The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 25 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 / Slough
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 16 30
Rank change year-on-year -2 +14  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint 4 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 2.88% 6.49% 0.72%
As % of the Applications category 44.44% 27.03% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Median daily rate £263 £331 £218
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.75% +52.29%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £13.46
% change year-on-year -8.21% +45.69%  

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 Slough with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Slough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 9 37 43
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 6.47% 24.03% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 25 17
Median daily rate £200 £338 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.74% +50.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £225 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £175.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -93.71%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.21% +13.79%  

Microsoft PowerPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough 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 Slough

Microsoft PowerPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft PowerPoint in Slough

Microsoft PowerPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft PowerPoint in Slough

For the 6 months to 25 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 Slough region with a requirement for Microsoft PowerPoint.

1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
4 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
4 2 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (28.57%) Data Mining
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 2 (28.57%) UML
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (28.57%) Data Quality
4 2 (28.57%) Presales
4 2 (28.57%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (28.57%) Actionable Recommendations
4 2 (28.57%) Customer-Centric Approach
4 2 (28.57%) Use Case
4 2 (28.57%) PMO
5 1 (14.29%) Product Marketing
5 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (14.29%) Virgin Media
5 1 (14.29%) Smart Meter
5 1 (14.29%) Change Control
5 1 (14.29%) Matrix Management

Microsoft PowerPoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DWDM
1 1 (14.29%) SDH
1 1 (14.29%) VLAN
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Data Mining
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Business Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Data Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) PMO Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Project Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Optical Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Presales Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Transmission Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Customer-Centric Approach
2 2 (28.57%) Matrix Organization
2 2 (28.57%) Presales
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) UML
2 2 (28.57%) Use Case
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (14.29%) Matrix Management
3 1 (14.29%) Product Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (14.29%) OCP
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) Actionable Recommendations
1 2 (28.57%) Data Quality
1 2 (28.57%) PMO
2 1 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Nortel
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Remedy
2 1 (14.29%) Siebel
2 1 (14.29%) Virgin Media