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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 62 89 105
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +16
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 56 43 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.32% 1.64% 1.32%
As % of the Applications category 16.72% 11.94% 9.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 18 17
Average daily rate
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£250 £204 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.69% -37.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £112 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £350 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £12.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-24.28% +12.90%
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
335 360 449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.89% 13.74% 14.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 137 131
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £135 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 26 38
Average hourly rate £17.07 £14.84 £12.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.02% +14.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.81 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £27.30 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.19
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -4.54%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +30 29 £300 +26.31% 2
Slough -7 11 £180 +2.85%
Bracknell +4 6 £250 +146.91% 1
Maidenhead -3 2 - - 2
Newbury - 2 £325 - 1
Windsor - - - -
MS PowerPoint
South East

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 73 (64.04%) MS Excel
2 56 (49.12%) MS Office
3 46 (40.35%) MS Project
4 42 (36.84%) MS Visio
5 39 (34.21%) Microsoft
6 35 (30.70%) Telecoms
7 32 (28.07%) Project Management
8 31 (27.19%) Finance
9 27 (23.68%) Degree
10 21 (18.42%) PRINCE2
11 20 (17.54%) SharePoint
12 17 (14.91%) Marketing
13 15 (13.16%) SAP
14 14 (12.28%) ITIL
14 14 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (11.40%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (10.53%) Service Delivery
17 9 (7.89%) Service Management
17 9 (7.89%) Oracle
18 7 (6.14%) CRM
18 7 (6.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 7 (6.14%) Workflow
18 7 (6.14%) Stakeholder Management
18 7 (6.14%) Project Planning
18 7 (6.14%) Data Entry
18 7 (6.14%) Change Control
19 6 (5.26%) Performance Analysis
19 6 (5.26%) Analytics
19 6 (5.26%) Performance Management
19 6 (5.26%) Salesforce.com

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 20 (17.54%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.63%) CMS
3 2 (1.75%) Drupal
4 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 73 (64.04%) MS Excel
2 56 (49.12%) MS Office
3 46 (40.35%) MS Project
4 42 (36.84%) MS Visio
5 5 (4.39%) AutoCAD
6 3 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.88%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Google Analytics
1 2 (1.75%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.88%) SAP SEM
2 1 (0.88%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.88%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.63%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.51%) Intranet
2 3 (2.63%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (2.63%) LTE
3 2 (1.75%) 2G
3 2 (1.75%) SAN
3 2 (1.75%) 3G
3 2 (1.75%) Extranet
4 1 (0.88%) LAN
4 1 (0.88%) DNS
4 1 (0.88%) Firewall
4 1 (0.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.63%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.88%) SAP BI
2 1 (0.88%) MS Access
2 1 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle APEX
General
1 35 (30.70%) Telecoms
2 31 (27.19%) Finance
3 17 (14.91%) Marketing
4 5 (4.39%) Retail
5 4 (3.51%) Automotive
6 2 (1.75%) Publishing
6 2 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.88%) Legal
7 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.88%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.88%) Korean Language
7 1 (0.88%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.88%) Billing
7 1 (0.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (16.67%) Analyst
2 17 (14.91%) Coordinator
3 16 (14.04%) Administrator
4 14 (12.28%) Project Coordinator
5 12 (10.53%) Project Administrator
5 12 (10.53%) Project Manager
6 9 (7.89%) Junior
7 6 (5.26%) Service Analyst
8 5 (4.39%) Graduate
8 5 (4.39%) Design Engineer
9 4 (3.51%) Metrics Analyst
9 4 (3.51%) PMO Analyst
9 4 (3.51%) Junior Project Manager
9 4 (3.51%) Consultant
10 3 (2.63%) Business Analyst
10 3 (2.63%) Architect
10 3 (2.63%) Support Analyst
10 3 (2.63%) Telecoms Engineer
10 3 (2.63%) PMO Administrator
10 3 (2.63%) Programme Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.63%) Web Services
2 2 (1.75%) Flash
2 2 (1.75%) HTML
3 1 (0.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.51%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.75%) Social Media
4 2 (1.75%) Statistics
5 1 (0.88%) Copywriting
5 1 (0.88%) Wiki
5 1 (0.88%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.63%) Windows
2 2 (1.75%) Linux
3 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (28.07%) Project Management
2 21 (18.42%) PRINCE2
3 14 (12.28%) ITIL
4 13 (11.40%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (10.53%) Service Delivery
6 9 (7.89%) Service Management
7 7 (6.14%) CRM
7 7 (6.14%) Workflow
7 7 (6.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (6.14%) Project Planning
7 7 (6.14%) Data Entry
7 7 (6.14%) Change Control
8 6 (5.26%) Performance Analysis
8 6 (5.26%) Analytics
8 6 (5.26%) Performance Management
9 5 (4.39%) Programme Management
9 5 (4.39%) Cyber Security
9 5 (4.39%) Network Architecture
10 4 (3.51%) Waterfall
10 4 (3.51%) Telemarketing
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.63%) Java
2 2 (1.75%) PHP
2 2 (1.75%) SQL
3 1 (0.88%) PowerHouse
3 1 (0.88%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 27 (23.68%) Degree
2 7 (6.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (4.39%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (4.39%) HND
4 3 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.63%) CCNA
4 3 (2.63%) PMP
4 3 (2.63%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.63%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.75%) CCENT
5 2 (1.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.63%) SLA
2 2 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) Netcool
1 1 (0.88%) Nagios
1 1 (0.88%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 39 (34.21%) Microsoft
2 15 (13.16%) SAP
3 9 (7.89%) Oracle
4 6 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (4.39%) TOWER Software
5 5 (4.39%) LANDesk
6 3 (2.63%) Cisco
6 3 (2.63%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.75%) hybris
7 2 (1.75%) Brocade
7 2 (1.75%) Google
7 2 (1.75%) Siebel
7 2 (1.75%) EMC
8 1 (0.88%) Remedy
8 1 (0.88%) Infovista
8 1 (0.88%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.88%) HP
8 1 (0.88%) Dell
8 1 (0.88%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.88%) VMware
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