Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 15 October 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
England > South West
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 193 174 200
Rank change year-on-year -19 +26 -21
Contract jobs citing MS Access 21 25 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.35% 0.46% 0.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.60% 2.32% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 16
South West median daily rate £400 £400 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +22.14% -15.48%
10th Percentile £208 £310 £296
90th Percentile £465 £438 £451
England median daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -6.67% +15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £13.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +177.78% - -
England median hourly rate £24.00 £19.82 £16.50
% change year-on-year +21.09% +20.12% -9.04%

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 the South West with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,315 1,077 1,254
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 21.75% 19.72% 21.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 922 686 871
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £298 £288 £256
90th Percentile £562 £534 £513
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 26 29
South West median hourly rate £38.75 £37.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.03% +14.62% -
10th Percentile £17.29 £14.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £66.35 £54.38 £48.00
England median hourly rate £32.00 £30.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year +4.92% +7.02% +3.64%

MS Access
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing MS Access as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for MS Access in the South West

MS Access
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Access in the South West

MS Access
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Access in the South West over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Access in the South West

MS Access
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Access in the South West

MS Access
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 15 October 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
Bristol -14 15 £415 +3.75% 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £195 - 2
Somerset - 2 - -
MS Access
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 South West region with a requirement for MS Access.

1 17 (80.95%) VBA
2 16 (76.19%) SQL Server
3 14 (66.67%) SQL
3 14 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
4 11 (52.38%) T-SQL
5 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 7 (33.33%) Finance
7 6 (28.57%) Data Modelling
7 6 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Office
9 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
9 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (14.29%) SDLC
9 3 (14.29%) ADO
9 3 (14.29%) Windows
9 3 (14.29%) C#
9 3 (14.29%) .NET
9 3 (14.29%) Banking
9 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
10 2 (9.52%) Meridio
10 2 (9.52%) NetBackup
10 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
10 2 (9.52%) ODBC
10 2 (9.52%) Unix
10 2 (9.52%) DHCP
10 2 (9.52%) DNS
10 2 (9.52%) SLA

MS Access
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (9.52%) Apache
1 2 (9.52%) Confluence
1 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (9.52%) IIS
1 2 (9.52%) Live Communications Server
1 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
1 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
1 2 (9.52%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 14 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) DHCP
1 2 (9.52%) DNS
1 2 (9.52%) Internet
1 2 (9.52%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (76.19%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (9.52%) JIRA
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Military
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Developer
2 10 (47.62%) VBA Developer
3 8 (38.10%) Access Developer
4 7 (33.33%) SQL Developer
5 6 (28.57%) Access VBA Developer
6 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Developer
7 3 (14.29%) Analyst
7 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
8 2 (9.52%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (9.52%) Applications Developer
8 2 (9.52%) SSRS Developer
8 2 (9.52%) T-SQL Developer
8 2 (9.52%) Wintel Engineer
9 1 (4.76%) Excel Developer
9 1 (4.76%) Excel VBA Developer
9 1 (4.76%) Junior Software Developer
9 1 (4.76%) Report Developer
9 1 (4.76%) Statistical Modeller
9 1 (4.76%) Teradata Analyst
9 1 (4.76%) Teradata Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
1 3 (14.29%) ADO
2 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
2 2 (9.52%) ODBC
2 2 (9.52%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 1 (4.76%) ActiveX
3 1 (4.76%) Ajax
3 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (4.76%) CSS
3 1 (4.76%) CSS3
3 1 (4.76%) HTML
3 1 (4.76%) HTML5
3 1 (4.76%) jQuery
3 1 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Fat Client
2 2 (9.52%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Solaris
2 2 (9.52%) Unix
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Data Modelling
1 6 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 3 (14.29%) SDLC
2 3 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
3 2 (9.52%) Software Architecture
4 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.76%) Front End Development
4 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.76%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (4.76%) MVC
4 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.76%) QMS
4 1 (4.76%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (4.76%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Web Development
4 1 (4.76%) Workflow
4 1 (4.76%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) VBA
2 14 (66.67%) SQL
3 11 (52.38%) T-SQL
4 3 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.52%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (9.52%) NetBackup
1 2 (9.52%) Netcool
1 2 (9.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (9.52%) Unicenter
1 2 (9.52%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Citrix
2 2 (9.52%) EMC
2 2 (9.52%) HP
2 2 (9.52%) Meridio
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Veritas
3 1 (4.76%) Teradata