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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 95 97 98
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 114 145 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.94% 2.01% 1.75%
As % of the Applications category 14.96% 17.43% 15.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 93 105
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £620 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.42% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.45 £14.20 £9.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.85 £15.80 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-23.71% +2.94%
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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
762 832 906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.94% 11.56% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 539 624
Average daily rate £350 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 46 68
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £57.40 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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.

1 168 (71.19%) MS Excel
2 111 (47.03%) Finance
3 91 (38.56%) MS Office
4 88 (37.29%) Microsoft
5 73 (30.93%) Banking
6 62 (26.27%) MS Project
7 60 (25.42%) MS Visio
8 52 (22.03%) Project Management
9 47 (19.92%) Analytical Skills
10 38 (16.10%) SharePoint
11 32 (13.56%) Investment Banking
12 31 (13.14%) PRINCE2
13 27 (11.44%) Windows
14 26 (11.02%) ITIL
15 25 (10.59%) Degree
16 24 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
17 21 (8.90%) Agile Software Development
17 21 (8.90%) Data Analysis
18 20 (8.47%) Legal
18 20 (8.47%) Risk Management
18 20 (8.47%) IBM Notes
18 20 (8.47%) Lotus
19 18 (7.63%) Marketing
20 17 (7.20%) Business Analysis
21 16 (6.78%) SQL
22 15 (6.36%) Active Directory
22 15 (6.36%) Information Security
23 14 (5.93%) Photoshop
23 14 (5.93%) QA
24 13 (5.51%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 38 (16.10%) SharePoint
2 20 (8.47%) IBM Notes
3 11 (4.66%) CMS
4 6 (2.54%) WebLogic
5 5 (2.12%) SAS
5 5 (2.12%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.27%) IIS
6 3 (1.27%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.42%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.42%) Apache
8 1 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.42%) Documentum
8 1 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.42%) Lync
8 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 168 (71.19%) MS Excel
2 91 (38.56%) MS Office
3 62 (26.27%) MS Project
4 60 (25.42%) MS Visio
5 14 (5.93%) Photoshop
6 8 (3.39%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (2.12%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (2.12%) InDesign
8 2 (0.85%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.85%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.85%) Adobe Captivate
8 2 (0.85%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.85%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 3 (1.27%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.42%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.42%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.42%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.42%) SuccessFactors
1 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.97%) Intranet
1 7 (2.97%) Internet
2 2 (0.85%) DHCP
2 2 (0.85%) VPN
2 2 (0.85%) DNS
3 1 (0.42%) Firewall
3 1 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.42%) 3G
3 1 (0.42%) SSL
3 1 (0.42%) SAN
3 1 (0.42%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.42%) HTTP
3 1 (0.42%) Broadband
3 1 (0.42%) LAN
3 1 (0.42%) VoIP
3 1 (0.42%) WAN
3 1 (0.42%) Network Security
3 1 (0.42%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.24%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.97%) MS Access
3 2 (0.85%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.85%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (0.85%) Base SAS
3 2 (0.85%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (0.85%) Data Mining
3 2 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.85%) MySQL
4 1 (0.42%) Essbase
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (0.42%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.42%) DB2
4 1 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.42%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.42%) QlikView
4 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.69%) JIRA
2 2 (0.85%) Axure RP
2 2 (0.85%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (0.85%) ERwin
General
1 111 (47.03%) Finance
2 73 (30.93%) Banking
3 32 (13.56%) Investment Banking
4 20 (8.47%) Legal
5 18 (7.63%) Marketing
6 10 (4.24%) Retail
7 9 (3.81%) Telecoms
7 9 (3.81%) Financial Institution
8 8 (3.39%) French Language
9 6 (2.54%) Retail Banking
10 5 (2.12%) Advertising
10 5 (2.12%) Publishing
10 5 (2.12%) Billing
11 4 (1.69%) Corporate Banking
11 4 (1.69%) Front Office
12 3 (1.27%) Law
12 3 (1.27%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.85%) Games
13 2 (0.85%) Back Office
14 1 (0.42%) German Language
Job Titles
1 101 (42.80%) Analyst
2 32 (13.56%) Business Analyst
3 28 (11.86%) Project Manager
4 10 (4.24%) Configuration Analyst
5 9 (3.81%) Service Desk Analyst
5 9 (3.81%) Service Analyst
6 8 (3.39%) PMO Analyst
6 8 (3.39%) Data Analyst
7 7 (2.97%) Project Analyst
7 7 (2.97%) Developer
7 7 (2.97%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (2.97%) Security Manager
8 6 (2.54%) Financial Analyst
8 6 (2.54%) Coordinator
8 6 (2.54%) Junior
8 6 (2.54%) Test Manager
9 5 (2.12%) 1st Line Support
9 5 (2.12%) Consultant
9 5 (2.12%) Administrator
9 5 (2.12%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.69%) .NET
1 4 (1.69%) HTML
2 3 (1.27%) Web Services
2 3 (1.27%) XML
3 2 (0.85%) REST
3 2 (0.85%) Flash
3 2 (0.85%) CSS
3 2 (0.85%) SOAP
4 1 (0.42%) Middleware
4 1 (0.42%) JMS
4 1 (0.42%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 47 (19.92%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.24%) CMDB
3 9 (3.81%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.54%) Credit Risk
5 5 (2.12%) Derivative
5 5 (2.12%) User Experience
5 5 (2.12%) Social Media
6 4 (1.69%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.27%) Equities
7 3 (1.27%) PMI
7 3 (1.27%) Statistics
7 3 (1.27%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.27%) Graphic Design
7 3 (1.27%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.85%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.85%) Economics
8 2 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.85%) Wiki
8 2 (0.85%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 27 (11.44%) Windows
2 11 (4.66%) Windows XP
2 11 (4.66%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.27%) UNIX
3 3 (1.27%) Android
4 2 (0.85%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.42%) Linux
5 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (22.03%) Project Management
2 31 (13.14%) PRINCE2
3 26 (11.02%) ITIL
4 24 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (8.90%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (8.90%) Data Analysis
6 20 (8.47%) Risk Management
7 17 (7.20%) Business Analysis
8 15 (6.36%) Information Security
9 12 (5.08%) Programme Management
9 12 (5.08%) Change Management
10 11 (4.66%) Validation
10 11 (4.66%) CRM
11 10 (4.24%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 10 (4.24%) DSDM
11 10 (4.24%) Configuration Management
12 9 (3.81%) Workflow
12 9 (3.81%) Analytics
13 8 (3.39%) Business Transformation
13 8 (3.39%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (6.78%) SQL
2 9 (3.81%) VBA
3 4 (1.69%) C
3 4 (1.69%) Java
4 3 (1.27%) VB
5 2 (0.85%) SAS Macro
5 2 (0.85%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.42%) Jython
6 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.42%) C++
6 1 (0.42%) Delphi
6 1 (0.42%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.42%) Perl
6 1 (0.42%) Python
6 1 (0.42%) Korn
6 1 (0.42%) C-shell
6 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 25 (10.59%) Degree
2 8 (3.39%) CISSP
3 7 (2.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (2.54%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.54%) ISEB
4 6 (2.54%) CISA
5 5 (2.12%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (1.69%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.69%) CISM
7 3 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.27%) PMP
8 2 (0.85%) CEH
8 2 (0.85%) GIAC
9 1 (0.42%) CCA
9 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.42%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.42%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.42%) APMP
9 1 (0.42%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.93%) QA
2 5 (2.12%) SLA
2 5 (2.12%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.27%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (1.27%) EMIR
4 2 (0.85%) Basel III
4 2 (0.85%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.85%) COBIT
4 2 (0.85%) MiFID
4 2 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.42%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.42%) P3O
System Software
1 15 (6.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.85%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 2 (0.85%) Tivoli
1 2 (0.85%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 88 (37.29%) Microsoft
2 20 (8.47%) Lotus
3 13 (5.51%) Oracle
4 11 (4.66%) ServiceNow
5 10 (4.24%) Adobe
6 8 (3.39%) SAP
7 7 (2.97%) Citrix
7 7 (2.97%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (2.54%) IBM
9 4 (1.69%) Business Objects
10 3 (1.27%) VMware
10 3 (1.27%) Informatica
10 3 (1.27%) Omniture
10 3 (1.27%) Google
11 2 (0.85%) StreamServe
11 2 (0.85%) Cerillion
11 2 (0.85%) Siebel
11 2 (0.85%) PeopleSoft
11 2 (0.85%) Hyperion
11 2 (0.85%) Apple
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