Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 203 185 171
Rank change year-on-year -18 -14 -18
Contract jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint 1,376 1,436 1,527
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.38% 1.44% 1.60%
As % of the Applications category 16.65% 16.35% 17.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 737 846 926
UK median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% -
10th Percentile £200 £168 £174
90th Percentile £638 £575 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £334 £335
% change year-on-year +12.36% -0.37% +3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 84 77
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +1.47%
10th Percentile £9.00 £11.25 £10.56
90th Percentile £44.71 £43.93 £40.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +12.55%

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 8,263 8,782 8,640
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.29% 8.82% 9.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,833 5,395 5,082
UK median daily rate £375 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +1.45% -1.43%
10th Percentile £145 £140 £145
90th Percentile £550 £560 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £331 £325
% change year-on-year +5.66% +1.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 749 725 894
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - -
10th Percentile £10.25 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £41.15 £35.00 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.32 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +5.62% -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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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 -25 1,268 £400 +8.99% 255
UK excluding London -24 724 £375 +12.36% 181
London +17 626 £450 +16.13% 89
South East -21 313 £425 +40.50% 56
North of England -16 131 £350 +3.70% 48
Midlands +13 91 £366 +12.69% 22
Scotland +13 81 £363 +16.00% 12
West Midlands -22 61 £344 +5.77% 14
North West 0 59 £328 +9.17% 28
East of England -3 58 £338 -26.43% 16
Yorkshire -16 51 £300 -11.11% 16
South West -54 41 £265 -32.91% 24
East Midlands +20 29 £373 +19.20% 8
North East -11 21 £375 -6.25% 4
Wales -15 7 £520 +73.33% 3
Northern Ireland +14 5 £400 +6.67%

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 1,169 (84.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 658 (47.82%) Microsoft
3 532 (38.66%) Microsoft Office
4 479 (34.81%) Finance
5 455 (33.07%) Project Management
6 307 (22.31%) MS Visio
7 265 (19.26%) Microsoft Project
8 259 (18.82%) Agile Software Development
9 256 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
10 242 (17.59%) PMO
11 230 (16.72%) SharePoint
12 196 (14.24%) Stakeholder Management
13 185 (13.44%) Change Management
14 184 (13.37%) JIRA
15 178 (12.94%) Problem-Solving
16 172 (12.50%) Degree
17 130 (9.45%) SQL
18 128 (9.30%) ITIL
19 123 (8.94%) Windows
20 119 (8.65%) PRINCE2
21 104 (7.56%) Telecoms
22 101 (7.34%) Banking
22 101 (7.34%) Security Cleared
23 98 (7.12%) Analytics
24 97 (7.05%) Management Information System
25 96 (6.98%) Programme Management
25 96 (6.98%) Change Control
26 93 (6.76%) Data Analysis
27 86 (6.25%) Active Directory
27 86 (6.25%) SC Cleared

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 (16.72%) SharePoint
2 71 (5.16%) Confluence
3 35 (2.54%) IIS
4 34 (2.47%) Apache
4 34 (2.47%) Tomcat
5 23 (1.67%) CMS
6 19 (1.38%) SAS
7 18 (1.31%) Skype for Business
8 15 (1.09%) TPMS
9 13 (0.94%) MS Exchange
10 10 (0.73%) nginx
11 9 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (0.51%) Drupal
13 6 (0.44%) Apache Qpid
13 6 (0.44%) WebSphere
14 5 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
15 4 (0.29%) IBM Notes
16 3 (0.22%) MS Project Server
16 3 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1,169 (84.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 532 (38.66%) Microsoft Office
3 307 (22.31%) MS Visio
4 265 (19.26%) Microsoft Project
5 21 (1.53%) Photoshop
6 20 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
7 15 (1.09%) Adobe Illustrator
8 12 (0.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 11 (0.80%) Acrobat
10 7 (0.51%) Adobe Captivate
11 6 (0.44%) Open Workbench
12 5 (0.36%) Adobe After Effects
12 5 (0.36%) Camtasia
12 5 (0.36%) InDesign
12 5 (0.36%) InVision
13 4 (0.29%) AutoCAD
13 4 (0.29%) Final Cut Pro
14 3 (0.22%) SPSS
15 2 (0.15%) Stata
16 1 (0.073%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 14 (1.02%) HiPortfolio
2 6 (0.44%) Oracle CRM
2 6 (0.44%) Oracle CRM On Demand
2 6 (0.44%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 6 (0.44%) Workday HCM
3 5 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.29%) Cognos TM1
4 4 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (0.29%) SAP WM
5 3 (0.22%) CA PPM
5 3 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.22%) Primavera
6 2 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.15%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.15%) Loan IQ
6 2 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.15%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.15%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 65 (4.72%) Office 365
2 19 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
3 15 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (1.02%) OneDrive
5 12 (0.87%) Trello
6 10 (0.73%) Google Analytics
6 10 (0.73%) SuccessFactors
7 9 (0.65%) SaaS
8 6 (0.44%) Adobe Analytics
9 4 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
10 3 (0.22%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 3 (0.22%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (0.22%) Google Tag Manager
10 3 (0.22%) PaaS
10 3 (0.22%) Taleo
11 2 (0.15%) IaaS
11 2 (0.15%) Yammer
12 1 (0.073%) Apigee
12 1 (0.073%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.073%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 30 (2.18%) LAN
1 30 (2.18%) Skype
2 25 (1.82%) WAN
3 24 (1.74%) Wireshark
4 23 (1.67%) Wireless
5 21 (1.53%) Internet
6 17 (1.24%) VPN
7 14 (1.02%) Intranet
8 12 (0.87%) Multicast
8 12 (0.87%) OSPF
9 11 (0.80%) WLAN
10 10 (0.73%) IPsec
10 10 (0.73%) Kerberos
10 10 (0.73%) SSL
10 10 (0.73%) VoIP
11 9 (0.65%) DNS
11 9 (0.65%) SNMP
11 9 (0.65%) SSH
11 9 (0.65%) TCP/IP
11 9 (0.65%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (2.69%) SQL Server
2 35 (2.54%) BusinessObjects
3 29 (2.11%) Power BI
4 18 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (1.31%) Oracle Reports
5 16 (1.16%) Oracle OWB
6 15 (1.09%) QlikView
7 11 (0.80%) MS Access
7 11 (0.80%) Relational Database
8 9 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (0.44%) Base SAS
10 6 (0.44%) DTS
10 6 (0.44%) Spotfire
11 5 (0.36%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.36%) Pentaho
12 4 (0.29%) Big Data
12 4 (0.29%) Cognos Connection
12 4 (0.29%) GIS
12 4 (0.29%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 184 (13.37%) JIRA
2 17 (1.24%) Jenkins
3 12 (0.87%) Git (software)
3 12 (0.87%) Maven
4 8 (0.58%) SoapUI
4 8 (0.58%) TeamCity
5 7 (0.51%) FishEye
6 6 (0.44%) Ant
6 6 (0.44%) Rational DOORS
6 6 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.36%) Eclipse
7 5 (0.36%) JMeter
7 5 (0.36%) JUnit
7 5 (0.36%) Selenium
7 5 (0.36%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.29%) Rational Rhapsody
9 3 (0.22%) HP UFT
10 2 (0.15%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.15%) Subversion
10 2 (0.15%) Toad
General
1 479 (34.81%) Finance
2 104 (7.56%) Telecoms
3 101 (7.34%) Banking
4 76 (5.52%) Marketing
5 46 (3.34%) Retail
6 33 (2.40%) Pharmaceutical
7 28 (2.03%) Manufacturing
8 26 (1.89%) Billing
9 25 (1.82%) Law
9 25 (1.82%) Legal
10 22 (1.60%) Back Office
11 21 (1.53%) Investment Banking
12 20 (1.45%) Mandarin Language
13 15 (1.09%) Publishing
14 11 (0.80%) Advertising
15 10 (0.73%) Front Office
16 9 (0.65%) Aerospace
17 8 (0.58%) Games
18 7 (0.51%) Automotive
18 7 (0.51%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 503 (36.56%) Analyst
2 155 (11.26%) Business Analyst
3 142 (10.32%) Project Manager
4 90 (6.54%) Coordinator
5 82 (5.96%) PMO Analyst
6 56 (4.07%) Data Analyst
7 54 (3.92%) Consultant
7 54 (3.92%) Project Coordinator
8 47 (3.42%) Administrator
8 47 (3.42%) Support Analyst
9 37 (2.69%) Developer
10 34 (2.47%) Service Analyst
10 34 (2.47%) Technical Analyst
11 31 (2.25%) Support Engineer
12 28 (2.03%) Technical Business Analyst
13 25 (1.82%) Report Analyst
14 24 (1.74%) Applications Engineer
14 24 (1.74%) IT Analyst
14 24 (1.74%) IT Support
14 24 (1.74%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (2.69%) SailPoint
2 25 (1.82%) HTML
3 19 (1.38%) Web Services
4 17 (1.24%) REST
5 14 (1.02%) SOAP
5 14 (1.02%) XML
6 13 (0.94%) .NET
6 13 (0.94%) LDAP
7 12 (0.87%) SAML
8 10 (0.73%) SPNEGO
8 10 (0.73%) WCF
8 10 (0.73%) Windows Identity Foundation
9 9 (0.65%) Middleware
10 8 (0.58%) CSS
11 7 (0.51%) J2EE
12 6 (0.44%) Flash
12 6 (0.44%) Kafka
12 6 (0.44%) RabbitMQ
13 4 (0.29%) OAuth
14 3 (0.22%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 256 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
2 97 (7.05%) Management Information System
3 76 (5.52%) Self-Motivation
4 31 (2.25%) e-Learning
5 30 (2.18%) User Experience
6 25 (1.82%) Virtual Team
7 21 (1.53%) FMCG
8 18 (1.31%) Data Centre
8 18 (1.31%) Learning Management System
9 17 (1.24%) Social Media
10 16 (1.16%) Mobile App
11 14 (1.02%) Driving Licence
11 14 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
11 14 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
12 13 (0.94%) Equities
12 13 (0.94%) Graphic Design
12 13 (0.94%) PKI
12 13 (0.94%) PMI
12 13 (0.94%) Smartphone
13 12 (0.87%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 123 (8.94%) Windows
2 54 (3.92%) Windows 10
3 33 (2.40%) Windows 7
4 30 (2.18%) Unix
5 15 (1.09%) Apple iOS
5 15 (1.09%) Solaris
5 15 (1.09%) VME
6 14 (1.02%) Windows Server
7 13 (0.94%) Linux
8 8 (0.58%) Android
9 7 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.29%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.29%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.073%) OS/400
12 1 (0.073%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.073%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.073%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.073%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.073%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 455 (33.07%) Project Management
2 259 (18.82%) Agile Software Development
3 196 (14.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 185 (13.44%) Change Management
5 178 (12.94%) Problem-Solving
6 128 (9.30%) ITIL
7 119 (8.65%) PRINCE2
8 98 (7.12%) Analytics
9 96 (6.98%) Change Control
9 96 (6.98%) Programme Management
10 93 (6.76%) Data Analysis
11 85 (6.18%) Business Analysis
12 80 (5.81%) Risk Management
13 75 (5.45%) Decision-Making
14 73 (5.31%) Business Intelligence
14 73 (5.31%) Time Management
15 63 (4.58%) Project Governance
15 63 (4.58%) Waterfall
16 62 (4.51%) Process Improvement
17 56 (4.07%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 130 (9.45%) SQL
2 59 (4.29%) Python
3 29 (2.11%) VBA
4 26 (1.89%) Java
5 23 (1.67%) C
6 22 (1.60%) PowerShell
7 15 (1.09%) Korn
7 15 (1.09%) Shell Script
8 14 (1.02%) R
9 12 (0.87%) JavaScript
10 11 (0.80%) Perl
11 8 (0.58%) MATLAB
11 8 (0.58%) PHP
12 7 (0.51%) T-SQL
13 6 (0.44%) PL/SQL
13 6 (0.44%) VB
14 5 (0.36%) Groovy
15 4 (0.29%) C#
15 4 (0.29%) C++
16 3 (0.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 172 (12.50%) Degree
2 101 (7.34%) Security Cleared
3 86 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 35 (2.54%) PMI Certification
5 27 (1.96%) PMP
6 25 (1.82%) ISEB
7 24 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 17 (1.24%) Computer Science Degree
9 16 (1.16%) Master's Degree
9 16 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 14 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
11 12 (0.87%) ACCA
11 12 (0.87%) CIMA
12 11 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (0.73%) CIPD
13 10 (0.73%) MCSE
14 9 (0.65%) HP MASE
15 8 (0.58%) Six Sigma Black Belt
16 7 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
16 7 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 242 (17.59%) PMO
2 75 (5.45%) QA
3 28 (2.03%) GDPR
4 24 (1.74%) Data Quality
5 20 (1.45%) SLA
6 7 (0.51%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.51%) P3O
7 5 (0.36%) CDISC
7 5 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.29%) Actionable Recommendations
9 3 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (0.22%) IFRS
10 2 (0.15%) ARP4754
10 2 (0.15%) Def Stans
10 2 (0.15%) GAAP
10 2 (0.15%) GxP
10 2 (0.15%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.15%) MiFID
10 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.073%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 86 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 18 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.65%) FreeRADIUS
4 7 (0.51%) BitLocker
5 5 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.22%) Firmware
6 3 (0.22%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.15%) XenApp
8 1 (0.073%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.073%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.073%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.073%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.073%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.073%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.073%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 37 (2.69%) Single Sign-On
2 30 (2.18%) SCCM
3 15 (1.09%) AirWatch
4 14 (1.02%) Oracle ZFS
5 12 (0.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 11 (0.80%) CA Single Sign-On
7 10 (0.73%) Ansible
8 6 (0.44%) Nagios
8 6 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (0.44%) Puppet
9 5 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (0.29%) HP ALM
11 3 (0.22%) Cisco Prime
11 3 (0.22%) Grafana
11 3 (0.22%) Prometheus
11 3 (0.22%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.15%) Cisco UCCX
12 2 (0.15%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 2 (0.15%) Terraform
Vendors
1 658 (47.82%) Microsoft
2 83 (6.03%) Oracle
3 65 (4.72%) SAP
4 60 (4.36%) ServiceNow
5 42 (3.05%) Tableau
6 41 (2.98%) Remedy
6 41 (2.98%) Workday
7 38 (2.76%) Adobe
8 28 (2.03%) HP
9 24 (1.74%) VMware
10 23 (1.67%) Google
11 19 (1.38%) iManage
11 19 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
12 18 (1.31%) Cisco
12 18 (1.31%) Citrix
13 13 (0.94%) BMC
13 13 (0.94%) CA
14 12 (0.87%) Aruba
14 12 (0.87%) Cognos
15 11 (0.80%) hybris