The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for MS PowerPoint skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS PowerPoint over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft PowerPoint
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 33 71 47
Rank change year-on-year +38 -24  
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 25 7 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.79% 0.69% 2.74%
As % of the Applications category 18.38% 5.38% 17.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 4
Median daily rate £240 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.00% +15.38%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £325
% change year-on-year -3.84% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £115.00 £15.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +641.93% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £18.75
% change year-on-year -1.33% -  

MS PowerPoint is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 136 130 151
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 20.64% 12.90% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 54 71
Median daily rate £281 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.71% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £195 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £331 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +0.30% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 13 8
Median hourly rate £14.00 £11.06 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.55% -23.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.30 £16.70 £19.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.93
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.55%  

MS PowerPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing MS PowerPoint as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS PowerPoint in Reading

MS PowerPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint in Reading.

Contractor daily rate trend for MS PowerPoint in Reading

MS PowerPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint in Reading over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS PowerPoint in Reading

MS PowerPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS PowerPoint in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS PowerPoint in Reading

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS PowerPoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for MS PowerPoint.

1 29 (61.70%) MS Excel
2 28 (59.57%) MS Office
3 27 (57.45%) Microsoft
4 21 (44.68%) Finance
5 18 (38.30%) Telecoms
6 14 (29.79%) Degree
7 12 (25.53%) Coaching
7 12 (25.53%) SAP
8 11 (23.40%) Oracle
9 10 (21.28%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (14.89%) Data Entry
10 7 (14.89%) Marketing
10 7 (14.89%) Workflow
11 6 (12.77%) HND
11 6 (12.77%) Data Protection
11 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
11 6 (12.77%) Process Architecture
11 6 (12.77%) Cybersecurity
11 6 (12.77%) Presales
12 5 (10.64%) Analytics
12 5 (10.64%) Mandarin Language
12 5 (10.64%) MS Project
12 5 (10.64%) ERP
13 4 (8.51%) Project Management
13 4 (8.51%) Retail
13 4 (8.51%) QA
13 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared
13 4 (8.51%) Office 365
13 4 (8.51%) Matrix Organization
13 4 (8.51%) PMO

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 29 (61.70%) MS Excel
2 28 (59.57%) MS Office
3 5 (10.64%) MS Project
4 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Office 365
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) ATM
1 2 (4.26%) Broadband
1 2 (4.26%) DSLAM
1 2 (4.26%) Ethernet
1 2 (4.26%) Firewall
1 2 (4.26%) PPP
1 2 (4.26%) VoIP
1 2 (4.26%) VPN
1 2 (4.26%) xDSL
2 1 (2.13%) LAN
2 1 (2.13%) SMS
2 1 (2.13%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.13%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle Forms
General
1 21 (44.68%) Finance
2 18 (38.30%) Telecoms
3 7 (14.89%) Marketing
4 5 (10.64%) Mandarin Language
5 4 (8.51%) Retail
6 3 (6.38%) Legal
6 3 (6.38%) Military
7 1 (2.13%) Back Office
7 1 (2.13%) Banking
7 1 (2.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) Administrator
1 10 (21.28%) Trainer
2 7 (14.89%) Analyst
3 5 (10.64%) Project Administrator
4 4 (8.51%) Coordinator
4 4 (8.51%) Data Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) IT Trainer
4 4 (8.51%) Project Assistant
4 4 (8.51%) Project Coordinator
5 3 (6.38%) SAP Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) SAP Data Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Administration Assistant
6 2 (4.26%) Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) Junior
6 2 (4.26%) Office 365 Manager
6 2 (4.26%) PMO Coordinator
6 2 (4.26%) Project Support Coordinator
6 2 (4.26%) Support Assistant
7 1 (2.13%) Process Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) Driving Licence
2 3 (6.38%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.38%) Smart Meter
3 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Linux
1 2 (4.26%) Solaris
1 2 (4.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) Coaching
2 7 (14.89%) Data Entry
2 7 (14.89%) Workflow
3 6 (12.77%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (12.77%) Data Protection
3 6 (12.77%) Presales
3 6 (12.77%) Process Architecture
4 5 (10.64%) Analytics
4 5 (10.64%) ERP
5 4 (8.51%) Matrix Organization
5 4 (8.51%) Project Management
6 3 (6.38%) Performance Management
6 3 (6.38%) Time Management
7 2 (4.26%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (4.26%) Information Management
7 2 (4.26%) Line Management
7 2 (4.26%) Programme Management
7 2 (4.26%) Resource Management
7 2 (4.26%) Software Licensing
7 2 (4.26%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (29.79%) Degree
2 6 (12.77%) HND
2 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.38%) CIPD
5 2 (4.26%) CCNA
5 2 (4.26%) CCNP
5 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.26%) PMI Certification
5 2 (4.26%) PMP
5 2 (4.26%) SCSA
5 2 (4.26%) Sun Certification
6 1 (2.13%) ACCA
6 1 (2.13%) CIMA
6 1 (2.13%) MCP
6 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) PMO
1 4 (8.51%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) GAAP
2 1 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 27 (57.45%) Microsoft
2 12 (25.53%) SAP
3 11 (23.40%) Oracle
4 2 (4.26%) HP
4 2 (4.26%) Huawei
4 2 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (4.26%) Sun
4 2 (4.26%) Veritas
5 1 (2.13%) Ariba
5 1 (2.13%) Hyperion