The table below looks at the statistics for MS PowerPoint skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS PowerPoint over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 126 126 126
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 1037 986 899
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.75% 1.77% 1.71%
As % of the Applications category 14.88% 13.65% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 576 542
Average daily rate
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£375 £365 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £195 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 61 40
Average hourly rate £21.85 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.97% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.74 £23.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -14.28%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
6967 7222 6677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.73% 12.98% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4083 4051 3641
Average daily rate £350 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 654 708 656
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.70 £32.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

MS PowerPoint
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS PowerPoint within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS PowerPoint Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MS PowerPoint
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint within the UK.

MS PowerPoint Daily Rate Trend in the UK

MS PowerPoint
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

MS PowerPoint Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

MS PowerPoint
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS PowerPoint within the UK.

MS PowerPoint Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

MS PowerPoint
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

MS PowerPoint Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 31 August 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
England -2 937 £375 +1.35% 136
London -15 432 £400 +6.66% 61
South East -8 205 £328 -11.48% 28
City of London -7 103 £406 +8.20% 15
Berkshire +19 72 £325 +12.06% 7
Scotland +8 64 £325 -11.86% 5
South West +4 56 £375 +20.00% 4
West Midlands +8 55 £363 +20.83% 7
East Midlands +8 46 £285 +11.21% 7
East of England +3 44 £333 -20.35% 11
Buckinghamshire -15 44 £285 -30.48% 5
Yorkshire -20 41 £360 +2.85% 3
Milton Keynes +4 40 £290 -29.26% 4
West Yorkshire -16 38 £360 -0.68% 2
North West -41 33 £325 -5.79% 12
Surrey -3 32 £349 -6.25% 3
Hampshire -6 30 £353 +12.80% 8
Leicestershire +17 29 £150 -47.22% 3
Edinburgh -2 29 £325 -19.75% 3
Leeds -18 25 £375 -6.25% 2
Bristol -5 24 £400 +26.98%
North East -6 22 £300 -45.45% 3
Reading -12 22 £425 -15.00% 4
Bracknell +7 19 £305 -
Glasgow +5 19 £300 +108.69% 2
Leicester +9 16 £375 +31.92%
Manchester -14 15 £300 -2.43% 8
Warwickshire +3 14 £300 +4.34%
Sunbury-on-Thames 0 14 £352 -13.30%
Essex -4 14 £375 +55.44% 2

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 1313 (68.53%) MS Excel
2 776 (40.50%) Microsoft
3 704 (36.74%) Finance
4 702 (36.64%) MS Office
5 532 (27.77%) MS Visio
6 505 (26.36%) Project Management
7 411 (21.45%) MS Project
8 364 (19.00%) Analytical Skills
9 306 (15.97%) SharePoint
10 282 (14.72%) Banking
11 245 (12.79%) Degree
12 244 (12.73%) PRINCE2
13 230 (12.00%) SQL
14 197 (10.28%) Agile Software Development
15 189 (9.86%) ITIL
16 185 (9.66%) Stakeholder Management
17 168 (8.77%) Change Management
18 152 (7.93%) Data Analysis
19 141 (7.36%) Windows
20 140 (7.31%) Business Analysis
21 138 (7.20%) Security Cleared
22 118 (6.16%) Time Management
23 117 (6.11%) Programme Management
24 116 (6.05%) Management Information System
25 111 (5.79%) Telecoms
26 110 (5.74%) Legal
27 105 (5.48%) Project Planning
28 104 (5.43%) Oracle
29 102 (5.32%) SAP
30 97 (5.06%) Investment Banking

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 306 (15.97%) SharePoint
2 53 (2.77%) SAS
3 23 (1.20%) Confluence
4 22 (1.15%) IIS
5 21 (1.10%) Lync
6 15 (0.78%) MS Exchange
7 13 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
7 13 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
7 13 (0.68%) MS Project Server
8 12 (0.63%) WebSphere
8 12 (0.63%) CMS
9 9 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (0.42%) WorkSite
11 5 (0.26%) Drupal
11 5 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 5 (0.26%) ArcGIS
12 4 (0.21%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.21%) Apache
12 4 (0.21%) Oracle UPK
12 4 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1313 (68.53%) MS Excel
2 702 (36.64%) MS Office
3 532 (27.77%) MS Visio
4 411 (21.45%) MS Project
5 54 (2.82%) Spreadsheet
6 23 (1.20%) Photoshop
7 18 (0.94%) SPSS
8 17 (0.89%) Acrobat
9 14 (0.73%) Adobe Captivate
10 12 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
11 6 (0.31%) Maya
12 5 (0.26%) Open Workbench
13 4 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
13 4 (0.21%) InDesign
14 3 (0.16%) AutoCAD
14 3 (0.16%) Simulink
14 3 (0.16%) Stateflow
14 3 (0.16%) TargetLink
14 3 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 2 (0.10%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 23 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.63%) SAP ERP
3 10 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
3 10 (0.52%) Teamcenter
4 8 (0.42%) Primavera
5 7 (0.37%) SAP FI
6 6 (0.31%) SAP CO
6 6 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
6 6 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.21%) Maximo
7 4 (0.21%) CA PPM
7 4 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.16%) Metrica
8 3 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.16%) SAP CCM
8 3 (0.16%) Magento
9 2 (0.10%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.57%) SaaS
1 11 (0.57%) Office 365
2 9 (0.47%) IBM Blueworks
3 7 (0.37%) Google Analytics
4 5 (0.26%) OneDrive
5 4 (0.21%) Google Drive
5 4 (0.21%) PaaS
6 3 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (0.16%) Google Apps
6 3 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.052%) MailChimp
7 1 (0.052%) Yammer
7 1 (0.052%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (2.51%) VPN
2 42 (2.19%) Internet
3 39 (2.04%) Firewall
4 37 (1.93%) TCP/IP
5 36 (1.88%) LAN
6 34 (1.77%) WAN
7 31 (1.62%) Intranet
8 21 (1.10%) Radio Access Network
9 20 (1.04%) SAN
10 19 (0.99%) MPLS
10 19 (0.99%) SSL
11 18 (0.94%) 3G
12 17 (0.89%) VLAN
12 17 (0.89%) DHCP
13 15 (0.78%) NetScaler
14 14 (0.73%) 4G
14 14 (0.73%) DNS
15 13 (0.68%) Cisco Nexus
15 13 (0.68%) Network Security
16 12 (0.63%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (3.86%) MS Access
2 71 (3.71%) SQL Server
3 50 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
4 44 (2.30%) Relational Database
5 43 (2.24%) BusinessObjects
6 30 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 24 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 21 (1.10%) QlikView
9 17 (0.89%) Data Mining
10 15 (0.78%) Big Data
10 15 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
11 11 (0.57%) DB2
12 9 (0.47%) SAP BW
13 8 (0.42%) OLTP
14 6 (0.31%) PowerCenter
14 6 (0.31%) SAP BI
15 5 (0.26%) RDBMS
15 5 (0.26%) OLAP
15 5 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
15 5 (0.26%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 52 (2.71%) JIRA
2 33 (1.72%) Visual Studio
3 18 (0.94%) Toad
4 15 (0.78%) Rational DOORS
5 13 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 7 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
7 7 (0.37%) Microsoft Blend
8 4 (0.21%) Subversion
8 4 (0.21%) ERwin
8 4 (0.21%) Axure RP
8 4 (0.21%) Rational Rhapsody
9 2 (0.10%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 2 (0.10%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (0.10%) TestDirector
9 2 (0.10%) RequisitePro
9 2 (0.10%) Lombardi
9 2 (0.10%) CaliberRM
10 1 (0.052%) Selenium
10 1 (0.052%) ProC
General
1 704 (36.74%) Finance
2 282 (14.72%) Banking
3 111 (5.79%) Telecoms
4 110 (5.74%) Legal
5 97 (5.06%) Investment Banking
6 78 (4.07%) Marketing
7 76 (3.97%) Retail
8 40 (2.09%) Law
9 37 (1.93%) Manufacturing
10 22 (1.15%) Publishing
10 22 (1.15%) Billing
11 21 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
12 20 (1.04%) Advertising
12 20 (1.04%) Retail Banking
13 15 (0.78%) Automotive
13 15 (0.78%) Financial Institution
13 15 (0.78%) Electronics
14 13 (0.68%) Front Office
14 13 (0.68%) Back Office
15 10 (0.52%) German Language
Job Titles
1 741 (38.67%) Analyst
2 285 (14.87%) Business Analyst
3 190 (9.92%) Project Manager
4 114 (5.95%) Data Analyst
5 91 (4.75%) PMO Analyst
6 81 (4.23%) Developer
7 74 (3.86%) Coordinator
8 63 (3.29%) Administrator
9 61 (3.18%) Architect
10 57 (2.97%) Consultant
11 52 (2.71%) Service Analyst
12 46 (2.40%) Project Coordinator
13 43 (2.24%) Junior
13 43 (2.24%) PMO Lead
14 38 (1.98%) PMO Manager
14 38 (1.98%) Support Analyst
15 37 (1.93%) Service Desk Analyst
16 35 (1.83%) Trainer
17 32 (1.67%) Senior Analyst
18 31 (1.62%) Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (2.71%) .NET
2 44 (2.30%) HTML
3 30 (1.57%) ASP.NET
4 29 (1.51%) CSS
5 28 (1.46%) Web Services
6 19 (0.99%) XML
7 15 (0.78%) HTML5
8 13 (0.68%) Silverlight
9 9 (0.47%) WPF
10 8 (0.42%) .NET Framework
11 6 (0.31%) Middleware
12 5 (0.26%) COM
12 5 (0.26%) CSS3
13 4 (0.21%) REST
13 4 (0.21%) 802.1X
13 4 (0.21%) LINQ
13 4 (0.21%) XMPP
13 4 (0.21%) JSON
14 2 (0.10%) XSL
14 2 (0.10%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 364 (19.00%) Analytical Skills
2 116 (6.05%) Management Information System
3 64 (3.34%) Computer Science
4 37 (1.93%) User Experience
4 37 (1.93%) Data Centre
5 34 (1.77%) PMI
6 33 (1.72%) Statistics
7 28 (1.46%) Visualisation
8 25 (1.30%) Blackberry
9 23 (1.20%) Social Media
10 19 (0.99%) Life Science
11 18 (0.94%) Mathematics
11 18 (0.94%) Data Integration
11 18 (0.94%) NHS
12 17 (0.89%) E-Learning
13 15 (0.78%) Economics
13 15 (0.78%) PKI
13 15 (0.78%) Derivative
13 15 (0.78%) Mobile App
14 14 (0.73%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 141 (7.36%) Windows
2 61 (3.18%) Windows 7
3 54 (2.82%) UNIX
4 39 (2.04%) Windows XP
5 27 (1.41%) Linux
6 22 (1.15%) Android
7 12 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (0.63%) Solaris
8 11 (0.57%) zOS
8 11 (0.57%) Apple iOS
8 11 (0.57%) Windows 8
9 8 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.31%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.21%) Windows Phone
13 4 (0.21%) Windows 2000
13 4 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.16%) AIX
15 2 (0.10%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 505 (26.36%) Project Management
2 244 (12.73%) PRINCE2
3 197 (10.28%) Agile Software Development
4 189 (9.86%) ITIL
5 185 (9.66%) Stakeholder Management
6 168 (8.77%) Change Management
7 152 (7.93%) Data Analysis
8 140 (7.31%) Business Analysis
9 118 (6.16%) Time Management
10 117 (6.11%) Programme Management
11 105 (5.48%) Project Planning
12 95 (4.96%) User Acceptance Testing
13 94 (4.91%) Risk Management
14 82 (4.28%) Service Management
15 79 (4.12%) Change Control
16 76 (3.97%) CRM
17 71 (3.71%) Analytics
18 69 (3.60%) Business Intelligence
19 67 (3.50%) UML
20 64 (3.34%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 230 (12.00%) SQL
2 68 (3.55%) VBA
3 52 (2.71%) VB
4 41 (2.14%) C#
5 32 (1.67%) C
6 24 (1.25%) JavaScript
7 22 (1.15%) Java
8 14 (0.73%) T-SQL
9 10 (0.52%) R
10 9 (0.47%) PowerShell
10 9 (0.47%) REXX
10 9 (0.47%) JCL
11 8 (0.42%) MATLAB
11 8 (0.42%) C++
12 6 (0.31%) PHP
13 5 (0.26%) VBScript
13 5 (0.26%) ABAP
14 4 (0.21%) Perl
15 3 (0.16%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.16%) Python
Qualifications
1 245 (12.79%) Degree
2 138 (7.20%) Security Cleared
3 95 (4.96%) SC Cleared
4 86 (4.49%) PMI Certification
5 67 (3.50%) PMP
6 37 (1.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 31 (1.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 23 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
9 22 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
10 21 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
10 21 (1.10%) DV Cleared
11 20 (1.04%) ISEB
12 16 (0.84%) CISSP
12 16 (0.84%) ACCA
13 14 (0.73%) CCNP
14 13 (0.68%) CISA
14 13 (0.68%) CISM
14 13 (0.68%) APMP
15 11 (0.57%) CRISC
15 11 (0.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (4.28%) QA
2 70 (3.65%) SLA
3 37 (1.93%) ISO 9001
3 37 (1.93%) Data Quality
4 26 (1.36%) TickIT
5 14 (0.73%) P3O
6 13 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 13 (0.68%) COBIT
7 11 (0.57%) Solvency II
8 10 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 9 (0.47%) PCI DSS
10 6 (0.31%) Basel II
11 5 (0.26%) MiFID
11 5 (0.26%) BS25999
11 5 (0.26%) EMIR
12 4 (0.21%) IEC 61508
12 4 (0.21%) FATCA
13 3 (0.16%) Basel III
13 3 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
13 3 (0.16%) PMBOK
System Software
1 68 (3.55%) Active Directory
2 32 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.68%) Hyper-V
3 13 (0.68%) vSphere
4 11 (0.57%) XenServer
5 9 (0.47%) Time Sharing Option
6 8 (0.42%) vCloud
7 5 (0.26%) XenDesktop
7 5 (0.26%) XenApp
8 4 (0.21%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.10%) HDFS
9 2 (0.10%) Xen
9 2 (0.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.10%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.10%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.052%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.052%) RACF
10 1 (0.052%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 22 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (0.63%) SCCM
3 8 (0.42%) OMEGAMON
3 8 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
4 7 (0.37%) NSN NetAct
4 7 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (0.26%) NetBackup
5 5 (0.26%) Nagios
5 5 (0.26%) Cisco Prime
6 4 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (0.21%) Cisco UCCX
6 4 (0.21%) Cisco UCCE
7 3 (0.16%) WSUS
7 3 (0.16%) SCOM
7 3 (0.16%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.16%) CA Spectrum
8 2 (0.10%) SnapMirror
8 2 (0.10%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 2 (0.10%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 776 (40.50%) Microsoft
2 104 (5.43%) Oracle
3 102 (5.32%) SAP
4 48 (2.51%) IBM
5 46 (2.40%) Cisco
6 40 (2.09%) Adobe
6 40 (2.09%) VMware
7 38 (1.98%) CheckPoint
7 38 (1.98%) HP
8 36 (1.88%) Remedy
9 31 (1.62%) Citrix
10 25 (1.30%) Google
11 19 (0.99%) Brocade
11 19 (0.99%) ServiceNow
12 18 (0.94%) Juniper
12 18 (0.94%) Informatica
13 17 (0.89%) Dell
13 17 (0.89%) Teradata
14 16 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
14 16 (0.84%) Tableau
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