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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 112 129 128
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -1
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 1038 872 945
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.81% 1.65% 1.60%
As % of the Applications category 13.92% 13.22% 12.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 583 519 585
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £194 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 31 56
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +8.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.21 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £22.35 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +6.06%

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
7458 6598 7608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.97% 12.49% 12.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4133 3596 3981
Average daily rate £340 £335 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £150 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £501 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 734 649 791
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% -7.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £26.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.01 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+0.08% -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 16 September 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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +30 949 £375 - 174
London +9 464 £375 -6.25% 64
South East +21 190 £370 +5.71% 41
City of London +13 117 £375 -11.76% 24
North West +14 54 £313 -3.84% 14
Berkshire +20 52 £300 +47.23% 10
South West -3 48 £315 -14.57% 10
Buckinghamshire +17 47 £358 +19.16% 7
Scotland -19 46 £375 +25.00% 4
East of England -1 43 £418 -24.09% 12
West Midlands -2 42 £290 -16.00% 6
Hampshire +6 34 £326 +8.75% 1
East Midlands +23 32 £238 +97.91% 11
Milton Keynes +13 28 £375 +25.00% 2
Surrey +6 28 £372 -10.89% 7
Yorkshire -11 28 £375 +7.14% 7
Reading +19 26 £463 +131.25% 2
West Yorkshire -6 22 £388 +10.71% 6
Bristol -9 22 £320 -3.03% 5
Cheshire +14 19 £375 +53.84% 5
Manchester -4 19 £308 -12.14% 6
Edinburgh -10 18 £392 +25.36% 2
Wales -18 17 £340 - 3
Leeds -1 15 £400 +14.28% 5
South Wales -10 14 £300 -11.76% 3
Glasgow -25 14 £144 -50.00% 1
Essex -1 13 £241 -56.13% 1
Warwickshire -4 13 £288 +25.00% 1
Hertfordshire -5 13 £396 - 3
Oxfordshire +4 12 £500 +25.00% 8

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 1280 (67.16%) MS Excel
2 770 (40.40%) Microsoft
3 728 (38.20%) MS Office
4 667 (34.99%) Finance
5 502 (26.34%) Project Management
6 487 (25.55%) MS Visio
7 459 (24.08%) MS Project
8 292 (15.32%) Analytical Skills
9 278 (14.59%) PRINCE2
10 273 (14.32%) SharePoint
11 268 (14.06%) Banking
12 207 (10.86%) Stakeholder Management
13 195 (10.23%) Degree
14 187 (9.81%) Windows
15 173 (9.08%) Change Management
16 152 (7.97%) SAP
17 149 (7.82%) ITIL
18 145 (7.61%) Agile Software Development
19 143 (7.50%) SQL
20 129 (6.77%) Telecoms
21 126 (6.61%) Oracle
22 121 (6.35%) Business Analysis
23 116 (6.09%) Data Analysis
24 106 (5.56%) Retail
25 105 (5.51%) Programme Management
26 104 (5.46%) Risk Management
26 104 (5.46%) Spreadsheet
27 101 (5.30%) Marketing
28 98 (5.14%) Security Cleared
29 97 (5.09%) QA

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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
1 273 (14.32%) SharePoint
2 51 (2.68%) IBM Notes
3 38 (1.99%) CMS
4 28 (1.47%) SAS
5 22 (1.15%) MS Project Server
6 20 (1.05%) WebSphere
6 20 (1.05%) Apache
7 15 (0.79%) Tomcat
8 14 (0.73%) MS Exchange
8 14 (0.73%) WebLogic
9 13 (0.68%) IIS
10 10 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
11 9 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
11 9 (0.47%) IBM HTTP Server
11 9 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
12 8 (0.42%) Confluence
13 7 (0.37%) Lync
13 7 (0.37%) Lotus Domino
14 6 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
14 6 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1280 (67.16%) MS Excel
2 728 (38.20%) MS Office
3 487 (25.55%) MS Visio
4 459 (24.08%) MS Project
5 104 (5.46%) Spreadsheet
6 47 (2.47%) Photoshop
7 19 (1.00%) Adobe Illustrator
8 11 (0.58%) InDesign
9 10 (0.52%) Adobe After Effects
10 9 (0.47%) AutoCAD
11 8 (0.42%) Fireworks
11 8 (0.42%) Adobe Captivate
12 6 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
13 5 (0.26%) SPSS
14 4 (0.21%) Acrobat
14 4 (0.21%) CINEMA 4D
15 3 (0.16%) PowerPivot
16 2 (0.10%) Stata
17 1 (0.052%) InfoPath
17 1 (0.052%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 11 (0.58%) SAP ERP
1 11 (0.58%) Google Analytics
2 10 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
2 10 (0.52%) CA Clarity
3 8 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
5 6 (0.31%) SAP HR
5 6 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.21%) SAP SRM
6 4 (0.21%) ResourceLink
6 4 (0.21%) Maximo
6 4 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (0.16%) Hyperion Planning
7 3 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.16%) Summit
7 3 (0.16%) SAP CRM
7 3 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
7 3 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.47%) SaaS
2 6 (0.31%) 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 53 (2.78%) Intranet
2 45 (2.36%) Internet
3 28 (1.47%) LAN
4 23 (1.21%) Firewall
5 22 (1.15%) WAN
6 19 (1.00%) VPN
7 13 (0.68%) TCP/IP
7 13 (0.68%) Wireless
8 12 (0.63%) Radio Access Network
8 12 (0.63%) VoIP
8 12 (0.63%) SSL
9 11 (0.58%) HTTP
9 11 (0.58%) LTE
10 10 (0.52%) SAN
10 10 (0.52%) MPLS
11 8 (0.42%) 3G
12 7 (0.37%) DNS
13 6 (0.31%) Broadband
13 6 (0.31%) 2G
13 6 (0.31%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (3.04%) SQL Server
2 37 (1.94%) MS Access
3 19 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (1.00%) Data Mining
4 18 (0.94%) Relational Database
4 18 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
5 10 (0.52%) QlikView
5 10 (0.52%) SAP BW
6 9 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
7 8 (0.42%) SAP BI
7 8 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (0.37%) MySQL
9 6 (0.31%) Oracle Database
10 5 (0.26%) Oracle BI EE
11 4 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.21%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.21%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 4 (0.21%) DB2
11 4 (0.21%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 35 (1.84%) JIRA
2 8 (0.42%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (0.42%) Dreamweaver
3 7 (0.37%) TestDirector
3 7 (0.37%) Axure RP
4 6 (0.31%) Toad
4 6 (0.31%) Oracle APEX
5 5 (0.26%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.26%) JDeveloper
6 4 (0.21%) ERwin
7 3 (0.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.10%) ProC
8 2 (0.10%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.052%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.052%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.052%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.052%) InstallShield
9 1 (0.052%) LSMW
9 1 (0.052%) Subversion
9 1 (0.052%) Selenium
General
1 667 (34.99%) Finance
2 268 (14.06%) Banking
3 129 (6.77%) Telecoms
4 106 (5.56%) Retail
5 101 (5.30%) Marketing
6 90 (4.72%) Investment Banking
7 84 (4.41%) Legal
8 60 (3.15%) Publishing
9 37 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
10 32 (1.68%) Retail Banking
10 32 (1.68%) Billing
11 24 (1.26%) Law
12 23 (1.21%) Back Office
13 22 (1.15%) French Language
14 21 (1.10%) Financial Institution
14 21 (1.10%) Front Office
14 21 (1.10%) Advertising
15 18 (0.94%) Automotive
16 13 (0.68%) General Ledger
17 12 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 692 (36.31%) Analyst
2 203 (10.65%) Business Analyst
3 194 (10.18%) Project Manager
4 103 (5.40%) PMO Analyst
5 82 (4.30%) Coordinator
6 74 (3.88%) Service Analyst
7 64 (3.36%) Administrator
8 62 (3.25%) Data Analyst
9 57 (2.99%) Consultant
10 55 (2.89%) Support Analyst
11 53 (2.78%) Project Coordinator
12 52 (2.73%) Service Desk Analyst
13 46 (2.41%) Developer
14 41 (2.15%) Architect
15 39 (2.05%) Microsoft Specialist
16 38 (1.99%) Project Analyst
17 37 (1.94%) Junior
18 35 (1.84%) Senior Analyst
18 35 (1.84%) Business Manager
18 35 (1.84%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (2.68%) HTML
2 35 (1.84%) .NET
3 30 (1.57%) XML
4 25 (1.31%) Web Services
5 23 (1.21%) CSS
6 15 (0.79%) Middleware
7 14 (0.73%) J2EE
8 11 (0.58%) Flash
9 10 (0.52%) REST
10 9 (0.47%) HTML5
10 9 (0.47%) JMS
11 8 (0.42%) JSON
12 7 (0.37%) Ajax
12 7 (0.37%) XHTML
12 7 (0.37%) jQuery
13 6 (0.31%) SOAP
14 5 (0.26%) .NET Framework
14 5 (0.26%) CSS3
15 4 (0.21%) YUI
15 4 (0.21%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 292 (15.32%) Analytical Skills
2 96 (5.04%) Management Information System
3 57 (2.99%) E-Learning
4 32 (1.68%) PMI
5 29 (1.52%) Statistics
5 29 (1.52%) Computer Science
6 23 (1.21%) Social Media
6 23 (1.21%) Blackberry
6 23 (1.21%) User Experience
7 22 (1.15%) Credit Risk
8 18 (0.94%) CMDB
9 17 (0.89%) Graphic Design
10 16 (0.84%) Derivative
10 16 (0.84%) NHS
11 15 (0.79%) Wiki
11 15 (0.79%) FMCG
12 14 (0.73%) Mathematics
13 12 (0.63%) Client/Server
14 11 (0.58%) AS400
14 11 (0.58%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 187 (9.81%) Windows
2 75 (3.93%) Windows 7
3 74 (3.88%) Windows XP
4 36 (1.89%) UNIX
5 31 (1.63%) Linux
6 18 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.42%) Android
11 7 (0.37%) AIX
11 7 (0.37%) Windows 8
12 6 (0.31%) Windows 2000
13 5 (0.26%) Windows NT
14 4 (0.21%) Windows Vista
14 4 (0.21%) Solaris
14 4 (0.21%) Windows Phone
15 3 (0.16%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.10%) OS/2
16 2 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 502 (26.34%) Project Management
2 278 (14.59%) PRINCE2
3 207 (10.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 173 (9.08%) Change Management
5 149 (7.82%) ITIL
6 145 (7.61%) Agile Software Development
7 121 (6.35%) Business Analysis
8 116 (6.09%) Data Analysis
9 105 (5.51%) Programme Management
10 104 (5.46%) Risk Management
11 95 (4.98%) Project Planning
12 79 (4.14%) Service Management
13 75 (3.93%) CRM
14 71 (3.73%) Time Management
15 69 (3.62%) ERP
15 69 (3.62%) Workflow
16 66 (3.46%) Validation
17 65 (3.41%) Migration
18 56 (2.94%) Analytics
19 55 (2.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 143 (7.50%) SQL
2 70 (3.67%) VBA
3 41 (2.15%) Java
4 25 (1.31%) C
5 24 (1.26%) C#
6 18 (0.94%) JavaScript
7 17 (0.89%) VB
8 13 (0.68%) PL/SQL
9 10 (0.52%) Shell Script
10 9 (0.47%) Jython
11 8 (0.42%) Korn
11 8 (0.42%) C-shell
11 8 (0.42%) Bash Shell
12 6 (0.31%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.26%) Perl
14 4 (0.21%) PHP
14 4 (0.21%) C++
14 4 (0.21%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.21%) Scala
15 3 (0.16%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 195 (10.23%) Degree
2 98 (5.14%) Security Cleared
3 66 (3.46%) PMI Certification
4 60 (3.15%) SC Cleared
5 52 (2.73%) PMP
6 49 (2.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 31 (1.63%) ISEB
8 22 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
8 22 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 18 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
10 15 (0.79%) CISSP
10 15 (0.79%) DV Cleared
11 13 (0.68%) CCA
12 12 (0.63%) MCP
12 12 (0.63%) MOS
13 11 (0.58%) CISA
14 9 (0.47%) CIMA
14 9 (0.47%) A+ Certification
15 8 (0.42%) MCSE
15 8 (0.42%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (5.09%) QA
2 44 (2.31%) SLA
3 20 (1.05%) ISO 9001
4 15 (0.79%) P3O
5 14 (0.73%) Data Quality
6 12 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.26%) COBIT
8 5 (0.26%) EMIR
8 5 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
9 3 (0.16%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.16%) Basel III
9 3 (0.16%) MiFID
9 3 (0.16%) TickIT
10 2 (0.10%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.052%) CRD IV
11 1 (0.052%) FATCA
11 1 (0.052%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.052%) Basel II
11 1 (0.052%) WCAG
System Software
1 91 (4.77%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.10%) Terminal Services
3 2 (0.10%) vSphere
4 1 (0.052%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.052%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.052%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.052%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.052%) XenApp
4 1 (0.052%) XenServer
4 1 (0.052%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.052%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 18 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 8 (0.42%) 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 2 (0.10%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.10%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.052%) WSUS
7 1 (0.052%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.052%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.052%) Check_MK
7 1 (0.052%) Netcool
7 1 (0.052%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.052%) Nagios
7 1 (0.052%) AppManager
7 1 (0.052%) EMC TimeFinder
7 1 (0.052%) EMC Navisphere
7 1 (0.052%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 770 (40.40%) Microsoft
2 152 (7.97%) SAP
3 126 (6.61%) Oracle
4 52 (2.73%) Lotus
5 45 (2.36%) HP
6 41 (2.15%) Adobe
7 33 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
8 31 (1.63%) ServiceNow
9 30 (1.57%) Remedy
9 30 (1.57%) Business Objects
10 28 (1.47%) IBM
11 24 (1.26%) Citrix
12 22 (1.15%) Cisco
13 20 (1.05%) PeopleSoft
14 17 (0.89%) CheckPoint
15 16 (0.84%) Cognos
15 16 (0.84%) Google
16 15 (0.79%) Siebel
16 15 (0.79%) Avaya
16 15 (0.79%) Primavera
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