The first table below looks at the demand for MS PowerPoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the South Wales region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 42 39 40
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 20 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.31% 2.02% 0.93%
As % of the Applications category 24.69% 11.76% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £340 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +5.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £275 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £314
% change year-on-year
- +8.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £14.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+1.72% -25.64%
Applications Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
81 68 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 13.39% 17.13% 14.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 45 33
Average daily rate £325 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £412 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £308 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.73% -0.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £11.35 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £15.50 £25.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.22
% change year-on-year
- -1.44%
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MS PowerPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS PowerPoint across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS PowerPoint Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

MS PowerPoint
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint across the South Wales region.

MS PowerPoint Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

MS PowerPoint
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

MS PowerPoint Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

MS PowerPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS PowerPoint across the South Wales region.

MS PowerPoint Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

MS PowerPoint
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 July 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
Cardiff -1 15 £325 +5.69% 3
Newport - - - -
Neath Port Talbot - - - -
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MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 29 (74.36%) MS Excel
2 26 (66.67%) MS Office
3 16 (41.03%) Project Management
3 16 (41.03%) Finance
4 14 (35.90%) Business Analysis
4 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
5 11 (28.21%) UML
5 11 (28.21%) MS Project
5 11 (28.21%) AS400
6 10 (25.64%) CCA
7 9 (23.08%) Banking
8 8 (20.51%) Legal
9 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (17.95%) Degree
9 7 (17.95%) MS Visio
10 6 (15.38%) SOA
10 6 (15.38%) .NET
10 6 (15.38%) J2EE
10 6 (15.38%) OO
10 6 (15.38%) ITIL
10 6 (15.38%) TestDirector
10 6 (15.38%) Content Management
10 6 (15.38%) Service Management
11 5 (12.82%) Change Management
11 5 (12.82%) Migration
11 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 4 (10.26%) QA
12 4 (10.26%) Windows 7
12 4 (10.26%) Windows
12 4 (10.26%) ISEB

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 2 (5.13%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (5.13%) CMS
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 29 (74.36%) MS Excel
2 26 (66.67%) MS Office
3 11 (28.21%) MS Project
4 7 (17.95%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.56%) SPSS
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) TestDirector
2 1 (2.56%) Rational DOORS
General
1 16 (41.03%) Finance
2 9 (23.08%) Banking
3 8 (20.51%) Legal
4 3 (7.69%) Retail
5 2 (5.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (66.67%) Analyst
2 16 (41.03%) Business Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Project Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Change Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Web Business Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Web Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Service Transition Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Service Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Report Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Project Support Officer
6 1 (2.56%) Project Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Project Support Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Project Officer
6 1 (2.56%) Web Project Manager
6 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Web Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Author
6 1 (2.56%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) .NET
1 6 (15.38%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) AS400
2 3 (7.69%) Social Media
3 1 (2.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Windows 7
1 4 (10.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Project Management
2 14 (35.90%) Business Analysis
3 11 (28.21%) UML
4 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (15.38%) SOA
5 6 (15.38%) OO
5 6 (15.38%) ITIL
5 6 (15.38%) Content Management
5 6 (15.38%) Service Management
6 5 (12.82%) Change Management
6 5 (12.82%) Migration
6 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (10.26%) ITSM
8 3 (7.69%) Document Management
8 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2
8 3 (7.69%) Business Development
8 3 (7.69%) Use Case
9 2 (5.13%) ITIL V3
9 2 (5.13%) ITIL V2
10 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) CCA
2 7 (17.95%) Degree
3 4 (10.26%) ISEB
4 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) QA
2 3 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (5.13%) SLA
4 1 (2.56%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) Sitecore
2 2 (5.13%) ServiceNow
2 2 (5.13%) Planview
3 1 (2.56%) IBM
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