The table below looks at the statistics for MS Access skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Access over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Access
Rank 84 56 71
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +15
Contract jobs citing MS Access 3 24 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.21% 1.83% 0.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.06% 9.38% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 3
Average daily rate £375 £420 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £290 £290
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £12.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
- +26.98%
MS Access
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
283 256 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.09% 19.51% 17.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 147 88
Average daily rate £375 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £9.50 £47.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.00% +251.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

MS Access
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Access across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

MS Access Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

MS Access
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Access across the Edinburgh region.

MS Access Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

MS Access
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Access across the Edinburgh region.

MS Access Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

MS Access
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing MS Access also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Access.

1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) VBA
3 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (50.00%) SAS
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (40.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (30.00%) .NET
5 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
5 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (20.00%) Customer Insight
6 2 (20.00%) Analytics
6 2 (20.00%) WCF
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (20.00%) C#
6 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
6 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
7 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing

MS Access
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing MS Access also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Access. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (50.00%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (10.00%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) SAS Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Access Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (10.00%) ASP Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Report Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) SAS Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) SAS Customer Insight Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) SAS Developer
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) VB VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (10.00%) Classic ASP
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) Analytics
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) Customer Insight
2 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (10.00%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) VBA
3 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft