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 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 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 115 123 124
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 897 685 891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.75% 1.59% 1.60%
As % of the Applications category 13.26% 11.92% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 387 566
Average daily rate £355 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £189 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 68 48
Average hourly rate £21.75 £15.88 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.00% -10.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.50 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £14.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+55.17% -17.14%
Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
6766 5747 6979
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.18% 13.34% 12.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3599 2953 3572
Average daily rate £325 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £163 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 660 667 750
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
MS PowerPoint
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +21 471 £375 -9.09% 83
South East +6 175 £348 +12.09% 23
West Midlands +7 48 £240 -11.92% 4
South West -19 47 £315 -1.56% 12
East Midlands +1 42 £102 -72.80% 2
East of England -14 37 £395 +31.66% 11
Yorkshire -20 31 £320 +3.22% 11
North West -18 27 £413 +102.45% 16
North East -20 9 £198 -
Midlands - - - -
MS PowerPoint
UK

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (65.99%) MS Excel
2 653 (39.03%) Microsoft
3 627 (37.48%) MS Office
4 601 (35.92%) Finance
5 442 (26.42%) MS Visio
6 433 (25.88%) Project Management
7 341 (20.38%) MS Project
8 296 (17.69%) Banking
9 228 (13.63%) Degree
10 210 (12.55%) PRINCE2
11 206 (12.31%) SharePoint
12 182 (10.88%) Stakeholder Management
13 175 (10.46%) SQL
14 174 (10.40%) ITIL
15 161 (9.62%) Windows
16 116 (6.93%) Management Information System
16 116 (6.93%) Change Management
17 115 (6.87%) SAP
18 114 (6.81%) Marketing
19 110 (6.58%) Telecoms
20 109 (6.52%) Business Analysis
20 109 (6.52%) Security Cleared
21 108 (6.46%) Oracle
22 101 (6.04%) Data Analysis
22 101 (6.04%) Investment Banking
23 99 (5.92%) Legal
24 92 (5.50%) Retail
25 86 (5.14%) QA
26 81 (4.84%) Active Directory
27 80 (4.78%) XML

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 206 (12.31%) SharePoint
2 31 (1.85%) IBM Notes
3 29 (1.73%) SAS
4 26 (1.55%) Oracle Workflow
5 20 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
6 19 (1.14%) CMS
7 14 (0.84%) MS Project Server
8 12 (0.72%) MS Exchange
9 10 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 9 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (0.42%) Lync
12 6 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (0.24%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
14 3 (0.18%) LiveLink
14 3 (0.18%) FileNet
14 3 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
15 2 (0.12%) Confluence
15 2 (0.12%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 1104 (65.99%) MS Excel
2 627 (37.48%) MS Office
3 442 (26.42%) MS Visio
4 341 (20.38%) MS Project
5 44 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
6 36 (2.15%) Photoshop
7 20 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
8 10 (0.60%) Adobe After Effects
9 9 (0.54%) CINEMA 4D
10 8 (0.48%) InDesign
11 7 (0.42%) Acrobat
12 6 (0.36%) Fireworks
13 5 (0.30%) CATIA
13 5 (0.30%) SPSS
13 5 (0.30%) OmniGraffle
14 4 (0.24%) InfoPath
14 4 (0.24%) Adobe Captivate
15 3 (0.18%) PowerPivot
15 3 (0.18%) AutoCAD
15 3 (0.18%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 18 (1.08%) SAP HR
2 15 (0.90%) Oracle Payables
2 15 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (0.84%) CA Clarity
4 7 (0.42%) Oracle Retail
4 7 (0.42%) Google Analytics
5 5 (0.30%) SAP SRM
5 5 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.24%) WebTrends
6 4 (0.24%) Maximo
7 3 (0.18%) HiPortfolio
8 2 (0.12%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
8 2 (0.12%) Changepoint
8 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.12%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.12%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.12%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.60%) Office 365
2 9 (0.54%) SaaS
3 8 (0.48%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.12%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 29 (1.73%) Internet
2 23 (1.37%) Intranet
3 21 (1.26%) LAN
4 18 (1.08%) WAN
5 16 (0.96%) VPN
6 15 (0.90%) Wireless
6 15 (0.90%) TCP/IP
7 14 (0.84%) RNC
8 11 (0.66%) HTTP
8 11 (0.66%) Extranet
9 8 (0.48%) SAN
9 8 (0.48%) DNS
9 8 (0.48%) VoIP
10 7 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (0.42%) 3G
11 6 (0.36%) Network Security
11 6 (0.36%) DHCP
11 6 (0.36%) Multicast
12 5 (0.30%) Firewall
12 5 (0.30%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (3.23%) MS Access
2 49 (2.93%) SQL Server
3 34 (2.03%) Data Mining
4 32 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
5 28 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
6 22 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
7 19 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (0.60%) Relational Database
10 9 (0.54%) Oracle Database
11 8 (0.48%) OLAP
12 7 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (0.36%) QlikView
13 6 (0.36%) Oracle BI EE
13 6 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (0.36%) SAP BI
13 6 (0.36%) Oracle ODI
14 5 (0.30%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 5 (0.30%) Star Schema
14 5 (0.30%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 21 (1.26%) Oracle Forms
2 16 (0.96%) JIRA
3 15 (0.90%) Toad
3 15 (0.90%) Oracle APEX
4 14 (0.84%) JDeveloper
5 7 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 7 (0.42%) Axure RP
6 6 (0.36%) ProC
6 6 (0.36%) Visual Studio
7 5 (0.30%) Selenium
8 3 (0.18%) Dreamweaver
8 3 (0.18%) ERwin
8 3 (0.18%) Subversion
9 2 (0.12%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.060%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.060%) MSI
10 1 (0.060%) InstallShield
10 1 (0.060%) PowerBuilder
10 1 (0.060%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (0.060%) LoadRunner
General
1 601 (35.92%) Finance
2 296 (17.69%) Banking
3 114 (6.81%) Marketing
4 110 (6.58%) Telecoms
5 101 (6.04%) Investment Banking
6 99 (5.92%) Legal
7 92 (5.50%) Retail
8 55 (3.29%) Front Office
9 48 (2.87%) Back Office
10 41 (2.45%) Law
10 41 (2.45%) Retail Banking
11 32 (1.91%) Financial Institution
12 27 (1.61%) Publishing
13 20 (1.20%) Manufacturing
14 19 (1.14%) Advertising
15 18 (1.08%) Billing
16 14 (0.84%) French Language
16 14 (0.84%) Games
17 12 (0.72%) Military
18 10 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 631 (37.72%) Analyst
2 188 (11.24%) Business Analyst
3 170 (10.16%) Project Manager
4 89 (5.32%) Coordinator
5 75 (4.48%) PMO Analyst
6 62 (3.71%) Developer
6 62 (3.71%) Administrator
7 61 (3.65%) Service Analyst
8 59 (3.53%) Data Analyst
9 53 (3.17%) Consultant
10 52 (3.11%) Project Coordinator
11 51 (3.05%) Support Analyst
12 42 (2.51%) Service Desk Analyst
13 39 (2.33%) Designer
14 38 (2.27%) MI Analyst
14 38 (2.27%) Architect
15 35 (2.09%) Junior
16 34 (2.03%) Support Engineer
17 30 (1.79%) Project Analyst
18 28 (1.67%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (4.78%) XML
2 42 (2.51%) HTML
3 26 (1.55%) Web Services
4 25 (1.49%) CSS
5 22 (1.32%) .NET
6 14 (0.84%) HTML5
7 12 (0.72%) Ajax
8 11 (0.66%) XHTML
9 10 (0.60%) Flash
10 8 (0.48%) J2EE
10 8 (0.48%) XSLT
10 8 (0.48%) REST
10 8 (0.48%) CSS3
11 7 (0.42%) SOAP
12 6 (0.36%) JSON
12 6 (0.36%) Microformats
12 6 (0.36%) WSDL
12 6 (0.36%) Swing
13 5 (0.30%) COM
13 5 (0.30%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 116 (6.93%) Management Information System
2 43 (2.57%) PMI
3 37 (2.21%) Blackberry
4 29 (1.73%) Derivative
5 28 (1.67%) E-Learning
6 23 (1.37%) Computer Science
6 23 (1.37%) Credit Risk
7 20 (1.20%) CMDB
8 17 (1.02%) NHS
8 17 (1.02%) Statistics
9 15 (0.90%) Fixed Income
9 15 (0.90%) Graphic Design
10 14 (0.84%) Visualisation
10 14 (0.84%) Mathematics
11 13 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 12 (0.72%) Credit Derivative
12 12 (0.72%) Mobile App
13 11 (0.66%) Equities
13 11 (0.66%) Market Risk
14 10 (0.60%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 161 (9.62%) Windows
2 69 (4.12%) Windows 7
3 65 (3.89%) UNIX
4 59 (3.53%) Windows XP
5 28 (1.67%) Linux
6 20 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (0.90%) Solaris
8 11 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (0.54%) Mac OS X
10 8 (0.48%) AIX
11 5 (0.30%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.30%) Android
12 3 (0.18%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.12%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.12%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.060%) HPUX
14 1 (0.060%) OS/400
14 1 (0.060%) zOS
14 1 (0.060%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 433 (25.88%) Project Management
2 210 (12.55%) PRINCE2
3 182 (10.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 174 (10.40%) ITIL
5 116 (6.93%) Change Management
6 109 (6.52%) Business Analysis
7 101 (6.04%) Data Analysis
8 79 (4.72%) Service Management
9 77 (4.60%) Workflow
10 76 (4.54%) Programme Management
11 75 (4.48%) Risk Management
12 72 (4.30%) Project Planning
13 71 (4.24%) Business Intelligence
14 68 (4.06%) Analytics
15 65 (3.89%) Time Management
16 62 (3.71%) Resource Management
17 60 (3.59%) Service Delivery
18 59 (3.53%) User Acceptance Testing
18 59 (3.53%) Change Control
19 58 (3.47%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 175 (10.46%) SQL
2 48 (2.87%) VBA
2 48 (2.87%) Java
3 36 (2.15%) C
4 23 (1.37%) C#
5 22 (1.32%) PL/SQL
6 21 (1.26%) JavaScript
7 11 (0.66%) VB
8 10 (0.60%) Shell Script
9 8 (0.48%) Perl
10 7 (0.42%) C++
11 3 (0.18%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.18%) VBScript
11 3 (0.18%) XPath
12 2 (0.12%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.12%) R
13 1 (0.060%) ABAP
13 1 (0.060%) RPG
13 1 (0.060%) PHP
13 1 (0.060%) Python
Qualifications
1 228 (13.63%) Degree
2 109 (6.52%) Security Cleared
3 76 (4.54%) PMI Certification
4 71 (4.24%) SC Cleared
5 48 (2.87%) PMP
6 40 (2.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 39 (2.33%) MCP
8 38 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
9 35 (2.09%) ISEB
10 29 (1.73%) MCSE
11 27 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 20 (1.20%) A+ Certification
13 18 (1.08%) DV Cleared
14 15 (0.90%) CISSP
14 15 (0.90%) ISTQB
15 14 (0.84%) CISA
16 11 (0.66%) MCDST
17 10 (0.60%) CIMA
18 9 (0.54%) GIAC
18 9 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (5.14%) QA
2 34 (2.03%) SLA
3 28 (1.67%) ISO 9001
4 24 (1.43%) Data Quality
5 22 (1.32%) EMIR
6 21 (1.26%) Dodd-Frank
7 16 (0.96%) P3O
8 11 (0.66%) TickIT
9 7 (0.42%) ISO 9000
9 7 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 7 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 6 (0.36%) SNOMED CT
11 4 (0.24%) PCI DSS
11 4 (0.24%) Basel III
11 4 (0.24%) FATCA
12 3 (0.18%) FINREP
12 3 (0.18%) WAI
13 2 (0.12%) Basel II
13 2 (0.12%) GAAP
13 2 (0.12%) COREP
System Software
1 81 (4.84%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (0.24%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.18%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.12%) SRDF
6 1 (0.060%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.060%) NFS
6 1 (0.060%) XenApp
6 1 (0.060%) XenServer
6 1 (0.060%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (1.08%) Tivoli
2 15 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
3 11 (0.66%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 11 (0.66%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 8 (0.48%) SCCM
4 8 (0.48%) Oracle EDQ
5 7 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (0.36%) ServiceCenter
6 6 (0.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (0.24%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.12%) EMC TimeFinder
8 2 (0.12%) EMC Navisphere
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (0.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.060%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.060%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.060%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.060%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.060%) MOM
9 1 (0.060%) OpenView
Vendors
1 653 (39.03%) Microsoft
2 115 (6.87%) SAP
3 108 (6.46%) Oracle
4 46 (2.75%) Business Objects
5 44 (2.63%) Remedy
6 37 (2.21%) Adobe
7 31 (1.85%) Lotus
8 26 (1.55%) Citrix
8 26 (1.55%) HP
9 25 (1.49%) ServiceNow
10 23 (1.37%) IBM
11 19 (1.14%) Cisco
12 16 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
12 16 (0.96%) EMC
12 16 (0.96%) Cognos
13 15 (0.90%) Serena
14 14 (0.84%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
15 13 (0.78%) Apple
16 12 (0.72%) Reuters
16 12 (0.72%) Bloomberg
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