Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 21 January 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
England > South West
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 189 133 146
Rank change year-on-year -56 +13 -17
Contract jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint 41 64 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.65% 1.23% 1.04%
As % of the Applications category 9.40% 13.94% 10.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 47 34
South West median daily rate £265 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.75% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £160 £161 £227
90th Percentile £614 £469 £558
England median daily rate £400 £367 £350
% change year-on-year +8.99% +4.86% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 5
South West median hourly rate £41.50 £32.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.69% +62.50% -29.20%
10th Percentile £18.99 £30.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £45.63 £36.75 £37.25
England median hourly rate £20.00 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -13.04% +15.00% +2.99%

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 the South West with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 436 459 548
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 6.87% 8.84% 10.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 284 326
South West median daily rate £350 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +12.50% -14.29%
10th Percentile £134 £144 £125
90th Percentile £494 £488 £488
England median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 59 98
South West median hourly rate £34.13 £23.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.21% -14.55% +48.65%
10th Percentile £17.25 £10.79 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.13 £37.75 £43.00
England median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +3.23%

Microsoft PowerPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Microsoft PowerPoint as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft PowerPoint in the South West

Microsoft PowerPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft PowerPoint in the South West

Microsoft PowerPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint in the South West over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft PowerPoint in the South West

Microsoft PowerPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft PowerPoint in the South West

Microsoft PowerPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint in the South West over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft PowerPoint in the South West

Microsoft PowerPoint
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 6 months to 21 January 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
Bristol -37 13 £250 -37.50% 10
Wiltshire -43 11 £223 -44.38% 11
Dorset +11 10 £295 -15.71%
Gloucestershire -13 5 £413 +65.00%
Somerset -6 1 - -
Devon - 1 - -
Microsoft PowerPoint
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 South West region with a requirement for Microsoft PowerPoint.

1 37 (90.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (48.78%) Finance
3 16 (39.02%) Microsoft Office
4 15 (36.59%) SharePoint
5 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
5 14 (34.15%) Microsoft Project
6 13 (31.71%) MS Visio
6 13 (31.71%) Project Management
7 12 (29.27%) PMO
8 9 (21.95%) Security Cleared
9 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (19.51%) Change Control
10 7 (17.07%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared
11 6 (14.63%) Degree
12 5 (12.20%) Project Planning
12 5 (12.20%) QA
12 5 (12.20%) Time Management
12 5 (12.20%) Change Management
12 5 (12.20%) Python
12 5 (12.20%) SAP
12 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (9.76%) Rational DOORS
13 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2
13 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
13 4 (9.76%) Resource Management
13 4 (9.76%) Data Analysis
13 4 (9.76%) Logistics
13 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
13 4 (9.76%) Programme Management

Microsoft PowerPoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (36.59%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.32%) Confluence
3 2 (4.88%) Apache Qpid
4 1 (2.44%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 37 (90.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (39.02%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (34.15%) Microsoft Project
4 13 (31.71%) MS Visio
5 2 (4.88%) AutoCAD
6 1 (2.44%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.44%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) NAS
1 1 (2.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.88%) JIRA
2 2 (4.88%) Maven
3 1 (2.44%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.44%) TestRail
3 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (48.78%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Aerospace
3 2 (4.88%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Billing
4 1 (2.44%) Electronics
4 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.44%) Military
4 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (19.51%) Analyst
2 7 (17.07%) Coordinator
3 5 (12.20%) Administrator
4 4 (9.76%) Project Controller
4 4 (9.76%) Project Coordinator
5 3 (7.32%) Business Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) PMO Administrator
5 3 (7.32%) PMO Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.88%) PMO Coordinator
6 2 (4.88%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Digital Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Financial Services Project Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Head of Test
7 1 (2.44%) Junior Project Coordinator
7 1 (2.44%) NetBackup Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Test and Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) Kafka
1 2 (4.88%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (4.88%) REST
1 2 (4.88%) SOAP
2 1 (2.44%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.32%) PMI
2 3 (7.32%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.88%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.44%) Renewable Energy
4 1 (2.44%) Social Media
4 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Android
2 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.44%) Linux
2 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) Project Management
2 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (19.51%) Change Control
3 7 (17.07%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (12.20%) Change Management
4 5 (12.20%) Project Planning
4 5 (12.20%) Time Management
5 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
5 4 (9.76%) Data Analysis
5 4 (9.76%) Logistics
5 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2
5 4 (9.76%) Programme Management
5 4 (9.76%) Resource Management
5 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
6 3 (7.32%) Acceptance Criteria
6 3 (7.32%) Business Analysis
6 3 (7.32%) Project Governance
6 3 (7.32%) Risk Management
6 3 (7.32%) Scrum
6 3 (7.32%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) Python
2 3 (7.32%) MATLAB
2 3 (7.32%) Perl
2 3 (7.32%) VB
3 2 (4.88%) C
3 2 (4.88%) SQL
4 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.44%) C#
4 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.44%) PHP
4 1 (2.44%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared
3 6 (14.63%) Degree
4 3 (7.32%) PMI Certification
4 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (4.88%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (4.88%) HNC
5 2 (4.88%) ISEB
5 2 (4.88%) Master's Degree
6 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.44%) HND
6 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (29.27%) PMO
2 5 (12.20%) QA
3 2 (4.88%) ARP4754
3 2 (4.88%) P3O
4 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
4 1 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Ansible
1 2 (4.88%) Nagios
1 2 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.88%) Puppet
2 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.44%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.20%) SAP
3 3 (7.32%) IBM
4 2 (4.88%) EMC
5 1 (2.44%) Cognos
5 1 (2.44%) Dell
5 1 (2.44%) Google
5 1 (2.44%) Veritas