The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the North West region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Access
Rank 115 122 127
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Access 20 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.66% 0.22% 0.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.94% 1.07% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 6
Average daily rate
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£323 £283 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.15% +25.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £12.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.39 £13.90 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.68% -20.57%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
680 562 807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.46% 20.54% 25.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 306 461
Average daily rate £338 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 34
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.57 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +57.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.66 £17.30 £18.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £40.57 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
MS Access
England

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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 +6 10 £323 - 6
Cheshire - 6 £340 -
Lancashire - - - - 2
Merseyside - - - -
MS Access
England

MS Access
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 (67.50%) MS Excel
2 22 (55.00%) SQL
2 22 (55.00%) SQL Server
3 16 (40.00%) Oracle
4 15 (37.50%) Finance
5 14 (35.00%) Oracle Database
6 12 (30.00%) Migration
7 11 (27.50%) VBA
8 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 10 (25.00%) Data Migration
9 9 (22.50%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (22.50%) VB
10 8 (20.00%) N-Tier
10 8 (20.00%) WebLogic
10 8 (20.00%) HPUX
10 8 (20.00%) Linux
10 8 (20.00%) Apache
10 8 (20.00%) Tomcat
10 8 (20.00%) HP
10 8 (20.00%) ISEB
10 8 (20.00%) SOA
10 8 (20.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 8 (20.00%) FTP
10 8 (20.00%) WebLogic Integration
10 8 (20.00%) TIBCO
10 8 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
10 8 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
10 8 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
10 8 (20.00%) ISTQB
10 8 (20.00%) Release Management

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 8 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 8 (20.00%) Apache
1 8 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 8 (20.00%) WebLogic Integration
2 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 27 (67.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (7.50%) MS Project
4 1 (2.50%) MS Office
4 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle 11i
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle Payables
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle Receivables
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (5.00%) SAP CRM
3 1 (2.50%) Maximo
3 1 (2.50%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) FTP
2 1 (2.50%) Intranet
2 1 (2.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (35.00%) Oracle Database
3 9 (22.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (5.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.50%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Toad
General
1 15 (37.50%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) General Ledger
3 3 (7.50%) Banking
4 2 (5.00%) Legal
5 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.50%) Front Office
5 1 (2.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Developer
2 11 (27.50%) Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) MI Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Non-Functional Tester
4 5 (12.50%) Tester
5 4 (10.00%) Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) Applications Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Data Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Migration Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Data Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Data Migration Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Test Leader
7 2 (5.00%) Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Data Migration Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Risk Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) SQL Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Data Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Business Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) HTML
2 4 (10.00%) CSS
2 4 (10.00%) XML
2 4 (10.00%) HTML5
3 2 (5.00%) .NET
4 1 (2.50%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) N-Tier
2 7 (17.50%) Data Extraction
3 4 (10.00%) NHS
4 3 (7.50%) CMDB
5 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) HPUX
1 8 (20.00%) Linux
1 8 (20.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) Migration
2 10 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 8 (20.00%) SOA
3 8 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
3 8 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 8 (20.00%) Release Management
3 8 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 8 (20.00%) Security Testing
4 6 (15.00%) Data Mapping
4 6 (15.00%) Data Architecture
4 6 (15.00%) Integration Testing
4 6 (15.00%) Test Scripting
5 5 (12.50%) Validation
5 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 3 (7.50%) CRM
7 3 (7.50%) ITIL
8 2 (5.00%) Data Modelling
8 2 (5.00%) Project Management
8 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 22 (55.00%) SQL
2 11 (27.50%) VBA
3 9 (22.50%) VB
4 8 (20.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 7 (17.50%) PL/SQL
6 6 (15.00%) T-SQL
7 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 5 (12.50%) C#
8 1 (2.50%) Java
8 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) ISEB
1 8 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 8 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 8 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (5.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.50%) APMP
Systems Management
1 8 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (40.00%) Oracle
2 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (20.00%) HP
3 8 (20.00%) TIBCO
4 6 (15.00%) Sage
5 5 (12.50%) SAP
6 2 (5.00%) Business Objects
7 1 (2.50%) Maconomy
7 1 (2.50%) Lumesse
7 1 (2.50%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.50%) webMethods
7 1 (2.50%) Dell
7 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com