Period
to 24 November 2017

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 November 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.

Microsoft Access
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 631 630 450
Rank change year-on-year -1 -180 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Access 233 230 490
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.25% 0.24% 0.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.11% 1.04% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 137 320
England median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% - +3.70%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £185
90th Percentile £588 £488 £525
UK median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +8.57% - +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 33
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -10.26% -2.50%
10th Percentile £12.45 £11.50 £11.30
90th Percentile £45.75 £31.50 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +8.57% -10.26% -2.50%

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 20938 22027 24466
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 22.08% 22.58% 23.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 14493 14745 16282
England median daily rate £460 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £290 £275
90th Percentile £638 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +1.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 324 390
England median hourly rate £32.00 £27.75 £27.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.32% +0.40% +12.82%
10th Percentile £14.54 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £56.75 £48.00 £52.17
UK median hourly rate £31.41 £28.00 £28.13
% change year-on-year +12.16% -0.44% +12.50%

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 November 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 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 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 +31 124 £400 - 4
South East -15 42 £400 +14.12% 6
South West +3 23 £400 - 4
North of England +43 20 £375 +66.67% 6
Midlands +23 13 £325 -
East of England -2 12 £413 +43.48% 5
Yorkshire +21 11 £358 +43.00% 3
North West +19 8 £375 +76.47% 3
West Midlands +13 8 £265 -24.29%
East Midlands -2 5 £550 +189.47%
North East - 1 - -
MS Access
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 140 (60.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 98 (42.06%) SQL
3 91 (39.06%) Finance
4 86 (36.91%) VBA
5 85 (36.48%) SQL Server
6 82 (35.19%) Microsoft
7 52 (22.32%) Analytical Skills
8 50 (21.46%) Business Intelligence
9 39 (16.74%) Banking
10 37 (15.88%) Data Analysis
11 35 (15.02%) SDLC
12 33 (14.16%) .NET
12 33 (14.16%) C#
13 30 (12.88%) Microsoft Office
13 30 (12.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 29 (12.45%) Data Modelling
15 28 (12.02%) Windows
16 27 (11.59%) Analytics
17 26 (11.16%) HTML
18 25 (10.73%) Oracle
18 25 (10.73%) Degree
19 24 (10.30%) Project Management
19 24 (10.30%) Migration
20 23 (9.87%) JavaScript
21 22 (9.44%) Management Information System
22 21 (9.01%) Agile Software Development
22 21 (9.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 20 (8.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
23 20 (8.58%) Tableau
24 19 (8.15%) Stakeholder Management

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 14 (6.01%) SAS
2 13 (5.58%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.15%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.72%) CMS
5 3 (1.29%) Apache
5 3 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.29%) JBoss
5 3 (1.29%) nginx
5 3 (1.29%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.29%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.29%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.86%) Documentum
6 2 (0.86%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.86%) NetWeaver
6 2 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.43%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.43%) Live Communications Server
7 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 140 (60.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (12.88%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (8.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (2.58%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (1.72%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.29%) SPSS
7 2 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.86%) Stata
8 1 (0.43%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (2.15%) SAP CO
1 5 (2.15%) SAP FI
1 5 (2.15%) SAP FI/CO
1 5 (2.15%) Unit4 Business World
2 4 (1.72%) HFM
3 3 (1.29%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.86%) Actimize
4 2 (0.86%) SAP FI-GL
4 2 (0.86%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.86%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.86%) Taleo
4 1 (0.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.58%) LAN
1 6 (2.58%) LTE
2 5 (2.15%) WAN
3 4 (1.72%) Firewall
3 4 (1.72%) MPLS
3 4 (1.72%) VoIP
4 3 (1.29%) BGP
4 3 (1.29%) DNS
4 3 (1.29%) HTTP
4 3 (1.29%) IPsec
4 3 (1.29%) MVNO
4 3 (1.29%) Network Security
4 3 (1.29%) OSPF
4 3 (1.29%) SAN
4 3 (1.29%) SCTP
4 3 (1.29%) VPN
5 2 (0.86%) DHCP
5 2 (0.86%) Internet
5 2 (0.86%) NAS
6 1 (0.43%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (36.48%) SQL Server
2 30 (12.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (9.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (7.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 15 (6.44%) Relational Database
5 15 (6.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (6.01%) Power BI
7 13 (5.58%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (5.58%) QlikView
8 7 (3.00%) OLAP
9 6 (2.58%) NoSQL
9 6 (2.58%) PerformancePoint
10 5 (2.15%) Hadoop
10 5 (2.15%) Qlik Sense
10 5 (2.15%) SQL Server 2016
11 4 (1.72%) MarkLogic
11 4 (1.72%) MySQL
11 4 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (3.86%) Subversion
2 7 (3.00%) JIRA
2 7 (3.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (3.00%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (1.72%) ERwin
4 4 (1.72%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.29%) Ant
5 3 (1.29%) Bitbucket
5 3 (1.29%) Bower
5 3 (1.29%) ClearCase
5 3 (1.29%) Darcs
5 3 (1.29%) Grunt
5 3 (1.29%) gulp
5 3 (1.29%) Jasmine
5 3 (1.29%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.29%) Maven
5 3 (1.29%) Vagrant
5 3 (1.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.86%) SpecFlow
General
1 91 (39.06%) Finance
2 39 (16.74%) Banking
3 11 (4.72%) Front Office
3 11 (4.72%) Investment Banking
4 10 (4.29%) Retail
5 8 (3.43%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (3.00%) Legal
7 6 (2.58%) Retail Banking
7 6 (2.58%) Telecoms
8 5 (2.15%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.29%) Automotive
9 3 (1.29%) Back Office
9 3 (1.29%) Marketing
10 2 (0.86%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.86%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.86%) Law
11 1 (0.43%) Advertising
11 1 (0.43%) Local Government
11 1 (0.43%) Military
11 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 109 (46.78%) Analyst
2 74 (31.76%) Developer
3 57 (24.46%) Data Analyst
4 25 (10.73%) Access Developer
5 23 (9.87%) VBA Developer
6 17 (7.30%) SQL Developer
7 14 (6.01%) Access VBA Developer
7 14 (6.01%) Microsoft Developer
8 13 (5.58%) SSIS Developer
9 10 (4.29%) .NET Developer
9 10 (4.29%) Business Analyst
9 10 (4.29%) Excel Developer
10 9 (3.86%) Credit Analyst
10 9 (3.86%) Credit Risk Analyst
10 9 (3.86%) Excel VBA Developer
10 9 (3.86%) Information Analyst
10 9 (3.86%) Project Manager
10 9 (3.86%) Risk Analyst
10 9 (3.86%) Senior Developer
10 9 (3.86%) SSAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (14.16%) .NET
2 26 (11.16%) HTML
3 18 (7.73%) CSS
4 15 (6.44%) XML
5 13 (5.58%) REST
6 12 (5.15%) ASP.NET
7 10 (4.29%) .NET Framework
8 8 (3.43%) HTML5
8 8 (3.43%) MDX
9 7 (3.00%) AngularJS
10 6 (2.58%) SOAP
10 6 (2.58%) Web Services
11 5 (2.15%) ActiveX
11 5 (2.15%) CSS3
11 5 (2.15%) jQuery
12 4 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (1.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (1.72%) Entity Framework
12 4 (1.72%) ODBC
12 4 (1.72%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 52 (22.32%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (9.44%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.86%) Credit Risk
3 9 (3.86%) NHS
4 6 (2.58%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.15%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.15%) Market Risk
6 4 (1.72%) PMI
7 3 (1.29%) CESG
7 3 (1.29%) FMCG
7 3 (1.29%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.86%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.86%) Derivative
8 2 (0.86%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.86%) EPoS
8 2 (0.86%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.43%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.43%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.43%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (12.02%) Windows
2 10 (4.29%) Windows Server
3 8 (3.43%) Windows 10
4 7 (3.00%) Linux
5 6 (2.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.15%) Solaris
6 5 (2.15%) Unix
6 5 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.72%) AIX
7 4 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.72%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 3 (1.29%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (21.46%) Business Intelligence
2 37 (15.88%) Data Analysis
3 35 (15.02%) SDLC
4 29 (12.45%) Data Modelling
5 27 (11.59%) Analytics
6 24 (10.30%) Migration
6 24 (10.30%) Project Management
7 21 (9.01%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (8.15%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (7.30%) Data Management
10 15 (6.44%) Collaborative Working
11 14 (6.01%) ETL
12 13 (5.58%) Business Analysis
13 12 (5.15%) Customer Requirements
13 12 (5.15%) Risk Management
13 12 (5.15%) Statistics
14 11 (4.72%) Change Management
14 11 (4.72%) CRM
14 11 (4.72%) Project Planning
14 11 (4.72%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 98 (42.06%) SQL
2 86 (36.91%) VBA
3 33 (14.16%) C#
4 23 (9.87%) JavaScript
5 11 (4.72%) PHP
6 10 (4.29%) Java
7 8 (3.43%) Python
7 8 (3.43%) R
7 8 (3.43%) VB
8 7 (3.00%) VB.NET
9 5 (2.15%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.15%) VBScript
10 4 (1.72%) Perl
11 3 (1.29%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.29%) C++
11 3 (1.29%) Scala
11 3 (1.29%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.29%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.29%) VC++
12 2 (0.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (10.73%) Degree
2 18 (7.73%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.86%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.15%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (1.72%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.29%) CISSP
6 3 (1.29%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.29%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.86%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.86%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.43%) APMP
8 1 (0.43%) CCA
8 1 (0.43%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.43%) MCSE
8 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.43%) OCP
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.43%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.87%) Data Quality
2 8 (3.43%) QA
3 5 (2.15%) PMO
4 1 (0.43%) GDPR
4 1 (0.43%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 5 (2.15%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.29%) Docker
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.72%) BladeLogic
2 3 (1.29%) Ansible
2 3 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.43%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.43%) Netcool
3 1 (0.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.43%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 82 (35.19%) Microsoft
2 25 (10.73%) Oracle
3 20 (8.58%) Tableau
4 17 (7.30%) SAP
5 14 (6.01%) Cognos
6 10 (4.29%) Motorola
7 8 (3.43%) IBM
8 6 (2.58%) Alteryx
8 6 (2.58%) F5
9 5 (2.15%) BMC
10 4 (1.72%) Bloomberg
10 4 (1.72%) Brocade
10 4 (1.72%) Fortinet
10 4 (1.72%) Hyperion
10 4 (1.72%) Informatica
10 4 (1.72%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.72%) Reuters
10 4 (1.72%) Tripwire
11 3 (1.29%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.29%) Sitecore