The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft PowerPoint
England / North West
Rank 89 112 64
Rank change year-on-year +23 -48  
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 42 46 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.61% 1.20% 2.82%
As % of the Applications category 14.53% 12.53% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 27 44
Median daily rate £275 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.51% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £188 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £470 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £325
% change year-on-year -3.84% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 4
Median hourly rate £42.00 £17.50 £18.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +140.00% -7.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £14.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.73 £47.33 £39.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year -1.33% -3.84%  

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 West with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 289 367 425
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 11.11% 9.56% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 178 196
Median daily rate £335 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.28% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £175 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 56 62
Median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.48 £47.33 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.85
% change year-on-year -9.09% +11.11%  

MS PowerPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

MS 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 MS PowerPoint in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for MS PowerPoint in the North West

MS PowerPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint in the North West over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS PowerPoint in the North West

MS PowerPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS PowerPoint in the North West

MS PowerPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint in the North West over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for MS PowerPoint in the North West

MS 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 MS PowerPoint within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 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
Manchester +10 20 £300 -14.28% 3
Lancashire +24 11 £250 -18.36% 3
Cheshire +26 9 £355 +3.80%
Merseyside -1 2 £495 +57.14% 1
MS PowerPoint
England

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 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 West region with a requirement for MS PowerPoint.

1 55 (59.14%) MS Excel
2 48 (51.61%) Microsoft
3 37 (39.78%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (34.41%) MS Office
5 28 (30.11%) PRINCE2
5 28 (30.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 25 (26.88%) Finance
7 23 (24.73%) Data Analysis
7 23 (24.73%) Project Management
8 21 (22.58%) Windows
9 20 (21.51%) MS Visio
10 19 (20.43%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (17.20%) Change Management
12 15 (16.13%) PMO
13 14 (15.05%) ITIL
14 13 (13.98%) Service Management
14 13 (13.98%) Security Cleared
15 12 (12.90%) WebSphere
15 12 (12.90%) AIX
15 12 (12.90%) Linux
15 12 (12.90%) Windows 2000
15 12 (12.90%) Windows XP
16 11 (11.83%) Unix
16 11 (11.83%) ITSM
16 11 (11.83%) Data Management
16 11 (11.83%) SaaS
16 11 (11.83%) Continuous Improvement
17 10 (10.75%) Open Source
17 10 (10.75%) IaaS
17 10 (10.75%) PaaS

MS PowerPoint
Top Related 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 12 (12.90%) WebSphere
2 7 (7.53%) SAS
3 5 (5.38%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.08%) IIS
4 1 (1.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 55 (59.14%) MS Excel
2 32 (34.41%) MS Office
3 20 (21.51%) MS Visio
4 10 (10.75%) MS Project
5 1 (1.08%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (1.08%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.83%) SaaS
2 10 (10.75%) IaaS
2 10 (10.75%) PaaS
3 1 (1.08%) Office 365
3 1 (1.08%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.08%) LAN
1 1 (1.08%) SAN
1 1 (1.08%) Skype
1 1 (1.08%) VPN
1 1 (1.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Power View
1 2 (2.15%) PowerPivot
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.08%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (1.08%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.08%) JIRA
2 1 (1.08%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.08%) Toad
2 1 (1.08%) VectorCAST
General
1 25 (26.88%) Finance
2 9 (9.68%) Legal
3 7 (7.53%) Marketing
4 6 (6.45%) Banking
5 5 (5.38%) Retail
6 4 (4.30%) Telecoms
7 3 (3.23%) Retail Banking
8 2 (2.15%) Investment Banking
8 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
9 1 (1.08%) Aerospace
9 1 (1.08%) Automotive
9 1 (1.08%) Avionics
9 1 (1.08%) Back Office
9 1 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 37 (39.78%) Analyst
2 10 (10.75%) Project Manager
3 9 (9.68%) Operations Analyst
4 8 (8.60%) Business Analyst
5 7 (7.53%) Operational Support Analyst
5 7 (7.53%) Operations Support Analyst
5 7 (7.53%) Support Analyst
6 6 (6.45%) Business Manager
6 6 (6.45%) SAS Analyst
7 5 (5.38%) CRM Analyst
7 5 (5.38%) CRM Business Analyst
7 5 (5.38%) Operations Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Senior Operations Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) Administrator
8 4 (4.30%) Change Manager
8 4 (4.30%) IT Manager
8 4 (4.30%) Programmer
8 4 (4.30%) Supply Chain Manager
8 4 (4.30%) Supply Chain Project Manager
8 4 (4.30%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.08%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 1 (1.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (39.78%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.68%) Tandem
3 5 (5.38%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.23%) Fintech
5 2 (2.15%) Equities
6 1 (1.08%) AS400
6 1 (1.08%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.08%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.08%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.08%) RIA
6 1 (1.08%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 21 (22.58%) Windows
2 12 (12.90%) AIX
2 12 (12.90%) Linux
2 12 (12.90%) Windows 2000
2 12 (12.90%) Windows XP
3 11 (11.83%) Unix
4 1 (1.08%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.08%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.11%) PRINCE2
1 28 (30.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 23 (24.73%) Data Analysis
2 23 (24.73%) Project Management
3 19 (20.43%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (17.20%) Change Management
5 14 (15.05%) ITIL
6 13 (13.98%) Service Management
7 11 (11.83%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (11.83%) Data Management
7 11 (11.83%) ITSM
8 10 (10.75%) Open Source
9 9 (9.68%) DevOps
9 9 (9.68%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 9 (9.68%) Release Management
10 8 (8.60%) Facilities Management
10 8 (8.60%) Problem Management
11 6 (6.45%) Business Analysis
11 6 (6.45%) CRM
11 6 (6.45%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.30%) SQL
2 3 (3.23%) VBA
3 2 (2.15%) Perl
4 1 (1.08%) Ada
4 1 (1.08%) C
4 1 (1.08%) Java
4 1 (1.08%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (13.98%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.68%) Degree
3 7 (7.53%) SC Cleared
4 6 (6.45%) ISEB
5 4 (4.30%) HND
6 2 (2.15%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.08%) APMP
7 1 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.08%) CCNA
7 1 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.08%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.08%) MCSE
7 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.08%) NVQ Level 3
7 1 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (16.13%) PMO
2 7 (7.53%) SLA
3 4 (4.30%) QA
4 1 (1.08%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.08%) GMP
System Software
1 3 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.08%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.15%) MOM
2 1 (1.08%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.08%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.08%) SCCM
2 1 (1.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 48 (51.61%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.30%) Oracle
3 3 (3.23%) Citrix
3 3 (3.23%) Google
3 3 (3.23%) SAP
4 1 (1.08%) Adobe
4 1 (1.08%) Baan
4 1 (1.08%) Canon
4 1 (1.08%) Cisco
4 1 (1.08%) Cognos
4 1 (1.08%) Dell
4 1 (1.08%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.08%) Intel Security
4 1 (1.08%) Symantec
4 1 (1.08%) Veeam
4 1 (1.08%) VMware
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