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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 59 77 94
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +17
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 68 47 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.59% 1.92% 1.56%
As % of the Applications category 22.08% 12.88% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 17 14
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +62.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £166 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £575 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +3.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+40.62% -8.57%
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
308 365 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.74% 14.92% 13.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 160 123
Average daily rate £300 £361 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.95% +44.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £189 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 30 31
Average hourly rate £21.53 £17.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.61% -1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.49 £11.80 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £19.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.03 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -3.06%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -9 21 £463 -7.50% 9
Bracknell +9 19 £305 -
Slough +2 5 £238 +31.94%
Newbury -7 5 £400 +23.07% 1
Maidenhead +4 1 - -
MS PowerPoint
South East

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 85 (67.46%) MS Excel
2 65 (51.59%) Telecoms
3 46 (36.51%) Microsoft
4 45 (35.71%) MS Office
5 41 (32.54%) Project Management
6 33 (26.19%) Finance
7 27 (21.43%) Degree
8 26 (20.63%) Analytical Skills
9 22 (17.46%) MS Visio
10 21 (16.67%) PRINCE2
11 15 (11.90%) PMI Certification
11 15 (11.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 15 (11.90%) Radio Access Network
12 14 (11.11%) MS Project
12 14 (11.11%) SQL
13 13 (10.32%) SAP
13 13 (10.32%) UNIX
13 13 (10.32%) Linux
13 13 (10.32%) Service Management
13 13 (10.32%) Huawei
14 12 (9.52%) Management Information System
14 12 (9.52%) PMP
14 12 (9.52%) SLA
14 12 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
14 12 (9.52%) Data Centre
15 11 (8.73%) SharePoint
15 11 (8.73%) Programme Management
16 10 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
16 10 (7.94%) Project Planning
16 10 (7.94%) Business Development

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 11 (8.73%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.17%) Lync
3 3 (2.38%) Smallworld
4 1 (0.79%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.79%) SAS
4 1 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.79%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (0.79%) IIS
Applications
1 85 (67.46%) MS Excel
2 45 (35.71%) MS Office
3 22 (17.46%) MS Visio
4 14 (11.11%) MS Project
5 6 (4.76%) Maya
6 2 (1.59%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.38%) SAP CCM
1 3 (2.38%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.59%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.59%) assyst
3 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.17%) Office 365
2 2 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.90%) Radio Access Network
2 10 (7.94%) Firewall
2 10 (7.94%) 3G
3 9 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 9 (7.14%) 4G
4 7 (5.56%) Ethernet
5 6 (4.76%) ATM
5 6 (4.76%) Broadband
5 6 (4.76%) 3GPP
5 6 (4.76%) VoIP
5 6 (4.76%) VPN
5 6 (4.76%) PPP
5 6 (4.76%) DSLAM
5 6 (4.76%) IPsec
5 6 (4.76%) LTE
5 6 (4.76%) xDSL
6 4 (3.17%) Unified Communications
6 4 (3.17%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (3.17%) WAN
6 4 (3.17%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.97%) Data Mining
2 3 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.59%) MS Access
4 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.79%) OLAP
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (0.79%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 6 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 65 (51.59%) Telecoms
2 33 (26.19%) Finance
3 9 (7.14%) Electronics
4 6 (4.76%) Marketing
5 2 (1.59%) Legal
5 2 (1.59%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.59%) Military
5 2 (1.59%) German Language
6 1 (0.79%) Retail
6 1 (0.79%) Billing
6 1 (0.79%) French Language
6 1 (0.79%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 37 (29.37%) Analyst
2 17 (13.49%) Project Manager
3 8 (6.35%) Service Analyst
3 8 (6.35%) Administrator
3 8 (6.35%) Report Analyst
4 6 (4.76%) Support Analyst
4 6 (4.76%) Technical Support
4 6 (4.76%) Business Analyst
4 6 (4.76%) Programme Manager
4 6 (4.76%) Consultant
4 6 (4.76%) Planning Manager
5 5 (3.97%) PMO Consultant
5 5 (3.97%) Financial Analyst
5 5 (3.97%) Coordinator
5 5 (3.97%) Design Engineer
5 5 (3.97%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (3.17%) Technical Support Analyst
6 4 (3.17%) Project Administrator
6 4 (3.17%) Process Analyst
7 3 (2.38%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.17%) XMPP
2 2 (1.59%) XML
3 1 (0.79%) Silverlight
3 1 (0.79%) Entity Framework
3 1 (0.79%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.79%) HTML
3 1 (0.79%) .NET
3 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.79%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (20.63%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 12 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.76%) PKI
5 3 (2.38%) PMI
5 3 (2.38%) GIS
6 2 (1.59%) Replication
7 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.79%) DTV
7 1 (0.79%) CMDB
7 1 (0.79%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.79%) FMCG
7 1 (0.79%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.79%) Social Media
7 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.32%) UNIX
1 13 (10.32%) Linux
2 6 (4.76%) Windows
2 6 (4.76%) Solaris
2 6 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (3.17%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (32.54%) Project Management
2 21 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 13 (10.32%) Service Management
4 11 (8.73%) Programme Management
5 10 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (7.94%) Change Management
5 10 (7.94%) Project Planning
5 10 (7.94%) Business Development
5 10 (7.94%) Change Control
6 9 (7.14%) ITIL
7 8 (6.35%) Risk Management
7 8 (6.35%) Workflow
7 8 (6.35%) Service Delivery
7 8 (6.35%) Waterfall
8 7 (5.56%) SDLC
9 6 (4.76%) Data Centre Operations
9 6 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (4.76%) Strategic Planning
9 6 (4.76%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (1.59%) VB
3 1 (0.79%) VB.NET
3 1 (0.79%) Python
3 1 (0.79%) Tcl
3 1 (0.79%) C
3 1 (0.79%) C#
3 1 (0.79%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.79%) Perl
3 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (21.43%) Degree
2 15 (11.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 15 (11.90%) PMI Certification
3 12 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (9.52%) PMP
4 9 (7.14%) CCNP
5 7 (5.56%) CCNA
6 6 (4.76%) Sun Certification
6 6 (4.76%) SCSA
7 5 (3.97%) ACCA
7 5 (3.97%) CIMA
8 4 (3.17%) MCTS
8 4 (3.17%) MCITP
8 4 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.38%) MCSE
9 3 (2.38%) MCSA
9 3 (2.38%) CCIE
9 3 (2.38%) MOS
9 3 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.52%) SLA
2 2 (1.59%) QA
2 2 (1.59%) PMBOK
System Software
1 3 (2.38%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.17%) Cisco UCCX
1 4 (3.17%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (2.38%) CA Spectrum
2 3 (2.38%) Nagios
2 3 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (2.38%) NetBackup
2 3 (2.38%) Backup Exec
2 3 (2.38%) WSUS
2 3 (2.38%) SCCM
2 3 (2.38%) SCOM
3 2 (1.59%) Netcool
4 1 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 46 (36.51%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.32%) SAP
2 13 (10.32%) Huawei
3 10 (7.94%) Remedy
4 9 (7.14%) Oracle
4 9 (7.14%) Cisco
5 8 (6.35%) HP
5 8 (6.35%) Ericsson
5 8 (6.35%) Nokia
5 8 (6.35%) Amdocs
6 6 (4.76%) McAfee
6 6 (4.76%) CheckPoint
6 6 (4.76%) Symantec
6 6 (4.76%) Veritas
6 6 (4.76%) Red Hat
6 6 (4.76%) Sun
7 5 (3.97%) TOWER Software
7 5 (3.97%) ServiceNow
8 3 (2.38%) BT
8 3 (2.38%) CA
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