The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the City of London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 86 100 94
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 142 100 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.20% 1.60% 1.88%
As % of the Applications category 19.40% 14.18% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 78 116
Average daily rate £350 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £185 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £591 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £14.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+55.17% -17.14%
Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
732 705 871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.34% 11.31% 10.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 494 567
Average daily rate £375 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £174 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 33 49
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £22.00 £22.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
MS PowerPoint
London

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 18 April 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 18 April 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.

1 159 (65.16%) MS Excel
2 101 (41.39%) Finance
3 99 (40.57%) Microsoft
4 86 (35.25%) MS Office
5 75 (30.74%) Banking
6 70 (28.69%) MS Visio
7 44 (18.03%) SharePoint
7 44 (18.03%) Project Management
8 39 (15.98%) ITIL
9 36 (14.75%) MS Project
10 33 (13.52%) Degree
11 29 (11.89%) Stakeholder Management
12 28 (11.48%) Windows
12 28 (11.48%) Investment Banking
13 22 (9.02%) Business Analysis
13 22 (9.02%) Configuration Management
14 21 (8.61%) Lotus
14 21 (8.61%) SQL
14 21 (8.61%) IBM Notes
15 18 (7.38%) ServiceNow
16 16 (6.56%) Security Cleared
16 16 (6.56%) CMDB
16 16 (6.56%) Active Directory
17 15 (6.15%) PRINCE2
17 15 (6.15%) Data Analysis
17 15 (6.15%) Retail
17 15 (6.15%) Windows 7
18 14 (5.74%) Windows XP
18 14 (5.74%) Workflow
19 13 (5.33%) CMS

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 44 (18.03%) SharePoint
2 21 (8.61%) IBM Notes
3 13 (5.33%) CMS
4 8 (3.28%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (1.23%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (1.23%) SAS
7 2 (0.82%) MS Project Server
7 2 (0.82%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.41%) FileNet
8 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 159 (65.16%) MS Excel
2 86 (35.25%) MS Office
3 70 (28.69%) MS Visio
4 36 (14.75%) MS Project
5 4 (1.64%) Photoshop
6 3 (1.23%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (1.23%) InDesign
6 3 (1.23%) InfoPath
6 3 (1.23%) Adobe Captivate
6 3 (1.23%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.82%) Vectorworks
7 2 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.82%) CINEMA 4D
7 2 (0.82%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (0.82%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.41%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 6 (2.46%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.23%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.82%) Changepoint
4 1 (0.41%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.41%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.41%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.41%) SAP FI-GL
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.69%) Internet
2 6 (2.46%) Intranet
3 4 (1.64%) DNS
4 3 (1.23%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.23%) DHCP
5 2 (0.82%) Multicast
5 2 (0.82%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.82%) LAN
5 2 (0.82%) VPN
5 2 (0.82%) WAN
5 2 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.82%) Wireless
6 1 (0.41%) 3G
6 1 (0.41%) Broadband
6 1 (0.41%) PBX
6 1 (0.41%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.41%) HTTP
6 1 (0.41%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.69%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.64%) PerformancePoint
4 4 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (1.64%) MS Access
5 3 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.23%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (0.41%) DataStage
6 1 (0.41%) DB2
6 1 (0.41%) QlikView
6 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.41%) Big Data
6 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (1.64%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (1.23%) Toad
2 3 (1.23%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (1.23%) Axure RP
3 2 (0.82%) JIRA
3 2 (0.82%) JDeveloper
4 1 (0.41%) ProC
4 1 (0.41%) MSI
4 1 (0.41%) ERwin
4 1 (0.41%) Subversion
4 1 (0.41%) TeamCity
General
1 101 (41.39%) Finance
2 75 (30.74%) Banking
3 28 (11.48%) Investment Banking
4 15 (6.15%) Retail
5 13 (5.33%) Marketing
6 9 (3.69%) Front Office
6 9 (3.69%) Legal
7 8 (3.28%) Advertising
8 7 (2.87%) Retail Banking
9 6 (2.46%) Financial Institution
9 6 (2.46%) Telecoms
10 5 (2.05%) Back Office
10 5 (2.05%) French Language
11 4 (1.64%) Billing
11 4 (1.64%) Law
12 3 (1.23%) Publishing
13 2 (0.82%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.82%) Games
14 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.41%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 115 (47.13%) Analyst
2 33 (13.52%) Business Analyst
3 20 (8.20%) Project Manager
4 16 (6.56%) Configuration Analyst
5 15 (6.15%) Designer
6 11 (4.51%) PMO Analyst
7 10 (4.10%) Support Analyst
8 9 (3.69%) Data Analyst
8 9 (3.69%) Administrator
9 8 (3.28%) Desktop Support
9 8 (3.28%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (2.87%) Developer
11 6 (2.46%) Trainer
12 5 (2.05%) Service Desk Analyst
12 5 (2.05%) Service Analyst
12 5 (2.05%) 1st Line Support
12 5 (2.05%) Systems Analyst
12 5 (2.05%) PMO Manager
13 4 (1.64%) Consultant
13 4 (1.64%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.46%) XML
2 5 (2.05%) Flash
3 2 (0.82%) COM
3 2 (0.82%) Web Services
3 2 (0.82%) HTML
3 2 (0.82%) Rendezvous
4 1 (0.41%) Swing
4 1 (0.41%) J2EE
4 1 (0.41%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.56%) CMDB
2 9 (3.69%) Blackberry
3 7 (2.87%) E-Learning
4 6 (2.46%) Derivative
5 5 (2.05%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.05%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.64%) Digital Media
6 4 (1.64%) Graphic Design
7 3 (1.23%) Equities
7 3 (1.23%) Economics
7 3 (1.23%) Credit Risk
7 3 (1.23%) Social Media
7 3 (1.23%) New Media
7 3 (1.23%) Learning Management System
8 2 (0.82%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (0.82%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.82%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.82%) Contract for Difference
8 2 (0.82%) PMI
8 2 (0.82%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 28 (11.48%) Windows
2 15 (6.15%) Windows 7
3 14 (5.74%) Windows XP
4 7 (2.87%) UNIX
5 5 (2.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (2.05%) Linux
5 5 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.23%) Solaris
6 3 (1.23%) Android
7 2 (0.82%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.82%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.41%) AIX
8 1 (0.41%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (18.03%) Project Management
2 39 (15.98%) ITIL
3 29 (11.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (9.02%) Business Analysis
4 22 (9.02%) Configuration Management
5 15 (6.15%) PRINCE2
5 15 (6.15%) Data Analysis
6 14 (5.74%) Workflow
7 13 (5.33%) Analytics
7 13 (5.33%) Asset Management
7 13 (5.33%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (4.92%) Change Management
9 10 (4.10%) Scrum
10 9 (3.69%) Risk Management
11 8 (3.28%) Service Delivery
12 7 (2.87%) Validation
12 7 (2.87%) Service Management
12 7 (2.87%) BDD
12 7 (2.87%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (2.87%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 21 (8.61%) SQL
2 12 (4.92%) C
3 6 (2.46%) Java
4 4 (1.64%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.23%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.23%) Perl
6 2 (0.82%) C#
6 2 (0.82%) C++
7 1 (0.41%) Python
7 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.41%) VBScript
7 1 (0.41%) VBA
7 1 (0.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (13.52%) Degree
2 16 (6.56%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.69%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.87%) CBAP
5 4 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.23%) ISEB
6 3 (1.23%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.23%) MCP
6 3 (1.23%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.82%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.41%) CISA
8 1 (0.41%) CISM
8 1 (0.41%) MBA
8 1 (0.41%) PMP
8 1 (0.41%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.41%) CCA
8 1 (0.41%) CISSP
8 1 (0.41%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.92%) QA
1 12 (4.92%) ISO 9001
2 4 (1.64%) Basel III
2 4 (1.64%) SLA
3 2 (0.82%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.82%) EMIR
3 2 (0.82%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.82%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.41%) Basel II
4 1 (0.41%) COREP
4 1 (0.41%) FINREP
4 1 (0.41%) CRD IV
System Software
1 16 (6.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.23%) SCCM
2 2 (0.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.41%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 99 (40.57%) Microsoft
2 21 (8.61%) Lotus
3 18 (7.38%) ServiceNow
4 12 (4.92%) Adobe
5 6 (2.46%) Google
5 6 (2.46%) SAP
5 6 (2.46%) Oracle
5 6 (2.46%) Reuters
5 6 (2.46%) Bloomberg
5 6 (2.46%) Citrix
6 4 (1.64%) Omniture
6 4 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.23%) Serena
7 3 (1.23%) VMware
7 3 (1.23%) HP
7 3 (1.23%) Apple
8 2 (0.82%) Tableau
8 2 (0.82%) Business Objects
8 2 (0.82%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.82%) Symantec
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