Period
to 27 July 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Presentation Skills in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Presentation Skills over the 6 months to 27 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Presentation Skills
UK > England
6 months to
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 108 143 123
Rank change year-on-year +35 -20 +22
Contract jobs citing Presentation Skills 1,314 602 1,772
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 2.31% 1.82% 2.10%
As % of the General category 4.34% 3.48% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 830 325 918
10th Percentile £325 £300 £285
25th Percentile £406 £400 £382
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £466 £475
Median % change year-on-year +7.29% -1.89% -
75th Percentile £609 £575 £575
90th Percentile £700 £675 £663
UK median daily rate £500 £464 £475
% change year-on-year +7.70% -2.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 13 21
10th Percentile £11.22 £15.30 "
25th Percentile £18.25 £16.50 £10.60
Median hourly rate £36.75 £25.50 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year +44.12% +24.39% -41.43%
75th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £36.25
90th Percentile £60.93 £53.00 £53.00
UK median hourly rate £36.00 £27.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +30.91% +34.15% -41.43%

Presentation Skills is in the General Skills 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 common skills.

All General Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 30,309 17,303 43,874
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 53.34% 52.19% 52.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,427 11,622 28,871
10th Percentile £310 £275 £281
25th Percentile £406 £400 £381
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £498 £475
Median % change year-on-year +3.02% +4.74% +1.28%
75th Percentile £625 £600 £575
90th Percentile £713 £700 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,133 634 1,301
10th Percentile £11.87 £12.28 £10.75
25th Percentile £13.25 £14.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate £19.03 £20.50 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year -7.17% +2.50% +6.95%
75th Percentile £40.00 £40.68 £39.49
90th Percentile £56.20 £53.53 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £20.50 £19.32
% change year-on-year -4.88% +6.11% +7.33%

Presentation Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Presentation Skills as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Presentation Skills in England

Presentation Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Presentation Skills in England.

Daily rate trend for Presentation Skills in England

Presentation Skills
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Presentation Skills in England over the 6 months to 27 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Presentation Skills in England

Presentation Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Presentation Skills in England.

Hourly rate trend for Presentation Skills in England

Presentation Skills
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Presentation Skills in England over the 6 months to 27 July 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Presentation Skills in England

Presentation Skills
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 Presentation Skills within the England region over the 6 months to 27 July 2021. 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 +36 759 £550 +10.00% 176
South East +29 218 £475 +11.76% 78
Midlands -2 105 £425 - 43
North of England -6 89 £425 -1.16% 63
West Midlands 0 83 £425 - 32
South West +23 54 £388 +10.71% 29
North West +6 54 £419 -6.94% 42
East of England -16 36 £306 -31.94% 39
Yorkshire -16 24 £425 - 9
East Midlands -3 22 £425 -5.56% 11
North East +5 11 £368 -18.22% 12
Presentation Skills
UK

For the 6 months to 27 July 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Presentation Skills 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 Presentation Skills.

1 927 (70.55%) Social Skills
2 531 (40.41%) Agile Software Development
3 468 (35.62%) Finance
4 301 (22.91%) Problem-Solving
5 290 (22.07%) Stakeholder Management
6 273 (20.78%) Project Management
7 263 (20.02%) Analytical Skills
8 229 (17.43%) Azure
9 209 (15.91%) SQL
10 197 (14.99%) Degree
11 191 (14.54%) Microsoft
12 166 (12.63%) Analytics
13 152 (11.57%) Scrum
14 144 (10.96%) Python
15 137 (10.43%) Project Delivery
16 135 (10.27%) DevOps
17 132 (10.05%) Decision-Making
18 129 (9.82%) Migration
19 119 (9.06%) AWS
20 118 (8.98%) Change Management
21 116 (8.83%) JIRA
22 113 (8.60%) Security Cleared
23 109 (8.30%) Java
24 108 (8.22%) Marketing
25 104 (7.91%) JavaScript
25 104 (7.91%) Business Intelligence
26 99 (7.53%) Microsoft Excel
27 94 (7.15%) Influencing Skills
28 92 (7.00%) SC Cleared
29 90 (6.85%) Computer Science

Presentation Skills
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 47 (3.58%) Confluence
2 46 (3.50%) SharePoint
3 33 (2.51%) Apache Spark
4 28 (2.13%) CMS
5 24 (1.83%) Apache
5 24 (1.83%) Apache Airflow
6 19 (1.45%) Jupyter
7 16 (1.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 9 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (0.68%) Luigi
9 6 (0.46%) IBM Domino
10 4 (0.30%) IIS
10 4 (0.30%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.23%) ArcGIS
11 3 (0.23%) Drupal
11 3 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.23%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.15%) nginx
12 2 (0.15%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 99 (7.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 79 (6.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 75 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
4 36 (2.74%) MS Visio
5 25 (1.90%) Microsoft Project
6 15 (1.14%) Sketch
7 13 (0.99%) InVision
8 8 (0.61%) Adobe Captivate
9 7 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 6 (0.46%) Photoshop
10 6 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
11 3 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.23%) Figma
11 3 (0.23%) InDesign
12 2 (0.15%) Adobe Premiere
12 2 (0.15%) Camtasia
12 2 (0.15%) Chatbot
12 2 (0.15%) Open Workbench
12 2 (0.15%) SPSS
12 2 (0.15%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 20 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (0.99%) SAP S/4HANA
3 10 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.68%) SAP MM
5 8 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.46%) Oracle Manufacturing
6 6 (0.46%) Oracle SCM
6 6 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
6 6 (0.46%) SAP SCM
7 5 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.30%) Maximo
8 4 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
8 4 (0.30%) SAP GTS
8 4 (0.30%) Towers Watson Igloo
9 3 (0.23%) Distributed Ledger
9 3 (0.23%) Finacle
9 3 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 3 (0.23%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 229 (17.43%) Azure
2 119 (9.06%) AWS
3 66 (5.02%) Power Platform
4 48 (3.65%) Serverless
5 42 (3.20%) Microsoft 365
6 41 (3.12%) GCP
7 36 (2.74%) SaaS
8 33 (2.51%) Azure Functions
9 29 (2.21%) PaaS
10 25 (1.90%) GitHub
11 23 (1.75%) Dynamics 365
12 18 (1.37%) IaaS
13 17 (1.29%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 11 (0.84%) Apigee
14 11 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
15 10 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
15 10 (0.76%) Azure Stack
15 10 (0.76%) Azure Synapse Analytics
16 8 (0.61%) Azure App Service
16 8 (0.61%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 36 (2.74%) Firewall
2 25 (1.90%) Network Security
3 24 (1.83%) WAN
4 22 (1.67%) LAN
5 20 (1.52%) Internet
6 17 (1.29%) TCP/IP
7 13 (0.99%) Ethernet
8 12 (0.91%) VPN
9 11 (0.84%) Wireless
10 9 (0.68%) SMS
10 9 (0.68%) SSL
11 8 (0.61%) Intranet
11 8 (0.61%) SD-WAN
11 8 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (0.53%) IPsec
12 7 (0.53%) SAN
13 6 (0.46%) DHCP
13 6 (0.46%) DNS
13 6 (0.46%) MPLS
13 6 (0.46%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (4.11%) Power BI
2 50 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
3 48 (3.65%) SQL Server
4 47 (3.58%) Big Data
5 38 (2.89%) NoSQL
6 36 (2.74%) Relational Database
7 29 (2.21%) Hadoop
8 25 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
9 23 (1.75%) Metadata
10 21 (1.60%) Data Lake
10 21 (1.60%) QlikView
11 19 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
12 18 (1.37%) MySQL
13 16 (1.22%) Tableau
14 13 (0.99%) Azure SQL Database
14 13 (0.99%) Redis
15 12 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
15 12 (0.91%) Oracle Database
16 11 (0.84%) MongoDB
16 11 (0.84%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 116 (8.83%) JIRA
2 60 (4.57%) Git (software)
3 47 (3.58%) Jenkins
4 24 (1.83%) GitLab
5 16 (1.22%) Visual Studio
6 15 (1.14%) JUnit
7 13 (0.99%) Eclipse
8 12 (0.91%) Mockito
8 12 (0.91%) PowerDesigner
9 10 (0.76%) NetBeans
9 10 (0.76%) Visual Studio Team System
10 8 (0.61%) Postman
11 7 (0.53%) Mocha
11 7 (0.53%) Sinon.JS
11 7 (0.53%) Subversion
12 6 (0.46%) Cucumber
12 6 (0.46%) Maven
12 6 (0.46%) Selenium
13 5 (0.38%) Axure RP
13 5 (0.38%) webpack
General
1 927 (70.55%) Social Skills
2 468 (35.62%) Finance
3 263 (20.02%) Analytical Skills
4 108 (8.22%) Marketing
5 94 (7.15%) Influencing Skills
6 84 (6.39%) Retail
7 76 (5.78%) Banking
8 64 (4.87%) Telecoms
9 49 (3.73%) Organisational Skills
10 47 (3.58%) Documentation Skills
10 47 (3.58%) Public Sector
11 44 (3.35%) Legal
12 41 (3.12%) Automotive
13 35 (2.66%) Manufacturing
14 22 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
15 21 (1.60%) Front Office
16 20 (1.52%) Investment Banking
17 17 (1.29%) Aerospace
18 16 (1.22%) Law
19 15 (1.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 232 (17.66%) Analyst
2 168 (12.79%) Project Manager
3 159 (12.10%) Architect
4 137 (10.43%) Business Analyst
5 104 (7.91%) Consultant
6 101 (7.69%) Developer
7 52 (3.96%) Solutions Architect
8 42 (3.20%) Designer
9 40 (3.04%) IT Manager
10 35 (2.66%) Data Architect
11 34 (2.59%) Data Analyst
12 33 (2.51%) Azure Engineer
13 32 (2.44%) Data Engineer
14 29 (2.21%) IT Project Manager
15 26 (1.98%) Data Scientist
15 26 (1.98%) DevOps Engineer
16 25 (1.90%) Full Stack Developer
16 25 (1.90%) Infrastructure Manager
16 25 (1.90%) Infrastructure Project Manager
17 24 (1.83%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (4.87%) .NET
2 52 (3.96%) HTML
3 50 (3.81%) CSS
4 46 (3.50%) Node.js
5 41 (3.12%) Web Services
6 38 (2.89%) REST
7 32 (2.44%) React
8 27 (2.05%) Kafka
9 24 (1.83%) SOAP
10 23 (1.75%) RESTful
11 19 (1.45%) .NET Core
12 18 (1.37%) HTML5
13 17 (1.29%) AngularJS
13 17 (1.29%) D3.js
13 17 (1.29%) Shiny
14 16 (1.22%) Spring
14 16 (1.22%) XML
15 15 (1.14%) GraphQL
15 15 (1.14%) Spring Boot
16 14 (1.07%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 89 (6.77%) Management Information System
2 67 (5.10%) User Experience
3 64 (4.87%) Self-Motivation
4 55 (4.19%) Virtual Team
5 49 (3.73%) Data Centre
6 46 (3.50%) Cloud Native
7 39 (2.97%) Algorithms
8 34 (2.59%) Social Media
9 26 (1.98%) Mobile App
10 25 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
11 20 (1.52%) Data Structures
12 17 (1.29%) Renewable Energy
13 16 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
14 15 (1.14%) NHS
14 15 (1.14%) Public Cloud
15 12 (0.91%) Data Protection Act
15 12 (0.91%) FMCG
16 11 (0.84%) Legacy Systems
17 10 (0.76%) e-Learning
18 9 (0.68%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 74 (5.63%) Windows
2 55 (4.19%) Linux
3 30 (2.28%) Windows Server
4 22 (1.67%) Unix
5 19 (1.45%) Android
6 13 (0.99%) Apple iOS
7 9 (0.68%) Windows 10
8 8 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.46%) Solaris
10 2 (0.15%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.076%) CentOS
11 1 (0.076%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.076%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.076%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.076%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.076%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (0.076%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 531 (40.41%) Agile Software Development
2 301 (22.91%) Problem-Solving
3 290 (22.07%) Stakeholder Management
4 273 (20.78%) Project Management
5 166 (12.63%) Analytics
6 152 (11.57%) Scrum
7 137 (10.43%) Project Delivery
8 135 (10.27%) DevOps
9 132 (10.05%) Decision-Making
10 129 (9.82%) Migration
11 118 (8.98%) Change Management
12 104 (7.91%) Business Intelligence
13 90 (6.85%) Computer Science
14 89 (6.77%) Data Analysis
14 89 (6.77%) Waterfall
15 88 (6.70%) Workshop Facilitation
16 83 (6.32%) Business Analysis
17 79 (6.01%) Business Case
18 76 (5.78%) Visualisation
19 73 (5.56%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 209 (15.91%) SQL
2 144 (10.96%) Python
3 109 (8.30%) Java
4 104 (7.91%) JavaScript
5 51 (3.88%) C#
6 38 (2.89%) R
7 30 (2.28%) C++
8 24 (1.83%) C
8 24 (1.83%) TypeScript
9 22 (1.67%) PowerShell
10 20 (1.52%) Scala
10 20 (1.52%) VBA
11 19 (1.45%) Bash Shell
12 12 (0.91%) Go
13 11 (0.84%) PL/SQL
13 11 (0.84%) T-SQL
14 10 (0.76%) GLSL
14 10 (0.76%) HLSL
14 10 (0.76%) Java 8
15 9 (0.68%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 197 (14.99%) Degree
2 113 (8.60%) Security Cleared
3 92 (7.00%) SC Cleared
4 36 (2.74%) PMP
5 29 (2.21%) Master's Degree
6 26 (1.98%) Computer Science Degree
7 24 (1.83%) PMI Certification
8 19 (1.45%) DV Cleared
9 15 (1.14%) CISSP
9 15 (1.14%) Numerate Degree
10 14 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (0.84%) ISEB
12 9 (0.68%) ISTQB
12 9 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (0.61%) CISM
14 7 (0.53%) CCNA
14 7 (0.53%) CCNP
14 7 (0.53%) CISA
14 7 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (0.53%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (4.41%) PMO
2 47 (3.58%) QA
3 39 (2.97%) Data Quality
4 21 (1.60%) GDPR
5 17 (1.29%) Accessibility
6 9 (0.68%) COBIT
7 8 (0.61%) GRC
7 8 (0.61%) SLA
8 7 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
10 4 (0.30%) HIPAA
10 4 (0.30%) PCI DSS
11 3 (0.23%) GxP
11 3 (0.23%) MiFID
11 3 (0.23%) NIST
11 3 (0.23%) SEPA
12 2 (0.15%) GMP
12 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.15%) WCAG
System Software
1 42 (3.20%) Docker
2 28 (2.13%) Active Directory
3 20 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (0.23%) vSphere
6 2 (0.15%) HDFS
6 2 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.076%) Firmware
7 1 (0.076%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 51 (3.88%) Kubernetes
2 38 (2.89%) Terraform
3 20 (1.52%) Ansible
4 13 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (0.99%) Puppet
5 8 (0.61%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 7 (0.53%) Grafana
6 7 (0.53%) Kibana
6 7 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
7 5 (0.38%) vRealize
8 4 (0.30%) Control-M
8 4 (0.30%) RSA Archer
8 4 (0.30%) SCCM
9 3 (0.23%) Mesos
10 2 (0.15%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.15%) HP ALM
10 2 (0.15%) Packer
10 2 (0.15%) QRadar
10 2 (0.15%) SCOM
10 2 (0.15%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 191 (14.54%) Microsoft
2 80 (6.09%) Oracle
2 80 (6.09%) SAP
3 68 (5.18%) Salesforce.com
4 54 (4.11%) Adobe
5 32 (2.44%) Databricks
5 32 (2.44%) Google
6 31 (2.36%) Cisco
7 24 (1.83%) ServiceNow
7 24 (1.83%) VMware
8 23 (1.75%) Alteryx
9 20 (1.52%) BiZZdesign
9 20 (1.52%) IBM
10 19 (1.45%) Splunk
11 15 (1.14%) MuleSoft
12 12 (0.91%) CA Agile Central
12 12 (0.91%) Pega
13 11 (0.84%) ESRI
13 11 (0.84%) hybris
13 11 (0.84%) Red Hat