The table below looks at the statistics for MS Access skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Access over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Access
Rank 100 82 87
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Access 13 31 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.57% 1.44% 1.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.77% 6.97% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 3
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£276 £350 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.07% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £159 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £526 £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £268
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +2.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £11.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.54% -29.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £23.70
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -40.92%
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 West Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
470 445 466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.60% 20.67% 25.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 249 235
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £223 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 17
Average hourly rate £28.69 £32.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.72% +85.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.78 £11.00 £14.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £55.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%

MS Access
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

MS Access Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

MS Access
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

MS Access Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

MS Access
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

MS Access Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

MS Access
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 March 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Warwickshire +1 6 £275 -36.04%
Staffordshire -8 2 £300 +3.44% 1
Birmingham -18 1 - - 1
Solihull - - - -
MS Access
England

MS Access
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 12 (63.16%) MS Excel
2 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) SQL
3 6 (31.58%) MS Office
4 5 (26.32%) Data Management
4 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (26.32%) MS Visio
4 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
4 5 (26.32%) Business Objects
5 4 (21.05%) VB
5 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
5 4 (21.05%) Migration
5 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (21.05%) Analytics
6 3 (15.79%) Smart Meter
6 3 (15.79%) HTML5
6 3 (15.79%) ServiceNow
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (15.79%) Marketing
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (15.79%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 3 (15.79%) ITSM
6 3 (15.79%) Service Management
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (15.79%) Retail
6 3 (15.79%) VBA
6 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
6 3 (15.79%) HTML
6 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
6 3 (15.79%) SAP

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 3 (15.79%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (63.16%) MS Excel
2 6 (31.58%) MS Office
3 5 (26.32%) MS Visio
4 2 (10.53%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (5.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 3 (15.79%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.26%) Base SAS
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.26%) NUnit
1 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (15.79%) Retail
1 3 (15.79%) Marketing
2 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Data Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) DBA
3 3 (15.79%) Performance Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) VBA Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Service Performance Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Excel Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Excel VBA Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Service Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Web Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Developer
4 2 (10.53%) SQL DBA
4 2 (10.53%) Access Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Information Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) HTML
1 3 (15.79%) HTML5
2 2 (10.53%) Flash
2 2 (10.53%) .NET
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.26%) CSS
3 1 (5.26%) XML
3 1 (5.26%) XSLT
3 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.26%) jQuery
3 1 (5.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (5.26%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Smart Meter
2 2 (10.53%) iPad
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.26%) NHS
3 1 (5.26%) GIS
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
1 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) Data Management
2 4 (21.05%) Migration
2 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (21.05%) Analytics
2 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
3 3 (15.79%) ITSM
3 3 (15.79%) Service Management
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Web Development
5 1 (5.26%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) Data Governance
5 1 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.26%) MVC
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) VB
3 3 (15.79%) VBA
3 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
3 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) C#
5 1 (5.26%) VB6
5 1 (5.26%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) HNC
1 1 (5.26%) HND
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Business Objects
3 3 (15.79%) SAP
3 3 (15.79%) ServiceNow
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle
5 1 (5.26%) ESRI