Period
to 27 January 2020

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 27 January 2020 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
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 216 203 186
Rank change year-on-year -13 -17 -9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint 873 1,350 1,463
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.22% 1.38% 1.47%
As % of the Applications category 14.03% 16.29% 16.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 513 731 867
UK median daily rate £375 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +10.34% +3.57%
10th Percentile £180 £205 £166
90th Percentile £610 £638 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £330
% change year-on-year -3.33% +13.64% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 96 83
UK median hourly rate £21.12 £20.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.60% -1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £65.15 £44.94 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.81 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.05% - -

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 6,222 8,288 8,916
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.70% 8.46% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,591 4,856 5,493
UK median daily rate £360 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £139 £143 £140
90th Percentile £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £334 £350 £333
% change year-on-year -4.57% +5.26% +2.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 632 746 726
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £15.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +5.79% -2.42%
10th Percentile £11.61 £10.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £45.23 £42.25 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.37 £14.50
% change year-on-year +13.86% +6.00% -3.33%

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 27 January 2020.

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 27 January 2020.

Contractor 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 27 January 2020. 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 -4 810 £391 -2.98% 239
UK excluding London +5 510 £363 -3.33% 179
London -15 344 £400 -11.11% 70
South East -7 177 £350 -17.65% 49
South West +60 94 £515 +83.93% 22
North of England +6 90 £375 +7.14% 44
East of England +31 60 £350 +1.82% 12
Midlands 0 45 £300 -17.24% 41
North West +12 43 £405 +23.66% 22
Scotland -19 39 £308 -12.14% 5
West Midlands +14 34 £300 -7.69% 23
Yorkshire +16 26 £325 -13.33% 18
North East +22 21 £275 -26.67% 4
East Midlands +6 11 £338 -9.40% 18
Wales +27 5 £325 -37.50% 7
Northern Ireland +7 2 - -
Channel Islands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 27 January 2020, 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.

1 743 (85.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 406 (46.51%) Microsoft
3 348 (39.86%) Microsoft Office
4 273 (31.27%) Finance
5 237 (27.15%) Project Management
6 213 (24.40%) MS Visio
7 186 (21.31%) Analytical Skills
8 176 (20.16%) SharePoint
9 167 (19.13%) Microsoft Project
10 150 (17.18%) Agile Software Development
11 138 (15.81%) PMO
12 132 (15.12%) Problem-Solving
13 131 (15.01%) Stakeholder Management
14 113 (12.94%) Windows
15 106 (12.14%) Change Management
16 105 (12.03%) Security Cleared
17 103 (11.80%) Office 365
18 97 (11.11%) Degree
19 96 (11.00%) PRINCE2
20 81 (9.28%) SC Cleared
21 79 (9.05%) Active Directory
22 74 (8.48%) Migration
23 73 (8.36%) Windows 10
23 73 (8.36%) Public Sector
24 68 (7.79%) Project Delivery
25 67 (7.67%) Management Information System
26 62 (7.10%) Banking
27 60 (6.87%) Programme Management
28 59 (6.76%) JIRA
28 59 (6.76%) Self-Motivation

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
1 176 (20.16%) SharePoint
2 27 (3.09%) Confluence
2 27 (3.09%) MS Exchange
3 21 (2.41%) Skype for Business
4 18 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2003
4 18 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (0.92%) SAS
6 6 (0.69%) Drupal
7 5 (0.57%) CMS
7 5 (0.57%) Moodle
8 3 (0.34%) WordPress
9 2 (0.23%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.11%) Gentran
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 743 (85.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 348 (39.86%) Microsoft Office
3 213 (24.40%) MS Visio
4 167 (19.13%) Microsoft Project
5 21 (2.41%) Acrobat
6 18 (2.06%) Spreadsheet
7 14 (1.60%) Photoshop
8 11 (1.26%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.57%) InDesign
10 4 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 3 (0.34%) Adobe After Effects
11 3 (0.34%) Sketch
12 2 (0.23%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.23%) Camtasia
12 2 (0.23%) Chatbot
12 2 (0.23%) InVision
12 2 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
12 2 (0.23%) Snagit
12 2 (0.23%) SPSS
12 2 (0.23%) Stata
Business Applications
1 30 (3.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (2.18%) Remedy ITSM
3 14 (1.60%) SAP S/4HANA
4 7 (0.80%) SAP ERP
5 6 (0.69%) Elite 3E
6 5 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.46%) Carpe Diem
7 4 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.34%) Oracle iProcurement
9 2 (0.23%) Adobe Campaign
9 2 (0.23%) Cognos TM1
9 2 (0.23%) Infor SunSystems
9 2 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.23%) Primavera
9 2 (0.23%) SAP CRM
10 1 (0.11%) JDE OneWorld
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 103 (11.80%) Office 365
2 53 (6.07%) Power Platform
3 47 (5.38%) Azure
4 30 (3.44%) Dynamics 365
5 26 (2.98%) OneDrive
6 24 (2.75%) PowerApps
7 22 (2.52%) SaaS
8 18 (2.06%) Azure Active Directory
8 18 (2.06%) Microsoft Flow
9 17 (1.95%) Azure Functions
9 17 (1.95%) Serverless
10 12 (1.37%) Yammer
11 9 (1.03%) SuccessFactors
12 7 (0.80%) Google Drive
13 5 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 5 (0.57%) Smartsheet
14 4 (0.46%) G Suite
14 4 (0.46%) Lucidchart
15 3 (0.34%) Google Analytics
15 3 (0.34%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.44%) Internet
2 26 (2.98%) Skype
3 25 (2.86%) VPN
3 25 (2.86%) WebEx
4 20 (2.29%) LAN
4 20 (2.29%) Remote Desktop
5 15 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
6 13 (1.49%) Radio Access Network
6 13 (1.49%) WAN
7 11 (1.26%) Firewall
8 9 (1.03%) DNS
8 9 (1.03%) Intranet
8 9 (1.03%) TCP/IP
8 9 (1.03%) Wireless
9 8 (0.92%) 4G
10 7 (0.80%) VoIP
11 4 (0.46%) Unified Communications
12 3 (0.34%) 5G
12 3 (0.34%) DKIM
12 3 (0.34%) DMARC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (6.07%) Power BI
2 39 (4.47%) SQL Server
3 26 (2.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (0.92%) Big Data
6 8 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (0.80%) DB2
7 7 (0.80%) MS Access
7 7 (0.80%) MySQL
8 6 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (0.69%) Oracle OWB
9 4 (0.46%) Base SAS
9 4 (0.46%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.34%) Biml
10 3 (0.34%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.34%) Electronic Patient Records
10 3 (0.34%) MariaDB
10 3 (0.34%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.23%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 59 (6.76%) JIRA
2 30 (3.44%) Visual Studio
3 10 (1.15%) Git (software)
4 7 (0.80%) Rational DOORS
5 6 (0.69%) Rational Rhapsody
5 6 (0.69%) Subversion
6 4 (0.46%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.34%) Bugzilla
7 3 (0.34%) IBM UrbanCode
7 3 (0.34%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.23%) GCC
8 2 (0.23%) Selenium
8 2 (0.23%) Sourcetree
8 2 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.23%) VectorCAST
8 2 (0.23%) Zephyr
9 1 (0.11%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.11%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.11%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.11%) WebDriver
General
1 273 (31.27%) Finance
2 73 (8.36%) Public Sector
3 62 (7.10%) Banking
4 58 (6.64%) Telecoms
5 41 (4.70%) Marketing
6 37 (4.24%) Legal
7 20 (2.29%) Law
8 19 (2.18%) Manufacturing
9 17 (1.95%) Retail
10 12 (1.37%) Mandarin Language
11 11 (1.26%) Publishing
12 10 (1.15%) Back Office
12 10 (1.15%) French Language
13 9 (1.03%) General Ledger
14 8 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.80%) Electronics
16 6 (0.69%) Billing
16 6 (0.69%) Financial Institution
16 6 (0.69%) Front Office
16 6 (0.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 255 (29.21%) Analyst
2 98 (11.23%) Business Analyst
3 88 (10.08%) Project Manager
4 50 (5.73%) Coordinator
5 45 (5.15%) Architect
6 40 (4.58%) Data Analyst
7 36 (4.12%) Project Coordinator
8 27 (3.09%) PMO Analyst
9 25 (2.86%) Consultant
9 25 (2.86%) Junior
10 24 (2.75%) Administrator
10 24 (2.75%) Financial Analyst
11 22 (2.52%) Service Analyst
11 22 (2.52%) Support Engineer
11 22 (2.52%) Support Officer
12 21 (2.41%) Project Officer
13 20 (2.29%) Trainer
14 19 (2.18%) Developer
15 18 (2.06%) 2nd Line Support
15 18 (2.06%) Project Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (1.95%) HTML
2 14 (1.60%) .NET
3 13 (1.49%) CSS
4 6 (0.69%) HTML5
5 5 (0.57%) ADO
5 5 (0.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (0.46%) CSS3
6 4 (0.46%) React
6 4 (0.46%) XML
6 4 (0.46%) XMPP
7 3 (0.34%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.34%) Bulma
7 3 (0.34%) jQuery
7 3 (0.34%) MDX
7 3 (0.34%) Semantic UI
7 3 (0.34%) Vue.js
7 3 (0.34%) Web Services
8 2 (0.23%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.23%) EDIFACT
8 2 (0.23%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 186 (21.31%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (7.67%) Management Information System
3 59 (6.76%) Self-Motivation
4 23 (2.63%) Blackberry
5 22 (2.52%) PDA
6 13 (1.49%) PMI
7 12 (1.37%) Data Centre
7 12 (1.37%) e-Learning
8 11 (1.26%) NHS
9 10 (1.15%) Social Media
9 10 (1.15%) User Experience
10 9 (1.03%) Digital Signage
11 8 (0.92%) CMDB
11 8 (0.92%) Smartphone
12 7 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
12 7 (0.80%) Virtual Team
13 6 (0.69%) SCADA
14 5 (0.57%) EPoS
14 5 (0.57%) iPad
15 4 (0.46%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 113 (12.94%) Windows
2 73 (8.36%) Windows 10
3 34 (3.89%) Apple iOS
4 31 (3.55%) Windows 7
5 24 (2.75%) Windows Server
6 20 (2.29%) Windows Vista
7 19 (2.18%) Windows XP
8 18 (2.06%) Windows 2000
8 18 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (1.26%) Linux
10 6 (0.69%) Android
11 4 (0.46%) Unix
12 3 (0.34%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.34%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.34%) pSOS
13 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.11%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (27.15%) Project Management
2 150 (17.18%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (15.12%) Problem-Solving
4 131 (15.01%) Stakeholder Management
5 106 (12.14%) Change Management
6 96 (11.00%) PRINCE2
7 74 (8.48%) Migration
8 68 (7.79%) Project Delivery
9 60 (6.87%) Programme Management
10 58 (6.64%) Decision-Making
11 56 (6.41%) Business Intelligence
11 56 (6.41%) ITIL
12 55 (6.30%) Business Analysis
13 48 (5.50%) Data Analysis
14 46 (5.27%) Analytics
15 45 (5.15%) DevOps
16 44 (5.04%) Risk Management
17 40 (4.58%) Time Management
18 39 (4.47%) CRM
18 39 (4.47%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 49 (5.61%) SQL
2 22 (2.52%) C
3 14 (1.60%) PowerShell
4 13 (1.49%) VBA
5 11 (1.26%) C#
5 11 (1.26%) JavaScript
5 11 (1.26%) Python
6 9 (1.03%) Java
7 7 (0.80%) T-SQL
8 6 (0.69%) MATLAB
8 6 (0.69%) R
9 5 (0.57%) PHP
10 2 (0.23%) Ada
10 2 (0.23%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.23%) VBScript
11 1 (0.11%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.11%) Java 8
11 1 (0.11%) RPG
11 1 (0.11%) XPath
Qualifications
1 105 (12.03%) Security Cleared
2 97 (11.11%) Degree
3 81 (9.28%) SC Cleared
4 34 (3.89%) PMI Certification
5 27 (3.09%) PMP
6 14 (1.60%) BPSS Clearance
7 13 (1.49%) HND
8 12 (1.37%) ISEB
9 10 (1.15%) CIMA
10 9 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 8 (0.92%) Computer Science Degree
11 8 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (0.80%) DV Cleared
12 7 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 6 (0.69%) CIPFA
13 6 (0.69%) Master's Degree
14 5 (0.57%) APMP
14 5 (0.57%) CCNP
14 5 (0.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (15.81%) PMO
2 32 (3.67%) QA
3 20 (2.29%) SLA
4 10 (1.15%) GDPR
5 8 (0.92%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.57%) P3O
6 5 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.34%) ITGC
8 2 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.23%) GxP
8 2 (0.23%) IFRS
8 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.11%) COBIT
9 1 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.11%) HL7
9 1 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.11%) MiFID
9 1 (0.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 79 (9.05%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.46%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.23%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.11%) Docker
5 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.11%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 20 (2.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 18 (2.06%) ServiceCenter
3 15 (1.72%) SCCM
4 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.23%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.23%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (0.23%) NSN NetAct
5 2 (0.23%) RSA Archer
6 1 (0.11%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.11%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.11%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.11%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.11%) MOM
6 1 (0.11%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 406 (46.51%) Microsoft
2 44 (5.04%) SAP
3 40 (4.58%) Oracle
4 38 (4.35%) Adobe
5 33 (3.78%) Remedy
6 27 (3.09%) Sparx
7 20 (2.29%) Bomgar
8 19 (2.18%) Google
8 19 (2.18%) HP
9 18 (2.06%) Peregrine
10 15 (1.72%) ServiceNow
11 12 (1.37%) BT
11 12 (1.37%) Cisco
11 12 (1.37%) Citrix
12 11 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
13 10 (1.15%) Tableau
13 10 (1.15%) VMware
14 9 (1.03%) Ariba
15 8 (0.92%) Concur
16 7 (0.80%) IBM