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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Access
Rank 379 382 344
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -38
Contract jobs citing MS Access 269 246 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.44% 0.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.03% 2.06% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 140 144
Average daily rate
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£358 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £185 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £340 £285
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +19.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 18
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £21.11 £19.91
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+21.62% +19.35%

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
13241 11948 11657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.61% 21.48% 22.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 8690 7380 7206
Average daily rate £401 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 179 204
Average hourly rate £32.75 £30.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.16% -1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.47 £13.04 £16.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.45 £67.00 £50.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +10 238 £360 +2.85% 45
London +45 98 £403 +8.98% 11
South East -12 54 £265 +26.30% 11
City of London +21 35 £459 -12.61% 5
North West -28 19 £300 -6.97% 7
Scotland -10 18 £429 +24.72%
Surrey +8 16 £110 -70.66%
Yorkshire -36 16 £350 -24.32% 3
South West -11 15 £356 -6.55% 7
West Yorkshire -25 14 £338 -28.94% 3
Hampshire -5 13 £188 +63.04% 4
Berkshire +2 12 £350 +66.66% 4
West Midlands -5 10 £400 +39.13% 2
Glasgow +9 9 £313 -
Bristol -7 9 £423 +9.03% 4
Leeds -24 9 £370 +23.33% 1
North East - 9 £300 - 1
East of England -4 8 £313 +11.60% 1
Manchester -18 8 £273 -15.50% 6
Wales -1 7 £231 - 3
Reading -2 7 £270 -
East Midlands -7 7 £475 +18.75% 2
Durham - 7 £300 - 1
Stockton-on-Tees - 7 £300 - 1
Basingstoke -1 5 £181 +57.60%
Essex -1 5 £350 +278.37%
Buckinghamshire -21 5 £425 +129.72%
West Wales - 5 - -
Swansea - 5 - -
Coventry -1 4 £400 +14.28%

MS Access
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 369 (68.46%) MS Excel
2 346 (64.19%) SQL
3 223 (41.37%) Microsoft
4 205 (38.03%) SQL Server
5 179 (33.21%) VBA
6 161 (29.87%) Finance
7 92 (17.07%) Banking
8 84 (15.58%) Data Analysis
9 80 (14.84%) VB
10 78 (14.47%) MS Office
11 76 (14.10%) Analytical Skills
12 75 (13.91%) MS PowerPoint
13 68 (12.62%) Oracle
14 66 (12.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 65 (12.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 65 (12.06%) .NET
16 64 (11.87%) C#
17 61 (11.32%) SharePoint
17 61 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
18 60 (11.13%) Relational Database
19 56 (10.39%) T-SQL
20 54 (10.02%) Migration
21 50 (9.28%) Data Warehouse
22 46 (8.53%) Business Analysis
22 46 (8.53%) SQL Server 2008
23 43 (7.98%) Investment Banking
24 41 (7.61%) Agile Software Development
25 40 (7.42%) Data Modelling
26 38 (7.05%) SAS
26 38 (7.05%) XML

MS Access
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 61 (11.32%) SharePoint
2 38 (7.05%) SAS
3 7 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (0.93%) IBM Notes
5 3 (0.56%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.56%) WordPress
5 3 (0.56%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.56%) CMS
6 2 (0.37%) WebLogic Integration
6 2 (0.37%) LiveCycle
6 2 (0.37%) Apache
7 1 (0.19%) IIS
7 1 (0.19%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.19%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.19%) Node.js
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.19%) LiveLink
7 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 369 (68.46%) MS Excel
2 78 (14.47%) MS Office
3 75 (13.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 24 (4.45%) MS Visio
5 11 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
6 10 (1.86%) MS Project
7 2 (0.37%) SPSS
7 2 (0.37%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.19%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 6 (1.11%) SunGard AvantGard
2 5 (0.93%) HFM
2 5 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.74%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (0.74%) CODA-Financials
3 4 (0.74%) Kondor+
3 4 (0.74%) Misys Midas
3 4 (0.74%) IntelliMatch
4 3 (0.56%) SmartPlant
4 3 (0.56%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.56%) Metrica
5 2 (0.37%) Agresso
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.37%) Visualfiles
5 2 (0.37%) SAP TEM
5 2 (0.37%) SAP IS-U
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.11%) SaaS
2 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.15%) 3G
1 17 (3.15%) 2G
2 15 (2.78%) 4G
2 15 (2.78%) Radio Access Network
3 12 (2.23%) LTE
4 9 (1.67%) LAN
5 7 (1.30%) Internet
6 6 (1.11%) SAN
7 5 (0.93%) WAN
7 5 (0.93%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (0.74%) PABX
8 4 (0.74%) FTP
8 4 (0.74%) ISDN
9 3 (0.56%) GPRS
9 3 (0.56%) NAS
9 3 (0.56%) RNC
10 2 (0.37%) Wireless
10 2 (0.37%) HSPA
10 2 (0.37%) DHCP
10 2 (0.37%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (38.03%) SQL Server
2 66 (12.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 65 (12.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 60 (11.13%) Relational Database
5 50 (9.28%) Data Warehouse
6 46 (8.53%) SQL Server 2008
7 36 (6.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 32 (5.94%) SQL Server 2012
9 29 (5.38%) BusinessObjects
10 27 (5.01%) SQL Server 2005
11 22 (4.08%) QlikView
11 22 (4.08%) Crystal Reports
12 16 (2.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 15 (2.78%) RDBMS
14 14 (2.60%) Data Mining
15 10 (1.86%) Oracle Database
16 9 (1.67%) MySQL
17 8 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
17 8 (1.48%) SAP BW
18 7 (1.30%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 33 (6.12%) Visual Studio
2 19 (3.53%) Toad
3 6 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.56%) FinalBuilder
4 3 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (0.56%) LSMW
4 3 (0.56%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.37%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.37%) NUnit
5 2 (0.37%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (0.37%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.19%) Subversion
6 1 (0.19%) JIRA
6 1 (0.19%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.19%) ERwin
6 1 (0.19%) Rational Rose
General
1 161 (29.87%) Finance
2 92 (17.07%) Banking
3 43 (7.98%) Investment Banking
4 30 (5.57%) Telecoms
5 19 (3.53%) Retail
6 12 (2.23%) Marketing
7 10 (1.86%) Front Office
8 9 (1.67%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.48%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (1.30%) Manufacturing
11 6 (1.11%) Billing
12 5 (0.93%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.93%) Legal
13 4 (0.74%) Back Office
14 3 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
14 3 (0.56%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.56%) Advertising
15 2 (0.37%) Electronics
15 2 (0.37%) Law
16 1 (0.19%) Games
Job Titles
1 230 (42.67%) Analyst
2 212 (39.33%) Developer
3 89 (16.51%) Data Analyst
4 64 (11.87%) Business Analyst
5 63 (11.69%) SQL Developer
6 34 (6.31%) VBA Developer
7 31 (5.75%) Access Developer
8 28 (5.19%) Excel Developer
9 20 (3.71%) Analyst Developer
10 18 (3.34%) Microsoft Developer
11 17 (3.15%) Excel VBA Developer
11 17 (3.15%) Database Developer
12 15 (2.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 15 (2.78%) MI Developer
13 14 (2.60%) Systems Analyst
14 12 (2.23%) C# Developer
14 12 (2.23%) MI Analyst
14 12 (2.23%) SQL Server Developer
15 11 (2.04%) Support Analyst
16 10 (1.86%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (12.06%) .NET
2 38 (7.05%) XML
3 27 (5.01%) ASP.NET
4 23 (4.27%) HTML
5 11 (2.04%) CSS
6 9 (1.67%) .NET Framework
7 8 (1.48%) WPF
8 5 (0.93%) MDX
8 5 (0.93%) jQuery
8 5 (0.93%) WinForms
8 5 (0.93%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (0.93%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 4 (0.74%) Entity Framework
9 4 (0.74%) JSON
9 4 (0.74%) MFC
10 3 (0.56%) SOAP
10 3 (0.56%) Web Services
10 3 (0.56%) Ajax
10 3 (0.56%) LINQ
10 3 (0.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 76 (14.10%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (6.68%) Management Information System
3 31 (5.75%) NHS
4 16 (2.97%) Statistics
5 15 (2.78%) Fixed Income
6 14 (2.60%) Data Extraction
7 11 (2.04%) Data Structures
7 11 (2.04%) Learning Management System
8 10 (1.86%) Derivative
9 8 (1.48%) Visualisation
10 7 (1.30%) Computer Science
10 7 (1.30%) CMDB
10 7 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (1.11%) iPhone
11 6 (1.11%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 5 (0.93%) Mathematics
13 4 (0.74%) Life Science
13 4 (0.74%) iSeries
13 4 (0.74%) Market Risk
13 4 (0.74%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 27 (5.01%) Windows
2 24 (4.45%) UNIX
3 12 (2.23%) Linux
4 11 (2.04%) Windows 7
5 8 (1.48%) Windows XP
6 6 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.37%) HPUX
7 2 (0.37%) SUSE
8 1 (0.19%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (15.58%) Data Analysis
2 61 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
3 54 (10.02%) Migration
4 46 (8.53%) Business Analysis
5 41 (7.61%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (7.42%) Data Modelling
7 36 (6.68%) ETL
8 35 (6.49%) CRM
8 35 (6.49%) Project Management
9 33 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
10 32 (5.94%) Stakeholder Management
11 29 (5.38%) Data Management
11 29 (5.38%) Data Migration
12 24 (4.45%) Change Management
12 24 (4.45%) RAD
13 21 (3.90%) Time Management
14 20 (3.71%) Validation
15 19 (3.53%) Analytics
16 18 (3.34%) SDLC
17 15 (2.78%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 346 (64.19%) SQL
2 179 (33.21%) VBA
3 80 (14.84%) VB
4 64 (11.87%) C#
5 56 (10.39%) T-SQL
6 17 (3.15%) VB.NET
7 16 (2.97%) Perl
8 14 (2.60%) JavaScript
9 11 (2.04%) Java
10 9 (1.67%) VBScript
11 8 (1.48%) PL/SQL
12 7 (1.30%) C++
12 7 (1.30%) ABAP
12 7 (1.30%) Python
12 7 (1.30%) VB6
13 6 (1.11%) C
14 5 (0.93%) PHP
15 4 (0.74%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.56%) XAML
16 3 (0.56%) MapBasic
Qualifications
1 33 (6.12%) Security Cleared
2 28 (5.19%) Degree
3 14 (2.60%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.30%) ISTQB
5 6 (1.11%) HND
6 5 (0.93%) CCNP
6 5 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (0.93%) HNC
6 5 (0.93%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.74%) CCNA
8 3 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.56%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.37%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 2 (0.37%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.37%) ACCA
9 2 (0.37%) CIMA
9 2 (0.37%) ISEB
9 2 (0.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.41%) SLA
2 12 (2.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 11 (2.04%) QA
3 11 (2.04%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.56%) COREP
5 2 (0.37%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.37%) FATCA
5 2 (0.37%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.19%) Basel III
6 1 (0.19%) Basel II
6 1 (0.19%) GAAP
System Software
1 7 (1.30%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.19%) Samba
3 1 (0.19%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.56%) NSN NetAct
3 2 (0.37%) OVSD
3 2 (0.37%) HP NNM
3 2 (0.37%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (0.19%) SCOM
4 1 (0.19%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 223 (41.37%) Microsoft
2 68 (12.62%) Oracle
3 23 (4.27%) SAP
4 16 (2.97%) Teradata
5 15 (2.78%) Cognos
6 12 (2.23%) Sybase
7 10 (1.86%) CODA
8 7 (1.30%) Tableau
9 6 (1.11%) Mapinfo
9 6 (1.11%) SunGard
10 5 (0.93%) Cisco
10 5 (0.93%) Remedy
10 5 (0.93%) VMware
10 5 (0.93%) Lotus
10 5 (0.93%) Ericsson
11 4 (0.74%) Reuters
11 4 (0.74%) IBM
11 4 (0.74%) HP
11 4 (0.74%) CA
11 4 (0.74%) Citrix
Dorset
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Rate: £150 - £175 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £225 - £275 per day + dep on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
South West England
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £225 - £275 per day + dep on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Montash
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
PCR
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £342 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
East Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Southampton
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £270 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
Stockton-on-Tees
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £280.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago