The first table below looks at the demand for MS PowerPoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 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 London 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 106 127 103
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -24
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 471 346 514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.95% 1.60% 1.83%
As % of the Applications category 16.33% 13.14% 15.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 243 359
Average daily rate £375 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £211 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 16
Average hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.95 £44.70 £24.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £14.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+55.17% -17.14%
Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
2884 2634 3345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.92% 12.19% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1841 1690 2039
Average daily rate £375 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 126 170
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £35.00 £27.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
MS PowerPoint
England

MS PowerPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

MS PowerPoint Jobs Demand Trend in London

MS PowerPoint
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

MS PowerPoint Daily Rate Trend in London

MS PowerPoint
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint across the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

MS PowerPoint Daily Rate Histogram in London

MS PowerPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

MS PowerPoint Hourly Rate Trend in London

MS PowerPoint
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint across the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

MS PowerPoint Hourly Rate Histogram in London

MS PowerPoint
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London 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
City of London +14 142 £350 -15.15% 30
Uxbridge +2 8 £375 -3.35% 1
Canary Wharf +23 7 £260 -30.66%
Croydon -7 5 £300 -3.22%
Hammersmith - 2 £335 -
Docklands, London -10 1 £400 - 1
Clapham - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Romford - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Bromley - - - -
MS PowerPoint
England

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 585 (67.09%) MS Excel
2 344 (39.45%) Finance
3 320 (36.70%) Microsoft
4 310 (35.55%) MS Office
5 271 (31.08%) MS Visio
6 239 (27.41%) Project Management
7 225 (25.80%) Banking
8 185 (21.22%) MS Project
9 133 (15.25%) SharePoint
10 125 (14.33%) Degree
11 110 (12.61%) ITIL
12 109 (12.50%) PRINCE2
12 109 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
13 99 (11.35%) Investment Banking
14 89 (10.21%) SQL
15 82 (9.40%) Windows
16 79 (9.06%) Business Analysis
17 75 (8.60%) SAP
18 67 (7.68%) Legal
19 62 (7.11%) Change Management
20 60 (6.88%) Marketing
21 55 (6.31%) Oracle
22 54 (6.19%) Front Office
22 54 (6.19%) Security Cleared
23 52 (5.96%) Management Information System
24 51 (5.85%) Data Analysis
25 50 (5.73%) Windows 7
26 49 (5.62%) Retail
27 47 (5.39%) Workflow
27 47 (5.39%) QA

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 133 (15.25%) SharePoint
2 30 (3.44%) IBM Notes
3 18 (2.06%) SAS
4 16 (1.83%) SharePoint 2010
5 15 (1.72%) Oracle Workflow
6 13 (1.49%) CMS
7 8 (0.92%) MS Exchange
7 8 (0.92%) MS Project Server
7 8 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (0.57%) Lync
10 3 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.34%) LiveLink
10 3 (0.34%) FileNet
11 2 (0.23%) Joomla!
11 2 (0.23%) WorkSite
11 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.23%) Adobe CQ
12 1 (0.11%) Confluence
12 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 585 (67.09%) MS Excel
2 310 (35.55%) MS Office
3 271 (31.08%) MS Visio
4 185 (21.22%) MS Project
5 20 (2.29%) Photoshop
6 12 (1.38%) Adobe Illustrator
7 10 (1.15%) Adobe After Effects
8 9 (1.03%) CINEMA 4D
9 8 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (0.57%) OmniGraffle
11 4 (0.46%) InDesign
11 4 (0.46%) InfoPath
11 4 (0.46%) Adobe Captivate
12 3 (0.34%) ProjectWise
12 3 (0.34%) Fireworks
13 2 (0.23%) SPSS
13 2 (0.23%) Vectorworks
14 1 (0.11%) Open Workbench
14 1 (0.11%) GIMP
14 1 (0.11%) Inkscape
Business Applications
1 15 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
1 15 (1.72%) Oracle Payables
2 14 (1.61%) SAP HR
3 7 (0.80%) Oracle Retail
3 7 (0.80%) Google Analytics
4 6 (0.69%) CA Clarity
5 4 (0.46%) SAP SRM
6 3 (0.34%) Maximo
6 3 (0.34%) HiPortfolio
7 2 (0.23%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.23%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.23%) Changepoint
7 2 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.11%) Finacle
8 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.11%) SAP FI-GL
8 1 (0.11%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.03%) SaaS
2 8 (0.92%) SuccessFactors
3 4 (0.46%) Office 365
4 2 (0.23%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.64%) Internet
2 11 (1.26%) Wireless
2 11 (1.26%) Intranet
3 10 (1.15%) LAN
3 10 (1.15%) TCP/IP
4 9 (1.03%) WAN
5 8 (0.92%) VPN
6 7 (0.80%) DNS
7 5 (0.57%) Multicast
8 4 (0.46%) Extranet
8 4 (0.46%) LDAP
8 4 (0.46%) DHCP
8 4 (0.46%) VoIP
9 3 (0.34%) Unified Communications
9 3 (0.34%) HTTP
10 2 (0.23%) FTP
10 2 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.23%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.23%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.11%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (3.90%) SQL Server
2 28 (3.21%) MS Access
3 23 (2.64%) Oracle Reports
4 18 (2.06%) Data Mining
5 15 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (0.80%) Relational Database
9 6 (0.69%) SAP BI
9 6 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (0.57%) PerformancePoint
11 4 (0.46%) SAP BW
11 4 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (0.46%) Base SAS
11 4 (0.46%) QlikView
11 4 (0.46%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.34%) DB2
12 3 (0.34%) OLAP
13 2 (0.23%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 21 (2.41%) Oracle Forms
2 15 (1.72%) Toad
2 15 (1.72%) Oracle APEX
3 14 (1.61%) JDeveloper
4 10 (1.15%) JIRA
5 6 (0.69%) ProC
6 5 (0.57%) Axure RP
7 3 (0.34%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.34%) ERwin
8 2 (0.23%) Subversion
9 1 (0.11%) FitNesse
9 1 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.11%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Blend
9 1 (0.11%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.11%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.11%) PowerBuilder
9 1 (0.11%) MSI
General
1 344 (39.45%) Finance
2 225 (25.80%) Banking
3 99 (11.35%) Investment Banking
4 67 (7.68%) Legal
5 60 (6.88%) Marketing
6 54 (6.19%) Front Office
7 49 (5.62%) Retail
8 43 (4.93%) Back Office
9 34 (3.90%) Law
10 22 (2.52%) Telecoms
11 19 (2.18%) Financial Institution
12 18 (2.06%) Retail Banking
13 16 (1.83%) Advertising
14 13 (1.49%) French Language
15 12 (1.38%) Billing
16 11 (1.26%) Publishing
17 9 (1.03%) Games
18 7 (0.80%) Spanish Language
19 6 (0.69%) Manufacturing
19 6 (0.69%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 340 (38.99%) Analyst
2 119 (13.65%) Business Analyst
3 91 (10.44%) Project Manager
4 37 (4.24%) Coordinator
5 36 (4.13%) PMO Analyst
5 36 (4.13%) Data Analyst
6 35 (4.01%) Developer
7 31 (3.56%) Consultant
7 31 (3.56%) Support Analyst
8 29 (3.33%) Designer
9 24 (2.75%) Administrator
10 22 (2.52%) Trainer
10 22 (2.52%) Senior Analyst
11 20 (2.29%) Business Manager
12 19 (2.18%) Service Desk Analyst
12 19 (2.18%) Configuration Analyst
12 19 (2.18%) Service Analyst
12 19 (2.18%) Programme Manager
12 19 (2.18%) Desktop Support
13 18 (2.06%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (4.59%) XML
2 19 (2.18%) HTML
3 10 (1.15%) CSS
4 8 (0.92%) XHTML
4 8 (0.92%) Web Services
4 8 (0.92%) J2EE
4 8 (0.92%) Ajax
5 7 (0.80%) .NET
5 7 (0.80%) Flash
6 6 (0.69%) Swing
7 5 (0.57%) REST
7 5 (0.57%) Rendezvous
8 3 (0.34%) COM
8 3 (0.34%) Middleware
9 2 (0.23%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.23%) JSP
9 2 (0.23%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (0.23%) HTML5
9 2 (0.23%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.23%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 52 (5.96%) Management Information System
2 33 (3.78%) Blackberry
3 29 (3.33%) Derivative
4 27 (3.10%) PMI
5 19 (2.18%) Credit Risk
6 17 (1.95%) CMDB
7 16 (1.83%) E-Learning
8 15 (1.72%) Fixed Income
9 13 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 12 (1.38%) Credit Derivative
11 11 (1.26%) Equities
12 10 (1.15%) Market Risk
13 9 (1.03%) Digital Media
13 9 (1.03%) Computer Science
13 9 (1.03%) Learning Management System
13 9 (1.03%) Economics
13 9 (1.03%) Equity Derivative
14 8 (0.92%) Visualisation
15 7 (0.80%) Graphic Design
15 7 (0.80%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 82 (9.40%) Windows
2 50 (5.73%) Windows 7
3 37 (4.24%) Windows XP
4 31 (3.56%) UNIX
5 13 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (1.15%) Linux
7 8 (0.92%) Solaris
8 7 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.57%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.57%) Android
9 5 (0.57%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.23%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.11%) OS/400
11 1 (0.11%) AIX
11 1 (0.11%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (27.41%) Project Management
2 110 (12.61%) ITIL
3 109 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 109 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 79 (9.06%) Business Analysis
5 62 (7.11%) Change Management
6 51 (5.85%) Data Analysis
7 47 (5.39%) Workflow
8 43 (4.93%) Risk Management
8 43 (4.93%) Programme Management
9 42 (4.82%) Document Management
10 41 (4.70%) Analytics
11 40 (4.59%) Service Delivery
12 39 (4.47%) Time Management
13 37 (4.24%) Agile Software Development
14 36 (4.13%) Asset Management
15 34 (3.90%) Data Management
15 34 (3.90%) Resource Management
16 29 (3.33%) Configuration Management
16 29 (3.33%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 89 (10.21%) SQL
2 38 (4.36%) Java
3 25 (2.87%) C
4 23 (2.64%) VBA
5 21 (2.41%) PL/SQL
6 12 (1.38%) JavaScript
7 11 (1.26%) C#
8 8 (0.92%) Shell Script
9 7 (0.80%) C++
10 4 (0.46%) VB
11 3 (0.34%) Perl
12 2 (0.23%) VBScript
12 2 (0.23%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.23%) R
13 1 (0.11%) SAS Macro
13 1 (0.11%) RPG/400
13 1 (0.11%) RPG IV
13 1 (0.11%) RPG III
13 1 (0.11%) RPG
13 1 (0.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 125 (14.33%) Degree
2 54 (6.19%) Security Cleared
3 45 (5.16%) PMI Certification
4 37 (4.24%) SC Cleared
5 24 (2.75%) PMP
6 21 (2.41%) MCP
7 20 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
8 16 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (1.38%) CISA
9 12 (1.38%) CISSP
10 11 (1.26%) MCDST
11 10 (1.15%) MCSE
12 9 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 8 (0.92%) ISEB
13 8 (0.92%) ISTQB
13 8 (0.92%) DV Cleared
14 7 (0.80%) CBAP
14 7 (0.80%) APMP
14 7 (0.80%) GIAC
15 6 (0.69%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (5.39%) QA
2 22 (2.52%) EMIR
3 21 (2.41%) Dodd-Frank
4 12 (1.38%) ISO 9001
5 9 (1.03%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.80%) SLA
6 7 (0.80%) ISO 9000
7 4 (0.46%) Basel III
7 4 (0.46%) FATCA
7 4 (0.46%) P3O
8 3 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.23%) Basel II
9 2 (0.23%) COREP
9 2 (0.23%) FINREP
10 1 (0.11%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.11%) MiFID
10 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 43 (4.93%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.34%) XenDesktop
3 3 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.11%) XenApp
4 1 (0.11%) XenServer
4 1 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (1.15%) Tivoli
2 9 (1.03%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 9 (1.03%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 7 (0.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.57%) SCCM
6 2 (0.23%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.11%) WSUS
7 1 (0.11%) OpenView
7 1 (0.11%) MOM
7 1 (0.11%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 320 (36.70%) Microsoft
2 75 (8.60%) SAP
3 55 (6.31%) Oracle
4 30 (3.44%) Lotus
5 21 (2.41%) ServiceNow
5 21 (2.41%) Adobe
6 18 (2.06%) Citrix
7 15 (1.72%) Serena
7 15 (1.72%) Business Objects
8 12 (1.38%) Apple
8 12 (1.38%) Reuters
8 12 (1.38%) Bloomberg
9 10 (1.15%) EMC
10 9 (1.03%) Google
10 9 (1.03%) IBM
10 9 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (0.92%) Remedy
11 8 (0.92%) HP
11 8 (0.92%) VMware
12 7 (0.80%) Cognos
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