Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 196 190 176
Rank change year-on-year -6 -14 -31
Contract jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint 1,374 1,259 1,586
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.38% 1.38% 1.49%
As % of the Applications category 16.00% 15.50% 15.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 832 736 934
UK median daily rate £375 £359 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.53% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £160 £181 £180
90th Percentile £550 £562 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £335 £338
% change year-on-year +1.49% -0.74% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 68 74
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £19.25 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.88% -1.84% +12.06%
10th Percentile £9.00 £11.00 £11.08
90th Percentile £38.75 £46.70 £42.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.76 £18.00 £19.61
% change year-on-year -1.33% -8.21% +35.24%

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 8,586 8,124 9,974
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.60% 8.92% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,135 4,686 5,967
UK median daily rate £365 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +3.70% +0.75%
10th Percentile £145 £145 £155
90th Percentile £550 £538 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £321
% change year-on-year +3.85% +1.40% -1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 781 738 871
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 £10.50 £9.81 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £43.75 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +3.33% -9.09% +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 20 June 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 20 June 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 20 June 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 +2 1,280 £375 +3.45% 208
UK excluding London -15 732 £340 +1.49% 151
London +11 620 £410 +2.50% 71
South East -19 300 £388 +10.71% 34
North of England -10 143 £308 -5.38% 35
East of England +13 84 £370 +39.62% 12
Midlands -39 68 £315 -16.00% 37
South West +18 63 £375 +7.14% 19
Yorkshire +4 61 £338 +7.14% 13
Scotland -33 60 £275 -9.84% 8
North West -29 58 £225 -30.77% 22
West Midlands -29 51 £310 -17.33% 22
North East +15 24 £400 +10.27%
East Midlands -16 17 £315 -23.64% 15
Northern Ireland +16 10 £343 +5.38% 1
Wales -6 6 £275 -30.16% 5

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 1,146 (83.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 562 (40.90%) Microsoft
3 512 (37.26%) Finance
4 404 (29.40%) Microsoft Office
5 385 (28.02%) Project Management
6 316 (23.00%) MS Visio
7 239 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
8 233 (16.96%) Microsoft Project
9 222 (16.16%) PMO
10 212 (15.43%) Stakeholder Management
11 210 (15.28%) Agile Software Development
12 203 (14.77%) SharePoint
13 182 (13.25%) Degree
14 159 (11.57%) PRINCE2
15 155 (11.28%) Problem-Solving
16 128 (9.32%) Banking
17 126 (9.17%) Change Management
18 123 (8.95%) SQL
19 119 (8.66%) Windows
20 114 (8.30%) Management Information System
21 109 (7.93%) ITIL
22 106 (7.71%) Marketing
23 99 (7.21%) Analytics
24 96 (6.99%) Time Management
25 95 (6.91%) Migration
26 93 (6.77%) Programme Management
27 91 (6.62%) SAP
28 89 (6.48%) Data Analysis
29 88 (6.40%) Tableau
30 86 (6.26%) Active Directory

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
1 203 (14.77%) SharePoint
2 29 (2.11%) SAS
3 27 (1.97%) Confluence
3 27 (1.97%) Marvel
3 27 (1.97%) Skype for Business
4 20 (1.46%) MS Exchange
5 16 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (0.66%) CMS
7 9 (0.66%) IIS
7 9 (0.66%) WebSphere
8 6 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (0.36%) Apache
10 4 (0.29%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.22%) CICS
11 3 (0.22%) MQSeries
11 3 (0.22%) nginx
12 2 (0.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.15%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1,146 (83.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 404 (29.40%) Microsoft Office
3 316 (23.00%) MS Visio
4 233 (16.96%) Microsoft Project
5 35 (2.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 34 (2.47%) Photoshop
7 29 (2.11%) InVision
8 28 (2.04%) Adobe Illustrator
9 15 (1.09%) InDesign
10 12 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
11 10 (0.73%) Acrobat
12 3 (0.22%) SPSS
12 3 (0.22%) Stata
13 2 (0.15%) Adobe Premiere
14 1 (0.073%) Adobe After Effects
14 1 (0.073%) Adobe Captivate
14 1 (0.073%) AutoCAD
14 1 (0.073%) InfoPath
14 1 (0.073%) Open Workbench
14 1 (0.073%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 10 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
1 10 (0.73%) NetSuite
2 9 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.58%) SimCorp Dimension
4 7 (0.51%) Adobe Campaign
4 7 (0.51%) Infor CRM
4 7 (0.51%) thinkFolio
4 7 (0.51%) Unit4 Business World
5 5 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
6 4 (0.29%) Actimize
6 4 (0.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (0.22%) CA PPM
7 3 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.22%) Primavera
7 3 (0.22%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.22%) SAP HR
7 3 (0.22%) SAP R/3
7 3 (0.22%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 53 (3.86%) Office 365
2 31 (2.26%) OneDrive
3 17 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (0.87%) Google Analytics
4 12 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
5 7 (0.51%) Trello
6 5 (0.36%) Adobe Analytics
6 5 (0.36%) Slack
7 4 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 4 (0.29%) SaaS
7 4 (0.29%) Yammer
8 3 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (0.22%) IaaS
8 3 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.15%) AdWords
9 2 (0.15%) Lucidchart
9 2 (0.15%) PaaS
10 1 (0.073%) Oracle CX
10 1 (0.073%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 37 (2.69%) Skype
2 27 (1.97%) Intranet
3 17 (1.24%) Internet
4 13 (0.95%) WebEx
5 12 (0.87%) 3G
5 12 (0.87%) VoLTE
6 11 (0.80%) VPN
7 9 (0.66%) 4G
8 8 (0.58%) SAN
8 8 (0.58%) WAN
9 7 (0.51%) LAN
9 7 (0.51%) SSL
10 6 (0.44%) Firewall
10 6 (0.44%) Kerberos
11 5 (0.36%) VoWiFi
12 4 (0.29%) MPLS
12 4 (0.29%) Radio Access Network
12 4 (0.29%) TCP/IP
13 3 (0.22%) DMZ
13 3 (0.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (3.86%) Data Warehouse
2 47 (3.42%) BusinessObjects
3 30 (2.18%) Power BI
4 29 (2.11%) Big Data
4 29 (2.11%) Relational Database
5 28 (2.04%) SQL Server
6 20 (1.46%) QlikView
7 19 (1.38%) MS Access
7 19 (1.38%) Spotfire
8 18 (1.31%) Data Mining
9 11 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
9 11 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (0.58%) DB2
11 7 (0.51%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
12 6 (0.44%) Oracle Database
13 5 (0.36%) Hadoop
14 4 (0.29%) Electronic Patient Records
14 4 (0.29%) Qlik Sense
14 4 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 3 (0.22%) GIS
Development Applications
1 58 (4.22%) JIRA
2 9 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (0.58%) Jenkins
4 7 (0.51%) Git (software)
5 6 (0.44%) GitLab
5 6 (0.44%) Subversion
5 6 (0.44%) TeamCity
6 5 (0.36%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.29%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (0.22%) Artifactory
8 3 (0.22%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.22%) Maven
8 3 (0.22%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (0.22%) Zephyr
9 2 (0.15%) Ant
9 2 (0.15%) FishEye
9 2 (0.15%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.15%) Rational Rhapsody
9 2 (0.15%) Selenium
9 2 (0.15%) Toad
General
1 512 (37.26%) Finance
2 128 (9.32%) Banking
3 106 (7.71%) Marketing
4 70 (5.09%) Telecoms
5 54 (3.93%) Legal
5 54 (3.93%) Retail
6 40 (2.91%) Investment Banking
7 30 (2.18%) Law
8 26 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
9 25 (1.82%) Mandarin Language
10 19 (1.38%) Front Office
11 17 (1.24%) Military
12 15 (1.09%) Financial Institution
13 14 (1.02%) Advertising
13 14 (1.02%) French Language
13 14 (1.02%) Manufacturing
14 13 (0.95%) Billing
14 13 (0.95%) Multimedia
15 12 (0.87%) German Language
15 12 (0.87%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 467 (33.99%) Analyst
2 145 (10.55%) Project Manager
3 141 (10.26%) Business Analyst
4 89 (6.48%) Data Analyst
5 74 (5.39%) Coordinator
6 60 (4.37%) Consultant
7 56 (4.08%) Administrator
8 53 (3.86%) Project Coordinator
9 49 (3.57%) Designer
10 47 (3.42%) PMO Analyst
11 40 (2.91%) Support Officer
11 40 (2.91%) Trainer
12 36 (2.62%) Service Analyst
12 36 (2.62%) Support Analyst
13 35 (2.55%) 2nd Line Support
14 34 (2.47%) Developer
15 31 (2.26%) Project Officer
15 31 (2.26%) UX Designer
16 30 (2.18%) Project Analyst
17 28 (2.04%) Project Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (1.67%) HTML
2 15 (1.09%) XML
3 10 (0.73%) LDAP
3 10 (0.73%) Web Services
4 9 (0.66%) .NET
5 8 (0.58%) CSS
5 8 (0.58%) Middleware
5 8 (0.58%) REST
6 6 (0.44%) AngularJS
6 6 (0.44%) COM
6 6 (0.44%) OAuth
6 6 (0.44%) SOAP
7 5 (0.36%) HTML5
7 5 (0.36%) J2EE
7 5 (0.36%) OAuth2
7 5 (0.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (0.29%) .NET Framework
8 4 (0.29%) Oracle Fusion
8 4 (0.29%) SailPoint
8 4 (0.29%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 239 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 114 (8.30%) Management Information System
3 59 (4.29%) Self-Motivation
4 44 (3.20%) User Experience
5 37 (2.69%) Computer Science
6 22 (1.60%) FMCG
6 22 (1.60%) Social Media
7 20 (1.46%) Virtual Team
8 18 (1.31%) CMDB
9 15 (1.09%) Blackberry
9 15 (1.09%) Data Centre
9 15 (1.09%) iPhone
10 14 (1.02%) Mainframe
11 13 (0.95%) e-Learning
12 12 (0.87%) Graphic Design
12 12 (0.87%) NHS
12 12 (0.87%) PMI
13 11 (0.80%) Fixed Income
14 10 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
14 10 (0.73%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 119 (8.66%) Windows
2 58 (4.22%) Windows 10
3 46 (3.35%) Windows 7
4 18 (1.31%) Android
4 18 (1.31%) Unix
5 15 (1.09%) Linux
6 14 (1.02%) Apple iOS
7 8 (0.58%) zOS
8 7 (0.51%) Solaris
9 6 (0.44%) Windows Server
9 6 (0.44%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.29%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.15%) AIX
12 2 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.15%) SUSE
12 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.15%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.073%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.073%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 385 (28.02%) Project Management
2 212 (15.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 210 (15.28%) Agile Software Development
4 159 (11.57%) PRINCE2
5 155 (11.28%) Problem-Solving
6 126 (9.17%) Change Management
7 109 (7.93%) ITIL
8 99 (7.21%) Analytics
9 96 (6.99%) Time Management
10 95 (6.91%) Migration
11 93 (6.77%) Programme Management
12 89 (6.48%) Data Analysis
13 81 (5.90%) Business Analysis
13 81 (5.90%) Business Intelligence
13 81 (5.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 75 (5.46%) Risk Management
15 63 (4.59%) ERP
16 62 (4.51%) Decision-Making
16 62 (4.51%) Project Planning
17 61 (4.44%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 123 (8.95%) SQL
2 32 (2.33%) C
3 30 (2.18%) VBA
4 15 (1.09%) Java
5 13 (0.95%) VB
6 11 (0.80%) C++
7 10 (0.73%) Python
8 9 (0.66%) C#
8 9 (0.66%) JavaScript
8 9 (0.66%) T-SQL
9 8 (0.58%) R
10 5 (0.36%) MATLAB
10 5 (0.36%) Perl
10 5 (0.36%) XPath
10 5 (0.36%) XQuery
11 4 (0.29%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.22%) Assembly Language
12 3 (0.22%) JCL
12 3 (0.22%) REXX
12 3 (0.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 182 (13.25%) Degree
2 71 (5.17%) Security Cleared
3 43 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 37 (2.69%) PMP
5 34 (2.47%) PMI Certification
6 17 (1.24%) APMP
6 17 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 14 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
7 14 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
7 14 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 12 (0.87%) CIPD
9 11 (0.80%) CTC Cleared
10 10 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (0.66%) DV Cleared
11 9 (0.66%) ISEB
11 9 (0.66%) Master's Degree
12 8 (0.58%) CISSP
12 8 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (0.58%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 6 (0.44%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 222 (16.16%) PMO
2 61 (4.44%) Data Quality
3 54 (3.93%) GDPR
4 44 (3.20%) SLA
5 37 (2.69%) QA
6 19 (1.38%) CDISC
7 15 (1.09%) Def Stans
8 14 (1.02%) ISO 9001
9 8 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 8 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (0.44%) MiFID
10 6 (0.44%) PCI DSS
11 3 (0.22%) Basel II
11 3 (0.22%) HL7
11 3 (0.22%) ISO 22301
11 3 (0.22%) ISO 9000
11 3 (0.22%) P3O
12 2 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
12 2 (0.15%) PMBOK
12 2 (0.15%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 86 (6.26%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.22%) Docker
3 3 (0.22%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 3 (0.22%) RACF
3 3 (0.22%) Time Sharing Option
3 3 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.15%) Firmware
4 2 (0.15%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.15%) XenApp
5 1 (0.073%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.073%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.073%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.073%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (0.95%) SCCM
2 11 (0.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 10 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (0.73%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (0.29%) MIIS
5 3 (0.22%) CA Single Sign-On
5 3 (0.22%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.22%) zSecure
6 2 (0.15%) HP ALM
6 2 (0.15%) PingFederate
6 2 (0.15%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.073%) Ansible
7 1 (0.073%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.073%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.073%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.073%) Puppet
7 1 (0.073%) SCOM
7 1 (0.073%) TrustSec
7 1 (0.073%) vRealize
Vendors
1 562 (40.90%) Microsoft
2 91 (6.62%) SAP
3 88 (6.40%) Tableau
4 68 (4.95%) Adobe
5 47 (3.42%) Oracle
6 30 (2.18%) Cognos
7 28 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
8 22 (1.60%) Citrix
8 22 (1.60%) Google
9 21 (1.53%) ServiceNow
9 21 (1.53%) Workday
10 20 (1.46%) Remedy
11 16 (1.16%) VMware
12 12 (0.87%) BMC
12 12 (0.87%) IBM
12 12 (0.87%) iManage
13 11 (0.80%) HP
14 10 (0.73%) Cisco
14 10 (0.73%) Kronos
14 10 (0.73%) MicroStrategy