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 3 months to 27 April 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
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 77 48
Rank change year-on-year +29 -29  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint 8 14 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.42% 1.27% 3.01%
As % of the Applications category 17.02% 16.47% 29.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 20
Median daily rate £355 £381 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.88% +27.08%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £191 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £425 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.25 £17.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year +2.81% +22.41%  

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 47 85 103
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 8.35% 7.69% 10.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 46 47
Median daily rate £355 £316 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.34% +5.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £168 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.07% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 16
Median hourly rate £37.48 £13.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +188.26% -52.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.30 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.77 £13.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +1.12% +10.34%  

Microsoft PowerPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 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 3 months to 27 April 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 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +12 3 £365 +35.68%
Warrington +43 2 £110 - 1
Runcorn - 1 - -
Microsoft PowerPoint
North West

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (86.67%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
4 9 (60.00%) Finance
5 7 (46.67%) SAS
5 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (26.67%) Data Analysis
7 3 (20.00%) Degree
7 3 (20.00%) Data Entry
7 3 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (20.00%) Banking
7 3 (20.00%) HND
7 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
7 3 (20.00%) Workflow
7 3 (20.00%) SAP
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle
8 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
8 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (13.33%) Equities
8 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
9 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
9 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
9 1 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
9 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
9 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
9 1 (6.67%) Contract Management
9 1 (6.67%) Line Management
9 1 (6.67%) Project Governance
9 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (6.67%) Retail

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 7 (46.67%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (86.67%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
2 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Legal
4 1 (6.67%) Retail
4 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) SAS Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) Programmer
3 3 (20.00%) Project Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) SAS Programmer
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Excel Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) SAS Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Graduate
5 1 (6.67%) Graduate Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) SAS Analyst Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) SAS Developer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Equities
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Data Analysis
2 3 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (20.00%) Data Entry
2 3 (20.00%) Workflow
3 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Contract Management
4 1 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Line Management
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (6.67%) Project Governance
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
1 3 (20.00%) HND
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) SAP