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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 103 99 102
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 107 141 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.78% 1.96% 1.76%
As % of the Applications category 14.30% 17.43% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 90 96
Average daily rate
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£375 £418 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.17% +2.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £225 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £603 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
-5.18% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.25 £9.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.20 £17.00 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.51 £17.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-28.51% +29.62%
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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
748 809 803
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.42% 11.25% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 524 526 561
Average daily rate £363 £360 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% -6.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £190 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 42 55
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% -12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.24 £12.20 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £49.69 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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.

1 157 (73.02%) MS Excel
2 102 (47.44%) Finance
3 79 (36.74%) Microsoft
4 78 (36.28%) MS Office
5 66 (30.70%) MS Project
6 65 (30.23%) Banking
7 52 (24.19%) MS Visio
8 50 (23.26%) Project Management
9 35 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
10 32 (14.88%) Investment Banking
11 28 (13.02%) SharePoint
12 26 (12.09%) PRINCE2
13 24 (11.16%) Stakeholder Management
14 21 (9.77%) Data Analysis
14 21 (9.77%) Windows
14 21 (9.77%) SQL
15 20 (9.30%) ITIL
15 20 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
16 19 (8.84%) Marketing
17 18 (8.37%) Degree
17 18 (8.37%) Risk Management
18 16 (7.44%) Legal
18 16 (7.44%) Business Analysis
19 15 (6.98%) IBM Notes
19 15 (6.98%) Lotus
20 14 (6.51%) Active Directory
20 14 (6.51%) Programme Management
21 13 (6.05%) Oracle
22 12 (5.58%) Photoshop
22 12 (5.58%) Validation

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 28 (13.02%) SharePoint
2 15 (6.98%) IBM Notes
3 7 (3.26%) WebLogic
3 7 (3.26%) CMS
4 6 (2.79%) SAS
4 6 (2.79%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.86%) IIS
5 4 (1.86%) MS Project Server
6 3 (1.40%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.47%) Lync
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.47%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.47%) Documentum
8 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.47%) JBoss
Applications
1 157 (73.02%) MS Excel
2 78 (36.28%) MS Office
3 66 (30.70%) MS Project
4 52 (24.19%) MS Visio
5 12 (5.58%) Photoshop
6 7 (3.26%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (1.40%) SPSS
7 3 (1.40%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (1.40%) InDesign
8 2 (0.93%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (1.86%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.47%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.47%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.47%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.47%) SaaS
1 1 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.79%) Internet
2 5 (2.33%) DNS
2 5 (2.33%) DHCP
2 5 (2.33%) Intranet
3 2 (0.93%) Network Security
3 2 (0.93%) Unified Communications
3 2 (0.93%) LAN
3 2 (0.93%) VoIP
3 2 (0.93%) WAN
3 2 (0.93%) Firewall
4 1 (0.47%) Wireless
4 1 (0.47%) SSL
4 1 (0.47%) SAN
4 1 (0.47%) HTTP
4 1 (0.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.72%) MS Access
3 4 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.40%) Big Data
5 2 (0.93%) Base SAS
5 2 (0.93%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (0.47%) Essbase
6 1 (0.47%) QlikView
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.47%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.40%) JIRA
2 2 (0.93%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (0.93%) ERwin
General
1 102 (47.44%) Finance
2 65 (30.23%) Banking
3 32 (14.88%) Investment Banking
4 19 (8.84%) Marketing
5 16 (7.44%) Legal
6 9 (4.19%) Telecoms
7 8 (3.72%) Financial Institution
8 6 (2.79%) Front Office
8 6 (2.79%) Publishing
8 6 (2.79%) Retail
9 5 (2.33%) Retail Banking
9 5 (2.33%) French Language
10 4 (1.86%) Corporate Banking
10 4 (1.86%) Billing
10 4 (1.86%) Advertising
10 4 (1.86%) Back Office
11 3 (1.40%) Law
11 3 (1.40%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.47%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.47%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 90 (41.86%) Analyst
2 29 (13.49%) Business Analyst
3 21 (9.77%) Project Manager
4 10 (4.65%) Data Analyst
5 9 (4.19%) Project Analyst
5 9 (4.19%) Test Manager
5 9 (4.19%) PMO Analyst
6 8 (3.72%) Administrator
7 7 (3.26%) Developer
7 7 (3.26%) Financial Analyst
8 6 (2.79%) Security Manager
8 6 (2.79%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 6 (2.79%) Service Analyst
8 6 (2.79%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (2.79%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (2.79%) Infrastructure Manager
9 5 (2.33%) Project Administrator
9 5 (2.33%) Consultant
9 5 (2.33%) Business Manager
10 4 (1.86%) Insurance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.86%) HTML
2 3 (1.40%) .NET
3 2 (0.93%) CSS
3 2 (0.93%) Web Services
3 2 (0.93%) XML
4 1 (0.47%) JMS
4 1 (0.47%) Middleware
4 1 (0.47%) Java EE
4 1 (0.47%) REST
4 1 (0.47%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.72%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.26%) User Experience
4 5 (2.33%) Visualisation
4 5 (2.33%) Social Media
4 5 (2.33%) Blackberry
5 4 (1.86%) CMDB
5 4 (1.86%) Credit Risk
6 3 (1.40%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.40%) Equities
6 3 (1.40%) Derivative
6 3 (1.40%) Statistics
6 3 (1.40%) Graphic Design
7 2 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.93%) CESG
7 2 (0.93%) NHS
7 2 (0.93%) PMI
7 2 (0.93%) Learning Management System
7 2 (0.93%) Wiki
7 2 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.77%) Windows
2 9 (4.19%) Windows XP
2 9 (4.19%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.93%) UNIX
5 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (23.26%) Project Management
2 26 (12.09%) PRINCE2
3 24 (11.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (9.77%) Data Analysis
5 20 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (9.30%) ITIL
6 18 (8.37%) Risk Management
7 16 (7.44%) Business Analysis
8 14 (6.51%) Programme Management
9 12 (5.58%) Validation
10 11 (5.12%) CRM
10 11 (5.12%) Test Management
10 11 (5.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 10 (4.65%) DSDM
11 10 (4.65%) Change Management
11 10 (4.65%) Information Security
12 9 (4.19%) Test Strategy
12 9 (4.19%) Analytics
13 8 (3.72%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (3.72%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 21 (9.77%) SQL
2 9 (4.19%) VBA
3 3 (1.40%) VB
4 2 (0.93%) SAS Macro
4 2 (0.93%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.93%) Java
5 1 (0.47%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.47%) C
5 1 (0.47%) Delphi
5 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.47%) Jython
5 1 (0.47%) Korn
5 1 (0.47%) C-shell
5 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (8.37%) Degree
2 7 (3.26%) ISEB
2 7 (3.26%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.79%) CISSP
4 4 (1.86%) PMP
4 4 (1.86%) PMI Certification
4 4 (1.86%) CISA
5 3 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.40%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.93%) GIAC
6 2 (0.93%) CEH
6 2 (0.93%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.93%) CISM
6 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.47%) CCA
7 1 (0.47%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.47%) MBA
7 1 (0.47%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.47%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.65%) QA
2 6 (2.79%) SLA
3 3 (1.40%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.93%) COBIT
4 2 (0.93%) MiFID
4 2 (0.93%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.93%) EMIR
4 2 (0.93%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.47%) Basel III
System Software
1 14 (6.51%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.40%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.93%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (0.93%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.93%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.47%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 79 (36.74%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.98%) Lotus
3 13 (6.05%) Oracle
4 9 (4.19%) SAP
4 9 (4.19%) Adobe
5 8 (3.72%) Citrix
6 7 (3.26%) IBM
7 6 (2.79%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (2.33%) ServiceNow
9 4 (1.86%) Reuters
9 4 (1.86%) Bloomberg
9 4 (1.86%) Google
9 4 (1.86%) HP
10 3 (1.40%) Business Objects
10 3 (1.40%) Coremetrics
10 3 (1.40%) VMware
10 3 (1.40%) Informatica
10 3 (1.40%) DoubleClick
11 2 (0.93%) Teradata
11 2 (0.93%) PeopleSoft
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