Period
to

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 23 May 2022 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
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 99 125 143
Rank change year-on-year +26 +18 -16
Contract jobs citing Presentation Skills 1,824 989 814
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 2.61% 2.13% 1.89%
As % of the General category 4.60% 4.00% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,139 634 422
10th Percentile £350 £325 £263
25th Percentile £450 £405 £383
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £638 £588 £575
90th Percentile £738 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £525 £487 £466
% change year-on-year +7.77% +4.53% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 26 16
10th Percentile £27.50 £10.03 £15.75
25th Percentile £31.13 £18.08 £19.31
Median hourly rate £41.00 £32.00 £25.50
Median % change year-on-year +28.13% +25.49% +34.21%
75th Percentile £47.75 £48.44 £31.16
90th Percentile £52.50 £64.88 £45.38
UK median hourly rate £36.16 £27.73 £30.00
% change year-on-year +30.40% -7.57% +14.29%

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 39,685 24,730 21,891
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 56.89% 53.38% 50.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,782 16,660 14,445
10th Percentile £319 £300 £263
25th Percentile £431 £400 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £650 £610 £588
90th Percentile £763 £700 £688
UK median daily rate £538 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +7.50% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,288 971 879
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.75 £12.36
25th Percentile £15.00 £14.01 £14.75
Median hourly rate £21.50 £21.40 £19.90
Median % change year-on-year +0.47% +7.54% +6.13%
75th Percentile £47.50 £41.96 £38.75
90th Percentile £60.00 £55.00 £51.75
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% +6.95%

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 23 May 2022.

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 23 May 2022.

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 23 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London +42 1,135 £550 +1.85% 96
South East -16 184 £500 +5.26% 40
Midlands -19 134 £500 +17.65% 37
South West +25 108 £520 +30.00% 20
West Midlands -20 108 £525 +26.13% 26
North of England -26 95 £425 -6.08% 24
East of England +3 65 £538 +11.11% 23
North West -30 57 £425 -6.08% 12
Yorkshire -10 38 £413 -13.16% 12
East Midlands -13 27 £475 +11.76% 11
Presentation Skills
UK

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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 1,369 (75.05%) Social Skills
2 744 (40.79%) Finance
3 711 (38.98%) Agile
4 371 (20.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 367 (20.12%) Analytical Skills
6 346 (18.97%) Microsoft
7 345 (18.91%) Problem-Solving
8 333 (18.26%) Project Management
9 275 (15.08%) Azure
10 227 (12.45%) Degree
11 226 (12.39%) Scrum
12 224 (12.28%) DevOps
13 216 (11.84%) Renewable Energy
14 196 (10.75%) Security Cleared
15 188 (10.31%) Project Delivery
16 183 (10.03%) Analytics
17 180 (9.87%) AWS
18 178 (9.76%) Banking
19 175 (9.59%) Decision-Making
20 168 (9.21%) Python
21 167 (9.16%) CI/CD
22 162 (8.88%) Migration
22 162 (8.88%) SC Cleared
23 158 (8.66%) Business Analysis
23 158 (8.66%) Influencing Skills
24 157 (8.61%) JIRA
24 157 (8.61%) SQL
25 151 (8.28%) Business Intelligence
26 142 (7.79%) Microsoft Excel
27 139 (7.62%) Risk Management

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 77 (4.22%) Confluence
2 72 (3.95%) SharePoint
3 22 (1.21%) Apache Spark
4 21 (1.15%) CMS
5 9 (0.49%) JBoss
5 9 (0.49%) SAS
6 8 (0.44%) Apache
6 8 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (0.38%) nginx
8 6 (0.33%) Oracle 9iAS
8 6 (0.33%) Oracle Application Server
8 6 (0.33%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (0.27%) Apache Airflow
9 5 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (0.27%) IIS
9 5 (0.27%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.22%) Drupal
10 4 (0.22%) FileNet
10 4 (0.22%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 142 (7.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 119 (6.52%) Microsoft Office
3 95 (5.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 77 (4.22%) Microsoft Project
5 37 (2.03%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.60%) Photoshop
6 11 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 9 (0.49%) InVision
9 8 (0.44%) Sketch
10 7 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
10 7 (0.38%) SPSS
11 6 (0.33%) Adobe XD
12 5 (0.27%) Zeplin
13 4 (0.22%) Open Workbench
14 3 (0.16%) Chatbot
15 2 (0.11%) FreeHand
16 1 (0.055%) InDesign
16 1 (0.055%) Stata
16 1 (0.055%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 26 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 16 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
4 14 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
5 10 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
5 10 (0.55%) SAP S/4HANA
6 9 (0.49%) Endur
7 8 (0.44%) Aligne
7 8 (0.44%) Workfront
8 7 (0.38%) CA PPM
9 6 (0.33%) Oracle 11i
9 6 (0.33%) Shopify
10 3 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 3 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
10 3 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 3 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
11 2 (0.11%) NetSuite
11 2 (0.11%) SAP BPC
11 2 (0.11%) SAP ERP
11 2 (0.11%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 275 (15.08%) Azure
2 180 (9.87%) AWS
3 124 (6.80%) Power Platform
4 72 (3.95%) GCP
5 57 (3.13%) Dynamics 365
5 57 (3.13%) GitHub
6 50 (2.74%) Microsoft 365
7 44 (2.41%) SaaS
8 32 (1.75%) Google Analytics
9 25 (1.37%) Google Data Studio
10 23 (1.26%) IaaS
11 22 (1.21%) Serverless
12 21 (1.15%) Power Automate
13 20 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
13 20 (1.10%) PowerApps
14 19 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
14 19 (1.04%) Azure Logic Apps
14 19 (1.04%) PaaS
15 18 (0.99%) Figma
16 17 (0.93%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 57 (3.13%) TCP/IP
2 50 (2.74%) Ethernet
3 26 (1.43%) Network Security
4 19 (1.04%) Firewall
5 18 (0.99%) DNS
5 18 (0.99%) Internet
5 18 (0.99%) WAN
6 14 (0.77%) VoLTE
7 12 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
8 11 (0.60%) FTP
8 11 (0.60%) HTTP
8 11 (0.60%) SAN
9 10 (0.55%) SD-WAN
10 8 (0.44%) LAN
10 8 (0.44%) VoIP
11 7 (0.38%) VPN
12 6 (0.33%) DHCP
12 6 (0.33%) MPLS
12 6 (0.33%) SMTP
13 5 (0.27%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (6.14%) Power BI
2 58 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
3 51 (2.80%) SQL Server
4 44 (2.41%) Big Data
5 31 (1.70%) BigQuery
6 29 (1.59%) Metadata
6 29 (1.59%) Relational Database
7 26 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
8 24 (1.32%) NoSQL
9 23 (1.26%) MongoDB
9 23 (1.26%) Oracle Database
10 22 (1.21%) Data Lake
10 22 (1.21%) Looker
11 20 (1.10%) Tableau
12 17 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
12 17 (0.93%) RDBMS
13 15 (0.82%) Amazon Redshift
13 15 (0.82%) Neo4j
14 14 (0.77%) Hadoop
15 13 (0.71%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 157 (8.61%) JIRA
2 64 (3.51%) Git (software)
3 53 (2.91%) Visual Studio
4 51 (2.80%) Eclipse
5 32 (1.75%) GitLab
6 26 (1.43%) Jenkins
7 20 (1.10%) NetBeans
8 10 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
8 10 (0.55%) Selenium
8 10 (0.55%) Visual Studio Team System
9 9 (0.49%) Maven
10 7 (0.38%) PowerDesigner
10 7 (0.38%) SonarQube
10 7 (0.38%) Subversion
11 6 (0.33%) Bitbucket
11 6 (0.33%) Cucumber
11 6 (0.33%) Postman
12 5 (0.27%) JMeter
12 5 (0.27%) VersionOne
13 4 (0.22%) JUnit
General
1 1,369 (75.05%) Social Skills
2 744 (40.79%) Finance
3 367 (20.12%) Analytical Skills
4 178 (9.76%) Banking
5 158 (8.66%) Influencing Skills
6 121 (6.63%) Retail
7 102 (5.59%) Telecoms
8 97 (5.32%) Marketing
9 91 (4.99%) Legal
10 88 (4.82%) Organisational Skills
11 85 (4.66%) Public Sector
12 63 (3.45%) Investment Banking
13 38 (2.08%) Law
14 35 (1.92%) Documentation Skills
15 33 (1.81%) Manufacturing
16 28 (1.54%) Aerospace
17 26 (1.43%) Automotive
18 22 (1.21%) Billing
18 22 (1.21%) Front Office
19 21 (1.15%) Military
Job Titles
1 448 (24.56%) Analyst
2 278 (15.24%) Business Analyst
3 208 (11.40%) Project Manager
4 169 (9.27%) Architect
5 123 (6.74%) Consultant
6 88 (4.82%) Developer
7 72 (3.95%) Solutions Architect
8 54 (2.96%) IT Manager
9 51 (2.80%) Designer
10 50 (2.74%) Senior Analyst
11 44 (2.41%) Data Analyst
12 39 (2.14%) Delivery Manager
13 36 (1.97%) Senior Business Analyst
14 33 (1.81%) Software Engineer
14 33 (1.81%) UX Designer
15 32 (1.75%) Change Consultant
15 32 (1.75%) Transformation Consultant
16 31 (1.70%) C++ Software Engineer
16 31 (1.70%) Data Engineer
16 31 (1.70%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (3.84%) .NET
2 62 (3.40%) HTML
3 45 (2.47%) React
4 43 (2.36%) Web Services
5 41 (2.25%) CSS
5 41 (2.25%) Node.js
6 33 (1.81%) Kafka
7 29 (1.59%) REST
8 24 (1.32%) Middleware
9 22 (1.21%) HTML5
10 20 (1.10%) .NET Framework
10 20 (1.10%) ActiveX
10 20 (1.10%) DirectX
10 20 (1.10%) MFC
10 20 (1.10%) OpenGL
10 20 (1.10%) Qt
11 17 (0.93%) JSON
12 16 (0.88%) Spring Boot
13 14 (0.77%) XML
14 13 (0.71%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 216 (11.84%) Renewable Energy
2 114 (6.25%) User Experience
3 83 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 75 (4.11%) Self-Motivation
5 74 (4.06%) Virtual Team
6 70 (3.84%) Data Centre
7 45 (2.47%) Public Cloud
8 28 (1.54%) Mobile App
9 25 (1.37%) Cloud Native
9 25 (1.37%) PMI
10 23 (1.26%) NHS
11 19 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
12 16 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
12 16 (0.88%) Social Media
13 15 (0.82%) Derivative
14 14 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
14 14 (0.77%) Legacy Systems
15 11 (0.60%) Algorithms
15 11 (0.60%) CMDB
15 11 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 132 (7.24%) Windows
2 114 (6.25%) Linux
3 34 (1.86%) Unix
4 30 (1.64%) Windows Server
5 16 (0.88%) Apple iOS
6 14 (0.77%) Android
7 13 (0.71%) Solaris
7 13 (0.71%) Windows 10
8 7 (0.38%) VMS
9 6 (0.33%) Mac OS
9 6 (0.33%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.22%) AIX
11 4 (0.22%) HPUX
11 4 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.055%) CentOS
12 1 (0.055%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.055%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.055%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.055%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 711 (38.98%) Agile
2 371 (20.34%) Stakeholder Management
3 345 (18.91%) Problem-Solving
4 333 (18.26%) Project Management
5 226 (12.39%) Scrum
6 224 (12.28%) DevOps
7 188 (10.31%) Project Delivery
8 183 (10.03%) Analytics
9 175 (9.59%) Decision-Making
10 167 (9.16%) CI/CD
11 162 (8.88%) Migration
12 158 (8.66%) Business Analysis
13 151 (8.28%) Business Intelligence
14 139 (7.62%) Risk Management
15 134 (7.35%) Change Management
16 127 (6.96%) ITIL
17 126 (6.91%) Visualisation
18 122 (6.69%) Data Analysis
19 115 (6.30%) User Stories
20 113 (6.20%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 168 (9.21%) Python
2 157 (8.61%) SQL
3 115 (6.30%) Java
4 103 (5.65%) C#
5 83 (4.55%) JavaScript
6 61 (3.34%) C++
7 48 (2.63%) C
8 43 (2.36%) R
9 35 (1.92%) PowerShell
10 30 (1.64%) TypeScript
11 27 (1.48%) Bash
12 20 (1.10%) GLSL
12 20 (1.10%) HLSL
13 16 (0.88%) Go
14 15 (0.82%) PL/SQL
15 14 (0.77%) Scala
16 10 (0.55%) PHP
16 10 (0.55%) Ruby
16 10 (0.55%) Shell Script
17 8 (0.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 227 (12.45%) Degree
2 196 (10.75%) Security Cleared
3 162 (8.88%) SC Cleared
4 63 (3.45%) PMI Certification
5 48 (2.63%) PMP
6 28 (1.54%) CISSP
7 23 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 22 (1.21%) Computer Science Degree
8 22 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
9 21 (1.15%) CISA
9 21 (1.15%) CISM
10 20 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 18 (0.99%) ISEB
12 17 (0.93%) DV Cleared
12 17 (0.93%) Master's Degree
13 13 (0.71%) CBAP
13 13 (0.71%) IIBA
14 12 (0.66%) PhD
15 10 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
16 9 (0.49%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (4.50%) PMO
1 82 (4.50%) QA
2 55 (3.02%) Data Quality
3 49 (2.69%) GDPR
4 31 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 29 (1.59%) Accessibility
6 28 (1.54%) NIST
7 26 (1.43%) SLA
8 13 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 12 (0.66%) COBIT
10 10 (0.55%) GRC
10 10 (0.55%) PCI DSS
11 9 (0.49%) Actionable Recommendations
11 9 (0.49%) WCAG
12 8 (0.44%) MiFID
13 6 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
14 5 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 5 (0.27%) GxP
14 5 (0.27%) ISO 20022
14 5 (0.27%) SOC 2
System Software
1 48 (2.63%) Active Directory
1 48 (2.63%) Docker
2 22 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.55%) Virtual Desktop
3 10 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (0.33%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.27%) HDFS
8 3 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.11%) Firmware
9 2 (0.11%) PowerHA
9 2 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.055%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.055%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.055%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.055%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.055%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.055%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 62 (3.40%) Kubernetes
2 53 (2.91%) Terraform
3 24 (1.32%) Ansible
4 15 (0.82%) SCCM
5 10 (0.55%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 10 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
7 6 (0.33%) QRadar
8 5 (0.27%) Grafana
8 5 (0.27%) Puppet
8 5 (0.27%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (0.22%) CSIRT
9 4 (0.22%) HP ALM
9 4 (0.22%) Kibana
9 4 (0.22%) Prometheus
10 3 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
10 3 (0.16%) Nagios
10 3 (0.16%) Nexpose
10 3 (0.16%) Oozie
10 3 (0.16%) Packer
Vendors
1 346 (18.97%) Microsoft
2 96 (5.26%) Oracle
3 88 (4.82%) SAP
4 80 (4.39%) Google
5 51 (2.80%) Adobe
5 51 (2.80%) ServiceNow
6 46 (2.52%) VMware
7 32 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
8 27 (1.48%) Databricks
9 25 (1.37%) Cisco
10 19 (1.04%) Red Hat
11 18 (0.99%) Citrix
12 17 (0.93%) IBM
12 17 (0.93%) MuleSoft
13 16 (0.88%) Informatica
14 13 (0.71%) Remedy
15 12 (0.66%) Teradata
16 10 (0.55%) Atlassian
16 10 (0.55%) Cognos
16 10 (0.55%) Splunk