Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 122 100
Rank change year-on-year -11 -22 +11
Contract jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint 54 53 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.09% 1.23% 1.74%
As % of the Applications category 13.99% 15.32% 18.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 35 70
Scotland median daily rate £306 £321 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.60% +7.00% -23.42%
10th Percentile £147 £186 £199
90th Percentile £500 £438 £455
UK median daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year +7.14% -4.11% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Scotland median hourly rate £12.50 £38.00 £11.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -67.11% +231.88% +4.09%
10th Percentile £11.25 £38.00 £10.73
90th Percentile £18.75 £38.00 £12.18
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £21.69
% change year-on-year +2.50% -7.79% +31.45%

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 386 346 581
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 7.76% 8.05% 9.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 197 304
Scotland median daily rate £325 £314 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.50% -1.10% +2.42%
10th Percentile £110 £138 £130
90th Percentile £475 £441 £450
UK median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 25 36
Scotland median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.90% +13.73% -28.17%
10th Percentile £10.14 £9.25 £8.25
90th Percentile £34.75 £30.30 £36.23
UK median hourly rate £15.50 £16.15 £15.63
% change year-on-year -4.02% +3.36% +4.17%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 +10 28 £306 +9.87% 5
Edinburgh -25 19 £340 +13.33% 3
Aberdeen - 2 - -
Fife +2 1 - -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £110 -
Stirling - 1 £213 -
Microsoft PowerPoint
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Microsoft PowerPoint.

1 52 (96.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (55.56%) Microsoft Office
3 29 (53.70%) Finance
4 21 (38.89%) SAS
5 16 (29.63%) Unix
5 16 (29.63%) Mainframe
5 16 (29.63%) Project Planning
6 15 (27.78%) ISPF
6 15 (27.78%) SSH
6 15 (27.78%) PKI
6 15 (27.78%) Time Management
6 15 (27.78%) RACF
6 15 (27.78%) JCL
6 15 (27.78%) Middleware
6 15 (27.78%) Security Management
6 15 (27.78%) Sybase
6 15 (27.78%) DB2
6 15 (27.78%) MQSeries
6 15 (27.78%) SQL
6 15 (27.78%) Kerberos
6 15 (27.78%) SSL
6 15 (27.78%) IBM
6 15 (27.78%) CICS
6 15 (27.78%) Assembly Language
6 15 (27.78%) CA
6 15 (27.78%) REXX
6 15 (27.78%) zOS
6 15 (27.78%) Time Sharing Option
6 15 (27.78%) CLIST
6 15 (27.78%) Job Entry Subsystem

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 21 (38.89%) SAS
2 15 (27.78%) CICS
2 15 (27.78%) MQSeries
3 8 (14.81%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.70%) CMS
4 2 (3.70%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (3.70%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 52 (96.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (55.56%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (24.07%) MS Visio
4 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) AdWords
1 2 (3.70%) Basecamp
1 2 (3.70%) Google Analytics
1 2 (3.70%) Trello
2 1 (1.85%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 15 (27.78%) Kerberos
1 15 (27.78%) SSH
1 15 (27.78%) SSL
2 2 (3.70%) Internet
3 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.78%) DB2
2 3 (5.56%) SAS EBI
2 3 (5.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 29 (53.70%) Finance
2 10 (18.52%) Banking
3 4 (7.41%) Law
4 1 (1.85%) Billing
4 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.85%) Front Office
4 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Legal
4 1 (1.85%) Private Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (42.59%) Analyst
2 6 (11.11%) Assembler Programmer
2 6 (11.11%) Mainframe Programmer
2 6 (11.11%) PMO Analyst
2 6 (11.11%) Programmer
2 6 (11.11%) RACF Programmer
2 6 (11.11%) SAS Programmer
3 5 (9.26%) Business Analyst
4 4 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Project Officer
5 3 (5.56%) Project Support Officer
5 3 (5.56%) SAS Analyst
5 3 (5.56%) Security Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Support Officer
6 2 (3.70%) Data Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) PMO Assistant
6 2 (3.70%) Project Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Risk Officer
7 1 (1.85%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.78%) ISPF
1 15 (27.78%) Middleware
2 2 (3.70%) HTML
3 1 (1.85%) CGI
3 1 (1.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.63%) Mainframe
2 15 (27.78%) PKI
3 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.70%) Blog
5 2 (3.70%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.70%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.85%) iPad
6 1 (1.85%) iPhone
6 1 (1.85%) NHS
6 1 (1.85%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.63%) Unix
2 15 (27.78%) zOS
3 2 (3.70%) Windows
4 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) Project Planning
2 15 (27.78%) Security Management
2 15 (27.78%) Time Management
3 14 (25.93%) Information Security
3 14 (25.93%) People Management
4 12 (22.22%) Project Management
5 9 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (11.11%) Change Management
7 5 (9.26%) Risk Management
8 4 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (7.41%) Programme Management
9 3 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (5.56%) Business Analysis
9 3 (5.56%) Dashboard Development
9 3 (5.56%) Data Extraction
9 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2
9 3 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (3.70%) Analytics
10 2 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (3.70%) Indirect Procurement
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.78%) Assembly Language
1 15 (27.78%) CLIST
1 15 (27.78%) JCL
1 15 (27.78%) REXX
1 15 (27.78%) SQL
2 14 (25.93%) Perl
2 14 (25.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) APMP
2 1 (1.85%) CISM
2 1 (1.85%) CISSP
2 1 (1.85%) CRISC
2 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (24.07%) PMO
2 3 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (3.70%) QA
4 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (27.78%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 15 (27.78%) RACF
1 15 (27.78%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 15 (27.78%) zSecure
2 1 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 15 (27.78%) CA
1 15 (27.78%) IBM
1 15 (27.78%) Sybase
2 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.70%) Google
3 2 (3.70%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.85%) Apple
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle
4 1 (1.85%) SAP
4 1 (1.85%) Symantec