The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Reading region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 47 53 53
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 32 16 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.08% 2.05% 2.31%
As % of the Applications category 17.30% 10.74% 15.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 13
Average daily rate £605 £214 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+183.04% -35.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £176 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £693 £345 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £14.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+68.96% -14.70%
Applications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
185 149 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.81% 19.08% 14.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 47 59
Average daily rate £275 £305 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.83% -15.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £177 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 28 22
Average hourly rate £11.05 £28.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.53% +143.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £13.65 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £34.50 £19.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
MS PowerPoint
Berkshire

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 April 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 April 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 (60.66%) MS Excel
2 34 (55.74%) MS Office
3 26 (42.62%) Finance
4 24 (39.34%) Microsoft
5 21 (34.43%) MS Visio
6 18 (29.51%) Project Management
7 16 (26.23%) Telecoms
7 16 (26.23%) Marketing
8 14 (22.95%) MS Project
9 11 (18.03%) PRINCE2
10 10 (16.39%) Degree
11 9 (14.75%) Performance Analysis
11 9 (14.75%) Service Delivery
12 8 (13.11%) SharePoint
13 7 (11.48%) Telemarketing
13 7 (11.48%) Performance Management
14 6 (9.84%) Oracle
14 6 (9.84%) SAP
15 5 (8.20%) ITIL
15 5 (8.20%) SQL
15 5 (8.20%) HND
15 5 (8.20%) 3G
15 5 (8.20%) Workflow
15 5 (8.20%) Data Entry
15 5 (8.20%) Cyber Security
16 4 (6.56%) 4G
16 4 (6.56%) Mandarin Language
16 4 (6.56%) Content Management
16 4 (6.56%) Data Analysis
16 4 (6.56%) Business Analysis

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 8 (13.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.28%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (3.28%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.64%) Confluence
3 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 37 (60.66%) MS Excel
2 34 (55.74%) MS Office
3 21 (34.43%) MS Visio
4 14 (22.95%) MS Project
5 2 (3.28%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.20%) 3G
2 4 (6.56%) 4G
3 3 (4.92%) 2G
4 2 (3.28%) SAN
4 2 (3.28%) Intranet
4 2 (3.28%) Extranet
4 2 (3.28%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (1.64%) VoIP
5 1 (1.64%) WCDMA
5 1 (1.64%) VPN
5 1 (1.64%) WiMAX
5 1 (1.64%) LTE
5 1 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.64%) MS Access
2 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Subversion
1 1 (1.64%) JIRA
1 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.64%) Mercurial
1 1 (1.64%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 26 (42.62%) Finance
2 16 (26.23%) Telecoms
2 16 (26.23%) Marketing
3 4 (6.56%) Mandarin Language
4 2 (3.28%) Automotive
5 1 (1.64%) Publishing
5 1 (1.64%) Games
5 1 (1.64%) Retail
5 1 (1.64%) Billing
5 1 (1.64%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (13.11%) Analyst
2 7 (11.48%) Coordinator
2 7 (11.48%) Project Manager
2 7 (11.48%) Service Manager
2 7 (11.48%) Project Coordinator
3 6 (9.84%) Delivery Manager
3 6 (9.84%) Services Delivery Manager
4 4 (6.56%) Author
4 4 (6.56%) Consultant
5 3 (4.92%) Support Specialist
5 3 (4.92%) Technical Author
5 3 (4.92%) Administrator
6 2 (3.28%) Graduate
6 2 (3.28%) Report Analyst
6 2 (3.28%) Procurement Manager
6 2 (3.28%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (3.28%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (3.28%) Junior
6 2 (3.28%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) HTML
1 1 (1.64%) COM
1 1 (1.64%) CSS
1 1 (1.64%) XML
1 1 (1.64%) LAMP
1 1 (1.64%) XML-RPC
1 1 (1.64%) Ajax
1 1 (1.64%) JSON
1 1 (1.64%) jQuery
1 1 (1.64%) MooTools
1 1 (1.64%) WAMP
1 1 (1.64%) HTML5
1 1 (1.64%) LESS
1 1 (1.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.28%) Replication
1 2 (3.28%) PMI
1 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.64%) Graphic Design
2 1 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (1.64%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.28%) Windows
1 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (3.28%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.64%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.51%) Project Management
2 11 (18.03%) PRINCE2
3 9 (14.75%) Service Delivery
3 9 (14.75%) Performance Analysis
4 7 (11.48%) Telemarketing
4 7 (11.48%) Performance Management
5 5 (8.20%) Workflow
5 5 (8.20%) Data Entry
5 5 (8.20%) ITIL
5 5 (8.20%) Cyber Security
6 4 (6.56%) Six Sigma
6 4 (6.56%) Content Management
6 4 (6.56%) Data Analysis
6 4 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (6.56%) Business Analysis
7 3 (4.92%) Project Planning
7 3 (4.92%) Service Management
7 3 (4.92%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (4.92%) Risk Management
7 3 (4.92%) E-Procurement
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.20%) SQL
2 2 (3.28%) C
3 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (16.39%) Degree
2 5 (8.20%) HND
3 4 (6.56%) PMP
3 4 (6.56%) PMI Certification
4 3 (4.92%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.28%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.28%) ISEB
5 2 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.64%) HNC
6 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 24 (39.34%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.84%) Oracle
2 6 (9.84%) SAP
3 2 (3.28%) Cisco
3 2 (3.28%) EMC
3 2 (3.28%) Remedy
3 2 (3.28%) Brocade
4 1 (1.64%) Google
4 1 (1.64%) Mapinfo
4 1 (1.64%) Adobe
4 1 (1.64%) PeopleSoft