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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Access
Rank 332 300 241
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -59
Contract jobs citing MS Access 283 309 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.61% 0.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.53% 2.77% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 171 171
Average daily rate
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£350 £290 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -17.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £175 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £270
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 24
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.63 £25.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.40% -38.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.15 £15.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £173.50 £48.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £14.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -37.77%

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
11170 11167 10267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.24% 22.00% 22.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 7174 6794 6161
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 £255 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 191 228
Average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.30 £13.88 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.52%

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 3 March 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
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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 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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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 -37 243 £350 +22.37% 49
London -5 111 £400 +23.07% 12
South East -35 47 £265 -0.93% 10
City of London +1 29 £425 +19.29% 4
Scotland +9 27 £420 +29.23% 6
Edinburgh +16 25 £420 +40.00% 4
South West -9 22 £270 -1.81% 11
Hampshire -8 20 £250 +122.22% 4
East Midlands +7 19 £350 +141.37% 1
North West -11 16 £300 +54.83% 7
Bristol -1 14 £330 +46.66% 4
Buckinghamshire -3 12 £275 +1.85%
West Midlands -19 12 £276 -13.67% 3
Derbyshire +21 10 £350 +233.33%
Chesterfield - 10 £350 -
East of England -5 9 £300 +10.09% 1
Cheshire +2 7 £275 - 4
Yorkshire -4 7 £125 -60.00% 4
South Wales +3 6 £203 - 3
Warwickshire 0 6 £275 -36.04%
Wales -5 6 £203 - 5
Milton Keynes -6 6 £265 -1.85%
Essex +9 5 - -
Surrey -9 5 - - 2
West Yorkshire -12 4 £299 -4.40% 2
Berkshire -22 4 £241 -31.07% 1
Kent - 4 - -
Cardiff - 4 £203 - 2
Manchester -12 3 £150 -7.69% 2
Lincolnshire - 3 £450 -

MS Access
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 322 (58.02%) SQL
2 318 (57.30%) MS Excel
3 230 (41.44%) Microsoft
4 189 (34.05%) VBA
5 184 (33.15%) SQL Server
6 122 (21.98%) Oracle
7 113 (20.36%) Finance
8 108 (19.46%) .NET
9 84 (15.14%) C#
10 80 (14.41%) Banking
11 77 (13.87%) Analytical Skills
12 70 (12.61%) Data Analysis
13 69 (12.43%) Security Cleared
14 68 (12.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 68 (12.25%) Windows
14 68 (12.25%) Business Intelligence
15 66 (11.89%) JavaScript
16 65 (11.71%) MS Office
17 64 (11.53%) HTML
17 64 (11.53%) VB
18 63 (11.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 57 (10.27%) SC Cleared
20 54 (9.73%) Project Management
21 51 (9.19%) SQL Server 2005
22 50 (9.01%) ASP.NET
23 49 (8.83%) CSS
24 48 (8.65%) SharePoint
25 47 (8.47%) MS PowerPoint
26 46 (8.29%) XML
26 46 (8.29%) Migration

MS Access
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 48 (8.65%) SharePoint
2 18 (3.24%) SAS
3 17 (3.06%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (1.98%) ArcGIS
5 10 (1.80%) IBM Notes
6 9 (1.62%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (1.08%) IIS
8 5 (0.90%) CMS
9 4 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (0.72%) LiveCycle
10 3 (0.54%) Node.js
11 2 (0.36%) Kentico
11 2 (0.36%) Apache
11 2 (0.36%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.18%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 1 (0.18%) NetWeaver
12 1 (0.18%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.18%) Documentum
Applications
1 318 (57.30%) MS Excel
2 65 (11.71%) MS Office
3 47 (8.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 25 (4.50%) MS Visio
5 17 (3.06%) MS Project
6 12 (2.16%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (1.26%) ArcInfo
8 3 (0.54%) Mathematica
9 2 (0.36%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.18%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.18%) SPSS
10 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 17 (3.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.62%) ResourceLink
3 7 (1.26%) thinkFolio
3 7 (1.26%) SmartPlant
4 6 (1.08%) LatentZero
5 4 (0.72%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.36%) CODA-Financials
7 2 (0.36%) Summit
7 2 (0.36%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.18%) SiteCatalyst
8 1 (0.18%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.36%) SaaS
2 2 (0.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.16%) 3G
1 12 (2.16%) 2G
2 11 (1.98%) LTE
3 10 (1.80%) Radio Access Network
3 10 (1.80%) FTP
4 9 (1.62%) LAN
5 8 (1.44%) HTTP
6 6 (1.08%) 4G
7 5 (0.90%) WAN
7 5 (0.90%) SAN
7 5 (0.90%) Intranet
8 4 (0.72%) GPRS
8 4 (0.72%) SSH
9 3 (0.54%) SGSN
9 3 (0.54%) HSPA
9 3 (0.54%) UMTS
9 3 (0.54%) VPN
10 2 (0.36%) VoIP
10 2 (0.36%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.36%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (33.15%) SQL Server
2 68 (12.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 63 (11.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 51 (9.19%) SQL Server 2005
5 44 (7.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 40 (7.21%) Relational Database
7 36 (6.49%) Data Warehouse
8 29 (5.23%) Oracle Database
9 28 (5.05%) Data Mining
10 27 (4.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 23 (4.14%) SQL Server 2012
12 22 (3.96%) SQL Server 2000
13 21 (3.78%) Oracle Reports
14 17 (3.06%) MySQL
15 14 (2.52%) OLAP
16 12 (2.16%) QlikView
17 11 (1.98%) BusinessObjects
18 10 (1.80%) Crystal Reports
19 9 (1.62%) Oracle Database 10g
19 9 (1.62%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 39 (7.03%) Visual Studio
2 21 (3.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (1.44%) Toad
4 5 (0.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (0.90%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (0.72%) NUnit
6 3 (0.54%) JIRA
6 3 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.36%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (0.36%) Subversion
8 1 (0.18%) ERwin
8 1 (0.18%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.18%) Rational Rose
8 1 (0.18%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.18%) GDB
8 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.18%) PHPUnit
General
1 113 (20.36%) Finance
2 80 (14.41%) Banking
3 45 (8.11%) Telecoms
4 25 (4.50%) Retail
5 20 (3.60%) Billing
6 17 (3.06%) Investment Banking
7 12 (2.16%) Retail Banking
8 11 (1.98%) Front Office
9 10 (1.80%) Back Office
10 8 (1.44%) Marketing
11 6 (1.08%) General Ledger
12 5 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.72%) Legal
13 4 (0.72%) Publishing
14 3 (0.54%) Games
14 3 (0.54%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.36%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.36%) French Language
16 1 (0.18%) Advertising
16 1 (0.18%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 250 (45.05%) Analyst
2 180 (32.43%) Developer
3 69 (12.43%) Data Analyst
4 49 (8.83%) Business Analyst
5 39 (7.03%) SQL Developer
6 36 (6.49%) Access Developer
7 32 (5.77%) VBA Developer
8 31 (5.59%) Excel Developer
8 31 (5.59%) .NET Developer
9 30 (5.41%) Report Analyst
10 23 (4.14%) Programmer
11 22 (3.96%) Microsoft Developer
12 21 (3.78%) Applications Support
13 20 (3.60%) Information Analyst
13 20 (3.60%) MI Analyst
14 19 (3.42%) Excel VBA Developer
14 19 (3.42%) Analyst Developer
14 19 (3.42%) Consultant
15 18 (3.24%) Database Developer
16 16 (2.88%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (19.46%) .NET
2 64 (11.53%) HTML
3 50 (9.01%) ASP.NET
4 49 (8.83%) CSS
5 46 (8.29%) XML
6 31 (5.59%) ASP.NET MVC
7 25 (4.50%) Web Services
8 21 (3.78%) jQuery
9 20 (3.60%) .NET Framework
10 18 (3.24%) WCF
11 17 (3.06%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 15 (2.70%) Ajax
13 13 (2.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 12 (2.16%) HTML5
15 10 (1.80%) REST
16 9 (1.62%) WPF
17 7 (1.26%) SOAP
17 7 (1.26%) Flash
17 7 (1.26%) CSS3
18 6 (1.08%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 77 (13.87%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (4.50%) Management Information System
3 22 (3.96%) NHS
4 21 (3.78%) Computer Science
4 21 (3.78%) Data Structures
5 17 (3.06%) Visualisation
6 15 (2.70%) Derivative
6 15 (2.70%) Fixed Income
7 12 (2.16%) Data Extraction
8 11 (1.98%) Equities
8 11 (1.98%) Open Source
8 11 (1.98%) User Experience
9 10 (1.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 9 (1.62%) GIS
10 9 (1.62%) IVR
10 9 (1.62%) Mathematics
11 6 (1.08%) Freedom of Information
11 6 (1.08%) Clustering
11 6 (1.08%) Credit Risk
11 6 (1.08%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 68 (12.25%) Windows
2 29 (5.23%) Windows XP
3 22 (3.96%) UNIX
4 20 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (3.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (3.06%) Windows Vista
6 17 (3.06%) Windows 7
7 15 (2.70%) Linux
8 3 (0.54%) Solaris
8 3 (0.54%) AIX
9 2 (0.36%) HPUX
9 2 (0.36%) Android
9 2 (0.36%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (12.61%) Data Analysis
2 68 (12.25%) Business Intelligence
3 54 (9.73%) Project Management
4 46 (8.29%) Migration
5 44 (7.93%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (6.85%) Data Modelling
7 33 (5.95%) CRM
7 33 (5.95%) Business Analysis
8 32 (5.77%) ETL
9 27 (4.86%) MVC
10 25 (4.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 25 (4.50%) Data Management
11 22 (3.96%) Scrum
12 20 (3.60%) TDD
12 20 (3.60%) Performance Tuning
13 19 (3.42%) User Acceptance Testing
13 19 (3.42%) Asset Management
13 19 (3.42%) Risk Management
14 18 (3.24%) Unit Testing
14 18 (3.24%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 322 (58.02%) SQL
2 189 (34.05%) VBA
3 84 (15.14%) C#
4 66 (11.89%) JavaScript
5 64 (11.53%) VB
6 45 (8.11%) T-SQL
7 32 (5.77%) VB.NET
8 29 (5.23%) Java
9 26 (4.68%) PL/SQL
10 11 (1.98%) Perl
10 11 (1.98%) VB6
11 9 (1.62%) PHP
12 8 (1.44%) XAML
13 7 (1.26%) VBScript
14 4 (0.72%) C
14 4 (0.72%) C++
15 3 (0.54%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.54%) MATLAB
15 3 (0.54%) Python
15 3 (0.54%) R
Qualifications
1 69 (12.43%) Security Cleared
2 57 (10.27%) SC Cleared
3 39 (7.03%) Degree
4 11 (1.98%) HND
5 8 (1.44%) VCP4
5 8 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.08%) MCP
6 6 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.90%) CCNP
7 5 (0.90%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.72%) CISM
8 4 (0.72%) CISSP
9 3 (0.54%) HNC
9 3 (0.54%) CCNA
10 2 (0.36%) ISEB
10 2 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.18%) MCITP
11 1 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.18%) CCA
11 1 (0.18%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.78%) QA
2 6 (1.08%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.72%) SLA
4 2 (0.36%) WAI
5 1 (0.18%) MiFID
5 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.18%) P3O
5 1 (0.18%) HL7
5 1 (0.18%) DICOM
System Software
1 13 (2.34%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.54%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.36%) XenApp
4 1 (0.18%) NFS
4 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.18%) Samba
Systems Management
1 6 (1.08%) NSN NetAct
2 4 (0.72%) Tivoli
2 4 (0.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.18%) Netcool
4 1 (0.18%) Control-M
4 1 (0.18%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 230 (41.44%) Microsoft
2 122 (21.98%) Oracle
3 31 (5.59%) Business Objects
4 20 (3.60%) SAP
5 17 (3.06%) Cognos
6 15 (2.70%) Teradata
7 11 (1.98%) Sybase
8 10 (1.80%) Lotus
8 10 (1.80%) Bloomberg
9 9 (1.62%) IBM
9 9 (1.62%) Intergraph
10 8 (1.44%) Citrix
11 6 (1.08%) Fidessa
11 6 (1.08%) Remedy
11 6 (1.08%) Primavera
12 5 (0.90%) Sage
12 5 (0.90%) CheckPoint
12 5 (0.90%) Adobe
13 4 (0.72%) BMC
13 4 (0.72%) Ericsson
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