Period
to 20 March 2019

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 20 March 2019 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
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 144 142 104
Rank change year-on-year -2 -38 -5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint 58 47 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.18% 0.99% 1.71%
As % of the Applications category 13.39% 11.35% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 38 56
West Midlands median daily rate £325 £328 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.76% -13.36% +28.14%
10th Percentile £195 £211 £206
90th Percentile £475 £501 £450
England median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year +8.11% +5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 5
West Midlands median hourly rate £9.00 £15.00 £15.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% -6.19% -20.05%
England median hourly rate £20.00 £23.00 £18.45
% change year-on-year -13.04% +24.70% +5.40%

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 433 414 479
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 8.78% 8.74% 9.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 231 290
West Midlands median daily rate £325 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.70% +0.75%
10th Percentile £133 £160 £144
90th Percentile £475 £488 £450
England median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 39 49
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.19% +27.92%
10th Percentile £9.00 £10.40 £9.95
90th Percentile £35.00 £40.05 £27.15
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

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 20 March 2019.

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 20 March 2019.

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 20 March 2019. 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
Shropshire -24 22 £265 -7.02% 3
Warwickshire +16 14 £325 -1.52% 2
Birmingham +11 9 £390 +41.82% 3
Staffordshire +6 7 £390 +11.43% 4
Coventry -21 3 £419 +4.69% 4
Solihull - 2 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £130 - 5
Microsoft PowerPoint
England

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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 56 (96.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (53.45%) Microsoft Office
3 26 (44.83%) SharePoint
3 26 (44.83%) Project Management
4 24 (41.38%) PMO
5 23 (39.66%) Finance
6 22 (37.93%) Microsoft
7 20 (34.48%) Change Management
8 19 (32.76%) JIRA
8 19 (32.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (31.03%) Microsoft Project
10 16 (27.59%) ISEB
10 16 (27.59%) Decision-Making
10 16 (27.59%) Project Governance
11 15 (25.86%) Change Control
11 15 (25.86%) Budgeting and Forecasting
11 15 (25.86%) Customer Requirements
11 15 (25.86%) Oracle OWB
11 15 (25.86%) BusinessObjects
12 14 (24.14%) Capacity Planning
12 14 (24.14%) Resource Allocation
13 9 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (12.07%) Open Workbench
14 7 (12.07%) Remedy
14 7 (12.07%) Niku
14 7 (12.07%) ITIL
15 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
16 5 (8.62%) ServiceNow
16 5 (8.62%) MS Visio
16 5 (8.62%) Active Directory

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 26 (44.83%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.72%) Confluence
2 1 (1.72%) IIS
2 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 56 (96.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (53.45%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (31.03%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (12.07%) Open Workbench
5 5 (8.62%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) IBM Blueworks
1 2 (3.45%) Office 365
2 1 (1.72%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 1 (1.72%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.72%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.86%) BusinessObjects
1 15 (25.86%) Oracle OWB
2 2 (3.45%) DTS
2 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 19 (32.76%) JIRA
General
1 23 (39.66%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Retail
3 3 (5.17%) Marketing
4 1 (1.72%) Electronics
4 1 (1.72%) French Language
4 1 (1.72%) Law
Job Titles
1 33 (56.90%) Analyst
2 20 (34.48%) PMO Analyst
3 5 (8.62%) Administrator
4 4 (6.90%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (6.90%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.17%) Business Analyst
5 3 (5.17%) GDPR Business Analyst
5 3 (5.17%) Process Analyst
5 3 (5.17%) Support Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) Business Process Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) Data Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) Developer
6 2 (3.45%) IT Support
6 2 (3.45%) PMO Officer
6 2 (3.45%) Project Management Officer
6 2 (3.45%) Project Office Support
6 2 (3.45%) Project Support Officer
6 2 (3.45%) Report Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) Flash
2 1 (1.72%) .NET
2 1 (1.72%) .NET Core
2 1 (1.72%) CSS
2 1 (1.72%) HTML
2 1 (1.72%) Middleware
2 1 (1.72%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.17%) e-Learning
3 3 (5.17%) FMCG
4 2 (3.45%) SCADA
4 2 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.72%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.72%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.72%) Windows
1 1 (1.72%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (44.83%) Project Management
2 20 (34.48%) Change Management
3 19 (32.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (27.59%) Decision-Making
4 16 (27.59%) Project Governance
5 15 (25.86%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 15 (25.86%) Change Control
5 15 (25.86%) Customer Requirements
6 14 (24.14%) Capacity Planning
6 14 (24.14%) Resource Allocation
7 9 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (12.07%) ITIL
9 4 (6.90%) Financial Modelling
9 4 (6.90%) Supplier Management
10 3 (5.17%) Coaching
10 3 (5.17%) Collaborative Working
10 3 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (5.17%) Data Analysis
10 3 (5.17%) Scrum
10 3 (5.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.17%) C
1 3 (5.17%) MATLAB
1 3 (5.17%) SQL
2 2 (3.45%) PL/SQL
2 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.72%) C#
3 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.72%) Python
3 1 (1.72%) R
3 1 (1.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (27.59%) ISEB
2 1 (1.72%) HNC
2 1 (1.72%) NVQ Level 3
2 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (41.38%) PMO
2 3 (5.17%) GDPR
3 2 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.72%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.72%) QA
4 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.62%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.07%) Niku
2 7 (12.07%) Remedy
3 5 (8.62%) ServiceNow
4 3 (5.17%) Oracle
5 2 (3.45%) Citrix
5 2 (3.45%) SAP
6 1 (1.72%) IBM
6 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.72%) Tableau