Period
to 19 October 2018

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 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
England > South West
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 133 138
Rank change year-on-year -35 +5 -26
Contract jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint 50 65 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.82% 1.18% 1.27%
As % of the Applications category 10.96% 13.46% 12.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 44 39
South West median daily rate £320 £364 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.03% +32.27% -31.25%
10th Percentile £206 £175 £119
90th Percentile £431 £482 £519
England median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 7
South West median hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.86% +75.00% +66.67%
10th Percentile £29.25 £30.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £43.74 £41.50 £34.25
England median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £19.61
% change year-on-year -9.52% +7.09% +8.94%

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 456 483 581
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 7.50% 8.76% 9.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 291 320
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.94% -13.00%
10th Percentile £186 £146 £128
90th Percentile £488 £488 £457
England median daily rate £375 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +3.45% +7.41% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 42 99
South West median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.64% +30.08%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £46.75 £42.13 £43.00
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% +7.46%

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 19 October 2018.

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 19 October 2018.

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 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
Bristol -21 26 £375 +15.38% 13
Gloucestershire +3 8 £250 - 3
Dorset -1 7 - - 1
Wiltshire -31 5 £318 -14.12% 5
Somerset -2 4 £235 - 3
Microsoft PowerPoint
England

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 South West region with a requirement for Microsoft PowerPoint.

1 36 (72.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (40.00%) Finance
3 16 (32.00%) Microsoft Office
4 15 (30.00%) PMO
5 12 (24.00%) Project Management
6 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
7 10 (20.00%) Python
8 9 (18.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (16.00%) Degree
9 8 (16.00%) Management Information System
9 8 (16.00%) SharePoint
9 8 (16.00%) MS Visio
9 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Project
10 7 (14.00%) QA
11 6 (12.00%) Computer Science
11 6 (12.00%) Software Engineering
11 6 (12.00%) Business Analysis
11 6 (12.00%) Perl
11 6 (12.00%) Acceptance Criteria
11 6 (12.00%) REST
12 5 (10.00%) Puppet
12 5 (10.00%) Business Process Improvement
12 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 5 (10.00%) Process Improvement
12 5 (10.00%) Change Control
12 5 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
12 5 (10.00%) Apache Qpid
12 5 (10.00%) Build Automation
12 5 (10.00%) Kafka

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 8 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.00%) Apache Qpid
2 5 (10.00%) Marvel
3 3 (6.00%) Apache Solr
3 3 (6.00%) Confluence
3 3 (6.00%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (4.00%) SAS
Applications
1 36 (72.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (32.00%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (16.00%) MS Visio
4 5 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (10.00%) InVision
5 1 (2.00%) AutoCAD
5 1 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Actimize
1 1 (2.00%) Primavera
1 1 (2.00%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) DAB
1 1 (2.00%) NAS
1 1 (2.00%) SAN
1 1 (2.00%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (10.00%) Maven
2 2 (4.00%) JIRA
2 2 (4.00%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (2.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 20 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Banking
3 3 (6.00%) Aerospace
3 3 (6.00%) Retail Banking
3 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.00%) Retail
5 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Law
5 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (30.00%) Analyst
2 6 (12.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (10.00%) Designer
3 5 (10.00%) PMO Analyst
3 5 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
3 5 (10.00%) Technical Business Analyst
3 5 (10.00%) UX Designer
4 4 (8.00%) Administrator
4 4 (8.00%) Consultant
4 4 (8.00%) Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Coordinator
5 3 (6.00%) Project Coordinator
5 3 (6.00%) Python Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Django Developer
6 2 (4.00%) PMO Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) PMO Lead
6 2 (4.00%) PMO Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Project Administrator
6 2 (4.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) REST
2 5 (10.00%) Kafka
2 5 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (10.00%) SOAP
3 3 (6.00%) Django
3 3 (6.00%) Flask
3 3 (6.00%) Pandas
4 1 (2.00%) .NET
4 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.00%) HTML
4 1 (2.00%) LDAP
4 1 (2.00%) Middleware
4 1 (2.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (12.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (10.00%) User Experience
4 4 (8.00%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.00%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.00%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.00%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.00%) Android
2 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.00%) Unix
2 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.00%) Project Management
2 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (18.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (12.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 6 (12.00%) Business Analysis
3 6 (12.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (10.00%) Benchmarking
4 5 (10.00%) Build Automation
4 5 (10.00%) Business Process Improvement
4 5 (10.00%) Change Control
4 5 (10.00%) Change Management
4 5 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 5 (10.00%) Process Improvement
4 5 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 5 (10.00%) Prototyping
4 5 (10.00%) Scrum
4 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 5 (10.00%) Workflow
5 4 (8.00%) Migration
5 4 (8.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.00%) Python
2 6 (12.00%) Perl
3 5 (10.00%) SQL
4 2 (4.00%) MATLAB
5 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.00%) C#
5 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.00%) VB
5 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.00%) VBA
5 1 (2.00%) XPath
5 1 (2.00%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) Degree
2 5 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (10.00%) Master's Degree
2 5 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.00%) ISEB
3 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) APMP
4 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) HNC
4 1 (2.00%) HND
4 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (30.00%) PMO
2 7 (14.00%) QA
3 1 (2.00%) ARP4754
3 1 (2.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) Ansible
1 5 (10.00%) Nagios
1 5 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (10.00%) Puppet
2 1 (2.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.00%) Adobe
3 2 (4.00%) IBM
4 1 (2.00%) Dell
4 1 (2.00%) EMC
4 1 (2.00%) iManage
4 1 (2.00%) Tableau
4 1 (2.00%) Veritas