The table below looks at the statistics for MS PowerPoint skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS PowerPoint over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft PowerPoint
UK
Rank 181 177 130
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -47
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 635 726 868
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.40% 1.42% 1.68%
As % of the Applications category 13.16% 12.95% 14.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 414 538
Median daily rate £350 £350 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £187 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 34 42
Median hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -24.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.23 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.34 £40.00 £32.64
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £20.13
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -13.04%

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
4826 5606 6146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.60% 10.95% 11.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2921 3315 3461
Median daily rate £350 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £170 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 458 501 579
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.85 £16.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.86%

MS PowerPoint
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint within the UK over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -6 589 £350 - 118
London -32 265 £425 +13.33% 56
South East +29 123 £325 -3.84% 21
Berkshire +32 46 £300 +0.84% 2
North West +23 44 £275 -15.38% 11
City of London -13 37 £300 -25.00% 14
West Midlands -3 36 £400 +33.33% 5
East of England -2 32 £265 -37.64% 7
Reading +44 31 £263 -30.00% 1
Hampshire +5 27 £320 -5.18% 9
North East +4 26 £350 -6.66% 1
Tyne and Wear 0 26 £350 -6.66%
Newcastle upon Tyne +12 25 £350 -6.66%
Scotland +15 24 £285 +7.54% 3
South West -9 24 £395 +20.15% 11
Yorkshire -6 20 £331 +1.84% 6
Essex +12 18 £265 -39.77%
Manchester -2 18 £320 +2.40% 10
Buckinghamshire -5 18 £300 -11.11%
Edinburgh +19 16 £295 +11.13% 1
Milton Keynes +1 16 £300 -18.64%
Bristol +8 15 £325 +41.30% 9
Surrey +1 15 £440 +30.17% 4
East Midlands -6 14 £240 -49.47%
West Yorkshire -10 13 £309 -5.07% 6
Lancashire +23 12 £250 -25.92% 1
Coventry +1 12 £420 +29.23%
Cheshire +32 10 £355 +16.01%
Middlesex +7 10 £467 +38.16% 1
Nottinghamshire +2 10 £270 -44.89%

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS PowerPoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for MS PowerPoint.

1 932 (65.17%) MS Excel
2 620 (43.36%) Microsoft
3 544 (38.04%) Finance
4 524 (36.64%) MS Office
5 385 (26.92%) MS Visio
6 354 (24.76%) Project Management
7 305 (21.33%) Analytical Skills
8 263 (18.39%) MS Project
9 255 (17.83%) PMO
10 250 (17.48%) Agile Software Development
11 241 (16.85%) SharePoint
12 230 (16.08%) Stakeholder Management
13 224 (15.66%) PRINCE2
14 192 (13.43%) Banking
15 191 (13.36%) Change Management
16 167 (11.68%) ITIL
17 165 (11.54%) Windows
17 165 (11.54%) Degree
18 126 (8.81%) SQL
19 124 (8.67%) Security Cleared
20 123 (8.60%) Data Analysis
21 119 (8.32%) Programme Management
22 101 (7.06%) Data Management
23 100 (6.99%) Oracle
24 99 (6.92%) Service Management
24 99 (6.92%) Telecoms
25 96 (6.71%) Marketing
26 94 (6.57%) Risk Management
27 92 (6.43%) SC Cleared
28 91 (6.36%) Management Information System

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 241 (16.85%) SharePoint
2 40 (2.80%) WebSphere
3 28 (1.96%) Confluence
4 27 (1.89%) SAS
5 12 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
6 11 (0.77%) Skype for Business
7 9 (0.63%) WebLogic
8 8 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (0.56%) MS Exchange
9 7 (0.49%) IIS
9 7 (0.49%) Tuxedo
10 6 (0.42%) CMS
11 5 (0.35%) Apache
11 5 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (0.35%) MS Project Server
12 4 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.28%) Oracle UPK
12 4 (0.28%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.21%) Oracle Application Server
13 3 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 932 (65.17%) MS Excel
2 524 (36.64%) MS Office
3 385 (26.92%) MS Visio
4 263 (18.39%) MS Project
5 29 (2.03%) Spreadsheet
6 22 (1.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 21 (1.47%) Photoshop
8 19 (1.33%) Adobe Illustrator
9 8 (0.56%) Adobe Captivate
10 7 (0.49%) InDesign
11 6 (0.42%) AutoCAD
12 4 (0.28%) Camtasia
12 4 (0.28%) SPSS
13 2 (0.14%) Acrobat
13 2 (0.14%) InVision
14 1 (0.070%) Adobe Premiere
14 1 (0.070%) CATIA
14 1 (0.070%) FrameMaker
14 1 (0.070%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 15 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (0.70%) Primavera
4 5 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.28%) SAP SRM
5 4 (0.28%) Sonata
6 3 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.21%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
6 3 (0.21%) SAP HR
6 3 (0.21%) SAP Retail
6 3 (0.21%) Workfront
7 2 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (0.14%) FastStats
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.14%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.14%) SAP IS-U
7 2 (0.14%) Teamcenter
7 2 (0.14%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 55 (3.85%) SaaS
2 54 (3.78%) IaaS
3 53 (3.71%) PaaS
4 27 (1.89%) Office 365
5 10 (0.70%) Google Analytics
6 7 (0.49%) Google Drive
6 7 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (0.42%) SuccessFactors
8 4 (0.28%) Adobe Analytics
8 4 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.14%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.14%) CloudFront
9 2 (0.14%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.14%) Responsys
10 1 (0.070%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.070%) IBM Blueworks
10 1 (0.070%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.40%) Internet
2 16 (1.12%) LDAP
3 15 (1.05%) VPN
4 14 (0.98%) VoIP
5 11 (0.77%) DNS
5 11 (0.77%) Firewall
5 11 (0.77%) LAN
6 10 (0.70%) DHCP
6 10 (0.70%) Intranet
6 10 (0.70%) TCP/IP
6 10 (0.70%) WAN
7 9 (0.63%) Broadband
7 9 (0.63%) WebEx
8 8 (0.56%) Skype
9 7 (0.49%) Wireless
10 6 (0.42%) SAN
11 5 (0.35%) 2G
11 5 (0.35%) 3G
11 5 (0.35%) Network Security
11 5 (0.35%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (3.50%) SQL Server
2 24 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
4 19 (1.33%) MS Access
4 19 (1.33%) Oracle Database
5 17 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (0.98%) MongoDB
8 13 (0.91%) DB2
9 10 (0.70%) Data Mining
9 10 (0.70%) Relational Database
9 10 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (0.63%) QlikView
11 7 (0.49%) Ingres
11 7 (0.49%) Qlik Sense
12 6 (0.42%) Big Data
12 6 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (0.42%) Power BI
12 6 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (0.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 75 (5.24%) JIRA
2 15 (1.05%) Visual Studio
3 13 (0.91%) Axure RP
3 13 (0.91%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 9 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (0.56%) Eclipse
6 5 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (0.35%) Rational DOORS
7 4 (0.28%) Dreamweaver
7 4 (0.28%) HP UFT
7 4 (0.28%) Maven
7 4 (0.28%) Rational Rhapsody
7 4 (0.28%) TestLink
8 2 (0.14%) Bugzilla
8 2 (0.14%) JUnit
8 2 (0.14%) NUnit
8 2 (0.14%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.14%) Selenium
8 2 (0.14%) Subversion
8 2 (0.14%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 544 (38.04%) Finance
2 192 (13.43%) Banking
3 99 (6.92%) Telecoms
4 96 (6.71%) Marketing
5 70 (4.90%) Retail
6 63 (4.41%) Legal
7 50 (3.50%) Investment Banking
8 27 (1.89%) Advertising
9 26 (1.82%) Law
9 26 (1.82%) Manufacturing
10 17 (1.19%) Billing
10 17 (1.19%) Financial Institution
10 17 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
11 14 (0.98%) Front Office
11 14 (0.98%) Retail Banking
12 13 (0.91%) Publishing
13 11 (0.77%) Back Office
13 11 (0.77%) German Language
14 10 (0.70%) Corporate Banking
14 10 (0.70%) French Language
Job Titles
1 437 (30.56%) Analyst
2 143 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 122 (8.53%) Business Analyst
4 107 (7.48%) Administrator
5 66 (4.62%) Data Analyst
6 57 (3.99%) PMO Analyst
7 54 (3.78%) Support Analyst
8 48 (3.36%) Consultant
9 47 (3.29%) Coordinator
10 36 (2.52%) Project Administrator
10 36 (2.52%) Project Analyst
11 33 (2.31%) Project Coordinator
12 31 (2.17%) Trainer
13 29 (2.03%) IT Analyst
13 29 (2.03%) Senior Analyst
14 28 (1.96%) Designer
15 27 (1.89%) Junior
16 26 (1.82%) Process Analyst
17 25 (1.75%) IT Support
17 25 (1.75%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (1.68%) XML
2 18 (1.26%) .NET
3 17 (1.19%) HTML
4 14 (0.98%) Velocity
5 11 (0.77%) Middleware
6 9 (0.63%) Oracle Fusion
7 8 (0.56%) CSS
7 8 (0.56%) XSLT
8 7 (0.49%) HTML5
8 7 (0.49%) Web Services
9 6 (0.42%) J2EE
9 6 (0.42%) SOAP
9 6 (0.42%) XSD
10 5 (0.35%) CSS3
10 5 (0.35%) REST
10 5 (0.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (0.35%) WCF
11 4 (0.28%) Elastic Stack
11 4 (0.28%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 4 (0.28%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 305 (21.33%) Analytical Skills
2 91 (6.36%) Management Information System
3 37 (2.59%) Virtual Team
4 35 (2.45%) Data Centre
4 35 (2.45%) e-Learning
5 25 (1.75%) User Experience
6 23 (1.61%) Computer Science
7 20 (1.40%) Social Media
7 20 (1.40%) Tandem
8 19 (1.33%) Equities
9 17 (1.19%) PMI
10 16 (1.12%) FMCG
10 16 (1.12%) NHS
11 14 (0.98%) Derivative
11 14 (0.98%) Fixed Income
12 13 (0.91%) Fintech
13 11 (0.77%) Driving Licence
13 11 (0.77%) Wiki
14 10 (0.70%) Animation
14 10 (0.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 165 (11.54%) Windows
2 76 (5.31%) Linux
3 68 (4.76%) Unix
4 55 (3.85%) AIX
5 45 (3.15%) Windows XP
6 37 (2.59%) Windows 2000
7 20 (1.40%) Windows 7
8 16 (1.12%) Windows Server
9 14 (0.98%) Android
10 13 (0.91%) Apple iOS
10 13 (0.91%) Windows 8
10 13 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (0.70%) Windows 10
12 8 (0.56%) VME
13 6 (0.42%) Solaris
13 6 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (0.42%) zOS
14 5 (0.35%) MVS
14 5 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 354 (24.76%) Project Management
2 250 (17.48%) Agile Software Development
3 230 (16.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 224 (15.66%) PRINCE2
5 191 (13.36%) Change Management
6 167 (11.68%) ITIL
7 123 (8.60%) Data Analysis
8 119 (8.32%) Programme Management
9 101 (7.06%) Data Management
10 99 (6.92%) Service Management
11 94 (6.57%) Risk Management
12 88 (6.15%) Continuous Improvement
13 73 (5.10%) Analytics
14 72 (5.03%) Business Analysis
15 71 (4.97%) Time Management
16 60 (4.20%) Open Source
17 57 (3.99%) Project Planning
18 56 (3.92%) Migration
19 54 (3.78%) Problem Management
20 53 (3.71%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 126 (8.81%) SQL
2 41 (2.87%) C
3 31 (2.17%) VBA
4 19 (1.33%) Java
5 16 (1.12%) T-SQL
6 11 (0.77%) VB
7 10 (0.70%) C#
7 10 (0.70%) JavaScript
8 8 (0.56%) COBOL
9 7 (0.49%) PowerShell
10 5 (0.35%) R
11 4 (0.28%) PL/SQL
11 4 (0.28%) XPath
12 3 (0.21%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.21%) VBScript
13 2 (0.14%) ABAP
13 2 (0.14%) C++
13 2 (0.14%) Groovy
13 2 (0.14%) Perl
13 2 (0.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 165 (11.54%) Degree
2 124 (8.67%) Security Cleared
3 92 (6.43%) SC Cleared
4 37 (2.59%) PMP
5 33 (2.31%) PMI Certification
6 21 (1.47%) DV Cleared
7 20 (1.40%) BPSS Clearance
8 18 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
9 17 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 16 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
10 16 (1.12%) ISEB
11 12 (0.84%) CCNP
12 11 (0.77%) HND
13 10 (0.70%) CIMA
14 8 (0.56%) ACCA
14 8 (0.56%) CCIE
15 7 (0.49%) ISTQB
15 7 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
15 7 (0.49%) NVQ Level 3
15 7 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 255 (17.83%) PMO
2 71 (4.97%) SLA
3 58 (4.06%) QA
4 31 (2.17%) Data Quality
5 20 (1.40%) Disclosure Scotland
6 10 (0.70%) MiFID
7 9 (0.63%) COBIT
7 9 (0.63%) P3O
8 7 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (0.42%) Def Stans
9 6 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (0.35%) Basel III
10 5 (0.35%) ISO 9000
11 4 (0.28%) EMIR
12 3 (0.21%) ISO 9001
12 3 (0.21%) ISO20022
12 3 (0.21%) PCI DSS
12 3 (0.21%) PMBOK
13 2 (0.14%) GMP
13 2 (0.14%) GxP
System Software
1 63 (4.41%) Active Directory
2 14 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.49%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.21%) Oracle Clusterware
5 2 (0.14%) Cronacle
5 2 (0.14%) Xen
6 1 (0.070%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.070%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.070%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.070%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.070%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.070%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.070%) vSphere
6 1 (0.070%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (0.84%) SCCM
2 11 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (0.49%) Backup Exec
4 6 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (0.28%) Kibana
5 4 (0.28%) logstash
5 4 (0.28%) Nagios
5 4 (0.28%) NetVault Backup
5 4 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (0.28%) WSUS
5 4 (0.28%) ZABBIX
6 3 (0.21%) Amdocs OSS
6 3 (0.21%) Data Guard
6 3 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.21%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.21%) Puppet
6 3 (0.21%) SCOM
7 2 (0.14%) CloudHub
8 1 (0.070%) FlexNet
8 1 (0.070%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 620 (43.36%) Microsoft
2 100 (6.99%) Oracle
3 87 (6.08%) SAP
4 54 (3.78%) Adobe
5 37 (2.59%) Google
6 33 (2.31%) Remedy
7 19 (1.33%) Citrix
8 18 (1.26%) Cisco
8 18 (1.26%) ServiceNow
9 15 (1.05%) VMware
10 14 (0.98%) HP
10 14 (0.98%) IBM
11 13 (0.91%) Avaya
12 11 (0.77%) CA Agile Central
12 11 (0.77%) Planview
13 10 (0.70%) Juniper
13 10 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
13 10 (0.70%) Symantec
13 10 (0.70%) Tableau
14 8 (0.56%) Dell
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