Period
to 23 May 2019

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 23 May 2019 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
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 56 53 38
Rank change year-on-year -3 -15 +17
Contract jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint 17 10 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.46% 1.83% 3.81%
As % of the Applications category 21.52% 17.24% 56.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 8
Lancashire median daily rate £313 £210 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +49.05% -16.00% -25.93%
North West median daily rate £355 £250 £300
% change year-on-year +42.00% -16.67% -11.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 12
Lancashire median hourly rate £41.50 £26.00 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.62% -35.60% +96.95%
10th Percentile £35.20 £26.00 £22.60
90th Percentile £44.20 £26.00 £45.95
North West median hourly rate £41.50 £28.00 £40.38
% change year-on-year +48.21% -30.65% +96.95%

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 79 58 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 11.43% 10.60% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 31 10
Lancashire median daily rate £500 £375 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +50.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £170 £200 £240
90th Percentile £600 £500 £439
North West median daily rate £338 £340 £313
% change year-on-year -0.74% +8.80% -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 19
Lancashire median hourly rate £41.50 £26.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.62% -32.90% +89.02%
10th Percentile £13.70 £16.23 £11.10
90th Percentile £44.20 £82.80 £45.60
North West median hourly rate £24.42 £14.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +68.40% -12.12% -5.71%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint in Lancashire over the 6 months to 23 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 23 May 2019.

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 23 May 2019. 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 +1 11 - -
Blackburn -13 3 £325 -
Accrington - 2 £190 -
Microsoft PowerPoint
North West

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, 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 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
3 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (35.29%) Degree
5 5 (29.41%) Time Management
5 5 (29.41%) Avionics
5 5 (29.41%) Sitecore
5 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
5 5 (29.41%) UML
5 5 (29.41%) Line Management
6 4 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (23.53%) Systems Engineering
6 4 (23.53%) Project Management
6 4 (23.53%) SQL
6 4 (23.53%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (17.65%) SysML
7 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
7 3 (17.65%) Use Case
7 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
7 3 (17.65%) C
7 3 (17.65%) C++
7 3 (17.65%) HND
7 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
7 3 (17.65%) PMO
7 3 (17.65%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (17.65%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
8 2 (11.76%) SDLC
8 2 (11.76%) Rational Statemate
8 2 (11.76%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database

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:

Applications
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (11.76%) Rational Statemate
3 1 (5.88%) ClearCase
3 1 (5.88%) PVCS
3 1 (5.88%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (29.41%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
1 5 (29.41%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Data Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Electronics Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) PMO Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Report Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) DBA
4 1 (5.88%) Design Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Human Factors Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) COM
1 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.88%) Replication
2 1 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Line Management
1 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
1 5 (29.41%) Time Management
1 5 (29.41%) UML
2 4 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (23.53%) Project Management
2 4 (23.53%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (23.53%) Systems Engineering
3 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
3 3 (17.65%) SysML
3 3 (17.65%) Use Case
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.76%) Data Extraction
4 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Physics
4 2 (11.76%) SDLC
5 1 (5.88%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) C
2 3 (17.65%) C++
3 2 (11.76%) Ada
3 2 (11.76%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) AWK
4 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.88%) Korn
4 1 (5.88%) Perl
4 1 (5.88%) sed
4 1 (5.88%) VB
4 1 (5.88%) VB6
4 1 (5.88%) VC++
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) HND
2 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (5.88%) HNC
4 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) PMO
2 1 (5.88%) MIL-STD-498
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Sitecore
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) Pega