The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for MS Access skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Access over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Access
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 137 161
Rank change year-on-year -16 +24  
Contract jobs citing MS Access 2 21 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.066% 0.63% 0.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.25% 2.28% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 19 27
Median daily rate £438 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.77% +4.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £600 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -32.22% -  

MS Access is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 812 922 1289
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 26.93% 27.72% 24.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 642 746 1004
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £330 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
Median hourly rate £22.34 £31.29 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.60% -13.09%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

MS Access
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing MS Access as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Access in the City of London

MS Access
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MS Access in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Access in the City of London

MS Access
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Access in the City of London over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Access in the City of London

MS Access
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Access in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Access in the City of London

MS Access
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for MS Access.

1 11 (84.62%) MS Excel
2 9 (69.23%) SQL
3 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) VB
4 5 (38.46%) VBA
5 4 (30.77%) MS Office
5 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (30.77%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (30.77%) Finance
5 4 (30.77%) Data Quality
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (23.08%) Banking
6 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
6 3 (23.08%) Data Mining
7 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
7 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
7 2 (15.38%) NHS
7 2 (15.38%) VB6
7 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) Office 365
8 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
8 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
8 1 (7.69%) EMIR
8 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking

MS Access
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (84.62%) MS Excel
2 4 (30.77%) MS Office
3 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (7.69%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (23.08%) Data Mining
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (7.69%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.69%) SQLPlus
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Back Office
3 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Business Developer
3 3 (23.08%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Access Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Business IT Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Database Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Information Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) IT Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (7.69%) MiFID Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) VB Developer
5 1 (7.69%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) NHS
3 1 (7.69%) Derivative
3 1 (7.69%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
2 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Information Management
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Statistics
3 1 (7.69%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) VB
2 5 (38.46%) VBA
3 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
3 2 (15.38%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) Data Quality
2 1 (7.69%) DICOM
2 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (7.69%) EMIR
2 1 (7.69%) HL7
2 1 (7.69%) MiFID
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) InterSystems
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle