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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS PowerPoint over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 112 96 99
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +3
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 31 41 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.05% 1.33% 1.68%
As % of the Applications category 9.84% 12.09% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 34 37
Median daily rate £288 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £180 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £455 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Median hourly rate £22.25 £16.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.06% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £12.80 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.25 £19.20 £30.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £12.68 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+61.73% -48.26%
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
315 339 479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.68% 10.96% 15.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 218 292
Median daily rate £313 £340 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.08% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £150 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £448 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 42 59
Median hourly rate £23.50 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.87% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £30.08 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

MS PowerPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing MS PowerPoint as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 May 2016.

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 30 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +1 13 £275 -18.51% 2
Dorset -10 6 £140 -25.33% 1
Gloucestershire -2 5 £178 -58.23% 4
Wiltshire -12 3 £390 +11.42% 3
Somerset +11 1 - - 1
Devon -5 1 £300 -39.39%
MS PowerPoint
England

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS PowerPoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for MS PowerPoint.

1 34 (54.84%) MS Excel
2 27 (43.55%) Finance
3 19 (30.65%) Microsoft
4 17 (27.42%) MS Office
5 14 (22.58%) MS Visio
6 12 (19.35%) Project Management
7 11 (17.74%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (16.13%) Security Cleared
9 9 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (12.90%) SharePoint
10 8 (12.90%) PRINCE2
11 7 (11.29%) HTML
11 7 (11.29%) UML
11 7 (11.29%) Banking
11 7 (11.29%) Telecoms
12 6 (9.68%) Degree
12 6 (9.68%) Target Operating Model
13 5 (8.06%) ISEB
13 5 (8.06%) MS Project
13 5 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (8.06%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (8.06%) BPMN
13 5 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
14 4 (6.45%) Derivative
14 4 (6.45%) Network Design
14 4 (6.45%) WordPress
14 4 (6.45%) SC Cleared
14 4 (6.45%) DV Cleared
14 4 (6.45%) QA
14 4 (6.45%) Time Management

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (12.90%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.45%) WordPress
3 3 (4.84%) Oracle UPK
4 2 (3.23%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.61%) Confluence
5 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 34 (54.84%) MS Excel
2 17 (27.42%) MS Office
3 14 (22.58%) MS Visio
4 5 (8.06%) MS Project
5 4 (6.45%) Acrobat
6 3 (4.84%) Photoshop
7 1 (1.61%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (1.61%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (3.23%) SAP CO
1 2 (3.23%) SAP FI
1 2 (3.23%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle iSupplier
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) Broadband
1 1 (1.61%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.61%) Firewall
1 1 (1.61%) GSM
1 1 (1.61%) Internet
1 1 (1.61%) LTE
1 1 (1.61%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (1.61%) RS-422
1 1 (1.61%) UMTS
1 1 (1.61%) VLAN
1 1 (1.61%) WCDMA
1 1 (1.61%) Wireshark
1 1 (1.61%) XCAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) GIS
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.61%) MySQL
3 1 (1.61%) OLAP
3 1 (1.61%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.61%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.61%) QGIS
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) JIRA
2 1 (1.61%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (1.61%) Rational DOORS
General
1 27 (43.55%) Finance
2 7 (11.29%) Banking
2 7 (11.29%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.23%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.23%) Retail
4 1 (1.61%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.61%) Avionics
4 1 (1.61%) Marketing
4 1 (1.61%) Military
4 1 (1.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (30.65%) Analyst
2 7 (11.29%) Business Analyst
3 6 (9.68%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (8.06%) PMO Analyst
4 5 (8.06%) Senior Business Analyst
5 4 (6.45%) Author
5 4 (6.45%) IT Analyst
5 4 (6.45%) Service Analyst
5 4 (6.45%) Technical Author
6 3 (4.84%) Administrator
6 3 (4.84%) Communications Officer
6 3 (4.84%) Consultant
6 3 (4.84%) Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Trainer
7 2 (3.23%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Network Support
7 2 (3.23%) Oracle Trainer
7 2 (3.23%) PMO Assistant
7 2 (3.23%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.29%) HTML
2 4 (6.45%) XML
3 3 (4.84%) CSS
4 1 (1.61%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.45%) Derivative
2 4 (6.45%) Social Media
3 3 (4.84%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.84%) e-Learning
3 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.23%) PMI
4 2 (3.23%) Statistics
4 2 (3.23%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.61%) Blog
5 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.61%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.61%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.61%) iPad
5 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.61%) Psychology
5 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.84%) Unix
2 2 (3.23%) Windows
3 1 (1.61%) Linux
3 1 (1.61%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.35%) Project Management
2 11 (17.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (12.90%) PRINCE2
4 7 (11.29%) UML
5 6 (9.68%) Target Operating Model
6 5 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (8.06%) BPMN
6 5 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (8.06%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (6.45%) ITIL
7 4 (6.45%) Network Design
7 4 (6.45%) Programme Management
7 4 (6.45%) Time Management
8 3 (4.84%) Release Management
8 3 (4.84%) Risk Management
8 3 (4.84%) SDLC
9 2 (3.23%) Change Management
9 2 (3.23%) Migration
9 2 (3.23%) Quality Management
9 2 (3.23%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.45%) SQL
2 3 (4.84%) C
3 2 (3.23%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.23%) VB
4 1 (1.61%) C++
4 1 (1.61%) Embedded C
4 1 (1.61%) Embedded C++
4 1 (1.61%) MapBasic
4 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.68%) Degree
3 5 (8.06%) ISEB
4 4 (6.45%) DV Cleared
4 4 (6.45%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.23%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.61%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.61%) ACCA
6 1 (1.61%) CIMA
6 1 (1.61%) CIPD
6 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.61%) NVQ Level 3
6 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) QA
2 2 (3.23%) SLA
3 1 (1.61%) Def Stans
3 1 (1.61%) GMP
3 1 (1.61%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.61%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (1.61%) SCCM
1 1 (1.61%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (30.65%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.84%) Oracle
2 3 (4.84%) SAP
3 2 (3.23%) Adobe
3 2 (3.23%) ESRI
3 2 (3.23%) HP
3 2 (3.23%) Mapinfo
4 1 (1.61%) Actix
4 1 (1.61%) Anite
4 1 (1.61%) Ericsson
4 1 (1.61%) Facebook
4 1 (1.61%) Huawei
4 1 (1.61%) ION Trading
4 1 (1.61%) Nokia
4 1 (1.61%) Planview
4 1 (1.61%) Rally
4 1 (1.61%) Remedy
4 1 (1.61%) Teradata
4 1 (1.61%) Twitter
4 1 (1.61%) VMware