The table below looks at the statistics for MS PowerPoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS PowerPoint over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 128 117 128
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +11
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 928 918 820
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.73% 1.79% 1.68%
As % of the Applications category 14.66% 13.70% 13.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 568 546 497
Average daily rate
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£375 £372 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 58 38
Average hourly rate £18.25 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.94% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.80 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+40.62% -8.57%
MS PowerPoint
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
6329 6699 6212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.77% 13.09% 12.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3777 3806 3428
Average daily rate £350 £340 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 595 678 610
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.03 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -3.06%

MS PowerPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS PowerPoint across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS PowerPoint Jobs Demand Trend in England

MS PowerPoint
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint across the England region.

MS PowerPoint Daily Rate Trend in England

MS PowerPoint
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint across the England region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

MS PowerPoint Daily Rate Histogram in England

MS PowerPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS PowerPoint across the England region.

MS PowerPoint Hourly Rate Trend in England

MS PowerPoint
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint across the England region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

MS PowerPoint Hourly Rate Histogram in England

MS PowerPoint
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint within the England region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -23 434 £400 +6.66% 60
South East -11 201 £330 -11.05% 30
South West +9 57 £369 +18.00% 8
West Midlands +19 56 £363 +20.83% 11
East Midlands +13 46 £285 +8.57% 7
East of England -4 39 £365 -12.57% 13
Yorkshire -21 38 £360 +2.85% 9
North West -38 32 £325 -5.79% 17
North East -10 22 £300 -45.45% 4
Midlands +4 3 £638 +218.75%
MS PowerPoint
UK

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 1189 (68.22%) MS Excel
2 722 (41.42%) Microsoft
3 645 (37.01%) MS Office
4 614 (35.23%) Finance
5 477 (27.37%) MS Visio
6 449 (25.76%) Project Management
7 360 (20.65%) MS Project
8 327 (18.76%) Analytical Skills
9 273 (15.66%) SharePoint
10 243 (13.94%) Banking
11 234 (13.43%) Degree
12 217 (12.45%) PRINCE2
13 204 (11.70%) SQL
14 191 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
15 180 (10.33%) ITIL
16 172 (9.87%) Stakeholder Management
17 157 (9.01%) Change Management
18 138 (7.92%) Windows
19 128 (7.34%) Data Analysis
20 125 (7.17%) Business Analysis
21 117 (6.71%) Security Cleared
22 115 (6.60%) Management Information System
23 110 (6.31%) Telecoms
24 109 (6.25%) Time Management
25 108 (6.20%) Programme Management
26 105 (6.02%) Legal
27 100 (5.74%) Oracle
28 96 (5.51%) SAP
29 95 (5.45%) Project Planning
30 89 (5.11%) Investment Banking

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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
1 273 (15.66%) SharePoint
2 47 (2.70%) SAS
3 24 (1.38%) Confluence
4 22 (1.26%) Lync
4 22 (1.26%) IIS
5 16 (0.92%) MS Exchange
6 14 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
7 13 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
8 12 (0.69%) MS Project Server
9 11 (0.63%) CMS
10 10 (0.57%) WebSphere
11 9 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
12 8 (0.46%) WorkSite
13 6 (0.34%) Drupal
14 5 (0.29%) ArcGIS
15 4 (0.23%) IBM Notes
15 4 (0.23%) Apache
15 4 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
15 4 (0.23%) Oracle UPK
15 4 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1189 (68.22%) MS Excel
2 645 (37.01%) MS Office
3 477 (27.37%) MS Visio
4 360 (20.65%) MS Project
5 49 (2.81%) Spreadsheet
6 22 (1.26%) Photoshop
7 19 (1.09%) SPSS
8 16 (0.92%) Acrobat
9 14 (0.80%) Adobe Captivate
10 12 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
11 6 (0.34%) Maya
12 5 (0.29%) Open Workbench
13 4 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
13 4 (0.23%) InDesign
14 3 (0.17%) Simulink
14 3 (0.17%) Stateflow
14 3 (0.17%) TargetLink
14 3 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 2 (0.11%) Fireworks
15 2 (0.11%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 21 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.69%) SAP ERP
3 9 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
4 8 (0.46%) Primavera
5 7 (0.40%) SAP FI
6 6 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
6 6 (0.34%) SAP CO
6 6 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.23%) CA PPM
7 4 (0.23%) Maximo
7 4 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.17%) Metrica
8 3 (0.17%) SAP CCM
8 3 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.17%) Magento
9 2 (0.11%) Workday HCM
9 2 (0.11%) assyst
9 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.63%) SaaS
1 11 (0.63%) Office 365
2 9 (0.52%) IBM Blueworks
3 7 (0.40%) Google Analytics
4 5 (0.29%) OneDrive
5 4 (0.23%) Google Drive
5 4 (0.23%) PaaS
6 3 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (0.17%) Google Apps
6 3 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.11%) MailChimp
7 2 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.057%) IaaS
8 1 (0.057%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 46 (2.64%) VPN
2 37 (2.12%) Internet
3 36 (2.07%) Firewall
4 35 (2.01%) TCP/IP
5 33 (1.89%) LAN
6 31 (1.78%) WAN
7 29 (1.66%) Intranet
8 21 (1.20%) Radio Access Network
9 19 (1.09%) SAN
10 18 (1.03%) SSL
11 17 (0.98%) 3G
11 17 (0.98%) MPLS
11 17 (0.98%) DHCP
12 15 (0.86%) VLAN
13 14 (0.80%) NetScaler
14 13 (0.75%) Network Security
14 13 (0.75%) 4G
14 13 (0.75%) DNS
15 12 (0.69%) Ethernet
15 12 (0.69%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (3.90%) MS Access
2 64 (3.67%) SQL Server
3 51 (2.93%) Data Warehouse
4 45 (2.58%) BusinessObjects
5 37 (2.12%) Relational Database
6 29 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 22 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 20 (1.15%) QlikView
9 16 (0.92%) Data Mining
10 14 (0.80%) Big Data
10 14 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (0.52%) SAP BW
12 7 (0.40%) DB2
13 6 (0.34%) PowerCenter
13 6 (0.34%) SAP BI
14 5 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
14 5 (0.29%) RDBMS
14 5 (0.29%) OLAP
14 5 (0.29%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 52 (2.98%) JIRA
2 29 (1.66%) Visual Studio
3 15 (0.86%) Toad
3 15 (0.86%) Rational DOORS
4 13 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 8 (0.46%) Microsoft Blend
7 7 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (0.23%) Subversion
8 4 (0.23%) Rational Rhapsody
9 3 (0.17%) Axure RP
10 2 (0.11%) Lombardi
10 2 (0.11%) CaliberRM
10 2 (0.11%) Dreamweaver
10 2 (0.11%) TestDirector
10 2 (0.11%) RequisitePro
10 2 (0.11%) ERwin
11 1 (0.057%) ProC
11 1 (0.057%) ClearQuest
11 1 (0.057%) Serena SBM
General
1 614 (35.23%) Finance
2 243 (13.94%) Banking
3 110 (6.31%) Telecoms
4 105 (6.02%) Legal
5 89 (5.11%) Investment Banking
6 80 (4.59%) Marketing
7 64 (3.67%) Retail
8 41 (2.35%) Law
9 34 (1.95%) Manufacturing
10 22 (1.26%) Advertising
11 21 (1.20%) Publishing
11 21 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
12 19 (1.09%) Billing
13 15 (0.86%) Retail Banking
13 15 (0.86%) Electronics
14 14 (0.80%) Back Office
14 14 (0.80%) Automotive
15 12 (0.69%) Front Office
16 11 (0.63%) Financial Institution
17 8 (0.46%) German Language
Job Titles
1 656 (37.64%) Analyst
2 255 (14.63%) Business Analyst
3 175 (10.04%) Project Manager
4 93 (5.34%) Data Analyst
5 81 (4.65%) Developer
6 72 (4.13%) Coordinator
6 72 (4.13%) PMO Analyst
7 61 (3.50%) Administrator
8 57 (3.27%) Architect
9 53 (3.04%) Consultant
10 49 (2.81%) Service Analyst
11 44 (2.52%) Project Coordinator
12 39 (2.24%) Support Analyst
12 39 (2.24%) Junior
13 35 (2.01%) Trainer
13 35 (2.01%) Service Desk Analyst
14 31 (1.78%) Senior Analyst
15 30 (1.72%) PMO Lead
16 29 (1.66%) PMO Manager
17 27 (1.55%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (2.81%) .NET
2 46 (2.64%) HTML
3 30 (1.72%) ASP.NET
3 30 (1.72%) CSS
4 26 (1.49%) Web Services
5 16 (0.92%) HTML5
6 15 (0.86%) XML
7 14 (0.80%) Silverlight
8 10 (0.57%) WPF
9 6 (0.34%) CSS3
10 5 (0.29%) .NET Framework
10 5 (0.29%) COM
10 5 (0.29%) Middleware
11 4 (0.23%) XMPP
11 4 (0.23%) LINQ
11 4 (0.23%) 802.1X
12 2 (0.11%) AngularJS
12 2 (0.11%) Oracle Fusion
12 2 (0.11%) Apache Flex
12 2 (0.11%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 327 (18.76%) Analytical Skills
2 115 (6.60%) Management Information System
3 61 (3.50%) Computer Science
4 35 (2.01%) Data Centre
5 33 (1.89%) User Experience
6 32 (1.84%) Statistics
7 28 (1.61%) Visualisation
8 24 (1.38%) PMI
8 24 (1.38%) Blackberry
9 23 (1.32%) Social Media
10 20 (1.15%) Life Science
11 19 (1.09%) Data Integration
12 18 (1.03%) Mathematics
12 18 (1.03%) NHS
13 16 (0.92%) E-Learning
14 15 (0.86%) Mobile App
15 14 (0.80%) PKI
15 14 (0.80%) Derivative
16 13 (0.75%) iPhone
17 12 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 138 (7.92%) Windows
2 60 (3.44%) Windows 7
3 46 (2.64%) UNIX
4 36 (2.07%) Windows XP
5 26 (1.49%) Linux
6 24 (1.38%) Android
7 11 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (0.63%) Solaris
7 11 (0.63%) Windows 8
8 10 (0.57%) Apple iOS
8 10 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.40%) zOS
10 6 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.34%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.23%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.17%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.17%) AIX
14 2 (0.11%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 449 (25.76%) Project Management
2 217 (12.45%) PRINCE2
3 191 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
4 180 (10.33%) ITIL
5 172 (9.87%) Stakeholder Management
6 157 (9.01%) Change Management
7 128 (7.34%) Data Analysis
8 125 (7.17%) Business Analysis
9 109 (6.25%) Time Management
10 108 (6.20%) Programme Management
11 95 (5.45%) Project Planning
12 87 (4.99%) Risk Management
13 85 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
14 79 (4.53%) Service Management
15 72 (4.13%) CRM
16 69 (3.96%) Analytics
17 65 (3.73%) Waterfall
18 64 (3.67%) Change Control
19 62 (3.56%) Business Intelligence
20 59 (3.38%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 204 (11.70%) SQL
2 62 (3.56%) VBA
3 49 (2.81%) VB
4 38 (2.18%) C#
5 27 (1.55%) C
6 25 (1.43%) JavaScript
7 18 (1.03%) Java
8 13 (0.75%) T-SQL
9 10 (0.57%) R
10 9 (0.52%) PowerShell
11 8 (0.46%) MATLAB
11 8 (0.46%) C++
12 7 (0.40%) PHP
13 5 (0.29%) VBScript
13 5 (0.29%) JCL
13 5 (0.29%) REXX
13 5 (0.29%) ABAP
14 4 (0.23%) Perl
15 3 (0.17%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 234 (13.43%) Degree
2 117 (6.71%) Security Cleared
3 79 (4.53%) SC Cleared
4 70 (4.02%) PMI Certification
5 55 (3.16%) PMP
6 31 (1.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 23 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 23 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
8 21 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 21 (1.20%) DV Cleared
9 20 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
9 20 (1.15%) ISEB
10 16 (0.92%) CISSP
10 16 (0.92%) ACCA
11 14 (0.80%) CCNP
12 13 (0.75%) CISA
12 13 (0.75%) CISM
13 11 (0.63%) CIMA
13 11 (0.63%) MCSE
13 11 (0.63%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (3.84%) QA
2 64 (3.67%) SLA
3 39 (2.24%) ISO 9001
4 29 (1.66%) Data Quality
5 28 (1.61%) TickIT
6 15 (0.86%) P3O
7 13 (0.75%) COBIT
8 11 (0.63%) Solvency II
9 10 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 9 (0.52%) PCI DSS
11 8 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 5 (0.29%) MiFID
12 5 (0.29%) BS25999
13 4 (0.23%) IEC 61508
13 4 (0.23%) FATCA
13 4 (0.23%) Basel II
13 4 (0.23%) EMIR
14 3 (0.17%) PMBOK
15 2 (0.11%) CRD IV
15 2 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 68 (3.90%) Active Directory
2 31 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.69%) Hyper-V
3 12 (0.69%) vSphere
4 10 (0.57%) XenServer
5 7 (0.40%) vCloud
6 5 (0.29%) Time Sharing Option
6 5 (0.29%) XenDesktop
6 5 (0.29%) XenApp
7 4 (0.23%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.11%) HDFS
8 2 (0.11%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.11%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.057%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.057%) Xen
9 1 (0.057%) RACF
9 1 (0.057%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 21 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (0.75%) SCCM
3 7 (0.40%) EMC NetWorker
3 7 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
3 7 (0.40%) NSN NetAct
4 5 (0.29%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (0.29%) NetBackup
4 5 (0.29%) Nagios
5 4 (0.23%) OMEGAMON
5 4 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (0.23%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (0.17%) CA Spectrum
6 3 (0.17%) WSUS
6 3 (0.17%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.17%) Cisco UCCE
6 3 (0.17%) SCOM
6 3 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.11%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.11%) Netcool
Vendors
1 722 (41.42%) Microsoft
2 100 (5.74%) Oracle
3 96 (5.51%) SAP
4 46 (2.64%) Cisco
5 42 (2.41%) IBM
6 40 (2.29%) Adobe
7 38 (2.18%) VMware
8 37 (2.12%) HP
9 35 (2.01%) Remedy
10 31 (1.78%) Citrix
11 29 (1.66%) CheckPoint
12 24 (1.38%) Google
13 19 (1.09%) ServiceNow
14 18 (1.03%) Brocade
15 17 (0.98%) Juniper
15 17 (0.98%) Informatica
16 16 (0.92%) Dell
16 16 (0.92%) Huawei
17 14 (0.80%) McAfee
18 13 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
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