Period
to 14 August 2018

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 14 August 2018 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 222 195 165
Rank change year-on-year -27 -30 -27
Contract jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint 1,299 1,292 1,695
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.27% 1.35% 1.55%
As % of the Applications category 15.10% 15.44% 16.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 751 756 1,027
UK median daily rate £375 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.17% -2.70%
10th Percentile £163 £181 £173
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -5.71% +7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 67 78
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £20.50 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.88% +4.54% +15.35%
10th Percentile £9.00 £11.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £44.10 £43.75 £39.73
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £18.75 £19.61
% change year-on-year -5.33% -4.39% +37.61%

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 8,605 8,368 10,147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.41% 8.75% 9.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,098 4,895 6,030
UK median daily rate £373 £355 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.07% +4.41% +0.74%
10th Percentile £145 £150 £150
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +3.79% +1.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 763 693 882
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £16.18 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.98% -1.94% +10.00%
10th Percentile £10.65 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £38.75 £43.75 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.08 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.79% -8.61% +13.79%

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 14 August 2018.

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 14 August 2018.

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 14 August 2018. 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 -27 1,214 £385 +2.67% 216
UK excluding London -36 683 £330 -5.71% 156
London +6 593 £425 +6.25% 78
South East -28 295 £388 +7.64% 29
North of England -28 111 £300 -9.43% 44
East of England +9 80 £360 +35.85% 15
Midlands -36 70 £308 -16.33% 35
Scotland -32 63 £275 -6.78% 11
South West 0 61 £338 -3.57% 15
North West -16 61 £270 -22.86% 29
West Midlands -34 50 £296 -13.82% 23
Yorkshire -21 46 £325 +13.04% 15
East Midlands -11 18 £375 -11.76% 12
North East -11 4 £331 -5.49%
Northern Ireland +27 3 £275 +15.67%
Wales -16 3 £208 -34.90% 7

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, 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 1,074 (82.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 588 (45.27%) Microsoft
3 494 (38.03%) Finance
4 403 (31.02%) Microsoft Office
5 370 (28.48%) Project Management
6 325 (25.02%) MS Visio
7 255 (19.63%) Analytical Skills
8 223 (17.17%) Microsoft Project
9 216 (16.63%) PMO
10 214 (16.47%) SharePoint
11 204 (15.70%) Agile Software Development
12 176 (13.55%) Stakeholder Management
13 167 (12.86%) Degree
14 165 (12.70%) Problem-Solving
15 137 (10.55%) PRINCE2
16 134 (10.32%) Banking
17 127 (9.78%) Change Management
18 122 (9.39%) Windows
19 119 (9.16%) ITIL
20 116 (8.93%) SQL
20 116 (8.93%) Management Information System
21 95 (7.31%) JIRA
22 93 (7.16%) Marketing
22 93 (7.16%) Time Management
23 92 (7.08%) Analytics
23 92 (7.08%) Data Analysis
24 88 (6.77%) Active Directory
25 84 (6.47%) Migration
26 78 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
27 77 (5.93%) Programme 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
1 214 (16.47%) SharePoint
2 38 (2.93%) Confluence
3 29 (2.23%) Skype for Business
4 25 (1.92%) IIS
5 23 (1.77%) SAS
6 22 (1.69%) Marvel
7 19 (1.46%) Apache
8 18 (1.39%) MS Exchange
8 18 (1.39%) Tomcat
9 12 (0.92%) WebSphere
10 10 (0.77%) nginx
10 10 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
11 9 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (0.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 6 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
14 5 (0.38%) CMS
15 4 (0.31%) Apache Qpid
16 3 (0.23%) Apache Solr
16 3 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1,074 (82.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 403 (31.02%) Microsoft Office
3 325 (25.02%) MS Visio
4 223 (17.17%) Microsoft Project
5 27 (2.08%) Photoshop
6 26 (2.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 24 (1.85%) InVision
8 22 (1.69%) Adobe Illustrator
9 14 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
10 12 (0.92%) Acrobat
10 12 (0.92%) InDesign
11 3 (0.23%) Adobe Premiere
11 3 (0.23%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.15%) 3ds Max
12 2 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
12 2 (0.15%) Blender
12 2 (0.15%) LightWave 3D
13 1 (0.077%) Adobe Captivate
13 1 (0.077%) CATIA
13 1 (0.077%) EViews
Business Applications
1 6 (0.46%) CA PPM
1 6 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (0.46%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 5 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.38%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (0.31%) Actimize
3 4 (0.31%) Eloqua
4 3 (0.23%) HiPortfolio
4 3 (0.23%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.23%) SAP HR
4 3 (0.23%) SAP R/3
4 3 (0.23%) Teamcenter
5 2 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.15%) ENOVIA
5 2 (0.15%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.15%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.15%) Temenos Globus
Cloud Services
1 57 (4.39%) Office 365
2 26 (2.00%) OneDrive
3 12 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.54%) Trello
6 6 (0.46%) SaaS
6 6 (0.46%) Slack
7 5 (0.38%) Yammer
8 4 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (0.31%) SuccessFactors
9 3 (0.23%) Adobe Analytics
9 3 (0.23%) Lucidchart
10 2 (0.15%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.15%) IaaS
10 2 (0.15%) PaaS
11 1 (0.077%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.077%) Amazon AWS
11 1 (0.077%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.077%) G Suite
11 1 (0.077%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 44 (3.39%) Skype
2 19 (1.46%) Internet
3 15 (1.15%) Intranet
4 14 (1.08%) SSL
5 13 (1.00%) Kerberos
5 13 (1.00%) TCP/IP
6 12 (0.92%) WebEx
7 11 (0.85%) Firewall
7 11 (0.85%) WAN
8 10 (0.77%) LAN
8 10 (0.77%) Wireless
9 8 (0.62%) DNS
9 8 (0.62%) SAN
9 8 (0.62%) VPN
10 6 (0.46%) SMS
10 6 (0.46%) Wireshark
11 5 (0.38%) 3G
11 5 (0.38%) 4G
12 4 (0.31%) SSH
12 4 (0.31%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (2.85%) BusinessObjects
1 37 (2.85%) Power BI
2 35 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (2.16%) SQL Server
4 24 (1.85%) MS Access
5 22 (1.69%) Big Data
6 17 (1.31%) Relational Database
7 16 (1.23%) Spotfire
8 15 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
8 15 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (1.00%) QlikView
10 11 (0.85%) Oracle Database
11 10 (0.77%) Data Mining
12 9 (0.69%) DB2
13 5 (0.38%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
14 3 (0.23%) Hadoop
14 3 (0.23%) MongoDB
14 3 (0.23%) MySQL
14 3 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 95 (7.31%) JIRA
2 16 (1.23%) Jenkins
3 11 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (0.77%) Maven
4 10 (0.77%) TeamCity
4 10 (0.77%) Visual Studio
5 8 (0.62%) Git (software)
5 8 (0.62%) GitLab
6 6 (0.46%) Eclipse
7 5 (0.38%) Ant
7 5 (0.38%) FishEye
8 3 (0.23%) Artifactory
8 3 (0.23%) JMeter
8 3 (0.23%) JUnit
8 3 (0.23%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (0.23%) SoapUI
8 3 (0.23%) Zephyr
9 1 (0.077%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.077%) Selenium
9 1 (0.077%) WebDriver
General
1 494 (38.03%) Finance
2 134 (10.32%) Banking
3 93 (7.16%) Marketing
4 68 (5.23%) Telecoms
5 54 (4.16%) Legal
6 40 (3.08%) Investment Banking
7 38 (2.93%) Retail
8 36 (2.77%) Law
9 23 (1.77%) Pharmaceutical
10 19 (1.46%) Mandarin Language
11 18 (1.39%) Billing
12 17 (1.31%) Advertising
13 14 (1.08%) Financial Institution
14 13 (1.00%) Publishing
15 12 (0.92%) German Language
16 11 (0.85%) Manufacturing
17 10 (0.77%) Back Office
17 10 (0.77%) Retail Banking
18 9 (0.69%) Military
18 9 (0.69%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 423 (32.56%) Analyst
2 139 (10.70%) Project Manager
3 126 (9.70%) Business Analyst
4 86 (6.62%) Coordinator
5 74 (5.70%) Data Analyst
6 62 (4.77%) Project Coordinator
7 57 (4.39%) Administrator
8 47 (3.62%) Consultant
9 43 (3.31%) Designer
9 43 (3.31%) Trainer
10 42 (3.23%) Developer
11 39 (3.00%) PMO Analyst
11 39 (3.00%) Service Analyst
12 32 (2.46%) Support Officer
13 30 (2.31%) Project Analyst
13 30 (2.31%) Service Desk Analyst
14 29 (2.23%) UX Designer
15 28 (2.16%) Support Analyst
16 25 (1.92%) 2nd Line Support
16 25 (1.92%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (1.39%) SailPoint
2 17 (1.31%) LDAP
3 16 (1.23%) HTML
4 13 (1.00%) SAML
5 12 (0.92%) REST
5 12 (0.92%) Web Services
6 11 (0.85%) XML
7 10 (0.77%) Middleware
7 10 (0.77%) SOAP
7 10 (0.77%) SPNEGO
7 10 (0.77%) WCF
7 10 (0.77%) Windows Identity Foundation
8 9 (0.69%) CSS
8 9 (0.69%) OAuth
9 8 (0.62%) J2EE
10 6 (0.46%) OAuth2
11 5 (0.38%) .NET
11 5 (0.38%) AngularJS
11 5 (0.38%) Django
11 5 (0.38%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 255 (19.63%) Analytical Skills
2 116 (8.93%) Management Information System
3 61 (4.70%) Self-Motivation
4 45 (3.46%) Computer Science
5 41 (3.16%) User Experience
6 29 (2.23%) Virtual Team
7 17 (1.31%) FMCG
7 17 (1.31%) Social Media
8 15 (1.15%) Data Centre
8 15 (1.15%) Mainframe
9 13 (1.00%) Blackberry
9 13 (1.00%) CMDB
9 13 (1.00%) PKI
10 12 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (0.92%) NHS
11 11 (0.85%) e-Learning
12 10 (0.77%) PMI
13 9 (0.69%) iPad
13 9 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
14 8 (0.62%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 122 (9.39%) Windows
2 61 (4.70%) Windows 10
3 40 (3.08%) Windows 7
4 26 (2.00%) Unix
5 22 (1.69%) Linux
6 14 (1.08%) Android
7 12 (0.92%) Apple iOS
8 11 (0.85%) Solaris
9 9 (0.69%) zOS
10 8 (0.62%) Windows Server
10 8 (0.62%) Windows XP
11 5 (0.38%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.31%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.15%) AIX
15 1 (0.077%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.077%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.077%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.077%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 370 (28.48%) Project Management
2 204 (15.70%) Agile Software Development
3 176 (13.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 165 (12.70%) Problem-Solving
5 137 (10.55%) PRINCE2
6 127 (9.78%) Change Management
7 119 (9.16%) ITIL
8 93 (7.16%) Time Management
9 92 (7.08%) Analytics
9 92 (7.08%) Data Analysis
10 84 (6.47%) Migration
11 78 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
12 77 (5.93%) Programme Management
13 68 (5.23%) Business Analysis
14 65 (5.00%) Risk Management
15 62 (4.77%) Change Control
16 57 (4.39%) Project Planning
17 56 (4.31%) Workflow
18 55 (4.23%) Process Improvement
18 55 (4.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 116 (8.93%) SQL
2 31 (2.39%) Python
3 25 (1.92%) Java
4 24 (1.85%) VBA
5 16 (1.23%) C
5 16 (1.23%) C++
6 14 (1.08%) T-SQL
7 9 (0.69%) PowerShell
8 8 (0.62%) JavaScript
8 8 (0.62%) Perl
9 6 (0.46%) C#
9 6 (0.46%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.31%) R
10 4 (0.31%) VB
11 3 (0.23%) CLIST
11 3 (0.23%) Groovy
11 3 (0.23%) JCL
11 3 (0.23%) Korn
11 3 (0.23%) XPath
11 3 (0.23%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 167 (12.86%) Degree
2 54 (4.16%) Security Cleared
3 36 (2.77%) SC Cleared
4 34 (2.62%) PMP
5 28 (2.16%) PMI Certification
6 16 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 15 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
8 14 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (1.00%) Master's Degree
10 12 (0.92%) APMP
11 11 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
11 11 (0.85%) CIPD
11 11 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 11 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 10 (0.77%) ISEB
13 8 (0.62%) CISSP
13 8 (0.62%) MCSE
14 7 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
14 7 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (0.54%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 216 (16.63%) PMO
2 57 (4.39%) Data Quality
3 47 (3.62%) QA
4 43 (3.31%) GDPR
5 38 (2.93%) SLA
6 16 (1.23%) CDISC
7 13 (1.00%) Def Stans
8 10 (0.77%) ISO 9001
9 8 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 6 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (0.38%) ISO 9000
12 4 (0.31%) MiFID
12 4 (0.31%) PCI DSS
13 3 (0.23%) ISO 22301
13 3 (0.23%) P3O
14 2 (0.15%) Basel II
14 2 (0.15%) COBIT
14 2 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
14 2 (0.15%) PMBOK
14 2 (0.15%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 88 (6.77%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.23%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 3 (0.23%) RACF
4 3 (0.23%) Time Sharing Option
4 3 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.15%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.15%) XenApp
6 1 (0.077%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.077%) Docker
6 1 (0.077%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (0.077%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 26 (2.00%) Single Sign-On
2 12 (0.92%) SCCM
2 12 (0.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 10 (0.77%) CA Single Sign-On
3 10 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.38%) Ansible
5 4 (0.31%) Cisco Prime
5 4 (0.31%) MIIS
5 4 (0.31%) Nagios
5 4 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.31%) Puppet
6 3 (0.23%) HP ALM
6 3 (0.23%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.23%) Oracle ZFS
6 3 (0.23%) zSecure
7 2 (0.15%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (0.15%) Grafana
7 2 (0.15%) PingFederate
7 2 (0.15%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 588 (45.27%) Microsoft
2 75 (5.77%) SAP
3 63 (4.85%) Oracle
3 63 (4.85%) Tableau
4 55 (4.23%) Adobe
5 43 (3.31%) ServiceNow
6 30 (2.31%) Remedy
7 25 (1.92%) Citrix
8 24 (1.85%) Cognos
9 22 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
10 19 (1.46%) BMC
11 17 (1.31%) CA
11 17 (1.31%) HP
12 15 (1.15%) VMware
12 15 (1.15%) Workday
13 14 (1.08%) Cisco
14 13 (1.00%) iManage
15 11 (0.85%) Apple
15 11 (0.85%) Google
15 11 (0.85%) Ivanti