Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 188 170 152
Rank change year-on-year -18 -18 -19
Contract jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint 1,424 1,542 1,766
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.44% 1.61% 1.64%
As % of the Applications category 16.37% 17.68% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 840 936 1,052
UK median daily rate £363 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% - -
10th Percentile £168 £174 £171
90th Percentile £575 £528 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £335 £325
% change year-on-year -1.49% +3.08% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 77 92
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.56 £10.89
90th Percentile £43.93 £40.85 £46.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.89
% change year-on-year - +5.90% +42.02%

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 8,697 8,720 10,950
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.81% 9.08% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,336 5,131 6,434
UK median daily rate £350 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% +6.06%
10th Percentile £140 £145 £154
90th Percentile £560 £525 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +1.54% - +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 719 902 1,022
UK median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £15.50
10th Percentile £10.25 £10.00 £9.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £38.98 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -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 21 January 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 21 January 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 21 January 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 -15 1,328 £367 +4.86% 330
UK excluding London 0 785 £330 -1.49% 209
London -37 625 £389 +3.67% 133
South East +21 349 £303 -11.68% 57
North of England -27 136 £338 -4.93% 49
Midlands -31 82 £325 +7.44% 54
East of England -16 71 £459 +69.91% 23
South West +13 64 £400 +14.29% 14
West Midlands -8 60 £325 -10.34% 38
Scotland 0 58 £313 -13.79% 7
Yorkshire +5 56 £338 -1.32% 15
North West -43 56 £300 -20.00% 23
North East +7 25 £400 +14.29% 11
East Midlands -20 22 £313 +25.00% 16
Northern Ireland -30 15 £375 +15.38% 1
Wales +14 10 £300 -13.79% 4

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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 Microsoft PowerPoint.

1 1,232 (86.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 588 (41.29%) Microsoft
3 505 (35.46%) Finance
4 485 (34.06%) Microsoft Office
5 387 (27.18%) Project Management
6 322 (22.61%) MS Visio
7 278 (19.52%) Analytical Skills
8 275 (19.31%) PMO
9 267 (18.75%) Microsoft Project
10 230 (16.15%) SharePoint
11 209 (14.68%) Stakeholder Management
12 201 (14.12%) Agile Software Development
13 169 (11.87%) Degree
14 149 (10.46%) PRINCE2
15 138 (9.69%) Windows
16 137 (9.62%) Change Management
17 136 (9.55%) Banking
18 135 (9.48%) SQL
19 125 (8.78%) Risk Management
20 123 (8.64%) Analytics
21 121 (8.50%) Marketing
22 111 (7.79%) Programme Management
23 106 (7.44%) Telecoms
24 105 (7.37%) ITIL
25 96 (6.74%) Management Information System
26 95 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
27 90 (6.32%) SAP
28 81 (5.69%) Security Cleared
29 76 (5.34%) Office 365
30 75 (5.27%) Time Management

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
1 230 (16.15%) SharePoint
2 47 (3.30%) SAS
3 25 (1.76%) Skype for Business
4 16 (1.12%) MS Exchange
5 15 (1.05%) CMS
6 12 (0.84%) Confluence
7 11 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
8 10 (0.70%) IIS
8 10 (0.70%) Marvel
9 9 (0.63%) Apache
10 8 (0.56%) Tomcat
11 6 (0.42%) CICS
11 6 (0.42%) IBM Notes
11 6 (0.42%) MQSeries
11 6 (0.42%) nginx
12 4 (0.28%) MS Project Server
13 3 (0.21%) Drupal
13 3 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2007
13 3 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1,232 (86.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 485 (34.06%) Microsoft Office
3 322 (22.61%) MS Visio
4 267 (18.75%) Microsoft Project
5 41 (2.88%) Photoshop
6 35 (2.46%) Adobe Illustrator
7 25 (1.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 25 (1.76%) Spreadsheet
8 16 (1.12%) InVision
9 13 (0.91%) Adobe Captivate
9 13 (0.91%) InDesign
10 9 (0.63%) SPSS
11 7 (0.49%) Adobe After Effects
12 6 (0.42%) Acrobat
13 5 (0.35%) Stata
14 4 (0.28%) Adobe Premiere
14 4 (0.28%) Maya
15 2 (0.14%) AutoCAD
15 2 (0.14%) Revit
16 1 (0.070%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 21 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
3 9 (0.63%) NetSuite
4 8 (0.56%) Adobe Campaign
4 8 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.42%) Maximo
5 6 (0.42%) SAP GRC
6 5 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (0.35%) SimCorp Dimension
6 5 (0.35%) Unit4 Business World
7 4 (0.28%) Infor CRM
7 4 (0.28%) SAP IS-U
7 4 (0.28%) Temenos Globus
7 4 (0.28%) Temenos T24
8 3 (0.21%) CA PPM
8 3 (0.21%) Oracle CRM
8 3 (0.21%) Oracle CRM On Demand
8 3 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.21%) SAP BPC
8 3 (0.21%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 76 (5.34%) Office 365
2 25 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
3 21 (1.47%) Google Analytics
4 13 (0.91%) Google Drive
5 10 (0.70%) OneDrive
6 9 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (0.56%) Adobe Analytics
7 8 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 8 (0.56%) SaaS
8 6 (0.42%) AdWords
8 6 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (0.35%) Yammer
10 4 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (0.28%) IBM Blueworks
10 4 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
11 3 (0.21%) G Suite
12 2 (0.14%) Basecamp
12 2 (0.14%) PaaS
12 2 (0.14%) Taleo
12 2 (0.14%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 28 (1.97%) Skype
2 26 (1.83%) Internet
3 20 (1.40%) LAN
3 20 (1.40%) TCP/IP
4 19 (1.33%) Intranet
5 18 (1.26%) SSL
5 18 (1.26%) VPN
6 14 (0.98%) SMS
6 14 (0.98%) WAN
7 12 (0.84%) Kerberos
8 10 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (0.56%) Firewall
9 8 (0.56%) Remote Desktop
10 7 (0.49%) Radio Access Network
10 7 (0.49%) SAN
10 7 (0.49%) SSH
11 6 (0.42%) 3G
11 6 (0.42%) VoLTE
12 5 (0.35%) 4G
13 4 (0.28%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (3.02%) SQL Server
2 32 (2.25%) BusinessObjects
2 32 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (1.83%) Power BI
4 25 (1.76%) Relational Database
5 23 (1.62%) QlikView
6 19 (1.33%) Data Mining
7 18 (1.26%) Big Data
8 17 (1.19%) MS Access
9 16 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 14 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 12 (0.84%) Qlik Sense
12 10 (0.70%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 8 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
14 7 (0.49%) Base SAS
14 7 (0.49%) DB2
14 7 (0.49%) PowerPivot
15 6 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 5 (0.35%) OLAP
16 5 (0.35%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 47 (3.30%) JIRA
2 7 (0.49%) Git (software)
3 6 (0.42%) Visual Studio
4 5 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (0.35%) Subversion
5 4 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.21%) MSI
6 3 (0.21%) MSTest
6 3 (0.21%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (0.14%) Selenium
8 1 (0.070%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.070%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (0.070%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.070%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.070%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.070%) Toad
8 1 (0.070%) Visual Website Optimizer
8 1 (0.070%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.070%) XMLSpy
General
1 505 (35.46%) Finance
2 136 (9.55%) Banking
3 121 (8.50%) Marketing
4 106 (7.44%) Telecoms
5 53 (3.72%) Retail
6 50 (3.51%) Legal
7 43 (3.02%) Investment Banking
8 30 (2.11%) Mandarin Language
9 29 (2.04%) Law
10 28 (1.97%) Advertising
11 24 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
12 22 (1.54%) Front Office
13 21 (1.47%) Manufacturing
14 19 (1.33%) Billing
15 18 (1.26%) French Language
15 18 (1.26%) Spanish Language
16 14 (0.98%) German Language
16 14 (0.98%) Military
17 11 (0.77%) Automotive
17 11 (0.77%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 483 (33.92%) Analyst
2 148 (10.39%) Business Analyst
3 126 (8.85%) Project Manager
4 86 (6.04%) PMO Analyst
5 78 (5.48%) Coordinator
6 59 (4.14%) Project Coordinator
7 53 (3.72%) Data Analyst
8 46 (3.23%) Developer
9 44 (3.09%) Consultant
10 41 (2.88%) PMO Lead
11 40 (2.81%) Administrator
11 40 (2.81%) Designer
12 39 (2.74%) Support Analyst
13 33 (2.32%) Senior PMO
14 32 (2.25%) Financial Analyst
15 31 (2.18%) Desktop Support
16 30 (2.11%) Project Analyst
16 30 (2.11%) Senior Analyst
17 28 (1.97%) Service Analyst
18 27 (1.90%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (2.32%) HTML
2 27 (1.90%) XML
3 21 (1.47%) .NET
4 18 (1.26%) Web Services
5 13 (0.91%) CSS
6 12 (0.84%) HTML5
7 11 (0.77%) WCF
8 10 (0.70%) ASP.NET
9 8 (0.56%) SailPoint
10 7 (0.49%) .NET Framework
10 7 (0.49%) CSS3
10 7 (0.49%) jQuery
10 7 (0.49%) RESTful
11 6 (0.42%) ISPF
11 6 (0.42%) LDAP
11 6 (0.42%) Middleware
11 6 (0.42%) SAML
11 6 (0.42%) SPNEGO
11 6 (0.42%) Windows Identity Foundation
12 5 (0.35%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 278 (19.52%) Analytical Skills
2 96 (6.74%) Management Information System
3 32 (2.25%) User Experience
4 31 (2.18%) Social Media
5 29 (2.04%) e-Learning
6 24 (1.69%) Data Centre
7 23 (1.62%) Smartphone
8 21 (1.47%) iPhone
8 21 (1.47%) Virtual Team
9 19 (1.33%) CMDB
9 19 (1.33%) Learning Management System
10 16 (1.12%) Computer Science
10 16 (1.12%) FMCG
10 16 (1.12%) iPad
11 14 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 14 (0.98%) PKI
12 13 (0.91%) Video Editing
13 11 (0.77%) Blog
13 11 (0.77%) Market Risk
14 10 (0.70%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 138 (9.69%) Windows
2 49 (3.44%) Windows 7
3 43 (3.02%) Windows 10
4 33 (2.32%) Android
4 33 (2.32%) Apple iOS
5 20 (1.40%) Windows Server
6 14 (0.98%) Unix
7 12 (0.84%) Linux
8 11 (0.77%) Windows 8
9 6 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.42%) zOS
10 5 (0.35%) AIX
10 5 (0.35%) Solaris
11 4 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.28%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.21%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.14%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 387 (27.18%) Project Management
2 209 (14.68%) Stakeholder Management
3 201 (14.12%) Agile Software Development
4 149 (10.46%) PRINCE2
5 137 (9.62%) Change Management
6 125 (8.78%) Risk Management
7 123 (8.64%) Analytics
8 111 (7.79%) Programme Management
9 105 (7.37%) ITIL
10 95 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
11 75 (5.27%) Project Planning
11 75 (5.27%) Time Management
12 73 (5.13%) CRM
13 72 (5.06%) Change Control
14 71 (4.99%) Data Analysis
15 66 (4.63%) Migration
16 65 (4.56%) Continuous Improvement
17 64 (4.49%) Service Management
18 61 (4.28%) Business Analysis
19 60 (4.21%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 135 (9.48%) SQL
2 61 (4.28%) VBA
3 36 (2.53%) C
4 27 (1.90%) C#
5 21 (1.47%) JavaScript
5 21 (1.47%) VB
6 19 (1.33%) Java
7 17 (1.19%) Python
8 14 (0.98%) R
9 12 (0.84%) T-SQL
10 8 (0.56%) C++
10 8 (0.56%) MATLAB
11 6 (0.42%) Assembly Language
11 6 (0.42%) CLIST
11 6 (0.42%) JCL
11 6 (0.42%) Perl
11 6 (0.42%) PowerShell
11 6 (0.42%) REXX
11 6 (0.42%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.21%) PHP
Qualifications
1 169 (11.87%) Degree
2 81 (5.69%) Security Cleared
3 58 (4.07%) SC Cleared
4 45 (3.16%) PMP
5 44 (3.09%) PMI Certification
6 19 (1.33%) APMP
6 19 (1.33%) DV Cleared
6 19 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 16 (1.12%) CTC Cleared
8 15 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (0.98%) ACCA
9 14 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 13 (0.91%) CIMA
11 10 (0.70%) ISEB
11 10 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 9 (0.63%) CIPD
13 6 (0.42%) Computer Science Degree
14 5 (0.35%) MBA
14 5 (0.35%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 275 (19.31%) PMO
2 52 (3.65%) GDPR
3 51 (3.58%) Data Quality
4 42 (2.95%) QA
5 30 (2.11%) SLA
6 25 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 21 (1.47%) ISO 9001
8 17 (1.19%) MiFID
9 13 (0.91%) Def Stans
10 12 (0.84%) PCI DSS
10 12 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 11 (0.77%) Basel II
12 7 (0.49%) P3O
13 6 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
13 6 (0.42%) ISO 9000
14 5 (0.35%) CDISC
15 3 (0.21%) COBIT
15 3 (0.21%) FATCA
15 3 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 3 (0.21%) Solvency II
System Software
1 67 (4.71%) Active Directory
2 14 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.77%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.42%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 6 (0.42%) RACF
4 6 (0.42%) Time Sharing Option
5 4 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.21%) Docker
6 3 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.14%) Firmware
7 2 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.070%) IAG
8 1 (0.070%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.070%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (1.47%) SCCM
2 19 (1.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 9 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (0.42%) CA Single Sign-On
4 6 (0.42%) SCVMM
4 6 (0.42%) zSecure
5 5 (0.35%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.14%) DameWare
6 2 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.14%) Nessus
7 1 (0.070%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.070%) Amdocs OSS
7 1 (0.070%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.070%) NSN NetAct
7 1 (0.070%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 588 (41.29%) Microsoft
2 90 (6.32%) SAP
3 70 (4.92%) Adobe
4 59 (4.14%) Tableau
5 44 (3.09%) Google
6 34 (2.39%) Oracle
7 30 (2.11%) Remedy
8 23 (1.62%) IBM
9 20 (1.40%) ServiceNow
10 18 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
10 18 (1.26%) Workday
11 17 (1.19%) HP
12 16 (1.12%) Apple
12 16 (1.12%) Cognos
13 15 (1.05%) CA
13 15 (1.05%) VMware
14 13 (0.91%) BMC
15 12 (0.84%) Cisco
15 12 (0.84%) Citrix
16 10 (0.70%) Facebook