Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 2018 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 187 170 148
Rank change year-on-year -17 -22 -12
Contract jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint 1,424 1,560 1,757
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.42% 1.61% 1.64%
As % of the Applications category 16.14% 17.64% 16.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 840 951 1,047
UK median daily rate £365 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% - -
10th Percentile £168 £171 £170
90th Percentile £575 £533 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +0.75% +3.08% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 78 88
UK median hourly rate £21.75 £20.00 £20.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.75% -3.43% +23.64%
10th Percentile £11.26 £10.57 £10.83
90th Percentile £43.98 £40.83 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £17.77
% change year-on-year - +12.55% +33.63%

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 8,824 8,844 10,867
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.80% 9.10% 10.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,415 5,197 6,361
UK median daily rate £350 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.45% -1.43% +6.06%
10th Percentile £140 £147 £153
90th Percentile £560 £525 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.08% - +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 723 912 1,026
UK median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £15.50
10th Percentile £10.23 £10.00 £9.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £40.00 £38.32
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -3.33% - -

Microsoft PowerPoint
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft PowerPoint in the UK

Microsoft PowerPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft PowerPoint in the UK

Microsoft PowerPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft PowerPoint in the UK

Microsoft PowerPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft PowerPoint in the UK

Microsoft PowerPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft PowerPoint in the UK

Microsoft PowerPoint
Top 16 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 18 January 2018. 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 -14 1,328 £370 +5.71% 335
UK excluding London -7 784 £338 +0.75% 213
London -31 626 £390 +4.00% 134
South East +14 354 £308 -9.56% 55
North of England -33 127 £338 -6.25% 50
Midlands -39 83 £325 +1.56% 56
East of England -20 70 £475 +63.79% 27
South West +25 67 £390 +11.43% 13
West Midlands -15 60 £325 -14.02% 43
Scotland +10 58 £313 -10.46% 7
North West -39 55 £300 -21.31% 24
Yorkshire +3 49 £338 +5.47% 17
North East +7 24 £400 +14.29% 9
East Midlands -20 23 £350 +40.00% 13
Northern Ireland -30 15 £375 +15.38% 1
Wales +8 10 £300 -13.79% 4

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 with a requirement for Microsoft PowerPoint.

1 1,233 (86.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 589 (41.36%) Microsoft
3 508 (35.67%) Finance
4 483 (33.92%) Microsoft Office
5 392 (27.53%) Project Management
6 326 (22.89%) MS Visio
7 278 (19.52%) Analytical Skills
8 274 (19.24%) PMO
9 271 (19.03%) Microsoft Project
10 229 (16.08%) SharePoint
11 211 (14.82%) Stakeholder Management
12 203 (14.26%) Agile Software Development
13 171 (12.01%) Degree
14 150 (10.53%) PRINCE2
15 138 (9.69%) Change Management
16 136 (9.55%) Banking
17 135 (9.48%) SQL
18 134 (9.41%) Windows
19 127 (8.92%) Risk Management
20 122 (8.57%) Analytics
21 119 (8.36%) Marketing
22 111 (7.79%) Programme Management
23 109 (7.65%) ITIL
24 108 (7.58%) Telecoms
25 97 (6.81%) Management Information System
26 95 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
27 92 (6.46%) SAP
28 80 (5.62%) Security Cleared
29 76 (5.34%) CRM
29 76 (5.34%) Office 365

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
1 229 (16.08%) SharePoint
2 47 (3.30%) SAS
3 24 (1.69%) Skype for Business
4 15 (1.05%) CMS
5 12 (0.84%) Confluence
5 12 (0.84%) MS Exchange
6 11 (0.77%) IIS
6 11 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
7 10 (0.70%) Marvel
8 9 (0.63%) Apache
9 8 (0.56%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (0.42%) CICS
11 6 (0.42%) IBM Notes
11 6 (0.42%) MQSeries
11 6 (0.42%) nginx
12 4 (0.28%) MS Project Server
13 3 (0.21%) Drupal
13 3 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2007
13 3 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1,233 (86.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 483 (33.92%) Microsoft Office
3 326 (22.89%) MS Visio
4 271 (19.03%) Microsoft Project
5 41 (2.88%) Photoshop
6 35 (2.46%) Adobe Illustrator
7 25 (1.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 25 (1.76%) Spreadsheet
8 16 (1.12%) InVision
9 13 (0.91%) Adobe Captivate
9 13 (0.91%) InDesign
10 9 (0.63%) SPSS
11 7 (0.49%) Adobe After Effects
12 6 (0.42%) Acrobat
13 5 (0.35%) Stata
14 4 (0.28%) Adobe Premiere
14 4 (0.28%) Maya
15 2 (0.14%) AutoCAD
15 2 (0.14%) Revit
16 1 (0.070%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 21 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
3 9 (0.63%) NetSuite
4 8 (0.56%) Adobe Campaign
4 8 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.42%) Maximo
5 6 (0.42%) SAP GRC
5 6 (0.42%) Unit4 Business World
6 5 (0.35%) Infor CRM
6 5 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (0.35%) SAP IS-U
7 4 (0.28%) SimCorp Dimension
7 4 (0.28%) Temenos Globus
7 4 (0.28%) Temenos T24
8 3 (0.21%) CA PPM
8 3 (0.21%) Oracle CRM
8 3 (0.21%) Oracle CRM On Demand
8 3 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.21%) SAP BPC
8 3 (0.21%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 76 (5.34%) Office 365
2 26 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
3 20 (1.40%) Google Analytics
4 13 (0.91%) Google Drive
5 10 (0.70%) OneDrive
6 9 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (0.56%) Adobe Analytics
7 8 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 8 (0.56%) SaaS
8 6 (0.42%) AdWords
8 6 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (0.35%) Yammer
10 4 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (0.28%) IBM Blueworks
10 4 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
11 3 (0.21%) G Suite
12 2 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.14%) Basecamp
12 2 (0.14%) PaaS
12 2 (0.14%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 27 (1.90%) Internet
1 27 (1.90%) Skype
2 23 (1.62%) LAN
3 22 (1.54%) TCP/IP
4 21 (1.47%) Intranet
5 18 (1.26%) SSL
5 18 (1.26%) VPN
6 17 (1.19%) WAN
7 14 (0.98%) SMS
8 12 (0.84%) Kerberos
9 10 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (0.63%) Remote Desktop
11 8 (0.56%) Firewall
12 7 (0.49%) Radio Access Network
12 7 (0.49%) SSH
13 6 (0.42%) 3G
13 6 (0.42%) LDAP
13 6 (0.42%) SAN
13 6 (0.42%) VoLTE
14 5 (0.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (3.09%) SQL Server
2 33 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (2.25%) BusinessObjects
4 26 (1.83%) Power BI
5 25 (1.76%) Relational Database
6 23 (1.62%) QlikView
7 20 (1.40%) Data Mining
8 18 (1.26%) Big Data
9 17 (1.19%) MS Access
10 16 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 14 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 12 (0.84%) Qlik Sense
13 10 (0.70%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 8 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
15 7 (0.49%) Base SAS
15 7 (0.49%) DB2
15 7 (0.49%) PowerPivot
16 6 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 5 (0.35%) OLAP
17 5 (0.35%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 48 (3.37%) JIRA
2 8 (0.56%) Git (software)
3 7 (0.49%) Visual Studio
4 5 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (0.35%) Subversion
5 4 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.21%) MSI
6 3 (0.21%) MSTest
6 3 (0.21%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (0.14%) Selenium
8 1 (0.070%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.070%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (0.070%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.070%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.070%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.070%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.070%) Toad
8 1 (0.070%) Visual Website Optimizer
8 1 (0.070%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.070%) XMLSpy
General
1 508 (35.67%) Finance
2 136 (9.55%) Banking
3 119 (8.36%) Marketing
4 108 (7.58%) Telecoms
5 52 (3.65%) Retail
6 51 (3.58%) Legal
7 45 (3.16%) Investment Banking
8 31 (2.18%) Mandarin Language
9 29 (2.04%) Law
10 28 (1.97%) Advertising
11 24 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
12 21 (1.47%) Front Office
12 21 (1.47%) Manufacturing
13 20 (1.40%) Billing
14 16 (1.12%) Spanish Language
15 15 (1.05%) French Language
16 14 (0.98%) Military
17 12 (0.84%) Electronics
17 12 (0.84%) German Language
18 11 (0.77%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 483 (33.92%) Analyst
2 148 (10.39%) Business Analyst
3 128 (8.99%) Project Manager
4 85 (5.97%) PMO Analyst
5 78 (5.48%) Coordinator
6 60 (4.21%) Project Coordinator
7 53 (3.72%) Data Analyst
8 47 (3.30%) Developer
9 45 (3.16%) Consultant
10 40 (2.81%) Administrator
10 40 (2.81%) Designer
10 40 (2.81%) PMO Lead
11 39 (2.74%) Support Analyst
12 33 (2.32%) Senior PMO
13 32 (2.25%) Financial Analyst
14 30 (2.11%) Desktop Support
14 30 (2.11%) Project Analyst
14 30 (2.11%) Senior Analyst
15 28 (1.97%) Service Analyst
16 27 (1.90%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (2.39%) HTML
2 28 (1.97%) XML
3 22 (1.54%) .NET
4 19 (1.33%) Web Services
5 14 (0.98%) CSS
6 13 (0.91%) HTML5
7 11 (0.77%) ASP.NET
7 11 (0.77%) WCF
8 8 (0.56%) .NET Framework
8 8 (0.56%) CSS3
8 8 (0.56%) jQuery
8 8 (0.56%) SailPoint
9 7 (0.49%) RESTful
10 6 (0.42%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (0.42%) ISPF
10 6 (0.42%) Middleware
10 6 (0.42%) SAML
10 6 (0.42%) SPNEGO
10 6 (0.42%) Windows Identity Foundation
11 4 (0.28%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 278 (19.52%) Analytical Skills
2 97 (6.81%) Management Information System
3 31 (2.18%) Social Media
3 31 (2.18%) User Experience
4 29 (2.04%) e-Learning
5 24 (1.69%) Data Centre
6 23 (1.62%) Smartphone
7 21 (1.47%) iPhone
7 21 (1.47%) Virtual Team
8 19 (1.33%) Learning Management System
9 18 (1.26%) CMDB
10 16 (1.12%) Computer Science
10 16 (1.12%) iPad
11 15 (1.05%) FMCG
11 15 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 14 (0.98%) PKI
13 13 (0.91%) Video Editing
14 12 (0.84%) Market Risk
15 10 (0.70%) Blog
16 9 (0.63%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 134 (9.41%) Windows
2 47 (3.30%) Windows 7
3 43 (3.02%) Windows 10
4 32 (2.25%) Android
4 32 (2.25%) Apple iOS
5 19 (1.33%) Windows Server
6 16 (1.12%) Unix
7 13 (0.91%) Linux
8 11 (0.77%) Windows 8
9 6 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.42%) zOS
10 5 (0.35%) AIX
10 5 (0.35%) Solaris
11 4 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.28%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.21%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.14%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 392 (27.53%) Project Management
2 211 (14.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 203 (14.26%) Agile Software Development
4 150 (10.53%) PRINCE2
5 138 (9.69%) Change Management
6 127 (8.92%) Risk Management
7 122 (8.57%) Analytics
8 111 (7.79%) Programme Management
9 109 (7.65%) ITIL
10 95 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
11 76 (5.34%) CRM
12 74 (5.20%) Time Management
13 73 (5.13%) Project Planning
14 72 (5.06%) Change Control
15 70 (4.92%) Data Analysis
16 67 (4.71%) Migration
17 65 (4.56%) Continuous Improvement
18 64 (4.49%) Service Management
19 61 (4.28%) Business Analysis
20 60 (4.21%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 135 (9.48%) SQL
2 61 (4.28%) VBA
3 35 (2.46%) C
4 28 (1.97%) C#
5 21 (1.47%) JavaScript
5 21 (1.47%) VB
6 19 (1.33%) Java
7 17 (1.19%) Python
8 14 (0.98%) R
9 12 (0.84%) T-SQL
10 8 (0.56%) C++
10 8 (0.56%) MATLAB
11 6 (0.42%) Assembly Language
11 6 (0.42%) CLIST
11 6 (0.42%) JCL
11 6 (0.42%) Perl
11 6 (0.42%) PowerShell
11 6 (0.42%) REXX
11 6 (0.42%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.21%) PHP
Qualifications
1 171 (12.01%) Degree
2 80 (5.62%) Security Cleared
3 59 (4.14%) SC Cleared
4 45 (3.16%) PMI Certification
5 44 (3.09%) PMP
6 19 (1.33%) APMP
6 19 (1.33%) DV Cleared
6 19 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 16 (1.12%) CTC Cleared
7 16 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (0.98%) ACCA
8 14 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 13 (0.91%) CIMA
10 11 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (0.70%) ISEB
11 10 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 9 (0.63%) CIPD
13 6 (0.42%) Computer Science Degree
14 5 (0.35%) MBA
14 5 (0.35%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 274 (19.24%) PMO
2 52 (3.65%) GDPR
3 51 (3.58%) Data Quality
4 44 (3.09%) QA
5 29 (2.04%) SLA
6 25 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 21 (1.47%) ISO 9001
8 17 (1.19%) MiFID
9 13 (0.91%) Def Stans
10 12 (0.84%) PCI DSS
10 12 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 11 (0.77%) Basel II
12 7 (0.49%) P3O
13 6 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
13 6 (0.42%) ISO 9000
14 5 (0.35%) CDISC
15 3 (0.21%) COBIT
15 3 (0.21%) FATCA
15 3 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 3 (0.21%) Solvency II
System Software
1 62 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.77%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.42%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 6 (0.42%) RACF
4 6 (0.42%) Time Sharing Option
5 4 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.21%) Docker
6 3 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.14%) Firmware
7 2 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.070%) IAG
8 1 (0.070%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.070%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.070%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (1.47%) SCCM
2 19 (1.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 9 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (0.42%) CA Single Sign-On
4 6 (0.42%) SCVMM
4 6 (0.42%) zSecure
5 5 (0.35%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.14%) DameWare
6 2 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.14%) Nessus
7 1 (0.070%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.070%) Amdocs OSS
7 1 (0.070%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.070%) NSN NetAct
7 1 (0.070%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 589 (41.36%) Microsoft
2 92 (6.46%) SAP
3 70 (4.92%) Adobe
4 59 (4.14%) Tableau
5 43 (3.02%) Google
6 35 (2.46%) Oracle
7 30 (2.11%) Remedy
8 23 (1.62%) IBM
9 20 (1.40%) ServiceNow
9 20 (1.40%) Workday
10 18 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
11 17 (1.19%) HP
12 16 (1.12%) Cognos
12 16 (1.12%) VMware
13 15 (1.05%) Apple
13 15 (1.05%) CA
14 14 (0.98%) Citrix
15 12 (0.84%) BMC
15 12 (0.84%) Cisco
16 9 (0.63%) MicroStrategy