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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Access
Rank 469 368 362
Rank change year-on-year
-101 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Access 176 292 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.52% 0.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.50% 2.22% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 188 160
Median daily rate £325 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £188 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £475 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £285
% change year-on-year
- +14.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 8
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £10.60 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.60 £22.50 £16.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year
- +15.78%

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
11722 13176 11789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.83% 23.52% 22.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7931 8606 7362
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 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 191 198
Median hourly rate £31.59 £27.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.85% -3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.81 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.45 £52.17 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.27 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+20.26% -13.33%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -104 153 £325 -7.14% 37
London -41 55 £412 +2.87% 4
South East -4 48 £310 -2.74% 13
Berkshire +10 24 £318 +6.80% 2
Hampshire +18 18 £300 +58.94% 4
Scotland -12 15 £339 +27.92% 2
City of London +34 14 £500 +12.67%
East of England +10 12 £319 -8.92% 5
Bracknell +3 12 £298 -
North West -21 11 £295 -6.50% 5
South West -19 10 £310 -17.33% 4
Edinburgh -5 8 £375 -7.97% 2
South Wales +20 7 £325 +165.30% 6
Wales +18 7 £325 +165.30% 6
East Midlands +11 7 £325 - 2
Glasgow +5 7 £115 -55.33%
Essex +2 7 £185 -47.14% 3
Yorkshire -11 7 £320 -1.53%
Cardiff +10 6 £325 +165.30%
Slough +9 5 - -
Manchester -13 5 £325 +4.00%
West Yorkshire -25 5 £334 +2.76%
Norfolk - 5 £400 -
Gloucestershire -1 4 £278 -28.38%
Cheshire -7 4 £200 -38.46% 3
Leicestershire - 4 £325 - 1
Osterley - 4 £116 -
Bradford +9 3 £310 +12.72%
Basingstoke -4 3 £195 +3.31%
Chester - 3 £200 - 3

MS Access
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 269 (68.97%) MS Excel
2 256 (65.64%) SQL
3 169 (43.33%) Microsoft
4 145 (37.18%) SQL Server
5 127 (32.56%) VBA
6 94 (24.10%) Finance
7 69 (17.69%) Data Analysis
8 64 (16.41%) Analytical Skills
9 59 (15.13%) Oracle
10 58 (14.87%) MS Office
11 57 (14.62%) MS PowerPoint
12 55 (14.10%) Migration
13 52 (13.33%) Project Management
13 52 (13.33%) Management Information System
14 45 (11.54%) .NET
15 43 (11.03%) Degree
15 43 (11.03%) Security Cleared
15 43 (11.03%) VB
16 42 (10.77%) Business Intelligence
16 42 (10.77%) Relational Database
17 39 (10.00%) Banking
18 38 (9.74%) SharePoint
18 38 (9.74%) Data Warehouse
19 37 (9.49%) T-SQL
20 33 (8.46%) Data Quality
21 32 (8.21%) Windows
22 31 (7.95%) BusinessObjects
22 31 (7.95%) NHS
23 30 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 30 (7.69%) Data Migration

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 38 (9.74%) SharePoint
2 28 (7.18%) IIS
3 15 (3.85%) MS Exchange
4 8 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (2.05%) Live Communications Server
4 8 (2.05%) SAS
5 3 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.77%) CMS
6 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.51%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.51%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.26%) Apache
7 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.26%) Moodle
7 1 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.26%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 269 (68.97%) MS Excel
2 58 (14.87%) MS Office
3 57 (14.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (4.36%) MS Project
5 16 (4.10%) MS Visio
6 6 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.51%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.51%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.51%) SPSS
8 1 (0.26%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 10 (2.56%) Maximo
2 7 (1.79%) SAP SRM
3 2 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.51%) Summit
4 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.26%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 1 (0.26%) Sage 1000
4 1 (0.26%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.26%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.51%) Pure360
2 2 (0.51%) Taleo
3 1 (0.26%) Basecamp
3 1 (0.26%) Office 365
3 1 (0.26%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.33%) SAN
2 7 (1.79%) Internet
3 5 (1.28%) 2G
3 5 (1.28%) 3G
3 5 (1.28%) 4G
3 5 (1.28%) DVB
3 5 (1.28%) LTE
3 5 (1.28%) Radio Access Network
3 5 (1.28%) Unified Communications
3 5 (1.28%) Wireless
4 4 (1.03%) DHCP
4 4 (1.03%) Intranet
4 4 (1.03%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.77%) DNS
5 3 (0.77%) Firewall
6 2 (0.51%) FTP
6 2 (0.51%) HTTP
6 2 (0.51%) WinSCP
7 1 (0.26%) NAS
7 1 (0.26%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (37.18%) SQL Server
2 42 (10.77%) Relational Database
3 38 (9.74%) Data Warehouse
4 31 (7.95%) BusinessObjects
5 30 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 29 (7.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 20 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 18 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
9 17 (4.36%) Data Mining
10 11 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (2.31%) Azure SQL Database
11 9 (2.31%) MySQL
12 8 (2.05%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (2.05%) SQL Server 2014
13 5 (1.28%) GIS
13 5 (1.28%) Oracle Database
14 4 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (1.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 3 (0.77%) DB2
15 3 (0.77%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 26 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 14 (3.59%) Subversion
3 6 (1.54%) JIRA
4 4 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (0.77%) FinalBuilder
5 3 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (0.77%) Toad
6 2 (0.51%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (0.51%) HP UFT
6 2 (0.51%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.26%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.26%) PVCS
7 1 (0.26%) Rational Rose
General
1 94 (24.10%) Finance
2 39 (10.00%) Banking
3 17 (4.36%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.08%) Investment Banking
5 11 (2.82%) Manufacturing
6 10 (2.56%) Back Office
7 9 (2.31%) Front Office
8 7 (1.79%) Marketing
9 6 (1.54%) Retail
10 4 (1.03%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.77%) Advertising
11 3 (0.77%) Local Government
12 2 (0.51%) Billing
12 2 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.51%) French Language
12 2 (0.51%) German Language
12 2 (0.51%) Legal
13 1 (0.26%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.26%) Publishing
13 1 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 187 (47.95%) Analyst
2 131 (33.59%) Developer
3 67 (17.18%) Data Analyst
4 50 (12.82%) SQL Developer
5 44 (11.28%) Access Developer
6 41 (10.51%) VBA Developer
7 34 (8.72%) Business Analyst
8 28 (7.18%) SQL Analyst
9 20 (5.13%) Support Analyst
10 19 (4.87%) Access VBA Developer
11 18 (4.62%) Database Developer
12 17 (4.36%) Excel Analyst
13 14 (3.59%) .NET Developer
13 14 (3.59%) Excel Developer
13 14 (3.59%) Excel VBA Developer
13 14 (3.59%) Information Analyst
13 14 (3.59%) Microsoft Developer
14 13 (3.33%) Applications Support
14 13 (3.33%) C# Developer
14 13 (3.33%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (11.54%) .NET
2 28 (7.18%) HTML
3 22 (5.64%) Classic ASP
4 20 (5.13%) XML
5 18 (4.62%) CSS
6 16 (4.10%) ASP.NET
6 16 (4.10%) jQuery
7 11 (2.82%) DCOM
7 11 (2.82%) XHTML
8 9 (2.31%) Web Services
9 7 (1.79%) .NET Framework
9 7 (1.79%) DAO
10 6 (1.54%) ADO
11 5 (1.28%) WinForms
11 5 (1.28%) WPF
12 4 (1.03%) COM
12 4 (1.03%) HTML5
12 4 (1.03%) J2EE
13 2 (0.51%) SOAP
13 2 (0.51%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 64 (16.41%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 31 (7.95%) NHS
4 26 (6.67%) Statistics
5 11 (2.82%) Data Structures
6 8 (2.05%) Fat Client
6 8 (2.05%) Thin Client
7 7 (1.79%) Learning Management System
8 6 (1.54%) Mainframe
8 6 (1.54%) Reference Data
9 5 (1.28%) Clustering
9 5 (1.28%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.28%) Credit Risk
9 5 (1.28%) STB
10 4 (1.03%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.03%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.03%) Fixed Income
11 3 (0.77%) Derivative
11 3 (0.77%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.77%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 32 (8.21%) Windows
2 20 (5.13%) Windows Server
3 18 (4.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (4.10%) Unix
5 15 (3.85%) Windows XP
6 14 (3.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (2.56%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.28%) Solaris
9 4 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.51%) Linux
11 1 (0.26%) Android
11 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (17.69%) Data Analysis
2 55 (14.10%) Migration
3 52 (13.33%) Project Management
4 42 (10.77%) Business Intelligence
5 30 (7.69%) Data Migration
6 29 (7.44%) User Acceptance Testing
7 28 (7.18%) Data Modelling
8 27 (6.92%) Business Analysis
9 26 (6.67%) Data Management
10 21 (5.38%) Change Management
10 21 (5.38%) Validation
11 20 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (5.13%) ETL
12 19 (4.87%) Analytics
12 19 (4.87%) CRM
12 19 (4.87%) Waterfall
13 17 (4.36%) Scrum
13 17 (4.36%) Stakeholder Management
14 16 (4.10%) ITIL
14 16 (4.10%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 256 (65.64%) SQL
2 127 (32.56%) VBA
3 43 (11.03%) VB
4 37 (9.49%) T-SQL
5 25 (6.41%) C#
6 22 (5.64%) JavaScript
7 17 (4.36%) VB6
8 15 (3.85%) Java
8 15 (3.85%) PL/SQL
9 14 (3.59%) VB.NET
10 11 (2.82%) PHP
11 8 (2.05%) PowerShell
12 7 (1.79%) VBScript
13 6 (1.54%) Python
14 3 (0.77%) C++
14 3 (0.77%) VC++
15 2 (0.51%) COBOL
15 2 (0.51%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.26%) MATLAB
16 1 (0.26%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 43 (11.03%) Degree
1 43 (11.03%) Security Cleared
2 23 (5.90%) SC Cleared
3 10 (2.56%) DV Cleared
4 7 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (1.54%) MCSE
6 5 (1.28%) HNC
6 5 (1.28%) MCSA
7 2 (0.51%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.51%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.51%) ISEB
7 2 (0.51%) MCP
7 2 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.26%) MBA
8 1 (0.26%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.26%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (8.46%) Data Quality
2 18 (4.62%) QA
3 12 (3.08%) SLA
4 6 (1.54%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (1.03%) Basel II
6 2 (0.51%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.26%) Basel III
7 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (4.87%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (3.33%) NetBackup
1 13 (3.33%) Netcool
1 13 (3.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 8 (2.05%) Unicenter
2 8 (2.05%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 7 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (1.28%) Amdocs OSS
5 2 (0.51%) DameWare
5 2 (0.51%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle EDQ
6 1 (0.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 169 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 59 (15.13%) Oracle
3 29 (7.44%) SAP
4 16 (4.10%) HP
4 16 (4.10%) Remedy
5 13 (3.33%) Citrix
5 13 (3.33%) EMC
6 12 (3.08%) Veritas
7 10 (2.56%) Tableau
8 8 (2.05%) Meridio
9 7 (1.79%) Ariba
9 7 (1.79%) Siemens
10 6 (1.54%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 6 (1.54%) BT
10 6 (1.54%) Ericsson
10 6 (1.54%) Huawei
10 6 (1.54%) Nokia
10 6 (1.54%) Nokia Networks
11 5 (1.28%) NetCracker
11 5 (1.28%) ZTE
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