The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Halifax 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
West Yorkshire / Halifax
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 21 19
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint 1 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 1.20% 1.05% 3.90%
As % of the Applications category 11.11% 7.14% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 6
Median daily rate £396 £425 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.82% +3.53%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Halifax with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Halifax
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 9 14 25
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 10.84% 14.74% 16.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 18
Median daily rate £337 £425 £337
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.82% +26.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £322 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £482 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +1.53% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
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 Halifax

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Halifax 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 Halifax

Microsoft PowerPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft PowerPoint in Halifax

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 Halifax region with a requirement for Microsoft PowerPoint.

1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Retail
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (50.00%) PMO
4 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (25.00%) SAP
4 1 (25.00%) Legal
4 1 (25.00%) Data Entry
4 1 (25.00%) Project Governance
4 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) QA

Microsoft PowerPoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Halifax 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:

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) HR Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Project Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Regulatory Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Data Entry
2 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Project Governance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) PMO
2 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SAP