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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 115 124 114
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 1008 899 994
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.78% 1.71% 1.72%
As % of the Applications category 13.79% 13.54% 13.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 590 542 606
Average daily rate
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£365 £373 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.01% +6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 40 54
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.74 £23.70 £39.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.77%

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
7309 6641 7533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.92% 12.60% 13.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4109 3620 3918
Average daily rate £338 £333 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.50% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £150 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 717 655 794
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.20 £27.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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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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 +4 911 £370 -1.33% 184
London +7 465 £375 -6.25% 78
South East +4 187 £370 +13.84% 40
City of London -5 112 £375 -6.25% 32
Buckinghamshire +23 51 £400 +60.00% 6
South West -17 50 £313 -13.79% 18
East of England +12 49 £418 -24.09% 10
Berkshire +17 48 £308 +53.75% 12
Scotland -17 45 £350 +16.66% 8
North West +4 44 £345 +2.22% 9
West Midlands +4 43 £300 -1.63% 6
Surrey +2 33 £372 -4.00% 6
Milton Keynes +14 31 £405 +35.00% 4
Yorkshire -11 31 £350 -5.40% 7
East Midlands +17 29 £256 +113.54% 8
Hampshire -15 27 £313 +20.19% 6
West Yorkshire -4 25 £363 +3.57% 6
Reading +18 24 £488 +161.74% 6
Wales -1 24 £325 -4.41% 2
Bristol -8 23 £315 -10.00% 11
South Wales -1 20 £320 -5.88% 1
Cardiff +3 17 £315 +2.43% 1
Cheshire +3 17 £400 +64.10% 4
Leeds -4 17 £400 +14.28% 4
Edinburgh -11 17 £400 +28.00% 1
Warwickshire -2 15 £288 +3.60%
Glasgow -20 14 £144 -37.50% 3
Essex +3 13 £241 -56.13% 3
Hertfordshire -4 13 £396 - 1
Manchester -8 13 £308 -8.88% 3

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1219 (66.47%) MS Excel
2 722 (39.37%) Microsoft
3 670 (36.53%) MS Office
4 663 (36.15%) Finance
5 495 (26.99%) Project Management
6 479 (26.12%) MS Visio
7 433 (23.61%) MS Project
8 279 (15.21%) Banking
9 268 (14.61%) PRINCE2
10 267 (14.56%) SharePoint
11 207 (11.29%) Degree
12 206 (11.23%) Stakeholder Management
13 168 (9.16%) Change Management
14 164 (8.94%) Windows
15 154 (8.40%) ITIL
16 143 (7.80%) SAP
16 143 (7.80%) SQL
17 133 (7.25%) Telecoms
18 126 (6.87%) Oracle
19 123 (6.71%) Business Analysis
20 112 (6.11%) Risk Management
21 111 (6.05%) Retail
22 110 (6.00%) Data Analysis
23 109 (5.94%) Marketing
24 107 (5.83%) Programme Management
25 98 (5.34%) Management Information System
26 96 (5.23%) Project Planning
27 95 (5.18%) Security Cleared
28 92 (5.02%) QA
29 89 (4.85%) Active Directory

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 267 (14.56%) SharePoint
2 52 (2.84%) IBM Notes
3 41 (2.24%) CMS
4 25 (1.36%) SAS
5 20 (1.09%) MS Project Server
6 16 (0.87%) Apache
7 14 (0.76%) WebSphere
8 13 (0.71%) MS Exchange
9 11 (0.60%) Tomcat
10 10 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
11 9 (0.49%) WebLogic
12 8 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
13 7 (0.38%) IIS
14 6 (0.33%) Lync
14 6 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
14 6 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
14 6 (0.33%) IBM HTTP Server
14 6 (0.33%) Lotus Domino
14 6 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 5 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1219 (66.47%) MS Excel
2 670 (36.53%) MS Office
3 479 (26.12%) MS Visio
4 433 (23.61%) MS Project
5 68 (3.71%) Spreadsheet
6 45 (2.45%) Photoshop
7 19 (1.04%) Adobe Illustrator
8 11 (0.60%) InDesign
9 10 (0.55%) Adobe After Effects
10 8 (0.44%) OmniGraffle
10 8 (0.44%) Fireworks
10 8 (0.44%) Adobe Captivate
11 7 (0.38%) AutoCAD
12 6 (0.33%) SPSS
13 4 (0.22%) Acrobat
13 4 (0.22%) CINEMA 4D
14 3 (0.16%) PowerPivot
15 2 (0.11%) Stata
16 1 (0.055%) InfoPath
16 1 (0.055%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 11 (0.60%) Google Analytics
2 10 (0.55%) CA Clarity
3 9 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
4 8 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (0.38%) SAP ERP
5 7 (0.38%) Oracle Retail
5 7 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
6 6 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (0.27%) SAP HR
8 4 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 4 (0.22%) SAP SRM
8 4 (0.22%) ResourceLink
9 3 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
9 3 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.16%) Hyperion Planning
9 3 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
9 3 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.16%) CSG Singleview
9 3 (0.16%) SAP R/3
9 3 (0.16%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.49%) SaaS
2 6 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (0.16%) Force.com
4 2 (0.11%) IBM Blueworks
4 2 (0.11%) Office 365
5 1 (0.055%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.055%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (2.84%) Intranet
2 46 (2.51%) Internet
3 25 (1.36%) LAN
4 20 (1.09%) Firewall
5 19 (1.04%) WAN
6 16 (0.87%) VPN
7 15 (0.82%) Wireless
8 13 (0.71%) RNC
8 13 (0.71%) LTE
8 13 (0.71%) TCP/IP
8 13 (0.71%) Radio Access Network
9 10 (0.55%) VoIP
9 10 (0.55%) MPLS
10 9 (0.49%) SAN
10 9 (0.49%) 3G
10 9 (0.49%) DNS
11 8 (0.44%) SSL
11 8 (0.44%) HTTP
12 7 (0.38%) DHCP
12 7 (0.38%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (3.05%) SQL Server
2 37 (2.02%) MS Access
3 19 (1.04%) Data Mining
3 19 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (0.93%) Relational Database
5 16 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
6 10 (0.55%) QlikView
7 9 (0.49%) Oracle Database
8 8 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
8 8 (0.44%) MySQL
8 8 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (0.38%) SAP BW
10 6 (0.33%) SAP BI
11 5 (0.27%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (0.27%) Hadoop
11 5 (0.27%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (0.27%) DB2
12 4 (0.22%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.22%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 28 (1.53%) JIRA
2 12 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
3 9 (0.49%) Axure RP
4 8 (0.44%) Dreamweaver
5 7 (0.38%) TestDirector
6 6 (0.33%) Visual Studio
6 6 (0.33%) Toad
6 6 (0.33%) ProC
6 6 (0.33%) Oracle APEX
7 5 (0.27%) JDeveloper
8 4 (0.22%) ERwin
9 3 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.11%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (0.11%) Subversion
11 1 (0.055%) LSMW
11 1 (0.055%) Microsoft Blend
11 1 (0.055%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.055%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.055%) TeamCity
General
1 663 (36.15%) Finance
2 279 (15.21%) Banking
3 133 (7.25%) Telecoms
4 111 (6.05%) Retail
5 109 (5.94%) Marketing
6 88 (4.80%) Investment Banking
7 84 (4.58%) Legal
8 61 (3.33%) Publishing
9 34 (1.85%) Retail Banking
10 31 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
11 26 (1.42%) Back Office
11 26 (1.42%) Billing
12 24 (1.31%) Front Office
13 23 (1.25%) Financial Institution
13 23 (1.25%) Law
14 21 (1.15%) Advertising
15 17 (0.93%) French Language
16 15 (0.82%) Automotive
17 13 (0.71%) General Ledger
18 10 (0.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 673 (36.70%) Analyst
2 206 (11.23%) Business Analyst
3 185 (10.09%) Project Manager
4 104 (5.67%) PMO Analyst
5 79 (4.31%) Coordinator
6 69 (3.76%) Service Analyst
7 59 (3.22%) Administrator
7 59 (3.22%) Consultant
8 56 (3.05%) Data Analyst
9 53 (2.89%) Support Analyst
10 48 (2.62%) Project Coordinator
10 48 (2.62%) Service Desk Analyst
11 46 (2.51%) Developer
12 40 (2.18%) Architect
13 37 (2.02%) Project Analyst
14 36 (1.96%) Junior
15 35 (1.91%) Business Manager
16 32 (1.74%) Senior Analyst
16 32 (1.74%) Designer
17 31 (1.69%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (2.62%) HTML
2 34 (1.85%) XML
3 32 (1.74%) .NET
4 24 (1.31%) Web Services
5 23 (1.25%) CSS
6 17 (0.93%) J2EE
7 13 (0.71%) Middleware
8 11 (0.60%) Flash
8 11 (0.60%) HTML5
9 9 (0.49%) REST
10 8 (0.44%) Ajax
11 7 (0.38%) JSON
11 7 (0.38%) XHTML
12 6 (0.33%) CSS3
12 6 (0.33%) Swing
12 6 (0.33%) jQuery
13 5 (0.27%) .NET Framework
13 5 (0.27%) JMS
14 4 (0.22%) ASP.NET
14 4 (0.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 98 (5.34%) Management Information System
2 36 (1.96%) PMI
3 30 (1.64%) Computer Science
4 28 (1.53%) Statistics
5 25 (1.36%) Credit Risk
6 23 (1.25%) CMDB
7 22 (1.20%) E-Learning
8 21 (1.15%) Derivative
8 21 (1.15%) Social Media
9 20 (1.09%) Blackberry
10 16 (0.87%) Graphic Design
11 15 (0.82%) Wiki
11 15 (0.82%) FMCG
12 14 (0.76%) NHS
13 13 (0.71%) Mathematics
14 11 (0.60%) Fixed Income
14 11 (0.60%) AS400
15 10 (0.55%) Equities
15 10 (0.55%) Client/Server
16 9 (0.49%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 164 (8.94%) Windows
2 70 (3.82%) Windows XP
2 70 (3.82%) Windows 7
3 40 (2.18%) UNIX
4 26 (1.42%) Linux
5 15 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (0.38%) Android
9 6 (0.33%) Windows 8
9 6 (0.33%) AIX
10 5 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.22%) Windows Phone
11 4 (0.22%) Windows 2000
11 4 (0.22%) Windows NT
12 3 (0.16%) Windows Vista
12 3 (0.16%) Solaris
12 3 (0.16%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.11%) OS/2
14 1 (0.055%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 495 (26.99%) Project Management
2 268 (14.61%) PRINCE2
3 206 (11.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 168 (9.16%) Change Management
5 154 (8.40%) ITIL
6 123 (6.71%) Business Analysis
7 112 (6.11%) Risk Management
8 110 (6.00%) Data Analysis
9 107 (5.83%) Programme Management
10 96 (5.23%) Project Planning
11 80 (4.36%) Service Management
12 75 (4.09%) Time Management
13 72 (3.93%) CRM
14 65 (3.54%) Migration
15 64 (3.49%) Workflow
16 63 (3.44%) Validation
17 62 (3.38%) ERP
18 57 (3.11%) Continuous Improvement
19 56 (3.05%) Analytics
20 55 (3.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 143 (7.80%) SQL
2 64 (3.49%) VBA
3 40 (2.18%) Java
4 27 (1.47%) C
5 23 (1.25%) C#
6 18 (0.98%) JavaScript
7 15 (0.82%) PL/SQL
8 14 (0.76%) VB
9 12 (0.65%) Shell Script
10 8 (0.44%) C++
11 6 (0.33%) C-shell
11 6 (0.33%) Korn
12 5 (0.27%) PowerShell
12 5 (0.27%) Perl
12 5 (0.27%) PHP
12 5 (0.27%) Jython
12 5 (0.27%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.16%) Scala
13 3 (0.16%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 207 (11.29%) Degree
2 95 (5.18%) Security Cleared
3 69 (3.76%) PMI Certification
4 63 (3.44%) SC Cleared
5 53 (2.89%) PMP
6 47 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 30 (1.64%) ISEB
8 23 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
9 21 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 18 (0.98%) CISSP
10 18 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (0.76%) CISA
11 14 (0.76%) MCP
11 14 (0.76%) CCA
12 13 (0.71%) DV Cleared
13 11 (0.60%) CISM
14 10 (0.55%) MCSE
14 10 (0.55%) A+ Certification
15 9 (0.49%) CIMA
16 7 (0.38%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (5.02%) QA
2 50 (2.73%) SLA
3 24 (1.31%) ISO 9001
4 16 (0.87%) P3O
5 13 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (0.71%) Data Quality
6 9 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (0.49%) EMIR
7 8 (0.44%) Dodd-Frank
8 6 (0.33%) Basel III
9 5 (0.27%) COBIT
10 3 (0.16%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.16%) TickIT
10 3 (0.16%) FATCA
11 2 (0.11%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.11%) MiFID
12 1 (0.055%) WCAG
12 1 (0.055%) Basel II
12 1 (0.055%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.055%) FINREP
System Software
1 89 (4.85%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.11%) vSphere
3 2 (0.11%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.055%) XenApp
4 1 (0.055%) XenServer
4 1 (0.055%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.055%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.055%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.055%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.055%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.055%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 17 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 9 (0.49%) SCCM
4 4 (0.22%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.16%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 3 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 3 (0.16%) Puppet
6 2 (0.11%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.11%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.055%) WSUS
7 1 (0.055%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.055%) SCOM
7 1 (0.055%) Nagios
7 1 (0.055%) MOM
7 1 (0.055%) Netcool
7 1 (0.055%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.055%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.055%) AppManager
7 1 (0.055%) Check_MK
7 1 (0.055%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 722 (39.37%) Microsoft
2 143 (7.80%) SAP
3 126 (6.87%) Oracle
4 53 (2.89%) Lotus
5 42 (2.29%) Adobe
6 41 (2.24%) HP
7 33 (1.80%) ServiceNow
8 30 (1.64%) Business Objects
8 30 (1.64%) Remedy
9 27 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
10 21 (1.15%) Citrix
11 20 (1.09%) PeopleSoft
11 20 (1.09%) IBM
12 17 (0.93%) Cisco
13 16 (0.87%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
13 16 (0.87%) Cognos
13 16 (0.87%) CheckPoint
13 16 (0.87%) Google
14 15 (0.82%) Siebel
15 13 (0.71%) Planview
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Rate: £200 - £300 per day
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day + Negotiable
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