The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Scotland region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 107 68 74
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +6
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 26 44 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.95% 1.78% 1.26%
As % of the Applications category 7.83% 16.73% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 29 18
Average daily rate
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£370 £285 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.82% -8.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £401 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.48% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £9.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £15.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-6.34% -19.23%
Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
332 263 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.08% 10.67% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 133 140
Average daily rate £300 £288 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £147 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 34
Average hourly rate £17.75 £13.00 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.53% +6.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £22.50 £28.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
MS PowerPoint
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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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -15 13 £388 -2.14% 1
Stirling 0 8 - - 1
Glasgow -19 3 £114 -51.07% 6
Aberdeen - - - -
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MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 29 (65.91%) Finance
2 27 (61.36%) MS Excel
3 17 (38.64%) Project Management
4 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
4 15 (34.09%) MS Project
5 14 (31.82%) MS Office
6 13 (29.55%) MS Visio
6 13 (29.55%) SharePoint
7 12 (27.27%) Banking
8 9 (20.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (13.64%) PRINCE2
10 5 (11.36%) SQL
10 5 (11.36%) Front Office
10 5 (11.36%) Business Analysis
10 5 (11.36%) Degree
10 5 (11.36%) Dependency Management
11 4 (9.09%) Time Management
11 4 (9.09%) Project Planning
11 4 (9.09%) Retail
11 4 (9.09%) Asset Management
11 4 (9.09%) Fixed Income
11 4 (9.09%) Programme Management
11 4 (9.09%) Legal
11 4 (9.09%) PMI Certification
11 4 (9.09%) Oracle
12 3 (6.82%) Sybase
12 3 (6.82%) Windows
12 3 (6.82%) Bloomberg
12 3 (6.82%) Risk Management
12 3 (6.82%) PMP

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (29.55%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.55%) SAS
2 2 (4.55%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.27%) Lync
3 1 (2.27%) TWiki
Applications
1 27 (61.36%) MS Excel
2 15 (34.09%) MS Project
3 14 (31.82%) MS Office
4 13 (29.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (2.27%) Agresso
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.27%) Hyperion Planning
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) ATM
1 1 (2.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.55%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.27%) Star Schema
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.27%) MySQL
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) JIRA
2 1 (2.27%) WATIR
2 1 (2.27%) Selenium
2 1 (2.27%) FitNesse
2 1 (2.27%) TortoiseSVN
2 1 (2.27%) RSpec
2 1 (2.27%) JBehave
2 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.27%) Hudson
2 1 (2.27%) Gradle
2 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.27%) JUnit
2 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.27%) Subversion
2 1 (2.27%) Maven
General
1 29 (65.91%) Finance
2 12 (27.27%) Banking
3 5 (11.36%) Front Office
4 4 (9.09%) Retail
4 4 (9.09%) Legal
5 2 (4.55%) Advertising
5 2 (4.55%) Billing
5 2 (4.55%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.27%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.27%) Marketing
6 1 (2.27%) Publishing
6 1 (2.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (50.00%) Analyst
2 11 (25.00%) PMO Analyst
3 9 (20.45%) Business Analyst
4 7 (15.91%) Project Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Business Project Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Business Manager
6 2 (4.55%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Data Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Trainer
6 2 (4.55%) PMO Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Management Accountant
7 1 (2.27%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.27%) Senior Automation Tester
7 1 (2.27%) PMO Lead
7 1 (2.27%) Coordinator
7 1 (2.27%) Tester
7 1 (2.27%) Junior
7 1 (2.27%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) HTML
1 1 (2.27%) XML
1 1 (2.27%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Fixed Income
2 3 (6.82%) Reference Data
3 2 (4.55%) E-Learning
4 1 (2.27%) Equities
4 1 (2.27%) IVR
4 1 (2.27%) Derivative
4 1 (2.27%) Blog
4 1 (2.27%) Social Media
4 1 (2.27%) PMI
4 1 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.27%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Windows
2 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.27%) Linux
3 1 (2.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) Project Management
2 9 (20.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (13.64%) PRINCE2
4 5 (11.36%) Business Analysis
4 5 (11.36%) Dependency Management
5 4 (9.09%) Project Planning
5 4 (9.09%) Time Management
5 4 (9.09%) Programme Management
5 4 (9.09%) Asset Management
6 3 (6.82%) Data Management
6 3 (6.82%) Data Analysis
6 3 (6.82%) Change Management
6 3 (6.82%) Risk Management
6 3 (6.82%) Change Control
7 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (4.55%) Matrix Management
7 2 (4.55%) PRINCE
7 2 (4.55%) Migration
7 2 (4.55%) IT Governance
8 1 (2.27%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.36%) SQL
2 1 (2.27%) Python
2 1 (2.27%) Groovy
2 1 (2.27%) Java
2 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Degree
2 4 (9.09%) PMI Certification
3 3 (6.82%) PMP
4 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.27%) ISEB
5 1 (2.27%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
1 1 (2.27%) EMIR
1 1 (2.27%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.27%) Puppet
1 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle
3 3 (6.82%) Sybase
3 3 (6.82%) Bloomberg
4 2 (4.55%) Lotus
4 2 (4.55%) HP
5 1 (2.27%) Genesys
5 1 (2.27%) Hyperion
5 1 (2.27%) SAP
5 1 (2.27%) Cognos
5 1 (2.27%) VMware
5 1 (2.27%) Facebook
5 1 (2.27%) Twitter
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