The table below looks at the statistics for MS Access skills in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Access
Rank 108 128 97
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -31
Contract jobs citing MS Access 26 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.86% 0.64% 0.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.27% 2.87% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 4
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£375 £275 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £159 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £363 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £260
% change year-on-year
+18.18% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £16.75 £21.38
% change year-on-year
+13.43% -21.63%
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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 South West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
609 661 438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.25% 22.31% 21.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 460 263
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £20.00 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.05 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £34.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-16.84% +20.00%

MS Access
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Access across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

MS Access Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

MS Access
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Access across the South West region.

MS Access Daily Rate Trend in the South West

MS Access
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Access across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

MS Access Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

MS Access
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Access across the South West region.

MS Access Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

MS Access
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 29 May 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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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
Bristol +14 16 £415 +44.34% 1
Dorset - 8 £188 -
Gloucestershire -6 2 £388 +236.95% 2
MS Access
England

MS Access
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 32 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 32 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 31 (64.58%) SQL
3 25 (52.08%) Microsoft
4 16 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 14 (29.17%) HTML
5 14 (29.17%) VBA
5 14 (29.17%) .NET
6 13 (27.08%) Visual Studio
6 13 (27.08%) ASP.NET
6 13 (27.08%) CSS
6 13 (27.08%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (27.08%) SC Cleared
6 13 (27.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (25.00%) Finance
8 11 (22.92%) VB.NET
8 11 (22.92%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (20.83%) Java
9 10 (20.83%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (18.75%) Data Analysis
10 9 (18.75%) V-Model
10 9 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (18.75%) TDD
10 9 (18.75%) Banking
10 9 (18.75%) Scrum
10 9 (18.75%) Open Source
10 9 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (18.75%) Waterfall
10 9 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC 3

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 5 (10.42%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.08%) LiveCycle
2 1 (2.08%) SAS
Applications
1 32 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 8 (16.67%) MS Project
3 6 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) SAN
1 5 (10.42%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (8.33%) LAN
3 3 (6.25%) NAS
4 2 (4.17%) Firewall
5 1 (2.08%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.08%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 13 (27.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (20.83%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database
8 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (4.17%) MySQL
8 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (2.08%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 13 (27.08%) Visual Studio
2 9 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (6.25%) Toad
5 2 (4.17%) FinalBuilder
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (25.00%) Finance
2 9 (18.75%) Banking
3 5 (10.42%) Investment Banking
4 4 (8.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.08%) Legal
5 1 (2.08%) Military
Job Titles
1 18 (37.50%) Developer
2 16 (33.33%) Analyst
3 10 (20.83%) SQL Developer
4 7 (14.58%) Programmer
5 6 (12.50%) Analyst Programmer
6 5 (10.42%) Network Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Business Systems Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Support Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Business Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Network Support
8 3 (6.25%) SQL DBA
8 3 (6.25%) .NET Developer
8 3 (6.25%) DBA
9 2 (4.17%) AWS Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Junior
9 2 (4.17%) Software Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) MI Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.17%) HTML
1 14 (29.17%) .NET
2 13 (27.08%) ASP.NET
2 13 (27.08%) CSS
3 9 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 2 (4.17%) XSL
4 2 (4.17%) XHTML
4 2 (4.17%) MFC
4 2 (4.17%) jQuery
4 2 (4.17%) Application Packaging
5 1 (2.08%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.25%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.08%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (18.75%) Data Analysis
2 9 (18.75%) V-Model
2 9 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (18.75%) TDD
2 9 (18.75%) Scrum
2 9 (18.75%) Open Source
2 9 (18.75%) Waterfall
3 5 (10.42%) Validation
3 5 (10.42%) Business Analysis
3 5 (10.42%) Digital Forensics
4 4 (8.33%) Quantitative Risk Management
4 4 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (8.33%) Manual Testing
4 4 (8.33%) Fund Accounting
4 4 (8.33%) Migration
5 3 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.25%) High Availability
6 2 (4.17%) Server Building
6 2 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (64.58%) SQL
2 14 (29.17%) VBA
3 11 (22.92%) VB.NET
4 10 (20.83%) Java
5 7 (14.58%) T-SQL
6 5 (10.42%) VB
6 5 (10.42%) PL/SQL
7 4 (8.33%) C#
7 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
8 3 (6.25%) VB6
9 2 (4.17%) VC++
9 2 (4.17%) PHP
9 2 (4.17%) C++
9 2 (4.17%) Delphi
10 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 13 (27.08%) SC Cleared
3 6 (12.50%) Degree
4 4 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) QA
2 4 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 25 (52.08%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.67%) Oracle
3 4 (8.33%) Business Objects
4 2 (4.17%) Zend
5 1 (2.08%) Adobe
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