Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 49 70
Rank change year-on-year -21 +21 -6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint 18 41 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.44% 3.16% 2.05%
As % of the Applications category 16.22% 32.54% 23.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 31 25
Cheshire median daily rate £300 £450 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +26.76% +15.26%
10th Percentile £190 £300 £265
90th Percentile £391 £588 £445
North West median daily rate £300 £381 £325
% change year-on-year -21.31% +17.31% +9.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £9.88
North West median hourly rate £42.50 £30.63 £40.00
% change year-on-year +38.78% -23.44% +226.53%

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 111 126 176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 8.86% 9.71% 8.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 88 107
Cheshire median daily rate £335 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.22% +12.31% +23.81%
10th Percentile £170 £130 £163
90th Percentile £488 £530 £450
North West median daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -3.57% +7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 17
Cheshire median hourly rate £14.50 £12.75 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.73% +6.25% -25.37%
10th Percentile £11.08 £10.50 £9.49
90th Percentile £18.80 £21.00 £25.75
North West median hourly rate £14.46 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -9.63% -8.57% +14.75%

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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 2018. 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 +10 7 £365 -
Warrington -11 5 £300 -36.84% 1
Knutsford -14 1 - -
Alderley Edge - 1 - -
Crewe - 1 £175 - 1
Microsoft PowerPoint
North West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 10 (55.56%) SharePoint
3 10 (55.56%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (50.00%) Finance
5 5 (27.78%) Quality Management
5 5 (27.78%) e-Learning
5 5 (27.78%) Skype for Business
5 5 (27.78%) Office 365
5 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (27.78%) Skype
6 3 (16.67%) SAS
6 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (16.67%) Dependency Management
6 3 (16.67%) PMO
6 3 (16.67%) Banking
6 3 (16.67%) CIPD
7 2 (11.11%) QMS
7 2 (11.11%) Base SAS
7 2 (11.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (11.11%) Line Management
8 1 (5.56%) Amdocs OSS
8 1 (5.56%) Coaching
8 1 (5.56%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 1 (5.56%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

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 10 (55.56%) SharePoint
2 5 (27.78%) Skype for Business
3 3 (16.67%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (55.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) Skype
2 1 (5.56%) GSM
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) LTE
2 1 (5.56%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Base SAS
1 2 (11.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Billing
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
3 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Trainer
3 3 (16.67%) Coordinator
3 3 (16.67%) SAS Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Training Coordinator
5 1 (5.56%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planner
5 1 (5.56%) Commercial Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) IT Trainer
5 1 (5.56%) Optimisation Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) PMO Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Transition Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (27.78%) e-Learning
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Mindset
2 1 (5.56%) Learning Management System
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Quality Management
2 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 3 (16.67%) Dependency Management
2 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.11%) Line Management
3 2 (11.11%) QMS
4 1 (5.56%) Change Control
4 1 (5.56%) Coaching
4 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.56%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.56%) Statistics
4 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
4 1 (5.56%) Test Planning
4 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) CIPD
2 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) PMO
2 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Amdocs OSS
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (5.56%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Amdocs
2 1 (5.56%) BT
2 1 (5.56%) Ericsson
2 1 (5.56%) Mapinfo