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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Access
Rank 456 384 353
Rank change year-on-year
-72 -31
Contract jobs citing MS Access 192 278 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.50% 0.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.65% 2.15% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 169 179
Median daily rate £325 £339 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.05% +6.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £203 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £476 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
- +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 9
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.48 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £27.50 £26.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-18.42% +11.76%

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
11614 12914 11931
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.63% 23.06% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7916 8415 7602
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 178 201
Median hourly rate £33.08 £26.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.22% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.31 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.90 £46.09 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £26.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+28.84% -17.46%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -61 168 £325 -7.14% 44
London -30 58 £423 +4.76% 10
South East +13 48 £300 -9.77% 14
Hampshire +16 21 £300 -8.04% 6
City of London +37 18 £500 +16.27% 3
Berkshire -5 17 £298 +8.36% 6
Scotland -26 17 £336 +34.40% 2
East Midlands +19 14 £300 -14.28% 5
Yorkshire +6 12 £348 +7.07%
South West -19 12 £375 - 5
Leicestershire - 12 £300 -
East of England +5 10 £363 +3.57% 3
West Yorkshire 0 10 £348 +7.07%
Bracknell -4 9 £298 +13.52% 2
Edinburgh -4 9 £342 -29.84% 2
Loughborough - 9 £300 -
Glasgow -2 8 £195 -22.00%
North West -20 8 £325 +6.55% 3
Gloucestershire +4 6 £325 -16.12% 2
Norfolk - 6 £400 -
Leeds -2 5 £348 +7.07%
Wales +15 4 £378 +86.41% 1
South Wales +1 4 £378 +86.41% 1
Birmingham -1 4 £425 +47.82%
Cardiff -4 4 £378 +86.41%
Surrey -5 4 £344 - 1
Essex -5 4 £160 -54.28% 1
Manchester -17 4 £343 +5.38% 1
West Midlands -20 4 £425 +38.77% 3
Osterley - 4 £116 -

MS Access
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 305 (67.18%) MS Excel
2 279 (61.45%) SQL
3 189 (41.63%) Microsoft
4 175 (38.55%) SQL Server
5 144 (31.72%) VBA
6 132 (29.07%) Finance
7 89 (19.60%) Data Analysis
8 81 (17.84%) Analytical Skills
9 61 (13.44%) Project Management
10 59 (13.00%) MS Office
11 58 (12.78%) Business Intelligence
11 58 (12.78%) MS PowerPoint
12 57 (12.56%) Migration
13 55 (12.11%) Banking
13 55 (12.11%) Relational Database
14 54 (11.89%) Management Information System
14 54 (11.89%) .NET
15 53 (11.67%) Oracle
16 50 (11.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 49 (10.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 49 (10.79%) Degree
17 49 (10.79%) VB
18 47 (10.35%) C#
18 47 (10.35%) Data Warehouse
19 44 (9.69%) Security Cleared
20 41 (9.03%) Data Quality
21 39 (8.59%) SharePoint
22 38 (8.37%) T-SQL
22 38 (8.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 35 (7.71%) Windows

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 39 (8.59%) SharePoint
2 30 (6.61%) IIS
3 11 (2.42%) MS Exchange
3 11 (2.42%) WebSphere
4 9 (1.98%) SAS
5 8 (1.76%) Apache
5 8 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (1.76%) Live Communications Server
6 6 (1.32%) CICS
7 3 (0.66%) CMS
8 2 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.44%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.22%) Moodle
9 1 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 305 (67.18%) MS Excel
2 59 (13.00%) MS Office
3 58 (12.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (3.96%) MS Project
5 13 (2.86%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.88%) SPSS
7 3 (0.66%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.44%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.22%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 10 (2.20%) Maximo
2 7 (1.54%) SAP SRM
3 2 (0.44%) Sage 1000
3 2 (0.44%) Summit
3 2 (0.44%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.22%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.22%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 1 (0.22%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.44%) Pure360
2 2 (0.44%) Taleo
3 1 (0.22%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.20%) WinSCP
2 9 (1.98%) Internet
2 9 (1.98%) SAN
3 8 (1.76%) FTP
4 6 (1.32%) SSL
5 5 (1.10%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.88%) DVB
7 3 (0.66%) Firewall
7 3 (0.66%) Intranet
8 2 (0.44%) DHCP
8 2 (0.44%) HTTP
8 2 (0.44%) LAN
8 2 (0.44%) WAN
9 1 (0.22%) 2G
9 1 (0.22%) 3G
9 1 (0.22%) DNS
9 1 (0.22%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.22%) VoIP
9 1 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (38.55%) SQL Server
2 55 (12.11%) Relational Database
3 50 (11.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 49 (10.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 47 (10.35%) Data Warehouse
6 38 (8.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 33 (7.27%) BusinessObjects
8 24 (5.29%) SQL Server 2008
9 19 (4.19%) Data Mining
10 17 (3.74%) SQL Server 2012
11 11 (2.42%) DB2
11 11 (2.42%) PerformancePoint
11 11 (2.42%) SQL Server 2005
12 9 (1.98%) Azure SQL Database
12 9 (1.98%) Star Schema
13 8 (1.76%) SQL Server 2014
14 6 (1.32%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 6 (1.32%) Easytrieve
15 5 (1.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 4 (0.88%) GIS
Development Applications
1 30 (6.61%) Visual Studio
2 14 (3.08%) Subversion
3 8 (1.76%) JIRA
4 6 (1.32%) Eclipse
5 5 (1.10%) Toad
6 4 (0.88%) HP UFT
6 4 (0.88%) LoadRunner
6 4 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (0.66%) FinalBuilder
7 3 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.44%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (0.22%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.22%) LSMW
9 1 (0.22%) PVCS
9 1 (0.22%) Rational Rose
General
1 132 (29.07%) Finance
2 55 (12.11%) Banking
3 16 (3.52%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.42%) Front Office
4 11 (2.42%) Investment Banking
5 8 (1.76%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.32%) Marketing
6 6 (1.32%) Retail
7 5 (1.10%) Automotive
7 5 (1.10%) Back Office
8 4 (0.88%) Advertising
9 3 (0.66%) Local Government
10 2 (0.44%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.44%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.44%) Legal
10 2 (0.44%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.22%) Billing
11 1 (0.22%) Electronics
11 1 (0.22%) French Language
11 1 (0.22%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 198 (43.61%) Analyst
2 171 (37.67%) Developer
3 72 (15.86%) Data Analyst
4 52 (11.45%) SQL Developer
5 49 (10.79%) Access Developer
6 41 (9.03%) VBA Developer
7 36 (7.93%) Business Analyst
8 27 (5.95%) SQL Analyst
9 22 (4.85%) Information Analyst
9 22 (4.85%) Microsoft Developer
10 19 (4.19%) Database Developer
10 19 (4.19%) Excel Analyst
11 18 (3.96%) Access VBA Developer
11 18 (3.96%) Senior Developer
12 17 (3.74%) Applications Developer
12 17 (3.74%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 17 (3.74%) C# Developer
13 14 (3.08%) Excel Developer
13 14 (3.08%) Excel VBA Developer
14 13 (2.86%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (11.89%) .NET
2 26 (5.73%) HTML
3 25 (5.51%) ASP.NET
4 19 (4.19%) Classic ASP
4 19 (4.19%) XML
5 17 (3.74%) MDX
6 14 (3.08%) jQuery
7 13 (2.86%) CSS
8 11 (2.42%) WPF
9 10 (2.20%) DCOM
9 10 (2.20%) XHTML
10 9 (1.98%) Web Services
11 8 (1.76%) WinForms
12 7 (1.54%) DAO
13 6 (1.32%) .NET Framework
13 6 (1.32%) ADO
13 6 (1.32%) ISPF
14 5 (1.10%) HTML5
15 4 (0.88%) WebSphere MQ
16 3 (0.66%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 81 (17.84%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (11.89%) Management Information System
3 33 (7.27%) NHS
4 26 (5.73%) Statistics
5 13 (2.86%) Mainframe
6 12 (2.64%) Data Structures
7 8 (1.76%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.76%) Fat Client
7 8 (1.76%) Reference Data
7 8 (1.76%) Thin Client
8 7 (1.54%) Learning Management System
9 6 (1.32%) Fixed Income
9 6 (1.32%) IBM Mainframe
9 6 (1.32%) VSAM
10 5 (1.10%) Reinsurance
11 4 (0.88%) Credit Risk
11 4 (0.88%) Data Centre
11 4 (0.88%) Linked Data
11 4 (0.88%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.88%) STB
Operating Systems
1 35 (7.71%) Windows
2 18 (3.96%) Windows Server
3 14 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (2.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (2.42%) Windows 7
5 11 (2.42%) Windows XP
6 9 (1.98%) Unix
7 8 (1.76%) Linux
8 6 (1.32%) MVS
9 5 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.22%) Android
10 1 (0.22%) Solaris
10 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (19.60%) Data Analysis
2 61 (13.44%) Project Management
3 58 (12.78%) Business Intelligence
4 57 (12.56%) Migration
5 35 (7.71%) Data Modelling
6 34 (7.49%) Data Migration
7 32 (7.05%) Validation
8 31 (6.83%) Analytics
8 31 (6.83%) Business Analysis
9 29 (6.39%) User Acceptance Testing
10 28 (6.17%) Web Development
11 26 (5.73%) Data Management
12 24 (5.29%) Change Management
13 21 (4.63%) ETL
14 20 (4.41%) Data Cleansing
15 19 (4.19%) Agile Software Development
15 19 (4.19%) Performance Management
15 19 (4.19%) Waterfall
16 18 (3.96%) CRM
17 17 (3.74%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 279 (61.45%) SQL
2 144 (31.72%) VBA
3 49 (10.79%) VB
4 47 (10.35%) C#
5 38 (8.37%) T-SQL
6 25 (5.51%) JavaScript
7 24 (5.29%) PL/SQL
8 19 (4.19%) Java
9 16 (3.52%) VB6
10 13 (2.86%) C++
11 10 (2.20%) VB.NET
12 8 (1.76%) PHP
12 8 (1.76%) PowerShell
13 7 (1.54%) VBScript
14 6 (1.32%) Assembly Language
14 6 (1.32%) COBOL
14 6 (1.32%) JCL
14 6 (1.32%) Perl
14 6 (1.32%) REXX
14 6 (1.32%) VC++
Qualifications
1 49 (10.79%) Degree
2 44 (9.69%) Security Cleared
3 22 (4.85%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.20%) DV Cleared
5 8 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (1.54%) MCSE
7 6 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (1.10%) MCSA
9 3 (0.66%) MCP
9 3 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.44%) MCDBA
11 1 (0.22%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.22%) HNC
11 1 (0.22%) ISEB
11 1 (0.22%) MBA
11 1 (0.22%) PhD
11 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (9.03%) Data Quality
2 27 (5.95%) QA
3 13 (2.86%) SLA
4 9 (1.98%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.88%) Basel II
6 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (3.52%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.32%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (1.98%) NetBackup
1 9 (1.98%) Netcool
1 9 (1.98%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 8 (1.76%) Unicenter
2 8 (1.76%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 6 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.88%) DameWare
4 4 (0.88%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (0.44%) SCCM
6 1 (0.22%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 189 (41.63%) Microsoft
2 53 (11.67%) Oracle
3 24 (5.29%) SAP
4 16 (3.52%) Remedy
5 15 (3.30%) HP
6 10 (2.20%) IBM
7 9 (1.98%) Citrix
7 9 (1.98%) EMC
7 9 (1.98%) MicroStrategy
7 9 (1.98%) Veritas
8 8 (1.76%) Meridio
8 8 (1.76%) Tableau
9 7 (1.54%) Ariba
10 6 (1.32%) CA
10 6 (1.32%) Micro Focus
11 4 (0.88%) LexisNexis
11 4 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.88%) Siemens
12 3 (0.66%) Sage
12 3 (0.66%) VMware
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