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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 111 89 101
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +12
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 76 115 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.50% 1.99% 1.66%
As % of the Applications category 13.62% 17.75% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 82 71
Average daily rate
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£400 £335 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.58% -16.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £151 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £18.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.30 £12.50 £14.84
% change year-on-year
+62.38% -15.76%
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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
558 648 686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.02% 11.22% 12.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 426 468
Average daily rate £375 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £173 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 30 37
Average hourly rate £14.85 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.64% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £22.50 £37.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-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 5 March 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 5 March 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.

1 129 (73.30%) MS Excel
2 79 (44.89%) Finance
3 68 (38.64%) Microsoft
4 59 (33.52%) MS Office
5 51 (28.98%) Banking
6 50 (28.41%) MS Project
7 46 (26.14%) MS Visio
8 40 (22.73%) Project Management
9 30 (17.05%) Analytical Skills
10 26 (14.77%) SQL
11 25 (14.20%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (13.64%) PRINCE2
13 23 (13.07%) SharePoint
14 22 (12.50%) Investment Banking
14 22 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
15 19 (10.80%) Business Analysis
16 18 (10.23%) Windows
17 15 (8.52%) SQL Server
17 15 (8.52%) Degree
18 14 (7.95%) Data Analysis
19 13 (7.39%) User Acceptance Testing
20 12 (6.82%) Analytics
20 12 (6.82%) Marketing
20 12 (6.82%) ITIL
21 11 (6.25%) Citrix
21 11 (6.25%) Telecoms
22 10 (5.68%) Risk Management
22 10 (5.68%) Validation
22 10 (5.68%) Security Cleared
22 10 (5.68%) Test Strategy

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 23 (13.07%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.55%) IBM Notes
3 6 (3.41%) CMS
4 5 (2.84%) Confluence
4 5 (2.84%) SAS
5 4 (2.27%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.27%) IIS
5 4 (2.27%) MS Project Server
6 3 (1.70%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.14%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.57%) FileNet
8 1 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 129 (73.30%) MS Excel
2 59 (33.52%) MS Office
3 50 (28.41%) MS Project
4 46 (26.14%) MS Visio
5 4 (2.27%) Photoshop
5 4 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (1.70%) SPSS
7 1 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.57%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.57%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (2.27%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.70%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.14%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.57%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.57%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.57%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.98%) LAN
2 6 (3.41%) WAN
2 6 (3.41%) VLAN
3 5 (2.84%) DHCP
3 5 (2.84%) DNS
4 4 (2.27%) VoIP
5 3 (1.70%) Firewall
5 3 (1.70%) Wireless
5 3 (1.70%) Network Security
5 3 (1.70%) Unified Communications
5 3 (1.70%) VPN
6 1 (0.57%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.57%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.57%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.57%) SNMP
6 1 (0.57%) SMTP
6 1 (0.57%) SSL
6 1 (0.57%) SAN
6 1 (0.57%) Intranet
6 1 (0.57%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.52%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.55%) MS Access
3 6 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.84%) Big Data
5 3 (1.70%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.14%) Cognos Query Studio
6 2 (1.14%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 2 (1.14%) Cognos Report Studio
6 2 (1.14%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 2 (1.14%) Cognos Transformer
6 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.14%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (0.57%) Essbase
7 1 (0.57%) QlikView
7 1 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (3.98%) JIRA
2 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 79 (44.89%) Finance
2 51 (28.98%) Banking
3 22 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 12 (6.82%) Marketing
5 11 (6.25%) Telecoms
6 9 (5.11%) Front Office
6 9 (5.11%) Legal
6 9 (5.11%) Retail
7 7 (3.98%) Financial Institution
8 6 (3.41%) French Language
9 4 (2.27%) German Language
9 4 (2.27%) Back Office
9 4 (2.27%) Law
9 4 (2.27%) Publishing
10 3 (1.70%) Spanish Language
10 3 (1.70%) Billing
11 2 (1.14%) Advertising
11 2 (1.14%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.57%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 80 (45.45%) Analyst
2 28 (15.91%) Business Analyst
3 16 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 12 (6.82%) Data Analyst
5 9 (5.11%) Test Manager
6 7 (3.98%) Administrator
7 5 (2.84%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (2.84%) Consultant
7 5 (2.84%) Coordinator
7 5 (2.84%) Configuration Analyst
7 5 (2.84%) Financial Analyst
8 4 (2.27%) PMO Analyst
8 4 (2.27%) Portfolio Analyst
8 4 (2.27%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (2.27%) Operations Analyst
8 4 (2.27%) Project Coordinator
8 4 (2.27%) Architect
8 4 (2.27%) Junior
9 3 (1.70%) Developer
9 3 (1.70%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.27%) HTML
1 4 (2.27%) .NET
2 1 (0.57%) CSS
2 1 (0.57%) Web Services
2 1 (0.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (17.05%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.98%) Blackberry
2 7 (3.98%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.84%) CMDB
4 4 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.27%) Derivative
4 4 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (2.27%) Visualisation
4 4 (2.27%) SWIFT
4 4 (2.27%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.27%) User Experience
5 3 (1.70%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.70%) iPhone
5 3 (1.70%) Learning Management System
5 3 (1.70%) Social Media
5 3 (1.70%) iPad
5 3 (1.70%) Blog
5 3 (1.70%) Market Risk
5 3 (1.70%) PMI
6 2 (1.14%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.23%) Windows
2 9 (5.11%) Windows XP
3 7 (3.98%) Windows 7
3 7 (3.98%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.27%) Android
4 4 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.27%) UNIX
5 3 (1.70%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.57%) Solaris
6 1 (0.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (22.73%) Project Management
2 25 (14.20%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (13.64%) PRINCE2
4 22 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (10.80%) Business Analysis
6 14 (7.95%) Data Analysis
7 13 (7.39%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (6.82%) ITIL
8 12 (6.82%) Analytics
9 10 (5.68%) Test Strategy
9 10 (5.68%) Validation
9 10 (5.68%) Risk Management
10 9 (5.11%) Time Management
11 8 (4.55%) Test Management
11 8 (4.55%) Project Planning
12 7 (3.98%) Programme Management
12 7 (3.98%) Change Management
13 6 (3.41%) CRM
13 6 (3.41%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (3.41%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (14.77%) SQL
2 6 (3.41%) VBA
3 5 (2.84%) VB
3 5 (2.84%) Java
4 3 (1.70%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.70%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.14%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.57%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 15 (8.52%) Degree
2 10 (5.68%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.98%) PMI Certification
3 7 (3.98%) ISEB
4 5 (2.84%) PMP
4 5 (2.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (2.84%) VCP4
5 4 (2.27%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.14%) MBA
6 2 (1.14%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.14%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (1.14%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.57%) CISA
7 1 (0.57%) CISM
7 1 (0.57%) IIBA
7 1 (0.57%) CRISC
7 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.84%) ISO 9001
2 4 (2.27%) QA
3 2 (1.14%) SLA
3 2 (1.14%) Basel II
4 1 (0.57%) MiFID
4 1 (0.57%) EMIR
4 1 (0.57%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.57%) PMBOK
System Software
1 6 (3.41%) Active Directory
1 6 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.57%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.57%) XenServer
2 1 (0.57%) vSphere
2 1 (0.57%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.70%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (1.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 68 (38.64%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.25%) Citrix
3 9 (5.11%) IBM
4 8 (4.55%) Lotus
5 7 (3.98%) VMware
6 6 (3.41%) SAP
7 5 (2.84%) Oracle
7 5 (2.84%) Cisco
7 5 (2.84%) Adobe
7 5 (2.84%) Apple
7 5 (2.84%) ServiceNow
8 4 (2.27%) CheckPoint
8 4 (2.27%) Google
8 4 (2.27%) HP
9 3 (1.70%) BMC
9 3 (1.70%) Coremetrics
9 3 (1.70%) SolarWinds
9 3 (1.70%) DoubleClick
9 3 (1.70%) Remedy
9 3 (1.70%) Sysomos
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