The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Microsoft PowerPoint skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft PowerPoint over the 3 months to 25 June 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.

Microsoft PowerPoint
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 70 56
Rank change year-on-year +40 -14  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint 95 49 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 5.25% 2.11% 2.48%
As % of the Applications category 39.58% 19.07% 17.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 14 29
Median daily rate £338 £331 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.88% -5.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £108 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £435 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.21% +35.24%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £13.46
% change year-on-year -8.21% +45.69%  

Microsoft 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 240 257 355
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 13.25% 11.05% 14.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 103 140
Median daily rate £320 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.18% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £125 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £493 £427
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 39 29
Median hourly rate £13.75 £15.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% -16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £22.40 £33.52
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.21% +13.79%  

Microsoft PowerPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft PowerPoint in Berkshire

Microsoft PowerPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft PowerPoint in Berkshire

Microsoft PowerPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint in Berkshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft PowerPoint in Berkshire

Microsoft PowerPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft PowerPoint in Berkshire

Microsoft 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 Microsoft PowerPoint within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 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 49 £363 -9.37% 1
Newbury +10 7 £360 -10.00%
Bracknell +9 7 £155 -58.66%
Maidenhead -1 5 - - 1
Slough -2 4 £263 -20.75% 1
Wokingham +4 1 - -
Microsoft PowerPoint
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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 Microsoft PowerPoint.

1 113 (79.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 75 (52.45%) Microsoft
3 65 (45.45%) Microsoft Office
4 55 (38.46%) Telecoms
5 43 (30.07%) Finance
6 37 (25.87%) Analytical Skills
7 28 (19.58%) MS Visio
7 28 (19.58%) Project Management
7 28 (19.58%) Degree
8 20 (13.99%) Oracle
8 20 (13.99%) Microsoft Project
9 18 (12.59%) Marketing
9 18 (12.59%) PMO
10 17 (11.89%) ITIL
11 16 (11.19%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (11.19%) Mandarin Language
12 15 (10.49%) SharePoint
13 14 (9.79%) Remedy
14 13 (9.09%) PRINCE2
15 12 (8.39%) Retail
15 12 (8.39%) ITSM
15 12 (8.39%) Coaching
16 11 (7.69%) Supplier Management
16 11 (7.69%) Presales
17 10 (6.99%) SLA
17 10 (6.99%) ITIL Certification
18 9 (6.29%) Information Management
18 9 (6.29%) Data Protection
18 9 (6.29%) Remedy ITSM
18 9 (6.29%) Customer Requirements

Microsoft PowerPoint
Co-occurring 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 15 (10.49%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.59%) SAS
3 3 (2.10%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 113 (79.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 65 (45.45%) Microsoft Office
3 28 (19.58%) MS Visio
4 20 (13.99%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (1.40%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.70%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (6.29%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.70%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.70%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.90%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.20%) VPN
2 5 (3.50%) BGP
2 5 (3.50%) Firewall
2 5 (3.50%) IPv6
2 5 (3.50%) MPLS
2 5 (3.50%) Multicast
2 5 (3.50%) OSPF
2 5 (3.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.40%) Broadband
4 1 (0.70%) DWDM
4 1 (0.70%) Internet
4 1 (0.70%) LAN
4 1 (0.70%) SDH
4 1 (0.70%) VLAN
4 1 (0.70%) WAN
4 1 (0.70%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.10%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.40%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.70%) Base SAS
4 1 (0.70%) Essbase
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle Smart View
4 1 (0.70%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 55 (38.46%) Telecoms
2 43 (30.07%) Finance
3 18 (12.59%) Marketing
4 16 (11.19%) Mandarin Language
5 12 (8.39%) Retail
6 8 (5.59%) Banking
7 7 (4.90%) Retail Banking
8 3 (2.10%) Advertising
8 3 (2.10%) Legal
8 3 (2.10%) Military
9 1 (0.70%) Back Office
9 1 (0.70%) Billing
9 1 (0.70%) Games
9 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 34 (23.78%) Analyst
2 21 (14.69%) Coordinator
3 15 (10.49%) Project Coordinator
4 10 (6.99%) Administrator
4 10 (6.99%) Project Manager
4 10 (6.99%) Trainer
5 8 (5.59%) Service Analyst
5 8 (5.59%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (4.90%) Architect
6 7 (4.90%) Service Manager
6 7 (4.90%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (4.20%) Digital Architect
7 6 (4.20%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 6 (4.20%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (4.20%) Technical Services Analyst
7 6 (4.20%) Test Analyst
8 5 (3.50%) Credit Analyst
8 5 (3.50%) Credit Risk Analyst
8 5 (3.50%) IP Engineer
8 5 (3.50%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.90%) RESTful
1 7 (4.90%) WebCenter
2 2 (1.40%) .NET
2 2 (1.40%) Flash
2 2 (1.40%) HTML
2 2 (1.40%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (25.87%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.90%) Credit Risk
2 7 (4.90%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (4.20%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.50%) Replication
5 4 (2.80%) PMI
5 4 (2.80%) Smart Meter
6 3 (2.10%) Digital Media
6 3 (2.10%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.10%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.70%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.70%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (19.58%) Project Management
2 17 (11.89%) ITIL
3 16 (11.19%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 12 (8.39%) Coaching
5 12 (8.39%) ITSM
6 11 (7.69%) Presales
6 11 (7.69%) Supplier Management
7 9 (6.29%) Customer Requirements
7 9 (6.29%) Data Protection
7 9 (6.29%) Information Management
8 8 (5.59%) Workflow
9 7 (4.90%) Kanban
9 7 (4.90%) Scrum
9 7 (4.90%) TOGAF
10 6 (4.20%) Economics
10 6 (4.20%) Mathematics
10 6 (4.20%) Migration
10 6 (4.20%) Programme Management
10 6 (4.20%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.20%) SQL
2 2 (1.40%) Java
2 2 (1.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (19.58%) Degree
2 10 (6.99%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (4.20%) Numerate Degree
4 5 (3.50%) ACCA
4 5 (3.50%) CCIE
4 5 (3.50%) CCIP
4 5 (3.50%) CCNP
4 5 (3.50%) CIMA
4 5 (3.50%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.80%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.10%) CIPD
6 3 (2.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (2.10%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.10%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.40%) HND
8 1 (0.70%) HNC
8 1 (0.70%) MCP
8 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.70%) OCP
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.59%) PMO
2 10 (6.99%) SLA
3 7 (4.90%) Basel II
3 7 (4.90%) IFRS
3 7 (4.90%) IFRS 9
4 3 (2.10%) GDPR
5 2 (1.40%) Actionable Recommendations
5 2 (1.40%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.70%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.70%) QA
Vendors
1 75 (52.45%) Microsoft
2 20 (13.99%) Oracle
3 14 (9.79%) Remedy
4 7 (4.90%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (3.50%) Cisco
5 5 (3.50%) Huawei
6 4 (2.80%) SAP
7 1 (0.70%) Adobe
7 1 (0.70%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (0.70%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.70%) Nortel
7 1 (0.70%) Siebel
7 1 (0.70%) Virgin Media