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 1 April 2015 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 48 47 52
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 27 29 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.59% 2.75% 2.06%
As % of the Applications category 16.27% 17.58% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £259
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +44.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £100 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £700 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £18.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £18.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-4.05% +27.58%
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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
166 165 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 15.93% 15.64% 18.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 65 41
Average daily rate £338 £290 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.37% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £115 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 22
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.84 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.29% -47.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.10 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £19.50 £112.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%

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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 2015, 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 39 (79.59%) MS Excel
2 31 (63.27%) Telecoms
3 28 (57.14%) MS Office
4 27 (55.10%) Microsoft
5 19 (38.78%) Degree
6 14 (28.57%) Finance
7 13 (26.53%) SAP
8 11 (22.45%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (14.29%) Project Management
9 7 (14.29%) SQL
9 7 (14.29%) Oracle
9 7 (14.29%) MS Project
9 7 (14.29%) PRINCE2
9 7 (14.29%) Programme Management
10 6 (12.24%) TOWER Software
10 6 (12.24%) Marketing
10 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
10 6 (12.24%) Financial Modelling
10 6 (12.24%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (12.24%) UNIX
10 6 (12.24%) Linux
11 5 (10.20%) MS Visio
11 5 (10.20%) ITIL
11 5 (10.20%) CCNA
11 5 (10.20%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (10.20%) Workflow
12 4 (8.16%) Huawei
12 4 (8.16%) Data Entry
12 4 (8.16%) Cyber Security
12 4 (8.16%) HP

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 39 (79.59%) MS Excel
2 28 (57.14%) MS Office
3 7 (14.29%) MS Project
4 5 (10.20%) MS Visio
5 2 (4.08%) AutoCAD
6 1 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.04%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) VPN
1 4 (8.16%) VoIP
1 4 (8.16%) 3G
2 3 (6.12%) Firewall
2 3 (6.12%) IPsec
2 3 (6.12%) DSLAM
2 3 (6.12%) ATM
2 3 (6.12%) Broadband
2 3 (6.12%) 3GPP
2 3 (6.12%) Ethernet
2 3 (6.12%) PPP
2 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.12%) 4G
2 3 (6.12%) xDSL
2 3 (6.12%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (6.12%) LTE
3 2 (4.08%) Wireless
4 1 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Oracle Forms
General
1 31 (63.27%) Telecoms
2 14 (28.57%) Finance
3 6 (12.24%) Marketing
4 3 (6.12%) Electronics
5 1 (2.04%) Legal
5 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.04%) German Language
Job Titles
1 8 (16.33%) Coordinator
2 7 (14.29%) Design Engineer
3 5 (10.20%) Bid Manager
4 4 (8.16%) Project Administrator
4 4 (8.16%) Analyst
4 4 (8.16%) Administrator
5 3 (6.12%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (4.08%) Incident Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Service Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) Operations Manager
7 1 (2.04%) Network Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Technical Support
7 1 (2.04%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.04%) Programme Manager
7 1 (2.04%) Project Planner
7 1 (2.04%) IT Support
7 1 (2.04%) Portfolio Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) Service Management Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) Project Controller
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.12%) PKI
2 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.04%) PMI
4 1 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.04%) Life Science
4 1 (2.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) UNIX
1 6 (12.24%) Linux
2 3 (6.12%) Solaris
2 3 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.04%) Windows
3 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.29%) Project Management
1 7 (14.29%) PRINCE2
1 7 (14.29%) Programme Management
2 6 (12.24%) Financial Modelling
2 6 (12.24%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (10.20%) ITIL
3 5 (10.20%) Workflow
4 4 (8.16%) Data Entry
4 4 (8.16%) Cyber Security
4 4 (8.16%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.12%) Line Management
6 2 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.08%) ITSM
6 2 (4.08%) Change Management
6 2 (4.08%) Service Management
7 1 (2.04%) Process Management
7 1 (2.04%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (2.04%) Migration
7 1 (2.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.04%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (38.78%) Degree
2 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
3 5 (10.20%) CCNA
3 5 (10.20%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (8.16%) HND
5 3 (6.12%) CCNP
5 3 (6.12%) Sun Certification
5 3 (6.12%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (6.12%) SCSA
6 2 (4.08%) CCENT
7 1 (2.04%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.04%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Netcool
Vendors
1 27 (55.10%) Microsoft
2 13 (26.53%) SAP
3 7 (14.29%) Oracle
4 6 (12.24%) TOWER Software
5 4 (8.16%) Huawei
5 4 (8.16%) HP
6 3 (6.12%) Veritas
6 3 (6.12%) Red Hat
6 3 (6.12%) Sun
7 2 (4.08%) Remedy
8 1 (2.04%) EMC
8 1 (2.04%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.04%) LANDesk