The first table below looks at the demand for MS PowerPoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS PowerPoint over the 3 months to 16 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 Reading 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 43 51 51
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 35 16 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.24% 2.07% 2.49%
As % of the Applications category 19.02% 11.35% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 13
Average daily rate £525 £259 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+102.89% -21.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £176 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £400 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +69.01%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £14.68 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+53.26% -17.29%
Applications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
184 141 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.04% 18.26% 14.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 43 61
Average daily rate £318 £325 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.30% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £178 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 27 26
Average hourly rate £11.30 £28.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.64% +143.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £13.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 £34.50 £18.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
MS PowerPoint
Berkshire

MS PowerPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

MS PowerPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

MS PowerPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

MS PowerPoint Daily Rate Trend in Reading

MS PowerPoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint across the Reading region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

MS PowerPoint Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

MS PowerPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

MS PowerPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 34 (55.74%) MS Office
1 34 (55.74%) MS Excel
2 27 (44.26%) Finance
3 23 (37.70%) Microsoft
4 22 (36.07%) MS Visio
5 19 (31.15%) Project Management
6 16 (26.23%) Marketing
7 15 (24.59%) MS Project
7 15 (24.59%) Telecoms
8 13 (21.31%) PRINCE2
9 10 (16.39%) Degree
10 9 (14.75%) Performance Analysis
10 9 (14.75%) Service Delivery
11 8 (13.11%) SharePoint
12 7 (11.48%) Telemarketing
12 7 (11.48%) Performance Management
13 6 (9.84%) PMP
13 6 (9.84%) PMI Certification
14 5 (8.20%) 3G
14 5 (8.20%) ITIL
14 5 (8.20%) SAP
14 5 (8.20%) SQL
14 5 (8.20%) Oracle
14 5 (8.20%) Data Analysis
14 5 (8.20%) Business Analysis
15 4 (6.56%) Content Management
15 4 (6.56%) MS Project Server
15 4 (6.56%) Data Entry
15 4 (6.56%) 4G
15 4 (6.56%) Cyber Security

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 8 (13.11%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.56%) MS Project Server
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.64%) Confluence
4 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 34 (55.74%) MS Office
1 34 (55.74%) MS Excel
2 22 (36.07%) MS Visio
3 15 (24.59%) MS Project
4 2 (3.28%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.20%) 3G
2 4 (6.56%) 4G
3 3 (4.92%) 2G
4 2 (3.28%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (3.28%) Intranet
4 2 (3.28%) Extranet
4 2 (3.28%) SAN
5 1 (1.64%) VoIP
5 1 (1.64%) WCDMA
5 1 (1.64%) VPN
5 1 (1.64%) WiMAX
5 1 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.64%) Wireless
5 1 (1.64%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.64%) OLAP
2 1 (1.64%) MySQL
2 1 (1.64%) MS Access
2 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Subversion
1 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.64%) Mercurial
1 1 (1.64%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (1.64%) JIRA
General
1 27 (44.26%) Finance
2 16 (26.23%) Marketing
3 15 (24.59%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.92%) Mandarin Language
5 2 (3.28%) Automotive
5 2 (3.28%) Games
6 1 (1.64%) Retail
6 1 (1.64%) Billing
6 1 (1.64%) Publishing
6 1 (1.64%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (14.75%) Analyst
1 9 (14.75%) Project Manager
2 7 (11.48%) Service Manager
3 6 (9.84%) Project Coordinator
3 6 (9.84%) Delivery Manager
3 6 (9.84%) Services Delivery Manager
3 6 (9.84%) Coordinator
4 4 (6.56%) Consultant
4 4 (6.56%) Author
5 3 (4.92%) Technical Author
5 3 (4.92%) Support Specialist
6 2 (3.28%) Transition Manager
6 2 (3.28%) Backup Consultant
6 2 (3.28%) Report Analyst
6 2 (3.28%) Administrator
6 2 (3.28%) Business Analyst
6 2 (3.28%) Senior Manager
6 2 (3.28%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (3.28%) Procurement Manager
6 2 (3.28%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) HTML
1 1 (1.64%) COM
1 1 (1.64%) CSS
1 1 (1.64%) XML
1 1 (1.64%) XML-RPC
1 1 (1.64%) LAMP
1 1 (1.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (1.64%) LESS
1 1 (1.64%) WAMP
1 1 (1.64%) HTML5
1 1 (1.64%) Ajax
1 1 (1.64%) JSON
1 1 (1.64%) jQuery
1 1 (1.64%) MooTools
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) PMI
2 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (3.28%) Replication
3 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.64%) Social Media
3 1 (1.64%) Statistics
3 1 (1.64%) Graphic Design
3 1 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.64%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (3.28%) Windows 7
1 2 (3.28%) Windows
2 1 (1.64%) UNIX
2 1 (1.64%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.15%) Project Management
2 13 (21.31%) PRINCE2
3 9 (14.75%) Performance Analysis
3 9 (14.75%) Service Delivery
4 7 (11.48%) Telemarketing
4 7 (11.48%) Performance Management
5 5 (8.20%) ITIL
5 5 (8.20%) Data Analysis
5 5 (8.20%) Business Analysis
6 4 (6.56%) Content Management
6 4 (6.56%) Data Entry
6 4 (6.56%) Cyber Security
6 4 (6.56%) Workflow
6 4 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (6.56%) Six Sigma
7 3 (4.92%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (4.92%) Service Management
7 3 (4.92%) E-Procurement
7 3 (4.92%) Risk Management
7 3 (4.92%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.20%) SQL
2 2 (3.28%) C
3 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (16.39%) Degree
2 6 (9.84%) PMP
2 6 (9.84%) PMI Certification
3 4 (6.56%) HND
3 4 (6.56%) ISEB
4 3 (4.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (4.92%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.28%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.64%) HNC
6 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) SLA
1 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 23 (37.70%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.20%) SAP
2 5 (8.20%) Oracle
3 2 (3.28%) Brocade
3 2 (3.28%) Remedy
3 2 (3.28%) Cisco
3 2 (3.28%) EMC
4 1 (1.64%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.64%) Adobe
4 1 (1.64%) Mapinfo
4 1 (1.64%) Google
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