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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 84 68 65
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -3
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 44 47 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.58% 1.88% 1.64%
As % of the Applications category 12.68% 16.26% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 29 21
Average daily rate
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£370 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £430 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.32% +5.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% -2.77%
MS PowerPoint
UK

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
347 289 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.45% 11.58% 12.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 148 128
Average daily rate £300 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £135 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £403 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 23 40
Average hourly rate £15.50 £10.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.32 £8.20 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £18.90 £28.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 17 £400 +10.95% 1
Glasgow -21 14 £144 -24.34% 6
Stirling - 6 - - 2
Fife - 1 £440 -
West Lothian - - - -
Dundee - - - -
MS PowerPoint
UK

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 44 (70.97%) MS Excel
2 31 (50.00%) Finance
3 29 (46.77%) Microsoft
4 21 (33.87%) MS Office
5 20 (32.26%) MS Visio
5 20 (32.26%) Project Management
6 18 (29.03%) MS Project
7 16 (25.81%) SharePoint
8 14 (22.58%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (20.97%) Banking
10 7 (11.29%) Change Management
10 7 (11.29%) PRINCE2
10 7 (11.29%) Oracle
11 6 (9.68%) SQL
11 6 (9.68%) SAS
11 6 (9.68%) PMI Certification
11 6 (9.68%) Front Office
11 6 (9.68%) Business Analysis
12 5 (8.06%) Migration
12 5 (8.06%) Data Management
12 5 (8.06%) Retail
12 5 (8.06%) Degree
12 5 (8.06%) Time Management
12 5 (8.06%) Legal
13 4 (6.45%) Genesys
13 4 (6.45%) PMI
13 4 (6.45%) VBA
13 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
13 4 (6.45%) PeopleSoft
13 4 (6.45%) C#

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 16 (25.81%) SharePoint
2 6 (9.68%) SAS
3 2 (3.23%) IBM Notes
3 2 (3.23%) TWiki
4 1 (1.61%) Lync
Applications
1 44 (70.97%) MS Excel
2 21 (33.87%) MS Office
3 20 (32.26%) MS Visio
4 18 (29.03%) MS Project
5 2 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) CSG Singleview
2 2 (3.23%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.61%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.61%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (1.61%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) ATM
1 1 (1.61%) WAN
1 1 (1.61%) Intranet
1 1 (1.61%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.84%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.23%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 31 (50.00%) Finance
2 13 (20.97%) Banking
3 6 (9.68%) Front Office
4 5 (8.06%) Retail
4 5 (8.06%) Legal
5 3 (4.84%) Advertising
6 2 (3.23%) Publishing
6 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.23%) Retail Banking
6 2 (3.23%) Marketing
6 2 (3.23%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.23%) Billing
7 1 (1.61%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 29 (46.77%) Analyst
2 14 (22.58%) Business Analyst
3 10 (16.13%) PMO Analyst
4 7 (11.29%) Project Manager
5 6 (9.68%) Business Manager
5 6 (9.68%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Data Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Business Project Manager
8 3 (4.84%) Project Coordinator
8 3 (4.84%) Senior Business Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Coordinator
9 2 (3.23%) Trainer
9 2 (3.23%) Technical Assistant
9 2 (3.23%) PMO Manager
9 2 (3.23%) Communications Manager
9 2 (3.23%) IT Project Manager
10 1 (1.61%) PMO Lead
10 1 (1.61%) Release Analyst
10 1 (1.61%) Technical Specialist
10 1 (1.61%) Junior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) PMI
1 4 (6.45%) Fixed Income
2 3 (4.84%) IVR
2 3 (4.84%) Reference Data
3 2 (3.23%) Streaming Video
3 2 (3.23%) Social Media
3 2 (3.23%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.23%) Blog
3 2 (3.23%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.61%) Equities
4 1 (1.61%) Derivative
4 1 (1.61%) CMDB
4 1 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.23%) Windows
1 2 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.26%) Project Management
2 14 (22.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (11.29%) Change Management
3 7 (11.29%) PRINCE2
4 6 (9.68%) Business Analysis
5 5 (8.06%) Migration
5 5 (8.06%) Data Management
5 5 (8.06%) Time Management
6 4 (6.45%) Change Control
6 4 (6.45%) Asset Management
6 4 (6.45%) Data Analysis
6 4 (6.45%) Programme Management
6 4 (6.45%) Dependency Management
7 3 (4.84%) Project Planning
7 3 (4.84%) PRINCE
8 2 (3.23%) Risk Management
8 2 (3.23%) SEO
8 2 (3.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (3.23%) Matrix Management
8 2 (3.23%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.68%) SQL
2 4 (6.45%) VBA
2 4 (6.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (9.68%) PMI Certification
2 5 (8.06%) Degree
3 3 (4.84%) PMP
4 1 (1.61%) IIBA
4 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.61%) ISEB
4 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) EMIR
1 1 (1.61%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (1.61%) QA
1 1 (1.61%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.61%) SLA
Vendors
1 29 (46.77%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.29%) Oracle
3 4 (6.45%) Genesys
3 4 (6.45%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (4.84%) Sybase
4 3 (4.84%) Bloomberg
5 2 (3.23%) Lotus
5 2 (3.23%) JD Edwards
5 2 (3.23%) Facebook
5 2 (3.23%) Twitter
6 1 (1.61%) Cognos
6 1 (1.61%) SAP
6 1 (1.61%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.61%) HP
6 1 (1.61%) BT
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