The table below looks at the statistics for MS Access skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Access over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Access
Rank 128 105 122
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +17
Contract jobs citing MS Access 13 27 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.44% 0.90% 0.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.25% 4.16% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 17
Median daily rate £375 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £188 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £1,846 £423 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
- +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £18.25 £12.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +40.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £20.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-22.89% +25.75%
MS Access
England

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 West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
579 649 696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 19.79% 21.56% 23.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 459 490
Median daily rate £363 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £498 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 15
Median hourly rate £38.75 £22.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.22% -40.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.05 £13.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £39.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £23.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+45.65% -28.12%

MS Access
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 the South West

MS Access
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

MS Access Daily Rate Trend in the South West

MS Access
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Access across the South West region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

MS Access Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

MS Access
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

MS Access Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

MS Access
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Access within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +6 6 £325 -16.12% 2
Bristol -21 3 £425 +7.59%
Wiltshire - 2 £1,846 - 1
Somerset - 1 £1,846 - 1
MS Access
England

MS Access
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Access also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for MS Access.

1 22 (68.75%) MS Excel
2 19 (59.38%) Finance
2 19 (59.38%) SQL
3 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
4 16 (50.00%) VBA
5 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
6 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 8 (25.00%) VB
7 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
7 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
8 6 (18.75%) Banking
9 5 (15.63%) IIS
10 4 (12.50%) .NET
10 4 (12.50%) Oracle
10 4 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (12.50%) Windows
10 4 (12.50%) Remedy
10 4 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (12.50%) Linked Data
10 4 (12.50%) Process Improvement
11 3 (9.38%) FinalBuilder
11 3 (9.38%) Data Protection
11 3 (9.38%) VB6
11 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
11 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
11 3 (9.38%) VC++
11 3 (9.38%) Classic ASP
11 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET

MS Access
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (15.63%) IIS
2 1 (3.13%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) Moodle
2 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (68.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.13%) Data Mining
5 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.13%) MySQL
5 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (9.38%) FinalBuilder
3 1 (3.13%) PVCS
3 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (59.38%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Banking
3 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Local Government
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (68.75%) Developer
2 11 (34.38%) SQL Developer
3 10 (31.25%) Access Developer
4 9 (28.13%) VBA Developer
5 6 (18.75%) Access VBA Developer
5 6 (18.75%) Administrator
6 5 (15.63%) Analyst
7 4 (12.50%) Business Developer
7 4 (12.50%) Database Developer
8 3 (9.38%) Applications Support
8 3 (9.38%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (9.38%) Business Objects Developer
8 3 (9.38%) C++ Developer
8 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Developer
8 3 (9.38%) SQL Analyst
8 3 (9.38%) Support Analyst
9 2 (6.25%) Applications Engineer
9 2 (6.25%) Applications Support Engineer
9 2 (6.25%) SQL Support Analyst
9 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) .NET
2 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
2 3 (9.38%) Classic ASP
3 1 (3.13%) COM
3 1 (3.13%) DHTML
3 1 (3.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.50%) Linked Data
3 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.50%) Process Improvement
2 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
2 3 (9.38%) Data Protection
2 3 (9.38%) ITIL
3 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis
4 1 (3.13%) Change Management
4 1 (3.13%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (3.13%) Data Management
4 1 (3.13%) Data Modelling
4 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.13%) High Availability
4 1 (3.13%) Line Management
4 1 (3.13%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (3.13%) Requirements Management
4 1 (3.13%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.13%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (3.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) SQL
2 16 (50.00%) VBA
3 8 (25.00%) VB
4 3 (9.38%) C++
4 3 (9.38%) Java
4 3 (9.38%) PHP
4 3 (9.38%) VB6
4 3 (9.38%) VC++
5 1 (3.13%) C#
5 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
1 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) DBS Check
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle
2 4 (12.50%) Remedy
3 1 (3.13%) Civica