The first table below looks at the demand 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 9 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the West Midlands region.

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
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 87 71 73
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +2
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 31 33 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.31% 1.80% 1.69%
As % of the Applications category 8.49% 11.58% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 22
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £232 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £550 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £333 £315
% change year-on-year
-6.01% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% +51.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
+14.81% -26.02%
Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
365 285 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.48% 15.54% 15.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 126 143
Average daily rate £300 £300 £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £115 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £308 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 35 43
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.35 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.92% -2.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £35.46 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
MS PowerPoint
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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 9 July 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 9 July 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 9 July 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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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
Warwickshire +3 10 £331 +20.45% 1
Birmingham +2 9 £300 +14.28% 2
Coventry -11 7 - -
Staffordshire - 2 £239 - 1
Solihull -2 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 £390 -
Worcestershire - - - -
Sutton Coldfield - - - -
Walsall - - - - 1
Dudley - - - -
MS PowerPoint
England

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 July 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 62 (83.78%) MS Excel
2 51 (68.92%) Microsoft
3 29 (39.19%) Project Management
4 23 (31.08%) MS Visio
4 23 (31.08%) MS Office
5 19 (25.68%) Degree
6 18 (24.32%) PRINCE2
7 15 (20.27%) SharePoint
8 14 (18.92%) ITIL
8 14 (18.92%) Finance
9 12 (16.22%) Telecoms
10 11 (14.86%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (14.86%) Service Management
10 11 (14.86%) Change Management
11 10 (13.51%) MS Project
11 10 (13.51%) Programme Management
11 10 (13.51%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (12.16%) Change Control
12 9 (12.16%) P3O
12 9 (12.16%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 9 (12.16%) Automotive
12 9 (12.16%) RNC
12 9 (12.16%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (12.16%) PMI
12 9 (12.16%) PMI Certification
13 8 (10.81%) PMP
13 8 (10.81%) SQL
13 8 (10.81%) SLA
13 8 (10.81%) WFM
13 8 (10.81%) Manufacturing

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

For the 6 months to 9 July 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 15 (20.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.35%) Documentum
Applications
1 62 (83.78%) MS Excel
2 23 (31.08%) MS Visio
2 23 (31.08%) MS Office
3 10 (13.51%) MS Project
4 5 (6.76%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 6 (8.11%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.16%) RNC
2 2 (2.70%) 3G
2 2 (2.70%) 2G
2 2 (2.70%) LTE
3 1 (1.35%) 4G
3 1 (1.35%) MIMO
3 1 (1.35%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.35%) Wireless
3 1 (1.35%) Internet
3 1 (1.35%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.35%) IPv4
3 1 (1.35%) IPv6
3 1 (1.35%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.70%) MS Access
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Selenium
1 2 (2.70%) Cucumber
General
1 14 (18.92%) Finance
2 12 (16.22%) Telecoms
3 9 (12.16%) Automotive
4 8 (10.81%) Manufacturing
5 7 (9.46%) Legal
6 5 (6.76%) Banking
6 5 (6.76%) Publishing
7 2 (2.70%) Back Office
7 2 (2.70%) Marketing
7 2 (2.70%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.35%) Multimedia
8 1 (1.35%) Billing
8 1 (1.35%) Private Banking
8 1 (1.35%) Law
8 1 (1.35%) Electronics
8 1 (1.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (17.57%) Analyst
2 8 (10.81%) Project Manager
2 8 (10.81%) Help Desk Support
3 6 (8.11%) Support Engineer
4 5 (6.76%) PMO Analyst
4 5 (6.76%) Service Analyst
5 4 (5.41%) Help Desk Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) Help Desk Support Engineer
6 3 (4.05%) PMO Lead
6 3 (4.05%) Service Management Analyst
6 3 (4.05%) Data Analyst
6 3 (4.05%) Service Manager
6 3 (4.05%) Coordinator
7 2 (2.70%) Project Engineer
7 2 (2.70%) Project Officer
7 2 (2.70%) Quality Analyst
7 2 (2.70%) Business Manager
7 2 (2.70%) QA Analyst
7 2 (2.70%) Performance Analyst
7 2 (2.70%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.05%) HTML
2 2 (2.70%) CSS
3 1 (1.35%) HTML5
3 1 (1.35%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.16%) PMI
2 6 (8.11%) Mathematics
3 5 (6.76%) Visualisation
3 5 (6.76%) Statistics
4 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.70%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.35%) Telematics
5 1 (1.35%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.35%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.35%) CAN bus
5 1 (1.35%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.35%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (39.19%) Project Management
2 18 (24.32%) PRINCE2
3 14 (18.92%) ITIL
4 11 (14.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (14.86%) Service Management
4 11 (14.86%) Change Management
5 10 (13.51%) Programme Management
5 10 (13.51%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (12.16%) Change Control
7 8 (10.81%) WFM
8 7 (9.46%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (9.46%) Six Sigma
8 7 (9.46%) Service Delivery
9 6 (8.11%) Document Management
9 6 (8.11%) Data Entry
9 6 (8.11%) Analytics
10 5 (6.76%) ITSM
10 5 (6.76%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (6.76%) CAD
11 4 (5.41%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.81%) SQL
2 6 (8.11%) VBA
3 2 (2.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.35%) C
4 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (25.68%) Degree
2 9 (12.16%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (12.16%) PMI Certification
3 8 (10.81%) PMP
4 7 (9.46%) MCP
4 7 (9.46%) MCSE
4 7 (9.46%) A+ Certification
4 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (4.05%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.05%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.70%) ISEB
6 2 (2.70%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.70%) CAPM
6 2 (2.70%) APMP
6 2 (2.70%) PgMP
7 1 (1.35%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (1.35%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (1.35%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.16%) P3O
2 8 (10.81%) SLA
3 5 (6.76%) QA
Vendors
1 51 (68.92%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.16%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 5 (6.76%) ServiceNow
3 5 (6.76%) SAP
3 5 (6.76%) Progress
4 1 (1.35%) Infor
4 1 (1.35%) Nokia
4 1 (1.35%) EMC
4 1 (1.35%) Intel
4 1 (1.35%) Business Objects
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