The table below looks at the statistics for MS PowerPoint skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS PowerPoint over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft PowerPoint
UK
Rank 170 163 144
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -19
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 683 740 768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.53% 1.48% 1.54%
As % of the Applications category 14.61% 13.17% 12.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 431 474
Median daily rate £350 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £165 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 41 33
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £11.75 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £47.33 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £17.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +22.80%

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
4676 5619 6053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.45% 11.26% 12.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2802 3258 3513
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 393 487 583
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £41.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.48 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.24% +10.00%

MS PowerPoint
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint within the UK over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -4 638 £350 - 107
London -22 281 £394 +5.00% 45
South East -1 124 £350 +3.62% 20
North East +26 55 £350 +211.11% 1
Tyne and Wear +25 51 £350 +211.11% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +16 50 £350 +211.11% 1
North West +3 45 £335 +3.07% 7
Berkshire -1 44 £250 -23.07% 2
West Midlands -7 41 £350 +27.27% 5
City of London -36 36 £240 -38.06% 13
East of England +21 31 £266 -8.50% 11
East Midlands +4 26 £250 -23.07% 2
Reading +19 22 £275 -4.34%
Yorkshire +5 21 £275 -21.42% 8
Hampshire +8 20 £230 -37.83% 5
Surrey +6 20 £440 +25.71% 5
Scotland +14 18 £269 +7.60% 3
Lancashire +15 17 £330 -2.22% 2
Essex +14 15 £270 -7.21% 3
South West -3 15 £425 -5.55% 6
Manchester -6 14 £325 +8.33% 2
Buckinghamshire -6 14 £213 -29.16% 1
Blackpool - 14 £335 - 2
Edinburgh +17 13 £310 +15.05% 3
Northamptonshire -7 12 £250 -16.66% 1
Milton Keynes -1 11 £211 -29.58% 1
Coventry -19 11 £415 +27.69% 2
Birmingham +4 10 £400 +18.51% 2
Northern Ireland - 10 £325 -
County Antrim - 10 £325 -

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS PowerPoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for MS PowerPoint.

1 1040 (67.01%) MS Excel
2 714 (46.01%) Microsoft
3 617 (39.76%) Finance
4 590 (38.02%) MS Office
5 436 (28.09%) MS Visio
6 411 (26.48%) Project Management
7 349 (22.49%) Analytical Skills
8 284 (18.30%) MS Project
9 278 (17.91%) SharePoint
10 269 (17.33%) Agile Software Development
11 253 (16.30%) Stakeholder Management
12 230 (14.82%) PRINCE2
13 217 (13.98%) Banking
14 208 (13.40%) Change Management
15 188 (12.11%) Windows
16 181 (11.66%) Degree
17 170 (10.95%) SQL
18 169 (10.89%) ITIL
19 135 (8.70%) Security Cleared
20 131 (8.44%) Data Analysis
21 119 (7.67%) Programme Management
22 114 (7.35%) Oracle
23 109 (7.02%) Service Management
24 99 (6.38%) Management Information System
24 99 (6.38%) SC Cleared
25 97 (6.25%) Data Management
26 86 (5.54%) Continuous Improvement
27 85 (5.48%) Business Analysis
27 85 (5.48%) Telecoms
28 84 (5.41%) Analytics

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 278 (17.91%) SharePoint
2 45 (2.90%) WebSphere
3 26 (1.68%) Confluence
4 23 (1.48%) SAS
4 23 (1.48%) SharePoint 2013
5 13 (0.84%) MS Exchange
5 13 (0.84%) Skype for Business
6 12 (0.77%) CMS
7 9 (0.58%) IIS
7 9 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (0.39%) Moodle
10 5 (0.32%) Apache
10 5 (0.32%) WebLogic
10 5 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.26%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.19%) IBM Notes
12 3 (0.19%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 1040 (67.01%) MS Excel
2 590 (38.02%) MS Office
3 436 (28.09%) MS Visio
4 284 (18.30%) MS Project
5 44 (2.84%) Spreadsheet
6 25 (1.61%) Photoshop
7 18 (1.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 18 (1.16%) Adobe Illustrator
8 9 (0.58%) Adobe Captivate
9 7 (0.45%) InDesign
10 4 (0.26%) RoboHelp
11 3 (0.19%) AutoCAD
11 3 (0.19%) SPSS
12 2 (0.13%) Acrobat
12 2 (0.13%) Camtasia
12 2 (0.13%) InVision
13 1 (0.064%) CATIA
13 1 (0.064%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.064%) FrameMaker
13 1 (0.064%) Stata
Business Applications
1 18 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (0.84%) Primavera
3 12 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.39%) Sonata
5 5 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.32%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.26%) SAP Retail
6 4 (0.26%) SAP SRM
6 4 (0.26%) WebTrends
7 3 (0.19%) SAP HR
7 3 (0.19%) Teamcenter
8 2 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle iProcurement
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 56 (3.61%) SaaS
2 54 (3.48%) IaaS
3 53 (3.41%) PaaS
4 24 (1.55%) Office 365
5 12 (0.77%) Google Analytics
6 11 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (0.45%) Google Drive
8 6 (0.39%) Adobe Analytics
8 6 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (0.39%) IBM Blueworks
9 4 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
11 2 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.13%) Google App Engine
11 2 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.13%) Yammer
12 1 (0.064%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 1 (0.064%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.064%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.064%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 27 (1.74%) Internet
2 17 (1.10%) VPN
3 15 (0.97%) LDAP
3 15 (0.97%) TCP/IP
3 15 (0.97%) VoIP
4 13 (0.84%) WebEx
4 13 (0.84%) Wireless
5 12 (0.77%) DNS
5 12 (0.77%) Intranet
5 12 (0.77%) LAN
5 12 (0.77%) WAN
6 10 (0.64%) Firewall
6 10 (0.64%) Skype
7 9 (0.58%) DHCP
8 8 (0.52%) FTP
8 8 (0.52%) SAN
9 7 (0.45%) HTTP
10 6 (0.39%) Broadband
10 6 (0.39%) Network Security
11 5 (0.32%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (4.06%) SQL Server
2 30 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
4 21 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (1.22%) MS Access
6 17 (1.10%) Oracle Database
7 15 (0.97%) DB2
8 14 (0.90%) MongoDB
9 12 (0.77%) Big Data
9 12 (0.77%) Data Mining
10 11 (0.71%) QlikView
11 10 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
12 9 (0.58%) Relational Database
13 8 (0.52%) Qlik Sense
13 8 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (0.45%) Ingres
14 7 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 83 (5.35%) JIRA
2 20 (1.29%) Visual Studio
3 16 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (0.58%) Axure RP
5 8 (0.52%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 6 (0.39%) Eclipse
7 5 (0.32%) Rational DOORS
7 5 (0.32%) Selenium
8 4 (0.26%) SpecFlow
9 3 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.19%) HP UFT
9 3 (0.19%) TestLink
10 2 (0.13%) Bugzilla
10 2 (0.13%) Dreamweaver
10 2 (0.13%) JUnit
10 2 (0.13%) Maven
10 2 (0.13%) MSI
10 2 (0.13%) NUnit
10 2 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.13%) Travis CI
General
1 617 (39.76%) Finance
2 217 (13.98%) Banking
3 85 (5.48%) Telecoms
4 83 (5.35%) Marketing
5 82 (5.28%) Retail
6 64 (4.12%) Legal
7 58 (3.74%) Investment Banking
8 31 (2.00%) Advertising
9 26 (1.68%) Manufacturing
10 23 (1.48%) Law
11 22 (1.42%) Financial Institution
12 21 (1.35%) Publishing
13 18 (1.16%) Billing
14 17 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
14 17 (1.10%) Retail Banking
15 15 (0.97%) Front Office
16 13 (0.84%) German Language
17 12 (0.77%) Back Office
17 12 (0.77%) French Language
17 12 (0.77%) Military
Job Titles
1 499 (32.15%) Analyst
2 157 (10.12%) Project Manager
3 143 (9.21%) Business Analyst
4 102 (6.57%) Administrator
5 77 (4.96%) PMO Analyst
6 70 (4.51%) Consultant
7 69 (4.45%) Data Analyst
8 53 (3.41%) Support Analyst
9 52 (3.35%) Coordinator
10 46 (2.96%) IT Analyst
11 43 (2.77%) Project Analyst
12 37 (2.38%) Project Coordinator
13 33 (2.13%) Junior
13 33 (2.13%) Project Administrator
14 31 (2.00%) Senior Analyst
14 31 (2.00%) Trainer
15 29 (1.87%) Designer
15 29 (1.87%) Developer
15 29 (1.87%) IT Support
15 29 (1.87%) Project Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (2.19%) .NET
2 33 (2.13%) XML
3 24 (1.55%) HTML
4 14 (0.90%) Velocity
5 13 (0.84%) CSS
5 13 (0.84%) SOAP
5 13 (0.84%) Web Services
5 13 (0.84%) XSLT
6 12 (0.77%) HTML5
7 10 (0.64%) Middleware
8 9 (0.58%) Oracle Fusion
8 9 (0.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (0.52%) ASP.NET
9 8 (0.52%) XSD
10 7 (0.45%) WCF
11 6 (0.39%) CSS3
11 6 (0.39%) J2EE
12 5 (0.32%) .NET Framework
12 5 (0.32%) REST
12 5 (0.32%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 349 (22.49%) Analytical Skills
2 99 (6.38%) Management Information System
3 40 (2.58%) e-Learning
4 31 (2.00%) Virtual Team
5 28 (1.80%) Data Centre
6 24 (1.55%) Computer Science
6 24 (1.55%) PMI
7 23 (1.48%) Equities
7 23 (1.48%) User Experience
8 22 (1.42%) Statistics
9 20 (1.29%) Tandem
10 19 (1.22%) FMCG
11 18 (1.16%) Fixed Income
11 18 (1.16%) Social Media
12 14 (0.90%) Mathematics
13 13 (0.84%) Fintech
14 11 (0.71%) EPoS
14 11 (0.71%) Smartphone
15 10 (0.64%) Animation
15 10 (0.64%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 188 (12.11%) Windows
2 78 (5.03%) Linux
3 69 (4.45%) Unix
4 56 (3.61%) AIX
5 45 (2.90%) Windows XP
6 37 (2.38%) Windows 2000
7 23 (1.48%) Windows Server
8 20 (1.29%) Windows 7
8 20 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (0.84%) Android
9 13 (0.84%) Apple iOS
10 9 (0.58%) Windows 10
10 9 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (0.52%) Windows 8
11 8 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (0.45%) Solaris
13 6 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (0.39%) zOS
14 5 (0.32%) MVS
15 4 (0.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 411 (26.48%) Project Management
2 269 (17.33%) Agile Software Development
3 253 (16.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 230 (14.82%) PRINCE2
5 208 (13.40%) Change Management
6 169 (10.89%) ITIL
7 131 (8.44%) Data Analysis
8 119 (7.67%) Programme Management
9 109 (7.02%) Service Management
10 97 (6.25%) Data Management
11 86 (5.54%) Continuous Improvement
12 85 (5.48%) Business Analysis
13 84 (5.41%) Analytics
14 83 (5.35%) Risk Management
15 72 (4.64%) Time Management
16 71 (4.57%) Migration
16 71 (4.57%) Project Planning
17 67 (4.32%) Process Improvement
18 63 (4.06%) Open Source
19 59 (3.80%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 170 (10.95%) SQL
2 49 (3.16%) VBA
3 46 (2.96%) C
4 26 (1.68%) Java
5 22 (1.42%) T-SQL
6 19 (1.22%) C#
7 18 (1.16%) VB
8 17 (1.10%) JavaScript
9 9 (0.58%) PL/SQL
10 7 (0.45%) XPath
11 6 (0.39%) PowerShell
12 5 (0.32%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.26%) COBOL
13 4 (0.26%) F#
13 4 (0.26%) R
13 4 (0.26%) VBScript
14 3 (0.19%) Perl
14 3 (0.19%) Python
14 3 (0.19%) SPARQL
14 3 (0.19%) XAML
Qualifications
1 181 (11.66%) Degree
2 135 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 99 (6.38%) SC Cleared
4 40 (2.58%) PMI Certification
5 35 (2.26%) PMP
6 23 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 21 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
8 20 (1.29%) ISEB
9 19 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
10 17 (1.10%) DV Cleared
11 13 (0.84%) CCNP
11 13 (0.84%) ISTQB
12 12 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (0.64%) CCIE
13 10 (0.64%) CIMA
13 10 (0.64%) HND
14 9 (0.58%) CIPD
15 8 (0.52%) ACCA
15 8 (0.52%) CCNA
15 8 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (4.57%) QA
2 63 (4.06%) SLA
3 33 (2.13%) Data Quality
4 19 (1.22%) Disclosure Scotland
5 15 (0.97%) COBIT
5 15 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (0.52%) ISO 9000
6 8 (0.52%) P3O
7 6 (0.39%) Basel III
7 6 (0.39%) Def Stans
7 6 (0.39%) MiFID
8 5 (0.32%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.26%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.26%) Solvency II
10 3 (0.19%) EMIR
11 2 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (0.13%) FATCA
11 2 (0.13%) ISO22301
11 2 (0.13%) PMBOK
System Software
1 76 (4.90%) Active Directory
2 17 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.45%) VMware ESX
4 4 (0.26%) vSphere
5 3 (0.19%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.19%) Oracle Clusterware
5 3 (0.19%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.13%) Xen
6 2 (0.13%) XenApp
7 1 (0.064%) Cronacle
7 1 (0.064%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.064%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.064%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.064%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (0.90%) SCCM
3 9 (0.58%) Backup Exec
4 6 (0.39%) SCOM
4 6 (0.39%) WSUS
5 5 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (0.26%) Kibana
6 4 (0.26%) logstash
6 4 (0.26%) Nagios
6 4 (0.26%) NetVault Backup
6 4 (0.26%) ZABBIX
7 3 (0.19%) Amdocs OSS
7 3 (0.19%) Data Guard
7 3 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (0.19%) Puppet
8 2 (0.13%) CloudHub
9 1 (0.064%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.064%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.064%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 714 (46.01%) Microsoft
2 114 (7.35%) Oracle
3 83 (5.35%) SAP
4 54 (3.48%) Adobe
5 40 (2.58%) Google
6 29 (1.87%) Remedy
7 23 (1.48%) VMware
8 22 (1.42%) Cisco
8 22 (1.42%) Citrix
9 19 (1.22%) ServiceNow
10 17 (1.10%) Avaya
10 17 (1.10%) IBM
11 15 (0.97%) Planview
12 14 (0.90%) HP
13 13 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
14 12 (0.77%) Juniper
14 12 (0.77%) Tableau
15 11 (0.71%) Symantec
16 9 (0.58%) CA Agile Central
16 9 (0.58%) Dell
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