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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Access
Rank 362 336 271
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -65
Contract jobs citing MS Access 280 257 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.49% 0.49% 0.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.38% 2.15% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 137 201
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £180 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £474 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £250 £300
% change year-on-year
+32.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 18
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.85 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £23.80 £45.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.27 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+15.80% -1.31%

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
11748 11930 11597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.45% 22.80% 20.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 7668 7334 6756
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 238 308
Average hourly rate £31.40 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.08 £14.50 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 £30.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +2.50%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 22 October 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
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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 -1 253 £350 +7.69% 53
London +6 96 £363 -9.31% 14
South East -2 48 £220 -12.87% 11
South West -14 29 £368 +67.04% 2
City of London +8 24 £400 -1.53% 4
East Midlands +15 17 £375 - 6
Buckinghamshire -7 17 £193 -3.75%
North West -9 17 £325 -2.98% 6
East of England -21 17 £345 +53.33% 5
West Midlands -11 16 £343 +71.25% 4
Scotland -23 15 £210 -40.00%
Wiltshire -3 13 £330 +50.00%
Bristol - 13 £400 - 2
Yorkshire -7 12 £250 +16.27% 7
Hampshire - 12 £223 - 5
Salisbury -2 11 £330 +50.00%
Milton Keynes -8 11 £193 +67.39%
Hertfordshire -11 10 £323 - 3
Wales -25 8 £218 -31.49% 1
Surrey +6 7 £300 -
Northamptonshire - 7 £388 - 1
South Wales -11 6 £218 -31.49% 1
Chesterfield - 6 £341 - 3
Derbyshire - 6 £341 - 3
Berkshire +6 5 £185 -24.48% 4
Leeds 0 5 £300 - 2
West Yorkshire -9 5 £300 - 6
Manchester -11 5 £165 - 2
Lancashire -18 5 £350 - 2
South Yorkshire +2 4 £210 -

MS Access
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 328 (60.63%) MS Excel
2 273 (50.46%) SQL
3 205 (37.89%) Microsoft
4 181 (33.46%) SQL Server
5 152 (28.10%) VBA
6 150 (27.73%) Finance
7 96 (17.74%) Oracle
8 86 (15.90%) MS Office
8 86 (15.90%) Migration
9 85 (15.71%) Analytical Skills
10 76 (14.05%) Banking
10 76 (14.05%) Data Analysis
11 75 (13.86%) Windows
12 69 (12.75%) VB
13 65 (12.01%) .NET
14 59 (10.91%) Business Objects
15 56 (10.35%) Project Management
16 55 (10.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 53 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
18 48 (8.87%) MS Visio
19 45 (8.32%) Management Information System
20 44 (8.13%) Relational Database
21 43 (7.95%) Security Cleared
21 43 (7.95%) SQL Server 2008
21 43 (7.95%) Stakeholder Management
22 41 (7.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 40 (7.39%) SAP
23 40 (7.39%) C#
24 39 (7.21%) SQL Server 2005
24 39 (7.21%) MS PowerPoint

MS Access
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 38 (7.02%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.77%) SAS
3 11 (2.03%) ArcGIS
4 9 (1.66%) Apache
5 8 (1.48%) Tomcat
5 8 (1.48%) WebLogic
6 7 (1.29%) WebLogic Integration
7 5 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (0.92%) IBM Notes
8 4 (0.74%) IIS
9 3 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.55%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.55%) Documentum
9 3 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.37%) CMS
10 2 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.37%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.37%) LiveCycle
10 2 (0.37%) Kentico
Applications
1 328 (60.63%) MS Excel
2 86 (15.90%) MS Office
3 48 (8.87%) MS Visio
4 39 (7.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 39 (7.21%) Spreadsheet
5 21 (3.88%) MS Project
6 5 (0.92%) ArcInfo
7 3 (0.55%) Mathematica
7 3 (0.55%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.37%) SPSS
8 2 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.37%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.37%) GIMP
9 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
1 8 (1.48%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.11%) Oracle 11i
2 6 (1.11%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (1.11%) Oracle General Ledger
2 6 (1.11%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.92%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (0.92%) Oracle Receivables
3 5 (0.92%) Oracle Assets
3 5 (0.92%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.74%) SAP IS-U
5 2 (0.37%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.37%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.37%) CODA-Financials
5 2 (0.37%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.37%) SAP MM
5 2 (0.37%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.37%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.37%) GitHub
3 1 (0.18%) Office 365
3 1 (0.18%) SaaS
3 1 (0.18%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.66%) LTE
1 9 (1.66%) FTP
1 9 (1.66%) 2G
1 9 (1.66%) 3G
2 6 (1.11%) LAN
2 6 (1.11%) UMTS
2 6 (1.11%) WAN
2 6 (1.11%) GPRS
2 6 (1.11%) 4G
3 5 (0.92%) GSM
3 5 (0.92%) VPN
3 5 (0.92%) Intranet
3 5 (0.92%) Internet
4 3 (0.55%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (0.55%) SSH
4 3 (0.55%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.37%) RIP
5 2 (0.37%) VoIP
6 1 (0.18%) Network Security
6 1 (0.18%) HSPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (33.46%) SQL Server
2 55 (10.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 44 (8.13%) Relational Database
4 43 (7.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 41 (7.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 39 (7.21%) SQL Server 2005
7 34 (6.28%) Data Warehouse
8 20 (3.70%) Data Mining
8 20 (3.70%) Oracle Database
9 18 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
10 17 (3.14%) SQL Server 2012
11 15 (2.77%) MySQL
11 15 (2.77%) Crystal Reports
12 14 (2.59%) Oracle Reports
13 12 (2.22%) QlikView
14 11 (2.03%) Data Mart
15 10 (1.85%) OLAP
15 10 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 9 (1.66%) DTS
16 9 (1.66%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 17 (3.14%) Visual Studio
2 16 (2.96%) Toad
3 10 (1.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 7 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.92%) Oracle APEX
6 4 (0.74%) JIRA
7 3 (0.55%) Subversion
7 3 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (0.55%) Rational Rose
7 3 (0.55%) ClearQuest
8 2 (0.37%) Xcode
8 2 (0.37%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.18%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.18%) Eclipse
General
1 150 (27.73%) Finance
2 76 (14.05%) Banking
3 30 (5.55%) Telecoms
4 20 (3.70%) Retail
5 12 (2.22%) Investment Banking
6 11 (2.03%) Marketing
6 11 (2.03%) Pharmaceutical
7 10 (1.85%) Front Office
8 8 (1.48%) Retail Banking
9 7 (1.29%) Back Office
10 6 (1.11%) General Ledger
11 5 (0.92%) Billing
11 5 (0.92%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.55%) French Language
12 3 (0.55%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.37%) Law
13 2 (0.37%) Publishing
13 2 (0.37%) Games
13 2 (0.37%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 274 (50.65%) Analyst
2 164 (30.31%) Developer
3 103 (19.04%) Data Analyst
4 83 (15.34%) Business Analyst
5 42 (7.76%) Access Developer
6 29 (5.36%) MI Analyst
7 21 (3.88%) Microsoft Developer
8 20 (3.70%) Report Analyst
9 19 (3.51%) Database Developer
10 18 (3.33%) Information Analyst
11 17 (3.14%) VBA Developer
11 17 (3.14%) Systems Analyst
12 16 (2.96%) Consultant
12 16 (2.96%) SQL Developer
13 15 (2.77%) Excel Developer
13 15 (2.77%) Senior Analyst
14 14 (2.59%) Analyst Developer
15 11 (2.03%) Technical Analyst
15 11 (2.03%) Administrator
16 10 (1.85%) Business Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (12.01%) .NET
2 38 (7.02%) XML
3 33 (6.10%) HTML
4 24 (4.44%) CSS
5 21 (3.88%) ASP.NET
6 19 (3.51%) Web Services
7 16 (2.96%) jQuery
8 12 (2.22%) Ajax
9 10 (1.85%) .NET Framework
9 10 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (1.29%) WCF
11 6 (1.11%) SOAP
11 6 (1.11%) WPF
11 6 (1.11%) REST
11 6 (1.11%) CSS3
11 6 (1.11%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (0.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (0.92%) Windows SharePoint Services
12 5 (0.92%) JSP
13 4 (0.74%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 85 (15.71%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (8.32%) Management Information System
3 29 (5.36%) NHS
4 19 (3.51%) Data Extraction
5 16 (2.96%) Data Structures
6 13 (2.40%) GIS
7 11 (2.03%) Visualisation
8 9 (1.66%) Computer Science
9 8 (1.48%) N-Tier
9 8 (1.48%) Fixed Income
9 8 (1.48%) User Experience
10 6 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (1.11%) Equities
10 6 (1.11%) Statistics
10 6 (1.11%) Data Integration
10 6 (1.11%) Smart Meter
11 5 (0.92%) Data Conversion
11 5 (0.92%) Derivative
11 5 (0.92%) Informatics
11 5 (0.92%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 75 (13.86%) Windows
2 31 (5.73%) Windows 7
3 24 (4.44%) Windows XP
4 16 (2.96%) UNIX
5 13 (2.40%) Linux
6 11 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (1.29%) Windows Vista
8 7 (1.29%) SUSE
8 7 (1.29%) HPUX
9 2 (0.37%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.37%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (15.90%) Migration
2 76 (14.05%) Data Analysis
3 56 (10.35%) Project Management
4 53 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
5 43 (7.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 38 (7.02%) Data Modelling
7 36 (6.65%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (6.28%) ETL
8 34 (6.28%) Data Management
8 34 (6.28%) Validation
9 32 (5.91%) Data Migration
10 24 (4.44%) Business Analysis
11 22 (4.07%) Data Cleansing
11 22 (4.07%) Analytics
12 21 (3.88%) PRINCE2
13 20 (3.70%) UML
14 19 (3.51%) Service Delivery
15 17 (3.14%) ERP
15 17 (3.14%) ITIL
15 17 (3.14%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 273 (50.46%) SQL
2 152 (28.10%) VBA
3 69 (12.75%) VB
4 40 (7.39%) C#
5 35 (6.47%) PL/SQL
6 29 (5.36%) T-SQL
7 28 (5.18%) JavaScript
8 26 (4.81%) Java
9 20 (3.70%) VB.NET
10 8 (1.48%) VBScript
11 7 (1.29%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 5 (0.92%) C
12 5 (0.92%) Perl
12 5 (0.92%) C++
12 5 (0.92%) MATLAB
13 3 (0.55%) R
13 3 (0.55%) VB6
13 3 (0.55%) Delphi
13 3 (0.55%) PHP
14 2 (0.37%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 43 (7.95%) Security Cleared
2 36 (6.65%) Degree
3 33 (6.10%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (1.48%) ISEB
6 7 (1.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 7 (1.29%) DV Cleared
6 7 (1.29%) ISTQB
6 7 (1.29%) ISEB Practitioner
7 6 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (1.11%) HND
8 5 (0.92%) CISSP
8 5 (0.92%) CISM
9 4 (0.74%) MCP
10 3 (0.55%) CCNP
10 3 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.37%) QiCA
11 2 (0.37%) CISA
11 2 (0.37%) CCNA
11 2 (0.37%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.96%) QA
2 8 (1.48%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.11%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.55%) P3O
5 2 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.37%) WAI
6 1 (0.18%) Basel III
System Software
1 12 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (0.55%) XenApp
4 2 (0.37%) Firmware
4 2 (0.37%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (1.29%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.11%) Control-M
3 3 (0.55%) AppDNA
3 3 (0.55%) NSN NetAct
3 3 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (0.55%) Netcool
4 1 (0.18%) SCOM
4 1 (0.18%) WMI
4 1 (0.18%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 205 (37.89%) Microsoft
2 96 (17.74%) Oracle
3 59 (10.91%) Business Objects
4 40 (7.39%) SAP
5 19 (3.51%) IBM
6 16 (2.96%) Cognos
7 13 (2.40%) Teradata
7 13 (2.40%) Informatica
8 9 (1.66%) Tableau
8 9 (1.66%) HP
8 9 (1.66%) Citrix
9 7 (1.29%) Sybase
9 7 (1.29%) TIBCO
9 7 (1.29%) Primavera
9 7 (1.29%) Mapinfo
10 6 (1.11%) Sage
10 6 (1.11%) Remedy
11 5 (0.92%) Lotus
12 4 (0.74%) CODA
12 4 (0.74%) MicroStrategy
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