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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 21 May 2022 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
21 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 209 265 224
Rank change year-on-year +56 -41 +6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint 1,173 571 574
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.33% 0.98% 1.18%
As % of the Applications category 18.10% 14.31% 13.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 796 350 346
10th Percentile £214 £150 £153
25th Percentile £320 £259 £213
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £379 £329
Median % change year-on-year +18.66% +15.17% -12.77%
75th Percentile £588 £488 £450
90th Percentile £688 £576 £631
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £328
% change year-on-year +14.29% +6.79% -10.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 40 38
10th Percentile £14.65 £12.85 £12.11
25th Percentile £17.00 £15.00 £16.13
Median hourly rate £31.25 £20.50 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year +52.44% - +2.50%
75th Percentile £44.68 £38.75 £28.38
90th Percentile £70.03 £46.60 £55.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £20.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +26.83% - +9.33%

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 6,482 3,990 4,171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.34% 6.82% 8.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,326 2,364 2,444
10th Percentile £160 £150 £147
25th Percentile £258 £250 £213
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £400 £375
Median % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
75th Percentile £550 £500 £488
90th Percentile £650 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £371 £340 £348
% change year-on-year +9.07% -2.16% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 386 449
10th Percentile £10.77 £11.25 £11.26
25th Percentile £14.25 £13.38 £13.74
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £18.00
Median % change year-on-year +19.44% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £47.50 £26.65 £23.75
90th Percentile £55.00 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.46 £17.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year +9.63% +1.43% +9.38%

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 21 May 2022.

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 21 May 2022.

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 21 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England +47 974 £475 +18.75% 149
Work from Home +56 531 £450 +20.00% 33
London +41 529 £510 +24.01% 52
UK excluding London +46 471 £400 +14.29% 108
South East +33 156 £434 +8.60% 28
North of England -2 100 £375 +66.67% 20
North West -7 70 £325 -23.53% 7
Midlands -28 65 £375 +19.05% 24
Scotland +20 54 £308 -4.20% 8
South West +8 48 £416 +13.65% 14
West Midlands -45 48 £350 +12.90% 12
East of England -30 32 £495 +22.79% 11
Yorkshire -9 29 £375 -1.96% 11
East Midlands -15 17 £463 +15.63% 12
Northern Ireland -2 10 £356 -9.24%
Wales -6 9 £450 +300.00% 3
North East -14 1 £425 +250.91% 2

For the 6 months to 21 May 2022, 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.

1 949 (80.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 530 (45.18%) Microsoft
2 530 (45.18%) Social Skills
3 444 (37.85%) Finance
4 427 (36.40%) Microsoft Office
5 362 (30.86%) Project Management
6 307 (26.17%) Agile
7 275 (23.44%) Analytical Skills
8 252 (21.48%) MS Visio
9 221 (18.84%) PMO
10 219 (18.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 179 (15.26%) Microsoft Project
12 162 (13.81%) Problem-Solving
12 162 (13.81%) Project Delivery
13 159 (13.55%) SharePoint
14 150 (12.79%) Degree
15 145 (12.36%) Change Management
16 129 (11.00%) Presentation Skills
17 119 (10.14%) Public Sector
18 118 (10.06%) JIRA
19 116 (9.89%) PRINCE2
20 112 (9.55%) Security Cleared
21 107 (9.12%) Risk Management
22 105 (8.95%) Azure
23 104 (8.87%) Decision-Making
24 101 (8.61%) Organisational Skills
25 100 (8.53%) Power Platform
26 95 (8.10%) Waterfall
27 92 (7.84%) Power BI
28 90 (7.67%) Business Intelligence

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
1 159 (13.55%) SharePoint
2 59 (5.03%) Confluence
3 12 (1.02%) Moodle
4 8 (0.68%) CMS
4 8 (0.68%) Skype for Business
5 7 (0.60%) Apache Spark
5 7 (0.60%) SAS
6 6 (0.51%) Apache
6 6 (0.51%) NetWeaver
7 4 (0.34%) Ethereum
7 4 (0.34%) WordPress
8 3 (0.26%) IIS
9 2 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.17%) MS Project Server
9 2 (0.17%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.085%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.085%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.085%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.085%) nginx
10 1 (0.085%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 949 (80.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 427 (36.40%) Microsoft Office
3 252 (21.48%) MS Visio
4 179 (15.26%) Microsoft Project
5 22 (1.88%) Photoshop
6 18 (1.53%) InDesign
7 17 (1.45%) Adobe Premiere
8 16 (1.36%) Adobe After Effects
9 13 (1.11%) Camtasia
9 13 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
10 12 (1.02%) Adobe Captivate
10 12 (1.02%) Snagit
11 10 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 9 (0.77%) Adobe Illustrator
13 5 (0.43%) Acrobat
13 5 (0.43%) S-PLUS
14 3 (0.26%) AutoCAD
14 3 (0.26%) SOLIDWORKS
14 3 (0.26%) SPSS
14 3 (0.26%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 15 (1.28%) SAP S/4HANA
2 14 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (1.02%) Primavera
3 12 (1.02%) SAP FI
4 11 (0.94%) SAP CO
4 11 (0.94%) SAP FI/CO
5 9 (0.77%) Oracle 11i
5 9 (0.77%) SAP PS
6 6 (0.51%) CA PPM
6 6 (0.51%) NetSuite
6 6 (0.51%) SAP SD
7 4 (0.34%) SAP BPC
7 4 (0.34%) SAP R/3
8 3 (0.26%) Sentinel
8 3 (0.26%) Teamcenter
9 2 (0.17%) Eagle PACE
9 2 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.17%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.17%) SAP IBP
10 1 (0.085%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 105 (8.95%) Azure
2 100 (8.53%) Power Platform
3 86 (7.33%) Microsoft 365
4 30 (2.56%) AWS
5 18 (1.53%) Miro
6 16 (1.36%) Dynamics 365
7 15 (1.28%) GitHub
8 14 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
8 14 (1.19%) OneDrive
8 14 (1.19%) SaaS
9 12 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
10 11 (0.94%) Google Analytics
11 8 (0.68%) Adobe Analytics
12 7 (0.60%) PowerApps
13 6 (0.51%) Google Sheets
14 5 (0.43%) Azure Sentinel
14 5 (0.43%) Figma
14 5 (0.43%) GCP
14 5 (0.43%) IaaS
14 5 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.88%) Wireless
2 21 (1.79%) DNS
3 19 (1.62%) DHCP
3 19 (1.62%) TCP/IP
4 17 (1.45%) VPN
5 13 (1.11%) Internet
5 13 (1.11%) LAN
5 13 (1.11%) Skype
6 12 (1.02%) WAN
7 11 (0.94%) Firewall
7 11 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (0.68%) Intranet
8 8 (0.68%) Network Security
8 8 (0.68%) Remote Desktop
8 8 (0.68%) VoIP
9 7 (0.60%) IPsec
10 6 (0.51%) BGP
10 6 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (0.51%) OSPF
10 6 (0.51%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (7.84%) Power BI
2 27 (2.30%) SQL Server
3 22 (1.88%) Tableau
4 21 (1.79%) Metadata
5 17 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
7 13 (1.11%) Oracle Database
7 13 (1.11%) Qlik Sense
8 11 (0.94%) SAP BW
9 10 (0.85%) Oracle Database 12c
10 9 (0.77%) Oracle Database 10g
10 9 (0.77%) Oracle9i Database
11 8 (0.68%) Big Data
11 8 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
11 8 (0.68%) Relational Database
12 7 (0.60%) Hadoop
12 7 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (0.51%) SAP HANA
13 6 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (0.43%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 118 (10.06%) JIRA
2 13 (1.11%) Git (software)
3 9 (0.77%) Ant
3 9 (0.77%) IBM UrbanCode
3 9 (0.77%) TeamCity
4 5 (0.43%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.26%) Balsamiq
7 2 (0.17%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.17%) ClearQuest
7 2 (0.17%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (0.17%) Selenium
7 2 (0.17%) VersionOne
8 1 (0.085%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.085%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.085%) ERwin
8 1 (0.085%) GitLab
8 1 (0.085%) Rational Performance Tester
8 1 (0.085%) SilkTest
8 1 (0.085%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 530 (45.18%) Social Skills
2 444 (37.85%) Finance
3 275 (23.44%) Analytical Skills
4 129 (11.00%) Presentation Skills
5 119 (10.14%) Public Sector
6 101 (8.61%) Organisational Skills
7 78 (6.65%) Banking
8 62 (5.29%) Marketing
9 57 (4.86%) Telecoms
10 56 (4.77%) Legal
11 52 (4.43%) Influencing Skills
12 47 (4.01%) Publishing
13 28 (2.39%) Retail
14 26 (2.22%) Manufacturing
15 24 (2.05%) Investment Banking
15 24 (2.05%) Law
15 24 (2.05%) Pharmaceutical
16 20 (1.71%) Automotive
17 15 (1.28%) Front Office
17 15 (1.28%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 362 (30.86%) Analyst
2 153 (13.04%) Business Analyst
3 139 (11.85%) Project Manager
4 71 (6.05%) PMO Analyst
5 64 (5.46%) Coordinator
6 48 (4.09%) Project Coordinator
7 46 (3.92%) Consultant
7 46 (3.92%) Data Analyst
8 32 (2.73%) Developer
9 29 (2.47%) Designer
10 28 (2.39%) IT Manager
11 25 (2.13%) IT Analyst
11 25 (2.13%) Project Officer
11 25 (2.13%) Senior Analyst
12 23 (1.96%) Architect
13 21 (1.79%) Senior Manager
14 20 (1.71%) Service Analyst
15 19 (1.62%) Report Analyst
15 19 (1.62%) Support Analyst
15 19 (1.62%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (2.22%) XML
2 15 (1.28%) ADO
3 13 (1.11%) HTML
3 13 (1.11%) Pandas
4 11 (0.94%) Middleware
4 11 (0.94%) pytest
5 9 (0.77%) EDI
5 9 (0.77%) IBM Integration Bus
6 8 (0.68%) JDBC
6 8 (0.68%) Web Services
7 7 (0.60%) SOAP
8 6 (0.51%) .NET
8 6 (0.51%) BAPI
8 6 (0.51%) SAP PI
9 5 (0.43%) FIX Protocol
9 5 (0.43%) JSON
9 5 (0.43%) LDAP
9 5 (0.43%) SAP ALE
9 5 (0.43%) SAP Basis
10 4 (0.34%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 84 (7.16%) Self-Motivation
2 72 (6.14%) Management Information System
3 34 (2.90%) Data Centre
4 26 (2.22%) User Experience
5 22 (1.88%) PKI
5 22 (1.88%) Renewable Energy
5 22 (1.88%) Virtual Team
6 19 (1.62%) PMI
6 19 (1.62%) Social Media
7 18 (1.53%) NHS
8 16 (1.36%) CMDB
8 16 (1.36%) Fixed Income
9 15 (1.28%) Video Editing
10 14 (1.19%) Derivative
10 14 (1.19%) Learning Management System
11 13 (1.11%) Mobile App
12 12 (1.02%) SCORM
12 12 (1.02%) SWIFT
13 10 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
14 9 (0.77%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 85 (7.25%) Windows
2 33 (2.81%) Windows Server
3 31 (2.64%) Unix
4 30 (2.56%) Windows 10
5 26 (2.22%) Linux
6 15 (1.28%) Android
7 11 (0.94%) Apple iOS
7 11 (0.94%) Windows 7
8 9 (0.77%) AIX
9 5 (0.43%) Solaris
10 4 (0.34%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.26%) CentOS
11 3 (0.26%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.17%) HPUX
12 2 (0.17%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2016
13 1 (0.085%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 362 (30.86%) Project Management
2 307 (26.17%) Agile
3 219 (18.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 162 (13.81%) Problem-Solving
4 162 (13.81%) Project Delivery
5 145 (12.36%) Change Management
6 116 (9.89%) PRINCE2
7 107 (9.12%) Risk Management
8 104 (8.87%) Decision-Making
9 95 (8.10%) Waterfall
10 90 (7.67%) Business Intelligence
11 88 (7.50%) Programme Management
12 86 (7.33%) Analytics
13 85 (7.25%) ITIL
14 82 (6.99%) Scrum
15 77 (6.56%) Time Management
16 73 (6.22%) Migration
17 69 (5.88%) Data Analysis
18 66 (5.63%) Business Analysis
19 63 (5.37%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 85 (7.25%) SQL
2 52 (4.43%) Python
3 24 (2.05%) C
3 24 (2.05%) Java
4 21 (1.79%) PowerShell
5 19 (1.62%) ABAP
6 15 (1.28%) R
6 15 (1.28%) Shell Script
7 14 (1.19%) VB
8 12 (1.02%) JavaScript
8 12 (1.02%) PL/SQL
9 11 (0.94%) VBA
10 9 (0.77%) Korn
11 8 (0.68%) VBScript
12 7 (0.60%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.43%) Ada
14 4 (0.34%) C#
14 4 (0.34%) C++
14 4 (0.34%) DAML
14 4 (0.34%) Search Processing Language
Qualifications
1 150 (12.79%) Degree
2 112 (9.55%) Security Cleared
3 76 (6.48%) SC Cleared
4 31 (2.64%) PMI Certification
5 30 (2.56%) PMP
6 29 (2.47%) BPSS Clearance
7 18 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 15 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 13 (1.11%) ISEB
10 12 (1.02%) CCNA
10 12 (1.02%) Master's Degree
11 11 (0.94%) ACCA
11 11 (0.94%) APMP
11 11 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
12 10 (0.85%) CISSP
12 10 (0.85%) ISEB Practitioner
12 10 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (0.77%) A+ Certification
14 8 (0.68%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 221 (18.84%) PMO
2 41 (3.50%) QA
3 22 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (1.62%) GDPR
5 17 (1.45%) Data Quality
6 16 (1.36%) NIST
7 15 (1.28%) SLA
8 14 (1.19%) Accessibility
9 9 (0.77%) COBIT
9 9 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 9 (0.77%) SEPA
10 8 (0.68%) GRC
10 8 (0.68%) MiFID
11 6 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
11 6 (0.51%) EMIR
11 6 (0.51%) GMP
12 5 (0.43%) Dodd-Frank
12 5 (0.43%) ITGC
12 5 (0.43%) NCSC
13 3 (0.26%) P3O
System Software
1 38 (3.24%) Active Directory
2 18 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.60%) BitLocker
3 7 (0.60%) vSphere
4 6 (0.51%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (0.34%) Firmware
5 4 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.17%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.085%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.085%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 23 (1.96%) SCCM
2 20 (1.71%) Microsoft Intune
3 13 (1.11%) Terraform
4 9 (0.77%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
5 6 (0.51%) Ansible
6 5 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (0.34%) RSA Archer
8 3 (0.26%) HP ALM
8 3 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.26%) Jamf Pro
8 3 (0.26%) WebSphere Cast Iron
9 2 (0.17%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.17%) WSUS
10 1 (0.085%) CloudHub
10 1 (0.085%) Kibana
10 1 (0.085%) SCOM
10 1 (0.085%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.085%) Thomson Reuters DACS
10 1 (0.085%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 530 (45.18%) Microsoft
2 58 (4.94%) SAP
3 55 (4.69%) Oracle
4 44 (3.75%) Adobe
5 41 (3.50%) ServiceNow
6 33 (2.81%) Salesforce.com
7 28 (2.39%) Cisco
8 26 (2.22%) Google
9 23 (1.96%) IBM
10 19 (1.62%) VMware
11 12 (1.02%) Avid
12 11 (0.94%) Zscaler
13 10 (0.85%) Apple
13 10 (0.85%) HP
13 10 (0.85%) Red Hat
13 10 (0.85%) Workday
14 9 (0.77%) Ariba
14 9 (0.77%) Dell
14 9 (0.77%) Green Hat
15 8 (0.68%) Databricks