The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for MS PowerPoint skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS PowerPoint over the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft PowerPoint
England / West Midlands
Rank 79 88 84
Rank change year-on-year +9 -4  
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 39 43 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.72% 1.60% 1.53%
As % of the Applications category 14.77% 14.68% 10.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 21 14
Median daily rate £375 £290 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.31% +9.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £180 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £325
% change year-on-year -3.84% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 10
Median hourly rate £10.15 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.25% +11.11%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year +1.33% -3.84%  

MS PowerPoint is in the software application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Software Application Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 264 293 367
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 11.67% 10.88% 14.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 151 150
Median daily rate £325 £328 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.76% +5.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £178 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £477 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 19 68
Median hourly rate £16.75 £12.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.00% -38.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £10.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £20.00 £32.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.30 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -7.30% +13.79%  

MS PowerPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing MS PowerPoint as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS PowerPoint in the West Midlands

MS 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 MS PowerPoint in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for MS PowerPoint in the West Midlands

MS PowerPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS PowerPoint in the West Midlands

MS PowerPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS PowerPoint in the West Midlands

MS 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 MS PowerPoint within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -6 10 £333 +2.30% 2
Coventry +6 9 £425 +30.76%
Warwickshire -8 7 £335 +67.50%
Solihull +7 5 - -
Shropshire +32 1 £115 -
MS PowerPoint
England

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS 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 MS PowerPoint.

1 44 (50.57%) MS Excel
2 36 (41.38%) Microsoft
3 33 (37.93%) MS Office
4 28 (32.18%) Project Management
5 27 (31.03%) MS Visio
6 24 (27.59%) Finance
7 22 (25.29%) PMO
8 20 (22.99%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (18.39%) Change Management
10 16 (18.39%) SharePoint
11 15 (17.24%) PRINCE2
12 14 (16.09%) Adobe
12 14 (16.09%) Marketing
13 13 (14.94%) MS Project
14 12 (13.79%) Scrum
14 12 (13.79%) Kanban
14 12 (13.79%) Time Management
14 12 (13.79%) Social Media
14 12 (13.79%) Balsamiq Mockups
14 12 (13.79%) Axure RP
14 12 (13.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 11 (12.64%) Cognitive Psychology
15 11 (12.64%) Usability Testing
15 11 (12.64%) Psychology
16 10 (11.49%) User Experience
16 10 (11.49%) BPR
17 9 (10.34%) Oracle
17 9 (10.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 8 (9.20%) Telecoms

MS PowerPoint
Top Related 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 16 (18.39%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.15%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.15%) Moodle
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle UPK
2 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.15%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 44 (50.57%) MS Excel
2 33 (37.93%) MS Office
3 27 (31.03%) MS Visio
4 13 (14.94%) MS Project
5 12 (13.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (8.05%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.30%) Workfront
3 1 (1.15%) HFM
3 1 (1.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.30%) Firewall
2 1 (1.15%) Internet
2 1 (1.15%) Network Security
2 1 (1.15%) Skype
2 1 (1.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.60%) MS Access
2 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.15%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.15%) Essbase
3 1 (1.15%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (13.79%) Axure RP
1 12 (13.79%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (1.15%) JIRA
2 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (27.59%) Finance
2 14 (16.09%) Marketing
3 8 (9.20%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.60%) Advertising
5 3 (3.45%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.30%) Automotive
6 2 (2.30%) Retail
7 1 (1.15%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (25.29%) Analyst
2 9 (10.34%) Administrator
3 8 (9.20%) User Researcher
4 6 (6.90%) Coordinator
4 6 (6.90%) Programme Office Support
4 6 (6.90%) Project Administrator
4 6 (6.90%) Project Coordinator
5 5 (5.75%) PMO Analyst
5 5 (5.75%) PMO Lead
6 4 (4.60%) Business Analyst
6 4 (4.60%) Junior
6 4 (4.60%) Project Analyst
6 4 (4.60%) Project Manager
6 4 (4.60%) Project Support Administrator
6 4 (4.60%) Trainer
7 3 (3.45%) Insight Analyst
7 3 (3.45%) Programme Planner
7 3 (3.45%) Project Planner
7 3 (3.45%) Project Support Coordinator
8 2 (2.30%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.05%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (2.30%) .NET
2 2 (2.30%) CSS
3 1 (1.15%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.15%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.15%) HTML
3 1 (1.15%) jQuery
3 1 (1.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.79%) Social Media
2 10 (11.49%) User Experience
3 7 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.05%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.75%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.75%) NHS
5 4 (4.60%) e-Learning
6 3 (3.45%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.15%) Video Editing
7 1 (1.15%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.60%) Windows
2 1 (1.15%) Linux
2 1 (1.15%) Unix
2 1 (1.15%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.18%) Project Management
2 20 (22.99%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (18.39%) Change Management
5 15 (17.24%) PRINCE2
6 12 (13.79%) Kanban
6 12 (13.79%) Scrum
6 12 (13.79%) Time Management
7 11 (12.64%) Cognitive Psychology
7 11 (12.64%) Psychology
7 11 (12.64%) Usability Testing
8 10 (11.49%) BPR
9 9 (10.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 7 (8.05%) ERP
10 7 (8.05%) Programme Management
11 5 (5.75%) Change Control
11 5 (5.75%) Data Analysis
11 5 (5.75%) ITIL
11 5 (5.75%) Project Planning
12 4 (4.60%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.60%) SQL
2 2 (2.30%) C#
3 1 (1.15%) C
3 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.15%) VB
3 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.45%) Degree
3 2 (2.30%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (25.29%) PMO
2 5 (5.75%) QA
3 3 (3.45%) P3O
4 2 (2.30%) Data Quality
4 2 (2.30%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 36 (41.38%) Microsoft
2 14 (16.09%) Adobe
3 9 (10.34%) Oracle
4 4 (4.60%) SAP
5 2 (2.30%) Omniture
5 2 (2.30%) Remedy
6 1 (1.15%) Ariba
6 1 (1.15%) Avaya
6 1 (1.15%) BMC
6 1 (1.15%) EMC
6 1 (1.15%) Google
6 1 (1.15%) Kronos
6 1 (1.15%) Lotus
6 1 (1.15%) NICE Systems
6 1 (1.15%) Siemens
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