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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 111 106 87
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -19
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 46 100 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.32% 1.78% 2.23%
As % of the Applications category 13.41% 15.92% 19.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 80 97
Average daily rate £429 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.18% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £140.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +566.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £14.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+22.41% -38.29%
MS PowerPoint
London

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
343 628 707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.83% 11.21% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 470 466
Average daily rate £400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £182 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 33
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.57 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.04% -11.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.30 £51.20 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016, 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 66 (62.26%) MS Excel
2 53 (50.00%) Finance
3 38 (35.85%) MS Office
4 37 (34.91%) Microsoft
5 35 (33.02%) Project Management
6 29 (27.36%) MS Visio
7 22 (20.75%) Banking
8 21 (19.81%) Change Management
9 20 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
10 18 (16.98%) MS Project
10 18 (16.98%) Degree
11 14 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (11.32%) SharePoint
13 11 (10.38%) Management Information System
14 10 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (9.43%) ITIL
15 9 (8.49%) Windows
16 8 (7.55%) PRINCE2
16 8 (7.55%) CRM
16 8 (7.55%) Internet
16 8 (7.55%) Migration
17 7 (6.60%) Telecoms
17 7 (6.60%) Retail
17 7 (6.60%) Investment Banking
17 7 (6.60%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 6 (5.66%) User Experience
18 6 (5.66%) Analytics
18 6 (5.66%) Retail Banking
18 6 (5.66%) JIRA
18 6 (5.66%) Salesforce.com

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 12 (11.32%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.83%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.89%) Confluence
4 1 (0.94%) CMS
4 1 (0.94%) Totara
Applications
1 66 (62.26%) MS Excel
2 38 (35.85%) MS Office
3 29 (27.36%) MS Visio
4 18 (16.98%) MS Project
5 5 (4.72%) Photoshop
6 2 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.94%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.94%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.94%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.94%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.94%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 5 (4.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.83%) assyst
3 1 (0.94%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.89%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.94%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.94%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.55%) Internet
2 3 (2.83%) Intranet
3 2 (1.89%) HTTP
4 1 (0.94%) Firewall
4 1 (0.94%) GoToMeeting
4 1 (0.94%) LTE
4 1 (0.94%) WebEx
4 1 (0.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.77%) MS Access
2 3 (2.83%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (5.66%) JIRA
2 2 (1.89%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 1 (0.94%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.94%) JMeter
3 1 (0.94%) MSI
3 1 (0.94%) NeoLoad
3 1 (0.94%) Selenium
3 1 (0.94%) Zephyr
General
1 53 (50.00%) Finance
2 22 (20.75%) Banking
3 7 (6.60%) Investment Banking
3 7 (6.60%) Retail
3 7 (6.60%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.66%) Advertising
4 6 (5.66%) Legal
4 6 (5.66%) Retail Banking
5 5 (4.72%) Front Office
5 5 (4.72%) Marketing
6 4 (3.77%) Publishing
7 3 (2.83%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.83%) German Language
7 3 (2.83%) Law
8 2 (1.89%) Back Office
9 1 (0.94%) Games
9 1 (0.94%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.94%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (43.40%) Analyst
2 19 (17.92%) Business Analyst
3 13 (12.26%) Project Manager
4 9 (8.49%) Change Analyst
5 7 (6.60%) Coordinator
6 5 (4.72%) CRM Analyst
6 5 (4.72%) Junior
7 4 (3.77%) Business Change Analyst
7 4 (3.77%) Developer
7 4 (3.77%) Finance Manager
7 4 (3.77%) Finance Project Manager
7 4 (3.77%) Financial Analyst
8 3 (2.83%) Administrator
8 3 (2.83%) Business Process Analyst
8 3 (2.83%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (2.83%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 3 (2.83%) Process Analyst
8 3 (2.83%) Project Analyst
8 3 (2.83%) Release Manager
8 3 (2.83%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.83%) HTML
1 3 (2.83%) Web Services
1 3 (2.83%) XML
2 2 (1.89%) .NET
2 2 (1.89%) HTML5
2 2 (1.89%) OOXML
2 2 (1.89%) WinForms
2 2 (1.89%) WPF
3 1 (0.94%) COM
3 1 (0.94%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.38%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.66%) User Experience
4 4 (3.77%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.77%) Social Media
5 3 (2.83%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.83%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.83%) Derivative
5 3 (2.83%) Equities
5 3 (2.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (2.83%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.83%) STB
6 2 (1.89%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.89%) iPad
6 2 (1.89%) iPhone
6 2 (1.89%) Pricing Data
6 2 (1.89%) Reinsurance
6 2 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.94%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.49%) Windows
2 5 (4.72%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.89%) Android
3 2 (1.89%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.89%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.94%) Unix
4 1 (0.94%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (33.02%) Project Management
2 21 (19.81%) Change Management
3 14 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (9.43%) ITIL
4 10 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (7.55%) CRM
5 8 (7.55%) Migration
5 8 (7.55%) PRINCE2
6 7 (6.60%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (5.66%) Analytics
8 5 (4.72%) Business Analysis
8 5 (4.72%) Data Analysis
8 5 (4.72%) Data Modelling
8 5 (4.72%) GAP Analysis
8 5 (4.72%) ITIL V3
8 5 (4.72%) Service Management
8 5 (4.72%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (4.72%) Validation
9 4 (3.77%) Scrum
9 4 (3.77%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.77%) SQL
2 3 (2.83%) T-SQL
2 3 (2.83%) VBA
3 2 (1.89%) C#
3 2 (1.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (16.98%) Degree
2 5 (4.72%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.77%) PMI Certification
3 4 (3.77%) PMP
3 4 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (2.83%) CISM
4 3 (2.83%) CISSP
4 3 (2.83%) ISEB
4 3 (2.83%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.83%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.89%) CISA
5 2 (1.89%) IIBA
6 1 (0.94%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.94%) MCDST
6 1 (0.94%) MCP
6 1 (0.94%) MCSE
6 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.72%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.89%) MiFID
2 2 (1.89%) SLA
3 1 (0.94%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (34.91%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.66%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (2.83%) Google
3 3 (2.83%) Rally
4 2 (1.89%) Adobe
4 2 (1.89%) Bloomberg
4 2 (1.89%) Citrix
4 2 (1.89%) Cognos
4 2 (1.89%) Oracle
4 2 (1.89%) Reuters
4 2 (1.89%) Teradata
4 2 (1.89%) VMware
5 1 (0.94%) BMC
5 1 (0.94%) HP
5 1 (0.94%) IBM
5 1 (0.94%) Interwoven
5 1 (0.94%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (0.94%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.94%) SAP
5 1 (0.94%) Sun