Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 213 184 168
Rank change year-on-year -29 -16 -26
Contract jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint 1,359 1,412 1,688
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.32% 1.42% 1.59%
As % of the Applications category 15.68% 16.20% 17.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 776 796 1,023
UK median daily rate £390 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.41% +5.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £180 £175 £163
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £339 £330 £327
% change year-on-year +2.65% +1.07% -1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 79 94
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.32% +2.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £9.00 £11.25 £10.60
90th Percentile £44.88 £43.75 £38.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -15.00% - +25.00%

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 8,667 8,715 9,662
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.40% 8.78% 9.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,142 5,230 5,669
UK median daily rate £370 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +4.48% -4.29%
10th Percentile £145 £145 £150
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +7.69% +1.56% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 799 678 962
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £10.48 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.66 £38.58 £40.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year +3.33% -7.69% +12.07%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -30 1,255 £400 +6.67% 286
UK excluding London -39 721 £339 +2.65% 202
London -4 610 £433 +8.13% 112
South East -32 309 £375 +10.29% 53
North of England -26 118 £328 +2.34% 40
Midlands -26 87 £325 -7.14% 34
Scotland +4 77 £275 -10.20% 20
East of England +11 75 £365 +3.40% 21
North West +2 65 £300 -7.69% 23
West Midlands -25 61 £325 -1.52% 19
South West -30 50 £320 -8.57% 26
Yorkshire -27 48 £381 +27.08% 12
East Midlands -11 24 £355 -8.39% 15
Northern Ireland +32 6 £343 +41.09% 1
North East -4 5 £394 -7.35% 5
Wales -21 2 £208 -34.90% 7

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 1,143 (84.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 637 (46.87%) Microsoft
3 491 (36.13%) Finance
4 470 (34.58%) Microsoft Office
5 434 (31.94%) Project Management
6 339 (24.94%) MS Visio
7 255 (18.76%) Analytical Skills
8 236 (17.37%) Microsoft Project
9 225 (16.56%) SharePoint
10 216 (15.89%) PMO
11 203 (14.94%) Agile Software Development
12 187 (13.76%) Degree
13 184 (13.54%) Stakeholder Management
14 176 (12.95%) Problem-Solving
15 149 (10.96%) Change Management
16 136 (10.01%) Windows
17 133 (9.79%) JIRA
18 132 (9.71%) PRINCE2
19 123 (9.05%) ITIL
20 122 (8.98%) SQL
20 122 (8.98%) Banking
21 115 (8.46%) Management Information System
22 94 (6.92%) Analytics
23 92 (6.77%) Active Directory
24 88 (6.48%) Data Analysis
25 85 (6.25%) Telecoms
26 79 (5.81%) Marketing
27 78 (5.74%) Business Analysis
27 78 (5.74%) Migration
27 78 (5.74%) 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
1 225 (16.56%) SharePoint
2 55 (4.05%) Confluence
3 27 (1.99%) IIS
4 24 (1.77%) Apache
4 24 (1.77%) SAS
4 24 (1.77%) Skype for Business
4 24 (1.77%) Tomcat
5 16 (1.18%) MS Exchange
6 15 (1.10%) CMS
7 10 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (0.74%) Marvel
8 9 (0.66%) nginx
9 8 (0.59%) WebSphere
10 6 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
11 5 (0.37%) Apache Qpid
11 5 (0.37%) IBM Notes
11 5 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.22%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1,143 (84.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 470 (34.58%) Microsoft Office
3 339 (24.94%) MS Visio
4 236 (17.37%) Microsoft Project
5 25 (1.84%) Photoshop
6 19 (1.40%) Adobe Illustrator
7 17 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
8 16 (1.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 15 (1.10%) InVision
10 14 (1.03%) Acrobat
11 7 (0.52%) InDesign
12 5 (0.37%) Adobe After Effects
13 4 (0.29%) Adobe Captivate
13 4 (0.29%) Final Cut Pro
14 3 (0.22%) AutoCAD
15 2 (0.15%) 3ds Max
15 2 (0.15%) Adobe Premiere
15 2 (0.15%) LightWave 3D
15 2 (0.15%) SPSS
15 2 (0.15%) Stata
Business Applications
1 12 (0.88%) HiPortfolio
2 5 (0.37%) CA PPM
2 5 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.37%) Eloqua
2 5 (0.37%) SAP R/3
2 5 (0.37%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (0.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (0.22%) Actimize
4 3 (0.22%) Workday HCM
5 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.15%) Loan IQ
5 2 (0.15%) Primavera
5 2 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.15%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.15%) SAP FI-GL
5 2 (0.15%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.15%) SAP PM
5 2 (0.15%) Temenos Globus
5 2 (0.15%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 63 (4.64%) Office 365
2 18 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
3 16 (1.18%) OneDrive
4 15 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (0.88%) Trello
6 7 (0.52%) SaaS
7 6 (0.44%) Slack
8 5 (0.37%) SuccessFactors
8 5 (0.37%) Yammer
9 4 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
10 3 (0.22%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.22%) IaaS
10 3 (0.22%) Taleo
11 2 (0.15%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.15%) PaaS
12 1 (0.074%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.074%) G Suite
12 1 (0.074%) Google Drive
12 1 (0.074%) Google Tag Manager
12 1 (0.074%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 35 (2.58%) Skype
2 23 (1.69%) Internet
2 23 (1.69%) LAN
3 21 (1.55%) WAN
3 21 (1.55%) Wireless
4 19 (1.40%) Wireshark
5 13 (0.96%) SSL
5 13 (0.96%) TCP/IP
6 12 (0.88%) Kerberos
6 12 (0.88%) SSH
7 11 (0.81%) Intranet
7 11 (0.81%) VPN
7 11 (0.81%) WebEx
8 10 (0.74%) DNS
8 10 (0.74%) IPsec
8 10 (0.74%) WLAN
9 9 (0.66%) Firewall
9 9 (0.66%) OSPF
9 9 (0.66%) SNMP
9 9 (0.66%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (3.09%) Power BI
2 32 (2.35%) SQL Server
3 28 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
4 24 (1.77%) MS Access
5 22 (1.62%) BusinessObjects
6 21 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
7 20 (1.47%) Relational Database
8 15 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (0.88%) QlikView
10 11 (0.81%) Oracle Database
11 9 (0.66%) Spotfire
12 8 (0.59%) Big Data
13 5 (0.37%) Data Mining
13 5 (0.37%) DB2
14 4 (0.29%) Base SAS
14 4 (0.29%) DTS
15 3 (0.22%) GIS
15 3 (0.22%) Hadoop
15 3 (0.22%) MongoDB
15 3 (0.22%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 133 (9.79%) JIRA
2 13 (0.96%) Jenkins
2 13 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (0.81%) Git (software)
3 11 (0.81%) Maven
4 10 (0.74%) Visual Studio
5 8 (0.59%) TeamCity
6 7 (0.52%) FishEye
7 6 (0.44%) Ant
7 6 (0.44%) Eclipse
7 6 (0.44%) SoapUI
8 5 (0.37%) JMeter
8 5 (0.37%) JUnit
8 5 (0.37%) Rational DOORS
9 4 (0.29%) GitLab
10 3 (0.22%) Selenium
11 2 (0.15%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.15%) Rational Rhapsody
11 2 (0.15%) Subversion
12 1 (0.074%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 491 (36.13%) Finance
2 122 (8.98%) Banking
3 85 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 79 (5.81%) Marketing
5 42 (3.09%) Legal
5 42 (3.09%) Retail
6 36 (2.65%) Investment Banking
6 36 (2.65%) Law
7 23 (1.69%) Mandarin Language
8 20 (1.47%) Advertising
8 20 (1.47%) Back Office
8 20 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
9 19 (1.40%) Billing
10 18 (1.32%) Publishing
11 16 (1.18%) Manufacturing
12 15 (1.10%) Front Office
13 12 (0.88%) German Language
14 10 (0.74%) Financial Institution
15 9 (0.66%) Automotive
16 6 (0.44%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 467 (34.36%) Analyst
2 148 (10.89%) Business Analyst
3 135 (9.93%) Project Manager
4 99 (7.28%) Coordinator
5 78 (5.74%) Data Analyst
6 69 (5.08%) Project Coordinator
7 51 (3.75%) PMO Analyst
8 47 (3.46%) Administrator
9 44 (3.24%) Service Analyst
10 39 (2.87%) Developer
11 38 (2.80%) Consultant
12 34 (2.50%) Trainer
13 33 (2.43%) Support Analyst
14 32 (2.35%) Service Desk Analyst
15 29 (2.13%) Project Analyst
15 29 (2.13%) Technical Analyst
16 27 (1.99%) Support Engineer
17 26 (1.91%) Designer
18 24 (1.77%) 2nd Line Support
18 24 (1.77%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (1.84%) SailPoint
2 13 (0.96%) LDAP
2 13 (0.96%) REST
3 12 (0.88%) HTML
3 12 (0.88%) SAML
4 10 (0.74%) OAuth
4 10 (0.74%) SOAP
5 9 (0.66%) SPNEGO
5 9 (0.66%) WCF
5 9 (0.66%) Web Services
5 9 (0.66%) Windows Identity Foundation
6 8 (0.59%) XML
7 7 (0.52%) .NET
7 7 (0.52%) J2EE
7 7 (0.52%) Middleware
7 7 (0.52%) OAuth2
8 6 (0.44%) CSS
8 6 (0.44%) Kafka
9 5 (0.37%) COM
9 5 (0.37%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 255 (18.76%) Analytical Skills
2 115 (8.46%) Management Information System
3 66 (4.86%) Self-Motivation
4 39 (2.87%) Computer Science
5 35 (2.58%) User Experience
6 30 (2.21%) Virtual Team
7 19 (1.40%) e-Learning
8 18 (1.32%) Data Centre
9 17 (1.25%) NHS
9 17 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
10 14 (1.03%) FMCG
10 14 (1.03%) PKI
11 12 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
11 12 (0.88%) Mobile App
12 11 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (0.74%) Blackberry
13 10 (0.74%) Credit Risk
14 9 (0.66%) Learning Management System
14 9 (0.66%) Social Media
15 8 (0.59%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 136 (10.01%) Windows
2 63 (4.64%) Windows 10
3 43 (3.16%) Windows 7
4 32 (2.35%) Unix
5 20 (1.47%) Linux
6 16 (1.18%) Solaris
7 14 (1.03%) Apple iOS
8 13 (0.96%) Windows Server
9 10 (0.74%) Android
10 7 (0.52%) Windows XP
11 5 (0.37%) zOS
12 4 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.29%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.15%) AIX
14 2 (0.15%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.074%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.074%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.074%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.074%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 434 (31.94%) Project Management
2 203 (14.94%) Agile Software Development
3 184 (13.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 176 (12.95%) Problem-Solving
5 149 (10.96%) Change Management
6 132 (9.71%) PRINCE2
7 123 (9.05%) ITIL
8 94 (6.92%) Analytics
9 88 (6.48%) Data Analysis
10 78 (5.74%) Business Analysis
10 78 (5.74%) Migration
10 78 (5.74%) Programme Management
11 72 (5.30%) Business Intelligence
12 70 (5.15%) Time Management
13 66 (4.86%) Risk Management
14 64 (4.71%) Change Control
15 60 (4.42%) Project Planning
15 60 (4.42%) Workflow
16 59 (4.34%) Decision-Making
17 54 (3.97%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 122 (8.98%) SQL
2 42 (3.09%) Python
3 25 (1.84%) Java
4 21 (1.55%) VBA
5 17 (1.25%) PowerShell
6 15 (1.10%) C
6 15 (1.10%) Shell Script
7 14 (1.03%) C++
7 14 (1.03%) T-SQL
8 12 (0.88%) Korn
9 11 (0.81%) Perl
10 9 (0.66%) R
11 8 (0.59%) JavaScript
12 7 (0.52%) C#
13 5 (0.37%) Groovy
13 5 (0.37%) MATLAB
14 3 (0.22%) Assembly Language
14 3 (0.22%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.22%) JCL
14 3 (0.22%) REXX
Qualifications
1 187 (13.76%) Degree
2 65 (4.78%) Security Cleared
3 50 (3.68%) SC Cleared
4 19 (1.40%) PMI Certification
5 18 (1.32%) PMP
6 17 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 16 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 14 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
8 14 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
8 14 (1.03%) ISEB
8 14 (1.03%) Master's Degree
8 14 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (0.88%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 9 (0.66%) HP MASE
10 9 (0.66%) MCSE
11 8 (0.59%) ACCA
11 8 (0.59%) CIMA
12 7 (0.52%) APMP
12 7 (0.52%) CIPD
12 7 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 216 (15.89%) PMO
2 64 (4.71%) QA
3 52 (3.83%) Data Quality
4 43 (3.16%) GDPR
5 29 (2.13%) SLA
6 9 (0.66%) CDISC
7 8 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (0.52%) Def Stans
8 7 (0.52%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.37%) ISO 9000
10 4 (0.29%) MiFID
10 4 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
12 2 (0.15%) Actionable Recommendations
12 2 (0.15%) COBIT
12 2 (0.15%) IFRS
12 2 (0.15%) SSAE 16
13 1 (0.074%) ARP4754
13 1 (0.074%) GxP
13 1 (0.074%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 92 (6.77%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.66%) FreeRADIUS
4 6 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.22%) BitLocker
6 3 (0.22%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 3 (0.22%) RACF
6 3 (0.22%) Time Sharing Option
7 2 (0.15%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.074%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.074%) Docker
8 1 (0.074%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.074%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 33 (2.43%) Single Sign-On
2 18 (1.32%) SCCM
3 12 (0.88%) Oracle ZFS
3 12 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 10 (0.74%) CA Single Sign-On
5 9 (0.66%) AirWatch
5 9 (0.66%) Ansible
6 7 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.37%) Nagios
7 5 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.37%) Puppet
8 4 (0.29%) Grafana
8 4 (0.29%) Prometheus
8 4 (0.29%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.22%) Cisco Prime
9 3 (0.22%) HP ALM
9 3 (0.22%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.22%) zSecure
10 2 (0.15%) CASB
10 2 (0.15%) Terraform
Vendors
1 637 (46.87%) Microsoft
2 64 (4.71%) Oracle
3 52 (3.83%) ServiceNow
4 49 (3.61%) SAP
5 47 (3.46%) Tableau
6 41 (3.02%) Adobe
7 36 (2.65%) Remedy
8 25 (1.84%) HP
9 22 (1.62%) Citrix
10 21 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
11 18 (1.32%) iManage
11 18 (1.32%) VMware
12 17 (1.25%) CA
13 16 (1.18%) Google
14 15 (1.10%) BMC
15 14 (1.03%) Cognos
16 13 (0.96%) Apple
16 13 (0.96%) Cisco
17 12 (0.88%) Workday
18 11 (0.81%) Brocade