The table below looks at the statistics for MS PowerPoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 100 91 100
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 46 22 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.39% 1.03% 1.19%
As % of the Applications category 9.98% 6.43% 9.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 17 16
Average daily rate
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£320 £330 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £215 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £412 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
-4.08% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £17.75 - £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 - £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £139.75 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-25.71% +14.75%
MS PowerPoint
England

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

Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
461 342 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.90% 16.00% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 208 187
Average daily rate £350 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £145 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £431 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 53 43
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.25 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.52% -14.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.47 £10.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £26.00 £37.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.62 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+7.68% -6.45%

MS PowerPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

MS PowerPoint Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

MS PowerPoint
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

MS PowerPoint Daily Rate Trend in the South West

MS PowerPoint
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

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

MS PowerPoint Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

MS PowerPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

MS PowerPoint Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

MS PowerPoint
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

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

MS PowerPoint Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

MS PowerPoint
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 22 October 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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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
Bristol -11 25 £350 +15.70% 4
Wiltshire -13 7 £200 -47.43% 7
Dorset - 5 £319 - 1
Gloucestershire -12 4 £328 +19.09% 1
Devon -17 2 £175 - 1
Somerset - - - -
MS PowerPoint
England

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 52 (58.43%) MS Excel
2 31 (34.83%) Microsoft
3 30 (33.71%) Finance
4 22 (24.72%) MS Office
5 19 (21.35%) MS Project
6 18 (20.22%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (19.10%) Project Management
8 16 (17.98%) MS Visio
9 14 (15.73%) Banking
10 13 (14.61%) SharePoint
11 12 (13.48%) SQL
12 10 (11.24%) VBA
12 10 (11.24%) PRINCE2
13 9 (10.11%) SAP
13 9 (10.11%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (8.99%) Windows
14 8 (8.99%) Intranet
15 7 (7.87%) CRM
15 7 (7.87%) Photoshop
15 7 (7.87%) Web Design
15 7 (7.87%) Degree
15 7 (7.87%) Security Cleared
16 6 (6.74%) Spreadsheet
16 6 (6.74%) Project Planning
16 6 (6.74%) Marketing
16 6 (6.74%) Retail
16 6 (6.74%) Validation
16 6 (6.74%) HTML
16 6 (6.74%) SLA
17 5 (5.62%) Configuration Management

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 13 (14.61%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.49%) MS Project Server
2 4 (4.49%) CMS
3 3 (3.37%) SAS
4 1 (1.12%) Lync
Applications
1 52 (58.43%) MS Excel
2 22 (24.72%) MS Office
3 19 (21.35%) MS Project
4 16 (17.98%) MS Visio
5 7 (7.87%) Photoshop
6 6 (6.74%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (2.25%) PowerPivot
8 1 (1.12%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (1.12%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) SAP HR
1 1 (1.12%) Summit
1 1 (1.12%) Towers Watson Igloo
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (1.12%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.12%) SAP HR-PA
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.12%) Changepoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.99%) Intranet
2 3 (3.37%) Internet
3 1 (1.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.49%) MS Access
2 3 (3.37%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.25%) SAP BW
3 2 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.12%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 30 (33.71%) Finance
2 14 (15.73%) Banking
3 6 (6.74%) Marketing
3 6 (6.74%) Retail
4 4 (4.49%) Publishing
5 3 (3.37%) Legal
5 3 (3.37%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.25%) Military
7 1 (1.12%) Law
7 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.12%) Polish Language
7 1 (1.12%) Local Government
7 1 (1.12%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 37 (41.57%) Analyst
2 9 (10.11%) MI Analyst
3 8 (8.99%) Project Manager
4 7 (7.87%) Business Analyst
5 6 (6.74%) Web Content Manager
5 6 (6.74%) Web Manager
5 6 (6.74%) Content Manager
6 5 (5.62%) Data Analyst
7 4 (4.49%) Administrator
8 3 (3.37%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (3.37%) Coordinator
8 3 (3.37%) Support Technician
8 3 (3.37%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (3.37%) Developer
8 3 (3.37%) Project Administrator
8 3 (3.37%) Project Coordinator
8 3 (3.37%) Service Desk Technician
8 3 (3.37%) 1st Line Support Technician
8 3 (3.37%) Contracts Manager
9 2 (2.25%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.74%) HTML
2 1 (1.12%) Flash
2 1 (1.12%) .NET
2 1 (1.12%) CSS
2 1 (1.12%) XML
2 1 (1.12%) Middleware
2 1 (1.12%) CSS3
2 1 (1.12%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.22%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.37%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.25%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.25%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.12%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.12%) SCORM
4 1 (1.12%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.12%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.12%) Statistics
4 1 (1.12%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.99%) Windows
2 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.25%) Linux
4 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (19.10%) Project Management
2 10 (11.24%) PRINCE2
3 9 (10.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (7.87%) CRM
4 7 (7.87%) Web Design
5 6 (6.74%) Project Planning
5 6 (6.74%) Validation
6 5 (5.62%) Configuration Management
6 5 (5.62%) Change Management
6 5 (5.62%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (5.62%) Change Control
6 5 (5.62%) Resource Management
7 4 (4.49%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (4.49%) Programme Management
7 4 (4.49%) Asset Management
7 4 (4.49%) Risk Management
7 4 (4.49%) ITIL
8 3 (3.37%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (3.37%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.37%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.48%) SQL
2 10 (11.24%) VBA
3 2 (2.25%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.25%) C
4 1 (1.12%) VB
4 1 (1.12%) ActionScript
4 1 (1.12%) Java
4 1 (1.12%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.12%) ActionScript 3.0
4 1 (1.12%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 7 (7.87%) Degree
1 7 (7.87%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.25%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (2.25%) ISEB
3 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.12%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.12%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.74%) SLA
2 2 (2.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.12%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.12%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.12%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.12%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (34.83%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.11%) SAP
3 4 (4.49%) Primavera
3 4 (4.49%) HP
3 4 (4.49%) Oracle
4 3 (3.37%) Business Objects
4 3 (3.37%) Google
5 2 (2.25%) Teradata
6 1 (1.12%) Cognos
6 1 (1.12%) Siebel
6 1 (1.12%) Citrix
6 1 (1.12%) Avaya
6 1 (1.12%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.12%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.12%) VMware
6 1 (1.12%) Aprimo
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