The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Access
UK
Rank 446 434 373
Rank change year-on-year -12 -61  
Contract jobs citing MS Access 137 216 274
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.41% 0.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.34% 1.83% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 156 151
Median daily rate £365 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.98% -3.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £212 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £489 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 10
Median hourly rate £15.25 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.22% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.07 £15.75 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.65 £43.61 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -32.22% -  

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 with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 10225 11789 12101
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.76% 22.15% 22.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6925 7905 7760
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 189 159
Median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.35% +1.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £14.50 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

MS Access
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

MS Access
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Access in the UK

MS Access
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Access over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Access in the UK

MS Access
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Access in the UK

MS Access
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Access over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for MS Access in the UK

MS Access
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 27 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
England -23 126 £365 +7.98% 40
London +6 47 £403 +7.46% 9
South East +3 28 £370 +11.61% 12
South West +10 16 £350 -17.64% 5
North West +29 12 £425 +41.66% 5
Berkshire +29 11 £278 -25.86% 4
Scotland +19 8 £388 +19.23% 2
West Midlands +9 7 £165 -59.38% 3
Cheshire +29 5 £438 +25.00% 2
Surrey +3 5 £550 +67.81%
Buckinghamshire -6 5 £450 +30.43% 2
East Midlands -7 5 £263 -6.66% 1
Gloucestershire +8 4 £356 -80.70%
Bristol +3 4 £400 +6.66% 2
Wiltshire +3 4 £350 -81.04% 1
East of England -3 4 £293 -2.50% 2
Glasgow -4 4 £388 +25.00% 2
Kent - 4 £350 -
Chippenham - 4 £350 - 1
Iver - 4 £450 -
Maidenhead - 3 £273 - 2
Telford - 3 - -
Staines - 3 - -
Shropshire - 3 - -
Reading +22 2 £233 -22.33% 2
Edinburgh +15 2 £275 -19.59%
Manchester +13 2 £328 +9.25% 1
Slough +9 2 £425 +115.18%
Hampshire +7 2 £358 +19.16% 3
Gloucester 0 2 £388 -79.00%

MS Access
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 with a requirement for MS Access.

1 175 (63.41%) MS Excel
2 153 (55.43%) SQL
3 139 (50.36%) Microsoft
4 116 (42.03%) SQL Server
5 110 (39.86%) VBA
6 69 (25.00%) .NET
7 62 (22.46%) Finance
8 54 (19.57%) VB
9 53 (19.20%) Migration
10 51 (18.48%) Oracle
11 45 (16.30%) MS Office
11 45 (16.30%) Data Analysis
11 45 (16.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 44 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
13 43 (15.58%) Windows
14 38 (13.77%) C#
14 38 (13.77%) Business Intelligence
15 37 (13.41%) Agile Software Development
15 37 (13.41%) SQL Server 2008
16 36 (13.04%) VB.NET
16 36 (13.04%) Analytics
17 35 (12.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 32 (11.59%) Data Warehouse
19 31 (11.23%) Banking
20 30 (10.87%) ETL
20 30 (10.87%) SQL Server 2014
21 26 (9.42%) Security Cleared
22 25 (9.06%) HTML
22 25 (9.06%) SAP
23 23 (8.33%) Visual Studio

MS Access
Top Related IT Skills 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 17 (6.16%) IIS
2 11 (3.99%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.26%) Confluence
4 8 (2.90%) MS Exchange
5 7 (2.54%) SAS
6 6 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (1.81%) Apache Spark
8 4 (1.45%) Apache
8 4 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (1.09%) Live Communications Server
9 3 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (1.09%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.72%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.36%) CMS
11 1 (0.36%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
Applications
1 175 (63.41%) MS Excel
2 45 (16.30%) MS Office
3 19 (6.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (6.16%) MS Visio
5 14 (5.07%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (2.17%) MS Project
7 1 (0.36%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.36%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (2.90%) SAP FI
2 4 (1.45%) SAP CO
2 4 (1.45%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (1.09%) Adobe Campaign
3 3 (1.09%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.72%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.36%) Relativity
5 1 (0.36%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.36%) SAP APO
5 1 (0.36%) SAP FI-GL
5 1 (0.36%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (5.07%) Office 365
3 9 (3.26%) Google Tag Manager
4 8 (2.90%) Boomi
5 4 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.72%) CallidusCloud
7 1 (0.36%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.36%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.90%) HTTP
2 7 (2.54%) DHCP
2 7 (2.54%) DNS
2 7 (2.54%) Intranet
3 6 (2.17%) SAN
4 3 (1.09%) 2G
4 3 (1.09%) 3G
4 3 (1.09%) 4G
4 3 (1.09%) LTE
4 3 (1.09%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (1.09%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.72%) Internet
5 2 (0.72%) LAN
5 2 (0.72%) WAN
6 1 (0.36%) FTP
6 1 (0.36%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (42.03%) SQL Server
2 45 (16.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 37 (13.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 35 (12.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 32 (11.59%) Data Warehouse
6 30 (10.87%) SQL Server 2014
7 20 (7.25%) Relational Database
8 19 (6.88%) SQL Server 2005
9 17 (6.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 15 (5.43%) BusinessObjects
10 15 (5.43%) SQL Server 2012
11 12 (4.35%) Data Mining
11 12 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
12 11 (3.99%) Crystal Reports
13 9 (3.26%) Power BI
14 8 (2.90%) Oracle Database
15 7 (2.54%) MySQL
15 7 (2.54%) OLAP
15 7 (2.54%) Snowflake Schema
16 6 (2.17%) GIS
Development Applications
1 23 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 14 (5.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (4.35%) JIRA
4 8 (2.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 7 (2.54%) Git (software)
5 7 (2.54%) Liquibase
5 7 (2.54%) Talend Open Studio
6 4 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (1.09%) ERwin
8 2 (0.72%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.72%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.36%) PowerBuilder
9 1 (0.36%) Subversion
General
1 62 (22.46%) Finance
2 31 (11.23%) Banking
3 13 (4.71%) Marketing
4 11 (3.99%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.90%) Front Office
6 7 (2.54%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.17%) Back Office
8 5 (1.81%) General Ledger
8 5 (1.81%) Publishing
9 4 (1.45%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.09%) Legal
10 3 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.72%) French Language
11 2 (0.72%) Retail
11 2 (0.72%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.36%) Billing
12 1 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.36%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.36%) Local Government
12 1 (0.36%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 130 (47.10%) Developer
2 84 (30.43%) Analyst
3 41 (14.86%) Access Developer
4 32 (11.59%) SQL Developer
5 31 (11.23%) Data Analyst
6 30 (10.87%) Microsoft Developer
7 25 (9.06%) VBA Developer
8 23 (8.33%) .NET Developer
9 20 (7.25%) Excel Developer
10 19 (6.88%) Database Developer
11 18 (6.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 17 (6.16%) Access VBA Developer
12 17 (6.16%) Excel VBA Developer
13 11 (3.99%) ETL Developer
13 11 (3.99%) SQL Server Developer
13 11 (3.99%) VB Developer
14 10 (3.62%) Analyst Developer
14 10 (3.62%) SQL Analyst
14 10 (3.62%) VB VBA Developer
14 10 (3.62%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (25.00%) .NET
2 25 (9.06%) HTML
3 19 (6.88%) XML
4 17 (6.16%) ASP.NET
5 13 (4.71%) CSS
6 12 (4.35%) .NET Framework
7 11 (3.99%) jQuery
8 10 (3.62%) WCF
9 9 (3.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 9 (3.26%) LINQ
9 9 (3.26%) LINQ to SQL
10 8 (2.90%) Ajax
11 7 (2.54%) ActiveX
11 7 (2.54%) ADO
11 7 (2.54%) DAO
11 7 (2.54%) Regular Expression
12 3 (1.09%) Entity Framework
12 3 (1.09%) Velocity
13 2 (0.72%) ASP.NET MVC
13 2 (0.72%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 44 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.52%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.62%) NHS
3 10 (3.62%) N-Tier
4 9 (3.26%) Digital Media
4 9 (3.26%) Mobile App
5 8 (2.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (2.17%) Clustering
6 6 (2.17%) Derivative
6 6 (2.17%) Fat Client
6 6 (2.17%) Thin Client
7 5 (1.81%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.09%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.09%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.09%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.09%) PACS
8 3 (1.09%) Tandem
9 2 (0.72%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.72%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.36%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 43 (15.58%) Windows
2 18 (6.52%) Windows XP
3 17 (6.16%) Windows Server
4 13 (4.71%) Windows 10
5 8 (2.90%) Linux
6 7 (2.54%) Windows 7
6 7 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (2.17%) Unix
7 6 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.45%) Mac OS X
9 3 (1.09%) Solaris
10 1 (0.36%) Android
10 1 (0.36%) HPUX
10 1 (0.36%) SUSE
10 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (19.20%) Migration
2 45 (16.30%) Data Analysis
3 38 (13.77%) Business Intelligence
4 37 (13.41%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (13.04%) Analytics
6 30 (10.87%) ETL
7 22 (7.97%) Data Modelling
8 19 (6.88%) Unit Testing
9 18 (6.52%) User Acceptance Testing
10 17 (6.16%) Data Cleansing
10 17 (6.16%) Data Management
10 17 (6.16%) Data Migration
11 14 (5.07%) MVC
11 14 (5.07%) Workflow
12 13 (4.71%) CRM
12 13 (4.71%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (4.71%) Validation
13 12 (4.35%) Customer Insight
13 12 (4.35%) Project Management
14 11 (3.99%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 153 (55.43%) SQL
2 110 (39.86%) VBA
3 54 (19.57%) VB
4 38 (13.77%) C#
5 36 (13.04%) VB.NET
6 21 (7.61%) JavaScript
6 21 (7.61%) T-SQL
7 18 (6.52%) VB6
8 13 (4.71%) Python
9 8 (2.90%) C++
10 7 (2.54%) R
11 6 (2.17%) PHP
11 6 (2.17%) VC++
12 5 (1.81%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.45%) VBScript
14 3 (1.09%) Java
14 3 (1.09%) Perl
15 1 (0.36%) Delphi
15 1 (0.36%) FoxPro (VFP)
15 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (9.42%) Security Cleared
2 21 (7.61%) Degree
3 11 (3.99%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.17%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.81%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.72%) HNC
6 2 (0.72%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.72%) PMP
6 2 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.36%) ACCA
7 1 (0.36%) CCA
7 1 (0.36%) CCNA
7 1 (0.36%) CCNP
7 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.36%) HND
7 1 (0.36%) ISEB
7 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.36%) MCAD
7 1 (0.36%) MCSD
7 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.25%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.09%) DICOM
4 3 (1.09%) HL7
5 2 (0.72%) MiFID
5 2 (0.72%) PMO
5 2 (0.72%) QA
5 2 (0.72%) SLA
6 1 (0.36%) Def Stans
6 1 (0.36%) EMIR
6 1 (0.36%) GAAP
6 1 (0.36%) IFRS
6 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (3.99%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.36%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.36%) XenApp
3 1 (0.36%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (2.17%) NetBackup
1 6 (2.17%) Netcool
1 6 (2.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 6 (2.17%) Unicenter
2 5 (1.81%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.36%) Amdocs OSS
4 1 (0.36%) Control-M
Vendors
1 139 (50.36%) Microsoft
2 51 (18.48%) Oracle
3 25 (9.06%) SAP
4 10 (3.62%) Adobe
5 9 (3.26%) Google
5 9 (3.26%) HP
6 8 (2.90%) Citrix
6 8 (2.90%) Dell
6 8 (2.90%) Teradata
7 7 (2.54%) Cognos
7 7 (2.54%) Talend
8 6 (2.17%) EMC
8 6 (2.17%) Meridio
8 6 (2.17%) Veritas
9 4 (1.45%) Remedy
9 4 (1.45%) Reuters
9 4 (1.45%) Sybase
9 4 (1.45%) Tealeaf
10 3 (1.09%) InterSystems
10 3 (1.09%) VMware
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