The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 23 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
England / North West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 100 90
Rank change year-on-year -9 -10  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint 31 63 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.05% 1.65% 1.58%
As % of the Applications category 15.35% 22.58% 14.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 24
Median daily rate £325 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £175 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 2
Median hourly rate £36.75 £20.50 £40.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +79.26% -49.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £16.28 £36.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £20.50 £45.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £13.36
% change year-on-year -8.21% +46.83%  

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 the North West with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 202 279 395
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 6.86% 7.29% 10.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 128 174
Median daily rate £325 £320 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% +3.98%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £149 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £465 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +3.84% +1.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 30 47
Median hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £15.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.90% +31.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.55 £47.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.21% +13.79%  

Microsoft PowerPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Microsoft PowerPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft PowerPoint in the North West

Microsoft PowerPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint in the North West over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft PowerPoint in the North West

Microsoft PowerPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft PowerPoint in the North West

Microsoft PowerPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint in the North West over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft PowerPoint in the North West

Microsoft PowerPoint
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 23 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
Manchester -5 15 £350 -12.50% 3
Lancashire 0 7 £438 +118.75% 1
Merseyside 0 4 £165 -5.71%
Cheshire +13 3 £283 -27.09% 3
Cumbria - 1 - -
Microsoft PowerPoint
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 North West region with a requirement for Microsoft PowerPoint.

1 63 (86.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (41.10%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (41.10%) Microsoft
3 26 (35.62%) Finance
4 25 (34.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (32.88%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (23.29%) Data Analysis
7 16 (21.92%) Project Management
8 14 (19.18%) PMO
9 13 (17.81%) Security Cleared
9 13 (17.81%) PRINCE2
10 11 (15.07%) Legal
10 11 (15.07%) SC Cleared
11 10 (13.70%) MS Visio
11 10 (13.70%) SharePoint
11 10 (13.70%) Change Management
12 9 (12.33%) Windows
12 9 (12.33%) Microsoft Project
12 9 (12.33%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (10.96%) Retail
13 8 (10.96%) Degree
14 6 (8.22%) Marketing
14 6 (8.22%) Oracle
14 6 (8.22%) SAS
14 6 (8.22%) Service Management
15 5 (6.85%) Programme Management
15 5 (6.85%) Programme Governance
16 4 (5.48%) Email Marketing
16 4 (5.48%) Test Scripting
16 4 (5.48%) Change Control

Microsoft PowerPoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 10 (13.70%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.22%) SAS
3 2 (2.74%) WebLogic
Applications
1 63 (86.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (41.10%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (13.70%) MS Visio
4 9 (12.33%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.37%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (1.37%) CATIA
5 1 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database
1 2 (2.74%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (2.74%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 2 (2.74%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 2 (2.74%) SAS Enterprise Miner
1 2 (2.74%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.74%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 3 (4.11%) JIRA
2 2 (2.74%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (2.74%) Rational Statemate
2 2 (2.74%) Toad
3 1 (1.37%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.37%) Rational DOORS
General
1 26 (35.62%) Finance
2 11 (15.07%) Legal
3 8 (10.96%) Retail
4 6 (8.22%) Marketing
5 4 (5.48%) Banking
6 3 (4.11%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.74%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (2.74%) Retail Banking
7 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.37%) Aerospace
8 1 (1.37%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 29 (39.73%) Analyst
2 6 (8.22%) Business Analyst
3 5 (6.85%) Project Manager
4 4 (5.48%) Administrator
4 4 (5.48%) CRM Analyst
4 4 (5.48%) CRM Business Analyst
4 4 (5.48%) Developer
4 4 (5.48%) Junior
4 4 (5.48%) PMO Manager
5 3 (4.11%) Consultant
5 3 (4.11%) IT Analyst
5 3 (4.11%) IT Project Leader
5 3 (4.11%) Junior PMO
5 3 (4.11%) PMO Analyst
5 3 (4.11%) Principal Consultant
5 3 (4.11%) Project Leader
5 3 (4.11%) SAS Analyst
5 3 (4.11%) Software Engineer
5 3 (4.11%) Support Analyst
6 2 (2.74%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.74%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 24 (32.88%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.11%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.11%) Fintech
2 3 (4.11%) Smartphone
3 2 (2.74%) e-Learning
3 2 (2.74%) Learning Management System
3 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.74%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.37%) EPoS
4 1 (1.37%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.33%) Windows
2 3 (4.11%) Android
2 3 (4.11%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.74%) Linux
3 2 (2.74%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (34.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 17 (23.29%) Data Analysis
3 16 (21.92%) Project Management
4 13 (17.81%) PRINCE2
5 10 (13.70%) Change Management
6 9 (12.33%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (8.22%) Service Management
8 5 (6.85%) Programme Governance
8 5 (6.85%) Programme Management
9 4 (5.48%) Change Control
9 4 (5.48%) CRM
9 4 (5.48%) Email Marketing
9 4 (5.48%) Project Planning
9 4 (5.48%) Risk Management
9 4 (5.48%) Single Customer View
9 4 (5.48%) Test Scripting
10 3 (4.11%) ITIL
10 3 (4.11%) Migration
10 3 (4.11%) Software Engineering
10 3 (4.11%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.74%) Perl
1 2 (2.74%) PL/SQL
1 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
1 2 (2.74%) Shell Script
1 2 (2.74%) SQL
2 1 (1.37%) Ada
2 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (17.81%) Security Cleared
2 11 (15.07%) SC Cleared
3 8 (10.96%) Degree
4 4 (5.48%) ISEB
5 3 (4.11%) HND
6 2 (2.74%) NVQ Level 3
7 1 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.37%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (1.37%) HNC
7 1 (1.37%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (1.37%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (19.18%) PMO
2 1 (1.37%) Actionable Recommendations
2 1 (1.37%) GMP
2 1 (1.37%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.37%) MIL-STD-498
2 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) MOM
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 30 (41.10%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.22%) Oracle
3 3 (4.11%) Google
4 2 (2.74%) SAP
5 1 (1.37%) Adobe
5 1 (1.37%) Apple
5 1 (1.37%) Baan
5 1 (1.37%) Capita
5 1 (1.37%) Cognos
5 1 (1.37%) IBM
5 1 (1.37%) Progress