The first table below looks at the demand for MS PowerPoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS PowerPoint over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 74 96 76
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -20
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 48 26 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.92% 1.08% 2.03%
As % of the Applications category 12.60% 7.78% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 35
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £170 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.36% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.93% -19.23%
Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
381 334 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.21% 13.88% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 110 169
Average daily rate £325 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £140 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £301
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 35 27
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -12.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £8.00 £10.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.30 £30.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
MS PowerPoint
South East

MS PowerPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS PowerPoint across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS PowerPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

MS PowerPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint across the Berkshire region.

MS PowerPoint Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

MS PowerPoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

MS PowerPoint Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

MS PowerPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

MS PowerPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

MS PowerPoint
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +30 29 £320 +85.50% 2
Wokingham +2 4 £289 -
Slough -2 3 - - 4
Newbury -2 3 £275 -31.25% 2
Bracknell +4 1 - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Ascot - - - -
MS PowerPoint
South East

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing MS PowerPoint also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS PowerPoint.

1 83 (64.34%) MS Excel
2 63 (48.84%) MS Office
3 50 (38.76%) Finance
4 46 (35.66%) Microsoft
5 43 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 40 (31.01%) MS Project
7 38 (29.46%) Project Management
8 36 (27.91%) MS Visio
9 29 (22.48%) Degree
10 23 (17.83%) Marketing
10 23 (17.83%) PRINCE2
11 22 (17.05%) SAP
12 16 (12.40%) Oracle
12 16 (12.40%) SharePoint
13 12 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (8.53%) Workflow
14 11 (8.53%) Data Entry
15 10 (7.75%) Performance Management
15 10 (7.75%) Project Planning
15 10 (7.75%) Service Delivery
15 10 (7.75%) Performance Analysis
16 9 (6.98%) Cyber Security
17 8 (6.20%) Telemarketing
17 8 (6.20%) HND
18 7 (5.43%) Windows
18 7 (5.43%) ITIL
18 7 (5.43%) CRM
18 7 (5.43%) Service Management
18 7 (5.43%) QA
18 7 (5.43%) Analytics

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing MS PowerPoint also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS PowerPoint. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (12.40%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (2.33%) CMS
2 3 (2.33%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (1.55%) Drupal
4 1 (0.78%) SAS
4 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.78%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.78%) Confluence
Applications
1 83 (64.34%) MS Excel
2 63 (48.84%) MS Office
3 40 (31.01%) MS Project
4 36 (27.91%) MS Visio
5 5 (3.88%) AutoCAD
6 4 (3.10%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.78%) SPSS
7 1 (0.78%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (1.55%) Google Analytics
1 2 (1.55%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.78%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.33%) Force.com
2 2 (1.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.10%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (3.10%) LAN
1 4 (3.10%) VPN
2 3 (2.33%) 3G
2 3 (2.33%) Extranet
2 3 (2.33%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (2.33%) LTE
3 2 (1.55%) 2G
3 2 (1.55%) Intranet
3 2 (1.55%) SAN
4 1 (0.78%) VoIP
4 1 (0.78%) Wireless
4 1 (0.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.10%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.78%) MySQL
3 1 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Subversion
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (0.78%) JIRA
1 1 (0.78%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (0.78%) Mercurial
1 1 (0.78%) Git (software)
General
1 50 (38.76%) Finance
2 43 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 23 (17.83%) Marketing
4 5 (3.88%) Mandarin Language
5 4 (3.10%) Legal
6 3 (2.33%) Publishing
7 2 (1.55%) Automotive
8 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.78%) Advertising
8 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.78%) Banking
8 1 (0.78%) Retail
8 1 (0.78%) Billing
8 1 (0.78%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 22 (17.05%) Coordinator
2 21 (16.28%) Analyst
3 15 (11.63%) Project Coordinator
4 14 (10.85%) Administrator
5 11 (8.53%) Project Manager
6 8 (6.20%) Project Administrator
7 7 (5.43%) Services Delivery Manager
7 7 (5.43%) Service Manager
7 7 (5.43%) Delivery Manager
8 6 (4.65%) PMO Analyst
8 6 (4.65%) Graduate
9 5 (3.88%) Design Engineer
9 5 (3.88%) Business Analyst
9 5 (3.88%) Junior
10 4 (3.10%) Programme Coordinator
10 4 (3.10%) Consultant
10 4 (3.10%) Service Analyst
10 4 (3.10%) Support Analyst
10 4 (3.10%) PMO Lead
11 3 (2.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.33%) HTML
1 3 (2.33%) Web Services
2 2 (1.55%) Flash
3 1 (0.78%) XML
3 1 (0.78%) COM
3 1 (0.78%) CSS
3 1 (0.78%) .NET
3 1 (0.78%) LAMP
3 1 (0.78%) XML-RPC
3 1 (0.78%) Ajax
3 1 (0.78%) JSON
3 1 (0.78%) LESS
3 1 (0.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (0.78%) HTML5
3 1 (0.78%) WAMP
3 1 (0.78%) MooTools
3 1 (0.78%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.10%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.33%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.55%) Social Media
3 2 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.55%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.78%) PMI
4 1 (0.78%) Replication
4 1 (0.78%) Neural Network
4 1 (0.78%) Physics
4 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.78%) Copywriting
4 1 (0.78%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.78%) Statistics
4 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.43%) Windows
2 5 (3.88%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.55%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (29.46%) Project Management
2 23 (17.83%) PRINCE2
3 12 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (8.53%) Workflow
4 11 (8.53%) Data Entry
5 10 (7.75%) Performance Management
5 10 (7.75%) Project Planning
5 10 (7.75%) Service Delivery
5 10 (7.75%) Performance Analysis
6 9 (6.98%) Cyber Security
7 8 (6.20%) Telemarketing
8 7 (5.43%) ITIL
8 7 (5.43%) CRM
8 7 (5.43%) Service Management
8 7 (5.43%) Analytics
9 5 (3.88%) Network Architecture
9 5 (3.88%) Portfolio Management
10 4 (3.10%) Change Control
10 4 (3.10%) Data Analysis
10 4 (3.10%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.33%) Java
1 3 (2.33%) PHP
1 3 (2.33%) SQL
2 1 (0.78%) VBScript
2 1 (0.78%) VB
2 1 (0.78%) VBA
2 1 (0.78%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.78%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 29 (22.48%) Degree
2 8 (6.20%) HND
3 5 (3.88%) PMP
3 5 (3.88%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (2.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.55%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.55%) ACCA
5 2 (1.55%) CIMA
5 2 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.78%) ISEB
6 1 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.78%) CCNA
6 1 (0.78%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.78%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.43%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.65%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.78%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.78%) Netcool
Vendors
1 46 (35.66%) Microsoft
2 22 (17.05%) SAP
3 16 (12.40%) Oracle
4 6 (4.65%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (3.88%) TOWER Software
6 4 (3.10%) Adobe
6 4 (3.10%) Cisco
7 3 (2.33%) Business Objects
7 3 (2.33%) MobileIron
8 2 (1.55%) hybris
8 2 (1.55%) Google
8 2 (1.55%) Brocade
8 2 (1.55%) Siebel
8 2 (1.55%) EMC
9 1 (0.78%) HP
9 1 (0.78%) Dell
9 1 (0.78%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.78%) Remedy
9 1 (0.78%) Infovista
9 1 (0.78%) PeopleSoft
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