The table below looks at the statistics for MS PowerPoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS PowerPoint over the 3 months to 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 46 48 32
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -16
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 43 28 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.43% 2.73% 4.45%
As % of the Applications category 16.86% 15.38% 22.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 10
Average daily rate
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£350 £205 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.94% -26.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £104 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £333 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 9
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £9.53
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +41.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +3.84%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Applications Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
255 182 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 20.33% 17.74% 20.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 67 53
Average daily rate £300 £255 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.76% -10.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £120 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £368 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 34 38
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.40 £12.50 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £20.70 £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

MS PowerPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS PowerPoint across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS PowerPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

MS PowerPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint across the Buckinghamshire region.

MS PowerPoint Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

MS PowerPoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

MS PowerPoint Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

MS PowerPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS PowerPoint across the Buckinghamshire region.

MS PowerPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

MS PowerPoint
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 November 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
Milton Keynes -5 35 £345 +185.12% 3
Newport Pagnell - - - -
Aylesbury - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
High Wycombe - - - - 1
MS PowerPoint
South East

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 62 (68.13%) MS Excel
2 47 (51.65%) Microsoft
3 34 (37.36%) Finance
4 28 (30.77%) Telecoms
5 24 (26.37%) MS Office
6 21 (23.08%) MS Visio
7 18 (19.78%) Project Management
7 18 (19.78%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (18.68%) Validation
8 17 (18.68%) Oracle
8 17 (18.68%) MS Project
9 14 (15.38%) Data Validation
10 13 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
10 13 (14.29%) Service Management
11 12 (13.19%) PRINCE2
12 11 (12.09%) SharePoint
12 11 (12.09%) Risk Assessment
13 10 (10.99%) MS Access
13 10 (10.99%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (9.89%) Retail
15 8 (8.79%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (8.79%) Banking
15 8 (8.79%) UNIX
16 7 (7.69%) SLA
16 7 (7.69%) Legal
16 7 (7.69%) Waterfall
16 7 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
17 6 (6.59%) Coaching
17 6 (6.59%) Data Analysis
17 6 (6.59%) SQL

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 (12.09%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.20%) MQSeries
2 2 (2.20%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 62 (68.13%) MS Excel
2 24 (26.37%) MS Office
3 21 (23.08%) MS Visio
4 17 (18.68%) MS Project
5 13 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (1.10%) Photoshop
6 1 (1.10%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (2.20%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.30%) Radio Access Network
1 3 (3.30%) TCP/IP
1 3 (3.30%) Firewall
2 2 (2.20%) 2G
2 2 (2.20%) GPRS
2 2 (2.20%) GSM
2 2 (2.20%) LAN
2 2 (2.20%) UMTS
2 2 (2.20%) 3G
2 2 (2.20%) LTE
3 1 (1.10%) Intranet
3 1 (1.10%) Internet
3 1 (1.10%) WAN
3 1 (1.10%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.99%) MS Access
2 5 (5.49%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.20%) JIRA
2 1 (1.10%) Rational Rose
General
1 34 (37.36%) Finance
2 28 (30.77%) Telecoms
3 9 (9.89%) Retail
4 8 (8.79%) Banking
5 7 (7.69%) Legal
6 4 (4.40%) Advertising
7 2 (2.20%) Back Office
7 2 (2.20%) Automotive
7 2 (2.20%) Marketing
8 1 (1.10%) Spanish Language
8 1 (1.10%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.10%) Publishing
8 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (47.25%) Analyst
2 13 (14.29%) Architect
3 12 (13.19%) PMO Analyst
4 10 (10.99%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (7.69%) Programme Manager
5 7 (7.69%) Data Analyst
5 7 (7.69%) Programme Office Manager
6 4 (4.40%) Change Analyst
6 4 (4.40%) Administrator
6 4 (4.40%) Business Analyst
7 3 (3.30%) Programme Analyst
7 3 (3.30%) Governance Analyst
7 3 (3.30%) PMO Lead
7 3 (3.30%) Project Leader
7 3 (3.30%) Technical Architect
7 3 (3.30%) Consultant
7 3 (3.30%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.30%) Programme Office Analyst
7 3 (3.30%) Security Analyst
8 2 (2.20%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.10%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.20%) Telematics
2 2 (2.20%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.10%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.10%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.10%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.79%) UNIX
2 2 (2.20%) Windows XP
2 2 (2.20%) Windows
3 1 (1.10%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.10%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.78%) Project Management
1 18 (19.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 17 (18.68%) Validation
3 14 (15.38%) Data Validation
4 13 (14.29%) Service Management
5 12 (13.19%) PRINCE2
6 11 (12.09%) Risk Assessment
7 10 (10.99%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (8.79%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (7.69%) Waterfall
10 6 (6.59%) Coaching
10 6 (6.59%) Data Analysis
11 5 (5.49%) ITIL
11 5 (5.49%) Programme Management
11 5 (5.49%) Change Management
11 5 (5.49%) ITSM
12 4 (4.40%) Risk Management
12 4 (4.40%) Change Control
13 3 (3.30%) Portfolio Management
13 3 (3.30%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.59%) SQL
2 5 (5.49%) VB
2 5 (5.49%) VBA
3 1 (1.10%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (2.20%) PMP
2 2 (2.20%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (2.20%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.20%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.20%) Degree
3 1 (1.10%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
3 1 (1.10%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (1.10%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.10%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.69%) SLA
2 3 (3.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.30%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.20%) BS25999
3 2 (2.20%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 47 (51.65%) Microsoft
2 17 (18.68%) Oracle
3 4 (4.40%) Business Objects
4 2 (2.20%) SAP
4 2 (2.20%) Remedy
4 2 (2.20%) Avaya
4 2 (2.20%) Genesys
4 2 (2.20%) BMC
5 1 (1.10%) Mapinfo
5 1 (1.10%) Primavera
5 1 (1.10%) FatWire