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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Access
Rank 362 343 245
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -98
Contract jobs citing MS Access 267 250 390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.49% 0.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.29% 2.15% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 136 208
Average daily rate
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£328 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £468 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £290 £269
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 18
Average hourly rate £31.00 £17.50 £24.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.14% -27.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £13.10 £12.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £63.80 £48.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+77.14% -2.77%

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
11672 11651 11019
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.52% 22.84% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7751 7221 6593
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 254 291
Average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £45.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -15.38%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 27 November 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +15 239 £325 +6.55% 62
London +1 101 £350 +6.87% 19
South East -15 48 £263 -5.82% 14
South West -16 31 £330 +46.66% 4
City of London +17 23 £350 -19.72% 5
East Midlands +24 20 £350 - 5
North West +2 18 £313 +13.63% 6
Wiltshire -3 15 £330 -
Buckinghamshire -9 14 £313 +48.80% 1
Hampshire -17 14 £263 - 5
Bristol -11 13 £310 +37.77% 2
Milton Keynes -11 13 £325 +195.45%
Scotland -28 13 £96 -72.50% 2
Surrey -8 10 £300 -
South Wales -9 10 £375 +18.11% 3
Wales -25 10 £375 +17.18% 4
West Midlands -18 8 £370 +39.62% 7
Chesterfield - 8 £341 - 1
Derbyshire - 8 £341 - 2
Manchester -2 7 £165 -45.00% 2
Yorkshire -16 7 £283 +31.39% 3
Lancashire -21 6 £350 - 2
East of England -22 6 £323 -0.76% 4
Cheshire +5 4 £363 +49.48% 1
Cardiff -13 4 £350 +22.80% 1
Solihull +4 3 £398 -
South Yorkshire -3 3 £315 -
Berkshire -5 3 £173 -31.00% 2
West Yorkshire -11 3 £275 -8.33% 3
Leicestershire +9 2 £388 - 1

MS Access
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 305 (59.45%) MS Excel
2 277 (54.00%) SQL
3 211 (41.13%) Microsoft
4 167 (32.55%) SQL Server
5 147 (28.65%) Finance
6 142 (27.68%) VBA
7 107 (20.86%) Oracle
8 85 (16.57%) Analytical Skills
9 79 (15.40%) Migration
10 78 (15.20%) Data Analysis
11 77 (15.01%) Windows
12 76 (14.81%) MS Office
13 70 (13.65%) VB
14 66 (12.87%) .NET
15 64 (12.48%) Banking
16 54 (10.53%) Project Management
17 51 (9.94%) Business Objects
18 50 (9.75%) MS PowerPoint
19 47 (9.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 47 (9.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 47 (9.16%) Business Intelligence
19 47 (9.16%) Security Cleared
20 45 (8.77%) SharePoint
21 43 (8.38%) SQL Server 2005
21 43 (8.38%) Relational Database
22 42 (8.19%) SQL Server 2008
23 40 (7.80%) MS Visio
24 39 (7.60%) C#
25 38 (7.41%) ETL
26 37 (7.21%) Data Modelling

MS Access
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 45 (8.77%) SharePoint
2 16 (3.12%) SAS
3 13 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
3 13 (2.53%) ArcGIS
4 9 (1.75%) Apache
4 9 (1.75%) WebLogic
5 8 (1.56%) Tomcat
6 7 (1.36%) WebLogic Integration
7 6 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (1.17%) IIS
8 4 (0.78%) LiveCycle
8 4 (0.78%) CMS
8 4 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (0.78%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.58%) Documentum
9 3 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.39%) Kentico
10 2 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.39%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.39%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 305 (59.45%) MS Excel
2 76 (14.81%) MS Office
3 50 (9.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 40 (7.80%) MS Visio
5 28 (5.46%) Spreadsheet
6 20 (3.90%) MS Project
7 7 (1.36%) ArcInfo
8 3 (0.58%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.58%) SPSS
8 3 (0.58%) Mathematica
9 2 (0.39%) GIMP
9 2 (0.39%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.19%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 18 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (0.97%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.78%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.39%) Workday HCM
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (0.39%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.39%) LatentZero
5 2 (0.39%) SAP IS-U
5 2 (0.39%) CODA-Financials
5 2 (0.39%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.19%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.19%) SAP FI-GL
6 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.39%) SaaS
2 2 (0.39%) GitHub
3 1 (0.19%) Taleo
3 1 (0.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.92%) FTP
2 8 (1.56%) LTE
2 8 (1.56%) 3G
2 8 (1.56%) 2G
2 8 (1.56%) HTTP
3 6 (1.17%) VPN
3 6 (1.17%) GPRS
3 6 (1.17%) WAN
3 6 (1.17%) LAN
4 5 (0.97%) UMTS
4 5 (0.97%) GSM
4 5 (0.97%) Intranet
5 4 (0.78%) 4G
5 4 (0.78%) Radio Access Network
5 4 (0.78%) SSH
5 4 (0.78%) Internet
6 3 (0.58%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.39%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.39%) VoIP
8 1 (0.19%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (32.55%) SQL Server
2 47 (9.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 47 (9.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 43 (8.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 43 (8.38%) Relational Database
4 42 (8.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 33 (6.43%) Data Warehouse
6 27 (5.26%) Oracle Database
7 20 (3.90%) MySQL
8 19 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
9 17 (3.31%) BusinessObjects
9 17 (3.31%) SQL Server 2000
9 17 (3.31%) SQL Server 2012
10 16 (3.12%) Data Mining
11 12 (2.34%) QlikView
11 12 (2.34%) Crystal Reports
11 12 (2.34%) OLAP
12 9 (1.75%) DTS
12 9 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (1.36%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 17 (3.31%) Visual Studio
2 12 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (2.34%) Toad
3 8 (1.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 8 (1.56%) Oracle APEX
4 6 (1.17%) JIRA
5 3 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (0.58%) Rational Rose
5 3 (0.58%) ClearQuest
5 3 (0.58%) Subversion
5 3 (0.58%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.39%) Xcode
7 1 (0.19%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.19%) NUnit
7 1 (0.19%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.19%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.19%) GDB
General
1 147 (28.65%) Finance
2 64 (12.48%) Banking
3 33 (6.43%) Telecoms
4 18 (3.51%) Retail
5 14 (2.73%) Billing
6 11 (2.14%) Investment Banking
6 11 (2.14%) Marketing
7 9 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (1.56%) Front Office
9 7 (1.36%) Back Office
10 5 (0.97%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.97%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.58%) French Language
11 3 (0.58%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.58%) Games
12 2 (0.39%) Publishing
12 2 (0.39%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.39%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.19%) Advertising
13 1 (0.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 254 (49.51%) Analyst
2 151 (29.43%) Developer
3 103 (20.08%) Data Analyst
4 63 (12.28%) Business Analyst
5 39 (7.60%) Access Developer
6 27 (5.26%) MI Analyst
7 23 (4.48%) Report Analyst
8 21 (4.09%) Microsoft Developer
9 19 (3.70%) Database Developer
10 18 (3.51%) VBA Developer
11 17 (3.31%) Senior Analyst
12 16 (3.12%) Information Analyst
12 16 (3.12%) Excel Developer
12 16 (3.12%) Applications Support
13 15 (2.92%) Consultant
13 15 (2.92%) SQL Developer
14 14 (2.73%) Analyst Developer
15 13 (2.53%) Systems Analyst
15 13 (2.53%) .NET Developer
16 10 (1.95%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (12.87%) .NET
2 30 (5.85%) HTML
3 28 (5.46%) XML
4 22 (4.29%) ASP.NET
4 22 (4.29%) CSS
5 21 (4.09%) Web Services
6 17 (3.31%) Ajax
7 13 (2.53%) jQuery
8 12 (2.34%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (2.14%) WCF
10 7 (1.36%) CSS3
11 6 (1.17%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 6 (1.17%) HTML5
12 5 (0.97%) .NET Framework
12 5 (0.97%) Windows SharePoint Services
13 4 (0.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 4 (0.78%) REST
13 4 (0.78%) AngularJS
13 4 (0.78%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (0.78%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 85 (16.57%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (7.21%) Management Information System
3 28 (5.46%) NHS
4 16 (3.12%) Computer Science
5 15 (2.92%) Data Extraction
5 15 (2.92%) Data Structures
6 14 (2.73%) GIS
7 11 (2.14%) User Experience
8 10 (1.95%) Visualisation
9 9 (1.75%) Fixed Income
10 8 (1.56%) Equities
10 8 (1.56%) Mathematics
10 8 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 8 (1.56%) N-Tier
11 7 (1.36%) Derivative
12 6 (1.17%) Data Integration
13 5 (0.97%) Informatics
13 5 (0.97%) Statistics
13 5 (0.97%) Clustering
13 5 (0.97%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 77 (15.01%) Windows
2 30 (5.85%) Windows 7
3 29 (5.65%) Windows XP
4 16 (3.12%) UNIX
5 15 (2.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (2.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (2.73%) Linux
7 12 (2.34%) Windows Vista
8 7 (1.36%) HPUX
8 7 (1.36%) SUSE
9 3 (0.58%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.39%) Android
10 2 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.39%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.19%) Solaris
11 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (15.40%) Migration
2 78 (15.20%) Data Analysis
3 54 (10.53%) Project Management
4 47 (9.16%) Business Intelligence
5 38 (7.41%) ETL
6 37 (7.21%) Data Modelling
7 35 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (6.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 31 (6.04%) Validation
9 30 (5.85%) CRM
10 29 (5.65%) Data Migration
11 28 (5.46%) Data Management
12 21 (4.09%) Service Delivery
12 21 (4.09%) Analytics
13 20 (3.90%) Business Analysis
13 20 (3.90%) Change Management
14 19 (3.70%) Data Cleansing
15 18 (3.51%) ERP
16 17 (3.31%) User Acceptance Testing
17 16 (3.12%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 277 (54.00%) SQL
2 142 (27.68%) VBA
3 70 (13.65%) VB
4 39 (7.60%) C#
5 34 (6.63%) PL/SQL
6 33 (6.43%) JavaScript
7 24 (4.68%) VB.NET
8 23 (4.48%) T-SQL
9 22 (4.29%) Java
10 8 (1.56%) VB6
11 7 (1.36%) PHP
11 7 (1.36%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 6 (1.17%) C
13 5 (0.97%) C++
13 5 (0.97%) VBScript
13 5 (0.97%) MATLAB
14 3 (0.58%) Perl
14 3 (0.58%) R
15 2 (0.39%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 47 (9.16%) Security Cleared
2 37 (7.21%) SC Cleared
3 36 (7.02%) Degree
4 9 (1.75%) ISEB
5 7 (1.36%) HND
5 7 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.36%) ISTQB
5 7 (1.36%) ISEB Practitioner
5 7 (1.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 6 (1.17%) DV Cleared
6 6 (1.17%) CISM
6 6 (1.17%) CISSP
6 6 (1.17%) MCP
7 3 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.58%) CCNA
8 2 (0.39%) CRISC
8 2 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.39%) QiCA
8 2 (0.39%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.07%) QA
2 10 (1.95%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.78%) P3O
4 2 (0.39%) WAI
4 2 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.39%) SLA
5 1 (0.19%) Basel III
System Software
1 13 (2.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.39%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.39%) XenApp
2 2 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.19%) NFS
3 1 (0.19%) Samba
3 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.78%) NSN NetAct
3 3 (0.58%) Netcool
3 3 (0.58%) Control-M
4 2 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.19%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.19%) SCOM
Vendors
1 211 (41.13%) Microsoft
2 107 (20.86%) Oracle
3 51 (9.94%) Business Objects
4 32 (6.24%) SAP
5 18 (3.51%) Cognos
6 14 (2.73%) Teradata
7 12 (2.34%) IBM
7 12 (2.34%) HP
8 9 (1.75%) Tableau
9 8 (1.56%) Citrix
10 7 (1.36%) Primavera
10 7 (1.36%) Informatica
10 7 (1.36%) TIBCO
11 6 (1.17%) Mapinfo
11 6 (1.17%) Sage
12 5 (0.97%) Adobe
12 5 (0.97%) CheckPoint
13 4 (0.78%) Cyber-Ark
13 4 (0.78%) Bloomberg
13 4 (0.78%) Remedy
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Gourock
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £25737.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rate value
Posted: 2 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Ortolan Group
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £270 - £310 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £300 - £310 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £280.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Romney Marsh
Recruitment Genius
Rate: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £150 - £185 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Plymouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £150 - £225 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Basingstoke
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Rate: £180 - £183 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Northamptonshire
RS Components
Posted: 27 days ago