.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-28.51% +29.62%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Applications Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
8 4 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 5.84% 3.57% 10.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 5
Average daily rate £315 £125 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+152.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £125 £85
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £125 £220
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

MS PowerPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS PowerPoint across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS PowerPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

MS PowerPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint across the Northern Ireland region.

MS PowerPoint Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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Top 13 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) Credit Risk
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Investment Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Requirements Management
3 1 (33.33%) Use Case
3 1 (33.33%) Basel III

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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.

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Requirements Management
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Basel III
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft