The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast 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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft PowerPoint
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 30 20 17
Rank change year-on-year -10 -3  
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 8 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 3.79% 3.60% 4.12%
As % of the Applications category 32.00% 28.57% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 4
Median daily rate £325 - £144
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 - £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 - £145
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £325
% change year-on-year -3.84% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £18.75
% change year-on-year -1.33% -  

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 Belfast with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Belfast
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 25 14 16
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 11.85% 12.61% 16.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 10
Median daily rate £358 £109 £100
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +229.49% +8.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £109 £88
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £109 £145
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.24% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% +13.79%  

MS PowerPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast 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 Belfast

MS PowerPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS PowerPoint in Belfast

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 24 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 Belfast region with a requirement for MS PowerPoint.

1 14 (87.50%) Finance
2 10 (62.50%) Project Management
3 9 (56.25%) MS Project
4 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
4 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (37.50%) Network Design
5 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (37.50%) Arista
5 6 (37.50%) PMO
5 6 (37.50%) Juniper
5 6 (37.50%) Cisco
5 6 (37.50%) CCIE
5 6 (37.50%) CCNP
5 6 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (37.50%) Avaya
6 5 (31.25%) PMP
6 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
6 5 (31.25%) MS Office
6 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
6 5 (31.25%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 5 (31.25%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (25.00%) MS Visio
8 3 (18.75%) Degree
9 2 (12.50%) Data Management
9 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
9 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
9 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (12.50%) Middleware
9 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (12.50%) Windows

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (56.25%) MS Project
2 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
3 5 (31.25%) MS Office
4 4 (25.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.25%) QlikView
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (87.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Business Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Designer
3 3 (18.75%) Network Designer
3 3 (18.75%) Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Project Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Data Manager
5 1 (6.25%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) AIX
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
1 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (12.50%) Solaris
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Project Management
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) Network Design
4 5 (31.25%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
4 5 (31.25%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (12.50%) Data Management
5 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
5 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
6 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) CCIE
1 6 (37.50%) CCNP
1 6 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (31.25%) PMP
3 3 (18.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) PMO
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Arista
1 6 (37.50%) Avaya
1 6 (37.50%) Cisco
1 6 (37.50%) Juniper
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft