The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for MS PowerPoint skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS PowerPoint over the 3 months to 29 March 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
England / South West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 103 122
Rank change year-on-year -10 +19  
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 29 33 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.12% 1.14% 0.87%
As % of the Applications category 9.63% 9.71% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 21
Median daily rate £350 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £200 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £348 £325
% change year-on-year -1.43% +6.92%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 2
Median hourly rate £11.00 £10.00 £19.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -49.68%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £18.75 £18.75
% change year-on-year +4.00% -  

MS PowerPoint is in the software application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Software Application Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 301 340 331
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 11.67% 11.70% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 204 188
Median daily rate £325 £325 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.98%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £160 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +0.74% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 44 52
Median hourly rate £18.89 £25.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.94% +75.86%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.68 £10.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.62 £34.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

MS PowerPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing MS PowerPoint as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS PowerPoint in the South West

MS 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 MS PowerPoint in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for MS PowerPoint in the South West

MS PowerPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint in the South West over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS PowerPoint in the South West

MS 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 MS PowerPoint in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS PowerPoint in the South West

MS PowerPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint in the South West over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for MS PowerPoint in the South West

MS 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 MS PowerPoint within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +9 19 £165 -46.98% 4
Wiltshire +5 8 £431 -4.16% 3
Gloucestershire +2 1 - -
MS PowerPoint
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS 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 South West region with a requirement for MS PowerPoint.

1 43 (84.31%) MS Excel
2 23 (45.10%) MS Office
3 20 (39.22%) Microsoft
4 11 (21.57%) Finance
5 10 (19.61%) Retail
5 10 (19.61%) MS Visio
6 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (11.76%) Degree
7 6 (11.76%) SAP
7 6 (11.76%) Project Management
7 6 (11.76%) SLA
7 6 (11.76%) Telecoms
7 6 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (9.80%) Asset Management
8 5 (9.80%) Project Planning
8 5 (9.80%) C
8 5 (9.80%) Oracle
8 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
8 5 (9.80%) CRM
8 5 (9.80%) SharePoint
8 5 (9.80%) MS Project
8 5 (9.80%) Windows
8 5 (9.80%) Time Management
8 5 (9.80%) Smart Meter
8 5 (9.80%) Matrix Organization
8 5 (9.80%) PMO
9 4 (7.84%) SAP Implementation
9 4 (7.84%) Process Improvement
9 4 (7.84%) MySQL
9 4 (7.84%) SQL

MS 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 5 (9.80%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.92%) Anypoint
2 2 (3.92%) Apache
2 2 (3.92%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.92%) Confluence
2 2 (3.92%) GlassFish
2 2 (3.92%) IIS
2 2 (3.92%) Mule
2 2 (3.92%) Mule ESB
2 2 (3.92%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.92%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.92%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.96%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.96%) Marvel
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 43 (84.31%) MS Excel
2 23 (45.10%) MS Office
3 10 (19.61%) MS Visio
4 5 (9.80%) MS Project
5 1 (1.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.96%) InVision
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) Internet
1 2 (3.92%) WAN
2 1 (1.96%) 2G
2 1 (1.96%) 3G
2 1 (1.96%) 4G
2 1 (1.96%) DWDM
2 1 (1.96%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.96%) LAN
2 1 (1.96%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) MySQL
3 2 (3.92%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.96%) GIS
4 1 (1.96%) MS Access
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (3.92%) Eclipse
1 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.92%) JIRA
1 2 (3.92%) JUnit
1 2 (3.92%) Maven
1 2 (3.92%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.96%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (21.57%) Finance
2 10 (19.61%) Retail
3 6 (11.76%) Telecoms
4 4 (7.84%) Billing
5 2 (3.92%) Banking
6 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.96%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.96%) Military
6 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (21.57%) Analyst
2 10 (19.61%) Administrator
3 4 (7.84%) Coordinator
3 4 (7.84%) Process Analyst
4 3 (5.88%) Business Analyst
4 3 (5.88%) Project Analyst
4 3 (5.88%) Project Coordinator
4 3 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) Consultant
5 2 (3.92%) DBA
5 2 (3.92%) Logistics Controller
5 2 (3.92%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) PMO Support Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) Project Support Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) Project Support Coordinator
5 2 (3.92%) Security Manager
5 2 (3.92%) Security Project Manager
5 2 (3.92%) SQL DBA
5 2 (3.92%) Support Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) Spring
2 2 (3.92%) .NET
2 2 (3.92%) Hibernate
2 2 (3.92%) J2EE
2 2 (3.92%) JSON
2 2 (3.92%) RAML
2 2 (3.92%) REST
2 2 (3.92%) SOAP
2 2 (3.92%) WSDL
2 2 (3.92%) XML
2 2 (3.92%) XSD
2 2 (3.92%) XSLT
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.80%) Smart Meter
3 3 (5.88%) Driving Licence
3 3 (5.88%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.96%) CMDB
5 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.96%) User Experience
5 1 (1.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.80%) Windows
2 2 (3.92%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.96%) Linux
3 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (11.76%) Project Management
1 6 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (9.80%) Asset Management
2 5 (9.80%) CRM
2 5 (9.80%) Matrix Organization
2 5 (9.80%) Project Planning
2 5 (9.80%) Time Management
3 4 (7.84%) Process Improvement
3 4 (7.84%) SAP Implementation
4 3 (5.88%) Coaching
4 3 (5.88%) Migration
4 3 (5.88%) Performance Management
4 3 (5.88%) PRINCE2
4 3 (5.88%) Process Architecture
5 2 (3.92%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (3.92%) Data Entry
5 2 (3.92%) Data Migration
5 2 (3.92%) Prototyping
5 2 (3.92%) Requirements Management
5 2 (3.92%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.80%) C
2 4 (7.84%) SQL
3 3 (5.88%) VB
4 2 (3.92%) C#
4 2 (3.92%) Groovy
4 2 (3.92%) Java
4 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.92%) XPath
5 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) Degree
2 3 (5.88%) CIPD
2 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) ACCA
4 1 (1.96%) CCAB
4 1 (1.96%) CIMA
4 1 (1.96%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) SLA
2 5 (9.80%) PMO
3 2 (3.92%) Def Stans
4 1 (1.96%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) CloudHub
2 1 (1.96%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 20 (39.22%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.76%) SAP
3 5 (9.80%) Oracle
4 3 (5.88%) VMware
5 2 (3.92%) IBM
6 1 (1.96%) Adobe
6 1 (1.96%) Brocade
6 1 (1.96%) BT
6 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.96%) Ciena
6 1 (1.96%) Cisco
6 1 (1.96%) Citrix
6 1 (1.96%) ESRI
6 1 (1.96%) Intel Security
6 1 (1.96%) Juniper
6 1 (1.96%) Meridio
6 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.96%) Symantec
6 1 (1.96%) Veeam
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