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 28 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 52 42 54
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +12
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 24 33 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.42% 3.19% 2.02%
As % of the Applications category 14.72% 17.93% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 6
Average daily rate
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£300 £605 £214
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.41% +183.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £113 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £693 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £24.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-41.83% +68.96%
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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
163 184 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 16.43% 17.79% 19.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 60 49
Average daily rate £350 £275 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -12.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £115 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 28
Average hourly rate £21.55 £13.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.76% -53.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £9.10 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.63 £17.70 £34.50
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 28 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 28 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 38 (82.61%) MS Excel
2 30 (65.22%) MS Office
2 30 (65.22%) Telecoms
3 27 (58.70%) Microsoft
4 20 (43.48%) Degree
5 13 (28.26%) SAP
5 13 (28.26%) Finance
6 10 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (17.39%) UNIX
7 8 (17.39%) Linux
8 7 (15.22%) SQL
8 7 (15.22%) Oracle
9 6 (13.04%) Programme Management
9 6 (13.04%) TOWER Software
9 6 (13.04%) PRINCE2
9 6 (13.04%) Workflow
9 6 (13.04%) Project Management
10 5 (10.87%) 3G
10 5 (10.87%) IPsec
10 5 (10.87%) Electronics
10 5 (10.87%) ITIL
10 5 (10.87%) TCP/IP
10 5 (10.87%) 3GPP
10 5 (10.87%) Red Hat
10 5 (10.87%) Marketing
10 5 (10.87%) PKI
10 5 (10.87%) Computer Science
10 5 (10.87%) Line Management
10 5 (10.87%) Radio Access Network
10 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 2 (4.35%) Smallworld
Applications
1 38 (82.61%) MS Excel
2 30 (65.22%) MS Office
3 4 (8.70%) MS Project
4 3 (6.52%) MS Visio
5 2 (4.35%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (4.35%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) 3GPP
1 5 (10.87%) TCP/IP
1 5 (10.87%) 3G
1 5 (10.87%) IPsec
1 5 (10.87%) LTE
1 5 (10.87%) 4G
1 5 (10.87%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (6.52%) xDSL
2 3 (6.52%) DSLAM
2 3 (6.52%) Firewall
2 3 (6.52%) VPN
2 3 (6.52%) ATM
2 3 (6.52%) Broadband
2 3 (6.52%) VoIP
2 3 (6.52%) Ethernet
2 3 (6.52%) PPP
3 1 (2.17%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle Forms
General
1 30 (65.22%) Telecoms
2 13 (28.26%) Finance
3 5 (10.87%) Marketing
3 5 (10.87%) Electronics
4 1 (2.17%) German Language
4 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (15.22%) Design Engineer
2 6 (13.04%) Coordinator
2 6 (13.04%) Analyst
3 4 (8.70%) Administrator
3 4 (8.70%) Bid Manager
3 4 (8.70%) Project Administrator
4 3 (6.52%) Service Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Report Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (4.35%) Business Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Service Management Analyst
6 1 (2.17%) Project Controller
6 1 (2.17%) Telecoms Business Analyst
6 1 (2.17%) PMO Analyst
6 1 (2.17%) Incident Analyst
6 1 (2.17%) Portfolio Analyst
6 1 (2.17%) Network Support
6 1 (2.17%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.17%) Incident Manager
6 1 (2.17%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.87%) PKI
2 5 (10.87%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.35%) GIS
5 1 (2.17%) Replication
5 1 (2.17%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) UNIX
1 8 (17.39%) Linux
2 5 (10.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (6.52%) Solaris
4 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.04%) PRINCE2
1 6 (13.04%) Project Management
1 6 (13.04%) Workflow
1 6 (13.04%) Programme Management
2 5 (10.87%) ITIL
2 5 (10.87%) Financial Modelling
2 5 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (10.87%) Line Management
3 4 (8.70%) Cyber Security
3 4 (8.70%) Data Entry
4 3 (6.52%) ITSM
4 3 (6.52%) Service Delivery
4 3 (6.52%) Service Management
5 2 (4.35%) Change Management
5 2 (4.35%) Migration
5 2 (4.35%) Workflow Management
5 2 (4.35%) Business Analysis
5 2 (4.35%) Waterfall
5 2 (4.35%) Network Management
5 2 (4.35%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (43.48%) Degree
2 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (8.70%) HND
3 4 (8.70%) CCNA
3 4 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (6.52%) Sun Certification
4 3 (6.52%) CCNP
4 3 (6.52%) SCSA
5 1 (2.17%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.17%) P3O
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Netcool
Vendors
1 27 (58.70%) Microsoft
2 13 (28.26%) SAP
3 7 (15.22%) Oracle
4 6 (13.04%) TOWER Software
5 5 (10.87%) Red Hat
6 4 (8.70%) HP
6 4 (8.70%) Huawei
7 3 (6.52%) Veritas
7 3 (6.52%) Remedy
7 3 (6.52%) Sun
8 2 (4.35%) EMC
8 2 (4.35%) LANDesk
8 2 (4.35%) ServiceNow