The first table below looks at the demand for MS PowerPoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS PowerPoint over the 3 months to 18 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 Slough 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 20 24 16
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 11 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 4.42% 5.76% 5.83%
As % of the Applications category 26.83% 21.33% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 13
Average daily rate £345 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £9.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £14.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+55.17% -17.14%
Applications Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
41 75 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 16.47% 26.98% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 20 20
Average daily rate £340 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 27 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +141.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £12.75 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £43.75 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
MS PowerPoint
Berkshire

MS PowerPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS PowerPoint across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS PowerPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

MS PowerPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint across the Slough region.

MS PowerPoint Daily Rate Trend in Slough

MS PowerPoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint across the Slough region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

MS PowerPoint Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

MS PowerPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS PowerPoint across the Slough region.

MS PowerPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 10 (76.92%) MS Excel
2 7 (53.85%) MS Office
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) MS Visio
3 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
4 4 (30.77%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) QA
5 3 (23.08%) Mathematics
5 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (15.38%) Marketing
6 2 (15.38%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (15.38%) Degree
6 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (15.38%) Six Sigma
6 2 (15.38%) SOA
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
7 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
7 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
7 1 (7.69%) HTML
7 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 1 (7.69%) PHP
7 1 (7.69%) SQL
7 1 (7.69%) VBA
7 1 (7.69%) .NET
7 1 (7.69%) MySQL
7 1 (7.69%) SAP
7 1 (7.69%) CSS

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (76.92%) MS Excel
2 7 (53.85%) MS Office
3 5 (38.46%) MS Visio
4 2 (15.38%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) DHCP
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
1 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Mercurial
1 1 (7.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
3 2 (15.38%) Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Coordinator
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Support
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (7.69%) HTML Developer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Process Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Supply Chain Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Six Sigma Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
1 1 (7.69%) XML
1 1 (7.69%) LAMP
1 1 (7.69%) XML-RPC
1 1 (7.69%) JSON
1 1 (7.69%) Ajax
1 1 (7.69%) jQuery
1 1 (7.69%) WAMP
1 1 (7.69%) HTML5
1 1 (7.69%) LESS
1 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (7.69%) Java EE
1 1 (7.69%) MooTools
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Mathematics
2 1 (7.69%) Statistics
2 1 (7.69%) Physics
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
1 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (15.38%) Six Sigma
2 2 (15.38%) SOA
3 1 (7.69%) UML
3 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) MVC
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Operations Research
3 1 (7.69%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (7.69%) Use Case
3 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (7.69%) Financial Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.69%) PHP
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
1 1 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) ACCA
2 1 (7.69%) CIMA
2 1 (7.69%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (7.69%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) Adobe
3 1 (7.69%) Minitab
3 1 (7.69%) Teradata