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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 123 119 100
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -19
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 914 884 1067
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.67% 1.73% 1.84%
As % of the Applications category 12.82% 13.63% 14.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 543 561 667
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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 £343 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.73% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 47 42
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.66 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.97% -19.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £9.48 £12.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.50 £25.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £15.75 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-6.34% -27.58%
Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
7129 6485 7527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.04% 12.69% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3946 3529 3922
Average daily rate £325 £340 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £155 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £310 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.61% +0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 737 661 778
Average hourly rate £15.79 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.60 £30.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 28 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 28 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 28 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 -6 834 £365 -2.66% 177
London -11 435 £375 -6.25% 90
South East +2 179 £323 +7.41% 40
City of London -13 112 £400 -3.03% 40
Berkshire +28 49 £300 - 8
East of England +6 45 £416 +95.88% 17
Buckinghamshire +8 43 £338 +25.00% 6
South West -21 42 £300 -17.24% 10
North West +7 33 £375 +13.20% 4
Hampshire -5 32 £263 +7.14% 4
West Midlands -10 31 £300 -14.28% 6
Yorkshire -3 30 £363 -2.68% 6
Reading +29 29 £320 +85.50% 3
Scotland -37 28 £360 +26.31% 7
East Midlands +13 27 £306 +155.20% 3
Surrey -7 26 £371 +16.85% 12
Milton Keynes +3 25 £388 +49.03% 3
Wales -10 24 £325 -4.41% 5
West Yorkshire +2 23 £375 +1.35% 5
South Wales -12 20 £325 -4.41% 5
Cardiff 0 15 £325 +5.69% 4
Leeds +2 14 £363 -2.68% 4
Edinburgh -17 14 £388 -2.14% 1
Hertfordshire +6 11 £375 - 2
Essex +6 11 £415 - 5
Cheshire +5 11 £435 +78.46% 3
Manchester -3 11 £310 -8.14%
Warwickshire -4 11 £331 +20.45% 1
Bristol -18 11 £300 -6.25% 3
Leicestershire - 11 £316 -

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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 1206 (66.74%) MS Excel
2 726 (40.18%) Microsoft
3 693 (38.35%) MS Office
4 643 (35.58%) Finance
5 473 (26.18%) Project Management
6 464 (25.68%) MS Visio
7 402 (22.25%) MS Project
8 281 (15.55%) Banking
9 251 (13.89%) SharePoint
10 248 (13.72%) PRINCE2
11 232 (12.84%) Degree
12 193 (10.68%) Stakeholder Management
13 167 (9.24%) Windows
14 165 (9.13%) ITIL
15 160 (8.85%) SQL
16 147 (8.14%) Oracle
17 146 (8.08%) SAP
18 140 (7.75%) Change Management
19 121 (6.70%) Telecoms
20 116 (6.42%) Business Analysis
21 115 (6.36%) Data Analysis
21 115 (6.36%) Security Cleared
22 109 (6.03%) Marketing
23 102 (5.64%) Risk Management
24 101 (5.59%) QA
25 99 (5.48%) Programme Management
26 98 (5.42%) Active Directory
27 96 (5.31%) Project Planning
27 96 (5.31%) Retail
28 94 (5.20%) Management Information System

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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
1 251 (13.89%) SharePoint
2 54 (2.99%) IBM Notes
3 38 (2.10%) CMS
4 32 (1.77%) SAS
5 24 (1.33%) MS Project Server
6 23 (1.27%) Oracle Workflow
7 16 (0.89%) MS Exchange
8 8 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (0.39%) Lync
9 7 (0.39%) WebSphere
9 7 (0.39%) Tomcat
9 7 (0.39%) WebLogic
10 6 (0.33%) Lotus Domino
11 5 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (0.17%) Confluence
12 3 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.17%) WorkSite
12 3 (0.17%) Apache
Applications
1 1206 (66.74%) MS Excel
2 693 (38.35%) MS Office
3 464 (25.68%) MS Visio
4 402 (22.25%) MS Project
5 46 (2.55%) Photoshop
5 46 (2.55%) Spreadsheet
6 23 (1.27%) Adobe Illustrator
7 12 (0.66%) InDesign
8 11 (0.61%) Adobe After Effects
9 8 (0.44%) SPSS
9 8 (0.44%) Acrobat
9 8 (0.44%) Fireworks
9 8 (0.44%) OmniGraffle
10 7 (0.39%) AutoCAD
10 7 (0.39%) Adobe Captivate
11 5 (0.28%) CINEMA 4D
12 4 (0.22%) PowerPivot
13 3 (0.17%) ProjectWise
13 3 (0.17%) CATIA
14 2 (0.11%) Stata
Business Applications
1 19 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (1.00%) Oracle Payables
3 13 (0.72%) Google Analytics
4 11 (0.61%) CA Clarity
5 7 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
5 7 (0.39%) Oracle Retail
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%) ResourceLink
6 4 (0.22%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.22%) SAP HR
7 3 (0.17%) Maximo
7 3 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.17%) Hyperion Planning
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.39%) Office 365
1 7 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
2 6 (0.33%) SaaS
3 3 (0.17%) Force.com
4 2 (0.11%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.055%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.055%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.055%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 41 (2.27%) Intranet
2 40 (2.21%) Internet
3 26 (1.44%) LAN
4 21 (1.16%) VPN
5 20 (1.11%) WAN
6 18 (1.00%) Wireless
7 16 (0.89%) TCP/IP
8 14 (0.77%) Firewall
8 14 (0.77%) VoIP
9 11 (0.61%) HTTP
10 10 (0.55%) DNS
10 10 (0.55%) RNC
11 9 (0.50%) SAN
11 9 (0.50%) MPLS
12 7 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (0.39%) 3G
12 7 (0.39%) DHCP
12 7 (0.39%) LTE
12 7 (0.39%) Radio Access Network
13 6 (0.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (2.82%) SQL Server
2 31 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
3 30 (1.66%) MS Access
4 26 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (1.22%) Data Mining
6 12 (0.66%) Relational Database
7 11 (0.61%) Oracle Database
8 10 (0.55%) Oracle BI EE
9 9 (0.50%) QlikView
10 7 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (0.39%) MySQL
10 7 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
11 6 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (0.33%) Oracle ODI
12 5 (0.28%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 5 (0.28%) Oracle OLAP
12 5 (0.28%) Base SAS
12 5 (0.28%) DB2
12 5 (0.28%) OLAP
12 5 (0.28%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 24 (1.33%) JIRA
2 22 (1.22%) Oracle Forms
3 17 (0.94%) Toad
3 17 (0.94%) Oracle APEX
4 15 (0.83%) JDeveloper
5 13 (0.72%) Axure RP
6 8 (0.44%) TestDirector
7 7 (0.39%) Dreamweaver
7 7 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 6 (0.33%) Visual Studio
8 6 (0.33%) ProC
9 4 (0.22%) ERwin
10 3 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.11%) Subversion
11 2 (0.11%) Selenium
11 2 (0.11%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.11%) Rational DOORS
12 1 (0.055%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 1 (0.055%) Microsoft Blend
12 1 (0.055%) TeamCity
General
1 643 (35.58%) Finance
2 281 (15.55%) Banking
3 121 (6.70%) Telecoms
4 109 (6.03%) Marketing
5 96 (5.31%) Retail
6 88 (4.87%) Legal
7 79 (4.37%) Investment Banking
8 51 (2.82%) Publishing
9 33 (1.83%) Retail Banking
10 30 (1.66%) Back Office
11 29 (1.60%) Billing
12 28 (1.55%) Front Office
12 28 (1.55%) Law
13 27 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
14 23 (1.27%) Advertising
15 20 (1.11%) Financial Institution
16 19 (1.05%) French Language
17 12 (0.66%) General Ledger
17 12 (0.66%) Automotive
18 11 (0.61%) Military
Job Titles
1 654 (36.19%) Analyst
2 186 (10.29%) Business Analyst
3 181 (10.02%) Project Manager
4 97 (5.37%) PMO Analyst
5 86 (4.76%) Coordinator
6 75 (4.15%) Service Analyst
7 61 (3.38%) Support Analyst
8 56 (3.10%) Administrator
9 55 (3.04%) Developer
10 54 (2.99%) Service Desk Analyst
11 50 (2.77%) Data Analyst
11 50 (2.77%) Consultant
12 48 (2.66%) Project Coordinator
13 42 (2.32%) Architect
14 38 (2.10%) Designer
15 35 (1.94%) Business Manager
16 34 (1.88%) Junior
17 33 (1.83%) Project Planner
18 30 (1.66%) Support Engineer
18 30 (1.66%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (2.82%) XML
2 47 (2.60%) HTML
3 30 (1.66%) .NET
4 25 (1.38%) Web Services
5 23 (1.27%) CSS
6 18 (1.00%) J2EE
7 13 (0.72%) Ajax
8 12 (0.66%) Flash
9 11 (0.61%) XHTML
9 11 (0.61%) HTML5
10 10 (0.55%) REST
11 9 (0.50%) Middleware
12 7 (0.39%) JSON
13 6 (0.33%) Swing
13 6 (0.33%) CSS3
14 5 (0.28%) .NET Framework
15 4 (0.22%) jQuery
15 4 (0.22%) SOAP
15 4 (0.22%) ASP.NET
15 4 (0.22%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 94 (5.20%) Management Information System
2 36 (1.99%) PMI
3 26 (1.44%) Computer Science
3 26 (1.44%) CMDB
4 25 (1.38%) Derivative
5 24 (1.33%) Graphic Design
6 23 (1.27%) Credit Risk
7 22 (1.22%) Blackberry
8 19 (1.05%) Statistics
8 19 (1.05%) Social Media
9 15 (0.83%) Mathematics
10 14 (0.77%) Wiki
10 14 (0.77%) FMCG
11 12 (0.66%) Equities
11 12 (0.66%) NHS
11 12 (0.66%) Client/Server
11 12 (0.66%) AS400
11 12 (0.66%) Mobile App
12 11 (0.61%) Fixed Income
13 10 (0.55%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 167 (9.24%) Windows
2 83 (4.59%) Windows 7
3 69 (3.82%) Windows XP
4 53 (2.93%) UNIX
5 25 (1.38%) Linux
6 9 (0.50%) Android
6 9 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.33%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.22%) Windows Phone
10 3 (0.17%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.17%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.17%) Solaris
11 2 (0.11%) AIX
11 2 (0.11%) OS/2
11 2 (0.11%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.055%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.055%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.055%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 473 (26.18%) Project Management
2 248 (13.72%) PRINCE2
3 193 (10.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 165 (9.13%) ITIL
5 140 (7.75%) Change Management
6 116 (6.42%) Business Analysis
7 115 (6.36%) Data Analysis
8 102 (5.64%) Risk Management
9 99 (5.48%) Programme Management
10 96 (5.31%) Project Planning
11 81 (4.48%) Time Management
12 80 (4.43%) Workflow
12 80 (4.43%) Service Management
13 70 (3.87%) CRM
14 68 (3.76%) Migration
15 67 (3.71%) Analytics
16 63 (3.49%) Document Management
17 55 (3.04%) ERP
17 55 (3.04%) Continuous Improvement
18 54 (2.99%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 160 (8.85%) SQL
2 55 (3.04%) VBA
3 50 (2.77%) Java
4 29 (1.60%) C
5 25 (1.38%) PL/SQL
6 20 (1.11%) JavaScript
7 16 (0.89%) C#
7 16 (0.89%) VB
8 8 (0.44%) Shell Script
8 8 (0.44%) C++
9 5 (0.28%) PowerShell
10 4 (0.22%) PHP
10 4 (0.22%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.22%) VBScript
11 2 (0.11%) SAS Macro
12 1 (0.055%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.055%) ActionScript 3.0
12 1 (0.055%) ActionScript 2.0
12 1 (0.055%) R
12 1 (0.055%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 232 (12.84%) Degree
2 115 (6.36%) Security Cleared
3 74 (4.10%) SC Cleared
4 65 (3.60%) PMI Certification
5 49 (2.71%) PMP
6 40 (2.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 32 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
8 28 (1.55%) ISEB
9 27 (1.49%) MCP
10 25 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
11 22 (1.22%) DV Cleared
12 18 (1.00%) MCSE
12 18 (1.00%) A+ Certification
13 15 (0.83%) CISSP
14 14 (0.77%) CCA
14 14 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 11 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 11 (0.61%) CISA
15 11 (0.61%) CIMA
16 10 (0.55%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (5.59%) QA
2 46 (2.55%) SLA
3 36 (1.99%) ISO 9001
4 19 (1.05%) Data Quality
5 17 (0.94%) P3O
6 15 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 13 (0.72%) EMIR
8 12 (0.66%) Dodd-Frank
9 11 (0.61%) TickIT
10 6 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 6 (0.33%) Basel III
11 3 (0.17%) FATCA
11 3 (0.17%) PCI DSS
12 2 (0.11%) Solvency II
12 2 (0.11%) ISO 9000
13 1 (0.055%) SNOMED CT
13 1 (0.055%) BS25999
13 1 (0.055%) WCAG
13 1 (0.055%) COBIT
13 1 (0.055%) MiFID
System Software
1 98 (5.42%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.22%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.11%) vSphere
4 2 (0.11%) XenApp
4 2 (0.11%) XenServer
4 2 (0.11%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.055%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.055%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.055%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.055%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.055%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.055%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 13 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (0.66%) SCCM
3 7 (0.39%) Tivoli
4 4 (0.22%) Oracle EDQ
5 3 (0.17%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 3 (0.17%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 2 (0.11%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.055%) AppManager
7 1 (0.055%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.055%) Netcool
7 1 (0.055%) MOM
7 1 (0.055%) Dollar Universe
7 1 (0.055%) WSUS
7 1 (0.055%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.055%) SCOM
7 1 (0.055%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 726 (40.18%) Microsoft
2 147 (8.14%) Oracle
3 146 (8.08%) SAP
4 55 (3.04%) Lotus
5 41 (2.27%) Adobe
6 37 (2.05%) Remedy
6 37 (2.05%) ServiceNow
7 35 (1.94%) HP
8 30 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
9 29 (1.60%) Business Objects
10 27 (1.49%) Citrix
11 22 (1.22%) Cisco
12 20 (1.11%) IBM
13 18 (1.00%) Siebel
14 17 (0.94%) Cognos
15 16 (0.89%) CheckPoint
15 16 (0.89%) Serena
15 16 (0.89%) Google
16 15 (0.83%) Planview
17 14 (0.77%) VMware
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