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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Access
Rank 345 301 227
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -74
Contract jobs citing MS Access 253 284 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.58% 0.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.37% 2.63% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 154 201
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £193 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £290 £273
% change year-on-year
- +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 17
Average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £13.10 £17.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £87.80 £43.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £18.70
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.39%

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
10674 10801 10267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.05% 22.17% 23.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6953 6637 6238
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 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 220 237
Average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.81% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.95 £13.94 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.08 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -10.00%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -44 216 £325 +8.33% 40
London -4 102 £360 +12.94% 19
South East -44 41 £275 +3.77% 5
City of London +3 22 £360 -5.57% 5
Scotland -12 22 £340 +13.33% 3
South West -12 22 £273 -16.15% 1
Edinburgh +2 18 £420 +40.00% 3
Hampshire -10 18 £203 +80.66%
East Midlands +19 14 £256 - 4
Bristol +5 14 £283 +25.55%
North West +1 12 £350 +27.27% 2
Buckinghamshire -4 12 £325 +23.80% 2
Yorkshire -2 10 £275 - 1
East of England +7 9 £300 -7.69% 2
Milton Keynes -1 9 £325 +23.80% 1
South Wales -4 8 £400 - 1
Wales -9 8 £400 +25.00% 1
West Midlands -17 8 £275 -5.17% 6
Chesterfield - 8 £345 -
Derbyshire - 8 £345 -
Surrey -9 7 - - 1
West Yorkshire +5 6 £275 - 1
Warwickshire +1 6 £275 -17.91% 3
Essex +2 5 - -
Manchester -3 4 - - 1
Leeds - 3 £275 - 1
Warwick +2 2 - - 2
Aberdeen -1 2 - -
Wiltshire -6 2 - -
Devon -11 2 - -

MS Access
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 315 (58.44%) MS Excel
2 306 (56.77%) SQL
3 237 (43.97%) Microsoft
4 171 (31.73%) VBA
5 164 (30.43%) SQL Server
6 129 (23.93%) Finance
7 122 (22.63%) Oracle
8 86 (15.96%) .NET
9 80 (14.84%) Windows
10 76 (14.10%) MS Office
10 76 (14.10%) Analytical Skills
11 75 (13.91%) Data Analysis
12 68 (12.62%) Banking
13 65 (12.06%) C#
14 64 (11.87%) VB
15 62 (11.50%) Migration
16 58 (10.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 58 (10.76%) Security Cleared
17 56 (10.39%) Project Management
18 54 (10.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 52 (9.65%) MS PowerPoint
20 51 (9.46%) SharePoint
21 50 (9.28%) Business Intelligence
22 49 (9.09%) JavaScript
22 49 (9.09%) SC Cleared
23 45 (8.35%) HTML
23 45 (8.35%) Data Modelling
24 42 (7.79%) XML
24 42 (7.79%) SQL Server 2005
25 41 (7.61%) Business Objects

MS Access
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 51 (9.46%) SharePoint
2 18 (3.34%) SAS
3 17 (3.15%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (2.04%) ArcGIS
5 8 (1.48%) IBM Notes
6 6 (1.11%) IIS
6 6 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (0.93%) CMS
8 4 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (0.74%) LiveCycle
9 2 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.37%) Documentum
9 2 (0.37%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.37%) Kentico
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.19%) Node.js
10 1 (0.19%) Lync
10 1 (0.19%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.19%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 315 (58.44%) MS Excel
2 76 (14.10%) MS Office
3 52 (9.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 35 (6.49%) MS Visio
5 22 (4.08%) Spreadsheet
6 19 (3.53%) MS Project
7 7 (1.30%) ArcInfo
8 3 (0.56%) Mathematica
9 2 (0.37%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.19%) SPSS
10 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.19%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 19 (3.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.30%) SmartPlant
3 6 (1.11%) LatentZero
4 5 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.56%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.37%) Summit
7 2 (0.37%) SAP IS-U
7 2 (0.37%) ResourceLink
7 2 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.37%) CODA-Financials
7 2 (0.37%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.19%) SiteCatalyst
8 1 (0.19%) Workday HCM
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.19%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.37%) Office 365
2 2 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.23%) 3G
1 12 (2.23%) 2G
1 12 (2.23%) LTE
2 10 (1.86%) FTP
3 8 (1.48%) HTTP
4 7 (1.30%) 4G
5 6 (1.11%) VPN
5 6 (1.11%) WAN
5 6 (1.11%) GPRS
5 6 (1.11%) LAN
5 6 (1.11%) Radio Access Network
6 5 (0.93%) Intranet
6 5 (0.93%) UMTS
6 5 (0.93%) GSM
7 4 (0.74%) SSH
7 4 (0.74%) SAN
7 4 (0.74%) Internet
8 3 (0.56%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.37%) SGSN
9 2 (0.37%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 58 (10.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 54 (10.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 42 (7.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 37 (6.86%) Data Warehouse
5 37 (6.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 33 (6.12%) Relational Database
7 29 (5.38%) Oracle Database
8 24 (4.45%) Data Mining
9 22 (4.08%) Oracle Reports
9 22 (4.08%) SQL Server 2000
10 18 (3.34%) MySQL
10 18 (3.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 16 (2.97%) SQL Server 2012
12 15 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
13 13 (2.41%) OLAP
14 12 (2.23%) Crystal Reports
15 11 (2.04%) QlikView
16 8 (1.48%) DTS
16 8 (1.48%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 32 (5.94%) Visual Studio
2 17 (3.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (2.04%) Toad
4 8 (1.48%) Oracle APEX
5 6 (1.11%) JIRA
6 4 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (0.56%) NUnit
8 2 (0.37%) Rational Rose
8 2 (0.37%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.19%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.19%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (0.19%) GDB
9 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.19%) Subversion
General
1 129 (23.93%) Finance
2 68 (12.62%) Banking
3 39 (7.24%) Telecoms
4 25 (4.64%) Retail
5 20 (3.71%) Billing
6 12 (2.23%) Marketing
7 11 (2.04%) Investment Banking
8 10 (1.86%) Retail Banking
8 10 (1.86%) Back Office
9 9 (1.67%) Front Office
10 8 (1.48%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.93%) Publishing
11 5 (0.93%) Legal
12 4 (0.74%) General Ledger
12 4 (0.74%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.56%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.56%) French Language
13 3 (0.56%) Games
14 1 (0.19%) Advertising
14 1 (0.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 268 (49.72%) Analyst
2 160 (29.68%) Developer
3 87 (16.14%) Data Analyst
4 59 (10.95%) Business Analyst
5 37 (6.86%) Access Developer
6 31 (5.75%) VBA Developer
7 27 (5.01%) Excel Developer
8 26 (4.82%) Report Analyst
9 25 (4.64%) SQL Developer
10 24 (4.45%) MI Analyst
11 22 (4.08%) .NET Developer
11 22 (4.08%) Microsoft Developer
12 21 (3.90%) Applications Support
13 20 (3.71%) Programmer
14 19 (3.53%) Information Analyst
15 18 (3.34%) Analyst Developer
16 17 (3.15%) Senior Analyst
16 17 (3.15%) Excel VBA Developer
17 16 (2.97%) Consultant
17 16 (2.97%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (15.96%) .NET
2 45 (8.35%) HTML
3 42 (7.79%) XML
4 35 (6.49%) ASP.NET
4 35 (6.49%) CSS
5 25 (4.64%) Web Services
6 20 (3.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (2.97%) jQuery
7 16 (2.97%) WCF
8 15 (2.78%) Ajax
9 13 (2.41%) .NET Framework
10 9 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 7 (1.30%) HTML5
12 6 (1.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 6 (1.11%) REST
13 5 (0.93%) CSS3
13 5 (0.93%) ASP.NET Web API
13 5 (0.93%) Windows SharePoint Services
13 5 (0.93%) WPF
14 4 (0.74%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 76 (14.10%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (5.57%) Management Information System
3 27 (5.01%) Data Structures
4 25 (4.64%) NHS
5 17 (3.15%) Computer Science
6 16 (2.97%) Data Extraction
7 14 (2.60%) Visualisation
8 12 (2.23%) Derivative
9 11 (2.04%) User Experience
9 11 (2.04%) Equities
10 10 (1.86%) Mathematics
10 10 (1.86%) GIS
11 9 (1.67%) Fixed Income
11 9 (1.67%) IVR
12 7 (1.30%) Open Source
12 7 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 6 (1.11%) Clustering
13 6 (1.11%) Data Integration
14 5 (0.93%) Credit Risk
14 5 (0.93%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 80 (14.84%) Windows
2 32 (5.94%) Windows XP
3 22 (4.08%) Windows 7
4 20 (3.71%) UNIX
4 20 (3.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (3.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (3.15%) Windows Vista
7 13 (2.41%) Linux
8 4 (0.74%) Solaris
9 3 (0.56%) AIX
10 2 (0.37%) HPUX
10 2 (0.37%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.37%) Android
11 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (13.91%) Data Analysis
2 62 (11.50%) Migration
3 56 (10.39%) Project Management
4 50 (9.28%) Business Intelligence
5 45 (8.35%) Data Modelling
6 36 (6.68%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (6.68%) CRM
7 32 (5.94%) ETL
8 27 (5.01%) Data Management
8 27 (5.01%) Stakeholder Management
9 23 (4.27%) Validation
10 22 (4.08%) Business Analysis
10 22 (4.08%) Performance Tuning
11 21 (3.90%) Risk Management
11 21 (3.90%) ERP
12 20 (3.71%) Data Migration
13 19 (3.53%) Analytics
14 18 (3.34%) Scrum
14 18 (3.34%) Asset Management
15 17 (3.15%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 306 (56.77%) SQL
2 171 (31.73%) VBA
3 65 (12.06%) C#
4 64 (11.87%) VB
5 49 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 34 (6.31%) PL/SQL
7 29 (5.38%) T-SQL
8 28 (5.19%) VB.NET
9 18 (3.34%) Java
10 10 (1.86%) VB6
11 9 (1.67%) PHP
12 8 (1.48%) Perl
12 8 (1.48%) XAML
13 4 (0.74%) C
13 4 (0.74%) C++
14 3 (0.56%) R
14 3 (0.56%) MATLAB
14 3 (0.56%) VBScript
14 3 (0.56%) Python
15 2 (0.37%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 58 (10.76%) Security Cleared
2 49 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 35 (6.49%) Degree
4 10 (1.86%) HND
5 7 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.11%) MCP
7 5 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.74%) CCNP
8 4 (0.74%) CISSP
8 4 (0.74%) CISM
8 4 (0.74%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.56%) HNC
9 3 (0.56%) CCNA
10 2 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.19%) APMP
11 1 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.19%) PgMP
11 1 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.19%) PMP
11 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.82%) QA
2 10 (1.86%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.56%) SLA
4 2 (0.37%) WAI
4 2 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.37%) P3O
5 1 (0.19%) Basel III
5 1 (0.19%) MiFID
System Software
1 11 (2.04%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.56%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.37%) XenApp
3 2 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.19%) NFS
4 1 (0.19%) Samba
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (1.11%) NSN NetAct
2 4 (0.74%) Tivoli
2 4 (0.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (0.56%) Netcool
4 2 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.19%) SCOM
5 1 (0.19%) Control-M
5 1 (0.19%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 237 (43.97%) Microsoft
2 122 (22.63%) Oracle
3 41 (7.61%) Business Objects
4 25 (4.64%) SAP
5 17 (3.15%) Teradata
6 14 (2.60%) Cognos
7 13 (2.41%) IBM
8 10 (1.86%) Bloomberg
9 9 (1.67%) Intergraph
10 8 (1.48%) Sybase
10 8 (1.48%) Citrix
10 8 (1.48%) Lotus
10 8 (1.48%) Informatica
11 7 (1.30%) thinkFolio
12 6 (1.11%) Fidessa
12 6 (1.11%) Adobe
12 6 (1.11%) Sage
12 6 (1.11%) Primavera
13 5 (0.93%) Remedy
13 5 (0.93%) CheckPoint
South East
Westbourne Partners
Rate: Up to £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £145 - £150 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Nottingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 - £15.00 per hour
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 18 days ago