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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Access
Rank 343 325 292
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -33
Contract jobs citing MS Access 283 302 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.51% 0.54% 0.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.34% 2.47% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 174 151
Average daily rate
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£350 £295 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.84% -15.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £173 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £250
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 18
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £25.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -14.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.85 £11.40 £10.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £174.00 £162.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -29.09%

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
12078 12215 10565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.61% 21.67% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 7817 7646 6449
Average daily rate £400 £388 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 196 206
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.90 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%

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 17 April 2015.

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 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

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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 -33 240 £350 +19.86% 47
London -7 105 £420 +13.89% 13
South East -38 42 £275 - 6
Scotland +15 30 £420 +40.00% 2
City of London +22 29 £425 +44.06% 2
South West +6 27 £360 +38.46% 6
North West -13 25 £288 -4.16% 10
Bristol +7 21 £360 +45.45% 6
East Midlands +12 15 £350 +89.18% 4
Edinburgh +5 15 £420 +23.52% 1
Cheshire +1 13 £275 -3.50% 1
Berkshire -2 13 £269 -15.35% 3
Glasgow +4 10 £250 +163.15% 1
Buckinghamshire +3 10 £265 +3.92% 1
Hampshire -4 10 £308 +146.00%
West Midlands -23 10 £288 -21.23% 5
Reading +6 9 £275 -7.17% 1
East of England +3 7 £300 -7.69% 1
Manchester -12 7 £325 - 7
South Wales - 6 £203 -
Wales - 6 £203 -
Milton Keynes -8 5 £233 -7.00% 1
Stirling -9 5 - -
Cardiff - 5 £203 -
Leicestershire +10 4 £275 +48.64% 1
Tyne and Wear +8 4 - - 2
North East +8 4 - - 2
Lancashire +4 4 £320 - 1
Yorkshire -18 4 £125 -38.27%
Staffordshire - 4 £288 -

MS Access
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

1 337 (61.72%) MS Excel
2 323 (59.16%) SQL
3 199 (36.45%) SQL Server
4 197 (36.08%) Microsoft
5 190 (34.80%) VBA
6 121 (22.16%) Finance
7 112 (20.51%) Oracle
8 108 (19.78%) .NET
9 91 (16.67%) C#
9 91 (16.67%) Banking
10 76 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
11 75 (13.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 74 (13.55%) Data Analysis
13 73 (13.37%) Business Intelligence
14 67 (12.27%) Security Cleared
15 66 (12.09%) JavaScript
16 65 (11.90%) HTML
17 63 (11.54%) VB
18 59 (10.81%) MS Office
19 55 (10.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 53 (9.71%) T-SQL
21 52 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
21 52 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
22 50 (9.16%) MS PowerPoint
22 50 (9.16%) XML
23 48 (8.79%) Telecoms
23 48 (8.79%) Project Management
24 47 (8.61%) CSS
25 46 (8.42%) Windows
25 46 (8.42%) SharePoint

MS Access
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 46 (8.42%) SharePoint
2 17 (3.11%) SAS
3 16 (2.93%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (2.01%) IBM Notes
5 5 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (0.73%) ArcGIS
6 4 (0.73%) CMS
6 4 (0.73%) Apache
6 4 (0.73%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.73%) Node.js
6 4 (0.73%) LiveCycle
7 3 (0.55%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.37%) IIS
8 2 (0.37%) WebLogic Integration
9 1 (0.18%) Lync
9 1 (0.18%) LiveLink
9 1 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.18%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.18%) Drupal
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 337 (61.72%) MS Excel
2 59 (10.81%) MS Office
3 50 (9.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (3.66%) MS Visio
5 17 (3.11%) MS Project
6 9 (1.65%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.37%) ArcInfo
8 1 (0.18%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.65%) ResourceLink
3 7 (1.28%) thinkFolio
3 7 (1.28%) SmartPlant
4 6 (1.10%) LatentZero
5 4 (0.73%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.73%) Sage CRM
6 2 (0.37%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.37%) Visualfiles
6 2 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.37%) Primavera
6 2 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.18%) Summit
7 1 (0.18%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.18%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.37%) SaaS
2 1 (0.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.30%) 3G
1 18 (3.30%) 2G
2 17 (3.11%) Radio Access Network
3 16 (2.93%) LTE
4 12 (2.20%) 4G
5 10 (1.83%) SAN
5 10 (1.83%) FTP
6 8 (1.47%) HTTP
7 7 (1.28%) LAN
8 5 (0.92%) GPRS
8 5 (0.92%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (0.73%) HSPA
10 3 (0.55%) SGSN
10 3 (0.55%) NAS
10 3 (0.55%) UMTS
10 3 (0.55%) WAN
11 2 (0.37%) SSH
11 2 (0.37%) GSM
11 2 (0.37%) TCP/IP
11 2 (0.37%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (36.45%) SQL Server
2 75 (13.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 55 (10.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 52 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 46 (8.42%) SQL Server 2005
6 43 (7.88%) Data Warehouse
6 43 (7.88%) Relational Database
7 35 (6.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 30 (5.49%) Oracle Database
9 27 (4.95%) Data Mining
10 22 (4.03%) SQL Server 2000
11 19 (3.48%) SQL Server 2012
12 17 (3.11%) Oracle Reports
13 14 (2.56%) RDBMS
14 13 (2.38%) QlikView
14 13 (2.38%) MySQL
15 12 (2.20%) OLAP
15 12 (2.20%) Crystal Reports
16 10 (1.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 9 (1.65%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 35 (6.41%) Visual Studio
2 19 (3.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.92%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (0.73%) NUnit
4 4 (0.73%) Toad
4 4 (0.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.37%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.37%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.37%) Subversion
5 2 (0.37%) JIRA
6 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.18%) ERwin
6 1 (0.18%) GDB
6 1 (0.18%) PHPUnit
General
1 121 (22.16%) Finance
2 91 (16.67%) Banking
3 48 (8.79%) Telecoms
4 28 (5.13%) Investment Banking
5 24 (4.40%) Retail
6 19 (3.48%) Billing
7 12 (2.20%) Retail Banking
7 12 (2.20%) Front Office
8 7 (1.28%) Back Office
9 6 (1.10%) General Ledger
10 5 (0.92%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.73%) Legal
11 4 (0.73%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.73%) Advertising
11 4 (0.73%) Publishing
11 4 (0.73%) Marketing
12 3 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.18%) Wholesale Banking
14 1 (0.18%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 228 (41.76%) Analyst
2 189 (34.62%) Developer
3 62 (11.36%) Data Analyst
4 61 (11.17%) SQL Developer
5 45 (8.24%) Business Analyst
6 36 (6.59%) Access Developer
7 33 (6.04%) Excel Developer
8 32 (5.86%) VBA Developer
9 25 (4.58%) .NET Developer
9 25 (4.58%) Report Analyst
10 23 (4.21%) Programmer
11 22 (4.03%) Excel VBA Developer
12 20 (3.66%) Microsoft Developer
13 19 (3.48%) Analyst Developer
13 19 (3.48%) Applications Support
13 19 (3.48%) MI Analyst
14 18 (3.30%) Consultant
15 16 (2.93%) DBA
15 16 (2.93%) Analyst Programmer
15 16 (2.93%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (19.78%) .NET
2 65 (11.90%) HTML
3 50 (9.16%) XML
4 47 (8.61%) CSS
5 43 (7.88%) ASP.NET
6 28 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
7 19 (3.48%) jQuery
8 18 (3.30%) Web Services
8 18 (3.30%) .NET Framework
8 18 (3.30%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 15 (2.75%) WCF
10 13 (2.38%) HTML5
10 13 (2.38%) Entity Framework
11 10 (1.83%) REST
12 9 (1.65%) WPF
13 8 (1.47%) Flash
14 7 (1.28%) XSL
14 7 (1.28%) CSS3
14 7 (1.28%) JSON
15 6 (1.10%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 76 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (4.95%) Management Information System
3 23 (4.21%) NHS
3 23 (4.21%) Fixed Income
3 23 (4.21%) Data Structures
4 22 (4.03%) Derivative
5 15 (2.75%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.20%) Open Source
7 11 (2.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 10 (1.83%) Visualisation
9 9 (1.65%) IVR
9 9 (1.65%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 9 (1.65%) Data Extraction
10 7 (1.28%) Equities
11 6 (1.10%) Freedom of Information
12 5 (0.92%) Clustering
12 5 (0.92%) Mathematics
12 5 (0.92%) Credit Risk
12 5 (0.92%) Market Risk
13 4 (0.73%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 46 (8.42%) Windows
2 26 (4.76%) UNIX
3 23 (4.21%) Windows XP
4 18 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (2.93%) Windows Vista
5 16 (2.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (2.56%) Linux
7 7 (1.28%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.73%) HPUX
9 3 (0.55%) Solaris
9 3 (0.55%) AIX
10 2 (0.37%) SUSE
10 2 (0.37%) Android
11 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (13.55%) Data Analysis
2 73 (13.37%) Business Intelligence
3 52 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (8.79%) Project Management
5 40 (7.33%) Business Analysis
6 34 (6.23%) Data Modelling
6 34 (6.23%) CRM
7 31 (5.68%) ETL
8 24 (4.40%) MVC
9 23 (4.21%) Asset Management
10 22 (4.03%) User Acceptance Testing
11 21 (3.85%) Unit Testing
11 21 (3.85%) Data Management
12 20 (3.66%) Scrum
13 19 (3.48%) Stakeholder Management
14 18 (3.30%) Migration
14 18 (3.30%) Performance Tuning
15 16 (2.93%) Change Control
15 16 (2.93%) TDD
15 16 (2.93%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 323 (59.16%) SQL
2 190 (34.80%) VBA
3 91 (16.67%) C#
4 66 (12.09%) JavaScript
5 63 (11.54%) VB
6 53 (9.71%) T-SQL
7 33 (6.04%) VB.NET
8 31 (5.68%) Java
9 18 (3.30%) PL/SQL
10 17 (3.11%) Perl
11 12 (2.20%) VB6
12 8 (1.47%) XAML
12 8 (1.47%) PHP
12 8 (1.47%) Python
13 7 (1.28%) VBScript
14 4 (0.73%) C++
15 3 (0.55%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.37%) FoxPro (VFP)
16 2 (0.37%) Delphi
16 2 (0.37%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 67 (12.27%) Security Cleared
2 43 (7.88%) SC Cleared
3 32 (5.86%) Degree
4 10 (1.83%) HND
5 8 (1.47%) DV Cleared
6 7 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (1.10%) CCNP
8 5 (0.92%) HNC
9 4 (0.73%) CCNA
9 4 (0.73%) ISEB
10 2 (0.37%) MCP
10 2 (0.37%) CISSP
10 2 (0.37%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.37%) ACCA
10 2 (0.37%) CISM
10 2 (0.37%) CIMA
10 2 (0.37%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.11%) QA
2 8 (1.47%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (1.10%) SLA
5 2 (0.37%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.18%) MiFID
6 1 (0.18%) P3O
6 1 (0.18%) HL7
6 1 (0.18%) DICOM
6 1 (0.18%) Basel III
System Software
1 5 (0.92%) Active Directory
1 5 (0.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (0.55%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.18%) NFS
3 1 (0.18%) Samba
3 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (1.10%) NSN NetAct
2 4 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.73%) Tivoli
2 4 (0.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.18%) Netcool
3 1 (0.18%) Control-M
3 1 (0.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 197 (36.08%) Microsoft
2 112 (20.51%) Oracle
3 32 (5.86%) Business Objects
4 18 (3.30%) Teradata
5 15 (2.75%) Sybase
5 15 (2.75%) Cognos
6 11 (2.01%) SAP
6 11 (2.01%) Lotus
7 10 (1.83%) Bloomberg
8 9 (1.65%) Intergraph
9 6 (1.10%) Fidessa
10 5 (0.92%) HP
10 5 (0.92%) IBM
10 5 (0.92%) Ericsson
10 5 (0.92%) Adobe
10 5 (0.92%) Remedy
10 5 (0.92%) Sage
10 5 (0.92%) Mapinfo
10 5 (0.92%) Syncfusion
10 5 (0.92%) DevExpress
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