The first table below looks at the demand for MS PowerPoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS PowerPoint over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the City of London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 98 87 84
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 111 153 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.88% 2.15% 2.07%
As % of the Applications category 15.59% 17.55% 15.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 105 117
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £210 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £565 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.48% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £21.25 £12.00 £15.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.08% -22.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.65 £11.20 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.85 £14.80 £17.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £15.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-6.34% -19.23%
Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
712 872 1038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.07% 12.27% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 488 583 689
Average daily rate £375 £398 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £186 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 47 62
Average hourly rate £20.25 £19.60 £17.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.31% +9.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.70 £38.20 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
MS PowerPoint
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MS PowerPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

MS PowerPoint Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

MS PowerPoint
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

MS PowerPoint Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

MS PowerPoint
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint across the City of London region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

MS PowerPoint Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

MS PowerPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

MS PowerPoint Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

1 170 (67.73%) MS Excel
2 109 (43.43%) Finance
3 104 (41.43%) MS Office
4 97 (38.65%) Microsoft
5 81 (32.27%) Banking
6 70 (27.89%) MS Visio
7 50 (19.92%) MS Project
8 40 (15.94%) SharePoint
8 40 (15.94%) Project Management
9 39 (15.54%) Degree
10 38 (15.14%) ITIL
11 30 (11.95%) Lotus
11 30 (11.95%) IBM Notes
12 28 (11.16%) Investment Banking
13 27 (10.76%) PRINCE2
13 27 (10.76%) Windows
14 22 (8.76%) Data Analysis
15 21 (8.37%) Business Analysis
15 21 (8.37%) ServiceNow
15 21 (8.37%) Configuration Management
15 21 (8.37%) Active Directory
16 20 (7.97%) Stakeholder Management
16 20 (7.97%) Marketing
17 19 (7.57%) CMDB
17 19 (7.57%) SQL
18 17 (6.77%) CMS
19 16 (6.37%) Windows 7
20 15 (5.98%) QA
20 15 (5.98%) Legal
20 15 (5.98%) Risk Management

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 40 (15.94%) SharePoint
2 30 (11.95%) IBM Notes
3 17 (6.77%) CMS
4 5 (1.99%) SAS
5 4 (1.59%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.59%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.59%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.20%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.40%) Lync
8 1 (0.40%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 170 (67.73%) MS Excel
2 104 (41.43%) MS Office
3 70 (27.89%) MS Visio
4 50 (19.92%) MS Project
5 8 (3.19%) Photoshop
6 6 (2.39%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (1.99%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (1.99%) InDesign
8 3 (1.20%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.80%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.80%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.80%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.40%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.40%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (1.99%) Google Analytics
2 4 (1.59%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.80%) Changepoint
5 1 (0.40%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.40%) SaaS
1 1 (0.40%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.59%) Internet
2 6 (2.39%) Intranet
3 4 (1.59%) DNS
4 3 (1.20%) DHCP
5 2 (0.80%) VPN
5 2 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.40%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.40%) 3G
6 1 (0.40%) SAN
6 1 (0.40%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.40%) Broadband
6 1 (0.40%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.99%) MS Access
3 3 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.80%) MySQL
4 2 (0.80%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.80%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.40%) DataStage
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.40%) QlikView
5 1 (0.40%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.40%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.40%) Big Data
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.40%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (1.59%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (1.20%) Toad
2 3 (1.20%) JIRA
2 3 (1.20%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (1.20%) Axure RP
3 2 (0.80%) JDeveloper
3 2 (0.80%) ERwin
4 1 (0.40%) ProC
4 1 (0.40%) MSI
4 1 (0.40%) Subversion
4 1 (0.40%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.40%) Dreamweaver
General
1 109 (43.43%) Finance
2 81 (32.27%) Banking
3 28 (11.16%) Investment Banking
4 20 (7.97%) Marketing
5 15 (5.98%) Legal
6 12 (4.78%) Retail
7 9 (3.59%) Financial Institution
8 8 (3.19%) Telecoms
8 8 (3.19%) Advertising
8 8 (3.19%) Publishing
8 8 (3.19%) French Language
9 7 (2.79%) Retail Banking
10 5 (1.99%) Billing
10 5 (1.99%) Law
11 4 (1.59%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (1.20%) General Ledger
12 3 (1.20%) Back Office
13 2 (0.80%) Front Office
13 2 (0.80%) Games
13 2 (0.80%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 105 (41.83%) Analyst
2 31 (12.35%) Business Analyst
3 26 (10.36%) Project Manager
4 19 (7.57%) Configuration Analyst
5 10 (3.98%) Designer
6 9 (3.59%) Support Analyst
6 9 (3.59%) Service Analyst
6 9 (3.59%) Service Desk Analyst
7 8 (3.19%) 1st Line Support
7 8 (3.19%) Developer
8 7 (2.79%) Junior
8 7 (2.79%) Data Analyst
8 7 (2.79%) Business Manager
8 7 (2.79%) PMO Analyst
9 6 (2.39%) Security Manager
10 5 (1.99%) Risk Analyst
10 5 (1.99%) Test Manager
10 5 (1.99%) Coordinator
11 4 (1.59%) Architect
11 4 (1.59%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.79%) XML
2 4 (1.59%) Web Services
3 3 (1.20%) HTML
3 3 (1.20%) Flash
4 2 (0.80%) REST
4 2 (0.80%) .NET
4 2 (0.80%) SOAP
5 1 (0.40%) Swing
5 1 (0.40%) J2EE
5 1 (0.40%) COM
5 1 (0.40%) CSS
5 1 (0.40%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.57%) CMDB
2 9 (3.59%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.39%) Blackberry
3 6 (2.39%) Derivative
3 6 (2.39%) Credit Risk
4 4 (1.59%) Economics
4 4 (1.59%) Graphic Design
5 3 (1.20%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.20%) PMI
5 3 (1.20%) Social Media
5 3 (1.20%) New Media
5 3 (1.20%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.80%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (0.80%) Wiki
6 2 (0.80%) Fixed Income
6 2 (0.80%) E-Learning
6 2 (0.80%) Equities
6 2 (0.80%) CESG
6 2 (0.80%) Statistics
6 2 (0.80%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (10.76%) Windows
2 16 (6.37%) Windows 7
3 13 (5.18%) Windows XP
4 5 (1.99%) UNIX
5 3 (1.20%) Linux
5 3 (1.20%) Android
6 2 (0.80%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.40%) AIX
7 1 (0.40%) HPUX
7 1 (0.40%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (15.94%) Project Management
2 38 (15.14%) ITIL
3 27 (10.76%) PRINCE2
4 22 (8.76%) Data Analysis
5 21 (8.37%) Business Analysis
5 21 (8.37%) Configuration Management
6 20 (7.97%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (5.98%) Risk Management
8 13 (5.18%) Information Security
8 13 (5.18%) Programme Management
8 13 (5.18%) Asset Management
9 12 (4.78%) Change Management
10 11 (4.38%) Workflow
11 10 (3.98%) Scrum
12 9 (3.59%) CRM
12 9 (3.59%) Analytics
13 8 (3.19%) Test Management
13 8 (3.19%) Service Delivery
13 8 (3.19%) Migration
14 7 (2.79%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (7.57%) SQL
2 9 (3.59%) C
3 8 (3.19%) Java
4 6 (2.39%) VBA
5 4 (1.59%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.20%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.80%) C++
8 1 (0.40%) Perl
8 1 (0.40%) Python
8 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.40%) SAS Macro
8 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.40%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (15.54%) Degree
2 9 (3.59%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (2.39%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (2.39%) CISSP
5 5 (1.99%) ISEB
5 5 (1.99%) CBAP
6 4 (1.59%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.59%) CISA
7 3 (1.20%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.20%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.80%) MCP
8 2 (0.80%) CISM
8 2 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.80%) GIAC
8 2 (0.80%) CEH
8 2 (0.80%) PMP
9 1 (0.40%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.40%) CCA
9 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.98%) QA
2 12 (4.78%) ISO 9001
3 6 (2.39%) SLA
4 5 (1.99%) Basel III
5 3 (1.20%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.80%) EMIR
6 2 (0.80%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.40%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.40%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.40%) P3O
System Software
1 21 (8.37%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (1.20%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.80%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 2 (0.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.80%) SCCM
2 2 (0.80%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 97 (38.65%) Microsoft
2 30 (11.95%) Lotus
3 21 (8.37%) ServiceNow
4 15 (5.98%) Oracle
5 11 (4.38%) Adobe
6 10 (3.98%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (3.59%) SAP
8 8 (3.19%) Citrix
9 5 (1.99%) VMware
9 5 (1.99%) Google
10 4 (1.59%) IBM
10 4 (1.59%) Business Objects
11 3 (1.20%) Omniture
11 3 (1.20%) Serena
11 3 (1.20%) Reuters
11 3 (1.20%) Bloomberg
11 3 (1.20%) Apple
12 2 (0.80%) Remedy
12 2 (0.80%) StreamServe
12 2 (0.80%) PeopleSoft
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