The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 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 England 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 124 117 101
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -16
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 830 813 978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.68% 1.75% 1.85%
As % of the Applications category 12.76% 13.52% 14.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 506 613
Average daily rate
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£370 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £181 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 45 40
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.66 £18.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.97% -17.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.01 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.50 £25.50 £35.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £15.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-6.34% -19.23%
Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
6506 6014 6971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.16% 12.91% 13.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3621 3296 3654
Average daily rate £332 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.21% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £155 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 694 608 721
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.12 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £28.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
MS PowerPoint
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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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014. 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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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 -14 422 £375 -6.25% 94
South East +9 181 £325 +8.24% 38
East of England +14 43 £418 +96.47% 14
South West -15 43 £300 -18.08% 11
North West +15 38 £345 +4.15% 7
Yorkshire +2 31 £363 -3.33% 5
West Midlands -21 31 £300 -9.09% 7
East Midlands +16 28 £306 +155.20% 3
North East -13 10 £250 -16.66% 1
Midlands +5 4 £313 -16.66%
MS PowerPoint
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MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 1104 (65.83%) MS Excel
2 657 (39.18%) Microsoft
3 622 (37.09%) MS Office
4 587 (35.00%) Finance
5 435 (25.94%) MS Visio
5 435 (25.94%) Project Management
6 375 (22.36%) MS Project
7 261 (15.56%) Banking
8 236 (14.07%) PRINCE2
9 233 (13.89%) SharePoint
10 208 (12.40%) Degree
11 182 (10.85%) Stakeholder Management
12 161 (9.60%) Windows
13 156 (9.30%) ITIL
14 152 (9.06%) SQL
15 140 (8.35%) Change Management
16 129 (7.69%) Oracle
17 127 (7.57%) SAP
18 114 (6.80%) Data Analysis
19 112 (6.68%) Telecoms
20 111 (6.62%) Security Cleared
21 109 (6.50%) Marketing
22 102 (6.08%) Risk Management
23 95 (5.66%) Management Information System
23 95 (5.66%) Programme Management
23 95 (5.66%) Active Directory
23 95 (5.66%) Business Analysis
24 92 (5.49%) QA
25 90 (5.37%) Project Planning
26 85 (5.07%) Retail

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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
1 233 (13.89%) SharePoint
2 53 (3.16%) IBM Notes
3 37 (2.21%) CMS
4 29 (1.73%) SAS
5 25 (1.49%) MS Project Server
6 18 (1.07%) Oracle Workflow
7 17 (1.01%) MS Exchange
8 8 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (0.42%) WebLogic
10 6 (0.36%) Lotus Domino
10 6 (0.36%) Apache
10 6 (0.36%) Tomcat
10 6 (0.36%) Lync
10 6 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.24%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.24%) Confluence
12 3 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.18%) WorkSite
Applications
1 1104 (65.83%) MS Excel
2 622 (37.09%) MS Office
3 435 (25.94%) MS Visio
4 375 (22.36%) MS Project
5 47 (2.80%) Photoshop
6 43 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
7 23 (1.37%) Adobe Illustrator
8 12 (0.72%) InDesign
9 11 (0.66%) Adobe After Effects
10 8 (0.48%) Acrobat
10 8 (0.48%) Fireworks
10 8 (0.48%) OmniGraffle
11 6 (0.36%) Adobe Captivate
11 6 (0.36%) AutoCAD
11 6 (0.36%) SPSS
12 5 (0.30%) CINEMA 4D
13 4 (0.24%) PowerPivot
14 3 (0.18%) ProjectWise
14 3 (0.18%) CATIA
15 2 (0.12%) Stata
Business Applications
1 18 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
1 18 (1.07%) Oracle Payables
2 13 (0.78%) Google Analytics
3 11 (0.66%) CA Clarity
4 8 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
5 7 (0.42%) Oracle Retail
6 5 (0.30%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (0.24%) SAP SRM
7 4 (0.24%) ResourceLink
7 4 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.24%) SAP HR
7 4 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 3 (0.18%) SAP CRM
8 3 (0.18%) Maximo
9 2 (0.12%) Summit
9 2 (0.12%) SAP CO
9 2 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
9 2 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
9 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.42%) SaaS
1 7 (0.42%) SuccessFactors
2 5 (0.30%) Office 365
3 3 (0.18%) Force.com
4 1 (0.060%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.060%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.060%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 40 (2.39%) Internet
2 37 (2.21%) Intranet
3 27 (1.61%) LAN
4 21 (1.25%) VPN
5 20 (1.19%) WAN
6 16 (0.95%) TCP/IP
6 16 (0.95%) Wireless
7 14 (0.83%) Firewall
8 13 (0.78%) VoIP
9 11 (0.66%) DNS
10 10 (0.60%) HTTP
11 9 (0.54%) SAN
11 9 (0.54%) RNC
12 8 (0.48%) Radio Access Network
12 8 (0.48%) MPLS
13 7 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (0.42%) LTE
14 6 (0.36%) 3G
14 6 (0.36%) DHCP
15 5 (0.30%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (2.80%) SQL Server
2 29 (1.73%) MS Access
3 25 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
4 22 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (1.13%) Data Mining
6 11 (0.66%) Oracle Database
7 10 (0.60%) Relational Database
7 10 (0.60%) QlikView
8 9 (0.54%) Oracle BI EE
9 7 (0.42%) MySQL
10 6 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (0.30%) Base SAS
11 5 (0.30%) Hadoop
11 5 (0.30%) DB2
11 5 (0.30%) SAP BW
11 5 (0.30%) Oracle ODI
12 4 (0.24%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 4 (0.24%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 26 (1.55%) JIRA
2 22 (1.31%) Oracle Forms
3 17 (1.01%) Toad
3 17 (1.01%) Oracle APEX
4 15 (0.89%) JDeveloper
5 9 (0.54%) Axure RP
6 7 (0.42%) Dreamweaver
6 7 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 6 (0.36%) Visual Studio
7 6 (0.36%) ProC
8 4 (0.24%) ERwin
9 3 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.12%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.12%) Subversion
10 2 (0.12%) Selenium
11 1 (0.060%) Microsoft Blend
11 1 (0.060%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.060%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.060%) PowerBuilder
11 1 (0.060%) MSI
General
1 587 (35.00%) Finance
2 261 (15.56%) Banking
3 112 (6.68%) Telecoms
4 109 (6.50%) Marketing
5 85 (5.07%) Retail
6 81 (4.83%) Investment Banking
7 80 (4.77%) Legal
8 48 (2.86%) Publishing
9 32 (1.91%) Retail Banking
10 29 (1.73%) Law
11 27 (1.61%) Back Office
12 26 (1.55%) Pharmaceutical
12 26 (1.55%) Billing
13 23 (1.37%) Front Office
14 21 (1.25%) Financial Institution
14 21 (1.25%) Advertising
15 17 (1.01%) French Language
16 13 (0.78%) General Ledger
17 12 (0.72%) Automotive
17 12 (0.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 592 (35.30%) Analyst
2 167 (9.96%) Project Manager
3 155 (9.24%) Business Analyst
4 86 (5.13%) PMO Analyst
5 77 (4.59%) Coordinator
6 70 (4.17%) Service Analyst
7 57 (3.40%) Administrator
8 56 (3.34%) Support Analyst
9 54 (3.22%) Developer
10 52 (3.10%) Service Desk Analyst
11 46 (2.74%) Consultant
12 45 (2.68%) Data Analyst
13 40 (2.39%) Project Coordinator
14 38 (2.27%) Designer
15 36 (2.15%) Architect
16 34 (2.03%) Junior
17 31 (1.85%) Support Engineer
17 31 (1.85%) Business Manager
18 29 (1.73%) Project Planner
19 28 (1.67%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (2.86%) XML
2 47 (2.80%) HTML
3 25 (1.49%) CSS
4 20 (1.19%) .NET
4 20 (1.19%) Web Services
5 12 (0.72%) Flash
6 11 (0.66%) XHTML
6 11 (0.66%) HTML5
7 10 (0.60%) REST
7 10 (0.60%) Ajax
8 8 (0.48%) J2EE
9 7 (0.42%) Middleware
9 7 (0.42%) JSON
10 6 (0.36%) CSS3
10 6 (0.36%) Swing
11 5 (0.30%) .NET Framework
12 4 (0.24%) WPF
12 4 (0.24%) ASP.NET
12 4 (0.24%) SOAP
12 4 (0.24%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 95 (5.66%) Management Information System
2 36 (2.15%) PMI
3 26 (1.55%) CMDB
4 25 (1.49%) Computer Science
5 24 (1.43%) Graphic Design
6 23 (1.37%) Blackberry
6 23 (1.37%) Derivative
7 22 (1.31%) Credit Risk
8 19 (1.13%) Statistics
9 15 (0.89%) Social Media
10 14 (0.83%) FMCG
10 14 (0.83%) Wiki
11 13 (0.78%) Mathematics
11 13 (0.78%) NHS
12 12 (0.72%) Mobile App
13 10 (0.60%) Equities
14 9 (0.54%) Economics
14 9 (0.54%) Client/Server
14 9 (0.54%) Data Integration
15 8 (0.48%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 161 (9.60%) Windows
2 76 (4.53%) Windows 7
3 71 (4.23%) Windows XP
4 53 (3.16%) UNIX
5 26 (1.55%) Linux
6 9 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (0.54%) Android
7 6 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.36%) Windows 8
8 5 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.24%) Windows Phone
10 3 (0.18%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.18%) Solaris
10 3 (0.18%) AIX
11 2 (0.12%) OS/2
11 2 (0.12%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.12%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.060%) zOS
12 1 (0.060%) HPUX
12 1 (0.060%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 435 (25.94%) Project Management
2 236 (14.07%) PRINCE2
3 182 (10.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 156 (9.30%) ITIL
5 140 (8.35%) Change Management
6 114 (6.80%) Data Analysis
7 102 (6.08%) Risk Management
8 95 (5.66%) Programme Management
8 95 (5.66%) Business Analysis
9 90 (5.37%) Project Planning
10 74 (4.41%) Time Management
11 72 (4.29%) Workflow
11 72 (4.29%) Service Management
12 71 (4.23%) CRM
13 67 (4.00%) Analytics
14 58 (3.46%) Document Management
15 57 (3.40%) Migration
16 55 (3.28%) Change Control
17 52 (3.10%) Validation
18 50 (2.98%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 152 (9.06%) SQL
2 50 (2.98%) VBA
2 50 (2.98%) Java
3 27 (1.61%) C
4 25 (1.49%) PL/SQL
5 21 (1.25%) JavaScript
6 16 (0.95%) C#
6 16 (0.95%) VB
7 8 (0.48%) Shell Script
7 8 (0.48%) C++
8 5 (0.30%) PowerShell
9 4 (0.24%) PHP
9 4 (0.24%) T-SQL
9 4 (0.24%) VBScript
10 2 (0.12%) Perl
10 2 (0.12%) SAS Macro
11 1 (0.060%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.060%) ActionScript 3.0
11 1 (0.060%) ActionScript 2.0
11 1 (0.060%) R
Qualifications
1 208 (12.40%) Degree
2 111 (6.62%) Security Cleared
3 71 (4.23%) SC Cleared
4 59 (3.52%) PMI Certification
5 43 (2.56%) PMP
6 38 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 30 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
8 26 (1.55%) MCP
9 24 (1.43%) ISEB
10 23 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
11 21 (1.25%) DV Cleared
12 17 (1.01%) A+ Certification
12 17 (1.01%) MCSE
13 15 (0.89%) CISSP
13 15 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 11 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 11 (0.66%) CISA
15 10 (0.60%) CIMA
16 9 (0.54%) CISM
17 8 (0.48%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (5.49%) QA
2 40 (2.39%) SLA
3 35 (2.09%) ISO 9001
4 18 (1.07%) P3O
5 16 (0.95%) Data Quality
6 11 (0.66%) EMIR
7 10 (0.60%) Dodd-Frank
7 10 (0.60%) TickIT
8 8 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (0.36%) Basel III
10 3 (0.18%) FATCA
10 3 (0.18%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.12%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.060%) WCAG
12 1 (0.060%) COBIT
12 1 (0.060%) MiFID
12 1 (0.060%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.060%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.060%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 95 (5.66%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.24%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.12%) vSphere
4 2 (0.12%) XenApp
4 2 (0.12%) XenServer
4 2 (0.12%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.060%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.060%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.060%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.060%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.060%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.060%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (0.72%) SCCM
3 10 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 7 (0.42%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.18%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 3 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 2 (0.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle EDQ
7 1 (0.060%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.060%) AppManager
7 1 (0.060%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.060%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.060%) WSUS
7 1 (0.060%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.060%) MOM
7 1 (0.060%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.060%) Dollar Universe
7 1 (0.060%) Netcool
7 1 (0.060%) SCOM
Vendors
1 657 (39.18%) Microsoft
2 129 (7.69%) Oracle
3 127 (7.57%) SAP
4 54 (3.22%) Lotus
5 42 (2.50%) Adobe
6 37 (2.21%) ServiceNow
7 34 (2.03%) Remedy
8 33 (1.97%) HP
9 30 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
10 28 (1.67%) Citrix
11 27 (1.61%) Business Objects
12 19 (1.13%) Cisco
13 17 (1.01%) IBM
13 17 (1.01%) Siebel
14 16 (0.95%) Serena
14 16 (0.95%) Google
15 15 (0.89%) CheckPoint
15 15 (0.89%) Cognos
16 14 (0.83%) VMware
17 13 (0.78%) PeopleSoft
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