The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 27 June 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 / Merseyside
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 37 28
Rank change year-on-year -5 -9  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint 4 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.19% 1.48% 2.91%
As % of the Applications category 20.00% 16.67% 19.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Median daily rate £165 £175 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.71% -50.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £13.48
% change year-on-year -8.21% +45.47%  

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 Merseyside with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 20 30 57
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 5.95% 8.90% 15.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 12
Median daily rate £190 £225 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.55% -35.71%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Median hourly rate £14.84 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.92% -3.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.77 £10.35 £13.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.91 £13.85 £19.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

Microsoft PowerPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

Microsoft PowerPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft PowerPoint in Merseyside

Microsoft PowerPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft PowerPoint in Merseyside

Microsoft 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 Microsoft PowerPoint within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 June 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 - 4 £165 -
Microsoft PowerPoint
North West

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Microsoft PowerPoint.

1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (50.00%) Service Management
3 3 (50.00%) Google
3 3 (50.00%) Smartphone
3 3 (50.00%) JIRA
3 3 (50.00%) Android
3 3 (50.00%) Google Drive
3 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (33.33%) Retail
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Cognos
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (16.67%) Apple
5 1 (16.67%) Benchmarking
5 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Logistics
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Marketing
5 1 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis

Microsoft PowerPoint
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Google Drive
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Category Manager
3 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Android
2 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Service Management
1 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Benchmarking
3 1 (16.67%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Logistics
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Governance
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PMO
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Google
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Apple
2 1 (16.67%) Cognos