The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 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 South East 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 88 96 103
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 180 158 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.96% 1.86% 1.65%
As % of the Applications category 12.12% 12.89% 11.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 87 77
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.24% -9.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £150 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £421 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.73% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 12
Average hourly rate £11.00 £16.57 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.59% -33.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £10.37 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.98 £27.65 £39.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -38.00%
Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
1485 1226 1418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.14% 14.41% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 704 566 597
Average daily rate £320 £318 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 166 174
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.04 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £29.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.96 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.26% -6.50%
MS PowerPoint
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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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014. 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
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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 +26 48 £300 - 9
Buckinghamshire +11 44 £338 +25.00% 5
Hampshire -2 32 £263 +7.14% 3
Surrey -2 27 £371 +16.85% 14
Oxfordshire 0 9 £500 +25.00% 3
Middlesex -5 9 £370 +34.54%
Kent -3 5 £525 +84.21% 2
West Sussex -2 4 £120 -67.12% 3
East Sussex -8 1 - - 1
MS PowerPoint
England

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

1 219 (64.41%) MS Excel
2 154 (45.29%) Microsoft
3 139 (40.88%) MS Office
4 113 (33.24%) Finance
5 92 (27.06%) MS Project
6 83 (24.41%) MS Visio
6 83 (24.41%) Project Management
7 70 (20.59%) Telecoms
8 51 (15.00%) PRINCE2
9 45 (13.24%) Degree
10 44 (12.94%) SharePoint
11 33 (9.71%) Oracle
12 31 (9.12%) Service Management
12 31 (9.12%) SAP
12 31 (9.12%) Marketing
12 31 (9.12%) Security Cleared
13 28 (8.24%) Stakeholder Management
14 26 (7.65%) ITIL
15 24 (7.06%) Windows
15 24 (7.06%) SC Cleared
16 23 (6.76%) Risk Management
17 20 (5.88%) Change Management
17 20 (5.88%) Management Information System
17 20 (5.88%) Active Directory
18 17 (5.00%) Service Delivery
19 16 (4.71%) Project Planning
19 16 (4.71%) Data Analysis
20 15 (4.41%) Banking
20 15 (4.41%) Time Management
20 15 (4.41%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 (12.94%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.35%) IBM Notes
3 4 (1.18%) Lotus Domino
3 4 (1.18%) CMS
3 4 (1.18%) Confluence
4 3 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (0.88%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.59%) Drupal
5 2 (0.59%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.59%) SAS
Applications
1 219 (64.41%) MS Excel
2 139 (40.88%) MS Office
3 92 (27.06%) MS Project
4 83 (24.41%) MS Visio
5 14 (4.12%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (1.47%) Photoshop
6 5 (1.47%) AutoCAD
6 5 (1.47%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (1.18%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.59%) SPSS
9 1 (0.29%) InDesign
9 1 (0.29%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.29%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.29%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (0.88%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.59%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.59%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.29%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.29%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.29%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.29%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.88%) Force.com
2 2 (0.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.35%) LAN
2 7 (2.06%) Firewall
2 7 (2.06%) Radio Access Network
3 6 (1.76%) Intranet
4 5 (1.47%) VPN
4 5 (1.47%) WAN
5 4 (1.18%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.18%) LTE
5 4 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (1.18%) Wireless
6 3 (0.88%) HTTP
6 3 (0.88%) VoIP
6 3 (0.88%) Extranet
6 3 (0.88%) 3G
7 2 (0.59%) MPLS
7 2 (0.59%) Internet
7 2 (0.59%) SSL
7 2 (0.59%) SAN
7 2 (0.59%) 2G
7 2 (0.59%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.18%) Relational Database
2 4 (1.18%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (0.88%) SAP BW
3 3 (0.88%) SAP BI
3 3 (0.88%) QlikView
4 2 (0.59%) MS Access
4 2 (0.59%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.29%) MySQL
5 1 (0.29%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 6 (1.76%) JIRA
2 3 (0.88%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.29%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.29%) Subversion
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.29%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 113 (33.24%) Finance
2 70 (20.59%) Telecoms
3 31 (9.12%) Marketing
4 15 (4.41%) Banking
5 8 (2.35%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (2.06%) Military
7 6 (1.76%) Advertising
7 6 (1.76%) Publishing
8 5 (1.47%) Legal
8 5 (1.47%) Mandarin Language
9 4 (1.18%) Korean Language
9 4 (1.18%) Retail
9 4 (1.18%) Billing
10 3 (0.88%) Automotive
11 2 (0.59%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.29%) Games
12 1 (0.29%) Back Office
12 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.29%) Local Government
12 1 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 96 (28.24%) Analyst
2 33 (9.71%) Coordinator
3 29 (8.53%) Administrator
4 27 (7.94%) Project Manager
5 22 (6.47%) PMO Analyst
6 20 (5.88%) Project Coordinator
7 14 (4.12%) Project Administrator
7 14 (4.12%) Support Analyst
8 13 (3.82%) Junior
9 11 (3.24%) Business Analyst
10 10 (2.94%) Consultant
11 9 (2.65%) Programme Manager
11 9 (2.65%) Architect
11 9 (2.65%) Change Analyst
12 8 (2.35%) Service Manager
12 8 (2.35%) Solutions Architect
12 8 (2.35%) Process Analyst
12 8 (2.35%) Designer
13 7 (2.06%) Delivery Manager
13 7 (2.06%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.06%) .NET
2 6 (1.76%) Web Services
2 6 (1.76%) HTML
3 5 (1.47%) XML
4 4 (1.18%) Flash
4 4 (1.18%) CSS
4 4 (1.18%) JSON
5 3 (0.88%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.88%) HTML5
5 3 (0.88%) REST
6 1 (0.29%) CSS3
6 1 (0.29%) LESS
6 1 (0.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.29%) Silverlight
6 1 (0.29%) jQuery
6 1 (0.29%) MooTools
6 1 (0.29%) WAMP
6 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.29%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 5 (1.47%) Blackberry
2 5 (1.47%) Graphic Design
3 4 (1.18%) Physics
3 4 (1.18%) Handset
3 4 (1.18%) Kindle
3 4 (1.18%) Mobile App
4 3 (0.88%) Social Media
4 3 (0.88%) Social Network
4 3 (0.88%) PMI
5 2 (0.59%) DTV
5 2 (0.59%) CMDB
5 2 (0.59%) Mathematics
5 2 (0.59%) Smartphone
5 2 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.29%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.29%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.29%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.29%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 24 (7.06%) Windows
2 15 (4.41%) Windows 7
3 13 (3.82%) Windows XP
4 5 (1.47%) UNIX
4 5 (1.47%) Linux
5 4 (1.18%) Windows Phone
5 4 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.88%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.59%) OS/2
7 2 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.59%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.29%) Android
8 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.29%) zOS
8 1 (0.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (24.41%) Project Management
2 51 (15.00%) PRINCE2
3 31 (9.12%) Service Management
4 28 (8.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (7.65%) ITIL
6 23 (6.76%) Risk Management
7 20 (5.88%) Change Management
8 17 (5.00%) Service Delivery
9 16 (4.71%) Data Analysis
9 16 (4.71%) Project Planning
10 15 (4.41%) Time Management
11 14 (4.12%) Risk Assessment
11 14 (4.12%) Validation
12 13 (3.82%) Workflow
13 12 (3.53%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (3.53%) Programme Management
13 12 (3.53%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (3.53%) Analytics
13 12 (3.53%) Cyber Security
14 11 (3.24%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.06%) Java
1 7 (2.06%) SQL
1 7 (2.06%) VB
2 4 (1.18%) C#
3 3 (0.88%) JavaScript
3 3 (0.88%) PHP
4 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.29%) C++
4 1 (0.29%) VBScript
4 1 (0.29%) ActionScript
4 1 (0.29%) VBA
4 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.29%) Apex Code
4 1 (0.29%) ActionScript 3.0
4 1 (0.29%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 45 (13.24%) Degree
2 31 (9.12%) Security Cleared
3 24 (7.06%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.94%) PMI Certification
5 8 (2.35%) PMP
5 8 (2.35%) HND
6 6 (1.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (1.18%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.59%) ISEB
10 2 (0.59%) CCNP
10 2 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.59%) ACCA
10 2 (0.59%) CIMA
11 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.29%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.29%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.82%) QA
2 10 (2.94%) SLA
3 9 (2.65%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.88%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.59%) P3O
7 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.29%) BS25999
System Software
1 20 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.29%) Terminal Services
2 1 (0.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (0.29%) XenApp
2 1 (0.29%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.29%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (1.47%) SCCM
2 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.29%) Dollar Universe
2 1 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.29%) Netcool
Vendors
1 154 (45.29%) Microsoft
2 33 (9.71%) Oracle
3 31 (9.12%) SAP
4 13 (3.82%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (2.94%) Lotus
5 10 (2.94%) Adobe
6 8 (2.35%) HP
7 6 (1.76%) Business Objects
7 6 (1.76%) Cisco
7 6 (1.76%) Planview
8 5 (1.47%) ServiceNow
8 5 (1.47%) TOWER Software
9 4 (1.18%) Remedy
10 3 (0.88%) CheckPoint
10 3 (0.88%) IBM
10 3 (0.88%) Dell
10 3 (0.88%) EMC
10 3 (0.88%) MobileIron
11 2 (0.59%) hybris
11 2 (0.59%) Google
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