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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 37 35 35
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 18 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.21% 0.93% 0.86%
As % of the Applications category 18.18% 5.36% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 2
Average daily rate £225 £410 £138
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.12% +198.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £330 £88
10% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £418 £188
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £14.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+55.17% -17.14%
Applications Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
99 56 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 17.68% 17.34% 12.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 33 17
Average daily rate £238 £329 £262
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.75% +25.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £106 £182 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 8
Average hourly rate - £12.68 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
MS PowerPoint
Wales

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -7 13 £221 -46.03% 2
Newport - 2 £320 -
Bridgend - 1 - -
MS PowerPoint
Wales

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 10 (47.62%) MS Office
3 8 (38.10%) MS Project
3 8 (38.10%) Project Management
4 6 (28.57%) Service Management
4 6 (28.57%) Finance
4 6 (28.57%) ITIL
4 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (19.05%) ITSM
5 4 (19.05%) Document Management
5 4 (19.05%) QA
6 3 (14.29%) Retail
6 3 (14.29%) Legal
6 3 (14.29%) Change Management
6 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 3 (14.29%) Degree
7 2 (9.52%) Planview
7 2 (9.52%) ServiceNow
7 2 (9.52%) Banking
7 2 (9.52%) UML
7 2 (9.52%) OO
7 2 (9.52%) .NET
7 2 (9.52%) J2EE
7 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
7 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
7 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
7 2 (9.52%) SOA
7 2 (9.52%) SLA
7 2 (9.52%) AS400

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 10 (47.62%) MS Office
3 8 (38.10%) MS Project
4 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) PowerCenter
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) TestDirector
2 1 (4.76%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Retail
2 3 (14.29%) Legal
3 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Service Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Service Transition Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) PMO Assistant
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Trainer
4 1 (4.76%) Project Officer
4 1 (4.76%) Web Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Web Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Report Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Data Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (4.76%) Project Support Officer
4 1 (4.76%) Project Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Coordinator
4 1 (4.76%) Trainer
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
1 2 (9.52%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) AS400
2 1 (4.76%) E-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Project Management
2 6 (28.57%) Service Management
2 6 (28.57%) ITIL
2 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (19.05%) ITSM
3 4 (19.05%) Document Management
4 3 (14.29%) Change Management
4 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 2 (9.52%) UML
5 2 (9.52%) OO
5 2 (9.52%) SOA
5 2 (9.52%) Content Management
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL V3
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL V2
6 1 (4.76%) Use Case
6 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.76%) Time Management
6 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) CCA
2 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
2 2 (9.52%) SLA
3 1 (4.76%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Planview
2 2 (9.52%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.76%) Informatica
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
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