Period
to 26 May 2019

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 26 May 2019 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
26 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 120 136 115
Rank change year-on-year +16 -21 +26
Contract jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint 53 58 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.22% 1.11% 1.29%
As % of the Applications category 15.92% 12.53% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 33 25
Scotland median daily rate £384 £275 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.64% -5.17% -3.33%
10th Percentile £144 £126 £195
90th Percentile £465 £470 £448
UK median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate £18.56 - -
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% +7.32% +14.62%

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 333 463 334
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 7.70% 8.85% 9.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 260 149
Scotland median daily rate £342 £325 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.23% +0.78% +0.78%
10th Percentile £123 £120 £107
90th Percentile £475 £450 £475
UK median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +2.74% +4.29% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 28 22
Scotland median hourly rate £25.50 £15.00 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.00% -27.71% +6.41%
10th Percentile £14.28 £10.41 £11.30
90th Percentile £44.50 £31.50 £57.50
UK median hourly rate £16.73 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +1.38% +3.13% -2.56%

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 26 May 2019.

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 26 May 2019. 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
Edinburgh +13 23 £384 +28.00% 1
Glasgow +11 23 £400 +122.22%
Stirling - 1 £513 -
Highlands - 1 £212 -
South Ayrshire - 1 - -
Falkirk - 1 £413 -
Dundee - 1 £275 -
Microsoft PowerPoint
UK

For the 6 months to 26 May 2019, 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 48 (90.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (47.17%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (43.40%) Microsoft
4 18 (33.96%) Finance
5 15 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (28.30%) Project Management
6 12 (22.64%) Microsoft Project
7 11 (20.75%) Windows
7 11 (20.75%) PMO
8 10 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (18.87%) MS Visio
9 9 (16.98%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (16.98%) Degree
10 8 (15.09%) Waterfall
10 8 (15.09%) Process Improvement
10 8 (15.09%) Data Analysis
11 7 (13.21%) Management Information System
11 7 (13.21%) Active Directory
11 7 (13.21%) SharePoint
12 6 (11.32%) Migration
12 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (11.32%) Business Analysis
13 5 (9.43%) Computer Science
13 5 (9.43%) Cybersecurity
13 5 (9.43%) Risk Management
13 5 (9.43%) Change Management
13 5 (9.43%) PRINCE2
14 4 (7.55%) SLA
14 4 (7.55%) VPN
14 4 (7.55%) CRM

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 7 (13.21%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.77%) Apache Qpid
3 1 (1.89%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 48 (90.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (47.17%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (22.64%) Microsoft Project
4 10 (18.87%) MS Visio
5 2 (3.77%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.89%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (1.89%) InDesign
6 1 (1.89%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) ResourceLink
2 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Office 365
2 1 (1.89%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) VPN
2 3 (5.66%) Internet
2 3 (5.66%) NAS
3 2 (3.77%) ADSL
3 2 (3.77%) Broadband
3 2 (3.77%) Firewall
3 2 (3.77%) GoToMeeting
3 2 (3.77%) MPLS
3 2 (3.77%) WAN
4 1 (1.89%) Intranet
4 1 (1.89%) LAN
4 1 (1.89%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) Apache Hive
2 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.89%) Qlik Sense
2 1 (1.89%) QlikView
2 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) JIRA
2 2 (3.77%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.77%) Maven
3 1 (1.89%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.89%) LabVIEW
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle APEX
General
1 18 (33.96%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Retail
4 1 (1.89%) Electronics
4 1 (1.89%) Legal
4 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (41.51%) Analyst
2 8 (15.09%) Business Analyst
3 7 (13.21%) Project Manager
4 5 (9.43%) Administrator
4 5 (9.43%) PMO Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Service Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Data Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) IT Administrator
6 3 (5.66%) IT Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) IT Manager
6 3 (5.66%) IT Support
6 3 (5.66%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Technical Business Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Data Quality Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Designer
7 2 (3.77%) Governance Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Programme Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) HTML
2 2 (3.77%) Flash
2 2 (3.77%) Kafka
2 2 (3.77%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (3.77%) REST
2 2 (3.77%) SOAP
3 1 (1.89%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (13.21%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.89%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (1.89%) Animation
4 1 (1.89%) AS400
4 1 (1.89%) CMDB
4 1 (1.89%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.89%) iSeries
4 1 (1.89%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.89%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.75%) Windows
2 4 (7.55%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.66%) Linux
3 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.77%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (28.30%) Project Management
2 9 (16.98%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (15.09%) Data Analysis
3 8 (15.09%) Process Improvement
3 8 (15.09%) Waterfall
4 6 (11.32%) Business Analysis
4 6 (11.32%) Migration
4 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (9.43%) Change Management
5 5 (9.43%) Computer Science
5 5 (9.43%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (9.43%) PRINCE2
5 5 (9.43%) Risk Management
6 4 (7.55%) Coaching
6 4 (7.55%) CRM
6 4 (7.55%) ITIL
6 4 (7.55%) Scrum
6 4 (7.55%) SDLC
6 4 (7.55%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.55%) SQL
2 2 (3.77%) Perl
2 2 (3.77%) Python
3 1 (1.89%) Java
3 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (16.98%) Degree
2 4 (7.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (5.66%) Master's Degree
3 3 (5.66%) PMI Certification
3 3 (5.66%) PMP
4 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (3.77%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 2 (3.77%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
4 2 (3.77%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
5 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.89%) CISSP
5 1 (1.89%) ISACA
5 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.89%) MCP
5 1 (1.89%) MCSE
5 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.75%) PMO
2 4 (7.55%) QA
2 4 (7.55%) SLA
3 2 (3.77%) Data Quality
3 2 (3.77%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.89%) GDPR
4 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.89%) PMBOK
4 1 (1.89%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 7 (13.21%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Ansible
1 2 (3.77%) Nagios
1 2 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.77%) Puppet
2 1 (1.89%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 23 (43.40%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.55%) Oracle
3 3 (5.66%) IBM
4 2 (3.77%) Cisco
4 2 (3.77%) NGA Human Resources
4 2 (3.77%) Polycom
5 1 (1.89%) Adobe