The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 26 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
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 48 60
Rank change year-on-year +2 +12  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint 6 24 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.97% 2.94% 0.94%
As % of the Applications category 12.24% 31.58% 9.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 7
Median daily rate £320 £150 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +113.33% -65.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £150 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £375 £530
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 Birmingham with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 49 76 74
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 7.95% 9.33% 9.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 52 50
Median daily rate £320 £200 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -42.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £150 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £375 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £15.64 £12.00 £11.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.33% +0.62%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.78 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -4.39% +13.79%  

Microsoft PowerPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham 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 Birmingham

Microsoft PowerPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft PowerPoint in Birmingham

Microsoft PowerPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft PowerPoint in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Microsoft PowerPoint.

1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (62.50%) MS Visio
3 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 9 (56.25%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (37.50%) Finance
4 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (31.25%) PMO
5 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
6 4 (25.00%) Advertising
6 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
7 3 (18.75%) Dependency Management
7 3 (18.75%) Migration
7 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (18.75%) Banking
7 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
7 3 (18.75%) PRINCE
7 3 (18.75%) ITIL
8 2 (12.50%) Adobe
8 2 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
8 2 (12.50%) Information Security
8 2 (12.50%) Information Security Management
8 2 (12.50%) Security Management
8 2 (12.50%) Omniture
8 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
8 2 (12.50%) Critical Path Analysis
8 2 (12.50%) Marketing

Microsoft PowerPoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (62.50%) MS Visio
3 9 (56.25%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (6.25%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Adobe Analytics
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Advertising
3 3 (18.75%) Banking
4 2 (12.50%) Marketing
4 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (6.25%) Retail
5 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Programme Planner
3 3 (18.75%) Project Planner
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Digital Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Digital Insight Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Information Assurance Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Insight Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Junior
4 2 (12.50%) Junior Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) PMO Lead
4 2 (12.50%) Portfolio Planner
4 2 (12.50%) Security Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Business Process Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Process Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Web Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (18.75%) Dependency Management
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 3 (18.75%) PRINCE
3 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (12.50%) Analytics
4 2 (12.50%) Critical Path Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 2 (12.50%) Digital Analytics
4 2 (12.50%) Information Security
4 2 (12.50%) Information Security Management
4 2 (12.50%) ISMS
4 2 (12.50%) IT Governance
4 2 (12.50%) Records Management
4 2 (12.50%) Security Management
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) PMO
2 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (12.50%) P3O
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Adobe
2 2 (12.50%) Omniture
3 1 (6.25%) Kronos