The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Access
Rank 82 80 81
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Access 7 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.48% 0.18% 0.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.10% 0.77% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Average daily rate
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£165 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £300 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £300 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £290 £269
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+77.14% -2.77%
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 Manchester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
333 259 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 23.00% 23.48% 24.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 153 191
Average daily rate £325 £285 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £392 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 16
Average hourly rate £21.00 £27.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £15.31 £14.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.80 £144.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -15.38%

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
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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 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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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
Altrincham - - - -
Salford - - - - 1
MS Access
North West

MS Access
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 9 (64.29%) Finance
3 8 (57.14%) SQL
3 8 (57.14%) VB
3 8 (57.14%) Oracle
3 8 (57.14%) Oracle Database
3 8 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (35.71%) HP
5 5 (35.71%) ISEB
5 5 (35.71%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 5 (35.71%) FTP
5 5 (35.71%) WebLogic Integration
5 5 (35.71%) TIBCO
5 5 (35.71%) N-Tier
5 5 (35.71%) SOA
5 5 (35.71%) HPUX
5 5 (35.71%) Linux
5 5 (35.71%) Apache
5 5 (35.71%) Tomcat
5 5 (35.71%) WebLogic
5 5 (35.71%) SUSE
5 5 (35.71%) ISEB Practitioner
5 5 (35.71%) Release Management
5 5 (35.71%) Performance Testing
5 5 (35.71%) Security Testing
5 5 (35.71%) Integration Testing
5 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
5 5 (35.71%) Statistical Analysis

MS Access
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 5 (35.71%) WebLogic Integration
1 5 (35.71%) Apache
1 5 (35.71%) Tomcat
1 5 (35.71%) WebLogic
2 2 (14.29%) CMS
3 1 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (21.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (57.14%) Oracle Database
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Toad
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) General Ledger
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Tester
1 5 (35.71%) Non-Functional Tester
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Migration Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Data Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Database Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Data Migration Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Data Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Report Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Financial Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (35.71%) N-Tier
3 3 (21.43%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) HPUX
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
1 5 (35.71%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) SOA
1 5 (35.71%) Release Management
1 5 (35.71%) Performance Testing
1 5 (35.71%) Security Testing
1 5 (35.71%) Integration Testing
1 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
1 5 (35.71%) Statistical Analysis
2 3 (21.43%) BPR
2 3 (21.43%) Data Migration
2 3 (21.43%) Data Cleansing
2 3 (21.43%) Data Mapping
2 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
2 3 (21.43%) Migration
2 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
2 3 (21.43%) Business Analytics
2 3 (21.43%) Analytics
3 2 (14.29%) CRM
3 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
1 8 (57.14%) VB
2 5 (35.71%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 4 (28.57%) VBA
4 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) ISEB
1 5 (35.71%) ISEB Practitioner
1 5 (35.71%) ISTQB
1 5 (35.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) HP
3 5 (35.71%) TIBCO
4 3 (21.43%) Sage
5 1 (7.14%) Cognos
5 1 (7.14%) Business Objects