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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 93 101 75
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -26
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 54 42 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.65% 1.38% 1.68%
As % of the Applications category 13.57% 9.44% 11.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 26 24
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.32% -16.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £225 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £463 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 £25.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.94% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £14.75 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+13.55% -6.34%
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
398 445 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.15% 14.62% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 273 185
Average daily rate £330 £325 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £174 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 62 39
Average hourly rate £16.83 £16.00 £14.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.15% +11.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.55 £9.00 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £39.60 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.51 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.26% -

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 4 August 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 4 August 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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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
Bristol +8 19 £400 +33.33% 4
Dorset +1 11 £188 +17.18%
Gloucestershire -6 8 £425 +21.42% 3
Somerset +7 6 £258 -42.77% 1
Wiltshire 0 6 £165 -65.26% 3
Devon -7 1 £350 +27.27%
MS PowerPoint
England

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 54 (62.07%) MS Excel
2 32 (36.78%) MS Office
3 29 (33.33%) Finance
4 28 (32.18%) Microsoft
5 23 (26.44%) Project Management
6 21 (24.14%) MS Project
7 19 (21.84%) PRINCE2
7 19 (21.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (20.69%) MS Visio
9 17 (19.54%) Security Cleared
10 16 (18.39%) Banking
11 15 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (16.09%) SAP
13 10 (11.49%) SharePoint
14 8 (9.20%) Risk Management
14 8 (9.20%) Degree
14 8 (9.20%) SC Cleared
15 7 (8.05%) DV Cleared
15 7 (8.05%) Root Cause Analysis
15 7 (8.05%) Programme Management
15 7 (8.05%) Investment Banking
15 7 (8.05%) Change Management
15 7 (8.05%) SQL
16 6 (6.90%) MS Access
16 6 (6.90%) Business Analysis
16 6 (6.90%) QA
16 6 (6.90%) Time Management
17 5 (5.75%) Manual Testing
17 5 (5.75%) Line Management
17 5 (5.75%) ISTQB

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 10 (11.49%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.60%) ArcGIS
3 3 (3.45%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (2.30%) SAS
5 1 (1.15%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 54 (62.07%) MS Excel
2 32 (36.78%) MS Office
3 21 (24.14%) MS Project
4 18 (20.69%) MS Visio
5 4 (4.60%) Adobe Captivate
6 3 (3.45%) Photoshop
6 3 (3.45%) Acrobat
6 3 (3.45%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (2.30%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) SAP FI
1 3 (3.45%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (3.45%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.30%) DHCP
1 2 (2.30%) Ethernet
1 2 (2.30%) HTTP
1 2 (2.30%) RIP
1 2 (2.30%) SNMP
1 2 (2.30%) MPLS
1 2 (2.30%) OSPF
1 2 (2.30%) BGP
1 2 (2.30%) VRRP
1 2 (2.30%) Firewall
1 2 (2.30%) Wireless
1 2 (2.30%) LAN
1 2 (2.30%) SSH
1 2 (2.30%) HSRP
1 2 (2.30%) GLBP
1 2 (2.30%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (1.15%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (1.15%) Network Security
2 1 (1.15%) Junos
2 1 (1.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.90%) MS Access
2 4 (4.60%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.30%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.15%) Big Data
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.15%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (2.30%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 29 (33.33%) Finance
2 16 (18.39%) Banking
3 7 (8.05%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.60%) Marketing
5 3 (3.45%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.30%) Retail
7 1 (1.15%) Billing
7 1 (1.15%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.15%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.15%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 30 (34.48%) Analyst
2 10 (11.49%) Business Analyst
3 8 (9.20%) Project Manager
3 8 (9.20%) Junior
4 6 (6.90%) Developer
4 6 (6.90%) Data Analyst
5 5 (5.75%) Project Coordinator
5 5 (5.75%) Change Manager
5 5 (5.75%) Systems Analyst
5 5 (5.75%) Coordinator
6 4 (4.60%) Consultant
6 4 (4.60%) Business Systems Analyst
6 4 (4.60%) Junior Developer
6 4 (4.60%) Project Support Officer
6 4 (4.60%) GIS Analyst
6 4 (4.60%) Project Officer
6 4 (4.60%) Junior Analyst
6 4 (4.60%) PMO Analyst
7 3 (3.45%) SAP Developer
7 3 (3.45%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.75%) XML
2 3 (3.45%) HTML
2 3 (3.45%) CSS
3 2 (2.30%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.60%) GIS
3 3 (3.45%) Derivative
3 3 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.45%) User Experience
4 2 (2.30%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.30%) Data Extraction
4 2 (2.30%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.30%) NHS
4 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.15%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.15%) IPTV
5 1 (1.15%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.15%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.15%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.45%) UNIX
1 3 (3.45%) Windows
2 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.30%) Windows 7
2 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.44%) Project Management
2 19 (21.84%) PRINCE2
2 19 (21.84%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (9.20%) Risk Management
4 7 (8.05%) Change Management
4 7 (8.05%) Programme Management
4 7 (8.05%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (6.90%) Time Management
5 6 (6.90%) Business Analysis
6 5 (5.75%) ITIL
6 5 (5.75%) Validation
6 5 (5.75%) ERP
6 5 (5.75%) Manual Testing
6 5 (5.75%) Line Management
7 4 (4.60%) Test Scripting
7 4 (4.60%) SAP Implementation
7 4 (4.60%) Fund Accounting
7 4 (4.60%) Service Management
8 3 (3.45%) Migration
8 3 (3.45%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.05%) SQL
2 5 (5.75%) C
2 5 (5.75%) VBA
3 2 (2.30%) MATLAB
3 2 (2.30%) VB
4 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (19.54%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.20%) SC Cleared
2 8 (9.20%) Degree
3 7 (8.05%) DV Cleared
4 5 (5.75%) ISTQB
5 4 (4.60%) ISEB
6 3 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (3.45%) APMP
7 2 (2.30%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (2.30%) PMP
7 2 (2.30%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.15%) HNC
8 1 (1.15%) HND
8 1 (1.15%) CCIE
8 1 (1.15%) CCNP
8 1 (1.15%) CCDP
8 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.15%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.90%) QA
2 2 (2.30%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.15%) P3O
System Software
1 2 (2.30%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (32.18%) Microsoft
2 14 (16.09%) SAP
3 4 (4.60%) Cisco
3 4 (4.60%) Adobe
3 4 (4.60%) ESRI
4 3 (3.45%) Oracle
5 2 (2.30%) F5
5 2 (2.30%) VMware
5 2 (2.30%) Juniper
6 1 (1.15%) NetApp
6 1 (1.15%) Remedy
6 1 (1.15%) McAfee
6 1 (1.15%) Intel
6 1 (1.15%) Minitab
6 1 (1.15%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.15%) Brocade
6 1 (1.15%) IronPort
6 1 (1.15%) Polycom
6 1 (1.15%) Riverbed
6 1 (1.15%) ServiceNow
Gloucestershire
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £270 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: £380 - £413 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago