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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 120 114 101
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 24 35 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.81% 1.09% 1.12%
As % of the Applications category 7.02% 9.75% 7.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 24 17
Average daily rate £354 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £183 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £19.88 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +22.03%
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
342 359 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.48% 11.14% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 213 200
Average daily rate £340 £338 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% +8.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £135 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 49 44
Average hourly rate £27.50 £14.18 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.90% -32.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.19 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.25 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%

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 11 February 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
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 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Wiltshire -8 6 £450 +38.46% 1
Gloucestershire +13 5 £363 +22.36% 1
Dorset +5 4 £475 - 2
Somerset 0 4 - -
Bristol -10 4 £122 -64.00% 5
MS PowerPoint
England

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 55 (66.27%) MS Excel
2 29 (34.94%) MS Office
2 29 (34.94%) Project Management
3 27 (32.53%) Finance
3 27 (32.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 27 (32.53%) PRINCE2
4 26 (31.33%) MS Visio
5 21 (25.30%) Microsoft
6 16 (19.28%) MS Project
7 14 (16.87%) ISEB
8 13 (15.66%) Security Cleared
8 13 (15.66%) Target Operating Model
9 11 (13.25%) UML
9 11 (13.25%) Degree
10 10 (12.05%) BPMN
11 9 (10.84%) SAP
12 8 (9.64%) HTML
12 8 (9.64%) MS Access
12 8 (9.64%) Time Management
12 8 (9.64%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (8.43%) Banking
13 7 (8.43%) Programme Management
14 6 (7.23%) CRM
14 6 (7.23%) VBA
14 6 (7.23%) Six Sigma
14 6 (7.23%) QA
14 6 (7.23%) Lean Six Sigma
14 6 (7.23%) WordPress
14 6 (7.23%) Social Media
14 6 (7.23%) DV Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 6 (7.23%) WordPress
2 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.20%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.20%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 55 (66.27%) MS Excel
2 29 (34.94%) MS Office
3 26 (31.33%) MS Visio
4 16 (19.28%) MS Project
5 4 (4.82%) Photoshop
6 3 (3.61%) Acrobat
7 1 (1.20%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (4.82%) SAP CRM
2 3 (3.61%) SAP CO
2 3 (3.61%) SAP FI
2 3 (3.61%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.61%) VPN
2 2 (2.41%) BGP
2 2 (2.41%) Cisco ISE
2 2 (2.41%) DHCP
2 2 (2.41%) Ethernet
2 2 (2.41%) Firewall
2 2 (2.41%) GLBP
2 2 (2.41%) HSRP
2 2 (2.41%) Internet
2 2 (2.41%) IPsec
2 2 (2.41%) LAN
2 2 (2.41%) MPLS
2 2 (2.41%) Network Security
2 2 (2.41%) OSPF
2 2 (2.41%) RIP
2 2 (2.41%) SNMP
2 2 (2.41%) SSH
2 2 (2.41%) SSL
2 2 (2.41%) VRRP
2 2 (2.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.64%) MS Access
2 1 (1.20%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) JIRA
1 1 (1.20%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (1.20%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 27 (32.53%) Finance
2 7 (8.43%) Banking
3 4 (4.82%) Front Office
3 4 (4.82%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.61%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.41%) Billing
5 2 (2.41%) Retail
6 1 (1.20%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.20%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.20%) Military
6 1 (1.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (34.94%) Analyst
2 20 (24.10%) Business Analyst
3 12 (14.46%) Project Manager
4 8 (9.64%) Developer
5 7 (8.43%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (7.23%) Senior Business Analyst
6 6 (7.23%) Trainer
6 6 (7.23%) VBA Developer
7 5 (6.02%) Coordinator
8 4 (4.82%) Service Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) Systems Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Business Process Analyst
9 3 (3.61%) CRM Analyst
9 3 (3.61%) CRM Business Analyst
9 3 (3.61%) Junior
9 3 (3.61%) Junior Analyst
9 3 (3.61%) Process Analyst
9 3 (3.61%) SAP Analyst
9 3 (3.61%) SAP Business Analyst
9 3 (3.61%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.64%) HTML
2 3 (3.61%) CSS
2 3 (3.61%) XML
3 2 (2.41%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.20%) Ajax
4 1 (1.20%) COM
4 1 (1.20%) Qt
4 1 (1.20%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.23%) Social Media
2 4 (4.82%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.61%) Blog
3 3 (3.61%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.41%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.41%) Derivative
4 2 (2.41%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.41%) PMI
5 1 (1.20%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.20%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.20%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.20%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.20%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.20%) NHS
5 1 (1.20%) PDA
5 1 (1.20%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.61%) Windows
2 2 (2.41%) Unix
2 2 (2.41%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.20%) Linux
3 1 (1.20%) Windows 2000
3 1 (1.20%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.20%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (34.94%) Project Management
2 27 (32.53%) PRINCE2
2 27 (32.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (15.66%) Target Operating Model
4 11 (13.25%) UML
5 10 (12.05%) BPMN
6 8 (9.64%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (9.64%) Time Management
7 7 (8.43%) Programme Management
8 6 (7.23%) CRM
8 6 (7.23%) Lean Six Sigma
8 6 (7.23%) Six Sigma
9 4 (4.82%) Risk Management
10 3 (3.61%) Data Migration
10 3 (3.61%) Data Protection
10 3 (3.61%) Migration
10 3 (3.61%) Network Planning
10 3 (3.61%) Quality Management
10 3 (3.61%) Risk Analysis
10 3 (3.61%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.23%) VBA
2 3 (3.61%) C
3 1 (1.20%) C++
3 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.20%) MapBasic
3 1 (1.20%) MATLAB
3 1 (1.20%) SQL
3 1 (1.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (16.87%) ISEB
2 13 (15.66%) Security Cleared
3 11 (13.25%) Degree
4 6 (7.23%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.61%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (3.61%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.41%) CCIE
6 2 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.41%) CISSP
6 2 (2.41%) HNC
6 2 (2.41%) HND
6 2 (2.41%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.41%) JNCIE
6 2 (2.41%) MAPM
6 2 (2.41%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.20%) ACCA
7 1 (1.20%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.20%) CIMA
7 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.23%) QA
2 3 (3.61%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.20%) SLA
3 1 (1.20%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (3.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.20%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (1.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (25.30%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.84%) SAP
3 4 (4.82%) Adobe
4 3 (3.61%) Twitter
5 2 (2.41%) Blue Coat
5 2 (2.41%) Cisco
5 2 (2.41%) F5
5 2 (2.41%) Facebook
5 2 (2.41%) Intel
5 2 (2.41%) Intel Security
5 2 (2.41%) IronPort
5 2 (2.41%) Juniper
5 2 (2.41%) Remedy
5 2 (2.41%) Syclo
6 1 (1.20%) Ericsson
6 1 (1.20%) ESRI
6 1 (1.20%) Mapinfo
6 1 (1.20%) Nokia
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle
6 1 (1.20%) Sybase
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