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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 96 74 97
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +23
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 49 45 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.47% 1.91% 1.38%
As % of the Applications category 9.32% 13.68% 10.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 28 34
Average daily rate £314 £323 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £426 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Average hourly rate £22.00 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £17.20 £17.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.40 £45.60 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £14.68 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+53.26% -16.11%
Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
526 329 496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.81% 13.99% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 169 286
Average daily rate £303 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.46% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 36 82
Average hourly rate £19.00 £13.73 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.38% -60.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £36.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -16 16 £325 -15.03% 3
Wiltshire -16 12 £225 -42.30% 4
Gloucestershire +13 11 £320 - 2
Dorset -5 5 £313 -3.84% 1
Devon -7 2 - -
Somerset - 1 - - 1
MS PowerPoint
England

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 51 (64.56%) MS Excel
2 32 (40.51%) Finance
3 28 (35.44%) MS Project
4 27 (34.18%) MS Office
5 26 (32.91%) Microsoft
6 22 (27.85%) Project Management
7 16 (20.25%) Banking
8 14 (17.72%) Business Objects
9 12 (15.19%) SQL
9 12 (15.19%) PRINCE2
10 11 (13.92%) Security Cleared
11 10 (12.66%) Change Control
11 10 (12.66%) SharePoint
12 9 (11.39%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (10.13%) MS Visio
13 8 (10.13%) ITIL
14 7 (8.86%) Service Management
14 7 (8.86%) Project Planning
14 7 (8.86%) Marketing
15 6 (7.59%) Resource Management
15 6 (7.59%) SC Cleared
15 6 (7.59%) Remedy
15 6 (7.59%) SLA
16 5 (6.33%) Retail
16 5 (6.33%) Document Management
16 5 (6.33%) Change Management
16 5 (6.33%) VBA
16 5 (6.33%) Windows
16 5 (6.33%) Spreadsheet
17 4 (5.06%) DV Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 10 (12.66%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.06%) SAS
3 2 (2.53%) MS Project Server
3 2 (2.53%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.27%) CMS
4 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.27%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 51 (64.56%) MS Excel
2 28 (35.44%) MS Project
3 27 (34.18%) MS Office
4 8 (10.13%) MS Visio
5 5 (6.33%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (3.80%) Photoshop
7 1 (1.27%) Acrobat
7 1 (1.27%) Fireworks
7 1 (1.27%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (1.27%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) MoSes
1 1 (1.27%) SiteCatalyst
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.80%) Intranet
2 1 (1.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.53%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (1.27%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Rational DOORS
General
1 32 (40.51%) Finance
2 16 (20.25%) Banking
3 7 (8.86%) Marketing
4 5 (6.33%) Retail
5 4 (5.06%) Retail Banking
6 3 (3.80%) Billing
6 3 (3.80%) Wholesale Banking
6 3 (3.80%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.53%) Military
7 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.27%) Advertising
8 1 (1.27%) Aerospace
8 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 34 (43.04%) Analyst
2 10 (12.66%) PMO Analyst
3 8 (10.13%) Project Manager
4 6 (7.59%) Service Analyst
4 6 (7.59%) Data Analyst
4 6 (7.59%) Project Analyst
5 5 (6.33%) Coordinator
6 4 (5.06%) Change Manager
7 3 (3.80%) Project Coordinator
7 3 (3.80%) Project Support Analyst
7 3 (3.80%) Administrator
7 3 (3.80%) Support Analyst
7 3 (3.80%) Project Support Officer
7 3 (3.80%) Project Officer
7 3 (3.80%) Content Editor
8 2 (2.53%) Service Management Analyst
8 2 (2.53%) Business Change Project Manager
8 2 (2.53%) Project Office Analyst
8 2 (2.53%) SAS Data Analyst
8 2 (2.53%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.53%) HTML
2 1 (1.27%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.53%) E-Learning
2 2 (2.53%) SWIFT
3 1 (1.27%) Statistics
3 1 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.27%) Handset
3 1 (1.27%) PMI
3 1 (1.27%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.33%) Windows
2 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.85%) Project Management
2 12 (15.19%) PRINCE2
3 10 (12.66%) Change Control
4 9 (11.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (10.13%) ITIL
6 7 (8.86%) Service Management
6 7 (8.86%) Project Planning
7 6 (7.59%) Resource Management
8 5 (6.33%) Document Management
8 5 (6.33%) Change Management
9 4 (5.06%) Data Analysis
10 3 (3.80%) Business Development
10 3 (3.80%) Data Management
10 3 (3.80%) Risk Management
10 3 (3.80%) Waterfall
11 2 (2.53%) Financial Analysis
11 2 (2.53%) Analytics
11 2 (2.53%) Validation
11 2 (2.53%) Migration
11 2 (2.53%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.19%) SQL
2 5 (6.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (13.92%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.59%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.06%) DV Cleared
3 4 (5.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (3.80%) Degree
5 1 (1.27%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.27%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.27%) ACCA
5 1 (1.27%) CIMA
5 1 (1.27%) MCP
5 1 (1.27%) HNC
5 1 (1.27%) HND
5 1 (1.27%) MCSE
5 1 (1.27%) MCSA
5 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.59%) SLA
2 2 (2.53%) QA
2 2 (2.53%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.27%) P3O
3 1 (1.27%) FINREP
3 1 (1.27%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (32.91%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.72%) Business Objects
3 6 (7.59%) Remedy
4 2 (2.53%) Trillium
4 2 (2.53%) Adobe
5 1 (1.27%) HP
5 1 (1.27%) Citrix
5 1 (1.27%) IBM
5 1 (1.27%) SAP
5 1 (1.27%) Cognos
5 1 (1.27%) Sophos
5 1 (1.27%) Primavera
5 1 (1.27%) VMware
5 1 (1.27%) Teradata
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