The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for MS Access skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Access over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Access
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 50 60
Rank change year-on-year -6 +10  
Contract jobs citing MS Access 1 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.16% 1.17% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.70% 5.44% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £22.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year -29.67% +1.11%  

MS Access is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 143 147 151
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 22.92% 21.59% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 97 86
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -9.85%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

MS Access
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing MS Access as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Access in Birmingham

MS Access
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MS Access in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Access in Birmingham

MS Access
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Access in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Access in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for MS Access.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) CMDB
4 1 (25.00%) LANDesk
4 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
4 1 (25.00%) Information Governance
4 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (25.00%) Email Filtering
4 1 (25.00%) Data-Flow Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (25.00%) Law
4 1 (25.00%) Document Management
4 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (25.00%) MS Project
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) Adobe
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) NHS
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management

MS Access
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) MS Project
3 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (25.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Database Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Information Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Information Officer
2 1 (25.00%) NHS Information Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Quality Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) CMDB
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (25.00%) Data-Flow Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Document Management
2 1 (25.00%) Email Filtering
2 1 (25.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe
2 1 (25.00%) LANDesk