Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 659 598 625
Rank change year-on-year -61 +27 -161
Contract jobs citing MS Access 199 240 245
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.27% 0.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.93% 1.20% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 136 162
England median daily rate £350 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +15.38% -7.14%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £195
90th Percentile £500 £550 £523
UK median daily rate £340 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -9.33% +15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 22 18
England median hourly rate £23.88 £19.82 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.48% +13.26% -5.76%
10th Percentile £13.90 £13.58 £11.50
90th Percentile £51.25 £42.60 £31.50
UK median hourly rate £21.94 £19.82 £17.50
% change year-on-year +10.70% +13.26% -3.53%

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 21,353 20,021 22,039
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 22.92% 22.36% 22.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,109 13,528 14,929
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £288
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 252 339
England median hourly rate £27.87 £30.00 £29.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.12% +0.40% +7.56%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.39 £11.50
90th Percentile £55.70 £52.50 £50.20
UK median hourly rate £27.73 £30.00 £29.94
% change year-on-year -7.57% +0.20% +1.49%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -54 67 £405 +6.58% 10
South East -21 37 £396 +13.00% 9
North of England -21 36 £288 -17.86% 8
Midlands -13 24 £293 -2.50% 3
South West -15 21 £400 - 8
West Midlands -16 19 £293 +58.11% 2
Yorkshire -21 19 £331 -3.64% 4
North West -12 15 £265 -33.75% 4
East of England -1 13 £338 -9.93% 5
East Midlands +6 5 £200 -52.94% 1
North East -11 2 £250 -
MS Access
UK

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 117 (58.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 94 (47.24%) SQL
3 86 (43.22%) Microsoft
4 72 (36.18%) SQL Server
5 67 (33.67%) VBA
6 64 (32.16%) Finance
7 44 (22.11%) Analytical Skills
8 37 (18.59%) Problem-Solving
9 34 (17.09%) Degree
10 33 (16.58%) Data Quality
10 33 (16.58%) Project Management
11 32 (16.08%) Migration
12 31 (15.58%) Business Intelligence
12 31 (15.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 28 (14.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 28 (14.07%) VB
14 26 (13.07%) C#
14 26 (13.07%) Agile Software Development
15 25 (12.56%) Data Analysis
15 25 (12.56%) .NET
15 25 (12.56%) SAP
16 24 (12.06%) SharePoint
17 23 (11.56%) Microsoft Office
18 22 (11.06%) T-SQL
18 22 (11.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
19 21 (10.55%) Oracle
19 21 (10.55%) Windows
20 19 (9.55%) Data Modelling
21 17 (8.54%) Data Management
21 17 (8.54%) Data Migration

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 24 (12.06%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.03%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (2.51%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.51%) Apache
4 3 (1.51%) IIS
5 2 (1.01%) ArcGIS
5 2 (1.01%) Confluence
5 2 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.01%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.01%) Live Communications Server
5 2 (1.01%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.50%) ArcSDE
6 1 (0.50%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 117 (58.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (11.56%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (11.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (3.52%) MS Visio
5 6 (3.02%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (1.51%) AutoCAD
6 3 (1.51%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.50%) InVision
Business Applications
1 12 (6.03%) SAP HR
2 8 (4.02%) Workday HCM
3 4 (2.01%) assyst
4 3 (1.51%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (1.01%) Line 500
5 2 (1.01%) NetSuite
5 2 (1.01%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 2 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (1.01%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (1.01%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (1.01%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (1.01%) Raiser's Edge
5 2 (1.01%) SAP CO
5 2 (1.01%) SAP FI
5 2 (1.01%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.50%) iTrent
6 1 (0.50%) Movex
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.50%) Primavera
6 1 (0.50%) ScheduALL
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.52%) Office 365
2 3 (1.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.50%) Azure Machine Learning
4 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.01%) DHCP
1 4 (2.01%) DNS
2 2 (1.01%) 3G
2 2 (1.01%) 4G
2 2 (1.01%) Firewall
2 2 (1.01%) Internet
2 2 (1.01%) LAN
2 2 (1.01%) LTE
2 2 (1.01%) SAN
2 2 (1.01%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.01%) WAN
3 1 (0.50%) 2G
3 1 (0.50%) GPRS
3 1 (0.50%) GSM
3 1 (0.50%) Intranet
3 1 (0.50%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.50%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (36.18%) SQL Server
2 31 (15.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (14.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (8.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 15 (7.54%) Relational Database
6 13 (6.53%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (5.53%) BusinessObjects
7 11 (5.53%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (5.03%) Power BI
9 8 (4.02%) SQL Server 2016
10 6 (3.02%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (2.01%) MySQL
11 4 (2.01%) OLAP
11 4 (2.01%) PerformancePoint
12 3 (1.51%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 3 (1.51%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (1.01%) QlikView
13 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (5.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (3.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (2.51%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.51%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.51%) JIRA
4 3 (1.51%) Toad
5 1 (0.50%) ERwin
5 1 (0.50%) git-flow
5 1 (0.50%) GitLab
5 1 (0.50%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.50%) PowerDesigner
General
1 64 (32.16%) Finance
2 13 (6.53%) Banking
3 11 (5.53%) Legal
4 5 (2.51%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.51%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.01%) Marketing
5 4 (2.01%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.51%) Automotive
6 3 (1.51%) Front Office
6 3 (1.51%) General Ledger
6 3 (1.51%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.51%) Publishing
6 3 (1.51%) Retail
7 2 (1.01%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.01%) Military
8 1 (0.50%) Advertising
8 1 (0.50%) German Language
Job Titles
1 83 (41.71%) Analyst
2 70 (35.18%) Developer
3 38 (19.10%) Data Analyst
4 29 (14.57%) Access Developer
5 26 (13.07%) SQL Developer
5 26 (13.07%) VBA Developer
6 17 (8.54%) Microsoft Developer
7 16 (8.04%) Access VBA Developer
8 12 (6.03%) Migration Analyst
9 11 (5.53%) Data Migration Analyst
9 11 (5.53%) HR Analyst
10 9 (4.52%) Administrator
10 9 (4.52%) Project Manager
11 8 (4.02%) SQL Server Developer
11 8 (4.02%) Systems Analyst
12 7 (3.52%) IT Manager
13 6 (3.02%) Business Analyst
13 6 (3.02%) Excel Analyst
13 6 (3.02%) IT Project Manager
13 6 (3.02%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (12.56%) .NET
2 11 (5.53%) ASP.NET
3 10 (5.03%) XML
4 9 (4.52%) CSS
4 9 (4.52%) HTML
5 8 (4.02%) .NET Framework
5 8 (4.02%) MDX
6 5 (2.51%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (2.51%) jQuery
7 4 (2.01%) Web Services
8 3 (1.51%) ADO
8 3 (1.51%) Entity Framework
8 3 (1.51%) REST
8 3 (1.51%) SOAP
8 3 (1.51%) WPF
9 2 (1.01%) Ajax
9 2 (1.01%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (1.01%) JSON
9 2 (1.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (1.01%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 44 (22.11%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.53%) Management Information System
3 12 (6.03%) Reference Data
4 9 (4.52%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (3.02%) NHS
5 6 (3.02%) Virtual Team
6 4 (2.01%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.01%) Derivative
7 3 (1.51%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.51%) Reinsurance
8 2 (1.01%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.01%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.01%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.01%) Equities
8 2 (1.01%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.01%) Market Risk
8 2 (1.01%) OTC Derivatives
8 2 (1.01%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.50%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 21 (10.55%) Windows
2 8 (4.02%) Windows Server
3 7 (3.52%) Windows 10
4 5 (2.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.51%) Unix
5 3 (1.51%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (1.51%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.51%) Windows NT
6 2 (1.01%) Solaris
6 2 (1.01%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.50%) Android
7 1 (0.50%) VMS
7 1 (0.50%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (18.59%) Problem-Solving
2 33 (16.58%) Project Management
3 32 (16.08%) Migration
4 31 (15.58%) Business Intelligence
5 26 (13.07%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (12.56%) Data Analysis
7 19 (9.55%) Data Modelling
8 17 (8.54%) Data Management
8 17 (8.54%) Data Migration
9 14 (7.04%) Business Analysis
9 14 (7.04%) ETL
10 12 (6.03%) Data Conversion
10 12 (6.03%) Reference Data Management
10 12 (6.03%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (5.53%) Data Extraction
11 11 (5.53%) Data Mapping
11 11 (5.53%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (5.03%) ERP
12 10 (5.03%) Statistics
12 10 (5.03%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 94 (47.24%) SQL
2 67 (33.67%) VBA
3 28 (14.07%) VB
4 26 (13.07%) C#
5 22 (11.06%) T-SQL
6 8 (4.02%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.01%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.51%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.51%) Python
8 3 (1.51%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.01%) PHP
9 2 (1.01%) R
10 1 (0.50%) Java
10 1 (0.50%) KiXtart
10 1 (0.50%) VB6
10 1 (0.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (17.09%) Degree
2 6 (3.02%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.01%) Postgraduate
3 4 (2.01%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 3 (1.51%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.01%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.50%) CIMA
6 1 (0.50%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (16.58%) Data Quality
2 7 (3.52%) GxP
3 5 (2.51%) GDPR
3 5 (2.51%) QA
4 4 (2.01%) SLA
5 2 (1.01%) MiFID
5 2 (1.01%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (3.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.01%) ISA Server
2 2 (1.01%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (2.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (1.01%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.01%) Netcool
2 2 (1.01%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (1.01%) RSA Archer
2 2 (1.01%) Unicenter
2 2 (1.01%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (0.50%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 86 (43.22%) Microsoft
2 25 (12.56%) SAP
3 21 (10.55%) Oracle
4 13 (6.53%) Tableau
5 12 (6.03%) Workday
6 6 (3.02%) HP
7 5 (2.51%) Citrix
7 5 (2.51%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.01%) Bloomberg
8 2 (1.01%) EMC
8 2 (1.01%) FactSet
8 2 (1.01%) Google
8 2 (1.01%) Hyperion
8 2 (1.01%) Lotus
8 2 (1.01%) Meridio
8 2 (1.01%) Sage
8 2 (1.01%) Veritas
9 1 (0.50%) Cramer
9 1 (0.50%) ESRI
9 1 (0.50%) Teradata