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 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 139 129 123
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 925 914 884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.62% 1.67% 1.73%
As % of the Applications category 13.63% 12.72% 13.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 583 543 561
Average daily rate
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£363 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £343 £340
% change year-on-year
-3.64% +0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 58 47
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £15.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £10.90 £9.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £72.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £14.75 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+22.03% -6.34%

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
6788 7185 6514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.90% 13.14% 12.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3960 3971 3542
Average daily rate £345 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £153 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 651 747 661
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.45 £32.70 £29.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

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 30 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 30 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 30 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 -14 812 £375 +2.73% 201
London -8 419 £400 +6.66% 75
South East -23 167 £350 +8.52% 48
City of London -3 119 £404 +0.87% 25
Scotland +40 74 £325 -9.72% 9
Berkshire +21 70 £350 +16.66% 11
East of England +1 44 £365 -12.31% 8
South West 0 44 £356 +18.75% 18
West Midlands +6 36 £375 +25.00% 14
North West -19 33 £313 -16.66% 20
Yorkshire -26 32 £360 -0.68% 8
Glasgow +34 29 £325 +154.90% 4
Hampshire -4 29 £355 +35.23% 14
West Yorkshire -21 26 £360 -4.00% 6
Buckinghamshire -18 24 £325 -3.70% 8
Edinburgh +3 23 £325 -16.12% 4
Surrey -7 23 £333 -10.37% 10
East Midlands -11 23 £150 -51.02% 8
Reading -9 22 £425 +32.81% 5
Milton Keynes -5 21 £325 -16.12% 6
Bristol +2 16 £393 +30.83% 5
Manchester -9 15 £300 -3.22% 14
Leeds -29 14 £406 +12.06% 5
North East -20 13 £300 +20.00% 4
South Wales -1 12 £275 -15.38% 3
Wales -10 12 £275 -15.38% 3
Hertfordshire -10 12 £466 +24.33% 2
Warwickshire +2 11 £300 -9.43% 1
Leicestershire +1 11 £120 -61.96% 4
Essex -5 11 £375 -9.63% 1

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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 1324 (68.67%) MS Excel
2 788 (40.87%) Microsoft
3 730 (37.86%) Finance
4 695 (36.05%) MS Office
5 534 (27.70%) MS Visio
6 525 (27.23%) Project Management
7 461 (23.91%) MS Project
8 353 (18.31%) Analytical Skills
9 299 (15.51%) SharePoint
10 287 (14.89%) Banking
11 279 (14.47%) PRINCE2
12 254 (13.17%) Degree
13 220 (11.41%) SQL
14 196 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
15 179 (9.28%) ITIL
16 166 (8.61%) Agile Software Development
17 160 (8.30%) Change Management
18 156 (8.09%) Data Analysis
19 153 (7.94%) Business Analysis
20 144 (7.47%) Telecoms
21 142 (7.37%) Windows
22 121 (6.28%) Programme Management
23 115 (5.96%) Security Cleared
24 112 (5.81%) Time Management
25 108 (5.60%) Management Information System
26 106 (5.50%) Legal
27 99 (5.13%) Project Planning
28 98 (5.08%) Oracle
28 98 (5.08%) SAP
29 95 (4.93%) Investment Banking

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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
1 299 (15.51%) SharePoint
2 54 (2.80%) SAS
3 21 (1.09%) Confluence
4 18 (0.93%) MS Project Server
5 15 (0.78%) Lync
5 15 (0.78%) MS Exchange
6 13 (0.67%) IIS
6 13 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 12 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
8 11 (0.57%) WebSphere
8 11 (0.57%) CMS
9 9 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (0.31%) ArcGIS
11 5 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 5 (0.26%) WorkSite
12 4 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (0.21%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.16%) Apache
13 3 (0.16%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.16%) Smallworld
Applications
1 1324 (68.67%) MS Excel
2 695 (36.05%) MS Office
3 534 (27.70%) MS Visio
4 461 (23.91%) MS Project
5 48 (2.49%) Spreadsheet
6 20 (1.04%) Photoshop
7 16 (0.83%) Acrobat
8 13 (0.67%) SPSS
9 12 (0.62%) Adobe Captivate
10 9 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
11 6 (0.31%) Open Workbench
12 4 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
12 4 (0.21%) AutoCAD
13 3 (0.16%) Simulink
13 3 (0.16%) Stateflow
13 3 (0.16%) InDesign
13 3 (0.16%) TargetLink
14 2 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 2 (0.10%) Fireworks
14 2 (0.10%) Maya
Business Applications
1 16 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
3 10 (0.52%) Teamcenter
4 9 (0.47%) SAP ERP
5 7 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.31%) Primavera
7 5 (0.26%) SAP FI
8 4 (0.21%) CA PPM
8 4 (0.21%) SAP CO
8 4 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (0.21%) Maximo
9 3 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
10 2 (0.10%) WebTrends
10 2 (0.10%) HFM
10 2 (0.10%) assyst
10 2 (0.10%) SAP CCM
11 1 (0.052%) Oracle CRM
11 1 (0.052%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 12 (0.62%) SaaS
2 11 (0.57%) Office 365
3 10 (0.52%) IBM Blueworks
4 6 (0.31%) OneDrive
4 6 (0.31%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.21%) PaaS
5 4 (0.21%) Adobe Analytics
5 4 (0.21%) Google Drive
6 3 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (0.16%) Google Apps
6 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.052%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.052%) Yammer
7 1 (0.052%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (2.23%) VPN
2 41 (2.13%) Internet
3 38 (1.97%) TCP/IP
4 35 (1.82%) LAN
4 35 (1.82%) WAN
5 32 (1.66%) Firewall
6 26 (1.35%) SAN
7 25 (1.30%) Intranet
8 24 (1.24%) VLAN
9 22 (1.14%) Radio Access Network
10 17 (0.88%) MPLS
11 16 (0.83%) 3G
12 15 (0.78%) DNS
12 15 (0.78%) SSL
12 15 (0.78%) HTTP
12 15 (0.78%) DHCP
12 15 (0.78%) 4G
13 14 (0.73%) VoIP
13 14 (0.73%) NetScaler
13 14 (0.73%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (4.20%) SQL Server
2 76 (3.94%) MS Access
3 45 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
3 45 (2.33%) Relational Database
4 43 (2.23%) BusinessObjects
5 33 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 26 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 20 (1.04%) QlikView
7 20 (1.04%) Big Data
8 14 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (0.62%) DB2
10 11 (0.57%) Data Mining
11 10 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (0.41%) OLTP
13 7 (0.36%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 6 (0.31%) PowerCenter
14 6 (0.31%) SAP BW
14 6 (0.31%) OLAP
15 5 (0.26%) RDBMS
15 5 (0.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 40 (2.07%) JIRA
2 27 (1.40%) Visual Studio
3 18 (0.93%) Toad
4 14 (0.73%) Rational DOORS
5 6 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 6 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (0.21%) ERwin
6 4 (0.21%) Subversion
7 3 (0.16%) ClearQuest
7 3 (0.16%) Rational Rhapsody
7 3 (0.16%) Axure RP
8 2 (0.10%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (0.10%) Lombardi
8 2 (0.10%) CaliberRM
8 2 (0.10%) ProC
8 2 (0.10%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.10%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (0.10%) TestDirector
8 2 (0.10%) RequisitePro
9 1 (0.052%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 730 (37.86%) Finance
2 287 (14.89%) Banking
3 144 (7.47%) Telecoms
4 106 (5.50%) Legal
5 95 (4.93%) Investment Banking
6 89 (4.62%) Retail
7 82 (4.25%) Marketing
8 45 (2.33%) Manufacturing
9 37 (1.92%) Law
10 22 (1.14%) Advertising
10 22 (1.14%) Billing
11 21 (1.09%) Financial Institution
12 20 (1.04%) Electronics
13 19 (0.99%) Publishing
14 17 (0.88%) Front Office
14 17 (0.88%) Retail Banking
15 15 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
16 13 (0.67%) German Language
17 12 (0.62%) Automotive
18 10 (0.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 724 (37.55%) Analyst
2 271 (14.06%) Business Analyst
3 195 (10.11%) Project Manager
4 114 (5.91%) Data Analyst
5 91 (4.72%) PMO Analyst
6 75 (3.89%) Developer
7 74 (3.84%) Coordinator
8 71 (3.68%) Administrator
9 57 (2.96%) Architect
10 52 (2.70%) Consultant
11 50 (2.59%) Service Analyst
12 46 (2.39%) Project Coordinator
12 46 (2.39%) PMO Lead
13 45 (2.33%) PMO Manager
14 41 (2.13%) Author
15 40 (2.07%) Support Analyst
16 39 (2.02%) Service Desk Analyst
17 38 (1.97%) Junior
18 37 (1.92%) Technical Author
18 37 (1.92%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (2.59%) .NET
2 45 (2.33%) HTML
3 24 (1.24%) CSS
4 23 (1.19%) Web Services
4 23 (1.19%) XML
5 22 (1.14%) ASP.NET
6 13 (0.67%) HTML5
7 10 (0.52%) .NET Framework
8 9 (0.47%) JSON
8 9 (0.47%) REST
9 5 (0.26%) Silverlight
9 5 (0.26%) Middleware
9 5 (0.26%) XMPP
9 5 (0.26%) COM
10 4 (0.21%) Flash
10 4 (0.21%) LINQ
11 2 (0.10%) CSS3
11 2 (0.10%) Oracle Fusion
12 1 (0.052%) Entity Framework
12 1 (0.052%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 353 (18.31%) Analytical Skills
2 108 (5.60%) Management Information System
3 58 (3.01%) Computer Science
4 41 (2.13%) Data Centre
5 34 (1.76%) PMI
6 32 (1.66%) Statistics
7 29 (1.50%) Visualisation
8 25 (1.30%) Blackberry
9 22 (1.14%) Life Science
9 22 (1.14%) User Experience
10 21 (1.09%) Social Media
11 20 (1.04%) E-Learning
12 17 (0.88%) Economics
12 17 (0.88%) Mobile App
13 16 (0.83%) Data Integration
14 15 (0.78%) PKI
15 14 (0.73%) NHS
15 14 (0.73%) Credit Risk
16 13 (0.67%) iPhone
16 13 (0.67%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 142 (7.37%) Windows
2 58 (3.01%) UNIX
3 55 (2.85%) Windows 7
4 42 (2.18%) Windows XP
5 26 (1.35%) Linux
6 24 (1.24%) Android
7 17 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (0.67%) Apple iOS
9 12 (0.62%) zOS
10 11 (0.57%) Windows 8
10 11 (0.57%) Solaris
11 7 (0.36%) Windows 2000
11 7 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (0.31%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.21%) Windows Phone
14 4 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.10%) Data ONTAP
15 2 (0.10%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 525 (27.23%) Project Management
2 279 (14.47%) PRINCE2
3 196 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 179 (9.28%) ITIL
5 166 (8.61%) Agile Software Development
6 160 (8.30%) Change Management
7 156 (8.09%) Data Analysis
8 153 (7.94%) Business Analysis
9 121 (6.28%) Programme Management
10 112 (5.81%) Time Management
11 99 (5.13%) Project Planning
12 91 (4.72%) Service Management
13 86 (4.46%) User Acceptance Testing
14 85 (4.41%) Change Control
15 83 (4.30%) Business Intelligence
16 82 (4.25%) Risk Management
17 67 (3.48%) Migration
18 66 (3.42%) CRM
19 65 (3.37%) Analytics
20 64 (3.32%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 220 (11.41%) SQL
2 68 (3.53%) VBA
3 51 (2.65%) VB
4 35 (1.82%) C#
5 31 (1.61%) Java
6 27 (1.40%) C
7 19 (0.99%) JavaScript
8 17 (0.88%) T-SQL
9 9 (0.47%) JCL
9 9 (0.47%) PowerShell
9 9 (0.47%) REXX
10 8 (0.41%) R
11 6 (0.31%) MATLAB
11 6 (0.31%) C++
12 5 (0.26%) VBScript
12 5 (0.26%) ABAP
13 4 (0.21%) Perl
13 4 (0.21%) PHP
13 4 (0.21%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.21%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 254 (13.17%) Degree
2 115 (5.96%) Security Cleared
3 87 (4.51%) PMI Certification
4 78 (4.05%) SC Cleared
5 70 (3.63%) PMP
6 34 (1.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 28 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
8 25 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
9 24 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 22 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
11 17 (0.88%) ACCA
12 16 (0.83%) DV Cleared
13 15 (0.78%) CCNP
14 14 (0.73%) MCP
14 14 (0.73%) CIMA
15 13 (0.67%) MCSE
15 13 (0.67%) ISEB
16 12 (0.62%) CCNA
16 12 (0.62%) CISSP
17 11 (0.57%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (3.99%) QA
2 55 (2.85%) SLA
3 32 (1.66%) Data Quality
4 15 (0.78%) Solvency II
5 14 (0.73%) P3O
6 12 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (0.52%) COBIT
8 8 (0.41%) Basel II
8 8 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (0.36%) PCI DSS
10 5 (0.26%) BS25999
10 5 (0.26%) PMBOK
11 4 (0.21%) EMIR
11 4 (0.21%) MiFID
12 3 (0.16%) FATCA
12 3 (0.16%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.10%) TickIT
13 2 (0.10%) IEC 61508
13 2 (0.10%) Basel III
13 2 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 69 (3.58%) Active Directory
2 29 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.67%) vSphere
4 12 (0.62%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.52%) XenServer
6 9 (0.47%) Time Sharing Option
7 8 (0.41%) vCloud
8 5 (0.26%) XenDesktop
8 5 (0.26%) XenApp
9 4 (0.21%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.10%) HDFS
10 2 (0.10%) Xen
10 2 (0.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.10%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.10%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.052%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.052%) RACF
11 1 (0.052%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 20 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (0.62%) Cisco CUCM
3 10 (0.52%) SCCM
4 8 (0.41%) OMEGAMON
5 7 (0.36%) Cisco UCCE
5 7 (0.36%) Cisco Prime
6 5 (0.26%) Cisco UCCX
6 5 (0.26%) Cisco IPCC
7 4 (0.21%) NetBackup
7 4 (0.21%) Nagios
7 4 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (0.16%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.16%) NSN NetAct
9 2 (0.10%) SCOM
9 2 (0.10%) Zenoss
9 2 (0.10%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.10%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.10%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.10%) WMI
Vendors
1 788 (40.87%) Microsoft
2 98 (5.08%) SAP
2 98 (5.08%) Oracle
3 47 (2.44%) Cisco
3 47 (2.44%) IBM
4 43 (2.23%) Remedy
5 38 (1.97%) Citrix
6 36 (1.87%) VMware
7 34 (1.76%) HP
8 33 (1.71%) Adobe
9 31 (1.61%) CheckPoint
10 24 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
10 24 (1.24%) Google
11 21 (1.09%) Tableau
12 17 (0.88%) Brocade
12 17 (0.88%) Informatica
13 16 (0.83%) Teradata
14 15 (0.78%) ServiceNow
15 14 (0.73%) Juniper
16 13 (0.67%) Huawei
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