Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 104 83
Rank change year-on-year -25 -21 +8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint 60 89 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.27% 1.62% 2.19%
As % of the Applications category 12.47% 17.73% 19.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 61 45
West Midlands median daily rate £325 £378 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.02% +20.96% +8.70%
10th Percentile £208 £248 £225
90th Percentile £525 £455 £445
England median daily rate £370 £350 £355
% change year-on-year +5.71% -1.41% +1.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 12
West Midlands median hourly rate £19.00 £14.00 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -55.47% +6.04%
10th Percentile £10.12 £10.60 £22.27
90th Percentile £29.35 £19.07 £44.77
England median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% +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 481 502 533
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 10.21% 9.11% 10.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 318 273
West Midlands median daily rate £339 £340 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.37% +1.49% +11.67%
10th Percentile £154 £143 £170
90th Percentile £486 £456 £500
England median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 46 69
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.42 £15.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.87% -25.00% +26.18%
10th Percentile £9.96 £10.60 £10.22
90th Percentile £38.75 £26.00 £35.35
England median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.06
% change year-on-year -3.13% +6.24% +0.40%

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 January 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 17 January 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 17 January 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 -5 19 £300 -20.63% 6
Coventry -2 12 £400 +0.57% 6
Warwickshire -2 10 £330 +1.54% 18
Shropshire 0 2 - - 3
Solihull - 1 £225 -
Walsall - 1 - - 1
Microsoft PowerPoint
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 48 (80.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 24 (40.00%) Microsoft Project
4 23 (38.33%) Microsoft Office
4 23 (38.33%) PMO
5 16 (26.67%) Finance
6 15 (25.00%) Project Management
7 11 (18.33%) GDPR
8 10 (16.67%) MS Visio
9 9 (15.00%) Project Planning
9 9 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (13.33%) SharePoint
10 8 (13.33%) PRINCE2
10 8 (13.33%) Change Management
11 7 (11.67%) Risk Management
11 7 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (11.67%) SAP
11 7 (11.67%) Change Control
12 6 (10.00%) PRINCE
12 6 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (10.00%) Automotive
13 5 (8.33%) Degree
14 4 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 4 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
14 4 (6.67%) Line Management
14 4 (6.67%) Coaching
14 4 (6.67%) E-Commerce
14 4 (6.67%) Validation
14 4 (6.67%) Banking
14 4 (6.67%) Retail

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 (13.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 48 (80.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (40.00%) Microsoft Project
3 23 (38.33%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (16.67%) MS Visio
5 2 (3.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (3.33%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (3.33%) InDesign
5 2 (3.33%) Photoshop
5 2 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.67%) Scribe Insight
1 1 (1.67%) Workfront
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) Intranet
General
1 16 (26.67%) Finance
2 6 (10.00%) Automotive
3 4 (6.67%) Banking
3 4 (6.67%) Retail
4 3 (5.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.33%) Marketing
6 1 (1.67%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (31.67%) Analyst
2 8 (13.33%) PMO Analyst
2 8 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 6 (10.00%) Coordinator
4 5 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 5 (8.33%) Change Manager
5 4 (6.67%) PMO Coordinator
6 3 (5.00%) Administrator
6 3 (5.00%) Data Business Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Project Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Regulatory Business Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Workstream Lead
7 2 (3.33%) Consultant
7 2 (3.33%) PMO Administrator
7 2 (3.33%) PMO Consultant
7 2 (3.33%) PMO Lead
7 2 (3.33%) PMO Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Project Assistant
7 2 (3.33%) Workstream Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) HTML
1 1 (1.67%) J2SE
1 1 (1.67%) XML
1 1 (1.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.67%) Social Media
3 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.00%) Project Management
2 9 (15.00%) Project Planning
3 8 (13.33%) Change Management
3 8 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 7 (11.67%) Change Control
4 7 (11.67%) Risk Management
4 7 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (10.00%) PRINCE
6 4 (6.67%) Coaching
6 4 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 4 (6.67%) Line Management
6 4 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (6.67%) Validation
7 3 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (5.00%) Business Transformation
7 3 (5.00%) Data Mapping
7 3 (5.00%) Migration
7 3 (5.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.33%) SQL
1 2 (3.33%) VBA
2 1 (1.67%) Java
2 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) Degree
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.67%) AAT
3 1 (1.67%) HNC
3 1 (1.67%) ISEB
3 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (38.33%) PMO
2 11 (18.33%) GDPR
3 3 (5.00%) FATCA
3 3 (5.00%) MiFID
4 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.67%) PMBOK
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 25 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.67%) SAP
3 2 (3.33%) Adobe
4 1 (1.67%) Mentor Graphics
4 1 (1.67%) Tableau
4 1 (1.67%) Teradata