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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 94 91 81
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 39 52 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.31% 1.74% 1.65%
As % of the Applications category 12.00% 10.77% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 38 25
Average daily rate
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£350 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £193 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £486 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -44.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £9.90 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £30.70 £33.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £24.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-46.93% +81.48%
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
325 483 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.90% 16.12% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 284 147
Average daily rate £346 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £159 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 64 32
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.02
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.08 £40.50 £34.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +1.61%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Wiltshire -4 10 £350 +55.55% 8
Bristol -6 10 £338 -17.17% 6
Gloucestershire -3 9 £425 +31.78% 5
Dorset +1 7 £188 -40.00% 2
Somerset +18 2 £175 - 1
Devon -5 1 £495 +65.00%
MS PowerPoint
England

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 49 (72.06%) MS Excel
2 31 (45.59%) MS Office
3 26 (38.24%) Finance
4 19 (27.94%) Microsoft
5 18 (26.47%) MS Project
6 16 (23.53%) MS Visio
6 16 (23.53%) Security Cleared
7 15 (22.06%) Project Management
8 11 (16.18%) Business Analysis
9 10 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (14.71%) SharePoint
9 10 (14.71%) PRINCE2
10 9 (13.24%) Banking
11 6 (8.82%) ITIL
11 6 (8.82%) SAP
11 6 (8.82%) XML
11 6 (8.82%) SQL
11 6 (8.82%) Business Objects
11 6 (8.82%) MS Access
11 6 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (8.82%) SC Cleared
12 5 (7.35%) Investment Banking
12 5 (7.35%) Retail
12 5 (7.35%) VBA
13 4 (5.88%) HTML
13 4 (5.88%) CSS
13 4 (5.88%) Validation
13 4 (5.88%) Information Security
13 4 (5.88%) Change Management

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (14.71%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.41%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (2.94%) SAS
3 2 (2.94%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 49 (72.06%) MS Excel
2 31 (45.59%) MS Office
3 18 (26.47%) MS Project
4 16 (23.53%) MS Visio
5 4 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (2.94%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) HTTP
1 2 (2.94%) Intranet
2 1 (1.47%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (1.47%) HSRP
2 1 (1.47%) GLBP
2 1 (1.47%) Wireless
2 1 (1.47%) Firewall
2 1 (1.47%) SSH
2 1 (1.47%) IP Telephony
2 1 (1.47%) Internet
2 1 (1.47%) MPLS
2 1 (1.47%) OSPF
2 1 (1.47%) BGP
2 1 (1.47%) VRRP
2 1 (1.47%) LAN
2 1 (1.47%) WAN
2 1 (1.47%) RIP
2 1 (1.47%) SNMP
2 1 (1.47%) DHCP
2 1 (1.47%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.82%) MS Access
2 3 (4.41%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (2.94%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.47%) Big Data
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.47%) JIRA
General
1 26 (38.24%) Finance
2 9 (13.24%) Banking
3 5 (7.35%) Investment Banking
3 5 (7.35%) Retail
4 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.94%) Marketing
6 1 (1.47%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.47%) Electronics
6 1 (1.47%) Legal
6 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.47%) Publishing
6 1 (1.47%) Back Office
6 1 (1.47%) Billing
Job Titles
1 30 (44.12%) Analyst
2 15 (22.06%) Business Analyst
3 8 (11.76%) Project Manager
4 6 (8.82%) Systems Analyst
5 5 (7.35%) Project Officer
5 5 (7.35%) Data Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Coordinator
6 4 (5.88%) Project Coordinator
6 4 (5.88%) Change Manager
6 4 (5.88%) Project Support Officer
6 4 (5.88%) Business Systems Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) PMO Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Consultant
8 2 (2.94%) Author
8 2 (2.94%) Technical Author
8 2 (2.94%) Junior
8 2 (2.94%) Developer
8 2 (2.94%) Administrator
8 2 (2.94%) SAP Business Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) GIS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.82%) XML
2 4 (5.88%) HTML
2 4 (5.88%) CSS
3 2 (2.94%) XSL
3 2 (2.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.94%) NHS
3 2 (2.94%) GIS
3 2 (2.94%) Derivative
3 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.47%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.47%) IPTV
4 1 (1.47%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.47%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.94%) UNIX
2 1 (1.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.06%) Project Management
2 11 (16.18%) Business Analysis
3 10 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (14.71%) PRINCE2
4 6 (8.82%) ITIL
4 6 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (5.88%) Validation
5 4 (5.88%) Information Security
5 4 (5.88%) Change Management
5 4 (5.88%) Service Management
5 4 (5.88%) Data Analysis
5 4 (5.88%) Financial Modelling
5 4 (5.88%) Manual Testing
5 4 (5.88%) Line Management
5 4 (5.88%) Fund Accounting
5 4 (5.88%) Change Control
6 3 (4.41%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (4.41%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (4.41%) Time Management
6 3 (4.41%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.82%) SQL
2 5 (7.35%) VBA
3 2 (2.94%) C
3 2 (2.94%) VB
4 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.82%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.88%) ISTQB
3 4 (5.88%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.41%) ISACA
4 3 (4.41%) GPEN
4 3 (4.41%) CEH
4 3 (4.41%) CISA
4 3 (4.41%) CISM
4 3 (4.41%) GSEC
4 3 (4.41%) Security+ Certification
4 3 (4.41%) GIAC
4 3 (4.41%) SSCP
4 3 (4.41%) CISSP
4 3 (4.41%) MCP
5 2 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.94%) Degree
5 2 (2.94%) APMP
6 1 (1.47%) NVQ Level 3
6 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) QA
2 3 (4.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.41%) COBIT
2 3 (4.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (4.41%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 2 (2.94%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.47%) Solvency II
4 1 (1.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (27.94%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.82%) SAP
2 6 (8.82%) Business Objects
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle
3 2 (2.94%) Cisco
3 2 (2.94%) ESRI
3 2 (2.94%) hybris
4 1 (1.47%) F5
4 1 (1.47%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.47%) Polycom
4 1 (1.47%) Riverbed
4 1 (1.47%) Brocade
4 1 (1.47%) VMware
4 1 (1.47%) Juniper
4 1 (1.47%) HP
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