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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 79 87 66
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -21
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 64 44 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.92% 1.60% 1.92%
As % of the Applications category 17.02% 12.75% 15.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 20 28
Average daily rate
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£325 £369 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.86% +22.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £134 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £440 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -14.28%
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
376 345 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.31% 12.55% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 173 149
Average daily rate £325 £304 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.90% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £130 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 22 24
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.35% +19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.32 £9.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £32.90 £19.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -2 29 £325 -19.75% 3
Glasgow +5 19 £300 +108.69% 2
Stirling +12 9 £375 -
Aberdeen +8 4 £425 +41.66%
Renfrewshire +8 1 £265 -
West Lothian - 1 £280 -
MS PowerPoint
UK

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 91 (74.59%) MS Excel
2 74 (60.66%) Finance
3 42 (34.43%) MS Project
4 41 (33.61%) MS Office
5 39 (31.97%) Banking
6 38 (31.15%) Project Management
7 37 (30.33%) MS Visio
7 37 (30.33%) Microsoft
8 27 (22.13%) Analytical Skills
9 23 (18.85%) Data Analysis
10 22 (18.03%) SQL
11 19 (15.57%) PRINCE2
11 19 (15.57%) SharePoint
12 15 (12.30%) Business Analysis
13 14 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (9.84%) QA
15 11 (9.02%) Portfolio Management
15 11 (9.02%) PMI
15 11 (9.02%) PMI Certification
16 10 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
16 10 (8.20%) Time Management
16 10 (8.20%) Investment Banking
17 9 (7.38%) Data Quality
17 9 (7.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 8 (6.56%) Migration
18 8 (6.56%) User Acceptance Testing
18 8 (6.56%) Retail
18 8 (6.56%) Degree
19 7 (5.74%) SC Cleared
19 7 (5.74%) Security Cleared

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 19 (15.57%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.10%) SAS
3 1 (0.82%) CMS
3 1 (0.82%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 91 (74.59%) MS Excel
2 42 (34.43%) MS Project
3 41 (33.61%) MS Office
4 37 (30.33%) MS Visio
5 5 (4.10%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (1.64%) Photoshop
6 2 (1.64%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Teamcenter
2 2 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.82%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.28%) Internet
2 2 (1.64%) VPN
3 1 (0.82%) Firewall
3 1 (0.82%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.74%) MS Access
2 6 (4.92%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.28%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.64%) QlikView
5 1 (0.82%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.82%) Toad
1 1 (0.82%) ERwin
General
1 74 (60.66%) Finance
2 39 (31.97%) Banking
3 10 (8.20%) Investment Banking
4 8 (6.56%) Retail
5 4 (3.28%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.28%) Retail Banking
6 3 (2.46%) Billing
6 3 (2.46%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.64%) Publishing
7 2 (1.64%) Legal
8 1 (0.82%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 71 (58.20%) Analyst
2 27 (22.13%) Business Analyst
3 20 (16.39%) Data Analyst
4 15 (12.30%) PMO Analyst
5 10 (8.20%) Project Manager
6 9 (7.38%) PMO Lead
7 8 (6.56%) Banking Business Analyst
8 6 (4.92%) PMO Manager
9 5 (4.10%) Business Manager
10 4 (3.28%) Solutions Analyst
10 4 (3.28%) Lead Business Analyst
11 3 (2.46%) Payments Business Analyst
11 3 (2.46%) MI Analyst
12 2 (1.64%) Web Editor
12 2 (1.64%) SAS Analyst
12 2 (1.64%) Risk Analyst
12 2 (1.64%) Business Project Manager
12 2 (1.64%) Process Analyst
12 2 (1.64%) Junior Project Manager
12 2 (1.64%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.82%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 27 (22.13%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.02%) PMI
3 4 (3.28%) Taxonomies
3 4 (3.28%) User Experience
4 3 (2.46%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.64%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (1.64%) Economics
6 1 (0.82%) Statistics
6 1 (0.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.74%) UNIX
2 3 (2.46%) Windows
3 2 (1.64%) Windows XP
3 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.64%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (1.64%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (31.15%) Project Management
2 23 (18.85%) Data Analysis
3 19 (15.57%) PRINCE2
4 15 (12.30%) Business Analysis
5 14 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (9.02%) Portfolio Management
7 10 (8.20%) Time Management
7 10 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (6.56%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (6.56%) Migration
9 7 (5.74%) Change Control
9 7 (5.74%) Change Management
9 7 (5.74%) Target Operating Model
10 6 (4.92%) Data Management
10 6 (4.92%) Data Transformation
11 5 (4.10%) Project Planning
11 5 (4.10%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (4.10%) Data Migration
11 5 (4.10%) Programme Management
11 5 (4.10%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (18.03%) SQL
2 3 (2.46%) VBA
3 2 (1.64%) VB
4 1 (0.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (9.02%) PMI Certification
2 9 (7.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 8 (6.56%) Degree
4 7 (5.74%) SC Cleared
4 7 (5.74%) Security Cleared
5 6 (4.92%) PMP
6 3 (2.46%) CAPM
6 3 (2.46%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.84%) QA
2 9 (7.38%) Data Quality
3 5 (4.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.82%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (30.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.92%) Teradata
3 4 (3.28%) Planview
4 3 (2.46%) Tableau
5 2 (1.64%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.82%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.82%) Google
6 1 (0.82%) Informatica
6 1 (0.82%) Sybase
6 1 (0.82%) SAP
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