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 1 July 2015 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Access
Rank 346 357 298
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -59
Contract jobs citing MS Access 293 268 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.50% 0.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.32% 2.34% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 159 150
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £165 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £507 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £283 £285
% change year-on-year
+15.04% -0.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 11
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £16.65 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -18.57%

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
12607 11476 10590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.53% 21.32% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 8242 7157 6353
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 178 225
Average hourly rate £28.13 £29.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.01% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £13.50 £17.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
- +1.69%

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 1 July 2015.

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
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 1 July 2015. 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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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
England +2 264 £351 +1.73% 45
London -20 100 £400 -1.77% 11
South East -15 49 £319 +63.46% 9
City of London -12 27 £450 -4.25% 2
South West +10 23 £375 +32.74% 6
Yorkshire -3 22 £325 -31.57% 2
North West -25 20 £310 -3.87% 4
West Yorkshire -9 19 £325 -31.57% 2
West Midlands +7 18 £350 +68.67% 5
East of England +7 18 £350 +33.33% 3
Leeds -8 15 £325 +23.80% 1
Scotland -10 14 £265 -21.48%
Berkshire -4 13 £298 +48.75% 2
Bristol +3 12 £423 +73.33% 2
Essex -6 11 £350 +86.66% 2
Manchester -14 11 £300 -7.33% 4
Surrey +3 10 £110 -57.69%
Hampshire -1 8 £189 +51.00% 2
Coventry - 8 £350 -
North East - 8 £300 - 2
Bournemouth - 7 £188 -
Dorset - 7 £188 -
Reading +10 6 £270 -14.96%
Glasgow +2 6 £258 +56.06%
Wales -5 6 £123 -30.00%
Hertfordshire -8 6 - -
Cheshire -15 6 £325 +14.03%
Swansea - 5 - -
West Wales - 5 - -
Middlesex +6 4 £395 -

MS Access
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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.

1 380 (66.55%) MS Excel
2 361 (63.22%) SQL
3 222 (38.88%) SQL Server
4 206 (36.08%) Microsoft
5 198 (34.68%) VBA
6 146 (25.57%) Finance
7 101 (17.69%) Banking
8 89 (15.59%) Data Analysis
9 81 (14.19%) Oracle
10 79 (13.84%) .NET
10 79 (13.84%) VB
11 76 (13.31%) Analytical Skills
12 72 (12.61%) C#
12 72 (12.61%) MS Office
12 72 (12.61%) MS PowerPoint
13 70 (12.26%) Business Intelligence
14 69 (12.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 65 (11.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 63 (11.03%) Relational Database
17 62 (10.86%) SharePoint
18 54 (9.46%) T-SQL
19 53 (9.28%) HTML
19 53 (9.28%) Security Cleared
20 49 (8.58%) XML
20 49 (8.58%) Migration
20 49 (8.58%) Business Analysis
21 48 (8.41%) Data Warehouse
22 47 (8.23%) Agile Software Development
23 45 (7.88%) Telecoms
23 45 (7.88%) Project Management

MS Access
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 62 (10.86%) SharePoint
2 30 (5.25%) SAS
3 11 (1.93%) IBM Notes
4 6 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (0.88%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.70%) Apache
6 4 (0.70%) CMS
7 3 (0.53%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.53%) Node.js
8 2 (0.35%) WebLogic Integration
8 2 (0.35%) WordPress
8 2 (0.35%) LiveCycle
9 1 (0.18%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.18%) LiveLink
9 1 (0.18%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.18%) Drupal
9 1 (0.18%) IIS
9 1 (0.18%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.18%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 380 (66.55%) MS Excel
2 72 (12.61%) MS Office
2 72 (12.61%) MS PowerPoint
3 25 (4.38%) MS Visio
4 13 (2.28%) MS Project
5 10 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.35%) SPSS
7 1 (0.18%) FastStats
7 1 (0.18%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (1.23%) ResourceLink
2 6 (1.05%) SunGard AvantGard
3 5 (0.88%) HFM
3 5 (0.88%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (0.70%) IntelliMatch
4 4 (0.70%) Kondor+
4 4 (0.70%) Misys Midas
4 4 (0.70%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.70%) CODA-Financials
4 4 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.35%) Visualfiles
5 2 (0.35%) SAP TEM
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.35%) thinkFolio
5 2 (0.35%) SAP IS-U
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.35%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.05%) SaaS
2 2 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.03%) 3G
1 23 (4.03%) 2G
2 20 (3.50%) LTE
2 20 (3.50%) Radio Access Network
3 19 (3.33%) 4G
4 13 (2.28%) LAN
5 8 (1.40%) SAN
6 6 (1.05%) Internet
7 5 (0.88%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (0.88%) WAN
7 5 (0.88%) GPRS
8 4 (0.70%) ISDN
8 4 (0.70%) PABX
8 4 (0.70%) HSPA
8 4 (0.70%) NAS
8 4 (0.70%) SGSN
9 3 (0.53%) UMTS
9 3 (0.53%) FTP
10 2 (0.35%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (38.88%) SQL Server
2 69 (12.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 65 (11.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 63 (11.03%) Relational Database
5 48 (8.41%) Data Warehouse
6 41 (7.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 39 (6.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 29 (5.08%) SQL Server 2005
8 29 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
9 23 (4.03%) Data Mining
10 19 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
11 18 (3.15%) QlikView
12 17 (2.98%) RDBMS
13 15 (2.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 13 (2.28%) MySQL
15 10 (1.75%) OLAP
16 9 (1.58%) Oracle Reports
16 9 (1.58%) Oracle Database
17 5 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
17 5 (0.88%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 36 (6.30%) Visual Studio
2 12 (2.10%) Toad
3 11 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (0.53%) NUnit
5 3 (0.53%) FinalBuilder
5 3 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.35%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.35%) ERwin
6 2 (0.35%) LSMW
6 2 (0.35%) Subversion
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.35%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.18%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.18%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 146 (25.57%) Finance
2 101 (17.69%) Banking
3 45 (7.88%) Telecoms
4 40 (7.01%) Investment Banking
5 22 (3.85%) Retail
6 13 (2.28%) Front Office
7 12 (2.10%) Marketing
8 11 (1.93%) Retail Banking
9 9 (1.58%) Financial Institution
10 7 (1.23%) Billing
11 6 (1.05%) General Ledger
11 6 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (1.05%) Back Office
12 5 (0.88%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.53%) Advertising
13 3 (0.53%) Legal
14 2 (0.35%) Electronics
14 2 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.18%) Dutch Language
15 1 (0.18%) French Language
Job Titles
1 231 (40.46%) Analyst
2 217 (38.00%) Developer
3 80 (14.01%) Data Analyst
4 69 (12.08%) SQL Developer
5 54 (9.46%) Business Analyst
6 35 (6.13%) VBA Developer
7 33 (5.78%) Access Developer
8 29 (5.08%) Excel Developer
9 19 (3.33%) Excel VBA Developer
10 18 (3.15%) Database Developer
10 18 (3.15%) Systems Analyst
10 18 (3.15%) DBA
10 18 (3.15%) Analyst Developer
11 17 (2.98%) .NET Developer
12 16 (2.80%) Report Analyst
12 16 (2.80%) Microsoft Developer
13 14 (2.45%) MI Analyst
14 13 (2.28%) SQL DBA
14 13 (2.28%) Consultant
15 12 (2.10%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (13.84%) .NET
2 53 (9.28%) HTML
3 49 (8.58%) XML
4 40 (7.01%) ASP.NET
5 34 (5.95%) CSS
6 20 (3.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (2.98%) .NET Framework
8 14 (2.45%) Entity Framework
9 13 (2.28%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 13 (2.28%) jQuery
10 11 (1.93%) HTML5
11 9 (1.58%) JSON
12 8 (1.40%) WPF
12 8 (1.40%) REST
13 7 (1.23%) SOAP
13 7 (1.23%) XSL
14 6 (1.05%) Web Services
14 6 (1.05%) Flash
14 6 (1.05%) CSS3
14 6 (1.05%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 76 (13.31%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (5.60%) Management Information System
3 21 (3.68%) NHS
4 19 (3.33%) Fixed Income
5 15 (2.63%) Derivative
5 15 (2.63%) Statistics
6 14 (2.45%) Visualisation
7 11 (1.93%) Learning Management System
7 11 (1.93%) Data Extraction
8 10 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 9 (1.58%) Computer Science
9 9 (1.58%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 9 (1.58%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.23%) Market Risk
11 6 (1.05%) CMDB
12 5 (0.88%) Freedom of Information
12 5 (0.88%) Replication
12 5 (0.88%) iSeries
13 4 (0.70%) Data Centre
13 4 (0.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 28 (4.90%) UNIX
2 26 (4.55%) Windows
3 14 (2.45%) Linux
4 8 (1.40%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.05%) Windows XP
6 5 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.53%) HPUX
8 2 (0.35%) SUSE
9 1 (0.18%) Solaris
9 1 (0.18%) AIX
9 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.18%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (15.59%) Data Analysis
2 70 (12.26%) Business Intelligence
3 49 (8.58%) Business Analysis
3 49 (8.58%) Migration
4 47 (8.23%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (7.88%) Project Management
6 39 (6.83%) Data Modelling
7 38 (6.65%) ETL
8 30 (5.25%) User Acceptance Testing
9 29 (5.08%) CRM
10 27 (4.73%) Data Management
10 27 (4.73%) Stakeholder Management
11 26 (4.55%) Data Migration
12 25 (4.38%) Change Management
13 21 (3.68%) RAD
14 20 (3.50%) Time Management
15 19 (3.33%) UML
15 19 (3.33%) MVC
16 17 (2.98%) Scrum
16 17 (2.98%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 361 (63.22%) SQL
2 198 (34.68%) VBA
3 79 (13.84%) VB
4 72 (12.61%) C#
5 54 (9.46%) T-SQL
6 38 (6.65%) JavaScript
7 25 (4.38%) Java
8 23 (4.03%) Perl
9 16 (2.80%) VB.NET
10 10 (1.75%) PL/SQL
10 10 (1.75%) VBScript
11 8 (1.40%) Python
12 7 (1.23%) C++
12 7 (1.23%) VB6
13 6 (1.05%) PHP
14 4 (0.70%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.53%) VC++
15 3 (0.53%) C
16 2 (0.35%) Delphi
16 2 (0.35%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 53 (9.28%) Security Cleared
2 31 (5.43%) Degree
3 30 (5.25%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.75%) HND
5 9 (1.58%) CCNP
5 9 (1.58%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.23%) ISTQB
6 7 (1.23%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.05%) HNC
8 5 (0.88%) CCNA
9 4 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.53%) ISEB
10 3 (0.53%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.35%) ISEB Practitioner
11 2 (0.35%) ACCA
11 2 (0.35%) CIMA
11 2 (0.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 1 (0.18%) MBA
12 1 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.28%) QA
2 11 (1.93%) SLA
3 10 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (1.23%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.35%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.18%) COREP
6 1 (0.18%) Basel II
6 1 (0.18%) GAAP
6 1 (0.18%) MiFID
6 1 (0.18%) HL7
6 1 (0.18%) DICOM
6 1 (0.18%) Basel III
6 1 (0.18%) Solvency II
System Software
1 8 (1.40%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.18%) Samba
3 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.18%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.70%) NSN NetAct
3 2 (0.35%) OVSD
3 2 (0.35%) HP NNM
3 2 (0.35%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (0.18%) SCOM
4 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.18%) Netcool
4 1 (0.18%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 206 (36.08%) Microsoft
2 81 (14.19%) Oracle
3 30 (5.25%) Business Objects
4 22 (3.85%) Cognos
5 20 (3.50%) SAP
6 18 (3.15%) Sybase
7 16 (2.80%) Teradata
8 11 (1.93%) Lotus
9 9 (1.58%) CODA
10 7 (1.23%) Tableau
11 6 (1.05%) Remedy
11 6 (1.05%) SunGard
12 5 (0.88%) Ericsson
12 5 (0.88%) Mapinfo
12 5 (0.88%) Cisco
12 5 (0.88%) IBM
12 5 (0.88%) Citrix
12 5 (0.88%) Reuters
12 5 (0.88%) VMware
12 5 (0.88%) Syncfusion
London
ClearCube Consulting
Rate: From £450 to £600 per day negotiable
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds
Streamline Connections
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £280.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
East Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day +
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £200 - £290 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Berkshire
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £455 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £25500.00 - £29500.00 per annum + Generous Holiday
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Posted: 27 days ago