The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 22 June 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
England / South East
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 224 218 224
Rank change year-on-year -6 +6  
Contract jobs citing MS Access 26 53 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.33% 0.59% 0.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.49% 2.84% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 26 23
Median daily rate £375 £300 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £196 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £342 £596
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +15.38% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Median hourly rate - £22.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.11%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +41.93% -11.42%  

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 the South East with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 1748 1864 1997
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 22.50% 20.66% 21.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1054 1176 1227
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £351
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 50 28
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.77% +67.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £18.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.27 £26.75
% change year-on-year +21.52% +16.89%  

MS Access
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

MS Access
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Access in the South East

MS Access
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Access in the South East over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Access in the South East

MS Access
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Access in the South East

MS Access
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Hampshire +1 12 £375 +25.00% 2
Berkshire -3 4 £285 -4.53%
East Sussex - 4 - - 1
Surrey +6 3 £400 +23.45%
Middlesex +10 1 £120 -64.49%
Buckinghamshire -15 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £310 - 1
MS Access
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 South East region with a requirement for MS Access.

1 32 (57.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (53.57%) SQL
3 23 (41.07%) Microsoft
4 22 (39.29%) VBA
5 20 (35.71%) SQL Server
6 18 (32.14%) Microsoft Office
7 11 (19.64%) Finance
7 11 (19.64%) Analytics
8 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (17.86%) Python
9 9 (16.07%) Oracle
9 9 (16.07%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (16.07%) Project Management
9 9 (16.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (14.29%) Security Cleared
10 8 (14.29%) Motorola
11 6 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (10.71%) LTE
11 6 (10.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (10.71%) Degree
11 6 (10.71%) Apache Spark
11 6 (10.71%) Relational Database
11 6 (10.71%) Hadoop
11 6 (10.71%) Visualisation
11 6 (10.71%) Trend Analysis
11 6 (10.71%) R
11 6 (10.71%) Data Visualisation
11 6 (10.71%) Actionable Insight
12 5 (8.93%) BPSS Clearance

MS Access
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 6 (10.71%) Apache Spark
2 4 (7.14%) SAS
3 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (5.36%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.57%) Live Communications Server
5 1 (1.79%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 32 (57.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (32.14%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (5.36%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.79%) NetSuite
1 1 (1.79%) Sage 50
1 1 (1.79%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.36%) Google Tag Manager
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.79%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (1.79%) CallidusCloud
4 1 (1.79%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.71%) LTE
2 3 (5.36%) 2G
2 3 (5.36%) 3G
2 3 (5.36%) 4G
2 3 (5.36%) BGP
2 3 (5.36%) DHCP
2 3 (5.36%) DNS
2 3 (5.36%) HTTP
2 3 (5.36%) IPsec
2 3 (5.36%) LAN
2 3 (5.36%) MPLS
2 3 (5.36%) MVNO
2 3 (5.36%) Network Security
2 3 (5.36%) OSPF
2 3 (5.36%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (5.36%) SAN
2 3 (5.36%) SCTP
2 3 (5.36%) VoIP
2 3 (5.36%) VPN
2 3 (5.36%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (10.71%) Hadoop
4 6 (10.71%) Relational Database
4 6 (10.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (7.14%) MySQL
5 4 (7.14%) Power BI
5 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (5.36%) Big Data
6 3 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (1.79%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.79%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 4 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (19.64%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Banking
2 5 (8.93%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.36%) Marketing
4 2 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (44.64%) Analyst
2 10 (17.86%) Developer
3 7 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 6 (10.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 6 (10.71%) Project Manager
5 5 (8.93%) Access Developer
5 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Developer
5 5 (8.93%) Production Manager
5 5 (8.93%) SQL Developer
5 5 (8.93%) Systems Manager
6 4 (7.14%) Architect
6 4 (7.14%) Chief Technology Officer
6 4 (7.14%) Information Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Insight Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Product Manager
6 4 (7.14%) Report Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Security Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (7.14%) Technical Architect
6 4 (7.14%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) .NET
2 4 (7.14%) HTML
3 3 (5.36%) XML
4 2 (3.57%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.57%) Regular Expression
5 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (1.79%) CSS
5 1 (1.79%) jQuery
5 1 (1.79%) LINQ
5 1 (1.79%) LINQ to SQL
5 1 (1.79%) Velocity
5 1 (1.79%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.36%) CESG
2 3 (5.36%) Clustering
2 3 (5.36%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.36%) Digital Media
2 3 (5.36%) Fat Client
2 3 (5.36%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.36%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.57%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.79%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.79%) SCADA
4 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) Mac OS X
1 4 (7.14%) Windows
2 3 (5.36%) Unix
2 3 (5.36%) Windows 7
2 3 (5.36%) Windows Server
2 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (5.36%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.64%) Analytics
2 9 (16.07%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (16.07%) Project Management
3 6 (10.71%) Actionable Insight
3 6 (10.71%) Data Visualisation
3 6 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (10.71%) Trend Analysis
3 6 (10.71%) Visualisation
4 5 (8.93%) Change Management
4 5 (8.93%) Data Analysis
4 5 (8.93%) Mathematics
4 5 (8.93%) Migration
4 5 (8.93%) SAP Security
4 5 (8.93%) Statistical Modelling
5 4 (7.14%) Business Development
5 4 (7.14%) Data Ingestion
5 4 (7.14%) Statistics
6 3 (5.36%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (5.36%) Incident Management
6 3 (5.36%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 30 (53.57%) SQL
2 22 (39.29%) VBA
3 10 (17.86%) Python
4 6 (10.71%) R
5 3 (5.36%) Perl
5 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.36%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.36%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.57%) VB
7 1 (1.79%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.71%) Degree
3 5 (8.93%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (7.14%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (5.36%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.57%) CCNA
6 2 (3.57%) CCNP
6 2 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.57%) HNC
6 2 (3.57%) HND
7 1 (1.79%) ACCA
7 1 (1.79%) APMP
7 1 (1.79%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (5.36%) PMO
3 1 (1.79%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.79%) GAAP
3 1 (1.79%) IFRS
3 1 (1.79%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) NetBackup
1 3 (5.36%) Netcool
1 3 (5.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 3 (5.36%) Unicenter
2 2 (3.57%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (41.07%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.07%) Oracle
3 8 (14.29%) Motorola
4 5 (8.93%) Cognos
4 5 (8.93%) SAP
4 5 (8.93%) Tableau
5 4 (7.14%) HP
6 3 (5.36%) Adobe
6 3 (5.36%) Brocade
6 3 (5.36%) Citrix
6 3 (5.36%) EMC
6 3 (5.36%) Ericsson
6 3 (5.36%) F5
6 3 (5.36%) Fortinet
6 3 (5.36%) Google
6 3 (5.36%) Meridio
6 3 (5.36%) Veritas
7 2 (3.57%) Tealeaf
8 1 (1.79%) Callidus
8 1 (1.79%) Marketo