The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Access
Rank 337 317 307
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -10
Contract jobs citing MS Access 259 278 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.49% 0.55% 0.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.31% 2.53% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 151 172
Average daily rate
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£338 £350 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £191 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £285 £250
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 35
Average hourly rate £15.19 £18.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.75% +1.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.10 £14.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.33 £28.00 £32.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11222 10991 11884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.14% 21.61% 20.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6943 6688 6961
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £532
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 225 295
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.85 £51.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -

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 22 July 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
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 22 July 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 -36 225 £340 -2.15% 63
London -32 100 £400 +10.34% 19
South East -6 50 £200 -20.00% 15
City of London -2 35 £470 +25.33% 14
Scotland -10 21 £338 -3.57% 3
North West +6 20 £323 -7.85% 4
Yorkshire +10 17 £475 +33.80% 3
Berkshire +14 16 £200 -42.85% 4
West Yorkshire +15 15 £475 +33.80% 2
South West -31 12 £325 +14.03% 9
Manchester +8 11 £323 - 2
West Midlands -5 11 £269 +88.59% 4
East of England -28 10 £175 -32.69% 4
Edinburgh -16 9 £338 +3.84% 1
Hampshire -14 8 £125 -59.67% 4
Bristol -18 8 £338 +15.38% 7
Essex +4 7 £100 -61.53%
Buckinghamshire -8 7 £185 -17.77% 3
Milton Keynes +2 6 £185 -10.84% 2
Surrey -8 6 £375 +32.74% 1
Cheshire - 6 £340 -
Glasgow -5 5 £165 -52.85%
West Sussex - 5 £230 -
Slough +6 4 £200 -
Leeds +5 4 £263 -26.05% 1
Warwickshire +1 4 £250 - 2
East Midlands -6 3 £425 +17.24% 3
South Wales -13 3 £175 -41.66%
Wales -22 3 £175 -41.66%
Stirling - 3 £375 -

MS Access
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 374 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 287 (51.16%) SQL
3 187 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 185 (32.98%) SQL Server
5 180 (32.09%) Finance
6 164 (29.23%) VBA
7 97 (17.29%) Banking
8 87 (15.51%) MS Office
9 74 (13.19%) Oracle
10 72 (12.83%) .NET
10 72 (12.83%) Data Analysis
11 70 (12.48%) Migration
12 65 (11.59%) VB
13 63 (11.23%) Business Objects
14 62 (11.05%) Windows
14 62 (11.05%) Business Intelligence
15 51 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
16 50 (8.91%) SharePoint
16 50 (8.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 46 (8.20%) C#
17 46 (8.20%) Project Management
17 46 (8.20%) Relational Database
18 43 (7.66%) Management Information System
19 42 (7.49%) HTML
20 41 (7.31%) JavaScript
21 40 (7.13%) T-SQL
22 38 (6.77%) SAP
22 38 (6.77%) MS Visio
22 38 (6.77%) Stakeholder Management
23 36 (6.42%) NHS

MS Access
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 50 (8.91%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.14%) Apache
3 11 (1.96%) IBM Notes
4 9 (1.60%) WebLogic
4 9 (1.60%) Tomcat
4 9 (1.60%) WebLogic Integration
5 8 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (1.25%) SAS
6 7 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.53%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.53%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.36%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.18%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.18%) Documentum
9 1 (0.18%) Drupal
Applications
1 374 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 87 (15.51%) MS Office
3 38 (6.77%) MS Visio
4 34 (6.06%) Spreadsheet
5 32 (5.70%) MS PowerPoint
6 19 (3.39%) MS Project
7 6 (1.07%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.53%) SPSS
9 2 (0.36%) GIMP
9 2 (0.36%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 8 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (1.25%) Oracle 11i
3 6 (1.07%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (1.07%) Oracle Receivables
3 6 (1.07%) Oracle Assets
3 6 (1.07%) Oracle General Ledger
3 6 (1.07%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (1.07%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.71%) SAP MM
5 3 (0.53%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.53%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (0.36%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.36%) SAP R/3
6 2 (0.36%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.36%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.36%) Maximo
6 2 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.18%) SAP CS
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.36%) GitHub
2 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.18%) Taleo
3 1 (0.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.32%) Intranet
2 11 (1.96%) FTP
3 10 (1.78%) LTE
3 10 (1.78%) 3G
3 10 (1.78%) VPN
3 10 (1.78%) 2G
4 9 (1.60%) Ethernet
5 8 (1.43%) Radio Access Network
5 8 (1.43%) DWDM
6 7 (1.25%) ATM
6 7 (1.25%) SDH
6 7 (1.25%) MPLS
6 7 (1.25%) OSPF
6 7 (1.25%) BGP
6 7 (1.25%) DVB
6 7 (1.25%) RSVP
6 7 (1.25%) VRRP
6 7 (1.25%) HSRP
7 5 (0.89%) Softphone
7 5 (0.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (32.98%) SQL Server
2 51 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 50 (8.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 46 (8.20%) Relational Database
5 35 (6.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 33 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
7 24 (4.28%) SQL Server 2005
8 23 (4.10%) Oracle Database
9 16 (2.85%) Data Mining
9 16 (2.85%) Crystal Reports
10 14 (2.50%) BusinessObjects XI
10 14 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
10 14 (2.50%) QlikView
11 13 (2.32%) MySQL
11 13 (2.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (1.78%) BusinessObjects
13 9 (1.60%) RDBMS
14 8 (1.43%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 8 (1.43%) SQLite
15 7 (1.25%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 12 (2.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 10 (1.78%) Visual Studio
2 10 (1.78%) Toad
3 8 (1.43%) JIRA
4 4 (0.71%) Eclipse
4 4 (0.71%) Subversion
5 3 (0.53%) Xcode
6 2 (0.36%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.18%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.18%) Maven
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.18%) JUnit
7 1 (0.18%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.18%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.18%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.18%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.18%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 180 (32.09%) Finance
2 97 (17.29%) Banking
3 33 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 17 (3.03%) Retail
4 17 (3.03%) Investment Banking
5 15 (2.67%) Front Office
6 14 (2.50%) Legal
7 9 (1.60%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.43%) Billing
9 7 (1.25%) Retail Banking
9 7 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (1.25%) Back Office
10 6 (1.07%) General Ledger
11 4 (0.71%) Private Banking
11 4 (0.71%) French Language
12 3 (0.53%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.53%) Marketing
13 2 (0.36%) Electronics
13 2 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.36%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 271 (48.31%) Analyst
2 168 (29.95%) Developer
3 99 (17.65%) Data Analyst
4 73 (13.01%) Business Analyst
5 34 (6.06%) Access Developer
6 27 (4.81%) MI Analyst
7 22 (3.92%) Microsoft Developer
7 22 (3.92%) Information Analyst
7 22 (3.92%) SQL Developer
8 20 (3.57%) Database Developer
9 19 (3.39%) VBA Developer
9 19 (3.39%) Consultant
10 18 (3.21%) Systems Analyst
11 16 (2.85%) Senior Analyst
12 15 (2.67%) Administrator
12 15 (2.67%) Analyst Developer
13 12 (2.14%) Excel Developer
14 11 (1.96%) C# Developer
14 11 (1.96%) Tester
14 11 (1.96%) Business Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (12.83%) .NET
2 42 (7.49%) HTML
3 29 (5.17%) ASP.NET
4 28 (4.99%) XML
5 23 (4.10%) CSS
6 14 (2.50%) Web Services
7 12 (2.14%) jQuery
8 9 (1.60%) .NET Framework
8 9 (1.60%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (1.43%) HTML5
10 7 (1.25%) WPF
10 7 (1.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 6 (1.07%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (1.07%) SOAP
12 5 (0.89%) MDX
12 5 (0.89%) XMPP
12 5 (0.89%) Spring
12 5 (0.89%) JSP
12 5 (0.89%) WCF
12 5 (0.89%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 43 (7.66%) Management Information System
2 36 (6.42%) NHS
3 16 (2.85%) Data Extraction
3 16 (2.85%) Fixed Income
4 11 (1.96%) Derivative
4 11 (1.96%) Equities
5 9 (1.60%) N-Tier
5 9 (1.60%) Blackberry
6 8 (1.43%) Credit Risk
6 8 (1.43%) GIS
6 8 (1.43%) STB
6 8 (1.43%) CMDB
6 8 (1.43%) Informatics
7 7 (1.25%) MPEG
7 7 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (1.07%) Visualisation
8 6 (1.07%) Statistics
8 6 (1.07%) Credit Derivative
9 5 (0.89%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.71%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 62 (11.05%) Windows
2 35 (6.24%) Windows 7
3 24 (4.28%) Windows XP
4 19 (3.39%) UNIX
5 14 (2.50%) Linux
6 10 (1.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (1.60%) SUSE
7 9 (1.60%) HPUX
7 9 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.07%) Windows Vista
9 3 (0.53%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.18%) Solaris
10 1 (0.18%) AIX
10 1 (0.18%) Android
10 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (12.83%) Data Analysis
2 70 (12.48%) Migration
3 62 (11.05%) Business Intelligence
4 46 (8.20%) Project Management
5 38 (6.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 33 (5.88%) Validation
7 32 (5.70%) Business Analysis
8 25 (4.46%) Data Management
9 23 (4.10%) ETL
10 22 (3.92%) Data Migration
10 22 (3.92%) User Acceptance Testing
10 22 (3.92%) Data Modelling
11 21 (3.74%) PRINCE2
12 20 (3.57%) Release Management
12 20 (3.57%) Analytics
13 19 (3.39%) ITIL
14 18 (3.21%) UML
15 17 (3.03%) ERP
15 17 (3.03%) Data Cleansing
16 15 (2.67%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 287 (51.16%) SQL
2 164 (29.23%) VBA
3 65 (11.59%) VB
4 46 (8.20%) C#
5 41 (7.31%) JavaScript
6 40 (7.13%) T-SQL
7 33 (5.88%) Java
8 25 (4.46%) PL/SQL
9 18 (3.21%) VB.NET
10 11 (1.96%) Perl
11 9 (1.60%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 8 (1.43%) Python
13 7 (1.25%) VBScript
14 6 (1.07%) C++
15 5 (0.89%) VB6
16 4 (0.71%) C
17 3 (0.53%) Objective-C
17 3 (0.53%) Delphi
17 3 (0.53%) Apex Code
18 2 (0.36%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 27 (4.81%) Degree
2 23 (4.10%) Security Cleared
3 14 (2.50%) ISEB
4 12 (2.14%) SC Cleared
5 11 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 9 (1.60%) ISTQB
6 9 (1.60%) ISEB Practitioner
6 9 (1.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 7 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (1.25%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.53%) CCNP
10 2 (0.36%) CRISC
10 2 (0.36%) APMP
10 2 (0.36%) QiCA
10 2 (0.36%) CISA
10 2 (0.36%) CISM
10 2 (0.36%) CCNA
10 2 (0.36%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.78%) QA
2 7 (1.25%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.53%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.53%) EMIR
3 3 (0.53%) CRD IV
3 3 (0.53%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.36%) P3O
4 2 (0.36%) Basel II
4 2 (0.36%) SLA
5 1 (0.18%) Solvency II
System Software
1 10 (1.78%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.36%) XenApp
3 2 (0.36%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.18%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 12 (2.14%) Control-M
2 9 (1.60%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (1.25%) OPNET
4 5 (0.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (0.89%) SCCM
5 3 (0.53%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (0.53%) AppDNA
6 1 (0.18%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.18%) WMI
Vendors
1 187 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 74 (13.19%) Oracle
3 63 (11.23%) Business Objects
4 38 (6.77%) SAP
5 20 (3.57%) IBM
6 12 (2.14%) Citrix
7 11 (1.96%) Cognos
7 11 (1.96%) Lotus
8 10 (1.78%) HP
9 9 (1.60%) Sybase
9 9 (1.60%) TIBCO
9 9 (1.60%) Hyperion
10 8 (1.43%) Tableau
10 8 (1.43%) Informatica
11 7 (1.25%) Huawei
11 7 (1.25%) Nortel
11 7 (1.25%) PeopleSoft
11 7 (1.25%) BT
12 6 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (1.07%) Sage
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Santander
Rate: £25000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Proteus Europe
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 165 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £21.5 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Lucas Consulting
Rate: market rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £100.00 - £150.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Keystream Resources Limited
Rate: From £100 to £175 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
England
Interquest - IQ ERP
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £18.00 - £22.41 per hour
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Kent
DP Connect
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £401450 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 days ago