The first table below looks at the demand 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 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.

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 120 116 104
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 904 893 1063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.68% 1.75% 1.84%
As % of the Applications category 12.89% 13.74% 14.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 560 660
Average daily rate
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£365 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £189 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 49 45
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.66 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.97% -13.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £9.48 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.50 £24.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.93% -17.10%
Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
7012 6501 7455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.02% 12.75% 12.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3881 3534 3871
Average daily rate £325 £340 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £155 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 724 664 774
Average hourly rate £15.22 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.85% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £30.00 £33.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014.

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 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
England -10 824 £365 -2.66% 175
London -13 426 £375 -6.25% 84
South East +3 178 £316 +5.41% 36
City of London -6 107 £400 - 39
Berkshire +25 52 £295 -1.66% 9
East of England +15 43 £415 +95.29% 15
South West -20 43 £306 -12.50% 11
Buckinghamshire +1 39 £338 +18.42% 4
North West +12 34 £375 +13.20% 7
Hampshire -8 33 £246 +0.51% 2
Reading +31 31 £320 +85.50% 3
Yorkshire 0 31 £375 +1.35% 13
West Midlands -19 30 £300 -14.28% 7
East Midlands +16 28 £300 +150.00% 2
Surrey -4 27 £370 +16.53% 10
Scotland -31 26 £370 +26.49% 7
Milton Keynes +3 25 £388 +49.03% 2
West Yorkshire -2 24 £378 +4.86% 11
Wales -3 24 £333 -2.20% 5
South Wales -9 20 £325 -4.41% 4
Cardiff +3 15 £325 +5.69% 4
Leeds +2 14 £363 -2.68% 8
Edinburgh -20 13 £388 -2.14% 2
Cheshire +12 12 £435 +78.46% 3
Bristol -26 12 £300 -6.97% 2
Manchester +3 11 £310 -8.14% 3
Leicestershire - 11 £316 -
Canary Wharf +33 10 £528 +68.12%
Hertfordshire +8 10 £363 - 1
Essex +6 10 £415 - 3

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 1227 (66.72%) MS Excel
2 738 (40.13%) Microsoft
3 699 (38.01%) MS Office
4 659 (35.83%) Finance
5 491 (26.70%) Project Management
6 472 (25.67%) MS Visio
7 417 (22.68%) MS Project
8 288 (15.66%) Banking
9 254 (13.81%) SharePoint
10 250 (13.59%) PRINCE2
11 238 (12.94%) Degree
12 198 (10.77%) Stakeholder Management
13 171 (9.30%) Windows
14 162 (8.81%) SQL
15 161 (8.75%) ITIL
16 153 (8.32%) Oracle
17 148 (8.05%) Change Management
18 146 (7.94%) SAP
19 119 (6.47%) Telecoms
19 119 (6.47%) Security Cleared
20 116 (6.31%) Data Analysis
21 113 (6.14%) Business Analysis
22 110 (5.98%) Marketing
23 109 (5.93%) QA
24 102 (5.55%) Risk Management
25 99 (5.38%) Retail
25 99 (5.38%) Management Information System
26 96 (5.22%) Programme Management
27 95 (5.17%) Project Planning
28 93 (5.06%) Active Directory

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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
1 254 (13.81%) SharePoint
2 53 (2.88%) IBM Notes
3 38 (2.07%) CMS
4 31 (1.69%) SAS
5 25 (1.36%) Oracle Workflow
6 24 (1.31%) MS Project Server
7 16 (0.87%) MS Exchange
8 8 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (0.38%) Lync
9 7 (0.38%) WebSphere
9 7 (0.38%) Tomcat
9 7 (0.38%) WebLogic
10 5 (0.27%) Lotus Domino
10 5 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.16%) Confluence
11 3 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.16%) WorkSite
11 3 (0.16%) Apache
Applications
1 1227 (66.72%) MS Excel
2 699 (38.01%) MS Office
3 472 (25.67%) MS Visio
4 417 (22.68%) MS Project
5 46 (2.50%) Photoshop
6 44 (2.39%) Spreadsheet
7 22 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
8 11 (0.60%) InDesign
9 10 (0.54%) Adobe After Effects
10 8 (0.44%) Acrobat
10 8 (0.44%) Fireworks
10 8 (0.44%) OmniGraffle
11 7 (0.38%) Adobe Captivate
11 7 (0.38%) AutoCAD
11 7 (0.38%) SPSS
12 4 (0.22%) CINEMA 4D
12 4 (0.22%) CATIA
12 4 (0.22%) PowerPivot
13 3 (0.16%) ProjectWise
14 2 (0.11%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 19 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (0.98%) Oracle Payables
3 13 (0.71%) Google Analytics
4 11 (0.60%) CA Clarity
5 7 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
5 7 (0.38%) Oracle Retail
6 4 (0.22%) ResourceLink
6 4 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.22%) SAP CRM
6 4 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.22%) SAP SRM
6 4 (0.22%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.22%) SAP HR
7 3 (0.16%) Maximo
7 3 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.16%) Hyperion Planning
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.44%) Office 365
2 7 (0.38%) SuccessFactors
3 6 (0.33%) SaaS
4 3 (0.16%) Force.com
5 2 (0.11%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.11%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.054%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.054%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (2.34%) Intranet
2 40 (2.18%) Internet
3 29 (1.58%) LAN
4 22 (1.20%) WAN
5 20 (1.09%) VPN
6 19 (1.03%) TCP/IP
7 18 (0.98%) Wireless
8 14 (0.76%) VoIP
9 13 (0.71%) Firewall
10 11 (0.60%) HTTP
11 10 (0.54%) DNS
11 10 (0.54%) SAN
11 10 (0.54%) RNC
12 8 (0.44%) LTE
13 7 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (0.38%) Extranet
13 7 (0.38%) 3G
13 7 (0.38%) MPLS
13 7 (0.38%) DHCP
14 6 (0.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (2.83%) SQL Server
2 33 (1.79%) MS Access
3 32 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
4 26 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (1.20%) Data Mining
6 12 (0.65%) Oracle Database
6 12 (0.65%) Relational Database
7 10 (0.54%) Oracle BI EE
8 9 (0.49%) QlikView
8 9 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
9 8 (0.44%) MySQL
9 8 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (0.33%) Star Schema
10 6 (0.33%) SAP BW
10 6 (0.33%) Oracle ODI
11 5 (0.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 5 (0.27%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (0.27%) DB2
11 5 (0.27%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 25 (1.36%) JIRA
2 22 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
3 17 (0.92%) Toad
3 17 (0.92%) Oracle APEX
4 15 (0.82%) JDeveloper
5 13 (0.71%) Axure RP
6 7 (0.38%) TestDirector
6 7 (0.38%) Dreamweaver
6 7 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 6 (0.33%) ProC
7 6 (0.33%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.22%) ERwin
9 3 (0.16%) Subversion
9 3 (0.16%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.16%) Selenium
9 3 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.11%) Rational DOORS
11 1 (0.054%) Hudson
11 1 (0.054%) Gradle
11 1 (0.054%) Jenkins
General
1 659 (35.83%) Finance
2 288 (15.66%) Banking
3 119 (6.47%) Telecoms
4 110 (5.98%) Marketing
5 99 (5.38%) Retail
6 92 (5.00%) Legal
7 80 (4.35%) Investment Banking
8 52 (2.83%) Publishing
9 36 (1.96%) Retail Banking
10 35 (1.90%) Front Office
11 30 (1.63%) Law
11 30 (1.63%) Billing
12 28 (1.52%) Back Office
13 27 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
14 25 (1.36%) Advertising
15 19 (1.03%) Financial Institution
15 19 (1.03%) French Language
16 14 (0.76%) Automotive
17 12 (0.65%) Manufacturing
17 12 (0.65%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 658 (35.78%) Analyst
2 187 (10.17%) Project Manager
3 184 (10.01%) Business Analyst
4 101 (5.49%) PMO Analyst
5 90 (4.89%) Coordinator
6 73 (3.97%) Service Analyst
7 63 (3.43%) Support Analyst
8 57 (3.10%) Developer
9 55 (2.99%) Administrator
9 55 (2.99%) Data Analyst
10 52 (2.83%) Service Desk Analyst
11 51 (2.77%) Project Coordinator
11 51 (2.77%) Consultant
12 45 (2.45%) Architect
13 39 (2.12%) Designer
14 35 (1.90%) Junior
14 35 (1.90%) Business Manager
15 33 (1.79%) Project Planner
15 33 (1.79%) Support Engineer
15 33 (1.79%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (2.99%) XML
2 50 (2.72%) HTML
3 30 (1.63%) .NET
4 28 (1.52%) Web Services
5 23 (1.25%) CSS
6 17 (0.92%) J2EE
7 13 (0.71%) Flash
7 13 (0.71%) Ajax
8 12 (0.65%) HTML5
9 11 (0.60%) XHTML
10 10 (0.54%) REST
11 9 (0.49%) Middleware
12 7 (0.38%) JSON
13 6 (0.33%) Swing
13 6 (0.33%) CSS3
14 5 (0.27%) .NET Framework
15 4 (0.22%) WPF
15 4 (0.22%) SOAP
15 4 (0.22%) ASP.NET
15 4 (0.22%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 99 (5.38%) Management Information System
2 39 (2.12%) PMI
3 26 (1.41%) Computer Science
3 26 (1.41%) CMDB
4 25 (1.36%) Graphic Design
4 25 (1.36%) Derivative
5 23 (1.25%) Blackberry
5 23 (1.25%) Credit Risk
6 20 (1.09%) Social Media
7 19 (1.03%) Statistics
8 15 (0.82%) Mathematics
9 14 (0.76%) Wiki
10 13 (0.71%) FMCG
10 13 (0.71%) NHS
10 13 (0.71%) Mobile App
11 12 (0.65%) Client/Server
11 12 (0.65%) AS400
11 12 (0.65%) E-Learning
11 12 (0.65%) Equities
12 11 (0.60%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 171 (9.30%) Windows
2 79 (4.30%) Windows 7
3 70 (3.81%) Windows XP
4 58 (3.15%) UNIX
5 30 (1.63%) Linux
6 9 (0.49%) Android
6 9 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.38%) Solaris
9 6 (0.33%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.16%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.16%) AIX
11 3 (0.16%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.16%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.11%) OS/2
13 1 (0.054%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.054%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.054%) HPUX
13 1 (0.054%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 491 (26.70%) Project Management
2 250 (13.59%) PRINCE2
3 198 (10.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 161 (8.75%) ITIL
5 148 (8.05%) Change Management
6 116 (6.31%) Data Analysis
7 113 (6.14%) Business Analysis
8 102 (5.55%) Risk Management
9 96 (5.22%) Programme Management
10 95 (5.17%) Project Planning
11 84 (4.57%) Time Management
11 84 (4.57%) Workflow
12 79 (4.30%) Service Management
13 70 (3.81%) Migration
14 68 (3.70%) CRM
14 68 (3.70%) Analytics
15 63 (3.43%) Document Management
16 56 (3.05%) ERP
16 56 (3.05%) Continuous Improvement
17 54 (2.94%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 162 (8.81%) SQL
2 54 (2.94%) VBA
3 51 (2.77%) Java
4 29 (1.58%) C
5 26 (1.41%) PL/SQL
6 20 (1.09%) JavaScript
7 17 (0.92%) VB
8 16 (0.87%) C#
9 8 (0.44%) C++
9 8 (0.44%) Shell Script
10 5 (0.27%) PowerShell
11 4 (0.22%) T-SQL
11 4 (0.22%) VBScript
11 4 (0.22%) PHP
12 2 (0.11%) Python
12 2 (0.11%) SAS Macro
13 1 (0.054%) Groovy
13 1 (0.054%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.054%) ActionScript 3.0
13 1 (0.054%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 238 (12.94%) Degree
2 119 (6.47%) Security Cleared
3 76 (4.13%) SC Cleared
4 68 (3.70%) PMI Certification
5 50 (2.72%) PMP
6 37 (2.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 32 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
8 28 (1.52%) ISEB
8 28 (1.52%) MCP
9 26 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
10 22 (1.20%) DV Cleared
11 20 (1.09%) MCSE
11 20 (1.09%) A+ Certification
12 15 (0.82%) CISSP
13 14 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 12 (0.65%) CCA
15 11 (0.60%) CISA
15 11 (0.60%) CIMA
15 11 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 10 (0.54%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (5.93%) QA
2 45 (2.45%) SLA
3 36 (1.96%) ISO 9001
4 21 (1.14%) Data Quality
5 17 (0.92%) P3O
6 14 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 13 (0.71%) EMIR
8 12 (0.65%) Dodd-Frank
9 11 (0.60%) TickIT
10 6 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 6 (0.33%) Basel III
11 3 (0.16%) FATCA
11 3 (0.16%) PCI DSS
12 2 (0.11%) Solvency II
12 2 (0.11%) ISO 9000
12 2 (0.11%) SNOMED CT
13 1 (0.054%) BS25999
13 1 (0.054%) WCAG
13 1 (0.054%) COBIT
13 1 (0.054%) MiFID
System Software
1 93 (5.06%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.22%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.11%) XenApp
4 2 (0.11%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.054%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.054%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.054%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.054%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.054%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.054%) XenServer
5 1 (0.054%) vSphere
5 1 (0.054%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 12 (0.65%) SCCM
4 8 (0.44%) Tivoli
5 6 (0.33%) Oracle EDQ
6 3 (0.16%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 3 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (0.16%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 2 (0.11%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.054%) AppManager
8 1 (0.054%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.054%) Netcool
8 1 (0.054%) MOM
8 1 (0.054%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.054%) Dollar Universe
8 1 (0.054%) Puppet
8 1 (0.054%) WSUS
8 1 (0.054%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 738 (40.13%) Microsoft
2 153 (8.32%) Oracle
3 146 (7.94%) SAP
4 53 (2.88%) Lotus
5 40 (2.18%) Adobe
6 39 (2.12%) Remedy
6 39 (2.12%) ServiceNow
7 36 (1.96%) HP
8 32 (1.74%) Business Objects
9 30 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
10 28 (1.52%) Citrix
11 21 (1.14%) Cisco
12 20 (1.09%) IBM
12 20 (1.09%) Siebel
13 18 (0.98%) Cognos
14 16 (0.87%) Serena
14 16 (0.87%) Google
15 15 (0.82%) Planview
15 15 (0.82%) VMware
15 15 (0.82%) CheckPoint
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