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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 78 72 64
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 44 38 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.72% 1.72% 2.15%
As % of the Applications category 14.57% 11.62% 13.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 17 8
Average daily rate £294 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.20% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £138 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £521
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 6
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.45 £17.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.69% -23.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +22.03%
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
302 327 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.83% 14.80% 15.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 144 163
Average daily rate £340 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £138 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £410 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 60 37
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.06 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.25% -19.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £10.05 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £28.15 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%

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 12 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Birmingham +5 12 £325 -18.75% 6
Coventry -1 12 £325 -7.14% 1
Warwickshire -8 6 £300 +118.18% 1
Worcestershire +11 3 £185 -
Shropshire -17 3 £325 -
Staffordshire - 3 £275 - 1
Solihull - 2 £250 -
Walsall - 2 - -
Herefordshire +1 1 £225 -
Dudley - 1 - -
MS PowerPoint
England

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 89 (89.00%) MS Excel
2 43 (43.00%) MS Office
3 38 (38.00%) Microsoft
4 30 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (26.00%) Project Management
5 26 (26.00%) MS Project
6 23 (23.00%) Waterfall
7 22 (22.00%) ITIL
7 22 (22.00%) MS Visio
8 20 (20.00%) UML
8 20 (20.00%) Degree
9 19 (19.00%) V-Model
9 19 (19.00%) High Availability
9 19 (19.00%) ISO 9001
9 19 (19.00%) TickIT
10 16 (16.00%) Finance
10 16 (16.00%) JIRA
11 14 (14.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 14 (14.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 13 (13.00%) SharePoint
12 13 (13.00%) Change Management
13 12 (12.00%) Software Engineering
14 11 (11.00%) PRINCE2
15 9 (9.00%) Automotive
15 9 (9.00%) Continuous Improvement
16 8 (8.00%) Data Analysis
16 8 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
16 8 (8.00%) Validation
17 7 (7.00%) Electronics
17 7 (7.00%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 13 (13.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (1.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 89 (89.00%) MS Excel
2 43 (43.00%) MS Office
3 26 (26.00%) MS Project
4 22 (22.00%) MS Visio
5 5 (5.00%) Simulink
5 5 (5.00%) Stateflow
5 5 (5.00%) TargetLink
6 1 (1.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.00%) GitHub
1 1 (1.00%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.00%) 3G
1 5 (5.00%) 4G
1 5 (5.00%) FlexRay
2 4 (4.00%) 2G
2 4 (4.00%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (2.00%) BT 21CN
3 2 (2.00%) LTE
4 1 (1.00%) GSM
4 1 (1.00%) Intranet
4 1 (1.00%) LAN
4 1 (1.00%) UMTS
4 1 (1.00%) VoIP
4 1 (1.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.00%) MS Access
2 2 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.00%) Big Data
3 1 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.00%) MySQL
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (16.00%) JIRA
2 14 (14.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (14.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (4.00%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Blend
4 2 (2.00%) Subversion
5 1 (1.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 16 (16.00%) Finance
2 9 (9.00%) Automotive
3 7 (7.00%) Banking
3 7 (7.00%) Electronics
4 6 (6.00%) Telecoms
5 5 (5.00%) Aerospace
5 5 (5.00%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.00%) Back Office
6 3 (3.00%) Marketing
7 2 (2.00%) Legal
7 2 (2.00%) Retail
7 2 (2.00%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.00%) Billing
8 1 (1.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (21.00%) Analyst
2 14 (14.00%) Configuration Engineer
2 14 (14.00%) Release and Configuration Engineer
2 14 (14.00%) Release Engineer
3 10 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 8 (8.00%) Project Manager
5 7 (7.00%) Business Analyst
5 7 (7.00%) Project Planner
6 5 (5.00%) Coordinator
6 5 (5.00%) Developer
6 5 (5.00%) Lead Software Engineer
6 5 (5.00%) PMO Analyst
6 5 (5.00%) Project Coordinator
7 4 (4.00%) Financial Analyst
7 4 (4.00%) Project Analyst
7 4 (4.00%) Silverlight Developer
8 3 (3.00%) Data Analyst
8 3 (3.00%) RAN Engineer
8 3 (3.00%) Service Analyst
9 2 (2.00%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.00%) Silverlight
1 4 (4.00%) WPF
2 1 (1.00%) Ajax
2 1 (1.00%) CSS
2 1 (1.00%) HTML
2 1 (1.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.00%) CAN bus
2 5 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.00%) User Experience
3 4 (4.00%) Driving Licence
3 4 (4.00%) RIA
4 3 (3.00%) Statistics
5 2 (2.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.00%) IVR
6 1 (1.00%) Economics
6 1 (1.00%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.00%) NHS
6 1 (1.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.00%) Windows
2 2 (2.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.00%) Linux
3 1 (1.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (26.00%) Project Management
3 23 (23.00%) Waterfall
4 22 (22.00%) ITIL
5 20 (20.00%) UML
6 19 (19.00%) High Availability
6 19 (19.00%) V-Model
7 13 (13.00%) Change Management
8 12 (12.00%) Software Engineering
9 11 (11.00%) PRINCE2
10 9 (9.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (8.00%) Data Analysis
11 8 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (8.00%) Validation
12 7 (7.00%) Project Planning
13 6 (6.00%) Service Delivery
13 6 (6.00%) Workflow
14 5 (5.00%) CRM
14 5 (5.00%) Migration
14 5 (5.00%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (5.00%) MATLAB
2 4 (4.00%) C
3 1 (1.00%) ActionScript
3 1 (1.00%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (1.00%) Clojure
3 1 (1.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (1.00%) PHP
3 1 (1.00%) Scala
3 1 (1.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (3.00%) HNC
3 2 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (19.00%) ISO 9001
1 19 (19.00%) TickIT
2 5 (5.00%) MISRA
2 5 (5.00%) QA
3 4 (4.00%) ISO26262
4 3 (3.00%) IEC 61508
5 2 (2.00%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (1.00%) Data Quality
6 1 (1.00%) ISO22301
6 1 (1.00%) P3O
6 1 (1.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.00%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 38 (38.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.00%) Citrix
2 5 (5.00%) Oracle
3 4 (4.00%) Avaya
3 4 (4.00%) Cramer
3 4 (4.00%) Huawei
3 4 (4.00%) IBM
3 4 (4.00%) MathWorks
3 4 (4.00%) Nortel
4 3 (3.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (3.00%) Ericsson
4 3 (3.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 2 (2.00%) Concur
5 2 (2.00%) EMC
5 2 (2.00%) iManage
5 2 (2.00%) NICE Systems
5 2 (2.00%) PTC
6 1 (1.00%) Adobe
6 1 (1.00%) BT
6 1 (1.00%) VMware
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