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 30 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 82 78 69
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 44 50 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.58% 2.01% 1.68%
As % of the Applications category 15.12% 15.87% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 26 25
Average daily rate
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£398 £344 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +7.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £231 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £480 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
-5.18% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 £17.50 £16.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% +5.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.52 £17.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-28.45% +29.62%
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
291 315 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 10.43% 12.69% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 135 154
Average daily rate £323 £323 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £123 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 33 28
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.90 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.06% -19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £21.20 £34.40
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 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 30 October 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 30 October 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
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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 -13 23 £403 +6.05% 1
Glasgow +2 13 £400 +25.00% 2
Stirling - 2 - - 1
Aberdeen +14 1 £300 +71.42%
Dundee - - - -
Fife - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
MS PowerPoint
UK

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 48 (63.16%) MS Excel
2 36 (47.37%) Finance
3 30 (39.47%) Microsoft
4 29 (38.16%) MS Visio
5 24 (31.58%) MS Office
6 20 (26.32%) Project Management
7 18 (23.68%) MS Project
8 16 (21.05%) Banking
9 15 (19.74%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (17.11%) SharePoint
10 13 (17.11%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (13.16%) Change Management
11 10 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (11.84%) Degree
12 9 (11.84%) Business Analysis
12 9 (11.84%) SQL
13 8 (10.53%) SAS
13 8 (10.53%) Data Analysis
14 7 (9.21%) Data Management
14 7 (9.21%) Retail
14 7 (9.21%) Oracle
15 6 (7.89%) PMI Certification
15 6 (7.89%) Front Office
15 6 (7.89%) VBA
15 6 (7.89%) PRINCE2
15 6 (7.89%) Legal
16 5 (6.58%) Migration
17 4 (5.26%) Fixed Income
17 4 (5.26%) Asset Management
17 4 (5.26%) Investment Banking

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 13 (17.11%) SharePoint
2 8 (10.53%) SAS
3 1 (1.32%) TWiki
Applications
1 48 (63.16%) MS Excel
2 29 (38.16%) MS Visio
3 24 (31.58%) MS Office
4 18 (23.68%) MS Project
5 3 (3.95%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (3.95%) Adobe Captivate
6 2 (2.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) CSG Singleview
2 2 (2.63%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.32%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (1.32%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) Intranet
1 1 (1.32%) Internet
1 1 (1.32%) MPLS
1 1 (1.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.95%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.95%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.63%) QlikView
4 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Axure RP
1 1 (1.32%) JIRA
General
1 36 (47.37%) Finance
2 16 (21.05%) Banking
3 7 (9.21%) Retail
4 6 (7.89%) Front Office
4 6 (7.89%) Legal
5 4 (5.26%) Investment Banking
5 4 (5.26%) Retail Banking
5 4 (5.26%) Marketing
6 3 (3.95%) Advertising
6 3 (3.95%) Publishing
7 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.32%) Billing
Job Titles
1 32 (42.11%) Analyst
2 16 (21.05%) Business Analyst
3 9 (11.84%) PMO Analyst
4 7 (9.21%) Business Manager
4 7 (9.21%) Data Analyst
4 7 (9.21%) Project Manager
5 6 (7.89%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (5.26%) Business Project Manager
6 4 (5.26%) Administrator
7 3 (3.95%) Coordinator
7 3 (3.95%) Project Coordinator
7 3 (3.95%) Communications Manager
7 3 (3.95%) Technical Administrator
7 3 (3.95%) Senior Business Analyst
8 2 (2.63%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (2.63%) Senior Manager
8 2 (2.63%) Developer
8 2 (2.63%) Technical Assistant
8 2 (2.63%) Designer
9 1 (1.32%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.95%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.11%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.26%) Fixed Income
2 4 (5.26%) PMI
3 3 (3.95%) Social Media
3 3 (3.95%) Blog
3 3 (3.95%) Reference Data
3 3 (3.95%) IVR
3 3 (3.95%) Streaming Video
3 3 (3.95%) E-Learning
4 2 (2.63%) SCORM
4 2 (2.63%) Learning Management System
4 2 (2.63%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.32%) User Experience
5 1 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.32%) CMDB
5 1 (1.32%) CCTV
5 1 (1.32%) Derivative
5 1 (1.32%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.32%) Windows 7
1 1 (1.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (26.32%) Project Management
2 15 (19.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (13.16%) Change Management
3 10 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (11.84%) Business Analysis
5 8 (10.53%) Data Analysis
6 7 (9.21%) Data Management
7 6 (7.89%) PRINCE2
8 5 (6.58%) Migration
9 4 (5.26%) Asset Management
9 4 (5.26%) Project Planning
9 4 (5.26%) PRINCE
9 4 (5.26%) Data Governance
10 3 (3.95%) Change Control
10 3 (3.95%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (3.95%) Investment Management
10 3 (3.95%) Time Management
10 3 (3.95%) Six Sigma
10 3 (3.95%) Programme Management
10 3 (3.95%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.84%) SQL
2 6 (7.89%) VBA
3 4 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (11.84%) Degree
2 6 (7.89%) PMI Certification
3 3 (3.95%) IIBA
3 3 (3.95%) PMP
3 3 (3.95%) ISEB
4 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) QA
2 3 (3.95%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.32%) EMIR
3 1 (1.32%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (1.32%) SLA
Vendors
1 30 (39.47%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.21%) Oracle
3 4 (5.26%) PeopleSoft
3 4 (5.26%) Genesys
4 3 (3.95%) Facebook
4 3 (3.95%) Twitter
4 3 (3.95%) Bloomberg
4 3 (3.95%) Adobe
4 3 (3.95%) Sybase
5 2 (2.63%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.32%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.32%) BT
6 1 (1.32%) Progress
6 1 (1.32%) HP
6 1 (1.32%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.32%) SAP
6 1 (1.32%) Cognos
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