The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 22 June 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
England / North West
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 150 131
Rank change year-on-year +23 -19  
Contract jobs citing MS Access 10 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.34% 0.29% 0.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.64% 1.33% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 16
Median daily rate £400 £295 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.59% -7.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £200 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £360 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +15.38% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £15.50 £13.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.98% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +41.93% -11.42%  

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 the North West with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 611 826 857
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 20.85% 21.49% 23.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 525 537
Median daily rate £375 £388 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +4.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £351
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 24
Median hourly rate £42.50 £20.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.31% -37.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £16.45 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.95 £56.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.27 £26.75
% change year-on-year +21.52% +16.89%  

MS Access
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

MS Access
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Access in the North West

MS Access
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Access in the North West over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Access in the North West

MS Access
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Access in the North West

MS Access
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 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
Manchester +13 7 £400 +23.07%
Cheshire +21 2 £425 +112.50% 1
Merseyside -4 1 - -
MS Access
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 North West region with a requirement for MS Access.

1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 9 (40.91%) SAP
3 8 (36.36%) VBA
3 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 8 (36.36%) SAP FI
3 8 (36.36%) Data Analysis
4 7 (31.82%) SQL
5 6 (27.27%) Data Cleansing
5 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
6 5 (22.73%) VB
6 5 (22.73%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (18.18%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (18.18%) Validation
7 4 (18.18%) Migration
7 4 (18.18%) SAP CO
7 4 (18.18%) IDoc
7 4 (18.18%) Data Validation
7 4 (18.18%) Data Conversion
7 4 (18.18%) Logistics
8 3 (13.64%) Time Management
8 3 (13.64%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (13.64%) Data Entry
8 3 (13.64%) Virtual Environments
8 3 (13.64%) Data Management
8 3 (13.64%) ERP
8 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
8 3 (13.64%) JD Edwards

MS Access
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (4.55%) CMS
1 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (4.55%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 8 (36.36%) SAP FI
2 4 (18.18%) SAP CO
2 4 (18.18%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) LAN
1 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
1 3 (13.64%) WAN
2 2 (9.09%) DHCP
2 2 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.55%) Big Data
2 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.55%) GIS
2 1 (4.55%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL Workbench
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) ERwin
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (9.09%) Retail
4 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Data Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Access Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Database Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Developer
4 3 (13.64%) IT Support
4 3 (13.64%) IT Support Technician
4 3 (13.64%) IT Technician
4 3 (13.64%) Master Data Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) SAP Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Support Technician
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (9.09%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Designer
6 1 (4.55%) Junior Data Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) SAP Data Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Senior SQL Server Developer
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) IDoc
2 2 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Data Analysis
2 6 (27.27%) Data Cleansing
3 4 (18.18%) Data Conversion
3 4 (18.18%) Data Validation
3 4 (18.18%) Logistics
3 4 (18.18%) Migration
3 4 (18.18%) Validation
4 3 (13.64%) Data Entry
4 3 (13.64%) Data Management
4 3 (13.64%) ERP
4 3 (13.64%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (13.64%) Time Management
4 3 (13.64%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (9.09%) Data Governance
5 2 (9.09%) Data Lineage
5 2 (9.09%) Logical Data Model
5 2 (9.09%) Master Data Management
5 2 (9.09%) Physical Data Model
5 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) VBA
2 7 (31.82%) SQL
3 5 (22.73%) VB
4 1 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
1 1 (4.55%) HNC
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) SAP
2 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.64%) JD Edwards