The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft PowerPoint
North West / Merseyside
Rank 36 32 35
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3  
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 2 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.63% 1.76% 1.75%
As % of the Applications category 5.56% 26.09% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Median daily rate £495 £315 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +57.14% -4.90%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £325
% change year-on-year -3.84% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £18.75
% change year-on-year -1.33% -  

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 Merseyside with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 36 23 41
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 11.29% 6.76% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 13
Median daily rate £465 £400 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.25% +50.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £330 £325
% change year-on-year - +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 5
Median hourly rate £16.18 £10.65 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.92% -27.79%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £10.08 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.71 £13.60 £19.00
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 Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

MS PowerPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS PowerPoint in Merseyside

MS PowerPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS PowerPoint in Merseyside

MS PowerPoint
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 22 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
Liverpool -2 1 £495 +57.14%
MS PowerPoint
North West

MS PowerPoint
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for MS PowerPoint.

1 6 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Project Management
3 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (66.67%) PMO
4 3 (50.00%) Google
4 3 (50.00%) MS Office
4 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) Retail
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) QA
6 1 (16.67%) Time Management
6 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (16.67%) Target Operating Model
6 1 (16.67%) Programme Governance
6 1 (16.67%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 1 (16.67%) WFM
6 1 (16.67%) Validation
6 1 (16.67%) Cognos
6 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 1 (16.67%) Critical Path Analysis
6 1 (16.67%) VBA
6 1 (16.67%) MS Project
6 1 (16.67%) Management Information System

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) MS Project
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) PMO Lead
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Planning Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Transformation Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Transformation Programme Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (66.67%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (50.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 1 (16.67%) Critical Path Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Governance
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (16.67%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) PMO
2 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Google
3 1 (16.67%) Cognos