The table below looks at the statistics for MS Access skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Access over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Access
Rank 514 377 360
Rank change year-on-year
-137 -17
Contract jobs citing MS Access 129 289 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.51% 0.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.07% 2.18% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 191 157
Median daily rate £325 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £480 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £321 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +6.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 21 10
Median hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £15.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +18.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £24.00 £20.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £18.57 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-16.53% +23.80%

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
12041 13256 11691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.25% 23.28% 22.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8017 8622 7219
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 210 187 196
Median hourly rate £30.50 £27.78 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.79% +1.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £52.17 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+8.77% +14.00%

MS Access
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing MS Access as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 July 2016.

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 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Access within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -147 113 £325 -7.14% 24
South East -13 40 £310 +16.87% 4
London -65 38 £438 +9.23% 5
Berkshire +12 20 £298 +0.16% 1
Hampshire +6 15 £300 +60.00% 2
Scotland +5 12 £336 -8.25%
Bracknell +1 11 £298 -
City of London +21 10 £500 +14.61%
South West -9 10 £318 -15.33% 1
North West -17 10 £295 -1.66% 2
Edinburgh 0 7 £371 -8.95%
East of England +9 6 £275 -21.42%
Glasgow +5 5 £115 -64.61%
Manchester -19 5 £325 +8.33% 1
West Midlands -36 5 £325 -18.75% 5
Essex +4 4 £275 -21.42%
Cheshire +1 4 £200 -38.46% 1
Bristol -5 4 £409 -3.19% 1
Slough - 4 - -
South Wales +15 3 £325 +165.30% 5
Wales +12 3 £325 +165.30% 5
Yorkshire -20 3 £299 -8.07% 4
Coventry -22 3 £400 +14.28%
Portsmouth - 3 £300 -
Chester - 3 £200 -
Cardiff +17 2 £325 +165.30%
Reading +2 2 £338 +25.00%
Basingstoke -1 2 - -
South Yorkshire -2 2 £188 -50.00%
Surrey -13 2 £324 +194.54%

MS Access
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Access also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for MS Access.

1 235 (66.95%) MS Excel
2 224 (63.82%) SQL
3 160 (45.58%) Microsoft
4 136 (38.75%) SQL Server
5 109 (31.05%) VBA
6 88 (25.07%) Finance
7 61 (17.38%) Data Analysis
8 60 (17.09%) Analytical Skills
9 58 (16.52%) MS Office
10 57 (16.24%) Oracle
11 54 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
12 49 (13.96%) Project Management
13 48 (13.68%) Migration
14 47 (13.39%) Management Information System
15 44 (12.54%) .NET
16 42 (11.97%) Security Cleared
17 41 (11.68%) Banking
17 41 (11.68%) Business Intelligence
18 39 (11.11%) VB
18 39 (11.11%) Relational Database
19 38 (10.83%) Degree
20 35 (9.97%) SharePoint
21 33 (9.40%) Data Warehouse
22 30 (8.55%) Windows
23 28 (7.98%) T-SQL
24 27 (7.69%) Data Quality
24 27 (7.69%) HTML
24 27 (7.69%) SAP
24 27 (7.69%) IIS
25 26 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services

MS Access
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 35 (9.97%) SharePoint
2 27 (7.69%) IIS
3 15 (4.27%) MS Exchange
4 8 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (2.28%) Live Communications Server
5 6 (1.71%) SAS
6 4 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.57%) CMS
8 2 (0.57%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.57%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.28%) Apache
9 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.28%) Moodle
9 1 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 235 (66.95%) MS Excel
2 58 (16.52%) MS Office
3 54 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (5.13%) MS Visio
5 15 (4.27%) MS Project
6 8 (2.28%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.57%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.28%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.28%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (2.56%) Maximo
2 6 (1.71%) SAP SRM
3 2 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.57%) Summit
4 1 (0.28%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 1 (0.28%) Sage 1000
4 1 (0.28%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.28%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.57%) Office 365
3 2 (0.57%) Taleo
3 2 (0.57%) Yammer
4 1 (0.28%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.28%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.70%) SAN
2 6 (1.71%) Internet
3 5 (1.42%) 2G
3 5 (1.42%) 3G
3 5 (1.42%) 4G
3 5 (1.42%) DVB
3 5 (1.42%) LTE
3 5 (1.42%) Radio Access Network
3 5 (1.42%) Unified Communications
3 5 (1.42%) Wireless
4 4 (1.14%) DHCP
4 4 (1.14%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.85%) DNS
5 3 (0.85%) Firewall
5 3 (0.85%) Intranet
6 2 (0.57%) FTP
6 2 (0.57%) HTTP
6 2 (0.57%) WinSCP
7 1 (0.28%) LAN
7 1 (0.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (38.75%) SQL Server
2 39 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 33 (9.40%) Data Warehouse
4 26 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (7.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 24 (6.84%) BusinessObjects
7 20 (5.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 15 (4.27%) Data Mining
9 12 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (3.13%) MySQL
10 11 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (2.56%) Azure SQL Database
12 8 (2.28%) SQL Server 2014
13 6 (1.71%) Oracle Database
14 5 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
15 4 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
15 4 (1.14%) Essbase
15 4 (1.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 4 (1.14%) RDBMS
16 3 (0.85%) DB2
Development Applications
1 25 (7.12%) Visual Studio
2 14 (3.99%) Subversion
3 6 (1.71%) JIRA
4 4 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (0.85%) FinalBuilder
5 3 (0.85%) Toad
6 2 (0.57%) HP UFT
6 2 (0.57%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.28%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.28%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.28%) PVCS
7 1 (0.28%) Rational Rose
General
1 88 (25.07%) Finance
2 41 (11.68%) Banking
3 16 (4.56%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.13%) Investment Banking
4 11 (3.13%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.85%) Back Office
6 9 (2.56%) Front Office
7 7 (1.99%) Retail
8 6 (1.71%) Marketing
9 4 (1.14%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.85%) Advertising
10 3 (0.85%) Legal
11 2 (0.57%) Billing
11 2 (0.57%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.57%) French Language
11 2 (0.57%) German Language
11 2 (0.57%) Local Government
12 1 (0.28%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.28%) International Banking
12 1 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 164 (46.72%) Analyst
2 117 (33.33%) Developer
3 52 (14.81%) Data Analyst
4 47 (13.39%) SQL Developer
5 41 (11.68%) Access Developer
6 35 (9.97%) VBA Developer
7 28 (7.98%) Business Analyst
7 28 (7.98%) SQL Analyst
8 20 (5.70%) Support Analyst
9 17 (4.84%) Database Developer
10 16 (4.56%) Access VBA Developer
11 14 (3.99%) Excel Analyst
11 14 (3.99%) Information Analyst
11 14 (3.99%) Microsoft Developer
12 13 (3.70%) .NET Developer
13 12 (3.42%) Senior Developer
13 12 (3.42%) VB Developer
13 12 (3.42%) VB6 Developer
14 11 (3.13%) Excel Developer
14 11 (3.13%) Excel VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (12.54%) .NET
2 27 (7.69%) HTML
3 21 (5.98%) Classic ASP
3 21 (5.98%) XML
4 18 (5.13%) CSS
5 16 (4.56%) jQuery
6 13 (3.70%) ASP.NET
7 11 (3.13%) DCOM
7 11 (3.13%) XHTML
8 10 (2.85%) Web Services
9 7 (1.99%) .NET Framework
10 5 (1.42%) ADO
10 5 (1.42%) DAO
11 4 (1.14%) J2EE
12 3 (0.85%) COM
12 3 (0.85%) HTML5
12 3 (0.85%) Regular Expression
13 2 (0.57%) CSS3
13 2 (0.57%) IBM Integration Bus
13 2 (0.57%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 60 (17.09%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (13.39%) Management Information System
3 26 (7.41%) Statistics
4 24 (6.84%) NHS
5 8 (2.28%) Fat Client
5 8 (2.28%) Thin Client
6 7 (1.99%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.71%) Mainframe
8 5 (1.42%) Clustering
8 5 (1.42%) Credit Risk
8 5 (1.42%) STB
9 4 (1.14%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.14%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.14%) Fixed Income
9 4 (1.14%) Learning Management System
10 3 (0.85%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.85%) Derivative
10 3 (0.85%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.85%) Reference Data
10 3 (0.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 30 (8.55%) Windows
2 19 (5.41%) Windows Server
3 17 (4.84%) Unix
3 17 (4.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (3.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (3.99%) Windows XP
5 10 (2.85%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.42%) Solaris
7 3 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.57%) Linux
9 1 (0.28%) Android
9 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (17.38%) Data Analysis
2 49 (13.96%) Project Management
3 48 (13.68%) Migration
4 41 (11.68%) Business Intelligence
5 26 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 25 (7.12%) Data Migration
7 24 (6.84%) Data Management
7 24 (6.84%) Data Modelling
8 20 (5.70%) Business Analysis
9 19 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (5.41%) Analytics
9 19 (5.41%) ETL
10 18 (5.13%) Change Management
10 18 (5.13%) Waterfall
11 17 (4.84%) CRM
11 17 (4.84%) Validation
12 16 (4.56%) ITIL
12 16 (4.56%) Scrum
13 15 (4.27%) Performance Management
13 15 (4.27%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 224 (63.82%) SQL
2 109 (31.05%) VBA
3 39 (11.11%) VB
4 28 (7.98%) T-SQL
5 23 (6.55%) C#
6 22 (6.27%) JavaScript
7 17 (4.84%) VB6
8 14 (3.99%) Java
8 14 (3.99%) PL/SQL
8 14 (3.99%) VB.NET
9 10 (2.85%) PHP
10 9 (2.56%) PowerShell
10 9 (2.56%) VBScript
11 6 (1.71%) Python
12 3 (0.85%) C++
12 3 (0.85%) COBOL
12 3 (0.85%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.85%) VC++
13 1 (0.28%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.28%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 42 (11.97%) Security Cleared
2 38 (10.83%) Degree
3 23 (6.55%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.85%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.71%) MCSE
7 5 (1.42%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (1.42%) HNC
7 5 (1.42%) MCSA
8 2 (0.57%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.57%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.57%) ISEB
8 2 (0.57%) MCP
8 2 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.28%) CBAP
9 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.28%) MBA
9 1 (0.28%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.69%) Data Quality
2 14 (3.99%) QA
3 11 (3.13%) SLA
4 5 (1.42%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (1.14%) Basel II
6 2 (0.57%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.28%) Basel III
7 1 (0.28%) MiFID
7 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.71%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (3.70%) NetBackup
1 13 (3.70%) Netcool
1 13 (3.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 8 (2.28%) Unicenter
2 8 (2.28%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 7 (1.99%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (1.42%) Amdocs OSS
5 2 (0.57%) DameWare
5 2 (0.57%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle EDQ
6 1 (0.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 160 (45.58%) Microsoft
2 57 (16.24%) Oracle
3 27 (7.69%) SAP
4 16 (4.56%) HP
5 13 (3.70%) Citrix
5 13 (3.70%) EMC
6 12 (3.42%) Remedy
6 12 (3.42%) Veritas
7 10 (2.85%) Tableau
8 8 (2.28%) Meridio
9 7 (1.99%) Siemens
10 6 (1.71%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 6 (1.71%) Ariba
10 6 (1.71%) BT
10 6 (1.71%) Ericsson
10 6 (1.71%) Huawei
10 6 (1.71%) Nokia
10 6 (1.71%) Nokia Networks
11 5 (1.42%) NetCracker
11 5 (1.42%) ZTE
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