The first table below looks at the demand for MS Access skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Access over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Birmingham region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Access
Rank 59 58 52
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Access 2 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.28% 0.17% 0.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.65% 0.68% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£160 £450 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-64.44% +89.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £285 £240
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.90 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.91% -20.57%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
121 147 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.97% 24.26% 25.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 84 95
Average daily rate £310 £388 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +21.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.75% +64.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
MS Access
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MS Access
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

MS Access Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

MS Access
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

MS Access Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

MS Access
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

MS Access Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

MS Access
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
1 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) VB
4 4 (44.44%) MS Office
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Finance
6 2 (22.22%) SLA
6 2 (22.22%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (22.22%) Windows
6 2 (22.22%) VBA
6 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
6 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (11.11%) Data Transformation
7 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
7 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
7 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 1 (11.11%) Java
7 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
7 1 (11.11%) Perl
7 1 (11.11%) MySQL
7 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
7 1 (11.11%) HPUX
7 1 (11.11%) Linux

MS Access
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
1 1 (11.11%) IBM Notes
1 1 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
2 4 (44.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
4 1 (11.11%) MySQL
4 1 (11.11%) Data Mart
4 1 (11.11%) SQLPlus
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Advertising
2 1 (11.11%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Data Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) DBA
2 2 (22.22%) SQL DBA
2 2 (22.22%) Senior DBA
2 2 (22.22%) Senior SQL DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Business Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Information Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Database Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Information Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Coordinator
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) N-Tier
1 1 (11.11%) NHS
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) Reference Data
1 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) HPUX
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
2 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
2 1 (11.11%) Data Transformation
2 1 (11.11%) CRM
2 1 (11.11%) SOA
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Data Management
2 1 (11.11%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Use Case
2 1 (11.11%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) VB
3 2 (22.22%) VBA
3 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) Perl
4 1 (11.11%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Lotus
4 1 (11.11%) TIBCO
4 1 (11.11%) Northgate