Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 140 142
Rank change year-on-year +26 +2 -41
Contract jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint 85 56 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.64% 1.12% 1.04%
As % of the Applications category 18.09% 14.29% 13.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 27 25
Scotland median daily rate £294 £300 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.00% -13.79% +16.00%
10th Percentile £199 £140 £165
90th Percentile £439 £500 £438
UK median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +9.59% +4.29% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Scotland median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -67.11% +231.88%
UK median hourly rate £18.88 £20.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year -9.04% +3.75% +9.59%

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 470 392 330
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 9.05% 7.85% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 212 184
Scotland median daily rate £338 £325 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.85% +4.42% +3.75%
10th Percentile £127 £118 £125
90th Percentile £481 £457 £450
UK median daily rate £374 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +6.86% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 23 22
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.63% -11.48% +19.61%
10th Percentile £11.60 £10.14 £9.43
90th Percentile £44.43 £34.75 £34.58
UK median hourly rate £15.88 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year +2.45% - +3.33%

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 15 December 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
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 15 December 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 -6 44 £230 +2.22% 5
Edinburgh +19 36 £300 -14.29% 2
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Highlands - 1 - - 1
Microsoft PowerPoint
UK

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 65 (76.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 46 (54.12%) Microsoft Office
3 44 (51.76%) Finance
4 35 (41.18%) Microsoft
5 28 (32.94%) Banking
6 23 (27.06%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (25.88%) Project Management
8 19 (22.35%) Degree
8 19 (22.35%) PMO
9 17 (20.00%) SQL
9 17 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
9 17 (20.00%) Data Analysis
10 15 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (17.65%) MS Visio
10 15 (17.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 13 (15.29%) Problem-Solving
12 12 (14.12%) Business Analysis
12 12 (14.12%) QA
13 11 (12.94%) JIRA
13 11 (12.94%) REST
13 11 (12.94%) Process Improvement
13 11 (12.94%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (11.76%) SharePoint
14 10 (11.76%) Java
14 10 (11.76%) Risk Management
14 10 (11.76%) Change Management
14 10 (11.76%) Data Quality
14 10 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (10.59%) BPSS Clearance
15 9 (10.59%) Jenkins

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 10 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 9 (10.59%) Confluence
3 8 (9.41%) SAS
4 5 (5.88%) WebSphere
5 4 (4.71%) Apache Qpid
6 2 (2.35%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.18%) CICS
7 1 (1.18%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.18%) MS Project Server
7 1 (1.18%) Umbraco
Applications
1 65 (76.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 46 (54.12%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
4 15 (17.65%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.35%) Acrobat
5 2 (2.35%) Adobe Captivate
5 2 (2.35%) Camtasia
5 2 (2.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.24%) Office 365
2 2 (2.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.71%) NAS
2 2 (2.35%) VPN
3 1 (1.18%) Internet
3 1 (1.18%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.18%) SSH
3 1 (1.18%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.06%) BusinessObjects
1 6 (7.06%) QlikView
2 4 (4.71%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.35%) Data Mart
3 2 (2.35%) MS Access
3 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.35%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.35%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.18%) DB2
4 1 (1.18%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 11 (12.94%) JIRA
2 9 (10.59%) Git (software)
2 9 (10.59%) Jenkins
2 9 (10.59%) Maven
3 7 (8.24%) FishEye
3 7 (8.24%) TeamCity
4 5 (5.88%) Ant
4 5 (5.88%) Eclipse
4 5 (5.88%) JMeter
4 5 (5.88%) JUnit
4 5 (5.88%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.18%) RStudio
General
1 44 (51.76%) Finance
2 28 (32.94%) Banking
3 5 (5.88%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.71%) Marketing
5 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.18%) Legal
6 1 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (42.35%) Analyst
2 13 (15.29%) Coordinator
3 10 (11.76%) Business Analyst
3 10 (11.76%) Data Analyst
3 10 (11.76%) Developer
4 7 (8.24%) Java Developer
4 7 (8.24%) PMO Analyst
4 7 (8.24%) Project Coordinator
5 5 (5.88%) Risk Analyst
6 4 (4.71%) Administrator
6 4 (4.71%) Report Analyst
6 4 (4.71%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (4.71%) Technical Business Analyst
6 4 (4.71%) Technology Risk Analyst
7 3 (3.53%) Change Analyst
7 3 (3.53%) Risk Data Analyst
8 2 (2.35%) Business Support Analyst
8 2 (2.35%) IT Administrator
8 2 (2.35%) Project Manager
8 2 (2.35%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.94%) REST
2 9 (10.59%) SOAP
3 7 (8.24%) J2EE
3 7 (8.24%) Web Services
4 4 (4.71%) Kafka
4 4 (4.71%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (3.53%) .NET
6 1 (1.18%) HTML
6 1 (1.18%) ISPF
6 1 (1.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.24%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (7.06%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.71%) Learning Management System
5 3 (3.53%) Credit Risk
6 2 (2.35%) e-Learning
6 2 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.35%) Video Editing
7 1 (1.18%) AS400
7 1 (1.18%) CMDB
7 1 (1.18%) iSeries
7 1 (1.18%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.18%) PKI
7 1 (1.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.59%) Windows
2 4 (4.71%) Linux
3 2 (2.35%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.18%) Unix
4 1 (1.18%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.18%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.06%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (25.88%) Project Management
3 17 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 15 (17.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 15 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (15.29%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (14.12%) Business Analysis
7 11 (12.94%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (12.94%) Process Improvement
8 10 (11.76%) Change Management
8 10 (11.76%) Risk Management
9 8 (9.41%) PRINCE2
9 8 (9.41%) Test Automation
9 8 (9.41%) User Stories
10 7 (8.24%) Computer Science
10 7 (8.24%) Performance Testing
10 7 (8.24%) Software Engineering
10 7 (8.24%) Time Management
10 7 (8.24%) Workflow
11 6 (7.06%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.00%) SQL
2 10 (11.76%) Java
3 5 (5.88%) Groovy
3 5 (5.88%) Perl
4 4 (4.71%) Python
5 1 (1.18%) Assembly Language
5 1 (1.18%) CLIST
5 1 (1.18%) JCL
5 1 (1.18%) R
5 1 (1.18%) REXX
5 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (22.35%) Degree
2 9 (10.59%) BPSS Clearance
3 6 (7.06%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (5.88%) Master's Degree
5 2 (2.35%) MCP
6 1 (1.18%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.18%) MCSE
6 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.18%) MOS
6 1 (1.18%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.18%) PMP
6 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (22.35%) PMO
2 12 (14.12%) QA
3 10 (11.76%) Data Quality
4 2 (2.35%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.35%) SLA
5 1 (1.18%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 3 (3.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.18%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 1 (1.18%) RACF
2 1 (1.18%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 4 (4.71%) Ansible
1 4 (4.71%) Nagios
1 4 (4.71%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (4.71%) Puppet
2 1 (1.18%) zSecure
Vendors
1 35 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.41%) Tableau
3 4 (4.71%) Atlassian
3 4 (4.71%) Oracle
4 3 (3.53%) Planview
5 2 (2.35%) Adobe
5 2 (2.35%) IBM
5 2 (2.35%) Informatica
5 2 (2.35%) Talend
5 2 (2.35%) Twitter
5 2 (2.35%) Vermilion
6 1 (1.18%) CA
6 1 (1.18%) Sybase