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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 78 66 72
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 47 47 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.74% 1.97% 1.48%
As % of the Applications category 11.84% 12.40% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 15
Average daily rate
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£315 £240 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -11.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £175 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 5
Average hourly rate £20.18 £29.75 £11.76
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.18% +153.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 £23.40 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.24 £36.45 £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £23.50 £14.59
% change year-on-year
-44.68% +61.06%
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
397 379 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.74% 15.86% 15.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 138 117
Average daily rate £311 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 60 55
Average hourly rate £22.35 £15.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.00% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.28 £10.00 £9.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £33.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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 +4 11 - -
Coventry -7 9 £260 - 1
Birmingham -7 7 £423 +141.42% 7
Staffordshire -8 4 £444 +77.50%
Worcestershire +5 3 £425 - 1
Dudley - 2 - -
Solihull +5 1 - -
Shropshire -12 1 - - 1
MS PowerPoint
England

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 69 (82.14%) MS Excel
2 41 (48.81%) Microsoft
3 39 (46.43%) MS Office
4 24 (28.57%) Finance
5 23 (27.38%) MS Project
5 23 (27.38%) MS Visio
6 20 (23.81%) Project Management
7 16 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (17.86%) Automotive
9 12 (14.29%) SLA
10 11 (13.10%) PRINCE2
10 11 (13.10%) Degree
11 10 (11.90%) SharePoint
12 9 (10.71%) Telecoms
13 8 (9.52%) Change Management
13 8 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (8.33%) Manufacturing
14 7 (8.33%) Migration
14 7 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
15 6 (7.14%) WFM
16 5 (5.95%) Resource Management
16 5 (5.95%) Data Migration
16 5 (5.95%) Software Delivery
16 5 (5.95%) Service Delivery
16 5 (5.95%) Banking
16 5 (5.95%) MCSE
16 5 (5.95%) Windows
16 5 (5.95%) MCP
16 5 (5.95%) Business Objects
16 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 10 (11.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 69 (82.14%) MS Excel
2 39 (46.43%) MS Office
3 23 (27.38%) MS Project
3 23 (27.38%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.57%) TargetLink
4 3 (3.57%) Simulink
4 3 (3.57%) Stateflow
5 1 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.19%) CATIA
5 1 (1.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) CA PPM
2 2 (2.38%) Teamcenter
3 1 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.57%) HSPA
1 3 (3.57%) LTE
1 3 (3.57%) Radio Access Network
1 3 (3.57%) 4G
1 3 (3.57%) 2G
1 3 (3.57%) GPRS
1 3 (3.57%) GSM
1 3 (3.57%) WCDMA
1 3 (3.57%) 3G
2 2 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.19%) FlexRay
3 1 (1.19%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.19%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (3.57%) Oracle OWB
1 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 3 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (3.57%) OLAP
2 2 (2.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (3.57%) JIRA
2 2 (2.38%) ClearQuest
2 2 (2.38%) ClearCase
2 2 (2.38%) Subversion
2 2 (2.38%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.19%) Zephyr
General
1 24 (28.57%) Finance
2 15 (17.86%) Automotive
3 9 (10.71%) Telecoms
4 7 (8.33%) Manufacturing
5 5 (5.95%) Banking
6 3 (3.57%) Electronics
6 3 (3.57%) Retail
7 2 (2.38%) Aerospace
7 2 (2.38%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.19%) Marketing
8 1 (1.19%) Back Office
8 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.19%) Law
8 1 (1.19%) Legal
8 1 (1.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 26 (30.95%) Analyst
2 9 (10.71%) Support Engineer
3 8 (9.52%) PMO Analyst
4 7 (8.33%) Data Analyst
4 7 (8.33%) Project Support Officer
4 7 (8.33%) Project Officer
5 6 (7.14%) Administrator
6 5 (5.95%) Help Desk Support Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Help Desk Support
6 5 (5.95%) Help Desk Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.76%) Printer Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) PMO Administrator
8 3 (3.57%) Performance Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) SQL Developer
8 3 (3.57%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) Software Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) Developer
9 2 (2.38%) Project Planner
9 2 (2.38%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.19%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.76%) NHS
3 3 (3.57%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.38%) User Experience
5 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.19%) Animation
5 1 (1.19%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.19%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.19%) CAN bus
5 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.19%) Economics
5 1 (1.19%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.95%) Windows
2 1 (1.19%) Android
2 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.19%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.81%) Project Management
2 11 (13.10%) PRINCE2
3 8 (9.52%) Change Management
3 8 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (8.33%) Migration
4 7 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (7.14%) WFM
6 5 (5.95%) Resource Management
6 5 (5.95%) Data Migration
6 5 (5.95%) Software Delivery
6 5 (5.95%) Service Delivery
7 4 (4.76%) ITIL
7 4 (4.76%) Service Management
7 4 (4.76%) Risk Management
7 4 (4.76%) Portfolio Management
7 4 (4.76%) Network Management
7 4 (4.76%) Performance Management
7 4 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (4.76%) Project Planning
8 3 (3.57%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.76%) SQL
2 3 (3.57%) MATLAB
3 2 (2.38%) Embedded C
3 2 (2.38%) C
4 1 (1.19%) Java
4 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.19%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (13.10%) Degree
2 5 (5.95%) MCSE
2 5 (5.95%) MCP
2 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.95%) A+ Certification
3 3 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.38%) PMP
4 2 (2.38%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.19%) MOS
5 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.29%) SLA
2 3 (3.57%) QA
3 2 (2.38%) P3O
3 2 (2.38%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.19%) COBIT
4 1 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 41 (48.81%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.95%) Business Objects
3 4 (4.76%) Remedy
3 4 (4.76%) Cognos
4 3 (3.57%) Huawei
4 3 (3.57%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 3 (3.57%) Mapinfo
4 3 (3.57%) Ericsson
4 3 (3.57%) Nortel
4 3 (3.57%) MathWorks
5 2 (2.38%) SAP
5 2 (2.38%) Trillium
5 2 (2.38%) Perforce
6 1 (1.19%) Google
6 1 (1.19%) Apple
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