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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Access
UK
Rank 461 375 340
Rank change year-on-year
-86 -35
Contract jobs citing MS Access 147 267 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.51% 0.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.45% 2.30% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 186 169
Median daily rate £375 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £220 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 23 11
Median hourly rate £15.25 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.75% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £13.27 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.65 £24.90 £30.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-25.60% +2.50%

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
10151 11624 11695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.35% 22.35% 22.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6884 7823 7554
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 204 167
Median hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +9.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £60.62 £50.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 -59 140 £375 +7.14% 52
South East +37 49 £382 +13.88% 6
London -28 46 £396 -12.00% 11
South West +9 14 £350 -12.50% 6
Berkshire +19 12 £303 -13.42% 1
Kent - 12 £353 -
North West +18 9 £328 +0.84% 7
Yorkshire -17 9 £344 +15.54% 4
Hampshire +8 7 £390 +16.41% 2
Bristol -11 7 £400 - 2
Oxfordshire - 7 £505 -
West Midlands -2 6 £165 -58.75% 8
Leeds -2 6 £363 +16.93% 3
West Yorkshire -11 6 £363 +21.84% 3
Scotland +11 5 £338 -3.57%
Buckinghamshire -2 5 £450 +190.32% 2
Surrey +13 4 £550 +75.29% 1
Wiltshire +5 4 £350 - 1
South Yorkshire +2 4 £336 +38.65%
East Midlands +1 4 £263 -12.50% 2
City of London -36 4 £438 -16.66% 2
Iver - 4 £450 -
Chippenham - 4 £350 - 1
Wokingham +4 3 £325 +36.84%
Sheffield -2 3 £338 +39.17%
Merseyside -3 3 - -
Sevenoaks - 3 £248 -
Oxford - 3 £510 -
Telford - 3 - -
Maidenhead - 3 £273 -

MS Access
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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.

1 186 (68.13%) MS Excel
2 147 (53.85%) SQL
3 140 (51.28%) Microsoft
4 113 (41.39%) VBA
5 111 (40.66%) SQL Server
6 68 (24.91%) .NET
7 59 (21.61%) Finance
8 54 (19.78%) Migration
8 54 (19.78%) VB
9 48 (17.58%) Data Analysis
10 46 (16.85%) MS Office
11 45 (16.48%) Oracle
12 44 (16.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 41 (15.02%) Analytical Skills
14 38 (13.92%) Windows
14 38 (13.92%) Business Intelligence
15 36 (13.19%) VB.NET
15 36 (13.19%) SQL Server 2008
16 35 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
17 34 (12.45%) C#
18 33 (12.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 32 (11.72%) Analytics
20 30 (10.99%) Banking
20 30 (10.99%) Data Warehouse
21 29 (10.62%) ETL
21 29 (10.62%) SQL Server 2014
22 25 (9.16%) HTML
23 24 (8.79%) Visual Studio
24 22 (8.06%) JavaScript
24 22 (8.06%) Security Cleared

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 18 (6.59%) IIS
2 14 (5.13%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.30%) Confluence
4 8 (2.93%) SAS
5 6 (2.20%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.47%) Apache Spark
7 3 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.10%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.73%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.37%) CICS
9 1 (0.37%) CMS
9 1 (0.37%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.37%) GeoServer
9 1 (0.37%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.37%) TYPO3
Applications
1 186 (68.13%) MS Excel
2 46 (16.85%) MS Office
3 18 (6.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (6.23%) MS Visio
5 15 (5.49%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (1.83%) MS Project
7 1 (0.37%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.37%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.37%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.10%) Adobe Campaign
1 3 (1.10%) NetSuite
1 3 (1.10%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.73%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.37%) Relativity
3 1 (0.37%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.37%) SAP APO
3 1 (0.37%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.37%) SAP FI-GL
3 1 (0.37%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (5.13%) Office 365
3 9 (3.30%) Google Tag Manager
4 8 (2.93%) Boomi
5 4 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.73%) CallidusCloud
7 1 (0.37%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.37%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.30%) HTTP
2 8 (2.93%) Intranet
3 6 (2.20%) DHCP
3 6 (2.20%) DNS
4 5 (1.83%) SAN
5 4 (1.47%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.10%) 2G
6 3 (1.10%) 3G
6 3 (1.10%) 4G
6 3 (1.10%) LTE
6 3 (1.10%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (0.73%) Internet
7 2 (0.73%) LAN
7 2 (0.73%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.73%) WAN
8 1 (0.37%) Broadband
8 1 (0.37%) Firewall
8 1 (0.37%) FTP
8 1 (0.37%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (40.66%) SQL Server
2 44 (16.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 36 (13.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 33 (12.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 30 (10.99%) Data Warehouse
6 29 (10.62%) SQL Server 2014
7 20 (7.33%) Relational Database
8 19 (6.96%) SQL Server 2005
9 15 (5.49%) SQL Server 2012
10 14 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 12 (4.40%) Data Mining
11 12 (4.40%) SQL Server 2000
12 11 (4.03%) BusinessObjects
13 10 (3.66%) Crystal Reports
14 9 (3.30%) MySQL
14 9 (3.30%) Power BI
15 7 (2.56%) OLAP
15 7 (2.56%) Snowflake Schema
16 5 (1.83%) GIS
16 5 (1.83%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 24 (8.79%) Visual Studio
2 14 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (4.40%) JIRA
4 7 (2.56%) Git (software)
4 7 (2.56%) Liquibase
4 7 (2.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 7 (2.56%) Talend Open Studio
5 4 (1.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.73%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.73%) HP UFT
6 2 (0.73%) Subversion
7 1 (0.37%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.37%) Firebug
7 1 (0.37%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.37%) JMeter
7 1 (0.37%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.37%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (0.37%) The Grinder
7 1 (0.37%) Toad
General
1 59 (21.61%) Finance
2 30 (10.99%) Banking
3 14 (5.13%) Marketing
4 10 (3.66%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.20%) Back Office
5 6 (2.20%) Front Office
5 6 (2.20%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.83%) General Ledger
6 5 (1.83%) Publishing
7 4 (1.47%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.10%) Electronics
8 3 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.73%) French Language
9 2 (0.73%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.37%) Billing
10 1 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.37%) Law
10 1 (0.37%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 129 (47.25%) Developer
2 92 (33.70%) Analyst
3 45 (16.48%) Access Developer
4 31 (11.36%) Microsoft Developer
5 30 (10.99%) Data Analyst
6 29 (10.62%) SQL Developer
7 27 (9.89%) VBA Developer
8 25 (9.16%) Excel Developer
9 21 (7.69%) .NET Developer
10 19 (6.96%) Access VBA Developer
11 18 (6.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 18 (6.59%) Excel VBA Developer
12 14 (5.13%) Database Developer
13 12 (4.40%) Analyst Developer
13 12 (4.40%) SQL Analyst
13 12 (4.40%) SQL Server Developer
13 12 (4.40%) VB Developer
14 11 (4.03%) Business Analyst
14 11 (4.03%) ETL Developer
14 11 (4.03%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (24.91%) .NET
2 25 (9.16%) HTML
3 20 (7.33%) XML
4 18 (6.59%) ASP.NET
5 13 (4.76%) CSS
6 12 (4.40%) .NET Framework
6 12 (4.40%) jQuery
7 10 (3.66%) WCF
8 9 (3.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 9 (3.30%) LINQ
8 9 (3.30%) LINQ to SQL
9 8 (2.93%) Ajax
10 7 (2.56%) ActiveX
10 7 (2.56%) ADO
10 7 (2.56%) DAO
10 7 (2.56%) Regular Expression
11 5 (1.83%) Classic ASP
12 3 (1.10%) HTML5
12 3 (1.10%) J2EE
12 3 (1.10%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 41 (15.02%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.96%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.66%) NHS
4 9 (3.30%) Digital Media
4 9 (3.30%) Mobile App
4 9 (3.30%) N-Tier
5 8 (2.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (2.20%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.20%) Derivative
7 4 (1.47%) Credit Risk
7 4 (1.47%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.10%) Clustering
8 3 (1.10%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.10%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.10%) Tandem
8 3 (1.10%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.73%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.73%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.73%) PACS
10 1 (0.37%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 38 (13.92%) Windows
2 17 (6.23%) Windows XP
3 12 (4.40%) Windows 10
3 12 (4.40%) Windows Server
4 9 (3.30%) Windows 7
5 7 (2.56%) Linux
6 6 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.47%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.47%) Unix
9 2 (0.73%) Solaris
10 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (19.78%) Migration
2 48 (17.58%) Data Analysis
3 38 (13.92%) Business Intelligence
4 35 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (11.72%) Analytics
6 29 (10.62%) ETL
7 20 (7.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 18 (6.59%) Data Modelling
8 18 (6.59%) Unit Testing
9 17 (6.23%) Data Migration
9 17 (6.23%) Project Management
10 16 (5.86%) Data Cleansing
10 16 (5.86%) Data Management
11 15 (5.49%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (5.13%) Validation
13 13 (4.76%) Workflow
14 12 (4.40%) Customer Insight
14 12 (4.40%) MVC
15 11 (4.03%) Data Extraction
15 11 (4.03%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 147 (53.85%) SQL
2 113 (41.39%) VBA
3 54 (19.78%) VB
4 36 (13.19%) VB.NET
5 34 (12.45%) C#
6 22 (8.06%) JavaScript
7 20 (7.33%) T-SQL
8 18 (6.59%) VB6
9 12 (4.40%) Python
10 9 (3.30%) C++
10 9 (3.30%) PHP
11 7 (2.56%) R
12 6 (2.20%) Java
12 6 (2.20%) PowerShell
12 6 (2.20%) VC++
13 4 (1.47%) VBScript
14 2 (0.73%) COBOL
14 2 (0.73%) Perl
15 1 (0.37%) C
15 1 (0.37%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 22 (8.06%) Security Cleared
2 21 (7.69%) Degree
3 10 (3.66%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.83%) CTC Cleared
5 3 (1.10%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.73%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.73%) HNC
6 2 (0.73%) MCAD
6 2 (0.73%) MCSD
6 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.73%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.73%) PMP
6 2 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.37%) ACCA
7 1 (0.37%) CCA
7 1 (0.37%) CCNA
7 1 (0.37%) CCNP
7 1 (0.37%) CIMA
7 1 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.37%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.33%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.47%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.10%) SLA
5 2 (0.73%) DICOM
5 2 (0.73%) HL7
5 2 (0.73%) IFRS
5 2 (0.73%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.37%) Basel II
6 1 (0.37%) Def Stans
6 1 (0.37%) EMIR
6 1 (0.37%) GAAP
6 1 (0.37%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.37%) MiFID
6 1 (0.37%) QA
System Software
1 9 (3.30%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (0.37%) XenApp
2 1 (0.37%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (1.83%) NetBackup
1 5 (1.83%) Netcool
1 5 (1.83%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (1.10%) Unicenter
3 2 (0.73%) Amdocs OSS
3 2 (0.73%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (0.37%) Control-M
4 1 (0.37%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 140 (51.28%) Microsoft
2 45 (16.48%) Oracle
3 21 (7.69%) SAP
4 10 (3.66%) Adobe
5 9 (3.30%) Google
6 8 (2.93%) Dell
6 8 (2.93%) HP
6 8 (2.93%) Teradata
7 7 (2.56%) Cognos
7 7 (2.56%) Remedy
7 7 (2.56%) Talend
8 6 (2.20%) Citrix
9 5 (1.83%) EMC
9 5 (1.83%) Veritas
10 4 (1.47%) Sybase
10 4 (1.47%) Tealeaf
11 3 (1.10%) Callidus
11 3 (1.10%) Meridio
11 3 (1.10%) Tableau
12 2 (0.73%) Blue Prism
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