The table below looks at the statistics for MS PowerPoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales 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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 71 36 44
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +8
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 9 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.14% 3.36% 1.97%
As % of the Applications category 14.52% 20.00% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 10
Average daily rate
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£290 £375 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% +7.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £116 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £443 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
-5.18% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-25.71% +16.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Applications Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
62 95 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.85% 16.78% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 54 28
Average daily rate £313 £335 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.71% +8.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.60 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £14.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £16.10 £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -6.45%

MS PowerPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS PowerPoint across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS PowerPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

MS PowerPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint across the Wales region.

MS PowerPoint Daily Rate Trend in Wales

MS PowerPoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint across the Wales region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

MS PowerPoint Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

MS PowerPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS PowerPoint across the Wales region.

MS PowerPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

MS PowerPoint
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 23 October 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
South Wales -23 9 £290 -22.66% 3
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MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 32 (96.97%) MS Excel
2 25 (75.76%) MS Office
3 15 (45.45%) Project Management
3 15 (45.45%) MS Visio
4 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
4 14 (42.42%) Finance
4 14 (42.42%) Business Analysis
5 10 (30.30%) AS400
5 10 (30.30%) CCA
5 10 (30.30%) UML
5 10 (30.30%) MS Project
6 8 (24.24%) Banking
7 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (15.15%) Content Management
8 5 (15.15%) Legal
8 5 (15.15%) Migration
8 5 (15.15%) .NET
8 5 (15.15%) J2EE
8 5 (15.15%) OO
8 5 (15.15%) SOA
8 5 (15.15%) TestDirector
8 5 (15.15%) ISEB
9 4 (12.12%) Windows
9 4 (12.12%) Project Planning
9 4 (12.12%) Degree
9 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
9 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
9 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
9 4 (12.12%) QA
10 3 (9.09%) Social Media

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 2 (6.06%) CMS
1 2 (6.06%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (3.03%) SAS
Applications
1 32 (96.97%) MS Excel
2 25 (75.76%) MS Office
3 15 (45.45%) MS Visio
4 10 (30.30%) MS Project
5 1 (3.03%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) TestDirector
General
1 14 (42.42%) Finance
2 8 (24.24%) Banking
3 5 (15.15%) Legal
4 3 (9.09%) Retail
5 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (78.79%) Analyst
2 20 (60.61%) Business Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Project Planner
3 3 (9.09%) Change Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Web Business Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Web Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst Team Leader
4 2 (6.06%) Team Leader
4 2 (6.06%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Data Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Author
5 1 (3.03%) Technical Author
5 1 (3.03%) Project Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Programme Planner
5 1 (3.03%) Project Support Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) CRM Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Communications Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) .NET
1 5 (15.15%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) AS400
2 3 (9.09%) Social Media
3 2 (6.06%) User Experience
3 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) Statistics
4 1 (3.03%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Windows
1 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Project Management
2 14 (42.42%) Business Analysis
3 10 (30.30%) UML
4 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 5 (15.15%) OO
5 5 (15.15%) Migration
5 5 (15.15%) SOA
5 5 (15.15%) Content Management
6 4 (12.12%) Project Planning
7 3 (9.09%) Business Development
7 3 (9.09%) Test Planning
7 3 (9.09%) Line Management
8 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
8 2 (6.06%) Use Case
8 2 (6.06%) Service Management
8 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
8 2 (6.06%) Change Management
8 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (6.06%) Analytics
9 1 (3.03%) Propensity Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) CCA
2 5 (15.15%) ISEB
3 4 (12.12%) Degree
3 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) QA
2 3 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (3.03%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.03%) SAP
3 1 (3.03%) IBM