Period
to 23 November 2017

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 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 170 197 145
Rank change year-on-year +27 -52 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Access 8 15 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.24% 0.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.91% 1.21% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 23
West Midlands median daily rate £265 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.29% -12.50% +25.98%
10th Percentile £181 £278 £269
90th Percentile £338 £400 £486
England median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
West Midlands median hourly rate £24.50 £15.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.66% -23.75% +60.00%
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 West Midlands with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 877 1237 1071
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.11% 20.00% 21.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 747 664
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +11.94%
10th Percentile £263 £269 £219
90th Percentile £538 £538 £505
England median daily rate £460 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 24 31
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.31 £17.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +76.39% -11.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £21.05 £13.98 £12.30
90th Percentile £51.50 £23.70 £33.55
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 West Midlands

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Access in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 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
Birmingham +6 3 £325 -18.75%
Coventry +19 2 - -
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 £185 -
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 West Midlands region with a requirement for MS Access.

1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) VBA
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
5 2 (25.00%) Validation
5 2 (25.00%) Automotive
5 2 (25.00%) MVC
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (25.00%) Data Validation
5 2 (25.00%) DevExpress
5 2 (25.00%) Entity Framework
5 2 (25.00%) Tableau
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) PHP
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) DHCP
5 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills

MS Access
Co-occurring 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 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) Live Communications Server
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Cognos Query Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Cognos Report Studio
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (25.00%) Automotive
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Operations Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 2 (25.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (25.00%) Highcharts JS
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) e-Learning
2 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
2 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (25.00%) Data Validation
1 2 (25.00%) MVC
1 2 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) Data Management
2 1 (12.50%) Demand Management
2 1 (12.50%) Financial Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
2 1 (12.50%) Product Management
2 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) VBA
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) PHP
3 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
1 1 (12.50%) Netcool
1 1 (12.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (12.50%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) DevExpress
2 2 (25.00%) Tableau
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Cognos
3 1 (12.50%) EMC
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Meridio
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow
3 1 (12.50%) Veritas
3 1 (12.50%) VMware