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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS PowerPoint over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 62 81 85
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +4
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 66 48 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.55% 1.92% 1.78%
As % of the Applications category 18.86% 13.56% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 21 22
Average daily rate
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£275 £325 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £160 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.75 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £17.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-29.41% +36.00%
MS PowerPoint
South East

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
350 354 351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.51% 14.18% 12.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 157 112
Average daily rate £300 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £125 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 28 43
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.50 £10.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.83 £29.40 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.80 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.06% -3.33%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +16 31 £273 -22.14% 1
Slough +1 11 £400 +128.57%
Bracknell -2 6 £250 - 1
Newbury +2 4 £350 -
Maidenhead - 2 - -
MS PowerPoint
South East

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 75 (68.18%) MS Excel
2 48 (43.64%) MS Project
3 46 (41.82%) MS Office
4 43 (39.09%) MS Visio
4 43 (39.09%) Telecoms
5 37 (33.64%) Project Management
6 35 (31.82%) Microsoft
7 31 (28.18%) Finance
8 25 (22.73%) PRINCE2
8 25 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
9 24 (21.82%) Degree
10 17 (15.45%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (15.45%) Marketing
11 15 (13.64%) Service Delivery
11 15 (13.64%) ITIL
12 14 (12.73%) SharePoint
13 9 (8.18%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (8.18%) Programme Management
13 9 (8.18%) Service Management
14 7 (6.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 7 (6.36%) SAP
14 7 (6.36%) Change Control
15 6 (5.45%) Computer Science
15 6 (5.45%) Performance Management
15 6 (5.45%) CRM
16 5 (4.55%) CIMA
16 5 (4.55%) ACCA
16 5 (4.55%) Automotive
16 5 (4.55%) SQL
16 5 (4.55%) ITIL Certification

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 14 (12.73%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.91%) CMS
2 1 (0.91%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 75 (68.18%) MS Excel
2 48 (43.64%) MS Project
3 46 (41.82%) MS Office
4 43 (39.09%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.73%) AutoCAD
6 2 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.91%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.91%) SAP SEM
2 1 (0.91%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.91%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.73%) Force.com
2 1 (0.91%) SaaS
2 1 (0.91%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.73%) Intranet
2 2 (1.82%) SAN
2 2 (1.82%) Wireless
3 1 (0.91%) Firewall
3 1 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.91%) LAN
3 1 (0.91%) VoIP
3 1 (0.91%) VPN
3 1 (0.91%) DNS
3 1 (0.91%) 3G
3 1 (0.91%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.91%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (0.91%) MS Access
2 1 (0.91%) SAP BI
2 1 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.91%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Oracle APEX
General
1 43 (39.09%) Telecoms
2 31 (28.18%) Finance
3 17 (15.45%) Marketing
4 5 (4.55%) Automotive
4 5 (4.55%) Retail
5 2 (1.82%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.82%) Banking
5 2 (1.82%) Legal
5 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.91%) German Language
6 1 (0.91%) Billing
Job Titles
1 19 (17.27%) Coordinator
1 19 (17.27%) Analyst
2 12 (10.91%) Project Manager
2 12 (10.91%) Project Coordinator
3 7 (6.36%) Junior
3 7 (6.36%) Administrator
4 6 (5.45%) Programme Coordinator
4 6 (5.45%) Service Analyst
5 5 (4.55%) Project Administrator
6 4 (3.64%) Metrics Analyst
6 4 (3.64%) PMO Administrator
6 4 (3.64%) Business Analyst
6 4 (3.64%) Graduate
6 4 (3.64%) Junior Project Manager
6 4 (3.64%) Support Analyst
7 3 (2.73%) Design Engineer
7 3 (2.73%) Project Analyst
7 3 (2.73%) Telecoms Engineer
7 3 (2.73%) Bid Manager
7 3 (2.73%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.91%) .NET
1 1 (0.91%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.45%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.73%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.73%) PMI
3 3 (2.73%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (1.82%) Statistics
4 2 (1.82%) Replication
5 1 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.91%) Copywriting
5 1 (0.91%) Wiki
5 1 (0.91%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.64%) Windows
2 3 (2.73%) Linux
3 1 (0.91%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.91%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (33.64%) Project Management
2 25 (22.73%) PRINCE2
3 17 (15.45%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (13.64%) Service Delivery
4 15 (13.64%) ITIL
5 9 (8.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (8.18%) Programme Management
5 9 (8.18%) Service Management
6 7 (6.36%) Change Control
7 6 (5.45%) Performance Management
7 6 (5.45%) CRM
8 5 (4.55%) Network Architecture
8 5 (4.55%) Waterfall
8 5 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (4.55%) Performance Analysis
9 4 (3.64%) Portfolio Management
9 4 (3.64%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (3.64%) Telemarketing
9 4 (3.64%) Project Planning
9 4 (3.64%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (0.91%) Java
2 1 (0.91%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 24 (21.82%) Degree
2 7 (6.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (4.55%) CIMA
3 5 (4.55%) ACCA
3 5 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (3.64%) CCNA
4 4 (3.64%) PMI Certification
4 4 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.73%) CCENT
5 3 (2.73%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.91%) HND
6 1 (0.91%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.64%) SLA
2 1 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (3.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.91%) Netcool
1 1 (0.91%) Nagios
1 1 (0.91%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 35 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.36%) SAP
3 5 (4.55%) LANDesk
4 4 (3.64%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.73%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.82%) Oracle
6 2 (1.82%) Siebel
7 1 (0.91%) VMware
7 1 (0.91%) TOWER Software
7 1 (0.91%) Cisco
7 1 (0.91%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.91%) Remedy
7 1 (0.91%) Infovista
7 1 (0.91%) HP
7 1 (0.91%) Dell
7 1 (0.91%) MobileIron