Period
to 14 May 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 14 May 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
14 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 265 215 221
Rank change year-on-year -50 +6 -16
Contract jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint 548 614 1,194
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.96% 1.22% 1.31%
As % of the Applications category 13.97% 13.99% 15.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 363 676
10th Percentile £151 £156 £185
25th Percentile £263 £213 £274
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £338 £386
Median % change year-on-year +18.52% -12.62% +3.00%
75th Percentile £488 £450 £513
90th Percentile £575 £612 £624
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £329 £370
% change year-on-year +10.34% -11.21% +9.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 37 72
10th Percentile £12.27 £14.10 £9.00
25th Percentile £14.50 £16.50 £12.44
Median hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year - +2.50% -
75th Percentile £40.93 £28.75 £37.81
90th Percentile £47.00 £55.75 £43.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year - +2.50% +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 3,923 4,390 7,535
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.86% 8.71% 8.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,357 2,580 4,540
10th Percentile £150 £143 £144
25th Percentile £253 £213 £225
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £365 £375
Median % change year-on-year +9.59% -2.67% +3.45%
75th Percentile £500 £488 £484
90th Percentile £596 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £339 £331 £350
% change year-on-year +2.34% -5.36% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 371 475 611
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.36 £10.75
25th Percentile £13.25 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £16.50
Median % change year-on-year +2.78% +9.09% +3.13%
75th Percentile £27.74 £23.63 £25.25
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% +6.67%

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 14 May 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 14 May 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 14 May 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 -42 461 £400 +18.52% 141
UK excluding London -38 245 £363 +10.34% 106
London -25 232 £416 +18.93% 46
Work from Home -180 104 £405 -1.82% 15
South East -31 70 £400 +29.03% 28
North of England +11 45 £255 -21.54% 26
Midlands +14 44 £313 +38.89% 20
West Midlands +16 38 £310 +121.43% 12
East of England +40 32 £460 +84.00% 15
North West +6 30 £440 +17.20% 15
Scotland -27 26 £338 +12.50% 8
South West -20 15 £366 -13.82% 7
Northern Ireland +12 9 £393 - 1
North East +21 8 £121 -6.83% 1
Yorkshire +14 7 £383 +17.69% 10
East Midlands +7 6 £400 +60.00% 8
Wales +5 4 £113 -70.97% 2

For the 6 months to 14 May 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.

1 438 (79.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 255 (46.53%) Microsoft
3 223 (40.69%) Social Skills
4 195 (35.58%) Microsoft Office
5 183 (33.39%) Finance
6 155 (28.28%) MS Visio
7 138 (25.18%) Project Management
8 131 (23.91%) Analytical Skills
9 110 (20.07%) Agile Software Development
10 107 (19.53%) Problem-Solving
11 104 (18.98%) Degree
12 88 (16.06%) SharePoint
13 81 (14.78%) Microsoft Project
14 78 (14.23%) SQL
15 74 (13.50%) Presentation Skills
16 73 (13.32%) PMO
17 68 (12.41%) Security Cleared
18 67 (12.23%) Stakeholder Management
19 65 (11.86%) Change Management
20 61 (11.13%) Analytics
21 60 (10.95%) Data Analysis
22 58 (10.58%) Project Delivery
23 52 (9.49%) Decision-Making
24 51 (9.31%) Migration
24 51 (9.31%) SC Cleared
25 50 (9.12%) Azure
25 50 (9.12%) JIRA
25 50 (9.12%) Marketing
26 49 (8.94%) Public Sector
27 48 (8.76%) ITIL

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 88 (16.06%) SharePoint
2 31 (5.66%) Confluence
3 12 (2.19%) Jupyter
4 9 (1.64%) Moodle
4 9 (1.64%) SAS
4 9 (1.64%) Skype for Business
5 6 (1.09%) Apache
5 6 (1.09%) JBoss
5 6 (1.09%) WebLogic
5 6 (1.09%) WebSphere
6 5 (0.91%) CMS
7 3 (0.55%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.18%) CICS
9 1 (0.18%) Drupal
9 1 (0.18%) Mule
9 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 438 (79.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 195 (35.58%) Microsoft Office
3 155 (28.28%) MS Visio
4 81 (14.78%) Microsoft Project
5 16 (2.92%) Spreadsheet
6 11 (2.01%) Photoshop
7 10 (1.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 10 (1.82%) Adobe Illustrator
8 8 (1.46%) Adobe After Effects
8 8 (1.46%) Adobe Premiere
8 8 (1.46%) Camtasia
9 6 (1.09%) AutoCAD
9 6 (1.09%) CINEMA 4D
9 6 (1.09%) Revit
10 4 (0.73%) Adobe Captivate
11 2 (0.36%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.36%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.18%) Adobe XD
12 1 (0.18%) InDesign
12 1 (0.18%) Oracle Smart View
Business Applications
1 7 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (1.28%) SAP SD
2 6 (1.09%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (0.55%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.55%) SAP MM
3 3 (0.55%) SAP PM
3 3 (0.55%) SAP PP
3 3 (0.55%) SAP QM
4 2 (0.36%) Elite 3E
4 2 (0.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.36%) SAP APO
4 2 (0.36%) SystmOne
5 1 (0.18%) Cloudability
5 1 (0.18%) Demantra
5 1 (0.18%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.18%) SAP IBP
5 1 (0.18%) SAP MDG
5 1 (0.18%) SAP MDG-S
5 1 (0.18%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 50 (9.12%) Azure
2 39 (7.12%) Microsoft 365
3 22 (4.01%) Power Platform
4 19 (3.47%) AWS
5 11 (2.01%) GCP
5 11 (2.01%) SaaS
6 8 (1.46%) Lucidchart
7 7 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (1.28%) Google Analytics
7 7 (1.28%) SuccessFactors
8 6 (1.09%) Power Automate
9 5 (0.91%) Miro
9 5 (0.91%) OneDrive
10 3 (0.55%) Adobe Analytics
10 3 (0.55%) IBM Blueworks
10 3 (0.55%) PowerApps
10 3 (0.55%) Smartsheet
10 3 (0.55%) SurveyMonkey
10 3 (0.55%) Trello
11 2 (0.36%) Google Sheets
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.10%) LAN
2 15 (2.74%) Skype
2 15 (2.74%) WAN
3 12 (2.19%) Firewall
4 8 (1.46%) SD-WAN
5 6 (1.09%) Internet
5 6 (1.09%) Network Security
5 6 (1.09%) SAN
6 5 (0.91%) Intranet
6 5 (0.91%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.91%) WebEx
7 4 (0.73%) DNS
8 3 (0.55%) DHCP
8 3 (0.55%) HTTP
8 3 (0.55%) Wireless
8 3 (0.55%) Wireshark
9 2 (0.36%) BGP
9 2 (0.36%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.36%) OSPF
9 2 (0.36%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (3.65%) Power BI
2 18 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (3.10%) Tableau
4 16 (2.92%) Oracle Reports
4 16 (2.92%) QlikView
4 16 (2.92%) SQL Server
5 9 (1.64%) MS Access
6 7 (1.28%) BigQuery
7 5 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (0.91%) Data Mining
8 4 (0.73%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (0.73%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 4 (0.73%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (0.73%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.55%) Data Lake
9 3 (0.55%) Essbase
9 3 (0.55%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 3 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 50 (9.12%) JIRA
2 12 (2.19%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.55%) Postman
4 2 (0.36%) MSTest
4 2 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.36%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.18%) CA Release Automation
5 1 (0.18%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.18%) FrontPage
5 1 (0.18%) PowerDesigner
5 1 (0.18%) Ranorex
5 1 (0.18%) VersionOne
5 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 223 (40.69%) Social Skills
2 183 (33.39%) Finance
3 131 (23.91%) Analytical Skills
4 74 (13.50%) Presentation Skills
5 50 (9.12%) Marketing
6 49 (8.94%) Public Sector
7 46 (8.39%) Banking
8 31 (5.66%) Telecoms
9 25 (4.56%) Influencing Skills
10 23 (4.20%) Legal
11 20 (3.65%) Publishing
12 17 (3.10%) Documentation Skills
13 16 (2.92%) Organisational Skills
14 13 (2.37%) Investment Banking
15 11 (2.01%) Law
15 11 (2.01%) Pharmaceutical
16 9 (1.64%) Retail
17 7 (1.28%) Front Office
17 7 (1.28%) Manufacturing
18 6 (1.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 161 (29.38%) Analyst
2 67 (12.23%) Business Analyst
3 44 (8.03%) Project Manager
4 26 (4.74%) Architect
5 25 (4.56%) Coordinator
6 24 (4.38%) Data Analyst
6 24 (4.38%) Designer
7 21 (3.83%) Consultant
8 20 (3.65%) Administrator
9 18 (3.28%) Developer
10 16 (2.92%) Project Coordinator
11 14 (2.55%) Data Scientist
12 13 (2.37%) PMO Analyst
13 11 (2.01%) Graphic Designer
14 10 (1.82%) IT Manager
14 10 (1.82%) Project Analyst
14 10 (1.82%) Support Analyst
15 9 (1.64%) Financial Analyst
15 9 (1.64%) IT Analyst
15 9 (1.64%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (4.38%) HTML
2 13 (2.37%) CSS
3 12 (2.19%) D3.js
3 12 (2.19%) Shiny
4 9 (1.64%) Middleware
5 6 (1.09%) XML
6 5 (0.91%) Web Services
7 4 (0.73%) jQuery
7 4 (0.73%) JSON
7 4 (0.73%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (0.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (0.55%) LDAP
8 3 (0.55%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 2 (0.36%) .NET
9 2 (0.36%) Flash
9 2 (0.36%) Matplotlib
9 2 (0.36%) NumPy
9 2 (0.36%) Pandas
9 2 (0.36%) SAML
9 2 (0.36%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 43 (7.85%) Management Information System
2 28 (5.11%) Self-Motivation
3 26 (4.74%) Data Centre
4 25 (4.56%) Social Media
5 18 (3.28%) User Experience
6 17 (3.10%) Algorithms
7 16 (2.92%) Virtual Team
8 11 (2.01%) Data Structures
8 11 (2.01%) NHS
9 10 (1.82%) Animation
9 10 (1.82%) Learning Management System
9 10 (1.82%) Video Editing
10 8 (1.46%) Credit Risk
10 8 (1.46%) e-Learning
10 8 (1.46%) PMI
11 7 (1.28%) Graphic Design
11 7 (1.28%) Private Cloud
12 6 (1.09%) CMDB
12 6 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 46 (8.39%) Windows
2 23 (4.20%) Windows 10
3 15 (2.74%) Linux
4 12 (2.19%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.28%) Unix
6 4 (0.73%) Android
6 4 (0.73%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.55%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.36%) AIX
8 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (25.18%) Project Management
2 110 (20.07%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (19.53%) Problem-Solving
4 67 (12.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 65 (11.86%) Change Management
6 61 (11.13%) Analytics
7 60 (10.95%) Data Analysis
8 58 (10.58%) Project Delivery
9 52 (9.49%) Decision-Making
10 51 (9.31%) Migration
11 48 (8.76%) ITIL
12 46 (8.39%) Business Intelligence
13 41 (7.48%) Programme Management
14 40 (7.30%) Business Analysis
15 37 (6.75%) Mathematics
16 35 (6.39%) Continuous Improvement
17 34 (6.20%) Waterfall
18 33 (6.02%) PRINCE2
19 31 (5.66%) Statistics
20 30 (5.47%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 78 (14.23%) SQL
2 26 (4.74%) Python
3 22 (4.01%) VBA
4 16 (2.92%) R
5 14 (2.55%) PowerShell
6 12 (2.19%) JavaScript
7 9 (1.64%) C#
8 7 (1.28%) C
9 4 (0.73%) C++
9 4 (0.73%) VB
10 3 (0.55%) Java
11 2 (0.36%) Apex Code
11 2 (0.36%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.36%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.18%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.18%) COBOL
12 1 (0.18%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.18%) Perl
12 1 (0.18%) PHP
12 1 (0.18%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 104 (18.98%) Degree
2 68 (12.41%) Security Cleared
3 51 (9.31%) SC Cleared
4 17 (3.10%) PMI Certification
5 16 (2.92%) Master's Degree
6 12 (2.19%) PMP
7 9 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (1.46%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (1.09%) BICSI Certification
10 6 (1.09%) BICSI RCDD
11 5 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
11 5 (0.91%) CISM
11 5 (0.91%) CISSP
12 4 (0.73%) CRISC
12 4 (0.73%) Numerate Degree
13 3 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.55%) DBS Check
13 3 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (13.32%) PMO
2 22 (4.01%) QA
3 9 (1.64%) Data Quality
3 9 (1.64%) GDPR
4 6 (1.09%) MiFID
5 5 (0.91%) Basel III
5 5 (0.91%) EMIR
5 5 (0.91%) SLA
6 3 (0.55%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.55%) IFRS
7 2 (0.36%) Basel II
7 2 (0.36%) Def Stans
7 2 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.36%) IFRS 9
7 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 17025
7 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.36%) ITGC
7 2 (0.36%) P3O
7 2 (0.36%) RMADS
7 2 (0.36%) Solvency II
System Software
1 18 (3.28%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.09%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.18%) NFS
5 1 (0.18%) Samba
Systems Management
1 6 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.55%) SCCM
2 3 (0.55%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.36%) EnCase
3 2 (0.36%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.18%) Ansible
4 1 (0.18%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.18%) Control-M
4 1 (0.18%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.18%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.18%) vMotion
Vendors
1 255 (46.53%) Microsoft
2 39 (7.12%) SAP
3 38 (6.93%) Oracle
4 28 (5.11%) Adobe
5 26 (4.74%) Salesforce.com
6 15 (2.74%) Google
7 14 (2.55%) Cisco
8 13 (2.37%) Alteryx
8 13 (2.37%) ServiceNow
9 9 (1.64%) VMware
10 8 (1.46%) Aruba
10 8 (1.46%) Blackboard
10 8 (1.46%) CheckPoint
10 8 (1.46%) IBM
11 7 (1.28%) Citrix
11 7 (1.28%) F5
11 7 (1.28%) Facebook
11 7 (1.28%) TippingPoint
12 6 (1.09%) Ariba
13 4 (0.73%) Marketo