Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 189 176 145
Rank change year-on-year -13 -31 -18
Contract jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint 1360 1673 1944
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.38% 1.55% 1.71%
As % of the Applications category 15.89% 16.97% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 778 1031 1188
UK median daily rate £375 £350 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -4.44% -0.68%
10th Percentile £193 £163 £184
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.54% -0.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 83 110
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +15.94% -5.48%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.60 £9.54
90th Percentile £43.78 £38.60 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.12 £20.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +0.60% +29.03% -

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 8561 9860 11883
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.67% 9.16% 10.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5100 5852 6860
UK median daily rate £351 £338 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.85% - +3.85%
10th Percentile £148 £150 £155
90th Percentile £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +2.34% -1.54% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 660 917 1141
UK median hourly rate £16.03 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.88% +10.00% -2.50%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £39.53 £38.75 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% +13.79% -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 21 September 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 21 September 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 21 September 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 -13 1274 £375 +7.14% 115
UK excluding London +16 768 £338 +2.27% 71
London -43 569 £410 +3.80% 47
South East +38 357 £345 +2.22% 19
North of England -4 114 £325 -13.33% 21
Midlands -25 100 £344 +10.89% 11
East of England -6 68 £325 -7.14% 7
West Midlands -12 63 £344 +7.42% 8
South West -4 61 £363 +20.83% 10
Scotland +22 59 £295 -8.53% 2
North West -23 56 £350 -15.15% 13
Yorkshire +24 47 £300 -7.69% 7
East Midlands -11 35 £350 +33.33% 3
North East +74 11 £425 -19.05% 1
Northern Ireland -69 6 £132 -56.00%
Wales +1 4 £319 -15.00% 1

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 1162 (85.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 522 (38.38%) Microsoft
3 502 (36.91%) Microsoft Office
4 496 (36.47%) Finance
5 375 (27.57%) Project Management
6 364 (26.76%) MS Visio
7 270 (19.85%) Analytical Skills
8 259 (19.04%) PMO
9 238 (17.50%) Microsoft Project
10 217 (15.96%) SharePoint
11 186 (13.68%) Stakeholder Management
12 176 (12.94%) Agile Software Development
13 159 (11.69%) Banking
14 151 (11.10%) PRINCE2
15 149 (10.96%) Degree
16 133 (9.78%) SQL
17 124 (9.12%) ITIL
18 116 (8.53%) Telecoms
18 116 (8.53%) Risk Management
19 111 (8.16%) Programme Management
20 103 (7.57%) Windows
21 102 (7.50%) SAP
21 102 (7.50%) Change Management
22 93 (6.84%) Data Analysis
23 91 (6.69%) Management Information System
24 88 (6.47%) Analytics
25 87 (6.40%) Marketing
26 78 (5.74%) Service Management
27 77 (5.66%) Retail
28 75 (5.51%) Business Analysis

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
1 217 (15.96%) SharePoint
2 59 (4.34%) SAS
3 16 (1.18%) CICS
3 16 (1.18%) MQSeries
4 13 (0.96%) CMS
4 13 (0.96%) Confluence
4 13 (0.96%) MS Project Server
5 12 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
6 9 (0.66%) IIS
7 8 (0.59%) MS Exchange
8 7 (0.51%) Skype for Business
9 6 (0.44%) IBM Notes
10 5 (0.37%) Apache
10 5 (0.37%) Marvel
10 5 (0.37%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.29%) nginx
11 4 (0.29%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.22%) Documentum
12 3 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1162 (85.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 502 (36.91%) Microsoft Office
3 364 (26.76%) MS Visio
4 238 (17.50%) Microsoft Project
5 31 (2.28%) Spreadsheet
6 22 (1.62%) Photoshop
7 18 (1.32%) Adobe Illustrator
8 14 (1.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 14 (1.03%) SPSS
9 10 (0.74%) Stata
10 9 (0.66%) InDesign
11 8 (0.59%) Adobe After Effects
12 6 (0.44%) InVision
13 4 (0.29%) Adobe Captivate
13 4 (0.29%) Adobe Premiere
13 4 (0.29%) AutoCAD
14 3 (0.22%) Acrobat
15 2 (0.15%) Maya
15 2 (0.15%) Revit
16 1 (0.074%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 18 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
2 13 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.81%) Primavera
4 10 (0.74%) SAP GRC
5 9 (0.66%) SAP IS-U
6 6 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (0.37%) Adobe Campaign
7 5 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
7 5 (0.37%) WebTrends
8 4 (0.29%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.29%) Temenos T24
9 3 (0.22%) Bloomberg TOMS
9 3 (0.22%) Eagle PACE
9 3 (0.22%) Maximo
9 3 (0.22%) SAP BPC
9 3 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
10 2 (0.15%) Markit EDM
10 2 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
10 2 (0.15%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 41 (3.01%) Office 365
2 13 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (0.74%) Google Drive
4 9 (0.66%) G Suite
5 6 (0.44%) Google Analytics
5 6 (0.44%) IBM Blueworks
5 6 (0.44%) Yammer
6 5 (0.37%) Adobe Analytics
6 5 (0.37%) AdWords
6 5 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (0.37%) GitHub
6 5 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (0.37%) Trello
7 4 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 3 (0.22%) SaaS
8 3 (0.22%) Slack
9 2 (0.15%) Akamai
9 2 (0.15%) Basecamp
9 2 (0.15%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 27 (1.99%) Internet
2 25 (1.84%) SSL
3 21 (1.54%) TCP/IP
4 20 (1.47%) Kerberos
5 18 (1.32%) LAN
6 16 (1.18%) SSH
7 15 (1.10%) Firewall
7 15 (1.10%) WAN
8 14 (1.03%) Intranet
8 14 (1.03%) VPN
9 11 (0.81%) SMS
10 8 (0.59%) MPLS
10 8 (0.59%) Remote Desktop
10 8 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (0.51%) BGP
11 7 (0.51%) Multicast
11 7 (0.51%) OSPF
12 6 (0.44%) ATM
12 6 (0.44%) IPv6
12 6 (0.44%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (3.16%) SQL Server
2 24 (1.76%) BusinessObjects
2 24 (1.76%) MS Access
3 21 (1.54%) QlikView
4 19 (1.40%) Big Data
5 16 (1.18%) DB2
5 16 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
6 15 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (1.10%) Power BI
6 15 (1.10%) Relational Database
6 15 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (1.03%) Qlik Sense
8 12 (0.88%) Data Mining
8 12 (0.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 9 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (0.51%) Base SAS
11 6 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
11 6 (0.44%) OLAP
11 6 (0.44%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 41 (3.01%) JIRA
2 6 (0.44%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.29%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (0.22%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.22%) ReSharper
5 2 (0.15%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (0.074%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.074%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.074%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.074%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.074%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.074%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.074%) Maven
6 1 (0.074%) MSI
6 1 (0.074%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.074%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.074%) Toad
General
1 496 (36.47%) Finance
2 159 (11.69%) Banking
3 116 (8.53%) Telecoms
4 87 (6.40%) Marketing
5 77 (5.66%) Retail
6 50 (3.68%) Legal
7 47 (3.46%) Investment Banking
8 29 (2.13%) Manufacturing
9 24 (1.76%) Law
9 24 (1.76%) Mandarin Language
10 23 (1.69%) Back Office
10 23 (1.69%) Billing
10 23 (1.69%) Front Office
11 19 (1.40%) Electronics
11 19 (1.40%) Retail Banking
12 16 (1.18%) Advertising
13 13 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
14 10 (0.74%) Financial Institution
15 9 (0.66%) French Language
15 9 (0.66%) Military
Job Titles
1 482 (35.44%) Analyst
2 150 (11.03%) Business Analyst
3 135 (9.93%) Project Manager
4 78 (5.74%) Coordinator
4 78 (5.74%) PMO Analyst
5 60 (4.41%) Project Coordinator
6 50 (3.68%) Consultant
7 42 (3.09%) Data Analyst
7 42 (3.09%) Project Analyst
8 41 (3.01%) Administrator
9 37 (2.72%) Service Analyst
10 33 (2.43%) Report Analyst
10 33 (2.43%) Service Manager
11 31 (2.28%) Junior
11 31 (2.28%) Support Analyst
12 29 (2.13%) Developer
13 25 (1.84%) Programme Manager
14 23 (1.69%) Designer
15 22 (1.62%) Financial Analyst
15 22 (1.62%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (1.40%) HTML
2 17 (1.25%) .NET
3 16 (1.18%) ISPF
3 16 (1.18%) Middleware
3 16 (1.18%) XML
4 15 (1.10%) Web Services
5 12 (0.88%) RESTful
6 9 (0.66%) WebCenter
7 8 (0.59%) CSS
8 7 (0.51%) ASP.NET
8 7 (0.51%) SOAP
9 6 (0.44%) .NET Framework
9 6 (0.44%) WCF
10 5 (0.37%) HTML5
10 5 (0.37%) REST
11 4 (0.29%) JDBC
11 4 (0.29%) SailPoint
11 4 (0.29%) SAML
11 4 (0.29%) SPNEGO
11 4 (0.29%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 270 (19.85%) Analytical Skills
2 91 (6.69%) Management Information System
3 26 (1.91%) User Experience
4 23 (1.69%) Credit Risk
5 22 (1.62%) Data Centre
5 22 (1.62%) PKI
6 20 (1.47%) Computer Science
7 17 (1.25%) Mainframe
8 16 (1.18%) e-Learning
8 16 (1.18%) Smartphone
8 16 (1.18%) Virtual Team
9 15 (1.10%) PMI
10 13 (0.96%) Fixed Income
11 12 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 12 (0.88%) NHS
11 12 (0.88%) Social Media
12 10 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (0.66%) FMCG
13 9 (0.66%) Market Risk
13 9 (0.66%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 103 (7.57%) Windows
2 34 (2.50%) Unix
3 33 (2.43%) Windows 7
4 25 (1.84%) Windows 10
5 23 (1.69%) Apple iOS
6 18 (1.32%) Android
7 16 (1.18%) zOS
8 14 (1.03%) Linux
8 14 (1.03%) Windows Server
9 9 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.51%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.29%) AIX
12 4 (0.29%) Solaris
12 4 (0.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 4 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.22%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.22%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.22%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 375 (27.57%) Project Management
2 186 (13.68%) Stakeholder Management
3 176 (12.94%) Agile Software Development
4 151 (11.10%) PRINCE2
5 124 (9.12%) ITIL
6 116 (8.53%) Risk Management
7 111 (8.16%) Programme Management
8 102 (7.50%) Change Management
9 93 (6.84%) Data Analysis
10 88 (6.47%) Analytics
11 78 (5.74%) Service Management
12 75 (5.51%) Business Analysis
13 74 (5.44%) Migration
14 72 (5.29%) Project Planning
15 70 (5.15%) Business Intelligence
16 67 (4.93%) Time Management
17 64 (4.71%) Service Delivery
18 63 (4.63%) Change Control
19 60 (4.41%) CRM
20 56 (4.12%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 133 (9.78%) SQL
2 47 (3.46%) VBA
3 20 (1.47%) Perl
4 17 (1.25%) Shell Script
4 17 (1.25%) VB
5 16 (1.18%) Assembly Language
5 16 (1.18%) CLIST
5 16 (1.18%) JCL
5 16 (1.18%) REXX
6 15 (1.10%) C#
7 14 (1.03%) JavaScript
8 13 (0.96%) Java
9 12 (0.88%) C
9 12 (0.88%) R
10 8 (0.59%) MATLAB
10 8 (0.59%) T-SQL
11 7 (0.51%) Python
12 5 (0.37%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.29%) VBScript
14 3 (0.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 149 (10.96%) Degree
2 75 (5.51%) Security Cleared
3 55 (4.04%) SC Cleared
4 32 (2.35%) PMI Certification
5 29 (2.13%) PMP
6 17 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
6 17 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 15 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 12 (0.88%) ACCA
8 12 (0.88%) CIMA
8 12 (0.88%) CTC Cleared
9 11 (0.81%) DV Cleared
9 11 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 10 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
11 9 (0.66%) APMP
11 9 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (0.66%) Numerate Degree
12 8 (0.59%) CISSP
13 7 (0.51%) CCNP
14 6 (0.44%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 259 (19.04%) PMO
2 63 (4.63%) QA
3 43 (3.16%) Data Quality
4 39 (2.87%) SLA
5 26 (1.91%) MiFID
6 20 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 19 (1.40%) Basel II
8 16 (1.18%) GDPR
8 16 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 13 (0.96%) ISO 9001
10 10 (0.74%) IFRS
10 10 (0.74%) IFRS 9
11 8 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
11 8 (0.59%) P3O
12 5 (0.37%) Actionable Recommendations
12 5 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
13 3 (0.22%) EMIR
13 3 (0.22%) FATCA
13 3 (0.22%) PCI DSS
13 3 (0.22%) Solvency II
System Software
1 44 (3.24%) Active Directory
2 16 (1.18%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 16 (1.18%) RACF
2 16 (1.18%) Time Sharing Option
3 13 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.66%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.15%) Docker
5 2 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.074%) IAG
6 1 (0.074%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.074%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.074%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (1.18%) zSecure
2 14 (1.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 13 (0.96%) SCCM
4 7 (0.51%) SCVMM
5 6 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.29%) BladeLogic
6 4 (0.29%) CA Single Sign-On
6 4 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.15%) DameWare
7 2 (0.15%) Nessus
8 1 (0.074%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.074%) Amdocs OSS
8 1 (0.074%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.074%) MOM
8 1 (0.074%) NSN NetAct
8 1 (0.074%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.074%) SCOM
8 1 (0.074%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 522 (38.38%) Microsoft
2 102 (7.50%) SAP
3 72 (5.29%) Oracle
4 42 (3.09%) Adobe
5 37 (2.72%) Remedy
6 34 (2.50%) IBM
7 28 (2.06%) Google
7 28 (2.06%) Workday
8 27 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
9 26 (1.91%) Tableau
10 21 (1.54%) CA
11 20 (1.47%) Sybase
12 16 (1.18%) HP
12 16 (1.18%) ServiceNow
13 14 (1.03%) Cisco
14 13 (0.96%) VMware
15 11 (0.81%) BMC
16 9 (0.66%) Huawei
16 9 (0.66%) Planview
17 8 (0.59%) Citrix