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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 88 82 85
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 40 29 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.56% 1.37% 1.27%
As % of the Applications category 10.61% 9.70% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 22
Average daily rate
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£288 £296 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -9.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £220 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £410 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.42% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Average hourly rate £29.65 £21.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.19% +61.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-23.71% +2.94%
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
377 299 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.66% 14.16% 14.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 132 151
Average daily rate £300 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £125 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £408 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 32 37
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.85 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.55 £23.55 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 12 £288 +25.00% 3
Coventry +1 11 - - 1
Birmingham 0 9 £295 +31.11% 1
Shropshire - 2 - -
Staffordshire - 2 £320 - 2
Dudley - - - -
Walsall - - - -
West Bromwich - - - -
MS PowerPoint
England

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 60 (82.19%) MS Excel
2 45 (61.64%) Microsoft
3 27 (36.99%) MS Office
3 27 (36.99%) Project Management
4 23 (31.51%) MS Visio
5 19 (26.03%) PRINCE2
5 19 (26.03%) Finance
5 19 (26.03%) Degree
6 13 (17.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (17.81%) ITIL
7 12 (16.44%) SQL
7 12 (16.44%) SharePoint
8 11 (15.07%) Change Management
9 10 (13.70%) VBA
9 10 (13.70%) MS Project
9 10 (13.70%) PMI
9 10 (13.70%) PMI Certification
10 9 (12.33%) Service Management
11 8 (10.96%) Telecoms
11 8 (10.96%) Programme Management
11 8 (10.96%) Mathematics
11 8 (10.96%) Change Control
11 8 (10.96%) P3O
12 7 (9.59%) Data Entry
12 7 (9.59%) Validation
12 7 (9.59%) Service Delivery
12 7 (9.59%) PMP
12 7 (9.59%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (9.59%) Benchmarking
13 6 (8.22%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (16.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 60 (82.19%) MS Excel
2 27 (36.99%) MS Office
3 23 (31.51%) MS Visio
4 10 (13.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (8.22%) CA Clarity
2 1 (1.37%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.48%) RNC
2 2 (2.74%) Internet
2 2 (2.74%) 3G
2 2 (2.74%) 2G
2 2 (2.74%) 4G
2 2 (2.74%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (2.74%) LTE
3 1 (1.37%) Network Security
3 1 (1.37%) MIMO
3 1 (1.37%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 1 (1.37%) Wireless
3 1 (1.37%) Firewall
3 1 (1.37%) LAN
3 1 (1.37%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.37%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.37%) IPv4
3 1 (1.37%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (6.85%) MS Access
3 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.74%) MySQL
5 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Selenium
1 1 (1.37%) Cucumber
General
1 19 (26.03%) Finance
2 8 (10.96%) Telecoms
3 6 (8.22%) Manufacturing
4 5 (6.85%) Banking
4 5 (6.85%) Automotive
5 3 (4.11%) Legal
6 2 (2.74%) Publishing
6 2 (2.74%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.74%) Marketing
7 1 (1.37%) Private Banking
7 1 (1.37%) Billing
7 1 (1.37%) Law
7 1 (1.37%) Electronics
7 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.37%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (31.51%) Analyst
2 7 (9.59%) Service Analyst
2 7 (9.59%) Project Manager
3 6 (8.22%) Data Analyst
4 5 (6.85%) PMO Analyst
4 5 (6.85%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.48%) Help Desk Engineer
5 4 (5.48%) Help Desk Support
5 4 (5.48%) Service Management Analyst
5 4 (5.48%) Help Desk Support Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) Project Officer
6 3 (4.11%) Applications Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) MI Analyst
6 3 (4.11%) Project Planner
7 2 (2.74%) Developer
7 2 (2.74%) Business Analyst
7 2 (2.74%) Coordinator
7 2 (2.74%) Service Manager
7 2 (2.74%) Performance Analyst
7 2 (2.74%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.74%) HTML
2 1 (1.37%) HTML5
2 1 (1.37%) CSS
2 1 (1.37%) EDI
2 1 (1.37%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.70%) PMI
2 8 (10.96%) Mathematics
3 6 (8.22%) Statistics
4 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.37%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.37%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.37%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.37%) Telematics
6 1 (1.37%) CAN bus
6 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.37%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (36.99%) Project Management
2 19 (26.03%) PRINCE2
3 13 (17.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (17.81%) ITIL
4 11 (15.07%) Change Management
5 9 (12.33%) Service Management
6 8 (10.96%) Programme Management
6 8 (10.96%) Change Control
7 7 (9.59%) Data Entry
7 7 (9.59%) Validation
7 7 (9.59%) Service Delivery
7 7 (9.59%) Benchmarking
8 6 (8.22%) Business Continuity
8 6 (8.22%) ITSM
8 6 (8.22%) Logistics
8 6 (8.22%) Software Testing
8 6 (8.22%) Analytics
9 5 (6.85%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (6.85%) Data Analysis
9 5 (6.85%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.44%) SQL
2 10 (13.70%) VBA
3 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.37%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (26.03%) Degree
2 10 (13.70%) PMI Certification
3 7 (9.59%) PMP
3 7 (9.59%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (5.48%) A+ Certification
4 4 (5.48%) MCSE
4 4 (5.48%) MCP
4 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (4.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.74%) APMG
7 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.37%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (1.37%) CAPM
7 1 (1.37%) CIPD
7 1 (1.37%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.37%) MAPM
7 1 (1.37%) PgMP
7 1 (1.37%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.96%) P3O
2 4 (5.48%) SLA
2 4 (5.48%) QA
Vendors
1 45 (61.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.22%) SAP
2 6 (8.22%) ServiceNow
3 4 (5.48%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (1.37%) Infor
4 1 (1.37%) Cisco
4 1 (1.37%) Intel
4 1 (1.37%) Avaya
4 1 (1.37%) Nokia
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