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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 85 99 111
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +12
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 216 158 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.17% 1.69% 1.62%
As % of the Applications category 14.46% 11.06% 10.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 77 61
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £127 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 20
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.65 £9.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.60 £23.90 £58.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £24.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-41.83% +68.96%
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
1494 1429 1260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 15.02% 15.32% 15.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 726 655 510
Average daily rate £350 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £145 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 156 220
Average hourly rate £14.25 £15.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.79 £47.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 28 April 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 -16 65 £350 -9.67% 8
Buckinghamshire +22 48 £225 -14.28% 4
Hampshire +14 39 £350 +66.66% 8
Surrey +23 38 £400 +23.07% 3
East Sussex -6 6 £475 -
West Sussex -14 6 £425 +13.33% 2
Oxfordshire -19 5 £500 +38.88% 2
Kent -3 4 £375 - 6
Middlesex +6 3 £425 - 1
MS PowerPoint
England

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 276 (67.98%) MS Excel
2 191 (47.04%) Microsoft
3 154 (37.93%) MS Office
4 126 (31.03%) Finance
5 97 (23.89%) Telecoms
6 90 (22.17%) MS Visio
6 90 (22.17%) Analytical Skills
7 75 (18.47%) MS Project
8 74 (18.23%) Project Management
9 65 (16.01%) Degree
10 49 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
11 45 (11.08%) ITIL
12 43 (10.59%) Security Cleared
13 42 (10.34%) SharePoint
13 42 (10.34%) PRINCE2
14 38 (9.36%) Oracle
15 34 (8.37%) Marketing
16 31 (7.64%) SQL
16 31 (7.64%) SAP
17 30 (7.39%) Agile Software Development
17 30 (7.39%) SC Cleared
18 25 (6.16%) Time Management
18 25 (6.16%) Data Analysis
18 25 (6.16%) Publishing
19 22 (5.42%) UML
19 22 (5.42%) CRM
20 21 (5.17%) Business Analysis
20 21 (5.17%) Project Planning
21 20 (4.93%) Service Management
22 19 (4.68%) Change Management

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 42 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.97%) SAS
3 5 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (0.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.49%) Lync
5 2 (0.49%) IIS
5 2 (0.49%) Apache
5 2 (0.49%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.49%) Smallworld
6 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.25%) Moodle
Applications
1 276 (67.98%) MS Excel
2 154 (37.93%) MS Office
3 90 (22.17%) MS Visio
4 75 (18.47%) MS Project
5 12 (2.96%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (1.72%) AutoCAD
7 4 (0.99%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.99%) SPSS
7 4 (0.99%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.74%) Adobe Captivate
9 2 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.49%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.49%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.25%) InDesign
10 1 (0.25%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.25%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 11 (2.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.49%) assyst
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.25%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.74%) Office 365
1 3 (0.74%) OneDrive
2 2 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.49%) SaaS
3 1 (0.25%) Yammer
3 1 (0.25%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.43%) Internet
2 12 (2.96%) Intranet
3 11 (2.71%) Radio Access Network
4 9 (2.22%) LTE
5 8 (1.97%) Firewall
6 7 (1.72%) 3GPP
6 7 (1.72%) HTTP
7 6 (1.48%) TCP/IP
7 6 (1.48%) 3G
7 6 (1.48%) 4G
8 5 (1.23%) SAN
8 5 (1.23%) Wireless
8 5 (1.23%) IPsec
8 5 (1.23%) VPN
8 5 (1.23%) UMTS
8 5 (1.23%) GSM
9 4 (0.99%) GPRS
9 4 (0.99%) Ethernet
10 3 (0.74%) PPP
10 3 (0.74%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.68%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.20%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (2.96%) MS Access
4 6 (1.48%) Data Mining
5 4 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (0.99%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 4 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.74%) Oracle OLAP
6 3 (0.74%) OLAP
6 3 (0.74%) PowerCenter
7 2 (0.49%) Essbase
7 2 (0.49%) DB2
7 2 (0.49%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.25%) Big Data
8 1 (0.25%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 7 (1.72%) Visual Studio
2 6 (1.48%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (1.23%) JIRA
4 3 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.49%) TestDirector
5 2 (0.49%) RequisitePro
5 2 (0.49%) CaliberRM
6 1 (0.25%) UltraEdit
6 1 (0.25%) ERwin
6 1 (0.25%) Toad
General
1 126 (31.03%) Finance
2 97 (23.89%) Telecoms
3 34 (8.37%) Marketing
4 25 (6.16%) Publishing
5 15 (3.69%) Retail
6 11 (2.71%) Legal
6 11 (2.71%) German Language
7 10 (2.46%) Electronics
7 10 (2.46%) Banking
8 9 (2.22%) Advertising
9 8 (1.97%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.99%) Games
11 3 (0.74%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.49%) Automotive
12 2 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.49%) Billing
12 2 (0.49%) Local Government
13 1 (0.25%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.25%) Back Office
13 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 131 (32.27%) Analyst
2 36 (8.87%) Project Manager
3 35 (8.62%) Data Analyst
4 32 (7.88%) Administrator
5 23 (5.67%) Business Analyst
6 20 (4.93%) Coordinator
7 16 (3.94%) Design Engineer
8 14 (3.45%) Governance Analyst
9 12 (2.96%) Architect
9 12 (2.96%) PMO Analyst
10 11 (2.71%) Consultant
11 10 (2.46%) Support Analyst
11 10 (2.46%) Report Analyst
12 9 (2.22%) Project Administrator
12 9 (2.22%) Author
12 9 (2.22%) Technical Author
12 9 (2.22%) Junior
12 9 (2.22%) Developer
13 8 (1.97%) Systems Analyst
14 7 (1.72%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.96%) Web Services
2 11 (2.71%) .NET
3 10 (2.46%) REST
4 9 (2.22%) XML
5 7 (1.72%) .NET Framework
5 7 (1.72%) JSON
6 3 (0.74%) Middleware
6 3 (0.74%) CSS3
6 3 (0.74%) Apache Sling
6 3 (0.74%) JSR 170
6 3 (0.74%) WCF
6 3 (0.74%) HTML5
6 3 (0.74%) CSS
6 3 (0.74%) JSP
6 3 (0.74%) J2EE
6 3 (0.74%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.74%) HTML
7 2 (0.49%) Flash
8 1 (0.25%) COM
8 1 (0.25%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 90 (22.17%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.20%) Management Information System
3 12 (2.96%) Computer Science
4 8 (1.97%) Replication
5 7 (1.72%) Economics
6 6 (1.48%) Statistics
6 6 (1.48%) Taxonomies
7 5 (1.23%) PKI
7 5 (1.23%) PMI
8 4 (0.99%) GIS
8 4 (0.99%) Life Science
8 4 (0.99%) Data Conversion
9 3 (0.74%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.74%) Telematics
9 3 (0.74%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.49%) Copywriting
10 2 (0.49%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.49%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.49%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.49%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 16 (3.94%) Windows
2 13 (3.20%) UNIX
3 12 (2.96%) Linux
4 6 (1.48%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.99%) Solaris
7 1 (0.25%) AIX
7 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.25%) zOS
7 1 (0.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (18.23%) Project Management
2 49 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
3 45 (11.08%) ITIL
4 42 (10.34%) PRINCE2
5 30 (7.39%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (6.16%) Data Analysis
6 25 (6.16%) Time Management
7 22 (5.42%) UML
7 22 (5.42%) CRM
8 21 (5.17%) Business Analysis
8 21 (5.17%) Project Planning
9 20 (4.93%) Service Management
10 19 (4.68%) Change Management
11 17 (4.19%) Validation
11 17 (4.19%) Risk Management
11 17 (4.19%) Data Governance
11 17 (4.19%) Change Control
12 16 (3.94%) Continuous Improvement
13 15 (3.69%) Line Management
13 15 (3.69%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 31 (7.64%) SQL
2 11 (2.71%) Java
3 10 (2.46%) VBA
4 7 (1.72%) C#
5 6 (1.48%) VB
6 5 (1.23%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.74%) PL/SQL
7 3 (0.74%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.49%) Perl
8 2 (0.49%) Python
8 2 (0.49%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.49%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.25%) C
Qualifications
1 65 (16.01%) Degree
2 43 (10.59%) Security Cleared
3 30 (7.39%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.46%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (2.46%) ISEB
5 9 (2.22%) PMI Certification
5 9 (2.22%) ACCA
5 9 (2.22%) CIMA
6 7 (1.72%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.23%) CCNA
8 4 (0.99%) HND
8 4 (0.99%) CCNP
9 3 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.74%) Sun Certification
9 3 (0.74%) SCSA
9 3 (0.74%) PMP
9 3 (0.74%) CAPM
10 2 (0.49%) JNCIA
10 2 (0.49%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.69%) Solvency II
2 14 (3.45%) QA
3 7 (1.72%) SLA
4 6 (1.48%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.49%) P3O
7 1 (0.25%) GAMP
7 1 (0.25%) GMP
7 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (1.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.49%) XenApp
2 2 (0.49%) XenDesktop
2 2 (0.49%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (0.49%) Netcool
1 2 (0.49%) Nagios
1 2 (0.49%) Zenoss
1 2 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.25%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 191 (47.04%) Microsoft
2 38 (9.36%) Oracle
3 31 (7.64%) SAP
4 19 (4.68%) Salesforce.com
5 14 (3.45%) Remedy
5 14 (3.45%) TOWER Software
6 12 (2.96%) Business Objects
6 12 (2.96%) HP
7 9 (2.22%) Adobe
8 6 (1.48%) Dell
9 5 (1.23%) BMC
9 5 (1.23%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.23%) Huawei
10 4 (0.99%) Informatica
10 4 (0.99%) MicroStrategy
10 4 (0.99%) Telelogic
11 3 (0.74%) EMC
11 3 (0.74%) Sun
11 3 (0.74%) Veritas
12 2 (0.49%) Ericsson
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