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 25 May 2016 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 85 96 78
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -18
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 51 33 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.82% 1.29% 1.75%
As % of the Applications category 14.78% 8.99% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 13 8
Median daily rate £341 £413 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.27% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £279 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £462 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Median hourly rate - £29.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £13.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+50.84% -46.93%
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
345 367 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 12.29% 14.39% 15.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 178 131
Median daily rate £325 £325 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.92% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 51 67
Median hourly rate £12.50 £22.35 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.07% +51.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £35.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -7.93%

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 25 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Birmingham +15 19 £235 -45.66% 2
Coventry +7 15 £391 +50.48% 1
Warwickshire -7 6 £200 - 2
Solihull -13 1 - - 1
Shropshire - 1 - - 1
MS PowerPoint
England

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 67 (68.37%) MS Excel
2 45 (45.92%) Microsoft
3 32 (32.65%) Project Management
4 31 (31.63%) MS Visio
5 29 (29.59%) MS Project
5 29 (29.59%) MS Office
5 29 (29.59%) Finance
6 20 (20.41%) SharePoint
7 16 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (15.31%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (14.29%) Degree
10 11 (11.22%) Data Analysis
10 11 (11.22%) QA
10 11 (11.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 10 (10.20%) PRINCE2
12 9 (9.18%) XML
12 9 (9.18%) SQL
12 9 (9.18%) LAN
12 9 (9.18%) WAN
12 9 (9.18%) Manufacturing
12 9 (9.18%) Migration
12 9 (9.18%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (9.18%) Data Quality
13 8 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (8.16%) Banking
13 8 (8.16%) Management Information System
13 8 (8.16%) Avaya
13 8 (8.16%) HTML
13 8 (8.16%) MS Access
13 8 (8.16%) Windows

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 (20.41%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.06%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.02%) Confluence
3 1 (1.02%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 67 (68.37%) MS Excel
2 31 (31.63%) MS Visio
3 29 (29.59%) MS Office
3 29 (29.59%) MS Project
4 2 (2.04%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.02%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.04%) ENOVIA
2 1 (1.02%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.02%) HFM
2 1 (1.02%) OpenText VIM for SAP
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.02%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.18%) LAN
1 9 (9.18%) WAN
2 2 (2.04%) BT 21CN
3 1 (1.02%) 2G
3 1 (1.02%) 3G
3 1 (1.02%) 4G
3 1 (1.02%) Internet
3 1 (1.02%) Intranet
3 1 (1.02%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.02%) NAS
3 1 (1.02%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.02%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.16%) MS Access
2 7 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 7 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.12%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (6.12%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.02%) Big Data
5 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.02%) MySQL
5 1 (1.02%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.08%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.06%) Cucumber
3 3 (3.06%) Selenium
3 3 (3.06%) WebDriver
4 2 (2.04%) JIRA
General
1 29 (29.59%) Finance
2 9 (9.18%) Manufacturing
3 8 (8.16%) Banking
4 5 (5.10%) Marketing
5 4 (4.08%) Automotive
5 4 (4.08%) German Language
5 4 (4.08%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.06%) Retail
7 2 (2.04%) Legal
8 1 (1.02%) Back Office
8 1 (1.02%) Billing
8 1 (1.02%) Italian Language
8 1 (1.02%) Local Government
8 1 (1.02%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 26 (26.53%) Analyst
2 11 (11.22%) Project Manager
3 10 (10.20%) Business Analyst
4 8 (8.16%) Coordinator
4 8 (8.16%) Project Coordinator
5 6 (6.12%) Developer
5 6 (6.12%) Project Analyst
6 5 (5.10%) PMO Analyst
6 5 (5.10%) Project Planner
7 4 (4.08%) .NET Developer
7 4 (4.08%) Data Analyst
7 4 (4.08%) Financial Analyst
7 4 (4.08%) Service Analyst
7 4 (4.08%) Tester
8 3 (3.06%) Business Manager
8 3 (3.06%) E-Commerce Manager
8 3 (3.06%) E-Commerce Project Manager
8 3 (3.06%) Junior
8 3 (3.06%) QA Tester
8 3 (3.06%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.18%) XML
2 8 (8.16%) HTML
3 6 (6.12%) .NET
3 6 (6.12%) WCF
3 6 (6.12%) XSD
3 6 (6.12%) XSLT
4 5 (5.10%) CSS
5 4 (4.08%) .NET Framework
5 4 (4.08%) RESTful
5 4 (4.08%) SOAP
5 4 (4.08%) Web Services
6 2 (2.04%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.04%) REST
7 1 (1.02%) Ajax
7 1 (1.02%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.31%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.16%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.12%) Statistics
4 4 (4.08%) Data Conversion
5 3 (3.06%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.06%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.04%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.04%) Economics
6 2 (2.04%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.04%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (2.04%) NHS
6 2 (2.04%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.02%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.02%) IVR
7 1 (1.02%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.16%) Windows
2 3 (3.06%) Linux
3 2 (2.04%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.02%) Unix
4 1 (1.02%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (32.65%) Project Management
2 16 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (11.22%) Data Analysis
3 11 (11.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 10 (10.20%) PRINCE2
5 9 (9.18%) Migration
5 9 (9.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (7.14%) Data Modelling
7 7 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 7 (7.14%) Service Management
7 7 (7.14%) Validation
8 6 (6.12%) Analytics
8 6 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (6.12%) Change Management
8 6 (6.12%) ETL
8 6 (6.12%) ITIL
8 6 (6.12%) PLM
8 6 (6.12%) Six Sigma
8 6 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.18%) SQL
2 7 (7.14%) Java
2 7 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 6 (6.12%) C#
4 4 (4.08%) XAML
5 3 (3.06%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.06%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.04%) VB
7 1 (1.02%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.02%) ActionScript 2.0
7 1 (1.02%) Clojure
7 1 (1.02%) PHP
7 1 (1.02%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.02%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.02%) HNC
3 1 (1.02%) ISEB
3 1 (1.02%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.02%) PMP
3 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.22%) QA
2 9 (9.18%) Data Quality
3 3 (3.06%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.12%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.02%) Amdocs OSS
1 1 (1.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 45 (45.92%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.16%) Avaya
3 3 (3.06%) CheckPoint
3 3 (3.06%) SAP
4 2 (2.04%) Adobe
4 2 (2.04%) EMC
4 2 (2.04%) iManage
4 2 (2.04%) NICE Systems
4 2 (2.04%) Sun
4 2 (2.04%) VMware
5 1 (1.02%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (1.02%) Citrix
5 1 (1.02%) Ericsson
5 1 (1.02%) Google
5 1 (1.02%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.02%) Nokia
5 1 (1.02%) Nortel
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle
5 1 (1.02%) Siemens
5 1 (1.02%) Tellabs