Period
to 30 October 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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 266 212 218
Rank change year-on-year -54 +6 -33
Contract jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint 303 1,092 1,358
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.92% 1.29% 1.31%
As % of the Applications category 12.29% 15.10% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 655 779
Median daily rate £368 £378 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.65% -3.21% +6.37%
10th Percentile £150 £200 £185
90th Percentile £580 £595 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 80 81
Median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -7.89% -6.45%
10th Percentile £13.57 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £51.75 £50.23 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.21 £17.50
% change year-on-year +73.22% +15.46% -12.50%

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 2,466 7,233 8,832
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.51% 8.52% 8.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,489 4,281 5,247
Median daily rate £375 £375 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.54% +6.57%
10th Percentile £131 £148 £145
90th Percentile £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -5.71% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 675 801
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.86% +9.38% +3.23%
10th Percentile £12.33 £11.05 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +17.65% +9.68% +6.90%

Microsoft PowerPoint
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Microsoft PowerPoint as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft PowerPoint in the UK

Microsoft PowerPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint.

Daily rate trend for Microsoft PowerPoint in the UK

Microsoft PowerPoint
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint over the 6 months to 30 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Microsoft PowerPoint in the UK

Microsoft PowerPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint.

Hourly rate trend for Microsoft PowerPoint in the UK

Microsoft PowerPoint
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Microsoft PowerPoint over the 6 months to 30 October 2020.

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 30 October 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 -42 270 £375 -6.25% 72
UK excluding London -8 154 £350 -6.67% 54
London -2 128 £375 -11.76% 19
South East +42 52 £391 +7.93% 13
North of England +18 34 £375 +7.14% 11
Work from Home -93 33 £336 +68.00% 5
North West +42 23 £375 -6.25% 5
South West +35 19 £450 +12.50% 5
Midlands +26 17 £270 -10.00% 16
Scotland +55 13 £310 -11.43%
East of England +36 10 £163 -60.61% 6
Yorkshire +34 8 £233 -31.62% 4
East Midlands +30 8 £368 -0.68% 5
West Midlands +23 8 £200 -33.33% 11
Northern Ireland +11 8 £164 -61.41%
North East +19 3 £338 +8.00% 2
Wales +35 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 251 (82.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 148 (48.84%) Microsoft
3 128 (42.24%) Microsoft Office
4 116 (38.28%) Finance
5 89 (29.37%) Project Management
6 71 (23.43%) MS Visio
7 60 (19.80%) Agile Software Development
8 49 (16.17%) Problem-Solving
9 43 (14.19%) Microsoft Project
9 43 (14.19%) Stakeholder Management
10 41 (13.53%) Security Cleared
11 40 (13.20%) Change Management
11 40 (13.20%) Analytical Skills
12 39 (12.87%) SQL
13 38 (12.54%) Project Delivery
14 37 (12.21%) PRINCE2
15 36 (11.88%) SharePoint
15 36 (11.88%) Programme Management
16 34 (11.22%) Risk Management
16 34 (11.22%) SC Cleared
16 34 (11.22%) Data Analysis
16 34 (11.22%) Analytics
17 32 (10.56%) Degree
18 31 (10.23%) PMO
19 28 (9.24%) Public Sector
19 28 (9.24%) Business Intelligence
20 26 (8.58%) Telecoms
21 24 (7.92%) Banking
22 23 (7.59%) Power Platform
23 22 (7.26%) Power BI

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 36 (11.88%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.96%) Confluence
3 7 (2.31%) Moodle
4 5 (1.65%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.66%) LiveLink
6 2 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.66%) SAS
7 1 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.33%) Apache
7 1 (0.33%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 251 (82.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 128 (42.24%) Microsoft Office
3 71 (23.43%) MS Visio
4 43 (14.19%) Microsoft Project
5 10 (3.30%) Camtasia
5 10 (3.30%) Photoshop
6 7 (2.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 6 (1.98%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (1.65%) Adobe After Effects
8 5 (1.65%) Adobe Premiere
8 5 (1.65%) CINEMA 4D
9 4 (1.32%) Adobe Captivate
9 4 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.66%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.66%) InDesign
11 1 (0.33%) Blender
11 1 (0.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.99%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (0.99%) Oracle iSupplier
2 3 (0.99%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.66%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 2 (0.66%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 2 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.33%) assyst
4 1 (0.33%) ENOVIA
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.33%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.33%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.33%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.33%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.33%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 23 (7.59%) Power Platform
2 22 (7.26%) Office 365
3 18 (5.94%) Azure
4 7 (2.31%) Lucidchart
5 4 (1.32%) SaaS
6 3 (0.99%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.99%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (0.99%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.99%) PaaS
7 2 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 2 (0.66%) AWS
7 2 (0.66%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.66%) PowerApps
7 2 (0.66%) Yammer
8 1 (0.33%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.33%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.33%) Data Lake Analytics
8 1 (0.33%) GitHub
8 1 (0.33%) Google Docs
8 1 (0.33%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.30%) Firewall
2 9 (2.97%) DNS
3 7 (2.31%) DHCP
3 7 (2.31%) Skype
4 5 (1.65%) Network Security
4 5 (1.65%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.65%) Wireless
5 4 (1.32%) VPN
6 3 (0.99%) LAN
6 3 (0.99%) WAN
6 3 (0.99%) Wireshark
7 2 (0.66%) 3G
7 2 (0.66%) 4G
7 2 (0.66%) Internet
7 2 (0.66%) Intranet
7 2 (0.66%) PPP
7 2 (0.66%) SNMP
7 2 (0.66%) Software-Defined Networking
7 2 (0.66%) Structured Cabling
7 2 (0.66%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.26%) Power BI
2 5 (1.65%) Big Data
2 5 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (1.65%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (1.32%) Apache Hive
3 4 (1.32%) Data Lake
3 4 (1.32%) SQL Server
4 3 (0.99%) Data Mining
4 3 (0.99%) DB2
4 3 (0.99%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (0.99%) Tableau
5 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (0.66%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.66%) Qlik Sense
5 2 (0.66%) QlikView
5 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.33%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (0.33%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 16 (5.28%) JIRA
2 5 (1.65%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.99%) Toad
4 2 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.66%) Visual Studio Code
5 1 (0.33%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.33%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.33%) Gradle
5 1 (0.33%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.33%) ProC
5 1 (0.33%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.33%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.33%) Subversion
General
1 116 (38.28%) Finance
2 28 (9.24%) Public Sector
3 26 (8.58%) Telecoms
4 24 (7.92%) Banking
5 16 (5.28%) Legal
5 16 (5.28%) Marketing
6 15 (4.95%) Manufacturing
7 9 (2.97%) Law
7 9 (2.97%) Retail
8 8 (2.64%) Publishing
9 7 (2.31%) Mandarin Language
10 6 (1.98%) Electronics
10 6 (1.98%) Investment Banking
11 5 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (1.32%) Financial Institution
12 4 (1.32%) General Ledger
12 4 (1.32%) Local Government
13 3 (0.99%) Police
14 2 (0.66%) Avionics
14 2 (0.66%) Billing
Job Titles
1 85 (28.05%) Analyst
2 34 (11.22%) Project Manager
3 33 (10.89%) Business Analyst
4 19 (6.27%) Data Analyst
5 16 (5.28%) Coordinator
6 15 (4.95%) Designer
7 13 (4.29%) Project Coordinator
8 11 (3.63%) Consultant
9 10 (3.30%) Developer
9 10 (3.30%) Junior
9 10 (3.30%) Project Analyst
10 9 (2.97%) Support Analyst
11 8 (2.64%) IT Manager
11 8 (2.64%) PMO Analyst
12 7 (2.31%) Administrator
12 7 (2.31%) Trainer
13 6 (1.98%) Architect
13 6 (1.98%) Business Manager
13 6 (1.98%) Instructional Designer
13 6 (1.98%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.28%) HTML
2 12 (3.96%) CSS
3 10 (3.30%) XML
4 5 (1.65%) LDAP
5 4 (1.32%) .NET
5 4 (1.32%) jQuery
5 4 (1.32%) JSON
6 3 (0.99%) COM
7 2 (0.66%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.33%) Adobe AIR
8 1 (0.33%) CGI
8 1 (0.33%) DHTML
8 1 (0.33%) FpML
8 1 (0.33%) Matplotlib
8 1 (0.33%) MDX
8 1 (0.33%) NumPy
8 1 (0.33%) Pandas
8 1 (0.33%) SciPy
8 1 (0.33%) Seaborn
8 1 (0.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 40 (13.20%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.61%) Management Information System
3 14 (4.62%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (3.63%) Social Media
5 10 (3.30%) Virtual Team
6 8 (2.64%) Animation
6 8 (2.64%) Video Editing
7 7 (2.31%) e-Learning
7 7 (2.31%) Learning Management System
8 6 (1.98%) User Experience
9 5 (1.65%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.65%) CMDB
10 4 (1.32%) PMI
11 3 (0.99%) Blog
11 3 (0.99%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.99%) EPoS
11 3 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.99%) Freedom of Information
11 3 (0.99%) Graphic Design
11 3 (0.99%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (6.93%) Windows
2 13 (4.29%) Windows 10
3 7 (2.31%) Windows 7
4 5 (1.65%) Unix
5 3 (0.99%) Android
5 3 (0.99%) Linux
6 2 (0.66%) AIX
6 2 (0.66%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.66%) Solaris
6 2 (0.66%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.33%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (29.37%) Project Management
2 60 (19.80%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (16.17%) Problem-Solving
4 43 (14.19%) Stakeholder Management
5 40 (13.20%) Change Management
6 38 (12.54%) Project Delivery
7 37 (12.21%) PRINCE2
8 36 (11.88%) Programme Management
9 34 (11.22%) Analytics
9 34 (11.22%) Data Analysis
9 34 (11.22%) Risk Management
10 28 (9.24%) Business Intelligence
11 22 (7.26%) Business Analysis
12 19 (6.27%) Migration
12 19 (6.27%) Service Delivery
13 18 (5.94%) Data Management
13 18 (5.94%) ITIL
13 18 (5.94%) Waterfall
14 17 (5.61%) Time Management
15 16 (5.28%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 39 (12.87%) SQL
2 13 (4.29%) Python
3 11 (3.63%) C
4 9 (2.97%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.65%) C++
5 5 (1.65%) R
5 5 (1.65%) VBA
6 4 (1.32%) C#
7 3 (0.99%) Java
8 2 (0.66%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.66%) VB
9 1 (0.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (0.33%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.33%) PHP
9 1 (0.33%) PROC SQL
9 1 (0.33%) Ruby
9 1 (0.33%) SAS Macro
9 1 (0.33%) Scala
9 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 41 (13.53%) Security Cleared
2 34 (11.22%) SC Cleared
3 32 (10.56%) Degree
4 11 (3.63%) PMI Certification
5 9 (2.97%) PMP
6 7 (2.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (1.98%) Postgraduate
8 5 (1.65%) ISEB
8 5 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (1.32%) APMP
9 4 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (1.32%) MCSE
9 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.99%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.66%) BICSI Certification
11 2 (0.66%) HNC
11 2 (0.66%) HND
11 2 (0.66%) MCSA
11 2 (0.66%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (10.23%) PMO
2 12 (3.96%) QA
3 7 (2.31%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.65%) GDPR
5 4 (1.32%) ISO 9001
5 4 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.32%) NIST
6 3 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 17025
7 2 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.66%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.66%) ISO 22301
7 2 (0.66%) ISO 31000
7 2 (0.66%) SLA
8 1 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.33%) GLP
8 1 (0.33%) GMP
8 1 (0.33%) IFRS
8 1 (0.33%) MiFID
8 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (6.60%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.66%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 2 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (2.97%) SCCM
2 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (0.99%) EnCase
4 2 (0.66%) Avamar
4 2 (0.66%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.66%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.66%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.66%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.66%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.66%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.33%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 148 (48.84%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.95%) Adobe
3 14 (4.62%) Oracle
4 12 (3.96%) SAP
5 7 (2.31%) Blackboard
5 7 (2.31%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.65%) HP
6 5 (1.65%) Informatica
7 4 (1.32%) Dell
7 4 (1.32%) Google
7 4 (1.32%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 4 (1.32%) Snow
7 4 (1.32%) Splunk
8 3 (0.99%) Ariba
8 3 (0.99%) Databricks
8 3 (0.99%) Huawei
8 3 (0.99%) Remedy
8 3 (0.99%) Veeam
8 3 (0.99%) VMware
9 2 (0.66%) BT