The first table below looks at the demand for MS PowerPoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS PowerPoint over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Scotland region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 109 83 78
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -5
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 18 34 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.68% 1.43% 1.26%
As % of the Applications category 5.71% 13.55% 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 23 19
Average daily rate £350 £333 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +15.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £275 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £385 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.42 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £14.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+68.96% -14.70%
Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
315 251 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.98% 10.57% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 151 149
Average daily rate £325 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £150 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £410 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 28
Average hourly rate £15.50 £10.42 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.82% -36.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £26.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
MS PowerPoint
UK

MS PowerPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

MS PowerPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

MS PowerPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

MS PowerPoint Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

MS PowerPoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

MS PowerPoint Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

MS PowerPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS PowerPoint across the Scotland region.

MS PowerPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

MS PowerPoint
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -22 8 £363 +11.69% 2
Glasgow -4 5 £350 +9.80%
Stirling 0 2 - -
Fife - - - - 1
West Lothian - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Dundee - - - -
MS PowerPoint
UK

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 33 (70.21%) MS Excel
2 25 (53.19%) Finance
3 19 (40.43%) Microsoft
4 16 (34.04%) MS Office
5 15 (31.91%) Project Management
6 13 (27.66%) MS Project
7 12 (25.53%) Banking
8 11 (23.40%) SharePoint
8 11 (23.40%) MS Visio
9 9 (19.15%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (17.02%) SQL
11 7 (14.89%) Change Management
12 6 (12.77%) Degree
12 6 (12.77%) Data Management
12 6 (12.77%) HTML
12 6 (12.77%) Java
12 6 (12.77%) PL/SQL
12 6 (12.77%) MySQL
12 6 (12.77%) Oracle
12 6 (12.77%) XML
12 6 (12.77%) Windows
12 6 (12.77%) Oracle Database
13 5 (10.64%) Time Management
13 5 (10.64%) HP
13 5 (10.64%) PRINCE2
13 5 (10.64%) JIRA
13 5 (10.64%) Migration
14 4 (8.51%) Scrum
14 4 (8.51%) VMware
14 4 (8.51%) WATIR

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 11 (23.40%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.26%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.13%) Lync
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.13%) TWiki
Applications
1 33 (70.21%) MS Excel
2 16 (34.04%) MS Office
3 13 (27.66%) MS Project
4 11 (23.40%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.13%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.13%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.13%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) HTTP
2 1 (2.13%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) MySQL
1 6 (12.77%) Oracle Database
2 4 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (8.51%) Star Schema
2 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.26%) MarkLogic
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.13%) MS Access
4 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) JIRA
2 4 (8.51%) WATIR
2 4 (8.51%) Selenium
2 4 (8.51%) JUnit
2 4 (8.51%) Eclipse
2 4 (8.51%) Subversion
2 4 (8.51%) Maven
2 4 (8.51%) TortoiseSVN
2 4 (8.51%) RSpec
2 4 (8.51%) JBehave
2 4 (8.51%) Cucumber
2 4 (8.51%) Gradle
2 4 (8.51%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.26%) Hudson
3 2 (4.26%) FitNesse
4 1 (2.13%) ClearCase
General
1 25 (53.19%) Finance
2 12 (25.53%) Banking
3 4 (8.51%) Retail
4 3 (6.38%) Billing
5 2 (4.26%) Front Office
5 2 (4.26%) Back Office
6 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.13%) General Ledger
6 1 (2.13%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.13%) Advertising
6 1 (2.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (27.66%) Analyst
2 7 (14.89%) PMO Analyst
3 6 (12.77%) Consultant
4 5 (10.64%) PMO Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Process Improvement Specialist
7 2 (4.26%) Automation Tester
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Automation Tester
7 2 (4.26%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Test Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Project Management Officer
7 2 (4.26%) Coordinator
7 2 (4.26%) Tester
7 2 (4.26%) Trainer
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) HTML
1 6 (12.77%) XML
2 2 (4.26%) XHTML
2 2 (4.26%) .NET
2 2 (4.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) PMI
1 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
1 2 (4.26%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Windows
2 4 (8.51%) Linux
2 4 (8.51%) UNIX
3 2 (4.26%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) Project Management
2 9 (19.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (14.89%) Change Management
4 6 (12.77%) Data Management
5 5 (10.64%) Migration
5 5 (10.64%) PRINCE2
5 5 (10.64%) Time Management
6 4 (8.51%) Test Automation
6 4 (8.51%) Unit Testing
6 4 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (8.51%) Scrum
6 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.51%) TDD
6 4 (8.51%) Kimball Methodology
6 4 (8.51%) Inmon Methodology
6 4 (8.51%) User Stories
6 4 (8.51%) Test Strategy
6 4 (8.51%) ATDD
6 4 (8.51%) Dependency Management
6 4 (8.51%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.02%) SQL
2 6 (12.77%) Java
2 6 (12.77%) PL/SQL
3 4 (8.51%) Groovy
3 4 (8.51%) Python
4 2 (4.26%) XQuery
4 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) Degree
2 3 (6.38%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
2 3 (6.38%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 3 (6.38%) PMP
2 3 (6.38%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.13%) HND
3 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (8.51%) Puppet
1 4 (8.51%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (40.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.77%) Oracle
3 5 (10.64%) HP
4 4 (8.51%) VMware
5 3 (6.38%) Minitab
6 2 (4.26%) Lotus
7 1 (2.13%) Remedy
7 1 (2.13%) Primavera
7 1 (2.13%) Business Objects
7 1 (2.13%) SAP
7 1 (2.13%) Cognos
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