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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 92 84 69
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -15
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 29 33 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.22% 1.39% 1.66%
As % of the Applications category 8.48% 9.17% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 21
Average daily rate
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£406 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.41% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £221 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £407 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £318 £328
% change year-on-year
+2.36% -3.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 £34.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.82% +30.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £19.25 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +18.46%
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
342 360 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.44% 15.14% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 146 120
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £175 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 71 35
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.95 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.20 £34.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -2 8 £420 +12.00% 1
Birmingham -13 7 £433 +44.16% 4
Staffordshire -3 3 £375 +100.53% 1
Worcestershire +10 2 - - 1
Coventry -2 2 £400 - 1
Solihull - 1 - -
MS PowerPoint
England

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 60 (84.51%) MS Excel
2 38 (53.52%) Microsoft
3 29 (40.85%) MS Office
4 21 (29.58%) Finance
5 20 (28.17%) MS Project
6 15 (21.13%) Project Management
7 14 (19.72%) Degree
8 13 (18.31%) MS Visio
9 11 (15.49%) PRINCE2
9 11 (15.49%) Automotive
10 10 (14.08%) Migration
10 10 (14.08%) Change Management
10 10 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (12.68%) SharePoint
11 9 (12.68%) SLA
12 8 (11.27%) Telecoms
13 7 (9.86%) Data Migration
14 6 (8.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 6 (8.45%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (8.45%) ITIL
15 5 (7.04%) MCP
15 5 (7.04%) SQL
15 5 (7.04%) MCSE
15 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Certification
15 5 (7.04%) A+ Certification
15 5 (7.04%) Manufacturing
15 5 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
15 5 (7.04%) Project Planning
16 4 (5.63%) WFM
16 4 (5.63%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (12.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 60 (84.51%) MS Excel
2 29 (40.85%) MS Office
3 20 (28.17%) MS Project
4 13 (18.31%) MS Visio
5 3 (4.23%) Simulink
5 3 (4.23%) Stateflow
5 3 (4.23%) TargetLink
6 1 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Teamcenter
2 1 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) GSM
1 4 (5.63%) 3G
1 4 (5.63%) 2G
1 4 (5.63%) 4G
2 3 (4.23%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (4.23%) HSPA
2 3 (4.23%) LTE
2 3 (4.23%) GPRS
2 3 (4.23%) Internet
2 3 (4.23%) WCDMA
3 2 (2.82%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.82%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.41%) Wireless
4 1 (1.41%) Network Security
4 1 (1.41%) FlexRay
4 1 (1.41%) LAN
4 1 (1.41%) UMTS
4 1 (1.41%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (4.23%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.23%) OLAP
3 1 (1.41%) MS Access
3 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Subversion
1 3 (4.23%) JIRA
2 2 (2.82%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (2.82%) ClearCase
2 2 (2.82%) ClearQuest
3 1 (1.41%) Zephyr
General
1 21 (29.58%) Finance
2 11 (15.49%) Automotive
3 8 (11.27%) Telecoms
4 5 (7.04%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.23%) Electronics
6 2 (2.82%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.82%) Banking
6 2 (2.82%) Legal
7 1 (1.41%) Retail
7 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (23.94%) Analyst
2 7 (9.86%) Support Engineer
3 6 (8.45%) Administrator
3 6 (8.45%) Project Manager
4 5 (7.04%) Help Desk Support
4 5 (7.04%) Help Desk Engineer
4 5 (7.04%) Help Desk Support Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) PMO Analyst
5 4 (5.63%) Business Analyst
5 4 (5.63%) Software Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Developer
6 3 (4.23%) Technical Project Manager
6 3 (4.23%) Support Analyst
6 3 (4.23%) Data Analyst
6 3 (4.23%) SQL Developer
6 3 (4.23%) Project Support Officer
6 3 (4.23%) Technical Manager
6 3 (4.23%) PMO Administrator
6 3 (4.23%) Project Officer
6 3 (4.23%) Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.41%) Middleware
1 1 (1.41%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.63%) NHS
3 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.23%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.82%) User Experience
4 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.41%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.41%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.41%) CAN bus
5 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.41%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.41%) Economics
5 1 (1.41%) Statistics
5 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.63%) Windows
2 2 (2.82%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.41%) Linux
3 1 (1.41%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.41%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (1.41%) Android
3 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.13%) Project Management
2 11 (15.49%) PRINCE2
3 10 (14.08%) Change Management
3 10 (14.08%) Migration
4 7 (9.86%) Data Migration
5 6 (8.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 6 (8.45%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (8.45%) ITIL
6 5 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (7.04%) Project Planning
7 4 (5.63%) WFM
7 4 (5.63%) Network Management
7 4 (5.63%) Performance Management
7 4 (5.63%) Software Engineering
7 4 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (5.63%) Risk Management
7 4 (5.63%) Service Management
7 4 (5.63%) Service Delivery
7 4 (5.63%) Configuration Management
7 4 (5.63%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.04%) SQL
2 3 (4.23%) MATLAB
2 3 (4.23%) C
3 2 (2.82%) Embedded C
4 1 (1.41%) VBA
4 1 (1.41%) C++
4 1 (1.41%) Java
4 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (19.72%) Degree
2 5 (7.04%) MCP
2 5 (7.04%) MCSE
2 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (7.04%) A+ Certification
3 4 (5.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (5.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.41%) CISA
5 1 (1.41%) CISM
5 1 (1.41%) MOS
5 1 (1.41%) CISSP
5 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.68%) SLA
2 2 (2.82%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.41%) P3O
3 1 (1.41%) QA
3 1 (1.41%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 38 (53.52%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.63%) Business Objects
3 3 (4.23%) SAP
3 3 (4.23%) Nortel
3 3 (4.23%) Ericsson
3 3 (4.23%) MathWorks
3 3 (4.23%) Mapinfo
3 3 (4.23%) Huawei
3 3 (4.23%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 2 (2.82%) Perforce
4 2 (2.82%) Trillium
5 1 (1.41%) Cisco
5 1 (1.41%) Cognos
5 1 (1.41%) Apple
5 1 (1.41%) VMware
5 1 (1.41%) Amdocs
5 1 (1.41%) Google
5 1 (1.41%) Remedy
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle
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