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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Access
Rank 363 321 298
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -23
Contract jobs citing MS Access 269 290 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.49% 0.55% 0.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.24% 2.57% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 177 135
Average daily rate
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£344 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.34% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £167 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £478 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £260
% change year-on-year
+18.18% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 13
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.75 £25.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% -34.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £12.70 £14.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £25.55 £30.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £16.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+23.88% -25.55%

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
12007 11287 9901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.08% 21.43% 21.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 7882 7211 5979
Average daily rate £400 £397 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.88% +2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 184 212
Average hourly rate £25.00 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.68 £14.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-24.24% +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 26 May 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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -20 236 £350 +7.69% 60
London -33 90 £415 +3.75% 13
South East -28 34 £340 +23.63% 12
North West -15 29 £305 -2.40% 8
South West +15 27 £375 +36.36% 5
Scotland +1 23 £250 +11.11% 4
City of London -13 22 £443 +4.11% 5
Bristol +9 17 £395 +37.39% 2
West Midlands 0 16 £306 +20.09% 9
Yorkshire -8 15 £325 +71.05% 5
West Yorkshire -3 14 £325 +23.80% 4
East of England -7 14 £350 +1.44% 4
Berkshire -8 14 £275 -13.38% 2
Leeds -7 13 £325 +23.80% 2
Manchester -16 13 £325 - 8
Cheshire -6 11 £275 -3.50%
Glasgow +5 10 £250 +92.30% 1
Reading +9 9 £275 -13.38% 1
Edinburgh +2 8 £488 - 2
Dorset - 8 £188 -
Hertfordshire -5 7 - - 1
Essex -7 7 £350 +20.68% 1
Coventry - 7 £350 - 1
South Wales +8 6 £203 +15.71%
Hampshire +7 6 £340 +172.00% 4
Wales +6 6 £203 +15.71% 1
East Midlands -9 6 £350 +45.83% 2
Bournemouth - 6 £188 -
Cardiff +14 5 £203 +15.71%
Ellesmere Port 0 5 £288 +0.87%

MS Access
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 364 (64.31%) MS Excel
2 348 (61.48%) SQL
3 219 (38.69%) Microsoft
4 218 (38.52%) SQL Server
5 201 (35.51%) VBA
6 137 (24.20%) Finance
7 103 (18.20%) .NET
8 100 (17.67%) Banking
9 98 (17.31%) Oracle
10 93 (16.43%) C#
11 81 (14.31%) Data Analysis
12 79 (13.96%) Analytical Skills
13 72 (12.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 71 (12.54%) VB
14 71 (12.54%) Business Intelligence
15 68 (12.01%) MS Office
16 62 (10.95%) HTML
17 59 (10.42%) JavaScript
18 58 (10.25%) Security Cleared
18 58 (10.25%) SQL Server 2008
19 57 (10.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 50 (8.83%) MS PowerPoint
20 50 (8.83%) T-SQL
20 50 (8.83%) XML
21 49 (8.66%) Business Analysis
22 48 (8.48%) SQL Server 2005
22 48 (8.48%) Agile Software Development
23 47 (8.30%) Project Management
24 46 (8.13%) Relational Database
25 45 (7.95%) Telecoms

MS Access
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 44 (7.77%) SharePoint
2 21 (3.71%) SAS
3 15 (2.65%) BizTalk Server
4 13 (2.30%) IBM Notes
5 5 (0.88%) CMS
6 4 (0.71%) Apache
6 4 (0.71%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.71%) LiveCycle
6 4 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (0.71%) Node.js
7 2 (0.35%) WebLogic Integration
7 2 (0.35%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.35%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.18%) LiveLink
8 1 (0.18%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.18%) Drupal
8 1 (0.18%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 364 (64.31%) MS Excel
2 68 (12.01%) MS Office
3 50 (8.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 24 (4.24%) MS Visio
5 15 (2.65%) MS Project
6 8 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.18%) FastStats
7 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.59%) ResourceLink
3 7 (1.24%) SmartPlant
4 5 (0.88%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.71%) thinkFolio
5 4 (0.71%) IntelliMatch
5 4 (0.71%) Kondor+
5 4 (0.71%) Misys Midas
5 4 (0.71%) LatentZero
5 4 (0.71%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.53%) SunGard AvantGard
7 2 (0.35%) Visualfiles
7 2 (0.35%) CODA-Financials
7 2 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.35%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.18%) Sage CRM
8 1 (0.18%) SAP FI-GL
8 1 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.18%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.18%) SaaS
1 1 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (0.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.18%) 3G
1 18 (3.18%) 2G
2 16 (2.83%) Radio Access Network
3 15 (2.65%) LTE
4 13 (2.30%) 4G
4 13 (2.30%) LAN
5 10 (1.77%) FTP
6 9 (1.59%) SAN
7 7 (1.24%) HTTP
8 5 (0.88%) GPRS
8 5 (0.88%) WAN
8 5 (0.88%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (0.71%) HSPA
9 4 (0.71%) PABX
9 4 (0.71%) ISDN
10 3 (0.53%) UMTS
10 3 (0.53%) NAS
10 3 (0.53%) SGSN
11 2 (0.35%) Network Security
11 2 (0.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 218 (38.52%) SQL Server
2 72 (12.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 58 (10.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 57 (10.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 48 (8.48%) SQL Server 2005
6 46 (8.13%) Relational Database
7 45 (7.95%) Data Warehouse
8 41 (7.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 29 (5.12%) Oracle Database
10 26 (4.59%) Data Mining
11 21 (3.71%) SQL Server 2000
12 20 (3.53%) SQL Server 2012
13 17 (3.00%) Crystal Reports
13 17 (3.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 15 (2.65%) QlikView
14 15 (2.65%) RDBMS
15 13 (2.30%) Oracle Reports
16 12 (2.12%) OLAP
17 9 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
17 9 (1.59%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 38 (6.71%) Visual Studio
2 18 (3.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.88%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (0.71%) Toad
4 4 (0.71%) NUnit
5 3 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.35%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.35%) FinalBuilder
6 2 (0.35%) Subversion
6 2 (0.35%) ERwin
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.18%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.18%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.18%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 137 (24.20%) Finance
2 100 (17.67%) Banking
3 45 (7.95%) Telecoms
4 32 (5.65%) Investment Banking
5 24 (4.24%) Retail
6 20 (3.53%) Billing
7 13 (2.30%) Front Office
8 12 (2.12%) Retail Banking
9 9 (1.59%) Back Office
10 7 (1.24%) Financial Institution
10 7 (1.24%) General Ledger
10 7 (1.24%) Marketing
11 4 (0.71%) Publishing
11 4 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.71%) Legal
12 3 (0.53%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.53%) Advertising
13 2 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.18%) Wholesale Banking
14 1 (0.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 238 (42.05%) Analyst
2 201 (35.51%) Developer
3 69 (12.19%) SQL Developer
4 66 (11.66%) Data Analyst
5 47 (8.30%) Business Analyst
6 38 (6.71%) VBA Developer
7 33 (5.83%) Access Developer
8 31 (5.48%) Excel Developer
9 24 (4.24%) Programmer
10 23 (4.06%) Excel VBA Developer
11 22 (3.89%) Report Analyst
12 21 (3.71%) .NET Developer
13 19 (3.36%) Analyst Developer
13 19 (3.36%) Microsoft Developer
14 17 (3.00%) Applications Support
14 17 (3.00%) Analyst Programmer
15 16 (2.83%) DBA
15 16 (2.83%) Database Developer
16 15 (2.65%) Systems Analyst
17 14 (2.47%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (18.20%) .NET
2 62 (10.95%) HTML
3 50 (8.83%) XML
4 45 (7.95%) CSS
5 44 (7.77%) ASP.NET
6 28 (4.95%) ASP.NET MVC
7 19 (3.36%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 18 (3.18%) .NET Framework
9 17 (3.00%) jQuery
9 17 (3.00%) Web Services
10 14 (2.47%) WCF
11 13 (2.30%) Entity Framework
12 12 (2.12%) HTML5
13 9 (1.59%) REST
13 9 (1.59%) WPF
14 8 (1.41%) Flash
15 7 (1.24%) XSL
15 7 (1.24%) JSON
16 6 (1.06%) CSS3
16 6 (1.06%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 79 (13.96%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (4.95%) Management Information System
3 23 (4.06%) NHS
4 20 (3.53%) Fixed Income
5 19 (3.36%) Data Structures
6 17 (3.00%) Derivative
7 13 (2.30%) Statistics
8 11 (1.94%) Visualisation
9 10 (1.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 9 (1.59%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 8 (1.41%) Computer Science
11 8 (1.41%) Data Extraction
11 8 (1.41%) IVR
12 7 (1.24%) iSeries
13 5 (0.88%) Data Centre
13 5 (0.88%) Freedom of Information
13 5 (0.88%) Market Risk
13 5 (0.88%) Life Science
13 5 (0.88%) CMDB
14 4 (0.71%) STB
Operating Systems
1 43 (7.60%) Windows
2 21 (3.71%) UNIX
2 21 (3.71%) Windows XP
3 20 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (3.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (2.65%) Linux
5 15 (2.65%) Windows Vista
6 9 (1.59%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.71%) HPUX
8 3 (0.53%) Solaris
8 3 (0.53%) AIX
9 2 (0.35%) SUSE
10 1 (0.18%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (14.31%) Data Analysis
2 71 (12.54%) Business Intelligence
3 49 (8.66%) Business Analysis
4 48 (8.48%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (8.30%) Project Management
6 35 (6.18%) CRM
7 33 (5.83%) Data Modelling
8 32 (5.65%) Migration
9 28 (4.95%) ETL
10 22 (3.89%) MVC
10 22 (3.89%) Data Management
10 22 (3.89%) User Acceptance Testing
11 20 (3.53%) Unit Testing
12 18 (3.18%) Time Management
12 18 (3.18%) Asset Management
12 18 (3.18%) Risk Management
12 18 (3.18%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (3.18%) Scrum
12 18 (3.18%) Performance Tuning
13 15 (2.65%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 348 (61.48%) SQL
2 201 (35.51%) VBA
3 93 (16.43%) C#
4 71 (12.54%) VB
5 59 (10.42%) JavaScript
6 50 (8.83%) T-SQL
7 31 (5.48%) VB.NET
8 28 (4.95%) Java
9 18 (3.18%) PL/SQL
10 15 (2.65%) Perl
10 15 (2.65%) VB6
11 8 (1.41%) C++
11 8 (1.41%) XAML
12 7 (1.24%) VBScript
13 6 (1.06%) Python
14 5 (0.88%) PHP
15 2 (0.35%) Delphi
15 2 (0.35%) FoxPro (VFP)
15 2 (0.35%) VC++
15 2 (0.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 58 (10.25%) Security Cleared
2 33 (5.83%) SC Cleared
3 24 (4.24%) Degree
4 8 (1.41%) HND
5 7 (1.24%) DV Cleared
6 6 (1.06%) ISTQB
6 6 (1.06%) CCNP
6 6 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.88%) HNC
8 3 (0.53%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.53%) CCNA
8 3 (0.53%) ISEB
9 2 (0.35%) ACCA
9 2 (0.35%) CIMA
9 2 (0.35%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.06%) QA
2 9 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (1.24%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.24%) SLA
4 2 (0.35%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.18%) MiFID
5 1 (0.18%) HL7
5 1 (0.18%) DICOM
5 1 (0.18%) Basel III
5 1 (0.18%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (0.88%) Active Directory
1 5 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (0.53%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (0.88%) NSN NetAct
1 5 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.71%) Tivoli
2 4 (0.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.18%) Netcool
3 1 (0.18%) Control-M
3 1 (0.18%) SCOM
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 219 (38.69%) Microsoft
2 98 (17.31%) Oracle
3 31 (5.48%) Business Objects
4 20 (3.53%) Cognos
5 17 (3.00%) Teradata
6 15 (2.65%) Sybase
7 13 (2.30%) SAP
7 13 (2.30%) Lotus
8 9 (1.59%) Intergraph
9 8 (1.41%) IBM
10 7 (1.24%) Citrix
11 6 (1.06%) Bloomberg
11 6 (1.06%) Ericsson
12 5 (0.88%) CODA
12 5 (0.88%) Remedy
12 5 (0.88%) Mapinfo
12 5 (0.88%) Adobe
12 5 (0.88%) Reuters
12 5 (0.88%) Syncfusion
12 5 (0.88%) DevExpress
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Southampton
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Rate: £35000.00 per annum
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York
Computer Futures
Rate: £10 - £12 per hour + competitive
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Rate: £200 - £300 per day
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ComputAppoint
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Rate: £150 - £170 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Keystream Technology
Rate: From £330 to £380 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
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Rate: £120 - £150 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: £300 per day - 6 Month Contract
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
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Rate: £300 per day - 6 Month Contract
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Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
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London
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