The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 78 82 80
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 42 30 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.59% 1.31% 1.41%
As % of the Applications category 15.27% 10.75% 11.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 10 17
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £224 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £466 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +63.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £13.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
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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 Scotland region.

Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
275 279 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 10.42% 12.23% 12.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 114 146
Average daily rate £350 £310 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £112 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £405 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 17
Average hourly rate £26.75 £15.25 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.40% +10.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.99 £10.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £85.00 £16.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 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
Edinburgh +15 30 £450 +36.36% 1
Glasgow -10 9 £288 +28.00% 4
Stirling - 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - - 1
Dundee - - - -
MS PowerPoint
UK

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 53 (60.92%) MS Excel
2 47 (54.02%) Finance
3 34 (39.08%) Microsoft
4 29 (33.33%) MS Project
4 29 (33.33%) MS Office
4 29 (33.33%) Project Management
5 26 (29.89%) MS Visio
6 23 (26.44%) Change Management
7 21 (24.14%) Banking
8 13 (14.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (14.94%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (13.79%) Business Analysis
9 12 (13.79%) SharePoint
10 10 (11.49%) QA
11 9 (10.34%) Degree
11 9 (10.34%) Retail
11 9 (10.34%) Data Analysis
11 9 (10.34%) PRINCE2
11 9 (10.34%) SAS
12 8 (9.20%) SQL
12 8 (9.20%) Data Management
12 8 (9.20%) Project Planning
13 6 (6.90%) Business Development
13 6 (6.90%) Resource Management
13 6 (6.90%) VBA
13 6 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (6.90%) Data Governance
13 6 (6.90%) Data Quality
14 5 (5.75%) Oracle
14 5 (5.75%) Retail Banking

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 12 (13.79%) SharePoint
2 9 (10.34%) SAS
3 1 (1.15%) TWiki
Applications
1 53 (60.92%) MS Excel
2 29 (33.33%) MS Project
2 29 (33.33%) MS Office
3 26 (29.89%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.45%) Adobe Captivate
5 2 (2.30%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (2.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) CSG Singleview
2 2 (2.30%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 2 (2.30%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.15%) WAN
1 1 (1.15%) MPLS
1 1 (1.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.45%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.30%) QlikView
4 1 (1.15%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.15%) JIRA
General
1 47 (54.02%) Finance
2 21 (24.14%) Banking
3 9 (10.34%) Retail
4 5 (5.75%) Retail Banking
5 4 (4.60%) Financial Institution
6 3 (3.45%) Marketing
7 2 (2.30%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.30%) Legal
7 2 (2.30%) Advertising
7 2 (2.30%) Publishing
8 1 (1.15%) Front Office
8 1 (1.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 29 (33.33%) Analyst
2 15 (17.24%) Project Manager
3 13 (14.94%) Business Analyst
4 8 (9.20%) Data Analyst
5 6 (6.90%) PMO Manager
6 5 (5.75%) Coordinator
6 5 (5.75%) PMO Analyst
6 5 (5.75%) Project Coordinator
7 4 (4.60%) Administrator
8 3 (3.45%) SAS Data Analyst
8 3 (3.45%) Designer
8 3 (3.45%) Process Analyst
8 3 (3.45%) Technical Administrator
8 3 (3.45%) SAS Analyst
8 3 (3.45%) Business Manager
8 3 (3.45%) Programme Planner
8 3 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (2.30%) Communications Manager
9 2 (2.30%) Lead Business Analyst
9 2 (2.30%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.30%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.94%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.45%) PMI
2 3 (3.45%) E-Learning
3 2 (2.30%) SCORM
3 2 (2.30%) IVR
3 2 (2.30%) Streaming Video
3 2 (2.30%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.30%) Blog
3 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.30%) Social Media
3 2 (2.30%) Learning Management System
3 2 (2.30%) User Experience
4 1 (1.15%) CMDB
4 1 (1.15%) CCTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (33.33%) Project Management
2 23 (26.44%) Change Management
3 13 (14.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (13.79%) Business Analysis
5 9 (10.34%) Data Analysis
5 9 (10.34%) PRINCE2
6 8 (9.20%) Data Management
6 8 (9.20%) Project Planning
7 6 (6.90%) Business Development
7 6 (6.90%) Resource Management
7 6 (6.90%) Data Governance
8 4 (4.60%) Programme Management
8 4 (4.60%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (4.60%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (4.60%) Migration
8 4 (4.60%) Project Governance
8 4 (4.60%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (3.45%) Portfolio Management
9 3 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (3.45%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.20%) SQL
2 6 (6.90%) VBA
3 4 (4.60%) C#
4 1 (1.15%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (10.34%) Degree
2 3 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.45%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.30%) ISEB
3 2 (2.30%) IIBA
4 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.15%) PMP
4 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.49%) QA
2 6 (6.90%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 34 (39.08%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.75%) Oracle
3 4 (4.60%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (3.45%) Progress
4 3 (3.45%) Adobe
4 3 (3.45%) Genesys
5 2 (2.30%) JD Edwards
5 2 (2.30%) HP
5 2 (2.30%) Facebook
5 2 (2.30%) Twitter
6 1 (1.15%) Cognos
6 1 (1.15%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.15%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.15%) BT
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