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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 67 109 74
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -35
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 71 26 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.22% 0.94% 1.70%
As % of the Applications category 19.78% 7.62% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 15 28
Average daily rate
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£325 £370 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +26.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £131 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £427 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.13 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £14.75 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+22.03% -6.34%
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
359 341 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.22% 12.28% 10.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 177 137
Average daily rate £325 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £120 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £412 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 20 27
Average hourly rate £13.63 £18.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.30% +38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £11.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £106.50 £38.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

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 July 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 July 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 +27 28 £325 +185.71% 4
Edinburgh +3 21 £325 -16.12% 4
Stirling +3 8 £375 - 1
Aberdeen - 5 £300 -
Renfrewshire - 4 £240 -
South Lanarkshire - 2 - -
West Lothian - 1 £280 -
Inverclyde - 1 £325 -
MS PowerPoint
UK

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 82 (70.69%) MS Excel
2 65 (56.03%) Finance
3 44 (37.93%) MS Office
4 38 (32.76%) Microsoft
5 37 (31.90%) MS Project
6 34 (29.31%) Project Management
7 32 (27.59%) Banking
8 29 (25.00%) MS Visio
9 27 (23.28%) Analytical Skills
10 25 (21.55%) Data Analysis
11 21 (18.10%) PRINCE2
12 19 (16.38%) SQL
13 18 (15.52%) SharePoint
14 12 (10.34%) Time Management
14 12 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (10.34%) PMI
14 12 (10.34%) PMI Certification
15 11 (9.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 10 (8.62%) Retail
16 10 (8.62%) QA
17 9 (7.76%) Portfolio Management
17 9 (7.76%) Business Analysis
17 9 (7.76%) Business Intelligence
18 8 (6.90%) Investment Banking
18 8 (6.90%) Degree
19 7 (6.03%) Investment Management
19 7 (6.03%) Data Quality
19 7 (6.03%) Change Management
19 7 (6.03%) PMP
20 6 (5.17%) UNIX

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 18 (15.52%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.59%) SAS
3 1 (0.86%) CMS
Applications
1 82 (70.69%) MS Excel
2 44 (37.93%) MS Office
3 37 (31.90%) MS Project
4 29 (25.00%) MS Visio
5 4 (3.45%) Adobe Captivate
6 2 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (1.72%) Acrobat
6 2 (1.72%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (3.45%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.86%) CA PPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.45%) Internet
2 2 (1.72%) VPN
3 1 (0.86%) Firewall
3 1 (0.86%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.31%) MS Access
1 5 (4.31%) Relational Database
2 4 (3.45%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.72%) QlikView
General
1 65 (56.03%) Finance
2 32 (27.59%) Banking
3 10 (8.62%) Retail
4 8 (6.90%) Investment Banking
5 5 (4.31%) Retail Banking
6 4 (3.45%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.59%) Billing
7 3 (2.59%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.72%) Publishing
8 2 (1.72%) Front Office
8 2 (1.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 67 (57.76%) Analyst
2 25 (21.55%) Business Analyst
3 18 (15.52%) Data Analyst
4 16 (13.79%) PMO Analyst
5 8 (6.90%) PMO Lead
5 8 (6.90%) Project Manager
6 6 (5.17%) PMO Manager
7 4 (3.45%) Solutions Analyst
7 4 (3.45%) Business Manager
8 3 (2.59%) Process Analyst
8 3 (2.59%) Trainer
8 3 (2.59%) Business Process Analyst
8 3 (2.59%) Banking Business Analyst
9 2 (1.72%) Administrator
9 2 (1.72%) Web Content Editor
9 2 (1.72%) Content Editor
9 2 (1.72%) Risk Analyst
9 2 (1.72%) Business Project Manager
9 2 (1.72%) MI Analyst
9 2 (1.72%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 27 (23.28%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (10.34%) PMI
3 4 (3.45%) E-Learning
3 4 (3.45%) Taxonomies
3 4 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.72%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.72%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (1.72%) Economics
5 1 (0.86%) Statistics
5 1 (0.86%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.86%) SCORM
5 1 (0.86%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.17%) UNIX
2 3 (2.59%) Windows
3 2 (1.72%) Windows XP
3 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.72%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (1.72%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (29.31%) Project Management
2 25 (21.55%) Data Analysis
3 21 (18.10%) PRINCE2
4 12 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (10.34%) Time Management
5 9 (7.76%) Portfolio Management
5 9 (7.76%) Business Analysis
5 9 (7.76%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (6.03%) Change Management
6 7 (6.03%) Investment Management
7 6 (5.17%) Data Transformation
7 6 (5.17%) Migration
8 5 (4.31%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (4.31%) Change Control
9 4 (3.45%) Target Operating Model
9 4 (3.45%) Critical Success Factor
9 4 (3.45%) Programme Management
9 4 (3.45%) Data Management
9 4 (3.45%) ITIL
9 4 (3.45%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 19 (16.38%) SQL
2 2 (1.72%) VB
2 2 (1.72%) VBA
2 2 (1.72%) C
3 1 (0.86%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (10.34%) PMI Certification
2 11 (9.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 8 (6.90%) Degree
4 7 (6.03%) PMP
5 6 (5.17%) SC Cleared
5 6 (5.17%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.59%) APMP
6 3 (2.59%) CAPM
7 1 (0.86%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.62%) QA
2 7 (6.03%) Data Quality
3 5 (4.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.72%) SLA
5 1 (0.86%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (0.86%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (32.76%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.31%) Teradata
3 4 (3.45%) Adobe
4 3 (2.59%) CheckPoint
4 3 (2.59%) Tableau
5 1 (0.86%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.86%) Sybase
5 1 (0.86%) Planview
5 1 (0.86%) CA
5 1 (0.86%) Informatica
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