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 24 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 116 130 122
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -8
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 846 674 886
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.70% 1.57% 1.60%
As % of the Applications category 12.99% 11.78% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 389 560
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 63 49
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.45 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.50 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £14.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+68.96% -14.70%
Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
6512 5722 6959
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.10% 13.30% 12.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3478 2947 3571
Average daily rate £325 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £165 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 631 664 755
Average hourly rate £15.85 £16.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.46% -1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.05 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £36.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
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 24 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 24 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 24 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 +13 440 £375 -11.76% 36
South East +9 161 £325 +8.33% 10
South West -9 47 £314 -3.46% 3
West Midlands +1 46 £240 -11.92% 2
East Midlands -1 42 £102 -72.80% 1
East of England -12 36 £395 +31.66% 4
Yorkshire -15 29 £320 +3.22% 6
North West -21 25 £413 +98.79% 7
North East -16 9 £198 -
Midlands - - - -
MS PowerPoint
UK

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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 1083 (66.20%) MS Excel
2 641 (39.18%) Microsoft
3 616 (37.65%) MS Office
4 586 (35.82%) Finance
5 433 (26.47%) MS Visio
6 425 (25.98%) Project Management
7 335 (20.48%) MS Project
8 292 (17.85%) Banking
9 224 (13.69%) Degree
10 208 (12.71%) SharePoint
11 204 (12.47%) PRINCE2
12 179 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
13 171 (10.45%) ITIL
14 170 (10.39%) SQL
15 159 (9.72%) Windows
16 116 (7.09%) Change Management
17 112 (6.85%) Management Information System
17 112 (6.85%) SAP
17 112 (6.85%) Marketing
18 109 (6.66%) Business Analysis
18 109 (6.66%) Security Cleared
19 108 (6.60%) Telecoms
20 106 (6.48%) Oracle
21 102 (6.23%) Investment Banking
22 99 (6.05%) Legal
23 98 (5.99%) Data Analysis
24 88 (5.38%) QA
25 87 (5.32%) Retail
26 81 (4.95%) Active Directory
27 79 (4.83%) XML

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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
1 208 (12.71%) SharePoint
2 32 (1.96%) IBM Notes
3 29 (1.77%) SAS
4 26 (1.59%) Oracle Workflow
5 20 (1.22%) CMS
6 19 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
7 13 (0.79%) MS Project Server
8 11 (0.67%) MS Exchange
9 10 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 9 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (0.43%) Lync
12 6 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.24%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2003
14 3 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
14 3 (0.18%) FileNet
14 3 (0.18%) LiveLink
15 2 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
15 2 (0.12%) Joomla!
15 2 (0.12%) WorkSite
Applications
1 1083 (66.20%) MS Excel
2 616 (37.65%) MS Office
3 433 (26.47%) MS Visio
4 335 (20.48%) MS Project
5 42 (2.57%) Spreadsheet
6 34 (2.08%) Photoshop
7 20 (1.22%) Adobe Illustrator
8 10 (0.61%) Adobe After Effects
9 9 (0.55%) CINEMA 4D
10 8 (0.49%) InDesign
11 7 (0.43%) Acrobat
12 6 (0.37%) Fireworks
13 5 (0.31%) CATIA
13 5 (0.31%) SPSS
13 5 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
14 4 (0.24%) Adobe Captivate
14 4 (0.24%) InfoPath
15 3 (0.18%) AutoCAD
15 3 (0.18%) PowerPivot
15 3 (0.18%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 18 (1.10%) SAP HR
2 15 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (0.92%) CA Clarity
2 15 (0.92%) Oracle Payables
3 7 (0.43%) Oracle Retail
3 7 (0.43%) Google Analytics
4 5 (0.31%) SAP SRM
4 5 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.24%) WebTrends
5 4 (0.24%) Maximo
6 3 (0.18%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.18%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.12%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.12%) HiPortfolio
7 2 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.12%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.61%) Office 365
2 9 (0.55%) SaaS
3 8 (0.49%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.12%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 28 (1.71%) Internet
2 22 (1.34%) Intranet
2 22 (1.34%) LAN
3 19 (1.16%) WAN
4 17 (1.04%) VPN
5 15 (0.92%) Wireless
6 14 (0.86%) RNC
7 12 (0.73%) TCP/IP
8 11 (0.67%) HTTP
8 11 (0.67%) Extranet
9 9 (0.55%) VoIP
10 8 (0.49%) DNS
10 8 (0.49%) SAN
11 7 (0.43%) 3G
11 7 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (0.37%) DHCP
12 6 (0.37%) Network Security
12 6 (0.37%) Multicast
13 5 (0.31%) LDAP
13 5 (0.31%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (3.24%) MS Access
2 46 (2.81%) SQL Server
3 34 (2.08%) Data Mining
4 31 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
5 27 (1.65%) Oracle Reports
6 22 (1.34%) Crystal Reports
7 19 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (0.55%) Oracle Database
10 8 (0.49%) Relational Database
10 8 (0.49%) OLAP
11 6 (0.37%) QlikView
11 6 (0.37%) Oracle BI EE
11 6 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (0.37%) Oracle ODI
12 5 (0.31%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 5 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (0.31%) PerformancePoint
12 5 (0.31%) Oracle OLAP
12 5 (0.31%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 21 (1.28%) Oracle Forms
2 16 (0.98%) JIRA
3 15 (0.92%) Oracle APEX
3 15 (0.92%) Toad
4 14 (0.86%) JDeveloper
5 7 (0.43%) Axure RP
6 6 (0.37%) ProC
6 6 (0.37%) Visual Studio
6 6 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 5 (0.31%) Selenium
8 3 (0.18%) Dreamweaver
8 3 (0.18%) ERwin
8 3 (0.18%) Subversion
9 2 (0.12%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.061%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.061%) MSI
10 1 (0.061%) InstallShield
10 1 (0.061%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (0.061%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.061%) PowerBuilder
General
1 586 (35.82%) Finance
2 292 (17.85%) Banking
3 112 (6.85%) Marketing
4 108 (6.60%) Telecoms
5 102 (6.23%) Investment Banking
6 99 (6.05%) Legal
7 87 (5.32%) Retail
8 53 (3.24%) Front Office
9 46 (2.81%) Back Office
10 40 (2.44%) Law
11 38 (2.32%) Retail Banking
12 29 (1.77%) Financial Institution
13 27 (1.65%) Publishing
14 20 (1.22%) Manufacturing
15 18 (1.10%) Advertising
16 17 (1.04%) Billing
17 15 (0.92%) French Language
18 13 (0.79%) Games
19 11 (0.67%) Military
20 10 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 621 (37.96%) Analyst
2 187 (11.43%) Business Analyst
3 166 (10.15%) Project Manager
4 81 (4.95%) Coordinator
5 75 (4.58%) PMO Analyst
6 63 (3.85%) Service Analyst
7 62 (3.79%) Developer
8 58 (3.55%) Data Analyst
9 54 (3.30%) Administrator
10 51 (3.12%) Support Analyst
10 51 (3.12%) Consultant
11 49 (3.00%) Project Coordinator
12 43 (2.63%) Service Desk Analyst
13 39 (2.38%) Designer
14 38 (2.32%) Architect
14 38 (2.32%) MI Analyst
15 35 (2.14%) Junior
16 34 (2.08%) Support Engineer
17 30 (1.83%) Project Analyst
18 28 (1.71%) Project Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (4.83%) XML
2 41 (2.51%) HTML
3 26 (1.59%) Web Services
4 25 (1.53%) CSS
5 22 (1.34%) .NET
6 14 (0.86%) HTML5
7 12 (0.73%) Ajax
8 11 (0.67%) XHTML
9 10 (0.61%) Flash
10 8 (0.49%) REST
10 8 (0.49%) CSS3
10 8 (0.49%) J2EE
10 8 (0.49%) XSLT
11 7 (0.43%) SOAP
12 6 (0.37%) Swing
12 6 (0.37%) WSDL
12 6 (0.37%) JSON
12 6 (0.37%) Microformats
13 5 (0.31%) .NET Framework
13 5 (0.31%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 112 (6.85%) Management Information System
2 41 (2.51%) PMI
3 37 (2.26%) Blackberry
4 27 (1.65%) Derivative
5 25 (1.53%) E-Learning
6 23 (1.41%) Computer Science
7 22 (1.34%) Credit Risk
8 21 (1.28%) CMDB
9 16 (0.98%) Statistics
9 16 (0.98%) NHS
10 15 (0.92%) Graphic Design
11 14 (0.86%) Fixed Income
11 14 (0.86%) Visualisation
12 13 (0.79%) Mathematics
13 12 (0.73%) Credit Derivative
13 12 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 12 (0.73%) Mobile App
14 11 (0.67%) Market Risk
15 10 (0.61%) Economics
15 10 (0.61%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 159 (9.72%) Windows
2 67 (4.10%) Windows 7
3 64 (3.91%) UNIX
4 60 (3.67%) Windows XP
5 27 (1.65%) Linux
6 19 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (0.92%) Solaris
8 11 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (0.55%) Mac OS X
10 8 (0.49%) AIX
11 5 (0.31%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.31%) Android
12 3 (0.18%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.12%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.12%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.061%) zOS
14 1 (0.061%) OS/400
14 1 (0.061%) HPUX
14 1 (0.061%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 425 (25.98%) Project Management
2 204 (12.47%) PRINCE2
3 179 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 171 (10.45%) ITIL
5 116 (7.09%) Change Management
6 109 (6.66%) Business Analysis
7 98 (5.99%) Data Analysis
8 78 (4.77%) Service Management
9 77 (4.71%) Workflow
10 75 (4.58%) Risk Management
11 74 (4.52%) Programme Management
12 71 (4.34%) Project Planning
13 67 (4.10%) Business Intelligence
14 66 (4.03%) Analytics
15 63 (3.85%) Time Management
16 60 (3.67%) Resource Management
17 58 (3.55%) Service Delivery
17 58 (3.55%) Change Control
18 56 (3.42%) Document Management
19 55 (3.36%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 170 (10.39%) SQL
2 48 (2.93%) Java
3 46 (2.81%) VBA
4 37 (2.26%) C
5 22 (1.34%) C#
5 22 (1.34%) PL/SQL
6 21 (1.28%) JavaScript
7 10 (0.61%) Shell Script
8 9 (0.55%) VB
9 8 (0.49%) Perl
10 7 (0.43%) 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 (0.061%) RPG/400
13 1 (0.061%) RPG IV
13 1 (0.061%) RPG III
13 1 (0.061%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 224 (13.69%) Degree
2 109 (6.66%) Security Cleared
3 72 (4.40%) PMI Certification
4 71 (4.34%) SC Cleared
5 45 (2.75%) PMP
6 38 (2.32%) ITIL Certification
6 38 (2.32%) MCP
6 38 (2.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 33 (2.02%) ISEB
8 27 (1.65%) MCSE
9 24 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 20 (1.22%) A+ Certification
11 18 (1.10%) DV Cleared
12 16 (0.98%) CISSP
13 15 (0.92%) CISA
13 15 (0.92%) ISTQB
14 10 (0.61%) CIMA
14 10 (0.61%) MCDST
15 9 (0.55%) GIAC
15 9 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (5.38%) QA
2 34 (2.08%) SLA
3 28 (1.71%) ISO 9001
4 23 (1.41%) Data Quality
4 23 (1.41%) EMIR
5 22 (1.34%) Dodd-Frank
6 16 (0.98%) P3O
7 10 (0.61%) TickIT
8 7 (0.43%) ISO 9000
9 6 (0.37%) SNOMED CT
10 5 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 4 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.24%) Basel III
12 3 (0.18%) FATCA
12 3 (0.18%) WAI
12 3 (0.18%) FINREP
13 2 (0.12%) COREP
13 2 (0.12%) GAAP
13 2 (0.12%) PCI DSS
14 1 (0.061%) BS25999
System Software
1 81 (4.95%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.24%) VMware ESX
3 4 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.18%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.12%) SRDF
6 1 (0.061%) NFS
6 1 (0.061%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.061%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.061%) XenApp
6 1 (0.061%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (1.10%) Tivoli
2 15 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
3 11 (0.67%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 11 (0.67%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 8 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 8 (0.49%) SCCM
4 8 (0.49%) Oracle EDQ
5 6 (0.37%) ServiceCenter
5 6 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (0.24%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (0.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.12%) EMC TimeFinder
7 2 (0.12%) EMC Navisphere
8 1 (0.061%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.061%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.061%) MOM
8 1 (0.061%) Dollar Universe
8 1 (0.061%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.061%) WSUS
Vendors
1 641 (39.18%) Microsoft
2 112 (6.85%) SAP
3 106 (6.48%) Oracle
4 45 (2.75%) Remedy
5 42 (2.57%) Business Objects
6 37 (2.26%) Adobe
7 32 (1.96%) Lotus
8 27 (1.65%) Citrix
9 26 (1.59%) HP
9 26 (1.59%) ServiceNow
10 24 (1.47%) IBM
11 19 (1.16%) Cisco
12 16 (0.98%) Cognos
12 16 (0.98%) EMC
12 16 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
13 15 (0.92%) Serena
14 14 (0.86%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
15 13 (0.79%) Apple
16 12 (0.73%) Reuters
16 12 (0.73%) Bloomberg
Brentford, Middlesex
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City of London
Swan IT Recruitment Limited
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
England
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Spring Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £520.00 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bracknell
Volt
Rate: £10.00 per hour
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £12000.00 - £13000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Derby
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £12000.00 - £13000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + bonus, company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
Thames Valley
Axica Recruitment
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The 100 Company
Rate: TBC
Posted: 6 days ago
East Midlands
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Derby
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £6500.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago