The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 45 59 57
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -2
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 24 27 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.65% 2.49% 2.29%
As % of the Applications category 22.43% 12.39% 15.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 8
Average daily rate
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£220 £275 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £100 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £501 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £314 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.58% -1.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.30 £13.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-1.50% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Applications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
107 218 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.81% 20.07% 14.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 109 34
Average daily rate £231 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.92% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £125 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 20
Average hourly rate £27.83 £15.88 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.30% -7.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.70
% change year-on-year
- -4.45%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 37 (71.15%) MS Excel
2 31 (59.62%) MS Office
3 21 (40.38%) Telecoms
4 20 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 16 (30.77%) Project Management
5 16 (30.77%) PRINCE2
5 16 (30.77%) MS Project
5 16 (30.77%) Degree
6 15 (28.85%) MS Visio
7 11 (21.15%) Marketing
8 10 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (15.38%) Finance
10 6 (11.54%) SharePoint
10 6 (11.54%) ITIL
10 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (9.62%) Programme Management
11 5 (9.62%) SLA
11 5 (9.62%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (9.62%) Network Architecture
11 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
11 5 (9.62%) Financial Modelling
12 4 (7.69%) Computer Science
12 4 (7.69%) Change Control
12 4 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (7.69%) Service Delivery
13 3 (5.77%) Change Management
13 3 (5.77%) Automotive
13 3 (5.77%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (5.77%) Scrum

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.92%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 37 (71.15%) MS Excel
2 31 (59.62%) MS Office
3 16 (30.77%) MS Project
4 15 (28.85%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.92%) AutoCAD
5 1 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) Intranet
2 1 (1.92%) 3G
2 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.92%) Wireless
2 1 (1.92%) VoIP
2 1 (1.92%) VPN
General
1 21 (40.38%) Telecoms
2 11 (21.15%) Marketing
3 8 (15.38%) Finance
4 3 (5.77%) Automotive
5 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (15.38%) Coordinator
1 8 (15.38%) Project Manager
2 6 (11.54%) Analyst
2 6 (11.54%) Project Coordinator
3 5 (9.62%) Bid Manager
4 4 (7.69%) Junior Project Manager
4 4 (7.69%) Graduate
4 4 (7.69%) Junior
5 3 (5.77%) Administrator
5 3 (5.77%) Telecoms Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Incident Manager
6 2 (3.85%) Project Administrator
6 2 (3.85%) Programme Coordinator
6 2 (3.85%) Senior Manager
6 2 (3.85%) Business Analyst
7 1 (1.92%) Programme Manager
7 1 (1.92%) Consultant
7 1 (1.92%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (1.92%) Account Manager
7 1 (1.92%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.92%) Life Science
3 1 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.92%) PMI
3 1 (1.92%) Statistics
3 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.77%) PRINCE2
1 16 (30.77%) Project Management
2 6 (11.54%) ITIL
2 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (9.62%) Programme Management
3 5 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (9.62%) Financial Modelling
3 5 (9.62%) Network Architecture
3 5 (9.62%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (7.69%) Change Control
4 4 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 3 (5.77%) Change Management
5 3 (5.77%) Scrum
5 3 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (3.85%) Performance Management
6 2 (3.85%) Kanban
6 2 (3.85%) Data Entry
6 2 (3.85%) Telemarketing
6 2 (3.85%) Cyber Security
6 2 (3.85%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (30.77%) Degree
2 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (5.77%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (5.77%) CCNA
4 3 (5.77%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.77%) CCENT
5 2 (3.85%) HND
6 1 (1.92%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) SLA
2 1 (1.92%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.77%) SAP
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle