Period
to 28 March 2020

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 28 March 2020 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
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 211 216 199
Rank change year-on-year +5 -17 -17
Contract jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint 760 1,285 1,415
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.20% 1.33% 1.39%
As % of the Applications category 13.97% 15.68% 15.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 714 862
Median daily rate £350 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +8.11% +5.71%
10th Percentile £163 £189 £168
90th Percentile £588 £638 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £331 £384 £342
% change year-on-year -13.83% +12.28% +2.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 83 79
Median hourly rate £26.44 £20.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.20% -13.04% +21.05%
10th Percentile £13.05 £9.00 £10.60
90th Percentile £61.75 £43.60 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.55 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +22.74% - +8.11%

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 5,440 8,194 8,984
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.62% 8.47% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,061 4,819 5,442
Median daily rate £350 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £136 £143 £144
90th Percentile £550 £572 £556
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £338
% change year-on-year -7.14% +3.70% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 610 682 786
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.22 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.96% +1.39% +1.49%
10th Percentile £11.61 £10.51 £10.50
90th Percentile £41.43 £42.98 £37.50
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% -

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 28 March 2020.

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 28 March 2020.

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 28 March 2020. 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 +9 692 £350 -12.50% 144
UK excluding London +9 467 £331 -13.83% 107
London 0 276 £375 -11.76% 45
South East +28 168 £310 -31.11% 28
South West +58 85 £425 +44.68% 8
North of England +1 80 £338 -6.25% 18
Midlands +18 48 £250 -32.89% 29
Scotland -11 44 £300 -21.88% 5
North West +16 38 £388 +19.23% 8
East of England +21 35 £328 -15.48% 16
West Midlands +34 34 £234 -29.36% 18
Yorkshire +28 33 £325 -7.14% 6
Work from Home +19 16 £350 +16.67% 6
East Midlands +7 14 £250 -33.33% 11
North East +5 9 £298 -20.60% 4
Wales +22 7 £388 -25.48% 3
Northern Ireland +8 3 - -

For the 6 months to 28 March 2020, 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.

1 639 (84.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 338 (44.47%) Microsoft
3 315 (41.45%) Microsoft Office
4 210 (27.63%) Finance
5 202 (26.58%) MS Visio
6 157 (20.66%) Project Management
7 154 (20.26%) SharePoint
8 150 (19.74%) Windows
9 140 (18.42%) Problem-Solving
10 139 (18.29%) Analytical Skills
11 119 (15.66%) Microsoft Project
12 117 (15.39%) Agile Software Development
13 109 (14.34%) PMO
14 105 (13.82%) Office 365
15 96 (12.63%) Stakeholder Management
15 96 (12.63%) Change Management
16 92 (12.11%) Active Directory
17 90 (11.84%) Security Cleared
17 90 (11.84%) Windows 10
18 81 (10.66%) Degree
19 74 (9.74%) Migration
20 71 (9.34%) PRINCE2
21 68 (8.95%) ITIL
22 65 (8.55%) SC Cleared
23 57 (7.50%) JIRA
24 54 (7.11%) SQL
24 54 (7.11%) Azure
24 54 (7.11%) Power BI
24 54 (7.11%) Power Platform
25 53 (6.97%) Self-Motivation

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
1 154 (20.26%) SharePoint
2 34 (4.47%) MS Exchange
3 25 (3.29%) Confluence
3 25 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 25 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (1.58%) Skype for Business
5 8 (1.05%) SAS
6 3 (0.39%) CMS
6 3 (0.39%) WordPress
7 2 (0.26%) Drupal
7 2 (0.26%) Moodle
7 2 (0.26%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 639 (84.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 315 (41.45%) Microsoft Office
3 202 (26.58%) MS Visio
4 119 (15.66%) Microsoft Project
5 25 (3.29%) Acrobat
6 22 (2.89%) Spreadsheet
7 15 (1.97%) Photoshop
8 7 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.53%) Adobe After Effects
10 3 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.39%) Chatbot
10 3 (0.39%) InDesign
11 2 (0.26%) Camtasia
11 2 (0.26%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.26%) SPSS
11 2 (0.26%) Stata
12 1 (0.13%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.13%) Inkscape
12 1 (0.13%) InVision
Business Applications
1 31 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (3.55%) Remedy ITSM
3 9 (1.18%) SAP S/4HANA
4 6 (0.79%) Elite 3E
5 4 (0.53%) Adobe Campaign
5 4 (0.53%) Carpe Diem
5 4 (0.53%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.26%) Infor SunSystems
6 2 (0.26%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.26%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.13%) JDE OneWorld
7 1 (0.13%) Primavera
7 1 (0.13%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.13%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.13%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.13%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 105 (13.82%) Office 365
2 54 (7.11%) Azure
2 54 (7.11%) Power Platform
3 31 (4.08%) OneDrive
4 30 (3.95%) Dynamics 365
5 22 (2.89%) PowerApps
6 19 (2.50%) Azure Active Directory
6 19 (2.50%) SaaS
7 18 (2.37%) Microsoft Flow
8 17 (2.24%) Azure Functions
8 17 (2.24%) Serverless
9 11 (1.45%) Yammer
10 7 (0.92%) SuccessFactors
11 5 (0.66%) Lucidchart
12 4 (0.53%) G Suite
12 4 (0.53%) Google Drive
12 4 (0.53%) Smartsheet
13 3 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 3 (0.39%) AWS
13 3 (0.39%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 35 (4.61%) Internet
2 31 (4.08%) VPN
2 31 (4.08%) WebEx
3 28 (3.68%) Remote Desktop
4 21 (2.76%) Skype
5 19 (2.50%) Radio Access Network
6 18 (2.37%) LAN
7 11 (1.45%) WAN
7 11 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
8 10 (1.32%) TCP/IP
9 9 (1.18%) 4G
9 9 (1.18%) DNS
10 8 (1.05%) Firewall
11 7 (0.92%) Wireless
12 6 (0.79%) 5G
12 6 (0.79%) Intranet
13 4 (0.53%) LTE
13 4 (0.53%) VoIP
14 3 (0.39%) VLAN
14 3 (0.39%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (7.11%) Power BI
2 37 (4.87%) SQL Server
3 22 (2.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (1.32%) MS Access
6 9 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (0.79%) Oracle OWB
9 5 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (0.66%) DB2
10 4 (0.53%) Base SAS
10 4 (0.53%) Data Mining
10 4 (0.53%) MySQL
10 4 (0.53%) Qlik Sense
11 3 (0.39%) Big Data
11 3 (0.39%) Electronic Patient Records
11 3 (0.39%) GIS
11 3 (0.39%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.26%) OLAP
12 2 (0.26%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 57 (7.50%) JIRA
2 30 (3.95%) Visual Studio
3 5 (0.66%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (0.53%) Rational Rhapsody
4 4 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.26%) Axure RP
5 2 (0.26%) GCC
5 2 (0.26%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.26%) HP UFT
5 2 (0.26%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.26%) Selenium
5 2 (0.26%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.26%) TestNG
5 2 (0.26%) VectorCAST
5 2 (0.26%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.13%) Balsamiq
6 1 (0.13%) LSMW
6 1 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 210 (27.63%) Finance
2 49 (6.45%) Public Sector
3 47 (6.18%) Telecoms
4 46 (6.05%) Banking
5 36 (4.74%) Marketing
6 26 (3.42%) Law
6 26 (3.42%) Legal
7 12 (1.58%) Retail
8 10 (1.32%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.32%) Publishing
9 9 (1.18%) General Ledger
9 9 (1.18%) Mandarin Language
9 9 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (1.05%) Back Office
10 8 (1.05%) Electronics
11 7 (0.92%) French Language
12 6 (0.79%) German Language
12 6 (0.79%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.53%) Billing
13 4 (0.53%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 223 (29.34%) Analyst
2 68 (8.95%) Business Analyst
3 53 (6.97%) Project Manager
4 40 (5.26%) Architect
5 37 (4.87%) Coordinator
6 31 (4.08%) Data Analyst
6 31 (4.08%) Support Engineer
7 29 (3.82%) Consultant
8 28 (3.68%) PMO Analyst
9 27 (3.55%) Project Coordinator
10 26 (3.42%) Junior
11 24 (3.16%) Desktop Support
12 22 (2.89%) 2nd Line Support
12 22 (2.89%) Administrator
13 21 (2.76%) Trainer
14 20 (2.63%) IT Support
15 19 (2.50%) Financial Analyst
16 18 (2.37%) Developer
17 17 (2.24%) Help Desk Support
17 17 (2.24%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.58%) .NET
1 12 (1.58%) HTML
2 5 (0.66%) ADO
3 4 (0.53%) CSS
3 4 (0.53%) LDAP
3 4 (0.53%) SAML
3 4 (0.53%) XML
4 3 (0.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (0.39%) XMPP
5 2 (0.26%) CakePHP
5 2 (0.26%) CodeIgniter
5 2 (0.26%) DAO
5 2 (0.26%) Gherkin
5 2 (0.26%) Laravel
5 2 (0.26%) ODBC
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (0.26%) Regular Expression
5 2 (0.26%) Symfony
5 2 (0.26%) Web Services
6 1 (0.13%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 139 (18.29%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (6.97%) Self-Motivation
3 39 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 26 (3.42%) Blackberry
4 26 (3.42%) PDA
5 19 (2.50%) NHS
6 13 (1.71%) e-Learning
7 10 (1.32%) Data Centre
7 10 (1.32%) Smartphone
8 9 (1.18%) iPad
9 8 (1.05%) Social Media
9 8 (1.05%) User Experience
10 7 (0.92%) Digital Signage
10 7 (0.92%) Driving Licence
10 7 (0.92%) PMI
10 7 (0.92%) Robotics
11 6 (0.79%) Virtual Team
12 5 (0.66%) CMDB
13 4 (0.53%) FMCG
13 4 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 150 (19.74%) Windows
2 90 (11.84%) Windows 10
3 50 (6.58%) Windows 7
4 34 (4.47%) Windows Server
5 32 (4.21%) Apple iOS
6 26 (3.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (3.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (3.42%) Windows Vista
6 26 (3.42%) Windows XP
7 25 (3.29%) Windows 2000
8 6 (0.79%) Android
9 4 (0.53%) Linux
10 3 (0.39%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.39%) Unix
11 2 (0.26%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.26%) pSOS
11 2 (0.26%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.13%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (20.66%) Project Management
2 140 (18.42%) Problem-Solving
3 117 (15.39%) Agile Software Development
4 96 (12.63%) Change Management
4 96 (12.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 74 (9.74%) Migration
6 71 (9.34%) PRINCE2
7 68 (8.95%) ITIL
8 53 (6.97%) Project Delivery
9 52 (6.84%) Business Intelligence
9 52 (6.84%) DevOps
10 49 (6.45%) Decision-Making
11 43 (5.66%) Analytics
11 43 (5.66%) Risk Management
12 41 (5.39%) Data Analysis
13 40 (5.26%) CRM
13 40 (5.26%) Programme Management
14 37 (4.87%) ITSM
15 34 (4.47%) Business Analysis
15 34 (4.47%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 54 (7.11%) SQL
2 21 (2.76%) VBA
3 19 (2.50%) PowerShell
4 12 (1.58%) C
4 12 (1.58%) Python
5 11 (1.45%) Java
6 9 (1.18%) C#
7 8 (1.05%) R
8 5 (0.66%) C++
8 5 (0.66%) JavaScript
8 5 (0.66%) MATLAB
8 5 (0.66%) T-SQL
9 4 (0.53%) Ruby
9 4 (0.53%) VBScript
10 2 (0.26%) Ada
10 2 (0.26%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 2 (0.26%) PHP
10 2 (0.26%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.13%) REXX
11 1 (0.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 90 (11.84%) Security Cleared
2 81 (10.66%) Degree
3 65 (8.55%) SC Cleared
4 20 (2.63%) PMI Certification
5 19 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
6 17 (2.24%) PMP
7 12 (1.58%) Computer Science Degree
8 10 (1.32%) ISEB
9 7 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.79%) DV Cleared
10 6 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (0.53%) CIPD
11 4 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.53%) MCP
11 4 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (0.39%) ACCA
12 3 (0.39%) CCNA
12 3 (0.39%) HND
12 3 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.39%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (14.34%) PMO
2 27 (3.55%) QA
3 16 (2.11%) GDPR
4 14 (1.84%) SLA
5 8 (1.05%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.66%) P3O
7 3 (0.39%) IFRS
7 3 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.39%) ITGC
7 3 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.26%) GxP
9 1 (0.13%) Basel II
9 1 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.13%) EMIR
9 1 (0.13%) HL7
9 1 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.13%) MiFID
9 1 (0.13%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 92 (12.11%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.53%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.26%) vSphere
5 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.13%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 28 (3.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 25 (3.29%) ServiceCenter
3 14 (1.84%) SCCM
4 5 (0.66%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.26%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.26%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.26%) NSN NetAct
5 2 (0.26%) RSA Archer
5 2 (0.26%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.13%) EnCase
6 1 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 338 (44.47%) Microsoft
2 46 (6.05%) Adobe
3 39 (5.13%) Remedy
4 38 (5.00%) Oracle
4 38 (5.00%) SAP
5 28 (3.68%) Bomgar
6 27 (3.55%) HP
6 27 (3.55%) Sparx
7 25 (3.29%) Peregrine
8 20 (2.63%) ServiceNow
9 18 (2.37%) Citrix
9 18 (2.37%) Tableau
10 17 (2.24%) Google
11 10 (1.32%) Ariba
11 10 (1.32%) VMware
12 9 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
13 8 (1.05%) Automation Anywhere
13 8 (1.05%) BT
14 7 (0.92%) Concur
15 6 (0.79%) iManage