The table below looks at the statistics for MS Access skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Access over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Access
Rank 352 357 287
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -70
Contract jobs citing MS Access 248 217 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.48% 0.45% 0.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.34% 1.99% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 118 181
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£350 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £480 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £250 £300
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 21
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.08 £11.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £18.80 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £15.27 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+30.97% -10.17%
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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 England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
10598 10886 11093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.38% 22.62% 21.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 6879 6899 6467
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 185 303
Average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.14 £15.15 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.80 £46.00 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.34 £32.03 £30.70
% change year-on-year
+4.09% +4.32%

MS Access
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

MS Access Jobs Demand Trend in England

MS Access
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

MS Access Daily Rate Trend in England

MS Access
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Access across the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

MS Access Daily Rate Histogram in England

MS Access
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

MS Access Hourly Rate Trend in England

MS Access
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Access across the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

MS Access Hourly Rate Histogram in England

MS Access
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Access within the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -17 88 £350 -6.66% 24
South East -1 47 £216 -6.48% 10
South West -9 31 £350 +21.73% 1
West Midlands -6 18 £335 +35.35% 5
East of England -21 18 £345 +53.33% 11
Yorkshire +5 17 £364 +179.80% 7
North West -6 14 £331 -21.13% 6
East Midlands +16 13 £375 -
North East - - - - 1
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MS Access
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 308 (63.51%) MS Excel
2 247 (50.93%) SQL
3 190 (39.18%) Microsoft
4 156 (32.16%) SQL Server
5 145 (29.90%) Finance
6 141 (29.07%) VBA
7 86 (17.73%) Migration
8 81 (16.70%) MS Office
9 75 (15.46%) Banking
10 71 (14.64%) Windows
11 70 (14.43%) Oracle
12 68 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
13 59 (12.16%) Data Analysis
14 55 (11.34%) Business Objects
15 49 (10.10%) .NET
15 49 (10.10%) Business Intelligence
16 48 (9.90%) VB
17 45 (9.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 45 (9.28%) SQL Server 2008
18 44 (9.07%) MS Visio
19 42 (8.66%) C#
19 42 (8.66%) Project Management
20 40 (8.25%) SAP
20 40 (8.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 38 (7.84%) Relational Database
22 37 (7.63%) Spreadsheet
22 37 (7.63%) XML
22 37 (7.63%) Stakeholder Management
23 35 (7.22%) PL/SQL
23 35 (7.22%) SharePoint

MS Access
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 35 (7.22%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.27%) SAS
3 10 (2.06%) Apache
4 9 (1.86%) IBM Notes
5 8 (1.65%) WebLogic
5 8 (1.65%) Tomcat
6 7 (1.44%) ArcGIS
6 7 (1.44%) WebLogic Integration
7 3 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.62%) Documentum
7 3 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.41%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.41%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.41%) IIS
8 2 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.21%) LiveCycle
9 1 (0.21%) LiveLink
9 1 (0.21%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 308 (63.51%) MS Excel
2 81 (16.70%) MS Office
3 44 (9.07%) MS Visio
4 37 (7.63%) Spreadsheet
5 35 (7.22%) MS PowerPoint
6 20 (4.12%) MS Project
7 4 (0.82%) ArcInfo
8 3 (0.62%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.41%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.41%) Mathematica
9 2 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.41%) SPSS
9 2 (0.41%) GIMP
10 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.21%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (1.65%) Dynamics AX
1 8 (1.65%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (1.65%) Oracle General Ledger
1 8 (1.65%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (1.44%) Oracle Payables
2 7 (1.44%) Oracle Receivables
2 7 (1.44%) Oracle Assets
2 7 (1.44%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (1.44%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (0.62%) SAP MM
3 3 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.41%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.41%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.41%) SAP R/3
4 2 (0.41%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.41%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.41%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.41%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.41%) GitHub
2 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.21%) SaaS
2 1 (0.21%) Office 365
2 1 (0.21%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.65%) VPN
1 8 (1.65%) LAN
1 8 (1.65%) WAN
1 8 (1.65%) 3G
1 8 (1.65%) 2G
1 8 (1.65%) LTE
2 7 (1.44%) Internet
2 7 (1.44%) FTP
3 6 (1.24%) UMTS
3 6 (1.24%) GPRS
4 5 (1.03%) 4G
4 5 (1.03%) GSM
4 5 (1.03%) VoIP
5 4 (0.82%) Intranet
6 3 (0.62%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.41%) Wireless
7 2 (0.41%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (0.21%) HSPA
8 1 (0.21%) Firewall
8 1 (0.21%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (32.16%) SQL Server
2 45 (9.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 45 (9.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 40 (8.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 38 (7.84%) Relational Database
5 30 (6.19%) Data Warehouse
6 29 (5.98%) SQL Server 2005
7 20 (4.12%) Oracle Database
8 18 (3.71%) Data Mining
9 16 (3.30%) SQL Server 2012
10 14 (2.89%) MySQL
10 14 (2.89%) BusinessObjects
11 13 (2.68%) Crystal Reports
12 12 (2.47%) QlikView
13 11 (2.27%) Data Mart
13 11 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (1.65%) SQLite
14 8 (1.65%) OLAP
14 8 (1.65%) SQL Server 2000
15 7 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (2.89%) Toad
2 10 (2.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 8 (1.65%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.82%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.62%) ClearQuest
5 3 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (0.62%) Rational Rose
5 3 (0.62%) Subversion
5 3 (0.62%) JIRA
6 2 (0.41%) Xcode
6 2 (0.41%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.21%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle APEX
General
1 145 (29.90%) Finance
2 75 (15.46%) Banking
3 25 (5.15%) Telecoms
4 19 (3.92%) Retail
5 12 (2.47%) Investment Banking
6 11 (2.27%) Front Office
6 11 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
7 10 (2.06%) Back Office
8 9 (1.86%) Marketing
9 8 (1.65%) General Ledger
10 6 (1.24%) Retail Banking
10 6 (1.24%) Financial Institution
11 5 (1.03%) French Language
12 4 (0.82%) Billing
13 3 (0.62%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.41%) Publishing
14 2 (0.41%) Law
15 1 (0.21%) Games
15 1 (0.21%) Local Government
15 1 (0.21%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 238 (49.07%) Analyst
2 147 (30.31%) Developer
3 87 (17.94%) Data Analyst
4 67 (13.81%) Business Analyst
5 35 (7.22%) Access Developer
6 25 (5.15%) MI Analyst
7 19 (3.92%) Microsoft Developer
8 18 (3.71%) Database Developer
9 16 (3.30%) Consultant
10 15 (3.09%) Information Analyst
10 15 (3.09%) SQL Developer
10 15 (3.09%) Report Analyst
11 13 (2.68%) VBA Developer
12 11 (2.27%) Excel Developer
12 11 (2.27%) Technical Analyst
13 10 (2.06%) Administrator
14 9 (1.86%) Analyst Developer
14 9 (1.86%) C# Developer
15 8 (1.65%) Data Consultant
15 8 (1.65%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (10.10%) .NET
2 37 (7.63%) XML
3 30 (6.19%) HTML
4 24 (4.95%) CSS
5 18 (3.71%) Web Services
6 17 (3.51%) ASP.NET
7 13 (2.68%) jQuery
8 10 (2.06%) WPF
8 10 (2.06%) .NET Framework
9 9 (1.86%) WCF
10 8 (1.65%) SOAP
11 7 (1.44%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (1.24%) Ajax
12 6 (1.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (1.03%) ASP.NET Web API
13 5 (1.03%) REST
13 5 (1.03%) HTML5
13 5 (1.03%) JSP
14 4 (0.82%) Spring
14 4 (0.82%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 68 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (6.60%) NHS
3 31 (6.39%) Management Information System
4 15 (3.09%) Data Extraction
5 14 (2.89%) Data Structures
6 12 (2.47%) GIS
7 11 (2.27%) Fixed Income
8 9 (1.86%) Visualisation
9 7 (1.44%) N-Tier
10 6 (1.24%) CMDB
10 6 (1.24%) Computer Science
10 6 (1.24%) Blackberry
10 6 (1.24%) Data Integration
11 5 (1.03%) Smart Meter
11 5 (1.03%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.03%) Equities
11 5 (1.03%) Statistics
11 5 (1.03%) Informatics
12 4 (0.82%) Derivative
12 4 (0.82%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 71 (14.64%) Windows
2 34 (7.01%) Windows 7
3 28 (5.77%) Windows XP
4 11 (2.27%) UNIX
4 11 (2.27%) Linux
5 10 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.44%) SUSE
6 7 (1.44%) HPUX
6 7 (1.44%) Windows Vista
7 2 (0.41%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.41%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (17.73%) Migration
2 59 (12.16%) Data Analysis
3 49 (10.10%) Business Intelligence
4 42 (8.66%) Project Management
5 37 (7.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 34 (7.01%) Data Migration
7 32 (6.60%) Validation
8 31 (6.39%) Data Management
9 30 (6.19%) Data Modelling
9 30 (6.19%) ETL
10 29 (5.98%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (4.95%) Data Cleansing
12 21 (4.33%) PRINCE2
12 21 (4.33%) Business Analysis
13 19 (3.92%) Data Mapping
14 17 (3.51%) Analytics
15 15 (3.09%) Data Validation
16 14 (2.89%) ITIL
16 14 (2.89%) Benchmarking
16 14 (2.89%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 247 (50.93%) SQL
2 141 (29.07%) VBA
3 48 (9.90%) VB
4 42 (8.66%) C#
5 35 (7.22%) PL/SQL
6 31 (6.39%) T-SQL
7 28 (5.77%) JavaScript
8 20 (4.12%) Java
9 15 (3.09%) VB.NET
10 7 (1.44%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 6 (1.24%) C++
12 5 (1.03%) C
12 5 (1.03%) Perl
12 5 (1.03%) VBScript
13 4 (0.82%) VB6
13 4 (0.82%) MATLAB
14 3 (0.62%) Apex Code
15 2 (0.41%) Ruby
15 2 (0.41%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 33 (6.80%) Security Cleared
2 25 (5.15%) Degree
3 24 (4.95%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (1.65%) ISEB
6 7 (1.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 7 (1.44%) DV Cleared
6 7 (1.44%) ISEB Practitioner
6 7 (1.44%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.62%) HND
8 2 (0.41%) CCNP
8 2 (0.41%) CISSP
8 2 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.41%) MCP
8 2 (0.41%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.41%) CISA
8 2 (0.41%) CISM
8 2 (0.41%) QiCA
8 2 (0.41%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.30%) QA
2 9 (1.86%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.24%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.62%) P3O
5 1 (0.21%) CRD IV
System Software
1 11 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.41%) Firmware
3 2 (0.41%) XenApp
3 2 (0.41%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (1.44%) HP Quality Center
1 7 (1.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (1.03%) Control-M
3 3 (0.62%) NSN NetAct
3 3 (0.62%) AppDNA
3 3 (0.62%) Netcool
4 1 (0.21%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.21%) WMI
4 1 (0.21%) SCCM
4 1 (0.21%) SCOM
Vendors
1 190 (39.18%) Microsoft
2 70 (14.43%) Oracle
3 55 (11.34%) Business Objects
4 40 (8.25%) SAP
5 22 (4.54%) IBM
6 15 (3.09%) Informatica
7 13 (2.68%) Teradata
8 10 (2.06%) Cognos
8 10 (2.06%) Citrix
9 9 (1.86%) Lotus
9 9 (1.86%) Sybase
9 9 (1.86%) HP
10 8 (1.65%) Sage
11 7 (1.44%) TIBCO
11 7 (1.44%) Mapinfo
12 5 (1.03%) Tableau
12 5 (1.03%) Splunk
12 5 (1.03%) Remedy
12 5 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (0.82%) MicroStrategy
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