The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 / West Midlands
Rank 111 116 112
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4  
Contract jobs citing MS Access 7 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.30% 0.52% 0.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.53% 2.03% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 4
Median daily rate £165 £406 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -59.38% +45.08%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £294
% change year-on-year +7.69% +10.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £14.50 - £22.50
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 West Midlands with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 459 689 571
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 19.93% 25.57% 22.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 388 318
Median daily rate £400 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +10.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £506 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 11
Median hourly rate £41.00 £16.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +156.25% -39.62%  
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 West Midlands

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

MS Access
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Access in the West Midlands

MS Access
Contractor 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 in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Access 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Access within the West Midlands 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
Shropshire - 3 - -
Birmingham -7 2 - - 3
Warwickshire - 2 £165 -
MS Access
England

MS Access
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region with a requirement for MS Access.

1 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) Relational Database
4 4 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Data Quality
5 3 (25.00%) Kanban
5 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (25.00%) Change Management
5 3 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (16.67%) MS Office
6 2 (16.67%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) ETL
6 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (16.67%) Cognos
6 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (16.67%) Project Management
6 2 (16.67%) NHS
6 2 (16.67%) Migration
6 2 (16.67%) Document Management
6 2 (16.67%) Data Management
6 2 (16.67%) Data Migration

MS Access
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (16.67%) MS Office
3 2 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (8.33%) MS Project
4 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Relational Database
2 3 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (8.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Data Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) SSIS Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Data Migration Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Data Migration Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Migration Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Excel Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Excel Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Information Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Information Officer
6 1 (8.33%) Junior
6 1 (8.33%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Junior Data Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) NHS Information Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) QA Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Quality Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) NHS
2 1 (8.33%) CMDB
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Change Management
2 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) Kanban
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (16.67%) Data Management
3 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Document Management
3 2 (16.67%) ETL
3 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C#
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) VB
1 1 (8.33%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) Cognos
4 1 (8.33%) Adobe
4 1 (8.33%) LANDesk