The table below looks at the statistics for MS PowerPoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS PowerPoint over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft PowerPoint
South East / Berkshire
Rank 62 89 67
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -22
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 48 31 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.45% 1.23% 2.40%
As % of the Applications category 17.84% 10.51% 18.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 5 23
Median daily rate £300 £220 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £169 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +37.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
269 295 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.72% 11.68% 13.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 117 167
Median daily rate £345 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £165 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 41 25
Median hourly rate £13.85 £12.42 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.55% -26.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.19 £18.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +10.00%

MS PowerPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing MS PowerPoint as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 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
Reading +40 31 £263 -30.00% 1
Maidenhead +2 4 - -
Slough +5 1 - -
Bracknell -2 1 - -
MS PowerPoint
South East

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for MS PowerPoint.

1 58 (67.44%) MS Excel
2 44 (51.16%) Microsoft
3 39 (45.35%) Finance
4 34 (39.53%) Telecoms
5 31 (36.05%) MS Office
6 24 (27.91%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (23.26%) PMO
8 17 (19.77%) Degree
9 15 (17.44%) SAP
10 14 (16.28%) MS Project
10 14 (16.28%) Project Management
11 13 (15.12%) Coaching
12 10 (11.63%) Marketing
12 10 (11.63%) PRINCE2
12 10 (11.63%) Oracle
12 10 (11.63%) SharePoint
12 10 (11.63%) MS Visio
13 9 (10.47%) QA
13 9 (10.47%) Workflow
14 8 (9.30%) Data Analysis
14 8 (9.30%) Data Entry
15 7 (8.14%) Cybersecurity
15 7 (8.14%) HND
16 6 (6.98%) CIMA
16 6 (6.98%) Retail
16 6 (6.98%) SQL
16 6 (6.98%) ERP
16 6 (6.98%) ACCA
16 6 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
16 6 (6.98%) Process Architecture

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (11.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 58 (67.44%) MS Excel
2 31 (36.05%) MS Office
3 14 (16.28%) MS Project
4 10 (11.63%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.65%) Office 365
2 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.65%) Broadband
2 3 (3.49%) VPN
3 2 (2.33%) 2G
3 2 (2.33%) 3G
3 2 (2.33%) 4G
3 2 (2.33%) ATM
3 2 (2.33%) DSLAM
3 2 (2.33%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.33%) Firewall
3 2 (2.33%) LTE
3 2 (2.33%) PPP
3 2 (2.33%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (2.33%) VoIP
3 2 (2.33%) xDSL
4 1 (1.16%) DWDM
4 1 (1.16%) Internet
4 1 (1.16%) LAN
4 1 (1.16%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.16%) VLAN
4 1 (1.16%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (2.33%) MS Access
2 1 (1.16%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.16%) JIRA
General
1 39 (45.35%) Finance
2 34 (39.53%) Telecoms
3 10 (11.63%) Marketing
4 6 (6.98%) Retail
5 5 (5.81%) Military
6 4 (4.65%) Mandarin Language
7 3 (3.49%) Back Office
7 3 (3.49%) Legal
8 2 (2.33%) Banking
9 1 (1.16%) Billing
9 1 (1.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 26 (30.23%) Analyst
2 13 (15.12%) Trainer
3 12 (13.95%) Administrator
4 8 (9.30%) Coordinator
5 7 (8.14%) Data Analyst
6 6 (6.98%) Project Administrator
7 5 (5.81%) PMO Analyst
7 5 (5.81%) PMO Coordinator
7 5 (5.81%) Project Coordinator
7 5 (5.81%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.65%) Consultant
8 4 (4.65%) Financial Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) IT Trainer
8 4 (4.65%) Performance Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) Project Assistant
9 3 (3.49%) PMO Manager
9 3 (3.49%) Project Analyst
9 3 (3.49%) Quality Analyst
9 3 (3.49%) Report Analyst
9 3 (3.49%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.33%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 24 (27.91%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.81%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.49%) Driving Licence
3 3 (3.49%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.49%) Smart Meter
4 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.33%) Social Media
5 1 (1.16%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.16%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.16%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.33%) Linux
1 2 (2.33%) Solaris
1 2 (2.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.28%) Project Management
2 13 (15.12%) Coaching
3 10 (11.63%) PRINCE2
4 9 (10.47%) Workflow
5 8 (9.30%) Data Analysis
5 8 (9.30%) Data Entry
6 7 (8.14%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (6.98%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 6 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (6.98%) Data Protection
7 6 (6.98%) ERP
7 6 (6.98%) Process Architecture
8 5 (5.81%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (5.81%) Analytics
8 5 (5.81%) Matrix Organization
8 5 (5.81%) Presales
8 5 (5.81%) Programme Management
9 4 (4.65%) Dashboard Development
9 4 (4.65%) Trend Analysis
10 3 (3.49%) Performance Metrics
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.98%) SQL
2 1 (1.16%) C
2 1 (1.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (19.77%) Degree
2 7 (8.14%) HND
3 6 (6.98%) ACCA
3 6 (6.98%) CIMA
3 6 (6.98%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.65%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.49%) CIPD
5 3 (3.49%) PMI Certification
5 3 (3.49%) PMP
6 2 (2.33%) CCNA
6 2 (2.33%) CCNP
6 2 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.33%) SCSA
6 2 (2.33%) Sun Certification
7 1 (1.16%) CBAP
7 1 (1.16%) OCP
7 1 (1.16%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (23.26%) PMO
2 9 (10.47%) QA
3 4 (4.65%) SLA
4 1 (1.16%) GAAP
4 1 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 3 (3.49%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 44 (51.16%) Microsoft
2 15 (17.44%) SAP
3 10 (11.63%) Oracle
4 5 (5.81%) Huawei
5 4 (4.65%) Nortel
6 3 (3.49%) Citrix
6 3 (3.49%) Cramer
6 3 (3.49%) Nokia Networks
6 3 (3.49%) Remedy
6 3 (3.49%) Tellabs
7 2 (2.33%) HP
7 2 (2.33%) Sun
7 2 (2.33%) Veritas
8 1 (1.16%) Ariba
8 1 (1.16%) Ericsson
8 1 (1.16%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.16%) Progress
8 1 (1.16%) Virgin Media