Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 153 120 105
Rank change year-on-year -33 -15 -31
Contract jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint 56 69 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.08% 1.41% 1.86%
As % of the Applications category 11.45% 13.56% 20.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 44 79
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £330 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% -2.94% +9.68%
10th Percentile £168 £219 £176
90th Percentile £397 £525 £466
England median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -6.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 8
West Midlands median hourly rate £9.00 £24.06 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.59% +81.58% -57.86%
England median hourly rate £18.38 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -20.11% +15.00% +11.11%

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 489 509 553
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 9.41% 10.36% 9.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 298 345
West Midlands median daily rate £325 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.52% -5.71% +4.48%
10th Percentile £125 £154 £160
90th Percentile £475 £488 £469
England median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 44 45
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.69% -1.67% -18.92%
10th Percentile £10.13 £10.03 £10.60
90th Percentile £27.00 £35.88 £32.25
England median hourly rate £15.80 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -1.25% - +6.67%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +3 18 £390 +30.00% 3
Shropshire -50 11 £258 -53.18% 1
Coventry -15 10 £190 -55.29%
Warwickshire +3 9 £281 -14.77% 5
Staffordshire - 8 £390 - 1
Solihull +2 1 £450 +71.43% 1
Herefordshire - 1 - -
Microsoft PowerPoint
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 53 (94.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (44.64%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (39.29%) Microsoft
4 16 (28.57%) Finance
5 15 (26.79%) Project Management
6 13 (23.21%) Change Management
7 12 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (21.43%) Microsoft Project
7 12 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (19.64%) PMO
8 11 (19.64%) SharePoint
8 11 (19.64%) MS Visio
8 11 (19.64%) JIRA
9 10 (17.86%) ISEB
10 9 (16.07%) ITIL
11 8 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
11 8 (14.29%) Oracle OWB
11 8 (14.29%) Budgeting and Forecasting
11 8 (14.29%) Decision-Making
11 8 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
11 8 (14.29%) Project Governance
12 7 (12.50%) Change Control
12 7 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
12 7 (12.50%) e-Learning
12 7 (12.50%) FMCG
12 7 (12.50%) Retail
13 6 (10.71%) Data Analysis
13 6 (10.71%) Capacity Planning
13 6 (10.71%) Windows
13 6 (10.71%) Resource Allocation

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 11 (19.64%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.79%) Confluence
2 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 53 (94.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (44.64%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (21.43%) Microsoft Project
4 11 (19.64%) MS Visio
5 4 (7.14%) Open Workbench
6 1 (1.79%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.79%) CA PPM
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.79%) Primavera
2 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Office 365
2 1 (1.79%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
1 8 (14.29%) Oracle OWB
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (3.57%) DTS
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (19.64%) JIRA
2 1 (1.79%) Selenium
2 1 (1.79%) SoapUI
General
1 16 (28.57%) Finance
2 7 (12.50%) Retail
3 4 (7.14%) Marketing
4 1 (1.79%) Automotive
4 1 (1.79%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Electronics
4 1 (1.79%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.79%) Law
4 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (60.71%) Analyst
2 10 (17.86%) Business Analyst
3 9 (16.07%) PMO Analyst
4 7 (12.50%) Process Analyst
4 7 (12.50%) Service Analyst
5 6 (10.71%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) GDPR Business Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Business IT Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) IT Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) IT Business Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Business Process Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Data Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) Financial Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) Financial Business Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) Implementation Specialist
9 2 (3.57%) Project Controller
9 2 (3.57%) Project Management Officer
9 2 (3.57%) Project Office Support
9 2 (3.57%) Project Officer
9 2 (3.57%) Project Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.50%) e-Learning
2 7 (12.50%) FMCG
3 4 (7.14%) EPoS
3 4 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.57%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.79%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.79%) iPad
5 1 (1.79%) SCADA
5 1 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Windows
2 2 (3.57%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.79%) Project Management
2 13 (23.21%) Change Management
3 12 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (16.07%) ITIL
5 8 (14.29%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 8 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
5 8 (14.29%) Decision-Making
5 8 (14.29%) Project Governance
6 7 (12.50%) Change Control
6 7 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
7 6 (10.71%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (10.71%) Coaching
7 6 (10.71%) Data Analysis
7 6 (10.71%) Resource Allocation
8 4 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (7.14%) Asset Management
8 4 (7.14%) Migration
8 4 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (7.14%) Procure-to-Pay
8 4 (7.14%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.57%) C
1 2 (3.57%) PL/SQL
1 2 (3.57%) SQL
1 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.79%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 10 (17.86%) ISEB
2 2 (3.57%) Degree
3 1 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.79%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.79%) IIBA
3 1 (1.79%) MCSE
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (19.64%) PMO
2 5 (8.93%) GDPR
3 4 (7.14%) QA
4 1 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) SCCM
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 22 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.14%) Niku
3 3 (5.36%) Citrix
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle
3 3 (5.36%) Remedy
4 2 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.57%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.79%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.79%) Avaya
5 1 (1.79%) CA