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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 98 93 98
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 200 190 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.02% 2.04% 1.89%
As % of the Applications category 15.15% 12.91% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 96 95
Average daily rate
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£330 £372 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% +13.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £180 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-1.50% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 7
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -12.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.09 £10.80 £17.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.38 £43.98 £30.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.48 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+40.46% -8.57%
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
1320 1472 1257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 13.34% 15.80% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 703 731 582
Average daily rate £330 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +5.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 167 136
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £27.50 £27.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.51 £15.39 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-5.68% -0.74%

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 September 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
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 September 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 +18 67 £325 - 10
Buckinghamshire -16 45 £285 -26.45% 3
Surrey 0 34 £348 -6.58% 3
Hampshire -3 29 £328 -1.50% 7
Middlesex +4 8 £396 -3.41%
East Sussex +12 7 £475 +58.33% 1
Kent - 5 £151 - 1
West Sussex -15 4 £350 +191.66% 2
Oxfordshire -25 3 £300 -40.00% 2
MS PowerPoint
England

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 249 (63.36%) MS Excel
2 158 (40.20%) Microsoft
3 130 (33.08%) Finance
4 127 (32.32%) MS Office
5 103 (26.21%) MS Visio
6 101 (25.70%) Project Management
7 77 (19.59%) Telecoms
8 70 (17.81%) Analytical Skills
9 60 (15.27%) MS Project
10 58 (14.76%) SharePoint
11 49 (12.47%) PRINCE2
12 47 (11.96%) Degree
13 45 (11.45%) Security Cleared
13 45 (11.45%) ITIL
14 42 (10.69%) Stakeholder Management
14 42 (10.69%) Management Information System
15 39 (9.92%) SQL
16 35 (8.91%) Change Management
17 33 (8.40%) SC Cleared
18 29 (7.38%) Windows
18 29 (7.38%) Agile Software Development
19 27 (6.87%) Change Control
20 26 (6.62%) Time Management
21 25 (6.36%) SAP
21 25 (6.36%) Oracle
22 24 (6.11%) SLA
22 24 (6.11%) PMI Certification
23 23 (5.85%) CRM
23 23 (5.85%) Data Analysis
24 21 (5.34%) Programme Management

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 58 (14.76%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.54%) SAS
2 10 (2.54%) Lync
3 7 (1.78%) Confluence
4 6 (1.53%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (0.76%) IIS
5 3 (0.76%) Smallworld
6 2 (0.51%) Apache
6 2 (0.51%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.51%) Oracle UPK
7 1 (0.25%) K2 blackpearl
7 1 (0.25%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.25%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.25%) Moodle
Applications
1 249 (63.36%) MS Excel
2 127 (32.32%) MS Office
3 103 (26.21%) MS Visio
4 60 (15.27%) MS Project
5 14 (3.56%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (1.53%) Maya
7 3 (0.76%) Adobe Captivate
8 2 (0.51%) SPSS
8 2 (0.51%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 12 (3.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.29%) SAP ERP
3 7 (1.78%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.76%) SAP CCM
4 3 (0.76%) Metrica
5 2 (0.51%) assyst
6 1 (0.25%) Primavera
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.29%) Office 365
2 5 (1.27%) OneDrive
3 2 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.34%) Radio Access Network
2 20 (5.09%) Firewall
3 16 (4.07%) TCP/IP
4 13 (3.31%) 3G
5 11 (2.80%) Internet
6 10 (2.54%) 4G
7 9 (2.29%) VPN
8 7 (1.78%) Ethernet
9 6 (1.53%) ATM
9 6 (1.53%) Broadband
9 6 (1.53%) LAN
9 6 (1.53%) 3GPP
9 6 (1.53%) VoIP
9 6 (1.53%) WAN
9 6 (1.53%) DSLAM
9 6 (1.53%) IPsec
9 6 (1.53%) 2G
9 6 (1.53%) PPP
9 6 (1.53%) LTE
9 6 (1.53%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.34%) BusinessObjects
2 16 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (3.05%) MS Access
4 7 (1.78%) Data Mining
4 7 (1.78%) SQL Server
4 7 (1.78%) SAP BW
5 6 (1.53%) SAP BI
6 5 (1.27%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.27%) PowerCenter
6 5 (1.27%) QlikView
7 4 (1.02%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 2 (0.51%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.51%) Essbase
8 2 (0.51%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (0.51%) DB2
8 2 (0.51%) OLAP
8 2 (0.51%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (2.80%) JIRA
2 7 (1.78%) Rational DOORS
3 6 (1.53%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.51%) Toad
4 2 (0.51%) TestDirector
4 2 (0.51%) RequisitePro
4 2 (0.51%) ERwin
4 2 (0.51%) CaliberRM
5 1 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.25%) Serena SBM
General
1 130 (33.08%) Finance
2 77 (19.59%) Telecoms
3 21 (5.34%) Banking
4 15 (3.82%) Legal
5 13 (3.31%) Marketing
6 10 (2.54%) Retail
7 9 (2.29%) Electronics
8 6 (1.53%) Publishing
9 5 (1.27%) Billing
9 5 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (1.02%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.51%) Military
11 2 (0.51%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.51%) German Language
12 1 (0.25%) French Language
12 1 (0.25%) Advertising
12 1 (0.25%) Local Government
12 1 (0.25%) Back Office
12 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 145 (36.90%) Analyst
2 43 (10.94%) Project Manager
3 34 (8.65%) Business Analyst
4 30 (7.63%) Administrator
5 22 (5.60%) Data Analyst
5 22 (5.60%) Coordinator
6 17 (4.33%) Report Analyst
7 13 (3.31%) Consultant
7 13 (3.31%) Financial Analyst
8 12 (3.05%) Developer
8 12 (3.05%) Service Analyst
9 11 (2.80%) Architect
10 10 (2.54%) Programme Manager
10 10 (2.54%) Process Analyst
10 10 (2.54%) Project Coordinator
10 10 (2.54%) Project Administrator
11 9 (2.29%) Trainer
12 8 (2.04%) Junior
12 8 (2.04%) PMO Manager
13 7 (1.78%) Testing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.27%) .NET
2 4 (1.02%) XML
2 4 (1.02%) XMPP
3 3 (0.76%) Web Services
4 2 (0.51%) HTML
5 1 (0.25%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.25%) COM
5 1 (0.25%) CSS
5 1 (0.25%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.25%) JSON
5 1 (0.25%) Velocity
5 1 (0.25%) Silverlight
5 1 (0.25%) HTML5
5 1 (0.25%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.25%) REST
5 1 (0.25%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 70 (17.81%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (10.69%) Management Information System
3 18 (4.58%) Data Centre
4 12 (3.05%) Statistics
4 12 (3.05%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.29%) PMI
6 8 (2.04%) Economics
7 6 (1.53%) PKI
8 5 (1.27%) NHS
9 4 (1.02%) Replication
9 4 (1.02%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.76%) Applied Mathematics
10 3 (0.76%) Data Extraction
10 3 (0.76%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.76%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.76%) Social Media
10 3 (0.76%) GIS
10 3 (0.76%) Taxonomies
11 2 (0.51%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.51%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 29 (7.38%) Windows
2 17 (4.33%) UNIX
2 17 (4.33%) Linux
3 11 (2.80%) Solaris
4 10 (2.54%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.76%) AIX
6 3 (0.76%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.51%) zOS
7 2 (0.51%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.25%) Android
8 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (25.70%) Project Management
2 49 (12.47%) PRINCE2
3 45 (11.45%) ITIL
4 42 (10.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 35 (8.91%) Change Management
6 29 (7.38%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (6.87%) Change Control
8 26 (6.62%) Time Management
9 23 (5.85%) Data Analysis
9 23 (5.85%) CRM
10 21 (5.34%) ERP
10 21 (5.34%) Programme Management
10 21 (5.34%) Project Planning
11 19 (4.83%) Risk Management
12 18 (4.58%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (4.58%) Business Analysis
13 17 (4.33%) Service Management
13 17 (4.33%) ITSM
14 15 (3.82%) System Testing
14 15 (3.82%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (9.92%) SQL
2 5 (1.27%) VB
3 4 (1.02%) C
4 3 (0.76%) Python
4 3 (0.76%) Perl
4 3 (0.76%) MapBasic
5 2 (0.51%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.51%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.51%) C#
5 2 (0.51%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.25%) VBScript
6 1 (0.25%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.25%) C++
6 1 (0.25%) Java
6 1 (0.25%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.25%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 47 (11.96%) Degree
2 45 (11.45%) Security Cleared
3 33 (8.40%) SC Cleared
4 24 (6.11%) PMI Certification
5 20 (5.09%) PMP
6 15 (3.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 12 (3.05%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (2.54%) DV Cleared
9 9 (2.29%) ISEB
9 9 (2.29%) CCNP
10 7 (1.78%) CCNA
10 7 (1.78%) ACCA
11 6 (1.53%) Sun Certification
11 6 (1.53%) SCSA
12 5 (1.27%) MCTS
12 5 (1.27%) CIMA
12 5 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (1.02%) MCITP
13 4 (1.02%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.11%) SLA
2 14 (3.56%) Data Quality
3 10 (2.54%) Solvency II
4 8 (2.04%) QA
5 7 (1.78%) ISO 9001
6 5 (1.27%) P3O
6 5 (1.27%) BS25999
7 3 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.51%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.51%) PMBOK
System Software
1 5 (1.27%) Active Directory
1 5 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.02%) BitLocker
3 2 (0.51%) XenApp
3 2 (0.51%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.51%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (1.53%) EMC NetWorker
2 5 (1.27%) Nagios
2 5 (1.27%) NetBackup
3 4 (1.02%) SCCM
3 4 (1.02%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (1.02%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (1.02%) NSN NetAct
4 3 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.76%) CA Spectrum
4 3 (0.76%) SCOM
4 3 (0.76%) Backup Exec
4 3 (0.76%) WSUS
4 3 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.51%) Netcool
5 2 (0.51%) Zenoss
5 2 (0.51%) SnapMirror
6 1 (0.25%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.25%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 158 (40.20%) Microsoft
2 25 (6.36%) Oracle
2 25 (6.36%) SAP
3 21 (5.34%) HP
4 20 (5.09%) Remedy
5 16 (4.07%) Huawei
6 11 (2.80%) Nokia
6 11 (2.80%) EMC
6 11 (2.80%) Ericsson
7 9 (2.29%) Cisco
7 9 (2.29%) VMware
8 8 (2.04%) Amdocs
8 8 (2.04%) IBM
8 8 (2.04%) Veritas
8 8 (2.04%) CheckPoint
8 8 (2.04%) Symantec
9 7 (1.78%) McAfee
9 7 (1.78%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (1.78%) Red Hat
9 7 (1.78%) Informatica
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