The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Access
UK / England
Rank 445 424 376
Rank change year-on-year -21 -48  
Contract jobs citing MS Access 125 197 220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.30% 0.41% 0.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.34% 1.81% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 148 128
Median daily rate £375 £347 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.22% -1.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £286
% change year-on-year +7.69% +13.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 6
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% -10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £14.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.95 £66.83 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -35.55% -  

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 England with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 9359 10903 10593
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 22.83% 22.42% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6352 7370 6863
Median daily rate £450 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +1.93% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 164 143
Median hourly rate £32.62 £35.00 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.80% +9.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.23 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £60.62 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -8.33% +1.53%  

MS Access
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

MS Access
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Access in England

MS Access
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Access in England over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Access in England

MS Access
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Access in England

MS Access
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Access in England over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for MS Access in England

MS Access
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. 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 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
London -15 46 £410 +7.18% 12
South East +14 30 £389 +15.08% 12
South West +6 15 £350 -17.64% 6
North West +34 12 £425 +30.76% 5
West Midlands +13 7 £165 -59.38% 2
East Midlands -4 5 £263 -6.66% 1
East of England -6 4 £293 +7.93% 2
North East -6 1 - -
Yorkshire -28 1 £313 -2.34% 5
MS Access
UK

MS Access
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 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 England region with a requirement for MS Access.

1 171 (64.53%) MS Excel
2 147 (55.47%) SQL
3 136 (51.32%) Microsoft
4 109 (41.13%) VBA
5 108 (40.75%) SQL Server
6 63 (23.77%) .NET
7 59 (22.26%) Finance
8 53 (20.00%) Migration
8 53 (20.00%) VB
9 47 (17.74%) Data Analysis
10 46 (17.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 46 (17.36%) Oracle
11 45 (16.98%) MS Office
12 43 (16.23%) Analytical Skills
13 40 (15.09%) Windows
14 37 (13.96%) Business Intelligence
14 37 (13.96%) Analytics
15 36 (13.58%) Agile Software Development
16 35 (13.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 35 (13.21%) SQL Server 2008
17 34 (12.83%) VB.NET
18 33 (12.45%) C#
19 32 (12.08%) Data Warehouse
20 31 (11.70%) Banking
21 30 (11.32%) ETL
21 30 (11.32%) SQL Server 2014
22 23 (8.68%) HTML
22 23 (8.68%) Visual Studio
22 23 (8.68%) SAP
23 22 (8.30%) Data Modelling

MS Access
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 13 (4.91%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.15%) IIS
3 9 (3.40%) Confluence
4 7 (2.64%) MS Exchange
4 7 (2.64%) SAS
5 5 (1.89%) Apache Spark
5 5 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (1.51%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (1.13%) Apache
7 3 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.13%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.75%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.75%) Live Communications Server
9 1 (0.38%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.38%) CMS
9 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 171 (64.53%) MS Excel
2 45 (16.98%) MS Office
3 19 (7.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (6.04%) MS Visio
5 15 (5.66%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (2.26%) MS Project
7 1 (0.38%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.38%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (2.26%) SAP FI
2 3 (1.13%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (1.13%) NetSuite
2 3 (1.13%) SAP CO
2 3 (1.13%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.75%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.38%) Relativity
4 1 (0.38%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.38%) SAP APO
4 1 (0.38%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (5.28%) Office 365
3 9 (3.40%) Google Tag Manager
4 8 (3.02%) Boomi
5 4 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.75%) CallidusCloud
7 1 (0.38%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.38%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.02%) HTTP
2 7 (2.64%) Intranet
3 6 (2.26%) DHCP
3 6 (2.26%) DNS
4 5 (1.89%) SAN
5 3 (1.13%) 2G
5 3 (1.13%) 3G
5 3 (1.13%) 4G
5 3 (1.13%) LTE
5 3 (1.13%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (1.13%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.75%) LAN
6 2 (0.75%) WAN
7 1 (0.38%) FTP
7 1 (0.38%) Internet
7 1 (0.38%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (40.75%) SQL Server
2 46 (17.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 35 (13.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (13.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 32 (12.08%) Data Warehouse
5 30 (11.32%) SQL Server 2014
6 20 (7.55%) Relational Database
7 19 (7.17%) SQL Server 2005
8 17 (6.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 14 (5.28%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (4.53%) Data Mining
10 12 (4.53%) SQL Server 2000
11 11 (4.15%) BusinessObjects
11 11 (4.15%) Crystal Reports
12 8 (3.02%) Power BI
13 7 (2.64%) MySQL
13 7 (2.64%) OLAP
13 7 (2.64%) Snowflake Schema
14 6 (2.26%) Hadoop
15 5 (1.89%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 23 (8.68%) Visual Studio
2 14 (5.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (4.53%) JIRA
4 8 (3.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 7 (2.64%) Git (software)
5 7 (2.64%) Liquibase
5 7 (2.64%) Talend Open Studio
6 4 (1.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (1.13%) ERwin
8 2 (0.75%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.75%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.38%) PowerBuilder
9 1 (0.38%) Subversion
General
1 59 (22.26%) Finance
2 31 (11.70%) Banking
3 13 (4.91%) Marketing
4 10 (3.77%) Investment Banking
5 8 (3.02%) Front Office
6 7 (2.64%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.26%) Back Office
8 5 (1.89%) Publishing
9 4 (1.51%) General Ledger
9 4 (1.51%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.51%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.13%) Legal
11 2 (0.75%) French Language
11 2 (0.75%) Retail
11 2 (0.75%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.38%) Billing
12 1 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.38%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.38%) Local Government
12 1 (0.38%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 124 (46.79%) Developer
2 85 (32.08%) Analyst
3 40 (15.09%) Access Developer
4 30 (11.32%) Microsoft Developer
5 29 (10.94%) Data Analyst
5 29 (10.94%) SQL Developer
6 25 (9.43%) VBA Developer
7 19 (7.17%) Excel Developer
8 18 (6.79%) .NET Developer
8 18 (6.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 18 (6.79%) Database Developer
9 17 (6.42%) Access VBA Developer
10 16 (6.04%) Excel VBA Developer
11 12 (4.53%) SQL Server Developer
12 11 (4.15%) Analyst Developer
12 11 (4.15%) ETL Developer
12 11 (4.15%) VB Developer
13 10 (3.77%) SQL Analyst
13 10 (3.77%) VB VBA Developer
13 10 (3.77%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (23.77%) .NET
2 23 (8.68%) HTML
3 19 (7.17%) XML
4 15 (5.66%) ASP.NET
5 12 (4.53%) CSS
6 11 (4.15%) .NET Framework
7 10 (3.77%) jQuery
7 10 (3.77%) WCF
8 9 (3.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 9 (3.40%) LINQ
8 9 (3.40%) LINQ to SQL
9 8 (3.02%) Ajax
10 7 (2.64%) ActiveX
10 7 (2.64%) ADO
10 7 (2.64%) DAO
10 7 (2.64%) Regular Expression
11 3 (1.13%) Velocity
12 2 (0.75%) Classic ASP
12 2 (0.75%) COM+
12 2 (0.75%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 43 (16.23%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.79%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.77%) NHS
3 10 (3.77%) N-Tier
4 9 (3.40%) Digital Media
4 9 (3.40%) Mobile App
5 8 (3.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (2.26%) Derivative
7 5 (1.89%) Clustering
7 5 (1.89%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.89%) Fat Client
7 5 (1.89%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.13%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.13%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.13%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.13%) PACS
8 3 (1.13%) Tandem
9 2 (0.75%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.75%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.38%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 40 (15.09%) Windows
2 17 (6.42%) Windows XP
3 13 (4.91%) Windows 10
4 12 (4.53%) Windows Server
5 9 (3.40%) Windows 7
6 8 (3.02%) Linux
7 6 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.89%) Unix
8 5 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.51%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.75%) Solaris
11 1 (0.38%) Android
11 1 (0.38%) HPUX
11 1 (0.38%) SUSE
11 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (20.00%) Migration
2 47 (17.74%) Data Analysis
3 37 (13.96%) Analytics
3 37 (13.96%) Business Intelligence
4 36 (13.58%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (11.32%) ETL
6 22 (8.30%) Data Modelling
7 18 (6.79%) Data Management
7 18 (6.79%) Unit Testing
8 17 (6.42%) Data Cleansing
8 17 (6.42%) Data Migration
8 17 (6.42%) User Acceptance Testing
9 14 (5.28%) Project Management
9 14 (5.28%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (5.28%) Workflow
10 13 (4.91%) CRM
10 13 (4.91%) MVC
10 13 (4.91%) Validation
11 12 (4.53%) Customer Insight
12 10 (3.77%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 147 (55.47%) SQL
2 109 (41.13%) VBA
3 53 (20.00%) VB
4 34 (12.83%) VB.NET
5 33 (12.45%) C#
6 21 (7.92%) T-SQL
7 20 (7.55%) JavaScript
8 18 (6.79%) VB6
9 13 (4.91%) Python
10 8 (3.02%) C++
11 7 (2.64%) R
12 6 (2.26%) PHP
12 6 (2.26%) PowerShell
12 6 (2.26%) VC++
13 4 (1.51%) VBScript
14 3 (1.13%) Java
14 3 (1.13%) Perl
15 1 (0.38%) C
15 1 (0.38%) Delphi
15 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (7.92%) Degree
2 20 (7.55%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.64%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.89%) CTC Cleared
4 5 (1.89%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.75%) HNC
5 2 (0.75%) MCAD
5 2 (0.75%) MCSD
5 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.75%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.75%) PMP
5 2 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.38%) ACCA
6 1 (0.38%) CCNA
6 1 (0.38%) CCNP
6 1 (0.38%) CIMA
6 1 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.38%) HND
6 1 (0.38%) ISEB
6 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.55%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.51%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.13%) DICOM
4 3 (1.13%) HL7
5 2 (0.75%) MiFID
5 2 (0.75%) QA
5 2 (0.75%) SLA
6 1 (0.38%) Def Stans
6 1 (0.38%) EMIR
6 1 (0.38%) GAAP
6 1 (0.38%) IFRS
6 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.38%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (3.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.38%) XenApp
3 1 (0.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (1.89%) NetBackup
1 5 (1.89%) Netcool
1 5 (1.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 5 (1.89%) Unicenter
2 4 (1.51%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.38%) Amdocs OSS
4 1 (0.38%) Control-M
Vendors
1 136 (51.32%) Microsoft
2 46 (17.36%) Oracle
3 23 (8.68%) SAP
4 10 (3.77%) Adobe
5 9 (3.40%) Google
6 8 (3.02%) Dell
6 8 (3.02%) HP
6 8 (3.02%) Teradata
7 7 (2.64%) Citrix
7 7 (2.64%) Cognos
7 7 (2.64%) Talend
8 5 (1.89%) EMC
8 5 (1.89%) Meridio
8 5 (1.89%) Veritas
9 4 (1.51%) Remedy
9 4 (1.51%) Reuters
9 4 (1.51%) Sybase
9 4 (1.51%) Tealeaf
10 3 (1.13%) Bloomberg
10 3 (1.13%) InterSystems
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