The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 29 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
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 53 51
Rank change year-on-year +7 -2  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint 18 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.40% 0.47% 1.53%
As % of the Applications category 38.30% 3.08% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 4
Median daily rate £265 £180 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.22% -53.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £180 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £180 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £24.00 £8.50 £32.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +182.35% -73.70%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £17.75 £15.25
% change year-on-year +4.22% +16.39%  

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 Essex with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 47 65 40
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 11.49% 15.12% 7.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 15 23
Median daily rate £270 £363 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.51% +22.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £133 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £440 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +1.53% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 40 5
Median hourly rate £20.25 £16.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.72% -48.43%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.83 £23.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.80 £19.00 £32.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £16.10 £15.00
% change year-on-year +0.52% +7.30%  

Microsoft PowerPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

Microsoft PowerPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft PowerPoint in Essex

Microsoft PowerPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint in Essex over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft PowerPoint in Essex

Microsoft PowerPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft PowerPoint in Essex

Microsoft PowerPoint
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 29 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
Basildon - 3 £513 -
Brentwood - 2 £210 -
Colchester +5 1 £335 -
Microsoft PowerPoint
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 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 Essex region with a requirement for Microsoft PowerPoint.

1 36 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (41.67%) SharePoint
3 15 (41.67%) MS Visio
4 13 (36.11%) Microsoft Project
5 11 (30.56%) Telecoms
5 11 (30.56%) Manufacturing
6 10 (27.78%) Data Centre
6 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
7 9 (25.00%) AutoCAD
8 8 (22.22%) Degree
9 7 (19.44%) Finance
10 6 (16.67%) Project Management
11 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (13.89%) Marketing
11 5 (13.89%) Automotive
11 5 (13.89%) Contract Management
11 5 (13.89%) IT Strategy
12 4 (11.11%) HTC Vive
12 4 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
12 4 (11.11%) PMO
12 4 (11.11%) Windows 10
12 4 (11.11%) Change Management
12 4 (11.11%) Apple
12 4 (11.11%) ITIL
12 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2
12 4 (11.11%) Windows
12 4 (11.11%) Linux
12 4 (11.11%) InfoPath
12 4 (11.11%) Scrum

Microsoft PowerPoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 15 (41.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 36 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (41.67%) MS Visio
4 13 (36.11%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (25.00%) AutoCAD
6 4 (11.11%) InfoPath
7 2 (5.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) DHCP
1 3 (8.33%) DNS
1 3 (8.33%) VoIP
1 3 (8.33%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.78%) DataStage
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 11 (30.56%) Manufacturing
1 11 (30.56%) Telecoms
2 7 (19.44%) Finance
3 5 (13.89%) Automotive
3 5 (13.89%) Marketing
4 3 (8.33%) Legal
5 1 (2.78%) Banking
5 1 (2.78%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Analyst
1 11 (30.56%) IT Engineer
2 9 (25.00%) Facilities Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) IT Support
4 4 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Data Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Support Officer
6 2 (5.56%) Audit Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Compliance Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Compliance Business Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Compliance Specialist
6 2 (5.56%) IT Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Project Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Web Manager
7 1 (2.78%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) Ajax
1 1 (2.78%) J2EE
1 1 (2.78%) JSON
1 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.11%) HTC Vive
2 4 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (8.33%) iPad
3 3 (8.33%) iPhone
3 3 (8.33%) NHS
3 3 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.56%) PMI
5 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.78%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Linux
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
1 4 (11.11%) Windows 10
1 4 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 3 (8.33%) Mac OS
3 1 (2.78%) Solaris
3 1 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.67%) Project Management
2 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (13.89%) Contract Management
2 5 (13.89%) IT Strategy
3 4 (11.11%) Change Management
3 4 (11.11%) ITIL
3 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 4 (11.11%) Programme Management
3 4 (11.11%) Scrum
4 3 (8.33%) B2C
4 3 (8.33%) CRM
4 3 (8.33%) Data Analysis
4 3 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 3 (8.33%) Information Management
4 3 (8.33%) ITSM
4 3 (8.33%) Mathematics
4 3 (8.33%) OO
4 3 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 3 (8.33%) TDD
4 3 (8.33%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) SQL
1 2 (5.56%) VBA
2 1 (2.78%) Java
2 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.78%) R
2 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) PMI Certification
2 2 (5.56%) PMP
2 2 (5.56%) Postgraduate
3 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.78%) MCP
3 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) Apple
3 3 (8.33%) BMC
3 3 (8.33%) CA Agile Central
3 3 (8.33%) MobileIron
4 2 (5.56%) Autodesk
4 2 (5.56%) IBM
5 1 (2.78%) Adobe
5 1 (2.78%) LANDesk
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle
5 1 (2.78%) Teradata