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 28 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Access
Rank 77 70 64
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Access 13 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.86% 1.23% 1.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.29% 6.58% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 0
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£325 £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £260
% change year-on-year
+18.18% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £21.38
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -20.46%
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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
303 243 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 19.96% 18.71% 24.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 137 111
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 8
Average hourly rate £19.00 £37.49 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.31% -7.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £9.00 £17.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £74.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £32.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-11.72% +13.04%

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015, 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 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 8 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (31.25%) Finance
5 4 (25.00%) CMS
5 4 (25.00%) CRM
5 4 (25.00%) MS Office
5 4 (25.00%) VBA
5 4 (25.00%) Oracle
5 4 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) Banking
6 3 (18.75%) Data Transformation
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
6 3 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (18.75%) Visualisation
7 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
7 2 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Analytics
7 2 (12.50%) Release Management
7 2 (12.50%) Performance Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Security Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (12.50%) Retail
7 2 (12.50%) Statistical Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis

MS Access
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 4 (25.00%) CMS
2 2 (12.50%) WebLogic Integration
2 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 2 (12.50%) Apache
2 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) SAS
3 1 (6.25%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 10 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 6 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (25.00%) MS Office
4 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
4 2 (12.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (6.25%) SAP BW
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (6.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Database Developer
3 3 (18.75%) VBA Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Non-Functional Tester
4 2 (12.50%) MI Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Report Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Project Officer
5 1 (6.25%) Excel Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Project Support Officer
5 1 (6.25%) Project Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Change Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Change Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) Visualisation
3 2 (12.50%) N-Tier
4 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.25%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) SUSE
1 2 (12.50%) HPUX
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) CRM
2 3 (18.75%) Data Transformation
2 3 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Analytics
3 2 (12.50%) Release Management
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Security Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 2 (12.50%) Statistical Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.25%) BPR
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) VBA
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) FoxPro (VFP)
2 2 (12.50%) VB
3 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 2 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
1 2 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) HP
3 2 (12.50%) TIBCO
4 1 (6.25%) SAP
4 1 (6.25%) Teradata
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