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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 89 92 102
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 178 167 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.97% 1.98% 1.65%
As % of the Applications category 12.14% 13.61% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 86 77
Average daily rate
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£316 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.41% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £150 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £412 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 10
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 £10.59 £15.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £25.75 £32.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.93% -17.10%
Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
1466 1227 1377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.21% 14.55% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 699 563 576
Average daily rate £320 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £150 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 168 168
Average hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £14.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% +0.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.97 £10.02 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £28.10 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
MS PowerPoint
England

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 23 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 23 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 23 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
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 +25 52 £295 -1.66% 9
Buckinghamshire +1 39 £338 +18.42% 5
Hampshire -8 33 £246 +0.51% 2
Surrey -4 27 £370 +16.53% 11
Middlesex -1 9 £370 +34.54%
Oxfordshire -6 8 £500 +25.00% 3
Kent -1 5 £525 +84.21% 3
West Sussex +1 3 £120 -51.51% 3
East Sussex -12 1 - - 1
MS PowerPoint
England

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 225 (65.60%) MS Excel
2 160 (46.65%) Microsoft
3 141 (41.11%) MS Office
4 116 (33.82%) Finance
5 95 (27.70%) MS Project
6 89 (25.95%) Project Management
7 84 (24.49%) MS Visio
8 66 (19.24%) Telecoms
9 54 (15.74%) PRINCE2
10 46 (13.41%) Degree
11 44 (12.83%) SharePoint
12 34 (9.91%) Oracle
13 32 (9.33%) Marketing
13 32 (9.33%) Security Cleared
14 30 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
14 30 (8.75%) SAP
15 26 (7.58%) Service Management
16 24 (7.00%) Windows
16 24 (7.00%) SC Cleared
17 23 (6.71%) Risk Management
18 22 (6.41%) ITIL
19 21 (6.12%) Change Management
19 21 (6.12%) Management Information System
20 19 (5.54%) Active Directory
21 17 (4.96%) Service Delivery
21 17 (4.96%) Project Planning
21 17 (4.96%) Data Analysis
22 16 (4.66%) Banking
23 15 (4.37%) QA
23 15 (4.37%) Time Management

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 (12.83%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.33%) IBM Notes
3 4 (1.17%) CMS
4 3 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (0.87%) MS Project Server
4 3 (0.87%) Lotus Domino
4 3 (0.87%) Confluence
4 3 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.58%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.58%) SAS
5 2 (0.58%) Drupal
Applications
1 225 (65.60%) MS Excel
2 141 (41.11%) MS Office
3 95 (27.70%) MS Project
4 84 (24.49%) MS Visio
5 12 (3.50%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (1.46%) Photoshop
6 5 (1.46%) AutoCAD
6 5 (1.46%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (1.17%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.58%) 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 2 (0.58%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (0.58%) SAP ERP
1 2 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.58%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.29%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.29%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.29%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.29%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.87%) Force.com
1 3 (0.87%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.62%) LAN
2 7 (2.04%) Firewall
3 6 (1.75%) Intranet
4 5 (1.46%) WAN
4 5 (1.46%) VPN
4 5 (1.46%) Extranet
5 4 (1.17%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.17%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (1.17%) Wireless
6 3 (0.87%) HTTP
6 3 (0.87%) VoIP
6 3 (0.87%) 3G
6 3 (0.87%) LTE
6 3 (0.87%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (0.58%) MPLS
7 2 (0.58%) 2G
7 2 (0.58%) Network Security
7 2 (0.58%) Internet
7 2 (0.58%) SSL
7 2 (0.58%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.46%) SQL Server
1 5 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (1.17%) MS Access
2 4 (1.17%) Relational Database
3 3 (0.87%) QlikView
4 2 (0.58%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.58%) SAP BW
4 2 (0.58%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.29%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.29%) MySQL
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 5 (1.46%) JIRA
2 3 (0.87%) 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
1 116 (33.82%) Finance
2 66 (19.24%) Telecoms
3 32 (9.33%) Marketing
4 16 (4.66%) Banking
5 8 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (2.04%) Military
7 6 (1.75%) Advertising
7 6 (1.75%) Publishing
8 5 (1.46%) Legal
8 5 (1.46%) Retail
8 5 (1.46%) Mandarin Language
9 4 (1.17%) Korean Language
9 4 (1.17%) Billing
10 3 (0.87%) Automotive
11 2 (0.58%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.58%) Games
12 1 (0.29%) Back Office
12 1 (0.29%) Electronics
12 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 94 (27.41%) Analyst
2 33 (9.62%) Coordinator
3 29 (8.45%) Project Manager
4 28 (8.16%) Administrator
5 22 (6.41%) PMO Analyst
6 20 (5.83%) Project Coordinator
7 14 (4.08%) Support Analyst
8 13 (3.79%) Junior
8 13 (3.79%) Project Administrator
9 12 (3.50%) Business Analyst
10 11 (3.21%) Architect
11 10 (2.92%) Consultant
12 9 (2.62%) Programme Manager
12 9 (2.62%) Solutions Architect
12 9 (2.62%) Service Manager
13 8 (2.33%) Services Delivery Manager
13 8 (2.33%) Process Analyst
13 8 (2.33%) Designer
13 8 (2.33%) Delivery Manager
14 7 (2.04%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.33%) .NET
2 7 (2.04%) Web Services
3 6 (1.75%) HTML
4 5 (1.46%) XML
5 4 (1.17%) Flash
5 4 (1.17%) CSS
5 4 (1.17%) JSON
6 3 (0.87%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.87%) HTML5
6 3 (0.87%) REST
7 1 (0.29%) CSS3
7 1 (0.29%) LESS
7 1 (0.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.29%) Java EE
7 1 (0.29%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.29%) jQuery
7 1 (0.29%) MooTools
7 1 (0.29%) WAMP
7 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.12%) Management Information System
2 5 (1.46%) Blackberry
2 5 (1.46%) Graphic Design
3 4 (1.17%) Physics
3 4 (1.17%) Handset
3 4 (1.17%) Kindle
3 4 (1.17%) Mobile App
4 3 (0.87%) Social Media
4 3 (0.87%) Social Network
4 3 (0.87%) PMI
5 2 (0.58%) DTV
5 2 (0.58%) CMDB
5 2 (0.58%) Mathematics
5 2 (0.58%) Smartphone
5 2 (0.58%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
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 (7.00%) Windows
2 14 (4.08%) Windows 7
3 12 (3.50%) Windows XP
4 5 (1.46%) UNIX
4 5 (1.46%) Linux
5 4 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.87%) Windows Phone
6 3 (0.87%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.58%) OS/2
7 2 (0.58%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
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 89 (25.95%) Project Management
2 54 (15.74%) PRINCE2
3 30 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (7.58%) Service Management
5 23 (6.71%) Risk Management
6 22 (6.41%) ITIL
7 21 (6.12%) Change Management
8 17 (4.96%) Service Delivery
8 17 (4.96%) Data Analysis
8 17 (4.96%) Project Planning
9 15 (4.37%) Time Management
10 14 (4.08%) Validation
11 13 (3.79%) Workflow
11 13 (3.79%) Analytics
12 12 (3.50%) Cyber Security
12 12 (3.50%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (3.50%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (3.50%) Programme Management
13 11 (3.21%) CRM
13 11 (3.21%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.04%) Java
1 7 (2.04%) SQL
1 7 (2.04%) VB
2 4 (1.17%) C#
3 3 (0.87%) JavaScript
3 3 (0.87%) 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 46 (13.41%) Degree
2 32 (9.33%) Security Cleared
3 24 (7.00%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.92%) PMI Certification
5 8 (2.33%) HND
5 8 (2.33%) PMP
6 6 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (1.17%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (0.87%) ISEB
8 3 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.58%) CCNP
9 2 (0.58%) ACCA
9 2 (0.58%) CIMA
9 2 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.29%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (0.29%) MCP
10 1 (0.29%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.37%) QA
2 10 (2.92%) SLA
3 9 (2.62%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.87%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.58%) P3O
7 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.29%) BS25999
System Software
1 19 (5.54%) 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 (1.46%) 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
1 160 (46.65%) Microsoft
2 34 (9.91%) Oracle
3 30 (8.75%) SAP
4 13 (3.79%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (2.92%) Adobe
6 9 (2.62%) Lotus
7 8 (2.33%) HP
8 7 (2.04%) Cisco
9 6 (1.75%) Business Objects
9 6 (1.75%) Planview
10 5 (1.46%) ServiceNow
10 5 (1.46%) TOWER Software
11 4 (1.17%) Remedy
12 3 (0.87%) IBM
12 3 (0.87%) Dell
12 3 (0.87%) EMC
12 3 (0.87%) Sitecore
12 3 (0.87%) CheckPoint
12 3 (0.87%) MobileIron
13 2 (0.58%) hybris
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