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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 66 74 81
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 55 42 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.19% 1.66% 1.30%
As % of the Applications category 17.35% 10.85% 9.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 12
Average daily rate
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£363 £300 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £375 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 3
Average hourly rate £31.44 £35.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.17% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -14.28%
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
317 387 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 12.64% 15.26% 14.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 167 137
Average daily rate £305 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £160 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 62 34
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.76 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.20 £35.00 £24.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +3 14 £300 +4.34%
Coventry -1 12 £400 -
Birmingham +9 11 £430 +32.30% 4
Staffordshire -2 7 £350 +9.37%
Worcestershire - 2 - -
Solihull -3 1 - -
Shropshire -10 1 - - 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £150 -
MS PowerPoint
England

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (80.23%) MS Excel
2 38 (44.19%) MS Office
3 31 (36.05%) Microsoft
4 24 (27.91%) Project Management
5 21 (24.42%) Change Management
6 20 (23.26%) MS Project
7 17 (19.77%) SharePoint
8 15 (17.44%) MS Visio
8 15 (17.44%) PRINCE2
8 15 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (17.44%) Degree
9 14 (16.28%) Finance
9 14 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (12.79%) Software Engineering
10 11 (12.79%) ITIL
11 10 (11.63%) UML
11 10 (11.63%) Waterfall
12 9 (10.47%) Automotive
13 8 (9.30%) Manufacturing
13 8 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (9.30%) TickIT
13 8 (9.30%) ISO 9001
13 8 (9.30%) V-Model
14 7 (8.14%) User Experience
14 7 (8.14%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (8.14%) CRM
14 7 (8.14%) SQL
14 7 (8.14%) Validation
14 7 (8.14%) Migration
15 6 (6.98%) Electronics

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 17 (19.77%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.65%) IIS
3 1 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 69 (80.23%) MS Excel
2 38 (44.19%) MS Office
3 20 (23.26%) MS Project
4 15 (17.44%) MS Visio
5 3 (3.49%) Simulink
5 3 (3.49%) Stateflow
5 3 (3.49%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (3.49%) TargetLink
6 1 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.16%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.98%) FlexRay
2 4 (4.65%) Internet
3 2 (2.33%) 3G
3 2 (2.33%) GSM
3 2 (2.33%) UMTS
3 2 (2.33%) WebEx
3 2 (2.33%) 2G
3 2 (2.33%) 4G
4 1 (1.16%) Network Security
4 1 (1.16%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.16%) LAN
4 1 (1.16%) Firewall
4 1 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.14%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (5.81%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.49%) OLAP
3 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.33%) MS Access
4 2 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (4.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (4.65%) JIRA
2 4 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.49%) Subversion
4 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Blend
5 1 (1.16%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (1.16%) Selenium
5 1 (1.16%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (1.16%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.16%) Cucumber
General
1 14 (16.28%) Finance
2 9 (10.47%) Automotive
3 8 (9.30%) Manufacturing
4 6 (6.98%) Electronics
5 4 (4.65%) Aerospace
5 4 (4.65%) Retail
6 3 (3.49%) Legal
7 2 (2.33%) Banking
7 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.33%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.16%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (22.09%) Analyst
2 9 (10.47%) Software Engineer
2 9 (10.47%) Project Manager
3 7 (8.14%) Developer
4 6 (6.98%) Business Analyst
5 5 (5.81%) PMO Analyst
6 4 (4.65%) Silverlight Developer
6 4 (4.65%) Configuration Engineer
6 4 (4.65%) Release Engineer
6 4 (4.65%) Lead Software Engineer
7 3 (3.49%) SQL Developer
7 3 (3.49%) Technical Manager
7 3 (3.49%) Technical Project Manager
7 3 (3.49%) Support Analyst
7 3 (3.49%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (3.49%) Change Manager
8 2 (2.33%) Administrator
8 2 (2.33%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (2.33%) Applications Support
8 2 (2.33%) Project Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.65%) WPF
1 4 (4.65%) Silverlight
2 1 (1.16%) HTML
2 1 (1.16%) CSS
2 1 (1.16%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.14%) User Experience
3 6 (6.98%) CAN bus
4 4 (4.65%) RIA
5 3 (3.49%) NHS
5 3 (3.49%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.33%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.33%) Statistics
7 1 (1.16%) Psychology
7 1 (1.16%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.16%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.16%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.16%) PDA
7 1 (1.16%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.65%) Windows
2 2 (2.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.16%) Linux
3 1 (1.16%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.16%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.16%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (1.16%) Android
3 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (27.91%) Project Management
2 21 (24.42%) Change Management
3 15 (17.44%) PRINCE2
3 15 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (12.79%) Software Engineering
4 11 (12.79%) ITIL
5 10 (11.63%) UML
5 10 (11.63%) Waterfall
6 8 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (9.30%) V-Model
7 7 (8.14%) Validation
7 7 (8.14%) Migration
7 7 (8.14%) CRM
8 6 (6.98%) Business Continuity
8 6 (6.98%) Process Management
8 6 (6.98%) Data Migration
8 6 (6.98%) Data Analysis
8 6 (6.98%) Project Planning
8 6 (6.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (5.81%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.14%) SQL
2 5 (5.81%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.49%) MATLAB
3 3 (3.49%) C
4 1 (1.16%) C++
4 1 (1.16%) VBA
4 1 (1.16%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 15 (17.44%) Degree
2 6 (6.98%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (3.49%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.16%) CISA
7 1 (1.16%) CISM
7 1 (1.16%) MOS
7 1 (1.16%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.16%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.16%) ISEB
7 1 (1.16%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.30%) ISO 9001
1 8 (9.30%) TickIT
2 6 (6.98%) SLA
3 4 (4.65%) IEC 61508
4 2 (2.33%) P3O
4 2 (2.33%) QA
5 1 (1.16%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 31 (36.05%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.98%) Oracle
3 5 (5.81%) IBM
4 3 (3.49%) SAP
4 3 (3.49%) Adobe
4 3 (3.49%) PTC
5 2 (2.33%) MathWorks
5 2 (2.33%) Amdocs
6 1 (1.16%) Cisco
6 1 (1.16%) VMware
6 1 (1.16%) Google
6 1 (1.16%) Sitecore
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