The table below looks at the statistics for MS Access skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Access over the 3 months to 5 December 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 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Access
Rank 489 371 397
Rank change year-on-year
-118 +26
Contract jobs citing MS Access 139 287 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.52% 0.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.23% 2.28% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 177 180
Median daily rate £375 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.94% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £328 £310
% change year-on-year
+12.97% +5.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 23 14
Median hourly rate £19.20 £19.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% -30.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.97 £15.00 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.70 £24.10 £90.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.39 £19.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.69% -35.00%

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
11296 12608 12200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.51% 23.05% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7492 8418 8093
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 194 187
Median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £12.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.50 £43.80 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+49.37% -20.50%

MS Access
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 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 5 December 2016.

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 5 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Access within the UK over the 3 months to 5 December 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
England -110 133 £375 +7.14% 26
London -37 52 £400 -8.57% 9
South East -5 35 £375 +10.94% 6
Yorkshire +3 14 £338 +8.87% 6
Berkshire +8 13 £400 +20.30% 1
City of London 0 13 £425 -17.07% 1
South West -12 12 £400 - 1
Hampshire +23 11 £375 +11.94% 3
West Yorkshire +1 11 £344 +14.58% 2
Leeds +10 9 £344 +10.88% 1
Bristol -8 8 £400 -
North West +1 7 £238 -24.06% 1
Bedfordshire +8 5 £500 +66.66%
East of England +3 5 £500 +66.66% 2
Scotland +2 5 £283 +2.72%
Manchester +2 5 £250 -25.92% 1
West Midlands -36 5 £400 - 1
Slough - 5 £406 -
Edinburgh +18 4 £283 -4.23%
South Yorkshire -5 4 £336 -29.21% 2
East Midlands -6 4 £205 -14.58%
Sheffield -10 4 £336 -29.21% 2
Wokingham - 4 £369 -
Kent +3 3 £248 +23.75%
Oxfordshire 0 3 £363 +20.83% 1
Derbyshire - 3 £205 -
Winchester - 3 £370 -
Cheshire +13 2 £225 -25.06%
Luton +9 2 £375 +25.00%
Buckinghamshire +3 2 - - 1

MS Access
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 with a requirement for MS Access.

1 168 (67.47%) MS Excel
2 144 (57.83%) SQL
3 141 (56.63%) Microsoft
4 107 (42.97%) SQL Server
5 102 (40.96%) VBA
6 60 (24.10%) .NET
7 59 (23.69%) VB
7 59 (23.69%) Finance
8 45 (18.07%) Migration
9 42 (16.87%) Oracle
10 41 (16.47%) Analytical Skills
11 40 (16.06%) MS Office
11 40 (16.06%) Business Intelligence
11 40 (16.06%) Data Analysis
12 39 (15.66%) Agile Software Development
13 34 (13.65%) Visual Studio
13 34 (13.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 32 (12.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 32 (12.85%) Data Warehouse
15 30 (12.05%) C#
15 30 (12.05%) JavaScript
16 29 (11.65%) Banking
16 29 (11.65%) HTML
16 29 (11.65%) XML
16 29 (11.65%) Windows
17 27 (10.84%) SQL Server 2008
18 26 (10.44%) VB.NET
19 25 (10.04%) Project Management
20 24 (9.64%) IIS
20 24 (9.64%) SharePoint

MS Access
Top Related IT Skills 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 24 (9.64%) IIS
1 24 (9.64%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.81%) SharePoint Server
3 6 (2.41%) SAS
4 5 (2.01%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.20%) CMS
6 3 (1.20%) Confluence
6 3 (1.20%) WordPress
7 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.80%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.40%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.40%) CICS
8 1 (0.40%) GeoServer
8 1 (0.40%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.40%) TYPO3
Applications
1 168 (67.47%) MS Excel
2 40 (16.06%) MS Office
3 23 (9.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (8.03%) Spreadsheet
5 18 (7.23%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.80%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.40%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.80%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.40%) Relativity
3 1 (0.40%) SAP APO
3 1 (0.40%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.40%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.40%) SAP FI-GL
3 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.40%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.21%) Office 365
3 7 (2.81%) Boomi
4 3 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.80%) Yammer
6 1 (0.40%) CallidusCloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.81%) Internet
2 6 (2.41%) 2G
2 6 (2.41%) 3G
2 6 (2.41%) 4G
2 6 (2.41%) DHCP
2 6 (2.41%) LTE
2 6 (2.41%) Radio Access Network
3 5 (2.01%) DNS
3 5 (2.01%) SAN
3 5 (2.01%) Wireless
4 4 (1.61%) Intranet
5 3 (1.20%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.80%) FTP
7 1 (0.40%) Broadband
7 1 (0.40%) DVB
7 1 (0.40%) Firewall
7 1 (0.40%) HTTP
7 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (42.97%) SQL Server
2 34 (13.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (12.85%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (12.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (10.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 24 (9.64%) Relational Database
6 14 (5.62%) MySQL
7 13 (5.22%) BusinessObjects
8 12 (4.82%) Data Mining
9 11 (4.42%) Crystal Reports
9 11 (4.42%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (4.02%) SQL Server 2005
11 9 (3.61%) SQL Server 2014
12 7 (2.81%) Oracle ODI
12 7 (2.81%) Power BI
12 7 (2.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (2.01%) Data Mart
13 5 (2.01%) OLAP
13 5 (2.01%) Oracle OLAP
13 5 (2.01%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 34 (13.65%) Visual Studio
2 8 (3.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (2.01%) Subversion
4 4 (1.61%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.61%) JIRA
4 4 (1.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.80%) HP UFT
5 2 (0.80%) Liquibase
5 2 (0.80%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (0.80%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 1 (0.40%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.40%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.40%) Firebug
6 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.40%) JMeter
6 1 (0.40%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.40%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (0.40%) The Grinder
6 1 (0.40%) Toad
General
1 59 (23.69%) Finance
2 29 (11.65%) Banking
3 16 (6.43%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.21%) Marketing
5 7 (2.81%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.41%) Back Office
7 4 (1.61%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.61%) Publishing
8 3 (1.20%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.20%) Billing
8 3 (1.20%) Electronics
8 3 (1.20%) French Language
8 3 (1.20%) Front Office
8 3 (1.20%) General Ledger
8 3 (1.20%) Retail
9 2 (0.80%) Local Government
9 2 (0.80%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 112 (44.98%) Developer
2 88 (35.34%) Analyst
3 36 (14.46%) Access Developer
4 30 (12.05%) VBA Developer
5 27 (10.84%) SQL Developer
6 24 (9.64%) Data Analyst
6 24 (9.64%) Microsoft Developer
7 21 (8.43%) .NET Developer
8 17 (6.83%) Excel Developer
9 16 (6.43%) Access VBA Developer
10 13 (5.22%) SQL Analyst
10 13 (5.22%) Support Analyst
11 12 (4.82%) Analyst Developer
11 12 (4.82%) Excel VBA Developer
12 11 (4.42%) Business Analyst
13 10 (4.02%) SQL Server Developer
14 9 (3.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 8 (3.21%) Applications Support
15 8 (3.21%) Business Developer
16 7 (2.81%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (24.10%) .NET
2 29 (11.65%) HTML
2 29 (11.65%) XML
3 21 (8.43%) jQuery
4 18 (7.23%) ASP.NET
4 18 (7.23%) CSS
5 10 (4.02%) Classic ASP
6 9 (3.61%) .NET Framework
6 9 (3.61%) ADO
7 8 (3.21%) ActiveX
7 8 (3.21%) Ajax
7 8 (3.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 8 (3.21%) LINQ
7 8 (3.21%) LINQ to SQL
7 8 (3.21%) WCF
8 7 (2.81%) DAO
8 7 (2.81%) J2EE
9 5 (2.01%) Web Services
10 4 (1.61%) DCOM
10 4 (1.61%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (16.47%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (8.43%) Management Information System
3 12 (4.82%) NHS
4 8 (3.21%) Data Extraction
4 8 (3.21%) N-Tier
5 6 (2.41%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.41%) Data Integration
5 6 (2.41%) Mainframe
6 5 (2.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.61%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.61%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.61%) Statistics
8 3 (1.20%) Clustering
8 3 (1.20%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.20%) Tandem
9 2 (0.80%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.80%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.80%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.80%) PACS
9 2 (0.80%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (11.65%) Windows
2 10 (4.02%) Windows XP
3 9 (3.61%) Windows Server
4 7 (2.81%) Unix
5 6 (2.41%) Windows 7
5 6 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.01%) Windows 10
6 5 (2.01%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (18.07%) Migration
2 40 (16.06%) Business Intelligence
2 40 (16.06%) Data Analysis
3 39 (15.66%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (10.04%) Project Management
5 22 (8.84%) User Acceptance Testing
6 20 (8.03%) ETL
7 19 (7.63%) Analytics
7 19 (7.63%) Data Modelling
8 14 (5.62%) Data Migration
9 13 (5.22%) Web Development
10 12 (4.82%) CRM
10 12 (4.82%) Workflow
11 11 (4.42%) Business Analysis
11 11 (4.42%) Data Cleansing
11 11 (4.42%) Data Management
11 11 (4.42%) ITIL
11 11 (4.42%) MVC
12 10 (4.02%) Process Improvement
12 10 (4.02%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 144 (57.83%) SQL
2 102 (40.96%) VBA
3 59 (23.69%) VB
4 30 (12.05%) C#
4 30 (12.05%) JavaScript
5 26 (10.44%) VB.NET
6 22 (8.84%) T-SQL
7 14 (5.62%) VB6
8 12 (4.82%) Java
9 10 (4.02%) PHP
10 9 (3.61%) C++
10 9 (3.61%) VBScript
11 6 (2.41%) PL/SQL
11 6 (2.41%) PowerShell
11 6 (2.41%) Python
11 6 (2.41%) VC++
12 5 (2.01%) COBOL
12 5 (2.01%) Delphi
13 3 (1.20%) C
13 3 (1.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (8.43%) Degree
2 17 (6.83%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.02%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.61%) DBS Check
4 4 (1.61%) HNC
5 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.80%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.80%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.80%) ISEB
6 2 (0.80%) MCAD
6 2 (0.80%) MCSD
6 2 (0.80%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.80%) PMP
6 2 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.40%) CBAP
7 1 (0.40%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.40%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.40%) MCP
7 1 (0.40%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.83%) Data Quality
2 10 (4.02%) SLA
3 4 (1.61%) QA
4 2 (0.80%) DICOM
4 2 (0.80%) HL7
4 2 (0.80%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.40%) Basel II
5 1 (0.40%) Basel III
5 1 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.40%) MiFID
System Software
1 6 (2.41%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.40%) XenApp
3 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (2.41%) Amdocs OSS
2 5 (2.01%) NetBackup
2 5 (2.01%) Netcool
2 5 (2.01%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.80%) Unicenter
3 2 (0.80%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (0.40%) Control-M
4 1 (0.40%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 141 (56.63%) Microsoft
2 42 (16.87%) Oracle
3 22 (8.84%) SAP
4 11 (4.42%) Remedy
5 9 (3.61%) Citrix
6 7 (2.81%) Dell
6 7 (2.81%) HP
7 6 (2.41%) Cramer
7 6 (2.41%) Huawei
7 6 (2.41%) Nokia Networks
7 6 (2.41%) Nortel
7 6 (2.41%) Tellabs
7 6 (2.41%) Teradata
8 5 (2.01%) EMC
8 5 (2.01%) Siemens
8 5 (2.01%) Veritas
9 4 (1.61%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 4 (1.61%) BT
9 4 (1.61%) Ericsson
9 4 (1.61%) Nokia
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum 12 month fixed term contract
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum 12 month fixed term contract
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Square One Resources
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield
Bluetown Online LTD
Rate: £26000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge
Bluetown Online LTD
Rate: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 25 days ago