The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft PowerPoint
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 17 20 23
Rank change year-on-year +3 +3  
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 6 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 4.96% 2.06% 3.25%
As % of the Applications category 31.58% 18.18% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Median daily rate £130 - £263
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £325
% change year-on-year -3.84% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £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 Watford with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Watford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 19 11 8
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 15.70% 11.34% 6.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 4
Median daily rate £130 £160 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% -41.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £120 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £445 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.89% +26.08%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.85
% change year-on-year -9.09% +11.11%  

MS PowerPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 Watford

MS PowerPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS PowerPoint in Watford

MS PowerPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint in Watford over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS PowerPoint in Watford

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 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 Watford region with a requirement for MS PowerPoint.

1 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) Data Management
3 2 (28.57%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) Marketing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Management
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Network Design
3 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Google
3 2 (28.57%) Release Management
3 2 (28.57%) Atlassian
3 2 (28.57%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 2 (28.57%) CSS3
3 2 (28.57%) G Suite
3 2 (28.57%) WSO2
3 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (28.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) MuleSoft
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) Typography
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Multichannel Marketing
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (28.57%) InDesign
3 2 (28.57%) HTML

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (28.57%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (28.57%) InDesign
2 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
2 2 (28.57%) Photoshop
3 1 (14.29%) Camtasia
3 1 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (14.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) G Suite
2 1 (14.29%) SuccessFactors
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Designer
2 2 (28.57%) Creative Designer
2 2 (28.57%) HTML CSS Designer
2 2 (28.57%) Integration Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) PowerPoint Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Change Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) e-Learning Designer
3 1 (14.29%) e-Learning Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Instructional Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) CSS3
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) HTML5
1 2 (28.57%) IBM Integration Bus
1 2 (28.57%) Middleware
1 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) W3C
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) e-Learning
2 1 (14.29%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Data Management
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Multichannel Marketing
2 2 (28.57%) Network Design
2 2 (28.57%) Open Source
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) Release Management
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) SDLC
2 2 (28.57%) SOA
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Test Management
2 2 (28.57%) Typography
2 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Adobe
1 2 (28.57%) Atlassian
1 2 (28.57%) Google
1 2 (28.57%) IBM
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) MuleSoft
1 2 (28.57%) TIBCO
1 2 (28.57%) WSO2
2 1 (14.29%) iManage