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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft PowerPoint
England / West Midlands
Rank 87 80 72
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 35 47 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.47% 1.81% 1.81%
As % of the Applications category 13.11% 15.46% 12.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 28 15
Median daily rate £400 £300 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £220 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 10
Median hourly rate £10.15 £20.00 £16.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.25% +18.51%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.13
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -13.04%

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
267 304 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.25% 11.72% 14.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 177 140
Median daily rate £325 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £160 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 18 58
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -20.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.48 £10.88 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.11 £20.00 £30.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +10.00%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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
Coventry -1 12 £420 +20.00%
Birmingham -9 7 £375 +20.00% 3
Warwickshire +2 5 £400 +35.59% 1
Shropshire +27 4 £118 -63.84%
Solihull 0 2 - -
MS PowerPoint
England

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 43 (51.81%) MS Excel
2 37 (44.58%) Microsoft
3 35 (42.17%) MS Office
4 25 (30.12%) MS Visio
4 25 (30.12%) Project Management
5 23 (27.71%) Finance
6 19 (22.89%) PMO
7 18 (21.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (20.48%) Change Management
9 16 (19.28%) SharePoint
10 14 (16.87%) PRINCE2
10 14 (16.87%) Adobe
10 14 (16.87%) Marketing
11 12 (14.46%) Kanban
11 12 (14.46%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 12 (14.46%) Axure RP
11 12 (14.46%) Social Media
11 12 (14.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 12 (14.46%) MS Project
11 12 (14.46%) Scrum
12 11 (13.25%) Psychology
12 11 (13.25%) Time Management
12 11 (13.25%) Usability Testing
12 11 (13.25%) Cognitive Psychology
13 10 (12.05%) User Experience
13 10 (12.05%) BPR
14 9 (10.84%) Oracle
15 8 (9.64%) SQL
15 8 (9.64%) Management Information System

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 16 (19.28%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.20%) CMS
2 1 (1.20%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.20%) Moodle
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle UPK
2 1 (1.20%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 43 (51.81%) MS Excel
2 35 (42.17%) MS Office
3 25 (30.12%) MS Visio
4 12 (14.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 12 (14.46%) MS Project
5 2 (2.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (8.43%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.41%) Workfront
3 1 (1.20%) HFM
3 1 (1.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.41%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (2.41%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.41%) Firewall
2 1 (1.20%) Internet
2 1 (1.20%) LAN
2 1 (1.20%) Network Security
2 1 (1.20%) Skype
2 1 (1.20%) VPN
2 1 (1.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.61%) MS Access
2 2 (2.41%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.20%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.20%) Essbase
3 1 (1.20%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (14.46%) Axure RP
1 12 (14.46%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 5 (6.02%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.41%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.20%) JIRA
General
1 23 (27.71%) Finance
2 14 (16.87%) Marketing
3 5 (6.02%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.41%) Advertising
4 2 (2.41%) Automotive
4 2 (2.41%) Banking
4 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.41%) Retail
5 1 (1.20%) German Language
Job Titles
1 19 (22.89%) Analyst
2 8 (9.64%) User Researcher
3 7 (8.43%) Administrator
4 6 (7.23%) Programme Office Support
5 5 (6.02%) PMO Lead
6 4 (4.82%) Project Administrator
6 4 (4.82%) Project Analyst
6 4 (4.82%) Trainer
7 3 (3.61%) Developer
7 3 (3.61%) Insight Analyst
7 3 (3.61%) PMO Analyst
7 3 (3.61%) Project Manager
8 2 (2.41%) Agile Tester
8 2 (2.41%) Business Analyst
8 2 (2.41%) IT Support
8 2 (2.41%) Oracle Trainer
8 2 (2.41%) PMO Manager
8 2 (2.41%) Project Officer
8 2 (2.41%) Project Support Administrator
8 2 (2.41%) Senior Agile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.43%) Oracle Fusion
2 5 (6.02%) .NET
3 3 (3.61%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 2 (2.41%) OAuth
4 2 (2.41%) RESTful
4 2 (2.41%) SAML
4 2 (2.41%) SOAP
4 2 (2.41%) WCF
4 2 (2.41%) Web Services
4 2 (2.41%) XML
4 2 (2.41%) XSD
4 2 (2.41%) XSLT
5 1 (1.20%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.20%) CSS
5 1 (1.20%) jQuery
5 1 (1.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.46%) Social Media
2 10 (12.05%) User Experience
3 8 (9.64%) Management Information System
4 6 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.02%) NHS
6 4 (4.82%) e-Learning
7 3 (3.61%) Data Centre
7 3 (3.61%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.20%) Video Editing
8 1 (1.20%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.23%) Windows
2 1 (1.20%) Linux
2 1 (1.20%) Unix
2 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.12%) Project Management
2 18 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (21.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (20.48%) Change Management
4 14 (16.87%) PRINCE2
5 12 (14.46%) Kanban
5 12 (14.46%) Scrum
6 11 (13.25%) Cognitive Psychology
6 11 (13.25%) Psychology
6 11 (13.25%) Time Management
6 11 (13.25%) Usability Testing
7 10 (12.05%) BPR
8 8 (9.64%) Programme Management
9 7 (8.43%) Data Analysis
9 7 (8.43%) ERP
10 6 (7.23%) Project Planning
11 5 (6.02%) Migration
11 5 (6.02%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 4 (4.82%) Change Control
12 4 (4.82%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.64%) SQL
2 3 (3.61%) C#
3 1 (1.20%) C
3 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.20%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.20%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (7.23%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.41%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.41%) ISEB
2 2 (2.41%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.20%) Degree
3 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (22.89%) PMO
2 3 (3.61%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.61%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.61%) P3O
2 3 (3.61%) QA
3 2 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (3.61%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 37 (44.58%) Microsoft
2 14 (16.87%) Adobe
3 9 (10.84%) Oracle
4 3 (3.61%) SAP
5 2 (2.41%) Avaya
5 2 (2.41%) Omniture
5 2 (2.41%) Remedy
6 1 (1.20%) Ariba
6 1 (1.20%) BMC
6 1 (1.20%) EMC
6 1 (1.20%) Google
6 1 (1.20%) Kronos
6 1 (1.20%) Lotus
6 1 (1.20%) NICE Systems
6 1 (1.20%) Siemens