The table below looks at the statistics for MS Access skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Access over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Access
Rank 115 108 110
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Access 14 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.50% 0.67% 0.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.00% 4.10% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 2
Average daily rate
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£275 £318 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.38% -7.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £275 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £388 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £283 £250
% change year-on-year
+14.15% +13.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £27.75
% change year-on-year
+32.35% -38.73%
MS Access
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
350 439 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.54% 16.30% 16.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 241 161
Average daily rate £400 £380 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 34
Average hourly rate £32.50 £15.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.67% -54.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.80 £13.00 £28.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £19.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

MS Access
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Access across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

MS Access Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

MS Access
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Access across the Berkshire region.

MS Access Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

MS Access
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Access across the Berkshire region.

MS Access Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

MS Access
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Access within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +4 9 £275 -7.17% 1
Bracknell - 4 £263 -
Slough - 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 £325 -
MS Access
South East

MS Access
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing MS Access also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Access.

1 11 (68.75%) MS Excel
2 10 (62.50%) SQL
3 7 (43.75%) Perl
3 7 (43.75%) XML
3 7 (43.75%) UNIX
3 7 (43.75%) 3G
3 7 (43.75%) Telecoms
3 7 (43.75%) 2G
3 7 (43.75%) LTE
3 7 (43.75%) 4G
3 7 (43.75%) Radio Access Network
4 6 (37.50%) Migration
4 6 (37.50%) MS Office
5 5 (31.25%) VB
5 5 (31.25%) VBA
5 5 (31.25%) Windows
5 5 (31.25%) Windows XP
5 5 (31.25%) DV Cleared
5 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
6 4 (25.00%) HNC
6 4 (25.00%) HND
7 3 (18.75%) CCNP
7 3 (18.75%) CCNA
7 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
9 1 (6.25%) C#
9 1 (6.25%) .NET
9 1 (6.25%) CRM
9 1 (6.25%) Marketing

MS Access
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing MS Access also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Access. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 11 (68.75%) MS Excel
2 6 (37.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) 3G
1 7 (43.75%) 2G
1 7 (43.75%) LTE
1 7 (43.75%) 4G
1 7 (43.75%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (43.75%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Developer
1 4 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Project Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Access Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Database Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) UNIX
2 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows XP
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Migration
2 1 (6.25%) CRM
2 1 (6.25%) Email Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) Perl
3 5 (31.25%) VB
3 5 (31.25%) VBA
4 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) DV Cleared
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) HNC
2 4 (25.00%) HND
3 3 (18.75%) CCNP
3 3 (18.75%) CCNA
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Sage