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 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 75 110 76
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -34
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 59 19 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.01% 0.72% 1.73%
As % of the Applications category 16.16% 5.85% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 8 32
Average daily rate
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£325 £367 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.32% +12.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £204 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £424 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £316
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -0.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.88 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.68 £24.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-48.26% +88.46%
MS PowerPoint
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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
365 325 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.42% 12.34% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 158 159
Average daily rate £315 £303 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.13% -6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £123 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £304 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.99% -2.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 19 19
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +22.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £32.00 £38.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -

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 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

MS PowerPoint Hourly Rate Histogram 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 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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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
Glasgow +21 26 £325 -7.14% 5
Edinburgh +17 24 £313 -15.54% 4
Renfrewshire - 4 £240 -
South Lanarkshire - 2 - -
Inverclyde - 1 £325 -
Aberdeen - 1 £175 -
MS PowerPoint
UK

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 70 (65.42%) MS Excel
2 60 (56.07%) Finance
3 42 (39.25%) MS Office
4 37 (34.58%) MS Project
5 34 (31.78%) Project Management
6 32 (29.91%) Microsoft
7 26 (24.30%) Banking
8 24 (22.43%) Data Analysis
9 19 (17.76%) SQL
9 19 (17.76%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (15.89%) PRINCE2
10 17 (15.89%) MS Visio
11 16 (14.95%) SharePoint
11 16 (14.95%) Change Management
12 12 (11.21%) Retail
12 12 (11.21%) QA
13 11 (10.28%) Time Management
14 10 (9.35%) Business Analysis
14 10 (9.35%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (8.41%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (8.41%) Project Planning
15 9 (8.41%) Degree
16 7 (6.54%) Data Quality
17 6 (5.61%) Data Transformation
17 6 (5.61%) Resource Management
17 6 (5.61%) SC Cleared
17 6 (5.61%) Security Cleared
17 6 (5.61%) Investment Management
17 6 (5.61%) PMI
17 6 (5.61%) PMI Certification

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 16 (14.95%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.74%) SAS
Applications
1 70 (65.42%) MS Excel
2 42 (39.25%) MS Office
3 37 (34.58%) MS Project
4 17 (15.89%) MS Visio
5 4 (3.74%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) CA PPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.74%) Internet
2 2 (1.87%) VPN
3 1 (0.93%) Firewall
3 1 (0.93%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.61%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (4.67%) MS Access
2 5 (4.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.80%) SQL Server
General
1 60 (56.07%) Finance
2 26 (24.30%) Banking
3 12 (11.21%) Retail
4 6 (5.61%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.74%) Retail Banking
6 3 (2.80%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.87%) Billing
7 2 (1.87%) Front Office
7 2 (1.87%) Legal
Job Titles
1 54 (50.47%) Analyst
2 19 (17.76%) Business Analyst
3 18 (16.82%) Data Analyst
4 15 (14.02%) Project Manager
5 11 (10.28%) PMO Analyst
6 5 (4.67%) PMO Manager
7 4 (3.74%) PMO Lead
7 4 (3.74%) Project Coordinator
7 4 (3.74%) Solutions Analyst
7 4 (3.74%) Coordinator
7 4 (3.74%) Process Analyst
8 3 (2.80%) Trainer
8 3 (2.80%) Business Process Analyst
8 3 (2.80%) Business Manager
9 2 (1.87%) Banking Business Analyst
9 2 (1.87%) Business Project Manager
9 2 (1.87%) Programme Planner
9 2 (1.87%) Support Engineer
10 1 (0.93%) Service Analyst
10 1 (0.93%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.76%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.61%) PMI
3 4 (3.74%) E-Learning
3 4 (3.74%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.87%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (1.87%) Economics
4 2 (1.87%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.93%) SCORM
5 1 (0.93%) User Experience
5 1 (0.93%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.93%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.61%) UNIX
2 3 (2.80%) Windows
3 2 (1.87%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.87%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (1.87%) Windows XP
3 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.93%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (31.78%) Project Management
2 24 (22.43%) Data Analysis
3 17 (15.89%) PRINCE2
4 16 (14.95%) Change Management
5 11 (10.28%) Time Management
6 10 (9.35%) Business Analysis
6 10 (9.35%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (8.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (8.41%) Project Planning
8 6 (5.61%) Data Transformation
8 6 (5.61%) Resource Management
8 6 (5.61%) Investment Management
9 5 (4.67%) Business Development
10 4 (3.74%) Critical Success Factor
10 4 (3.74%) Change Control
10 4 (3.74%) Project Governance
10 4 (3.74%) Programme Management
10 4 (3.74%) Data Management
10 4 (3.74%) Supplier Management
10 4 (3.74%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 19 (17.76%) SQL
2 3 (2.80%) C
3 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (8.41%) Degree
2 6 (5.61%) SC Cleared
2 6 (5.61%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.61%) PMI Certification
3 4 (3.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (2.80%) CAPM
5 2 (1.87%) APMP
6 1 (0.93%) MBA
6 1 (0.93%) PMP
6 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.21%) QA
2 7 (6.54%) Data Quality
3 5 (4.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.87%) SLA
5 1 (0.93%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Xen
Vendors
1 32 (29.91%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.67%) Teradata
3 4 (3.74%) CheckPoint
3 4 (3.74%) Adobe
4 3 (2.80%) Tableau
5 2 (1.87%) Progress
6 1 (0.93%) CA
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle
6 1 (0.93%) Planview
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