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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 97 88 94
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 46 30 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.37% 1.33% 1.29%
As % of the Applications category 9.58% 7.92% 10.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 23 21
Average daily rate
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£320 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.72% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £280 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 - £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-25.71% +6.06%
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
480 379 394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.31% 16.81% 12.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 233 218
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £145 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £440 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 54 33
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.13 £13.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.47% -4.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £37.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.63 £15.38
% change year-on-year
+2.52% -4.84%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -5 24 £350 +2.94% 8
Dorset +4 6 £250 - 1
Wiltshire -13 6 £200 -52.38% 3
Gloucestershire -13 5 £328 +19.09% 1
Somerset - 1 £450 -
Devon - - - -
MS PowerPoint
England

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 64 (63.37%) MS Excel
2 37 (36.63%) Finance
3 36 (35.64%) Microsoft
4 33 (32.67%) MS Office
5 29 (28.71%) MS Project
6 26 (25.74%) Project Management
7 20 (19.80%) MS Visio
8 17 (16.83%) SharePoint
8 17 (16.83%) Banking
9 15 (14.85%) PRINCE2
9 15 (14.85%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (13.86%) SQL
11 13 (12.87%) Security Cleared
12 11 (10.89%) VBA
13 10 (9.90%) Windows
13 10 (9.90%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (8.91%) Intranet
14 9 (8.91%) Project Planning
15 8 (7.92%) SAP
16 7 (6.93%) CRM
16 7 (6.93%) SLA
16 7 (6.93%) Validation
17 6 (5.94%) Web Design
17 6 (5.94%) Retail
17 6 (5.94%) Photoshop
17 6 (5.94%) Marketing
17 6 (5.94%) Degree
17 6 (5.94%) Spreadsheet
17 6 (5.94%) Resource Management
17 6 (5.94%) HP Quality Center

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 17 (16.83%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.95%) MS Project Server
3 4 (3.96%) CMS
4 3 (2.97%) SAS
5 1 (0.99%) Lync
Applications
1 64 (63.37%) MS Excel
2 33 (32.67%) MS Office
3 29 (28.71%) MS Project
4 20 (19.80%) MS Visio
5 6 (5.94%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (5.94%) Photoshop
6 2 (1.98%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) SAP HR
1 1 (0.99%) Summit
1 1 (0.99%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.99%) Changepoint
1 1 (0.99%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.99%) SAP HR-PA
1 1 (0.99%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (0.99%) MoSes
1 1 (0.99%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (0.99%) Oracle Assets
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.91%) Intranet
2 3 (2.97%) Internet
3 1 (0.99%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.96%) MS Access
2 3 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.97%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.98%) SAP BW
3 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.99%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Rational DOORS
General
1 37 (36.63%) Finance
2 17 (16.83%) Banking
3 6 (5.94%) Retail
3 6 (5.94%) Marketing
4 4 (3.96%) Publishing
5 3 (2.97%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.97%) Legal
6 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.98%) Military
7 1 (0.99%) Polish Language
7 1 (0.99%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.99%) Law
7 1 (0.99%) Billing
7 1 (0.99%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.99%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 44 (43.56%) Analyst
2 10 (9.90%) Project Manager
3 9 (8.91%) MI Analyst
4 7 (6.93%) Business Analyst
5 6 (5.94%) Web Manager
5 6 (5.94%) Project Analyst
5 6 (5.94%) Web Content Manager
5 6 (5.94%) Content Manager
6 5 (4.95%) Coordinator
6 5 (4.95%) Administrator
6 5 (4.95%) Project Coordinator
7 4 (3.96%) Data Analyst
7 4 (3.96%) PMO Analyst
8 3 (2.97%) Project Administrator
8 3 (2.97%) Project Support Analyst
8 3 (2.97%) Contracts Manager
8 3 (2.97%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (2.97%) Support Technician
8 3 (2.97%) Support Analyst
8 3 (2.97%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.95%) HTML
2 1 (0.99%) .NET
2 1 (0.99%) XML
2 1 (0.99%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.85%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.96%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.98%) E-Learning
3 2 (1.98%) Statistics
3 2 (1.98%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.99%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.99%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.99%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.90%) Windows
2 5 (4.95%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.98%) Linux
4 1 (0.99%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.74%) Project Management
2 15 (14.85%) PRINCE2
3 10 (9.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (8.91%) Project Planning
5 7 (6.93%) CRM
5 7 (6.93%) Validation
6 6 (5.94%) Web Design
6 6 (5.94%) Resource Management
7 5 (4.95%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (4.95%) Change Control
7 5 (4.95%) Change Management
7 5 (4.95%) Configuration Management
8 4 (3.96%) ITIL
8 4 (3.96%) Risk Management
8 4 (3.96%) Programme Management
8 4 (3.96%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (3.96%) Asset Management
8 4 (3.96%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (2.97%) Waterfall
9 3 (2.97%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.86%) SQL
2 11 (10.89%) VBA
3 2 (1.98%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.98%) C
4 1 (0.99%) Java
4 1 (0.99%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (12.87%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.94%) Degree
3 5 (4.95%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.97%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.98%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.99%) ISEB
6 1 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.93%) SLA
2 2 (1.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.99%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.99%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.99%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.99%) FINREP
3 1 (0.99%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.98%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (5.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (35.64%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.92%) SAP
3 5 (4.95%) HP
3 5 (4.95%) Primavera
4 4 (3.96%) Oracle
4 4 (3.96%) Business Objects
5 3 (2.97%) Google
6 2 (1.98%) VMware
6 2 (1.98%) Teradata
6 2 (1.98%) Cognos
7 1 (0.99%) Siebel
7 1 (0.99%) Citrix
7 1 (0.99%) Avaya
7 1 (0.99%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.99%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.99%) Aprimo
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £11 - £13 per hour
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Rate: £350 per day
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Rate: £125 - £150 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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