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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 93 88 96
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 112 154 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.90% 2.12% 1.79%
As % of the Applications category 15.11% 17.54% 15.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 103 102
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £180 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £585 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Average hourly rate £21.00 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.45 £11.60 £10.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.85 £15.60 £17.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.77%
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
741 878 930
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.56% 12.11% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 510 572 638
Average daily rate £374 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £175 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 55 65
Average hourly rate £20.50 £19.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.85 £61.40 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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.

1 166 (70.94%) MS Excel
2 109 (46.58%) Finance
3 98 (41.88%) MS Office
4 89 (38.03%) Microsoft
5 82 (35.04%) Banking
6 61 (26.07%) MS Visio
7 57 (24.36%) MS Project
8 48 (20.51%) Project Management
9 39 (16.67%) SharePoint
10 33 (14.10%) ITIL
11 31 (13.25%) Investment Banking
11 31 (13.25%) Degree
12 30 (12.82%) PRINCE2
13 26 (11.11%) Lotus
13 26 (11.11%) IBM Notes
14 25 (10.68%) Windows
15 23 (9.83%) Stakeholder Management
16 20 (8.55%) Risk Management
16 20 (8.55%) Marketing
17 18 (7.69%) Business Analysis
17 18 (7.69%) Data Analysis
18 17 (7.26%) Legal
18 17 (7.26%) Active Directory
19 16 (6.84%) Configuration Management
19 16 (6.84%) Information Security
19 16 (6.84%) ServiceNow
20 15 (6.41%) CMDB
20 15 (6.41%) CMS
21 14 (5.98%) Retail
21 14 (5.98%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 39 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 26 (11.11%) IBM Notes
3 15 (6.41%) CMS
4 5 (2.14%) SAS
4 5 (2.14%) WebLogic
4 5 (2.14%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.28%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.43%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.43%) Lync
7 1 (0.43%) Documentum
7 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.43%) IIS
7 1 (0.43%) Apache
Applications
1 166 (70.94%) MS Excel
2 98 (41.88%) MS Office
3 61 (26.07%) MS Visio
4 57 (24.36%) MS Project
5 11 (4.70%) Photoshop
6 7 (2.99%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (2.14%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (2.14%) InDesign
8 3 (1.28%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.85%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.85%) Adobe Captivate
9 2 (0.85%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.43%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (1.28%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.43%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.43%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.43%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.43%) SaaS
1 1 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.42%) Internet
2 7 (2.99%) Intranet
3 4 (1.71%) DNS
3 4 (1.71%) DHCP
4 2 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.43%) Network Security
5 1 (0.43%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.43%) 3G
5 1 (0.43%) Firewall
5 1 (0.43%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.43%) HTTP
5 1 (0.43%) VPN
5 1 (0.43%) SSL
5 1 (0.43%) SAN
5 1 (0.43%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.27%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.14%) MS Access
3 2 (0.85%) Base SAS
3 2 (0.85%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (0.85%) Data Mining
3 2 (0.85%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.85%) MySQL
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.43%) QlikView
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.43%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.43%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (1.28%) JIRA
1 3 (1.28%) Axure RP
2 2 (0.85%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (0.85%) ERwin
3 1 (0.43%) ProC
3 1 (0.43%) MSI
3 1 (0.43%) Subversion
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.43%) TeamCity
General
1 109 (46.58%) Finance
2 82 (35.04%) Banking
3 31 (13.25%) Investment Banking
4 20 (8.55%) Marketing
5 17 (7.26%) Legal
6 14 (5.98%) Retail
7 11 (4.70%) Financial Institution
8 9 (3.85%) Telecoms
9 8 (3.42%) Retail Banking
10 7 (2.99%) Publishing
10 7 (2.99%) French Language
11 6 (2.56%) Advertising
12 5 (2.14%) Billing
13 4 (1.71%) Corporate Banking
14 3 (1.28%) General Ledger
14 3 (1.28%) Front Office
14 3 (1.28%) Law
15 2 (0.85%) Games
16 1 (0.43%) Back Office
16 1 (0.43%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 96 (41.03%) Analyst
2 29 (12.39%) Business Analyst
3 27 (11.54%) Project Manager
4 15 (6.41%) Configuration Analyst
5 9 (3.85%) PMO Analyst
6 7 (2.99%) Security Manager
6 7 (2.99%) Developer
6 7 (2.99%) Service Analyst
6 7 (2.99%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (2.56%) Project Analyst
7 6 (2.56%) Support Analyst
7 6 (2.56%) 1st Line Support
7 6 (2.56%) Test Manager
7 6 (2.56%) Designer
8 5 (2.14%) Junior
8 5 (2.14%) Coordinator
8 5 (2.14%) Business Manager
8 5 (2.14%) PMO Manager
8 5 (2.14%) Security Project Manager
8 5 (2.14%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.71%) Web Services
1 4 (1.71%) XML
2 3 (1.28%) HTML
2 3 (1.28%) .NET
3 2 (0.85%) Flash
3 2 (0.85%) SOAP
3 2 (0.85%) REST
4 1 (0.43%) Swing
4 1 (0.43%) JMS
4 1 (0.43%) Middleware
4 1 (0.43%) Java EE
4 1 (0.43%) J2EE
4 1 (0.43%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.41%) CMDB
2 9 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.56%) Credit Risk
4 5 (2.14%) Blackberry
4 5 (2.14%) Derivative
5 4 (1.71%) Social Media
6 3 (1.28%) Economics
6 3 (1.28%) Statistics
6 3 (1.28%) Graphic Design
6 3 (1.28%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.28%) PMI
6 3 (1.28%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.28%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.85%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (0.85%) Fixed Income
7 2 (0.85%) Equities
7 2 (0.85%) CESG
7 2 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.85%) Wiki
8 1 (0.43%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 25 (10.68%) Windows
2 12 (5.13%) Windows XP
3 11 (4.70%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.28%) Android
5 2 (0.85%) UNIX
5 2 (0.85%) Linux
5 2 (0.85%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.43%) AIX
6 1 (0.43%) HPUX
6 1 (0.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (20.51%) Project Management
2 33 (14.10%) ITIL
3 30 (12.82%) PRINCE2
4 23 (9.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (8.55%) Risk Management
6 18 (7.69%) Data Analysis
6 18 (7.69%) Business Analysis
7 16 (6.84%) Information Security
7 16 (6.84%) Configuration Management
8 13 (5.56%) Change Management
9 12 (5.13%) Programme Management
10 10 (4.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 9 (3.85%) Test Management
11 9 (3.85%) Workflow
11 9 (3.85%) CRM
12 8 (3.42%) Migration
12 8 (3.42%) Asset Management
13 7 (2.99%) Content Management
13 7 (2.99%) Project Planning
13 7 (2.99%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (5.98%) SQL
2 8 (3.42%) VBA
3 6 (2.56%) C
4 4 (1.71%) Java
5 3 (1.28%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.85%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.85%) SAS Macro
6 2 (0.85%) C++
7 1 (0.43%) Perl
7 1 (0.43%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.43%) Python
7 1 (0.43%) VBScript
7 1 (0.43%) Jython
7 1 (0.43%) Korn
7 1 (0.43%) C-shell
7 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 31 (13.25%) Degree
2 8 (3.42%) CISSP
3 7 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (2.56%) CISA
5 5 (2.14%) ISEB
5 5 (2.14%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (1.71%) CISM
7 3 (1.28%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.28%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.28%) PMP
8 2 (0.85%) CBAP
8 2 (0.85%) GIAC
8 2 (0.85%) CEH
9 1 (0.43%) CFA
9 1 (0.43%) CCA
9 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.43%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.56%) QA
2 10 (4.27%) ISO 9001
3 5 (2.14%) SLA
3 5 (2.14%) Basel III
4 2 (0.85%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.85%) COBIT
4 2 (0.85%) EMIR
4 2 (0.85%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.43%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.43%) MiFID
5 1 (0.43%) P3O
System Software
1 17 (7.26%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (0.85%) Tivoli
1 2 (0.85%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 2 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (0.85%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.43%) SCCM
2 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 89 (38.03%) Microsoft
2 26 (11.11%) Lotus
3 16 (6.84%) ServiceNow
4 13 (5.56%) Adobe
5 12 (5.13%) Oracle
6 8 (3.42%) SAP
7 7 (2.99%) Citrix
8 6 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (2.14%) IBM
10 4 (1.71%) Reuters
10 4 (1.71%) Bloomberg
10 4 (1.71%) Business Objects
11 3 (1.28%) VMware
11 3 (1.28%) Omniture
11 3 (1.28%) Google
12 2 (0.85%) StreamServe
12 2 (0.85%) Cerillion
12 2 (0.85%) Teradata
12 2 (0.85%) Apple
12 2 (0.85%) PeopleSoft
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