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 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Access
England / North West
Rank 118 149 131
Rank change year-on-year +31 -18  
Contract jobs citing MS Access 13 9 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.50% 0.23% 0.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.05% 1.15% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 11
Median daily rate £425 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.66% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £189 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £365 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £294
% change year-on-year +7.69% +10.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 £12.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -35.55% -  

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 633 785 807
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 24.34% 20.45% 22.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 498 467
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 36 12
Median hourly rate £35.00 £33.75 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -12.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.60 £47.83 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 25 March 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
Cheshire +28 5 £438 +25.00% 2
Merseyside +3 3 - - 1
Manchester +15 2 £328 +9.25% 2
Lancashire +18 1 - - 1
MS Access
England

MS Access
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 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 North West region with a requirement for MS Access.

1 12 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
3 9 (42.86%) SAP
4 8 (38.10%) Finance
5 7 (33.33%) SAP FI
6 6 (28.57%) SQL
7 5 (23.81%) Data Cleansing
7 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (19.05%) Data Conversion
8 4 (19.05%) Data Analysis
8 4 (19.05%) Migration
8 4 (19.05%) VBA
9 3 (14.29%) Oracle
9 3 (14.29%) MS Office
9 3 (14.29%) SAP CO
9 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
9 3 (14.29%) Logistics
9 3 (14.29%) Data Management
9 3 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
10 2 (9.52%) Virtual Environments
10 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
10 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (9.52%) Data Validation
10 2 (9.52%) Degree
10 2 (9.52%) GIS
10 2 (9.52%) Validation
10 2 (9.52%) Windows
10 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
10 2 (9.52%) LAN
10 2 (9.52%) WAN

MS Access
Top Related 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 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (4.76%) 3ds Max
3 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (33.33%) SAP FI
2 3 (14.29%) SAP CO
2 3 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) LAN
1 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
1 2 (9.52%) WAN
2 1 (4.76%) DHCP
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) GIS
1 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Big Data
2 1 (4.76%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (4.76%) QlikView
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Anywhere
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) HP UFT
1 1 (4.76%) PowerBuilder
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Corporate Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Data Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Access Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Master Data Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Developer
5 3 (14.29%) SAP Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Database Developer
6 2 (9.52%) IT Support
6 2 (9.52%) IT Support Technician
6 2 (9.52%) IT Technician
6 2 (9.52%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Support Technician
7 1 (4.76%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Process Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Service Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) SQL DBA
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.76%) J2EE
2 1 (4.76%) Node.js
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.76%) NHS
3 1 (4.76%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Data Cleansing
2 4 (19.05%) Data Analysis
2 4 (19.05%) Data Conversion
2 4 (19.05%) Migration
3 3 (14.29%) Data Management
3 3 (14.29%) Logistics
4 2 (9.52%) Data Validation
4 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (9.52%) Validation
4 2 (9.52%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (4.76%) Analytics
5 1 (4.76%) Change Control
5 1 (4.76%) Conflict Management
5 1 (4.76%) Dashboard Development
5 1 (4.76%) Data Analytics
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.76%) Modular Programming
5 1 (4.76%) Robotic Process Automation
5 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) VBA
3 2 (9.52%) C#
3 2 (9.52%) VB
4 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.76%) C++
4 1 (4.76%) Java
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) Perl
4 1 (4.76%) Python
4 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.76%) VBScript
4 1 (4.76%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) DBS Check
2 1 (4.76%) HNC
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 9 (42.86%) SAP
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) Blue Prism
4 1 (4.76%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) Tableau
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