The table below looks at the statistics for MS Access skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Access over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Access
Rank 117 103 90
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -13
Contract jobs citing MS Access 15 25 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.59% 0.92% 0.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.84% 4.24% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 9
Average daily rate £350 £420 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £100 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £295 £290
% change year-on-year
+10.16% +1.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £12.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +17.14%
MS Access
UK

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 Scotland region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
528 590 516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.72% 21.72% 22.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 345 247
Average daily rate £375 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 7
Average hourly rate £16.25 £47.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.78% +251.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £22.50 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.41 £47.50 £16.87
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

MS Access
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

MS Access Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

MS Access
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

MS Access Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

MS Access
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

MS Access Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

MS Access
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Glasgow - 11 £350 -
Edinburgh -34 3 £375 -10.71%
MS Access
UK

MS Access
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 24 (75.00%) SQL
2 21 (65.63%) MS Excel
3 19 (59.38%) Finance
4 13 (40.63%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (40.63%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (34.38%) PL/SQL
5 11 (34.38%) Data Analysis
5 11 (34.38%) Analytics
5 11 (34.38%) Relational Database
6 10 (31.25%) VBA
7 9 (28.13%) Star Schema
7 9 (28.13%) Quality Management
8 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 8 (25.00%) MicroStrategy
8 8 (25.00%) QA
9 7 (21.88%) SAS
10 6 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (18.75%) Data Stewardship
11 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
11 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
12 4 (12.50%) Business Analysis
13 3 (9.38%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (9.38%) .NET
13 3 (9.38%) VB.NET
13 3 (9.38%) Unix
13 3 (9.38%) GIS
13 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
14 2 (6.25%) Teradata

MS Access
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 7 (21.88%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (65.63%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Broadband
2 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (34.38%) Relational Database
3 9 (28.13%) Star Schema
4 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
5 3 (9.38%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (9.38%) GIS
6 2 (6.25%) Data Mining
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (59.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (68.75%) Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Information Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) SAS Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Access Developer
5 2 (6.25%) MI Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Programmer
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Business Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) VBA Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Business Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Excel VBA Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) .NET
2 2 (6.25%) WCF
3 1 (3.13%) Classic ASP
3 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Unix
2 2 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (34.38%) Analytics
2 11 (34.38%) Data Analysis
3 9 (28.13%) Quality Management
4 6 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (18.75%) Data Stewardship
5 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 2 (6.25%) Customer Insight
7 2 (6.25%) Data Modelling
7 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.25%) Project Management
8 1 (3.13%) CRM
8 1 (3.13%) DMAIC
8 1 (3.13%) ERP
8 1 (3.13%) Lean Six Sigma
8 1 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (3.13%) Programme Management
8 1 (3.13%) Project Planning
8 1 (3.13%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 24 (75.00%) SQL
2 11 (34.38%) PL/SQL
3 10 (31.25%) VBA
4 3 (9.38%) VB.NET
5 2 (6.25%) C#
5 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.13%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.00%) QA
2 2 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (25.00%) MicroStrategy
2 2 (6.25%) Teradata
3 1 (3.13%) Twitter
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