Period
to 28 September 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Presentation Skills in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Presentation Skills over the 6 months to 28 September 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
England > London
6 months to
28 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 90 153 122
Rank change year-on-year +63 -31 +28
Contract jobs citing Presentation Skills 1,009 231 883
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.94% 1.74% 2.32%
As % of the General category 5.10% 2.92% 4.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 639 138 485
10th Percentile £386 £346 £263
25th Percentile £456 £425 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £503
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +4.48% +0.50%
75th Percentile £675 £619 £600
90th Percentile £763 £700 £675
England median daily rate £513 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +7.89% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 10
10th Percentile £28.40 £41.80 £12.78
25th Percentile £36.25 £44.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate £49.00 £49.00 £22.97
Median % change year-on-year - +113.37% -9.82%
75th Percentile £52.50 £53.50 £28.00
90th Percentile £54.15 £56.20 £57.15
England median hourly rate £49.00 £50.00 £15.69
% change year-on-year -2.00% +218.67% -61.50%

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 London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 19,768 7,913 20,939
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 57.61% 59.47% 55.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,999 5,658 14,726
10th Percentile £361 £323 £313
25th Percentile £456 £422 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £513
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +2.44% +2.40%
75th Percentile £675 £650 £614
90th Percentile £750 £750 £700
England median daily rate £525 £499 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.01% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 93 275
10th Percentile £14.00 £15.00 £12.76
25th Percentile £18.75 £19.39 £15.99
Median hourly rate £30.00 £27.99 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +7.18% +33.29% +9.80%
75th Percentile £48.58 £42.25 £30.00
90th Percentile £63.90 £53.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £19.12
% change year-on-year -15.56% +17.71% +6.19%

Presentation Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Presentation Skills in London

Presentation Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for Presentation Skills in London

Presentation Skills
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Presentation Skills in London over the 6 months to 28 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Presentation Skills in London

Presentation Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Hourly rate trend for Presentation Skills in London

Presentation Skills
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Presentation Skills in London over the 6 months to 28 September 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Presentation Skills in London

Presentation Skills
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 28 September 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
Central London +14 114 £500 -16.67% 50
West London -16 11 £300 -33.33% 17
East London - 9 £520 - 10
South London -5 2 £519 +25.76% 8
Presentation Skills
England

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 London region with a requirement for Presentation Skills.

1 741 (73.44%) Social Skills
2 549 (54.41%) Finance
3 513 (50.84%) Agile Software Development
4 232 (22.99%) Azure
5 212 (21.01%) Problem-Solving
6 207 (20.52%) Analytical Skills
7 199 (19.72%) Analytics
8 193 (19.13%) SQL
9 186 (18.43%) Project Management
10 178 (17.64%) Stakeholder Management
11 165 (16.35%) Degree
12 141 (13.97%) Microsoft
13 140 (13.88%) Python
14 128 (12.69%) Scrum
15 127 (12.59%) DevOps
16 116 (11.50%) Decision-Making
17 114 (11.30%) AWS
18 112 (11.10%) Marketing
19 111 (11.00%) JavaScript
20 106 (10.51%) JIRA
21 97 (9.61%) Change Management
22 95 (9.42%) Java
23 93 (9.22%) Project Delivery
24 87 (8.62%) Banking
25 84 (8.33%) Computer Science
26 82 (8.13%) Business Intelligence
27 81 (8.03%) Retail
28 80 (7.93%) Business Analysis
29 78 (7.73%) Data Analysis
29 78 (7.73%) Visualisation

Presentation Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 44 (4.36%) SharePoint
2 37 (3.67%) Apache Spark
2 37 (3.67%) Confluence
3 23 (2.28%) Apache Airflow
4 22 (2.18%) CMS
5 20 (1.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 20 (1.98%) Apache
6 15 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
6 15 (1.49%) Jupyter
7 9 (0.89%) Luigi
8 3 (0.30%) SAS
9 2 (0.20%) Documentum
9 2 (0.20%) Drupal
9 2 (0.20%) Headless CMS
9 2 (0.20%) IIS
9 2 (0.20%) MTS
9 2 (0.20%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.099%) Appian
10 1 (0.099%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.099%) OpenStack
Applications
1 71 (7.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 63 (6.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 52 (5.15%) Microsoft Office
4 21 (2.08%) MS Visio
5 18 (1.78%) InVision
6 16 (1.59%) Sketch
7 10 (0.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 10 (0.99%) Microsoft Project
8 9 (0.89%) Figma
9 8 (0.79%) Photoshop
10 6 (0.59%) Adobe Premiere
10 6 (0.59%) Adobe XD
10 6 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
11 4 (0.40%) Camtasia
11 4 (0.40%) Zeplin
12 3 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
12 3 (0.30%) Open Workbench
13 2 (0.20%) UserZoom
14 1 (0.099%) InDesign
14 1 (0.099%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 28 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.79%) SAP S/4HANA
5 6 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (0.50%) Endur
6 5 (0.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 4 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
7 4 (0.40%) SAP MM
7 4 (0.40%) Towers Watson Igloo
8 3 (0.30%) BASE24
8 3 (0.30%) Distributed Ledger
8 3 (0.30%) Finacle
8 3 (0.30%) SAP Hybris
8 3 (0.30%) SAP PP
8 3 (0.30%) VisionPLUS
9 2 (0.20%) Actimize
9 2 (0.20%) SAP PM
9 2 (0.20%) SAP SD
9 2 (0.20%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 232 (22.99%) Azure
2 114 (11.30%) AWS
3 55 (5.45%) Serverless
4 54 (5.35%) Power Platform
5 39 (3.87%) Azure Functions
5 39 (3.87%) GitHub
6 34 (3.37%) SaaS
7 30 (2.97%) GCP
8 24 (2.38%) PaaS
9 23 (2.28%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 17 (1.68%) AWS Lambda
11 15 (1.49%) Azure Data Factory
11 15 (1.49%) IaaS
12 13 (1.29%) GitHub Actions
12 13 (1.29%) Microsoft 365
13 12 (1.19%) Dynamics 365
14 11 (1.09%) Azure App Service
15 10 (0.99%) Azure Synapse Analytics
16 9 (0.89%) Azure Storage
17 8 (0.79%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.28%) Firewall
2 15 (1.49%) Internet
3 13 (1.29%) LAN
4 11 (1.09%) TCP/IP
5 10 (0.99%) DNS
6 9 (0.89%) Network Security
6 9 (0.89%) SMS
6 9 (0.89%) VPN
6 9 (0.89%) WAN
6 9 (0.89%) Wireless
7 8 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (0.69%) FTP
9 6 (0.59%) NAS
9 6 (0.59%) Reverse Proxy
9 6 (0.59%) SSL
9 6 (0.59%) VoIP
10 5 (0.50%) Ethernet
10 5 (0.50%) SMTP
10 5 (0.50%) VLAN
10 5 (0.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
2 50 (4.96%) Power BI
3 48 (4.76%) Big Data
4 45 (4.46%) SQL Server
5 44 (4.36%) NoSQL
6 41 (4.06%) Relational Database
7 36 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
8 32 (3.17%) Data Lake
9 26 (2.58%) Hadoop
9 26 (2.58%) Metadata
10 20 (1.98%) MongoDB
11 19 (1.88%) Redis
12 18 (1.78%) QlikView
13 17 (1.68%) Spotfire
14 15 (1.49%) Tableau
15 13 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
15 13 (1.29%) Azure SQL Database
16 11 (1.09%) MySQL
17 10 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
17 10 (0.99%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 106 (10.51%) JIRA
2 57 (5.65%) Git (software)
3 38 (3.77%) Jenkins
4 21 (2.08%) PowerDesigner
5 19 (1.88%) GitLab
5 19 (1.88%) Visual Studio Team System
6 18 (1.78%) JUnit
6 18 (1.78%) Mockito
7 11 (1.09%) Maven
8 9 (0.89%) Postman
8 9 (0.89%) Subversion
8 9 (0.89%) Visual Studio
9 7 (0.69%) kappa
9 7 (0.69%) Selenium
10 6 (0.59%) Mocha
10 6 (0.59%) Sinon.JS
10 6 (0.59%) Sonatype Nexus
10 6 (0.59%) webpack
11 5 (0.50%) Axure RP
12 4 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
General
1 741 (73.44%) Social Skills
2 549 (54.41%) Finance
3 207 (20.52%) Analytical Skills
4 112 (11.10%) Marketing
5 87 (8.62%) Banking
6 81 (8.03%) Retail
7 59 (5.85%) Influencing Skills
8 39 (3.87%) Legal
9 35 (3.47%) Documentation Skills
10 34 (3.37%) Public Sector
11 32 (3.17%) Front Office
11 32 (3.17%) Telecoms
12 24 (2.38%) Organisational Skills
13 21 (2.08%) Investment Banking
14 17 (1.68%) Back Office
15 15 (1.49%) Manufacturing
16 13 (1.29%) Billing
17 12 (1.19%) German Language
17 12 (1.19%) Law
18 9 (0.89%) Games
Job Titles
1 188 (18.63%) Analyst
2 124 (12.29%) Business Analyst
3 111 (11.00%) Project Manager
4 108 (10.70%) Architect
5 103 (10.21%) Developer
6 81 (8.03%) Consultant
7 43 (4.26%) Designer
7 43 (4.26%) Transformation Consultant
8 42 (4.16%) Change Consultant
9 41 (4.06%) Data Engineer
10 37 (3.67%) Azure Engineer
11 35 (3.47%) Data Architect
12 28 (2.78%) Data Analyst
12 28 (2.78%) IT Manager
12 28 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
13 27 (2.68%) Azure Architect
14 26 (2.58%) Data Scientist
15 24 (2.38%) IT Project Manager
16 23 (2.28%) DevOps Engineer
17 22 (2.18%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (5.75%) .NET
2 53 (5.25%) CSS
3 49 (4.86%) HTML
3 49 (4.86%) React
4 38 (3.77%) Web Services
5 34 (3.37%) REST
5 34 (3.37%) RESTful
6 32 (3.17%) Kafka
7 29 (2.87%) Node.js
8 24 (2.38%) CSS3
9 23 (2.28%) HTML5
10 21 (2.08%) SOAP
11 20 (1.98%) JSON
12 19 (1.88%) XML
13 18 (1.78%) GraphQL
14 17 (1.68%) .NET Core
14 17 (1.68%) Spring
15 15 (1.49%) .NET Framework
15 15 (1.49%) D3.js
15 15 (1.49%) Shiny
Miscellaneous
1 69 (6.84%) User Experience
1 69 (6.84%) Virtual Team
2 60 (5.95%) Management Information System
3 49 (4.86%) Self-Motivation
4 39 (3.87%) Cloud Native
5 38 (3.77%) Renewable Energy
5 38 (3.77%) Social Media
6 36 (3.57%) Algorithms
7 27 (2.68%) Data Centre
7 27 (2.68%) Mobile App
8 21 (2.08%) Data Protection Act
9 15 (1.49%) Data Structures
10 14 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (1.09%) NHS
12 10 (0.99%) Public Cloud
13 9 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
13 9 (0.89%) Legacy Systems
14 8 (0.79%) CCTV
14 8 (0.79%) Derivative
15 7 (0.69%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 41 (4.06%) Windows
2 34 (3.37%) Linux
3 19 (1.88%) Android
4 14 (1.39%) Apple iOS
5 10 (0.99%) Windows Server
6 9 (0.89%) Unix
7 7 (0.69%) Windows 10
8 5 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.40%) VMS
9 4 (0.40%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.30%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.20%) Solaris
12 1 (0.099%) CentOS
12 1 (0.099%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.099%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.099%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.099%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 513 (50.84%) Agile Software Development
2 212 (21.01%) Problem-Solving
3 199 (19.72%) Analytics
4 186 (18.43%) Project Management
5 178 (17.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 128 (12.69%) Scrum
7 127 (12.59%) DevOps
8 116 (11.50%) Decision-Making
9 97 (9.61%) Change Management
10 93 (9.22%) Project Delivery
11 84 (8.33%) Computer Science
12 82 (8.13%) Business Intelligence
13 80 (7.93%) Business Analysis
14 78 (7.73%) Data Analysis
14 78 (7.73%) Visualisation
15 75 (7.43%) Migration
16 71 (7.04%) Data Modelling
16 71 (7.04%) SDLC
16 71 (7.04%) Test Automation
17 68 (6.74%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 193 (19.13%) SQL
2 140 (13.88%) Python
3 111 (11.00%) JavaScript
4 95 (9.42%) Java
5 42 (4.16%) C#
6 31 (3.07%) R
7 28 (2.78%) C
8 20 (1.98%) Go
9 19 (1.88%) TypeScript
10 18 (1.78%) Bash Shell
10 18 (1.78%) Java 8
10 18 (1.78%) PowerShell
11 17 (1.68%) C++
11 17 (1.68%) VBA
12 14 (1.39%) Scala
13 13 (1.29%) Java 11
14 10 (0.99%) T-SQL
15 9 (0.89%) PL/SQL
16 8 (0.79%) ABAP
16 8 (0.79%) ES6
Qualifications
1 165 (16.35%) Degree
2 39 (3.87%) Security Cleared
3 36 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 30 (2.97%) PMP
5 27 (2.68%) Master's Degree
6 25 (2.48%) PMI Certification
7 21 (2.08%) Numerate Degree
8 19 (1.88%) Computer Science Degree
9 13 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (0.99%) PhD
11 9 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 8 (0.79%) CISSP
12 8 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (0.69%) DV Cleared
14 6 (0.59%) CCNA
14 6 (0.59%) CCNP
14 6 (0.59%) MCSE
15 5 (0.50%) CompTIA Security+
15 5 (0.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (3.87%) Data Quality
2 33 (3.27%) PMO
2 33 (3.27%) QA
3 24 (2.38%) GDPR
4 18 (1.78%) Accessibility
5 7 (0.69%) COBIT
5 7 (0.69%) GRC
6 5 (0.50%) Dodd-Frank
6 5 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.50%) SLA
7 4 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.40%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.30%) HIPAA
8 3 (0.30%) NIST
8 3 (0.30%) SEPA
8 3 (0.30%) WCAG
9 2 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.20%) ISO 20022
9 2 (0.20%) PSD2
9 2 (0.20%) TARGET2
System Software
1 45 (4.46%) Docker
2 22 (2.18%) Active Directory
3 11 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.59%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.099%) Firmware
6 1 (0.099%) HDFS
6 1 (0.099%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.099%) KVM
6 1 (0.099%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 52 (5.15%) Kubernetes
2 33 (3.27%) Terraform
3 16 (1.59%) Ansible
4 12 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (0.99%) Puppet
6 9 (0.89%) Grafana
7 7 (0.69%) Kibana
8 4 (0.40%) Control-M
8 4 (0.40%) Istio
8 4 (0.40%) RSA Archer
9 3 (0.30%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 3 (0.30%) Mesos
9 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (0.20%) Nagios
10 2 (0.20%) Oozie
10 2 (0.20%) Packer
10 2 (0.20%) Prometheus
10 2 (0.20%) QRadar
11 1 (0.099%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.099%) SCCM
Vendors
1 141 (13.97%) Microsoft
2 62 (6.14%) Salesforce.com
3 58 (5.75%) SAP
4 46 (4.56%) Databricks
5 45 (4.46%) Adobe
6 43 (4.26%) Oracle
7 26 (2.58%) Alteryx
7 26 (2.58%) Google
8 25 (2.48%) BiZZdesign
9 24 (2.38%) MuleSoft
10 21 (2.08%) Splunk
11 19 (1.88%) CA Agile Central
11 19 (1.88%) ServiceNow
12 17 (1.68%) Cisco
12 17 (1.68%) Pega
13 11 (1.09%) VMware
14 10 (0.99%) ESRI
14 10 (0.99%) hybris
14 10 (0.99%) Red Hat
15 9 (0.89%) Telerik