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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 121 133 126
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 943 848 749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.74% 1.61% 1.59%
As % of the Applications category 14.09% 12.28% 12.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 543 494 430
Average daily rate
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£370 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% -3.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £169 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £519 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 50 65
Average hourly rate £13.36 £21.75 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.59% +40.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £8.99 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £72.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £24.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-46.93% +81.48%

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
6692 6907 6145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.35% 13.12% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3668 3692 3180
Average daily rate £343 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.38% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £150 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 674 722 699
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.40 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +1.61%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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 +9 863 £389 +5.78% 247
London -1 396 £425 +9.67% 79
South East +19 202 £355 +15.35% 75
City of London -15 104 £425 +9.67% 31
North West +41 92 £350 -19.77% 18
Berkshire -10 62 £350 +1.44% 21
Scotland +35 57 £325 -10.46% 9
Buckinghamshire +29 44 £290 +10.47% 8
Yorkshire +2 42 £290 -18.88% 15
Hampshire +8 41 £350 +70.73% 11
Manchester +18 40 £400 -3.03% 9
East of England +16 40 £225 -45.78% 14
South West -3 39 £350 +11.11% 23
Surrey +24 36 £400 +30.93% 16
West Midlands -17 33 £413 +37.50% 10
Milton Keynes +19 28 £270 -17.07% 7
Reading 0 26 £400 +25.00% 3
Glasgow +18 25 £325 -7.14% 4
West Yorkshire -4 25 £366 +0.20% 12
East Midlands -13 25 £97 -5.14% 9
Edinburgh +12 23 £325 -14.80% 2
Cheshire +1 22 £300 -14.28% 5
Leeds -4 14 £294 -5.92% 5
Cambridgeshire - 14 £225 - 3
Leicestershire +11 13 £81 -73.00% 2
South Yorkshire -1 13 £263 -30.00% 2
Merseyside - 13 £350 - 1
Sheffield +1 12 £263 -30.00% 2
Bedfordshire +15 11 £125 -
Wiltshire -4 10 £350 +55.55% 6

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1240 (68.58%) MS Excel
2 770 (42.59%) Microsoft
3 712 (39.38%) Finance
4 701 (38.77%) MS Office
5 489 (27.05%) Project Management
6 488 (26.99%) MS Visio
7 450 (24.89%) MS Project
8 310 (17.15%) Analytical Skills
9 260 (14.38%) SharePoint
10 259 (14.33%) Banking
11 248 (13.72%) Degree
12 244 (13.50%) PRINCE2
13 197 (10.90%) Stakeholder Management
14 188 (10.40%) SQL
15 162 (8.96%) Telecoms
16 159 (8.79%) ITIL
17 150 (8.30%) Business Analysis
18 146 (8.08%) Agile Software Development
19 142 (7.85%) Change Management
20 132 (7.30%) Data Analysis
21 131 (7.25%) Windows
22 117 (6.47%) Time Management
23 107 (5.92%) Security Cleared
23 107 (5.92%) SAP
24 106 (5.86%) Retail
25 105 (5.81%) Oracle
25 105 (5.81%) Programme Management
26 92 (5.09%) SQL Server
27 91 (5.03%) Project Planning
28 90 (4.98%) Legal

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 260 (14.38%) SharePoint
2 35 (1.94%) SAS
3 17 (0.94%) MS Project Server
3 17 (0.94%) Confluence
4 13 (0.72%) MS Exchange
4 13 (0.72%) IIS
4 13 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
5 12 (0.66%) WebSphere
6 10 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (0.50%) IBM Notes
8 7 (0.39%) ArcGIS
9 6 (0.33%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.33%) CMS
9 6 (0.33%) Lync
10 5 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 4 (0.22%) WorkSite
11 4 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.17%) Lotus Domino
12 3 (0.17%) Apache
Applications
1 1240 (68.58%) MS Excel
2 701 (38.77%) MS Office
3 488 (26.99%) MS Visio
4 450 (24.89%) MS Project
5 43 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
6 15 (0.83%) SPSS
7 14 (0.77%) Adobe Captivate
8 13 (0.72%) Acrobat
9 11 (0.61%) Photoshop
10 7 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
10 7 (0.39%) Adobe After Effects
11 6 (0.33%) CINEMA 4D
12 5 (0.28%) AutoCAD
13 4 (0.22%) Open Workbench
13 4 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 3 (0.17%) InDesign
14 3 (0.17%) Simulink
14 3 (0.17%) Stateflow
14 3 (0.17%) InfoPath
14 3 (0.17%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 17 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
2 15 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.50%) SAP ERP
5 7 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.33%) CA PPM
7 4 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
7 4 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.22%) Primavera
8 3 (0.17%) Teamcenter
8 3 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.17%) HFM
9 2 (0.11%) Siebel Analytics
9 2 (0.11%) assyst
9 2 (0.11%) WebTrends
10 1 (0.055%) IntelliMatch
10 1 (0.055%) SAP CO
10 1 (0.055%) SAP FI/CO
10 1 (0.055%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.055%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.50%) IBM Blueworks
2 8 (0.44%) SaaS
3 7 (0.39%) Office 365
4 5 (0.28%) OneDrive
4 5 (0.28%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (0.17%) PaaS
6 3 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.11%) Google Drive
7 2 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.055%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.055%) IaaS
8 1 (0.055%) Yammer
8 1 (0.055%) Taleo
8 1 (0.055%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (2.05%) Internet
2 36 (1.99%) HTTP
3 30 (1.66%) VPN
4 29 (1.60%) LAN
4 29 (1.60%) WAN
5 28 (1.55%) Intranet
5 28 (1.55%) Firewall
6 25 (1.38%) TCP/IP
7 23 (1.27%) SAN
7 23 (1.27%) VLAN
8 18 (1.00%) Radio Access Network
9 16 (0.88%) MPLS
10 14 (0.77%) LTE
10 14 (0.77%) SSL
10 14 (0.77%) VoIP
11 13 (0.72%) NetScaler
12 12 (0.66%) Network Security
12 12 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
12 12 (0.66%) Wireless
12 12 (0.66%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (5.09%) SQL Server
2 48 (2.65%) MS Access
3 37 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
4 25 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (1.16%) Relational Database
6 19 (1.05%) Big Data
7 13 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (0.66%) Data Mining
9 10 (0.55%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 9 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
11 8 (0.44%) QlikView
11 8 (0.44%) DB2
12 7 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (0.33%) OLAP
14 5 (0.28%) Oracle OWB
14 5 (0.28%) MySQL
14 5 (0.28%) SAP BW
15 4 (0.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide
15 4 (0.22%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 40 (2.21%) Visual Studio
2 32 (1.77%) JIRA
3 9 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 9 (0.50%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (0.22%) Subversion
4 4 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (0.17%) TestDirector
6 2 (0.11%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.11%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.11%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.11%) Selenium
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.11%) CaliberRM
6 2 (0.11%) NUnit
6 2 (0.11%) Maven
6 2 (0.11%) RequisitePro
6 2 (0.11%) ClearQuest
6 2 (0.11%) ProC
6 2 (0.11%) Ant
6 2 (0.11%) ClearCase
General
1 712 (39.38%) Finance
2 259 (14.33%) Banking
3 162 (8.96%) Telecoms
4 106 (5.86%) Retail
5 90 (4.98%) Legal
6 80 (4.42%) Marketing
7 75 (4.15%) Investment Banking
8 40 (2.21%) Manufacturing
9 27 (1.49%) Law
9 27 (1.49%) Advertising
9 27 (1.49%) Publishing
10 24 (1.33%) Financial Institution
10 24 (1.33%) Front Office
11 23 (1.27%) Electronics
12 16 (0.88%) Retail Banking
12 16 (0.88%) Automotive
13 13 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
14 11 (0.61%) French Language
15 10 (0.55%) Billing
15 10 (0.55%) German Language
Job Titles
1 647 (35.79%) Analyst
2 237 (13.11%) Business Analyst
3 206 (11.39%) Project Manager
4 101 (5.59%) Data Analyst
5 88 (4.87%) PMO Analyst
6 77 (4.26%) Coordinator
7 71 (3.93%) Administrator
8 67 (3.71%) Developer
9 64 (3.54%) Author
10 60 (3.32%) Technical Author
11 45 (2.49%) Consultant
12 43 (2.38%) PMO Manager
13 42 (2.32%) Project Coordinator
14 40 (2.21%) Architect
15 38 (2.10%) Junior
15 38 (2.10%) PMO Lead
16 37 (2.05%) Service Analyst
17 34 (1.88%) Trainer
17 34 (1.88%) Senior Analyst
18 32 (1.77%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (3.54%) .NET
2 49 (2.71%) XML
3 48 (2.65%) Web Services
4 37 (2.05%) HTML
5 36 (1.99%) .NET Framework
6 34 (1.88%) JSON
6 34 (1.88%) REST
7 20 (1.11%) CSS
8 15 (0.83%) Oracle Fusion
9 11 (0.61%) HTML5
10 9 (0.50%) Flash
11 6 (0.33%) ASP.NET
12 4 (0.22%) jQuery
13 3 (0.17%) COM
13 3 (0.17%) XSLT
13 3 (0.17%) Ajax
13 3 (0.17%) XMPP
13 3 (0.17%) XACML
14 2 (0.11%) Struts2
14 2 (0.11%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 310 (17.15%) Analytical Skills
2 79 (4.37%) Management Information System
3 64 (3.54%) Computer Science
4 27 (1.49%) PMI
5 24 (1.33%) Visualisation
6 22 (1.22%) NHS
7 20 (1.11%) Life Science
8 19 (1.05%) Blackberry
8 19 (1.05%) Statistics
9 17 (0.94%) Credit Risk
10 16 (0.88%) Derivative
10 16 (0.88%) E-Learning
11 14 (0.77%) Social Media
11 14 (0.77%) PKI
11 14 (0.77%) Economics
11 14 (0.77%) User Experience
12 11 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
12 11 (0.61%) Reference Data
13 10 (0.55%) Data Integration
13 10 (0.55%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 131 (7.25%) Windows
2 58 (3.21%) UNIX
3 43 (2.38%) Windows 7
4 40 (2.21%) Windows XP
5 23 (1.27%) Linux
6 19 (1.05%) Android
7 16 (0.88%) Apple iOS
8 13 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (0.50%) Solaris
10 8 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (0.39%) Windows 2000
12 6 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (0.33%) zOS
13 5 (0.28%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (0.28%) AIX
14 4 (0.22%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.11%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.11%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 489 (27.05%) Project Management
2 244 (13.50%) PRINCE2
3 197 (10.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 159 (8.79%) ITIL
5 150 (8.30%) Business Analysis
6 146 (8.08%) Agile Software Development
7 142 (7.85%) Change Management
8 132 (7.30%) Data Analysis
9 117 (6.47%) Time Management
10 105 (5.81%) Programme Management
11 91 (5.03%) Project Planning
12 86 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
13 80 (4.42%) Risk Management
14 79 (4.37%) Data Modelling
15 76 (4.20%) Service Management
16 74 (4.09%) Service Delivery
16 74 (4.09%) Change Control
17 73 (4.04%) UML
18 64 (3.54%) Migration
19 63 (3.48%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 188 (10.40%) SQL
2 56 (3.10%) Java
3 49 (2.71%) VBA
4 48 (2.65%) C#
5 35 (1.94%) VB
6 16 (0.88%) C
6 16 (0.88%) JavaScript
7 15 (0.83%) T-SQL
8 8 (0.44%) PL/SQL
9 6 (0.33%) R
10 5 (0.28%) Python
10 5 (0.28%) JCL
10 5 (0.28%) REXX
11 4 (0.22%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.22%) MATLAB
11 4 (0.22%) VB.NET
11 4 (0.22%) PHP
11 4 (0.22%) Objective-C
12 3 (0.17%) Perl
12 3 (0.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 248 (13.72%) Degree
2 107 (5.92%) Security Cleared
3 69 (3.82%) PMI Certification
4 67 (3.71%) SC Cleared
5 45 (2.49%) PMP
6 23 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
6 23 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 22 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 18 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
9 16 (0.88%) ISEB
10 14 (0.77%) DV Cleared
11 12 (0.66%) MCP
12 11 (0.61%) CCNP
12 11 (0.61%) CCNA
12 11 (0.61%) APMP
13 10 (0.55%) A+ Certification
13 10 (0.55%) ACCA
13 10 (0.55%) CIMA
14 9 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (3.43%) QA
2 39 (2.16%) SLA
3 23 (1.27%) Data Quality
4 17 (0.94%) Solvency II
5 15 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (0.61%) P3O
7 10 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (0.50%) COBIT
9 7 (0.39%) Basel II
10 6 (0.33%) PCI DSS
10 6 (0.33%) ISO 9001
10 6 (0.33%) EMIR
11 5 (0.28%) PMBOK
12 4 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
13 3 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 17799
14 2 (0.11%) Basel III
14 2 (0.11%) MiFID
14 2 (0.11%) FATCA
15 1 (0.055%) COREP
15 1 (0.055%) CRD IV
System Software
1 54 (2.99%) Active Directory
2 29 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.72%) vSphere
4 12 (0.66%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.44%) XenServer
6 7 (0.39%) vCloud
7 3 (0.17%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.17%) XenApp
8 2 (0.11%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.11%) Xen
8 2 (0.11%) HDFS
9 1 (0.055%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.055%) RACF
9 1 (0.055%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 10 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
1 10 (0.55%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (0.39%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (0.39%) Cisco UCCE
3 5 (0.28%) Cisco IPCC
4 4 (0.22%) OMEGAMON
4 4 (0.22%) Tivoli
4 4 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (0.17%) Cisco UCCX
5 3 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.11%) Zenoss
6 2 (0.11%) Nagios
6 2 (0.11%) Netcool
6 2 (0.11%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.055%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.055%) SCCM
7 1 (0.055%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 770 (42.59%) Microsoft
2 107 (5.92%) SAP
3 105 (5.81%) Oracle
4 53 (2.93%) Salesforce.com
5 47 (2.60%) Remedy
6 46 (2.54%) Cisco
6 46 (2.54%) Citrix
6 46 (2.54%) Business Objects
7 41 (2.27%) IBM
8 37 (2.05%) VMware
9 34 (1.88%) HP
10 29 (1.60%) Adobe
11 20 (1.11%) CheckPoint
12 19 (1.05%) Tableau
13 16 (0.88%) BMC
14 14 (0.77%) Google
14 14 (0.77%) Brocade
14 14 (0.77%) TOWER Software
14 14 (0.77%) Juniper
15 13 (0.72%) Dell
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