Period
to 25 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 659 576 434
Rank change year-on-year -83 -142 -19
Contract jobs citing MS Access 192 259 485
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.29% 0.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.96% 1.31% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 174 324
England median daily rate £450 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +7.14% +5.26%
10th Percentile £203 £213 £213
90th Percentile £588 £507 £538
UK median daily rate £450 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +20.00% +7.14% +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 34
England median hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -12.82% -7.14%
10th Percentile £14.05 £9.40 £12.95
90th Percentile £20.35 £37.30 £34.89
UK median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% -15.38% -13.33%

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 20,094 19,802 22,639
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.87% 22.45% 22.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,155 13,367 15,304
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £278
90th Percentile £638 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £463 £426 £420
% change year-on-year +8.70% +1.31% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 253 362
England median hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.82% +3.77% -8.13%
10th Percentile £15.16 £9.25 £11.53
90th Percentile £56.94 £47.00 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £34.00 £27.50 £26.71
% change year-on-year +23.64% +2.95% -6.89%

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 February 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
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 February 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 -3 113 £475 +19.35% 12
South East -60 30 £425 +13.33% 13
North of England +20 26 £375 +14.90% 19
North West +17 18 £425 +66.67% 14
East of England -17 10 £425 +13.33% 7
Midlands +3 9 £215 -4.44% 6
Yorkshire -13 7 £330 -2.22% 4
East Midlands -3 6 £213 +3.66% 2
South West -3 4 £304 -21.55% 6
West Midlands +4 3 £240 -36.00% 4
North East +59 1 £650 - 1
MS Access
UK

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 131 (68.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 83 (43.23%) VBA
3 74 (38.54%) Finance
4 71 (36.98%) Microsoft
5 65 (33.85%) SQL
6 56 (29.17%) SQL Server
7 48 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
8 44 (22.92%) Analytical Skills
9 32 (16.67%) Data Analysis
10 31 (16.15%) Banking
11 29 (15.10%) Microsoft Office
12 27 (14.06%) Oracle
13 26 (13.54%) Migration
13 26 (13.54%) Stakeholder Management
14 24 (12.50%) Windows
15 23 (11.98%) Data Modelling
16 22 (11.46%) Analytics
16 22 (11.46%) SDLC
17 21 (10.94%) C#
17 21 (10.94%) XML
17 21 (10.94%) Data Management
18 19 (9.90%) HTML
19 18 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 17 (8.85%) .NET
20 17 (8.85%) Microsoft Project
20 17 (8.85%) SAP
20 17 (8.85%) CSS
20 17 (8.85%) Cognos
20 17 (8.85%) Security Cleared
21 14 (7.29%) JIRA

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 13 (6.77%) SAS
1 13 (6.77%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.65%) Apache
2 7 (3.65%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.60%) Apache Spark
4 4 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (2.08%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.08%) WebLogic Integration
5 3 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.56%) JBoss
5 3 (1.56%) nginx
6 2 (1.04%) Documentum
6 2 (1.04%) IIS
7 1 (0.52%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.52%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 131 (68.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (15.10%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (8.85%) Microsoft Project
4 10 (5.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (2.08%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (3.65%) HFM
2 6 (3.13%) SAP CO
2 6 (3.13%) SAP FI
2 6 (3.13%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (1.04%) Actimize
3 2 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.04%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.04%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.52%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.65%) Office 365
3 3 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.08%) FTP
2 3 (1.56%) HTTP
2 3 (1.56%) LAN
3 2 (1.04%) DHCP
3 2 (1.04%) DNS
3 2 (1.04%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.04%) WAN
4 1 (0.52%) NAS
4 1 (0.52%) SAN
4 1 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (6.77%) Relational Database
3 13 (6.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (6.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 13 (6.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (5.21%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (3.65%) OLAP
5 7 (3.65%) PerformancePoint
5 7 (3.65%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (3.65%) Power BI
6 6 (3.13%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.60%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.08%) MySQL
8 4 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (1.56%) Amazon Aurora
9 3 (1.56%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.56%) QlikView
9 3 (1.56%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 3 (1.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 14 (7.29%) JIRA
2 6 (3.13%) Subversion
3 5 (2.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (2.08%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.08%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.56%) Bitbucket
5 3 (1.56%) Bower
5 3 (1.56%) Darcs
5 3 (1.56%) Grunt
5 3 (1.56%) gulp
5 3 (1.56%) Jasmine
5 3 (1.56%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.04%) MSBuild
6 2 (1.04%) NUnit
6 2 (1.04%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.52%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.52%) Toad
General
1 74 (38.54%) Finance
2 31 (16.15%) Banking
3 13 (6.77%) Investment Banking
4 11 (5.73%) Retail
5 8 (4.17%) Manufacturing
6 6 (3.13%) Legal
6 6 (3.13%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.60%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.60%) Front Office
7 5 (2.60%) Marketing
7 5 (2.60%) Retail Banking
8 4 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.04%) Electronics
9 2 (1.04%) French Language
10 1 (0.52%) Advertising
10 1 (0.52%) Automotive
10 1 (0.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 93 (48.44%) Analyst
2 51 (26.56%) Developer
3 44 (22.92%) Data Analyst
4 17 (8.85%) Access Developer
4 17 (8.85%) VBA Developer
5 13 (6.77%) Business Analyst
5 13 (6.77%) Credit Analyst
5 13 (6.77%) Credit Risk Analyst
5 13 (6.77%) Risk Analyst
6 11 (5.73%) Excel Developer
6 11 (5.73%) Excel VBA Developer
7 10 (5.21%) Access VBA Developer
7 10 (5.21%) Risk Data Analyst
7 10 (5.21%) SSIS Developer
8 9 (4.69%) SSAS Developer
9 8 (4.17%) Microsoft Developer
9 8 (4.17%) SAP Analyst
9 8 (4.17%) Support Analyst
10 7 (3.65%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (3.65%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.94%) XML
2 19 (9.90%) HTML
3 17 (8.85%) .NET
3 17 (8.85%) CSS
4 9 (4.69%) MDX
5 6 (3.13%) .NET Framework
5 6 (3.13%) AngularJS
5 6 (3.13%) REST
6 5 (2.60%) SOAP
6 5 (2.60%) Web Services
7 4 (2.08%) ASP.NET
7 4 (2.08%) CSS3
7 4 (2.08%) HTML5
8 3 (1.56%) Backbone.js
8 3 (1.56%) D3.js
8 3 (1.56%) LESS
8 3 (1.56%) Node.js
8 3 (1.56%) Sass
8 3 (1.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (1.56%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 44 (22.92%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.29%) Management Information System
3 13 (6.77%) Credit Risk
4 8 (4.17%) Data Structures
5 7 (3.65%) NHS
6 4 (2.08%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.04%) Derivative
7 2 (1.04%) EPoS
7 2 (1.04%) FMCG
7 2 (1.04%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.04%) LIMS
7 2 (1.04%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.04%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.04%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.52%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.52%) Equities
8 1 (0.52%) Renewable Energy
8 1 (0.52%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.50%) Windows
2 13 (6.77%) Windows 10
3 9 (4.69%) Windows Server
4 6 (3.13%) Linux
5 4 (2.08%) HPUX
5 4 (2.08%) SUSE
6 3 (1.56%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 32 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 26 (13.54%) Migration
3 26 (13.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (11.98%) Data Modelling
5 22 (11.46%) Analytics
5 22 (11.46%) SDLC
6 21 (10.94%) Data Management
7 13 (6.77%) Business Process Modelling
7 13 (6.77%) Fit Analysis
7 13 (6.77%) Project Planning
7 13 (6.77%) UML
8 12 (6.25%) ETL
8 12 (6.25%) Project Management
9 11 (5.73%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (5.73%) Data Migration
9 11 (5.73%) Risk Management
10 10 (5.21%) Validation
10 10 (5.21%) Web Development
11 9 (4.69%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 83 (43.23%) VBA
2 65 (33.85%) SQL
3 21 (10.94%) C#
4 13 (6.77%) PHP
5 7 (3.65%) JavaScript
5 7 (3.65%) VB
6 6 (3.13%) Python
7 5 (2.60%) Java
7 5 (2.60%) PowerShell
7 5 (2.60%) R
7 5 (2.60%) TypeScript
8 4 (2.08%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 4 (2.08%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.56%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.56%) Scala
9 3 (1.56%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.04%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (8.85%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.69%) Degree
2 9 (4.69%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.08%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.56%) ISEB
5 2 (1.04%) APMP
5 2 (1.04%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.52%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.52%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.52%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.52%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.52%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.17%) QA
2 6 (3.13%) GDPR
3 5 (2.60%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.56%) PMO
5 2 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.13%) Virtual Desktop
2 5 (2.60%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.56%) Docker
4 1 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (2.08%) HP ALM
2 3 (1.56%) Ansible
2 3 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 71 (36.98%) Microsoft
2 27 (14.06%) Oracle
3 17 (8.85%) Cognos
3 17 (8.85%) SAP
4 12 (6.25%) Tableau
5 7 (3.65%) Hyperion
6 6 (3.13%) HP
7 4 (2.08%) IBM
7 4 (2.08%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.04%) Bloomberg
8 2 (1.04%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.04%) Reuters
8 2 (1.04%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.04%) Sun
9 1 (0.52%) Adobe
9 1 (0.52%) Avaya
9 1 (0.52%) BMC
9 1 (0.52%) Informatica
9 1 (0.52%) Sage
9 1 (0.52%) Talend