The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft PowerPoint
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 18 30 30
Rank change year-on-year +12 0  
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 3.85% 0.66% 0.52%
As % of the Applications category 36.36% 7.14% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £365 £342 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.72% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £340 £325
% change year-on-year -2.94% +4.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.75 £18.75
% change year-on-year +1.33% -  

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 Chester with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 11 14 24
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 10.58% 9.27% 12.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 6
Median daily rate £365 £288 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.73% -7.09%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 12
Median hourly rate £12.50 £20.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.75% +48.21%  
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 Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester 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 Chester

MS PowerPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS PowerPoint in Chester

MS PowerPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS PowerPoint in Chester

MS PowerPoint
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 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 Chester region with a requirement for MS PowerPoint.

1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
1 7 (77.78%) MS Office
1 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
2 6 (66.67%) SAS
2 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (44.44%) Data Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
4 2 (22.22%) Banking
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Equities
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 1 (11.11%) MS Project
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Line Management

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 6 (66.67%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
1 7 (77.78%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Project
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Analyst
2 6 (66.67%) SAS Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Excel Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Programmer
3 2 (22.22%) SAS Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) SAS Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Graduate
4 1 (11.11%) Graduate Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SAS Analyst Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Data Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Line Management
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft