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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 134 109 144
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +35
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 859 903 695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.58% 1.76% 1.43%
As % of the Applications category 12.80% 13.53% 11.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 487 409
Average daily rate
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £137 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £531 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £314 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.58% -1.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 49 66
Average hourly rate £15.75 £17.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% +17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.05 £12.00 £8.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £46.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.30 £13.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-1.50% -

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
6709 6676 6089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.37% 13.04% 12.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3942 3614 3073
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £130 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 695 658 733
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £9.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.98 £32.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.70
% change year-on-year
- -4.45%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -26 793 £350 - 113
London -3 366 £350 -6.66% 34
South East -9 188 £320 -1.23% 31
City of London -16 78 £350 -7.52% 12
Berkshire +5 68 £258 -14.16% 3
West Midlands -6 47 £320 -1.53% 6
East of England +10 46 £343 +21.23% 10
North West 0 43 £285 -8.43% 12
Scotland -11 38 £415 +18.57% 4
Buckinghamshire -2 37 £350 +186.88% 6
East Midlands +2 32 £235 +135.00% 2
Surrey -14 32 £275 -29.48% 10
Yorkshire -27 31 £320 -13.51% 11
Milton Keynes -3 30 £338 +176.63% 5
West Yorkshire -22 30 £320 -8.57% 10
Edinburgh -5 27 £420 +16.66% 3
South West -27 27 £313 +5.93% 5
Reading +14 24 £220 -20.00% 1
Hertfordshire +23 20 £400 +2.56% 2
Leeds -12 20 £300 -21.56% 7
Oxfordshire - 18 £505 - 2
Warwickshire +6 15 £166 -44.58% 1
Hampshire -25 15 £198 -40.13% 6
Manchester -12 14 £362 +8.72% 9
Cheshire +4 13 £199 -29.55%
Oxford - 13 £505 - 1
North East -28 12 £405 -10.00% 2
Essex -4 11 £250 +194.11% 4
Coventry -7 11 £350 -34.57%
Northamptonshire -10 11 £383 -7.27%

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1258 (66.81%) MS Excel
2 789 (41.90%) Microsoft
3 703 (37.33%) MS Office
4 667 (35.42%) Finance
5 482 (25.60%) MS Visio
6 481 (25.54%) Project Management
7 434 (23.05%) MS Project
8 333 (17.68%) Analytical Skills
9 265 (14.07%) Banking
10 263 (13.97%) SharePoint
11 238 (12.64%) PRINCE2
12 218 (11.58%) Stakeholder Management
13 192 (10.20%) Degree
14 167 (8.87%) Windows
15 164 (8.71%) SQL
16 161 (8.55%) Change Management
17 160 (8.50%) Agile Software Development
18 154 (8.18%) ITIL
19 129 (6.85%) Telecoms
20 127 (6.74%) SAP
21 126 (6.69%) Data Analysis
22 124 (6.59%) Oracle
23 120 (6.37%) Retail
24 116 (6.16%) Spreadsheet
25 113 (6.00%) Programme Management
26 111 (5.89%) Business Analysis
27 104 (5.52%) Marketing
28 99 (5.26%) Investment Banking
29 98 (5.20%) Risk Management
30 96 (5.10%) Project Planning

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 263 (13.97%) SharePoint
2 38 (2.02%) IBM Notes
3 31 (1.65%) SAS
4 21 (1.12%) Apache
5 20 (1.06%) WebSphere
5 20 (1.06%) MS Project Server
6 18 (0.96%) CMS
7 17 (0.90%) IIS
8 16 (0.85%) Tomcat
9 12 (0.64%) JBoss
9 12 (0.64%) WebLogic
10 11 (0.58%) Lotus Domino
10 11 (0.58%) MS Exchange
10 11 (0.58%) Confluence
11 10 (0.53%) Lync
12 9 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
12 9 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
12 9 (0.48%) IBM HTTP Server
12 9 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
13 6 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 1258 (66.81%) MS Excel
2 703 (37.33%) MS Office
3 482 (25.60%) MS Visio
4 434 (23.05%) MS Project
5 116 (6.16%) Spreadsheet
6 36 (1.91%) Photoshop
7 22 (1.17%) Adobe Illustrator
8 12 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 11 (0.58%) AutoCAD
9 11 (0.58%) Acrobat
10 10 (0.53%) Adobe After Effects
11 8 (0.42%) CINEMA 4D
12 7 (0.37%) Adobe Captivate
12 7 (0.37%) InDesign
12 7 (0.37%) SPSS
13 4 (0.21%) InfoPath
14 2 (0.11%) Open Workbench
14 2 (0.11%) Fireworks
15 1 (0.053%) RoboHelp
15 1 (0.053%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 15 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.58%) Oracle ERP
3 10 (0.53%) SAP ERP
4 6 (0.32%) Maximo
5 5 (0.27%) SAP HR
5 5 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (0.27%) Google Analytics
5 5 (0.27%) SAP GRC
6 4 (0.21%) IntelliMatch
6 4 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.21%) WebTrends
6 4 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.16%) CSG Singleview
7 3 (0.16%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 3 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
7 3 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (0.16%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 3 (0.16%) CA Clarity
7 3 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.37%) SaaS
2 3 (0.16%) Taleo
3 2 (0.11%) Office 365
3 2 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.053%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (1.96%) Internet
2 34 (1.81%) Intranet
3 26 (1.38%) HTTP
4 24 (1.27%) LAN
5 22 (1.17%) WAN
6 21 (1.12%) Firewall
7 14 (0.74%) VPN
8 13 (0.69%) Wireless
9 12 (0.64%) SSL
10 11 (0.58%) SAN
10 11 (0.58%) LTE
10 11 (0.58%) Radio Access Network
11 9 (0.48%) Network Security
11 9 (0.48%) DNS
11 9 (0.48%) MPLS
11 9 (0.48%) DHCP
12 8 (0.42%) VoIP
12 8 (0.42%) 3G
13 7 (0.37%) TCP/IP
13 7 (0.37%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (4.57%) SQL Server
2 52 (2.76%) MS Access
3 25 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (1.06%) Relational Database
6 18 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
7 17 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 16 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
9 15 (0.80%) QlikView
10 13 (0.69%) SAP BW
11 10 (0.53%) Data Mining
12 9 (0.48%) MySQL
13 8 (0.42%) SAP BI
13 8 (0.42%) Big Data
14 7 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (0.37%) Base SAS
14 7 (0.37%) SAS Enterprise Guide
15 6 (0.32%) DB2
16 5 (0.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 37 (1.96%) JIRA
2 24 (1.27%) Visual Studio
3 12 (0.64%) Dreamweaver
4 4 (0.21%) Axure RP
4 4 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (0.16%) TestDirector
5 3 (0.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.11%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.11%) Subversion
6 2 (0.11%) Maven
6 2 (0.11%) Ant
6 2 (0.11%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.053%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 1 (0.053%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.053%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.053%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.053%) Toad
7 1 (0.053%) RequisitePro
General
1 667 (35.42%) Finance
2 265 (14.07%) Banking
3 129 (6.85%) Telecoms
4 120 (6.37%) Retail
5 104 (5.52%) Marketing
6 99 (5.26%) Investment Banking
7 78 (4.14%) Legal
8 55 (2.92%) Publishing
9 42 (2.23%) Retail Banking
10 27 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
11 26 (1.38%) Financial Institution
11 26 (1.38%) Law
12 23 (1.22%) Front Office
12 23 (1.22%) Back Office
13 22 (1.17%) Automotive
14 21 (1.12%) Manufacturing
15 20 (1.06%) Billing
16 18 (0.96%) Advertising
16 18 (0.96%) French Language
17 15 (0.80%) German Language
Job Titles
1 691 (36.70%) Analyst
2 200 (10.62%) Project Manager
3 199 (10.57%) Business Analyst
4 104 (5.52%) PMO Analyst
5 100 (5.31%) Data Analyst
6 77 (4.09%) Coordinator
7 64 (3.40%) Administrator
8 61 (3.24%) Developer
9 58 (3.08%) Microsoft Specialist
10 51 (2.71%) Service Analyst
11 50 (2.66%) Senior Analyst
12 48 (2.55%) Consultant
13 47 (2.50%) Support Analyst
13 47 (2.50%) Project Coordinator
14 46 (2.44%) Architect
15 40 (2.12%) Applications Specialist
15 40 (2.12%) MI Analyst
16 37 (1.96%) Junior
17 36 (1.91%) Business Manager
17 36 (1.91%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (2.81%) HTML
2 51 (2.71%) .NET
3 39 (2.07%) Web Services
3 39 (2.07%) XML
4 34 (1.81%) CSS
5 25 (1.33%) REST
6 23 (1.22%) JSON
7 21 (1.12%) .NET Framework
8 14 (0.74%) Oracle Fusion
8 14 (0.74%) jQuery
9 13 (0.69%) HTML5
10 12 (0.64%) Middleware
11 10 (0.53%) J2EE
12 9 (0.48%) JMS
12 9 (0.48%) CSS3
13 8 (0.42%) Flash
14 7 (0.37%) ASP.NET
15 6 (0.32%) XHTML
15 6 (0.32%) Ajax
16 5 (0.27%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 333 (17.68%) Analytical Skills
2 86 (4.57%) Management Information System
3 81 (4.30%) E-Learning
4 44 (2.34%) Computer Science
5 30 (1.59%) Statistics
6 27 (1.43%) PMI
7 26 (1.38%) NHS
8 24 (1.27%) User Experience
9 21 (1.12%) Mathematics
10 20 (1.06%) Credit Risk
11 18 (0.96%) FMCG
11 18 (0.96%) Derivative
12 17 (0.90%) Blackberry
13 16 (0.85%) Graphic Design
14 15 (0.80%) Social Media
15 13 (0.69%) Visualisation
16 12 (0.64%) Video Conferencing
17 11 (0.58%) Equities
18 9 (0.48%) Fixed Income
18 9 (0.48%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 167 (8.87%) Windows
2 56 (2.97%) Windows 7
3 51 (2.71%) Windows XP
4 40 (2.12%) UNIX
5 32 (1.70%) Linux
6 17 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (0.58%) Windows 8
9 9 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (0.48%) Solaris
10 7 (0.37%) AIX
11 6 (0.32%) Android
12 5 (0.27%) Windows 2000
12 5 (0.27%) Windows NT
12 5 (0.27%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.21%) Windows Phone
14 3 (0.16%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.11%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 481 (25.54%) Project Management
2 238 (12.64%) PRINCE2
3 218 (11.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 161 (8.55%) Change Management
5 160 (8.50%) Agile Software Development
6 154 (8.18%) ITIL
7 126 (6.69%) Data Analysis
8 113 (6.00%) Programme Management
9 111 (5.89%) Business Analysis
10 98 (5.20%) Risk Management
11 96 (5.10%) Project Planning
12 92 (4.89%) Service Management
13 77 (4.09%) Service Delivery
14 75 (3.98%) Change Control
15 69 (3.66%) Business Intelligence
16 68 (3.61%) ERP
17 67 (3.56%) Time Management
18 58 (3.08%) Continuous Improvement
19 57 (3.03%) Validation
20 56 (2.97%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 164 (8.71%) SQL
2 77 (4.09%) VBA
3 56 (2.97%) Java
4 37 (1.96%) C#
5 24 (1.27%) JavaScript
6 14 (0.74%) VB
7 13 (0.69%) C
8 12 (0.64%) PL/SQL
8 12 (0.64%) Shell Script
9 9 (0.48%) Jython
9 9 (0.48%) Bash Shell
10 8 (0.42%) C-shell
10 8 (0.42%) Korn
11 6 (0.32%) T-SQL
12 4 (0.21%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.21%) Perl
12 4 (0.21%) PHP
12 4 (0.21%) Scala
13 3 (0.16%) C++
14 2 (0.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 192 (10.20%) Degree
2 73 (3.88%) Security Cleared
3 57 (3.03%) PMI Certification
4 37 (1.96%) SC Cleared
5 36 (1.91%) PMP
5 36 (1.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 30 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 29 (1.54%) ISEB
8 19 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
8 19 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
8 19 (1.01%) MOS
9 16 (0.85%) CIMA
10 14 (0.74%) ACCA
11 11 (0.58%) A+ Certification
12 9 (0.48%) APMP
13 8 (0.42%) DV Cleared
13 8 (0.42%) MCP
14 7 (0.37%) CISSP
14 7 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
14 7 (0.37%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (4.25%) QA
2 43 (2.28%) SLA
3 16 (0.85%) ISO 9001
4 14 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (0.64%) Data Quality
6 10 (0.53%) P3O
7 6 (0.32%) EMIR
7 6 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
8 5 (0.27%) COBIT
8 5 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.27%) Basel III
9 3 (0.16%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.16%) TickIT
10 2 (0.11%) Basel II
10 2 (0.11%) GAMP
10 2 (0.11%) GMP
10 2 (0.11%) MiFID
10 2 (0.11%) BS25999
10 2 (0.11%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.053%) COREP
System Software
1 67 (3.56%) Active Directory
2 14 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.21%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.16%) XenServer
4 3 (0.16%) vSphere
5 2 (0.11%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.053%) XenApp
6 1 (0.053%) vCloud
6 1 (0.053%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 16 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.32%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.21%) Puppet
3 4 (0.21%) ServiceCenter
4 3 (0.16%) SCCM
4 3 (0.16%) CiscoWorks
4 3 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (0.11%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 2 (0.11%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.053%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.053%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.053%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.053%) Check_MK
6 1 (0.053%) Netcool
6 1 (0.053%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.053%) Nagios
6 1 (0.053%) EMC TimeFinder
6 1 (0.053%) EMC Navisphere
Vendors
1 789 (41.90%) Microsoft
2 127 (6.74%) SAP
3 124 (6.59%) Oracle
4 45 (2.39%) Lotus
5 42 (2.23%) Adobe
6 39 (2.07%) HP
6 39 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
7 32 (1.70%) Citrix
8 31 (1.65%) Business Objects
9 25 (1.33%) Cisco
9 25 (1.33%) IBM
9 25 (1.33%) VMware
10 24 (1.27%) Remedy
11 19 (1.01%) ServiceNow
12 16 (0.85%) Tableau
12 16 (0.85%) CheckPoint
13 14 (0.74%) Dell
14 12 (0.64%) BMC
14 12 (0.64%) Planview
15 11 (0.58%) Cognos
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cobham, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Cobham, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Vertical IT
Rate: £200 - £250 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancashire
Roc Search
Rate: £200 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Volt
Rate: £375.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £10.00 - £315.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £420 per day for 2 months initially (will likely extend to 6 mon
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
North West
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £175 to £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 11 days ago
Epsom
Real Staffing
Rate: £20 - £25 per hour + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Kent
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £330.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Milton Keynes
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £35000 - £40000 per annum + car
Posted: 16 days ago