Period
to 20 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 6 months to 20 September 2021 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
UK
6 months to
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 248 251 211
Rank change year-on-year +3 -40 +7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint 857 298 1,186
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.08% 1.02% 1.34%
As % of the Applications category 14.67% 13.04% 15.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 189 693
10th Percentile £183 £133 £200
25th Percentile £305 £225 £280
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £420 £375 £378
Median % change year-on-year +11.92% -0.66% +0.67%
75th Percentile £525 £488 £500
90th Percentile £600 £551 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £358
% change year-on-year +7.69% -9.09% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 30 83
10th Percentile £10.80 £14.80 £9.00
25th Percentile £14.08 £16.09 £13.75
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.79 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year -15.80% +18.77% -12.50%
75th Percentile £38.44 £38.81 £33.75
90th Percentile £46.50 £45.90 £49.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £26.96 £19.75
% change year-on-year -35.09% +36.51% +12.86%

Microsoft PowerPoint is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 5,843 2,286 7,425
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.39% 7.84% 8.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,626 1,424 4,479
10th Percentile £156 £135 £145
25th Percentile £277 £225 £225
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £386 £375
Median % change year-on-year +10.03% +3.00% -
75th Percentile £538 £500 £475
90th Percentile £625 £599 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 476 203 641
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.19 £10.80
25th Percentile £13.25 £13.29 £13.50
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.25
Median % change year-on-year -7.89% +10.14% +4.55%
75th Percentile £26.56 £30.25 £26.83
90th Percentile £44.60 £47.70 £47.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.13 £18.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -12.81% +12.12% +6.45%

Microsoft PowerPoint
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Microsoft PowerPoint as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft PowerPoint in the UK

Microsoft PowerPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint.

Daily rate trend for Microsoft PowerPoint in the UK

Microsoft PowerPoint
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint over the 6 months to 20 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Microsoft PowerPoint in the UK

Microsoft PowerPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint.

Hourly rate trend for Microsoft PowerPoint in the UK

Microsoft PowerPoint
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint over the 6 months to 20 September 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Microsoft PowerPoint in the UK

Microsoft PowerPoint
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint within the UK over the 6 months to 20 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
England -11 711 £425 +13.33% 237
London -1 405 £475 +11.76% 60
UK excluding London -35 332 £350 +7.69% 189
Work from Home -99 179 £439 +17.17% 26
South East -54 90 £400 -3.50% 44
North of England -51 77 £400 +60.00% 46
North West -36 56 £401 +60.50% 20
Midlands -47 49 £319 +17.06% 36
Scotland -61 39 £233 -11.43% 6
East of England -16 34 £324 +32.92% 30
West Midlands -40 34 £335 +67.50% 23
South West -31 28 £398 +13.57% 20
East Midlands -26 15 £275 -29.40% 12
Yorkshire -44 12 £425 +36.00% 23
North East -10 10 £336 +46.89% 3
Northern Ireland -5 9 £424 +158.54% 1
Wales -17 6 £235 - 6

For the 6 months to 20 September 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint 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 with a requirement for Microsoft PowerPoint.

1 691 (80.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 363 (42.36%) Social Skills
3 351 (40.96%) Microsoft
4 314 (36.64%) Finance
5 303 (35.36%) Microsoft Office
6 244 (28.47%) Project Management
7 226 (26.37%) MS Visio
8 206 (24.04%) Agile Software Development
9 198 (23.10%) Analytical Skills
10 157 (18.32%) Problem-Solving
11 147 (17.15%) PMO
12 136 (15.87%) Degree
13 122 (14.24%) Microsoft Project
14 111 (12.95%) SharePoint
15 103 (12.02%) Presentation Skills
16 102 (11.90%) Data Analysis
17 100 (11.67%) SQL
18 99 (11.55%) Decision-Making
19 98 (11.44%) Change Management
20 95 (11.09%) Project Delivery
21 91 (10.62%) Stakeholder Management
22 89 (10.39%) Security Cleared
23 85 (9.92%) Business Intelligence
24 82 (9.57%) JIRA
25 80 (9.33%) Public Sector
26 79 (9.22%) Banking
27 77 (8.98%) Management Information System
28 71 (8.28%) Programme Management
29 68 (7.93%) Business Case
30 66 (7.70%) Analytics

Microsoft PowerPoint
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 111 (12.95%) SharePoint
2 45 (5.25%) Confluence
3 18 (2.10%) Jupyter
4 10 (1.17%) Appian
5 7 (0.82%) Apache
5 7 (0.82%) IIS
6 5 (0.58%) CMS
6 5 (0.58%) Moodle
6 5 (0.58%) nginx
6 5 (0.58%) Skype for Business
6 5 (0.58%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (0.47%) SAS
8 3 (0.35%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.23%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (0.23%) JBoss
9 2 (0.23%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.23%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.12%) CICS
10 1 (0.12%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 691 (80.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 303 (35.36%) Microsoft Office
3 226 (26.37%) MS Visio
4 122 (14.24%) Microsoft Project
5 14 (1.63%) Adobe Illustrator
5 14 (1.63%) Photoshop
6 8 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 8 (0.93%) InDesign
7 7 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.58%) AutoCAD
8 5 (0.58%) Camtasia
9 4 (0.47%) Adobe After Effects
9 4 (0.47%) Adobe Premiere
9 4 (0.47%) Revit
10 3 (0.35%) Acrobat
10 3 (0.35%) CINEMA 4D
10 3 (0.35%) Figma
11 1 (0.12%) Adobe XD
11 1 (0.12%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.12%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 5 (0.58%) Markit EDM
1 5 (0.58%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 5 (0.58%) VisionPLUS
2 3 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.35%) IBM Planning Analytics
2 3 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (0.35%) Sprinklr
3 2 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.23%) Primavera
3 2 (0.23%) Workday HCM
4 1 (0.12%) Actimize
4 1 (0.12%) Demantra
4 1 (0.12%) FLEXCUBE
4 1 (0.12%) Loan IQ
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.12%) SAP MDG
4 1 (0.12%) SAP MDG-S
4 1 (0.12%) Sonata
4 1 (0.12%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 61 (7.12%) Azure
2 57 (6.65%) Microsoft 365
3 55 (6.42%) Power Platform
4 26 (3.03%) AWS
5 13 (1.52%) Miro
5 13 (1.52%) Smartsheet
6 10 (1.17%) Collibra
6 10 (1.17%) GitHub
7 9 (1.05%) SaaS
8 8 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
8 8 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
8 8 (0.93%) Lucidchart
8 8 (0.93%) PowerApps
8 8 (0.93%) Trello
9 7 (0.82%) Power Automate
9 7 (0.82%) Snowflake
9 7 (0.82%) Twilio
10 6 (0.70%) GCP
10 6 (0.70%) Google Workspace
11 5 (0.58%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.63%) LAN
2 12 (1.40%) Firewall
2 12 (1.40%) WAN
3 11 (1.28%) Skype
4 10 (1.17%) Intranet
5 9 (1.05%) SAN
6 7 (0.82%) NAS
6 7 (0.82%) SD-WAN
6 7 (0.82%) Wireless
7 6 (0.70%) Network Security
7 6 (0.70%) VoIP
8 5 (0.58%) DHCP
8 5 (0.58%) DNS
8 5 (0.58%) Internet
8 5 (0.58%) Kerberos
8 5 (0.58%) SMS
8 5 (0.58%) SSL
9 4 (0.47%) DMZ
9 4 (0.47%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (5.60%) Power BI
2 29 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
3 27 (3.15%) Tableau
4 25 (2.92%) SQL Server
5 18 (2.10%) QlikView
6 15 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (0.93%) Qlik Sense
9 7 (0.82%) MS Access
9 7 (0.82%) NoSQL
9 7 (0.82%) SAP HANA
10 6 (0.70%) BigQuery
11 5 (0.58%) Big Data
11 5 (0.58%) Data Mining
11 5 (0.58%) Metadata
12 4 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (0.47%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.47%) Spotfire
13 3 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (0.23%) DB2
Development Applications
1 82 (9.57%) JIRA
2 15 (1.75%) Visual Studio
3 7 (0.82%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (0.58%) Postman
5 4 (0.47%) MSTest
6 3 (0.35%) HP UFT
6 3 (0.35%) Selenium
6 3 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.35%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 2 (0.23%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.23%) Ranorex
7 2 (0.23%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (0.23%) Rational Statemate
8 1 (0.12%) CA Release Automation
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.12%) RequisitePro
8 1 (0.12%) VersionOne
8 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 363 (42.36%) Social Skills
2 314 (36.64%) Finance
3 198 (23.10%) Analytical Skills
4 103 (12.02%) Presentation Skills
5 80 (9.33%) Public Sector
6 79 (9.22%) Banking
7 61 (7.12%) Marketing
8 44 (5.13%) Organisational Skills
9 38 (4.43%) Legal
10 34 (3.97%) Influencing Skills
11 29 (3.38%) Documentation Skills
11 29 (3.38%) Retail
12 25 (2.92%) Telecoms
13 21 (2.45%) Front Office
13 21 (2.45%) Investment Banking
14 16 (1.87%) Publishing
15 15 (1.75%) Manufacturing
16 13 (1.52%) Advertising
16 13 (1.52%) Law
17 12 (1.40%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 291 (33.96%) Analyst
2 109 (12.72%) Business Analyst
3 91 (10.62%) Project Manager
4 48 (5.60%) Data Analyst
5 44 (5.13%) PMO Analyst
6 31 (3.62%) Developer
7 30 (3.50%) IT Analyst
8 28 (3.27%) Consultant
9 27 (3.15%) Coordinator
9 27 (3.15%) Support Officer
10 26 (3.03%) Financial Analyst
10 26 (3.03%) Project Officer
11 24 (2.80%) Architect
12 20 (2.33%) Project Support Officer
13 19 (2.22%) Administrator
13 19 (2.22%) Business IT Analyst
13 19 (2.22%) Data Scientist
13 19 (2.22%) IT Business Analyst
14 18 (2.10%) Designer
14 18 (2.10%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (2.45%) HTML
2 18 (2.10%) XML
3 16 (1.87%) D3.js
3 16 (1.87%) Shiny
4 13 (1.52%) .NET
5 11 (1.28%) CSS
6 8 (0.93%) JSON
7 7 (0.82%) LDAP
7 7 (0.82%) OAuth
7 7 (0.82%) OpenID
7 7 (0.82%) Web Services
8 6 (0.70%) .NET Framework
8 6 (0.70%) 802.1X
8 6 (0.70%) Middleware
9 5 (0.58%) NumPy
9 5 (0.58%) OAuth2
9 5 (0.58%) Pandas
9 5 (0.58%) SailPoint
9 5 (0.58%) SAML
9 5 (0.58%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 77 (8.98%) Management Information System
2 36 (4.20%) Self-Motivation
3 32 (3.73%) Social Media
4 25 (2.92%) User Experience
5 23 (2.68%) Data Centre
6 21 (2.45%) Algorithms
7 14 (1.63%) PMI
8 13 (1.52%) CMDB
9 10 (1.17%) Taxonomies
10 9 (1.05%) Analytical Mindset
10 9 (1.05%) Animation
10 9 (1.05%) Digital Media
10 9 (1.05%) PKI
11 8 (0.93%) Learning Management System
11 8 (0.93%) NHS
12 7 (0.82%) Equities
12 7 (0.82%) Graphic Design
12 7 (0.82%) Mobile App
12 7 (0.82%) Renewable Energy
12 7 (0.82%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 54 (6.30%) Windows
2 25 (2.92%) Windows 10
3 13 (1.52%) Apple iOS
4 10 (1.17%) Linux
5 6 (0.70%) Unix
6 5 (0.58%) Windows 7
6 5 (0.58%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.35%) Android
8 2 (0.23%) AIX
9 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.12%) Solaris
9 1 (0.12%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (28.47%) Project Management
2 206 (24.04%) Agile Software Development
3 157 (18.32%) Problem-Solving
4 102 (11.90%) Data Analysis
5 99 (11.55%) Decision-Making
6 98 (11.44%) Change Management
7 95 (11.09%) Project Delivery
8 91 (10.62%) Stakeholder Management
9 85 (9.92%) Business Intelligence
10 71 (8.28%) Programme Management
11 68 (7.93%) Business Case
12 66 (7.70%) Analytics
13 65 (7.58%) PRINCE2
14 60 (7.00%) ITIL
15 59 (6.88%) Risk Management
16 54 (6.30%) User Acceptance Testing
17 53 (6.18%) Continuous Improvement
18 52 (6.07%) Business Analysis
19 50 (5.83%) Asset Management
19 50 (5.83%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (11.67%) SQL
2 53 (6.18%) VBA
3 35 (4.08%) Python
4 22 (2.57%) C#
5 21 (2.45%) R
6 16 (1.87%) PowerShell
7 14 (1.63%) VB
8 13 (1.52%) JavaScript
8 13 (1.52%) T-SQL
9 8 (0.93%) Java
10 7 (0.82%) C
11 3 (0.35%) Ada
12 2 (0.23%) Apex Code
12 2 (0.23%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.23%) PHP
13 1 (0.12%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.12%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.12%) sed
13 1 (0.12%) SOQL
13 1 (0.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 136 (15.87%) Degree
2 89 (10.39%) Security Cleared
3 61 (7.12%) SC Cleared
4 25 (2.92%) PMI Certification
5 15 (1.75%) ISEB
6 14 (1.63%) Computer Science Degree
6 14 (1.63%) ISEB Practitioner
6 14 (1.63%) Master's Degree
7 11 (1.28%) PMP
8 10 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (0.93%) CISSP
10 7 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
11 6 (0.70%) ACCA
12 5 (0.58%) HND
13 4 (0.47%) BICSI Certification
13 4 (0.47%) BICSI RCDD
13 4 (0.47%) GIAC
13 4 (0.47%) ISTQB
13 4 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
13 4 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (17.15%) PMO
2 45 (5.25%) Data Quality
3 33 (3.85%) QA
4 15 (1.75%) GDPR
5 12 (1.40%) MiFID
6 11 (1.28%) SLA
7 10 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (1.05%) P3O
9 5 (0.58%) ISO 22301
10 4 (0.47%) GRC
10 4 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.35%) ISO 31000
12 2 (0.23%) COBIT
12 2 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
12 2 (0.23%) FATCA
12 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 1 (0.12%) EMIR
13 1 (0.12%) NEBOSH
13 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
13 1 (0.12%) UCITS
System Software
1 18 (2.10%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.23%) BitLocker
3 2 (0.23%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.23%) vSphere
4 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 8 (0.93%) SCCM
2 7 (0.82%) HP ALM
3 6 (0.70%) Ansible
3 6 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.58%) CA Single Sign-On
4 5 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.23%) Puppet
6 2 (0.23%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.12%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.12%) Control-M
7 1 (0.12%) vMotion
Vendors
1 351 (40.96%) Microsoft
2 43 (5.02%) Salesforce.com
3 41 (4.78%) ServiceNow
4 39 (4.55%) Alteryx
5 38 (4.43%) SAP
6 34 (3.97%) Oracle
7 30 (3.50%) Adobe
8 12 (1.40%) Cisco
9 11 (1.28%) CheckPoint
9 11 (1.28%) Google
9 11 (1.28%) Workday
10 10 (1.17%) Informatica
11 9 (1.05%) VMware
12 8 (0.93%) Aruba
12 8 (0.93%) Atlassian
12 8 (0.93%) HP
13 7 (0.82%) Planview
14 6 (0.70%) F5
14 6 (0.70%) IBM
14 6 (0.70%) TippingPoint