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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Access
Rank 132 113 126
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +13
Contract jobs citing MS Access 21 21 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.55% 0.70% 0.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.61% 3.17% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 2
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£305 £323 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.42% +14.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £323 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £450 £337
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £293
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £13.90
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +7.91%
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
804 663 567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.97% 21.97% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 370 309
Average daily rate £375 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £472 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 13
Average hourly rate £34.00 £26.42 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.69% -18.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.70 £10.08 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £67.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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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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
Manchester -13 11 £300 -6.97% 3
Cheshire -11 5 £325 -4.41% 1
Lancashire - 3 £311 -
Merseyside - 1 £135 - 3
MS Access
England

MS Access
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 35 (72.92%) MS Excel
2 22 (45.83%) SQL
3 21 (43.75%) VBA
4 18 (37.50%) VB
5 17 (35.42%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (27.08%) SQL Server
6 13 (27.08%) MS Office
7 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 10 (20.83%) MS PowerPoint
9 8 (16.67%) Finance
10 7 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (14.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (14.58%) Unit Testing
10 7 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (14.58%) XML
10 7 (14.58%) VBScript
10 7 (14.58%) HTML
10 7 (14.58%) JavaScript
11 6 (12.50%) CSS
11 6 (12.50%) JSON
11 6 (12.50%) Data Analysis
11 6 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
11 6 (12.50%) Target Operating Model
11 6 (12.50%) Visualisation
11 6 (12.50%) REST
11 6 (12.50%) Data Transformation
11 6 (12.50%) OAuth2
12 5 (10.42%) Migration
12 5 (10.42%) T-SQL
12 5 (10.42%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3 (6.25%) CMS
1 3 (6.25%) Node.js
2 2 (4.17%) WebLogic Integration
2 2 (4.17%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.17%) Apache
2 2 (4.17%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.17%) SAS
3 1 (2.08%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 35 (72.92%) MS Excel
2 13 (27.08%) MS Office
3 10 (20.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) SAP R/3
1 1 (2.08%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.08%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.17%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.08%) SAP BW
5 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (2.08%) QlikView
5 1 (2.08%) OLAP
5 1 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Billing
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (47.92%) Analyst
2 22 (45.83%) Developer
3 6 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 6 (12.50%) VBA Developer
3 6 (12.50%) Excel Developer
3 6 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (10.42%) MI Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Report Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) SQL Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Access Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Developer Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Business Change Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Non-Functional Tester
7 2 (4.17%) Change Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Database Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.58%) HTML
1 7 (14.58%) XML
2 6 (12.50%) CSS
2 6 (12.50%) JSON
2 6 (12.50%) REST
2 6 (12.50%) OAuth2
3 3 (6.25%) CSS3
3 3 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (6.25%) Apache Cordova
3 3 (6.25%) jQuery
3 3 (6.25%) HTML5
3 3 (6.25%) SOAP
4 1 (2.08%) ODBC
4 1 (2.08%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (35.42%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.50%) Visualisation
3 5 (10.42%) NHS
4 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.17%) Statistics
5 2 (4.17%) N-Tier
5 2 (4.17%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) HPUX
1 2 (4.17%) Linux
1 2 (4.17%) SUSE
2 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (14.58%) Unit Testing
2 6 (12.50%) Data Transformation
2 6 (12.50%) Data Analysis
2 6 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (12.50%) Target Operating Model
3 5 (10.42%) Migration
4 3 (6.25%) MVVM
4 3 (6.25%) MVC
4 3 (6.25%) Project Management
4 3 (6.25%) CRM
5 2 (4.17%) SOA
5 2 (4.17%) ETL
5 2 (4.17%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.17%) BPR
5 2 (4.17%) Validation
5 2 (4.17%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (4.17%) Business Analysis
5 2 (4.17%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (45.83%) SQL
2 21 (43.75%) VBA
3 18 (37.50%) VB
4 7 (14.58%) VBScript
4 7 (14.58%) JavaScript
5 5 (10.42%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.17%) Java
6 2 (4.17%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 1 (2.08%) C#
7 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (4.17%) ISEB
3 2 (4.17%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (4.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.42%) Oracle
3 2 (4.17%) SAP
3 2 (4.17%) HP
3 2 (4.17%) TIBCO
3 2 (4.17%) Teradata
3 2 (4.17%) Tableau
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