The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Access
UK / Scotland
Rank 100 119 95
Rank change year-on-year +19 -24  
Contract jobs citing MS Access 8 11 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.46% 0.42% 1.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.33% 2.14% 5.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 13
Median daily rate £388 £325 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.23% -22.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £281 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £375 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £11.30 - £33.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -32.22% -  

MS Access is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 343 513 633
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 19.57% 19.79% 21.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 307 360
Median daily rate £375 £375 £387
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 4
Median hourly rate £17.39 £14.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.21% -70.52%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

MS Access
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing MS Access as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Access in Scotland

MS Access
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MS Access in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Access in Scotland

MS Access
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Access in Scotland over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Access in Scotland

MS Access
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Access in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Access in Scotland

MS Access
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -4 4 £388 +25.00% 3
Edinburgh +15 2 £275 -19.59%
Dundee - 2 - -
MS Access
UK

MS Access
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Scotland region with a requirement for MS Access.

1 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle Exadata
3 3 (33.33%) IIS
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) VBA
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) GIS
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 1 (11.11%) EPiServer
5 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
5 1 (11.11%) SAS
5 1 (11.11%) OO
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (11.11%) VB
5 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
5 1 (11.11%) HTML
5 1 (11.11%) JavaScript

MS Access
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 3 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) EPiServer
2 1 (11.11%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (22.22%) GIS
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Access Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Data Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Excel Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) GIS Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) GIS Data Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Access VBA Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Excel Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Excel VBA Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Programmer
5 1 (11.11%) VBA Developer
5 1 (11.11%) VBA Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) OO
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C#
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) VBA
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) VB
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
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