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 24 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 / West Midlands
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 141 104
Rank change year-on-year +34 -37  
Contract jobs citing MS Access 9 1 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.45% 0.033% 0.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.13% 0.16% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 9
Median daily rate £251 - £338
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 - £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 - £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +15.38% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.06%  
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 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 423 639 566
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 21.08% 21.17% 23.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 393 383
Median daily rate £375 £400 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +15.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £503 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 16
Median hourly rate £30.00 £23.25 £18.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% +28.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.80 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £36.50 £39.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.58% +19.23%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Access in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 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
Warwickshire - 5 £301 -
Birmingham - 3 £325 - 1
Coventry +14 1 £165 -
MS Access
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for MS Access.

1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (25.00%) Migration
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (25.00%) VBA
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle
5 3 (18.75%) HTML
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (18.75%) SAP
5 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
5 3 (18.75%) Change Management
5 3 (18.75%) RDBMS
5 3 (18.75%) Kanban
5 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
5 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
6 2 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (12.50%) Finance
6 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
6 2 (12.50%) SAP PM
6 2 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
6 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (12.50%) Document Management
6 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 2 (12.50%) PHP

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 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
4 1 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (18.75%) RDBMS
3 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
4 2 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
5 1 (6.25%) Ingres
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
5 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Data Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Excel Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) SSIS Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Junior
4 2 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) SAP Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) SAP Data Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Excel Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Data Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Junior VBA Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Trainer
5 1 (6.25%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) CMDB
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.25%) e-Learning
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Migration
2 3 (18.75%) Change Management
2 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
2 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
2 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
2 3 (18.75%) Kanban
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Document Management
3 2 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.25%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (6.25%) ETL
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) System Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Validation
4 1 (6.25%) Workflow
4 1 (6.25%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) VBA
3 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) PHP
3 2 (12.50%) VB
4 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) Adobe
3 1 (6.25%) LANDesk
3 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow