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 3 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 128 124 139
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +15
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 900 860 694
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.71% 1.69% 1.52%
As % of the Applications category 14.36% 12.73% 11.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 474 396
Average daily rate
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£350 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £153 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £318 £310
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 52 77
Average hourly rate £26.25 £17.48 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.21% +16.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.05 £9.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.77 £72.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.30 £14.75 £14.68
% change year-on-year
+37.61% +0.47%

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
6268 6758 5931
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.92% 13.32% 13.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3514 3513 3058
Average daily rate £340 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £138 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 582 627 687
Average hourly rate £15.74 £15.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £10.00 £9.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £37.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 3 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -7 810 £345 -1.42% 211
London -44 337 £375 +3.44% 79
South East 0 195 £325 -2.25% 45
North West +45 88 £310 -6.76% 30
Berkshire +5 76 £275 -24.13% 9
City of London -22 75 £375 +7.29% 25
Yorkshire -3 50 £404 +40.60% 18
Scotland +24 49 £400 +19.40% 7
Manchester +25 47 £325 -10.34% 13
West Yorkshire -3 43 £413 +37.50% 13
West Midlands +1 40 £260 -30.66% 11
Edinburgh +28 35 £420 +7.83% 2
East of England +11 32 £275 -29.48% 9
Buckinghamshire +9 32 £175 -42.38% 6
Surrey -1 29 £325 - 6
South West -18 27 £335 +4.68% 9
Leeds -3 26 £300 - 11
Hampshire -18 23 £263 -4.54% 10
East Midlands -24 23 £81 -61.42% 7
Milton Keynes +3 22 £158 -48.14% 3
Reading 0 22 £325 +18.18% 2
Warwickshire +8 15 £138 - 4
Cheshire +7 13 £280 -9.67% 9
Essex +11 12 £250 -23.07% 1
Leicestershire +7 12 £81 -32.50% 3
Bracknell +7 12 £119 - 1
Bristol -7 12 £359 +10.38% 2
Oxfordshire -11 12 £420 -37.77% 5
North East +3 11 £400 +96.31% 2
Oxford -7 10 £435 -37.85% 3

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 1254 (67.06%) MS Excel
2 805 (43.05%) Microsoft
3 706 (37.75%) MS Office
4 703 (37.59%) Finance
5 480 (25.67%) Project Management
6 473 (25.29%) MS Visio
7 440 (23.53%) MS Project
8 316 (16.90%) Analytical Skills
9 280 (14.97%) Banking
10 252 (13.48%) SharePoint
11 244 (13.05%) PRINCE2
12 212 (11.34%) Stakeholder Management
13 207 (11.07%) Degree
14 167 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
15 162 (8.66%) SQL
16 153 (8.18%) Telecoms
17 140 (7.49%) Business Analysis
18 138 (7.38%) Data Analysis
18 138 (7.38%) ITIL
19 134 (7.17%) Windows
20 133 (7.11%) Change Management
21 129 (6.90%) SAP
21 129 (6.90%) Retail
22 115 (6.15%) Oracle
23 109 (5.83%) SQL Server
24 105 (5.61%) Programme Management
25 99 (5.29%) Marketing
26 98 (5.24%) Business Intelligence
27 94 (5.03%) Spreadsheet
28 91 (4.87%) Investment Banking

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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
1 252 (13.48%) SharePoint
2 32 (1.71%) SAS
3 23 (1.23%) MS Project Server
4 21 (1.12%) IBM Notes
5 15 (0.80%) Confluence
6 11 (0.59%) WebSphere
6 11 (0.59%) IIS
7 10 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
8 9 (0.48%) Lync
8 9 (0.48%) Tomcat
8 9 (0.48%) MS Exchange
9 8 (0.43%) WebLogic
10 6 (0.32%) Lotus Domino
10 6 (0.32%) CMS
11 5 (0.27%) Apache
11 5 (0.27%) ArcGIS
12 4 (0.21%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.16%) Adobe CQ
13 3 (0.16%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 1254 (67.06%) MS Excel
2 706 (37.75%) MS Office
3 473 (25.29%) MS Visio
4 440 (23.53%) MS Project
5 94 (5.03%) Spreadsheet
6 20 (1.07%) Photoshop
7 15 (0.80%) Adobe Illustrator
8 14 (0.75%) SPSS
9 12 (0.64%) AutoCAD
10 11 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 10 (0.53%) Adobe Captivate
11 10 (0.53%) Acrobat
12 9 (0.48%) Adobe After Effects
13 7 (0.37%) CINEMA 4D
14 6 (0.32%) InDesign
15 5 (0.27%) Open Workbench
16 4 (0.21%) InfoPath
17 2 (0.11%) Simulink
17 2 (0.11%) Stateflow
17 2 (0.11%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 20 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
3 11 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.37%) SAP ERP
6 6 (0.32%) CA PPM
6 6 (0.32%) Maximo
7 5 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
7 5 (0.27%) SAP GRC
7 5 (0.27%) Google Analytics
7 5 (0.27%) IntelliMatch
8 4 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (0.16%) SAP HR
9 3 (0.16%) WebTrends
9 3 (0.16%) HFM
10 2 (0.11%) Teamcenter
10 2 (0.11%) SAP CRM
10 2 (0.11%) SiteCatalyst
10 2 (0.11%) SAP HR-PA
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (0.21%) SaaS
2 3 (0.16%) Taleo
2 3 (0.16%) IBM Blueworks
3 2 (0.11%) Office 365
4 1 (0.053%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.053%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 38 (2.03%) HTTP
2 29 (1.55%) Internet
3 28 (1.50%) Intranet
4 20 (1.07%) LAN
5 19 (1.02%) WAN
6 17 (0.91%) SAN
7 14 (0.75%) VPN
7 14 (0.75%) Firewall
8 13 (0.70%) Wireless
9 11 (0.59%) LTE
9 11 (0.59%) TCP/IP
9 11 (0.59%) VoIP
10 10 (0.53%) Radio Access Network
10 10 (0.53%) VLAN
11 9 (0.48%) HSPA
11 9 (0.48%) DHCP
11 9 (0.48%) GPRS
11 9 (0.48%) GSM
11 9 (0.48%) DNS
12 8 (0.43%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (5.83%) SQL Server
2 47 (2.51%) MS Access
3 32 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 29 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
5 26 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (1.12%) Relational Database
7 18 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 16 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
9 15 (0.80%) QlikView
10 14 (0.75%) Big Data
10 14 (0.75%) Data Mining
11 13 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
12 11 (0.59%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 8 (0.43%) SAP BW
14 7 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
14 7 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (0.37%) Base SAS
14 7 (0.37%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 7 (0.37%) SAS Data Integration Studio
15 6 (0.32%) DB2
Development Applications
1 39 (2.09%) Visual Studio
2 31 (1.66%) JIRA
3 12 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (0.27%) Dreamweaver
5 4 (0.21%) Subversion
5 4 (0.21%) Axure RP
6 2 (0.11%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (0.11%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.11%) FogBugz
6 2 (0.11%) Maven
6 2 (0.11%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.11%) TestDirector
6 2 (0.11%) Ant
6 2 (0.11%) Toad
6 2 (0.11%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.11%) Selenium
6 2 (0.11%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.11%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.11%) ERwin
General
1 703 (37.59%) Finance
2 280 (14.97%) Banking
3 153 (8.18%) Telecoms
4 129 (6.90%) Retail
5 99 (5.29%) Marketing
6 91 (4.87%) Investment Banking
7 72 (3.85%) Legal
8 45 (2.41%) Publishing
9 39 (2.09%) Manufacturing
10 30 (1.60%) Retail Banking
11 28 (1.50%) Financial Institution
11 28 (1.50%) Front Office
12 23 (1.23%) Law
13 22 (1.18%) Advertising
14 20 (1.07%) Automotive
15 18 (0.96%) French Language
15 18 (0.96%) Billing
16 17 (0.91%) German Language
17 16 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
17 16 (0.86%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 668 (35.72%) Analyst
2 213 (11.39%) Project Manager
3 210 (11.23%) Business Analyst
4 105 (5.61%) Data Analyst
5 87 (4.65%) PMO Analyst
6 80 (4.28%) Coordinator
7 74 (3.96%) Administrator
8 66 (3.53%) Developer
9 51 (2.73%) Microsoft Specialist
10 45 (2.41%) Author
10 45 (2.41%) Technical Author
10 45 (2.41%) Service Analyst
10 45 (2.41%) Senior Analyst
11 44 (2.35%) Project Coordinator
11 44 (2.35%) PMO Manager
12 42 (2.25%) Architect
13 39 (2.09%) Consultant
13 39 (2.09%) Support Analyst
14 36 (1.93%) Junior
15 34 (1.82%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (3.58%) .NET
2 51 (2.73%) Web Services
3 46 (2.46%) XML
4 45 (2.41%) HTML
5 39 (2.09%) REST
6 36 (1.93%) JSON
7 35 (1.87%) .NET Framework
8 23 (1.23%) CSS
9 19 (1.02%) Oracle Fusion
10 13 (0.70%) HTML5
11 12 (0.64%) Flash
12 10 (0.53%) jQuery
13 9 (0.48%) J2EE
13 9 (0.48%) ASP.NET
14 7 (0.37%) Middleware
15 6 (0.32%) Ajax
15 6 (0.32%) CSS3
16 5 (0.27%) JSP
16 5 (0.27%) XSLT
16 5 (0.27%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 316 (16.90%) Analytical Skills
2 76 (4.06%) Management Information System
3 73 (3.90%) E-Learning
4 51 (2.73%) Computer Science
5 25 (1.34%) PMI
6 24 (1.28%) Visualisation
7 23 (1.23%) NHS
8 21 (1.12%) User Experience
9 20 (1.07%) Statistics
9 20 (1.07%) Credit Risk
10 18 (0.96%) Mathematics
10 18 (0.96%) Blackberry
11 17 (0.91%) Derivative
12 16 (0.86%) Life Science
13 14 (0.75%) Graphic Design
13 14 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
14 12 (0.64%) Social Media
14 12 (0.64%) Equities
14 12 (0.64%) Fixed Income
15 11 (0.59%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 134 (7.17%) Windows
2 42 (2.25%) Windows 7
3 40 (2.14%) UNIX
4 39 (2.09%) Windows XP
5 17 (0.91%) Android
6 16 (0.86%) Apple iOS
7 15 (0.80%) Linux
8 14 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (0.59%) Windows 8
9 11 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (0.53%) Solaris
11 5 (0.27%) Windows 2000
12 4 (0.21%) AIX
12 4 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.16%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.11%) HPUX
14 2 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
14 2 (0.11%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.053%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 480 (25.67%) Project Management
2 244 (13.05%) PRINCE2
3 212 (11.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 167 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
5 140 (7.49%) Business Analysis
6 138 (7.38%) Data Analysis
6 138 (7.38%) ITIL
7 133 (7.11%) Change Management
8 105 (5.61%) Programme Management
9 98 (5.24%) Business Intelligence
10 90 (4.81%) Risk Management
11 89 (4.76%) Project Planning
12 86 (4.60%) Service Delivery
13 82 (4.39%) Service Management
14 74 (3.96%) Data Modelling
14 74 (3.96%) Time Management
14 74 (3.96%) Change Control
15 71 (3.80%) UML
16 61 (3.26%) ERP
17 60 (3.21%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 162 (8.66%) SQL
2 65 (3.48%) Java
3 59 (3.16%) VBA
4 47 (2.51%) C#
5 25 (1.34%) VB
6 24 (1.28%) JavaScript
7 13 (0.70%) T-SQL
8 11 (0.59%) C
9 10 (0.53%) PL/SQL
10 8 (0.43%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.21%) Bash Shell
11 4 (0.21%) VB.NET
11 4 (0.21%) Objective-C
11 4 (0.21%) Jython
12 3 (0.16%) PHP
12 3 (0.16%) Python
12 3 (0.16%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.11%) R
13 2 (0.11%) Embedded C
13 2 (0.11%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 207 (11.07%) Degree
2 84 (4.49%) Security Cleared
3 63 (3.37%) PMI Certification
4 54 (2.89%) VCP4
5 47 (2.51%) SC Cleared
6 41 (2.19%) PMP
7 28 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 26 (1.39%) ISEB
9 21 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 17 (0.91%) MOS
11 16 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
12 15 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
13 14 (0.75%) A+ Certification
13 14 (0.75%) CIMA
14 13 (0.70%) DV Cleared
15 12 (0.64%) ACCA
15 12 (0.64%) MCP
16 9 (0.48%) MCSE
16 9 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
17 8 (0.43%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (4.01%) QA
2 35 (1.87%) SLA
3 15 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 15 (0.80%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.48%) ISO 9001
5 8 (0.43%) Solvency II
5 8 (0.43%) EMIR
6 7 (0.37%) P3O
7 6 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
8 5 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.21%) COBIT
9 4 (0.21%) Basel II
9 4 (0.21%) Basel III
10 3 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 2 (0.11%) GAMP
11 2 (0.11%) GMP
11 2 (0.11%) MiFID
11 2 (0.11%) BS25999
11 2 (0.11%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.11%) PMBOK
System Software
1 49 (2.62%) Active Directory
2 19 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.21%) vSphere
4 3 (0.16%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.16%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.11%) XenServer
6 1 (0.053%) SRDF
6 1 (0.053%) vCloud
6 1 (0.053%) XenApp
6 1 (0.053%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 18 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.27%) Tivoli
2 5 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (0.21%) ServiceCenter
3 4 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (0.16%) Backup Exec
4 3 (0.16%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (0.16%) CiscoWorks
4 3 (0.16%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (0.11%) SCCM
5 2 (0.11%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.053%) Puppet
6 1 (0.053%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.053%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.053%) EMC TimeFinder
6 1 (0.053%) EMC Navisphere
6 1 (0.053%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.053%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 805 (43.05%) Microsoft
2 129 (6.90%) SAP
3 115 (6.15%) Oracle
4 58 (3.10%) Salesforce.com
5 51 (2.73%) Business Objects
6 47 (2.51%) Citrix
7 44 (2.35%) Remedy
8 35 (1.87%) Adobe
9 32 (1.71%) Cisco
10 31 (1.66%) VMware
11 30 (1.60%) HP
12 26 (1.39%) IBM
12 26 (1.39%) Lotus
13 23 (1.23%) Tableau
14 17 (0.91%) CheckPoint
15 13 (0.70%) Cognos
16 11 (0.59%) Dell
16 11 (0.59%) BMC
16 11 (0.59%) Planview
16 11 (0.59%) ServiceNow
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