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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 90 75 77
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 38 41 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.38% 1.68% 1.50%
As % of the Applications category 14.73% 13.95% 11.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 19 21
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £243 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £459 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £314 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.58% -1.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Average hourly rate £11.00 £25.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.00% +78.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.30 £13.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-1.50% -
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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
258 294 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.35% 12.05% 12.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 129 166
Average daily rate £350 £300 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £113 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 18
Average hourly rate £11.50 £12.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £27.40 £20.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.70
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -6.05%

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 29 December 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 29 December 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 -5 27 £420 +16.66% 3
Glasgow -11 9 £288 -23.20%
Stirling - - - -
Dundee - - - - 1
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UK

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 56 (69.14%) MS Excel
2 40 (49.38%) Finance
3 34 (41.98%) MS Visio
4 31 (38.27%) Microsoft
5 28 (34.57%) MS Office
6 24 (29.63%) MS Project
7 23 (28.40%) Project Management
8 18 (22.22%) Banking
9 16 (19.75%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (17.28%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (16.05%) Business Analysis
12 12 (14.81%) Change Management
13 11 (13.58%) SQL
14 10 (12.35%) SAS
14 10 (12.35%) Retail
15 9 (11.11%) Data Analysis
15 9 (11.11%) SharePoint
16 8 (9.88%) Degree
16 8 (9.88%) Data Management
17 7 (8.64%) Agile Software Development
17 7 (8.64%) Oracle
18 6 (7.41%) VBA
18 6 (7.41%) PRINCE2
18 6 (7.41%) Data Governance
18 6 (7.41%) Data Quality
19 5 (6.17%) Retail Banking
19 5 (6.17%) Programme Management
19 5 (6.17%) Legal
19 5 (6.17%) Front Office
20 4 (4.94%) PeopleSoft

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 10 (12.35%) SAS
2 9 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.23%) TWiki
Applications
1 56 (69.14%) MS Excel
2 34 (41.98%) MS Visio
3 28 (34.57%) MS Office
4 24 (29.63%) MS Project
5 3 (3.70%) Adobe Captivate
5 3 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (2.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) CSG Singleview
2 2 (2.47%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.23%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.23%) WAN
1 1 (1.23%) Internet
1 1 (1.23%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.70%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.47%) QlikView
3 1 (1.23%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.23%) JIRA
General
1 40 (49.38%) Finance
2 18 (22.22%) Banking
3 10 (12.35%) Retail
4 5 (6.17%) Front Office
4 5 (6.17%) Legal
4 5 (6.17%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.70%) Marketing
6 2 (2.47%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.47%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.47%) Advertising
6 2 (2.47%) Publishing
6 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 30 (37.04%) Analyst
2 16 (19.75%) Business Analyst
3 12 (14.81%) Project Manager
4 8 (9.88%) Data Analyst
5 7 (8.64%) Business Manager
6 6 (7.41%) PMO Manager
7 5 (6.17%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) Administrator
8 4 (4.94%) Business Project Manager
8 4 (4.94%) PMO Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) Designer
9 3 (3.70%) SAS Data Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) Technical Administrator
9 3 (3.70%) SAS Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) Project Coordinator
9 3 (3.70%) Programme Planner
9 3 (3.70%) Senior Business Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) Coordinator
10 2 (2.47%) Junior
10 2 (2.47%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.47%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.75%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.70%) Reference Data
2 3 (3.70%) Fixed Income
2 3 (3.70%) E-Learning
2 3 (3.70%) PMI
3 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.47%) Streaming Video
3 2 (2.47%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.47%) SCORM
3 2 (2.47%) IVR
3 2 (2.47%) Learning Management System
3 2 (2.47%) Social Media
3 2 (2.47%) User Experience
3 2 (2.47%) Blog
4 1 (1.23%) CCTV
4 1 (1.23%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.23%) Windows
1 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.40%) Project Management
2 14 (17.28%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (16.05%) Business Analysis
4 12 (14.81%) Change Management
5 9 (11.11%) Data Analysis
6 8 (9.88%) Data Management
7 7 (8.64%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (7.41%) PRINCE2
8 6 (7.41%) Data Governance
9 5 (6.17%) Programme Management
10 4 (4.94%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (4.94%) Time Management
10 4 (4.94%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (4.94%) Migration
11 3 (3.70%) Data Modelling
11 3 (3.70%) Change Control
12 2 (2.47%) Portfolio Management
12 2 (2.47%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (2.47%) Business Transformation
12 2 (2.47%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.58%) SQL
2 6 (7.41%) VBA
3 4 (4.94%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (9.88%) Degree
2 4 (4.94%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.94%) PMI Certification
3 3 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.47%) PMP
4 2 (2.47%) ISEB
4 2 (2.47%) IIBA
5 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.94%) QA
Vendors
1 31 (38.27%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.64%) Oracle
3 4 (4.94%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (3.70%) Sybase
4 3 (3.70%) Adobe
4 3 (3.70%) Genesys
4 3 (3.70%) Bloomberg
4 3 (3.70%) Progress
5 2 (2.47%) Facebook
5 2 (2.47%) Twitter
5 2 (2.47%) JD Edwards
5 2 (2.47%) HP
6 1 (1.23%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.23%) Cognos
6 1 (1.23%) BT
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