Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 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
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 148 102 92
Rank change year-on-year -46 -10 +14
Contract jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint 51 72 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.99% 1.63% 2.07%
As % of the Applications category 11.36% 15.86% 20.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 44 76
West Midlands median daily rate £296 £375 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.00% +30.43% -8.73%
10th Percentile £177 £204 £150
90th Percentile £437 £468 £479
England median daily rate £380 £366 £375
% change year-on-year +3.93% -2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 3
West Midlands median hourly rate £23.01 £22.58 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.93% +12.88% +11.11%
10th Percentile £15.11 £12.57 £13.70
90th Percentile £30.53 £32.52 £20.40
England median hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £19.61
% change year-on-year +7.69% -0.56% +15.35%

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 449 454 591
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 8.72% 10.25% 9.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 251 319
West Midlands median daily rate £306 £325 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.77% +5.69% -0.81%
10th Percentile £122 £169 £150
90th Percentile £488 £463 £475
England median daily rate £375 £358 £350
% change year-on-year +4.90% +2.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 47 41
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £16.99 £13.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.83% +24.20% -11.31%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.33 £10.25
90th Percentile £31.35 £34.70 £30.00
England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +10.00%

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 15 July 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 15 July 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 15 July 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 -22 16 £293 -5.65% 4
Coventry -23 13 £275 -35.29% 3
Staffordshire - 8 £440 - 2
Warwickshire -9 5 £370 +2.07% 15
Shropshire -25 3 £250 -54.55%
Wolverhampton -5 1 £338 +66.67%
Herefordshire - 1 - -
Walsall - 1 - -
Microsoft PowerPoint
England

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 48 (94.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 18 (35.29%) Project Management
3 18 (35.29%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (21.57%) Degree
5 10 (19.61%) MS Visio
5 10 (19.61%) Change Management
6 9 (17.65%) Relational Database
7 8 (15.69%) Matrix Organization
7 8 (15.69%) Finance
7 8 (15.69%) SAP
8 7 (13.73%) MS Access
8 7 (13.73%) Data Analysis
9 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (11.76%) Legal
9 6 (11.76%) Data Quality
9 6 (11.76%) Windows
9 6 (11.76%) Management Information System
9 6 (11.76%) Customer Requirements
10 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Project
10 5 (9.80%) ITIL
10 5 (9.80%) PRINCE2
10 5 (9.80%) CIPD
10 5 (9.80%) Migration
11 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (7.84%) Strategic Planning
11 4 (7.84%) Statistics
11 4 (7.84%) Performance Management
11 4 (7.84%) 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 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 48 (94.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (35.29%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (19.61%) MS Visio
4 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 1 (1.96%) Magento
2 1 (1.96%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) Internet
2 1 (1.96%) Skype
2 1 (1.96%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.65%) Relational Database
2 7 (13.73%) MS Access
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
General
1 8 (15.69%) Finance
2 6 (11.76%) Legal
3 2 (3.92%) Automotive
3 2 (3.92%) Marketing
3 2 (3.92%) Retail
3 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.96%) Electronics
4 1 (1.96%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (39.22%) Analyst
2 8 (15.69%) Business Analyst
3 7 (13.73%) Change Manager
4 4 (7.84%) Administrator
5 3 (5.88%) Coordinator
5 3 (5.88%) Data Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (5.88%) HR Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Project Administrator
5 3 (5.88%) Project Coordinator
5 3 (5.88%) SAP Change Manager
5 3 (5.88%) SAP Manager
6 2 (3.92%) IT Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Programme Controller
6 2 (3.92%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.92%) Report Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Service Design Specialist
6 2 (3.92%) Support Engineer
7 1 (1.96%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (1.96%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) COM
1 1 (1.96%) J2SE
1 1 (1.96%) XML
1 1 (1.96%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.88%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.96%) iPad
4 1 (1.96%) NHS
4 1 (1.96%) RIA
4 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (35.29%) Project Management
2 10 (19.61%) Change Management
3 8 (15.69%) Matrix Organization
4 7 (13.73%) Data Analysis
5 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (11.76%) Customer Requirements
6 5 (9.80%) ITIL
6 5 (9.80%) Migration
6 5 (9.80%) PRINCE2
7 4 (7.84%) Performance Management
7 4 (7.84%) Post-Production
7 4 (7.84%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (7.84%) Service Management
7 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (7.84%) Statistics
7 4 (7.84%) Strategic Planning
7 4 (7.84%) Test Strategy
8 3 (5.88%) Decision-Making
8 3 (5.88%) ERP
8 3 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.96%) C
2 1 (1.96%) Java
2 1 (1.96%) Perl
2 1 (1.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (21.57%) Degree
2 5 (9.80%) CIPD
3 4 (7.84%) Postgraduate
4 2 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) Data Quality
2 3 (5.88%) GDPR
2 3 (5.88%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 24 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.69%) SAP
3 2 (3.92%) HP
4 1 (1.96%) Avaya
4 1 (1.96%) Citrix
4 1 (1.96%) Google
4 1 (1.96%) Mentor Graphics
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle
4 1 (1.96%) Progress
4 1 (1.96%) Remedy
4 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com