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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Access
Rank 81 75 76
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Access 8 3 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.59% 0.25% 1.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.57% 1.25% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 3
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£323 - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £285 £300
% change year-on-year
+19.29% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.04 £17.07
% change year-on-year
+17.37% -0.17%
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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
311 240 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 22.83% 19.75% 24.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 146 206
Average daily rate £320 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £385 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 14
Average hourly rate £20.25 £27.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.36% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £10.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £27.50 £25.73
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- -6.39%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 18 (78.26%) MS Excel
2 15 (65.22%) SQL
2 15 (65.22%) SQL Server
3 14 (60.87%) Oracle
4 13 (56.52%) Finance
4 13 (56.52%) Oracle Database
5 12 (52.17%) VBA
6 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
7 9 (39.13%) Data Extraction
8 8 (34.78%) Data Mapping
8 8 (34.78%) Data Migration
8 8 (34.78%) Data Cleansing
8 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (34.78%) Oracle General Ledger
8 8 (34.78%) Oracle EBS R12
8 8 (34.78%) Sage
8 8 (34.78%) Migration
8 8 (34.78%) Toad
8 8 (34.78%) PL/SQL
8 8 (34.78%) VB
9 7 (30.43%) Oracle Applications
9 7 (30.43%) General Ledger
9 7 (30.43%) Oracle 11i
9 7 (30.43%) Oracle EBS
9 7 (30.43%) Oracle Payables
9 7 (30.43%) Oracle Receivables
9 7 (30.43%) Oracle Assets
10 6 (26.09%) Data Architecture
11 5 (21.74%) ISEB Practitioner
11 5 (21.74%) Statistical Analysis

MS Access
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (21.74%) WebLogic
1 5 (21.74%) Apache
1 5 (21.74%) Tomcat
1 5 (21.74%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 18 (78.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
3 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle General Ledger
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (30.43%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (30.43%) Oracle 11i
2 7 (30.43%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (30.43%) Oracle Payables
2 7 (30.43%) Oracle Receivables
2 7 (30.43%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (4.35%) GoldMine
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (65.22%) SQL Server
2 13 (56.52%) Oracle Database
3 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (8.70%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Toad
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 13 (56.52%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) General Ledger
3 1 (4.35%) Front Office
3 1 (4.35%) Back Office
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Tester
3 5 (21.74%) Non-Functional Tester
4 3 (13.04%) MI Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Applications Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Data Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Migration Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Data Migration Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Information Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Business Process Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) HTML5
1 3 (13.04%) CSS
1 3 (13.04%) XML
1 3 (13.04%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Data Extraction
2 5 (21.74%) N-Tier
2 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) SUSE
1 5 (21.74%) HPUX
1 5 (21.74%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Data Mapping
1 8 (34.78%) Data Migration
1 8 (34.78%) Data Cleansing
1 8 (34.78%) Migration
2 6 (26.09%) Data Architecture
3 5 (21.74%) Statistical Analysis
3 5 (21.74%) SOA
3 5 (21.74%) Release Management
3 5 (21.74%) Performance Testing
3 5 (21.74%) Security Testing
3 5 (21.74%) Integration Testing
3 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
4 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) BPR
5 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (8.70%) Business Analytics
5 2 (8.70%) Analytics
6 1 (4.35%) Project Management
6 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) SQL
2 12 (52.17%) VBA
3 8 (34.78%) PL/SQL
3 8 (34.78%) VB
4 5 (21.74%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 3 (13.04%) C#
5 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) ISEB Practitioner
1 5 (21.74%) ISEB
1 5 (21.74%) ISTQB
1 5 (21.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) APMP
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Oracle
2 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
3 8 (34.78%) Sage
4 5 (21.74%) HP
4 5 (21.74%) TIBCO
5 2 (8.70%) Business Objects
6 1 (4.35%) SAP
6 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com