The table below looks at the statistics for MS Access skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Access over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Access
Rank 358 313 235
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -78
Contract jobs citing MS Access 266 289 390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.56% 0.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.30% 2.46% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 157 214
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £195 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £451 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £290 £270
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 15
Average hourly rate £21.75 £17.50 £25.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.28% -31.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.10 £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £63.80 £49.19
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £18.70
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.39%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11586 11759 11025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.95% 22.75% 22.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7717 7232 6683
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 273 274
Average hourly rate £34.50 £27.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.45% -9.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 £13.74 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -9.83%

MS Access
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Access within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

MS Access Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MS Access
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Access within the UK.

MS Access Daily Rate Trend in the UK

MS Access
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Access within the UK over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

MS Access Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

MS Access
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Access within the UK.

MS Access Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

MS Access
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Access within the UK over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

MS Access Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

MS Access
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. 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
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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
England -25 239 £325 +8.33% 39
London +13 103 £350 +7.69% 12
South East -42 49 £244 -8.01% 9
South West -25 24 £283 +2.72% 2
Hampshire 0 23 £225 +100.00% 4
East Midlands +26 21 £345 - 4
North West 0 20 £340 +29.52% 1
City of London +3 19 £351 -12.48% 4
Bristol +1 16 £290 +28.88% 2
Scotland -30 14 £98 -72.14% 5
Buckinghamshire -7 12 £313 +160.41% 1
Derbyshire - 12 £345 - 2
Chesterfield - 12 £345 - 1
Yorkshire -16 11 £283 +31.39% 1
Milton Keynes -11 10 £325 +182.60% 1
Lancashire -14 9 £350 - 1
South Wales -10 8 £400 +14.28%
West Midlands -15 8 £300 +3.44% 7
Wales -18 8 £400 +17.64% 1
Edinburgh -9 6 £460 +58.62% 2
West Yorkshire -11 6 £275 -8.33% 1
East of England -12 6 £198 -39.23% 4
Essex -8 5 £85 -76.91% 1
Manchester -8 5 £158 -47.50%
Surrey -12 5 - -
Cheshire +7 4 £325 +34.02%
Warwickshire -6 4 £286 -14.55% 1
South Yorkshire -4 3 £315 -
Leeds -8 3 £275 -8.33%
Wiltshire -12 3 - -

MS Access
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 328 (59.64%) MS Excel
2 302 (54.91%) SQL
3 230 (41.82%) Microsoft
4 180 (32.73%) SQL Server
5 165 (30.00%) VBA
6 148 (26.91%) Finance
7 118 (21.45%) Oracle
8 83 (15.09%) .NET
8 83 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
9 82 (14.91%) Windows
10 80 (14.55%) MS Office
11 79 (14.36%) Data Analysis
12 76 (13.82%) Migration
13 69 (12.55%) VB
14 68 (12.36%) Banking
15 58 (10.55%) Project Management
16 57 (10.36%) C#
17 56 (10.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 55 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
18 55 (10.00%) Security Cleared
19 54 (9.82%) Business Objects
20 52 (9.45%) MS PowerPoint
21 50 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
21 50 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 45 (8.18%) SC Cleared
22 45 (8.18%) SQL Server 2008
22 45 (8.18%) Relational Database
23 44 (8.00%) JavaScript
24 43 (7.82%) SharePoint
25 42 (7.64%) Management Information System

MS Access
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 43 (7.82%) SharePoint
2 18 (3.27%) SAS
3 17 (3.09%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (2.00%) ArcGIS
5 7 (1.27%) WebLogic
6 6 (1.09%) IBM Notes
6 6 (1.09%) Apache
6 6 (1.09%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.09%) IIS
6 6 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (0.91%) WebLogic Integration
8 4 (0.73%) CMS
8 4 (0.73%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (0.73%) LiveCycle
9 3 (0.55%) Documentum
10 2 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.36%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.36%) Kentico
11 1 (0.18%) Node.js
Applications
1 328 (59.64%) MS Excel
2 80 (14.55%) MS Office
3 52 (9.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 39 (7.09%) MS Visio
5 25 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
6 22 (4.00%) MS Project
7 7 (1.27%) ArcInfo
8 3 (0.55%) SPSS
8 3 (0.55%) Mathematica
9 2 (0.36%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.36%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.18%) GIMP
10 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.18%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 19 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.27%) SmartPlant
3 5 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.73%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.73%) LatentZero
5 3 (0.55%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.36%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (0.36%) CODA-Financials
6 2 (0.36%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.36%) Workday HCM
6 2 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.18%) SiteCatalyst
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.18%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.18%) SaaS
2 1 (0.18%) GitHub
2 1 (0.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.73%) FTP
2 9 (1.64%) HTTP
3 7 (1.27%) LTE
3 7 (1.27%) 2G
3 7 (1.27%) 3G
4 6 (1.09%) VPN
4 6 (1.09%) GPRS
4 6 (1.09%) LAN
4 6 (1.09%) WAN
5 5 (0.91%) Intranet
5 5 (0.91%) UMTS
5 5 (0.91%) GSM
6 4 (0.73%) SSH
6 4 (0.73%) Internet
6 4 (0.73%) 4G
7 3 (0.55%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (0.55%) SAN
7 3 (0.55%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.36%) VoIP
8 2 (0.36%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (32.73%) SQL Server
2 56 (10.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 50 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 50 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 45 (8.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 45 (8.18%) Relational Database
5 40 (7.27%) Data Warehouse
6 34 (6.18%) Oracle Database
7 22 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
7 22 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
8 20 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
9 19 (3.45%) Data Mining
10 17 (3.09%) BusinessObjects
10 17 (3.09%) MySQL
11 15 (2.73%) Crystal Reports
11 15 (2.73%) QlikView
12 13 (2.36%) OLAP
13 11 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 9 (1.64%) DTS
15 8 (1.45%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 27 (4.91%) Visual Studio
2 16 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (2.00%) Toad
4 8 (1.45%) Oracle APEX
5 7 (1.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 6 (1.09%) JIRA
7 3 (0.55%) ClearQuest
7 3 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (0.55%) Rational Rose
8 2 (0.36%) Subversion
8 2 (0.36%) NUnit
8 2 (0.36%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.18%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.18%) GDB
9 1 (0.18%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.18%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.18%) Eclipse
General
1 148 (26.91%) Finance
2 68 (12.36%) Banking
3 33 (6.00%) Telecoms
4 21 (3.82%) Retail
5 19 (3.45%) Billing
6 11 (2.00%) Marketing
7 10 (1.82%) Investment Banking
8 9 (1.64%) Back Office
8 9 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (1.27%) Front Office
10 5 (0.91%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.91%) Publishing
11 4 (0.73%) General Ledger
11 4 (0.73%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.55%) French Language
12 3 (0.55%) Games
12 3 (0.55%) Legal
13 2 (0.36%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.36%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.18%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 277 (50.36%) Analyst
2 155 (28.18%) Developer
3 96 (17.45%) Data Analyst
4 66 (12.00%) Business Analyst
5 39 (7.09%) Access Developer
6 28 (5.09%) Report Analyst
6 28 (5.09%) MI Analyst
7 26 (4.73%) VBA Developer
8 23 (4.18%) Microsoft Developer
9 22 (4.00%) Excel Developer
10 21 (3.82%) Applications Support
11 20 (3.64%) Information Analyst
11 20 (3.64%) SQL Developer
11 20 (3.64%) Senior Analyst
12 19 (3.45%) Database Developer
13 18 (3.27%) Programmer
14 17 (3.09%) Consultant
14 17 (3.09%) .NET Developer
15 15 (2.73%) Analyst Developer
16 12 (2.18%) Excel VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (15.09%) .NET
2 39 (7.09%) HTML
3 37 (6.73%) XML
4 30 (5.45%) ASP.NET
4 30 (5.45%) CSS
5 24 (4.36%) Web Services
6 17 (3.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (2.91%) Ajax
8 15 (2.73%) jQuery
9 14 (2.55%) WCF
10 9 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 9 (1.64%) .NET Framework
11 6 (1.09%) HTML5
11 6 (1.09%) CSS3
12 5 (0.91%) REST
12 5 (0.91%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (0.91%) XHTML
12 5 (0.91%) WPF
12 5 (0.91%) Windows SharePoint Services
13 4 (0.73%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 83 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (7.64%) Management Information System
3 30 (5.45%) NHS
4 25 (4.55%) Data Structures
5 16 (2.91%) Computer Science
6 14 (2.55%) Data Extraction
7 13 (2.36%) GIS
8 11 (2.00%) Visualisation
8 11 (2.00%) User Experience
9 10 (1.82%) Mathematics
9 10 (1.82%) Equities
10 9 (1.64%) IVR
10 9 (1.64%) Fixed Income
10 9 (1.64%) Derivative
11 8 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (1.27%) Open Source
13 6 (1.09%) Clustering
13 6 (1.09%) N-Tier
13 6 (1.09%) Data Integration
14 5 (0.91%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 82 (14.91%) Windows
2 31 (5.64%) Windows XP
3 26 (4.73%) Windows 7
4 19 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (3.09%) Windows Vista
6 16 (2.91%) UNIX
7 14 (2.55%) Linux
8 6 (1.09%) HPUX
9 5 (0.91%) SUSE
10 3 (0.55%) Solaris
11 2 (0.36%) AIX
11 2 (0.36%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.36%) Android
11 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (14.36%) Data Analysis
2 76 (13.82%) Migration
3 58 (10.55%) Project Management
4 55 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 41 (7.45%) ETL
6 39 (7.09%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (6.73%) Data Modelling
8 36 (6.55%) CRM
9 30 (5.45%) Validation
10 28 (5.09%) Stakeholder Management
11 27 (4.91%) Data Management
11 27 (4.91%) Data Migration
12 23 (4.18%) Business Analysis
12 23 (4.18%) Analytics
13 20 (3.64%) Service Delivery
13 20 (3.64%) Change Management
14 19 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
14 19 (3.45%) ERP
14 19 (3.45%) Scrum
15 17 (3.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 302 (54.91%) SQL
2 165 (30.00%) VBA
3 69 (12.55%) VB
4 57 (10.36%) C#
5 44 (8.00%) JavaScript
6 35 (6.36%) PL/SQL
7 32 (5.82%) VB.NET
8 26 (4.73%) T-SQL
9 23 (4.18%) Java
10 10 (1.82%) VB6
11 8 (1.45%) PHP
12 7 (1.27%) XAML
13 5 (0.91%) FoxPro (VFP)
14 4 (0.73%) C
14 4 (0.73%) C++
14 4 (0.73%) MATLAB
15 3 (0.55%) R
15 3 (0.55%) Perl
15 3 (0.55%) VBScript
16 2 (0.36%) Python
Qualifications
1 55 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 45 (8.18%) SC Cleared
3 35 (6.36%) Degree
4 8 (1.45%) HND
5 7 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.27%) ISEB
6 6 (1.09%) MCP
7 5 (0.91%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.91%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 5 (0.91%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.91%) ISEB Practitioner
8 4 (0.73%) CISSP
8 4 (0.73%) CISM
9 2 (0.36%) CCNA
9 2 (0.36%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.36%) HNC
9 2 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.18%) APMP
10 1 (0.18%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.45%) QA
2 10 (1.82%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.73%) P3O
4 3 (0.55%) SLA
5 2 (0.36%) WAI
5 2 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.18%) Basel III
System Software
1 13 (2.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.36%) VMware ESX
2 2 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.36%) XenApp
3 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.18%) NFS
3 1 (0.18%) Samba
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.73%) Control-M
2 4 (0.73%) NSN NetAct
3 3 (0.55%) Netcool
4 2 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.36%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.18%) SCOM
5 1 (0.18%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 230 (41.82%) Microsoft
2 118 (21.45%) Oracle
3 54 (9.82%) Business Objects
4 30 (5.45%) SAP
5 19 (3.45%) Cognos
6 14 (2.55%) IBM
7 13 (2.36%) Teradata
8 10 (1.82%) Citrix
8 10 (1.82%) Tableau
9 9 (1.64%) HP
10 8 (1.45%) Informatica
11 7 (1.27%) Primavera
11 7 (1.27%) Intergraph
12 6 (1.09%) Adobe
12 6 (1.09%) Bloomberg
12 6 (1.09%) Lotus
12 6 (1.09%) Sage
13 5 (0.91%) thinkFolio
13 5 (0.91%) CheckPoint
13 5 (0.91%) TIBCO
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Hook, Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: £10 - £11 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Streamline Connections
Rate: £220 - £270 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
North West London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Chesterfield and Chorley
Church International
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Northamptonshire
RS Components
Posted: 15 days ago
Gourock
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £25737.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago