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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 119 122 138
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +16
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 939 874 706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.75% 1.68% 1.53%
As % of the Applications category 14.34% 12.82% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 486 391
Average daily rate
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£353 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £151 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 50 72
Average hourly rate £19.75 £18.55 £14.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% +24.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.02 £9.00 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.36 £72.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +24.13%

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
6548 6816 5965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.20% 13.13% 12.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3592 3523 3045
Average daily rate £350 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £150 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 641 652 697
Average hourly rate £15.35 £16.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.09% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £42.50 £36.00
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -1 848 £360 +2.85% 196
London -32 356 £400 +6.66% 85
South East +3 203 £325 -6.47% 38
North West +61 99 £331 -28.68% 29
City of London -19 85 £400 +14.28% 34
Berkshire -13 71 £303 -19.33% 6
Scotland +29 54 £350 - 8
Manchester +35 53 £413 -18.31% 10
Yorkshire -7 47 £388 +13.28% 11
West Midlands -1 40 £265 +24.70% 9
Surrey +24 39 £438 +34.61% 11
Buckinghamshire +15 38 £225 -30.76% 3
West Yorkshire +6 37 £413 +20.43% 7
Edinburgh +21 36 £325 -4.83% 4
East Midlands -14 33 £81 -21.73% 4
East of England +2 30 £225 -40.00% 6
Reading -2 28 £325 -13.33% 2
South West -20 25 £325 +1.56% 11
Milton Keynes +3 24 £188 -42.30% 2
Hampshire -8 23 £320 +39.13% 5
Leeds -2 21 £300 -20.00% 5
Leicestershire +7 19 £81 -61.42%
Cheshire +14 18 £300 -12.40% 15
Kegworth - 13 £81 -
Warwickshire +5 12 £144 -58.92% 1
Glasgow 0 11 £380 +8.57% 2
Bristol -3 11 £330 -7.69% 4
Oxfordshire -15 11 £430 -36.29% 5
Wiltshire +11 10 £344 +14.58% 2
Lancashire +5 10 - - 1

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1192 (67.08%) MS Excel
2 748 (42.09%) Microsoft
3 695 (39.11%) Finance
4 660 (37.14%) MS Office
5 480 (27.01%) MS Visio
6 456 (25.66%) Project Management
7 422 (23.75%) MS Project
8 321 (18.06%) Analytical Skills
9 273 (15.36%) Banking
10 243 (13.67%) SharePoint
11 233 (13.11%) PRINCE2
12 232 (13.06%) Degree
13 199 (11.20%) Stakeholder Management
14 165 (9.29%) Telecoms
15 156 (8.78%) SQL
16 145 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
17 144 (8.10%) Business Analysis
18 137 (7.71%) Change Management
19 136 (7.65%) ITIL
20 132 (7.43%) Data Analysis
21 128 (7.20%) Retail
22 125 (7.03%) Windows
23 121 (6.81%) SAP
24 115 (6.47%) Oracle
25 104 (5.85%) Programme Management
26 100 (5.63%) SQL Server
27 92 (5.18%) Business Intelligence
27 92 (5.18%) Marketing
28 90 (5.06%) Time Management
29 88 (4.95%) Security Cleared

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 243 (13.67%) SharePoint
2 33 (1.86%) SAS
3 26 (1.46%) MS Project Server
4 17 (0.96%) MS Exchange
5 15 (0.84%) IBM Notes
6 12 (0.68%) Confluence
7 11 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
8 9 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (0.39%) Lync
10 5 (0.28%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.28%) Lotus Domino
10 5 (0.28%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.28%) ArcGIS
11 4 (0.23%) CMS
11 4 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (0.23%) IIS
11 4 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.17%) Adobe CQ
12 3 (0.17%) WorkSite
12 3 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1192 (67.08%) MS Excel
2 660 (37.14%) MS Office
3 480 (27.01%) MS Visio
4 422 (23.75%) MS Project
5 38 (2.14%) Spreadsheet
6 15 (0.84%) Adobe Captivate
7 14 (0.79%) SPSS
8 12 (0.68%) Photoshop
9 10 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
9 10 (0.56%) AutoCAD
10 9 (0.51%) Adobe After Effects
10 9 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 8 (0.45%) Acrobat
12 7 (0.39%) CINEMA 4D
13 5 (0.28%) InDesign
13 5 (0.28%) Open Workbench
14 4 (0.23%) InfoPath
15 2 (0.11%) Simulink
15 2 (0.11%) Stateflow
15 2 (0.11%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 19 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
3 11 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.45%) Google Analytics
5 6 (0.34%) CA PPM
6 5 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
6 5 (0.28%) SAP GRC
7 4 (0.23%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.23%) IntelliMatch
8 3 (0.17%) HFM
8 3 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.11%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.11%) Maximo
9 2 (0.11%) Teamcenter
9 2 (0.11%) SAP HR
9 2 (0.11%) WebTrends
9 2 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.11%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.28%) IBM Blueworks
2 4 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.23%) SaaS
3 2 (0.11%) Taleo
4 1 (0.056%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.056%) Office 365
4 1 (0.056%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 38 (2.14%) HTTP
2 33 (1.86%) Internet
3 23 (1.29%) Intranet
4 22 (1.24%) TCP/IP
5 21 (1.18%) WAN
6 19 (1.07%) LAN
7 15 (0.84%) SAN
7 15 (0.84%) Firewall
7 15 (0.84%) Wireless
8 14 (0.79%) VoIP
8 14 (0.79%) Radio Access Network
9 13 (0.73%) VPN
9 13 (0.73%) LTE
10 11 (0.62%) VLAN
10 11 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
10 11 (0.62%) 3G
11 10 (0.56%) GSM
11 10 (0.56%) 4G
12 9 (0.51%) GPRS
12 9 (0.51%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (5.63%) SQL Server
2 53 (2.98%) MS Access
3 33 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
4 27 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (1.07%) Relational Database
7 17 (0.96%) Data Mining
8 14 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (0.73%) QlikView
9 13 (0.73%) Big Data
10 12 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
11 10 (0.56%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 9 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
13 8 (0.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 7 (0.39%) Base SAS
14 7 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
14 7 (0.39%) SAS Data Integration Studio
15 6 (0.34%) DB2
15 6 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
16 5 (0.28%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 42 (2.36%) Visual Studio
2 24 (1.35%) JIRA
3 9 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (0.28%) Axure RP
5 4 (0.23%) Subversion
6 3 (0.17%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (0.17%) TestDirector
7 2 (0.11%) Toad
7 2 (0.11%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (0.11%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.11%) Selenium
7 2 (0.11%) ERwin
7 2 (0.11%) ProC
7 2 (0.11%) ClearQuest
7 2 (0.11%) NUnit
7 2 (0.11%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.11%) FogBugz
7 2 (0.11%) Ant
General
1 695 (39.11%) Finance
2 273 (15.36%) Banking
3 165 (9.29%) Telecoms
4 128 (7.20%) Retail
5 92 (5.18%) Marketing
6 79 (4.45%) Investment Banking
7 70 (3.94%) Legal
8 38 (2.14%) Manufacturing
8 38 (2.14%) Publishing
9 28 (1.58%) Front Office
9 28 (1.58%) Retail Banking
10 25 (1.41%) Financial Institution
11 24 (1.35%) Advertising
12 21 (1.18%) Law
13 19 (1.07%) Electronics
14 18 (1.01%) Automotive
14 18 (1.01%) German Language
15 13 (0.73%) French Language
15 13 (0.73%) Back Office
16 12 (0.68%) Billing
Job Titles
1 642 (36.13%) Analyst
2 202 (11.37%) Business Analyst
3 190 (10.69%) Project Manager
4 106 (5.97%) Data Analyst
5 87 (4.90%) PMO Analyst
6 74 (4.16%) Administrator
7 70 (3.94%) Coordinator
8 67 (3.77%) Developer
9 54 (3.04%) Author
9 54 (3.04%) Technical Author
10 49 (2.76%) PMO Manager
11 41 (2.31%) Service Analyst
11 41 (2.31%) Senior Analyst
12 39 (2.19%) Support Analyst
13 37 (2.08%) Consultant
14 36 (2.03%) Architect
15 35 (1.97%) Project Coordinator
16 34 (1.91%) Project Officer
17 33 (1.86%) Junior
18 32 (1.80%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (3.71%) .NET
2 51 (2.87%) Web Services
3 50 (2.81%) XML
4 40 (2.25%) REST
5 39 (2.19%) .NET Framework
6 37 (2.08%) JSON
6 37 (2.08%) HTML
7 19 (1.07%) Oracle Fusion
8 17 (0.96%) CSS
9 15 (0.84%) HTML5
10 11 (0.62%) Flash
11 9 (0.51%) ASP.NET
12 7 (0.39%) jQuery
13 6 (0.34%) Ajax
13 6 (0.34%) CSS3
14 5 (0.28%) XSLT
14 5 (0.28%) ODBC
14 5 (0.28%) J2EE
14 5 (0.28%) JSP
15 4 (0.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 321 (18.06%) Analytical Skills
2 76 (4.28%) Management Information System
3 58 (3.26%) Computer Science
4 29 (1.63%) PMI
5 25 (1.41%) NHS
6 24 (1.35%) Visualisation
7 22 (1.24%) User Experience
8 20 (1.13%) Credit Risk
8 20 (1.13%) E-Learning
8 20 (1.13%) Statistics
9 18 (1.01%) Derivative
9 18 (1.01%) Life Science
10 14 (0.79%) Mathematics
11 13 (0.73%) Blackberry
12 12 (0.68%) Fixed Income
12 12 (0.68%) Graphic Design
12 12 (0.68%) Social Media
12 12 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
12 12 (0.68%) Reference Data
13 11 (0.62%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 125 (7.03%) Windows
2 52 (2.93%) UNIX
3 44 (2.48%) Windows XP
4 42 (2.36%) Windows 7
5 20 (1.13%) Linux
6 17 (0.96%) Apple iOS
7 16 (0.90%) Android
8 12 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (0.68%) Solaris
9 10 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (0.51%) Windows 8
11 8 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.28%) Windows 2000
13 4 (0.23%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.17%) AIX
14 3 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.11%) HPUX
16 1 (0.056%) zOS
16 1 (0.056%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.056%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 456 (25.66%) Project Management
2 233 (13.11%) PRINCE2
3 199 (11.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 145 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
5 144 (8.10%) Business Analysis
6 137 (7.71%) Change Management
7 136 (7.65%) ITIL
8 132 (7.43%) Data Analysis
9 104 (5.85%) Programme Management
10 92 (5.18%) Business Intelligence
11 90 (5.06%) Time Management
12 84 (4.73%) Project Planning
13 83 (4.67%) Service Delivery
14 81 (4.56%) Risk Management
15 75 (4.22%) UML
15 75 (4.22%) Service Management
16 72 (4.05%) Data Modelling
17 70 (3.94%) Change Control
18 63 (3.55%) Portfolio Management
19 58 (3.26%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 156 (8.78%) SQL
2 63 (3.55%) Java
3 50 (2.81%) C#
4 47 (2.64%) VBA
5 24 (1.35%) VB
6 22 (1.24%) JavaScript
7 9 (0.51%) T-SQL
7 9 (0.51%) C
8 7 (0.39%) PL/SQL
9 6 (0.34%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.23%) VB.NET
10 4 (0.23%) Objective-C
11 3 (0.17%) Python
11 3 (0.17%) PHP
11 3 (0.17%) MATLAB
11 3 (0.17%) R
12 2 (0.11%) C++
12 2 (0.11%) VBScript
12 2 (0.11%) Embedded C
12 2 (0.11%) XPath
Qualifications
1 232 (13.06%) Degree
2 88 (4.95%) Security Cleared
3 68 (3.83%) PMI Certification
4 55 (3.10%) SC Cleared
5 43 (2.42%) PMP
6 25 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 24 (1.35%) ISEB
8 18 (1.01%) ACCA
8 18 (1.01%) CIMA
9 17 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
10 15 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 14 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
13 12 (0.68%) MCP
14 11 (0.62%) CCNA
14 11 (0.62%) DV Cleared
15 9 (0.51%) A+ Certification
16 8 (0.45%) MCSE
16 8 (0.45%) APMP
17 7 (0.39%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (3.66%) QA
2 42 (2.36%) SLA
3 20 (1.13%) Data Quality
4 18 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 18 (1.01%) Solvency II
5 8 (0.45%) P3O
5 8 (0.45%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.39%) EMIR
6 7 (0.39%) Basel II
7 5 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
8 4 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.23%) COBIT
8 4 (0.23%) Basel III
9 3 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 2 (0.11%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.11%) FATCA
10 2 (0.11%) COREP
10 2 (0.11%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.056%) CRD IV
11 1 (0.056%) GAMP
System Software
1 54 (3.04%) Active Directory
2 17 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.17%) VMware ESX
3 3 (0.17%) vSphere
4 2 (0.11%) Xen
4 2 (0.11%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.11%) XenApp
5 1 (0.056%) XenServer
5 1 (0.056%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.056%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.056%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 17 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (0.28%) Cisco UCCE
3 5 (0.28%) Cisco IPCC
4 4 (0.23%) Tivoli
4 4 (0.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (0.23%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (0.17%) CiscoWorks
5 3 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.17%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.17%) ServiceCenter
5 3 (0.17%) SCCM
6 1 (0.056%) Netcool
6 1 (0.056%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 748 (42.09%) Microsoft
2 121 (6.81%) SAP
3 115 (6.47%) Oracle
4 57 (3.21%) Salesforce.com
5 50 (2.81%) Remedy
6 47 (2.64%) Business Objects
7 41 (2.31%) Citrix
8 36 (2.03%) Adobe
9 30 (1.69%) Cisco
10 27 (1.52%) HP
11 24 (1.35%) VMware
12 21 (1.18%) Tableau
13 20 (1.13%) Lotus
14 19 (1.07%) IBM
15 17 (0.96%) CheckPoint
16 15 (0.84%) BMC
17 14 (0.79%) Cognos
17 14 (0.79%) TOWER Software
18 10 (0.56%) Google
18 10 (0.56%) Planview
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