Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 679 567 540
Rank change year-on-year -112 -27 -104
Contract jobs citing MS Access 162 238 348
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.28% 0.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.78% 1.24% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 126 254
England median daily rate £375 £359 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.53% +8.71% -5.71%
10th Percentile £213 £198 £200
90th Percentile £513 £540 £513
UK median daily rate £375 £365 £325
% change year-on-year +2.74% +12.31% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 16
England median hourly rate £35.00 £19.16 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +82.67% +9.49% -2.78%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.18 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.25 £34.20 £42.78
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year +100.00% -1.41% -1.77%

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 20,798 19,117 21,625
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 22.67% 22.64% 22.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,603 12,813 14,741
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £285
90th Percentile £638 £620 £601
UK median daily rate £464 £442 £425
% change year-on-year +4.98% +3.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 216 239 333
England median hourly rate £34.50 £30.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.00% +5.26% +14.00%
10th Percentile £14.00 £9.25 £12.05
90th Percentile £54.38 £50.00 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £33.75 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26% +10.34%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -65 67 £475 +26.67% 7
North of England -44 30 £350 -5.08% 13
South East -50 23 £300 -20.00% 10
East of England +13 17 £300 -3.92% 8
Midlands -24 17 £293 +17.00% 2
North West -25 17 £350 -12.50% 5
West Midlands -26 11 £315 +77.32% 1
Yorkshire -28 11 £338 +3.85% 6
South West -4 8 £298 -15.00% 9
East Midlands -4 6 £213 -29.17% 1
North East -1 2 £469 - 2
MS Access
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 92 (56.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 70 (43.21%) SQL
2 70 (43.21%) Microsoft
3 64 (39.51%) VBA
4 56 (34.57%) Finance
5 54 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 35 (21.60%) Business Intelligence
7 30 (18.52%) Oracle
8 29 (17.90%) Analytical Skills
9 25 (15.43%) Windows
9 25 (15.43%) Migration
9 25 (15.43%) Problem-Solving
10 18 (11.11%) C#
10 18 (11.11%) Project Management
10 18 (11.11%) Relational Database
10 18 (11.11%) Degree
11 17 (10.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 17 (10.49%) Data Analysis
12 16 (9.88%) .NET
13 15 (9.26%) Microsoft Project
13 15 (9.26%) XML
13 15 (9.26%) ERP
13 15 (9.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 15 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (9.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 14 (8.64%) Windows Server
14 14 (8.64%) Management Information System
14 14 (8.64%) Microsoft Office
14 14 (8.64%) VB
15 13 (8.02%) Tableau

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 12 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.56%) Apache
3 7 (4.32%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (3.09%) WebLogic
4 5 (3.09%) WebLogic Integration
5 4 (2.47%) IIS
5 4 (2.47%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.85%) IBM Notes
6 3 (1.85%) SAS
7 2 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.23%) JBoss
7 2 (1.23%) Live Communications Server
7 2 (1.23%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.23%) nginx
7 2 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.62%) Confluence
8 1 (0.62%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.62%) WordPress
Applications
1 92 (56.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (10.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 15 (9.26%) Microsoft Project
4 14 (8.64%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (3.70%) MS Visio
6 4 (2.47%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.62%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.62%) InVision
Business Applications
1 4 (2.47%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.23%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 1 (0.62%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.62%) Line 500
4 1 (0.62%) Movex
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.62%) Primavera
4 1 (0.62%) Raiser's Edge
4 1 (0.62%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.62%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.62%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.62%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.62%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (3.09%) Office 365
2 2 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.62%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.09%) FTP
2 3 (1.85%) DHCP
2 3 (1.85%) DNS
3 2 (1.23%) 3G
3 2 (1.23%) 4G
3 2 (1.23%) HTTP
3 2 (1.23%) Internet
3 2 (1.23%) LTE
3 2 (1.23%) SAN
4 1 (0.62%) 2G
4 1 (0.62%) GPRS
4 1 (0.62%) GSM
4 1 (0.62%) LAN
4 1 (0.62%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.62%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.62%) UMTS
4 1 (0.62%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 18 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 15 (9.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (9.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (6.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (6.17%) Power BI
6 9 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (4.94%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
8 6 (3.70%) Oracle Database
8 6 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (3.09%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (2.47%) OLAP
10 4 (2.47%) PerformancePoint
11 3 (1.85%) Amazon Aurora
11 3 (1.85%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 3 (1.85%) MySQL
12 2 (1.23%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 12 (7.41%) JIRA
2 6 (3.70%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.47%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.23%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.23%) Bower
5 2 (1.23%) Darcs
5 2 (1.23%) Grunt
5 2 (1.23%) gulp
5 2 (1.23%) Jasmine
5 2 (1.23%) MSBuild
5 2 (1.23%) NUnit
5 2 (1.23%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.23%) Subversion
5 2 (1.23%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.62%) Toad
General
1 56 (34.57%) Finance
2 12 (7.41%) Banking
2 12 (7.41%) Manufacturing
3 8 (4.94%) Investment Banking
3 8 (4.94%) Retail
4 7 (4.32%) Legal
5 6 (3.70%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.09%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.85%) Automotive
7 3 (1.85%) Front Office
7 3 (1.85%) General Ledger
7 3 (1.85%) Marketing
8 2 (1.23%) Electronics
8 2 (1.23%) French Language
8 2 (1.23%) Military
8 2 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.62%) Advertising
9 1 (0.62%) Billing
Job Titles
1 61 (37.65%) Analyst
2 47 (29.01%) Developer
3 21 (12.96%) Access Developer
4 20 (12.35%) Data Analyst
4 20 (12.35%) VBA Developer
5 13 (8.02%) SQL Developer
6 11 (6.79%) Access VBA Developer
6 11 (6.79%) Project Manager
7 9 (5.56%) Microsoft Developer
8 8 (4.94%) Excel Developer
8 8 (4.94%) IT Manager
8 8 (4.94%) Systems Analyst
9 7 (4.32%) IT Support
10 6 (3.70%) .NET Developer
10 6 (3.70%) Excel VBA Developer
10 6 (3.70%) IT Analyst
10 6 (3.70%) IT Project Manager
10 6 (3.70%) IT Support Analyst
10 6 (3.70%) Senior Developer
11 5 (3.09%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.88%) .NET
2 15 (9.26%) XML
3 9 (5.56%) ASP.NET
4 7 (4.32%) .NET Framework
4 7 (4.32%) CSS
4 7 (4.32%) HTML
5 4 (2.47%) AngularJS
5 4 (2.47%) MDX
5 4 (2.47%) REST
5 4 (2.47%) SOAP
6 3 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (1.85%) jQuery
6 3 (1.85%) ODBC
6 3 (1.85%) Web Services
7 2 (1.23%) Java EE
7 2 (1.23%) Java SE
7 2 (1.23%) JSON
7 2 (1.23%) WCF
7 2 (1.23%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 2 (1.23%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 29 (17.90%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.64%) Management Information System
3 9 (5.56%) Data Structures
4 8 (4.94%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (3.09%) LIMS
5 5 (3.09%) N-Tier
6 4 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.85%) Derivative
8 2 (1.23%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.23%) EPoS
8 2 (1.23%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.23%) Market Risk
8 2 (1.23%) NHS
8 2 (1.23%) OTC Derivatives
8 2 (1.23%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.62%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.62%) Equities
9 1 (0.62%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.62%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.62%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (15.43%) Windows
2 14 (8.64%) Windows Server
3 8 (4.94%) Windows 10
4 6 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (3.09%) HPUX
5 5 (3.09%) Linux
5 5 (3.09%) SUSE
6 4 (2.47%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (2.47%) Windows NT
7 3 (1.85%) Unix
7 3 (1.85%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.23%) Solaris
8 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.23%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.62%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (21.60%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (15.43%) Migration
2 25 (15.43%) Problem-Solving
3 18 (11.11%) Project Management
4 17 (10.49%) Data Analysis
5 15 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (9.26%) ERP
6 10 (6.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (6.17%) Web Development
7 7 (4.32%) Analytics
7 7 (4.32%) Performance Management
7 7 (4.32%) Procure-to-Pay
7 7 (4.32%) Statistics
8 6 (3.70%) Data Migration
8 6 (3.70%) Integration Testing
8 6 (3.70%) MVC
8 6 (3.70%) Process Improvement
8 6 (3.70%) Service Delivery
8 6 (3.70%) Statistical Analysis
8 6 (3.70%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 70 (43.21%) SQL
2 64 (39.51%) VBA
3 18 (11.11%) C#
4 14 (8.64%) VB
5 9 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 9 (5.56%) T-SQL
6 5 (3.09%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 4 (2.47%) TypeScript
8 3 (1.85%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.85%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.85%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.23%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.23%) Java
9 2 (1.23%) Java 8
9 2 (1.23%) Scala
9 2 (1.23%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.62%) Python
10 1 (0.62%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (11.11%) Degree
2 11 (6.79%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.09%) ISTQB
4 5 (3.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (2.47%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (2.47%) ISEB
5 4 (2.47%) Postgraduate
6 2 (1.23%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.62%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.79%) Data Quality
2 6 (3.70%) QA
2 6 (3.70%) SLA
3 5 (3.09%) GDPR
4 3 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.85%) PMO
5 2 (1.23%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (3.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.85%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (1.23%) Docker
3 2 (1.23%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (3.09%) HP ALM
2 2 (1.23%) Ansible
2 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (1.23%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.23%) Netcool
2 2 (1.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.23%) Unicenter
2 2 (1.23%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (0.62%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 70 (43.21%) Microsoft
2 30 (18.52%) Oracle
3 13 (8.02%) Tableau
4 12 (7.41%) HP
5 11 (6.79%) SAP
6 5 (3.09%) JD Edwards
6 5 (3.09%) TIBCO
7 3 (1.85%) Bloomberg
7 3 (1.85%) Citrix
7 3 (1.85%) Lotus
8 2 (1.23%) EMC
8 2 (1.23%) Meridio
8 2 (1.23%) Reuters
8 2 (1.23%) Veritas
9 1 (0.62%) Cramer
9 1 (0.62%) Ericsson
9 1 (0.62%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.62%) Informatica
9 1 (0.62%) Nortel
9 1 (0.62%) Remedy