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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Access
Rank 150 144 125
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -19
Contract jobs citing MS Access 6 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.17% 0.47% 0.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.66% 2.07% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 9
Median daily rate £175 £300 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £140 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £368 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £317 £340
% change year-on-year
-13.12% -6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £24.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-44.89% +22.50%
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
912 1013 787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.73% 22.58% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 589 680 479
Median daily rate £375 £413 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 18 13
Median hourly rate £39.50 £40.00 £67.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% -40.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.77% +49.11%

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 September 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 September 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 -6 4 £166 -44.58% 4
Cheshire +8 1 £325 +8.15%
Merseyside +3 1 - -
MS Access
England

MS Access
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 13 (76.47%) MS Excel
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 5 (29.41%) SAP
3 5 (29.41%) Quality Management
3 5 (29.41%) Finance
3 5 (29.41%) Manufacturing
3 5 (29.41%) Data Management
3 5 (29.41%) Conflict Management
4 4 (23.53%) Data Analysis
4 4 (23.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (17.65%) Mainframe
5 3 (17.65%) LoadRunner
5 3 (17.65%) Aerospace
5 3 (17.65%) Change Management
5 3 (17.65%) Firewall
5 3 (17.65%) SOAP
5 3 (17.65%) Unix
5 3 (17.65%) Windows
5 3 (17.65%) Oracle
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
5 3 (17.65%) DB2
5 3 (17.65%) CRM
5 3 (17.65%) FTP
5 3 (17.65%) HTTP
5 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
5 3 (17.65%) Toad
5 3 (17.65%) MS Office
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 3 (17.65%) HP
5 3 (17.65%) Banking

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 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
1 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (5.88%) ArcGIS
2 1 (5.88%) CICS
2 1 (5.88%) CMS
2 1 (5.88%) GeoServer
Applications
1 13 (76.47%) MS Excel
2 4 (23.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (17.65%) MS Office
3 3 (17.65%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (5.88%) Acrobat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
1 3 (17.65%) FTP
1 3 (17.65%) HTTP
1 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.76%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) DB2
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) GIS
2 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) LoadRunner
1 3 (17.65%) Toad
2 2 (11.76%) HP UFT
3 1 (5.88%) Fiddler
3 1 (5.88%) Firebug
3 1 (5.88%) JMeter
3 1 (5.88%) The Grinder
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
1 5 (29.41%) Manufacturing
2 3 (17.65%) Aerospace
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (11.76%) French Language
3 2 (11.76%) German Language
4 1 (5.88%) Back Office
4 1 (5.88%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Business Process Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Data Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Process Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) SAP Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) SAP Business Process Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) OAT Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) OAT Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Data Quality Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Data Quality Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Excel Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) GIS Data Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Graduate Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) SOAP
2 2 (11.76%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (11.76%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (5.88%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.88%) CSS
3 1 (5.88%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (17.65%) Mainframe
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) NHS
3 1 (5.88%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Unix
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Conflict Management
1 5 (29.41%) Data Management
1 5 (29.41%) Quality Management
2 4 (23.53%) Data Analysis
3 3 (17.65%) Change Management
3 3 (17.65%) CRM
3 3 (17.65%) Validation
4 2 (11.76%) Defect Management
4 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
4 2 (11.76%) Load Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Test Management
5 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Stress Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) VBA
3 1 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) COBOL
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) JCL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (11.76%) DameWare
2 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) SAP
2 3 (17.65%) HP
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) IBM
3 2 (11.76%) LexisNexis
3 2 (11.76%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Adobe
4 1 (5.88%) ESRI