The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Access
Rank 319 286 266
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -20
Contract jobs citing MS Access 294 287 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.60% 0.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.47% 2.80% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 138 205
Average daily rate £298 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £250 £289
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -13.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 21
Average hourly rate £19.50 £25.70 £21.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.12% +17.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £10.29 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £166.75 £85.50 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £26.75 £21.86
% change year-on-year
-36.44% +22.36%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11882 10245 11884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.77% 21.48% 19.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7503 6192 6760
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 205 246
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%

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 24 April 2014.

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 April 2014.

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 24 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -37 268 £295 -15.71% 23
London -22 118 £375 -6.25% 6
South East -3 55 £275 +15.78% 5
City of London -9 29 £375 -7.40% 1
South West -5 24 £250 -35.89% 5
East of England -17 23 £325 +38.29% 2
North West -19 22 £300 -13.04% 2
Berkshire -7 21 £318 -0.78% 2
Scotland -5 18 £288 +64.28% 1
West Midlands -14 17 £365 +16.80% 2
Manchester -9 13 £325 - 2
Bristol -5 11 £225 -44.78% 1
Essex -14 10 £463 -
Reading -4 9 £296 +3.94%
Surrey -5 9 £263 -29.76%
Hertfordshire -3 8 £270 +6.93% 2
Oxfordshire +9 7 £355 - 1
Birmingham -4 7 £550 - 2
East Midlands -9 7 £185 -47.14% 1
Buckinghamshire -29 7 £255 +45.71%
Stirling +8 6 £363 -
Cheshire -1 6 £285 -
Milton Keynes -27 6 £250 +42.85%
Hampshire +8 5 £125 -65.27% 1
Yorkshire -15 5 £203 -4.70%
Wiltshire -17 5 £275 +6.79% 3
Swindon - 5 £275 - 1
Oxford - 5 £344 - 1
Devon - 4 £200 -
Edinburgh - 4 £380 - 1

MS Access
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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.

1 394 (67.81%) MS Excel
2 342 (58.86%) SQL
3 205 (35.28%) Microsoft
4 184 (31.67%) SQL Server
5 183 (31.50%) VBA
6 160 (27.54%) Finance
7 91 (15.66%) MS Office
8 86 (14.80%) Banking
9 81 (13.94%) Windows
9 81 (13.94%) SharePoint
10 75 (12.91%) .NET
11 73 (12.56%) VB
12 67 (11.53%) Migration
13 66 (11.36%) Data Analysis
14 60 (10.33%) Oracle
15 54 (9.29%) MS PowerPoint
16 53 (9.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 50 (8.61%) T-SQL
17 50 (8.61%) C#
17 50 (8.61%) Business Intelligence
18 49 (8.43%) HTML
19 48 (8.26%) Business Objects
19 48 (8.26%) ASP.NET
20 41 (7.06%) JavaScript
21 40 (6.88%) SAP
22 39 (6.71%) SQL Server 2008
22 39 (6.71%) Windows 7
23 38 (6.54%) Degree
23 38 (6.54%) User Acceptance Testing
24 37 (6.37%) XML

MS Access
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 81 (13.94%) SharePoint
2 36 (6.20%) SharePoint 2010
3 13 (2.24%) IBM Notes
3 13 (2.24%) SAS
3 13 (2.24%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (1.38%) IIS
5 7 (1.20%) MS Exchange
6 5 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (0.52%) Apache
7 3 (0.52%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.34%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.34%) WebLogic Integration
9 1 (0.17%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.17%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.17%) SAP Portal
9 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 394 (67.81%) MS Excel
2 91 (15.66%) MS Office
3 54 (9.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (3.61%) MS Visio
5 20 (3.44%) Spreadsheet
6 15 (2.58%) InfoPath
7 14 (2.41%) MS Project
8 1 (0.17%) SPSS
8 1 (0.17%) ArcInfo
8 1 (0.17%) MicroStation
8 1 (0.17%) ProjectWise
8 1 (0.17%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 14 (2.41%) SAP HR
2 9 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.86%) Agresso
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (0.34%) SAP R/3
4 2 (0.34%) SAP MM
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.34%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.34%) Maximo
5 1 (0.17%) SAP CS
5 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.61%) Intranet
2 16 (2.75%) 3G
2 16 (2.75%) VPN
2 16 (2.75%) 2G
3 15 (2.58%) Radio Access Network
4 14 (2.41%) LTE
5 13 (2.24%) Ethernet
6 12 (2.07%) MPLS
7 11 (1.89%) OSPF
7 11 (1.89%) BGP
7 11 (1.89%) RSVP
7 11 (1.89%) VRRP
7 11 (1.89%) HSRP
8 9 (1.55%) DVB
9 8 (1.38%) DWDM
10 7 (1.20%) ATM
10 7 (1.20%) SDH
11 6 (1.03%) Internet
11 6 (1.03%) SAN
12 5 (0.86%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (31.67%) SQL Server
2 53 (9.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 39 (6.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 33 (5.68%) Relational Database
5 31 (5.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 24 (4.13%) Data Warehouse
7 22 (3.79%) Crystal Reports
8 19 (3.27%) MySQL
9 17 (2.93%) SQL Server 2005
10 14 (2.41%) Oracle Database
10 14 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
11 13 (2.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 13 (2.24%) BusinessObjects XI
12 12 (2.07%) RDBMS
13 11 (1.89%) QlikView
14 10 (1.72%) Data Mining
15 7 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
16 5 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
16 5 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
17 4 (0.69%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 10 (1.72%) JIRA
2 9 (1.55%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (0.69%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.52%) Toad
6 2 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.34%) Subversion
6 2 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.34%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.17%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.17%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (0.17%) Rational Application Developer
7 1 (0.17%) JUnit
7 1 (0.17%) Maven
7 1 (0.17%) Xcode
7 1 (0.17%) LSMW
General
1 160 (27.54%) Finance
2 86 (14.80%) Banking
3 27 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 23 (3.96%) Legal
5 17 (2.93%) Investment Banking
6 11 (1.89%) Retail
7 9 (1.55%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.55%) Front Office
8 8 (1.38%) Local Government
9 7 (1.20%) Marketing
10 6 (1.03%) Back Office
10 6 (1.03%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.86%) Billing
11 5 (0.86%) French Language
12 4 (0.69%) Law
13 3 (0.52%) Games
13 3 (0.52%) Electronics
13 3 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
13 3 (0.52%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 283 (48.71%) Analyst
2 165 (28.40%) Developer
3 88 (15.15%) Data Analyst
4 45 (7.75%) Business Analyst
5 38 (6.54%) Access Developer
6 30 (5.16%) Information Analyst
6 30 (5.16%) Microsoft Developer
7 28 (4.82%) MI Analyst
8 26 (4.48%) SQL Developer
8 26 (4.48%) VBA Developer
9 25 (4.30%) Database Developer
10 24 (4.13%) Systems Analyst
11 20 (3.44%) Senior Analyst
12 18 (3.10%) Consultant
12 18 (3.10%) Support Analyst
13 17 (2.93%) Report Analyst
13 17 (2.93%) Analyst Developer
14 16 (2.75%) Administrator
15 15 (2.58%) Applications Support
16 13 (2.24%) Excel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (12.91%) .NET
2 49 (8.43%) HTML
3 48 (8.26%) ASP.NET
4 37 (6.37%) XML
5 30 (5.16%) CSS
6 14 (2.41%) .NET Framework
7 13 (2.24%) HTML5
8 12 (2.07%) jQuery
9 10 (1.72%) Web Services
10 8 (1.38%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (1.20%) Ajax
12 6 (1.03%) AngularJS
13 5 (0.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 5 (0.86%) XMPP
13 5 (0.86%) JSP
13 5 (0.86%) ODBC
14 4 (0.69%) XSLT
14 4 (0.69%) SOAP
14 4 (0.69%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 33 (5.68%) NHS
2 32 (5.51%) Management Information System
3 14 (2.41%) Data Extraction
4 10 (1.72%) Credit Risk
5 9 (1.55%) Fixed Income
5 9 (1.55%) Equities
5 9 (1.55%) STB
5 9 (1.55%) MPEG
6 8 (1.38%) Client/Server
6 8 (1.38%) Blackberry
6 8 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (1.38%) Derivative
7 6 (1.03%) Statistics
7 6 (1.03%) Mathematics
7 6 (1.03%) GIS
8 5 (0.86%) Computer Science
8 5 (0.86%) CMDB
8 5 (0.86%) Informatics
8 5 (0.86%) Market Risk
8 5 (0.86%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 81 (13.94%) Windows
2 39 (6.71%) Windows 7
3 21 (3.61%) UNIX
4 19 (3.27%) Windows XP
5 17 (2.93%) Linux
6 13 (2.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.03%) Solaris
9 4 (0.69%) AIX
10 2 (0.34%) HPUX
10 2 (0.34%) SUSE
11 1 (0.17%) Android
11 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (11.53%) Migration
2 66 (11.36%) Data Analysis
3 50 (8.61%) Business Intelligence
4 38 (6.54%) User Acceptance Testing
5 37 (6.37%) Project Management
6 33 (5.68%) Data Management
7 30 (5.16%) Data Migration
8 26 (4.48%) Business Analysis
9 25 (4.30%) Test Scripting
10 24 (4.13%) Stakeholder Management
11 23 (3.96%) Validation
12 20 (3.44%) Data Modelling
13 18 (3.10%) CRM
14 17 (2.93%) Workflow
14 17 (2.93%) Analytics
15 16 (2.75%) ERP
16 15 (2.58%) MVC
16 15 (2.58%) Incident Management
16 15 (2.58%) Data Cleansing
16 15 (2.58%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 342 (58.86%) SQL
2 183 (31.50%) VBA
3 73 (12.56%) VB
4 50 (8.61%) T-SQL
4 50 (8.61%) C#
5 41 (7.06%) JavaScript
6 28 (4.82%) Java
7 16 (2.75%) PL/SQL
8 15 (2.58%) VB6
9 12 (2.07%) VB.NET
9 12 (2.07%) Python
10 11 (1.89%) Perl
10 11 (1.89%) PowerShell
11 8 (1.38%) PHP
12 6 (1.03%) C
12 6 (1.03%) C++
13 3 (0.52%) XQuery
13 3 (0.52%) Apex Code
14 2 (0.34%) XPath
14 2 (0.34%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 38 (6.54%) Degree
2 14 (2.41%) Security Cleared
3 11 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (1.20%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.03%) ISEB
6 3 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.34%) MCDBA
7 2 (0.34%) CCNP
7 2 (0.34%) CCNA
7 2 (0.34%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (0.34%) MCITP
7 2 (0.34%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.34%) CBAP
8 1 (0.17%) APMP
8 1 (0.17%) HND
8 1 (0.17%) CAPM
8 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.17%) PgMP
8 1 (0.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.38%) QA
2 6 (1.03%) SLA
3 5 (0.86%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.86%) CRD IV
4 3 (0.52%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (0.52%) EMIR
5 2 (0.34%) Basel II
6 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.17%) P3O
6 1 (0.17%) Basel III
6 1 (0.17%) Solvency II
System Software
1 23 (3.96%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (0.69%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.17%) vSphere
5 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.17%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 10 (1.72%) SCCM
2 6 (1.03%) Tivoli
2 6 (1.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (1.03%) Control-M
3 5 (0.86%) AppDNA
4 4 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.52%) NSN NetAct
6 2 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.34%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 205 (35.28%) Microsoft
2 60 (10.33%) Oracle
3 48 (8.26%) Business Objects
4 40 (6.88%) SAP
5 13 (2.24%) IBM
5 13 (2.24%) Lotus
6 12 (2.07%) Huawei
7 11 (1.89%) Hyperion
8 10 (1.72%) Nortel
8 10 (1.72%) Citrix
9 9 (1.55%) PeopleSoft
10 8 (1.38%) Sybase
10 8 (1.38%) Cognos
10 8 (1.38%) OPNET
11 7 (1.20%) BT
12 6 (1.03%) Tableau
12 6 (1.03%) BMC
12 6 (1.03%) NetApp
12 6 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (0.86%) Teradata
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Experis IT
Rate: £400.00 - £418.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Ifftner Solutions
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City of London
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Westbourne Partners
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Posted: 7 days ago
Stirling
ITHR 752
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Scotland
ITHR 752
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Stirling
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
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Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
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Rate: £200 - £250 per day
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City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Basingstoke
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