Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 92 82
Rank change year-on-year -29 -10 +12
Contract jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint 68 127 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.41% 2.04% 2.03%
As % of the Applications category 13.26% 21.82% 18.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 89 36
West Midlands median daily rate £340 £330 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -0.38% +12.29%
10th Percentile £217 £161 £230
90th Percentile £525 £466 £468
England median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 15
West Midlands median hourly rate £23.00 £13.25 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.58% -57.86% -13.63%
10th Percentile £10.12 £10.60 £14.85
90th Percentile £32.45 £19.02 £40.33
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +2.50% +8.11% +2.78%

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 513 582 545
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 10.66% 9.34% 10.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 348 277
West Midlands median daily rate £338 £347 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.74% -0.86% +16.67%
10th Percentile £152 £157 £160
90th Percentile £488 £473 £477
England median daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +1.43% - +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 52 70
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -17.81% +4.29%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.60 £10.25
90th Percentile £34.50 £35.78 £36.15
England median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45% +3.33%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 -10 22 £300 -1.64% 2
Warwickshire -12 16 £330 +20.44% 1
Coventry -8 14 £450 +17.26% 1
Shropshire +15 8 £550 +83.33%
Solihull - 2 £263 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £203 -
Microsoft PowerPoint
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Microsoft PowerPoint.

1 49 (72.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (44.12%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (44.12%) Microsoft
3 19 (27.94%) MS Visio
4 18 (26.47%) Finance
4 18 (26.47%) PMO
5 17 (25.00%) Project Management
6 15 (22.06%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (19.12%) Microsoft Project
8 10 (14.71%) Validation
9 8 (11.76%) SAP
9 8 (11.76%) SharePoint
9 8 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (10.29%) ITIL
11 6 (8.82%) PRINCE2
11 6 (8.82%) Automotive
11 6 (8.82%) Management Information System
11 6 (8.82%) Banking
11 6 (8.82%) e-Learning
11 6 (8.82%) Project Planning
12 5 (7.35%) Degree
12 5 (7.35%) Service Management
12 5 (7.35%) Change Management
12 5 (7.35%) ITSM
12 5 (7.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 5 (7.35%) Change Control
13 4 (5.88%) Waterfall
13 4 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (5.88%) User Stories
13 4 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing

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 8 (11.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 49 (72.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (44.12%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (27.94%) MS Visio
4 13 (19.12%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (4.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (2.94%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (2.94%) InDesign
6 2 (2.94%) Photoshop
6 2 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.47%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.47%) Scribe Insight
1 1 (1.47%) Workfront
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) TETRA
2 1 (1.47%) Intranet
2 1 (1.47%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (1.47%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.47%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Axure RP
1 1 (1.47%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 18 (26.47%) Finance
2 6 (8.82%) Automotive
2 6 (8.82%) Banking
3 3 (4.41%) Investment Banking
3 3 (4.41%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.41%) Retail
4 2 (2.94%) Marketing
5 1 (1.47%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (39.71%) Analyst
2 11 (16.18%) Business Analyst
2 11 (16.18%) PMO Analyst
3 6 (8.82%) Project Manager
4 4 (5.88%) Financial Analyst
5 3 (4.41%) Consultant
5 3 (4.41%) Data Business Analyst
5 3 (4.41%) Regulatory Business Analyst
6 2 (2.94%) Coordinator
6 2 (2.94%) Finance Business Analyst
6 2 (2.94%) ICT Analyst
6 2 (2.94%) IT Manager
6 2 (2.94%) PMO Coordinator
6 2 (2.94%) Project Analyst
6 2 (2.94%) Project Assistant
6 2 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (2.94%) Senior PMO
6 2 (2.94%) Senior PMO Analyst
6 2 (2.94%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (2.94%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) J2SE
1 1 (1.47%) XML
1 1 (1.47%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.06%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.82%) e-Learning
2 6 (8.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.94%) Social Media
3 2 (2.94%) User Experience
4 1 (1.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.00%) Project Management
2 10 (14.71%) Validation
3 8 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (10.29%) ITIL
5 6 (8.82%) PRINCE2
5 6 (8.82%) Project Planning
6 5 (7.35%) Change Control
6 5 (7.35%) Change Management
6 5 (7.35%) ITSM
6 5 (7.35%) Service Management
7 4 (5.88%) Acceptance Criteria
7 4 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (5.88%) PRINCE
7 4 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (5.88%) Risk Management
7 4 (5.88%) Traceability Matrix
7 4 (5.88%) Use Case
7 4 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (5.88%) User Stories
7 4 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.94%) VBA
2 1 (1.47%) Java
2 1 (1.47%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.35%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) HNC
2 1 (1.47%) ISEB
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.47%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (1.47%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (26.47%) PMO
2 4 (5.88%) MiFID
3 3 (4.41%) FATCA
4 2 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.94%) QA
5 1 (1.47%) PMBOK
Systems Management
1 5 (7.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (4.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (44.12%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.76%) SAP
3 3 (4.41%) Adobe
3 3 (4.41%) HP
4 1 (1.47%) Avaya
4 1 (1.47%) Google
4 1 (1.47%) Mentor Graphics
4 1 (1.47%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.47%) Tableau
4 1 (1.47%) Teradata