The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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
England / Midlands
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 28 18
Rank change year-on-year +12 -10  
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 5 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.17% 0.47% 5.23%
As % of the Applications category 55.56% 4.55% 42.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 7
Median daily rate - £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -12.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £348 £325
% change year-on-year -1.43% +6.92%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 the Midlands with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 9 22 19
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 7.50% 10.23% 12.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 12
Median daily rate £350 £250 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -16.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +0.74% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £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 the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands 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 the Midlands

MS PowerPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS PowerPoint in the Midlands

MS PowerPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS PowerPoint in the Midlands

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 Midlands region with a requirement for MS PowerPoint.

1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
1 5 (71.43%) SharePoint
1 5 (71.43%) MS Visio
1 5 (71.43%) Scrum
1 5 (71.43%) MS Project
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) User Stories
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) SAP

MS PowerPoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 5 (71.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
1 5 (71.43%) MS Project
1 5 (71.43%) MS Visio
2 2 (28.57%) Spreadsheet
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Product Owner
1 5 (71.43%) Digital Product Owner
1 5 (71.43%) Product Owner
2 1 (14.29%) Business Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Scrum
1 5 (71.43%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) SAP