Period
to 17 June 2019

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 17 June 2019 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
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 214 198 192
Rank change year-on-year -16 -6 -14
Contract jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint 1,179 1,375 1,256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.30% 1.38% 1.38%
As % of the Applications category 15.77% 15.81% 15.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 660 836 734
UK median daily rate £375 £375 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.90% +2.14%
10th Percentile £180 £160 £180
90th Percentile £613 £550 £562
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £339 £338
% change year-on-year +6.27% +0.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 78 67
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +15.79% -3.11%
10th Percentile £9.04 £9.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £38.75 £46.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.06 £17.76 £18.00
% change year-on-year +12.92% -1.33% -8.21%

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 7,478 8,697 8,158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.25% 8.75% 8.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,375 5,221 4,724
UK median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.74% +4.29% +3.70%
10th Percentile £150 £145 £147
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 627 775 738
UK median hourly rate £16.62 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.70% +3.13% -3.03%
10th Percentile £10.80 £10.50 £9.81
90th Percentile £44.70 £40.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.53 £15.00
% change year-on-year +3.01% +3.55% -9.09%

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 17 June 2019.

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 17 June 2019.

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 17 June 2019. 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 -20 1,078 £388 +3.33% 59
UK excluding London -1 682 £360 +6.27% 38
London -35 462 £400 - 25
South East -16 246 £403 +7.33% 12
North of England +39 149 £350 +16.67% 5
Midlands +52 101 £325 +0.78% 5
Yorkshire +33 81 £342 +5.23% 1
West Midlands +21 70 £315 -2.33% 2
South West -25 62 £330 -12.00% 3
North West +14 60 £350 +55.56% 2
East of England -23 53 £406 +9.80% 9
Scotland +20 48 £384 +39.64% 1
East Midlands +37 31 £370 +7.25% 3
Wales +9 14 £320 +0.39% 3
Northern Ireland +9 10 £251 -26.64%
North East +1 8 £400 - 2

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, 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.

1 986 (83.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 491 (41.65%) Microsoft Office
3 487 (41.31%) Microsoft
4 427 (36.22%) Finance
5 345 (29.26%) Project Management
6 250 (21.20%) MS Visio
7 246 (20.87%) Agile Software Development
8 231 (19.59%) Analytical Skills
9 225 (19.08%) Microsoft Project
10 209 (17.73%) PMO
11 183 (15.52%) Stakeholder Management
12 173 (14.67%) SharePoint
13 144 (12.21%) Degree
14 131 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
15 130 (11.03%) Change Management
16 123 (10.43%) PRINCE2
17 122 (10.35%) JIRA
18 118 (10.01%) Windows
19 113 (9.58%) ITIL
20 110 (9.33%) Analytics
21 105 (8.91%) SQL
22 98 (8.31%) SAP
23 93 (7.89%) Telecoms
24 89 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
25 88 (7.46%) Data Analysis
26 86 (7.29%) Management Information System
26 86 (7.29%) Oracle
27 80 (6.79%) Risk Management
28 77 (6.53%) Banking
29 75 (6.36%) Active Directory

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
1 173 (14.67%) SharePoint
2 54 (4.58%) Confluence
3 30 (2.54%) Skype for Business
4 19 (1.61%) SAS
5 15 (1.27%) Tomcat
6 14 (1.19%) IIS
7 13 (1.10%) Apache
8 12 (1.02%) CMS
9 9 (0.76%) Drupal
9 9 (0.76%) nginx
10 8 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (0.59%) MS Exchange
12 5 (0.42%) Moodle
12 5 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.42%) WordPress
13 3 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.25%) Documentum
13 3 (0.25%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.25%) MS Project Server
13 3 (0.25%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 986 (83.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 491 (41.65%) Microsoft Office
3 250 (21.20%) MS Visio
4 225 (19.08%) Microsoft Project
5 16 (1.36%) Spreadsheet
6 14 (1.19%) Photoshop
7 10 (0.85%) InDesign
8 9 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
9 8 (0.68%) Acrobat
9 8 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 6 (0.51%) Adobe Captivate
11 5 (0.42%) Open Workbench
12 4 (0.34%) Adobe After Effects
12 4 (0.34%) SPSS
12 4 (0.34%) Stata
13 3 (0.25%) Blender
13 3 (0.25%) Camtasia
14 2 (0.17%) AutoCAD
14 2 (0.17%) Sketch
14 2 (0.17%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 12 (1.02%) Oracle General Ledger
2 11 (0.93%) SAP S/4HANA
3 8 (0.68%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 8 (0.68%) SAP MM
4 7 (0.59%) SAP R/3
5 6 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.51%) Oracle CRM
5 6 (0.51%) Oracle CRM On Demand
5 6 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
5 6 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.51%) SAP Hybris
6 5 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
6 5 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
6 5 (0.42%) Primavera
7 4 (0.34%) NetSuite
7 4 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (0.34%) SAP HR
7 4 (0.34%) SAP PS
7 4 (0.34%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 56 (4.75%) Office 365
2 30 (2.54%) Power Platform
3 18 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (1.02%) Google Analytics
4 12 (1.02%) SaaS
5 11 (0.93%) SuccessFactors
6 10 (0.85%) Adobe Analytics
7 9 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (0.76%) Trello
8 7 (0.59%) G Suite
8 7 (0.59%) SurveyMonkey
9 6 (0.51%) Slack
10 5 (0.42%) Dynamics 365
10 5 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (0.42%) Yammer
11 4 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 4 (0.34%) Google Sheets
11 4 (0.34%) Google Tag Manager
12 3 (0.25%) OneDrive
12 3 (0.25%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 34 (2.88%) Skype
2 27 (2.29%) LAN
3 26 (2.21%) Internet
4 25 (2.12%) WAN
5 24 (2.04%) VPN
6 20 (1.70%) DNS
6 20 (1.70%) Intranet
7 19 (1.61%) DHCP
8 16 (1.36%) Firewall
9 15 (1.27%) WebEx
10 13 (1.10%) Remote Desktop
10 13 (1.10%) Wireless
11 10 (0.85%) SSL
12 9 (0.76%) TCP/IP
13 8 (0.68%) Kerberos
13 8 (0.68%) Radio Access Network
14 7 (0.59%) MPLS
15 6 (0.51%) 4G
15 6 (0.51%) 5G
15 6 (0.51%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (3.56%) BusinessObjects
2 41 (3.48%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (2.71%) SQL Server
4 30 (2.54%) Power BI
5 18 (1.53%) Relational Database
6 14 (1.19%) Oracle OWB
6 14 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
6 14 (1.19%) Qlik Sense
7 13 (1.10%) Big Data
7 13 (1.10%) MS Access
7 13 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (1.02%) Spotfire
9 9 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (0.68%) Data Mining
10 8 (0.68%) Hadoop
11 5 (0.42%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.34%) Apache Hive
12 4 (0.34%) BigQuery
12 4 (0.34%) GIS
12 4 (0.34%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 122 (10.35%) JIRA
2 6 (0.51%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.42%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.34%) Rational Rhapsody
5 3 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.17%) HP UFT
6 2 (0.17%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.17%) Rational Statemate
6 2 (0.17%) Selenium
6 2 (0.17%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.17%) TestNG
6 2 (0.17%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (0.17%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.085%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.085%) CANoe
7 1 (0.085%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.085%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.085%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.085%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 427 (36.22%) Finance
2 93 (7.89%) Telecoms
3 77 (6.53%) Banking
4 74 (6.28%) Marketing
5 42 (3.56%) Retail
6 29 (2.46%) Investment Banking
7 28 (2.37%) Pharmaceutical
8 23 (1.95%) Billing
8 23 (1.95%) Legal
9 16 (1.36%) Financial Institution
10 15 (1.27%) Manufacturing
11 13 (1.10%) Mandarin Language
12 12 (1.02%) Publishing
13 10 (0.85%) Advertising
13 10 (0.85%) General Ledger
13 10 (0.85%) Law
14 8 (0.68%) German Language
15 7 (0.59%) Back Office
15 7 (0.59%) French Language
16 6 (0.51%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 391 (33.16%) Analyst
2 135 (11.45%) Project Manager
3 108 (9.16%) Business Analyst
4 79 (6.70%) PMO Analyst
5 63 (5.34%) Coordinator
6 60 (5.09%) Data Analyst
7 45 (3.82%) Consultant
8 36 (3.05%) Project Coordinator
9 35 (2.97%) Developer
10 33 (2.80%) Support Engineer
11 30 (2.54%) Support Analyst
12 28 (2.37%) Architect
13 27 (2.29%) Designer
13 27 (2.29%) Senior Analyst
14 26 (2.21%) Administrator
15 25 (2.12%) IT Manager
16 24 (2.04%) Desktop Support
17 20 (1.70%) IT Support
17 20 (1.70%) Service Analyst
18 19 (1.61%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (3.39%) HTML
2 29 (2.46%) XML
3 27 (2.29%) CSS
4 26 (2.21%) .NET
5 13 (1.10%) SailPoint
6 10 (0.85%) ASP.NET
6 10 (0.85%) Flash
6 10 (0.85%) Web Services
7 9 (0.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 9 (0.76%) WCF
8 8 (0.68%) jQuery
8 8 (0.68%) LDAP
8 8 (0.68%) SAML
8 8 (0.68%) SPNEGO
8 8 (0.68%) Windows Identity Foundation
9 7 (0.59%) Middleware
10 6 (0.51%) Sass
11 5 (0.42%) BAPI
11 5 (0.42%) CSS3
12 4 (0.34%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 231 (19.59%) Analytical Skills
2 86 (7.29%) Management Information System
3 68 (5.77%) Self-Motivation
4 29 (2.46%) Social Media
5 28 (2.37%) PMI
6 26 (2.21%) User Experience
7 23 (1.95%) e-Learning
8 18 (1.53%) FMCG
9 15 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
10 14 (1.19%) Blackberry
11 13 (1.10%) Data Centre
11 13 (1.10%) Wiki
12 11 (0.93%) CMDB
13 10 (0.85%) Robotics
14 9 (0.76%) PKI
14 9 (0.76%) Virtual Team
15 8 (0.68%) iPad
15 8 (0.68%) Podcast
16 7 (0.59%) Graphic Design
16 7 (0.59%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 118 (10.01%) Windows
2 46 (3.90%) Windows 7
3 43 (3.65%) Windows 10
4 25 (2.12%) Windows Server
5 19 (1.61%) Windows XP
6 18 (1.53%) Linux
7 14 (1.19%) Android
7 14 (1.19%) Apple iOS
7 14 (1.19%) Unix
8 11 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (0.68%) Mac OS
10 8 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (0.59%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.34%) Windows 2000
12 4 (0.34%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.17%) AIX
14 2 (0.17%) Solaris
14 2 (0.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 345 (29.26%) Project Management
2 246 (20.87%) Agile Software Development
3 183 (15.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 131 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
5 130 (11.03%) Change Management
6 123 (10.43%) PRINCE2
7 113 (9.58%) ITIL
8 110 (9.33%) Analytics
9 89 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
10 88 (7.46%) Data Analysis
11 80 (6.79%) Risk Management
12 75 (6.36%) Decision-Making
13 67 (5.68%) Migration
14 66 (5.60%) Time Management
15 63 (5.34%) ERP
16 62 (5.26%) Change Control
17 54 (4.58%) Scrum
18 52 (4.41%) Business Analysis
19 51 (4.33%) Programme Management
20 49 (4.16%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 105 (8.91%) SQL
2 39 (3.31%) Python
3 23 (1.95%) VBA
4 22 (1.87%) C
4 22 (1.87%) JavaScript
5 19 (1.61%) PowerShell
6 16 (1.36%) C#
6 16 (1.36%) Java
7 15 (1.27%) R
8 11 (0.93%) VB.NET
9 9 (0.76%) MATLAB
9 9 (0.76%) T-SQL
9 9 (0.76%) VB
10 6 (0.51%) PHP
11 4 (0.34%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.25%) C++
13 2 (0.17%) Ada
13 2 (0.17%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.17%) Perl
14 1 (0.085%) X++
Qualifications
1 144 (12.21%) Degree
2 75 (6.36%) Security Cleared
3 59 (5.00%) PMI Certification
4 57 (4.83%) SC Cleared
5 40 (3.39%) PMP
6 26 (2.21%) ISEB
7 13 (1.10%) CIPD
7 13 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 11 (0.93%) CCNA
8 11 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 8 (0.68%) APMP
11 7 (0.59%) Computer Science Degree
11 7 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (0.51%) CISSP
12 6 (0.51%) ISTQB
12 6 (0.51%) MCP
13 5 (0.42%) A+ Certification
13 5 (0.42%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 209 (17.73%) PMO
2 41 (3.48%) QA
3 30 (2.54%) Data Quality
4 26 (2.21%) SLA
5 11 (0.93%) GDPR
6 9 (0.76%) CDISC
7 6 (0.51%) GAAP
7 6 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.42%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.34%) Actionable Recommendations
9 4 (0.34%) GxP
10 3 (0.25%) P3O
11 2 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
11 2 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 2 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
11 2 (0.17%) IFRS
11 2 (0.17%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.17%) ISO 22301
11 2 (0.17%) MiFID
System Software
1 75 (6.36%) Active Directory
2 17 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.93%) XenApp
3 11 (0.93%) XenDesktop
4 9 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
5 6 (0.51%) vSphere
6 4 (0.34%) Firmware
6 4 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.25%) BitLocker
7 3 (0.25%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.17%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.17%) NDS
8 2 (0.17%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 2 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.085%) Docker
9 1 (0.085%) IAG
9 1 (0.085%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.085%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.085%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.085%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 25 (2.12%) SCCM
2 14 (1.19%) Single Sign-On
3 11 (0.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 10 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 8 (0.68%) CA Single Sign-On
6 3 (0.25%) AirWatch
6 3 (0.25%) FlexNet
6 3 (0.25%) ServiceCenter
7 2 (0.17%) Ansible
7 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.17%) Stealthwatch
7 2 (0.17%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.085%) CSIRT
8 1 (0.085%) EnCase
8 1 (0.085%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.085%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.085%) Puppet
8 1 (0.085%) QRadar
Vendors
1 487 (41.31%) Microsoft
2 98 (8.31%) SAP
3 86 (7.29%) Oracle
4 43 (3.65%) Tableau
5 42 (3.56%) Adobe
5 42 (3.56%) ServiceNow
6 32 (2.71%) Salesforce.com
7 29 (2.46%) Cisco
8 26 (2.21%) Google
9 24 (2.04%) Citrix
10 22 (1.87%) VMware
11 21 (1.78%) Remedy
12 19 (1.61%) HP
12 19 (1.61%) Workday
13 18 (1.53%) Bloomberg
13 18 (1.53%) hybris
14 17 (1.44%) Reuters
15 15 (1.27%) BMC
16 14 (1.19%) Dell
17 13 (1.10%) Symantec