Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 16 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 147 122 96
Rank change year-on-year -25 -26 -11
Contract jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint 61 62 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.20% 1.35% 2.04%
As % of the Applications category 11.82% 12.55% 21.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 35 84
West Midlands median daily rate £325 £330 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.52% - -5.71%
10th Percentile £128 £205 £150
90th Percentile £402 £525 £484
England median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 6
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.00 £23.00 £11.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.43% +99.13% -63.26%
10th Percentile £12.48 £10.12 £10.60
90th Percentile £33.43 £32.45 £15.25
England median hourly rate £18.88 £20.75 £19.81
% change year-on-year -9.04% +4.77% +11.26%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 516 494 573
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 10.17% 10.75% 9.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 281 338
West Midlands median daily rate £325 £330 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.52% +0.61% +0.92%
10th Percentile £130 £150 £150
90th Percentile £475 £475 £469
England median daily rate £375 £360 £340
% change year-on-year +4.17% +5.88% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 46 51
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £15.82 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.02% +5.47% -14.29%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.00 £10.25
90th Percentile £33.25 £32.63 £36.00
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% +9.27%

Microsoft PowerPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Microsoft PowerPoint as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft PowerPoint in the West Midlands

Microsoft PowerPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft PowerPoint in the West Midlands

Microsoft PowerPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft PowerPoint in the West Midlands

Microsoft PowerPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft PowerPoint in the West Midlands

Microsoft PowerPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft PowerPoint in the West Midlands

Microsoft PowerPoint
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 16 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
Birmingham +2 23 £390 +30.00% 3
Coventry -10 17 £190 -56.57%
Warwickshire +4 9 £348 +5.30% 6
Staffordshire - 6 £390 - 3
Shropshire -51 3 £260 -52.73% 4
Herefordshire - 2 - - 1
Solihull -3 1 £450 +71.43%
Wolverhampton -4 1 £338 +66.67%
Microsoft PowerPoint
England

For the 6 months to 16 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Microsoft PowerPoint.

1 58 (95.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (42.62%) Microsoft
3 23 (37.70%) Microsoft Office
4 14 (22.95%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (21.31%) Finance
6 12 (19.67%) Project Management
6 12 (19.67%) MS Visio
7 11 (18.03%) ITIL
8 9 (14.75%) Windows
8 9 (14.75%) Change Management
8 9 (14.75%) Data Analysis
9 8 (13.11%) Degree
9 8 (13.11%) Management Information System
9 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Project
9 8 (13.11%) Relational Database
9 8 (13.11%) Customer Requirements
10 6 (9.84%) Service Management
10 6 (9.84%) MS Access
10 6 (9.84%) Retail
10 6 (9.84%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (8.20%) Collaborative Working
11 5 (8.20%) Procure-to-Pay
11 5 (8.20%) Data Quality
11 5 (8.20%) Migration
11 5 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (8.20%) e-Learning
11 5 (8.20%) FMCG
11 5 (8.20%) SharePoint
12 4 (6.56%) ERP
12 4 (6.56%) Postgraduate

Microsoft PowerPoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (8.20%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.64%) Confluence
Applications
1 58 (95.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (37.70%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (19.67%) MS Visio
4 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.64%) Open Workbench
5 1 (1.64%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.64%) CA PPM
2 1 (1.64%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.64%) Primavera
2 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) Internet
2 1 (1.64%) Skype
2 1 (1.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.11%) Relational Database
2 6 (9.84%) MS Access
3 3 (4.92%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (3.28%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) JIRA
2 1 (1.64%) Selenium
2 1 (1.64%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (21.31%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) Retail
3 4 (6.56%) Marketing
4 2 (3.28%) Automotive
4 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.64%) Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Electronics
5 1 (1.64%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.64%) Law
5 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 37 (60.66%) Analyst
2 12 (19.67%) Business Analyst
3 7 (11.48%) Service Analyst
4 6 (9.84%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) IT Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) Process Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Business IT Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Coordinator
6 3 (4.92%) Data Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) GDPR Business Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) IT Business Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Project Coordinator
7 2 (3.28%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (3.28%) Administrator
7 2 (3.28%) Financial Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Financial Business Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Implementation Specialist
7 2 (3.28%) Project Controller
7 2 (3.28%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) COM
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.95%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (13.11%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.20%) e-Learning
3 5 (8.20%) FMCG
4 4 (6.56%) EPoS
5 3 (4.92%) Virtual Team
6 2 (3.28%) iPad
7 1 (1.64%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.64%) NHS
7 1 (1.64%) RIA
7 1 (1.64%) SCADA
7 1 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.75%) Windows
2 1 (1.64%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.67%) Project Management
2 11 (18.03%) ITIL
3 9 (14.75%) Change Management
3 9 (14.75%) Data Analysis
4 8 (13.11%) Customer Requirements
5 6 (9.84%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (9.84%) Service Management
6 5 (8.20%) Collaborative Working
6 5 (8.20%) Migration
6 5 (8.20%) Procure-to-Pay
6 5 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (6.56%) Coaching
7 4 (6.56%) ERP
7 4 (6.56%) Matrix Organization
7 4 (6.56%) Performance Management
7 4 (6.56%) Post-Production
7 4 (6.56%) Statistics
7 4 (6.56%) Strategic Planning
7 4 (6.56%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.28%) C
2 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.64%) Perl
2 1 (1.64%) Python
2 1 (1.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (13.11%) Degree
2 4 (6.56%) ISEB
2 4 (6.56%) Postgraduate
3 2 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.64%) CIPD
4 1 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.64%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.64%) IIBA
4 1 (1.64%) MCSE
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) Data Quality
2 3 (4.92%) GDPR
2 3 (4.92%) PMO
2 3 (4.92%) QA
3 1 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) NetBackup
1 2 (3.28%) SCCM
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 26 (42.62%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.92%) Oracle
3 2 (3.28%) Citrix
3 2 (3.28%) Remedy
4 1 (1.64%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.64%) Avaya
4 1 (1.64%) CA
4 1 (1.64%) HP
4 1 (1.64%) Niku
4 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.64%) SAP
4 1 (1.64%) ServiceNow