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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Access
Rank 106 95 101
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Access 16 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.64% 0.44% 0.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.58% 2.05% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 7
Average daily rate
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£343 £200 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.25% -38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £146 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £399 £341
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £250 £300
% change year-on-year
+32.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.27 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+15.80% -1.31%
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
447 438 513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.88% 21.28% 23.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 252 256
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 17
Average hourly rate £13.00 £21.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.09% -32.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £12.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £30.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 £30.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +2.50%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Access across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

MS Access Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 October 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
Solihull +9 3 £398 -
Warwickshire - 3 £300 - 2
Birmingham -8 2 - - 1
Coventry -8 2 £350 -25.13%
Herefordshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
MS Access
England

MS Access
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 17 (62.96%) MS Excel
2 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
4 9 (33.33%) SQL
5 8 (29.63%) VBA
5 8 (29.63%) MS Visio
6 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (22.22%) Migration
8 5 (18.52%) Windows
8 5 (18.52%) VB
8 5 (18.52%) MS Office
8 5 (18.52%) Windows 7
8 5 (18.52%) Relational Database
9 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (14.81%) SAP
9 4 (14.81%) SAS
9 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
10 3 (11.11%) Project Management
10 3 (11.11%) NHS
10 3 (11.11%) Windows XP
10 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (11.11%) Business Objects
10 3 (11.11%) ITIL
10 3 (11.11%) .NET
10 3 (11.11%) Smart Meter
10 3 (11.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 4 (14.81%) SAS
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (62.96%) MS Excel
2 8 (29.63%) MS Visio
3 6 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (18.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (18.52%) Relational Database
5 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (11.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (7.41%) MySQL
7 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
7 2 (7.41%) Star Schema
7 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (3.70%) Base SAS
General
1 3 (11.11%) Marketing
1 3 (11.11%) Retail
2 2 (7.41%) Publishing
3 1 (3.70%) Front Office
3 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Data Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Information Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) MI Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Service Performance Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Reporting Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Database Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Information Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Developer
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Access Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Report Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Junior
6 1 (3.70%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) HTML
3 1 (3.70%) Classic ASP
3 1 (3.70%) CSS
3 1 (3.70%) jQuery
3 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.70%) HTML5
3 1 (3.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (3.70%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) NHS
1 3 (11.11%) Smart Meter
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) PMI
3 1 (3.70%) Reference Data
3 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
1 5 (18.52%) Windows 7
2 3 (11.11%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Migration
2 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
3 3 (11.11%) Project Management
3 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (11.11%) ITIL
3 3 (11.11%) Data Management
3 3 (11.11%) Analytics
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) Refactoring
4 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
4 2 (7.41%) Benchmarking
5 1 (3.70%) Service Management
5 1 (3.70%) Change Management
5 1 (3.70%) MVC
5 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) SQL
2 8 (29.63%) VBA
3 5 (18.52%) VB
4 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.70%) C#
5 1 (3.70%) VB6
5 1 (3.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (3.70%) PMP
1 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
1 1 (3.70%) PgMP
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) CAPM
1 1 (3.70%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) SAP
3 3 (11.11%) Business Objects