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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 63 47 43
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -4
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 11 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.22% 3.31% 2.08%
As % of the Applications category 13.58% 31.51% 14.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 9
Average daily rate
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£250 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £151 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+55.00% -14.28%
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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
81 73 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 8.98% 10.52% 14.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 37 52
Average daily rate £275 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £151 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 9
Average hourly rate £11.50 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.12 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £38.75 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 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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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 -17 11 £250 -20.63% 1
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MS PowerPoint
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 12 (75.00%) MS Office
1 12 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (62.50%) Project Management
3 9 (56.25%) Finance
4 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (43.75%) Document Management
5 7 (43.75%) Change Control
5 7 (43.75%) Programme Management
5 7 (43.75%) SharePoint
6 6 (37.50%) MS Visio
7 4 (25.00%) MS Project
8 3 (18.75%) UML
8 3 (18.75%) OO
8 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
8 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
8 3 (18.75%) QA
8 3 (18.75%) Use Case
8 3 (18.75%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (18.75%) Project Planning
9 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
9 1 (6.25%) Degree
9 1 (6.25%) Reference Data
9 1 (6.25%) Service Management
9 1 (6.25%) SQL
9 1 (6.25%) ITIL

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 7 (43.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (75.00%) MS Office
1 12 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (37.50%) MS Visio
3 4 (25.00%) MS Project
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
1 6 (37.50%) PMO Lead
2 5 (31.25%) Business Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Project Planner
4 2 (12.50%) Financial Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) PMO Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Business Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Implementation Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Project Management
2 7 (43.75%) Programme Management
2 7 (43.75%) Document Management
2 7 (43.75%) Change Control
3 3 (18.75%) Project Planning
3 3 (18.75%) Use Case
3 3 (18.75%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) UML
3 3 (18.75%) OO
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft