The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for MS PowerPoint skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS PowerPoint over the 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 190 165 129
Rank change year-on-year -25 -36  
Contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint 618 784 939
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.36% 1.45% 1.75%
As % of the Applications category 12.64% 13.45% 14.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 460 560
Median daily rate £350 £372 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.78% +5.39%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £181 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £348 £325
% change year-on-year -2.87% +6.92%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 34 45
Median hourly rate £19.25 £19.75 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.53% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.39 £10.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.88 £39.40 £33.36
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £18.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.16%  

MS PowerPoint is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 4890 5828 6541
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 10.74% 10.77% 12.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2921 3491 3580
Median daily rate £351 £350 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.14% +0.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +0.74% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 482 645
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +6.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.32 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

MS PowerPoint
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing MS PowerPoint as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS PowerPoint in the UK

MS PowerPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MS PowerPoint.

Contractor daily rate trend for MS PowerPoint in the UK

MS PowerPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS PowerPoint in the UK

MS PowerPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS PowerPoint in the UK

MS PowerPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for MS PowerPoint in the UK

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint within the UK over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -19 570 £350 -6.66% 106
London -45 249 £400 - 42
South East +33 130 £338 -3.57% 18
Berkshire +40 46 £248 -34.00% 6
East of England +12 41 £265 -31.61% 13
North West +23 40 £300 -12.28% 8
West Midlands +15 39 £363 +25.54% 8
City of London +1 34 £325 -27.77% 11
Hampshire +15 31 £388 +19.23% 6
South West -2 29 £350 +12.00% 11
Reading +35 26 £240 -36.00% 3
Scotland +19 25 £335 +3.07% 2
Essex +3 20 £265 -39.77% 1
Bristol +16 19 £165 -46.98% 4
Manchester +10 19 £325 -8.77% 3
Yorkshire -10 19 £333 -6.99% 5
Surrey +9 17 £400 +18.34% 3
Buckinghamshire -4 17 £313 -26.47%
Milton Keynes +1 16 £313 -26.47%
Edinburgh +9 14 £320 +2.40% 2
West Yorkshire -10 14 £273 -22.14% 4
East Midlands -21 12 £319 -32.89%
Lancashire +23 11 £250 -18.36% 2
Hertfordshire -2 11 £238 - 7
Middlesex +11 10 £413 +22.18%
Glasgow +8 10 £355 +20.33%
Birmingham -4 10 £333 +6.40% 1
Leeds -7 10 £425 +21.42% 2
Cheshire +33 9 £355 -5.89% 2
Coventry +7 9 £425 +30.76%

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS 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 MS PowerPoint.

1 900 (65.65%) MS Excel
2 577 (42.09%) Microsoft
3 509 (37.13%) Finance
4 486 (35.45%) MS Office
5 341 (24.87%) MS Visio
6 333 (24.29%) Project Management
7 304 (22.17%) Analytical Skills
8 275 (20.06%) MS Project
9 240 (17.51%) PMO
10 230 (16.78%) Stakeholder Management
11 228 (16.63%) SharePoint
12 223 (16.27%) Agile Software Development
13 220 (16.05%) PRINCE2
14 190 (13.86%) Change Management
15 173 (12.62%) Banking
16 162 (11.82%) Degree
17 154 (11.23%) ITIL
18 143 (10.43%) Windows
19 120 (8.75%) Data Analysis
20 118 (8.61%) SQL
21 116 (8.46%) Programme Management
22 106 (7.73%) Security Cleared
23 105 (7.66%) Telecoms
24 103 (7.51%) Oracle
25 102 (7.44%) Data Management
25 102 (7.44%) Marketing
26 94 (6.86%) Risk Management
27 88 (6.42%) Management Information System
28 81 (5.91%) SAP
28 81 (5.91%) SC Cleared

MS 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
1 228 (16.63%) SharePoint
2 40 (2.92%) WebSphere
3 33 (2.41%) SAS
4 23 (1.68%) Confluence
5 12 (0.88%) Skype for Business
6 9 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (0.66%) WebLogic
7 8 (0.58%) CMS
7 8 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (0.51%) MS Exchange
8 7 (0.51%) Tuxedo
9 5 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (0.36%) IIS
9 5 (0.36%) MS Project Server
10 4 (0.29%) Apache
10 4 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.29%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.22%) ArcGIS
11 3 (0.22%) Documentum
11 3 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 900 (65.65%) MS Excel
2 486 (35.45%) MS Office
3 341 (24.87%) MS Visio
4 275 (20.06%) MS Project
5 26 (1.90%) Spreadsheet
6 24 (1.75%) Photoshop
7 22 (1.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 20 (1.46%) Adobe Illustrator
9 10 (0.73%) AutoCAD
10 9 (0.66%) Adobe Captivate
10 9 (0.66%) SPSS
11 8 (0.58%) InDesign
12 4 (0.29%) Camtasia
12 4 (0.29%) InfoPath
12 4 (0.29%) Stata
13 2 (0.15%) Acrobat
13 2 (0.15%) SPSS Modeler
14 1 (0.073%) Adobe After Effects
14 1 (0.073%) Adobe Premiere
14 1 (0.073%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 16 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 16 (1.17%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (0.66%) Primavera
3 5 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.22%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
5 3 (0.22%) SAP IS-U
5 3 (0.22%) SAP Retail
5 3 (0.22%) Sonata
5 3 (0.22%) Teamcenter
5 3 (0.22%) Workfront
6 2 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.15%) FastStats PeopleStage
6 2 (0.15%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.15%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.15%) SAP SRM
6 2 (0.15%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 54 (3.94%) SaaS
2 53 (3.87%) IaaS
2 53 (3.87%) PaaS
3 29 (2.12%) Office 365
4 8 (0.58%) Google Analytics
5 7 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (0.44%) SuccessFactors
7 5 (0.36%) Google Drive
8 4 (0.29%) Adobe Analytics
8 4 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.22%) Yammer
10 2 (0.15%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (0.15%) CloudFront
10 2 (0.15%) G Suite
10 2 (0.15%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.15%) Responsys
11 1 (0.073%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.17%) Internet
1 16 (1.17%) LDAP
2 15 (1.09%) VoIP
3 13 (0.95%) VPN
4 12 (0.88%) DNS
5 11 (0.80%) DHCP
5 11 (0.80%) Firewall
5 11 (0.80%) Intranet
6 10 (0.73%) Skype
6 10 (0.73%) TCP/IP
7 8 (0.58%) Broadband
7 8 (0.58%) WAN
7 8 (0.58%) WebEx
8 7 (0.51%) LAN
9 5 (0.36%) Network Security
10 4 (0.29%) 2G
10 4 (0.29%) 3G
10 4 (0.29%) Radio Access Network
10 4 (0.29%) Unified Communications
10 4 (0.29%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (3.43%) SQL Server
2 20 (1.46%) Oracle Reports
2 20 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (1.31%) MS Access
4 16 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (1.17%) Oracle Database
5 15 (1.09%) MongoDB
6 14 (1.02%) QlikView
7 13 (0.95%) Relational Database
8 12 (0.88%) DB2
9 10 (0.73%) Data Mining
9 10 (0.73%) Power BI
9 10 (0.73%) Qlik Sense
9 10 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (0.51%) Big Data
10 7 (0.51%) Hadoop
10 7 (0.51%) Ingres
11 6 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (0.36%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 54 (3.94%) JIRA
2 13 (0.95%) Axure RP
2 13 (0.95%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 9 (0.66%) Visual Studio
4 5 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (0.36%) Eclipse
4 5 (0.36%) Maven
4 5 (0.36%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.29%) Dreamweaver
5 4 (0.29%) Rational Rhapsody
6 3 (0.22%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.22%) HP UFT
6 3 (0.22%) TestLink
7 2 (0.15%) CA Gen
7 2 (0.15%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.15%) NUnit
7 2 (0.15%) Selenium
7 2 (0.15%) Subversion
7 2 (0.15%) Travis CI
General
1 509 (37.13%) Finance
2 173 (12.62%) Banking
3 105 (7.66%) Telecoms
4 102 (7.44%) Marketing
5 68 (4.96%) Legal
6 66 (4.81%) Retail
7 44 (3.21%) Investment Banking
8 32 (2.33%) Manufacturing
9 28 (2.04%) Advertising
10 26 (1.90%) Law
11 15 (1.09%) Retail Banking
12 13 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
13 12 (0.88%) Billing
14 11 (0.80%) Financial Institution
14 11 (0.80%) Front Office
15 10 (0.73%) Corporate Banking
16 9 (0.66%) French Language
16 9 (0.66%) Publishing
17 8 (0.58%) Automotive
17 8 (0.58%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 407 (29.69%) Analyst
2 136 (9.92%) Project Manager
3 132 (9.63%) Business Analyst
4 108 (7.88%) Administrator
5 60 (4.38%) Data Analyst
6 56 (4.08%) Coordinator
7 48 (3.50%) PMO Analyst
8 47 (3.43%) Consultant
9 45 (3.28%) Support Analyst
10 42 (3.06%) Project Coordinator
11 36 (2.63%) Project Administrator
12 34 (2.48%) Junior
12 34 (2.48%) Project Analyst
13 29 (2.12%) Trainer
14 26 (1.90%) Support Engineer
15 25 (1.82%) Designer
15 25 (1.82%) IT Support
15 25 (1.82%) Operations Engineer
16 24 (1.75%) Support Officer
17 23 (1.68%) PMO Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (1.31%) HTML
2 16 (1.17%) .NET
2 16 (1.17%) XML
3 14 (1.02%) Middleware
4 13 (0.95%) Velocity
5 9 (0.66%) CSS
6 8 (0.58%) Oracle Fusion
7 7 (0.51%) HTML5
8 6 (0.44%) J2EE
8 6 (0.44%) REST
8 6 (0.44%) SOAP
9 5 (0.36%) CSS3
9 5 (0.36%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 5 (0.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (0.29%) Elastic Stack
10 4 (0.29%) JSON
10 4 (0.29%) Sensu
10 4 (0.29%) Spring
10 4 (0.29%) Web Services
11 3 (0.22%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 304 (22.17%) Analytical Skills
2 88 (6.42%) Management Information System
3 43 (3.14%) Data Centre
4 35 (2.55%) e-Learning
5 32 (2.33%) Virtual Team
6 27 (1.97%) User Experience
7 25 (1.82%) Computer Science
8 22 (1.60%) Social Media
9 20 (1.46%) Tandem
10 19 (1.39%) NHS
11 18 (1.31%) Equities
11 18 (1.31%) FMCG
12 14 (1.02%) Driving Licence
13 13 (0.95%) Derivative
13 13 (0.95%) Fintech
13 13 (0.95%) PMI
14 12 (0.88%) Fixed Income
14 12 (0.88%) Video Editing
15 8 (0.58%) Blackberry
15 8 (0.58%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 143 (10.43%) Windows
2 77 (5.62%) Linux
3 67 (4.89%) Unix
4 53 (3.87%) AIX
5 45 (3.28%) Windows XP
6 37 (2.70%) Windows 2000
7 22 (1.60%) Windows 7
8 17 (1.24%) Windows Server
9 15 (1.09%) Windows 10
9 15 (1.09%) Windows 8
10 13 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (0.88%) Android
11 12 (0.88%) Apple iOS
12 8 (0.58%) VME
13 6 (0.44%) zOS
14 5 (0.36%) Mac OS
14 5 (0.36%) MVS
14 5 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (0.36%) Solaris
15 4 (0.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 333 (24.29%) Project Management
2 230 (16.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 223 (16.27%) Agile Software Development
4 220 (16.05%) PRINCE2
5 190 (13.86%) Change Management
6 154 (11.23%) ITIL
7 120 (8.75%) Data Analysis
8 116 (8.46%) Programme Management
9 102 (7.44%) Data Management
10 94 (6.86%) Risk Management
11 81 (5.91%) Analytics
12 80 (5.84%) Service Management
13 76 (5.54%) Continuous Improvement
14 66 (4.81%) Time Management
15 61 (4.45%) Business Analysis
16 59 (4.30%) Migration
17 56 (4.08%) CRM
18 54 (3.94%) ITSM
19 53 (3.87%) Open Source
20 52 (3.79%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 118 (8.61%) SQL
2 41 (2.99%) C
3 28 (2.04%) VBA
4 18 (1.31%) Java
5 13 (0.95%) R
5 13 (0.95%) T-SQL
6 11 (0.80%) VB
7 10 (0.73%) C#
8 8 (0.58%) COBOL
8 8 (0.58%) JavaScript
9 7 (0.51%) PowerShell
10 5 (0.36%) MATLAB
10 5 (0.36%) PL/SQL
11 4 (0.29%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.22%) Perl
12 3 (0.22%) Python
13 2 (0.15%) Groovy
13 2 (0.15%) Scala
13 2 (0.15%) VBScript
13 2 (0.15%) XPath
Qualifications
1 162 (11.82%) Degree
2 106 (7.73%) Security Cleared
3 81 (5.91%) SC Cleared
4 37 (2.70%) PMP
5 31 (2.26%) PMI Certification
6 20 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 18 (1.31%) DV Cleared
8 15 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
8 15 (1.09%) ISEB
9 12 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (0.80%) HND
11 10 (0.73%) CCNP
11 10 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (0.58%) CIMA
13 7 (0.51%) ACCA
13 7 (0.51%) NVQ Level 3
13 7 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 6 (0.44%) CCIE
14 6 (0.44%) CIPD
14 6 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 240 (17.51%) PMO
2 73 (5.32%) SLA
3 56 (4.08%) QA
4 35 (2.55%) Data Quality
5 16 (1.17%) Disclosure Scotland
6 13 (0.95%) MiFID
7 10 (0.73%) P3O
8 7 (0.51%) COBIT
8 7 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.29%) EMIR
9 4 (0.29%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.22%) Basel III
10 3 (0.22%) Def Stans
10 3 (0.22%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.22%) ISO20022
11 2 (0.15%) Actionable Recommendations
11 2 (0.15%) FATCA
11 2 (0.15%) GMP
11 2 (0.15%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 52 (3.79%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.51%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.22%) Oracle Clusterware
5 2 (0.15%) Cronacle
5 2 (0.15%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.15%) Xen
6 1 (0.073%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.073%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.073%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.073%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.073%) vSphere
6 1 (0.073%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (0.80%) SCCM
2 7 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (0.36%) Backup Exec
4 5 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (0.29%) Kibana
5 4 (0.29%) logstash
5 4 (0.29%) Nagios
5 4 (0.29%) NetVault Backup
5 4 (0.29%) WSUS
5 4 (0.29%) ZABBIX
6 3 (0.22%) Data Guard
6 3 (0.22%) MOM
6 3 (0.22%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.15%) Amdocs OSS
7 2 (0.15%) CloudHub
7 2 (0.15%) Puppet
8 1 (0.073%) FlexNet
8 1 (0.073%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.073%) SCOM
Vendors
1 577 (42.09%) Microsoft
2 103 (7.51%) Oracle
3 81 (5.91%) SAP
4 53 (3.87%) Adobe
5 32 (2.33%) Google
6 24 (1.75%) Remedy
7 17 (1.24%) HP
8 15 (1.09%) Tableau
9 13 (0.95%) Cisco
9 13 (0.95%) Citrix
9 13 (0.95%) IBM
9 13 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
9 13 (0.95%) ServiceNow
9 13 (0.95%) VMware
10 11 (0.80%) CA Agile Central
11 9 (0.66%) Apple
12 8 (0.58%) Avaya
12 8 (0.58%) CA
12 8 (0.58%) Symantec
13 7 (0.51%) Planview
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