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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS PowerPoint over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft PowerPoint
England / West Midlands
Rank 84 80 71
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 39 42 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.62% 1.76% 1.60%
As % of the Applications category 14.18% 13.91% 10.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 27 18
Median daily rate £375 £275 £279
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -1.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £210 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £383 £391
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £18.39 - £13.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £17.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +22.80%

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
275 302 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.39% 12.63% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 176 167
Median daily rate £350 £350 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £185 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £480 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 24 44
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -12.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.62 £10.73 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £20.00 £28.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.40 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +10.00%

MS PowerPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing MS PowerPoint as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

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
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry -17 11 £415 +27.69% 3
Birmingham -1 10 £400 +23.07% 2
Warwickshire 0 7 £313 -
Shropshire +16 6 £120 -63.07% 1
West Bromwich -2 2 £375 -
MS PowerPoint
England

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS PowerPoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for MS PowerPoint.

1 51 (59.30%) MS Excel
2 43 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 40 (46.51%) MS Office
4 26 (30.23%) MS Visio
5 24 (27.91%) Finance
6 20 (23.26%) Project Management
6 20 (23.26%) SharePoint
6 20 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (18.60%) Change Management
8 15 (17.44%) SQL
9 14 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (13.95%) MS Project
11 11 (12.79%) Time Management
12 10 (11.63%) Oracle
12 10 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (10.47%) Visual Studio
13 9 (10.47%) .NET
13 9 (10.47%) BPR
13 9 (10.47%) Adobe
13 9 (10.47%) Test Scripting
13 9 (10.47%) Data Analysis
14 8 (9.30%) Migration
14 8 (9.30%) Marketing
14 8 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (9.30%) PRINCE2
14 8 (9.30%) Management Information System
14 8 (9.30%) Scrum
14 8 (9.30%) Programme Management
15 7 (8.14%) e-Learning
15 7 (8.14%) Regression Testing

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (23.26%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.49%) Moodle
3 2 (2.33%) CMS
4 1 (1.16%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle UPK
4 1 (1.16%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 51 (59.30%) MS Excel
2 40 (46.51%) MS Office
3 26 (30.23%) MS Visio
4 12 (13.95%) MS Project
5 7 (8.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (1.16%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 7 (8.14%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.16%) HFM
3 1 (1.16%) Magento
3 1 (1.16%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.16%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.65%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (2.33%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (1.16%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (1.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.33%) Firewall
1 2 (2.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.16%) LAN
2 1 (1.16%) Network Security
2 1 (1.16%) Skype
2 1 (1.16%) VPN
2 1 (1.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (3.49%) Big Data
3 3 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.49%) MS Access
4 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.16%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.16%) Essbase
5 1 (1.16%) MySQL
5 1 (1.16%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (10.47%) Visual Studio
2 7 (8.14%) Axure RP
2 7 (8.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 5 (5.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.33%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.16%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.16%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.16%) JIRA
General
1 24 (27.91%) Finance
2 8 (9.30%) Marketing
3 5 (5.81%) Retail
4 4 (4.65%) Banking
5 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.33%) Automotive
6 2 (2.33%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.16%) Advertising
7 1 (1.16%) Billing
7 1 (1.16%) German Language
7 1 (1.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (31.40%) Analyst
2 10 (11.63%) Business Analyst
3 7 (8.14%) Administrator
4 5 (5.81%) Developer
4 5 (5.81%) Trainer
5 4 (4.65%) .NET Developer
5 4 (4.65%) Data Business Analyst
5 4 (4.65%) Project Analyst
5 4 (4.65%) User Researcher
6 3 (3.49%) Big Data Analyst
6 3 (3.49%) Data Analyst
6 3 (3.49%) IT Support
6 3 (3.49%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (3.49%) PMO Lead
6 3 (3.49%) Programme Office Support
6 3 (3.49%) Project Administrator
6 3 (3.49%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (2.33%) Business Change Analyst
7 2 (2.33%) PMO Manager
7 2 (2.33%) Technical Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.47%) .NET
2 7 (8.14%) Oracle Fusion
3 6 (6.98%) Web Services
4 5 (5.81%) .NET Framework
5 4 (4.65%) ASP.NET
5 4 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 4 (4.65%) OAuth
5 4 (4.65%) RESTful
5 4 (4.65%) SAML
5 4 (4.65%) SOAP
5 4 (4.65%) WCF
5 4 (4.65%) XML
5 4 (4.65%) XSD
5 4 (4.65%) XSLT
6 1 (1.16%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.16%) CSS
6 1 (1.16%) jQuery
6 1 (1.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.30%) Management Information System
3 7 (8.14%) e-Learning
3 7 (8.14%) Social Media
4 6 (6.98%) Psychology
5 5 (5.81%) User Experience
6 3 (3.49%) Data Conversion
6 3 (3.49%) Driving Licence
6 3 (3.49%) Video Editing
6 3 (3.49%) VLE
7 2 (2.33%) NHS
8 1 (1.16%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.16%) Economics
8 1 (1.16%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.16%) Replication
8 1 (1.16%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.14%) Windows
2 1 (1.16%) Linux
2 1 (1.16%) Unix
2 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (23.26%) Project Management
2 16 (18.60%) Change Management
3 14 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (12.79%) Time Management
5 9 (10.47%) BPR
5 9 (10.47%) Data Analysis
5 9 (10.47%) Test Scripting
6 8 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (9.30%) Migration
6 8 (9.30%) PRINCE2
6 8 (9.30%) Programme Management
6 8 (9.30%) Scrum
7 7 (8.14%) Data Modelling
7 7 (8.14%) ERP
7 7 (8.14%) Kanban
7 7 (8.14%) Regression Testing
8 6 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (6.98%) Usability Testing
9 5 (5.81%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.44%) SQL
2 5 (5.81%) C#
3 3 (3.49%) T-SQL
3 3 (3.49%) XAML
4 1 (1.16%) C
4 1 (1.16%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.16%) VB
4 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.65%) ISEB
2 4 (4.65%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.49%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.16%) HND
5 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.81%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.49%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.33%) P3O
3 2 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.81%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 43 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.63%) Oracle
3 9 (10.47%) Adobe
4 3 (3.49%) SAP
5 2 (2.33%) Avaya
5 2 (2.33%) Remedy
6 1 (1.16%) BMC
6 1 (1.16%) EMC
6 1 (1.16%) Google
6 1 (1.16%) HP
6 1 (1.16%) IBM
6 1 (1.16%) Lotus
6 1 (1.16%) NICE Systems
6 1 (1.16%) Omniture
6 1 (1.16%) Siemens