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 3 months to 30 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.

Microsoft Access
England / South West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 130 130
Rank change year-on-year +9 0  
Contract jobs citing MS Access 17 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.65% 0.34% 0.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.79% 1.66% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 9
Median daily rate £350 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% +18.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £375 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £1,846 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £320 £300
% change year-on-year +2.42% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £25.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.75 £22.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year -30.76% +1.11%  

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 West with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 449 602 739
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 17.27% 20.68% 23.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 435 539
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 10
Median hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.47% -35.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.70 £16.00 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £46.25 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  

MS Access
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 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
Gloucestershire +8 4 £356 -80.70%
Bristol +5 4 £400 +6.66% 2
Wiltshire +4 4 £350 -81.04% 1
Somerset +2 1 - -
Devon - 1 £205 -
Dorset - 1 £210 -
MS Access
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 West region with a requirement for MS Access.

1 19 (67.86%) SQL Server
2 17 (60.71%) SQL
3 15 (53.57%) MS Excel
4 11 (39.29%) .NET
5 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 10 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (32.14%) Visual Studio
6 9 (32.14%) C#
6 9 (32.14%) Windows
6 9 (32.14%) Windows Server
7 7 (25.00%) MS Office
7 7 (25.00%) Migration
7 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (21.43%) PHP
9 5 (17.86%) VBA
9 5 (17.86%) T-SQL
9 5 (17.86%) ETL
9 5 (17.86%) High Availability
9 5 (17.86%) Data Migration
9 5 (17.86%) Data Cleansing
9 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
9 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (17.86%) Issue Tracking
9 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (14.29%) VC++
10 4 (14.29%) C++
10 4 (14.29%) Oracle
10 4 (14.29%) Finance

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 3 (10.71%) IIS
2 2 (7.14%) Apache
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.14%) Live Communications Server
2 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (3.57%) ArcGIS
3 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 15 (53.57%) MS Excel
2 7 (25.00%) MS Office
3 2 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) DHCP
1 2 (7.14%) DNS
1 2 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (67.86%) SQL Server
2 10 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.57%) GIS
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (3.57%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Visual Studio
2 6 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Database Developer
3 4 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) C++ Team Leader
3 4 (14.29%) Team Leader
4 3 (10.71%) Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Software Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Training Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Access Developer
5 2 (7.14%) DBA
5 2 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Database Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) .NET
2 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 2 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (3.57%) Ajax
3 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (3.57%) Classic ASP
3 1 (3.57%) CSS
3 1 (3.57%) jQuery
3 1 (3.57%) LINQ
3 1 (3.57%) LINQ to SQL
3 1 (3.57%) WCF
3 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.14%) Clustering
2 2 (7.14%) Credit Risk
2 2 (7.14%) Fat Client
2 2 (7.14%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.57%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Windows
1 9 (32.14%) Windows Server
2 2 (7.14%) Solaris
2 2 (7.14%) Unix
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Migration
2 5 (17.86%) Data Cleansing
2 5 (17.86%) Data Migration
2 5 (17.86%) ETL
2 5 (17.86%) High Availability
2 5 (17.86%) Issue Tracking
3 3 (10.71%) CRM
3 3 (10.71%) Product Management
3 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (10.71%) Validation
4 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (7.14%) Change Control
4 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling
4 2 (7.14%) Demand Management
4 2 (7.14%) MVC
4 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.57%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) SQL
2 9 (32.14%) C#
3 6 (21.43%) PHP
4 5 (17.86%) T-SQL
4 5 (17.86%) VBA
5 4 (14.29%) C++
5 4 (14.29%) VC++
6 2 (7.14%) Java
6 2 (7.14%) VB
6 2 (7.14%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Def Stans
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (7.14%) NetBackup
1 2 (7.14%) Netcool
1 2 (7.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (7.14%) Unicenter
1 2 (7.14%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) Citrix
3 2 (7.14%) EMC
3 2 (7.14%) HP
3 2 (7.14%) Meridio
3 2 (7.14%) Veritas
3 2 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (3.57%) Dell
4 1 (3.57%) Remedy