The first table below looks at the demand for MS Access skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Access over the 3 months to 30 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 Manchester 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Access
Rank 75 77 84
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Contract jobs citing MS Access 11 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.89% 0.26% 0.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.25% 1.35% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 6
Average daily rate
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£323 - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.90 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.91% -20.57%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
259 222 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 21.06% 19.51% 26.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 126 206
Average daily rate £325 £311 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% +7.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £444 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 17
Average hourly rate £19.50 £13.75 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.81% -46.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.15 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.70 £16.35 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
MS Access
North West

MS Access
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

MS Access Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

MS Access
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

MS Access Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

MS Access
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Access across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

MS Access Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

MS Access
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

MS Access Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

MS Access
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 16 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 15 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 14 (58.33%) Oracle
3 14 (58.33%) SQL
4 12 (50.00%) Oracle Database
5 9 (37.50%) Finance
5 9 (37.50%) VBA
6 8 (33.33%) Migration
6 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 7 (29.17%) VB
7 7 (29.17%) Data Extraction
8 6 (25.00%) Data Mapping
8 6 (25.00%) Data Architecture
8 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (25.00%) Oracle General Ledger
8 6 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
8 6 (25.00%) Data Migration
8 6 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
8 6 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
8 6 (25.00%) ISTQB
8 6 (25.00%) Release Management
8 6 (25.00%) Performance Testing
8 6 (25.00%) Security Testing
8 6 (25.00%) Integration Testing
8 6 (25.00%) Test Scripting
8 6 (25.00%) Oracle Payables
8 6 (25.00%) Oracle Receivables
8 6 (25.00%) Oracle Assets
8 6 (25.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 6 (25.00%) HP Quality Center

MS Access
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 6 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 6 (25.00%) Apache
1 6 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 6 (25.00%) WebLogic Integration
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle Payables
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle Receivables
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle Assets
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle 11i
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.17%) Maximo
2 1 (4.17%) GoldMine
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 12 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (8.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Toad
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) General Ledger
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Front Office
3 1 (4.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Tester
2 5 (20.83%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Non-Functional Tester
3 3 (12.50%) Applications Developer
3 3 (12.50%) MI Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Developer
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Graduate
5 1 (4.17%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Information Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Business Process Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Process Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) HTML
1 3 (12.50%) CSS
1 3 (12.50%) XML
1 3 (12.50%) HTML5
2 2 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Data Extraction
2 6 (25.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) HPUX
1 6 (25.00%) Linux
1 6 (25.00%) SUSE
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
2 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Migration
2 6 (25.00%) Data Mapping
2 6 (25.00%) Data Architecture
2 6 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 6 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
2 6 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 6 (25.00%) Release Management
2 6 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 6 (25.00%) Security Testing
2 6 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 6 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (25.00%) SOA
3 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.17%) CRM
5 1 (4.17%) Data Management
5 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Scrum
5 1 (4.17%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) SQL
2 9 (37.50%) VBA
3 7 (29.17%) VB
4 6 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 6 (25.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 4 (16.67%) C#
6 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 6 (25.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 6 (25.00%) ISEB
1 6 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) APMP
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Oracle
2 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (25.00%) HP
3 6 (25.00%) TIBCO
3 6 (25.00%) Sage
4 2 (8.33%) Business Objects
5 1 (4.17%) SAP
5 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com