The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Microsoft PowerPoint skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft PowerPoint over the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 37 38
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint 4 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.12% 0.31% 1.17%
As % of the Applications category 11.11% 4.35% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £188 £138 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.36% +10.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £13.48
% change year-on-year -8.21% +45.47%  

Microsoft 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 36 23 39
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 10.08% 7.14% 11.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 30
Median daily rate £350 £260 £195
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.61% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £138 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £525 £391
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 5
Median hourly rate £27.75 £8.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +236.36% -34.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

Microsoft PowerPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft PowerPoint in Bedfordshire

Microsoft PowerPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft PowerPoint in Bedfordshire

Microsoft PowerPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft PowerPoint in Bedfordshire

Microsoft 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 Microsoft PowerPoint within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 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 -5 2 £188 +36.36% 4
Dunstable - 2 - -
Microsoft PowerPoint
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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 Microsoft PowerPoint.

1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) PMO
5 1 (14.29%) E-business
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 1 (14.29%) Service Management
5 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Information Security
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Logistics
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) JIRA
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (14.29%) Confluence
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) Coaching

Microsoft 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Business Change Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Business Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Change Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Change Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) E-Business Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Finance Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Project Office Support
2 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Support Officer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Change Management
1 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Coaching
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) E-business
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Logistics
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) PMO
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle