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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Access over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Access
Rank 132 114 111
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Access 4 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.14% 0.63% 0.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.62% 2.63% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 3
Median daily rate £425 £306 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.77% +53.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £285 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £384 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
- +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £15.82 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £20.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-25.30% +22.05%
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
649 608 507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.53% 23.79% 21.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 395 311
Median daily rate £413 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 15
Median hourly rate £29.50 £18.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.88% -21.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £14.70 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.65 £30.35 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+41.97% -26.98%

MS Access
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing MS Access as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Access within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +7 4 £425 +47.82%
MS Access
England

MS Access
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Access also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for MS Access.

1 14 (70.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 10 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 10 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 8 (40.00%) Change Management
4 7 (35.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (30.00%) Data Quality
5 6 (30.00%) Project Management
6 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (25.00%) VBA
6 5 (25.00%) RAD
6 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 5 (25.00%) Migration
6 5 (25.00%) Data Migration
7 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 4 (20.00%) Test Strategy
7 4 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (20.00%) Business Development
7 4 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
7 4 (20.00%) Use Case
7 4 (20.00%) Fault Management
7 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 4 (20.00%) Analytics
7 4 (20.00%) User Stories
7 4 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
7 4 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
7 4 (20.00%) Scrum

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (70.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (35.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.00%) MS Office
3 1 (5.00%) MS Project
3 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.00%) OpenText VIM for SAP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Automotive
3 1 (5.00%) Advertising
3 1 (5.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Access Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Access VBA Developer
4 4 (20.00%) VBA Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Digital Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Digital Business Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Excel Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Excel VBA Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Head of Analytics
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Author
6 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Portfolio Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Process Mapping Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Process Mapping Business Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Project Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) ADO
1 2 (10.00%) DAO
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) NHS
2 3 (15.00%) Statistics
3 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 8 (40.00%) Change Management
3 6 (30.00%) Project Management
4 5 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 5 (25.00%) Migration
4 5 (25.00%) RAD
5 4 (20.00%) Analytics
5 4 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
5 4 (20.00%) CRM
5 4 (20.00%) Fault Management
5 4 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
5 4 (20.00%) RUP
5 4 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
5 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 4 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 4 (20.00%) Use Case
5 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (20.00%) User Stories
5 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) VBA
3 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) Data Quality
2 4 (20.00%) SLA
3 2 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) SAP