The table below looks at the statistics for MS Access skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Access over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Access
Wales / South Wales
Rank - 54 46
Contract jobs citing MS Access 0 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - 1.16% 1.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 4.80% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Median daily rate - £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £335 £290
% change year-on-year
+11.94% +15.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £24.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.64% -13.33%

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 South Wales region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
125 125 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 25.93% 24.18% 31.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 92 116
Median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £400 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Median hourly rate £55.00 £24.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.48% +8.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

MS Access
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing MS Access as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

MS Access Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

MS Access
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

MS Access Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

MS Access
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

MS Access Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales