Period
to 10 August 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 10 August 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
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 216 208 223
Rank change year-on-year -8 +15 -18
Contract jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint 410 1,230 1,321
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.17% 1.34% 1.28%
As % of the Applications category 14.15% 16.05% 15.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 711 774
Median daily rate £368 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.99% - +1.35%
10th Percentile £149 £185 £163
90th Percentile £565 £610 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £329 £375 £330
% change year-on-year -12.18% +13.64% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 90 79
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -22.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £15.07 £10.13 £9.00
90th Percentile £40.73 £50.13 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.28 £20.06 £18.52
% change year-on-year +31.03% +8.29% +1.48%

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 2,898 7,662 8,774
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.28% 8.35% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,661 4,514 5,199
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £135 £150 £150
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year - +1.45% +4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 307 668 773
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +3.03% +2.80%
10th Percentile £11.22 £10.80 £10.75
90th Percentile £43.75 £47.88 £39.35
Median hourly rate £18.74 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year +13.58% +6.45% +3.33%

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 10 August 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 10 August 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 10 August 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 -5 371 £375 -6.25% 57
UK excluding London +18 258 £329 -12.18% 50
London -11 143 £413 +3.13% 15
South East +37 89 £408 -0.61% 11
North of England +35 61 £363 +3.57% 14
North West +52 39 £375 -6.25% 11
South West +57 38 £333 -4.74% 5
Midlands +23 28 £213 -42.57% 7
Scotland +70 24 £281 -19.64% 6
Yorkshire +26 18 £325 -4.41% 3
West Midlands +23 18 £140 -58.52% 3
Work from Home -22 16 £375 +87.50% 1
East of England +36 11 £325 -23.53% 5
East Midlands +33 9 £250 -32.43% 4
Northern Ireland +8 6 £285 -27.62%
North East +31 4 £125 -66.67%
Wales +35 2 - - 2

For the 6 months to 10 August 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.

1 346 (84.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 192 (46.83%) Microsoft
3 179 (43.66%) Microsoft Office
4 126 (30.73%) Finance
5 99 (24.15%) MS Visio
6 89 (21.71%) Project Management
7 77 (18.78%) Problem-Solving
8 72 (17.56%) Analytical Skills
9 71 (17.32%) Agile Software Development
10 70 (17.07%) Security Cleared
10 70 (17.07%) SharePoint
11 57 (13.90%) Windows
12 55 (13.41%) SC Cleared
13 51 (12.44%) Stakeholder Management
14 49 (11.95%) Microsoft Project
15 48 (11.71%) Data Analysis
16 46 (11.22%) Degree
17 44 (10.73%) PRINCE2
17 44 (10.73%) Risk Management
17 44 (10.73%) Office 365
18 43 (10.49%) Change Management
19 42 (10.24%) SQL
19 42 (10.24%) PMO
20 38 (9.27%) Project Delivery
21 37 (9.02%) ITIL
21 37 (9.02%) Active Directory
22 34 (8.29%) JIRA
23 33 (8.05%) Windows 10
24 31 (7.56%) Analytics
25 30 (7.32%) Public Sector

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 70 (17.07%) SharePoint
2 18 (4.39%) Confluence
3 9 (2.20%) MS Exchange
4 7 (1.71%) Moodle
5 4 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.73%) SAS
6 3 (0.73%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.24%) Apache
8 1 (0.24%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.24%) CMS
8 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 346 (84.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 179 (43.66%) Microsoft Office
3 99 (24.15%) MS Visio
4 49 (11.95%) Microsoft Project
5 10 (2.44%) Photoshop
6 7 (1.71%) Camtasia
6 7 (1.71%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.98%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.98%) Adobe Captivate
8 3 (0.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.49%) InDesign
10 1 (0.24%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.24%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.24%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.24%) Blender
10 1 (0.24%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.24%) Revit
10 1 (0.24%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.95%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.73%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.24%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.24%) assyst
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.24%) ENOVIA
3 1 (0.24%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle iSupplier
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.24%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.24%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.24%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.24%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.24%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 44 (10.73%) Office 365
2 27 (6.59%) Azure
3 25 (6.10%) Power Platform
4 14 (3.41%) OneDrive
5 8 (1.95%) Lucidchart
6 6 (1.46%) SaaS
7 4 (0.98%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.73%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.73%) PaaS
9 2 (0.49%) Adobe Analytics
9 2 (0.49%) AWS
9 2 (0.49%) PowerApps
10 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.24%) GitHub
10 1 (0.24%) Google Docs
10 1 (0.24%) IBM Blueworks
10 1 (0.24%) Smartsheet
10 1 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.24%) Trello
10 1 (0.24%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.68%) Radio Access Network
2 8 (1.95%) DHCP
2 8 (1.95%) DNS
2 8 (1.95%) Wireless
3 7 (1.71%) Internet
3 7 (1.71%) Skype
4 6 (1.46%) 5G
4 6 (1.46%) Firewall
4 6 (1.46%) Remote Desktop
4 6 (1.46%) VPN
4 6 (1.46%) WebEx
5 5 (1.22%) LAN
5 5 (1.22%) WAN
6 4 (0.98%) 4G
7 3 (0.73%) Intranet
7 3 (0.73%) Modbus
7 3 (0.73%) Structured Cabling
7 3 (0.73%) WLAN
8 2 (0.49%) PPP
8 2 (0.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (5.85%) Power BI
2 14 (3.41%) MS Access
2 14 (3.41%) Relational Database
3 7 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (1.71%) SQL Server
4 4 (0.98%) Data Lake
4 4 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.49%) Apache Hive
5 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (0.49%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.49%) SAP BW
5 2 (0.49%) Snowflake Schema
5 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.24%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.24%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.24%) DTS
6 1 (0.24%) GIS
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.24%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 34 (8.29%) JIRA
2 5 (1.22%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.49%) Visual Studio Code
5 1 (0.24%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.24%) Balsamiq
5 1 (0.24%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.24%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.24%) LSMW
5 1 (0.24%) ProC
5 1 (0.24%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.24%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.24%) Subversion
5 1 (0.24%) Toad
General
1 126 (30.73%) Finance
2 30 (7.32%) Public Sector
3 27 (6.59%) Telecoms
4 19 (4.63%) Marketing
5 17 (4.15%) Banking
6 16 (3.90%) Law
7 12 (2.93%) Legal
8 11 (2.68%) Publishing
9 7 (1.71%) Retail
10 6 (1.46%) General Ledger
10 6 (1.46%) Manufacturing
11 5 (1.22%) Electronics
11 5 (1.22%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.98%) Mandarin Language
13 3 (0.73%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.73%) Billing
13 3 (0.73%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.73%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.49%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 119 (29.02%) Analyst
2 34 (8.29%) Business Analyst
2 34 (8.29%) Project Manager
3 26 (6.34%) Data Analyst
4 17 (4.15%) Consultant
4 17 (4.15%) Junior
5 15 (3.66%) Developer
6 14 (3.41%) Senior Analyst
7 13 (3.17%) Coordinator
7 13 (3.17%) PMO Analyst
8 12 (2.93%) Support Officer
9 11 (2.68%) Designer
9 11 (2.68%) Financial Analyst
9 11 (2.68%) Test Analyst
10 10 (2.44%) 2nd Line Support
10 10 (2.44%) Desktop Support
10 10 (2.44%) IT Support
10 10 (2.44%) Senior Test Analyst
10 10 (2.44%) Support Engineer
11 9 (2.20%) Project Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.41%) HTML
2 8 (1.95%) .NET
2 8 (1.95%) XML
3 7 (1.71%) CSS
4 5 (1.22%) LDAP
5 4 (0.98%) jQuery
5 4 (0.98%) JSON
6 2 (0.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (0.49%) SAML
7 1 (0.24%) DHTML
7 1 (0.24%) Matplotlib
7 1 (0.24%) MDX
7 1 (0.24%) NumPy
7 1 (0.24%) Pandas
7 1 (0.24%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.24%) SciPy
7 1 (0.24%) Seaborn
7 1 (0.24%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 72 (17.56%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (6.10%) Self-Motivation
3 24 (5.85%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.44%) e-Learning
5 8 (1.95%) Learning Management System
5 8 (1.95%) Social Media
6 7 (1.71%) Virtual Team
7 6 (1.46%) NHS
8 5 (1.22%) CMDB
8 5 (1.22%) Fibre Optics
8 5 (1.22%) iPad
8 5 (1.22%) Public Cloud
8 5 (1.22%) Robotics
8 5 (1.22%) Smartphone
8 5 (1.22%) User Experience
9 4 (0.98%) Digital Signage
9 4 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (0.98%) PMI
10 3 (0.73%) EPoS
10 3 (0.73%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 57 (13.90%) Windows
2 33 (8.05%) Windows 10
3 18 (4.39%) Windows 7
4 10 (2.44%) Windows Server
5 9 (2.20%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.98%) Windows 2000
7 4 (0.98%) Windows Vista
7 4 (0.98%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.49%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.49%) Unix
9 1 (0.24%) Android
9 1 (0.24%) Linux
9 1 (0.24%) pSOS
9 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (21.71%) Project Management
2 77 (18.78%) Problem-Solving
3 71 (17.32%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (12.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 48 (11.71%) Data Analysis
6 44 (10.73%) PRINCE2
6 44 (10.73%) Risk Management
7 43 (10.49%) Change Management
8 38 (9.27%) Project Delivery
9 37 (9.02%) ITIL
10 31 (7.56%) Analytics
11 26 (6.34%) Programme Management
12 25 (6.10%) Business Intelligence
13 24 (5.85%) Migration
14 21 (5.12%) Collaborative Working
15 20 (4.88%) Information Security
16 19 (4.63%) Decision-Making
16 19 (4.63%) Project Planning
16 19 (4.63%) Service Delivery
17 18 (4.39%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 42 (10.24%) SQL
2 16 (3.90%) VBA
3 14 (3.41%) PowerShell
3 14 (3.41%) Python
4 10 (2.44%) JavaScript
5 9 (2.20%) C
6 7 (1.71%) C++
7 6 (1.46%) C#
7 6 (1.46%) Java
8 5 (1.22%) R
8 5 (1.22%) Ruby
8 5 (1.22%) VBScript
9 3 (0.73%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.49%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 2 (0.49%) MATLAB
10 2 (0.49%) VB
11 1 (0.24%) PHP
11 1 (0.24%) PROC SQL
11 1 (0.24%) SAS Macro
11 1 (0.24%) Scala
Qualifications
1 70 (17.07%) Security Cleared
2 55 (13.41%) SC Cleared
3 46 (11.22%) Degree
4 12 (2.93%) BPSS Clearance
5 11 (2.68%) PMI Certification
6 10 (2.44%) PMP
7 7 (1.71%) ISEB
8 6 (1.46%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (1.22%) DV Cleared
9 5 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (0.98%) BICSI Certification
11 3 (0.73%) APMP
11 3 (0.73%) Postgraduate
11 3 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.73%) RIBA
12 2 (0.49%) A+ Certification
12 2 (0.49%) HNC
12 2 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.49%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (10.24%) PMO
2 20 (4.88%) QA
3 19 (4.63%) Data Quality
4 12 (2.93%) GDPR
5 6 (1.46%) SLA
6 5 (1.22%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.73%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.49%) P3O
8 2 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.24%) Basel II
9 1 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.24%) EMIR
9 1 (0.24%) GLP
9 1 (0.24%) GMP
9 1 (0.24%) IFRS
9 1 (0.24%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.24%) WCAG
System Software
1 37 (9.02%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (2.93%) SCCM
2 6 (1.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (0.98%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (0.98%) NetBackup
3 4 (0.98%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (0.49%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.49%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.24%) EnCase
5 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 192 (46.83%) Microsoft
2 19 (4.63%) SAP
3 17 (4.15%) Adobe
4 16 (3.90%) Oracle
5 13 (3.17%) Remedy
6 12 (2.93%) ServiceNow
7 7 (1.71%) Blackboard
7 7 (1.71%) Citrix
7 7 (1.71%) Tableau
8 6 (1.46%) Bomgar
8 6 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.22%) Ariba
9 5 (1.22%) Automation Anywhere
9 5 (1.22%) HP
10 4 (0.98%) Google
10 4 (0.98%) Peregrine
10 4 (0.98%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 4 (0.98%) Snow
11 3 (0.73%) Apple
11 3 (0.73%) VMware