Period
to 12 November 2018

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 6 months to 12 November 2018 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
UK > England
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 630 630 640
Rank change year-on-year 0 +10 -184
Contract jobs citing MS Access 211 236 235
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.22% 0.25% 0.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.99% 1.15% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 142 143
England median daily rate £350 £380 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +15.15% -9.59%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £200
90th Percentile £500 £575 £475
UK median daily rate £350 £378 £325
% change year-on-year -7.28% +16.15% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 17
England median hourly rate £24.00 £18.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.51% +4.29% -9.09%
10th Percentile £15.04 £12.65 £11.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.25 £31.50
UK median hourly rate £23.94 £18.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year +31.18% +4.29% -7.89%

MS Access is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 21,312 20,585 22,156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 22.67% 22.10% 22.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,001 14,210 14,859
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £319 £310 £288
90th Percentile £638 £638 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 255 330
England median hourly rate £32.99 £31.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.41% +10.71% +1.82%
10th Percentile £14.00 £14.25 £11.23
90th Percentile £57.20 £53.00 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £32.48 £30.50 £28.18
% change year-on-year +6.48% +8.23% +0.20%

MS Access
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing MS Access as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 12 November 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 12 November 2018.

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 6 months to 12 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -19 83 £400 +1.59% 10
South East -10 39 £395 -1.25% 10
North of England -5 37 £331 -10.47% 22
Midlands +6 25 £293 -10.00% 10
South West -24 22 £408 +1.88% 2
Yorkshire -2 20 £344 -1.79% 5
North West -10 15 £274 -27.07% 15
West Midlands -17 14 £293 +14.71% 3
East Midlands +23 11 £263 -52.27% 7
East of England -3 4 £400 +1.59%
North East 0 2 £250 - 2
MS Access
UK

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing MS Access also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for MS Access.

1 132 (62.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 102 (48.34%) SQL
3 86 (40.76%) SQL Server
4 79 (37.44%) Microsoft
5 68 (32.23%) VBA
6 64 (30.33%) Finance
7 53 (25.12%) Analytical Skills
8 36 (17.06%) Data Quality
8 36 (17.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 36 (17.06%) Problem-Solving
9 32 (15.17%) Migration
9 32 (15.17%) T-SQL
10 31 (14.69%) Microsoft Office
10 31 (14.69%) Data Analysis
10 31 (14.69%) Degree
11 30 (14.22%) VB
12 29 (13.74%) SharePoint
12 29 (13.74%) Business Intelligence
13 28 (13.27%) Project Management
14 27 (12.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 26 (12.32%) Data Modelling
16 25 (11.85%) SAP
17 24 (11.37%) C#
17 24 (11.37%) Data Migration
18 23 (10.90%) Oracle
18 23 (10.90%) Windows
18 23 (10.90%) Agile Software Development
18 23 (10.90%) Data Management
19 21 (9.95%) ETL
20 19 (9.00%) .NET

MS Access
Co-occurring 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 29 (13.74%) SharePoint
2 11 (5.21%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (2.37%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.90%) Apache
4 4 (1.90%) IIS
4 4 (1.90%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (1.42%) Live Communications Server
6 2 (0.95%) ArcGIS
6 2 (0.95%) Confluence
6 2 (0.95%) SAS
7 1 (0.47%) ArcSDE
7 1 (0.47%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.47%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 132 (62.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (14.69%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (7.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (5.21%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (2.37%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.42%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.47%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 13 (6.16%) SAP HR
2 9 (4.27%) Workday HCM
3 4 (1.90%) assyst
4 3 (1.42%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.95%) Line 500
5 2 (0.95%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.95%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.95%) Raiser's Edge
5 2 (0.95%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.47%) HFM
6 1 (0.47%) iTrent
6 1 (0.47%) Movex
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.47%) Primavera
6 1 (0.47%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.47%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.47%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.47%) ScheduALL
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.21%) Office 365
2 4 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.42%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.47%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (0.47%) PaaS
5 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.37%) DHCP
1 5 (2.37%) DNS
2 3 (1.42%) Internet
2 3 (1.42%) SAN
3 2 (0.95%) Firewall
3 2 (0.95%) LAN
3 2 (0.95%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.95%) WAN
4 1 (0.47%) 3G
4 1 (0.47%) 4G
4 1 (0.47%) Broadband
4 1 (0.47%) Intranet
4 1 (0.47%) LTE
4 1 (0.47%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (40.76%) SQL Server
2 36 (17.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 27 (12.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (6.64%) SQL Server 2014
5 13 (6.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (5.21%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (4.74%) BusinessObjects
7 10 (4.74%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (4.27%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (4.27%) Relational Database
9 6 (2.84%) Power BI
10 5 (2.37%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (2.37%) SQL Server 2016
11 4 (1.90%) MySQL
12 3 (1.42%) Essbase
12 3 (1.42%) GIS
12 3 (1.42%) QlikView
13 2 (0.95%) Base SAS
13 2 (0.95%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (5.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (2.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (1.90%) JIRA
3 4 (1.90%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.42%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.42%) Toad
5 2 (0.95%) LSMW
6 1 (0.47%) ERwin
6 1 (0.47%) git-flow
6 1 (0.47%) GitLab
6 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.47%) PowerDesigner
6 1 (0.47%) Subversion
General
1 64 (30.33%) Finance
2 13 (6.16%) Banking
3 7 (3.32%) Legal
4 5 (2.37%) Marketing
5 4 (1.90%) Front Office
5 4 (1.90%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.42%) Publishing
6 3 (1.42%) Retail
7 2 (0.95%) Billing
7 2 (0.95%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.95%) German Language
7 2 (0.95%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.95%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.47%) Automotive
8 1 (0.47%) Electronics
8 1 (0.47%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.47%) Military
8 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 94 (44.55%) Analyst
2 69 (32.70%) Developer
3 52 (24.64%) Data Analyst
4 29 (13.74%) SQL Developer
5 27 (12.80%) Access Developer
6 26 (12.32%) VBA Developer
7 18 (8.53%) Access VBA Developer
8 14 (6.64%) Microsoft Developer
8 14 (6.64%) Migration Analyst
9 13 (6.16%) Data Migration Analyst
10 12 (5.69%) HR Analyst
11 9 (4.27%) Administrator
11 9 (4.27%) SQL Server Developer
12 8 (3.79%) Excel Analyst
12 8 (3.79%) Senior Analyst
13 7 (3.32%) Business Analyst
13 7 (3.32%) SAP Analyst
13 7 (3.32%) Support Analyst
14 6 (2.84%) SAP Data Migration Analyst
14 6 (2.84%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (9.00%) .NET
2 8 (3.79%) ASP.NET
2 8 (3.79%) XML
3 7 (3.32%) CSS
3 7 (3.32%) HTML
4 6 (2.84%) MDX
5 4 (1.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (1.42%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.42%) ADO
6 3 (1.42%) REST
6 3 (1.42%) SOAP
6 3 (1.42%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 3 (1.42%) WPF
7 2 (0.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (0.95%) HTML5
7 2 (0.95%) jQuery
7 2 (0.95%) JSON
7 2 (0.95%) ODBC
7 2 (0.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (0.95%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 53 (25.12%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.16%) Management Information System
2 13 (6.16%) Reference Data
3 10 (4.74%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (3.32%) NHS
5 6 (2.84%) Data Structures
5 6 (2.84%) Virtual Team
6 5 (2.37%) Reinsurance
7 4 (1.90%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.90%) Fixed Income
7 4 (1.90%) Freedom of Information
8 3 (1.42%) Derivative
8 3 (1.42%) Equities
8 3 (1.42%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.42%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.95%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.47%) Clustering
10 1 (0.47%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.47%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 23 (10.90%) Windows
2 11 (5.21%) Linux
3 10 (4.74%) Ubuntu
4 9 (4.27%) Windows 10
5 6 (2.84%) Windows Server
6 5 (2.37%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.90%) Unix
7 4 (1.90%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.42%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.95%) Solaris
9 2 (0.95%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (0.95%) Windows NT
9 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.47%) Android
10 1 (0.47%) VMS
10 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (17.06%) Problem-Solving
2 32 (15.17%) Migration
3 31 (14.69%) Data Analysis
4 29 (13.74%) Business Intelligence
5 28 (13.27%) Project Management
6 26 (12.32%) Data Modelling
7 24 (11.37%) Data Migration
8 23 (10.90%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (10.90%) Data Management
9 21 (9.95%) ETL
10 16 (7.58%) Business Analysis
11 15 (7.11%) Data Conversion
12 14 (6.64%) Data Architecture
13 13 (6.16%) Reference Data Management
14 12 (5.69%) Asset Management
14 12 (5.69%) Data Extraction
14 12 (5.69%) Data Mapping
15 11 (5.21%) Time Management
16 10 (4.74%) Stakeholder Management
16 10 (4.74%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 102 (48.34%) SQL
2 68 (32.23%) VBA
3 32 (15.17%) T-SQL
4 30 (14.22%) VB
5 24 (11.37%) C#
6 16 (7.58%) Python
7 13 (6.16%) R
8 12 (5.69%) PHP
9 11 (5.21%) VBScript
10 6 (2.84%) JavaScript
11 5 (2.37%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.90%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.95%) Perl
13 2 (0.95%) PROC SQL
14 1 (0.47%) C
14 1 (0.47%) Java
14 1 (0.47%) KiXtart
14 1 (0.47%) VB6
Qualifications
1 31 (14.69%) Degree
2 17 (8.06%) Security Cleared
3 12 (5.69%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.90%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 3 (1.42%) Postgraduate
6 2 (0.95%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.95%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.47%) CIMA
7 1 (0.47%) HND
7 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (17.06%) Data Quality
2 10 (4.74%) GDPR
3 8 (3.79%) GxP
4 7 (3.32%) QA
5 3 (1.42%) SLA
6 2 (0.95%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (5.21%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.42%) ISA Server
3 2 (0.95%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.47%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (1.42%) NetBackup
2 3 (1.42%) Netcool
2 3 (1.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (1.42%) Unicenter
2 3 (1.42%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (0.95%) RSA Archer
4 1 (0.47%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 79 (37.44%) Microsoft
2 25 (11.85%) SAP
3 23 (10.90%) Oracle
4 13 (6.16%) Workday
5 10 (4.74%) Tableau
6 7 (3.32%) ServiceNow
7 6 (2.84%) Citrix
8 4 (1.90%) Bloomberg
8 4 (1.90%) HP
9 3 (1.42%) EMC
9 3 (1.42%) FactSet
9 3 (1.42%) Google
9 3 (1.42%) Meridio
9 3 (1.42%) Veritas
10 2 (0.95%) Capita
10 2 (0.95%) ESRI
10 2 (0.95%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.95%) Remedy
10 2 (0.95%) Sage
11 1 (0.47%) Cramer