Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 211 210 193
Rank change year-on-year -1 -17 -12
Contract jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint 1,170 1,322 1,346
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.33% 1.31% 1.37%
As % of the Applications category 15.97% 15.35% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 671 773 769
UK median daily rate £375 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.60% +2.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £190 £170 £190
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £338 £338
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 71 69
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £21.20 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.45% +3.41% +2.50%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £45.50 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% -

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 7,328 8,615 8,525
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.33% 8.52% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,322 5,138 5,084
UK median daily rate £375 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.85% +3.99%
10th Percentile £148 £148 £148
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year - +6.87% +2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 652 768 653
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% -3.03%
10th Percentile £10.80 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £49.88 £41.48 £39.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33% -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 23 September 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 23 September 2019.

Contractor 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 23 September 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 +4 1,074 £396 -0.82% 171
UK excluding London +23 683 £360 +6.67% 131
London -12 442 £420 -1.18% 47
South East -13 238 £375 -3.23% 42
North of England +64 165 £345 +15.00% 35
South West +17 87 £383 +19.61% 16
Midlands +31 82 £300 -7.69% 16
Yorkshire +53 72 £338 -8.78% 13
North West +17 71 £400 +42.22% 20
West Midlands +29 57 £300 -7.69% 9
East of England -9 56 £419 +14.73% 15
Scotland -13 35 £275 -4.51% 5
East Midlands +25 25 £370 +1.37% 7
North East +46 22 £275 -18.52% 2
Northern Ireland +8 11 £425 +54.55%
Wales +27 9 £330 +59.04% 2
Channel Islands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 999 (85.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 537 (45.90%) Microsoft
3 458 (39.15%) Microsoft Office
4 421 (35.98%) Finance
5 345 (29.49%) Project Management
6 279 (23.85%) Analytical Skills
7 226 (19.32%) MS Visio
8 221 (18.89%) Agile Software Development
9 205 (17.52%) SharePoint
10 195 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
11 193 (16.50%) PMO
12 176 (15.04%) Stakeholder Management
13 156 (13.33%) Degree
14 146 (12.48%) Problem-Solving
15 135 (11.54%) Change Management
16 131 (11.20%) PRINCE2
17 118 (10.09%) Windows
18 108 (9.23%) Security Cleared
19 105 (8.97%) Analytics
19 105 (8.97%) ITIL
20 102 (8.72%) Management Information System
20 102 (8.72%) Project Delivery
21 93 (7.95%) Self-Motivation
21 93 (7.95%) Data Analysis
22 90 (7.69%) SQL
22 90 (7.69%) Office 365
23 88 (7.52%) Telecoms
24 85 (7.26%) Banking
25 84 (7.18%) SC Cleared
26 82 (7.01%) 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
1 205 (17.52%) SharePoint
2 42 (3.59%) Confluence
2 42 (3.59%) Skype for Business
3 14 (1.20%) SAS
4 12 (1.03%) CMS
5 11 (0.94%) Moodle
6 10 (0.85%) MS Exchange
7 5 (0.43%) Drupal
8 4 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (0.34%) WordPress
9 3 (0.26%) Documentum
9 3 (0.26%) OpenEdge
10 2 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.17%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.17%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.17%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 999 (85.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 458 (39.15%) Microsoft Office
3 226 (19.32%) MS Visio
4 195 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
5 15 (1.28%) Adobe Illustrator
5 15 (1.28%) Photoshop
6 13 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 6 (0.51%) AutoCAD
7 6 (0.51%) InDesign
8 5 (0.43%) Adobe Captivate
8 5 (0.43%) SPSS
8 5 (0.43%) Stata
9 4 (0.34%) Acrobat
9 4 (0.34%) Adobe After Effects
9 4 (0.34%) Snagit
10 3 (0.26%) Camtasia
10 3 (0.26%) Lectora
11 2 (0.17%) Sketch
12 1 (0.085%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 12 (1.03%) SAP S/4HANA
2 8 (0.68%) SAP MM
3 7 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.60%) Oracle ERP
3 7 (0.60%) Oracle General Ledger
3 7 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (0.51%) Eloqua
4 6 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.51%) Primavera
5 5 (0.43%) Oracle iProcurement
5 5 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (0.43%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.34%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (0.34%) SAP PS
6 4 (0.34%) WebTrends
7 3 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
7 3 (0.26%) SAP HR
7 3 (0.26%) SAP PP
7 3 (0.26%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 90 (7.69%) Office 365
2 36 (3.08%) Azure
2 36 (3.08%) Power Platform
3 16 (1.37%) SaaS
4 11 (0.94%) OneDrive
5 9 (0.77%) Google Analytics
5 9 (0.77%) SuccessFactors
6 8 (0.68%) G Suite
7 6 (0.51%) Adobe Analytics
7 6 (0.51%) SurveyMonkey
8 5 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (0.43%) Smartsheet
9 4 (0.34%) Google Drive
9 4 (0.34%) Yammer
10 3 (0.26%) Google Docs
10 3 (0.26%) IBM Blueworks
10 3 (0.26%) IBM Cloud
10 3 (0.26%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.26%) PaaS
11 2 (0.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (4.02%) Skype
2 29 (2.48%) Internet
3 27 (2.31%) Intranet
4 18 (1.54%) DHCP
4 18 (1.54%) DNS
5 17 (1.45%) LAN
5 17 (1.45%) VPN
6 16 (1.37%) Firewall
7 14 (1.20%) WAN
8 10 (0.85%) TCP/IP
8 10 (0.85%) WebEx
9 9 (0.77%) Radio Access Network
10 8 (0.68%) Remote Desktop
10 8 (0.68%) VLAN
11 7 (0.60%) Wireless
12 6 (0.51%) Ethernet
12 6 (0.51%) Modbus
13 5 (0.43%) Broadband
13 5 (0.43%) OSPF
14 4 (0.34%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (3.08%) Power BI
2 28 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
3 27 (2.31%) Big Data
3 27 (2.31%) SQL Server
4 22 (1.88%) BusinessObjects
5 17 (1.45%) Qlik Sense
6 15 (1.28%) Relational Database
7 13 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
7 13 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (1.03%) MS Access
9 10 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (0.43%) Data Mining
10 5 (0.43%) Oracle Database
10 5 (0.43%) Oracle OWB
11 4 (0.34%) DB2
11 4 (0.34%) QlikView
12 3 (0.26%) MariaDB
12 3 (0.26%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.26%) MySQL
12 3 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 81 (6.92%) JIRA
2 12 (1.03%) Visual Studio
3 7 (0.60%) Git (software)
4 6 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.43%) IBM UrbanCode
5 5 (0.43%) Rational DOORS
5 5 (0.43%) Subversion
6 4 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (0.34%) Rational Rhapsody
7 3 (0.26%) Bugzilla
7 3 (0.26%) Dreamweaver
7 3 (0.26%) FrontPage
7 3 (0.26%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.26%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.17%) Sourcetree
8 2 (0.17%) Zephyr
9 1 (0.085%) CANoe
9 1 (0.085%) LabVIEW
9 1 (0.085%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.085%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 421 (35.98%) Finance
2 88 (7.52%) Telecoms
3 85 (7.26%) Banking
4 76 (6.50%) Marketing
5 66 (5.64%) Public Sector
6 39 (3.33%) Legal
7 38 (3.25%) Retail
8 26 (2.22%) Investment Banking
9 20 (1.71%) Financial Institution
9 20 (1.71%) Manufacturing
10 15 (1.28%) Billing
11 14 (1.20%) Law
12 13 (1.11%) Mandarin Language
13 12 (1.03%) Front Office
14 11 (0.94%) General Ledger
15 10 (0.85%) Publishing
16 9 (0.77%) Advertising
16 9 (0.77%) Back Office
16 9 (0.77%) German Language
16 9 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 389 (33.25%) Analyst
2 135 (11.54%) Business Analyst
3 120 (10.26%) Project Manager
4 73 (6.24%) Coordinator
5 68 (5.81%) Data Analyst
6 52 (4.44%) PMO Analyst
7 43 (3.68%) Project Coordinator
8 37 (3.16%) Architect
9 36 (3.08%) Developer
10 35 (2.99%) Consultant
11 31 (2.65%) Service Analyst
12 29 (2.48%) Administrator
13 27 (2.31%) Financial Analyst
13 27 (2.31%) IT Analyst
14 26 (2.22%) Junior
15 25 (2.14%) Designer
15 25 (2.14%) Support Analyst
15 25 (2.14%) Support Officer
16 24 (2.05%) Senior Analyst
17 22 (1.88%) Project Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (3.16%) HTML
2 32 (2.74%) CSS
3 19 (1.62%) XML
4 17 (1.45%) .NET
4 17 (1.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 15 (1.28%) jQuery
6 9 (0.77%) Web Services
7 8 (0.68%) ASP.NET
8 7 (0.60%) Sass
9 6 (0.51%) .NET Framework
9 6 (0.51%) CSS3
9 6 (0.51%) EDIFACT
9 6 (0.51%) HTML5
10 4 (0.34%) BAPI
10 4 (0.34%) Middleware
10 4 (0.34%) React
11 3 (0.26%) 802.1X
11 3 (0.26%) Bulma
11 3 (0.26%) Semantic UI
11 3 (0.26%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 279 (23.85%) Analytical Skills
2 102 (8.72%) Management Information System
3 93 (7.95%) Self-Motivation
4 33 (2.82%) User Experience
5 28 (2.39%) PMI
6 21 (1.79%) Virtual Team
7 20 (1.71%) Social Media
8 17 (1.45%) e-Learning
9 15 (1.28%) Data Centre
10 13 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
10 13 (1.11%) Wiki
11 12 (1.03%) CMDB
12 10 (0.85%) Derivative
13 9 (0.77%) Blackberry
13 9 (0.77%) Robotics
14 8 (0.68%) Analytical Mindset
14 8 (0.68%) FMCG
14 8 (0.68%) Graphic Design
14 8 (0.68%) Learning Management System
15 7 (0.60%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 118 (10.09%) Windows
2 68 (5.81%) Windows 10
3 35 (2.99%) Apple iOS
4 31 (2.65%) Windows 7
5 22 (1.88%) Linux
6 17 (1.45%) Windows Server
7 12 (1.03%) Windows XP
8 7 (0.60%) Android
8 7 (0.60%) Unix
9 6 (0.51%) Mac OS
10 5 (0.43%) Windows Vista
11 4 (0.34%) Windows 2000
11 4 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.26%) AIX
12 3 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.26%) Solaris
12 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.17%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.17%) VMS
13 2 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 345 (29.49%) Project Management
2 221 (18.89%) Agile Software Development
3 176 (15.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 146 (12.48%) Problem-Solving
5 135 (11.54%) Change Management
6 131 (11.20%) PRINCE2
7 105 (8.97%) Analytics
7 105 (8.97%) ITIL
8 102 (8.72%) Project Delivery
9 93 (7.95%) Data Analysis
10 82 (7.01%) Business Intelligence
11 81 (6.92%) Decision-Making
12 77 (6.58%) Time Management
13 66 (5.64%) Migration
13 66 (5.64%) Programme Management
14 65 (5.56%) Business Analysis
15 63 (5.38%) Risk Management
16 55 (4.70%) ERP
17 51 (4.36%) Waterfall
18 50 (4.27%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 90 (7.69%) SQL
2 35 (2.99%) PowerShell
3 30 (2.56%) JavaScript
4 29 (2.48%) C
5 25 (2.14%) Python
6 17 (1.45%) C#
7 15 (1.28%) VBA
8 10 (0.85%) R
9 9 (0.77%) T-SQL
10 8 (0.68%) Java
11 7 (0.60%) MATLAB
12 6 (0.51%) VB
12 6 (0.51%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.34%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.26%) C++
14 3 (0.26%) PHP
14 3 (0.26%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.26%) VBScript
15 1 (0.085%) Perl
15 1 (0.085%) RPG
Qualifications
1 156 (13.33%) Degree
2 108 (9.23%) Security Cleared
3 84 (7.18%) SC Cleared
4 55 (4.70%) PMI Certification
5 29 (2.48%) PMP
6 25 (2.14%) ISEB
7 15 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (1.20%) CIMA
8 14 (1.20%) CISSP
9 13 (1.11%) CISM
10 12 (1.03%) APMP
11 11 (0.94%) CCNA
12 10 (0.85%) HND
13 9 (0.77%) ACCA
13 9 (0.77%) ISEB Practitioner
14 8 (0.68%) ISTQB
14 8 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 8 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 7 (0.60%) CIPFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 193 (16.50%) PMO
2 41 (3.50%) SLA
3 37 (3.16%) Data Quality
4 36 (3.08%) QA
5 15 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (0.94%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.77%) GDPR
8 7 (0.60%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
10 4 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (0.34%) P3O
11 3 (0.26%) GxP
12 2 (0.17%) GAAP
12 2 (0.17%) ISO 14001
12 2 (0.17%) PMBOK
13 1 (0.085%) Actionable Recommendations
13 1 (0.085%) Cyber Essentials
13 1 (0.085%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 1 (0.085%) Def Stans
13 1 (0.085%) IFRS
System Software
1 57 (4.87%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.60%) XenApp
3 7 (0.60%) XenDesktop
4 6 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
5 5 (0.43%) vSphere
6 4 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.26%) BitLocker
7 3 (0.26%) Firmware
7 3 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.17%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.17%) NDS
8 2 (0.17%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 1 (0.085%) Docker
9 1 (0.085%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.085%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.085%) NFS
9 1 (0.085%) SRDF
9 1 (0.085%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.085%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 20 (1.71%) SCCM
2 7 (0.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 6 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (0.26%) AirWatch
5 3 (0.26%) FlexNet
5 3 (0.26%) ServiceCenter
5 3 (0.26%) Stealthwatch
6 2 (0.17%) Ansible
6 2 (0.17%) IBM Guardium
6 2 (0.17%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.085%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.085%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.085%) CSIRT
7 1 (0.085%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.085%) MOM
7 1 (0.085%) NetApp OnCommand
7 1 (0.085%) QRadar
7 1 (0.085%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.085%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 537 (45.90%) Microsoft
2 71 (6.07%) SAP
3 62 (5.30%) Oracle
4 39 (3.33%) Tableau
5 34 (2.91%) Adobe
6 31 (2.65%) ServiceNow
7 27 (2.31%) Remedy
8 23 (1.97%) Cisco
9 22 (1.88%) Google
9 22 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
10 17 (1.45%) VMware
11 16 (1.37%) IBM
12 13 (1.11%) Citrix
13 12 (1.03%) Bloomberg
13 12 (1.03%) Reuters
14 11 (0.94%) Atlassian
15 10 (0.85%) Workday
16 9 (0.77%) HP
16 9 (0.77%) Huawei
17 8 (0.68%) Symantec