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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 92 101 74
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -27
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 57 48 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.69% 1.48% 1.42%
As % of the Applications category 14.32% 10.67% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 32 21
Average daily rate
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£369 £313 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.00% -13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £448 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 £25.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.94% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+40.62% -8.57%
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
398 450 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.77% 13.88% 16.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 290 222
Average daily rate £348 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.71% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £170 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £475 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 44 49
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +20.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.42 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.03 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -3.06%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 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
Bristol +3 24 £400 +26.98%
Dorset +4 11 £165 -26.66% 3
Wiltshire -3 7 £201 -40.37% 3
Somerset +6 5 £260 -42.22%
Gloucestershire -10 4 - - 1
Devon +1 1 £350 +40.00%
MS PowerPoint
England

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 60 (61.86%) MS Excel
2 35 (36.08%) MS Office
3 33 (34.02%) Finance
3 33 (34.02%) Microsoft
4 27 (27.84%) Project Management
5 23 (23.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (22.68%) MS Project
6 22 (22.68%) MS Visio
7 21 (21.65%) PRINCE2
8 18 (18.56%) Banking
8 18 (18.56%) Security Cleared
9 15 (15.46%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (15.46%) SAP
10 11 (11.34%) Degree
11 9 (9.28%) Risk Management
11 9 (9.28%) Programme Management
11 9 (9.28%) SharePoint
11 9 (9.28%) Time Management
12 8 (8.25%) SC Cleared
12 8 (8.25%) DV Cleared
12 8 (8.25%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (8.25%) Investment Banking
12 8 (8.25%) Business Analysis
13 7 (7.22%) QA
13 7 (7.22%) MS Access
13 7 (7.22%) C
13 7 (7.22%) SQL
13 7 (7.22%) Change Management
14 6 (6.19%) Validation
14 6 (6.19%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 9 (9.28%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.15%) ArcGIS
3 3 (3.09%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (2.06%) SAS
5 1 (1.03%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 60 (61.86%) MS Excel
2 35 (36.08%) MS Office
3 22 (22.68%) MS Visio
3 22 (22.68%) MS Project
4 4 (4.12%) Adobe Captivate
5 3 (3.09%) Photoshop
5 3 (3.09%) Acrobat
5 3 (3.09%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (2.06%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 4 (4.12%) SAP FI
1 4 (4.12%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (4.12%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.12%) LAN
1 4 (4.12%) DHCP
1 4 (4.12%) Ethernet
1 4 (4.12%) RIP
1 4 (4.12%) SNMP
1 4 (4.12%) MPLS
1 4 (4.12%) OSPF
1 4 (4.12%) BGP
1 4 (4.12%) VRRP
1 4 (4.12%) Firewall
1 4 (4.12%) Wireless
1 4 (4.12%) SSH
1 4 (4.12%) HSRP
1 4 (4.12%) GLBP
1 4 (4.12%) Spanning Tree
2 3 (3.09%) Cisco ISE
2 3 (3.09%) Network Security
2 3 (3.09%) Junos
2 3 (3.09%) IPsec
2 3 (3.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.22%) MS Access
2 3 (3.09%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.06%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.03%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.03%) Big Data
4 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (2.06%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 33 (34.02%) Finance
2 18 (18.56%) Banking
3 8 (8.25%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.12%) Marketing
5 3 (3.09%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.06%) Retail
7 1 (1.03%) Billing
7 1 (1.03%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.03%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.03%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 34 (35.05%) Analyst
2 15 (15.46%) Business Analyst
3 10 (10.31%) Project Manager
4 9 (9.28%) Junior
5 6 (6.19%) Developer
6 5 (5.15%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (5.15%) Change Manager
6 5 (5.15%) Data Analyst
6 5 (5.15%) GIS Analyst
6 5 (5.15%) Junior Analyst
7 4 (4.12%) Junior Developer
7 4 (4.12%) Project Coordinator
7 4 (4.12%) Consultant
7 4 (4.12%) Business Systems Analyst
7 4 (4.12%) Graduate
7 4 (4.12%) Coordinator
7 4 (4.12%) Architect
8 3 (3.09%) Author
8 3 (3.09%) Technical Author
8 3 (3.09%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.15%) XML
2 4 (4.12%) 802.1X
3 3 (3.09%) HTML
3 3 (3.09%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.46%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.15%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.15%) GIS
3 4 (4.12%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.12%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.09%) User Experience
4 3 (3.09%) Derivative
5 2 (2.06%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.06%) PMI
5 2 (2.06%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.06%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.03%) NHS
6 1 (1.03%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.03%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.03%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.03%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.12%) Windows
2 3 (3.09%) UNIX
2 3 (3.09%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (27.84%) Project Management
2 23 (23.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (21.65%) PRINCE2
4 9 (9.28%) Risk Management
4 9 (9.28%) Programme Management
4 9 (9.28%) Time Management
5 8 (8.25%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (8.25%) Business Analysis
6 7 (7.22%) Change Management
7 6 (6.19%) Validation
7 6 (6.19%) Manual Testing
8 5 (5.15%) Test Scripting
8 5 (5.15%) Capacity Management
8 5 (5.15%) Line Management
8 5 (5.15%) ERP
8 5 (5.15%) ITIL
9 4 (4.12%) Network Planning
9 4 (4.12%) Load Balancing
9 4 (4.12%) Service Management
9 4 (4.12%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.22%) C
1 7 (7.22%) SQL
2 5 (5.15%) VBA
3 2 (2.06%) MATLAB
3 2 (2.06%) VB
4 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (18.56%) Security Cleared
2 11 (11.34%) Degree
3 8 (8.25%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.25%) DV Cleared
4 6 (6.19%) ISEB
4 6 (6.19%) ISTQB
5 3 (3.09%) APMP
5 3 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.09%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.09%) CCIE
5 3 (3.09%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.06%) JNCIE
6 2 (2.06%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 2 (2.06%) MAPM
6 2 (2.06%) HNC
6 2 (2.06%) HND
6 2 (2.06%) PMP
6 2 (2.06%) CISSP
7 1 (1.03%) CCNP
7 1 (1.03%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.22%) QA
2 2 (2.06%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.03%) P3O
System Software
1 4 (4.12%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (34.02%) Microsoft
2 15 (15.46%) SAP
3 6 (6.19%) Cisco
4 5 (5.15%) ESRI
5 4 (4.12%) F5
5 4 (4.12%) Adobe
5 4 (4.12%) Juniper
6 3 (3.09%) Remedy
6 3 (3.09%) McAfee
6 3 (3.09%) Intel
6 3 (3.09%) IronPort
6 3 (3.09%) Blue Coat
6 3 (3.09%) Oracle
7 2 (2.06%) VMware
8 1 (1.03%) Minitab
8 1 (1.03%) Brocade
8 1 (1.03%) Polycom
8 1 (1.03%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.03%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.03%) NetApp