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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 142 128 126
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 881 885 857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.61% 1.67% 1.71%
As % of the Applications category 13.21% 12.82% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 522 529
Average daily rate
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£360 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £314 £333
% change year-on-year
+3.58% -5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 66 61
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.22 £9.70 £9.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £72.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-15.27% +12.50%

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
6671 6905 6471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.17% 13.05% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3834 3782 3498
Average daily rate £345 £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £311 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.58% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 636 729 678
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.52 £32.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -11 793 £375 +7.14% 193
London -1 423 £400 +6.66% 90
South East -19 151 £350 +14.75% 37
City of London 0 117 £414 -0.30% 33
Berkshire +13 60 £350 +14.75% 10
Scotland +35 59 £325 -7.14% 9
East of England +16 50 £343 -15.71% 9
North West -16 45 £325 -10.34% 18
Hampshire +11 41 £350 +60.91% 7
South West -22 40 £325 +8.33% 12
Yorkshire -17 31 £360 +2.85% 9
Glasgow +19 28 £325 +154.90% 4
West Midlands -1 26 £406 +35.41% 13
East Midlands -9 22 £150 - 3
Edinburgh +6 20 £300 -16.66% 4
Manchester -6 20 £300 -3.22% 10
West Yorkshire -23 20 £360 +2.85% 8
Reading -10 19 £400 -23.80% 5
Surrey -6 17 £325 +10.16% 7
Buckinghamshire -20 17 £225 -33.33% 5
Cambridgeshire +9 14 £240 -23.20% 2
Hertfordshire +1 14 £466 +33.21% 4
Essex -8 13 £388 -6.62%
Milton Keynes -4 12 £225 -43.75% 4
Dorset +6 11 £188 +22.95%
Leeds -28 11 £408 +16.42% 4
Leicestershire +8 10 £120 -54.28%
Gloucestershire -1 10 £425 +21.42% 4
Cheshire -9 10 £375 - 3
Southampton +5 9 £350 +21.73%

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 1311 (69.07%) MS Excel
2 795 (41.89%) Microsoft
3 720 (37.93%) Finance
4 707 (37.25%) MS Office
5 527 (27.77%) MS Visio
6 502 (26.45%) Project Management
7 464 (24.45%) MS Project
8 340 (17.91%) Analytical Skills
9 288 (15.17%) Banking
10 284 (14.96%) SharePoint
11 268 (14.12%) PRINCE2
12 262 (13.80%) Degree
13 216 (11.38%) SQL
14 190 (10.01%) Stakeholder Management
15 170 (8.96%) ITIL
16 155 (8.17%) Business Analysis
17 153 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
17 153 (8.06%) Telecoms
18 151 (7.96%) Change Management
18 151 (7.96%) Data Analysis
19 143 (7.53%) Windows
20 124 (6.53%) Time Management
21 116 (6.11%) Security Cleared
22 113 (5.95%) Programme Management
23 110 (5.80%) SAP
24 105 (5.53%) Legal
25 104 (5.48%) Oracle
26 95 (5.01%) Project Planning
27 94 (4.95%) Management Information System
28 91 (4.79%) Investment Banking

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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
1 284 (14.96%) SharePoint
2 46 (2.42%) SAS
3 20 (1.05%) MS Project Server
4 19 (1.00%) Confluence
5 16 (0.84%) MS Exchange
6 13 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
6 13 (0.68%) Lync
6 13 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
7 12 (0.63%) WebSphere
8 11 (0.58%) IIS
9 10 (0.53%) CMS
10 8 (0.42%) ArcGIS
11 6 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 5 (0.26%) WorkSite
13 4 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.21%) IBM Notes
14 3 (0.16%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2007
14 3 (0.16%) Drupal
Applications
1 1311 (69.07%) MS Excel
2 707 (37.25%) MS Office
3 527 (27.77%) MS Visio
4 464 (24.45%) MS Project
5 47 (2.48%) Spreadsheet
6 17 (0.90%) SPSS
6 17 (0.90%) Acrobat
7 16 (0.84%) Photoshop
8 12 (0.63%) Adobe Captivate
9 6 (0.32%) Open Workbench
10 5 (0.26%) AutoCAD
11 4 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (0.21%) InDesign
12 3 (0.16%) Simulink
12 3 (0.16%) Stateflow
12 3 (0.16%) TargetLink
12 3 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 2 (0.11%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.053%) Adobe After Effects
14 1 (0.053%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 14 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
2 13 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.53%) SAP ERP
4 7 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.26%) Teamcenter
5 5 (0.26%) CA PPM
6 4 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.21%) Primavera
6 4 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.21%) Maximo
7 3 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.16%) HFM
8 2 (0.11%) assyst
8 2 (0.11%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.053%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.053%) IntelliMatch
9 1 (0.053%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.053%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.053%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.58%) SaaS
2 10 (0.53%) IBM Blueworks
3 8 (0.42%) Office 365
4 5 (0.26%) OneDrive
5 4 (0.21%) Google Drive
5 4 (0.21%) PaaS
5 4 (0.21%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (0.16%) Google Apps
6 3 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.053%) IaaS
7 1 (0.053%) Yammer
7 1 (0.053%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 42 (2.21%) VPN
2 40 (2.11%) Internet
3 36 (1.90%) TCP/IP
4 35 (1.84%) Firewall
4 35 (1.84%) LAN
4 35 (1.84%) WAN
5 28 (1.48%) SAN
5 28 (1.48%) Intranet
6 24 (1.26%) VLAN
7 20 (1.05%) HTTP
8 18 (0.95%) Radio Access Network
9 17 (0.90%) MPLS
10 15 (0.79%) DHCP
10 15 (0.79%) DNS
10 15 (0.79%) SSL
10 15 (0.79%) VoIP
11 14 (0.74%) 3G
11 14 (0.74%) Wireless
11 14 (0.74%) NetScaler
12 13 (0.68%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (4.69%) SQL Server
2 74 (3.90%) MS Access
3 50 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
4 42 (2.21%) Relational Database
5 33 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 20 (1.05%) Big Data
8 16 (0.84%) QlikView
8 16 (0.84%) Data Mining
9 11 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (0.53%) DB2
11 9 (0.47%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 8 (0.42%) OLTP
13 6 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (0.32%) PowerCenter
13 6 (0.32%) OLAP
14 5 (0.26%) SAP BW
14 5 (0.26%) RDBMS
14 5 (0.26%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 38 (2.00%) JIRA
2 31 (1.63%) Visual Studio
3 12 (0.63%) Toad
4 10 (0.53%) Rational DOORS
5 6 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 6 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (0.16%) ClearQuest
6 3 (0.16%) Subversion
7 2 (0.11%) Lombardi
7 2 (0.11%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.11%) FogBugz
7 2 (0.11%) ProC
7 2 (0.11%) NUnit
7 2 (0.11%) Selenium
7 2 (0.11%) CaliberRM
7 2 (0.11%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.11%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.11%) TestDirector
7 2 (0.11%) RequisitePro
8 1 (0.053%) ERwin
General
1 720 (37.93%) Finance
2 288 (15.17%) Banking
3 153 (8.06%) Telecoms
4 105 (5.53%) Legal
5 91 (4.79%) Investment Banking
6 88 (4.64%) Retail
7 80 (4.21%) Marketing
8 39 (2.05%) Manufacturing
9 35 (1.84%) Law
10 30 (1.58%) Publishing
11 24 (1.26%) Advertising
12 23 (1.21%) Financial Institution
13 22 (1.16%) Front Office
13 22 (1.16%) Electronics
14 17 (0.90%) Retail Banking
14 17 (0.90%) Billing
15 14 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
15 14 (0.74%) Automotive
16 12 (0.63%) German Language
17 10 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 706 (37.20%) Analyst
2 262 (13.80%) Business Analyst
3 204 (10.75%) Project Manager
4 113 (5.95%) Data Analyst
5 85 (4.48%) PMO Analyst
6 76 (4.00%) Administrator
7 74 (3.90%) Coordinator
8 70 (3.69%) Developer
9 51 (2.69%) Service Analyst
10 50 (2.63%) Author
10 50 (2.63%) Consultant
11 47 (2.48%) Architect
12 46 (2.42%) Technical Author
13 45 (2.37%) Project Coordinator
14 39 (2.05%) Service Desk Analyst
15 38 (2.00%) PMO Manager
15 38 (2.00%) PMO Lead
16 37 (1.95%) Junior
16 37 (1.95%) Support Analyst
17 35 (1.84%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (2.95%) .NET
2 46 (2.42%) HTML
3 31 (1.63%) Web Services
4 30 (1.58%) XML
5 22 (1.16%) CSS
6 18 (0.95%) .NET Framework
7 17 (0.90%) JSON
7 17 (0.90%) REST
8 16 (0.84%) ASP.NET
9 14 (0.74%) HTML5
10 6 (0.32%) Flash
11 5 (0.26%) COM
12 4 (0.21%) XMPP
12 4 (0.21%) Oracle Fusion
12 4 (0.21%) LINQ
13 3 (0.16%) Middleware
14 2 (0.11%) Silverlight
15 1 (0.053%) ISPF
15 1 (0.053%) Velocity
15 1 (0.053%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 340 (17.91%) Analytical Skills
2 94 (4.95%) Management Information System
3 60 (3.16%) Computer Science
4 43 (2.27%) Data Centre
5 33 (1.74%) Visualisation
6 30 (1.58%) Statistics
7 27 (1.42%) PMI
8 25 (1.32%) Blackberry
9 20 (1.05%) Social Media
10 18 (0.95%) Life Science
10 18 (0.95%) User Experience
11 16 (0.84%) Credit Risk
11 16 (0.84%) E-Learning
12 15 (0.79%) PKI
13 14 (0.74%) Economics
13 14 (0.74%) Mobile App
14 12 (0.63%) iPhone
14 12 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
14 12 (0.63%) Data Integration
14 12 (0.63%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 143 (7.53%) Windows
2 60 (3.16%) UNIX
3 53 (2.79%) Windows 7
4 42 (2.21%) Windows XP
5 28 (1.48%) Android
6 27 (1.42%) Linux
7 19 (1.00%) Apple iOS
8 16 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (0.63%) Windows 8
9 12 (0.63%) Solaris
10 10 (0.53%) zOS
11 8 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (0.37%) Windows 2000
12 7 (0.37%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.21%) Windows Phone
14 4 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.16%) Data ONTAP
15 3 (0.16%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 502 (26.45%) Project Management
2 268 (14.12%) PRINCE2
3 190 (10.01%) Stakeholder Management
4 170 (8.96%) ITIL
5 155 (8.17%) Business Analysis
6 153 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
7 151 (7.96%) Change Management
7 151 (7.96%) Data Analysis
8 124 (6.53%) Time Management
9 113 (5.95%) Programme Management
10 95 (5.01%) Project Planning
11 87 (4.58%) Service Management
12 85 (4.48%) Risk Management
13 79 (4.16%) Business Intelligence
14 73 (3.85%) Change Control
15 68 (3.58%) User Acceptance Testing
16 64 (3.37%) Analytics
16 64 (3.37%) SDLC
17 63 (3.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 62 (3.27%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 216 (11.38%) SQL
2 61 (3.21%) VBA
3 49 (2.58%) VB
4 40 (2.11%) Java
5 39 (2.05%) C#
6 24 (1.26%) C
7 19 (1.00%) T-SQL
8 17 (0.90%) JavaScript
9 9 (0.47%) REXX
9 9 (0.47%) JCL
10 8 (0.42%) PowerShell
11 7 (0.37%) R
12 5 (0.26%) PL/SQL
12 5 (0.26%) ABAP
13 4 (0.21%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.21%) C++
13 4 (0.21%) PHP
13 4 (0.21%) MATLAB
14 3 (0.16%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 262 (13.80%) Degree
2 116 (6.11%) Security Cleared
3 79 (4.16%) SC Cleared
4 76 (4.00%) PMI Certification
5 58 (3.06%) PMP
6 32 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 27 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
8 25 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
9 24 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 22 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
11 18 (0.95%) MCP
12 16 (0.84%) ACCA
13 15 (0.79%) CIMA
14 14 (0.74%) CCNP
15 13 (0.68%) CCNA
15 13 (0.68%) MCSE
16 12 (0.63%) CISSP
16 12 (0.63%) A+ Certification
16 12 (0.63%) DV Cleared
17 11 (0.58%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (3.95%) QA
2 46 (2.42%) SLA
3 30 (1.58%) Data Quality
4 17 (0.90%) Solvency II
5 15 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 14 (0.74%) P3O
7 11 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 10 (0.53%) COBIT
9 8 (0.42%) Basel II
10 7 (0.37%) PCI DSS
11 6 (0.32%) EMIR
12 5 (0.26%) PMBOK
13 3 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
13 3 (0.16%) FATCA
13 3 (0.16%) ISO 9001
13 3 (0.16%) MiFID
13 3 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 17799
14 2 (0.11%) Basel III
15 1 (0.053%) IEC 61508
15 1 (0.053%) CRD IV
System Software
1 69 (3.64%) Active Directory
2 30 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (0.74%) vSphere
4 12 (0.63%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.47%) XenServer
6 8 (0.42%) vCloud
7 4 (0.21%) BitLocker
7 4 (0.21%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.21%) XenApp
8 2 (0.11%) HDFS
8 2 (0.11%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.11%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.11%) Xen
9 1 (0.053%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.053%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.053%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.053%) RACF
Systems Management
1 18 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (0.58%) Cisco CUCM
3 8 (0.42%) OMEGAMON
3 8 (0.42%) SCCM
4 7 (0.37%) Cisco UCCE
4 7 (0.37%) Cisco Prime
5 5 (0.26%) Cisco IPCC
6 4 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (0.21%) Cisco UCCX
7 3 (0.16%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.16%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.16%) NSN NetAct
7 3 (0.16%) Nagios
8 2 (0.11%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.11%) Netcool
8 2 (0.11%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.11%) SnapMirror
8 2 (0.11%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.053%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 795 (41.89%) Microsoft
2 110 (5.80%) SAP
3 104 (5.48%) Oracle
4 49 (2.58%) Cisco
5 48 (2.53%) IBM
6 41 (2.16%) Citrix
7 40 (2.11%) Business Objects
7 40 (2.11%) Remedy
8 38 (2.00%) VMware
9 35 (1.84%) HP
10 33 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
11 32 (1.69%) CheckPoint
12 30 (1.58%) Adobe
13 21 (1.11%) Google
14 18 (0.95%) Tableau
15 17 (0.90%) Brocade
16 16 (0.84%) Informatica
17 15 (0.79%) ServiceNow
18 14 (0.74%) Juniper
18 14 (0.74%) TOWER Software
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