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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 61 66 69
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 68 61 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.59% 2.36% 1.91%
As % of the Applications category 20.36% 14.81% 14.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 28 20
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.16% -31.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £135 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £458 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £314 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.58% -1.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 £12.50 £19.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -35.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.30 £13.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-1.50% -
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
334 412 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.70% 15.94% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 197 104
Average daily rate £275 £300 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £150 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 28 42
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.83 £27.20 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.70
% change year-on-year
- -4.45%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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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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 24 £220 -20.00% 1
Bracknell -3 7 £119 - 1
Newbury +5 6 £425 -
Slough -2 6 £400 +128.57% 1
Maidenhead +1 3 - -
Windsor - 1 - -
MS PowerPoint
South East

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 74 (61.16%) MS Excel
2 50 (41.32%) Telecoms
3 43 (35.54%) MS Project
3 43 (35.54%) MS Office
4 40 (33.06%) MS Visio
5 35 (28.93%) Microsoft
6 33 (27.27%) Project Management
7 31 (25.62%) Finance
8 25 (20.66%) PRINCE2
9 24 (19.83%) Degree
9 24 (19.83%) Analytical Skills
10 21 (17.36%) Marketing
11 16 (13.22%) ITIL
12 13 (10.74%) SharePoint
12 13 (10.74%) Service Delivery
12 13 (10.74%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (9.92%) Programme Management
14 11 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (6.61%) Service Management
16 7 (5.79%) Continuous Improvement
17 6 (4.96%) Computer Science
17 6 (4.96%) Change Control
17 6 (4.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 6 (4.96%) SQL
17 6 (4.96%) Retail
18 5 (4.13%) Data Analysis
18 5 (4.13%) ACCA
18 5 (4.13%) CIMA
18 5 (4.13%) Automotive
18 5 (4.13%) SAP

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 13 (10.74%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.83%) CMS
2 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 74 (61.16%) MS Excel
2 43 (35.54%) MS Project
2 43 (35.54%) MS Office
3 40 (33.06%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.48%) AutoCAD
5 2 (1.65%) InfoPath
5 2 (1.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.83%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.83%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.83%) SAP SEM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Taleo
1 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.31%) Intranet
2 3 (2.48%) Wireless
3 2 (1.65%) SAN
4 1 (0.83%) Internet
4 1 (0.83%) 3G
4 1 (0.83%) Firewall
4 1 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.83%) LAN
4 1 (0.83%) VoIP
4 1 (0.83%) VPN
4 1 (0.83%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.48%) SQL Server
1 3 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.83%) SAP BI
2 1 (0.83%) DB2
2 1 (0.83%) MS Access
General
1 50 (41.32%) Telecoms
2 31 (25.62%) Finance
3 21 (17.36%) Marketing
4 6 (4.96%) Retail
5 5 (4.13%) Automotive
6 4 (3.31%) Legal
7 2 (1.65%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.65%) Banking
7 2 (1.65%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.83%) Billing
8 1 (0.83%) German Language
Job Titles
1 25 (20.66%) Analyst
2 19 (15.70%) Coordinator
3 13 (10.74%) Project Coordinator
4 12 (9.92%) Project Manager
5 10 (8.26%) Administrator
6 7 (5.79%) Junior
7 6 (4.96%) Project Administrator
8 5 (4.13%) Service Analyst
8 5 (4.13%) Business Analyst
8 5 (4.13%) Bid Manager
9 4 (3.31%) Metrics Analyst
9 4 (3.31%) Programme Coordinator
9 4 (3.31%) Customer Analyst
9 4 (3.31%) PMO Administrator
9 4 (3.31%) Graduate
9 4 (3.31%) Junior Project Manager
9 4 (3.31%) Data Analyst
10 3 (2.48%) Design Engineer
10 3 (2.48%) Support Analyst
10 3 (2.48%) Incident Manager
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.83%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.96%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.48%) PMI
4 2 (1.65%) Replication
4 2 (1.65%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.83%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.83%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.83%) Statistics
5 1 (0.83%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.83%) Life Science
5 1 (0.83%) Copywriting
5 1 (0.83%) Wiki
5 1 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.31%) Windows
2 2 (1.65%) Linux
3 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (27.27%) Project Management
2 25 (20.66%) PRINCE2
3 16 (13.22%) ITIL
4 13 (10.74%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (10.74%) Service Delivery
5 12 (9.92%) Programme Management
6 11 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (6.61%) Service Management
8 7 (5.79%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (4.96%) Change Control
10 5 (4.13%) Portfolio Management
10 5 (4.13%) Network Architecture
10 5 (4.13%) Time Management
10 5 (4.13%) Financial Modelling
10 5 (4.13%) Data Analysis
11 4 (3.31%) Project Planning
11 4 (3.31%) Resource Management
11 4 (3.31%) Scrum
11 4 (3.31%) Validation
11 4 (3.31%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (19.83%) Degree
2 6 (4.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (4.13%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (4.13%) ACCA
3 5 (4.13%) CIMA
3 5 (4.13%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.48%) CCENT
4 3 (2.48%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.48%) CCNA
4 3 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.65%) HND
6 1 (0.83%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.13%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.83%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) P3O
System Software
1 4 (3.31%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) Netcool
1 1 (0.83%) Nagios
1 1 (0.83%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 35 (28.93%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.13%) Business Objects
2 5 (4.13%) SAP
2 5 (4.13%) LANDesk
3 4 (3.31%) Dell
3 4 (3.31%) MicroStrategy
3 4 (3.31%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.65%) Oracle
4 2 (1.65%) Planview
5 1 (0.83%) MobileIron
5 1 (0.83%) Remedy
5 1 (0.83%) Infovista
5 1 (0.83%) TOWER Software
5 1 (0.83%) VMware