The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 29 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.

Microsoft PowerPoint
North West / Manchester
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 82 44
Rank change year-on-year +12 -38  
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 18 25 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.36% 1.40% 3.56%
As % of the Applications category 11.69% 15.53% 27.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 20
Median daily rate £320 £356 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.17% +9.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £188 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £348 £325
% change year-on-year -1.43% +6.92%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +22.80%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £18.75 £18.75
% change year-on-year +4.00% -  

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 Manchester with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 154 161 210
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 11.66% 8.99% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 91 105
Median daily rate £325 £363 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.34% +16.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £156 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +0.74% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 20
Median hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.28% +52.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.80 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £17.50
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 Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

MS PowerPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS PowerPoint in Manchester

MS PowerPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint in Manchester over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS PowerPoint in Manchester

MS PowerPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS PowerPoint in Manchester

MS PowerPoint
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Bolton - 2 £200 -
Stockport - 2 £375 -
MS PowerPoint
North West

For the 6 months to 29 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 Manchester region with a requirement for MS PowerPoint.

1 13 (35.14%) Stakeholder Management
1 13 (35.14%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (32.43%) Finance
3 11 (29.73%) PRINCE2
3 11 (29.73%) MS Visio
4 10 (27.03%) Project Management
5 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
5 9 (24.32%) Data Analysis
6 8 (21.62%) Legal
6 8 (21.62%) Facilities Management
7 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
8 6 (16.22%) MS Project
8 6 (16.22%) Change Management
8 6 (16.22%) PMO
9 5 (13.51%) Business Analysis
9 5 (13.51%) MS Office
10 4 (10.81%) Supply Chain Management
10 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (10.81%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (10.81%) Process Improvement
11 3 (8.11%) Fintech
11 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
11 3 (8.11%) Banking
11 3 (8.11%) Degree
11 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
11 3 (8.11%) Wealth Management
12 2 (5.41%) Service Management
12 2 (5.41%) MOM
12 2 (5.41%) ITIL
12 2 (5.41%) SharePoint

MS PowerPoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (29.73%) MS Visio
2 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
3 6 (16.22%) MS Project
4 5 (13.51%) MS Office
5 1 (2.70%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
1 1 (2.70%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 12 (32.43%) Finance
2 8 (21.62%) Legal
3 3 (8.11%) Banking
4 2 (5.41%) Retail
4 2 (5.41%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Automotive
5 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.70%) Marketing
5 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Analyst
2 6 (16.22%) Business Manager
3 5 (13.51%) Project Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Change Manager
4 4 (10.81%) IT Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Supply Chain Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Supply Chain Project Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) IT Change Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Principal Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) IT Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) IT Support
6 2 (5.41%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Junior
6 2 (5.41%) PMO Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Process Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Procurement Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Service Desk Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Service Desk Support
6 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.11%) Fintech
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
1 1 (2.70%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (29.73%) PRINCE2
3 10 (27.03%) Project Management
4 9 (24.32%) Data Analysis
5 8 (21.62%) Facilities Management
6 6 (16.22%) Change Management
7 5 (13.51%) Business Analysis
8 4 (10.81%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (10.81%) Process Improvement
8 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (10.81%) Supply Chain Management
9 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
9 3 (8.11%) Wealth Management
10 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (5.41%) ITIL
10 2 (5.41%) Planning and Forecasting
10 2 (5.41%) Programme Governance
10 2 (5.41%) Project Planning
10 2 (5.41%) Service Management
10 2 (5.41%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) SQL
1 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) ISEB
2 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) PMO
2 1 (2.70%) Actionable Recommendations
2 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) MOM
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft