Period
to 4 March 2021

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 4 March 2021 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
4 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 275 218 220
Rank change year-on-year -57 +2 -31
Contract jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint 431 820 1,286
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.89% 1.22% 1.31%
As % of the Applications category 12.87% 14.19% 15.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 504 743
Median daily rate £400 £358 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.89% -10.63% +10.34%
10th Percentile £141 £166 £200
90th Percentile £588 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £335 £375
% change year-on-year +11.94% -10.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 38 87
Median hourly rate £26.00 £22.41 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.03% +24.49% -20.88%
10th Percentile £13.57 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £49.35 £60.25 £43.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £21.41 £18.00
% change year-on-year +15.60% +18.93% -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 3,350 5,778 8,138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.91% 8.58% 8.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,066 3,404 4,909
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £136 £136 £140
90th Percentile £575 £550 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £350
% change year-on-year - -7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 298 592 703
Median hourly rate £19.50 £17.53 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.27% +9.53% +6.67%
10th Percentile £11.47 £11.63 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £42.73 £41.20
Median hourly rate £18.95 £17.10 £15.76
% change year-on-year +10.79% +8.50% +8.69%

Microsoft PowerPoint
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Microsoft PowerPoint as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft PowerPoint in the UK

Microsoft PowerPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint.

Daily rate trend for Microsoft PowerPoint in the UK

Microsoft PowerPoint
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint over the 6 months to 4 March 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Microsoft PowerPoint in the UK

Microsoft PowerPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint.

Hourly rate trend for Microsoft PowerPoint in the UK

Microsoft PowerPoint
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint over the 6 months to 4 March 2021.

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 4 March 2021. 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 -44 372 £400 +8.11% 101
UK excluding London -20 203 £375 +11.94% 90
London -39 180 £400 - 22
Work from Home -176 67 £388 +10.71% 19
South East -3 55 £400 +29.03% 25
North of England +36 40 £381 +7.77% 27
Midlands +29 33 £325 +10.54% 14
East of England +34 25 £500 +63.93% 5
West Midlands +23 23 £155 -48.33% 13
South West +22 23 £550 +6.80% 9
North West +31 22 £446 +11.38% 17
Scotland -3 19 £363 +16.00% 6
East Midlands +27 10 £400 +82.86% 1
North East +36 9 £121 -63.57% 3
Yorkshire +21 9 £345 +15.00% 7
Northern Ireland +12 5 £287 - 3
Wales +13 3 £113 -70.97% 2

For the 6 months to 4 March 2021, 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.

1 346 (80.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 214 (49.65%) Microsoft
3 175 (40.60%) Microsoft Office
4 136 (31.55%) Finance
5 115 (26.68%) Project Management
6 111 (25.75%) MS Visio
7 87 (20.19%) Agile Software Development
8 81 (18.79%) Problem-Solving
9 75 (17.40%) Analytical Skills
9 75 (17.40%) SharePoint
10 69 (16.01%) Degree
11 67 (15.55%) Microsoft Project
12 60 (13.92%) SQL
13 58 (13.46%) Security Cleared
14 55 (12.76%) Change Management
15 49 (11.37%) Programme Management
15 49 (11.37%) Public Sector
16 48 (11.14%) PMO
17 47 (10.90%) Project Delivery
17 47 (10.90%) Stakeholder Management
17 47 (10.90%) Windows
18 43 (9.98%) SC Cleared
19 42 (9.74%) Microsoft 365
20 40 (9.28%) Analytics
20 40 (9.28%) Migration
21 38 (8.82%) Banking
22 37 (8.58%) PRINCE2
23 36 (8.35%) Telecoms
23 36 (8.35%) Business Analysis
23 36 (8.35%) JIRA

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 75 (17.40%) SharePoint
2 26 (6.03%) Confluence
3 13 (3.02%) Skype for Business
4 7 (1.62%) SAS
5 4 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (0.70%) Apache
6 3 (0.70%) CMS
6 3 (0.70%) JBoss
6 3 (0.70%) Moodle
6 3 (0.70%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.70%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.46%) LiveLink
7 2 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.23%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.23%) Mule
8 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 346 (80.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 175 (40.60%) Microsoft Office
3 111 (25.75%) MS Visio
4 67 (15.55%) Microsoft Project
5 16 (3.71%) Spreadsheet
6 13 (3.02%) Adobe After Effects
6 13 (3.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 13 (3.02%) Adobe Premiere
7 11 (2.55%) CINEMA 4D
7 11 (2.55%) Photoshop
8 10 (2.32%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.46%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.46%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.46%) Camtasia
9 2 (0.46%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.46%) Revit
10 1 (0.23%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 12 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.39%) SAP SD
3 4 (0.93%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.46%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 2 (0.46%) Oracle iSupplier
4 2 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.46%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 2 (0.46%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.46%) SAP APO
4 2 (0.46%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.46%) SAP MM
4 2 (0.46%) SAP PM
4 2 (0.46%) SAP PP
4 2 (0.46%) SAP QM
4 2 (0.46%) SystmOne
5 1 (0.23%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.23%) SAP EHS
5 1 (0.23%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 42 (9.74%) Microsoft 365
2 30 (6.96%) Azure
3 19 (4.41%) Power Platform
4 11 (2.55%) SaaS
5 10 (2.32%) GCP
6 6 (1.39%) Google Analytics
7 5 (1.16%) AWS
7 5 (1.16%) OneDrive
8 4 (0.93%) Yammer
9 3 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.70%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (0.70%) SurveyMonkey
10 2 (0.46%) Google Sheets
10 2 (0.46%) Lucidchart
10 2 (0.46%) Serverless
10 2 (0.46%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.23%) G Suite
11 1 (0.23%) Google Docs
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.48%) Skype
2 9 (2.09%) Network Security
3 8 (1.86%) Firewall
4 6 (1.39%) Intranet
4 6 (1.39%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.39%) Wireshark
5 5 (1.16%) Internet
6 4 (0.93%) LAN
6 4 (0.93%) VPN
6 4 (0.93%) WAN
6 4 (0.93%) WebEx
7 3 (0.70%) HTTP
7 3 (0.70%) SAN
8 2 (0.46%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.46%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (0.46%) Wireless
9 1 (0.23%) POP3
9 1 (0.23%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (0.23%) SMTP
9 1 (0.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.41%) Power BI
2 15 (3.48%) Oracle Reports
3 14 (3.25%) Tableau
4 8 (1.86%) SQL Server
5 7 (1.62%) BigQuery
5 7 (1.62%) MS Access
6 5 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.16%) QlikView
6 5 (1.16%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.93%) Big Data
7 4 (0.93%) Data Lake
7 4 (0.93%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (0.93%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 3 (0.70%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.70%) Essbase
9 2 (0.46%) OLAP
9 2 (0.46%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 36 (8.35%) JIRA
2 10 (2.32%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.93%) Postman
3 4 (0.93%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (0.46%) Toad
5 1 (0.23%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.23%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.23%) FrontPage
5 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.23%) Gradle
5 1 (0.23%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.23%) Maven
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.23%) PowerDesigner
5 1 (0.23%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 136 (31.55%) Finance
2 49 (11.37%) Public Sector
3 38 (8.82%) Banking
4 36 (8.35%) Telecoms
5 27 (6.26%) Marketing
6 17 (3.94%) Legal
7 15 (3.48%) Law
8 10 (2.32%) Manufacturing
9 9 (2.09%) Investment Banking
9 9 (2.09%) Retail
10 8 (1.86%) Games
10 8 (1.86%) Mandarin Language
11 7 (1.62%) Publishing
11 7 (1.62%) Spanish Language
12 5 (1.16%) German Language
12 5 (1.16%) Local Government
12 5 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (1.16%) Private Banking
13 4 (0.93%) Advertising
13 4 (0.93%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 120 (27.84%) Analyst
2 44 (10.21%) Business Analyst
3 40 (9.28%) Project Manager
4 23 (5.34%) Coordinator
5 20 (4.64%) Data Analyst
5 20 (4.64%) Designer
6 18 (4.18%) Consultant
6 18 (4.18%) Developer
7 17 (3.94%) Administrator
8 16 (3.71%) Project Coordinator
9 14 (3.25%) Architect
10 13 (3.02%) Support Analyst
11 11 (2.55%) Graphic Designer
11 11 (2.55%) IT Manager
12 10 (2.32%) Change Manager
12 10 (2.32%) CRM Developer
12 10 (2.32%) Project Analyst
13 9 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM Developer
13 9 (2.09%) IT Support
14 8 (1.86%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.18%) HTML
2 12 (2.78%) CSS
3 8 (1.86%) XML
4 5 (1.16%) Middleware
4 5 (1.16%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (1.16%) Web Services
5 3 (0.70%) COM
5 3 (0.70%) JSON
5 3 (0.70%) SAML
5 3 (0.70%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 2 (0.46%) Flash
6 2 (0.46%) LDAP
6 2 (0.46%) SailPoint
7 1 (0.23%) .NET
7 1 (0.23%) Adobe AIR
7 1 (0.23%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.23%) CGI
7 1 (0.23%) J2EE
7 1 (0.23%) OAuth
7 1 (0.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 75 (17.40%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (6.03%) Management Information System
2 26 (6.03%) Self-Motivation
3 17 (3.94%) User Experience
4 16 (3.71%) Virtual Team
5 13 (3.02%) Animation
5 13 (3.02%) Video Editing
6 12 (2.78%) Data Structures
6 12 (2.78%) Social Media
7 7 (1.62%) Data Centre
7 7 (1.62%) NHS
8 6 (1.39%) Credit Risk
8 6 (1.39%) Cybercrime
8 6 (1.39%) e-Learning
8 6 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (1.16%) Equities
10 4 (0.93%) Clustering
10 4 (0.93%) FMCG
10 4 (0.93%) Mobile Games
10 4 (0.93%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 47 (10.90%) Windows
2 28 (6.50%) Windows 10
3 8 (1.86%) Apple iOS
3 8 (1.86%) Linux
3 8 (1.86%) Unix
4 7 (1.62%) Android
4 7 (1.62%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.93%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.46%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.23%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (26.68%) Project Management
2 87 (20.19%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (18.79%) Problem-Solving
4 55 (12.76%) Change Management
5 49 (11.37%) Programme Management
6 47 (10.90%) Project Delivery
6 47 (10.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 40 (9.28%) Analytics
7 40 (9.28%) Migration
8 37 (8.58%) PRINCE2
9 36 (8.35%) Business Analysis
10 35 (8.12%) Data Analysis
10 35 (8.12%) Decision-Making
11 34 (7.89%) ITIL
12 30 (6.96%) Business Intelligence
13 26 (6.03%) Risk Management
14 25 (5.80%) Waterfall
15 23 (5.34%) Service Delivery
16 22 (5.10%) Data Management
16 22 (5.10%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (13.92%) SQL
2 15 (3.48%) C
3 13 (3.02%) Python
4 9 (2.09%) C#
5 8 (1.86%) PowerShell
6 7 (1.62%) C++
6 7 (1.62%) VBA
7 6 (1.39%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.93%) Java
9 3 (0.70%) R
10 2 (0.46%) VB
11 1 (0.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.23%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 69 (16.01%) Degree
2 58 (13.46%) Security Cleared
3 43 (9.98%) SC Cleared
4 14 (3.25%) PMI Certification
5 11 (2.55%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (2.55%) PMP
6 9 (2.09%) Master's Degree
7 7 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (1.16%) MCSE
10 4 (0.93%) HNC
11 3 (0.70%) DBS Check
11 3 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.46%) APMP
12 2 (0.46%) BICSI Certification
12 2 (0.46%) BICSI RCDD
12 2 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.46%) CRISC
12 2 (0.46%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (11.14%) PMO
2 17 (3.94%) QA
3 10 (2.32%) GDPR
4 6 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 17025
4 6 (1.39%) MiFID
5 5 (1.16%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.93%) Basel III
6 4 (0.93%) EMIR
7 3 (0.70%) Dodd-Frank
7 3 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.70%) NIST
8 2 (0.46%) Basel II
8 2 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.46%) Def Stans
8 2 (0.46%) SLA
8 2 (0.46%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.23%) IFRS
9 1 (0.23%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.23%) P3O
9 1 (0.23%) PMBOK
System Software
1 15 (3.48%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.70%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 6 (1.39%) EnCase
2 4 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.93%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.46%) SCCM
4 1 (0.23%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.23%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.23%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 214 (49.65%) Microsoft
2 26 (6.03%) SAP
3 25 (5.80%) Oracle
4 22 (5.10%) Adobe
5 13 (3.02%) Google
6 10 (2.32%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (1.86%) Citrix
7 8 (1.86%) IBM
8 6 (1.39%) ServiceNow
9 5 (1.16%) VMware
10 4 (0.93%) Facebook
11 3 (0.70%) Ariba
11 3 (0.70%) BT
11 3 (0.70%) Cisco
11 3 (0.70%) Concur
11 3 (0.70%) Databricks
11 3 (0.70%) Hyperion
11 3 (0.70%) Marketo
12 2 (0.46%) Charles River
12 2 (0.46%) Remedy