Period
to 28 July 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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 93 77
Rank change year-on-year +22 -16 +4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint 18 24 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.44% 1.27% 1.84%
As % of the Applications category 16.51% 16.90% 21.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 27
Cheshire median daily rate £325 £413 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.21% +37.50% -20.00%
10th Percentile £114 £188 £255
90th Percentile £365 £465 £530
North West median daily rate £340 £360 £325
% change year-on-year -5.56% +10.77% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £35.00
North West median hourly rate £39.50 £20.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +92.68% -41.43% +159.26%

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 Cheshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 109 142 167
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 8.74% 7.54% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 79 71
Cheshire median daily rate £350 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +10.17%
10th Percentile £123 £162 £200
90th Percentile £430 £451 £475
North West median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 4 26
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -18.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.05 £11.60 £11.25
90th Percentile £43.71 £13.00 £28.75
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £19.35 £14.50
% change year-on-year -9.56% +33.45% -9.38%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +20 6 £365 +19.48%
Warrington +40 5 £110 -
Knutsford - 2 £293 - 1
Runcorn - 1 - -
Microsoft PowerPoint
North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 17 (94.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (77.78%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (72.22%) Finance
4 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
5 6 (33.33%) Degree
5 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
6 4 (22.22%) Workflow
6 4 (22.22%) SAP
6 4 (22.22%) HND
6 4 (22.22%) Oracle
6 4 (22.22%) SAS
6 4 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (22.22%) Data Entry
7 3 (16.67%) Programme Management
7 3 (16.67%) Banking
7 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
7 3 (16.67%) Legal
7 3 (16.67%) Change Control
7 3 (16.67%) PMO
8 2 (11.11%) Dependency Management
8 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (11.11%) BT
8 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
8 2 (11.11%) Project Management
8 2 (11.11%) Retail
8 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (11.11%) Retail Banking
9 1 (5.56%) Skype

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 4 (22.22%) SAS
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (94.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (77.78%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) GSM
1 1 (5.56%) LTE
1 1 (5.56%) Skype
1 1 (5.56%) UMTS
General
1 13 (72.22%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 3 (16.67%) Legal
4 2 (11.11%) Retail
4 2 (11.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Administrator
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Project Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) SAS Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) SAS Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) PMO Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) PMO Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Report Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Retail Banking Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) SAS Developer
5 1 (5.56%) SAS Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (22.22%) Data Entry
1 4 (22.22%) Workflow
2 3 (16.67%) Change Control
2 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 3 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) Dependency Management
3 2 (11.11%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.56%) Data Management
4 1 (5.56%) Information Security
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.56%) Project Governance
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.56%) Statistics
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
2 4 (22.22%) HND
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) PMO
2 1 (5.56%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Amdocs OSS
1 1 (5.56%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) SAP
3 2 (11.11%) BT
4 1 (5.56%) Amdocs
4 1 (5.56%) Ericsson
4 1 (5.56%) Mapinfo