Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 202 194 176
Rank change year-on-year -8 -18 -34
Contract jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint 1,390 1,303 1,596
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.37% 1.41% 1.50%
As % of the Applications category 15.81% 15.84% 15.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 867 782 941
UK median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £163 £190 £165
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £338
% change year-on-year +4.48% -0.74% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 69 74
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £17.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.42% +6.23% -0.64%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £38.75 £45.60 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.01 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.95% +7.14% +16.67%

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 8,794 8,228 10,461
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.69% 8.87% 9.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,328 4,828 6,224
UK median daily rate £365 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +1.45% +2.22%
10th Percentile £143 £150 £151
90th Percentile £563 £538 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.85% - +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 780 765 925
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.67% +7.27%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £37.50 £42.50 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year - -6.25% +14.29%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -1 1,298 £380 +8.57% 305
UK excluding London -10 745 £350 +4.48% 229
London +1 630 £400 - 94
South East +9 322 £350 - 60
North of England -29 142 £335 -0.74% 40
East of England -3 77 £434 +63.68% 32
Midlands -53 63 £330 +5.60% 58
South West +22 62 £400 +5.26% 21
Yorkshire +5 58 £375 +17.19% 22
North West -41 58 £300 -10.45% 14
Scotland -19 55 £275 -14.06% 15
West Midlands -22 49 £325 -16.13% 43
North East 0 27 £388 +10.71% 4
East Midlands -23 14 £369 +47.50% 15
Northern Ireland -3 13 £375 +15.38% 1
Wales -8 12 £300 -29.41% 2

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, 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 1,170 (84.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 562 (40.43%) Microsoft
3 521 (37.48%) Finance
4 447 (32.16%) Microsoft Office
5 378 (27.19%) Project Management
6 300 (21.58%) MS Visio
7 255 (18.35%) PMO
8 254 (18.27%) Microsoft Project
9 249 (17.91%) Analytical Skills
10 211 (15.18%) SharePoint
11 210 (15.11%) Agile Software Development
12 204 (14.68%) Stakeholder Management
13 170 (12.23%) Degree
14 162 (11.65%) PRINCE2
15 157 (11.29%) Problem-Solving
16 151 (10.86%) Change Management
17 134 (9.64%) Banking
18 127 (9.14%) SQL
19 120 (8.63%) Marketing
20 111 (7.99%) Windows
21 106 (7.63%) Programme Management
22 103 (7.41%) Analytics
23 101 (7.27%) Management Information System
24 100 (7.19%) ITIL
25 93 (6.69%) Time Management
26 90 (6.47%) SAP
26 90 (6.47%) Business Intelligence
27 89 (6.40%) Tableau
28 86 (6.19%) Telecoms
29 83 (5.97%) Risk 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
1 211 (15.18%) SharePoint
2 39 (2.81%) Skype for Business
3 36 (2.59%) SAS
4 26 (1.87%) Marvel
5 20 (1.44%) Confluence
6 18 (1.29%) MS Exchange
7 13 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (0.72%) IIS
9 9 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (0.58%) CMS
11 7 (0.50%) Apache
11 7 (0.50%) WebSphere
12 6 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (0.43%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (0.29%) nginx
14 2 (0.14%) MS Project Server
14 2 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 1 (0.072%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 1 (0.072%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1,170 (84.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 447 (32.16%) Microsoft Office
3 300 (21.58%) MS Visio
4 254 (18.27%) Microsoft Project
5 40 (2.88%) Photoshop
6 37 (2.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 32 (2.30%) InVision
8 31 (2.23%) Adobe Illustrator
9 16 (1.15%) InDesign
10 9 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
11 8 (0.58%) SPSS
12 7 (0.50%) Acrobat
13 6 (0.43%) Adobe Captivate
13 6 (0.43%) Stata
14 2 (0.14%) Adobe After Effects
15 1 (0.072%) Adobe Premiere
15 1 (0.072%) AutoCAD
15 1 (0.072%) InfoPath
15 1 (0.072%) Maya
15 1 (0.072%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 17 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.94%) NetSuite
3 12 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.58%) SimCorp Dimension
5 7 (0.50%) Adobe Campaign
5 7 (0.50%) Infor CRM
5 7 (0.50%) thinkFolio
5 7 (0.50%) Unit4 Business World
6 5 (0.36%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 5 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.22%) Primavera
8 3 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
9 2 (0.14%) CA PPM
9 2 (0.14%) Elite 3E
9 2 (0.14%) iTrent
9 2 (0.14%) SAP CO
9 2 (0.14%) SAP FI
9 2 (0.14%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 71 (5.11%) Office 365
2 27 (1.94%) OneDrive
3 25 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
4 15 (1.08%) Google Analytics
5 10 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (0.65%) SaaS
7 8 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 7 (0.50%) Dynamics 365
9 6 (0.43%) Adobe Analytics
10 5 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
11 2 (0.14%) AdWords
11 2 (0.14%) IaaS
11 2 (0.14%) IBM Blueworks
11 2 (0.14%) Lucidchart
11 2 (0.14%) PaaS
11 2 (0.14%) Yammer
12 1 (0.072%) GitHub
12 1 (0.072%) Slack
12 1 (0.072%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 49 (3.53%) Skype
2 31 (2.23%) Intranet
3 19 (1.37%) Internet
4 12 (0.86%) TCP/IP
4 12 (0.86%) VPN
5 11 (0.79%) SAN
6 10 (0.72%) LAN
6 10 (0.72%) WAN
7 9 (0.65%) 3G
7 9 (0.65%) SMS
7 9 (0.65%) VoLTE
8 7 (0.50%) Firewall
8 7 (0.50%) SSL
8 7 (0.50%) WebEx
9 6 (0.43%) 4G
9 6 (0.43%) Remote Desktop
10 5 (0.36%) DNS
10 5 (0.36%) MPLS
10 5 (0.36%) VoWiFi
11 4 (0.29%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
2 43 (3.09%) BusinessObjects
3 33 (2.37%) Power BI
3 33 (2.37%) SQL Server
4 28 (2.01%) Big Data
5 23 (1.65%) Data Mining
6 22 (1.58%) Relational Database
7 20 (1.44%) QlikView
8 17 (1.22%) MS Access
9 15 (1.08%) Spotfire
10 13 (0.94%) Qlik Sense
11 8 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (0.36%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
14 5 (0.36%) DB2
14 5 (0.36%) PowerPivot
15 4 (0.29%) Electronic Patient Records
15 4 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
16 3 (0.22%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 46 (3.31%) JIRA
2 8 (0.58%) Git (software)
3 7 (0.50%) Subversion
3 7 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (0.43%) Jenkins
4 6 (0.43%) TeamCity
5 4 (0.29%) GitLab
5 4 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (0.22%) Artifactory
6 3 (0.22%) MSTest
6 3 (0.22%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (0.22%) Toad
6 3 (0.22%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.22%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (0.22%) Zephyr
7 2 (0.14%) Ant
7 2 (0.14%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.14%) Maven
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.14%) WebDriver
General
1 521 (37.48%) Finance
2 134 (9.64%) Banking
3 120 (8.63%) Marketing
4 86 (6.19%) Telecoms
5 62 (4.46%) Retail
6 56 (4.03%) Legal
7 41 (2.95%) Investment Banking
8 29 (2.09%) Law
9 28 (2.01%) Mandarin Language
10 22 (1.58%) Pharmaceutical
11 21 (1.51%) Military
12 19 (1.37%) Front Office
13 18 (1.29%) Advertising
13 18 (1.29%) Billing
13 18 (1.29%) Financial Institution
14 17 (1.22%) Manufacturing
15 14 (1.01%) French Language
16 12 (0.86%) Multimedia
17 10 (0.72%) Publishing
18 9 (0.65%) German Language
Job Titles
1 479 (34.46%) Analyst
2 158 (11.37%) Business Analyst
3 146 (10.50%) Project Manager
4 87 (6.26%) Data Analyst
5 69 (4.96%) PMO Analyst
6 65 (4.68%) Coordinator
7 54 (3.88%) Consultant
8 53 (3.81%) Designer
9 42 (3.02%) Project Coordinator
10 41 (2.95%) Administrator
11 39 (2.81%) Trainer
12 38 (2.73%) Developer
13 36 (2.59%) Support Officer
14 35 (2.52%) PMO Lead
15 34 (2.45%) Change Manager
16 33 (2.37%) Support Analyst
17 32 (2.30%) 2nd Line Support
18 31 (2.23%) Desktop Support
18 31 (2.23%) Service Analyst
19 29 (2.09%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (2.23%) HTML
2 22 (1.58%) XML
3 15 (1.08%) .NET
4 14 (1.01%) Web Services
5 13 (0.94%) CSS
6 12 (0.86%) HTML5
7 10 (0.72%) LDAP
8 7 (0.50%) CSS3
8 7 (0.50%) WCF
9 6 (0.43%) AngularJS
9 6 (0.43%) ASP.NET
9 6 (0.43%) REST
9 6 (0.43%) SailPoint
10 5 (0.36%) .NET Framework
10 5 (0.36%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (0.36%) J2EE
10 5 (0.36%) jQuery
10 5 (0.36%) SOAP
10 5 (0.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (0.29%) SPNEGO
Miscellaneous
1 249 (17.91%) Analytical Skills
2 101 (7.27%) Management Information System
3 74 (5.32%) Self-Motivation
4 48 (3.45%) User Experience
5 30 (2.16%) Social Media
6 27 (1.94%) Computer Science
6 27 (1.94%) e-Learning
7 23 (1.65%) CMDB
8 22 (1.58%) FMCG
8 22 (1.58%) iPhone
9 18 (1.29%) Data Centre
9 18 (1.29%) Virtual Team
10 15 (1.08%) Learning Management System
11 14 (1.01%) Video Editing
12 13 (0.94%) Blog
12 13 (0.94%) Fixed Income
13 12 (0.86%) iPad
13 12 (0.86%) NHS
14 11 (0.79%) Graphic Design
15 10 (0.72%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 111 (7.99%) Windows
2 55 (3.96%) Windows 10
3 41 (2.95%) Windows 7
4 19 (1.37%) Android
5 16 (1.15%) Linux
6 15 (1.08%) Apple iOS
7 14 (1.01%) Unix
8 10 (0.72%) Windows Server
9 9 (0.65%) Solaris
10 8 (0.58%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.36%) AIX
11 5 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.29%) zOS
13 2 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.14%) SUSE
13 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.14%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.072%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.072%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 378 (27.19%) Project Management
2 210 (15.11%) Agile Software Development
3 204 (14.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 162 (11.65%) PRINCE2
5 157 (11.29%) Problem-Solving
6 151 (10.86%) Change Management
7 106 (7.63%) Programme Management
8 103 (7.41%) Analytics
9 100 (7.19%) ITIL
10 93 (6.69%) Time Management
11 90 (6.47%) Business Intelligence
12 83 (5.97%) Risk Management
13 78 (5.61%) Migration
14 77 (5.54%) Data Analysis
15 75 (5.40%) Business Analysis
16 69 (4.96%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 68 (4.89%) Visualisation
18 65 (4.68%) Change Control
18 65 (4.68%) Project Planning
19 63 (4.53%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 127 (9.14%) SQL
2 51 (3.67%) VBA
3 35 (2.52%) C
4 20 (1.44%) VB
5 17 (1.22%) JavaScript
5 17 (1.22%) R
6 16 (1.15%) C#
6 16 (1.15%) Java
7 14 (1.01%) Python
8 8 (0.58%) MATLAB
9 6 (0.43%) C++
9 6 (0.43%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.29%) XPath
10 4 (0.29%) XQuery
11 3 (0.22%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.14%) PHP
12 2 (0.14%) Ruby
12 2 (0.14%) VBScript
13 1 (0.072%) Scala
13 1 (0.072%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 170 (12.23%) Degree
2 61 (4.39%) Security Cleared
3 41 (2.95%) PMP
4 36 (2.59%) SC Cleared
5 33 (2.37%) PMI Certification
6 19 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 18 (1.29%) APMP
7 18 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 17 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 15 (1.08%) CIPD
10 12 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
10 12 (0.86%) DV Cleared
10 12 (0.86%) ISEB
11 9 (0.65%) ACCA
11 9 (0.65%) CTC Cleared
12 8 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (0.50%) CIMA
13 7 (0.50%) Master's Degree
13 7 (0.50%) MCP
14 6 (0.43%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 255 (18.35%) PMO
2 70 (5.04%) GDPR
3 54 (3.88%) Data Quality
4 36 (2.59%) SLA
5 34 (2.45%) QA
6 17 (1.22%) Def Stans
7 16 (1.15%) ISO 9001
8 15 (1.08%) CDISC
9 10 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 10 (0.72%) PCI DSS
10 7 (0.50%) Basel II
10 7 (0.50%) MiFID
11 6 (0.43%) P3O
11 6 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 3 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
12 3 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
12 3 (0.22%) HL7
12 3 (0.22%) ISO 22301
12 3 (0.22%) ISO 9000
13 2 (0.14%) PSD2
System Software
1 68 (4.89%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.29%) Docker
3 4 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.14%) Firmware
4 2 (0.14%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.072%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.072%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.072%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.072%) vSphere
5 1 (0.072%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (1.22%) SCCM
2 16 (1.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 8 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
4 6 (0.43%) NetBackup
5 5 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (0.29%) CA Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.22%) MIIS
8 2 (0.14%) HP ALM
8 2 (0.14%) PingFederate
9 1 (0.072%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.072%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.072%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.072%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.072%) SCOM
9 1 (0.072%) TeamSite
9 1 (0.072%) TrustSec
9 1 (0.072%) vRealize
Vendors
1 562 (40.43%) Microsoft
2 90 (6.47%) SAP
3 89 (6.40%) Tableau
4 75 (5.40%) Adobe
5 41 (2.95%) Oracle
6 27 (1.94%) Workday
7 24 (1.73%) Cognos
7 24 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
8 23 (1.65%) Google
9 20 (1.44%) ServiceNow
10 17 (1.22%) Citrix
11 16 (1.15%) Remedy
11 16 (1.15%) VMware
12 14 (1.01%) Facebook
13 13 (0.94%) BMC
13 13 (0.94%) HP
13 13 (0.94%) IBM
13 13 (0.94%) Kronos
13 13 (0.94%) Twitter
14 10 (0.72%) Progress