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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Access
Rank 99 105 93
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs citing MS Access 15 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.59% 0.28% 0.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.47% 1.27% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 8
Average daily rate
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£288 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £126 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £388 £337
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £285 £273
% change year-on-year
+19.29% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £15.50 £16.64
% change year-on-year
+19.35% -6.85%
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
432 472 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.08% 22.41% 22.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 285 260
Average daily rate £330 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 14
Average hourly rate £19.50 £23.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.21% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £20.00 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.15 £37.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
Warwickshire -6 5 £288 +15.00% 2
Coventry - 3 £350 -
Birmingham -2 2 - - 1
Staffordshire -1 1 £208 +38.33% 2
West Bromwich - - - -
Herefordshire - - - - 1
MS Access
England

MS Access
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (65.22%) MS Excel
2 13 (56.52%) SQL Server
3 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
4 9 (39.13%) SQL
4 9 (39.13%) VBA
5 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (21.74%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (21.74%) MS Visio
8 4 (17.39%) MySQL
8 4 (17.39%) MS Office
8 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
8 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
9 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (13.04%) .NET
9 3 (13.04%) VB
9 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
9 3 (13.04%) ITIL
9 3 (13.04%) Windows
10 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
10 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
10 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (8.70%) Perl
10 2 (8.70%) HTML
10 2 (8.70%) Java
10 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
10 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
10 2 (8.70%) Star Schema
10 2 (8.70%) NHS

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) SAS
2 1 (4.35%) WebLogic Integration
2 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (65.22%) MS Excel
2 5 (21.74%) MS Visio
2 5 (21.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (17.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (56.52%) SQL Server
2 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (17.39%) MySQL
4 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
5 2 (8.70%) Star Schema
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
1 2 (8.70%) Publishing
2 1 (4.35%) Front Office
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Analyst
2 9 (39.13%) Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Data Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Database Developer
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Developer
4 3 (13.04%) MI Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Service Performance Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Reporting Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Information Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Service Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Report Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Junior
6 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Business Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) HTML
3 1 (4.35%) Classic ASP
3 1 (4.35%) CSS
3 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.35%) Application Packaging
3 1 (4.35%) jQuery
3 1 (4.35%) HTML5
3 1 (4.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (4.35%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) NHS
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Reference Data
2 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
2 1 (4.35%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.35%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
1 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.35%) HPUX
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
2 1 (4.35%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.04%) ITIL
1 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (8.70%) Benchmarking
2 2 (8.70%) Project Management
2 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
2 2 (8.70%) Migration
2 2 (8.70%) Refactoring
2 2 (8.70%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (4.35%) Use Case
3 1 (4.35%) Release Management
3 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (4.35%) Performance Testing
3 1 (4.35%) Security Testing
3 1 (4.35%) Integration Testing
3 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
3 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
3 1 (4.35%) Change Control
3 1 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (4.35%) Data Transformation
3 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) VBA
1 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) VB
2 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.70%) Perl
3 2 (8.70%) Java
3 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.35%) C#
4 1 (4.35%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 1 (4.35%) VB6
4 1 (4.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) ISEB
1 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (4.35%) PMP
1 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
1 1 (4.35%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.35%) CAPM
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) PgMP
1 1 (4.35%) APMP
1 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) P3O
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) HP
2 1 (4.35%) TIBCO
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) SAP
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