Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 6 months to 19 October 2018 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 123 137
Rank change year-on-year -5 +14 -51
Contract jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint 78 57 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.46% 1.18% 1.33%
As % of the Applications category 16.35% 14.43% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 22 45
Scotland median daily rate £275 £306 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.20% -4.30% -1.54%
10th Percentile £195 £151 £212
90th Percentile £444 £500 £438
UK median daily rate £390 £370 £350
% change year-on-year +5.41% +5.71% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £12.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.00% -67.11% +231.88%
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -7.32% +2.50% +8.11%

Microsoft PowerPoint is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 477 395 416
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 8.91% 8.21% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 187 244
Scotland median daily rate £325 £338 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.70% +6.30% -2.31%
10th Percentile £123 £112 £161
90th Percentile £459 £475 £450
UK median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +4.29% +5.98% -5.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 22 26
Scotland median hourly rate £16.25 £13.50 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.37% -1.82% +4.76%
10th Percentile £9.48 £10.07 £9.25
90th Percentile £35.75 £34.88 £20.63
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% +10.00%

Microsoft PowerPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Microsoft PowerPoint as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft PowerPoint in Scotland

Microsoft PowerPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft PowerPoint in Scotland

Microsoft PowerPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint in Scotland over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft PowerPoint in Scotland

Microsoft PowerPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft PowerPoint in Scotland

Microsoft PowerPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint in Scotland over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft PowerPoint in Scotland

Microsoft PowerPoint
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -4 41 £210 -30.00% 6
Edinburgh +7 32 £300 -4.76% 11
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Highlands - 1 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 - -
Microsoft PowerPoint
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Microsoft PowerPoint.

1 58 (74.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 45 (57.69%) Finance
3 43 (55.13%) Microsoft Office
4 38 (48.72%) Microsoft
5 26 (33.33%) Project Management
6 22 (28.21%) Banking
7 19 (24.36%) PMO
8 17 (21.79%) Degree
8 17 (21.79%) Microsoft Project
8 17 (21.79%) MS Visio
9 16 (20.51%) SQL
10 15 (19.23%) SharePoint
10 15 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (16.67%) Risk Management
11 13 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 11 (14.10%) Problem-Solving
12 11 (14.10%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (14.10%) SAS
13 10 (12.82%) Data Quality
14 9 (11.54%) QA
14 9 (11.54%) Time Management
14 9 (11.54%) Data Analysis
14 9 (11.54%) PRINCE2
15 8 (10.26%) Java
15 8 (10.26%) Asset Management
15 8 (10.26%) Change Management
15 8 (10.26%) Information Security
15 8 (10.26%) User Stories
15 8 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
16 7 (8.97%) BPSS Clearance

Microsoft PowerPoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 15 (19.23%) SharePoint
2 11 (14.10%) SAS
3 7 (8.97%) Confluence
4 5 (6.41%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.85%) CICS
5 3 (3.85%) MQSeries
6 2 (2.56%) MS Project Server
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 58 (74.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 43 (55.13%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (21.79%) Microsoft Project
3 17 (21.79%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.56%) Acrobat
4 2 (2.56%) Adobe Captivate
4 2 (2.56%) Camtasia
4 2 (2.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) Kerberos
1 3 (3.85%) SSH
1 3 (3.85%) SSL
2 2 (2.56%) ADSL
2 2 (2.56%) Broadband
2 2 (2.56%) Extranet
2 2 (2.56%) Intranet
2 2 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.41%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (6.41%) QlikView
2 3 (3.85%) DB2
3 2 (2.56%) MS Access
3 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.28%) Data Mart
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.28%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 7 (8.97%) FishEye
1 7 (8.97%) Git (software)
1 7 (8.97%) JIRA
1 7 (8.97%) TeamCity
2 5 (6.41%) Ant
2 5 (6.41%) Eclipse
2 5 (6.41%) Jenkins
2 5 (6.41%) JMeter
2 5 (6.41%) JUnit
2 5 (6.41%) Maven
2 5 (6.41%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.28%) RStudio
General
1 45 (57.69%) Finance
2 22 (28.21%) Banking
3 4 (5.13%) Investment Banking
3 4 (5.13%) Legal
3 4 (5.13%) Marketing
4 2 (2.56%) French Language
4 2 (2.56%) German Language
4 2 (2.56%) Italian Language
4 2 (2.56%) Law
4 2 (2.56%) Mandarin Language
4 2 (2.56%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (41.03%) Analyst
2 14 (17.95%) Coordinator
3 10 (12.82%) Data Analyst
4 9 (11.54%) Developer
5 7 (8.97%) Java Developer
5 7 (8.97%) PMO Analyst
5 7 (8.97%) Project Coordinator
6 6 (7.69%) Risk Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Asset Management Project Manager
8 3 (3.85%) Change Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) IT Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Junior
8 3 (3.85%) Junior Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.85%) Report Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Security Engineer
9 2 (2.56%) PowerPoint Expert
9 2 (2.56%) Senior PMO Analyst
9 2 (2.56%) Senior Strategy Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.97%) J2EE
1 7 (8.97%) REST
1 7 (8.97%) Web Services
2 5 (6.41%) SOAP
3 3 (3.85%) ISPF
3 3 (3.85%) Middleware
4 2 (2.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.97%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.13%) Credit Risk
3 4 (5.13%) Learning Management System
4 3 (3.85%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.85%) PKI
5 2 (2.56%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.56%) e-Learning
5 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.56%) Video Editing
6 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.28%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.85%) Unix
1 3 (3.85%) Windows
1 3 (3.85%) zOS
2 2 (2.56%) Windows 7
2 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (33.33%) Project Management
2 15 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 13 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 11 (14.10%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (14.10%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (11.54%) Data Analysis
5 9 (11.54%) PRINCE2
5 9 (11.54%) Time Management
6 8 (10.26%) Asset Management
6 8 (10.26%) Change Management
6 8 (10.26%) Information Security
6 8 (10.26%) User Stories
7 7 (8.97%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (8.97%) Performance Testing
7 7 (8.97%) Test Automation
8 6 (7.69%) Analytics
8 6 (7.69%) People Management
9 5 (6.41%) Functional Testing
9 5 (6.41%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.51%) SQL
2 8 (10.26%) Java
3 5 (6.41%) Groovy
4 3 (3.85%) Assembly Language
4 3 (3.85%) CLIST
4 3 (3.85%) JCL
4 3 (3.85%) Perl
4 3 (3.85%) REXX
4 3 (3.85%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.28%) C
5 1 (1.28%) R
5 1 (1.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (21.79%) Degree
2 7 (8.97%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (3.85%) PMI Certification
3 3 (3.85%) PMP
4 2 (2.56%) CISA
4 2 (2.56%) CISSP
4 2 (2.56%) ISACA
4 2 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.28%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (24.36%) PMO
2 10 (12.82%) Data Quality
3 9 (11.54%) QA
4 3 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (2.56%) SLA
5 2 (2.56%) SSAE 16
6 1 (1.28%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 3 (3.85%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 3 (3.85%) RACF
1 3 (3.85%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) zSecure
Vendors
1 38 (48.72%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.97%) Tableau
3 3 (3.85%) CA
3 3 (3.85%) IBM
3 3 (3.85%) Sybase
4 2 (2.56%) Adobe
4 2 (2.56%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.56%) iManage
4 2 (2.56%) Oracle
4 2 (2.56%) Planview
4 2 (2.56%) Twitter
5 1 (1.28%) Informatica
5 1 (1.28%) Talend
5 1 (1.28%) Vermilion