The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 46 38 39
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 3 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.63% 2.50% 0.86%
As % of the Applications category 4.62% 13.79% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £215 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+74.41% -47.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £104 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £278 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £105.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.30 £14.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+37.61% +1.72%
MS PowerPoint
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Applications Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
65 87 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 13.66% 18.13% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 50 25
Average daily rate £358 £375 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% +9.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £155 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 5
Average hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.65 £14.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £105.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 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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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 -3 2 £399 +87.64% 3
Glamorgan - - - -
Neath Port Talbot - - - -
MS PowerPoint
Wales

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 9 (90.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (70.00%) MS Office
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) Retail
3 5 (50.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) MS Visio
5 3 (30.00%) CRM
5 3 (30.00%) SAS
5 3 (30.00%) Banking
5 3 (30.00%) Credit Risk
5 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (30.00%) Customer Insight
5 3 (30.00%) Analytics
6 2 (20.00%) Propensity Modelling
6 2 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) VBA
6 2 (20.00%) .NET
7 1 (10.00%) J2EE
7 1 (10.00%) Business Objects
7 1 (10.00%) MS Project
7 1 (10.00%) C
7 1 (10.00%) C#
7 1 (10.00%) C++
7 1 (10.00%) Java
7 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (10.00%) SOA
7 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
7 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
7 1 (10.00%) Web Services

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 3 (30.00%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (90.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (70.00%) MS Office
3 4 (40.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (10.00%) MS Project
4 1 (10.00%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (10.00%) Base SAS
2 1 (10.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (10.00%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (10.00%) TestDirector
General
1 5 (50.00%) Retail
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) CRM Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Data Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) MI Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) SLA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) J2EE
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) Java EE
2 1 (10.00%) Ajax
2 1 (10.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) CRM
1 3 (30.00%) Customer Insight
1 3 (30.00%) Analytics
2 2 (20.00%) Propensity Modelling
2 2 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) SOA
3 1 (10.00%) UML
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) RDF
3 1 (10.00%) CHAID
3 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma
3 1 (10.00%) BPR
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
3 1 (10.00%) PLM
3 1 (10.00%) Data Management
3 1 (10.00%) Content Management
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) VBA
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Business Objects