The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for MS PowerPoint skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS PowerPoint over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft PowerPoint
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 34 38
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4  
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 3 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.07% 0.65% 2.34%
As % of the Applications category 12.50% 6.45% 24.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 7
Median daily rate £525 £350 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% +169.23%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £345 £325
% change year-on-year -2.17% +6.15%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £18.00 - £29.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £18.75 £18.75
% change year-on-year +4.00% -  

MS PowerPoint is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 24 31 41
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 8.54% 10.03% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 30
Median daily rate £375 £170 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +120.58% -32.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £125 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £588 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Median hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -42.30%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

MS PowerPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing MS PowerPoint as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS PowerPoint in Bedfordshire

MS PowerPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for MS PowerPoint in Bedfordshire

MS PowerPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint in Bedfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS PowerPoint in Bedfordshire

MS PowerPoint
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Luton - 2 £525 - 1
Bedford 0 1 - -
MS PowerPoint
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for MS PowerPoint.

1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Source to Pay
3 1 (25.00%) PMO
3 1 (25.00%) MS Project
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Ariba
3 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) MS Visio

MS PowerPoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) MS Project
3 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Business Change Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Business Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Change Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Change Manager
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Source to Pay
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Ariba
2 1 (25.00%) SAP