The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft PowerPoint
UK / Wales
Rank 63 70 61
Rank change year-on-year +7 -9  
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 4 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.57% 1.03% 0.41%
As % of the Applications category 4.21% 8.05% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Median daily rate £463 £309 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +49.79% -22.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £230 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £428 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £325
% change year-on-year -3.84% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year +1.33% -3.84%  

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 Wales with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 95 87 75
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 13.53% 12.81% 10.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 51 41
Median daily rate £190 £300 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £117 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £405 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 8
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.20 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.51% +6.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.96 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £13.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.30 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -7.30% +13.79%  

MS PowerPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 Wales

MS PowerPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS PowerPoint in Wales

MS PowerPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS PowerPoint in Wales

MS PowerPoint
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 26 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
West Wales - 2 £500 -
South Wales +9 1 - - 1
MS PowerPoint
UK

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 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 Wales region with a requirement for MS PowerPoint.

1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) BPR
2 2 (40.00%) CCAB
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Logistics
3 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Wealth Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) IBM Notes
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 1 (20.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Coordinator
1 1 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (20.00%) ICT Coordinator
1 1 (20.00%) IT Technician
1 1 (20.00%) Risk Officer
1 1 (20.00%) Service Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Services Delivery Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Support Officer
1 1 (20.00%) Training Coordinator
1 1 (20.00%) Workstream Lead
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) BPR
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Logistics
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Wealth Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCAB
2 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Lotus
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft