The table below looks at the statistics for MS Access skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire 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 November 2014 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Access
Rank 39 20 37
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +17
Contract jobs citing MS Access 6 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.41% 1.35% 0.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.13% 5.56% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£350 - £170
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £288 £269
% change year-on-year
+13.04% +7.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.40 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+77.14% -5.40%
MS Access
North West

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 Lancashire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
117 36 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 27.40% 24.32% 21.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 19 39
Average daily rate £420 £300 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £178 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £385 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 5
Average hourly rate £31.95 £20.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.75% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.12 £14.00 £13.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.15 £24.50 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -10.56%

MS Access
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

MS Access Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

MS Access
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

MS Access Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

MS Access
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

MS Access Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

MS Access
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014. 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
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Job
Vacancies
Preston - - - -
MS Access
North West

MS Access
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) Data Analysis
2 5 (71.43%) VB
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) Data Transformation
3 4 (57.14%) Data Structures
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) Java
4 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (28.57%) Perl
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) Python
5 2 (28.57%) Demand Forecasting
6 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
6 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
6 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
6 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 1 (14.29%) VBA
6 1 (14.29%) ERP

MS Access
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Support Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Applications Support
2 2 (28.57%) Data Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Report Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Data Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Data Structures
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Data Analysis
1 5 (71.43%) Data Transformation
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Demand Forecasting
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) VB
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) Perl
4 2 (28.57%) Python
5 1 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle