Period
to 29 March 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 6 months to 29 March 2020 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
UK > England
6 months to
29 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 209 216 196
Rank change year-on-year +7 -20 -9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint 692 1,177 1,327
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.22% 1.32% 1.42%
As % of the Applications category 14.01% 15.67% 15.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 659 811
Median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £161 £194 £170
90th Percentile £611 £638 £575
UK median daily rate £350 £400 £370
% change year-on-year -12.50% +8.11% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 79 78
Median hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.50% -19.19% +34.18%
10th Percentile £12.75 £9.00 £10.59
90th Percentile £63.75 £43.75 £39.13
UK median hourly rate £26.44 £20.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year +32.20% -18.37% +32.83%

Microsoft PowerPoint is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 4,940 7,511 8,332
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 8.69% 8.44% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,814 4,404 5,089
Median daily rate £350 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +1.35% +5.71%
10th Percentile £143 £148 £146
90th Percentile £550 £575 £571
UK median daily rate £350 £375 £363
% change year-on-year -6.67% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 562 633 725
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £11.50 £10.52 £10.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £42.95 £37.50
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.21 £16.00
% change year-on-year +11.08% +1.28% +3.23%

Microsoft PowerPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Microsoft PowerPoint as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft PowerPoint in England

Microsoft PowerPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint in England.

Daily rate trend for Microsoft PowerPoint in England

Microsoft PowerPoint
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint in England over the 6 months to 29 March 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Microsoft PowerPoint in England

Microsoft PowerPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint in England.

Hourly rate trend for Microsoft PowerPoint in England

Microsoft PowerPoint
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint in England over the 6 months to 29 March 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Microsoft PowerPoint in England

Microsoft PowerPoint
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 29 March 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -1 276 £375 -11.76% 45
South East +19 168 £310 -31.11% 28
South West +58 85 £425 +44.68% 9
North of England -2 80 £338 -3.57% 18
Midlands +13 48 £250 -32.89% 28
North West +18 38 £388 +19.23% 8
East of England +21 35 £328 -15.48% 16
West Midlands +32 34 £234 -29.36% 17
Yorkshire +30 33 £325 -4.97% 6
East Midlands +6 14 £250 -33.33% 11
North East +2 9 £298 -20.60% 4
Microsoft PowerPoint
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Microsoft PowerPoint.

1 580 (83.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 299 (43.21%) Microsoft
3 283 (40.90%) Microsoft Office
4 194 (28.03%) MS Visio
5 181 (26.16%) Finance
6 140 (20.23%) Project Management
7 127 (18.35%) Windows
8 125 (18.06%) SharePoint
8 125 (18.06%) Analytical Skills
9 118 (17.05%) Problem-Solving
10 106 (15.32%) Agile Software Development
11 104 (15.03%) Microsoft Project
12 99 (14.31%) PMO
13 93 (13.44%) Stakeholder Management
14 92 (13.29%) Change Management
15 89 (12.86%) Office 365
16 88 (12.72%) Active Directory
17 85 (12.28%) Security Cleared
18 76 (10.98%) Degree
19 75 (10.84%) Windows 10
20 67 (9.68%) ITIL
21 62 (8.96%) SC Cleared
22 61 (8.82%) PRINCE2
23 60 (8.67%) Migration
24 57 (8.24%) JIRA
25 54 (7.80%) Azure
25 54 (7.80%) Power BI
25 54 (7.80%) Power Platform
26 52 (7.51%) Business Intelligence
27 50 (7.23%) DevOps

Microsoft PowerPoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 125 (18.06%) SharePoint
2 30 (4.34%) MS Exchange
3 25 (3.61%) Confluence
4 22 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2003
4 22 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (1.73%) Skype for Business
6 8 (1.16%) SAS
7 3 (0.43%) CMS
7 3 (0.43%) WordPress
8 2 (0.29%) Drupal
8 2 (0.29%) Moodle
8 2 (0.29%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 580 (83.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 283 (40.90%) Microsoft Office
3 194 (28.03%) MS Visio
4 104 (15.03%) Microsoft Project
5 22 (3.18%) Acrobat
5 22 (3.18%) Spreadsheet
6 15 (2.17%) Photoshop
7 7 (1.01%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.58%) Adobe After Effects
9 3 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.43%) Chatbot
9 3 (0.43%) InDesign
10 2 (0.29%) Camtasia
10 2 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
10 2 (0.29%) SPSS
10 2 (0.29%) Stata
11 1 (0.14%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.14%) Inkscape
11 1 (0.14%) InVision
Business Applications
1 31 (4.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (3.47%) Remedy ITSM
3 9 (1.30%) SAP S/4HANA
4 6 (0.87%) Elite 3E
5 4 (0.58%) Adobe Campaign
5 4 (0.58%) Carpe Diem
5 4 (0.58%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.29%) Infor SunSystems
6 2 (0.29%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.14%) Global One
7 1 (0.14%) JDE OneWorld
7 1 (0.14%) Primavera
7 1 (0.14%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.14%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.14%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.14%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.14%) SimCorp Dimension
7 1 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 89 (12.86%) Office 365
2 54 (7.80%) Azure
2 54 (7.80%) Power Platform
3 30 (4.34%) Dynamics 365
4 22 (3.18%) PowerApps
5 19 (2.75%) Azure Active Directory
6 18 (2.60%) Microsoft Flow
6 18 (2.60%) SaaS
7 17 (2.46%) Azure Functions
7 17 (2.46%) OneDrive
7 17 (2.46%) Serverless
8 9 (1.30%) Yammer
9 7 (1.01%) SuccessFactors
10 5 (0.72%) Lucidchart
11 4 (0.58%) G Suite
11 4 (0.58%) Google Drive
11 4 (0.58%) Smartsheet
12 3 (0.43%) Adobe Analytics
12 3 (0.43%) Google Analytics
12 3 (0.43%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 31 (4.48%) Internet
2 28 (4.05%) VPN
2 28 (4.05%) WebEx
3 25 (3.61%) Remote Desktop
4 19 (2.75%) Radio Access Network
4 19 (2.75%) Skype
5 17 (2.46%) LAN
6 11 (1.59%) WAN
6 11 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (1.45%) TCP/IP
8 9 (1.30%) 4G
8 9 (1.30%) DNS
9 8 (1.16%) Firewall
10 7 (1.01%) Wireless
11 6 (0.87%) 5G
11 6 (0.87%) Intranet
12 4 (0.58%) LTE
12 4 (0.58%) VoIP
13 3 (0.43%) VLAN
13 3 (0.43%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (7.80%) Power BI
2 37 (5.35%) SQL Server
3 22 (3.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (1.16%) MS Access
6 7 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (0.87%) Oracle OWB
8 5 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (0.58%) Base SAS
9 4 (0.58%) Data Mining
9 4 (0.58%) MySQL
9 4 (0.58%) Qlik Sense
10 3 (0.43%) Big Data
10 3 (0.43%) DB2
10 3 (0.43%) Electronic Patient Records
10 3 (0.43%) GIS
10 3 (0.43%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.29%) OLAP
11 2 (0.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 57 (8.24%) JIRA
2 30 (4.34%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.58%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (0.58%) Rational Rhapsody
3 4 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.29%) Axure RP
4 2 (0.29%) GCC
4 2 (0.29%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.29%) HP UFT
4 2 (0.29%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.29%) Selenium
4 2 (0.29%) SoapUI
4 2 (0.29%) TestNG
4 2 (0.29%) VectorCAST
4 2 (0.29%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.14%) Balsamiq
5 1 (0.14%) LSMW
5 1 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 181 (26.16%) Finance
2 46 (6.65%) Telecoms
3 44 (6.36%) Public Sector
4 38 (5.49%) Banking
5 36 (5.20%) Marketing
6 26 (3.76%) Law
7 24 (3.47%) Legal
8 12 (1.73%) Retail
9 10 (1.45%) Publishing
10 9 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (1.16%) Back Office
11 8 (1.16%) Mandarin Language
11 8 (1.16%) Manufacturing
12 7 (1.01%) French Language
12 7 (1.01%) General Ledger
13 6 (0.87%) Electronics
13 6 (0.87%) German Language
14 4 (0.58%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.58%) Local Government
14 4 (0.58%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 207 (29.91%) Analyst
2 65 (9.39%) Business Analyst
3 46 (6.65%) Project Manager
4 40 (5.78%) Architect
5 33 (4.77%) Coordinator
6 30 (4.34%) Support Engineer
7 27 (3.90%) PMO Analyst
8 25 (3.61%) Project Coordinator
9 23 (3.32%) Data Analyst
10 22 (3.18%) 2nd Line Support
10 22 (3.18%) Junior
11 21 (3.03%) Desktop Support
12 20 (2.89%) IT Support
13 19 (2.75%) Administrator
14 17 (2.46%) Consultant
14 17 (2.46%) Developer
14 17 (2.46%) Financial Analyst
14 17 (2.46%) Senior Analyst
14 17 (2.46%) Solutions Architect
14 17 (2.46%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.73%) .NET
1 12 (1.73%) HTML
2 5 (0.72%) ADO
3 4 (0.58%) CSS
3 4 (0.58%) LDAP
3 4 (0.58%) SAML
3 4 (0.58%) XML
4 3 (0.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (0.43%) XMPP
5 2 (0.29%) CakePHP
5 2 (0.29%) CodeIgniter
5 2 (0.29%) DAO
5 2 (0.29%) Gherkin
5 2 (0.29%) Laravel
5 2 (0.29%) ODBC
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (0.29%) Regular Expression
5 2 (0.29%) Symfony
6 1 (0.14%) COM
6 1 (0.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 125 (18.06%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (6.65%) Self-Motivation
3 34 (4.91%) Management Information System
4 23 (3.32%) Blackberry
4 23 (3.32%) PDA
5 17 (2.46%) NHS
6 11 (1.59%) e-Learning
7 10 (1.45%) Data Centre
7 10 (1.45%) Smartphone
8 8 (1.16%) iPad
8 8 (1.16%) Social Media
8 8 (1.16%) User Experience
9 7 (1.01%) Digital Signage
9 7 (1.01%) PMI
9 7 (1.01%) Robotics
10 6 (0.87%) Virtual Team
11 5 (0.72%) CMDB
12 4 (0.58%) EPoS
12 4 (0.58%) FMCG
12 4 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 127 (18.35%) Windows
2 75 (10.84%) Windows 10
3 35 (5.06%) Windows 7
4 31 (4.48%) Apple iOS
4 31 (4.48%) Windows Server
5 23 (3.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (3.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (3.32%) Windows XP
6 22 (3.18%) Windows 2000
6 22 (3.18%) Windows Vista
7 6 (0.87%) Android
8 3 (0.43%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.29%) Linux
9 2 (0.29%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.29%) pSOS
10 1 (0.14%) Unix
10 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (20.23%) Project Management
2 118 (17.05%) Problem-Solving
3 106 (15.32%) Agile Software Development
4 93 (13.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 92 (13.29%) Change Management
6 67 (9.68%) ITIL
7 61 (8.82%) PRINCE2
8 60 (8.67%) Migration
9 52 (7.51%) Business Intelligence
10 50 (7.23%) DevOps
11 48 (6.94%) Project Delivery
12 46 (6.65%) Decision-Making
13 43 (6.21%) Analytics
14 38 (5.49%) CRM
15 37 (5.35%) Programme Management
15 37 (5.35%) Risk Management
16 34 (4.91%) ITSM
17 31 (4.48%) Business Analysis
18 30 (4.34%) Data Analysis
19 27 (3.90%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 43 (6.21%) SQL
2 12 (1.73%) C
2 12 (1.73%) Python
3 11 (1.59%) Java
4 10 (1.45%) PowerShell
4 10 (1.45%) VBA
5 9 (1.30%) C#
6 8 (1.16%) R
7 5 (0.72%) C++
7 5 (0.72%) JavaScript
7 5 (0.72%) MATLAB
7 5 (0.72%) T-SQL
8 4 (0.58%) Ruby
8 4 (0.58%) VBScript
9 2 (0.29%) Ada
9 2 (0.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 2 (0.29%) PHP
9 2 (0.29%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.14%) REXX
10 1 (0.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 85 (12.28%) Security Cleared
2 76 (10.98%) Degree
3 62 (8.96%) SC Cleared
4 18 (2.60%) BPSS Clearance
4 18 (2.60%) PMI Certification
5 15 (2.17%) PMP
6 10 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (1.45%) ISEB
7 6 (0.87%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.58%) CIPD
8 4 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.58%) MCP
8 4 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.43%) ACCA
9 3 (0.43%) CCNA
9 3 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (14.31%) PMO
2 25 (3.61%) QA
3 14 (2.02%) SLA
4 6 (0.87%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.72%) P3O
6 3 (0.43%) GDPR
6 3 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.29%) GxP
7 2 (0.29%) IFRS
8 1 (0.14%) Basel II
8 1 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.14%) EMIR
8 1 (0.14%) HL7
8 1 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 17025
8 1 (0.14%) MiFID
8 1 (0.14%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 88 (12.72%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.58%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.29%) vSphere
5 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.14%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (3.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 22 (3.18%) ServiceCenter
3 14 (2.02%) SCCM
4 5 (0.72%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.29%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.29%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.29%) NSN NetAct
5 2 (0.29%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.14%) EnCase
Vendors
1 299 (43.21%) Microsoft
2 43 (6.21%) Adobe
3 36 (5.20%) Remedy
4 31 (4.48%) SAP
5 29 (4.19%) Oracle
6 27 (3.90%) Sparx
7 25 (3.61%) Bomgar
8 24 (3.47%) HP
9 22 (3.18%) Peregrine
10 18 (2.60%) Citrix
10 18 (2.60%) ServiceNow
10 18 (2.60%) Tableau
11 17 (2.46%) Google
12 10 (1.45%) VMware
13 9 (1.30%) Ariba
14 8 (1.16%) Automation Anywhere
14 8 (1.16%) BT
14 8 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
15 7 (1.01%) Concur
16 6 (0.87%) iManage