Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 181 170
Rank change year-on-year -1 -11 -10
Contract jobs citing MS Access 8 23 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.15% 0.42% 0.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.75% 2.01% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 36
South West median daily rate £368 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.00% +6.67% +13.64%
10th Percentile £290 £232 £241
90th Percentile £408 £421 £418
England median daily rate £450 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +20.00% +7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
South West median hourly rate - - £13.00
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year - -15.38% -4.88%

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 1,067 1,145 1,417
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 20.44% 21.08% 22.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 689 792 1,063
South West median daily rate £420 £366 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.68% -2.33% -
10th Percentile £285 £258 £263
90th Percentile £550 £525 £500
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 32 17
South West median hourly rate £36.25 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +17.65% +11.48%
10th Percentile £23.78 £12.00 £11.90
90th Percentile £58.55 £43.00 £50.36
England median hourly rate £35.00 £25.95 £27.12
% change year-on-year +34.90% -4.33% -1.38%

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 20 February 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
Devon +2 3 £372 +81.22% 1
Wiltshire +6 2 £304 -24.00%
Bristol -26 2 £338 -15.63% 3
Dorset -7 1 £425 +102.38% 1
MS Access
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) SAP BW
2 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) VBA
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SAP
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Retail Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (12.50%) Power BI
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Resilience Testing

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 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (25.00%) SAP BW
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Power BI
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
1 2 (25.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Database Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Access Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Resilience Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) VBA
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) SAP