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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Access
Rank 105 90 105
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +15
Contract jobs citing MS Access 9 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.37% 0.59% 0.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.07% 2.85% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
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£370 £265 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.62% -18.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £285 £261
% change year-on-year
+14.03% +9.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+77.14% -5.40%
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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 West Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
435 421 499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.01% 20.68% 23.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 238 242
Average daily rate £350 £319 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% -0.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £451 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 9 20
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -21.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.60 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £30.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -9.83%

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 21 November 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 +4 3 £398 -
Warwickshire -7 1 £300 +13.20% 1
Birmingham -8 1 - - 1
Coventry - - - -
Herefordshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 5
MS Access
England

MS Access
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 15 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 9 (37.50%) SQL
2 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 8 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 6 (25.00%) Migration
4 6 (25.00%) VBA
4 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (20.83%) Relational Database
5 5 (20.83%) VB
5 5 (20.83%) MS Office
6 4 (16.67%) SAP
6 4 (16.67%) Windows
6 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 3 (12.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 3 (12.50%) Marketing
7 3 (12.50%) Data Management
7 3 (12.50%) Smart Meter
7 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (12.50%) Analytics
7 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (12.50%) Project Management
7 3 (12.50%) Retail
7 3 (12.50%) ITIL
7 3 (12.50%) .NET
7 3 (12.50%) Business Objects
7 3 (12.50%) Windows XP

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 3 (12.50%) SAS
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 8 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 6 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (20.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (20.83%) Relational Database
4 3 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (12.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (8.33%) MySQL
5 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
5 2 (8.33%) Star Schema
6 1 (4.17%) Base SAS
General
1 3 (12.50%) Retail
1 3 (12.50%) Marketing
2 2 (8.33%) Publishing
3 1 (4.17%) Front Office
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Data Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) MI Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Report Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Service Performance Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Performance Reporting Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Performance Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Database Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Information Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Developer
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Access Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) CSS
2 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.17%) jQuery
2 1 (4.17%) HTML5
2 1 (4.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (4.17%) CSS3
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Smart Meter
2 2 (8.33%) NHS
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Reference Data
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
1 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 3 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Migration
2 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 3 (12.50%) ITIL
3 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (12.50%) Project Management
3 3 (12.50%) Data Management
3 3 (12.50%) Analytics
4 2 (8.33%) Data Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) Refactoring
4 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) Benchmarking
5 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.17%) Change Management
5 1 (4.17%) MVC
5 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.17%) Document Management
5 1 (4.17%) Service Management
5 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) VBA
3 5 (20.83%) VB
4 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.17%) C#
5 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.17%) VB6
5 1 (4.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (4.17%) PMP
1 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
1 1 (4.17%) CAPM
1 1 (4.17%) PgMP
1 1 (4.17%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) SAP
3 3 (12.50%) Business Objects