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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 100 89 108
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +19
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 93 140 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.71% 2.16% 1.58%
As % of the Applications category 14.90% 19.13% 13.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 97 78
Average daily rate
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£404 £349 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.68% -15.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £162 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £485 £591
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Average hourly rate £140.00 £21.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+566.66% +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £22.50 £14.68
% change year-on-year
-25.55% +53.26%
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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
624 732 721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.47% 11.30% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 471 501
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £175 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £522 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 33 35
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £12.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.85 £22.50 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -9.09%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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.

1 116 (70.30%) MS Excel
2 78 (47.27%) Finance
3 67 (40.61%) Microsoft
4 63 (38.18%) MS Office
5 55 (33.33%) Banking
6 49 (29.70%) MS Visio
7 38 (23.03%) MS Project
8 36 (21.82%) Analytical Skills
9 33 (20.00%) Project Management
10 28 (16.97%) SharePoint
11 22 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (13.33%) Investment Banking
11 22 (13.33%) Business Analysis
12 21 (12.73%) PRINCE2
13 20 (12.12%) Degree
14 19 (11.52%) Windows
14 19 (11.52%) SQL
15 16 (9.70%) User Acceptance Testing
16 15 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
17 14 (8.48%) SQL Server
17 14 (8.48%) Time Management
18 12 (7.27%) Telecoms
18 12 (7.27%) Data Analysis
19 11 (6.67%) Analytics
20 10 (6.06%) Workflow
20 10 (6.06%) Retail
20 10 (6.06%) ITIL
20 10 (6.06%) MS Access
21 9 (5.45%) Windows XP
21 9 (5.45%) Front Office

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 28 (16.97%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.03%) SAS
2 5 (3.03%) Confluence
3 4 (2.42%) MS Project Server
3 4 (2.42%) IBM Notes
4 3 (1.82%) CMS
5 2 (1.21%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.21%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.21%) IIS
5 2 (1.21%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.61%) FileNet
6 1 (0.61%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 116 (70.30%) MS Excel
2 63 (38.18%) MS Office
3 49 (29.70%) MS Visio
4 38 (23.03%) MS Project
5 3 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (1.21%) SPSS
7 1 (0.61%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.61%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (3.03%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.82%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.21%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.61%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.61%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.61%) SuccessFactors
1 1 (0.61%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.85%) VLAN
2 7 (4.24%) LAN
2 7 (4.24%) WAN
3 4 (2.42%) VoIP
4 3 (1.82%) VPN
4 3 (1.82%) DNS
4 3 (1.82%) DHCP
4 3 (1.82%) Unified Communications
5 2 (1.21%) Network Security
5 2 (1.21%) RIP
5 2 (1.21%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.21%) Cisco ICM
5 2 (1.21%) OSPF
5 2 (1.21%) EIGRP
5 2 (1.21%) IGRP
5 2 (1.21%) Firewall
5 2 (1.21%) Wireless
6 1 (0.61%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.61%) SNMP
6 1 (0.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.48%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.06%) MS Access
3 5 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.42%) Data Mining
4 4 (2.42%) Big Data
5 3 (1.82%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.21%) Cognos Query Studio
6 2 (1.21%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 2 (1.21%) Cognos Report Studio
6 2 (1.21%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 2 (1.21%) Cognos Transformer
7 1 (0.61%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.61%) QlikView
7 1 (0.61%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.61%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 5 (3.03%) JIRA
2 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 78 (47.27%) Finance
2 55 (33.33%) Banking
3 22 (13.33%) Investment Banking
4 12 (7.27%) Telecoms
5 10 (6.06%) Retail
6 9 (5.45%) Marketing
6 9 (5.45%) Front Office
7 8 (4.85%) Financial Institution
8 5 (3.03%) Legal
8 5 (3.03%) French Language
9 4 (2.42%) Law
9 4 (2.42%) Back Office
10 3 (1.82%) Advertising
10 3 (1.82%) Publishing
10 3 (1.82%) German Language
10 3 (1.82%) Spanish Language
10 3 (1.82%) Billing
10 3 (1.82%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (39.39%) Analyst
2 32 (19.39%) Business Analyst
3 17 (10.30%) Project Manager
4 11 (6.67%) Data Analyst
5 6 (3.64%) Infrastructure Manager
5 6 (3.64%) Test Manager
6 5 (3.03%) Developer
6 5 (3.03%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 5 (3.03%) Consultant
7 4 (2.42%) Network Engineer
7 4 (2.42%) Coordinator
7 4 (2.42%) Architect
7 4 (2.42%) Operations Analyst
7 4 (2.42%) Programme Planner
8 3 (1.82%) Configuration Analyst
8 3 (1.82%) Junior
8 3 (1.82%) Project Coordinator
8 3 (1.82%) SQL Developer
8 3 (1.82%) Business Process Analyst
8 3 (1.82%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.03%) HTML
2 4 (2.42%) .NET
3 1 (0.61%) CSS
3 1 (0.61%) Web Services
3 1 (0.61%) XML
3 1 (0.61%) Apache Flex
3 1 (0.61%) Mason
3 1 (0.61%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 36 (21.82%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.45%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.64%) Blackberry
4 5 (3.03%) Derivative
5 4 (2.42%) IVR
5 4 (2.42%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.42%) SWIFT
5 4 (2.42%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.82%) iPad
6 3 (1.82%) iPhone
6 3 (1.82%) Blog
6 3 (1.82%) Market Risk
6 3 (1.82%) CMDB
7 2 (1.21%) PMI
7 2 (1.21%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.21%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.21%) Data Conversion
7 2 (1.21%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.21%) Social Media
7 2 (1.21%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.52%) Windows
2 9 (5.45%) Windows XP
3 8 (4.85%) Windows 7
4 7 (4.24%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.42%) Android
6 3 (1.82%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.82%) UNIX
7 2 (1.21%) Windows 2000
7 2 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.61%) Solaris
8 1 (0.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (20.00%) Project Management
2 22 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (13.33%) Business Analysis
3 21 (12.73%) PRINCE2
4 16 (9.70%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (8.48%) Time Management
7 12 (7.27%) Data Analysis
8 11 (6.67%) Analytics
9 10 (6.06%) Workflow
9 10 (6.06%) ITIL
10 8 (4.85%) Scrum
10 8 (4.85%) Project Planning
11 7 (4.24%) Service Management
11 7 (4.24%) Test Strategy
12 6 (3.64%) User Stories
12 6 (3.64%) Waterfall
12 6 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (3.64%) Risk Management
12 6 (3.64%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (11.52%) SQL
2 7 (4.24%) VBA
3 5 (3.03%) Java
4 4 (2.42%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.21%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.21%) Objective-C
5 2 (1.21%) VB
6 1 (0.61%) C#
6 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (12.12%) Degree
2 8 (4.85%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.64%) PMI Certification
4 5 (3.03%) ISEB
4 5 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (2.42%) PMP
6 3 (1.82%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.21%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.21%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (1.21%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.61%) MCITP
8 1 (0.61%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (0.61%) ACCA
8 1 (0.61%) CISA
8 1 (0.61%) CISM
8 1 (0.61%) CIMA
8 1 (0.61%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.42%) QA
2 3 (1.82%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.21%) SLA
3 2 (1.21%) Basel II
4 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.61%) FATCA
4 1 (0.61%) PMBOK
System Software
1 6 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.03%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.61%) XenServer
3 1 (0.61%) vSphere
3 1 (0.61%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (3.64%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.21%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.21%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (1.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.21%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 67 (40.61%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.85%) Citrix
3 7 (4.24%) IBM
3 7 (4.24%) SAP
4 6 (3.64%) Cisco
4 6 (3.64%) VMware
5 5 (3.03%) Apple
5 5 (3.03%) Google
6 4 (2.42%) Remedy
6 4 (2.42%) Guidewire
6 4 (2.42%) Adobe
6 4 (2.42%) Lotus
7 3 (1.82%) BMC
7 3 (1.82%) Oracle
7 3 (1.82%) Cognos
7 3 (1.82%) ServiceNow
7 3 (1.82%) DoubleClick
7 3 (1.82%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.21%) Reuters
8 2 (1.21%) Bloomberg
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