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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 111 124 119
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -5
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 1017 916 970
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.80% 1.71% 1.68%
As % of the Applications category 13.98% 13.58% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 594 553 591
Average daily rate
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£370 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £180 £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 59 39 53
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £23.85 £39.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -2.77%

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
7273 6744 7485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.88% 12.62% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4067 3684 3884
Average daily rate £338 £335 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £150 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 711 663 786
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £16.14
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -5.51%

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 2 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 2 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 2 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 +7 920 £372 -0.80% 191
London +13 470 £375 -6.25% 83
South East +10 188 £372 +13.58% 41
City of London +5 114 £375 -6.25% 39
Buckinghamshire +22 53 £388 +40.90% 6
South West -16 49 £313 -13.79% 20
East of England +14 48 £418 -24.09% 9
Berkshire +15 46 £325 +62.50% 10
Scotland -15 46 £350 +16.66% 6
North West +7 43 £345 +2.22% 8
West Midlands -2 43 £300 -1.63% 9
Milton Keynes +14 33 £400 +33.33% 4
Surrey +1 31 £372 -4.00% 5
Yorkshire -11 31 £350 -5.40% 6
Hampshire -12 29 £325 +25.00% 8
East Midlands +18 27 £256 +113.54% 7
West Yorkshire -4 25 £363 +3.57% 5
Reading +18 24 £500 +168.45% 5
Bristol -9 24 £315 -10.00% 12
Wales -3 23 £325 -4.41% 3
South Wales -2 19 £315 -7.35% 2
Leeds +3 17 £400 +14.28% 3
Edinburgh -18 17 £400 +12.91% 1
Cheshire +16 16 £400 +64.10% 5
Cardiff +4 16 £308 - 1
Warwickshire -2 15 £288 +3.60%
Glasgow -27 14 £144 -49.56% 2
Essex +2 13 £241 -56.13% 2
Manchester +1 13 £308 -8.88% 3
Coventry -2 12 - - 1

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 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 1227 (66.50%) MS Excel
2 727 (39.40%) Microsoft
3 676 (36.64%) MS Office
4 660 (35.77%) Finance
5 496 (26.88%) Project Management
6 480 (26.02%) MS Visio
7 442 (23.96%) MS Project
8 276 (14.96%) Banking
9 271 (14.69%) SharePoint
10 270 (14.63%) PRINCE2
11 203 (11.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 203 (11.00%) Degree
12 171 (9.27%) Change Management
12 171 (9.27%) Windows
13 156 (8.46%) ITIL
14 147 (7.97%) SAP
15 142 (7.70%) SQL
16 128 (6.94%) Oracle
17 126 (6.83%) Telecoms
18 124 (6.72%) Business Analysis
19 114 (6.18%) Data Analysis
20 110 (5.96%) Risk Management
21 109 (5.91%) Programme Management
22 107 (5.80%) Marketing
23 106 (5.75%) Retail
24 97 (5.26%) QA
24 97 (5.26%) Management Information System
25 96 (5.20%) Project Planning
26 95 (5.15%) Security Cleared
27 93 (5.04%) Investment Banking

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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
1 271 (14.69%) SharePoint
2 52 (2.82%) IBM Notes
3 40 (2.17%) CMS
4 27 (1.46%) SAS
5 20 (1.08%) MS Project Server
6 19 (1.03%) Apache
7 17 (0.92%) WebSphere
8 14 (0.76%) Tomcat
8 14 (0.76%) MS Exchange
9 11 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
10 10 (0.54%) WebLogic
10 10 (0.54%) IIS
11 9 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
12 8 (0.43%) IBM HTTP Server
12 8 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
13 7 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 7 (0.38%) Confluence
14 6 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
14 6 (0.33%) Lotus Domino
14 6 (0.33%) Lync
Applications
1 1227 (66.50%) MS Excel
2 676 (36.64%) MS Office
3 480 (26.02%) MS Visio
4 442 (23.96%) MS Project
5 77 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
6 45 (2.44%) Photoshop
7 19 (1.03%) Adobe Illustrator
8 11 (0.60%) InDesign
9 10 (0.54%) Adobe After Effects
10 8 (0.43%) Adobe Captivate
10 8 (0.43%) Fireworks
10 8 (0.43%) OmniGraffle
11 7 (0.38%) AutoCAD
12 5 (0.27%) SPSS
13 4 (0.22%) Acrobat
13 4 (0.22%) CINEMA 4D
14 3 (0.16%) PowerPivot
15 2 (0.11%) Stata
16 1 (0.054%) Pro/ENGINEER
16 1 (0.054%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 11 (0.60%) Google Analytics
2 10 (0.54%) CA Clarity
2 10 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
3 9 (0.49%) SAP ERP
4 8 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
6 6 (0.33%) Oracle Retail
6 6 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (0.27%) SAP HR
8 4 (0.22%) ResourceLink
8 4 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 4 (0.22%) SAP SRM
9 3 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
9 3 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
9 3 (0.16%) Hyperion Planning
9 3 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.16%) Maximo
9 3 (0.16%) Summit
9 3 (0.16%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.49%) SaaS
2 6 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (0.16%) Force.com
4 2 (0.11%) Office 365
4 2 (0.11%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.054%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.054%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (2.82%) Intranet
2 47 (2.55%) Internet
3 26 (1.41%) LAN
4 21 (1.14%) Firewall
5 20 (1.08%) WAN
6 17 (0.92%) VPN
7 14 (0.76%) Wireless
8 13 (0.70%) LTE
8 13 (0.70%) TCP/IP
9 12 (0.65%) Radio Access Network
10 11 (0.60%) SSL
11 10 (0.54%) MPLS
11 10 (0.54%) VoIP
11 10 (0.54%) HTTP
12 9 (0.49%) SAN
12 9 (0.49%) DNS
12 9 (0.49%) 3G
13 7 (0.38%) RNC
13 7 (0.38%) 2G
13 7 (0.38%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (3.14%) SQL Server
2 37 (2.01%) MS Access
3 19 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (1.03%) Data Mining
4 17 (0.92%) Relational Database
5 16 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
6 11 (0.60%) QlikView
7 9 (0.49%) Oracle Database
8 8 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (0.43%) SAP BW
8 8 (0.43%) MySQL
9 7 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
9 7 (0.38%) SAP BI
9 7 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (0.27%) Oracle BI EE
10 5 (0.27%) Hadoop
10 5 (0.27%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (0.27%) DB2
11 4 (0.22%) Cognos Impromptu
11 4 (0.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 31 (1.68%) JIRA
2 12 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
3 9 (0.49%) Axure RP
4 8 (0.43%) Dreamweaver
5 7 (0.38%) TestDirector
6 6 (0.33%) Toad
6 6 (0.33%) Visual Studio
6 6 (0.33%) Oracle APEX
6 6 (0.33%) ProC
7 5 (0.27%) JDeveloper
8 4 (0.22%) ERwin
9 3 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.11%) Subversion
10 2 (0.11%) Rational DOORS
11 1 (0.054%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.054%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.054%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.054%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 1 (0.054%) RequisitePro
General
1 660 (35.77%) Finance
2 276 (14.96%) Banking
3 126 (6.83%) Telecoms
4 107 (5.80%) Marketing
5 106 (5.75%) Retail
6 93 (5.04%) Investment Banking
7 83 (4.50%) Legal
8 60 (3.25%) Publishing
9 31 (1.68%) Pharmaceutical
9 31 (1.68%) Retail Banking
10 26 (1.41%) Billing
10 26 (1.41%) Back Office
11 24 (1.30%) Front Office
12 23 (1.25%) Law
13 21 (1.14%) Advertising
13 21 (1.14%) Financial Institution
14 18 (0.98%) French Language
15 16 (0.87%) Automotive
16 13 (0.70%) General Ledger
17 10 (0.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 677 (36.69%) Analyst
2 206 (11.17%) Business Analyst
3 183 (9.92%) Project Manager
4 104 (5.64%) PMO Analyst
5 80 (4.34%) Coordinator
6 69 (3.74%) Service Analyst
7 61 (3.31%) Administrator
8 60 (3.25%) Data Analyst
9 59 (3.20%) Consultant
10 54 (2.93%) Support Analyst
11 49 (2.66%) Project Coordinator
11 49 (2.66%) Service Desk Analyst
12 46 (2.49%) Developer
13 41 (2.22%) Architect
14 36 (1.95%) Project Analyst
15 35 (1.90%) Junior
15 35 (1.90%) Business Manager
16 34 (1.84%) Senior Analyst
17 31 (1.68%) Designer
18 30 (1.63%) Project Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (2.55%) HTML
2 34 (1.84%) .NET
3 33 (1.79%) XML
4 26 (1.41%) Web Services
5 22 (1.19%) CSS
6 17 (0.92%) J2EE
7 15 (0.81%) Middleware
8 11 (0.60%) Flash
8 11 (0.60%) HTML5
9 9 (0.49%) REST
10 8 (0.43%) JMS
10 8 (0.43%) Ajax
11 7 (0.38%) XHTML
11 7 (0.38%) JSON
12 6 (0.33%) jQuery
12 6 (0.33%) CSS3
12 6 (0.33%) Swing
13 5 (0.27%) .NET Framework
14 4 (0.22%) ASP.NET
14 4 (0.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 97 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 36 (1.95%) PMI
3 32 (1.73%) E-Learning
4 29 (1.57%) Computer Science
5 27 (1.46%) Statistics
6 25 (1.36%) Credit Risk
7 22 (1.19%) CMDB
7 22 (1.19%) Social Media
7 22 (1.19%) Blackberry
8 21 (1.14%) Derivative
9 16 (0.87%) Graphic Design
10 15 (0.81%) Wiki
10 15 (0.81%) FMCG
10 15 (0.81%) NHS
11 13 (0.70%) Mathematics
12 11 (0.60%) AS400
12 11 (0.60%) Fixed Income
13 10 (0.54%) Client/Server
13 10 (0.54%) Equities
14 9 (0.49%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 171 (9.27%) Windows
2 74 (4.01%) Windows 7
3 72 (3.90%) Windows XP
4 41 (2.22%) UNIX
5 29 (1.57%) Linux
6 16 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (0.43%) Android
9 7 (0.38%) Windows 8
10 6 (0.33%) AIX
11 4 (0.22%) Windows Vista
11 4 (0.22%) Windows 2000
11 4 (0.22%) Windows NT
11 4 (0.22%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.16%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.16%) Solaris
13 2 (0.11%) OS/2
14 1 (0.054%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 496 (26.88%) Project Management
2 270 (14.63%) PRINCE2
3 203 (11.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 171 (9.27%) Change Management
5 156 (8.46%) ITIL
6 124 (6.72%) Business Analysis
7 114 (6.18%) Data Analysis
8 110 (5.96%) Risk Management
9 109 (5.91%) Programme Management
10 96 (5.20%) Project Planning
11 80 (4.34%) Service Management
12 75 (4.07%) Time Management
13 72 (3.90%) CRM
14 67 (3.63%) ERP
15 66 (3.58%) Migration
16 64 (3.47%) Workflow
17 62 (3.36%) Validation
18 57 (3.09%) Change Control
18 57 (3.09%) Analytics
19 53 (2.87%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 142 (7.70%) SQL
2 64 (3.47%) VBA
3 41 (2.22%) Java
4 27 (1.46%) C
5 24 (1.30%) C#
6 17 (0.92%) JavaScript
7 15 (0.81%) PL/SQL
8 14 (0.76%) Shell Script
8 14 (0.76%) VB
9 8 (0.43%) C++
9 8 (0.43%) Jython
9 8 (0.43%) Korn
9 8 (0.43%) C-shell
10 7 (0.38%) Bash Shell
11 5 (0.27%) PowerShell
11 5 (0.27%) Perl
11 5 (0.27%) PHP
12 4 (0.22%) Scala
13 3 (0.16%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 203 (11.00%) Degree
2 95 (5.15%) Security Cleared
3 68 (3.69%) PMI Certification
4 63 (3.41%) SC Cleared
5 52 (2.82%) PMP
6 47 (2.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 30 (1.63%) ISEB
8 23 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
9 22 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 20 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
11 16 (0.87%) CISSP
12 14 (0.76%) CCA
12 14 (0.76%) MCP
13 13 (0.70%) DV Cleared
14 12 (0.65%) CISA
15 10 (0.54%) MCSE
15 10 (0.54%) A+ Certification
16 9 (0.49%) CISM
16 9 (0.49%) CIMA
17 7 (0.38%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (5.26%) QA
2 47 (2.55%) SLA
3 23 (1.25%) ISO 9001
4 16 (0.87%) P3O
5 13 (0.70%) Data Quality
6 12 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (0.43%) EMIR
9 7 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
10 6 (0.33%) Basel III
11 5 (0.27%) COBIT
12 3 (0.16%) TickIT
12 3 (0.16%) PCI DSS
13 2 (0.11%) Solvency II
13 2 (0.11%) FATCA
13 2 (0.11%) MiFID
14 1 (0.054%) WCAG
14 1 (0.054%) ISO 14001
14 1 (0.054%) Basel II
14 1 (0.054%) CRD IV
System Software
1 91 (4.93%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.11%) Terminal Services
3 2 (0.11%) vSphere
4 1 (0.054%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.054%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.054%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.054%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.054%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.054%) XenApp
4 1 (0.054%) XenServer
4 1 (0.054%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 9 (0.49%) SCCM
4 4 (0.22%) Puppet
4 4 (0.22%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.16%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 3 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 2 (0.11%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.11%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.054%) WSUS
7 1 (0.054%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.054%) Netcool
7 1 (0.054%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.054%) Nagios
7 1 (0.054%) AppManager
7 1 (0.054%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.054%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.054%) Check_MK
7 1 (0.054%) SCOM
Vendors
1 727 (39.40%) Microsoft
2 147 (7.97%) SAP
3 128 (6.94%) Oracle
4 53 (2.87%) Lotus
5 44 (2.38%) HP
6 41 (2.22%) Adobe
7 34 (1.84%) ServiceNow
8 31 (1.68%) Business Objects
9 30 (1.63%) Remedy
10 28 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
11 22 (1.19%) IBM
12 21 (1.14%) Citrix
13 20 (1.08%) PeopleSoft
14 18 (0.98%) Cisco
15 17 (0.92%) Cognos
15 17 (0.92%) CheckPoint
16 16 (0.87%) Google
17 15 (0.81%) Siebel
18 13 (0.70%) Avaya
18 13 (0.70%) Planview
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