Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 618 687 592
Rank change year-on-year +69 -95 -20
Contract jobs citing MS Access 195 182 233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.23% 0.19% 0.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.02% 0.84% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 105 118
England median daily rate £375 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.35% +13.85%
10th Percentile £213 £209 £184
90th Percentile £600 £513 £545
UK median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 16
England median hourly rate £29.98 £28.00 £19.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.07% +46.14% +9.49%
10th Percentile £15.87 £13.50 £12.38
90th Percentile £53.75 £51.25 £31.88
UK median hourly rate £29.98 £28.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +7.07% +60.00% -

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 19,033 21,558 19,764
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 22.41% 22.84% 22.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,194 15,180 13,245
England median daily rate £483 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.58% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 231 242
England median hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £29.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.48% +13.33% +3.72%
10th Percentile £14.25 £14.28 £9.38
90th Percentile £60.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% +8.20% +7.02%

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 19 July 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 19 July 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 19 July 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 +72 87 £400 -15.34% 8
South East +34 39 £350 -11.62% 7
Midlands +27 25 £350 +19.66% 2
North of England +9 25 £350 +3.70% 6
West Midlands +7 20 £363 +23.93% 2
North West +7 18 £410 +17.14% 2
South West -7 18 £307 -23.25% 4
East Midlands +26 6 £304 +42.94%
Yorkshire +13 6 £325 -3.70% 2
East of England 0 2 £230 -23.40% 5
North East +19 1 £250 -13.04% 2
MS Access
UK

For the 6 months to 19 July 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.

1 123 (63.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 117 (60.00%) SQL
3 90 (46.15%) VBA
4 74 (37.95%) Microsoft
5 60 (30.77%) Finance
6 58 (29.74%) SQL Server
7 43 (22.05%) Analytical Skills
8 40 (20.51%) VB
9 39 (20.00%) Data Analysis
10 37 (18.97%) .NET
11 31 (15.90%) Windows
12 30 (15.38%) C#
12 30 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
13 27 (13.85%) Python
13 27 (13.85%) Migration
14 24 (12.31%) ASP.NET
14 24 (12.31%) Degree
15 23 (11.79%) Security Cleared
15 23 (11.79%) Tableau
16 22 (11.28%) Oracle
17 21 (10.77%) SAP
18 20 (10.26%) Data Modelling
19 19 (9.74%) R
19 19 (9.74%) SC Cleared
19 19 (9.74%) Relational Database
20 18 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
20 18 (9.23%) Microsoft Office
20 18 (9.23%) Banking
21 17 (8.72%) Analytics
21 17 (8.72%) Visualisation

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 10 (5.13%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.56%) Captiva
2 5 (2.56%) Documentum
3 4 (2.05%) SAS
4 3 (1.54%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.54%) Confluence
4 3 (1.54%) IIS
5 2 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.03%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.51%) Liferay
6 1 (0.51%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.51%) Umbraco
Applications
1 123 (63.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (9.23%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (7.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (4.62%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (1.54%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.51%) CATIA
6 1 (0.51%) Siemens NX
6 1 (0.51%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 5 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.03%) SAP MII
2 2 (1.03%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.51%) Line 500
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.51%) Raiser's Edge
3 1 (0.51%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.51%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.13%) Power Platform
2 8 (4.10%) Office 365
3 6 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.03%) GitHub
7 1 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.51%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.51%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.05%) GPRS
1 4 (2.05%) GSM
1 4 (2.05%) LTE
1 4 (2.05%) UMTS
2 3 (1.54%) Firewall
2 3 (1.54%) Intranet
2 3 (1.54%) IPsec
2 3 (1.54%) LAN
2 3 (1.54%) MPLS
2 3 (1.54%) Network Security
2 3 (1.54%) VoIP
2 3 (1.54%) VPN
2 3 (1.54%) WAN
3 2 (1.03%) BGP
3 2 (1.03%) MVNO
3 2 (1.03%) OSPF
3 2 (1.03%) SCTP
4 1 (0.51%) 2G
4 1 (0.51%) HSPA
4 1 (0.51%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (29.74%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.74%) Relational Database
3 13 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (6.15%) BusinessObjects
5 11 (5.64%) MySQL
5 11 (5.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (5.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (5.13%) Power BI
7 9 (4.62%) Crystal Reports
8 7 (3.59%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (3.59%) QlikView
9 6 (3.08%) Hadoop
9 6 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (2.56%) Big Data
10 5 (2.56%) Oracle Database
11 4 (2.05%) SAP HANA
11 4 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (2.05%) SQL Server 2016
11 4 (2.05%) SQLPlus
12 3 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (2.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (2.05%) Toad
3 3 (1.54%) JIRA
4 2 (1.03%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.03%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.03%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.51%) LSMW
5 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 60 (30.77%) Finance
2 18 (9.23%) Banking
3 10 (5.13%) Military
4 7 (3.59%) Front Office
5 6 (3.08%) Retail
5 6 (3.08%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.05%) Legal
6 4 (2.05%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.54%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.03%) Billing
8 2 (1.03%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.51%) Electronics
9 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.51%) German Language
9 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.51%) Marketing
9 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.51%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 73 (37.44%) Analyst
2 68 (34.87%) Developer
3 36 (18.46%) Data Analyst
4 23 (11.79%) VBA Developer
5 17 (8.72%) SQL Developer
6 14 (7.18%) Access Developer
7 13 (6.67%) Business Analyst
8 8 (4.10%) SQL Analyst
9 7 (3.59%) Python Developer
9 7 (3.59%) SQL Data Analyst
10 6 (3.08%) Database Analyst
10 6 (3.08%) Insight Analyst
10 6 (3.08%) Microsoft Developer
11 5 (2.56%) Analyst Developer
11 5 (2.56%) Architect
11 5 (2.56%) Data Business Analyst
11 5 (2.56%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (2.56%) Systems Analyst
11 5 (2.56%) Technical Analyst
12 4 (2.05%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (18.97%) .NET
2 24 (12.31%) ASP.NET
3 13 (6.67%) HTML
4 9 (4.62%) XML
5 8 (4.10%) Web Services
6 6 (3.08%) WCF
6 6 (3.08%) WPF
7 5 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (2.56%) JPA
8 4 (2.05%) ActiveX
8 4 (2.05%) Classic ASP
8 4 (2.05%) WinForms
8 4 (2.05%) XSLT
9 3 (1.54%) CSS
10 2 (1.03%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.03%) IDoc
10 2 (1.03%) JSON
10 2 (1.03%) Natural Language Processing
10 2 (1.03%) SOAP
10 2 (1.03%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 43 (22.05%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.13%) Data Structures
3 7 (3.59%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (3.08%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.56%) Market Risk
6 4 (2.05%) FMCG
6 4 (2.05%) iSeries
6 4 (2.05%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.05%) PMI
7 3 (1.54%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.54%) Smart Home
7 3 (1.54%) User Experience
8 2 (1.03%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.03%) AS400
8 2 (1.03%) CESG
8 2 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.03%) NHS
8 2 (1.03%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.51%) Equities
9 1 (0.51%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 31 (15.90%) Windows
2 9 (4.62%) Windows 10
3 6 (3.08%) Android
3 6 (3.08%) Linux
3 6 (3.08%) Windows Server
3 6 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (2.56%) Windows Mobile
5 4 (2.05%) Windows NT
5 4 (2.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.54%) Solaris
6 3 (1.54%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.03%) Debian
8 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.51%) Unix
8 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 30 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
3 27 (13.85%) Migration
4 20 (10.26%) Data Modelling
5 18 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (8.72%) Analytics
6 17 (8.72%) Visualisation
7 16 (8.21%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (8.21%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (7.69%) Risk Management
9 13 (6.67%) Business Analysis
9 13 (6.67%) ETL
10 12 (6.15%) Configuration Management
10 12 (6.15%) Data Management
10 12 (6.15%) Project Management
10 12 (6.15%) Workflow
11 11 (5.64%) Validation
12 10 (5.13%) Open Source
13 9 (4.62%) Change Management
13 9 (4.62%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 117 (60.00%) SQL
2 90 (46.15%) VBA
3 40 (20.51%) VB
4 30 (15.38%) C#
5 27 (13.85%) Python
6 19 (9.74%) R
7 16 (8.21%) JavaScript
8 15 (7.69%) T-SQL
9 13 (6.67%) VB.NET
10 9 (4.62%) VBScript
11 8 (4.10%) Java
12 7 (3.59%) PL/SQL
13 6 (3.08%) C++
13 6 (3.08%) MATLAB
14 5 (2.56%) C
14 5 (2.56%) PHP
14 5 (2.56%) VB6
15 2 (1.03%) Apex Code
15 2 (1.03%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.51%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (12.31%) Degree
2 23 (11.79%) Security Cleared
3 19 (9.74%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.05%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.03%) CCNP
6 2 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.03%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.51%) CISA
7 1 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.51%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.15%) Data Quality
2 8 (4.10%) QA
3 3 (1.54%) IFRS
3 3 (1.54%) PMO
4 2 (1.03%) IFRS 9
4 2 (1.03%) MiFID
4 2 (1.03%) SLA
5 1 (0.51%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.51%) GDPR
5 1 (0.51%) ITGC
5 1 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (5.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (2.56%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (1.03%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.51%) Ansible
3 1 (0.51%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.51%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.51%) Netcool
3 1 (0.51%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.51%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.51%) Puppet
Vendors
1 74 (37.95%) Microsoft
2 23 (11.79%) Tableau
3 22 (11.28%) Oracle
4 21 (10.77%) SAP
5 5 (2.56%) CA
5 5 (2.56%) Micro Focus
5 5 (2.56%) OpenText
5 5 (2.56%) Telerik
6 4 (2.05%) IBM
6 4 (2.05%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.54%) Citrix
7 3 (1.54%) F5
7 3 (1.54%) Minitab
8 2 (1.03%) Brocade
8 2 (1.03%) Cisco
8 2 (1.03%) Fiserv
8 2 (1.03%) Fortinet
8 2 (1.03%) Xceptor
9 1 (0.51%) Dell
9 1 (0.51%) HP