The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 128 113 111
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -2
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 70 95 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.38% 1.61% 1.47%
As % of the Applications category 12.80% 14.37% 12.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 65 62
Average daily rate
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£375 £382 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.83% -4.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £183 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £536 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.88 £13.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
MS PowerPoint
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
547 661 644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.77% 11.18% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 437 445
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £180 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 31 36
Average hourly rate £14.93 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.20% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £23.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015, 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.

1 140 (77.78%) MS Excel
2 76 (42.22%) Microsoft
2 76 (42.22%) Finance
3 64 (35.56%) MS Office
4 60 (33.33%) Banking
5 57 (31.67%) MS Project
6 44 (24.44%) MS Visio
7 41 (22.78%) Project Management
8 32 (17.78%) Investment Banking
9 29 (16.11%) SharePoint
10 27 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
11 26 (14.44%) PRINCE2
11 26 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
12 25 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
13 23 (12.78%) SQL
14 20 (11.11%) Windows
15 18 (10.00%) Business Analysis
16 16 (8.89%) Data Analysis
17 15 (8.33%) SQL Server
17 15 (8.33%) ITIL
18 14 (7.78%) Legal
19 13 (7.22%) Risk Management
19 13 (7.22%) Degree
19 13 (7.22%) User Acceptance Testing
20 12 (6.67%) Telecoms
21 11 (6.11%) Validation
21 11 (6.11%) Marketing
22 10 (5.56%) DSDM
22 10 (5.56%) MS Access
22 10 (5.56%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 29 (16.11%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.00%) IBM Notes
3 6 (3.33%) CMS
3 6 (3.33%) SAS
4 5 (2.78%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.22%) IIS
5 4 (2.22%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.22%) MS Project Server
6 2 (1.11%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (1.11%) Confluence
7 1 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.56%) Documentum
7 1 (0.56%) JBoss
7 1 (0.56%) Apache
7 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.56%) FileNet
7 1 (0.56%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 140 (77.78%) MS Excel
2 64 (35.56%) MS Office
3 57 (31.67%) MS Project
4 44 (24.44%) MS Visio
5 8 (4.44%) Photoshop
6 5 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (1.67%) SPSS
8 2 (1.11%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.56%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.56%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.56%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 3 (1.67%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.56%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.56%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.56%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.33%) LAN
2 5 (2.78%) DNS
2 5 (2.78%) WAN
2 5 (2.78%) DHCP
3 4 (2.22%) VoIP
3 4 (2.22%) Network Security
4 3 (1.67%) Unified Communications
4 3 (1.67%) Wireless
4 3 (1.67%) Firewall
5 2 (1.11%) VPN
5 2 (1.11%) Intranet
5 2 (1.11%) Internet
6 1 (0.56%) SSL
6 1 (0.56%) HTTP
6 1 (0.56%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.56%) MS Access
3 5 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.67%) Big Data
4 3 (1.67%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.11%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (1.11%) Cognos Query Studio
5 2 (1.11%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 2 (1.11%) Cognos Report Studio
5 2 (1.11%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 2 (1.11%) Cognos Transformer
6 1 (0.56%) QlikView
6 1 (0.56%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 5 (2.78%) JIRA
2 1 (0.56%) Dreamweaver
General
1 76 (42.22%) Finance
2 60 (33.33%) Banking
3 32 (17.78%) Investment Banking
4 14 (7.78%) Legal
5 12 (6.67%) Telecoms
6 11 (6.11%) Marketing
7 9 (5.00%) Front Office
8 7 (3.89%) French Language
8 7 (3.89%) Financial Institution
9 4 (2.22%) Publishing
9 4 (2.22%) Law
9 4 (2.22%) Back Office
10 3 (1.67%) German Language
10 3 (1.67%) Retail
10 3 (1.67%) Billing
11 2 (1.11%) Retail Banking
11 2 (1.11%) Advertising
11 2 (1.11%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.56%) Games
12 1 (0.56%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 85 (47.22%) Analyst
2 28 (15.56%) Business Analyst
3 18 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 12 (6.67%) Data Analyst
5 9 (5.00%) Test Manager
6 8 (4.44%) Financial Analyst
7 7 (3.89%) Project Analyst
8 6 (3.33%) Administrator
9 5 (2.78%) PMO Analyst
9 5 (2.78%) Developer
9 5 (2.78%) Consultant
9 5 (2.78%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (2.78%) Configuration Analyst
10 4 (2.22%) Project Coordinator
10 4 (2.22%) Programme Planner
10 4 (2.22%) Operations Analyst
10 4 (2.22%) Coordinator
10 4 (2.22%) Portfolio Analyst
10 4 (2.22%) Designer
11 3 (1.67%) Testing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.67%) .NET
2 2 (1.11%) Web Services
3 1 (0.56%) Middleware
3 1 (0.56%) JMS
3 1 (0.56%) XML
3 1 (0.56%) CSS
3 1 (0.56%) HTML
3 1 (0.56%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.44%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.33%) Blackberry
3 6 (3.33%) User Experience
4 5 (2.78%) CMDB
5 4 (2.22%) Derivative
5 4 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (2.22%) SWIFT
5 4 (2.22%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.67%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.67%) Learning Management System
6 3 (1.67%) Market Risk
6 3 (1.67%) PMI
7 2 (1.11%) Statistics
7 2 (1.11%) E-Learning
7 2 (1.11%) SCORM
7 2 (1.11%) Equities
7 2 (1.11%) NHS
7 2 (1.11%) iPhone
7 2 (1.11%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.11%) Windows
2 9 (5.00%) Windows XP
3 8 (4.44%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.22%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.67%) UNIX
6 2 (1.11%) Linux
6 2 (1.11%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.11%) Android
7 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.56%) Solaris
7 1 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (22.78%) Project Management
2 27 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (14.44%) PRINCE2
4 25 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 16 (8.89%) Data Analysis
7 15 (8.33%) ITIL
8 13 (7.22%) Risk Management
8 13 (7.22%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (6.11%) Validation
10 10 (5.56%) DSDM
10 10 (5.56%) Test Strategy
11 9 (5.00%) Test Management
11 9 (5.00%) Requirements Management
12 8 (4.44%) Service Management
12 8 (4.44%) Analytics
12 8 (4.44%) Business Transformation
13 7 (3.89%) Time Management
13 7 (3.89%) Coaching
13 7 (3.89%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 23 (12.78%) SQL
2 6 (3.33%) VBA
3 3 (1.67%) T-SQL
3 3 (1.67%) VB
4 1 (0.56%) C-shell
4 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.56%) SAS Macro
4 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.56%) Delphi
4 1 (0.56%) Java
4 1 (0.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.56%) Jython
4 1 (0.56%) Korn
Qualifications
1 13 (7.22%) Degree
2 10 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (3.33%) ISEB
4 6 (3.33%) PMI Certification
5 4 (2.22%) PMP
5 4 (2.22%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.11%) CISA
6 2 (1.11%) CISM
6 2 (1.11%) CISSP
6 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.11%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.56%) IIBA
7 1 (0.56%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.56%) CCA
7 1 (0.56%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.56%) MBA
7 1 (0.56%) MCITP
7 1 (0.56%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.33%) QA
2 5 (2.78%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.11%) SLA
3 2 (1.11%) MiFID
3 2 (1.11%) COBIT
3 2 (1.11%) EMIR
3 2 (1.11%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 5 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.67%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 76 (42.22%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.00%) Citrix
2 9 (5.00%) Lotus
3 8 (4.44%) IBM
4 6 (3.33%) VMware
4 6 (3.33%) Oracle
4 6 (3.33%) ServiceNow
5 5 (2.78%) Adobe
5 5 (2.78%) SAP
6 4 (2.22%) HP
6 4 (2.22%) Cisco
6 4 (2.22%) Apple
7 3 (1.67%) Sysomos
7 3 (1.67%) SolarWinds
7 3 (1.67%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.67%) Cognos
7 3 (1.67%) DoubleClick
7 3 (1.67%) Google
7 3 (1.67%) Coremetrics
8 2 (1.11%) Remedy
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