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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 56 44 64
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +20
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 22 23 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.17% 2.67% 1.49%
As % of the Applications category 18.18% 16.43% 9.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 4
Average daily rate
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£425 £500 £186
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +168.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £266 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £585 £253
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -14.28%
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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
121 140 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.92% 16.24% 16.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 57 55
Average daily rate £300 £400 £224
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +78.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £230 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £595 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 19 20
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.29 £12.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.67% +34.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.15 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £18.70 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 (86.67%) MS Excel
2 34 (75.56%) MS Office
3 28 (62.22%) Telecoms
4 22 (48.89%) Microsoft
5 19 (42.22%) Degree
6 17 (37.78%) Project Management
7 14 (31.11%) Radio Access Network
8 13 (28.89%) Huawei
9 12 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (26.67%) Linux
9 12 (26.67%) UNIX
10 10 (22.22%) PRINCE2
10 10 (22.22%) Remedy
10 10 (22.22%) Management Information System
11 9 (20.00%) Finance
11 9 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 8 (17.78%) 4G
12 8 (17.78%) Change Control
12 8 (17.78%) Workflow
12 8 (17.78%) Amdocs
12 8 (17.78%) 3G
12 8 (17.78%) SQL
12 8 (17.78%) PMP
12 8 (17.78%) PMI Certification
12 8 (17.78%) Ericsson
12 8 (17.78%) Nokia
13 7 (15.56%) CCNA
13 7 (15.56%) HP
13 7 (15.56%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (15.56%) Electronics

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.67%) Smallworld
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 39 (86.67%) MS Excel
2 34 (75.56%) MS Office
3 6 (13.33%) Maya
4 4 (8.89%) MS Project
5 3 (6.67%) MS Visio
6 1 (2.22%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) assyst
1 2 (4.44%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) SaaS
2 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.11%) Radio Access Network
2 8 (17.78%) 4G
2 8 (17.78%) 3G
3 6 (13.33%) DSLAM
3 6 (13.33%) Firewall
3 6 (13.33%) IPsec
3 6 (13.33%) LTE
3 6 (13.33%) xDSL
3 6 (13.33%) ATM
3 6 (13.33%) Broadband
3 6 (13.33%) 3GPP
3 6 (13.33%) VoIP
3 6 (13.33%) Ethernet
3 6 (13.33%) PPP
3 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 6 (13.33%) VPN
4 2 (4.44%) 2G
4 2 (4.44%) RNC
5 1 (2.22%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 28 (62.22%) Telecoms
2 9 (20.00%) Finance
3 7 (15.56%) Electronics
4 2 (4.44%) Military
5 1 (2.22%) Marketing
5 1 (2.22%) German Language
5 1 (2.22%) Legal
5 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (17.78%) Analyst
2 7 (15.56%) Project Manager
3 6 (13.33%) Planning Manager
4 4 (8.89%) Programme Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Report Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Design Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Service Management Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Network Project Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Telecoms Business Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Network Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Service Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Technical Support Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Project Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Administrator
7 1 (2.22%) Operations Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 6 (13.33%) PKI
3 6 (13.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.67%) GIS
5 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.22%) DTV
6 1 (2.22%) FMCG
6 1 (2.22%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) UNIX
1 12 (26.67%) Linux
2 6 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (13.33%) Solaris
3 2 (4.44%) Windows
4 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) Project Management
2 10 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 8 (17.78%) Workflow
3 8 (17.78%) Change Control
4 6 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (13.33%) Service Management
4 6 (13.33%) Strategic Planning
4 6 (13.33%) Business Development
5 5 (11.11%) Data Migration
5 5 (11.11%) Migration
5 5 (11.11%) Line Management
6 4 (8.89%) Waterfall
7 3 (6.67%) Network Management
7 3 (6.67%) ITIL
7 3 (6.67%) Business Analysis
8 2 (4.44%) Project Planning
8 2 (4.44%) FMECA
8 2 (4.44%) Workflow Management
8 2 (4.44%) Logistics
8 2 (4.44%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (42.22%) Degree
2 9 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 8 (17.78%) PMP
3 8 (17.78%) PMI Certification
4 7 (15.56%) CCNA
4 7 (15.56%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (13.33%) Sun Certification
5 6 (13.33%) SCSA
5 6 (13.33%) CCNP
6 2 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.22%) CCENT
7 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
1 1 (2.22%) PMBOK
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Netcool
2 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (48.89%) Microsoft
2 13 (28.89%) Huawei
3 10 (22.22%) Remedy
4 8 (17.78%) Amdocs
4 8 (17.78%) Ericsson
4 8 (17.78%) Nokia
5 7 (15.56%) HP
6 6 (13.33%) Veritas
6 6 (13.33%) Red Hat
6 6 (13.33%) Sun
6 6 (13.33%) Oracle
7 3 (6.67%) SAP
8 2 (4.44%) EMC
8 2 (4.44%) TOWER Software
8 2 (4.44%) LANDesk
8 2 (4.44%) ServiceNow
9 1 (2.22%) Alias