The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 3 months to 25 April 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
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 33 47
Rank change year-on-year +2 +14  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint 4 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.54% 1.80% 0.93%
As % of the Applications category 21.05% 21.74% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Median daily rate £178 £180 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.38% -48.20%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -5.71% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £16.25 - £12.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £17.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year +4.22% +22.41%  

Microsoft 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 Southampton with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 19 23 50
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 7.34% 8.27% 11.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 30
Median daily rate £178 £220 £377
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.31% -41.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £150 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £400 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 9
Median hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +41.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.10 £11.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £17.50 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.09 £16.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year +0.56% +7.74%  

Microsoft PowerPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft PowerPoint in Southampton

Microsoft PowerPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft PowerPoint in Southampton

Microsoft PowerPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft PowerPoint in Southampton

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Microsoft PowerPoint.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) GIS
2 2 (50.00%) ESRI
2 2 (50.00%) ArcGIS
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) iPhone
3 1 (25.00%) iPad
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) PostGIS
3 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (25.00%) QGIS
3 1 (25.00%) PMO
3 1 (25.00%) Mapinfo
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP

Microsoft PowerPoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 2 (50.00%) ArcGIS
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) GIS
2 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (25.00%) QGIS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Administration Assistant
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) GIS Graduate
1 1 (25.00%) GIS Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) GIS Technician
1 1 (25.00%) Graduate
1 1 (25.00%) Graduate GIS Technician
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) PMO Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) PMO Assistant
1 1 (25.00%) Project Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Project Assistant
1 1 (25.00%) Project Support Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Project Support Assistant
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (25.00%) iPad
1 1 (25.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Change Control
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) ESRI
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Mapinfo
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec