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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 38 41 37
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 20 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.42% 2.32% 1.64%
As % of the Applications category 31.75% 15.28% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 7
Average daily rate
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£320 £340 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +7.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £414 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.32% +5.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% -2.77%
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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 South Wales region.

Applications Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
63 72 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 10.77% 15.19% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 47 30
Average daily rate £325 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £200 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £438 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 7
Average hourly rate £18.75 £14.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% -27.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.50 £12.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £15.50 £25.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 August 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 August 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 +9 17 £315 +2.43%
Newport - - - -
MS PowerPoint
Wales

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 30 (85.71%) MS Excel
2 26 (74.29%) MS Office
3 17 (48.57%) Project Management
3 17 (48.57%) Finance
4 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
5 15 (42.86%) Business Analysis
6 12 (34.29%) AS400
6 12 (34.29%) UML
7 11 (31.43%) MS Project
7 11 (31.43%) CCA
8 9 (25.71%) MS Visio
9 8 (22.86%) Degree
10 7 (20.00%) Banking
10 7 (20.00%) Content Management
10 7 (20.00%) SOA
10 7 (20.00%) OO
10 7 (20.00%) .NET
10 7 (20.00%) J2EE
10 7 (20.00%) TestDirector
11 6 (17.14%) Legal
12 5 (14.29%) Migration
12 5 (14.29%) ISEB
12 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 4 (11.43%) Business Development
13 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
13 4 (11.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
13 4 (11.43%) Windows
13 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (11.43%) Service Management

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (5.71%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (5.71%) CMS
Applications
1 30 (85.71%) MS Excel
2 26 (74.29%) MS Office
3 11 (31.43%) MS Project
4 9 (25.71%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.86%) SPSS
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) TestDirector
2 1 (2.86%) Rational DOORS
General
1 17 (48.57%) Finance
2 7 (20.00%) Banking
3 6 (17.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (71.43%) Analyst
2 19 (54.29%) Business Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Project Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Change Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Web Business Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Web Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Business Analyst Team Leader
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Team Leader
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Project Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Project Support Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Web Project Manager
6 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Web Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Author
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Author
6 1 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) .NET
1 7 (20.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) AS400
2 3 (8.57%) Social Media
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
1 4 (11.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Project Management
2 15 (42.86%) Business Analysis
3 12 (34.29%) UML
4 7 (20.00%) Content Management
4 7 (20.00%) SOA
4 7 (20.00%) OO
5 5 (14.29%) Migration
5 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (11.43%) Business Development
6 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
6 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (11.43%) Service Management
7 3 (8.57%) Use Case
7 3 (8.57%) ITIL
8 2 (5.71%) ITIL V2
8 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
8 2 (5.71%) Change Management
9 1 (2.86%) ITSM
9 1 (2.86%) Risk Management
9 1 (2.86%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (31.43%) CCA
2 8 (22.86%) Degree
3 5 (14.29%) ISEB
4 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (5.71%) SLA
3 1 (2.86%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) Sitecore
2 2 (5.71%) Planview
3 1 (2.86%) IBM
3 1 (2.86%) SAP