The table below looks at the statistics for MS Access skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Access over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Access
Rank 52 48 48
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing MS Access 7 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.33% 1.35% 0.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.34% 6.11% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 2
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£350 £275 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +5.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £260
% change year-on-year
+18.18% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £30.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £16.75 £21.38
% change year-on-year
+13.43% -21.63%
MS Access
East of England

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 Essex region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
131 131 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 24.81% 22.17% 22.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 82 55
Average daily rate £350 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £290 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £440 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 19
Average hourly rate £40.60 £38.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £33.65 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.15 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £34.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-16.84% +20.00%

MS Access
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

MS Access Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

MS Access
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

MS Access Daily Rate Trend in Essex

MS Access
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Access across the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

MS Access Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

MS Access
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

MS Access Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

MS Access
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 29 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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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
Chelmsford -9 2 £450 +55.17%
Epping 0 1 £85 -
MS Access
East of England

MS Access
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 8 (66.67%) Finance
3 6 (50.00%) VBA
3 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 5 (41.67%) IBM
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) Cognos
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle
5 4 (33.33%) Migration
5 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
6 3 (25.00%) AS400
6 3 (25.00%) VMware ESX
6 3 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (25.00%) SunGard AvantGard
6 3 (25.00%) iSeries
6 3 (25.00%) Capacity Management
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (25.00%) MS Office
6 3 (25.00%) UNIX
6 3 (25.00%) Windows
6 3 (25.00%) AIX
6 3 (25.00%) Solaris
6 3 (25.00%) Linux
6 3 (25.00%) SunGard
6 3 (25.00%) Citrix
6 3 (25.00%) SAN
6 3 (25.00%) BMC
6 3 (25.00%) NetApp

MS Access
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) SunGard AvantGard
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (8.33%) CODA-Financials
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) General Ledger
2 2 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Financial Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Capacity Management Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Capacity Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Storage Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) MI Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Report Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Statistician
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Support
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (25.00%) AS400
2 3 (25.00%) iSeries
3 2 (16.67%) Data Extraction
3 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) UNIX
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) AIX
1 3 (25.00%) Solaris
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 2 (16.67%) ERP
3 2 (16.67%) Change Control
3 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security
3 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
3 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Data Reconciliation
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Tivoli
1 3 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) IBM
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
1 5 (41.67%) Cognos
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) SunGard
2 3 (25.00%) Citrix
2 3 (25.00%) BMC
2 3 (25.00%) NetApp
2 3 (25.00%) CODA
3 2 (16.67%) Ariba