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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 116 133 139
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +6
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 1001 875 714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.79% 1.63% 1.52%
As % of the Applications category 14.45% 12.48% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 581 501 408
Average daily rate
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£370 £350 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -1.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £165 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £318
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 50 61
Average hourly rate £15.25 £22.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.22% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.02 £9.45 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.83 £72.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £24.50 £14.68
% change year-on-year
-41.83% +66.89%

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
6929 7009 6092
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.41% 13.03% 13.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3820 3736 3122
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £150 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £483 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 682 674 684
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.74% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +18 927 £375 +5.63% 183
London -9 407 £403 +7.33% 54
South East +19 211 £355 +9.23% 49
North West +61 113 £350 -19.77% 17
City of London -5 101 £400 +6.66% 20
Berkshire -14 66 £350 -12.50% 16
Manchester +27 55 £425 -4.22% 9
Scotland +36 50 £325 -7.14% 10
Yorkshire +12 48 £295 -7.81% 16
Buckinghamshire +28 45 £240 -8.57% 6
West Midlands -10 44 £406 +62.50% 9
Hampshire +6 42 £375 +82.92% 5
East of England +12 41 £250 -39.75% 15
Surrey +26 37 £419 +32.93% 9
South West -7 33 £350 +10.67% 14
East Midlands -12 32 £81 -4.42% 8
West Yorkshire +10 31 £366 +9.17% 6
Milton Keynes +21 27 £225 -30.76% 5
Cheshire +12 27 £300 -17.24% 4
Reading -4 25 £300 -50.41% 3
Edinburgh +2 24 £319 -12.19% 1
Glasgow +17 22 £325 -7.14% 8
Leicestershire +13 19 £81 - 2
Leeds +6 17 £300 +51.89% 4
South Yorkshire +1 15 £275 -11.43% 4
Bedfordshire +12 13 £125 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 13 £225 - 1
Sheffield +2 12 £263 -15.45% 3
Merseyside - 12 £350 - 3
Kegworth - 12 £81 - 2

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 1231 (68.24%) MS Excel
2 778 (43.13%) Microsoft
3 717 (39.75%) Finance
4 690 (38.25%) MS Office
5 486 (26.94%) MS Visio
6 466 (25.83%) Project Management
7 438 (24.28%) MS Project
8 319 (17.68%) Analytical Skills
9 271 (15.02%) Banking
10 250 (13.86%) Degree
10 250 (13.86%) SharePoint
11 243 (13.47%) PRINCE2
12 205 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
13 178 (9.87%) SQL
14 167 (9.26%) Telecoms
15 160 (8.87%) Agile Software Development
16 158 (8.76%) ITIL
17 149 (8.26%) Business Analysis
18 140 (7.76%) Change Management
19 139 (7.71%) Data Analysis
20 130 (7.21%) Windows
21 115 (6.37%) Retail
22 114 (6.32%) Oracle
23 112 (6.21%) SAP
24 104 (5.76%) Time Management
25 103 (5.71%) Programme Management
26 101 (5.60%) Security Cleared
27 95 (5.27%) SQL Server
28 90 (4.99%) Marketing
29 88 (4.88%) Project Planning

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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
1 250 (13.86%) SharePoint
2 34 (1.88%) SAS
3 17 (0.94%) Confluence
4 15 (0.83%) MS Project Server
5 13 (0.72%) MS Exchange
5 13 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
5 13 (0.72%) WebSphere
6 12 (0.67%) IIS
7 9 (0.50%) IBM Notes
7 9 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (0.39%) Lync
8 7 (0.39%) ArcGIS
9 6 (0.33%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.33%) CMS
9 6 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 5 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (0.28%) WorkSite
11 4 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.17%) WordPress
12 3 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1231 (68.24%) MS Excel
2 690 (38.25%) MS Office
3 486 (26.94%) MS Visio
4 438 (24.28%) MS Project
5 36 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
6 14 (0.78%) Adobe Captivate
6 14 (0.78%) SPSS
7 13 (0.72%) Acrobat
8 11 (0.61%) Photoshop
9 8 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
9 8 (0.44%) Adobe After Effects
10 7 (0.39%) AutoCAD
10 7 (0.39%) CINEMA 4D
11 5 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 5 (0.28%) InDesign
12 4 (0.22%) Open Workbench
13 3 (0.17%) TargetLink
13 3 (0.17%) InfoPath
13 3 (0.17%) Simulink
13 3 (0.17%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 19 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
3 13 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.44%) SAP ERP
5 7 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.33%) CA PPM
7 5 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
8 4 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.17%) Primavera
9 3 (0.17%) HFM
9 3 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
10 2 (0.11%) WebTrends
10 2 (0.11%) Teamcenter
10 2 (0.11%) assyst
10 2 (0.11%) SAP GRC
10 2 (0.11%) Siebel Analytics
10 2 (0.11%) IntelliMatch
11 1 (0.055%) Oracle Payables
11 1 (0.055%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.50%) IBM Blueworks
2 6 (0.33%) Office 365
2 6 (0.33%) SaaS
3 5 (0.28%) Google Analytics
3 5 (0.28%) OneDrive
4 4 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.17%) PaaS
5 3 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.11%) Google Drive
6 2 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.055%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.055%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.055%) Taleo
7 1 (0.055%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 41 (2.27%) HTTP
2 35 (1.94%) Internet
3 31 (1.72%) LAN
3 31 (1.72%) WAN
4 29 (1.61%) VPN
5 28 (1.55%) Firewall
6 25 (1.39%) Intranet
7 24 (1.33%) TCP/IP
8 23 (1.27%) SAN
8 23 (1.27%) VLAN
9 16 (0.89%) MPLS
10 15 (0.83%) VoIP
10 15 (0.83%) Radio Access Network
11 13 (0.72%) NetScaler
11 13 (0.72%) LTE
11 13 (0.72%) Wireless
11 13 (0.72%) SSL
12 12 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
12 12 (0.67%) Network Security
13 10 (0.55%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (5.27%) SQL Server
2 46 (2.55%) MS Access
3 38 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
4 26 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 21 (1.16%) Relational Database
7 18 (1.00%) Big Data
8 17 (0.94%) Data Mining
9 14 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
10 10 (0.55%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 8 (0.44%) QlikView
12 7 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (0.33%) DB2
13 6 (0.33%) OLAP
13 6 (0.33%) SAP BW
14 5 (0.28%) Oracle OWB
14 5 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (0.28%) MySQL
15 4 (0.22%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 44 (2.44%) Visual Studio
2 34 (1.88%) JIRA
3 9 (0.50%) Rational DOORS
3 9 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (0.22%) Subversion
4 4 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (0.17%) TestDirector
5 3 (0.17%) Axure RP
6 2 (0.11%) Ant
6 2 (0.11%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.11%) Maven
6 2 (0.11%) ProC
6 2 (0.11%) ClearQuest
6 2 (0.11%) NUnit
6 2 (0.11%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.11%) FogBugz
6 2 (0.11%) RequisitePro
6 2 (0.11%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.11%) Toad
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle APEX
General
1 717 (39.75%) Finance
2 271 (15.02%) Banking
3 167 (9.26%) Telecoms
4 115 (6.37%) Retail
5 90 (4.99%) Marketing
6 83 (4.60%) Legal
7 80 (4.43%) Investment Banking
8 40 (2.22%) Manufacturing
9 34 (1.88%) Publishing
10 26 (1.44%) Advertising
10 26 (1.44%) Law
11 25 (1.39%) Front Office
12 24 (1.33%) Financial Institution
13 22 (1.22%) Electronics
14 18 (1.00%) Retail Banking
14 18 (1.00%) German Language
15 17 (0.94%) Automotive
16 14 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
16 14 (0.78%) French Language
17 12 (0.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 646 (35.81%) Analyst
2 231 (12.80%) Business Analyst
3 212 (11.75%) Project Manager
4 110 (6.10%) Data Analyst
5 90 (4.99%) PMO Analyst
6 71 (3.94%) Coordinator
7 66 (3.66%) Developer
7 66 (3.66%) Administrator
8 63 (3.49%) Author
9 60 (3.33%) Technical Author
10 45 (2.49%) Consultant
10 45 (2.49%) PMO Manager
11 41 (2.27%) Architect
12 39 (2.16%) Junior
13 36 (2.00%) Project Coordinator
14 35 (1.94%) Senior Analyst
14 35 (1.94%) Trainer
15 34 (1.88%) Service Analyst
15 34 (1.88%) PMO Lead
16 31 (1.72%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (3.77%) .NET
2 56 (3.10%) Web Services
3 52 (2.88%) XML
4 40 (2.22%) .NET Framework
5 39 (2.16%) REST
6 38 (2.11%) JSON
7 37 (2.05%) HTML
8 19 (1.05%) Oracle Fusion
9 17 (0.94%) CSS
10 12 (0.67%) HTML5
11 10 (0.55%) Flash
12 7 (0.39%) ASP.NET
13 5 (0.28%) jQuery
14 4 (0.22%) Ajax
14 4 (0.22%) XSLT
14 4 (0.22%) COM
15 3 (0.17%) J2EE
15 3 (0.17%) JSP
15 3 (0.17%) XACML
16 2 (0.11%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 319 (17.68%) Analytical Skills
2 79 (4.38%) Management Information System
3 62 (3.44%) Computer Science
4 26 (1.44%) PMI
5 24 (1.33%) NHS
5 24 (1.33%) Visualisation
6 20 (1.11%) Life Science
7 19 (1.05%) Derivative
8 17 (0.94%) Blackberry
8 17 (0.94%) Credit Risk
8 17 (0.94%) User Experience
9 16 (0.89%) Social Media
9 16 (0.89%) E-Learning
10 15 (0.83%) Statistics
11 12 (0.67%) Economics
11 12 (0.67%) PKI
11 12 (0.67%) Fixed Income
12 11 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
12 11 (0.61%) Reference Data
12 11 (0.61%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 130 (7.21%) Windows
2 55 (3.05%) UNIX
3 39 (2.16%) Windows XP
3 39 (2.16%) Windows 7
4 22 (1.22%) Linux
5 18 (1.00%) Android
6 17 (0.94%) Apple iOS
7 11 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (0.50%) Solaris
9 8 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.39%) Windows 2000
11 5 (0.28%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.28%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.22%) zOS
12 4 (0.22%) AIX
13 2 (0.11%) HPUX
14 1 (0.055%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.055%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 466 (25.83%) Project Management
2 243 (13.47%) PRINCE2
3 205 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 160 (8.87%) Agile Software Development
5 158 (8.76%) ITIL
6 149 (8.26%) Business Analysis
7 140 (7.76%) Change Management
8 139 (7.71%) Data Analysis
9 104 (5.76%) Time Management
10 103 (5.71%) Programme Management
11 88 (4.88%) Project Planning
12 85 (4.71%) Business Intelligence
13 81 (4.49%) Risk Management
14 79 (4.38%) UML
15 77 (4.27%) Service Delivery
16 76 (4.21%) Service Management
17 75 (4.16%) Data Modelling
18 72 (3.99%) Change Control
19 67 (3.71%) User Acceptance Testing
20 60 (3.33%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 178 (9.87%) SQL
2 62 (3.44%) Java
3 52 (2.88%) C#
4 43 (2.38%) VBA
5 30 (1.66%) VB
6 17 (0.94%) JavaScript
7 15 (0.83%) C
8 13 (0.72%) T-SQL
9 7 (0.39%) PL/SQL
10 6 (0.33%) R
11 5 (0.28%) Python
12 4 (0.22%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.22%) MATLAB
12 4 (0.22%) Objective-C
12 4 (0.22%) PHP
13 3 (0.17%) VBScript
13 3 (0.17%) REXX
13 3 (0.17%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.17%) JCL
13 3 (0.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 250 (13.86%) Degree
2 101 (5.60%) Security Cleared
3 69 (3.82%) PMI Certification
4 65 (3.60%) SC Cleared
5 47 (2.61%) PMP
6 26 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 22 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
8 19 (1.05%) ISEB
9 17 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 16 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
10 16 (0.89%) ACCA
10 16 (0.89%) CIMA
11 14 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (0.67%) DV Cleared
13 11 (0.61%) MCP
13 11 (0.61%) CCNA
14 10 (0.55%) CCNP
14 10 (0.55%) APMP
15 9 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 8 (0.44%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (3.22%) QA
2 34 (1.88%) SLA
3 26 (1.44%) Data Quality
4 18 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 17 (0.94%) Solvency II
6 10 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (0.44%) COBIT
7 8 (0.44%) P3O
7 8 (0.44%) EMIR
8 7 (0.39%) ISO 9001
8 7 (0.39%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.39%) Basel II
9 6 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
10 3 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 2 (0.11%) MiFID
11 2 (0.11%) Basel III
11 2 (0.11%) FATCA
11 2 (0.11%) PMBOK
12 1 (0.055%) COREP
12 1 (0.055%) CRD IV
System Software
1 54 (2.99%) Active Directory
2 29 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.72%) vSphere
4 12 (0.67%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.44%) XenServer
6 7 (0.39%) vCloud
7 3 (0.17%) XenApp
7 3 (0.17%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.11%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.11%) HDFS
8 2 (0.11%) Xen
9 1 (0.055%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.055%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 13 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
3 7 (0.39%) Cisco Prime
3 7 (0.39%) Cisco UCCE
4 5 (0.28%) Cisco IPCC
5 4 (0.22%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.17%) OMEGAMON
7 2 (0.11%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.11%) Netcool
7 2 (0.11%) Nagios
7 2 (0.11%) CiscoWorks
7 2 (0.11%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.055%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.055%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.055%) SCCM
Vendors
1 778 (43.13%) Microsoft
2 114 (6.32%) Oracle
3 112 (6.21%) SAP
4 58 (3.22%) Salesforce.com
5 50 (2.77%) Remedy
6 47 (2.61%) Citrix
7 46 (2.55%) Business Objects
8 45 (2.49%) Cisco
9 38 (2.11%) IBM
10 35 (1.94%) VMware
11 34 (1.88%) Adobe
12 33 (1.83%) HP
13 21 (1.16%) CheckPoint
14 19 (1.05%) Tableau
15 16 (0.89%) BMC
16 15 (0.83%) Juniper
16 15 (0.83%) Cognos
16 15 (0.83%) TOWER Software
17 13 (0.72%) Google
17 13 (0.72%) Brocade
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Rate: £12 - £16 per hour
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
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Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
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TD Group
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Derby, Derbyshire
Lorien Resourcing
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Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
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Portsmouth, Hampshire
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Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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Berkshire
SLR Consultants
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
SLR Consultants
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Northamptonshire
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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London
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Rate: £550 - £650 per day
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TD Group
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Lorien Resourcing
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Kegworth, Leicestershire
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