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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 71 63 91
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +28
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 44 46 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.89% 2.15% 0.79%
As % of the Applications category 12.22% 14.84% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 6
Average daily rate
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£320 £300 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £144 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £488 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 4
Average hourly rate £24.48 £17.48 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.05% +34.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.82 £14.49 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.14 £23.50 £29.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.10 £13.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-3.00% -
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
360 310 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.50% 14.51% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 138 117
Average daily rate £313 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £148 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 51 49
Average hourly rate £15.61 £16.61 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.99% +27.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £23.42 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -4.91%

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 17 December 2014.

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 17 December 2014.

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 17 December 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
Warwickshire +2 15 £168 -44.16% 3
Coventry -9 12 £350 -30.00%
Birmingham -8 4 £369 +34.09% 2
Worcestershire -7 3 £213 -
Walsall +3 2 - -
Shropshire -6 1 £500 - 2
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Wednesbury - - - -
MS PowerPoint
England

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 68 (80.95%) MS Excel
2 44 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 35 (41.67%) MS Office
4 29 (34.52%) MS Visio
5 28 (33.33%) Project Management
6 21 (25.00%) Finance
7 16 (19.05%) MS Project
8 15 (17.86%) PRINCE2
9 12 (14.29%) SharePoint
9 12 (14.29%) Change Management
9 12 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (11.90%) Degree
10 10 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (10.71%) ITIL
11 9 (10.71%) VBA
12 8 (9.52%) Service Management
12 8 (9.52%) Service Delivery
12 8 (9.52%) Programme Management
13 7 (8.33%) Manufacturing
13 7 (8.33%) Telecoms
13 7 (8.33%) SQL Server
13 7 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (8.33%) Change Control
13 7 (8.33%) Data Entry
14 6 (7.14%) Mathematics
14 6 (7.14%) QA
14 6 (7.14%) Analytics
14 6 (7.14%) SQL
14 6 (7.14%) SAP
14 6 (7.14%) MS Access

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 12 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 68 (80.95%) MS Excel
2 35 (41.67%) MS Office
3 29 (34.52%) MS Visio
4 16 (19.05%) MS Project
5 2 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) CA Clarity
2 1 (1.19%) SAP HCM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.38%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (2.38%) Firewall
1 2 (2.38%) RNC
2 1 (1.19%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 1 (1.19%) Broadband
2 1 (1.19%) LAN
2 1 (1.19%) 2G
2 1 (1.19%) 3G
2 1 (1.19%) Internet
2 1 (1.19%) LTE
2 1 (1.19%) Network Security
2 1 (1.19%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.19%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.14%) MS Access
2 6 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (5.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.57%) Oracle OWB
4 3 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.57%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.38%) MySQL
6 1 (1.19%) QlikView
General
1 21 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 7 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.95%) Automotive
4 4 (4.76%) Banking
5 3 (3.57%) Retail
5 3 (3.57%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.38%) Publishing
7 1 (1.19%) Billing
7 1 (1.19%) Marketing
7 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.19%) Back Office
7 1 (1.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 34 (40.48%) Analyst
2 10 (11.90%) Data Analyst
3 7 (8.33%) PMO Analyst
3 7 (8.33%) Project Officer
4 6 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 6 (7.14%) Service Analyst
4 6 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 6 (7.14%) Project Support Officer
5 5 (5.95%) Service Management Analyst
6 4 (4.76%) Applications Engineer
6 4 (4.76%) MI Analyst
6 4 (4.76%) Report Analyst
6 4 (4.76%) Information Analyst
7 3 (3.57%) Help Desk Engineer
7 3 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (3.57%) Help Desk Support
7 3 (3.57%) Business Analyst
7 3 (3.57%) Help Desk Support Engineer
8 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Specialist
8 2 (2.38%) Printer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.14%) Mathematics
3 5 (5.95%) Statistics
3 5 (5.95%) PMI
4 2 (2.38%) NHS
4 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.38%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.19%) Animation
5 1 (1.19%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.19%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (33.33%) Project Management
2 15 (17.86%) PRINCE2
3 12 (14.29%) Change Management
3 12 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (10.71%) ITIL
5 8 (9.52%) Service Management
5 8 (9.52%) Service Delivery
5 8 (9.52%) Programme Management
6 7 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (8.33%) Change Control
6 7 (8.33%) Data Entry
7 6 (7.14%) Analytics
7 6 (7.14%) Data Analysis
8 5 (5.95%) PLM
8 5 (5.95%) Benchmarking
8 5 (5.95%) ITSM
9 4 (4.76%) Portfolio Management
9 4 (4.76%) Logistics
9 4 (4.76%) Software Testing
9 4 (4.76%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.71%) VBA
2 6 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (11.90%) Degree
2 6 (7.14%) PMI Certification
3 5 (5.95%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.57%) MCP
4 3 (3.57%) MCSE
4 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (3.57%) A+ Certification
4 3 (3.57%) PMP
4 3 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.38%) APMG
5 2 (2.38%) MOS
6 1 (1.19%) CIPD
6 1 (1.19%) CAPM
6 1 (1.19%) PgMP
6 1 (1.19%) APMP
6 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) QA
1 6 (7.14%) SLA
2 2 (2.38%) P3O
3 1 (1.19%) COBIT
3 1 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 44 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.14%) SAP
3 5 (5.95%) ServiceNow
4 4 (4.76%) Cognos
5 2 (2.38%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 2 (2.38%) Remedy
5 2 (2.38%) Avaya
5 2 (2.38%) Cisco
6 1 (1.19%) Nokia
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