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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Access
England / South East
Rank 211 228 218
Rank change year-on-year +17 -10  
Contract jobs citing MS Access 29 37 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.38% 0.40% 0.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.85% 1.99% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 26 16
Median daily rate £390 £332 £264
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% +25.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £224 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £414 £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £288
% change year-on-year +7.69% +13.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £38.50 £38.05 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.18% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -35.55% -  

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 1569 1856 1706
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 20.29% 20.13% 17.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 976 1202 1034
Median daily rate £410 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.37% +8.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £526 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 46 31
Median hourly rate £18.00 £38.03 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.66% +4.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.41 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £60.62 £54.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 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
Berkshire +27 11 £278 -25.86% 4
Surrey +8 5 £550 +67.81%
Buckinghamshire -8 5 £450 +30.43% 2
Kent - 4 £350 -
Hampshire +5 3 £390 +30.00% 3
West Sussex - 1 - -
MS Access
England

MS Access
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 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 South East region with a requirement for MS Access.

1 53 (69.74%) SQL
2 44 (57.89%) MS Excel
3 40 (52.63%) SQL Server
3 40 (52.63%) Microsoft
4 31 (40.79%) VBA
5 24 (31.58%) .NET
5 24 (31.58%) Analytics
6 21 (27.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (27.63%) Migration
6 21 (27.63%) MS Office
7 16 (21.05%) Oracle
8 15 (19.74%) VB.NET
8 15 (19.74%) HTML
9 14 (18.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (18.42%) ETL
10 13 (17.11%) Finance
10 13 (17.11%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (17.11%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (15.79%) VB
11 12 (15.79%) Customer Insight
11 12 (15.79%) Data Analysis
12 11 (14.47%) SQL Server 2012
12 11 (14.47%) SQL Server 2014
13 10 (13.16%) Marketing
13 10 (13.16%) Python
14 9 (11.84%) C#
14 9 (11.84%) JavaScript
14 9 (11.84%) XML
14 9 (11.84%) ASP.NET

MS Access
Top Related 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 7 (9.21%) Confluence
1 7 (9.21%) IIS
2 5 (6.58%) Apache Spark
3 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (3.95%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.32%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.32%) SAS
Applications
1 44 (57.89%) MS Excel
2 21 (27.63%) MS Office
3 7 (9.21%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Adobe Campaign
1 3 (3.95%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.32%) Sage 50
2 1 (1.32%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.53%) Google Tag Manager
2 7 (9.21%) Boomi
3 4 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.63%) CallidusCloud
5 1 (1.32%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (1.32%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.21%) HTTP
1 7 (9.21%) Intranet
2 3 (3.95%) 2G
2 3 (3.95%) 3G
2 3 (3.95%) 4G
2 3 (3.95%) DHCP
2 3 (3.95%) DNS
2 3 (3.95%) LTE
2 3 (3.95%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (3.95%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (52.63%) SQL Server
2 21 (27.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (18.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (17.11%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (14.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (14.47%) SQL Server 2014
6 9 (11.84%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (11.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (9.21%) MySQL
7 7 (9.21%) Snowflake Schema
7 7 (9.21%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (6.58%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 5 (6.58%) Hadoop
8 5 (6.58%) Power BI
9 4 (5.26%) Relational Database
10 2 (2.63%) Big Data
10 2 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (2.63%) Data Mining
10 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 7 (9.21%) Git (software)
1 7 (9.21%) JIRA
1 7 (9.21%) Liquibase
1 7 (9.21%) Talend Open Studio
1 7 (9.21%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (9.21%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 13 (17.11%) Finance
2 10 (13.16%) Marketing
3 5 (6.58%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.26%) Publishing
5 2 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.32%) Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (46.05%) Developer
2 24 (31.58%) Analyst
3 15 (19.74%) Microsoft Developer
4 14 (18.42%) Access Developer
5 12 (15.79%) .NET Developer
6 10 (13.16%) SQL Developer
7 9 (11.84%) ETL Developer
8 8 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 8 (10.53%) Data Analyst
8 8 (10.53%) VBA Developer
9 6 (7.89%) Database Developer
9 6 (7.89%) Microsoft BI Developer
10 5 (6.58%) Excel Developer
10 5 (6.58%) SSRS Developer
10 5 (6.58%) Web Engineer
11 4 (5.26%) Chief Technology Officer
11 4 (5.26%) Excel VBA Developer
11 4 (5.26%) Insight Analyst
11 4 (5.26%) Technical Product Manager
11 4 (5.26%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (31.58%) .NET
2 15 (19.74%) HTML
3 9 (11.84%) ASP.NET
3 9 (11.84%) XML
4 8 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 8 (10.53%) CSS
4 8 (10.53%) jQuery
4 8 (10.53%) LINQ
4 8 (10.53%) LINQ to SQL
4 8 (10.53%) WCF
5 7 (9.21%) Ajax
5 7 (9.21%) Regular Expression
6 6 (7.89%) .NET Framework
7 3 (3.95%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.53%) Digital Media
2 8 (10.53%) Mobile App
2 8 (10.53%) N-Tier
3 3 (3.95%) Clustering
3 3 (3.95%) Fat Client
3 3 (3.95%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.63%) NHS
4 2 (2.63%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.89%) Linux
2 4 (5.26%) Mac OS X
2 4 (5.26%) Windows
3 3 (3.95%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.95%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.95%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (31.58%) Analytics
2 21 (27.63%) Migration
3 14 (18.42%) ETL
4 13 (17.11%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (15.79%) Customer Insight
5 12 (15.79%) Data Analysis
6 8 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (10.53%) MVC
6 8 (10.53%) OOP
6 8 (10.53%) Web Analytics
7 7 (9.21%) Data Governance
7 7 (9.21%) Data Management
7 7 (9.21%) OWASP
7 7 (9.21%) Secure Coding
7 7 (9.21%) Statistical Modelling
7 7 (9.21%) Tag Management
8 6 (7.89%) Behavioural Targeting
8 6 (7.89%) Data Migration
8 6 (7.89%) Multivariate Testing
8 6 (7.89%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 53 (69.74%) SQL
2 31 (40.79%) VBA
3 15 (19.74%) VB.NET
4 12 (15.79%) VB
5 10 (13.16%) Python
6 9 (11.84%) C#
6 9 (11.84%) JavaScript
7 5 (6.58%) R
8 4 (5.26%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.95%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.63%) Perl
11 1 (1.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.26%) Degree
2 3 (3.95%) DV Cleared
2 3 (3.95%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.32%) ACCA
4 1 (1.32%) APMP
4 1 (1.32%) CCNA
4 1 (1.32%) CCNP
4 1 (1.32%) CIMA
4 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.32%) HNC
4 1 (1.32%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.32%) GAAP
2 1 (1.32%) IFRS
2 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.95%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) NetBackup
1 3 (3.95%) Netcool
1 3 (3.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 3 (3.95%) Unicenter
2 2 (2.63%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (1.32%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 40 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 16 (21.05%) Oracle
3 8 (10.53%) Adobe
3 8 (10.53%) Google
4 7 (9.21%) Dell
4 7 (9.21%) Talend
5 5 (6.58%) Cognos
5 5 (6.58%) SAP
6 4 (5.26%) Citrix
6 4 (5.26%) HP
7 3 (3.95%) Callidus
7 3 (3.95%) EMC
7 3 (3.95%) Meridio
7 3 (3.95%) Tealeaf
7 3 (3.95%) Veritas
8 2 (2.63%) Marketo
9 1 (1.32%) Huawei
9 1 (1.32%) Mapinfo
9 1 (1.32%) Nokia Networks
9 1 (1.32%) Omniture