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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 75 96 84
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -12
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 48 25 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.73% 1.01% 1.17%
As % of the Applications category 15.05% 8.62% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 9 11
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +51.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £249 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £472 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +63.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.35 £13.50 £14.68
% change year-on-year
+50.70% -8.03%
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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
319 290 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.53% 11.76% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 110 124
Average daily rate £350 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £116 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £410 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 22 17
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.25 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.47% +12.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £9.99 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £40.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-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 2 March 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 2 March 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
Edinburgh +26 35 £420 +23.52% 3
Glasgow -4 7 £334 +10.41% 2
Stirling - 5 £350 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Dundee - - - -
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MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 48 (57.83%) Finance
2 43 (51.81%) MS Excel
3 33 (39.76%) MS Office
4 27 (32.53%) MS Project
4 27 (32.53%) Microsoft
4 27 (32.53%) Project Management
5 25 (30.12%) Banking
6 21 (25.30%) MS Visio
7 18 (21.69%) Change Management
8 14 (16.87%) Business Analysis
9 11 (13.25%) SharePoint
9 11 (13.25%) Retail
9 11 (13.25%) QA
9 11 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (12.05%) Degree
10 10 (12.05%) Data Analysis
11 9 (10.84%) Project Planning
11 9 (10.84%) PRINCE2
12 8 (9.64%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (7.23%) Adobe Captivate
13 6 (7.23%) Resource Management
13 6 (7.23%) Business Development
13 6 (7.23%) E-Learning
13 6 (7.23%) SQL
13 6 (7.23%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (7.23%) Adobe
14 5 (6.02%) SAS
14 5 (6.02%) Retail Banking
14 5 (6.02%) Data Management
14 5 (6.02%) Data Governance

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 11 (13.25%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.02%) SAS
Applications
1 43 (51.81%) MS Excel
2 33 (39.76%) MS Office
3 27 (32.53%) MS Project
4 21 (25.30%) MS Visio
5 6 (7.23%) Adobe Captivate
6 3 (3.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) CA PPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.23%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.41%) QlikView
3 1 (1.20%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Axure RP
General
1 48 (57.83%) Finance
2 25 (30.12%) Banking
3 11 (13.25%) Retail
4 5 (6.02%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.61%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.41%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.41%) Marketing
7 1 (1.20%) Front Office
7 1 (1.20%) Legal
7 1 (1.20%) Advertising
7 1 (1.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (33.73%) Analyst
2 14 (16.87%) Project Manager
3 12 (14.46%) Business Analyst
4 7 (8.43%) PMO Manager
5 6 (7.23%) PMO Analyst
6 5 (6.02%) Data Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) Project Coordinator
7 4 (4.82%) Coordinator
7 4 (4.82%) Administrator
7 4 (4.82%) Process Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) Designer
8 3 (3.61%) SAS Data Analyst
8 3 (3.61%) Trainer
8 3 (3.61%) SAS Analyst
8 3 (3.61%) Technical Administrator
9 2 (2.41%) Solutions Analyst
9 2 (2.41%) Junior Analyst
9 2 (2.41%) Lead Business Analyst
9 2 (2.41%) Programme Planner
9 2 (2.41%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.20%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.23%) E-Learning
3 3 (3.61%) SCORM
3 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.61%) Learning Management System
4 2 (2.41%) User Experience
5 1 (1.20%) PMI
5 1 (1.20%) Social Media
5 1 (1.20%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.20%) CCTV
5 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.20%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (32.53%) Project Management
2 18 (21.69%) Change Management
3 14 (16.87%) Business Analysis
4 10 (12.05%) Data Analysis
5 9 (10.84%) Project Planning
5 9 (10.84%) PRINCE2
6 8 (9.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (7.23%) Business Development
7 6 (7.23%) Resource Management
8 5 (6.02%) Data Management
8 5 (6.02%) Data Governance
9 4 (4.82%) Project Governance
9 4 (4.82%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (4.82%) Investment Management
9 4 (4.82%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (4.82%) Programme Management
9 4 (4.82%) Service Delivery
10 3 (3.61%) Data Modelling
10 3 (3.61%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (3.61%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.23%) SQL
2 3 (3.61%) C
3 2 (2.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (12.05%) Degree
2 3 (3.61%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.61%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.41%) IIBA
3 2 (2.41%) ISEB
4 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.20%) PMP
4 1 (1.20%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.20%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.25%) QA
2 5 (6.02%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.20%) P3O
Vendors
1 27 (32.53%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.23%) Adobe
3 3 (3.61%) Progress
4 2 (2.41%) HP
4 2 (2.41%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.20%) Facebook
5 1 (1.20%) Twitter
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle
5 1 (1.20%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.20%) Cognos
5 1 (1.20%) CA
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