The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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
England / North East
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 64 52
Rank change year-on-year -15 -12  
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 5 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.69% 1.04% 1.54%
As % of the Applications category 6.94% 16.36% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 5
Median daily rate £350 £433 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.01% +8.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £233 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £1,125 £522
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 the North East with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 72 55 72
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 9.93% 6.33% 11.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 37 25
Median daily rate £350 £356 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.75% +2.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £153 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £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 4 10
Median hourly rate £10.50 £13.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.16 £11.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £19.80 £16.50
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 North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 North East

MS PowerPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS PowerPoint in the North East

MS PowerPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS PowerPoint in the North East

MS PowerPoint
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 30 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
Tyne and Wear -16 4 £363 -16.12%
Durham - 1 £350 -
MS PowerPoint
England

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 North East region with a requirement for MS PowerPoint.

1 58 (86.57%) Microsoft
2 56 (83.58%) MS Excel
3 51 (76.12%) ITIL
4 48 (71.64%) Analytical Skills
5 46 (68.66%) Windows
5 46 (68.66%) Linux
6 45 (67.16%) Unix
6 45 (67.16%) Change Management
7 43 (64.18%) Data Management
7 43 (64.18%) PRINCE2
8 41 (61.19%) Open Source
8 41 (61.19%) SaaS
8 41 (61.19%) PaaS
8 41 (61.19%) IaaS
9 40 (59.70%) DevOps
9 40 (59.70%) AIX
10 35 (52.24%) Service Management
10 35 (52.24%) Agile Software Development
11 34 (50.75%) Problem Management
12 28 (41.79%) WebSphere
12 28 (41.79%) Windows 2000
12 28 (41.79%) Windows XP
13 27 (40.30%) ITSM
14 26 (38.81%) SLA
15 24 (35.82%) Operational Acceptance Testing
16 22 (32.84%) Oracle
17 18 (26.87%) Release Management
18 17 (25.37%) Performance Tuning
19 16 (23.88%) Disaster Recovery
20 14 (20.90%) SQL Server

MS PowerPoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 28 (41.79%) WebSphere
2 10 (14.93%) SharePoint
3 6 (8.96%) Tuxedo
3 6 (8.96%) WebLogic
4 4 (5.97%) SAS
5 3 (4.48%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (2.99%) Apache
6 2 (2.99%) IIS
6 2 (2.99%) JBoss
6 2 (2.99%) Jetty
6 2 (2.99%) Mongrel
6 2 (2.99%) nginx
6 2 (2.99%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (2.99%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.99%) WildFly
Applications
1 56 (83.58%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.45%) MS Office
3 6 (8.96%) MS Project
4 5 (7.46%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.99%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (1.49%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 41 (61.19%) IaaS
1 41 (61.19%) PaaS
1 41 (61.19%) SaaS
2 2 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.99%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.99%) Google App Engine
2 2 (2.99%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.40%) LDAP
2 2 (2.99%) DHCP
2 2 (2.99%) DNS
2 2 (2.99%) FTP
2 2 (2.99%) HTTP
2 2 (2.99%) IPsec
2 2 (2.99%) SSL
2 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.90%) SQL Server
2 13 (19.40%) Oracle Reports
3 12 (17.91%) DB2
3 12 (17.91%) MongoDB
4 9 (13.43%) Oracle Database
5 8 (11.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (8.96%) Ingres
7 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (4.48%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 3 (4.48%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) CA Gen
1 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.99%) Travis CI
General
1 6 (8.96%) Finance
2 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.49%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (28.36%) Operations Engineer
2 16 (23.88%) DBA
2 16 (23.88%) Senior Operations Engineer
3 15 (22.39%) Administrator
4 11 (16.42%) Analyst
4 11 (16.42%) Operations Analyst
5 10 (14.93%) Oracle DBA
6 9 (13.43%) Operational Support Analyst
6 9 (13.43%) Operations Support Analyst
6 9 (13.43%) Support Analyst
7 8 (11.94%) Project Manager
8 4 (5.97%) Ingres DBA
8 4 (5.97%) SQL DBA
9 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Senior Manager
9 3 (4.48%) Senior Project Manager
10 2 (2.99%) 2nd Line Support
10 2 (2.99%) CRM Project Manager
10 2 (2.99%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) Middleware
1 3 (4.48%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 2 (2.99%) .NET
2 2 (2.99%) J2EE
2 2 (2.99%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 48 (71.64%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (20.90%) Management Information System
3 11 (16.42%) Tandem
4 3 (4.48%) PMI
5 2 (2.99%) BYOD
5 2 (2.99%) Digital Signage
6 1 (1.49%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 46 (68.66%) Linux
1 46 (68.66%) Windows
2 45 (67.16%) Unix
3 40 (59.70%) AIX
4 28 (41.79%) Windows 2000
4 28 (41.79%) Windows XP
5 7 (10.45%) VME
6 5 (7.46%) MVS
6 5 (7.46%) zOS
7 2 (2.99%) HPUX
7 2 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.99%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (76.12%) ITIL
2 45 (67.16%) Change Management
3 43 (64.18%) Data Management
3 43 (64.18%) PRINCE2
4 41 (61.19%) Open Source
5 40 (59.70%) DevOps
6 35 (52.24%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (52.24%) Service Management
7 34 (50.75%) Problem Management
8 27 (40.30%) ITSM
9 24 (35.82%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 18 (26.87%) Release Management
11 17 (25.37%) Performance Tuning
12 16 (23.88%) Disaster Recovery
13 14 (20.90%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (16.42%) Data Analysis
15 10 (14.93%) High Availability
16 9 (13.43%) Project Management
17 8 (11.94%) Resource Management
18 4 (5.97%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.90%) SQL
2 7 (10.45%) COBOL
3 4 (5.97%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (10.45%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.96%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (4.48%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.99%) IBM Certification
4 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (38.81%) SLA
2 6 (8.96%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (7.46%) PMO
4 2 (2.99%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.48%) Oracle Clusterware
2 2 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.99%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) Data Guard
1 3 (4.48%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (2.99%) Puppet
Vendors
1 58 (86.57%) Microsoft
2 22 (32.84%) Oracle
3 3 (4.48%) Informatica
3 3 (4.48%) TIBCO
4 2 (2.99%) CA
4 2 (2.99%) Google
4 2 (2.99%) IBM
4 2 (2.99%) VMware
5 1 (1.49%) Ariba
5 1 (1.49%) Capita
5 1 (1.49%) Infor
5 1 (1.49%) SAP
5 1 (1.49%) WorldPay