The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the South West region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 101 82 93
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +11
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 41 33 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.35% 1.54% 1.22%
As % of the Applications category 9.19% 10.61% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 23 23
Average daily rate
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£300 £363 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £440 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.48% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 6
Average hourly rate £25.50 - £25.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 - £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £85.30 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £15.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-6.34% -19.23%
Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
446 311 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.65% 14.49% 13.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 188 225
Average daily rate £320 £318 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.78% +1.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £135 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £433 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 37 39
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.01 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% -33.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.52 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £37.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
MS PowerPoint
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -21 11 £300 -6.25% 2
Gloucestershire -5 8 £350 +40.00% 1
Wiltshire -10 7 £475 +12.75% 4
Devon - 6 £288 -
Dorset +2 4 £225 -39.18% 1
Somerset -20 1 £450 +157.14%
MS PowerPoint
England

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 59 (66.29%) MS Excel
2 33 (37.08%) Microsoft
3 32 (35.96%) Finance
4 29 (32.58%) MS Project
5 28 (31.46%) MS Office
6 26 (29.21%) Project Management
7 18 (20.22%) SharePoint
8 17 (19.10%) Banking
9 14 (15.73%) PRINCE2
10 13 (14.61%) SQL
10 13 (14.61%) Security Cleared
11 12 (13.48%) MS Visio
12 9 (10.11%) Business Objects
12 9 (10.11%) Change Management
13 8 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (8.99%) Project Planning
13 8 (8.99%) Change Control
14 7 (7.87%) Intranet
14 7 (7.87%) CRM
15 6 (6.74%) Windows
15 6 (6.74%) Photoshop
15 6 (6.74%) ITIL
15 6 (6.74%) Web Design
15 6 (6.74%) SC Cleared
15 6 (6.74%) Resource Management
15 6 (6.74%) Marketing
16 5 (5.62%) Continuous Improvement
16 5 (5.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 5 (5.62%) SAP
16 5 (5.62%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 18 (20.22%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.62%) SAS
3 4 (4.49%) CMS
4 3 (3.37%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 59 (66.29%) MS Excel
2 29 (32.58%) MS Project
3 28 (31.46%) MS Office
4 12 (13.48%) MS Visio
5 6 (6.74%) Photoshop
6 3 (3.37%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (2.25%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Summit
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.12%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (1.12%) MoSes
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle Assets
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.87%) Intranet
2 1 (1.12%) Internet
2 1 (1.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.62%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.37%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.25%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.12%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.12%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.12%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Rational DOORS
General
1 32 (35.96%) Finance
2 17 (19.10%) Banking
3 6 (6.74%) Marketing
4 4 (4.49%) Publishing
5 3 (3.37%) Military
5 3 (3.37%) Retail
5 3 (3.37%) Billing
6 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.25%) Wholesale Banking
6 2 (2.25%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.12%) Polish Language
7 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.12%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.12%) Legal
7 1 (1.12%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.12%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 33 (37.08%) Analyst
2 9 (10.11%) Project Manager
3 7 (7.87%) PMO Analyst
4 6 (6.74%) Web Content Manager
4 6 (6.74%) Web Manager
4 6 (6.74%) Business Analyst
4 6 (6.74%) Project Analyst
4 6 (6.74%) Content Manager
5 5 (5.62%) Data Analyst
6 4 (4.49%) Change Manager
6 4 (4.49%) Administrator
7 3 (3.37%) Coordinator
7 3 (3.37%) Support Technician
7 3 (3.37%) Support Analyst
7 3 (3.37%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (3.37%) Project Coordinator
7 3 (3.37%) Business Manager
7 3 (3.37%) Project Support Analyst
7 3 (3.37%) Business Change Manager
7 3 (3.37%) Project Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.62%) HTML
2 1 (1.12%) .NET
2 1 (1.12%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.49%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.25%) SWIFT
3 1 (1.12%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.12%) PMI
3 1 (1.12%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.12%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.12%) Statistics
3 1 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.74%) Windows
2 2 (2.25%) Linux
2 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (29.21%) Project Management
2 14 (15.73%) PRINCE2
3 9 (10.11%) Change Management
4 8 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (8.99%) Project Planning
4 8 (8.99%) Change Control
5 7 (7.87%) CRM
6 6 (6.74%) ITIL
6 6 (6.74%) Resource Management
6 6 (6.74%) Web Design
7 5 (5.62%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (4.49%) Asset Management
8 4 (4.49%) Business Development
8 4 (4.49%) Risk Management
8 4 (4.49%) Validation
8 4 (4.49%) Service Delivery
9 3 (3.37%) Configuration Management
9 3 (3.37%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (3.37%) Business Analysis
9 3 (3.37%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.61%) SQL
2 5 (5.62%) VBA
3 2 (2.25%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.12%) VB
4 1 (1.12%) C
4 1 (1.12%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (14.61%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.74%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (3.37%) Degree
4 3 (3.37%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.25%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.12%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.49%) SLA
2 2 (2.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.25%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.12%) P3O
3 1 (1.12%) FINREP
3 1 (1.12%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.12%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.12%) QA
3 1 (1.12%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (37.08%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.11%) Business Objects
3 5 (5.62%) SAP
4 4 (4.49%) Oracle
5 2 (2.25%) Trillium
5 2 (2.25%) Primavera
5 2 (2.25%) Cognos
5 2 (2.25%) HP
6 1 (1.12%) Citrix
6 1 (1.12%) Avaya
6 1 (1.12%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.12%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.12%) Siebel
6 1 (1.12%) VMware
6 1 (1.12%) Teradata
6 1 (1.12%) Google
South West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £600 - £800 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon
Aximis West
Rate: £40,000 - £60,000 OTE +5.4k Car + Fuel Card
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Aximis West
Rate: £40,000 - £60,000 OTE +5.4k Car + Fuel Card
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £12000.00 - £13000.00 per annum + pro rata
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Swindon
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £500 - £540 per day
Posted: 24 days ago