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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 116 127 131
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 1027 884 856
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.76% 1.68% 1.53%
As % of the Applications category 13.59% 13.30% 12.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 589 512 538
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 37 54
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.21 £12.50 £9.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £21.15 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-25.71% +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
7557 6646 7021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.98% 12.64% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4207 3621 3606
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £501 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 778 640 743
Average hourly rate £15.32 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.11% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.95 £26.48 £36.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+8.48% -6.45%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +13 953 £350 -6.66% 194
London +17 486 £375 -6.25% 73
South East -6 167 £350 - 33
City of London -5 109 £338 -20.58% 25
Berkshire +24 56 £250 -13.04% 5
North West +3 52 £308 -12.00% 13
South West -15 48 £335 -4.28% 16
West Midlands +5 45 £288 +6.48% 11
Scotland -18 42 £386 +14.22% 4
Buckinghamshire +10 40 £375 +25.00% 4
East of England -2 32 £380 -7.87% 25
East Midlands +13 31 £155 +55.00% 7
Reading +23 29 £325 - 1
Milton Keynes +5 28 £375 +25.00% 4
Bristol -12 26 £350 +14.75% 7
Hampshire -13 25 £375 +19.04% 4
Surrey -9 24 £326 -18.43% 3
Cheshire +10 22 £317 +8.66% 3
Yorkshire -22 21 £320 +6.66% 12
Manchester 0 20 £275 -21.42% 10
Edinburgh -10 20 £403 +6.05% 1
West Yorkshire -18 18 £320 +16.36% 8
Derbyshire +11 17 £125 +42.85% 2
Coventry -5 15 £228 -52.97% 1
Glasgow -9 14 £280 -12.50% 2
North East -47 14 £430 +43.33% 1
Warwickshire -2 13 £195 -35.00% 1
Hertfordshire -7 13 £400 +2.56% 13
Slough +2 12 £180 +2.85%
Newcastle upon Tyne -34 12 £430 +22.85% 1

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 1269 (66.44%) MS Excel
2 775 (40.58%) Microsoft
3 713 (37.33%) MS Office
4 661 (34.61%) Finance
5 497 (26.02%) Project Management
6 481 (25.18%) MS Visio
7 433 (22.67%) MS Project
8 322 (16.86%) Analytical Skills
9 276 (14.45%) SharePoint
9 276 (14.45%) Banking
10 260 (13.61%) PRINCE2
11 208 (10.89%) Stakeholder Management
12 186 (9.74%) Degree
13 184 (9.63%) Windows
14 173 (9.06%) Change Management
15 154 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
16 149 (7.80%) SAP
17 148 (7.75%) ITIL
18 147 (7.70%) SQL
19 128 (6.70%) Spreadsheet
20 127 (6.65%) Data Analysis
21 119 (6.23%) Telecoms
22 118 (6.18%) Oracle
22 118 (6.18%) Business Analysis
23 117 (6.13%) Retail
24 110 (5.76%) Programme Management
25 108 (5.65%) Risk Management
26 100 (5.24%) Investment Banking
27 94 (4.92%) Management Information System
28 92 (4.82%) Marketing

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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
1 276 (14.45%) SharePoint
2 44 (2.30%) IBM Notes
3 34 (1.78%) CMS
4 30 (1.57%) SAS
5 21 (1.10%) MS Project Server
6 20 (1.05%) Apache
7 19 (0.99%) WebSphere
8 18 (0.94%) MS Exchange
9 16 (0.84%) Tomcat
10 15 (0.79%) WebLogic
10 15 (0.79%) IIS
11 12 (0.63%) JBoss
12 11 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
13 10 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
14 9 (0.47%) IBM HTTP Server
14 9 (0.47%) Lotus Domino
14 9 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
15 8 (0.42%) Lync
15 8 (0.42%) Confluence
16 7 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1269 (66.44%) MS Excel
2 713 (37.33%) MS Office
3 481 (25.18%) MS Visio
4 433 (22.67%) MS Project
5 128 (6.70%) Spreadsheet
6 52 (2.72%) Photoshop
7 24 (1.26%) Adobe Illustrator
8 11 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 10 (0.52%) AutoCAD
10 9 (0.47%) InDesign
11 8 (0.42%) Adobe After Effects
12 7 (0.37%) Acrobat
13 6 (0.31%) SPSS
14 5 (0.26%) Fireworks
14 5 (0.26%) Adobe Captivate
15 4 (0.21%) CINEMA 4D
15 4 (0.21%) PowerPivot
16 3 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
16 3 (0.16%) InfoPath
17 2 (0.10%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 12 (0.63%) Oracle ERP
2 10 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.52%) SAP ERP
2 10 (0.52%) Google Analytics
3 6 (0.31%) SAP HR
4 5 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.26%) CA Clarity
5 4 (0.21%) ResourceLink
5 4 (0.21%) Maximo
5 4 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.16%) Hyperion Planning
6 3 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (0.16%) Summit
6 3 (0.16%) SAP R/3
6 3 (0.16%) WebTrends
6 3 (0.16%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.52%) SaaS
2 5 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (0.16%) Office 365
3 3 (0.16%) Force.com
4 2 (0.10%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.052%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.052%) Taleo
5 1 (0.052%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 48 (2.51%) Intranet
2 42 (2.20%) Internet
3 29 (1.52%) LAN
4 28 (1.47%) Firewall
5 25 (1.31%) WAN
6 17 (0.89%) VPN
7 16 (0.84%) Wireless
8 14 (0.73%) Radio Access Network
9 13 (0.68%) LTE
9 13 (0.68%) SSL
10 12 (0.63%) TCP/IP
11 11 (0.58%) MPLS
11 11 (0.58%) SAN
12 10 (0.52%) 3G
12 10 (0.52%) VoIP
13 9 (0.47%) DNS
14 7 (0.37%) Broadband
14 7 (0.37%) DHCP
15 6 (0.31%) HTTP
15 6 (0.31%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (2.98%) SQL Server
2 39 (2.04%) MS Access
3 23 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (1.15%) Relational Database
5 17 (0.89%) QlikView
6 15 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
7 14 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
9 10 (0.52%) SAP BW
10 9 (0.47%) Data Mining
11 8 (0.42%) SAP BI
11 8 (0.42%) Base SAS
11 8 (0.42%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 7 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (0.37%) MySQL
13 6 (0.31%) DB2
13 6 (0.31%) Big Data
14 5 (0.26%) Oracle Database
14 5 (0.26%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 36 (1.88%) JIRA
2 11 (0.58%) Dreamweaver
3 7 (0.37%) TestDirector
4 5 (0.26%) ERwin
5 4 (0.21%) Axure RP
5 4 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (0.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.10%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.10%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.10%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.10%) Toad
8 1 (0.052%) Rational Rose
8 1 (0.052%) JDeveloper
8 1 (0.052%) LSMW
8 1 (0.052%) RequisitePro
General
1 661 (34.61%) Finance
2 276 (14.45%) Banking
3 119 (6.23%) Telecoms
4 117 (6.13%) Retail
5 100 (5.24%) Investment Banking
6 92 (4.82%) Marketing
7 81 (4.24%) Legal
8 58 (3.04%) Publishing
9 39 (2.04%) Retail Banking
10 36 (1.88%) Pharmaceutical
11 29 (1.52%) Billing
12 23 (1.20%) Financial Institution
13 22 (1.15%) Law
14 19 (0.99%) Automotive
14 19 (0.99%) Advertising
15 18 (0.94%) Front Office
16 15 (0.79%) Back Office
16 15 (0.79%) Manufacturing
16 15 (0.79%) French Language
17 14 (0.73%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 696 (36.44%) Analyst
2 212 (11.10%) Business Analyst
3 181 (9.48%) Project Manager
4 105 (5.50%) PMO Analyst
5 84 (4.40%) Coordinator
6 77 (4.03%) Data Analyst
7 73 (3.82%) Administrator
8 69 (3.61%) Service Analyst
9 58 (3.04%) Support Analyst
9 58 (3.04%) Microsoft Specialist
10 54 (2.83%) Developer
11 49 (2.57%) Project Coordinator
12 47 (2.46%) Consultant
12 47 (2.46%) Architect
13 46 (2.41%) Service Desk Analyst
14 43 (2.25%) Business Manager
15 42 (2.20%) Senior Analyst
16 40 (2.09%) Applications Specialist
17 38 (1.99%) MI Analyst
18 36 (1.88%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (2.83%) HTML
2 26 (1.36%) .NET
3 24 (1.26%) CSS
4 19 (0.99%) XML
5 16 (0.84%) Web Services
6 11 (0.58%) Middleware
6 11 (0.58%) Flash
7 10 (0.52%) jQuery
8 9 (0.47%) JMS
8 9 (0.47%) J2EE
9 8 (0.42%) HTML5
10 6 (0.31%) SOAP
11 5 (0.26%) ODBC
11 5 (0.26%) CSS3
12 4 (0.21%) REST
12 4 (0.21%) YUI
12 4 (0.21%) WSDL
12 4 (0.21%) XHTML
13 3 (0.16%) RSS
13 3 (0.16%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 322 (16.86%) Analytical Skills
2 94 (4.92%) Management Information System
3 77 (4.03%) E-Learning
4 35 (1.83%) Statistics
5 33 (1.73%) PMI
6 23 (1.20%) Social Media
6 23 (1.20%) Computer Science
7 21 (1.10%) Credit Risk
7 21 (1.10%) Blackberry
8 20 (1.05%) Mathematics
9 19 (0.99%) User Experience
9 19 (0.99%) NHS
10 17 (0.89%) Graphic Design
11 16 (0.84%) FMCG
12 15 (0.79%) Wiki
12 15 (0.79%) Derivative
13 11 (0.58%) AS400
13 11 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
14 10 (0.52%) CMDB
15 9 (0.47%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 184 (9.63%) Windows
2 72 (3.77%) Windows 7
3 67 (3.51%) Windows XP
4 34 (1.78%) UNIX
5 31 (1.62%) Linux
6 17 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.42%) Windows 8
11 7 (0.37%) Android
11 7 (0.37%) Solaris
12 6 (0.31%) AIX
12 6 (0.31%) Windows 2000
13 5 (0.26%) Windows NT
14 4 (0.21%) Windows Vista
14 4 (0.21%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.10%) Embedded Linux
15 2 (0.10%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 497 (26.02%) Project Management
2 260 (13.61%) PRINCE2
3 208 (10.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 173 (9.06%) Change Management
5 154 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
6 148 (7.75%) ITIL
7 127 (6.65%) Data Analysis
8 118 (6.18%) Business Analysis
9 110 (5.76%) Programme Management
10 108 (5.65%) Risk Management
11 90 (4.71%) Service Management
12 88 (4.61%) Project Planning
13 77 (4.03%) ERP
14 74 (3.87%) CRM
15 72 (3.77%) Time Management
16 66 (3.46%) Service Delivery
17 64 (3.35%) Validation
18 63 (3.30%) Business Intelligence
19 61 (3.19%) Migration
20 58 (3.04%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 147 (7.70%) SQL
2 86 (4.50%) VBA
3 28 (1.47%) Java
4 18 (0.94%) C
4 18 (0.94%) VB
5 14 (0.73%) C#
5 14 (0.73%) JavaScript
6 13 (0.68%) Shell Script
7 9 (0.47%) Jython
7 9 (0.47%) Bash Shell
8 8 (0.42%) Korn
8 8 (0.42%) C-shell
8 8 (0.42%) PL/SQL
8 8 (0.42%) T-SQL
9 4 (0.21%) Perl
9 4 (0.21%) PHP
9 4 (0.21%) PowerShell
9 4 (0.21%) Scala
10 3 (0.16%) PowerHouse
11 2 (0.10%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 186 (9.74%) Degree
2 80 (4.19%) Security Cleared
3 64 (3.35%) PMI Certification
4 46 (2.41%) PMP
4 46 (2.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 43 (2.25%) SC Cleared
6 33 (1.73%) ISEB
7 28 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 26 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
9 20 (1.05%) MOS
10 18 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (0.68%) CISSP
12 12 (0.63%) CCA
12 12 (0.63%) DV Cleared
13 11 (0.58%) A+ Certification
13 11 (0.58%) MCP
14 9 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
14 9 (0.47%) CISA
15 8 (0.42%) CIMA
16 7 (0.37%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (4.76%) QA
2 43 (2.25%) SLA
3 18 (0.94%) ISO 9001
4 14 (0.73%) P3O
5 13 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (0.58%) Data Quality
7 8 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (0.31%) Basel III
9 5 (0.26%) COBIT
9 5 (0.26%) EMIR
9 5 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
10 3 (0.16%) MiFID
10 3 (0.16%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.16%) TickIT
11 2 (0.10%) BS25999
12 1 (0.052%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.052%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.052%) WCAG
12 1 (0.052%) Basel II
12 1 (0.052%) GAMP
System Software
1 84 (4.40%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.21%) vSphere
4 3 (0.16%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.16%) XenServer
5 2 (0.10%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.052%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.052%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.052%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.052%) SRDF
6 1 (0.052%) XenApp
6 1 (0.052%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 19 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (0.31%) SCCM
4 5 (0.26%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.21%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 4 (0.21%) Puppet
5 4 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 3 (0.16%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.10%) ServiceCenter
7 2 (0.10%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.052%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.052%) Check_MK
8 1 (0.052%) CiscoWorks
8 1 (0.052%) SCOM
8 1 (0.052%) WSUS
8 1 (0.052%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.052%) Netcool
8 1 (0.052%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.052%) Nagios
8 1 (0.052%) AppManager
Vendors
1 775 (40.58%) Microsoft
2 149 (7.80%) SAP
3 118 (6.18%) Oracle
4 50 (2.62%) HP
5 45 (2.36%) Lotus
6 35 (1.83%) Adobe
7 30 (1.57%) Business Objects
8 28 (1.47%) IBM
9 26 (1.36%) Cisco
9 26 (1.36%) Citrix
9 26 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
9 26 (1.36%) ServiceNow
10 24 (1.26%) Remedy
11 22 (1.15%) CheckPoint
12 19 (0.99%) VMware
13 18 (0.94%) PeopleSoft
14 15 (0.79%) Siebel
14 15 (0.79%) Google
15 14 (0.73%) Cognos
15 14 (0.73%) Primavera
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