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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Access
UK
Rank 450 348 372
Rank change year-on-year
-102 +24
Contract jobs citing MS Access 146 291 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.58% 0.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.47% 2.54% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 185 147
Median daily rate £375 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £219 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £335 £290
% change year-on-year
+11.94% +15.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 30 15
Median hourly rate £14.50 £19.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.64% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £13.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.46 £24.55 £61.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.64% -13.33%

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
9962 11452 10943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.25% 22.95% 21.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 6660 7668 7164
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 217 159
Median hourly rate £35.50 £28.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.78% -8.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £15.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £54.76 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 -90 142 £375 - 35
South East +26 51 £375 +10.94% 5
London -44 46 £398 -20.40% 14
Berkshire +4 15 £325 -10.34% 2
South West -2 14 £400 +3.22% 1
Kent +8 12 £353 -
Hampshire +19 10 £390 +16.41%
North West +10 9 £275 -15.38% 4
City of London -35 9 £413 -21.42% 2
Yorkshire +2 8 £350 +17.64% 5
Bristol -6 8 £400 -
Oxfordshire +1 7 £505 - 1
West Midlands -28 7 £400 -3.03% 4
West Yorkshire +5 6 £363 +21.84% 3
East of England +4 6 £438 +167.58% 1
Wiltshire +2 6 £400 - 1
Leeds +2 6 £363 +27.19% 3
Manchester +9 5 £300 -7.69% 3
Wokingham 0 5 £325 +44.44%
Chippenham - 5 £350 - 1
Bedfordshire - 5 £500 -
Buckinghamshire +2 4 £500 +17.64%
Birmingham -1 4 £400 -11.11% 2
Slough - 4 £406 -
Scotland +12 3 £275 -21.42%
Sheffield +1 3 £338 +60.71%
South Yorkshire -4 3 £338 +60.71%
Iver - 3 £500 -
Sevenoaks - 3 £248 -
Oxford - 3 £510 -

MS Access
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 177 (66.29%) MS Excel
2 152 (56.93%) Microsoft
3 144 (53.93%) SQL
4 118 (44.19%) SQL Server
5 109 (40.82%) VBA
6 73 (27.34%) .NET
7 62 (23.22%) VB
8 60 (22.47%) Finance
9 57 (21.35%) Migration
10 47 (17.60%) MS Office
11 46 (17.23%) Data Analysis
12 42 (15.73%) Agile Software Development
12 42 (15.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 40 (14.98%) SQL Server 2008
13 40 (14.98%) Analytical Skills
14 39 (14.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 37 (13.86%) Windows
16 36 (13.48%) Visual Studio
16 36 (13.48%) Oracle
16 36 (13.48%) Business Intelligence
17 33 (12.36%) C#
17 33 (12.36%) HTML
18 32 (11.99%) VB.NET
18 32 (11.99%) Banking
19 29 (10.86%) JavaScript
19 29 (10.86%) ETL
19 29 (10.86%) Analytics
20 28 (10.49%) T-SQL
20 28 (10.49%) Data Warehouse
21 27 (10.11%) XML

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 23 (8.61%) SharePoint
2 22 (8.24%) IIS
3 8 (3.00%) Confluence
4 7 (2.62%) SAS
4 7 (2.62%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (1.50%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.12%) CMS
6 3 (1.12%) WordPress
7 2 (0.75%) ArcGIS
7 2 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.75%) GeoServer
7 2 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.37%) CICS
8 1 (0.37%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.37%) TYPO3
Applications
1 177 (66.29%) MS Excel
2 47 (17.60%) MS Office
3 19 (7.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 19 (7.12%) Spreadsheet
4 18 (6.74%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.50%) MS Project
6 2 (0.75%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.12%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.75%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.37%) Relativity
3 1 (0.37%) SAP APO
3 1 (0.37%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.37%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.37%) SAP FI-GL
3 1 (0.37%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.37%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.37%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.87%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (4.87%) Office 365
2 9 (3.37%) Google Tag Manager
3 8 (3.00%) Boomi
4 3 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.37%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.37%) CallidusCloud
5 1 (0.37%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.37%) HTTP
2 8 (3.00%) Intranet
3 5 (1.87%) DHCP
3 5 (1.87%) Internet
4 4 (1.50%) DNS
4 4 (1.50%) SAN
5 2 (0.75%) 2G
5 2 (0.75%) 3G
5 2 (0.75%) 4G
5 2 (0.75%) FTP
5 2 (0.75%) LTE
5 2 (0.75%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (0.75%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.37%) Broadband
6 1 (0.37%) Firewall
6 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (44.19%) SQL Server
2 42 (15.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 40 (14.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 39 (14.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 28 (10.49%) Data Warehouse
6 27 (10.11%) SQL Server 2014
7 21 (7.87%) Relational Database
8 20 (7.49%) SQL Server 2005
9 13 (4.87%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (4.49%) Data Mining
10 12 (4.49%) MySQL
11 11 (4.12%) BusinessObjects
11 11 (4.12%) Crystal Reports
11 11 (4.12%) SQL Server 2000
11 11 (4.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (2.62%) Power BI
12 7 (2.62%) Snowflake Schema
13 6 (2.25%) OLAP
13 6 (2.25%) Oracle ODI
14 5 (1.87%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 36 (13.48%) Visual Studio
2 14 (5.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (3.37%) Git (software)
3 9 (3.37%) JIRA
4 7 (2.62%) Liquibase
4 7 (2.62%) Talend Open Studio
5 4 (1.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (1.50%) Subversion
6 2 (0.75%) HP UFT
6 2 (0.75%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 2 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.37%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.37%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.37%) Firebug
7 1 (0.37%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.37%) JMeter
7 1 (0.37%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.37%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (0.37%) Toad
General
1 60 (22.47%) Finance
2 32 (11.99%) Banking
3 12 (4.49%) Marketing
4 10 (3.75%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.62%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.25%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.87%) Front Office
7 5 (1.87%) General Ledger
7 5 (1.87%) Publishing
8 4 (1.50%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.12%) Back Office
9 3 (1.12%) Electronics
10 2 (0.75%) Billing
10 2 (0.75%) French Language
10 2 (0.75%) Local Government
10 2 (0.75%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.37%) Retail
11 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 137 (51.31%) Developer
2 80 (29.96%) Analyst
3 48 (17.98%) Access Developer
4 34 (12.73%) Microsoft Developer
5 32 (11.99%) VBA Developer
6 31 (11.61%) SQL Developer
7 26 (9.74%) Excel Developer
8 24 (8.99%) .NET Developer
9 22 (8.24%) Access VBA Developer
10 20 (7.49%) Data Analyst
11 19 (7.12%) Excel VBA Developer
12 13 (4.87%) Analyst Developer
12 13 (4.87%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 12 (4.49%) Database Developer
13 12 (4.49%) VB Developer
14 11 (4.12%) SQL Analyst
14 11 (4.12%) SQL Server Developer
14 11 (4.12%) VB6 Developer
15 10 (3.75%) VB VBA Developer
16 8 (3.00%) Excel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (27.34%) .NET
2 33 (12.36%) HTML
3 27 (10.11%) XML
4 20 (7.49%) ASP.NET
5 19 (7.12%) jQuery
6 14 (5.24%) .NET Framework
6 14 (5.24%) CSS
7 10 (3.75%) WCF
8 9 (3.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 9 (3.37%) LINQ
8 9 (3.37%) LINQ to SQL
9 8 (3.00%) ActiveX
9 8 (3.00%) ADO
9 8 (3.00%) Ajax
9 8 (3.00%) Classic ASP
9 8 (3.00%) Regular Expression
10 7 (2.62%) DAO
11 4 (1.50%) HTML5
12 3 (1.12%) COM
12 3 (1.12%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (14.98%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (7.12%) Management Information System
3 13 (4.87%) NHS
4 9 (3.37%) Digital Media
4 9 (3.37%) Mobile App
4 9 (3.37%) N-Tier
5 8 (3.00%) Data Extraction
6 7 (2.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (2.25%) Data Integration
8 5 (1.87%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.50%) Credit Risk
9 4 (1.50%) Derivative
9 4 (1.50%) Economics
10 3 (1.12%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.12%) Informatics
10 3 (1.12%) Statistics
10 3 (1.12%) Tandem
11 2 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.75%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.75%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 37 (13.86%) Windows
2 15 (5.62%) Windows XP
3 12 (4.49%) Windows Server
4 11 (4.12%) Windows 10
5 7 (2.62%) Windows 7
6 6 (2.25%) Linux
7 5 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.50%) Unix
8 4 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.12%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (21.35%) Migration
2 46 (17.23%) Data Analysis
3 42 (15.73%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (13.48%) Business Intelligence
5 29 (10.86%) Analytics
5 29 (10.86%) ETL
6 23 (8.61%) Project Management
7 18 (6.74%) Data Modelling
7 18 (6.74%) User Acceptance Testing
8 17 (6.37%) Data Management
9 16 (5.99%) Data Migration
9 16 (5.99%) Unit Testing
10 15 (5.62%) Data Cleansing
10 15 (5.62%) Workflow
11 12 (4.49%) Customer Insight
11 12 (4.49%) Web Development
12 11 (4.12%) MVC
12 11 (4.12%) Software Engineering
13 10 (3.75%) Validation
14 9 (3.37%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 144 (53.93%) SQL
2 109 (40.82%) VBA
3 62 (23.22%) VB
4 33 (12.36%) C#
5 32 (11.99%) VB.NET
6 29 (10.86%) JavaScript
7 28 (10.49%) T-SQL
8 19 (7.12%) VB6
9 12 (4.49%) PHP
10 9 (3.37%) C++
10 9 (3.37%) Java
11 7 (2.62%) Python
12 6 (2.25%) VC++
13 5 (1.87%) Delphi
13 5 (1.87%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.87%) VBScript
14 4 (1.50%) PL/SQL
15 3 (1.12%) C
16 2 (0.75%) COBOL
16 2 (0.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (6.74%) Degree
2 17 (6.37%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.50%) CTC Cleared
5 3 (1.12%) DBS Check
5 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.75%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.75%) MCAD
6 2 (0.75%) MCSD
6 2 (0.75%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.75%) PMP
6 2 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.37%) ACCA
7 1 (0.37%) CCA
7 1 (0.37%) CISSP
7 1 (0.37%) ISEB
7 1 (0.37%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.37%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.37%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.99%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.50%) SLA
4 3 (1.12%) QA
5 2 (0.75%) DICOM
5 2 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.75%) HL7
5 2 (0.75%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.37%) Basel II
6 1 (0.37%) Basel III
6 1 (0.37%) MiFID
System Software
1 6 (2.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.37%) XenApp
2 1 (0.37%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (1.50%) NetBackup
1 4 (1.50%) Netcool
1 4 (1.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (0.75%) Amdocs OSS
2 2 (0.75%) Unicenter
2 2 (0.75%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (0.37%) Control-M
3 1 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.37%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 152 (56.93%) Microsoft
2 36 (13.48%) Oracle
3 22 (8.24%) SAP
4 10 (3.75%) Adobe
5 9 (3.37%) Google
6 8 (3.00%) Dell
7 7 (2.62%) Cognos
7 7 (2.62%) Talend
8 6 (2.25%) HP
8 6 (2.25%) Remedy
8 6 (2.25%) Teradata
9 5 (1.87%) Citrix
10 4 (1.50%) EMC
10 4 (1.50%) Sybase
10 4 (1.50%) Tealeaf
10 4 (1.50%) Veritas
11 2 (0.75%) Callidus
11 2 (0.75%) Huawei
11 2 (0.75%) NetSuite
11 2 (0.75%) Tableau
Leicestershire
Reed Technology
Rate: £17 - £20 per hour
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £100 to £115 per annum 100-115 CHF
Posted: 5 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Axiom Software Solutions UK
Rate: negotiable
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