The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft PowerPoint
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 35 18 19
Rank change year-on-year -17 +1  
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 8 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 3.52% 3.28% 3.45%
As % of the Applications category 29.63% 26.67% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 4
Median daily rate £325 - £144
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 - £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 - £145
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £325
% change year-on-year -3.84% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £18.75
% change year-on-year -1.33% -  

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 27 15 16
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 11.89% 12.30% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 10
Median daily rate £358 £95 £100
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +276.31% -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £95 £88
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £106 £145
UK excluding London median daily rate £331 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +0.30% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.24% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.93
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.55%  

MS PowerPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 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 Northern Ireland

MS PowerPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS PowerPoint in Northern Ireland

MS PowerPoint
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 23 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
County Antrim -14 8 £325 - 1
MS PowerPoint
UK

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 23 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for MS PowerPoint.

1 14 (87.50%) Finance
2 10 (62.50%) Project Management
3 9 (56.25%) MS Project
4 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
4 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (37.50%) Network Design
5 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (37.50%) Arista
5 6 (37.50%) PMO
5 6 (37.50%) Juniper
5 6 (37.50%) Cisco
5 6 (37.50%) CCIE
5 6 (37.50%) CCNP
5 6 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (37.50%) Avaya
6 5 (31.25%) PMP
6 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
6 5 (31.25%) MS Office
6 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
6 5 (31.25%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 5 (31.25%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (25.00%) MS Visio
8 3 (18.75%) Degree
9 2 (12.50%) Data Management
9 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
9 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
9 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (12.50%) Middleware
9 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (12.50%) Windows

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (56.25%) MS Project
2 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
3 5 (31.25%) MS Office
4 4 (25.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.25%) QlikView
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (87.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Business Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Designer
3 3 (18.75%) Network Designer
3 3 (18.75%) Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Project Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Data Manager
5 1 (6.25%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) AIX
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
1 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (12.50%) Solaris
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Project Management
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) Network Design
4 5 (31.25%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
4 5 (31.25%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (12.50%) Data Management
5 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
5 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
6 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) CCIE
1 6 (37.50%) CCNP
1 6 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (31.25%) PMP
3 3 (18.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) PMO
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Arista
1 6 (37.50%) Avaya
1 6 (37.50%) Cisco
1 6 (37.50%) Juniper
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft