The table below looks at the statistics for MS Access skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Access over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Access
Rank 67 66 48
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -18
Contract jobs citing MS Access 7 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.78% 0.58% 1.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.68% 2.25% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
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£231 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 - £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £236 - £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £340 £285
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +19.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+21.62% +19.35%
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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 Wales region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
261 178 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 28.94% 25.65% 24.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 125 102
Average daily rate £325 £363 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £490 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 2
Average hourly rate £29.50 £21.80 £11.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.32% +95.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

MS Access
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

MS Access Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

MS Access
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

MS Access Daily Rate Trend in Wales

MS Access
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

MS Access Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

MS Access
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
West Wales - 5 - -
South Wales -9 2 £231 - 3
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MS Access
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 8 (61.54%) SQL
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (38.46%) MS Office
3 5 (38.46%) PRINCE2
3 5 (38.46%) T-SQL
3 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (38.46%) HFM
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
4 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
5 3 (23.08%) Replication
5 3 (23.08%) Clustering
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (15.38%) People Management
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (15.38%) FusionCharts
6 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 2 (15.38%) Project Management
6 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
6 2 (15.38%) CRM
7 1 (7.69%) SAS
7 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
7 1 (7.69%) OLE

MS Access
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 1 (7.69%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Office
2 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (38.46%) HFM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Developer
2 3 (23.08%) SQL DBA
2 3 (23.08%) DBA
2 3 (23.08%) Coordinator
2 3 (23.08%) Project Coordinator
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Data Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Project Leader
3 2 (15.38%) Data Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SAS Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) FusionCharts
2 1 (7.69%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Replication
1 3 (23.08%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) PRINCE2
1 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (15.38%) People Management
3 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
3 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft