The table below looks at the statistics for MS Access skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Access over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Access
Rank 160 131 122
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -9
Contract jobs citing MS Access 7 27 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.17% 0.70% 0.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.87% 2.95% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 17 8
Average daily rate £225 £288 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.73% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £210 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £325 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £275
% change year-on-year
+6.47% +11.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-28.88% +32.35%
MS Access
England

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 North West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
801 916 663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.92% 23.60% 21.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 545 378
Average daily rate £375 £395 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +16.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 18 24
Average hourly rate £33.75 £35.00 £37.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -6.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £14.50 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.10 £46.09 £132.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.80% -8.28%

MS Access
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

MS Access Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

MS Access
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

MS Access Daily Rate Trend in the North West

MS Access
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Access across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

MS Access Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

MS Access
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

MS Access Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

MS Access
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Merseyside - 3 £225 - 1
Lancashire -4 1 - -
Manchester -15 1 £360 +10.76% 1
Cheshire -18 1 £165 -40.00% 1
MS Access
England

MS Access
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 13 (61.90%) MS Excel
2 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 7 (33.33%) SQL
3 7 (33.33%) Finance
4 5 (23.81%) Windows
4 5 (23.81%) Data Analysis
4 5 (23.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (23.81%) Relational Database
5 4 (19.05%) Migration
5 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
5 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (14.29%) Project Management
6 3 (14.29%) Mainframe
6 3 (14.29%) HP UFT
6 3 (14.29%) LoadRunner
6 3 (14.29%) HP
6 3 (14.29%) NHS
6 3 (14.29%) DameWare
6 3 (14.29%) Validation
6 3 (14.29%) DB2
6 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
6 3 (14.29%) IBM
6 3 (14.29%) VBA
6 3 (14.29%) Oracle
6 3 (14.29%) Toad
6 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
6 3 (14.29%) ServiceCenter
6 3 (14.29%) Load Testing
6 3 (14.29%) LexisNexis

MS Access
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) SAS
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (61.90%) MS Excel
2 5 (23.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.76%) Acrobat
3 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Sage 1000
1 1 (4.76%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) WinSCP
2 2 (9.52%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.76%) FTP
3 1 (4.76%) HTTP
3 1 (4.76%) Internet
3 1 (4.76%) LAN
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) Relational Database
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
3 3 (14.29%) DB2
4 2 (9.52%) Data Mining
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) HP UFT
1 3 (14.29%) LoadRunner
1 3 (14.29%) Toad
1 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Advertising
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Corporate Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Data Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst Programmer
4 2 (9.52%) DBA
4 2 (9.52%) Information Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Programmer
4 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) SQL DBA
4 2 (9.52%) Test Leader
4 2 (9.52%) VB Developer
4 2 (9.52%) VBA Developer
5 1 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Business Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Server Migration Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (4.76%) ODBC
2 1 (4.76%) SOAP
2 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Mainframe
1 3 (14.29%) NHS
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) Unix
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000
4 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Data Analysis
2 4 (19.05%) Migration
3 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 3 (14.29%) Load Testing
3 3 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 3 (14.29%) Project Management
3 3 (14.29%) Validation
4 2 (9.52%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Management
4 2 (9.52%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.76%) Business Development
5 1 (4.76%) Change Management
5 1 (4.76%) Data Management
5 1 (4.76%) Defect Management
5 1 (4.76%) High Availability
5 1 (4.76%) PLM
5 1 (4.76%) Test Management
5 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) VBA
3 2 (9.52%) VB
4 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
1 1 (4.76%) MCDBA
1 1 (4.76%) MCP
1 1 (4.76%) MCSE
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) DameWare
1 3 (14.29%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) HP
2 3 (14.29%) IBM
2 3 (14.29%) LexisNexis
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Adobe
3 1 (4.76%) Cognos
3 1 (4.76%) Sage
3 1 (4.76%) Siemens
3 1 (4.76%) VMware
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