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 3 months to 26 June 2017 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 181 173 147
Rank change year-on-year -8 -26  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint 650 811 896
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.38% 1.53% 1.60%
As % of the Applications category 16.10% 16.89% 14.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 477 535
Median daily rate £370 £350 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% -0.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 37 53
Median hourly rate £20.50 £19.61 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.53% +42.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.16 £12.35 £9.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £37.25 £37.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £13.48
% change year-on-year -8.21% +45.47%  

Microsoft PowerPoint is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 4038 4801 6008
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.59% 9.04% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2314 2888 3399
Median daily rate £365 £330 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.60% -2.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 426 575
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.97 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +9.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.89 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £36.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.78 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -4.39% +13.79%  

Microsoft PowerPoint
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Microsoft PowerPoint as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft PowerPoint in the UK

Microsoft PowerPoint
Top 30 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -7 610 £375 +6.23% 130
London -50 266 £375 -6.25% 49
South East +60 180 £350 - 28
Berkshire +40 97 £338 +1.88% 4
Reading +40 49 £363 -9.37% 1
City of London -21 45 £318 -15.33% 10
East of England -1 35 £325 -21.21% 12
Surrey +13 32 £413 +22.22% 7
North West -8 31 £325 - 7
Scotland +21 28 £323 +7.50% 1
Hampshire +18 28 £325 -23.52% 2
West Midlands -22 27 £350 +29.62% 3
Yorkshire +27 25 £310 +0.81% 8
West Yorkshire +20 23 £310 -7.04% 6
South West -7 22 £325 +18.18% 17
Glasgow +23 18 £323 -0.76%
Leeds +30 16 £320 -24.70% 5
Sunbury-on-Thames 0 16 £380 +12.42%
Manchester -3 15 £350 -12.50% 3
East Midlands -14 14 £438 +25.00% 4
Essex -7 12 £450 -
Bristol -7 12 £225 -25.00% 7
Basingstoke -7 12 £154 -63.82%
Hertfordshire -4 11 £325 -23.52% 5
Edinburgh -10 10 £333 +10.83% 1
Northamptonshire +9 9 £438 -
Newbury +10 7 £360 -10.00%
Bracknell +9 7 £155 -58.66%
Wiltshire +7 7 £350 -10.25% 4
Warwickshire +5 7 £363 +40.77%

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 1059 (83.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 491 (38.57%) Microsoft Office
3 485 (38.10%) Microsoft
4 464 (36.45%) Finance
5 347 (27.26%) MS Visio
6 322 (25.29%) Project Management
7 244 (19.17%) Analytical Skills
8 234 (18.38%) PMO
8 234 (18.38%) Microsoft Project
9 212 (16.65%) SharePoint
10 192 (15.08%) Stakeholder Management
11 186 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
12 157 (12.33%) PRINCE2
13 145 (11.39%) Degree
14 135 (10.60%) Banking
15 123 (9.66%) Programme Management
16 120 (9.43%) Change Management
17 111 (8.72%) Telecoms
18 104 (8.17%) ITIL
19 102 (8.01%) SQL
20 101 (7.93%) Data Analysis
21 98 (7.70%) Risk Management
22 93 (7.31%) Marketing
23 89 (6.99%) Oracle
24 87 (6.83%) Security Cleared
25 76 (5.97%) Business Analysis
25 76 (5.97%) Retail
26 75 (5.89%) Management Information System
26 75 (5.89%) Windows
27 73 (5.73%) SAP

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
1 212 (16.65%) SharePoint
2 48 (3.77%) SAS
3 16 (1.26%) MS Project Server
4 14 (1.10%) Confluence
5 10 (0.79%) CMS
6 7 (0.55%) CICS
6 7 (0.55%) MQSeries
7 6 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (0.47%) WebLogic
8 5 (0.39%) Skype for Business
9 4 (0.31%) Documentum
9 4 (0.31%) Tuxedo
10 3 (0.24%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.24%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.16%) Apache Qpid
11 2 (0.16%) Lightstreamer
11 2 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.16%) WebORB
11 2 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 1059 (83.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 491 (38.57%) Microsoft Office
3 347 (27.26%) MS Visio
4 234 (18.38%) Microsoft Project
5 21 (1.65%) Photoshop
6 20 (1.57%) Spreadsheet
7 15 (1.18%) SPSS
8 13 (1.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 12 (0.94%) Adobe Illustrator
10 9 (0.71%) InDesign
10 9 (0.71%) Stata
11 8 (0.63%) AutoCAD
12 6 (0.47%) Adobe Captivate
13 4 (0.31%) InfoPath
14 3 (0.24%) Adobe After Effects
14 3 (0.24%) Camtasia
15 2 (0.16%) InVision
15 2 (0.16%) SPSS Modeler
16 1 (0.079%) Autodesk Inventor
16 1 (0.079%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 14 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
1 14 (1.10%) Remedy ITSM
2 11 (0.86%) Primavera
3 10 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (0.39%) SAP IS-U
6 4 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.31%) SAP GRC
6 4 (0.31%) WebTrends
7 3 (0.24%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 3 (0.24%) Eagle PACE
7 3 (0.24%) FastStats
7 3 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.16%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.16%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.16%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 30 (2.36%) Office 365
2 10 (0.79%) G Suite
2 10 (0.79%) Google Drive
3 7 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.47%) Adobe Analytics
5 5 (0.39%) Google Analytics
5 5 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
6 4 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.31%) GitHub
7 3 (0.24%) IBM Blueworks
7 3 (0.24%) Slack
7 3 (0.24%) Trello
7 3 (0.24%) Yammer
8 2 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.16%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (0.16%) CloudFront
8 2 (0.16%) Responsys
8 2 (0.16%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (0.94%) Firewall
2 11 (0.86%) Internet
3 10 (0.79%) TCP/IP
3 10 (0.79%) VPN
4 9 (0.71%) SSL
5 8 (0.63%) Intranet
5 8 (0.63%) Kerberos
5 8 (0.63%) MPLS
5 8 (0.63%) VoIP
5 8 (0.63%) WAN
6 7 (0.55%) BGP
6 7 (0.55%) Multicast
6 7 (0.55%) OSPF
6 7 (0.55%) SSH
6 7 (0.55%) WebEx
7 6 (0.47%) IPv6
7 6 (0.47%) LAN
7 6 (0.47%) Skype
8 4 (0.31%) DHCP
8 4 (0.31%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (2.20%) SQL Server
2 20 (1.57%) MS Access
3 19 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
3 19 (1.49%) QlikView
4 17 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (1.18%) Big Data
6 13 (1.02%) Data Mining
7 11 (0.86%) Power BI
8 10 (0.79%) Relational Database
9 8 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
9 8 (0.63%) Qlik Sense
10 7 (0.55%) DB2
10 7 (0.55%) Hadoop
11 5 (0.39%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (0.39%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.31%) SAP HANA
13 3 (0.24%) Apache Hive
13 3 (0.24%) PowerPivot
13 3 (0.24%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 3 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 42 (3.30%) JIRA
2 6 (0.47%) Visual Studio
3 5 (0.39%) Axure RP
3 5 (0.39%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 5 (0.39%) Dreamweaver
4 4 (0.31%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (0.31%) Rational Rhapsody
5 3 (0.24%) HP UFT
5 3 (0.24%) Maven
5 3 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.24%) TestLink
6 2 (0.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.16%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.16%) Rational Statemate
6 2 (0.16%) Selenium
6 2 (0.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.16%) Toad
7 1 (0.079%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.079%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.079%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 464 (36.45%) Finance
2 135 (10.60%) Banking
3 111 (8.72%) Telecoms
4 93 (7.31%) Marketing
5 76 (5.97%) Retail
6 57 (4.48%) Legal
7 31 (2.44%) Manufacturing
8 29 (2.28%) Investment Banking
9 21 (1.65%) Back Office
10 20 (1.57%) Retail Banking
11 19 (1.49%) Advertising
12 18 (1.41%) Billing
13 17 (1.34%) Financial Institution
13 17 (1.34%) Law
13 17 (1.34%) Mandarin Language
14 15 (1.18%) Front Office
15 9 (0.71%) Military
15 9 (0.71%) Publishing
16 8 (0.63%) Electronics
17 7 (0.55%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 427 (33.54%) Analyst
2 141 (11.08%) Business Analyst
3 119 (9.35%) Project Manager
4 69 (5.42%) Administrator
5 64 (5.03%) Coordinator
5 64 (5.03%) PMO Analyst
6 49 (3.85%) Consultant
7 46 (3.61%) Data Analyst
8 43 (3.38%) Project Coordinator
9 33 (2.59%) Junior
10 32 (2.51%) Service Analyst
10 32 (2.51%) Support Analyst
11 27 (2.12%) Project Analyst
12 26 (2.04%) Project Administrator
13 25 (1.96%) Process Analyst
13 25 (1.96%) Service Manager
14 24 (1.89%) Programme Manager
14 24 (1.89%) Trainer
15 22 (1.73%) Technical Analyst
16 21 (1.65%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (1.89%) HTML
2 15 (1.18%) Middleware
2 15 (1.18%) XML
3 10 (0.79%) CSS
4 7 (0.55%) .NET
4 7 (0.55%) ISPF
4 7 (0.55%) RESTful
4 7 (0.55%) Web Services
4 7 (0.55%) WebCenter
5 5 (0.39%) SOAP
6 4 (0.31%) HTML5
6 4 (0.31%) Velocity
7 3 (0.24%) COM
7 3 (0.24%) CSS3
7 3 (0.24%) Flash
7 3 (0.24%) REST
8 2 (0.16%) FpML
8 2 (0.16%) J2EE
8 2 (0.16%) RSS
8 2 (0.16%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 244 (19.17%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (5.89%) Management Information System
3 33 (2.59%) Computer Science
4 31 (2.44%) User Experience
5 26 (2.04%) Data Centre
6 22 (1.73%) Virtual Team
7 20 (1.57%) e-Learning
7 20 (1.57%) NHS
8 18 (1.41%) Credit Risk
9 16 (1.26%) PMI
10 15 (1.18%) Smartphone
10 15 (1.18%) Social Media
11 13 (1.02%) Derivative
11 13 (1.02%) Fintech
12 12 (0.94%) Fixed Income
12 12 (0.94%) Mainframe
12 12 (0.94%) Mobile App
13 9 (0.71%) Driving Licence
13 9 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (0.71%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 75 (5.89%) Windows
2 24 (1.89%) Unix
3 19 (1.49%) Android
3 19 (1.49%) Apple iOS
4 16 (1.26%) Linux
4 16 (1.26%) Windows 10
5 14 (1.10%) Windows 7
6 11 (0.86%) Windows 8
7 8 (0.63%) Windows Server
8 7 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.55%) zOS
9 5 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.31%) AIX
10 4 (0.31%) Solaris
10 4 (0.31%) VME
11 3 (0.24%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.24%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.079%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 322 (25.29%) Project Management
2 192 (15.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 186 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
4 157 (12.33%) PRINCE2
5 123 (9.66%) Programme Management
6 120 (9.43%) Change Management
7 104 (8.17%) ITIL
8 101 (7.93%) Data Analysis
9 98 (7.70%) Risk Management
10 76 (5.97%) Business Analysis
11 70 (5.50%) Analytics
12 64 (5.03%) Time Management
13 57 (4.48%) Change Control
14 56 (4.40%) ERP
14 56 (4.40%) Service Management
15 52 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
16 50 (3.93%) ITSM
16 50 (3.93%) Project Planning
16 50 (3.93%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 45 (3.53%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 102 (8.01%) SQL
2 37 (2.91%) VBA
3 19 (1.49%) C
4 17 (1.34%) R
5 11 (0.86%) Java
5 11 (0.86%) Perl
6 9 (0.71%) JavaScript
6 9 (0.71%) MATLAB
6 9 (0.71%) Shell Script
7 8 (0.63%) VB
8 7 (0.55%) Assembly Language
8 7 (0.55%) CLIST
8 7 (0.55%) JCL
8 7 (0.55%) REXX
9 6 (0.47%) C#
10 4 (0.31%) COBOL
10 4 (0.31%) Python
11 3 (0.24%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.24%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.24%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 145 (11.39%) Degree
2 87 (6.83%) Security Cleared
3 72 (5.66%) SC Cleared
4 29 (2.28%) PMI Certification
5 25 (1.96%) PMP
6 19 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
7 17 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 13 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
9 12 (0.94%) DV Cleared
9 12 (0.94%) ISEB
10 10 (0.79%) ACCA
10 10 (0.79%) CIMA
10 10 (0.79%) Numerate Degree
10 10 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 9 (0.71%) CCNP
11 9 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (0.63%) CTC Cleared
13 7 (0.55%) CCIE
14 6 (0.47%) CCIP
15 5 (0.39%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 234 (18.38%) PMO
2 55 (4.32%) QA
3 49 (3.85%) SLA
4 31 (2.44%) Data Quality
5 22 (1.73%) MiFID
6 13 (1.02%) Basel II
7 12 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
8 8 (0.63%) IFRS
8 8 (0.63%) IFRS 9
8 8 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 7 (0.55%) GDPR
9 7 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (0.55%) P3O
10 6 (0.47%) Actionable Recommendations
10 6 (0.47%) Dodd-Frank
11 5 (0.39%) EMIR
12 4 (0.31%) Basel III
12 4 (0.31%) ISO 20022
13 3 (0.24%) ISO 9001
13 3 (0.24%) PMBOK
System Software
1 40 (3.14%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.55%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 7 (0.55%) RACF
2 7 (0.55%) Time Sharing Option
3 4 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.079%) Cronacle
5 1 (0.079%) Docker
5 1 (0.079%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (0.94%) SCCM
2 8 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (0.55%) zSecure
4 6 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.24%) BladeLogic
5 3 (0.24%) MOM
6 2 (0.16%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.079%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.079%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.079%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.079%) FlexNet
7 1 (0.079%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.079%) SCOM
Vendors
1 485 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 89 (6.99%) Oracle
3 73 (5.73%) SAP
4 39 (3.06%) Adobe
5 31 (2.44%) Remedy
6 29 (2.28%) Google
7 25 (1.96%) Tableau
8 22 (1.73%) IBM
9 19 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
10 17 (1.34%) HP
11 13 (1.02%) Workday
12 11 (0.86%) BMC
12 11 (0.86%) Cisco
12 11 (0.86%) Sybase
13 10 (0.79%) Apple
13 10 (0.79%) CA
13 10 (0.79%) ServiceNow
14 9 (0.71%) CA Agile Central
15 8 (0.63%) iManage
15 8 (0.63%) Planview
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