The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for Microsoft PowerPoint skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft PowerPoint over the 3 months to 27 June 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.

Microsoft PowerPoint
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 55 52
Rank change year-on-year +43 -3  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint 49 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 8.42% 2.05% 2.28%
As % of the Applications category 44.14% 17.31% 15.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 4
Median daily rate £363 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.37% -3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £95 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £480 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £19.61 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £13.48
% change year-on-year -8.21% +45.47%  

Microsoft 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 111 104 125
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 19.07% 11.86% 15.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 46 40
Median daily rate £338 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.73% -2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £123 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 19
Median hourly rate £9.50 £19.61 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.55% -9.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

Microsoft PowerPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft PowerPoint in Reading

Microsoft PowerPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft PowerPoint in Reading

Microsoft PowerPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint in Reading over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft PowerPoint in Reading

Microsoft PowerPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft PowerPoint in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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 Microsoft PowerPoint.

1 53 (70.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 46 (61.33%) Microsoft Office
3 37 (49.33%) Microsoft
4 28 (37.33%) Telecoms
5 20 (26.67%) Degree
5 20 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (22.67%) Finance
7 14 (18.67%) ITIL
7 14 (18.67%) Mandarin Language
8 12 (16.00%) Coaching
9 11 (14.67%) Retail
10 10 (13.33%) Oracle
10 10 (13.33%) MS Visio
10 10 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (12.00%) Information Management
11 9 (12.00%) Marketing
11 9 (12.00%) Presales
12 8 (10.67%) Data Protection
12 8 (10.67%) Remedy
12 8 (10.67%) Project Management
12 8 (10.67%) SLA
12 8 (10.67%) Customer Requirements
13 7 (9.33%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (9.33%) Workflow
13 7 (9.33%) Supplier Management
13 7 (9.33%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (8.00%) Economics
14 6 (8.00%) Banking
14 6 (8.00%) Credit Risk
14 6 (8.00%) Test Scripting

Microsoft PowerPoint
Co-occurring 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 6 (8.00%) SAS
2 3 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 53 (70.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 46 (61.33%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (13.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.33%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.67%) BGP
1 5 (6.67%) Firewall
1 5 (6.67%) IPv6
1 5 (6.67%) MPLS
1 5 (6.67%) Multicast
1 5 (6.67%) OSPF
1 5 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 5 (6.67%) VPN
2 1 (1.33%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.00%) SQL Server
General
1 28 (37.33%) Telecoms
2 17 (22.67%) Finance
3 14 (18.67%) Mandarin Language
4 11 (14.67%) Retail
5 9 (12.00%) Marketing
6 6 (8.00%) Banking
6 6 (8.00%) Retail Banking
7 3 (4.00%) Military
8 2 (2.67%) Legal
9 1 (1.33%) Back Office
9 1 (1.33%) Billing
9 1 (1.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (20.00%) Analyst
2 10 (13.33%) Coordinator
2 10 (13.33%) Trainer
3 9 (12.00%) Project Coordinator
4 7 (9.33%) Service Manager
5 5 (6.67%) Administrator
5 5 (6.67%) IP Engineer
5 5 (6.67%) Service Analyst
5 5 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (6.67%) Test Analyst
6 4 (5.33%) Consultant
6 4 (5.33%) Credit Analyst
6 4 (5.33%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 4 (5.33%) IT Trainer
6 4 (5.33%) Junior
6 4 (5.33%) Project Assistant
6 4 (5.33%) Risk Analyst
6 4 (5.33%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (5.33%) Technical Services Analyst
6 4 (5.33%) Telecoms Manager
Miscellaneous
1 20 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.33%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (8.00%) Credit Risk
4 3 (4.00%) Driving Licence
4 3 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.00%) Replication
4 3 (4.00%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.67%) ITIL
2 12 (16.00%) Coaching
3 9 (12.00%) Information Management
3 9 (12.00%) Presales
4 8 (10.67%) Customer Requirements
4 8 (10.67%) Data Protection
4 8 (10.67%) Project Management
5 7 (9.33%) Supplier Management
5 7 (9.33%) Workflow
6 6 (8.00%) Credit Risk Modelling
6 6 (8.00%) Data Modelling
6 6 (8.00%) Economics
6 6 (8.00%) Mathematics
6 6 (8.00%) Risk Management
6 6 (8.00%) Test Scripting
7 5 (6.67%) ITSM
7 5 (6.67%) Migration
7 5 (6.67%) Network Design
8 4 (5.33%) Service Management
9 3 (4.00%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 20 (26.67%) Degree
2 10 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (8.00%) Numerate Degree
4 5 (6.67%) CCIE
4 5 (6.67%) CCIP
4 5 (6.67%) CCNP
4 5 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.00%) CIPD
6 1 (1.33%) HND
6 1 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.33%) MBA
6 1 (1.33%) MCP
6 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.67%) SLA
2 6 (8.00%) Basel II
2 6 (8.00%) IFRS
2 6 (8.00%) IFRS 9
3 3 (4.00%) PMO
4 2 (2.67%) GDPR
Vendors
1 37 (49.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.33%) Oracle
3 8 (10.67%) Remedy
4 7 (9.33%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (6.67%) Cisco
5 5 (6.67%) Huawei
6 2 (2.67%) SAP
7 1 (1.33%) CA Agile Central