The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Scotland region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Access
Rank 109 106 96
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Contract jobs citing MS Access 17 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.64% 0.60% 0.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.08% 2.67% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 14
Average daily rate £225 £188 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -42.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £175 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £288 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £250 £289
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -13.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £14.25 £10.42 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.82% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £21.18
% change year-on-year
-38.18% +29.83%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
552 524 558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.83% 22.36% 19.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 275 276
Average daily rate £350 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 20
Average hourly rate £18.00 £50.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
MS Access
UK

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Access across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

MS Access Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Stirling +8 5 £375 - 3
Edinburgh - 4 £380 - 1
Aberdeen - - - -
Dundee - - - -
MS Access
UK

MS Access
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 32 (72.73%) MS Excel
2 24 (54.55%) SQL
3 21 (47.73%) Finance
4 19 (43.18%) VB
4 19 (43.18%) VBA
5 14 (31.82%) .NET
6 11 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 11 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET
7 10 (22.73%) VB6
8 9 (20.45%) Project Management
9 8 (18.18%) Intranet
9 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
9 8 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (18.18%) Banking
10 7 (15.91%) MS Office
10 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
11 5 (11.36%) Data Analysis
12 4 (9.09%) Java
12 4 (9.09%) Business Analysis
12 4 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
12 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
13 3 (6.82%) Use Case
13 3 (6.82%) Release Management
13 3 (6.82%) BPMN
13 3 (6.82%) Business Objects
13 3 (6.82%) ITIL
13 3 (6.82%) Control-M
13 3 (6.82%) ERP

MS Access
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 11 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 11 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (4.55%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.27%) IIS
3 1 (2.27%) Apache
3 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.27%) SAS
3 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 32 (72.73%) MS Excel
2 7 (15.91%) MS Office
3 3 (6.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (4.55%) MS Visio
4 2 (4.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.18%) Intranet
2 1 (2.27%) PBX
2 1 (2.27%) SMTP
2 1 (2.27%) DHCP
2 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.27%) VPN
2 1 (2.27%) DNS
2 1 (2.27%) Wireless
2 1 (2.27%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.27%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
1 1 (2.27%) Rational Application Developer
1 1 (2.27%) JUnit
1 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.27%) JIRA
1 1 (2.27%) FitNesse
1 1 (2.27%) Subversion
1 1 (2.27%) Maven
General
1 21 (47.73%) Finance
2 8 (18.18%) Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Front Office
4 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (75.00%) Analyst
2 11 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 9 (20.45%) Analyst Programmer
3 9 (20.45%) Programmer
3 9 (20.45%) Developer
4 5 (11.36%) MI Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Database Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Data Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Operations Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Database Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Consultant
8 1 (2.27%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Senior Information Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) NHS Information Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Graduate
8 1 (2.27%) Development Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.82%) .NET
2 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.27%) J2EE
3 1 (2.27%) HTML
3 1 (2.27%) JDBC
3 1 (2.27%) JSP
3 1 (2.27%) Servlets
3 1 (2.27%) Web Services
3 1 (2.27%) Middleware
3 1 (2.27%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.27%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.27%) Spring
3 1 (2.27%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.27%) NHS
2 1 (2.27%) GIS
2 1 (2.27%) Equities
2 1 (2.27%) Fixed Income
2 1 (2.27%) Video Editing
2 1 (2.27%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) UNIX
1 2 (4.55%) Windows
2 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.27%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.45%) Project Management
2 8 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (11.36%) Data Analysis
4 4 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 4 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (6.82%) Use Case
5 3 (6.82%) Release Management
5 3 (6.82%) BPMN
5 3 (6.82%) ITIL
5 3 (6.82%) ERP
5 3 (6.82%) Workflow
5 3 (6.82%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.55%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.55%) Project Planning
6 2 (4.55%) Change Management
6 2 (4.55%) Process Management
6 2 (4.55%) CRM
6 2 (4.55%) ETL
6 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.55%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 24 (54.55%) SQL
2 19 (43.18%) VB
2 19 (43.18%) VBA
3 10 (22.73%) VB6
4 4 (9.09%) Java
5 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) Basel III
1 1 (2.27%) CRD IV
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) vSphere
2 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) Control-M
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.82%) Business Objects
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle
3 2 (4.55%) Sybase
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco
4 1 (2.27%) IBM
4 1 (2.27%) Teradata
4 1 (2.27%) VMware
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