The table below looks at the statistics for MS PowerPoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS PowerPoint over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 128 95 97
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +2
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 126 195 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.47% 2.04% 1.85%
As % of the Applications category 12.50% 14.08% 11.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 98 79
Average daily rate £338 £325 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £120 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £487 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 11
Average hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +85.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.10 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.11 £32.75 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +22.03%
MS PowerPoint
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
1008 1385 1389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.77% 14.51% 16.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 672 621
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £452 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 138 150
Average hourly rate £16.10 £15.79 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% +1.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.20 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £32.50 £34.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%

MS PowerPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

MS PowerPoint Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

MS PowerPoint
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

MS PowerPoint Daily Rate Trend in the South East

MS PowerPoint
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint across the South East region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

MS PowerPoint Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

MS PowerPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

MS PowerPoint Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

MS PowerPoint
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint within the South East region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -16 40 £275 +6.79% 6
Hampshire +14 28 £335 +77.95% 9
Surrey -17 21 £350 +7.69% 5
Buckinghamshire +1 19 £338 +84.93% 5
West Sussex +3 5 £313 -17.76% 1
Middlesex -3 5 £444 +18.40%
Oxfordshire -16 4 £338 -25.00% 2
East Sussex +10 2 - - 1
Kent -11 1 £213 -43.33%
MS PowerPoint
England

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 213 (64.55%) MS Excel
2 133 (40.30%) Microsoft
3 116 (35.15%) Finance
4 111 (33.64%) MS Office
5 86 (26.06%) Project Management
6 85 (25.76%) MS Visio
7 50 (15.15%) Telecoms
8 49 (14.85%) SQL
9 48 (14.55%) MS Project
10 45 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
11 42 (12.73%) PRINCE2
12 39 (11.82%) SharePoint
13 37 (11.21%) Oracle
13 37 (11.21%) Management Information System
14 36 (10.91%) Security Cleared
15 35 (10.61%) Marketing
15 35 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
16 34 (10.30%) SC Cleared
17 29 (8.79%) System Testing
17 29 (8.79%) Degree
18 26 (7.88%) Test Scripting
18 26 (7.88%) Change Management
18 26 (7.88%) Business Intelligence
19 25 (7.58%) BusinessObjects
19 25 (7.58%) SAP
20 24 (7.27%) Unix
20 24 (7.27%) Data Analysis
21 23 (6.97%) PMI Certification
21 23 (6.97%) Stakeholder Management
22 22 (6.67%) Validation

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 39 (11.82%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.94%) SAS
3 11 (3.33%) Confluence
4 10 (3.03%) Skype for Business
5 8 (2.42%) Oracle Workflow
6 7 (2.12%) CMS
6 7 (2.12%) Drupal
7 2 (0.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.61%) Apache
7 2 (0.61%) concrete5
7 2 (0.61%) ExpressionEngine
7 2 (0.61%) Joomla!
7 2 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.61%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.61%) WordPress
8 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.30%) Moodle
8 1 (0.30%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 213 (64.55%) MS Excel
2 111 (33.64%) MS Office
3 85 (25.76%) MS Visio
4 48 (14.55%) MS Project
5 7 (2.12%) Acrobat
5 7 (2.12%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (2.12%) Photoshop
5 7 (2.12%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.91%) Maya
7 2 (0.61%) 3ds Max
7 2 (0.61%) GIMP
7 2 (0.61%) SPSS
8 1 (0.30%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (2.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.82%) Maximo
2 6 (1.82%) SAP SRM
3 4 (1.21%) Oracle CRM
3 4 (1.21%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.91%) Primavera
4 3 (0.91%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.61%) Magento
5 2 (0.61%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.30%) HFM
6 1 (0.30%) SAP CCM
6 1 (0.30%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.52%) Office 365
2 3 (0.91%) OneDrive
3 2 (0.61%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.61%) MailChimp
3 2 (0.61%) Yammer
4 1 (0.30%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.33%) Radio Access Network
1 11 (3.33%) TCP/IP
2 9 (2.73%) 3G
2 9 (2.73%) Firewall
3 6 (1.82%) 2G
3 6 (1.82%) Intranet
3 6 (1.82%) WebEx
4 5 (1.52%) 4G
4 5 (1.52%) RNC
5 3 (0.91%) LAN
5 3 (0.91%) LTE
5 3 (0.91%) WAN
6 2 (0.61%) 3GPP
6 2 (0.61%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.61%) Internet
6 2 (0.61%) SAN
6 2 (0.61%) Skype
6 2 (0.61%) VoIP
6 2 (0.61%) VPN
6 2 (0.61%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (7.58%) BusinessObjects
2 13 (3.94%) MS Access
2 13 (3.94%) SQL Server
3 12 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
5 9 (2.73%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 8 (2.42%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 8 (2.42%) Oracle Discoverer
6 8 (2.42%) SQL Navigator
7 7 (2.12%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.52%) SAP BW
9 4 (1.21%) Data Mining
9 4 (1.21%) Informix
9 4 (1.21%) MySQL
10 3 (0.91%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (0.91%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.61%) PowerPivot
11 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (3.33%) JIRA
2 8 (2.42%) JDeveloper
2 8 (2.42%) Oracle APEX
2 8 (2.42%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (2.42%) Toad
3 5 (1.52%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (1.21%) Eclipse
4 4 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.61%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.61%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.61%) Grunt
5 2 (0.61%) IntelliJ
5 2 (0.61%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.61%) JUnit
5 2 (0.61%) Maven
5 2 (0.61%) Selenium
5 2 (0.61%) Subversion
5 2 (0.61%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.61%) WatiN
5 2 (0.61%) WATIR
General
1 116 (35.15%) Finance
2 50 (15.15%) Telecoms
3 35 (10.61%) Marketing
4 21 (6.36%) Banking
5 8 (2.42%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.42%) Military
6 7 (2.12%) Electronics
6 7 (2.12%) Retail
7 6 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (1.82%) Publishing
8 5 (1.52%) Aerospace
9 4 (1.21%) Advertising
9 4 (1.21%) Legal
9 4 (1.21%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.91%) German Language
11 2 (0.61%) Billing
11 2 (0.61%) French Language
11 2 (0.61%) Turkish Language
12 1 (0.30%) Local Government
12 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 116 (35.15%) Analyst
2 26 (7.88%) Developer
3 25 (7.58%) Project Manager
4 22 (6.67%) Coordinator
5 18 (5.45%) Administrator
6 14 (4.24%) Business Analyst
7 13 (3.94%) Financial Analyst
8 12 (3.64%) Process Analyst
8 12 (3.64%) Project Coordinator
9 10 (3.03%) Business Continuity Analyst
9 10 (3.03%) Business Process Analyst
9 10 (3.03%) Consultant
9 10 (3.03%) IT Analyst
10 9 (2.73%) SAS Developer
10 9 (2.73%) Trainer
11 8 (2.42%) Data Analyst
11 8 (2.42%) PMO Analyst
11 8 (2.42%) Project Administrator
11 8 (2.42%) Report Analyst
11 8 (2.42%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.06%) HTML
1 20 (6.06%) XML
2 10 (3.03%) Web Services
3 6 (1.82%) Flash
4 5 (1.52%) .NET
5 2 (0.61%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.61%) Backbone.js
5 2 (0.61%) CodeIgniter
5 2 (0.61%) CSS
5 2 (0.61%) CSS3
5 2 (0.61%) D3.js
5 2 (0.61%) Ember.js
5 2 (0.61%) Highcharts JS
5 2 (0.61%) Java EE
5 2 (0.61%) jQuery
5 2 (0.61%) JSP
5 2 (0.61%) Laravel
5 2 (0.61%) MooTools
5 2 (0.61%) PhoneGap
5 2 (0.61%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (11.21%) Management Information System
3 6 (1.82%) Data Centre
3 6 (1.82%) Social Media
4 5 (1.52%) NHS
4 5 (1.52%) PMI
4 5 (1.52%) Visualisation
5 4 (1.21%) User Experience
6 3 (0.91%) Computer Science
6 3 (0.91%) Driving Licence
6 3 (0.91%) FMCG
6 3 (0.91%) PKI
7 2 (0.61%) Cryptography
7 2 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.61%) e-Learning
7 2 (0.61%) Freedom of Information Act
7 2 (0.61%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.61%) Reference Data
7 2 (0.61%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.61%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 24 (7.27%) Unix
2 19 (5.76%) Linux
3 18 (5.45%) Windows
4 6 (1.82%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.52%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.91%) Android
8 2 (0.61%) AIX
8 2 (0.61%) CentOS
8 2 (0.61%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.30%) Solaris
9 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.30%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (26.06%) Project Management
2 42 (12.73%) PRINCE2
3 35 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (8.79%) System Testing
5 26 (7.88%) Business Intelligence
5 26 (7.88%) Change Management
5 26 (7.88%) Test Scripting
6 24 (7.27%) Data Analysis
7 23 (6.97%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (6.67%) CRM
8 22 (6.67%) ITIL
8 22 (6.67%) Validation
9 19 (5.76%) Programme Management
9 19 (5.76%) User Acceptance Testing
10 18 (5.45%) Business Analysis
11 16 (4.85%) Risk Management
11 16 (4.85%) Workflow
12 14 (4.24%) Business Continuity
13 13 (3.94%) Incident Management
14 12 (3.64%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 49 (14.85%) SQL
2 15 (4.55%) VB
3 14 (4.24%) PL/SQL
4 8 (2.42%) C-shell
4 8 (2.42%) Java
4 8 (2.42%) Korn
4 8 (2.42%) PHP
5 7 (2.12%) C
5 7 (2.12%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.21%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.21%) Python
7 3 (0.91%) C#
7 3 (0.91%) MapBasic
8 2 (0.61%) ActionScript
8 2 (0.61%) C++
8 2 (0.61%) Objective-C
8 2 (0.61%) Perl
8 2 (0.61%) Ruby
8 2 (0.61%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (10.91%) Security Cleared
2 34 (10.30%) SC Cleared
3 29 (8.79%) Degree
4 23 (6.97%) PMI Certification
5 18 (5.45%) PMP
6 9 (2.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 8 (2.42%) ISEB
8 4 (1.21%) CAPM
8 4 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.91%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.91%) HND
10 2 (0.61%) ACCA
10 2 (0.61%) APMP
10 2 (0.61%) CIMA
10 2 (0.61%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.61%) MCITP
10 2 (0.61%) MCTS
11 1 (0.30%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.45%) SLA
2 15 (4.55%) Data Quality
3 13 (3.94%) QA
4 7 (2.12%) Def Stans
4 7 (2.12%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (1.82%) P3O
5 6 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (1.21%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.61%) COBIT
7 2 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.61%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.30%) BS25999
8 1 (0.30%) HL7
8 1 (0.30%) ISO22301
System Software
1 5 (1.52%) Active Directory
1 5 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.30%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (1.82%) EMC NetWorker
2 5 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.91%) NSN NetAct
3 3 (0.91%) SCCM
4 2 (0.61%) Ansible
4 2 (0.61%) SCOM
4 2 (0.61%) yum
5 1 (0.30%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.30%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.30%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.30%) Nagios
5 1 (0.30%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 133 (40.30%) Microsoft
2 37 (11.21%) Oracle
3 25 (7.58%) SAP
4 12 (3.64%) Remedy
5 9 (2.73%) Ericsson
5 9 (2.73%) Nokia
6 8 (2.42%) Adobe
7 7 (2.12%) EMC
7 7 (2.12%) Huawei
8 6 (1.82%) Ariba
8 6 (1.82%) HP
9 5 (1.52%) Amdocs
9 5 (1.52%) Cisco
9 5 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.52%) VMware
10 4 (1.21%) BMC
10 4 (1.21%) LANDesk
10 4 (1.21%) Mapinfo
10 4 (1.21%) SolarWinds
10 4 (1.21%) Sybase
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