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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 67 51 92
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +41
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 53 77 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.19% 3.02% 1.20%
As % of the Applications category 12.99% 18.20% 7.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 30 11
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£400 £333 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.30% -2.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £122 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £468 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 4
Average hourly rate £14.50 £18.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% -20.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.68 £24.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-48.26% +88.46%
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
408 423 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 16.82% 16.57% 15.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 151 115
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £163 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 27 53
Average hourly rate £16.11 £17.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.23% -47.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £11.44 £12.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.33 £24.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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 -14 23 £400 +26.48% 4
Newbury -1 5 £400 +6.66% 4
Bracknell -10 2 £120 -58.62% 2
Slough -2 1 £218 -7.44% 4
MS PowerPoint
South East

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 86 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 75 (58.14%) Telecoms
3 52 (40.31%) Microsoft
4 48 (37.21%) MS Office
5 33 (25.58%) Finance
5 33 (25.58%) Degree
6 23 (17.83%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (16.28%) MS Visio
8 20 (15.50%) SAP
8 20 (15.50%) Project Management
9 16 (12.40%) MS Project
9 16 (12.40%) Marketing
10 14 (10.85%) Oracle
11 13 (10.08%) TOWER Software
12 12 (9.30%) ITIL
13 11 (8.53%) PRINCE2
13 11 (8.53%) UNIX
13 11 (8.53%) Linux
14 10 (7.75%) SQL
14 10 (7.75%) Cisco Certification
14 10 (7.75%) Service Management
15 9 (6.98%) Electronics
15 9 (6.98%) Programme Management
16 8 (6.20%) Stakeholder Management
16 8 (6.20%) Salesforce.com
16 8 (6.20%) 3GPP
16 8 (6.20%) Time Management
16 8 (6.20%) LTE
16 8 (6.20%) Radio Access Network
17 7 (5.43%) Remedy ITSM

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 5 (3.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.55%) Smallworld
3 1 (0.78%) SAS
Applications
1 86 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 48 (37.21%) MS Office
3 21 (16.28%) MS Visio
4 16 (12.40%) MS Project
5 4 (3.10%) AutoCAD
6 2 (1.55%) InfoPath
6 2 (1.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (5.43%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.55%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.20%) 3GPP
1 8 (6.20%) LTE
1 8 (6.20%) Radio Access Network
2 6 (4.65%) 3G
2 6 (4.65%) Wireless
2 6 (4.65%) IPsec
2 6 (4.65%) TCP/IP
2 6 (4.65%) 4G
3 5 (3.88%) Ethernet
3 5 (3.88%) Firewall
3 5 (3.88%) Intranet
4 4 (3.10%) DSLAM
4 4 (3.10%) ATM
4 4 (3.10%) Broadband
4 4 (3.10%) PPP
4 4 (3.10%) VoIP
4 4 (3.10%) VPN
4 4 (3.10%) xDSL
4 4 (3.10%) Unified Communications
4 4 (3.10%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.78%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (0.78%) MS Access
2 1 (0.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.78%) DB2
2 1 (0.78%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (3.10%) Oracle Forms
General
1 75 (58.14%) Telecoms
2 33 (25.58%) Finance
3 16 (12.40%) Marketing
4 9 (6.98%) Electronics
5 5 (3.88%) Legal
6 3 (2.33%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.55%) Billing
7 2 (1.55%) Retail
8 1 (0.78%) German Language
Job Titles
1 36 (27.91%) Analyst
2 16 (12.40%) Administrator
3 14 (10.85%) Coordinator
4 13 (10.08%) Design Engineer
5 8 (6.20%) Report Analyst
6 7 (5.43%) Project Coordinator
7 6 (4.65%) Support Analyst
7 6 (4.65%) Consultant
7 6 (4.65%) Customer Analyst
7 6 (4.65%) Project Administrator
8 5 (3.88%) PMO Consultant
8 5 (3.88%) Service Analyst
8 5 (3.88%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.10%) Architect
9 4 (3.10%) Technical Support
9 4 (3.10%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (3.10%) PMO Administrator
10 3 (2.33%) Incident Analyst
10 3 (2.33%) Project Analyst
10 3 (2.33%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.10%) XMPP
2 1 (0.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.83%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.43%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.43%) Replication
3 6 (4.65%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.65%) PKI
4 5 (3.88%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.33%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.55%) GIS
6 2 (1.55%) Statistics
7 1 (0.78%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.78%) CMDB
7 1 (0.78%) Life Science
7 1 (0.78%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.53%) UNIX
1 11 (8.53%) Linux
2 6 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (3.10%) Solaris
4 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.78%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (15.50%) Project Management
2 12 (9.30%) ITIL
3 11 (8.53%) PRINCE2
4 10 (7.75%) Service Management
5 9 (6.98%) Programme Management
6 8 (6.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (6.20%) Time Management
7 7 (5.43%) Data Analysis
7 7 (5.43%) Workflow
7 7 (5.43%) ITSM
7 7 (5.43%) Line Management
8 6 (4.65%) SDLC
9 5 (3.88%) Data Entry
9 5 (3.88%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (3.88%) CRM
9 5 (3.88%) Service Delivery
9 5 (3.88%) Change Management
10 4 (3.10%) Validation
10 4 (3.10%) Information Management
10 4 (3.10%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.75%) SQL
2 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
2 1 (0.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (25.58%) Degree
2 10 (7.75%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (5.43%) CCNP
3 7 (5.43%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (4.65%) CCNA
5 4 (3.10%) HND
5 4 (3.10%) Sun Certification
5 4 (3.10%) SCSA
5 4 (3.10%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.33%) CCIE
7 2 (1.55%) ACCA
7 2 (1.55%) CIMA
7 2 (1.55%) PMP
7 2 (1.55%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.78%) CCENT
8 1 (0.78%) NVQ Level 3
8 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.78%) CCDP
8 1 (0.78%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.33%) QA
2 2 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.55%) SLA
2 2 (1.55%) PMBOK
Systems Management
1 4 (3.10%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (3.10%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (1.55%) Netcool
Vendors
1 52 (40.31%) Microsoft
2 20 (15.50%) SAP
3 14 (10.85%) Oracle
4 13 (10.08%) TOWER Software
5 8 (6.20%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (5.43%) Remedy
7 6 (4.65%) HP
7 6 (4.65%) Dell
7 6 (4.65%) Red Hat
8 5 (3.88%) Huawei
8 5 (3.88%) Cisco
9 4 (3.10%) Business Objects
9 4 (3.10%) MicroStrategy
9 4 (3.10%) Veritas
9 4 (3.10%) Sun
10 2 (1.55%) Ericsson
10 2 (1.55%) EMC
10 2 (1.55%) Planview
10 2 (1.55%) Actix
10 2 (1.55%) LANDesk
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