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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Access
Rank 99 107 96
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Contract jobs citing MS Access 17 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.71% 0.49% 0.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.41% 2.78% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £288 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% +43.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £192 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £355 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £13.90
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +7.91%
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
499 431 440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.76% 17.60% 22.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 265 248
Average daily rate £370 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £213 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 4
Average hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.50 £21.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 £33.84 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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
Coventry +10 9 £350 -
Warwickshire -1 1 - - 1
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -
MS Access
England

MS Access
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 23 (82.14%) MS Excel
2 19 (67.86%) SQL
3 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
4 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
5 9 (32.14%) VBA
6 7 (25.00%) SharePoint
7 6 (21.43%) Finance
7 6 (21.43%) Migration
7 6 (21.43%) Data Analysis
7 6 (21.43%) Relational Database
7 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (17.86%) Data Migration
8 5 (17.86%) Change Management
8 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (17.86%) Project Management
8 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
8 5 (17.86%) HTML
9 4 (14.29%) VB
9 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
9 4 (14.29%) CRM
9 4 (14.29%) UML
9 4 (14.29%) RAD
9 4 (14.29%) RUP
9 4 (14.29%) BPR
9 4 (14.29%) Internet
9 4 (14.29%) Six Sigma
9 4 (14.29%) BCP
9 4 (14.29%) Benchmarking
9 4 (14.29%) SLA

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.71%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (82.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.71%) MS Office
3 2 (7.14%) MS Project
3 2 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (21.43%) Relational Database
3 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.57%) MySQL
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.57%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.57%) NUnit
1 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Analyst
2 13 (46.43%) Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Excel Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Business Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) VBA Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Excel VBA Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Access Developer
6 2 (7.14%) SQL Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Database Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Web Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Report Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Data Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (3.57%) C# Analyst Programmer
7 1 (3.57%) C# Programmer
7 1 (3.57%) Commercial Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Service Performance Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) HTML
2 4 (14.29%) HTML5
3 3 (10.71%) .NET
4 2 (7.14%) CSS
4 2 (7.14%) XML
4 2 (7.14%) Entity Framework
4 2 (7.14%) CSS3
4 2 (7.14%) Flash
4 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
4 2 (7.14%) jQuery
5 1 (3.57%) XSLT
5 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) iPad
2 2 (7.14%) NHS
3 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Informatics
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
1 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Migration
1 6 (21.43%) Data Analysis
2 5 (17.86%) Project Management
2 5 (17.86%) Data Migration
2 5 (17.86%) Change Management
2 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (14.29%) Six Sigma
3 4 (14.29%) BCP
3 4 (14.29%) Benchmarking
3 4 (14.29%) BPR
3 4 (14.29%) UML
3 4 (14.29%) RAD
3 4 (14.29%) RUP
3 4 (14.29%) CRM
3 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 4 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
3 4 (14.29%) Scrum
3 4 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (67.86%) SQL
2 9 (32.14%) VBA
3 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.29%) VB
5 3 (10.71%) C#
5 3 (10.71%) VB6
6 2 (7.14%) TypeScript
7 1 (3.57%) Java
7 1 (3.57%) Perl
7 1 (3.57%) C
7 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) SLA
2 3 (10.71%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) SAP
2 2 (7.14%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.57%) Tableau