Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 633 643 598
Rank change year-on-year +10 -45 -153
Contract jobs citing MS Access 209 207 252
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.23% 0.22% 0.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.01% 1.02% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 137 169
England median daily rate £375 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +9.59% -1.35%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £212
90th Percentile £495 £588 £500
UK median daily rate £355 £400 £360
% change year-on-year -11.25% +11.11% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 15
England median hourly rate £20.69 £16.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.39% +13.79% -25.64%
10th Percentile £14.09 £13.65 £11.20
90th Percentile £29.38 £46.75 £31.50
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% +13.79% -25.64%

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 20,608 20,283 20,362
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 22.61% 21.96% 22.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,328 14,282 13,712
England median daily rate £484 £470 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.98% +9.81% +0.71%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £295
90th Percentile £650 £630 £606
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 227 273
England median hourly rate £35.00 £31.31 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.79% +11.82% -6.67%
10th Percentile £15.00 £15.22 £10.51
90th Percentile £56.00 £57.63 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £30.95 £28.34
% change year-on-year +5.01% +9.21% -5.53%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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 +1 103 £390 -13.33% 5
South East +9 39 £350 -15.15% 7
North of England -17 29 £363 -3.33% 10
Midlands -1 18 £298 +46.91% 10
Yorkshire -11 16 £458 +27.97% 7
South West -38 16 £425 +6.25% 3
East Midlands +14 13 £295 +47.50% 1
North West -11 10 £350 -17.65% 3
West Midlands -14 5 £303 +47.56% 9
North East -6 3 £205 -
East of England -3 2 £425 +7.94% 4
MS Access
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 (63.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 110 (52.63%) SQL
3 93 (44.50%) SQL Server
4 73 (34.93%) Microsoft
5 68 (32.54%) Finance
6 61 (29.19%) VBA
7 49 (23.44%) Analytical Skills
8 40 (19.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 40 (19.14%) Migration
9 36 (17.22%) T-SQL
10 35 (16.75%) Data Modelling
11 34 (16.27%) Data Analysis
11 34 (16.27%) Data Quality
12 33 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
13 31 (14.83%) Data Management
14 29 (13.88%) SharePoint
15 28 (13.40%) VB
15 28 (13.40%) Data Migration
16 27 (12.92%) Microsoft Office
16 27 (12.92%) ETL
17 26 (12.44%) Python
18 25 (11.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 24 (11.48%) Security Cleared
20 23 (11.00%) Windows
21 22 (10.53%) SAP
21 22 (10.53%) Asset Management
22 20 (9.57%) Linux
22 20 (9.57%) PHP
22 20 (9.57%) Data Architecture
22 20 (9.57%) Degree

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 (13.88%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.35%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.91%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (1.44%) IIS
5 2 (0.96%) Apache
5 2 (0.96%) Confluence
5 2 (0.96%) SAS
5 2 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.48%) Live Communications Server
6 1 (0.48%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.48%) WordPress
Applications
1 132 (63.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (12.92%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (6.70%) Spreadsheet
4 12 (5.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (3.35%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.91%) CATIA
6 4 (1.91%) Siemens NX
7 2 (0.96%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 12 (5.74%) SAP HR
2 11 (5.26%) Workday HCM
3 4 (1.91%) assyst
3 4 (1.91%) Teamcenter
4 3 (1.44%) Line 500
4 3 (1.44%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (1.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.96%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.96%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.48%) HFM
6 1 (0.48%) Infor CRM
6 1 (0.48%) OPENContractor
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.48%) Raiser's Edge
6 1 (0.48%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.48%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.48%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.48%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.74%) Office 365
2 3 (1.44%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.96%) SaaS
4 1 (0.48%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.91%) DNS
2 3 (1.44%) DHCP
2 3 (1.44%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.96%) Firewall
3 2 (0.96%) Internet
3 2 (0.96%) LAN
3 2 (0.96%) SAN
3 2 (0.96%) WAN
4 1 (0.48%) Broadband
4 1 (0.48%) Intranet
4 1 (0.48%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (44.50%) SQL Server
2 40 (19.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (11.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (9.57%) SQL Server 2014
5 17 (8.13%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (5.74%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (4.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (4.31%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (3.83%) Relational Database
10 7 (3.35%) MySQL
11 5 (2.39%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (2.39%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (1.91%) SQL Server 2016
13 3 (1.44%) Essbase
13 3 (1.44%) Power BI
13 3 (1.44%) QlikView
14 2 (0.96%) Base SAS
14 2 (0.96%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.96%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (2.87%) Toad
3 4 (1.91%) JIRA
3 4 (1.91%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.96%) GitLab
5 2 (0.96%) LSMW
6 1 (0.48%) ERwin
6 1 (0.48%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.48%) git-flow
6 1 (0.48%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.48%) PowerDesigner
6 1 (0.48%) Subversion
General
1 68 (32.54%) Finance
2 18 (8.61%) Banking
3 4 (1.91%) Front Office
4 3 (1.44%) Billing
4 3 (1.44%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.44%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.44%) Marketing
4 3 (1.44%) Publishing
4 3 (1.44%) Retail
4 3 (1.44%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.96%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.96%) German Language
5 2 (0.96%) Legal
5 2 (0.96%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.96%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.48%) Electronics
6 1 (0.48%) International Banking
6 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 98 (46.89%) Analyst
2 58 (27.75%) Data Analyst
2 58 (27.75%) Developer
3 23 (11.00%) VBA Developer
4 22 (10.53%) SQL Developer
5 20 (9.57%) Access Developer
6 16 (7.66%) Administrator
7 15 (7.18%) Excel Analyst
8 14 (6.70%) Data Migration Analyst
8 14 (6.70%) Migration Analyst
9 12 (5.74%) Access VBA Developer
9 12 (5.74%) HR Analyst
10 11 (5.26%) SQL Analyst
10 11 (5.26%) SQL Data Analyst
11 10 (4.78%) Applications Support
11 10 (4.78%) Database Specialist
11 10 (4.78%) DBA
11 10 (4.78%) Microsoft Developer
12 9 (4.31%) Support Analyst
13 8 (3.83%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.66%) .NET
2 9 (4.31%) XML
3 6 (2.87%) ASP.NET
4 4 (1.91%) MDX
5 3 (1.44%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.44%) XML Schema
6 2 (0.96%) Ajax
6 2 (0.96%) CSS
6 2 (0.96%) HTML
6 2 (0.96%) HTML5
6 2 (0.96%) WinForms
7 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.48%) CSS3
7 1 (0.48%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.48%) jQuery
7 1 (0.48%) JSON
7 1 (0.48%) WCF
7 1 (0.48%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 1 (0.48%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 49 (23.44%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.18%) Management Information System
3 12 (5.74%) Reference Data
4 9 (4.31%) Data Structures
5 8 (3.83%) Freedom of Information
5 8 (3.83%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (3.35%) NHS
7 6 (2.87%) Reinsurance
8 5 (2.39%) Fixed Income
9 4 (1.91%) Derivative
9 4 (1.91%) Equities
10 3 (1.44%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.44%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.96%) Clustering
11 2 (0.96%) CMDB
11 2 (0.96%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.96%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.96%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.48%) Data Protection Act
12 1 (0.48%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (11.00%) Windows
2 20 (9.57%) Linux
3 19 (9.09%) Ubuntu
4 11 (5.26%) Windows 10
5 5 (2.39%) Unix
6 4 (1.91%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.96%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.48%) Android
8 1 (0.48%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.48%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (19.14%) Migration
2 35 (16.75%) Data Modelling
3 34 (16.27%) Data Analysis
4 33 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
5 31 (14.83%) Data Management
6 28 (13.40%) Data Migration
7 27 (12.92%) ETL
8 22 (10.53%) Asset Management
9 20 (9.57%) Data Architecture
10 19 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
10 19 (9.09%) Project Management
11 17 (8.13%) Open Source
12 16 (7.66%) Data Conversion
13 14 (6.70%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (6.70%) Process Improvement
14 13 (6.22%) Data Protection
15 12 (5.74%) Reference Data Management
16 11 (5.26%) Business Analysis
16 11 (5.26%) Information Governance
16 11 (5.26%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 110 (52.63%) SQL
2 61 (29.19%) VBA
3 36 (17.22%) T-SQL
4 28 (13.40%) VB
5 26 (12.44%) Python
6 20 (9.57%) PHP
7 19 (9.09%) C#
7 19 (9.09%) VBScript
8 16 (7.66%) R
9 5 (2.39%) Perl
9 5 (2.39%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.91%) JavaScript
11 3 (1.44%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.96%) PROC SQL
12 2 (0.96%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.96%) VB6
13 1 (0.48%) C
13 1 (0.48%) Java
13 1 (0.48%) KiXtart
13 1 (0.48%) VC++
Qualifications
1 24 (11.48%) Security Cleared
2 20 (9.57%) Degree
3 14 (6.70%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.91%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 2 (0.96%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.96%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.48%) CIMA
6 1 (0.48%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (16.27%) Data Quality
2 13 (6.22%) GDPR
3 7 (3.35%) QA
4 3 (1.44%) GxP
System Software
1 9 (4.31%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.91%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.48%) Docker
3 1 (0.48%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.48%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (0.96%) RSA Archer
2 1 (0.48%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (0.48%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.48%) Netcool
2 1 (0.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.48%) Unicenter
2 1 (0.48%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 73 (34.93%) Microsoft
2 22 (10.53%) SAP
3 18 (8.61%) Oracle
4 13 (6.22%) Workday
5 10 (4.78%) Tableau
6 6 (2.87%) ServiceNow
7 5 (2.39%) Bloomberg
8 4 (1.91%) ANSYS
8 4 (1.91%) FactSet
8 4 (1.91%) Mentor Graphics
9 3 (1.44%) Citrix
9 3 (1.44%) Google
9 3 (1.44%) Sage
10 2 (0.96%) Capita
10 2 (0.96%) HP
10 2 (0.96%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.48%) IFS
11 1 (0.48%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.48%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.48%) TippingPoint