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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Access
Rank 115 105 103
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Access 12 23 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.40% 0.87% 0.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.05% 4.54% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 4
Average daily rate
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£265 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.48% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £285 £285
% change year-on-year
+13.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.32 £14.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+21.54% -18.57%
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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
586 507 546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.62% 19.08% 21.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 260 262
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £262 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £27.75 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.15% +15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £19.15 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £36.35 £27.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.35 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+2.96% -5.00%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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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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 +3 5 £258 +56.06%
Edinburgh +1 4 £408 +20.74%
Stirling -6 1 - -
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MS Access
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 22 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 21 (47.73%) SQL
3 19 (43.18%) VBA
4 17 (38.64%) SQL Server
5 15 (34.09%) Project Management
5 15 (34.09%) Data Analysis
6 12 (27.27%) Business Analysis
6 12 (27.27%) .NET
7 10 (22.73%) Data Modelling
8 9 (20.45%) Oracle
8 9 (20.45%) UML
9 8 (18.18%) Finance
9 8 (18.18%) Unit Testing
10 7 (15.91%) .NET Framework
10 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET
10 7 (15.91%) CSS
10 7 (15.91%) C#
10 7 (15.91%) HTML
10 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
11 6 (13.64%) Lotus
11 6 (13.64%) SharePoint
11 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
11 6 (13.64%) IBM Notes
11 6 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (13.64%) MVC
11 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (11.36%) Entity Framework
12 5 (11.36%) Data Quality
12 5 (11.36%) Relational Database

MS Access
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 6 (13.64%) IBM Notes
1 6 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.82%) SAS
2 3 (6.82%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 22 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SAP IS-U
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (38.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.36%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.82%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.27%) LSMW
General
1 8 (18.18%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (59.09%) Analyst
2 23 (52.27%) Developer
3 14 (31.82%) Data Analyst
4 9 (20.45%) Access Developer
5 7 (15.91%) .NET Developer
5 7 (15.91%) Business Analyst
6 6 (13.64%) SQL Developer
7 5 (11.36%) Analyst Developer
7 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Developer
8 4 (9.09%) VBA Developer
9 3 (6.82%) VB Developer
9 3 (6.82%) Business Systems Analyst
9 3 (6.82%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (6.82%) UML Business Analyst
9 3 (6.82%) SharePoint Developer
9 3 (6.82%) Excel VBA Developer
9 3 (6.82%) Excel Developer
10 2 (4.55%) SAP Data Analyst
10 2 (4.55%) SAP Analyst
11 1 (2.27%) SAP Functional Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.27%) .NET
2 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET
2 7 (15.91%) CSS
2 7 (15.91%) .NET Framework
2 7 (15.91%) HTML
3 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (11.36%) Entity Framework
5 1 (2.27%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) Project Management
1 15 (34.09%) Data Analysis
2 12 (27.27%) Business Analysis
3 10 (22.73%) Data Modelling
4 9 (20.45%) UML
5 8 (18.18%) Unit Testing
6 6 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (13.64%) MVC
7 5 (11.36%) Asset Management
8 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.82%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (6.82%) RAD
8 3 (6.82%) Release Management
9 2 (4.55%) Customer Insight
9 2 (4.55%) Analytics
10 1 (2.27%) Line Management
10 1 (2.27%) Dashboard Development
10 1 (2.27%) Time Management
10 1 (2.27%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 21 (47.73%) SQL
2 19 (43.18%) VBA
3 7 (15.91%) C#
4 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
5 5 (11.36%) VB.NET
6 4 (9.09%) VB
7 1 (2.27%) ABAP
7 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 5 (11.36%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) Oracle
2 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.64%) Lotus
4 5 (11.36%) Teradata
5 2 (4.55%) SAP
6 1 (2.27%) Business Objects