The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 28 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.

Microsoft PowerPoint
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 109 109
Rank change year-on-year -17 0  
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 36 45 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.18% 1.34% 1.62%
As % of the Applications category 12.29% 12.82% 14.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 32 62
Median daily rate £300 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £182 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £570 £574
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £345 £325
% change year-on-year -2.17% +6.15%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £14.85 £23.30 £140.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.25% -83.35%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £18.75 £18.75
% change year-on-year +4.00% -  

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 the City of London with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 293 351 596
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 9.57% 10.47% 11.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 264 424
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £200 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 19
Median hourly rate £19.75 £19.00 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.94% +27.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.19 £10.80 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £26.00 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

MS PowerPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

MS PowerPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS PowerPoint in the City of London

MS PowerPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint in the City of London over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS PowerPoint in the City of London

MS PowerPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS PowerPoint in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 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 City of London region with a requirement for MS PowerPoint.

1 36 (49.32%) MS Excel
2 26 (35.62%) Finance
3 21 (28.77%) MS Office
3 21 (28.77%) Microsoft
4 19 (26.03%) MS Visio
5 18 (24.66%) Project Management
6 15 (20.55%) MS Project
7 14 (19.18%) Banking
8 12 (16.44%) SharePoint
8 12 (16.44%) PMO
9 9 (12.33%) Infographics
9 9 (12.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (10.96%) ITIL
10 8 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (9.59%) Investment Banking
11 7 (9.59%) Business Analysis
11 7 (9.59%) ERP
12 6 (8.22%) Adobe
12 6 (8.22%) Programme Management
12 6 (8.22%) Legal
13 5 (6.85%) Change Management
13 5 (6.85%) e-Learning
13 5 (6.85%) PRINCE2
13 5 (6.85%) Windows
13 5 (6.85%) SQL
13 5 (6.85%) Degree
14 4 (5.48%) Data Analysis
14 4 (5.48%) Statistics
14 4 (5.48%) Active Directory

MS PowerPoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 12 (16.44%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.74%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.37%) CMS
3 1 (1.37%) SAS
Applications
1 36 (49.32%) MS Excel
2 21 (28.77%) MS Office
3 19 (26.03%) MS Visio
4 15 (20.55%) MS Project
5 3 (4.11%) Adobe Captivate
5 3 (4.11%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (4.11%) Photoshop
6 2 (2.74%) Acrobat
7 1 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (1.37%) SPSS
7 1 (1.37%) Stata
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
1 3 (4.11%) SAP Retail
2 1 (1.37%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.37%) Sonata
2 1 (1.37%) Tercero
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) Wireless
2 1 (1.37%) DNS
2 1 (1.37%) Firewall
2 1 (1.37%) Internet
2 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.37%) VPN
2 1 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.74%) MS Access
1 2 (2.74%) Power BI
2 1 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.37%) Qlik Sense
2 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) HP UFT
1 1 (1.37%) MSI
1 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.37%) TestLink
General
1 26 (35.62%) Finance
2 14 (19.18%) Banking
3 7 (9.59%) Investment Banking
4 6 (8.22%) Legal
5 4 (5.48%) Retail
6 3 (4.11%) Marketing
7 2 (2.74%) Games
7 2 (2.74%) Law
7 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.74%) Publishing
7 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.37%) Billing
8 1 (1.37%) Dutch Language
8 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.37%) French Language
8 1 (1.37%) Multimedia
8 1 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20 (27.40%) Analyst
2 8 (10.96%) PowerPoint Specialist
3 6 (8.22%) Business Analyst
4 5 (6.85%) Project Manager
5 4 (5.48%) Junior
5 4 (5.48%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (4.11%) Consultant
6 3 (4.11%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) SAP Trainer
6 3 (4.11%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) Trainer
7 2 (2.74%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (2.74%) Desktop Support
7 2 (2.74%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (2.74%) Developer
7 2 (2.74%) Implementation Manager
7 2 (2.74%) IT Consultant
7 2 (2.74%) Legal Analyst
7 2 (2.74%) Service Analyst
7 2 (2.74%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.37%) .NET
1 1 (1.37%) Middleware
1 1 (1.37%) Web Services
1 1 (1.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.85%) e-Learning
3 4 (5.48%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.11%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.11%) NHS
4 3 (4.11%) Replication
4 3 (4.11%) SCORM
5 2 (2.74%) Animation
5 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.74%) Equities
5 2 (2.74%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.74%) FMCG
6 1 (1.37%) Biotechnology
6 1 (1.37%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.37%) iPad
6 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.37%) Reinsurance
6 1 (1.37%) Social Media
6 1 (1.37%) User Experience
6 1 (1.37%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.85%) Windows
2 2 (2.74%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.37%) Android
3 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.37%) Linux
3 1 (1.37%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.37%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.66%) Project Management
2 9 (12.33%) Infographics
2 9 (12.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (10.96%) ITIL
4 7 (9.59%) Business Analysis
4 7 (9.59%) ERP
5 6 (8.22%) Programme Management
6 5 (6.85%) Change Management
6 5 (6.85%) PRINCE2
7 4 (5.48%) Data Analysis
7 4 (5.48%) Statistics
8 3 (4.11%) Change Control
8 3 (4.11%) Document Management
8 3 (4.11%) Resource Management
8 3 (4.11%) SDLC
8 3 (4.11%) Six Sigma
8 3 (4.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (4.11%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (4.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.85%) SQL
2 1 (1.37%) C#
2 1 (1.37%) MATLAB
2 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.37%) R
2 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (6.85%) Degree
2 3 (4.11%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.37%) CIPD
4 1 (1.37%) MCP
4 1 (1.37%) MCSA
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.44%) PMO
2 3 (4.11%) SLA
3 2 (2.74%) COBIT
3 2 (2.74%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.74%) MiFID
4 1 (1.37%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.37%) EMIR
4 1 (1.37%) FATCA
4 1 (1.37%) PMBOK
System Software
1 4 (5.48%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (28.77%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.22%) Adobe
3 3 (4.11%) HP
3 3 (4.11%) iManage
3 3 (4.11%) SAP
4 2 (2.74%) CA
4 2 (2.74%) Dell
4 2 (2.74%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.74%) Toshiba
5 1 (1.37%) Apple
5 1 (1.37%) Avaloq
5 1 (1.37%) Cisco
5 1 (1.37%) Cognos
5 1 (1.37%) IBM
5 1 (1.37%) Remedy
5 1 (1.37%) Sun
5 1 (1.37%) Symantec
5 1 (1.37%) Tableau