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 3 June 2015 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 87 101 103
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +2
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 193 156 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.09% 1.74% 1.69%
As % of the Applications category 14.09% 10.72% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 78 64
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£375 £278 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.13% -5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £125 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 21
Average hourly rate £11.08 £13.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.80% -16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £23.40 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £23.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-44.68% +80.76%
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
1370 1455 1224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.82% 16.20% 15.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 660 676 525
Average daily rate £350 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £131 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £304 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.99% -2.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 142 192
Average hourly rate £13.75 £15.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.12 £39.20 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -

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 3 June 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint across the South East region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015.

MS PowerPoint Hourly Rate Histogram 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 3 June 2015. 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
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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 -7 59 £350 +12.00% 15
Hampshire +10 40 £350 +70.73% 13
Buckinghamshire +16 36 £270 +2.66% 7
Surrey +23 35 £419 +86.11% 9
East Sussex -3 9 £475 - 1
Oxfordshire -18 7 £344 -3.77% 7
Middlesex +6 3 £445 -
West Sussex -20 3 £513 +36.66% 2
Kent -3 1 £200 -57.89% 2
MS PowerPoint
England

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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.

1 251 (65.19%) MS Excel
2 170 (44.16%) Microsoft
3 145 (37.66%) MS Office
4 124 (32.21%) Finance
5 94 (24.42%) MS Visio
6 87 (22.60%) Telecoms
7 82 (21.30%) MS Project
8 80 (20.78%) Project Management
9 70 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
10 54 (14.03%) Degree
11 50 (12.99%) Stakeholder Management
12 45 (11.69%) ITIL
13 44 (11.43%) SharePoint
14 43 (11.17%) Security Cleared
15 42 (10.91%) PRINCE2
16 34 (8.83%) SAP
16 34 (8.83%) Oracle
16 34 (8.83%) Time Management
17 31 (8.05%) SC Cleared
18 29 (7.53%) SQL
19 25 (6.49%) Agile Software Development
20 20 (5.19%) Service Management
20 20 (5.19%) UML
21 19 (4.94%) CRM
21 19 (4.94%) Salesforce.com
21 19 (4.94%) Change Management
21 19 (4.94%) Marketing
22 18 (4.68%) Project Planning
22 18 (4.68%) Risk Management
23 17 (4.42%) Programme Management

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 44 (11.43%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.08%) SAS
3 5 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (1.04%) Confluence
5 2 (0.52%) IIS
5 2 (0.52%) Apache
5 2 (0.52%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.52%) Smallworld
6 1 (0.26%) Moodle
6 1 (0.26%) Lync
Applications
1 251 (65.19%) MS Excel
2 145 (37.66%) MS Office
3 94 (24.42%) MS Visio
4 82 (21.30%) MS Project
5 15 (3.90%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (1.04%) Photoshop
6 4 (1.04%) AutoCAD
6 4 (1.04%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.78%) SPSS
7 3 (0.78%) Adobe Captivate
8 2 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.52%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.52%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.26%) InDesign
9 1 (0.26%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 9 (2.34%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.30%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.52%) assyst
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.26%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.30%) Office 365
2 3 (0.78%) OneDrive
3 2 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.52%) SaaS
4 1 (0.26%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.16%) Internet
2 14 (3.64%) Radio Access Network
3 11 (2.86%) Firewall
3 11 (2.86%) Intranet
4 9 (2.34%) LTE
5 8 (2.08%) 3GPP
5 8 (2.08%) TCP/IP
6 7 (1.82%) HTTP
6 7 (1.82%) 3G
6 7 (1.82%) 4G
7 6 (1.56%) Wireless
7 6 (1.56%) IPsec
7 6 (1.56%) VPN
8 5 (1.30%) Ethernet
9 4 (1.04%) SAN
9 4 (1.04%) DSLAM
9 4 (1.04%) PPP
9 4 (1.04%) UMTS
9 4 (1.04%) VoIP
9 4 (1.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.90%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (2.08%) MS Access
4 5 (1.30%) Data Mining
5 4 (1.04%) PowerCenter
5 4 (1.04%) SAP BW
5 4 (1.04%) SAP BI
5 4 (1.04%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 3 (0.78%) Oracle OLAP
6 3 (0.78%) OLAP
7 2 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.52%) Essbase
7 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.52%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.26%) Big Data
8 1 (0.26%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.26%) QlikView
8 1 (0.26%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (2.08%) JIRA
2 7 (1.82%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (1.82%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.04%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.52%) TestDirector
4 2 (0.52%) RequisitePro
4 2 (0.52%) CaliberRM
5 1 (0.26%) UltraEdit
5 1 (0.26%) ERwin
5 1 (0.26%) Toad
General
1 124 (32.21%) Finance
2 87 (22.60%) Telecoms
3 19 (4.94%) Marketing
4 16 (4.16%) Publishing
5 15 (3.90%) Legal
6 12 (3.12%) Banking
7 11 (2.86%) Electronics
8 10 (2.60%) Retail
9 9 (2.34%) Advertising
10 8 (2.08%) Manufacturing
11 4 (1.04%) Billing
12 2 (0.52%) German Language
12 2 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.52%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.26%) Automotive
13 1 (0.26%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.26%) Local Government
13 1 (0.26%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 127 (32.99%) Analyst
2 39 (10.13%) Project Manager
2 39 (10.13%) Administrator
3 24 (6.23%) Data Analyst
4 22 (5.71%) Coordinator
5 21 (5.45%) Business Analyst
6 14 (3.64%) Governance Analyst
7 13 (3.38%) Design Engineer
8 12 (3.12%) Report Analyst
8 12 (3.12%) Project Administrator
8 12 (3.12%) Consultant
9 10 (2.60%) Architect
10 9 (2.34%) Junior
10 9 (2.34%) Developer
10 9 (2.34%) Support Analyst
10 9 (2.34%) PMO Analyst
11 8 (2.08%) Service Analyst
11 8 (2.08%) Project Coordinator
12 7 (1.82%) IT Administrator
12 7 (1.82%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.34%) Web Services
1 9 (2.34%) XML
2 7 (1.82%) .NET
2 7 (1.82%) .NET Framework
2 7 (1.82%) JSON
2 7 (1.82%) REST
3 4 (1.04%) XMPP
4 1 (0.26%) Velocity
4 1 (0.26%) COM
4 1 (0.26%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 70 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.38%) Management Information System
3 11 (2.86%) Statistics
3 11 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.34%) Data Centre
5 8 (2.08%) Replication
6 7 (1.82%) Economics
7 6 (1.56%) PKI
8 4 (1.04%) PMI
8 4 (1.04%) GIS
9 3 (0.78%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.78%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.78%) Taxonomies
9 3 (0.78%) Graphic Design
9 3 (0.78%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.78%) Life Science
10 2 (0.52%) Copywriting
10 2 (0.52%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.52%) Telematics
10 2 (0.52%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 16 (4.16%) Windows
2 14 (3.64%) UNIX
2 14 (3.64%) Linux
3 7 (1.82%) Solaris
3 7 (1.82%) Windows 7
4 6 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.52%) AIX
6 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.26%) zOS
6 1 (0.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (20.78%) Project Management
2 50 (12.99%) Stakeholder Management
3 45 (11.69%) ITIL
4 42 (10.91%) PRINCE2
5 34 (8.83%) Time Management
6 25 (6.49%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (5.19%) UML
7 20 (5.19%) Service Management
8 19 (4.94%) Change Management
8 19 (4.94%) CRM
9 18 (4.68%) Risk Management
9 18 (4.68%) Project Planning
10 17 (4.42%) Programme Management
10 17 (4.42%) Data Governance
11 16 (4.16%) Change Control
11 16 (4.16%) Data Analysis
11 16 (4.16%) Business Analysis
11 16 (4.16%) ITSM
11 16 (4.16%) ERP
12 14 (3.64%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 29 (7.53%) SQL
2 7 (1.82%) C#
2 7 (1.82%) Java
2 7 (1.82%) VBA
3 6 (1.56%) VB
4 5 (1.30%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.52%) Perl
5 2 (0.52%) PL/SQL
5 2 (0.52%) Python
5 2 (0.52%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.52%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.26%) C
Qualifications
1 54 (14.03%) Degree
2 43 (11.17%) Security Cleared
3 31 (8.05%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (2.60%) PMI Certification
5 8 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (1.82%) ISEB
6 7 (1.82%) DV Cleared
6 7 (1.82%) CCNP
7 6 (1.56%) CCNA
7 6 (1.56%) ACCA
7 6 (1.56%) CIMA
8 5 (1.30%) PMP
9 4 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (1.04%) Sun Certification
9 4 (1.04%) SCSA
9 4 (1.04%) HND
10 3 (0.78%) CCIE
10 3 (0.78%) CAPM
11 1 (0.26%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.90%) Solvency II
2 12 (3.12%) QA
3 6 (1.56%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.56%) SLA
4 3 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.78%) P3O
5 2 (0.52%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.26%) GAMP
6 1 (0.26%) GMP
6 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (0.78%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.52%) XenApp
2 2 (0.52%) XenDesktop
2 2 (0.52%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (1.04%) Cisco UCCX
1 4 (1.04%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (0.78%) Nagios
3 2 (0.52%) Zenoss
3 2 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.52%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.52%) Netcool
4 1 (0.26%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.26%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.26%) WSUS
4 1 (0.26%) SCCM
4 1 (0.26%) SCOM
4 1 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 170 (44.16%) Microsoft
2 34 (8.83%) Oracle
2 34 (8.83%) SAP
3 19 (4.94%) Salesforce.com
4 16 (4.16%) HP
5 13 (3.38%) Remedy
5 13 (3.38%) TOWER Software
6 6 (1.56%) Red Hat
6 6 (1.56%) Dell
6 6 (1.56%) Informatica
6 6 (1.56%) Adobe
6 6 (1.56%) Cisco
7 5 (1.30%) Business Objects
7 5 (1.30%) Veritas
7 5 (1.30%) Huawei
8 4 (1.04%) Brocade
8 4 (1.04%) Telelogic
8 4 (1.04%) IBM
8 4 (1.04%) Sun
8 4 (1.04%) BMC
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