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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Access over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Access
Rank 147 127 112
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -15
Contract jobs citing MS Access 8 29 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.21% 0.77% 0.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.00% 3.34% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 20 11
Median daily rate £325 £305 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £328 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
- +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-18.42% +11.76%
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
797 868 652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.44% 22.92% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 566 370
Median daily rate £385 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 18
Median hourly rate £20.50 £33.00 £23.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.87% +42.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £14.50 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £43.40 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £26.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+28.84% -17.46%

MS Access
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing MS Access as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Access within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -17 4 £343 +5.38% 1
Merseyside - 2 £225 -
Lancashire +2 1 - - 1
MS Access
England

MS Access
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Access also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for MS Access.

1 15 (68.18%) MS Excel
2 9 (40.91%) Finance
3 8 (36.36%) SQL
4 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 6 (27.27%) Windows
4 6 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (22.73%) Data Analysis
5 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
5 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
6 4 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (18.18%) Mainframe
6 4 (18.18%) HP
6 4 (18.18%) Toad
6 4 (18.18%) IBM
6 4 (18.18%) HP UFT
6 4 (18.18%) LoadRunner
6 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (18.18%) DB2
6 4 (18.18%) VBA
6 4 (18.18%) Oracle
6 4 (18.18%) LexisNexis
6 4 (18.18%) WinSCP
6 4 (18.18%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 4 (18.18%) WebSphere
6 4 (18.18%) ServiceCenter
6 4 (18.18%) Load Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Load Balancing
6 4 (18.18%) DameWare
6 4 (18.18%) Validation
6 4 (18.18%) Migration

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (4.55%) CMS
3 1 (4.55%) IIS
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (68.18%) MS Excel
2 6 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (9.09%) MS Office
4 1 (4.55%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Sage 1000
1 1 (4.55%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) WinSCP
2 3 (13.64%) Firewall
2 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.09%) FTP
3 2 (9.09%) HTTP
4 1 (4.55%) Internet
4 1 (4.55%) LAN
4 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) DB2
3 2 (9.09%) Data Mining
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) HP UFT
1 4 (18.18%) LoadRunner
1 4 (18.18%) Toad
2 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
2 2 (9.09%) Corporate Banking
2 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Advertising
3 1 (4.55%) French Language
3 1 (4.55%) German Language
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Data Manager
3 3 (13.64%) VBA Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst Programmer
4 2 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Information Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) OAT Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) OAT Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Programmer
4 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Test Leader
4 2 (9.09%) VB Developer
5 1 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) NHS BI Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Process Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) SAP Business Process Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (9.09%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (9.09%) SOAP
3 1 (4.55%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) ODBC
3 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Mainframe
2 3 (13.64%) NHS
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (9.09%) Unix
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000
5 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Data Analysis
2 4 (18.18%) Load Balancing
2 4 (18.18%) Load Testing
2 4 (18.18%) Migration
2 4 (18.18%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 4 (18.18%) Validation
3 3 (13.64%) Project Management
4 2 (9.09%) Change Management
4 2 (9.09%) CRM
4 2 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (9.09%) Defect Management
4 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Management
4 2 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (9.09%) Test Management
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.55%) Business Development
5 1 (4.55%) Data Management
5 1 (4.55%) PLM
5 1 (4.55%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) VBA
3 2 (9.09%) VB
4 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
1 1 (4.55%) MCDBA
1 1 (4.55%) MCP
1 1 (4.55%) MCSE
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) DameWare
1 4 (18.18%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) HP
2 4 (18.18%) IBM
2 4 (18.18%) LexisNexis
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) Adobe
4 1 (4.55%) Sage
4 1 (4.55%) SAP
4 1 (4.55%) Siemens
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