Period
to 28 October 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 28 October 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
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 95 176 127
Rank change year-on-year +81 -49 +40
Contract jobs citing Presentation Skills 1,735 448 1,573
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 2.54% 1.61% 2.04%
As % of the General category 4.74% 3.02% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,130 269 889
10th Percentile £345 £311 £275
25th Percentile £431 £404 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% - -
75th Percentile £650 £575 £575
90th Percentile £726 £675 £645
UK median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 9 24
10th Percentile £14.26 £17.77 "
25th Percentile £33.50 £40.00 £10.60
Median hourly rate £49.00 £50.00 £15.69
Median % change year-on-year -2.00% +218.67% -59.77%
75th Percentile £60.88 £55.00 £24.63
90th Percentile £77.40 £56.60 £46.03
UK median hourly rate £49.50 £50.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -1.00% +212.50% -58.97%

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 36,605 14,831 39,481
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 53.53% 53.19% 51.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,113 10,188 25,975
10th Percentile £306 £275 £263
25th Percentile £413 £381 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £490 £475
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.16% -
75th Percentile £638 £600 £575
90th Percentile £725 £700 £675
UK median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,248 504 1,345
10th Percentile £12.16 £11.66 £11.14
25th Percentile £13.25 £14.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year -13.64% +17.65% +1.08%
75th Percentile £40.25 £42.56 £39.50
90th Percentile £58.75 £51.87 £51.00
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £18.74
% change year-on-year -13.64% +17.40% +4.11%

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 28 October 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 28 October 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 28 October 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 +85 1,074 £575 +15.00% 191
South East +25 225 £475 +5.56% 55
Midlands -15 144 £500 +11.11% 48
West Midlands -25 111 £502 +14.80% 26
North of England -25 86 £438 - 52
South West +3 65 £475 +8.57% 21
East of England -8 57 £500 +52.21% 36
North West -16 46 £475 -7.32% 34
East Midlands -19 33 £450 -12.20% 22
Yorkshire -18 30 £431 +7.81% 14
North East -2 10 £336 -20.94% 4
Presentation Skills
UK

For the 6 months to 28 October 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 1,299 (74.87%) Social Skills
2 823 (47.44%) Agile Software Development
3 718 (41.38%) Finance
4 383 (22.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 351 (20.23%) Problem-Solving
6 334 (19.25%) Project Management
7 325 (18.73%) Analytical Skills
8 312 (17.98%) Azure
9 270 (15.56%) Degree
10 253 (14.58%) Analytics
11 252 (14.52%) Microsoft
12 248 (14.29%) SQL
13 227 (13.08%) Scrum
14 198 (11.41%) DevOps
15 187 (10.78%) JIRA
16 177 (10.20%) Project Delivery
17 176 (10.14%) Decision-Making
18 168 (9.68%) Python
19 167 (9.63%) Change Management
20 148 (8.53%) AWS
21 146 (8.41%) Marketing
22 145 (8.36%) JavaScript
23 143 (8.24%) Business Intelligence
24 138 (7.95%) Java
25 136 (7.84%) Migration
26 131 (7.55%) Security Cleared
27 128 (7.38%) Business Analysis
28 123 (7.09%) Computer Science
29 119 (6.86%) Waterfall
30 118 (6.80%) Retail

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 71 (4.09%) SharePoint
2 70 (4.03%) Confluence
3 45 (2.59%) Apache Spark
4 33 (1.90%) CMS
5 25 (1.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 20 (1.15%) Apache Airflow
7 17 (0.98%) Apache
8 16 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
9 12 (0.69%) Jupyter
10 11 (0.63%) Luigi
11 9 (0.52%) SAS
12 6 (0.35%) IBM Domino
13 5 (0.29%) IIS
13 5 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 4 (0.23%) MS Exchange
15 3 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
16 2 (0.12%) Cloud Foundry
16 2 (0.12%) OpenStack
16 2 (0.12%) Skype for Business
16 2 (0.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 110 (6.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 87 (5.01%) Microsoft Office
3 76 (4.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 40 (2.31%) MS Visio
5 30 (1.73%) Microsoft Project
6 23 (1.33%) Sketch
7 17 (0.98%) InVision
8 13 (0.75%) Photoshop
9 11 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 8 (0.46%) Figma
11 7 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
12 6 (0.35%) Adobe Premiere
13 5 (0.29%) Adobe XD
13 5 (0.29%) Camtasia
13 5 (0.29%) FrameMaker
13 5 (0.29%) SPSS
14 4 (0.23%) Open Workbench
15 3 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
15 3 (0.17%) Zeplin
16 2 (0.12%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 32 (1.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 20 (1.15%) SAP S/4HANA
3 17 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
4 16 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (0.46%) SAP MM
6 7 (0.40%) Endur
6 7 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
7 6 (0.35%) Oracle Manufacturing
7 6 (0.35%) Oracle SCM
8 5 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 4 (0.23%) Maximo
9 4 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
9 4 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
9 4 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
9 4 (0.23%) SAP ERP
9 4 (0.23%) SAP GTS
9 4 (0.23%) SAP Hybris
9 4 (0.23%) SAP SCM
9 4 (0.23%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 312 (17.98%) Azure
2 148 (8.53%) AWS
3 88 (5.07%) Power Platform
4 57 (3.29%) Serverless
5 52 (3.00%) Microsoft 365
6 48 (2.77%) SaaS
7 45 (2.59%) GCP
8 42 (2.42%) GitHub
9 41 (2.36%) Azure Functions
10 34 (1.96%) PaaS
11 31 (1.79%) Dynamics 365
12 28 (1.61%) Azure Data Factory
13 27 (1.56%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 21 (1.21%) IaaS
15 17 (0.98%) Azure Synapse Analytics
16 15 (0.86%) GitHub Actions
17 14 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
18 13 (0.75%) Azure App Service
19 11 (0.63%) PowerApps
19 11 (0.63%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 39 (2.25%) Firewall
2 32 (1.84%) TCP/IP
3 29 (1.67%) Network Security
4 26 (1.50%) WAN
5 24 (1.38%) LAN
6 23 (1.33%) Ethernet
6 23 (1.33%) Internet
7 16 (0.92%) DNS
8 14 (0.81%) Wireless
9 13 (0.75%) SSL
9 13 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
10 12 (0.69%) VPN
11 11 (0.63%) Skype
11 11 (0.63%) SMS
12 9 (0.52%) 5G
12 9 (0.52%) Intranet
12 9 (0.52%) MPLS
12 9 (0.52%) SAN
13 8 (0.46%) IPsec
13 8 (0.46%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (4.96%) Data Warehouse
2 75 (4.32%) Power BI
2 75 (4.32%) SQL Server
3 71 (4.09%) Big Data
4 57 (3.29%) Relational Database
5 50 (2.88%) NoSQL
6 48 (2.77%) Hadoop
7 40 (2.31%) Data Lake
8 35 (2.02%) Metadata
8 35 (2.02%) Tableau
9 31 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
10 25 (1.44%) Azure SQL Database
10 25 (1.44%) MongoDB
10 25 (1.44%) RDBMS
11 23 (1.33%) Data Mining
11 23 (1.33%) QlikView
12 18 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
12 18 (1.04%) Oracle Database
13 16 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
13 16 (0.92%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 187 (10.78%) JIRA
2 77 (4.44%) Git (software)
3 36 (2.07%) Jenkins
4 24 (1.38%) Visual Studio
5 22 (1.27%) GitLab
5 22 (1.27%) PowerDesigner
6 20 (1.15%) Eclipse
6 20 (1.15%) JUnit
6 20 (1.15%) Mockito
7 17 (0.98%) Visual Studio Team System
8 16 (0.92%) NetBeans
9 12 (0.69%) Postman
10 11 (0.63%) Selenium
11 10 (0.58%) Maven
12 9 (0.52%) Subversion
13 8 (0.46%) webpack
14 6 (0.35%) Axure RP
14 6 (0.35%) kappa
14 6 (0.35%) Rational DOORS
15 5 (0.29%) Gerrit
General
1 1,299 (74.87%) Social Skills
2 718 (41.38%) Finance
3 325 (18.73%) Analytical Skills
4 146 (8.41%) Marketing
5 118 (6.80%) Retail
6 116 (6.69%) Banking
7 102 (5.88%) Influencing Skills
8 77 (4.44%) Telecoms
9 76 (4.38%) Legal
10 66 (3.80%) Organisational Skills
11 62 (3.57%) Public Sector
12 52 (3.00%) Documentation Skills
13 48 (2.77%) Automotive
14 41 (2.36%) Front Office
15 34 (1.96%) Manufacturing
16 31 (1.79%) Investment Banking
17 26 (1.50%) Publishing
18 25 (1.44%) Law
19 24 (1.38%) Aerospace
20 19 (1.10%) Military
Job Titles
1 325 (18.73%) Analyst
2 227 (13.08%) Project Manager
3 203 (11.70%) Business Analyst
4 190 (10.95%) Architect
5 137 (7.90%) Developer
6 136 (7.84%) Consultant
7 76 (4.38%) Solutions Architect
8 67 (3.86%) IT Manager
9 66 (3.80%) Designer
10 62 (3.57%) Data Engineer
11 53 (3.05%) IT Project Manager
12 50 (2.88%) Transformation Consultant
13 49 (2.82%) Change Consultant
14 45 (2.59%) Data Architect
15 42 (2.42%) Azure Engineer
16 37 (2.13%) Data Analyst
17 33 (1.90%) Azure Architect
17 33 (1.90%) Business Manager
18 29 (1.67%) Programme Manager
19 28 (1.61%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (5.82%) .NET
2 74 (4.27%) HTML
3 70 (4.03%) CSS
4 64 (3.69%) Web Services
5 62 (3.57%) React
6 51 (2.94%) Kafka
7 48 (2.77%) Node.js
8 41 (2.36%) RESTful
9 37 (2.13%) XML
10 36 (2.07%) REST
11 29 (1.67%) SOAP
12 28 (1.61%) HTML5
13 26 (1.50%) .NET Framework
13 26 (1.50%) CSS3
13 26 (1.50%) JSON
14 20 (1.15%) GraphQL
15 19 (1.10%) .NET Core
15 19 (1.10%) OSGi
16 17 (0.98%) D3.js
17 16 (0.92%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 102 (5.88%) User Experience
2 97 (5.59%) Self-Motivation
3 96 (5.53%) Management Information System
4 81 (4.67%) Virtual Team
5 60 (3.46%) Renewable Energy
6 50 (2.88%) Cloud Native
7 46 (2.65%) Data Centre
8 44 (2.54%) Algorithms
9 42 (2.42%) Social Media
10 39 (2.25%) Mobile App
11 30 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
12 27 (1.56%) Data Structures
13 24 (1.38%) Data Protection Act
14 18 (1.04%) Public Cloud
15 17 (0.98%) NHS
16 16 (0.92%) Cyberthreat
16 16 (0.92%) Fixed Income
17 15 (0.86%) Hedge funds
17 15 (0.86%) Security Operations Centre
18 14 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 103 (5.94%) Windows
2 75 (4.32%) Linux
3 28 (1.61%) Unix
4 26 (1.50%) Windows Server
5 22 (1.27%) Android
6 15 (0.86%) Apple iOS
7 12 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.40%) Windows 10
9 6 (0.35%) VMS
10 5 (0.29%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.23%) Solaris
12 3 (0.17%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.058%) CentOS
14 1 (0.058%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.058%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.058%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 823 (47.44%) Agile Software Development
2 383 (22.07%) Stakeholder Management
3 351 (20.23%) Problem-Solving
4 334 (19.25%) Project Management
5 253 (14.58%) Analytics
6 227 (13.08%) Scrum
7 198 (11.41%) DevOps
8 177 (10.20%) Project Delivery
9 176 (10.14%) Decision-Making
10 167 (9.63%) Change Management
11 143 (8.24%) Business Intelligence
12 136 (7.84%) Migration
13 128 (7.38%) Business Analysis
14 123 (7.09%) Computer Science
15 119 (6.86%) Waterfall
16 114 (6.57%) Data Analysis
17 111 (6.40%) Data Modelling
18 106 (6.11%) Continuous Improvement
19 97 (5.59%) Workshop Facilitation
20 96 (5.53%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 248 (14.29%) SQL
2 168 (9.68%) Python
3 145 (8.36%) JavaScript
4 138 (7.95%) Java
5 76 (4.38%) C#
6 46 (2.65%) C++
7 39 (2.25%) C
8 35 (2.02%) R
9 32 (1.84%) TypeScript
10 28 (1.61%) Scala
11 24 (1.38%) Bash Shell
12 23 (1.33%) PowerShell
13 20 (1.15%) Go
13 20 (1.15%) T-SQL
14 18 (1.04%) Java 8
15 16 (0.92%) GLSL
15 16 (0.92%) HLSL
16 15 (0.86%) Java 11
16 15 (0.86%) VBA
17 13 (0.75%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 270 (15.56%) Degree
2 131 (7.55%) Security Cleared
3 115 (6.63%) SC Cleared
4 54 (3.11%) PMP
5 42 (2.42%) PMI Certification
6 35 (2.02%) Master's Degree
7 31 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
8 27 (1.56%) DV Cleared
9 25 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
10 24 (1.38%) Numerate Degree
11 23 (1.33%) CISSP
12 16 (0.92%) CEH
13 15 (0.86%) ISEB
14 14 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 13 (0.75%) GIAC
16 12 (0.69%) CISM
16 12 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
16 12 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 11 (0.63%) CISA
17 11 (0.63%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (4.67%) PMO
2 58 (3.34%) QA
3 47 (2.71%) GDPR
4 46 (2.65%) Data Quality
5 28 (1.61%) Accessibility
6 16 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 13 (0.75%) NIST
8 12 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 11 (0.63%) SLA
10 9 (0.52%) Dodd-Frank
11 8 (0.46%) GRC
12 7 (0.40%) COBIT
13 6 (0.35%) PCI DSS
14 5 (0.29%) HIPAA
15 4 (0.23%) Actionable Recommendations
16 3 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
17 2 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
17 2 (0.12%) GxP
17 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
17 2 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 51 (2.94%) Docker
2 41 (2.36%) Active Directory
3 31 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.69%) HDFS
5 9 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
6 8 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.17%) vSphere
9 1 (0.058%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.058%) KVM
9 1 (0.058%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.058%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 58 (3.34%) Kubernetes
2 39 (2.25%) Terraform
3 24 (1.38%) Ansible
4 14 (0.81%) Puppet
5 12 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (0.52%) Oozie
7 6 (0.35%) HP ALM
7 6 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (0.29%) Grafana
8 5 (0.29%) Istio
9 4 (0.23%) Control-M
9 4 (0.23%) SCCM
10 3 (0.17%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 3 (0.17%) HP Fortify
10 3 (0.17%) Kibana
10 3 (0.17%) Mesos
10 3 (0.17%) Packer
10 3 (0.17%) QRadar
10 3 (0.17%) WebInspect
11 2 (0.12%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 252 (14.52%) Microsoft
2 101 (5.82%) SAP
3 93 (5.36%) Oracle
4 72 (4.15%) Salesforce.com
5 61 (3.52%) Adobe
6 51 (2.94%) Databricks
7 39 (2.25%) Google
8 34 (1.96%) VMware
9 31 (1.79%) Cisco
10 28 (1.61%) ServiceNow
11 27 (1.56%) MuleSoft
11 27 (1.56%) Splunk
12 25 (1.44%) BiZZdesign
13 23 (1.33%) CA Agile Central
14 22 (1.27%) Alteryx
15 18 (1.04%) Informatica
16 17 (0.98%) Pega
17 16 (0.92%) Red Hat
18 14 (0.81%) Atlassian
19 13 (0.75%) HP