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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Access
Rank 356 342 292
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -50
Contract jobs citing MS Access 283 257 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.49% 0.49% 0.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.37% 2.18% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 140 193
Average daily rate
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£340 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £215 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £280 £300
% change year-on-year
+20.53% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 27
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.27 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.80% -1.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.08 £11.63 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.30 £18.80 £40.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £15.27 £17.07
% change year-on-year
+30.97% -10.54%

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
11923 11797 12188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.63% 22.38% 20.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7536 7323 6964
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 £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 192 345
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £46.00 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.05 £30.00 £32.30
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -7.12%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +12 247 £340 -2.85% 67
London -8 91 £350 -6.66% 18
South East 0 44 £213 -12.82% 5
South West -5 31 £350 -1.40% 5
City of London +6 24 £413 - 6
Scotland -15 21 £350 - 1
West Midlands -4 18 £335 +67.50% 7
East of England -24 18 £345 +53.33% 11
Yorkshire +8 17 £364 +50.00% 5
Bristol -2 16 £381 - 2
Buckinghamshire -5 16 £185 -22.10%
North West +4 15 £323 -23.21% 11
Wiltshire +1 12 £330 +50.00% 3
West Yorkshire -2 12 £408 +14.78% 5
East Midlands +12 11 £375 - 4
Milton Keynes +1 11 £185 -17.77%
Salisbury -2 11 £330 +50.00% 2
Hertfordshire -13 11 £323 - 4
Surrey +2 8 £338 +3.84%
Manchester -5 8 £323 - 5
Wales -23 8 £218 -25.64%
Edinburgh -3 7 £350 +7.69%
South Wales -7 6 £218 -25.64%
Hampshire -9 6 £115 -40.64% 4
Northamptonshire - 6 £400 - 1
Leeds +5 5 £300 -15.49% 1
Warwickshire - 5 £294 - 2
West Sussex - 5 £230 -
Bedfordshire -18 4 £388 +72.22%
Berkshire +6 3 £185 - 1

MS Access
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 352 (62.75%) MS Excel
2 278 (49.55%) SQL
3 213 (37.97%) Microsoft
4 190 (33.87%) SQL Server
5 172 (30.66%) Finance
6 158 (28.16%) VBA
7 95 (16.93%) Migration
8 93 (16.58%) Banking
9 85 (15.15%) MS Office
10 83 (14.80%) Oracle
11 80 (14.26%) Windows
12 77 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
13 74 (13.19%) Data Analysis
14 67 (11.94%) .NET
15 60 (10.70%) VB
15 60 (10.70%) Business Objects
16 56 (9.98%) Business Intelligence
17 51 (9.09%) Project Management
18 49 (8.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 48 (8.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 47 (8.38%) C#
21 46 (8.20%) MS Visio
21 46 (8.20%) SQL Server 2008
22 44 (7.84%) Relational Database
22 44 (7.84%) Management Information System
22 44 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
23 42 (7.49%) SAP
24 39 (6.95%) SharePoint
24 39 (6.95%) Security Cleared
25 38 (6.77%) Windows 7

MS Access
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 39 (6.95%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.32%) IBM Notes
3 12 (2.14%) SAS
4 10 (1.78%) Apache
4 10 (1.78%) ArcGIS
5 8 (1.43%) Tomcat
5 8 (1.43%) WebLogic
6 7 (1.25%) WebLogic Integration
7 6 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.53%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.36%) Documentum
9 2 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.36%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.36%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.18%) Drupal
10 1 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 352 (62.75%) MS Excel
2 85 (15.15%) MS Office
3 46 (8.20%) MS Visio
4 37 (6.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 37 (6.60%) Spreadsheet
5 21 (3.74%) MS Project
6 4 (0.71%) ArcInfo
7 3 (0.53%) Mathematica
7 3 (0.53%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.36%) SPSS
8 2 (0.36%) GIMP
8 2 (0.36%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (1.43%) Oracle 11i
1 8 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
1 8 (1.43%) Oracle General Ledger
1 8 (1.43%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (1.25%) Oracle Payables
2 7 (1.25%) Oracle Receivables
2 7 (1.25%) Oracle Assets
2 7 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.25%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.71%) SAP IS-U
4 3 (0.53%) SAP MM
5 2 (0.36%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.36%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.36%) SAP R/3
5 2 (0.36%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.36%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.36%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.36%) GitHub
3 1 (0.18%) Taleo
3 1 (0.18%) SaaS
3 1 (0.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.43%) LAN
1 8 (1.43%) WAN
1 8 (1.43%) VPN
1 8 (1.43%) 3G
1 8 (1.43%) 2G
1 8 (1.43%) LTE
2 7 (1.25%) Internet
2 7 (1.25%) FTP
3 6 (1.07%) UMTS
3 6 (1.07%) GPRS
4 5 (0.89%) GSM
4 5 (0.89%) VoIP
4 5 (0.89%) Intranet
4 5 (0.89%) 4G
4 5 (0.89%) Softphone
5 3 (0.53%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.36%) RIP
6 2 (0.36%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (0.36%) Wireless
7 1 (0.18%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (33.87%) SQL Server
2 49 (8.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 48 (8.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 46 (8.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 44 (7.84%) Relational Database
6 34 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
7 29 (5.17%) SQL Server 2005
8 20 (3.57%) Data Mining
8 20 (3.57%) Oracle Database
9 16 (2.85%) SQL Server 2012
9 16 (2.85%) BusinessObjects
10 14 (2.50%) MySQL
11 13 (2.32%) Crystal Reports
11 13 (2.32%) QlikView
12 11 (1.96%) Data Mart
13 10 (1.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 9 (1.60%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 9 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
15 8 (1.43%) OLAP
15 8 (1.43%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 17 (3.03%) Toad
2 13 (2.32%) Visual Studio
3 10 (1.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (0.89%) JIRA
4 5 (0.89%) Eclipse
5 4 (0.71%) Subversion
5 4 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.53%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.36%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.36%) ClearQuest
7 2 (0.36%) Xcode
7 2 (0.36%) Rational Rose
8 1 (0.18%) JUnit
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.18%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.18%) Maven
8 1 (0.18%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.18%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 172 (30.66%) Finance
2 93 (16.58%) Banking
3 26 (4.63%) Telecoms
4 19 (3.39%) Retail
5 13 (2.32%) Investment Banking
6 11 (1.96%) Front Office
7 10 (1.78%) Back Office
7 10 (1.78%) Pharmaceutical
8 9 (1.60%) Marketing
9 8 (1.43%) General Ledger
10 7 (1.25%) Billing
11 6 (1.07%) Retail Banking
11 6 (1.07%) Financial Institution
11 6 (1.07%) French Language
12 3 (0.53%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.53%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.36%) Publishing
13 2 (0.36%) Law
14 1 (0.18%) Legal
14 1 (0.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 270 (48.13%) Analyst
2 180 (32.09%) Developer
3 100 (17.83%) Data Analyst
4 78 (13.90%) Business Analyst
5 43 (7.66%) Access Developer
6 28 (4.99%) MI Analyst
7 26 (4.63%) Microsoft Developer
8 24 (4.28%) Database Developer
9 21 (3.74%) Consultant
10 20 (3.57%) SQL Developer
11 19 (3.39%) VBA Developer
12 17 (3.03%) Information Analyst
13 16 (2.85%) Systems Analyst
14 14 (2.50%) Report Analyst
15 13 (2.32%) Technical Analyst
15 13 (2.32%) Analyst Developer
15 13 (2.32%) Excel Developer
16 11 (1.96%) C# Developer
16 11 (1.96%) Administrator
17 10 (1.78%) Business Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (11.94%) .NET
2 38 (6.77%) XML
3 33 (5.88%) HTML
4 25 (4.46%) CSS
5 20 (3.57%) ASP.NET
6 19 (3.39%) Web Services
7 16 (2.85%) jQuery
8 11 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (1.96%) .NET Framework
9 9 (1.60%) HTML5
9 9 (1.60%) WPF
10 8 (1.43%) REST
10 8 (1.43%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (1.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 7 (1.25%) WCF
11 7 (1.25%) SOAP
12 6 (1.07%) JSP
12 6 (1.07%) Ajax
12 6 (1.07%) CSS3
13 5 (0.89%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 77 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (7.84%) Management Information System
3 35 (6.24%) NHS
4 20 (3.57%) Data Extraction
5 12 (2.14%) GIS
6 11 (1.96%) Fixed Income
6 11 (1.96%) Blackberry
7 10 (1.78%) Visualisation
8 8 (1.43%) Equities
9 7 (1.25%) N-Tier
9 7 (1.25%) CMDB
9 7 (1.25%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.25%) Data Integration
9 7 (1.25%) User Experience
10 6 (1.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (0.89%) Client/Server
11 5 (0.89%) Data Conversion
11 5 (0.89%) Statistics
11 5 (0.89%) Informatics
12 4 (0.71%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 80 (14.26%) Windows
2 38 (6.77%) Windows 7
3 32 (5.70%) Windows XP
4 14 (2.50%) UNIX
5 11 (1.96%) Linux
5 11 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (1.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (1.25%) SUSE
7 7 (1.25%) Windows Vista
7 7 (1.25%) HPUX
8 2 (0.36%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.36%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (16.93%) Migration
2 74 (13.19%) Data Analysis
3 56 (9.98%) Business Intelligence
4 51 (9.09%) Project Management
5 44 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 37 (6.60%) Data Migration
7 35 (6.24%) Data Modelling
8 34 (6.06%) Validation
8 34 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (5.88%) ETL
10 31 (5.53%) Data Management
11 25 (4.46%) Business Analysis
11 25 (4.46%) Data Cleansing
12 22 (3.92%) PRINCE2
13 20 (3.57%) ITIL
14 19 (3.39%) UML
14 19 (3.39%) Data Mapping
15 18 (3.21%) Analytics
16 16 (2.85%) CRM
17 15 (2.67%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 278 (49.55%) SQL
2 158 (28.16%) VBA
3 60 (10.70%) VB
4 47 (8.38%) C#
5 38 (6.77%) PL/SQL
6 35 (6.24%) T-SQL
7 29 (5.17%) JavaScript
8 25 (4.46%) Java
9 18 (3.21%) VB.NET
10 7 (1.25%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 7 (1.25%) VBScript
11 6 (1.07%) C++
12 5 (0.89%) C
12 5 (0.89%) Perl
12 5 (0.89%) MATLAB
13 4 (0.71%) VB6
14 3 (0.53%) Apex Code
14 3 (0.53%) R
14 3 (0.53%) Delphi
15 2 (0.36%) PHP
Qualifications
1 39 (6.95%) Security Cleared
2 29 (5.17%) Degree
2 29 (5.17%) SC Cleared
3 10 (1.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 9 (1.60%) ISEB
5 8 (1.43%) DV Cleared
6 7 (1.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 7 (1.25%) ISEB Practitioner
6 7 (1.25%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.36%) CISSP
8 2 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.36%) HND
8 2 (0.36%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.36%) CCNP
8 2 (0.36%) CISA
8 2 (0.36%) CISM
8 2 (0.36%) QiCA
8 2 (0.36%) APMP
8 2 (0.36%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.67%) QA
2 9 (1.60%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.07%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.53%) P3O
5 2 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.18%) Basel III
6 1 (0.18%) CRD IV
System Software
1 11 (1.96%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (0.53%) XenApp
4 2 (0.36%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (2.14%) Control-M
2 7 (1.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.53%) AppDNA
3 3 (0.53%) Netcool
3 3 (0.53%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (0.18%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.18%) WMI
4 1 (0.18%) SCCM
4 1 (0.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 213 (37.97%) Microsoft
2 83 (14.80%) Oracle
3 60 (10.70%) Business Objects
4 42 (7.49%) SAP
5 23 (4.10%) IBM
6 15 (2.67%) Informatica
7 14 (2.50%) Cognos
8 13 (2.32%) Lotus
8 13 (2.32%) Teradata
9 12 (2.14%) Citrix
10 10 (1.78%) Sybase
11 9 (1.60%) HP
11 9 (1.60%) Tableau
12 8 (1.43%) Sage
13 7 (1.25%) Mapinfo
13 7 (1.25%) TIBCO
14 6 (1.07%) Remedy
15 5 (0.89%) Splunk
15 5 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
16 4 (0.71%) MicroStrategy
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £365 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rate Value
Posted: 5 days ago
North West
Engage PSG
Rate: £400 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £10 - £15 per hour + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
North East
Harvey Nash RPO
Rate: £250 to £270
Posted: 7 days ago
Hertfordshire
Venn Group - UK
Posted: 12 days ago
Colchester
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Glasgow
DP Connect
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Salisbury
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £360.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Salisbury
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £300 - £360 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago