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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Access
Rank 130 110 117
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +7
Contract jobs citing MS Access 12 29 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.41% 0.95% 0.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.04% 4.40% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 22
Median daily rate £400 £360 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +51.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £264 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £1,846 £423 £336
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £323 £283
% change year-on-year
-0.77% +14.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £25.75 £93.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -72.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-35.55% +32.35%
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
589 659 768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.25% 21.58% 23.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 455 499
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 14
Median hourly rate £38.75 £32.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -27.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £18.55 £12.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £39.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.25 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.69% -8.28%

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 5 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 5 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 - 5 £278 -
Bristol -16 4 £400 +11.11% 2
Wiltshire - 2 £1,846 -
Somerset +9 1 £1,846 -
MS Access
England

MS Access
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 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 25 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 21 (60.00%) SQL
3 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 18 (51.43%) Finance
5 17 (48.57%) VBA
6 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
7 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
7 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
7 9 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (22.86%) Management Information System
9 7 (20.00%) VB
10 6 (17.14%) IIS
10 6 (17.14%) Banking
11 5 (14.29%) .NET
12 4 (11.43%) Java
12 4 (11.43%) PHP
12 4 (11.43%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (11.43%) Classic ASP
12 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
12 4 (11.43%) Windows
12 4 (11.43%) Process Improvement
12 4 (11.43%) Linked Data
13 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (8.57%) Remedy
13 3 (8.57%) SLA
13 3 (8.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 3 (8.57%) Oracle
14 2 (5.71%) C++
14 2 (5.71%) ITIL
14 2 (5.71%) VC++

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 6 (17.14%) IIS
2 1 (2.86%) Apache
2 1 (2.86%) Moodle
2 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.86%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.86%) MySQL
5 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (5.71%) FinalBuilder
3 1 (2.86%) PVCS
3 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (51.43%) Finance
2 6 (17.14%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) Local Government
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
4 1 (2.86%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (62.86%) Developer
2 11 (31.43%) Access Developer
2 11 (31.43%) SQL Developer
3 9 (25.71%) VBA Developer
4 7 (20.00%) Analyst
5 6 (17.14%) Access VBA Developer
5 6 (17.14%) Administrator
6 5 (14.29%) Database Developer
7 4 (11.43%) Applications Support
7 4 (11.43%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (11.43%) Business Developer
7 4 (11.43%) Support Analyst
8 3 (8.57%) Business Objects Developer
8 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Developer
9 2 (5.71%) C++ Developer
9 2 (5.71%) Data Analyst
9 2 (5.71%) SQL Analyst
10 1 (2.86%) Finance Manager
10 1 (2.86%) MIS Analyst
10 1 (2.86%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) .NET
2 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
2 4 (11.43%) Classic ASP
3 1 (2.86%) COM
3 1 (2.86%) DHTML
3 1 (2.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (22.86%) Management Information System
3 4 (11.43%) Linked Data
4 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.43%) Process Improvement
2 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
2 2 (5.71%) Data Analysis
2 2 (5.71%) Data Protection
2 2 (5.71%) ITIL
3 1 (2.86%) Change Management
3 1 (2.86%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (2.86%) Data Management
3 1 (2.86%) Data Modelling
3 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (2.86%) High Availability
3 1 (2.86%) Line Management
3 1 (2.86%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (2.86%) Requirements Management
3 1 (2.86%) Risk Management
3 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (2.86%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (2.86%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 21 (60.00%) SQL
2 17 (48.57%) VBA
3 7 (20.00%) VB
4 4 (11.43%) Java
4 4 (11.43%) PHP
5 2 (5.71%) C++
5 2 (5.71%) VB6
5 2 (5.71%) VC++
6 1 (2.86%) C#
6 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
1 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle
2 3 (8.57%) Remedy
3 1 (2.86%) Civica