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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 84 60 77
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +17
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 45 50 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.62% 2.06% 1.44%
As % of the Applications category 13.39% 16.39% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 27 22
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £175 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £440 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% +30.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-22.85% +2.94%
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
336 305 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.08% 12.56% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 142 144
Average daily rate £304 £311 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% -1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £125 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 33 36
Average hourly rate £17.00 £12.90 £13.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.83% -3.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £9.15 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £19.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -8 18 £392 +25.36% 1
Glasgow -22 13 £144 -50.00% 1
Stirling - 7 - -
Aberdeen +9 2 £300 - 1
Fife - 1 £440 - 1
West Lothian - - - -
Dundee - - - -
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MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 45 (68.18%) MS Excel
2 33 (50.00%) Finance
3 27 (40.91%) Microsoft
4 23 (34.85%) MS Visio
5 22 (33.33%) MS Office
6 20 (30.30%) Project Management
7 18 (27.27%) MS Project
8 17 (25.76%) SharePoint
9 15 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (22.73%) Banking
10 10 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (12.12%) SAS
12 7 (10.61%) PRINCE2
12 7 (10.61%) SQL
12 7 (10.61%) Oracle
12 7 (10.61%) Change Management
12 7 (10.61%) Business Analysis
13 6 (9.09%) Legal
13 6 (9.09%) Front Office
13 6 (9.09%) PMI Certification
13 6 (9.09%) Data Management
14 5 (7.58%) VBA
14 5 (7.58%) Migration
14 5 (7.58%) Retail
14 5 (7.58%) Data Analysis
14 5 (7.58%) Degree
15 4 (6.06%) Asset Management
15 4 (6.06%) Fixed Income
15 4 (6.06%) SQL Server

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 17 (25.76%) SharePoint
2 8 (12.12%) SAS
3 2 (3.03%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.52%) Lync
4 1 (1.52%) TWiki
Applications
1 45 (68.18%) MS Excel
2 23 (34.85%) MS Visio
3 22 (33.33%) MS Office
4 18 (27.27%) MS Project
5 2 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.52%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) CSG Singleview
2 2 (3.03%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.52%) Agresso
3 1 (1.52%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (1.52%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) ATM
1 1 (1.52%) WAN
1 1 (1.52%) Intranet
1 1 (1.52%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) Data Mining
2 3 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.52%) QlikView
3 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) JIRA
General
1 33 (50.00%) Finance
2 15 (22.73%) Banking
3 6 (9.09%) Legal
3 6 (9.09%) Front Office
4 5 (7.58%) Retail
5 3 (4.55%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.55%) Marketing
5 3 (4.55%) Advertising
5 3 (4.55%) Publishing
6 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.03%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.52%) Billing
7 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 30 (45.45%) Analyst
2 15 (22.73%) Business Analyst
3 9 (13.64%) PMO Analyst
4 7 (10.61%) Business Manager
5 6 (9.09%) Data Analyst
5 6 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 6 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Business Project Manager
7 3 (4.55%) Project Coordinator
7 3 (4.55%) Coordinator
7 3 (4.55%) Communications Manager
7 3 (4.55%) Senior Business Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Trainer
8 2 (3.03%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (3.03%) PMO Manager
8 2 (3.03%) Technical Assistant
9 1 (1.52%) PMO Lead
9 1 (1.52%) Management Accountant
9 1 (1.52%) Junior Analyst
9 1 (1.52%) Senior Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.55%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.06%) PMI
2 4 (6.06%) Fixed Income
3 3 (4.55%) E-Learning
3 3 (4.55%) IVR
3 3 (4.55%) Streaming Video
3 3 (4.55%) Blog
3 3 (4.55%) Reference Data
3 3 (4.55%) Social Media
4 2 (3.03%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.52%) CMDB
5 1 (1.52%) Derivative
5 1 (1.52%) Equities
5 1 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.03%) Windows
1 2 (3.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.30%) Project Management
2 15 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (10.61%) Business Analysis
4 7 (10.61%) Change Management
4 7 (10.61%) PRINCE2
5 6 (9.09%) Data Management
6 5 (7.58%) Data Analysis
6 5 (7.58%) Migration
7 4 (6.06%) PRINCE
7 4 (6.06%) Asset Management
7 4 (6.06%) Dependency Management
8 3 (4.55%) Data Governance
8 3 (4.55%) Change Control
8 3 (4.55%) Project Planning
8 3 (4.55%) Time Management
8 3 (4.55%) SEO
8 3 (4.55%) Programme Management
9 2 (3.03%) Risk Management
9 2 (3.03%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.61%) SQL
2 5 (7.58%) VBA
3 4 (6.06%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (9.09%) PMI Certification
2 5 (7.58%) Degree
3 3 (4.55%) PMP
4 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.52%) IIBA
5 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.52%) ISEB
5 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) QA
1 2 (3.03%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.52%) EMIR
2 1 (1.52%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.52%) SLA
Vendors
1 27 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.61%) Oracle
3 4 (6.06%) PeopleSoft
3 4 (6.06%) Genesys
4 3 (4.55%) Sybase
4 3 (4.55%) Bloomberg
4 3 (4.55%) Facebook
4 3 (4.55%) Twitter
5 2 (3.03%) Cognos
5 2 (3.03%) Lotus
5 2 (3.03%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.52%) BT
6 1 (1.52%) SAP
6 1 (1.52%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.52%) Adobe
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