The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 30 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
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 61 44
Rank change year-on-year -12 -17  
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 3 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.57% 1.08% 1.28%
As % of the Applications category 6.38% 22.58% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 3
Median daily rate £375 £433 £518
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.29% -16.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £233 £424
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £1,125 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £348 £325
% change year-on-year -2.87% +6.92%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £18.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.16%  

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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 47 31 46
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 8.87% 4.78% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 27 14
Median daily rate £350 £338 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -18.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £153 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +0.74% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 7
Median hourly rate £10.50 £21.00 £11.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +80.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.16 £21.00 £9.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £21.00 £13.20
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 Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 Newcastle upon Tyne

MS PowerPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS PowerPoint in Newcastle upon Tyne

MS PowerPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS PowerPoint in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 30 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for MS PowerPoint.

1 52 (89.66%) Microsoft
2 51 (87.93%) MS Excel
3 49 (84.48%) ITIL
4 45 (77.59%) Analytical Skills
5 44 (75.86%) Windows
5 44 (75.86%) Linux
6 43 (74.14%) Unix
7 42 (72.41%) Change Management
8 41 (70.69%) Data Management
9 39 (67.24%) Open Source
9 39 (67.24%) SaaS
9 39 (67.24%) PaaS
9 39 (67.24%) PRINCE2
9 39 (67.24%) IaaS
10 38 (65.52%) DevOps
10 38 (65.52%) AIX
11 33 (56.90%) Service Management
11 33 (56.90%) Agile Software Development
12 32 (55.17%) Problem Management
13 26 (44.83%) WebSphere
13 26 (44.83%) Windows XP
13 26 (44.83%) Windows 2000
14 25 (43.10%) SLA
14 25 (43.10%) ITSM
15 24 (41.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
16 22 (37.93%) Oracle
17 18 (31.03%) Release Management
18 17 (29.31%) Performance Tuning
19 16 (27.59%) Disaster Recovery
20 14 (24.14%) SQL Server

MS PowerPoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 26 (44.83%) WebSphere
2 9 (15.52%) SharePoint
3 6 (10.34%) Tuxedo
3 6 (10.34%) WebLogic
4 4 (6.90%) SAS
5 3 (5.17%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (3.45%) Apache
6 2 (3.45%) IIS
6 2 (3.45%) JBoss
6 2 (3.45%) Jetty
6 2 (3.45%) Mongrel
6 2 (3.45%) nginx
6 2 (3.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (3.45%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.45%) WildFly
Applications
1 51 (87.93%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.62%) MS Project
3 4 (6.90%) MS Office
3 4 (6.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.45%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 39 (67.24%) IaaS
1 39 (67.24%) PaaS
1 39 (67.24%) SaaS
2 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.45%) Google App Engine
2 2 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.41%) LDAP
2 2 (3.45%) DHCP
2 2 (3.45%) DNS
2 2 (3.45%) FTP
2 2 (3.45%) HTTP
2 2 (3.45%) IPsec
2 2 (3.45%) SSL
2 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 13 (22.41%) Oracle Reports
3 12 (20.69%) DB2
3 12 (20.69%) MongoDB
4 9 (15.52%) Oracle Database
5 8 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (10.34%) Ingres
7 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (5.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 3 (5.17%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) CA Gen
1 2 (3.45%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.45%) Travis CI
General
1 5 (8.62%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (29.31%) Operations Engineer
2 16 (27.59%) DBA
3 14 (24.14%) Administrator
3 14 (24.14%) Senior Operations Engineer
4 10 (17.24%) Analyst
4 10 (17.24%) Operations Analyst
4 10 (17.24%) Oracle DBA
5 9 (15.52%) Operational Support Analyst
5 9 (15.52%) Operations Support Analyst
5 9 (15.52%) Support Analyst
6 6 (10.34%) Project Manager
7 4 (6.90%) Ingres DBA
7 4 (6.90%) SQL DBA
8 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) CRM Project Manager
9 2 (3.45%) Linux Support
9 2 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
9 2 (3.45%) Unix Support Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.17%) Middleware
1 3 (5.17%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 2 (3.45%) .NET
2 2 (3.45%) J2EE
2 2 (3.45%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 45 (77.59%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (22.41%) Management Information System
3 11 (18.97%) Tandem
4 2 (3.45%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 44 (75.86%) Linux
1 44 (75.86%) Windows
2 43 (74.14%) Unix
3 38 (65.52%) AIX
4 26 (44.83%) Windows 2000
4 26 (44.83%) Windows XP
5 7 (12.07%) VME
6 5 (8.62%) MVS
6 5 (8.62%) zOS
7 2 (3.45%) HPUX
7 2 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (84.48%) ITIL
2 42 (72.41%) Change Management
3 41 (70.69%) Data Management
4 39 (67.24%) Open Source
4 39 (67.24%) PRINCE2
5 38 (65.52%) DevOps
6 33 (56.90%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (56.90%) Service Management
7 32 (55.17%) Problem Management
8 25 (43.10%) ITSM
9 24 (41.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 18 (31.03%) Release Management
11 17 (29.31%) Performance Tuning
12 16 (27.59%) Disaster Recovery
13 14 (24.14%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (18.97%) Data Analysis
15 10 (17.24%) High Availability
16 8 (13.79%) Resource Management
17 6 (10.34%) Project Management
18 3 (5.17%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (24.14%) SQL
2 7 (12.07%) COBOL
3 4 (6.90%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.45%) IBM Certification
3 2 (3.45%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (43.10%) SLA
2 6 (10.34%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (5.17%) PMO
4 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) Oracle Clusterware
2 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) Data Guard
1 3 (5.17%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 52 (89.66%) Microsoft
2 22 (37.93%) Oracle
3 3 (5.17%) Informatica
3 3 (5.17%) TIBCO
4 2 (3.45%) CA
4 2 (3.45%) Google
4 2 (3.45%) IBM
4 2 (3.45%) VMware
5 1 (1.72%) Capita