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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Access
Rank 124 124 123
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Access 15 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.47% 0.40% 0.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.06% 1.91% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 4
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£331 £420 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.13% +86.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £285 £275
% change year-on-year
+22.80% +3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £23.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +64.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.04 £17.07
% change year-on-year
+17.37% -0.17%
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
727 629 803
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.90% 21.14% 23.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 335 442
Average daily rate £338 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 34
Average hourly rate £67.00 £32.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.15% +47.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -5 7 £323 - 4
Cheshire +8 4 £370 -11.90% 3
Cumbria - 1 £475 -
Lancashire - 1 - - 1
Merseyside - - - -
MS Access
England

MS Access
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (69.23%) MS Excel
2 23 (58.97%) SQL Server
3 21 (53.85%) SQL
4 19 (48.72%) Oracle
5 16 (41.03%) Oracle Database
6 15 (38.46%) Finance
7 13 (33.33%) Migration
7 13 (33.33%) Data Migration
7 13 (33.33%) VBA
7 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 11 (28.21%) Data Cleansing
9 10 (25.64%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (25.64%) PL/SQL
9 10 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (23.08%) VB
10 9 (23.08%) WebLogic
10 9 (23.08%) Linux
10 9 (23.08%) Tomcat
10 9 (23.08%) SOA
10 9 (23.08%) Data Extraction
11 8 (20.51%) Data Mapping
11 8 (20.51%) Oracle General Ledger
11 8 (20.51%) Oracle EBS R12
11 8 (20.51%) HP Quality Center
11 8 (20.51%) ISTQB
11 8 (20.51%) Statistical Analysis
11 8 (20.51%) Release Management
11 8 (20.51%) Performance Testing
11 8 (20.51%) Security Testing
11 8 (20.51%) SUSE

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 9 (23.08%) WebLogic
1 9 (23.08%) Tomcat
2 8 (20.51%) Apache
2 8 (20.51%) WebLogic Integration
3 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (69.23%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (7.69%) MS Project
4 1 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Oracle General Ledger
1 8 (20.51%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (17.95%) Oracle Payables
2 7 (17.95%) Oracle Receivables
2 7 (17.95%) Oracle Assets
2 7 (17.95%) Oracle 11i
2 7 (17.95%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (17.95%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (5.13%) SAP CRM
4 1 (2.56%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) FTP
2 1 (2.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (58.97%) SQL Server
2 16 (41.03%) Oracle Database
3 10 (25.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.13%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (2.56%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Toad
General
1 15 (38.46%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) General Ledger
3 3 (7.69%) Banking
4 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.56%) Front Office
5 1 (2.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Developer
2 10 (25.64%) Analyst
3 8 (20.51%) Consultant
4 7 (17.95%) Data Consultant
5 6 (15.38%) MI Analyst
5 6 (15.38%) Data Migration Consultant
5 6 (15.38%) Migration Consultant
6 5 (12.82%) Applications Developer
6 5 (12.82%) Tester
6 5 (12.82%) Non-Functional Tester
7 3 (7.69%) Test Leader
7 3 (7.69%) Data Migration Manager
7 3 (7.69%) Data Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Data Manager
8 2 (5.13%) Technical Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Risk Analyst
9 1 (2.56%) Integration Consultant
9 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Developer
9 1 (2.56%) WebLogic Developer
9 1 (2.56%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) XML
2 4 (10.26%) HTML5
2 4 (10.26%) HTML
2 4 (10.26%) CSS
3 1 (2.56%) JSP
3 1 (2.56%) Servlets
3 1 (2.56%) Web Services
3 1 (2.56%) .NET
3 1 (2.56%) J2EE
3 1 (2.56%) EJB
3 1 (2.56%) JMS
3 1 (2.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (23.08%) Data Extraction
3 8 (20.51%) N-Tier
4 4 (10.26%) NHS
5 3 (7.69%) CMDB
6 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Linux
2 8 (20.51%) SUSE
2 8 (20.51%) HPUX
3 1 (2.56%) Solaris
3 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) Migration
1 13 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 11 (28.21%) Data Cleansing
3 9 (23.08%) SOA
4 8 (20.51%) Statistical Analysis
4 8 (20.51%) Release Management
4 8 (20.51%) Performance Testing
4 8 (20.51%) Security Testing
4 8 (20.51%) Data Mapping
5 6 (15.38%) Data Architecture
5 6 (15.38%) Integration Testing
5 6 (15.38%) Test Scripting
6 5 (12.82%) Validation
7 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (10.26%) PRINCE2
8 3 (7.69%) CRM
8 3 (7.69%) Project Management
8 3 (7.69%) Line Management
8 3 (7.69%) ITIL
8 3 (7.69%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 21 (53.85%) SQL
2 13 (33.33%) VBA
3 10 (25.64%) PL/SQL
4 9 (23.08%) VB
5 8 (20.51%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
7 4 (10.26%) C#
7 4 (10.26%) T-SQL
8 2 (5.13%) Java
9 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) ISEB Practitioner
1 8 (20.51%) ISTQB
1 8 (20.51%) ISEB
1 8 (20.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.56%) Degree
3 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) APMP
Systems Management
1 8 (20.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (48.72%) Oracle
2 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (20.51%) HP
3 8 (20.51%) TIBCO
3 8 (20.51%) Sage
4 4 (10.26%) SAP
5 2 (5.13%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.56%) JBoss
6 1 (2.56%) IBM
6 1 (2.56%) Dell
6 1 (2.56%) Sun
6 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.56%) webMethods
6 1 (2.56%) VMware
6 1 (2.56%) Lumesse