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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Access
Rank 131 125 120
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Access 7 28 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.25% 0.85% 0.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.12% 3.78% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 25 23
Median daily rate £405 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.86% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £235 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £450 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £272 £314 £334
% change year-on-year
-13.30% -5.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £24.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-44.89% +22.50%
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
623 740 696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 22.36% 22.35% 20.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 540 453
Median daily rate £368 £385 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 28 9
Median hourly rate £44.00 £43.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% +91.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £30.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.40 £78.27 £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.07 £33.55 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+7.51% +41.26%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Bristol -14 6 £409 +2.25% 1
Somerset - 1 £400 -
MS Access
England

MS Access
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 13 (72.22%) VBA
1 13 (72.22%) MS Excel
1 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 9 (50.00%) SQL
4 8 (44.44%) .NET
4 8 (44.44%) PHP
4 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
4 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
5 7 (38.89%) IIS
5 7 (38.89%) Java
5 7 (38.89%) Remedy
5 7 (38.89%) Classic ASP
5 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
6 6 (33.33%) ITIL
6 6 (33.33%) Finance
7 5 (27.78%) VB
8 4 (22.22%) Process Improvement
9 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (16.67%) MS Office
10 2 (11.11%) Data Protection
10 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
10 2 (11.11%) VB6
10 2 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (11.11%) ADO
10 2 (11.11%) Oracle
10 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
10 2 (11.11%) C#
10 2 (11.11%) C++
10 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management

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 7 (38.89%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (72.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (5.56%) InfoPath
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) FinalBuilder
1 2 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Applications Support
3 5 (27.78%) Applications Support Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) SQL Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Support Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) SQL Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) VBA Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Access Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Applications Support Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) C++ Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Database Developer
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Support Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Development Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Senior SQL Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Software Development Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Testing Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) .NET
2 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
2 7 (38.89%) Classic ASP
3 2 (11.11%) ADO
4 1 (5.56%) CSS
4 1 (5.56%) Google Chart
4 1 (5.56%) HTML
4 1 (5.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.56%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Process Improvement
3 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 2 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.56%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) VBA
2 9 (50.00%) SQL
3 8 (44.44%) PHP
4 7 (38.89%) Java
5 5 (27.78%) VB
6 2 (11.11%) C#
6 2 (11.11%) C++
6 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
6 2 (11.11%) VB6
6 2 (11.11%) VC++
7 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
7 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
7 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
7 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) Remedy
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Civica
4 1 (5.56%) Google