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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 74 66 72
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 48 51 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.74% 2.02% 1.68%
As % of the Applications category 16.05% 16.24% 11.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 26 25
Average daily rate
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£386 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.22% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £480 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £333 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Average hourly rate £11.00 £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% +9.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.76 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +16.66%
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
299 314 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 10.84% 12.42% 14.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 131 156
Average daily rate £315 £320 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £120 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 34 32
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £19.10 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.32 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -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 24 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 24 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 -10 24 £403 +6.05% 1
Glasgow -4 15 £280 -12.50% 2
Aberdeen +10 2 £300 +71.42%
Stirling - 2 - -
Fife - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
Dundee - - - -
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UK

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 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 47 (63.51%) MS Excel
2 36 (48.65%) Finance
3 29 (39.19%) Microsoft
4 28 (37.84%) MS Visio
5 23 (31.08%) MS Office
6 20 (27.03%) Project Management
7 18 (24.32%) MS Project
8 15 (20.27%) Banking
9 14 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (17.57%) SharePoint
10 13 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (12.16%) SQL
11 9 (12.16%) Change Management
11 9 (12.16%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (12.16%) Business Analysis
11 9 (12.16%) Degree
12 8 (10.81%) Data Analysis
12 8 (10.81%) SAS
13 7 (9.46%) Oracle
13 7 (9.46%) Data Management
14 6 (8.11%) Retail
14 6 (8.11%) Legal
14 6 (8.11%) PMI Certification
14 6 (8.11%) Front Office
14 6 (8.11%) VBA
14 6 (8.11%) PRINCE2
15 5 (6.76%) Migration
16 4 (5.41%) Asset Management
16 4 (5.41%) Fixed Income
16 4 (5.41%) Marketing

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (17.57%) SharePoint
2 8 (10.81%) SAS
3 1 (1.35%) TWiki
Applications
1 47 (63.51%) MS Excel
2 28 (37.84%) MS Visio
3 23 (31.08%) MS Office
4 18 (24.32%) MS Project
5 3 (4.05%) Adobe Captivate
5 3 (4.05%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (2.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) CSG Singleview
2 2 (2.70%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 2 (2.70%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.35%) Agresso
3 1 (1.35%) Hyperion Planning
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) WAN
1 1 (1.35%) Intranet
1 1 (1.35%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.05%) Data Mining
2 3 (4.05%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.70%) QlikView
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) JIRA
1 1 (1.35%) Axure RP
General
1 36 (48.65%) Finance
2 15 (20.27%) Banking
3 6 (8.11%) Retail
3 6 (8.11%) Front Office
3 6 (8.11%) Legal
4 4 (5.41%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.41%) Marketing
5 3 (4.05%) Retail Banking
5 3 (4.05%) Advertising
5 3 (4.05%) Publishing
6 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.35%) Billing
7 1 (1.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 32 (43.24%) Analyst
2 16 (21.62%) Business Analyst
3 9 (12.16%) PMO Analyst
4 7 (9.46%) Business Manager
4 7 (9.46%) Project Manager
4 7 (9.46%) Data Analyst
5 6 (8.11%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (5.41%) Administrator
6 4 (5.41%) Business Project Manager
7 3 (4.05%) Communications Manager
7 3 (4.05%) Technical Administrator
7 3 (4.05%) Senior Business Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) Coordinator
7 3 (4.05%) Project Coordinator
8 2 (2.70%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (2.70%) Technical Assistant
8 2 (2.70%) Designer
8 2 (2.70%) Senior Manager
8 2 (2.70%) Developer
9 1 (1.35%) Project Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.05%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.41%) Fixed Income
2 4 (5.41%) PMI
3 3 (4.05%) IVR
3 3 (4.05%) E-Learning
3 3 (4.05%) Streaming Video
3 3 (4.05%) Social Media
3 3 (4.05%) Blog
3 3 (4.05%) Reference Data
4 2 (2.70%) Learning Management System
4 2 (2.70%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.70%) SCORM
5 1 (1.35%) Equities
5 1 (1.35%) CCTV
5 1 (1.35%) Derivative
5 1 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.35%) CMDB
5 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.35%) Windows
1 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.03%) Project Management
2 14 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (12.16%) Change Management
3 9 (12.16%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (12.16%) Business Analysis
4 8 (10.81%) Data Analysis
5 7 (9.46%) Data Management
6 6 (8.11%) PRINCE2
7 5 (6.76%) Migration
8 4 (5.41%) Asset Management
8 4 (5.41%) Project Planning
8 4 (5.41%) PRINCE
8 4 (5.41%) Data Governance
9 3 (4.05%) Change Control
9 3 (4.05%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (4.05%) Investment Management
9 3 (4.05%) Time Management
9 3 (4.05%) Six Sigma
9 3 (4.05%) SEO
9 3 (4.05%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.16%) SQL
2 6 (8.11%) VBA
3 4 (5.41%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (12.16%) Degree
2 6 (8.11%) PMI Certification
3 3 (4.05%) PMP
3 3 (4.05%) ISEB
3 3 (4.05%) IIBA
4 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) QA
1 3 (4.05%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.35%) EMIR
2 1 (1.35%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.35%) SLA
Vendors
1 29 (39.19%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.46%) Oracle
3 4 (5.41%) PeopleSoft
3 4 (5.41%) Genesys
4 3 (4.05%) Bloomberg
4 3 (4.05%) Facebook
4 3 (4.05%) Twitter
4 3 (4.05%) Sybase
4 3 (4.05%) Adobe
5 2 (2.70%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.35%) BT
6 1 (1.35%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.35%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.35%) SAP
6 1 (1.35%) Cognos
6 1 (1.35%) Progress
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