Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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 West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 173 184 175
Rank change year-on-year +11 -9 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Access 23 19 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.41% 0.33% 0.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.11% 1.55% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 36
South West median daily rate £400 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.28% +1.79%
10th Percentile £331 £300 £191
90th Percentile £438 £463 £450
England median daily rate £384 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +9.64% - +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
South West median hourly rate £13.50 - £11.00
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +8.57% -10.26% -2.50%

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 1090 1222 1496
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 19.22% 21.30% 23.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 698 848 1122
South West median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% -
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £525 £525 £500
England median daily rate £460 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 26 39
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.63% -20.59% +22.52%
10th Percentile £14.55 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £58.75 £47.75 £56.53
England median hourly rate £31.75 £28.00 £27.89
% change year-on-year +13.39% +0.39% +13.84%

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 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 22 November 2017. 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 +1 18 £411 +2.81%
Devon - 3 £372 -
Wiltshire -3 1 £375 -16.67%
Dorset - 1 £425 -
MS Access
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 West region with a requirement for MS Access.

1 17 (73.91%) VBA
2 14 (60.87%) SQL Server
2 14 (60.87%) Finance
3 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (34.78%) SDLC
5 5 (21.74%) Banking
5 5 (21.74%) Migration
5 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
5 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
6 4 (17.39%) ActiveX
7 3 (13.04%) ADO
7 3 (13.04%) SQL
7 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (8.70%) Defect Management
8 2 (8.70%) Test Planning
8 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
8 2 (8.70%) Investment Banking
8 2 (8.70%) Retail Banking
8 2 (8.70%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
8 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
8 2 (8.70%) Mainframe
8 2 (8.70%) IBM
8 2 (8.70%) Citrix
9 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (4.35%) Validation
9 1 (4.35%) Data Management
9 1 (4.35%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (4.35%) Remedy

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:

Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Unit4 Business World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (60.87%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.35%) Power BI
General
1 14 (60.87%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Investment Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) VBA Developer
3 7 (30.43%) Access Developer
4 6 (26.09%) Access VBA Developer
4 6 (26.09%) Analyst
5 5 (21.74%) SQL Developer
5 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Developer
6 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Analyst Programmer
7 2 (8.70%) Database Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) Programmer
7 2 (8.70%) SSIS Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) VBA Programmer
8 1 (4.35%) Applications Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Consultant
8 1 (4.35%) Database Consultant
8 1 (4.35%) DBA
8 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared DBA
8 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) ActiveX
2 3 (13.04%) ADO
3 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (8.70%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.35%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) SDLC
2 5 (21.74%) Migration
3 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
4 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Defect Management
4 2 (8.70%) Test Planning
5 1 (4.35%) Analytical Thinking
5 1 (4.35%) Data Management
5 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Data Validation
5 1 (4.35%) ERP
5 1 (4.35%) Resilience Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.35%) System Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Time Management
5 1 (4.35%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) VBA
2 3 (13.04%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Citrix
2 2 (8.70%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Remedy