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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Access over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Access
Rank 122 118 119
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Access 22 24 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.75% 0.76% 0.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.29% 3.38% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 6
Average daily rate £400 £273 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.78% -16.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £228 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £310 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £290 £290
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
- +26.98%
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
668 711 687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 22.89% 22.42% 26.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 516 426
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 23
Average hourly rate £43.50 £30.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.62% -3.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

MS Access
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Access across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Access within the South West region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bristol +7 20 £400 +41.59% 4
Wiltshire -2 2 - - 1
MS Access
England

MS Access
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 36 (70.59%) MS Excel
2 28 (54.90%) VBA
3 27 (52.94%) SQL
4 26 (50.98%) Microsoft
5 20 (39.22%) SQL Server
6 19 (37.25%) Finance
7 15 (29.41%) Banking
8 12 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (15.69%) MS PowerPoint
9 8 (15.69%) Security Cleared
10 7 (13.73%) Lean Six Sigma
10 7 (13.73%) Degree
10 7 (13.73%) Data Analysis
10 7 (13.73%) Six Sigma
10 7 (13.73%) MS Office
10 7 (13.73%) SC Cleared
11 6 (11.76%) .NET
11 6 (11.76%) MS Visio
11 6 (11.76%) Teradata
12 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (9.80%) Time Management
12 5 (9.80%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (9.80%) Windows
12 5 (9.80%) VB
13 4 (7.84%) Coaching
13 4 (7.84%) Process Improvement
13 4 (7.84%) Data Quality
13 4 (7.84%) Linked Data
13 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
13 4 (7.84%) BusinessObjects

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 4 (7.84%) IIS
Applications
1 36 (70.59%) MS Excel
2 8 (15.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (13.73%) MS Office
4 6 (11.76%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.96%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (39.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.80%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (7.84%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.96%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.96%) MorphX
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 19 (37.25%) Finance
2 15 (29.41%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Local Government
4 1 (1.96%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (60.78%) Developer
2 15 (29.41%) VBA Developer
3 12 (23.53%) Analyst
4 10 (19.61%) Access Developer
4 10 (19.61%) SQL Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Access VBA Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Administrator
5 5 (9.80%) Business Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Database Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Systems Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Business Objects Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Data Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Applications Support
8 2 (3.92%) Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) Junior
8 2 (3.92%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) .NET
2 4 (7.84%) HTML
3 3 (5.88%) Ajax
3 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.88%) Classic ASP
3 3 (5.88%) CSS
3 3 (5.88%) XML
4 2 (3.92%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.92%) Entity Framework
4 2 (3.92%) HTML5
4 2 (3.92%) jQuery
4 2 (3.92%) WCF
4 2 (3.92%) Web Services
5 1 (1.96%) COM
5 1 (1.96%) DHTML
5 1 (1.96%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.84%) Linked Data
2 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.92%) NHS
4 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.80%) Windows
2 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (13.73%) Data Analysis
1 7 (13.73%) Lean Six Sigma
1 7 (13.73%) Six Sigma
2 5 (9.80%) Time Management
3 4 (7.84%) Coaching
3 4 (7.84%) Process Improvement
4 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (5.88%) Data Migration
4 3 (5.88%) Migration
4 3 (5.88%) Validation
5 2 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.92%) Business Analysis
5 2 (3.92%) Data Entry
5 2 (3.92%) Data Modelling
5 2 (3.92%) Manual Testing
5 2 (3.92%) MVC
5 2 (3.92%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (3.92%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (3.92%) Test Scripting
5 2 (3.92%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 28 (54.90%) VBA
2 27 (52.94%) SQL
3 5 (9.80%) VB
4 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.88%) C#
5 3 (5.88%) Java
5 3 (5.88%) PHP
6 2 (3.92%) C++
6 2 (3.92%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.96%) X++
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.73%) Degree
2 7 (13.73%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.96%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (1.96%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) Data Quality
1 4 (7.84%) QA
2 3 (5.88%) SLA
3 2 (3.92%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (50.98%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.76%) Teradata
3 4 (7.84%) Oracle
4 2 (3.92%) Remedy