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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft PowerPoint
South East / Berkshire
Rank 64 62 58
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 43 49 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.20% 2.03% 2.52%
As % of the Applications category 15.25% 16.07% 19.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 26
Median daily rate £300 £325 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +22.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £143 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £10.80 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £17.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +22.80%

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
282 305 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 14.41% 12.62% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 112 145
Median daily rate £350 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £165 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 47 18
Median hourly rate £10.80 £12.33 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.40% -22.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.12 £18.00 £27.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.38 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-11.45% +9.16%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +20 21 £343 +19.13%
Bracknell +4 4 - - 1
Maidenhead -6 4 - -
Slough +8 2 £220 +33.33%
MS PowerPoint
South East

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 60 (68.97%) MS Excel
2 48 (55.17%) Microsoft
3 39 (44.83%) Finance
4 30 (34.48%) MS Office
5 29 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 29 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (22.99%) Project Management
7 16 (18.39%) SAP
7 16 (18.39%) Degree
8 14 (16.09%) MS Project
9 13 (14.94%) MS Visio
10 11 (12.64%) Data Analysis
11 10 (11.49%) Oracle
12 9 (10.34%) SQL
12 9 (10.34%) PRINCE2
12 9 (10.34%) SharePoint
12 9 (10.34%) QA
12 9 (10.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 8 (9.20%) Marketing
13 8 (9.20%) Workflow
14 7 (8.05%) HND
14 7 (8.05%) Data Entry
14 7 (8.05%) Cybersecurity
15 6 (6.90%) Security Cleared
15 6 (6.90%) Coaching
15 6 (6.90%) ERP
15 6 (6.90%) ACCA
15 6 (6.90%) CIMA
15 6 (6.90%) Change Management
15 6 (6.90%) Retail

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 9 (10.34%) SharePoint
Applications
1 60 (68.97%) MS Excel
2 30 (34.48%) MS Office
3 14 (16.09%) MS Project
4 13 (14.94%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.60%) Office 365
2 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.30%) 2G
1 2 (2.30%) 3G
1 2 (2.30%) 4G
1 2 (2.30%) ATM
1 2 (2.30%) Broadband
1 2 (2.30%) DSLAM
1 2 (2.30%) Ethernet
1 2 (2.30%) Firewall
1 2 (2.30%) LTE
1 2 (2.30%) PPP
1 2 (2.30%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (2.30%) VoIP
1 2 (2.30%) VPN
1 2 (2.30%) xDSL
2 1 (1.15%) Internet
2 1 (1.15%) LAN
2 1 (1.15%) SMS
2 1 (1.15%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (2.30%) MS Access
2 1 (1.15%) Big Data
2 1 (1.15%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.15%) JIRA
General
1 39 (44.83%) Finance
2 29 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 8 (9.20%) Marketing
4 6 (6.90%) Retail
5 5 (5.75%) Military
6 3 (3.45%) Legal
7 2 (2.30%) Back Office
8 1 (1.15%) Banking
8 1 (1.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 28 (32.18%) Analyst
2 9 (10.34%) Trainer
3 8 (9.20%) Administrator
3 8 (9.20%) Data Analyst
4 7 (8.05%) Consultant
4 7 (8.05%) Coordinator
4 7 (8.05%) Project Manager
5 6 (6.90%) PMO Analyst
5 6 (6.90%) Project Coordinator
6 4 (4.60%) Change Consultant
6 4 (4.60%) Financial Analyst
6 4 (4.60%) Junior
6 4 (4.60%) Performance Analyst
6 4 (4.60%) PMO Coordinator
6 4 (4.60%) Report Analyst
7 3 (3.45%) PMO Manager
7 3 (3.45%) PMO Support Analyst
7 3 (3.45%) Project Administrator
7 3 (3.45%) Project Analyst
7 3 (3.45%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.45%) HTML
1 3 (3.45%) XML
1 3 (3.45%) XSLT
2 2 (2.30%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 29 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.45%) Performance Metrics
2 3 (3.45%) Social Media
3 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.30%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.30%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.15%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.15%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.15%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.15%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.15%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.30%) Linux
1 2 (2.30%) Solaris
1 2 (2.30%) Unix
2 1 (1.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.99%) Project Management
2 11 (12.64%) Data Analysis
3 9 (10.34%) PRINCE2
3 9 (10.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 8 (9.20%) Workflow
5 7 (8.05%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (8.05%) Data Entry
6 6 (6.90%) Change Management
6 6 (6.90%) Coaching
6 6 (6.90%) ERP
7 5 (5.75%) Analytics
7 5 (5.75%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 5 (5.75%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (5.75%) Logistics
7 5 (5.75%) Matrix Organization
7 5 (5.75%) Process Architecture
8 4 (4.60%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (4.60%) Dashboard Development
8 4 (4.60%) Time Management
8 4 (4.60%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.34%) SQL
2 4 (4.60%) VBA
3 3 (3.45%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.45%) XPath
4 1 (1.15%) C
4 1 (1.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (18.39%) Degree
2 7 (8.05%) HND
3 6 (6.90%) ACCA
3 6 (6.90%) CIMA
3 6 (6.90%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.60%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.45%) PMI Certification
5 3 (3.45%) PMP
6 2 (2.30%) CCNA
6 2 (2.30%) CCNP
6 2 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (2.30%) SCSA
6 2 (2.30%) Sun Certification
7 1 (1.15%) CBAP
7 1 (1.15%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.34%) QA
2 3 (3.45%) SLA
3 1 (1.15%) GAAP
3 1 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 3 (3.45%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 48 (55.17%) Microsoft
2 16 (18.39%) SAP
3 10 (11.49%) Oracle
4 5 (5.75%) Huawei
5 3 (3.45%) Ariba
5 3 (3.45%) Citrix
5 3 (3.45%) Cramer
5 3 (3.45%) Google
5 3 (3.45%) HP
5 3 (3.45%) Nokia Networks
5 3 (3.45%) Nortel
5 3 (3.45%) Tellabs
6 2 (2.30%) Remedy
6 2 (2.30%) Software AG
6 2 (2.30%) Sun
6 2 (2.30%) Veritas
7 1 (1.15%) Cognos
7 1 (1.15%) Ericsson
7 1 (1.15%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.15%) Progress