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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 94 73 76
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +3
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 48 48 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.73% 1.88% 1.81%
As % of the Applications category 16.27% 14.95% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 16 22
Median daily rate £363 £287 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.28% +2.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £223 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £368 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £337 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.01% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 4
Median hourly rate £17.19 £31.44 £24.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.32% +28.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.22 £21.72 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.99 £36.97 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £17.77 £12.52
% change year-on-year
+8.32% +41.93%
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
295 321 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.66% 12.55% 14.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 161 188
Median daily rate £375 £338 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £192 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £319
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 40 55
Median hourly rate £17.12 £20.00 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.40% +26.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.62 £10.61 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £31.44 £28.77
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 +1 16 £350 +9.88% 4
Warwickshire +4 12 £325 - 1
Coventry -35 8 £404 +31.30% 2
Shropshire +1 5 £120 -
West Bromwich -2 2 £375 -
Staffordshire -6 1 - -
MS PowerPoint
England

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 72 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 58 (48.33%) Microsoft
3 54 (45.00%) MS Office
4 34 (28.33%) Finance
5 33 (27.50%) MS Visio
6 25 (20.83%) SharePoint
6 25 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (19.17%) Project Management
8 19 (15.83%) SQL
8 19 (15.83%) MS Project
9 16 (13.33%) Change Management
9 16 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (12.50%) Test Scripting
11 13 (10.83%) Programme Management
12 12 (10.00%) PRINCE2
12 12 (10.00%) Visual Studio
12 12 (10.00%) .NET
13 11 (9.17%) Migration
13 11 (9.17%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (9.17%) Test Automation
13 11 (9.17%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
14 10 (8.33%) Time Management
14 10 (8.33%) Data Analysis
14 10 (8.33%) Regression Testing
14 10 (8.33%) Oracle
14 10 (8.33%) Data Modelling
15 9 (7.50%) BPR
15 9 (7.50%) Web Services
15 9 (7.50%) 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 25 (20.83%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.50%) Moodle
3 2 (1.67%) CMS
4 1 (0.83%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle UPK
4 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 72 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 54 (45.00%) MS Office
3 33 (27.50%) MS Visio
4 19 (15.83%) MS Project
5 6 (5.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (2.50%) Photoshop
6 3 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (1.67%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (1.67%) PTC Creo
7 2 (1.67%) Siemens NX
8 1 (0.83%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.83%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.83%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 7 (5.83%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (3.33%) Maximo
3 3 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.67%) Magento
4 2 (1.67%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.83%) ENOVIA
5 1 (0.83%) HFM
5 1 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.83%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (1.67%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.50%) Internet
1 3 (2.50%) LAN
1 3 (2.50%) WAN
2 1 (0.83%) Firewall
2 1 (0.83%) Intranet
2 1 (0.83%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.17%) Big Data
2 5 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.50%) MS Access
5 2 (1.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.83%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.83%) Essbase
6 1 (0.83%) MySQL
6 1 (0.83%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 12 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.33%) Axure RP
3 4 (3.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 4 (3.33%) Cucumber
3 4 (3.33%) Selenium
3 4 (3.33%) WebDriver
4 2 (1.67%) JIRA
4 2 (1.67%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.83%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.83%) ClearQuest
General
1 34 (28.33%) Finance
2 6 (5.00%) Marketing
3 4 (3.33%) Banking
3 4 (3.33%) Retail
4 3 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.50%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.67%) Automotive
5 2 (1.67%) Billing
5 2 (1.67%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.83%) German Language
6 1 (0.83%) Publishing
6 1 (0.83%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 40 (33.33%) Analyst
2 17 (14.17%) Business Analyst
3 8 (6.67%) Administrator
4 7 (5.83%) Developer
4 7 (5.83%) PMO Analyst
5 6 (5.00%) Project Analyst
5 6 (5.00%) Tester
5 6 (5.00%) Trainer
6 5 (4.17%) Coordinator
6 5 (4.17%) Data Business Analyst
6 5 (4.17%) Service Analyst
6 5 (4.17%) Test Leader
7 4 (3.33%) .NET Developer
7 4 (3.33%) Automation Tester
7 4 (3.33%) Big Data Analyst
7 4 (3.33%) Data Analyst
7 4 (3.33%) Junior
7 4 (3.33%) Project Coordinator
7 4 (3.33%) QA Automation Tester
7 4 (3.33%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.00%) .NET
2 9 (7.50%) Web Services
3 7 (5.83%) Oracle Fusion
4 6 (5.00%) CSS
4 6 (5.00%) HTML
5 5 (4.17%) .NET Framework
5 5 (4.17%) XML
6 4 (3.33%) ASP.NET
6 4 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 4 (3.33%) OAuth
6 4 (3.33%) RESTful
6 4 (3.33%) SAML
6 4 (3.33%) SOAP
6 4 (3.33%) WCF
6 4 (3.33%) XSD
6 4 (3.33%) XSLT
7 1 (0.83%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.83%) jQuery
7 1 (0.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (7.50%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.00%) e-Learning
3 5 (4.17%) Social Media
4 4 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.33%) Psychology
5 3 (2.50%) Data Conversion
5 3 (2.50%) User Experience
5 3 (2.50%) Video Editing
5 3 (2.50%) VLE
6 2 (1.67%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.67%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.67%) Graphic Design
6 2 (1.67%) NHS
7 1 (0.83%) Economics
7 1 (0.83%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.83%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.83%) Replication
7 1 (0.83%) SCORM
7 1 (0.83%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.67%) Windows
2 2 (1.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.83%) Linux
3 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (19.17%) Project Management
3 16 (13.33%) Change Management
3 16 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 13 (10.83%) Programme Management
6 12 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 11 (9.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (9.17%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (9.17%) Migration
7 11 (9.17%) Test Automation
8 10 (8.33%) Data Analysis
8 10 (8.33%) Data Modelling
8 10 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
8 10 (8.33%) Regression Testing
8 10 (8.33%) Time Management
9 9 (7.50%) BPR
10 8 (6.67%) Data Management
10 8 (6.67%) Data Migration
10 8 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 19 (15.83%) SQL
2 5 (4.17%) C#
2 5 (4.17%) Java
2 5 (4.17%) JavaScript
2 5 (4.17%) T-SQL
3 3 (2.50%) XAML
4 2 (1.67%) C
4 2 (1.67%) VB
5 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (6.67%) ISEB
2 7 (5.83%) ISTQB
3 5 (4.17%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.33%) Degree
5 3 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.50%) HND
6 2 (1.67%) HNC
6 2 (1.67%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.00%) QA
2 5 (4.17%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.83%) P3O
System Software
1 4 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 58 (48.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.33%) Oracle
3 8 (6.67%) Adobe
4 6 (5.00%) SAP
5 3 (2.50%) Avaya
6 2 (1.67%) IBM
6 2 (1.67%) Remedy
7 1 (0.83%) BMC
7 1 (0.83%) EMC
7 1 (0.83%) Google
7 1 (0.83%) HP
7 1 (0.83%) Lotus
7 1 (0.83%) NICE Systems
7 1 (0.83%) Pega
7 1 (0.83%) Siemens
7 1 (0.83%) VMware