Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 198 210 211
Rank change year-on-year +12 +1 -41
Contract jobs citing MS Access 8 18 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.14% 0.26% 0.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.62% 1.05% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 23
North West median daily rate £375 £213 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +76.47% -29.17% -6.98%
10th Percentile £286 £143 £163
90th Percentile £488 £331 £400
England median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
North West median hourly rate - £9.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -52.63% -39.10%
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +8.57% -10.26% -2.50%

MS Access is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following 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 or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1287 1719 1897
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.57% 25.15% 22.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 881 1139 1201
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £263
90th Percentile £622 £544 £530
England median daily rate £460 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 44 41
North West median hourly rate £42.75 £35.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.58% -10.63% +45.45%
10th Percentile £21.30 £14.38 £18.50
90th Percentile £61.13 £59.31 £57.25
England median hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% +1.82% +11.11%

MS Access
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing MS Access as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +9 4 £311 +55.63% 1
Cheshire +2 4 £425 +88.89% 2
MS Access
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) VBA
3 4 (50.00%) SAP
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (37.50%) Hyperion
4 3 (37.50%) SAP FI
4 3 (37.50%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (37.50%) HFM
4 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) SAP CO
4 3 (37.50%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (25.00%) CMS
5 2 (25.00%) CRM
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
6 1 (12.50%) .NET
6 1 (12.50%) Web Services
6 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (12.50%) Analytics
6 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS

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 2 (25.00%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) HFM
1 3 (37.50%) SAP CO
1 3 (37.50%) SAP FI
1 3 (37.50%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Data Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Developer
3 3 (37.50%) SAP Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) SAP Data Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Access Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Access VBA Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Database Developer
4 2 (25.00%) VBA Developer
5 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Database Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Excel Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Excel VBA Developer
5 1 (12.50%) SAP FI Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) VB VBA Developer
5 1 (12.50%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) CRM
2 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) VBA
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) SAP
2 3 (37.50%) Hyperion