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 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Access
Rank 125 110 102
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -8
Contract jobs citing MS Access 26 24 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.72% 0.77% 0.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.32% 4.05% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 3
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£310 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.41% -14.28%
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 £16.75 £21.38
% change year-on-year
+13.43% -21.63%
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
782 593 548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.64% 19.09% 23.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 339 278
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £460 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 19
Average hourly rate £33.00 £23.15 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.54% -26.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.61 £17.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £46.00 £82.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £34.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-16.84% +20.00%

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 May 2015.

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 May 2015. 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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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
Manchester -9 12 £325 - 7
Cheshire -5 9 £250 -12.28%
Lancashire - 4 £315 -
MS Access
England

MS Access
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 27 (64.29%) MS Excel
2 22 (52.38%) SQL
3 19 (45.24%) VBA
4 14 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (28.57%) VB
5 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 9 (21.43%) MS Office
6 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 8 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (19.05%) Finance
7 8 (19.05%) Security Cleared
8 7 (16.67%) SC Cleared
8 7 (16.67%) Unit Testing
8 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
9 6 (14.29%) HTML
9 6 (14.29%) VBScript
9 6 (14.29%) Oracle
9 6 (14.29%) CSS
9 6 (14.29%) XML
9 6 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
9 6 (14.29%) JSON
9 6 (14.29%) REST
9 6 (14.29%) OAuth2
10 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (11.90%) Data Analysis
10 5 (11.90%) CRM
11 4 (9.52%) T-SQL
11 4 (9.52%) SAS
11 4 (9.52%) NHS

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 4 (9.52%) SAS
2 3 (7.14%) CMS
2 3 (7.14%) Node.js
3 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.76%) Apache
3 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.76%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.76%) WebLogic Integration
4 1 (2.38%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 27 (64.29%) MS Excel
2 9 (21.43%) MS Office
3 6 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (4.76%) MS Visio
4 2 (4.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.76%) QlikView
4 2 (4.76%) Data Mining
4 2 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.38%) SAP BW
5 1 (2.38%) MySQL
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (19.05%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Billing
3 2 (4.76%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (50.00%) Developer
2 18 (42.86%) Analyst
3 6 (14.29%) Report Analyst
3 6 (14.29%) VBA Developer
3 6 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Excel Developer
5 3 (7.14%) SQL Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Data Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Commercial Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) MI Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Non-Functional Tester
6 2 (4.76%) Access Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Database Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Tester
7 1 (2.38%) Project Support Officer
7 1 (2.38%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) HTML
1 6 (14.29%) CSS
1 6 (14.29%) XML
1 6 (14.29%) JSON
1 6 (14.29%) REST
1 6 (14.29%) OAuth2
2 3 (7.14%) SOAP
2 3 (7.14%) CSS3
2 3 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (7.14%) Apache Cordova
2 3 (7.14%) HTML5
2 3 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (7.14%) jQuery
3 1 (2.38%) ODBC
3 1 (2.38%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.52%) NHS
3 3 (7.14%) Visualisation
4 2 (4.76%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.76%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.38%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) HPUX
1 2 (4.76%) Linux
1 2 (4.76%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.90%) Data Analysis
3 5 (11.90%) CRM
4 3 (7.14%) Migration
4 3 (7.14%) MVC
4 3 (7.14%) Data Transformation
4 3 (7.14%) MVVM
4 3 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (4.76%) Financial Modelling
5 2 (4.76%) Performance Testing
5 2 (4.76%) Security Testing
5 2 (4.76%) Test Scripting
5 2 (4.76%) Data Migration
5 2 (4.76%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (4.76%) Web Application Development
5 2 (4.76%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (4.76%) Analytics
5 2 (4.76%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (52.38%) SQL
2 19 (45.24%) VBA
3 12 (28.57%) VB
4 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 6 (14.29%) VBScript
6 4 (9.52%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.76%) Java
7 2 (4.76%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 7 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (4.76%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.76%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (4.76%) ISEB
4 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (4.76%) Tableau
3 2 (4.76%) Teradata
3 2 (4.76%) TIBCO
3 2 (4.76%) HP
4 1 (2.38%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.38%) SAP
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