The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for MS PowerPoint skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS PowerPoint over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft PowerPoint
South East / Berkshire
Rank 53 96 66
Rank change year-on-year +43 -30  
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 48 30 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.59% 1.22% 2.41%
As % of the Applications category 18.46% 9.84% 17.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 4 20
Median daily rate £250 £333 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.81% +4.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £82 £241 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £325
% change year-on-year -3.84% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Median hourly rate £65.25 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +307.81% +10.34%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £18.75
% change year-on-year -1.33% -  

MS PowerPoint is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 260 305 407
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 14.04% 12.44% 14.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 129 185
Median daily rate £306 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.29% -1.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £127 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 25 28
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.57% -17.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £19.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% +13.79%  

MS PowerPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing MS PowerPoint as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS PowerPoint in Berkshire

MS PowerPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for MS PowerPoint in Berkshire

MS PowerPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint in Berkshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS PowerPoint in Berkshire

MS PowerPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS PowerPoint in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS PowerPoint in Berkshire

MS PowerPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint in Berkshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for MS PowerPoint in Berkshire

MS PowerPoint
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Reading +39 26 £240 -36.00% 2
Maidenhead - 5 £325 - 1
Slough +7 3 £495 +25.31%
Bracknell -2 2 £110 -
MS PowerPoint
South East

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for MS PowerPoint.

1 63 (67.74%) MS Excel
2 49 (52.69%) Microsoft
3 41 (44.09%) Finance
4 36 (38.71%) Telecoms
5 34 (36.56%) MS Office
6 26 (27.96%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (23.66%) PMO
8 18 (19.35%) MS Project
9 17 (18.28%) Project Management
9 17 (18.28%) Degree
10 15 (16.13%) SAP
11 13 (13.98%) Oracle
11 13 (13.98%) Marketing
12 12 (12.90%) Coaching
12 12 (12.90%) PRINCE2
13 10 (10.75%) MS Visio
14 9 (9.68%) SharePoint
14 9 (9.68%) Workflow
14 9 (9.68%) QA
15 8 (8.60%) Data Entry
15 8 (8.60%) Presales
15 8 (8.60%) Data Analysis
16 7 (7.53%) HND
16 7 (7.53%) Mandarin Language
17 6 (6.45%) Data Protection
17 6 (6.45%) Security Cleared
17 6 (6.45%) Process Architecture
17 6 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
17 6 (6.45%) Analytics
17 6 (6.45%) Cybersecurity

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 9 (9.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 63 (67.74%) MS Excel
2 34 (36.56%) MS Office
3 18 (19.35%) MS Project
4 10 (10.75%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (1.08%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (1.08%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.30%) Office 365
2 3 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.30%) Broadband
2 3 (3.23%) VPN
3 2 (2.15%) ATM
3 2 (2.15%) DSLAM
3 2 (2.15%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.15%) Firewall
3 2 (2.15%) LAN
3 2 (2.15%) PPP
3 2 (2.15%) VoIP
3 2 (2.15%) xDSL
4 1 (1.08%) 2G
4 1 (1.08%) 3G
4 1 (1.08%) 4G
4 1 (1.08%) DWDM
4 1 (1.08%) LTE
4 1 (1.08%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (1.08%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.08%) VLAN
4 1 (1.08%) WAN
4 1 (1.08%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.08%) Essbase
1 1 (1.08%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Oracle Forms
General
1 41 (44.09%) Finance
2 36 (38.71%) Telecoms
3 13 (13.98%) Marketing
4 7 (7.53%) Mandarin Language
5 6 (6.45%) Retail
6 4 (4.30%) Legal
7 3 (3.23%) Back Office
7 3 (3.23%) Military
8 2 (2.15%) Banking
9 1 (1.08%) Billing
9 1 (1.08%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 26 (27.96%) Analyst
2 13 (13.98%) Administrator
3 12 (12.90%) Coordinator
4 11 (11.83%) Trainer
5 8 (8.60%) Project Coordinator
6 6 (6.45%) Project Analyst
6 6 (6.45%) Project Manager
7 5 (5.38%) Data Analyst
7 5 (5.38%) PMO Analyst
7 5 (5.38%) PMO Coordinator
7 5 (5.38%) Project Administrator
8 4 (4.30%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.30%) Consultant
8 4 (4.30%) Financial Analyst
8 4 (4.30%) IT Trainer
8 4 (4.30%) Performance Analyst
8 4 (4.30%) Project Assistant
9 3 (3.23%) PMO Manager
9 3 (3.23%) Quality Analyst
9 3 (3.23%) SAP Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.15%) .NET
1 2 (2.15%) ATL
1 2 (2.15%) HTML
1 2 (2.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (27.96%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.30%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.23%) Driving Licence
3 3 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.23%) Smart Meter
4 2 (2.15%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.15%) Social Media
5 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.08%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.08%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.23%) Linux
2 2 (2.15%) Solaris
2 2 (2.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.28%) Project Management
2 12 (12.90%) Coaching
2 12 (12.90%) PRINCE2
3 9 (9.68%) Workflow
4 8 (8.60%) Data Analysis
4 8 (8.60%) Data Entry
4 8 (8.60%) Presales
5 6 (6.45%) Analytics
5 6 (6.45%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 6 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (6.45%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (6.45%) Data Protection
5 6 (6.45%) Process Architecture
6 5 (5.38%) ERP
6 5 (5.38%) Matrix Organization
6 5 (5.38%) Process Improvement
6 5 (5.38%) Programme Management
7 4 (4.30%) CRM
7 4 (4.30%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (4.30%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.38%) SQL
2 2 (2.15%) Java
3 1 (1.08%) C
3 1 (1.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (18.28%) Degree
2 7 (7.53%) HND
3 6 (6.45%) ACCA
3 6 (6.45%) CIMA
3 6 (6.45%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.30%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.23%) CIPD
5 3 (3.23%) PMI Certification
5 3 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (2.15%) CCNA
6 2 (2.15%) CCNP
6 2 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.15%) PMP
6 2 (2.15%) SCSA
6 2 (2.15%) Sun Certification
7 1 (1.08%) CBAP
7 1 (1.08%) MCP
7 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.08%) OCP
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (23.66%) PMO
2 9 (9.68%) QA
3 4 (4.30%) SLA
4 1 (1.08%) GAAP
4 1 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (2.15%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 49 (52.69%) Microsoft
2 15 (16.13%) SAP
3 13 (13.98%) Oracle
4 4 (4.30%) Huawei
5 3 (3.23%) Nortel
6 2 (2.15%) Citrix
6 2 (2.15%) Cramer
6 2 (2.15%) HP
6 2 (2.15%) Nokia Networks
6 2 (2.15%) Remedy
6 2 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.15%) Sun
6 2 (2.15%) Tellabs
6 2 (2.15%) Veritas
7 1 (1.08%) Adobe
7 1 (1.08%) Ariba
7 1 (1.08%) Ericsson
7 1 (1.08%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.08%) Progress
7 1 (1.08%) Virgin Media