The table below looks at the statistics for MS PowerPoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS PowerPoint over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 77 66 91
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +25
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 35 42 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.62% 2.00% 0.55%
As % of the Applications category 10.80% 12.65% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 1
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£320 £350 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +55.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £317
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -0.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 5
Average hourly rate £15.75 £17.48 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.87% +34.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.06 £13.74 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.32 £21.24 £26.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £13.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
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 West Midlands region.

Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
324 332 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.97% 15.84% 16.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 164 117
Average daily rate £320 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £140 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £413 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 41 63
Average hourly rate £14.25 £16.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £22.69 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.13
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -0.82%

MS PowerPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

MS PowerPoint Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

MS PowerPoint
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

MS PowerPoint Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

MS PowerPoint
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

MS PowerPoint Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

MS PowerPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

MS PowerPoint Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

MS PowerPoint
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

MS PowerPoint Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

MS PowerPoint
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 January 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
Warwickshire +9 16 £138 - 5
Coventry -5 7 £350 -38.59% 1
Shropshire -4 3 £500 - 1
Birmingham -13 3 - -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Wednesbury - - - -
MS PowerPoint
England

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 64 (78.05%) MS Excel
2 40 (48.78%) Microsoft
3 35 (42.68%) MS Office
4 28 (34.15%) MS Visio
5 26 (31.71%) Project Management
6 23 (28.05%) Finance
7 17 (20.73%) MS Project
8 14 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (15.85%) PRINCE2
10 11 (13.41%) Change Management
10 11 (13.41%) Degree
11 10 (12.20%) Automotive
11 10 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (10.98%) Manufacturing
12 9 (10.98%) SharePoint
13 8 (9.76%) SLA
14 7 (8.54%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (8.54%) Service Delivery
15 6 (7.32%) PMI Certification
15 6 (7.32%) Telecoms
16 5 (6.10%) Logistics
16 5 (6.10%) Data Analysis
16 5 (6.10%) PLM
16 5 (6.10%) Validation
16 5 (6.10%) PMI
16 5 (6.10%) Service Management
16 5 (6.10%) Windows
16 5 (6.10%) SAP
16 5 (6.10%) ITIL
16 5 (6.10%) VBA

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 9 (10.98%) SharePoint
Applications
1 64 (78.05%) MS Excel
2 35 (42.68%) MS Office
3 28 (34.15%) MS Visio
4 17 (20.73%) MS Project
5 2 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.22%) CATIA
6 1 (1.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) CA Clarity
2 1 (1.22%) Teamcenter
2 1 (1.22%) SAP HCM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.44%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (2.44%) Firewall
1 2 (2.44%) RNC
2 1 (1.22%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 1 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.22%) 2G
2 1 (1.22%) 3G
2 1 (1.22%) Internet
2 1 (1.22%) Broadband
2 1 (1.22%) LAN
2 1 (1.22%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.22%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.22%) LTE
2 1 (1.22%) Network Security
2 1 (1.22%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.22%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.88%) SQL Server
1 4 (4.88%) MS Access
2 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (3.66%) Oracle OWB
2 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.22%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.22%) MySQL
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.22%) QlikView
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Zephyr
1 1 (1.22%) JIRA
General
1 23 (28.05%) Finance
2 10 (12.20%) Automotive
3 9 (10.98%) Manufacturing
4 6 (7.32%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.88%) Banking
6 3 (3.66%) Retail
6 3 (3.66%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.22%) Billing
7 1 (1.22%) Marketing
7 1 (1.22%) Publishing
7 1 (1.22%) Law
7 1 (1.22%) Back Office
7 1 (1.22%) Electronics
7 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 32 (39.02%) Analyst
2 10 (12.20%) Data Analyst
3 8 (9.76%) Support Engineer
3 8 (9.76%) PMO Analyst
4 6 (7.32%) Project Support Officer
4 6 (7.32%) Project Officer
5 4 (4.88%) Applications Engineer
5 4 (4.88%) Printer Engineer
5 4 (4.88%) Administrator
5 4 (4.88%) Project Manager
5 4 (4.88%) Business Analyst
5 4 (4.88%) Report Analyst
6 3 (3.66%) Help Desk Engineer
6 3 (3.66%) Service Management Analyst
6 3 (3.66%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (3.66%) Service Analyst
6 3 (3.66%) Help Desk Support Engineer
7 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Specialist
7 2 (2.44%) SAP Analyst
7 2 (2.44%) Project Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.44%) Middleware
2 1 (1.22%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.10%) PMI
3 3 (3.66%) Statistics
3 3 (3.66%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.66%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.44%) Data Extraction
4 2 (2.44%) NHS
4 2 (2.44%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.22%) Animation
5 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.22%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.10%) Windows
2 1 (1.22%) Android
2 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (31.71%) Project Management
2 13 (15.85%) PRINCE2
3 11 (13.41%) Change Management
4 10 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (8.54%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (8.54%) Service Delivery
6 5 (6.10%) Logistics
6 5 (6.10%) Data Analysis
6 5 (6.10%) PLM
6 5 (6.10%) Validation
6 5 (6.10%) Service Management
6 5 (6.10%) ITIL
6 5 (6.10%) Change Control
6 5 (6.10%) Data Entry
7 4 (4.88%) Analytics
7 4 (4.88%) Software Testing
7 4 (4.88%) Portfolio Management
7 4 (4.88%) Benchmarking
7 4 (4.88%) Risk Management
7 4 (4.88%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.10%) VBA
2 3 (3.66%) SQL
3 1 (1.22%) Java
3 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (13.41%) Degree
2 6 (7.32%) PMI Certification
3 3 (3.66%) PMP
3 3 (3.66%) A+ Certification
3 3 (3.66%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.66%) MCP
3 3 (3.66%) MCSE
3 3 (3.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (2.44%) APMG
4 2 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.44%) MOS
5 1 (1.22%) CAPM
5 1 (1.22%) PgMP
5 1 (1.22%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.76%) SLA
2 5 (6.10%) QA
3 2 (2.44%) P3O
4 1 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.22%) COBIT
4 1 (1.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 40 (48.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.10%) SAP
3 4 (4.88%) Cognos
3 4 (4.88%) Remedy
4 3 (3.66%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.44%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 2 (2.44%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.44%) Cisco
5 2 (2.44%) Avaya
6 1 (1.22%) Nokia
6 1 (1.22%) Apple
6 1 (1.22%) Trillium
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