The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 29 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
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 45 31
Rank change year-on-year +8 -14  
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 1 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.32% 0.48% 2.17%
As % of the Applications category 2.33% 4.76% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Median daily rate - £325 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +44.44%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £348 £325
% change year-on-year -1.43% +6.92%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Cambridge with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 43 42 59
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 13.61% 10.12% 18.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 21
Median daily rate £313 £360 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.19% +19.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £200 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £486 £371
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +0.74% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 13
Median hourly rate £10.00 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £16.60 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.40 £50.50 £43.00
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 Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

MS PowerPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS PowerPoint in Cambridge

MS PowerPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS PowerPoint in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for MS PowerPoint.

1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) PhD
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) ISO 9000
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) PMI
2 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (25.00%) OpenLink
2 1 (25.00%) Endur
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITSM
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Cadence
2 1 (25.00%) IC Design
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Monte Carlo Method
2 1 (25.00%) Tableau
2 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills

MS PowerPoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Endur
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analogue Design Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Analogue IC Design Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Analogue IC Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Endur Manager
1 1 (25.00%) IC Design Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) IT Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) OpenLink Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Report Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Analogue Design Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) IC Design
1 1 (25.00%) ITSM
1 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (25.00%) Monte Carlo Method
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) PhD
1 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cadence
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) OpenLink
1 1 (25.00%) Tableau