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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 40 70 63
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -7
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 29 6 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.28% 0.65% 1.88%
As % of the Applications category 19.86% 4.20% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 9
Average daily rate
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£320 £173 £289
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+85.50% -40.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £173 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £173 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.36% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.93% -19.23%
Applications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
146 143 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 16.50% 15.39% 19.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 38 77
Average daily rate £400 £293 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.75% -19.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £139 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £428 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £301
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 15
Average hourly rate £17.07 £11.56 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.63% -22.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £8.00 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.50 £31.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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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 30 July 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 30 July 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 41 (67.21%) MS Office
1 41 (67.21%) MS Excel
2 29 (47.54%) Microsoft
3 25 (40.98%) Finance
4 19 (31.15%) Project Management
5 18 (29.51%) MS Visio
5 18 (29.51%) Degree
6 17 (27.87%) Telecoms
7 16 (26.23%) Marketing
8 15 (24.59%) MS Project
9 12 (19.67%) SAP
10 11 (18.03%) PRINCE2
11 10 (16.39%) Oracle
11 10 (16.39%) Performance Analysis
12 8 (13.11%) Telemarketing
12 8 (13.11%) Performance Management
12 8 (13.11%) Workflow
12 8 (13.11%) Service Delivery
12 8 (13.11%) Cyber Security
12 8 (13.11%) Data Entry
13 7 (11.48%) HND
14 5 (8.20%) SharePoint
14 5 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
14 5 (8.20%) Network Architecture
15 4 (6.56%) Analytics
15 4 (6.56%) Mandarin Language
15 4 (6.56%) Migration
15 4 (6.56%) Salesforce.com
16 3 (4.92%) 3G
16 3 (4.92%) PRINCE2 Certification

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 5 (8.20%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.28%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.64%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.64%) Confluence
Applications
1 41 (67.21%) MS Office
1 41 (67.21%) MS Excel
2 18 (29.51%) MS Visio
3 15 (24.59%) MS Project
4 1 (1.64%) SPSS
4 1 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Force.com
2 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) 3G
1 3 (4.92%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (3.28%) LTE
2 2 (3.28%) 2G
2 2 (3.28%) Extranet
2 2 (3.28%) SAN
3 1 (1.64%) Intranet
3 1 (1.64%) VoIP
3 1 (1.64%) VPN
3 1 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
1 2 (3.28%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) JIRA
1 1 (1.64%) Subversion
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.64%) Mercurial
1 1 (1.64%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 25 (40.98%) Finance
2 17 (27.87%) Telecoms
3 16 (26.23%) Marketing
4 4 (6.56%) Mandarin Language
5 2 (3.28%) Automotive
6 1 (1.64%) Korean Language
6 1 (1.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (16.39%) Administrator
2 9 (14.75%) Coordinator
3 8 (13.11%) Project Coordinator
4 7 (11.48%) Services Delivery Manager
4 7 (11.48%) Service Manager
4 7 (11.48%) Project Administrator
4 7 (11.48%) Delivery Manager
4 7 (11.48%) Project Manager
5 6 (9.84%) Graduate
6 3 (4.92%) Architect
6 3 (4.92%) Junior
6 3 (4.92%) Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Consultant
6 3 (4.92%) Telecoms Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Backup Consultant
7 2 (3.28%) Salesforce.com Architect
7 2 (3.28%) Deployment Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Commercial Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (1.64%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) COM
1 1 (1.64%) CSS
1 1 (1.64%) Web Services
1 1 (1.64%) XML
1 1 (1.64%) HTML
1 1 (1.64%) .NET
1 1 (1.64%) JSON
1 1 (1.64%) Ajax
1 1 (1.64%) jQuery
1 1 (1.64%) MooTools
1 1 (1.64%) WAMP
1 1 (1.64%) XML-RPC
1 1 (1.64%) LAMP
1 1 (1.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (1.64%) LESS
1 1 (1.64%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.64%) PMI
2 1 (1.64%) Statistics
2 1 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.28%) Windows
2 1 (1.64%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.64%) Linux
2 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.15%) Project Management
2 11 (18.03%) PRINCE2
3 10 (16.39%) Performance Analysis
4 8 (13.11%) Telemarketing
4 8 (13.11%) Performance Management
4 8 (13.11%) Workflow
4 8 (13.11%) Service Delivery
4 8 (13.11%) Cyber Security
4 8 (13.11%) Data Entry
5 5 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (8.20%) Network Architecture
6 4 (6.56%) Analytics
6 4 (6.56%) Migration
7 3 (4.92%) CRM
7 3 (4.92%) SOA
7 3 (4.92%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.92%) Business Development
7 3 (4.92%) Process Architecture
8 2 (3.28%) Waterfall
8 2 (3.28%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.64%) Java
1 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.64%) PHP
1 1 (1.64%) SQL
1 1 (1.64%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 18 (29.51%) Degree
2 7 (11.48%) HND
3 3 (4.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.28%) PMP
4 2 (3.28%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.64%) ISEB
5 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.64%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 29 (47.54%) Microsoft
2 12 (19.67%) SAP
3 10 (16.39%) Oracle
4 4 (6.56%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (4.92%) Cisco
6 2 (3.28%) Brocade
6 2 (3.28%) Siebel
6 2 (3.28%) EMC
7 1 (1.64%) Remedy
7 1 (1.64%) HP
7 1 (1.64%) Dell
7 1 (1.64%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.64%) Adobe
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