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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 39 64 69
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +5
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 32 26 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.52% 2.41% 1.60%
As % of the Applications category 25.40% 13.27% 11.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 10
Average daily rate
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£273 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £163 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £513 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.25 £17.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-27.94% +33.33%
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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
126 196 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 13.88% 18.18% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 100 49
Average daily rate £300 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £127 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 17
Average hourly rate £24.00 £13.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.61% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.83 £17.50 £22.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 38 (67.86%) MS Excel
2 34 (60.71%) MS Office
3 21 (37.50%) MS Visio
3 21 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 21 (37.50%) Telecoms
4 19 (33.93%) MS Project
4 19 (33.93%) Project Management
5 16 (28.57%) Degree
6 15 (26.79%) PRINCE2
6 15 (26.79%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (21.43%) Marketing
8 10 (17.86%) Finance
9 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (10.71%) SharePoint
10 6 (10.71%) SAP
11 5 (8.93%) Network Architecture
11 5 (8.93%) Change Control
11 5 (8.93%) ITIL
11 5 (8.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (8.93%) Service Delivery
12 4 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (7.14%) CCNA
12 4 (7.14%) SLA
12 4 (7.14%) SQL
12 4 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
12 4 (7.14%) Performance Management
12 4 (7.14%) Migration
12 4 (7.14%) Telemarketing

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 38 (67.86%) MS Excel
2 34 (60.71%) MS Office
3 21 (37.50%) MS Visio
4 19 (33.93%) MS Project
5 1 (1.79%) SPSS
5 1 (1.79%) AutoCAD
5 1 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Force.com
2 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) Intranet
2 1 (1.79%) 3G
2 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.79%) Wireless
2 1 (1.79%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (1.79%) VoIP
2 1 (1.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle APEX
General
1 21 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 12 (21.43%) Marketing
3 10 (17.86%) Finance
4 3 (5.36%) Automotive
5 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 7 (12.50%) Coordinator
3 6 (10.71%) Analyst
3 6 (10.71%) Project Coordinator
4 4 (7.14%) Junior Project Manager
4 4 (7.14%) Graduate
4 4 (7.14%) Junior
5 3 (5.36%) Administrator
5 3 (5.36%) Architect
5 3 (5.36%) Bid Manager
5 3 (5.36%) Telecoms Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Incident Manager
6 2 (3.57%) Project Administrator
6 2 (3.57%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (3.57%) Salesforce.com Architect
6 2 (3.57%) Programme Coordinator
6 2 (3.57%) Business Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (3.57%) Service Manager
6 2 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) .NET
1 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.57%) Statistics
3 2 (3.57%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.79%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.79%) PMI
4 1 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.79%) Windows
1 1 (1.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.93%) Project Management
2 15 (26.79%) PRINCE2
3 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (8.93%) Service Delivery
4 5 (8.93%) ITIL
4 5 (8.93%) Network Architecture
4 5 (8.93%) Change Control
5 4 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (7.14%) Migration
5 4 (7.14%) Telemarketing
5 4 (7.14%) Performance Management
6 3 (5.36%) Financial Modelling
6 3 (5.36%) Scrum
6 3 (5.36%) Change Management
6 3 (5.36%) CRM
6 3 (5.36%) ERP
6 3 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (5.36%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (3.57%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (1.79%) Apex Code
2 1 (1.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (28.57%) Degree
2 5 (8.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (7.14%) CCNA
3 4 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.36%) CCENT
4 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.57%) HND
5 2 (3.57%) PMI Certification
5 2 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.79%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.71%) SAP
3 4 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (5.36%) Oracle
5 2 (3.57%) Siebel
6 1 (1.79%) Cisco
6 1 (1.79%) HP
6 1 (1.79%) Dell