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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Access
Rank 94 101 97
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Access 31 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.06% 0.69% 0.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.21% 3.61% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 4
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£420 £300 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £173 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £388 £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £250
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £33.75 £14.25 £10.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.84% +36.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £25.45
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -23.37%
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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 Scotland region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
595 471 515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.33% 19.25% 24.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 240 268
Average daily rate £395 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.17% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £264 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 6
Average hourly rate £47.50 £16.87 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+181.56% -56.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.38 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +22.76%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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
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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
Edinburgh +7 21 £420 +40.00%
Glasgow +1 7 £250 +12.35% 1
Stirling -7 3 - -
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MS Access
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (65.31%) MS Excel
2 24 (48.98%) SQL Server
3 22 (44.90%) Project Management
3 22 (44.90%) VBA
4 19 (38.78%) Business Analysis
5 16 (32.65%) SQL
6 14 (28.57%) Oracle
7 13 (26.53%) .NET
8 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
8 12 (24.49%) Data Analysis
9 10 (20.41%) Data Modelling
9 10 (20.41%) C#
9 10 (20.41%) HTML
9 10 (20.41%) CSS
9 10 (20.41%) .NET Framework
10 9 (18.37%) JavaScript
10 9 (18.37%) SharePoint
10 9 (18.37%) ASP.NET
11 8 (16.33%) MVC
11 8 (16.33%) UML
11 8 (16.33%) IBM Notes
11 8 (16.33%) Lotus
12 7 (14.29%) Finance
12 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (12.24%) Unit Testing
14 5 (10.20%) User Acceptance Testing
14 5 (10.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 4 (8.16%) BPMN
15 4 (8.16%) WFM
15 4 (8.16%) Systems Analysis

MS Access
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 9 (18.37%) SharePoint
2 8 (16.33%) IBM Notes
3 3 (6.12%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (4.08%) SAS
Applications
1 32 (65.31%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (48.98%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.08%) DTS
3 2 (4.08%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.04%) SQLPlus
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (14.29%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (51.02%) Analyst
2 23 (46.94%) Developer
3 11 (22.45%) Business Analyst
4 10 (20.41%) Data Analyst
5 9 (18.37%) .NET Developer
6 8 (16.33%) Access Developer
7 6 (12.24%) VBA Developer
8 4 (8.16%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (6.12%) Graduate
9 3 (6.12%) Business Systems Analyst
9 3 (6.12%) Analyst Developer
9 3 (6.12%) SQL Developer
9 3 (6.12%) Excel Developer
9 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Developer
9 3 (6.12%) UML Business Analyst
9 3 (6.12%) SharePoint Developer
9 3 (6.12%) Excel VBA Developer
10 2 (4.08%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (4.08%) Consultant
11 1 (2.04%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.53%) .NET
2 10 (20.41%) CSS
2 10 (20.41%) .NET Framework
2 10 (20.41%) HTML
3 9 (18.37%) ASP.NET
4 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (10.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (2.04%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.12%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.04%) Data Conversion
4 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) UNIX
2 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.90%) Project Management
2 19 (38.78%) Business Analysis
3 12 (24.49%) Data Analysis
4 10 (20.41%) Data Modelling
5 8 (16.33%) UML
5 8 (16.33%) MVC
6 6 (12.24%) Unit Testing
7 5 (10.20%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (8.16%) WFM
8 4 (8.16%) BPMN
8 4 (8.16%) RAD
8 4 (8.16%) ERP
8 4 (8.16%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (6.12%) Asset Management
9 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (6.12%) Release Management
10 2 (4.08%) Use Case
10 2 (4.08%) Workflow
11 1 (2.04%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 22 (44.90%) VBA
2 16 (32.65%) SQL
3 10 (20.41%) C#
4 9 (18.37%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.12%) VB
5 3 (6.12%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (6.12%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (28.57%) Oracle
2 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
3 8 (16.33%) Lotus
4 3 (6.12%) Teradata
5 2 (4.08%) SAP