Period
to 18 November 2017

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 November 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
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 185 166 143
Rank change year-on-year -19 -23 -17
Contract jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint 1457 1722 1969
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.43% 1.63% 1.71%
As % of the Applications category 16.20% 17.76% 16.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 860 1054 1205
UK median daily rate £369 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.29% -3.45% +0.35%
10th Percentile £176 £163 £175
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £330 £330
% change year-on-year +3.03% - +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 83 102
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £19.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +0.20% +19.16%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.60 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £38.75 £45.58
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.06 £20.00 £17.89
% change year-on-year +0.30% +11.83% +37.58%

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 8996 9694 11779
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.81% 9.17% 10.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5473 5669 6878
UK median daily rate £350 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% +7.69%
10th Percentile £143 £150 £153
90th Percentile £552 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £324 £325
% change year-on-year +1.16% -0.38% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 737 957 1102
UK median hourly rate £15.50 £16.15 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.02% +4.19% +3.33%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.13 £9.52
90th Percentile £35.60 £39.70 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.82 £15.00
% change year-on-year -8.31% +5.43% -

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -15 1366 £375 +7.14% 95
UK excluding London +8 825 £340 +3.03% 57
London -52 613 £390 +0.65% 47
South East +38 377 £336 +3.46% 13
North of England +9 134 £320 -14.67% 16
Midlands -31 102 £350 +16.67% 10
South West +19 78 £375 +15.38% 5
West Midlands -15 68 £340 +3.03% 8
North West -16 60 £300 -26.38% 9
Yorkshire +17 58 £315 +3.70% 6
East of England -32 58 £475 +46.15% 4
Scotland +1 54 £306 -4.60% 7
East Midlands -10 34 £388 +55.00% 2
North East +34 16 £400 +14.29% 1
Northern Ireland -49 13 £375 +19.05%
Wales +11 10 £300 -20.00% 2

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 with a requirement for Microsoft PowerPoint.

1 1244 (85.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 579 (39.74%) Microsoft
3 526 (36.10%) Finance
4 499 (34.25%) Microsoft Office
5 381 (26.15%) Project Management
6 360 (24.71%) MS Visio
7 288 (19.77%) Analytical Skills
8 276 (18.94%) PMO
9 252 (17.30%) Microsoft Project
10 239 (16.40%) SharePoint
11 209 (14.34%) Agile Software Development
12 198 (13.59%) Stakeholder Management
13 166 (11.39%) Banking
14 158 (10.84%) Degree
15 152 (10.43%) PRINCE2
16 139 (9.54%) Windows
17 122 (8.37%) SQL
18 118 (8.10%) Change Management
19 116 (7.96%) Telecoms
20 115 (7.89%) ITIL
21 112 (7.69%) Risk Management
22 110 (7.55%) Marketing
23 102 (7.00%) Programme Management
23 102 (7.00%) Analytics
24 101 (6.93%) Management Information System
25 99 (6.79%) SAP
26 90 (6.18%) Data Analysis
27 79 (5.42%) Business Intelligence
28 76 (5.22%) CRM
28 76 (5.22%) Service Management

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
1 239 (16.40%) SharePoint
2 54 (3.71%) SAS
3 18 (1.24%) Skype for Business
4 17 (1.17%) CMS
5 15 (1.03%) CICS
5 15 (1.03%) MQSeries
6 13 (0.89%) Confluence
6 13 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
7 10 (0.69%) MS Exchange
8 9 (0.62%) IIS
9 8 (0.55%) Marvel
9 8 (0.55%) MS Project Server
10 6 (0.41%) IBM Notes
11 5 (0.34%) Apache
11 5 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (0.34%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.27%) nginx
12 4 (0.27%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.21%) Documentum
Applications
1 1244 (85.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 499 (34.25%) Microsoft Office
3 360 (24.71%) MS Visio
4 252 (17.30%) Microsoft Project
5 38 (2.61%) Photoshop
6 31 (2.13%) Adobe Illustrator
7 29 (1.99%) Spreadsheet
8 22 (1.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 13 (0.89%) InVision
10 11 (0.75%) Adobe Captivate
11 10 (0.69%) InDesign
12 7 (0.48%) Acrobat
12 7 (0.48%) SPSS
13 6 (0.41%) Adobe After Effects
14 4 (0.27%) Adobe Premiere
14 4 (0.27%) Maya
15 3 (0.21%) Stata
16 2 (0.14%) AutoCAD
16 2 (0.14%) Revit
17 1 (0.069%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 22 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (1.24%) Remedy ITSM
3 10 (0.69%) SAP GRC
4 8 (0.55%) SAP IS-U
5 7 (0.48%) Adobe Campaign
6 6 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.41%) Temenos T24
7 5 (0.34%) Maximo
7 5 (0.34%) WebTrends
8 4 (0.27%) Temenos Globus
9 3 (0.21%) Bloomberg TOMS
9 3 (0.21%) CA PPM
9 3 (0.21%) Eagle PACE
9 3 (0.21%) Oracle CRM
9 3 (0.21%) Oracle CRM On Demand
9 3 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
9 3 (0.21%) SAP BPC
9 3 (0.21%) SAP ERP
9 3 (0.21%) Unit4 Business World
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 60 (4.12%) Office 365
2 21 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
3 16 (1.10%) Google Drive
4 14 (0.96%) Google Analytics
5 9 (0.62%) Adobe Analytics
5 9 (0.62%) G Suite
5 9 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (0.55%) IBM Blueworks
7 7 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (0.41%) AdWords
8 6 (0.41%) SaaS
8 6 (0.41%) Yammer
9 5 (0.34%) GitHub
9 5 (0.34%) Trello
10 4 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 4 (0.27%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.21%) Slack
11 3 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
12 2 (0.14%) Basecamp
12 2 (0.14%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (1.72%) Internet
1 25 (1.72%) SSL
2 23 (1.58%) LAN
2 23 (1.58%) TCP/IP
3 19 (1.30%) Kerberos
4 17 (1.17%) WAN
5 16 (1.10%) Skype
5 16 (1.10%) SSH
6 15 (1.03%) SMS
7 14 (0.96%) Intranet
8 13 (0.89%) VPN
9 11 (0.75%) Remote Desktop
10 9 (0.62%) Firewall
10 9 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (0.41%) ATM
11 6 (0.41%) Radio Access Network
12 5 (0.34%) DNS
12 5 (0.34%) WebEx
13 4 (0.27%) SNMP
13 4 (0.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (3.29%) SQL Server
2 23 (1.58%) BusinessObjects
2 23 (1.58%) MS Access
3 19 (1.30%) Big Data
3 19 (1.30%) QlikView
4 17 (1.17%) Relational Database
5 16 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (1.03%) DB2
7 11 (0.75%) Data Mining
7 11 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (0.75%) Power BI
7 11 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (0.69%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 8 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (0.48%) Base SAS
10 7 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
10 7 (0.48%) GIS
10 7 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (0.48%) Qlik Sense
11 6 (0.41%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 48 (3.29%) JIRA
2 8 (0.55%) Visual Studio
3 5 (0.34%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (0.21%) MSI
5 3 (0.21%) ReSharper
6 2 (0.14%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.069%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.069%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.069%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.069%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.069%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (0.069%) Maven
7 1 (0.069%) MSTest
7 1 (0.069%) Selenium
7 1 (0.069%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.069%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.069%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 526 (36.10%) Finance
2 166 (11.39%) Banking
3 116 (7.96%) Telecoms
4 110 (7.55%) Marketing
5 61 (4.19%) Legal
6 60 (4.12%) Retail
7 51 (3.50%) Investment Banking
8 35 (2.40%) Law
9 27 (1.85%) Mandarin Language
10 26 (1.78%) Advertising
10 26 (1.78%) Manufacturing
11 24 (1.65%) Front Office
12 21 (1.44%) Back Office
12 21 (1.44%) Billing
12 21 (1.44%) Retail Banking
13 20 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
14 17 (1.17%) Electronics
15 13 (0.89%) Multimedia
16 11 (0.75%) Financial Institution
16 11 (0.75%) French Language
Job Titles
1 497 (34.11%) Analyst
2 153 (10.50%) Business Analyst
3 138 (9.47%) Project Manager
4 89 (6.11%) PMO Analyst
5 79 (5.42%) Coordinator
6 62 (4.26%) Project Coordinator
7 50 (3.43%) Consultant
8 45 (3.09%) Data Analyst
9 44 (3.02%) Administrator
10 41 (2.81%) Developer
11 35 (2.40%) Designer
12 33 (2.26%) Project Analyst
12 33 (2.26%) Support Analyst
13 32 (2.20%) Financial Analyst
14 31 (2.13%) Junior
15 30 (2.06%) Service Analyst
16 27 (1.85%) Report Analyst
17 26 (1.78%) Senior Analyst
18 25 (1.72%) Architect
19 24 (1.65%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (2.33%) HTML
2 20 (1.37%) .NET
3 19 (1.30%) Web Services
4 17 (1.17%) XML
5 15 (1.03%) ISPF
5 15 (1.03%) Middleware
6 13 (0.89%) CSS
6 13 (0.89%) RESTful
7 11 (0.75%) HTML5
8 9 (0.62%) ASP.NET
9 8 (0.55%) .NET Framework
9 8 (0.55%) CSS3
10 7 (0.48%) jQuery
10 7 (0.48%) WCF
10 7 (0.48%) WebCenter
11 6 (0.41%) Flash
12 5 (0.34%) REST
12 5 (0.34%) SOAP
12 5 (0.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (0.27%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 288 (19.77%) Analytical Skills
2 101 (6.93%) Management Information System
3 35 (2.40%) User Experience
4 29 (1.99%) Social Media
5 26 (1.78%) e-Learning
5 26 (1.78%) Smartphone
6 21 (1.44%) Data Centre
6 21 (1.44%) PKI
7 17 (1.17%) Credit Risk
8 16 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 16 (1.10%) Mainframe
9 15 (1.03%) iPad
9 15 (1.03%) Virtual Team
10 14 (0.96%) iPhone
11 13 (0.89%) PMI
12 12 (0.82%) Computer Science
12 12 (0.82%) Learning Management System
13 10 (0.69%) Derivative
13 10 (0.69%) Market Risk
13 10 (0.69%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 139 (9.54%) Windows
2 44 (3.02%) Windows 7
3 38 (2.61%) Windows 10
4 36 (2.47%) Apple iOS
5 33 (2.26%) Unix
6 31 (2.13%) Android
7 15 (1.03%) Windows Server
7 15 (1.03%) zOS
8 11 (0.75%) Linux
9 10 (0.69%) Windows 8
10 8 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.34%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.27%) AIX
12 4 (0.27%) Solaris
12 4 (0.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.21%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.21%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 381 (26.15%) Project Management
2 209 (14.34%) Agile Software Development
3 198 (13.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 152 (10.43%) PRINCE2
5 118 (8.10%) Change Management
6 115 (7.89%) ITIL
7 112 (7.69%) Risk Management
8 102 (7.00%) Analytics
8 102 (7.00%) Programme Management
9 90 (6.18%) Data Analysis
10 79 (5.42%) Business Intelligence
11 76 (5.22%) CRM
11 76 (5.22%) Service Management
12 73 (5.01%) Project Planning
13 71 (4.87%) Migration
13 71 (4.87%) Time Management
14 70 (4.80%) Business Analysis
15 63 (4.32%) Change Control
15 63 (4.32%) Service Delivery
16 62 (4.26%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 122 (8.37%) SQL
2 51 (3.50%) VBA
3 25 (1.72%) C#
3 25 (1.72%) Java
4 24 (1.65%) VB
5 20 (1.37%) JavaScript
6 19 (1.30%) C
7 18 (1.24%) Perl
8 15 (1.03%) Assembly Language
8 15 (1.03%) CLIST
8 15 (1.03%) JCL
8 15 (1.03%) REXX
9 14 (0.96%) Shell Script
10 12 (0.82%) Python
11 9 (0.62%) R
12 8 (0.55%) T-SQL
13 7 (0.48%) C++
14 4 (0.27%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.27%) VBScript
15 3 (0.21%) PHP
Qualifications
1 158 (10.84%) Degree
2 75 (5.15%) Security Cleared
3 54 (3.71%) SC Cleared
4 39 (2.68%) PMI Certification
5 34 (2.33%) PMP
6 19 (1.30%) CTC Cleared
6 19 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 18 (1.24%) ACCA
7 18 (1.24%) CIMA
8 15 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
9 14 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 13 (0.89%) APMP
10 13 (0.89%) DV Cleared
11 11 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 9 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
13 7 (0.48%) CIPD
13 7 (0.48%) ISEB
13 7 (0.48%) Numerate Degree
14 6 (0.41%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 276 (18.94%) PMO
2 61 (4.19%) QA
3 47 (3.23%) Data Quality
4 35 (2.40%) SLA
5 28 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 27 (1.85%) GDPR
7 23 (1.58%) MiFID
8 17 (1.17%) ISO 9001
9 14 (0.96%) Basel II
9 14 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 9 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
11 8 (0.55%) PCI DSS
12 7 (0.48%) Def Stans
12 7 (0.48%) P3O
13 6 (0.41%) IFRS
13 6 (0.41%) IFRS 9
14 5 (0.34%) ISO 9000
15 4 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
16 3 (0.21%) FATCA
16 3 (0.21%) PMBOK
System Software
1 57 (3.91%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.03%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 15 (1.03%) RACF
2 15 (1.03%) Time Sharing Option
3 13 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.82%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.21%) Docker
5 3 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.069%) IAG
7 1 (0.069%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (1.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 20 (1.37%) SCCM
3 15 (1.03%) zSecure
4 9 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (0.48%) SCVMM
6 6 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.34%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.27%) BladeLogic
8 4 (0.27%) CA Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.14%) DameWare
9 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.14%) Nessus
10 1 (0.069%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.069%) Amdocs OSS
10 1 (0.069%) Cisco Prime
10 1 (0.069%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.069%) NSN NetAct
10 1 (0.069%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 579 (39.74%) Microsoft
2 99 (6.79%) SAP
3 63 (4.32%) Adobe
4 47 (3.23%) Oracle
5 43 (2.95%) Google
6 41 (2.81%) Remedy
7 33 (2.26%) IBM
8 27 (1.85%) Tableau
9 24 (1.65%) Workday
10 22 (1.51%) CA
11 21 (1.44%) HP
12 18 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
13 17 (1.17%) Apple
14 15 (1.03%) Citrix
14 15 (1.03%) Sybase
15 14 (0.96%) Cisco
16 13 (0.89%) BMC
16 13 (0.89%) ServiceNow
16 13 (0.89%) VMware
17 11 (0.75%) Teradata