Period
to 10 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 6 months to 10 December 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 54 70
Rank change year-on-year -11 +16 -10
Contract jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint 24 40 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.82% 2.91% 2.10%
As % of the Applications category 21.43% 31.01% 23.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 28 27
Cheshire median daily rate £300 £475 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.84% +33.80% +9.23%
10th Percentile £190 £322 £285
90th Percentile £393 £599 £443
North West median daily rate £300 £395 £325
% change year-on-year -24.05% +21.54% +4.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £9.88
North West median hourly rate £42.50 £20.50 £47.00
% change year-on-year +107.32% -56.38% +276.00%

Microsoft PowerPoint is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 112 129 184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 8.47% 9.39% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 90 111
Cheshire median daily rate £321 £361 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.07% +11.15% +20.93%
10th Percentile £155 £125 £163
90th Percentile £438 £530 £450
North West median daily rate £336 £345 £325
% change year-on-year -2.54% +6.15% +5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 17
Cheshire median hourly rate £12.75 £15.25 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.39% +27.08% -25.74%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £9.49
90th Percentile £19.25 £21.00 £31.25
North West median hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.94% -7.35% +10.39%

Microsoft PowerPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Microsoft PowerPoint as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft PowerPoint in Cheshire

Microsoft PowerPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft PowerPoint in Cheshire

Microsoft PowerPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint in Cheshire over the 6 months to 10 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft PowerPoint in Cheshire

Microsoft PowerPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft PowerPoint in Cheshire

Microsoft PowerPoint
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 6 months to 10 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +11 9 £350 +82.77%
Warrington -2 7 £300 -38.46%
Knutsford -13 3 £293 -22.00%
Alderley Edge - 1 - -
Crewe - 1 £175 - 1
Microsoft PowerPoint
North West

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Microsoft PowerPoint.

1 23 (95.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
3 15 (62.50%) Finance
4 13 (54.17%) Microsoft Office
5 11 (45.83%) SharePoint
6 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (25.00%) PMO
7 5 (20.83%) Skype
7 5 (20.83%) Office 365
7 5 (20.83%) Dependency Management
7 5 (20.83%) Quality Management
7 5 (20.83%) e-Learning
7 5 (20.83%) Banking
7 5 (20.83%) Skype for Business
8 3 (12.50%) BT
8 3 (12.50%) Legal
8 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (12.50%) Degree
8 3 (12.50%) CIPD
8 3 (12.50%) Programme Management
8 3 (12.50%) Change Control
8 3 (12.50%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (8.33%) Line Management
9 2 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
9 2 (8.33%) Workflow
9 2 (8.33%) Data Analysis
9 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
9 2 (8.33%) Data Entry
9 2 (8.33%) QMS

Microsoft PowerPoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 11 (45.83%) SharePoint
2 5 (20.83%) Skype for Business
3 2 (8.33%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (95.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (54.17%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) Skype
2 1 (4.17%) GSM
2 1 (4.17%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) LTE
2 1 (4.17%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Base SAS
1 1 (4.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 15 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Banking
3 3 (12.50%) Legal
4 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.17%) Billing
5 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Trainer
3 3 (12.50%) Administrator
3 3 (12.50%) Coordinator
4 2 (8.33%) Commercial Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Project Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) SAS Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Training Coordinator
5 1 (4.17%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Data Insight Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Insight Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Insight Data Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) IT Trainer
5 1 (4.17%) Optimisation Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) PMO Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) PMO Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (4.17%) Report Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Transition Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (20.83%) e-Learning
3 3 (12.50%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (4.17%) Learning Management System
4 1 (4.17%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Dependency Management
1 5 (20.83%) Quality Management
2 3 (12.50%) Change Control
2 3 (12.50%) Programme Management
2 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (8.33%) Data Analysis
3 2 (8.33%) Data Entry
3 2 (8.33%) Line Management
3 2 (8.33%) Project Management
3 2 (8.33%) QMS
3 2 (8.33%) Workflow
4 1 (4.17%) Coaching
4 1 (4.17%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.17%) Programme Governance
4 1 (4.17%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) CIPD
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) HND
3 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) PMO
2 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Amdocs OSS
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (4.17%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) BT
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) SAP
4 1 (4.17%) Amdocs
4 1 (4.17%) Ericsson
4 1 (4.17%) Mapinfo