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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 114 89 110
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +21
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 37 45 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.24% 1.51% 0.68%
As % of the Applications category 10.39% 11.63% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 28 8
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £243 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £33.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £14.25 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+24.56% -41.83%
MS PowerPoint
UK

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
356 387 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.93% 12.98% 11.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 206 140
Average daily rate £344 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £188 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 39 17
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.00 £30.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -4 30 £338 +5.88% 2
Glasgow -4 4 £295 -22.87%
Renfrewshire -33 1 - -
MS PowerPoint
UK

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 34 (54.84%) MS Excel
2 31 (50.00%) Finance
3 30 (48.39%) Banking
4 17 (27.42%) MS Office
5 16 (25.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (22.58%) MS Visio
7 13 (20.97%) MS Project
7 13 (20.97%) Microsoft
8 11 (17.74%) Project Management
9 10 (16.13%) Analytics
10 9 (14.52%) SharePoint
11 8 (12.90%) Retail
11 8 (12.90%) Degree
12 7 (11.29%) Migration
12 7 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (9.68%) Project Planning
13 6 (9.68%) Retail Banking
13 6 (9.68%) Programme Management
13 6 (9.68%) SQL
14 5 (8.06%) Oracle
14 5 (8.06%) Change Management
14 5 (8.06%) Asset Management
14 5 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (8.06%) Data Analysis
14 5 (8.06%) Investment Management
14 5 (8.06%) Change Control
15 4 (6.45%) QA
15 4 (6.45%) Data Migration
15 4 (6.45%) Wealth Management
15 4 (6.45%) Data Analytics

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 9 (14.52%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.23%) SAS
2 2 (3.23%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.61%) CMS
3 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.61%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 34 (54.84%) MS Excel
2 17 (27.42%) MS Office
3 14 (22.58%) MS Visio
4 13 (20.97%) MS Project
5 1 (1.61%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Cognos Controller
2 1 (1.61%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.61%) Office 365
1 1 (1.61%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) 3G
1 2 (3.23%) ADSL
1 2 (3.23%) Broadband
1 2 (3.23%) Intranet
1 2 (3.23%) VPN
2 1 (1.61%) ATM
2 1 (1.61%) DNS
2 1 (1.61%) Firewall
2 1 (1.61%) LAN
2 1 (1.61%) Skype
2 1 (1.61%) WAN
2 1 (1.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.61%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.61%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.61%) QlikView
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) JIRA
General
1 31 (50.00%) Finance
2 30 (48.39%) Banking
3 8 (12.90%) Retail
4 6 (9.68%) Retail Banking
5 3 (4.84%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.84%) Law
5 3 (4.84%) Private Banking
6 1 (1.61%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.61%) Publishing
6 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (38.71%) Analyst
2 12 (19.35%) PMO Analyst
3 5 (8.06%) Project Manager
4 4 (6.45%) Data Analyst
4 4 (6.45%) Support Analyst
5 3 (4.84%) Communications Analyst
5 3 (4.84%) Coordinator
5 3 (4.84%) PMO Officer
5 3 (4.84%) PMO Support Analyst
5 3 (4.84%) Project Officer
5 3 (4.84%) Project Support Officer
5 3 (4.84%) Systems Support
6 2 (3.23%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
6 2 (3.23%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 2 (3.23%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 2 (3.23%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) IT Analyst
6 2 (3.23%) IT Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.84%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.23%) Credit Risk
3 2 (3.23%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.23%) Statistics
4 1 (1.61%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.61%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.61%) NHS
4 1 (1.61%) PMI
4 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.84%) Windows
2 2 (3.23%) Windows 7
2 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (3.23%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.61%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.81%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (17.74%) Project Management
3 10 (16.13%) Analytics
4 7 (11.29%) Migration
5 6 (9.68%) Programme Management
5 6 (9.68%) Project Planning
6 5 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (8.06%) Asset Management
6 5 (8.06%) Change Control
6 5 (8.06%) Change Management
6 5 (8.06%) Data Analysis
6 5 (8.06%) Investment Management
7 4 (6.45%) Content Management
7 4 (6.45%) Data Analytics
7 4 (6.45%) Data Migration
7 4 (6.45%) Wealth Management
8 3 (4.84%) E-Discovery
8 3 (4.84%) Process Improvement
8 3 (4.84%) Translating Business Requirements
8 3 (4.84%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.68%) SQL
2 3 (4.84%) VBA
3 1 (1.61%) C
3 1 (1.61%) Java
3 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (12.90%) Degree
2 2 (3.23%) MBA
3 1 (1.61%) ACCA
3 1 (1.61%) CIMA
3 1 (1.61%) IIBA
3 1 (1.61%) ISEB
3 1 (1.61%) MCITP
3 1 (1.61%) MCP
3 1 (1.61%) MCTS
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.61%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (4.84%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (20.97%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.06%) Oracle
3 3 (4.84%) Cognos
4 2 (3.23%) HP
4 2 (3.23%) Hyperion
4 2 (3.23%) IBM
4 2 (3.23%) iManage
4 2 (3.23%) SAP
4 2 (3.23%) Trillium
5 1 (1.61%) Adobe
5 1 (1.61%) GoldenSource
5 1 (1.61%) Google
5 1 (1.61%) Teradata