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 3 months to 24 June 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.

Microsoft PowerPoint
England / West Midlands
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 73 93
Rank change year-on-year -16 +20  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint 27 73 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.35% 2.42% 1.17%
As % of the Applications category 13.57% 22.96% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 47 12
Median daily rate £350 £270 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.62% -33.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £150 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £443 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £12.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -56.89%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £13.36
% change year-on-year -8.21% +46.83%  

Microsoft 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 199 318 294
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 9.92% 10.53% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 184 166
Median daily rate £325 £299 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.78% -4.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £150 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 25 31
Median hourly rate £21.25 £13.00 £17.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.46% -24.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £9.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.05 £25.12 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.21% +13.79%  

Microsoft PowerPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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
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 3 months to 24 June 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
Warwickshire +3 7 £363 +40.77%
Coventry -1 7 £450 +31.86% 1
Birmingham -4 6 £320 +113.33% 1
Solihull - 3 £300 -
Shropshire +15 2 £425 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £203 -
Microsoft PowerPoint
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 47 (70.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 33 (49.25%) Microsoft
3 24 (35.82%) Microsoft Office
4 21 (31.34%) MS Visio
4 21 (31.34%) Finance
5 20 (29.85%) Project Management
6 17 (25.37%) PMO
7 15 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (16.42%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (16.42%) PRINCE2
9 10 (14.93%) SharePoint
10 9 (13.43%) Microsoft Project
10 9 (13.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 7 (10.45%) ITIL
11 7 (10.45%) Adobe
11 7 (10.45%) Validation
11 7 (10.45%) Telecoms
11 7 (10.45%) Marketing
12 6 (8.96%) IT Governance
12 6 (8.96%) e-Learning
12 6 (8.96%) Manufacturing
12 6 (8.96%) BPR
12 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (7.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 5 (7.46%) User Experience
13 5 (7.46%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 5 (7.46%) Axure RP
13 5 (7.46%) Social Media
13 5 (7.46%) Cognitive Psychology
13 5 (7.46%) Management Information System

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 10 (14.93%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.49%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 47 (70.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (35.82%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (31.34%) MS Visio
4 9 (13.43%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (7.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (2.99%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (1.49%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.49%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) TETRA
2 1 (1.49%) Internet
2 1 (1.49%) Skype
2 1 (1.49%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.99%) MS Access
2 1 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Axure RP
1 5 (7.46%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 21 (31.34%) Finance
2 7 (10.45%) Marketing
2 7 (10.45%) Telecoms
3 6 (8.96%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.97%) Advertising
5 3 (4.48%) Banking
6 2 (2.99%) Retail
7 1 (1.49%) Automotive
7 1 (1.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (28.36%) Analyst
2 9 (13.43%) Business Analyst
3 7 (10.45%) Administrator
4 6 (8.96%) PMO Analyst
5 5 (7.46%) Coordinator
5 5 (7.46%) Project Administrator
5 5 (7.46%) Project Coordinator
6 4 (5.97%) Junior
6 4 (5.97%) Project Support Administrator
6 4 (5.97%) User Researcher
7 3 (4.48%) Consultant
7 3 (4.48%) PMO Lead
7 3 (4.48%) Programme Office Support
7 3 (4.48%) Programme Planner
7 3 (4.48%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.48%) Project Planner
7 3 (4.48%) Project Support Coordinator
7 3 (4.48%) Trainer
8 2 (2.99%) Project Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) .NET
1 1 (1.49%) CSS
1 1 (1.49%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (8.96%) e-Learning
2 5 (7.46%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.46%) Social Media
2 5 (7.46%) User Experience
3 4 (5.97%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.48%) NHS
5 1 (1.49%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.49%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.49%) Video Editing
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (29.85%) Project Management
2 15 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (16.42%) PRINCE2
3 11 (16.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (13.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 7 (10.45%) ITIL
5 7 (10.45%) Validation
6 6 (8.96%) BPR
6 6 (8.96%) IT Governance
7 5 (7.46%) Cognitive Psychology
7 5 (7.46%) Kanban
7 5 (7.46%) Psychology
7 5 (7.46%) Scrum
7 5 (7.46%) Usability Testing
8 4 (5.97%) Business Change Management
8 4 (5.97%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (5.97%) Use Case
8 4 (5.97%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (5.97%) User Stories
8 4 (5.97%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.99%) VBA
2 1 (1.49%) C#
2 1 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (5.97%) Degree
2 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (1.49%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (25.37%) PMO
2 4 (5.97%) QA
3 2 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.99%) P3O
4 1 (1.49%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 33 (49.25%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.45%) Adobe
3 3 (4.48%) HP
3 3 (4.48%) SAP
4 2 (2.99%) Omniture
5 1 (1.49%) Ariba
5 1 (1.49%) Google
5 1 (1.49%) Kronos
5 1 (1.49%) ServiceNow