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 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 135 117 141
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +24
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 789 846 643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.57% 1.73% 1.42%
As % of the Applications category 13.13% 13.05% 11.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 448 368
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £165 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 51 81
Average hourly rate £20.35 £17.48 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.42% +24.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £9.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £90.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £13.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -

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
6010 6483 5731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.00% 13.27% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3461 3445 2959
Average daily rate £332 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £135 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 568 623 711
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.79 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +0.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

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 January 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 29 January 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 29 January 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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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 -29 713 £340 -6.20% 190
London -39 300 £363 -3.33% 74
South East +5 194 £325 -4.76% 36
Berkshire +7 69 £270 -21.73% 7
City of London -13 69 £375 -0.92% 32
East of England +23 44 £325 +26.21% 17
Scotland +4 42 £420 +27.27% 7
North West +10 41 £275 -12.69% 20
South West -14 36 £325 +3.17% 11
West Midlands -9 34 £320 -8.57% 9
Buckinghamshire 0 32 £200 -26.60% 8
Edinburgh +15 30 £450 +36.36% 1
Yorkshire -29 30 £385 +2.66% 12
Surrey -1 29 £375 -1.96% 6
West Yorkshire -13 28 £385 +2.66% 11
Oxfordshire +5 27 £450 -33.33% 2
Milton Keynes 0 25 £200 -26.60% 4
East Midlands +8 24 £244 +103.12% 7
Reading 0 22 £325 +18.18% 1
Oxford +2 21 £450 -35.71%
Manchester 0 17 £225 -35.71% 14
Leeds -18 17 £300 -23.07% 6
Hertfordshire +13 16 £390 - 3
Warwickshire +9 16 £138 - 5
Hampshire -21 16 £178 -40.58% 7
Essex +13 15 £250 +3.09% 5
Bristol 0 14 £338 +1.50% 7
Bracknell +2 10 £119 -
Wiltshire -3 9 £325 +71.05% 3
West Sussex -10 9 £380 +1.33% 1

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 1213 (67.05%) MS Excel
2 790 (43.67%) Microsoft
3 680 (37.59%) MS Office
4 654 (36.15%) Finance
5 467 (25.82%) MS Visio
6 456 (25.21%) Project Management
7 421 (23.27%) MS Project
8 320 (17.69%) Analytical Skills
9 271 (14.98%) SharePoint
10 266 (14.70%) Banking
11 231 (12.77%) PRINCE2
12 205 (11.33%) Stakeholder Management
13 183 (10.12%) Degree
14 163 (9.01%) Agile Software Development
15 159 (8.79%) SQL
16 151 (8.35%) Windows
17 146 (8.07%) Change Management
18 143 (7.90%) ITIL
19 136 (7.52%) Telecoms
20 126 (6.97%) Retail
21 123 (6.80%) SAP
22 122 (6.74%) Business Analysis
23 118 (6.52%) Data Analysis
24 116 (6.41%) Oracle
25 114 (6.30%) Spreadsheet
26 104 (5.75%) SQL Server
27 99 (5.47%) Marketing
28 98 (5.42%) Investment Banking
29 93 (5.14%) Programme Management
30 91 (5.03%) Risk Management

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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
1 271 (14.98%) SharePoint
2 28 (1.55%) SAS
3 25 (1.38%) IBM Notes
4 18 (1.00%) Apache
4 18 (1.00%) MS Project Server
4 18 (1.00%) WebSphere
5 16 (0.88%) IIS
6 14 (0.77%) Tomcat
7 12 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
8 11 (0.61%) CMS
9 10 (0.55%) Confluence
9 10 (0.55%) WebLogic
9 10 (0.55%) MS Exchange
10 9 (0.50%) JBoss
10 9 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
10 9 (0.50%) Lync
11 7 (0.39%) IBM HTTP Server
11 7 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (0.33%) Lotus Domino
13 4 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 1213 (67.05%) MS Excel
2 680 (37.59%) MS Office
3 467 (25.82%) MS Visio
4 421 (23.27%) MS Project
5 114 (6.30%) Spreadsheet
6 27 (1.49%) Photoshop
7 18 (1.00%) Adobe Illustrator
8 13 (0.72%) SPSS
9 12 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 11 (0.61%) AutoCAD
10 11 (0.61%) Acrobat
11 9 (0.50%) Adobe After Effects
12 7 (0.39%) CINEMA 4D
13 6 (0.33%) InDesign
14 5 (0.28%) Adobe Captivate
15 4 (0.22%) InfoPath
16 3 (0.17%) Open Workbench
17 1 (0.055%) CATIA
17 1 (0.055%) RoboHelp
17 1 (0.055%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 20 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.50%) SAP ERP
3 7 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (0.33%) Maximo
5 5 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
5 5 (0.28%) CA Clarity
5 5 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (0.28%) SAP GRC
5 5 (0.28%) IntelliMatch
6 4 (0.22%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.22%) SAP HR
6 4 (0.22%) WebTrends
6 4 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.17%) CSG Singleview
7 3 (0.17%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 3 (0.17%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 3 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.11%) SAP HR-PA
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.33%) SaaS
2 3 (0.17%) Taleo
3 2 (0.11%) Office 365
4 1 (0.055%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.055%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.055%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 35 (1.93%) Internet
1 35 (1.93%) HTTP
2 33 (1.82%) Intranet
3 21 (1.16%) Firewall
4 19 (1.05%) LAN
5 18 (1.00%) WAN
6 15 (0.83%) VPN
7 11 (0.61%) Wireless
7 11 (0.61%) SSL
7 11 (0.61%) Network Security
8 10 (0.55%) DNS
8 10 (0.55%) SAN
9 9 (0.50%) DHCP
10 8 (0.44%) LTE
10 8 (0.44%) VoIP
11 7 (0.39%) 3G
11 7 (0.39%) Broadband
12 6 (0.33%) ADSL
13 5 (0.28%) Telnet
13 5 (0.28%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (5.75%) SQL Server
2 52 (2.87%) MS Access
3 27 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
6 18 (1.00%) Relational Database
7 16 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
8 15 (0.83%) Data Mining
9 13 (0.72%) QlikView
10 11 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (0.50%) SAP BW
11 9 (0.50%) Big Data
12 8 (0.44%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 7 (0.39%) Base SAS
13 7 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (0.33%) MySQL
15 5 (0.28%) SAP BI
15 5 (0.28%) RDBMS
15 5 (0.28%) DB2
Development Applications
1 34 (1.88%) Visual Studio
2 32 (1.77%) JIRA
3 7 (0.39%) Dreamweaver
4 6 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (0.22%) Axure RP
6 2 (0.11%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.11%) FogBugz
6 2 (0.11%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.11%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.11%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.11%) Selenium
6 2 (0.11%) Subversion
6 2 (0.11%) NUnit
6 2 (0.11%) Maven
6 2 (0.11%) Ant
6 2 (0.11%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.055%) ERwin
7 1 (0.055%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.055%) RequisitePro
General
1 654 (36.15%) Finance
2 266 (14.70%) Banking
3 136 (7.52%) Telecoms
4 126 (6.97%) Retail
5 99 (5.47%) Marketing
6 98 (5.42%) Investment Banking
7 75 (4.15%) Legal
8 56 (3.10%) Publishing
9 36 (1.99%) Retail Banking
10 26 (1.44%) Financial Institution
11 24 (1.33%) Law
12 23 (1.27%) Front Office
12 23 (1.27%) Manufacturing
13 22 (1.22%) Automotive
14 21 (1.16%) French Language
14 21 (1.16%) Billing
15 20 (1.11%) Advertising
15 20 (1.11%) Back Office
15 20 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
16 14 (0.77%) German Language
Job Titles
1 661 (36.54%) Analyst
2 202 (11.17%) Business Analyst
3 196 (10.83%) Project Manager
4 103 (5.69%) Data Analyst
5 91 (5.03%) PMO Analyst
6 83 (4.59%) Coordinator
7 70 (3.87%) Administrator
8 63 (3.48%) Developer
9 58 (3.21%) Microsoft Specialist
10 51 (2.82%) Project Coordinator
11 47 (2.60%) Consultant
12 46 (2.54%) Service Analyst
13 45 (2.49%) Senior Analyst
14 42 (2.32%) Architect
15 40 (2.21%) Applications Specialist
16 39 (2.16%) Author
16 39 (2.16%) Technical Author
17 38 (2.10%) Support Analyst
17 38 (2.10%) MI Analyst
18 35 (1.93%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (3.37%) .NET
2 52 (2.87%) Web Services
3 50 (2.76%) HTML
4 45 (2.49%) XML
5 34 (1.88%) REST
6 31 (1.71%) JSON
7 30 (1.66%) .NET Framework
7 30 (1.66%) CSS
8 19 (1.05%) Oracle Fusion
9 12 (0.66%) jQuery
9 12 (0.66%) HTML5
9 12 (0.66%) Middleware
10 10 (0.55%) Flash
11 9 (0.50%) JMS
11 9 (0.50%) J2EE
12 7 (0.39%) CSS3
13 6 (0.33%) Ajax
13 6 (0.33%) ASP.NET
14 5 (0.28%) XSLT
14 5 (0.28%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 320 (17.69%) Analytical Skills
2 82 (4.53%) E-Learning
3 78 (4.31%) Management Information System
4 45 (2.49%) Computer Science
5 30 (1.66%) PMI
6 27 (1.49%) Statistics
7 23 (1.27%) User Experience
8 22 (1.22%) NHS
9 20 (1.11%) Mathematics
10 19 (1.05%) Blackberry
11 18 (1.00%) Credit Risk
11 18 (1.00%) Derivative
12 16 (0.88%) Visualisation
13 14 (0.77%) Graphic Design
14 13 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
15 12 (0.66%) Social Media
15 12 (0.66%) Equities
16 10 (0.55%) FMCG
16 10 (0.55%) GIS
17 9 (0.50%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 151 (8.35%) Windows
2 46 (2.54%) Windows 7
3 42 (2.32%) Windows XP
4 39 (2.16%) UNIX
5 26 (1.44%) Linux
6 17 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (0.66%) Windows 8
8 12 (0.66%) Apple iOS
9 11 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (0.61%) Android
10 10 (0.55%) Solaris
11 9 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.44%) AIX
13 5 (0.28%) Windows 2000
14 4 (0.22%) Windows NT
15 3 (0.17%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.17%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
16 2 (0.11%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 456 (25.21%) Project Management
2 231 (12.77%) PRINCE2
3 205 (11.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 163 (9.01%) Agile Software Development
5 146 (8.07%) Change Management
6 143 (7.90%) ITIL
7 122 (6.74%) Business Analysis
8 118 (6.52%) Data Analysis
9 93 (5.14%) Programme Management
10 91 (5.03%) Risk Management
11 90 (4.98%) Project Planning
12 83 (4.59%) Service Management
13 79 (4.37%) Service Delivery
14 76 (4.20%) Business Intelligence
15 71 (3.92%) Time Management
16 69 (3.81%) Change Control
17 63 (3.48%) ERP
17 63 (3.48%) Validation
18 58 (3.21%) UML
18 58 (3.21%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 159 (8.79%) SQL
2 67 (3.70%) VBA
3 62 (3.43%) Java
4 46 (2.54%) C#
5 25 (1.38%) JavaScript
6 15 (0.83%) VB
7 12 (0.66%) Shell Script
8 11 (0.61%) C
8 11 (0.61%) PL/SQL
9 9 (0.50%) Jython
9 9 (0.50%) T-SQL
9 9 (0.50%) Bash Shell
10 8 (0.44%) C-shell
10 8 (0.44%) Korn
11 4 (0.22%) Scala
11 4 (0.22%) VB.NET
11 4 (0.22%) Perl
11 4 (0.22%) PHP
12 3 (0.17%) Python
13 2 (0.11%) R
Qualifications
1 183 (10.12%) Degree
2 83 (4.59%) Security Cleared
3 59 (3.26%) PMI Certification
4 44 (2.43%) SC Cleared
5 36 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 33 (1.82%) PMP
7 30 (1.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 29 (1.60%) ISEB
9 18 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (1.00%) MOS
10 14 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
11 13 (0.72%) CIMA
12 11 (0.61%) ACCA
12 11 (0.61%) A+ Certification
13 10 (0.55%) DV Cleared
13 10 (0.55%) MCP
14 9 (0.50%) APMP
15 7 (0.39%) CISA
15 7 (0.39%) CISM
15 7 (0.39%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (4.09%) QA
2 40 (2.21%) SLA
3 13 (0.72%) Data Quality
4 12 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (0.44%) P3O
5 8 (0.44%) EMIR
5 8 (0.44%) COBIT
5 8 (0.44%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.39%) Dodd-Frank
7 4 (0.22%) Basel III
7 4 (0.22%) Solvency II
8 3 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 2 (0.11%) BS25999
9 2 (0.11%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.11%) MiFID
9 2 (0.11%) GAMP
9 2 (0.11%) GMP
9 2 (0.11%) Basel II
10 1 (0.055%) COREP
System Software
1 54 (2.99%) Active Directory
2 19 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.17%) VMware ESX
3 3 (0.17%) vSphere
3 3 (0.17%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.11%) XenServer
5 1 (0.055%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.055%) XenApp
5 1 (0.055%) SRDF
5 1 (0.055%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 17 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.28%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.22%) Puppet
3 4 (0.22%) ServiceCenter
3 4 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (0.17%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (0.11%) SCCM
5 2 (0.11%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.055%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.055%) EMC TimeFinder
6 1 (0.055%) EMC Navisphere
6 1 (0.055%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (0.055%) Nagios
6 1 (0.055%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.055%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 790 (43.67%) Microsoft
2 123 (6.80%) SAP
3 116 (6.41%) Oracle
4 51 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
5 39 (2.16%) Citrix
5 39 (2.16%) Business Objects
6 37 (2.05%) HP
7 35 (1.93%) Adobe
8 32 (1.77%) VMware
9 30 (1.66%) Lotus
10 28 (1.55%) Remedy
11 27 (1.49%) Cisco
12 24 (1.33%) IBM
13 15 (0.83%) BMC
13 15 (0.83%) Tableau
13 15 (0.83%) ServiceNow
14 14 (0.77%) CheckPoint
15 11 (0.61%) Dell
15 11 (0.61%) Planview
16 10 (0.55%) Cognos
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
South East London
Keystream Resources Limited
Rate: From £13 to £15 per hour
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £425 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £22 - £220 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Vertical IT
Rate: £15 - £20 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £170 - £220 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £700 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ideal Training
Rate: Excellent Daily Rate Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £9.63 - £11.25 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Consult Solutions
Rate: £6.50 - £8 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £275.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £12000.00 - £13000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago