Period
to 19 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 19 December 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 > Lancashire
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 47 39
Rank change year-on-year -15 -8 +32
Contract jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint 13 8 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.85% 1.75% 3.92%
As % of the Applications category 26.53% 27.59% 52.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 14
Lancashire median daily rate £475 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% +4.48% -33.00%
10th Percentile £463 £240 £258
90th Percentile £488 £410 £384
North West median daily rate £330 £300 £395
% change year-on-year +10.00% -24.05% +21.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 3
Lancashire median hourly rate £41.50 £42.50 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.35% +3.03% -12.85%
10th Percentile £20.55 £20.25 £23.33
90th Percentile £48.82 £43.93 £42.38
North West median hourly rate £41.50 £42.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year -2.35% +3.03% -12.23%

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 Lancashire with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 49 29 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 6.98% 6.35% 7.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 16
Lancashire median daily rate £375 £375 £269
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +39.53% -19.17%
10th Percentile £232 £175 £104
90th Percentile £439 £435 £381
North West median daily rate £325 £340 £350
% change year-on-year -4.41% -2.86% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 13
Lancashire median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +70.00% -28.57%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.18 £9.19
90th Percentile £46.40 £67.03 £50.90
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +20.69% -9.38% -8.57%

Microsoft PowerPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing Microsoft PowerPoint as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft PowerPoint in Lancashire

Microsoft PowerPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft PowerPoint in Lancashire

Microsoft PowerPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft PowerPoint in Lancashire

Microsoft PowerPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint in Lancashire over the 6 months to 19 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft PowerPoint in Lancashire

Microsoft PowerPoint
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 6 months to 19 December 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
Preston +5 6 - - 3
Skelmersdale - 3 - -
Blackpool -11 2 £475 +65.22%
Lytham St Annes - 1 - -
Microsoft PowerPoint
North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Microsoft PowerPoint.

1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
3 4 (30.77%) Degree
3 4 (30.77%) Line Management
3 4 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (23.08%) Sitecore
4 3 (23.08%) Time Management
4 3 (23.08%) Use Case
4 3 (23.08%) Asset Management
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle
4 3 (23.08%) Unix
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (23.08%) UML
5 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
5 2 (15.38%) FTP
5 2 (15.38%) HTTP
5 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 2 (15.38%) HP
5 2 (15.38%) ISEB
5 2 (15.38%) LoadRunner
5 2 (15.38%) Windows
5 2 (15.38%) SOAP
5 2 (15.38%) Web Services
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
5 2 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
5 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
5 2 (15.38%) SysML

Microsoft PowerPoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) FTP
1 2 (15.38%) HTTP
1 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) LoadRunner
2 1 (7.69%) PVCS
General
1 1 (7.69%) Avionics
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Human Factors Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Performance Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Performance Test Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Project Officer
2 2 (15.38%) Project Support Officer
2 2 (15.38%) Support Officer
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Coordinator
3 1 (7.69%) DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Electronics Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Service Transition Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) SOAP
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Unix
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Line Management
1 4 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (23.08%) Asset Management
2 3 (23.08%) Time Management
2 3 (23.08%) UML
2 3 (23.08%) Use Case
3 2 (15.38%) Ergonomics
3 2 (15.38%) Human Factors
3 2 (15.38%) Logistics
3 2 (15.38%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
3 2 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) SDLC
3 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
3 2 (15.38%) SysML
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) AWK
1 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
1 1 (7.69%) C
1 1 (7.69%) C#
1 1 (7.69%) C++
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) Korn
1 1 (7.69%) sed
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) ISEB
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (7.69%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (7.69%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Sitecore
3 2 (15.38%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) SAP
4 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow