Period
to 17 October 2017

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 6 months to 17 October 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
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 600 642 448
Rank change year-on-year +42 -194 -22
Contract jobs citing MS Access 261 259 517
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.24% 0.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.18% 1.08% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 164 334
UK median daily rate £380 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.92% -7.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £200 £192 £182
90th Percentile £548 £484 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £323 £321
% change year-on-year +16.28% +0.53% -0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 30
UK median hourly rate £19.82 £16.50 £18.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.12% -8.69% +9.52%
10th Percentile £13.28 £11.44 £11.63
90th Percentile £42.60 £31.50 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £13.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.37% -40.00% +43.38%

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 with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 22051 23986 26323
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.22% 22.49% 23.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 14860 15973 17271
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £308 £281 £263
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 395 396
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £28.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.56% +12.25%
10th Percentile £13.45 £10.70 £12.63
90th Percentile £54.00 £49.50 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £28.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year +12.28% -3.39% +28.26%

MS Access
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing MS Access as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 17 October 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 17 October 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for MS Access in the UK

MS Access
Top 16 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 6 months to 17 October 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
England +53 246 £375 +15.38% 43
UK excluding London -8 137 £375 +16.28% 32
London +31 121 £380 -5.00% 13
South East -10 46 £375 +15.38% 6
North of England +73 33 £363 +42.16% 9
South West +13 25 £400 +21.21% 7
Yorkshire +29 22 £350 +40.00% 4
Midlands +36 17 £325 +23.81% 4
West Midlands +30 10 £325 -3.70% 2
North West +17 10 £375 +44.23% 5
Scotland +2 10 £388 +17.25% 1
East of England -21 8 £394 +43.18% 3
East Midlands +1 7 £550 +189.47% 2
Wales +4 1 £343 +5.38% 2
North East - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 152 (58.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 123 (47.13%) SQL
3 94 (36.02%) VBA
4 93 (35.63%) Microsoft
4 93 (35.63%) Finance
5 92 (35.25%) SQL Server
6 52 (19.92%) Analytical Skills
7 46 (17.62%) Banking
8 44 (16.86%) Business Intelligence
9 42 (16.09%) Data Analysis
10 40 (15.33%) Windows
11 39 (14.94%) Microsoft Office
11 39 (14.94%) .NET
12 38 (14.56%) Degree
13 37 (14.18%) C#
14 33 (12.64%) Migration
14 33 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
15 32 (12.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 32 (12.26%) SDLC
16 30 (11.49%) Project Management
16 30 (11.49%) JavaScript
16 30 (11.49%) Data Modelling
16 30 (11.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 29 (11.11%) VB
18 28 (10.73%) Oracle
19 27 (10.34%) HTML
20 26 (9.96%) Management Information System
21 25 (9.58%) Analytics
22 24 (9.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
22 24 (9.20%) Tableau

MS Access
Co-occurring 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 19 (7.28%) SAS
2 15 (5.75%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.68%) IIS
4 5 (1.92%) Apache
4 5 (1.92%) Apache Spark
4 5 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.92%) JBoss
4 5 (1.92%) nginx
4 5 (1.92%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.92%) WebLogic
4 5 (1.92%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.53%) CMS
6 3 (1.15%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.77%) Documentum
7 2 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.77%) Live Communications Server
7 2 (0.77%) NetWeaver
7 2 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.38%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 152 (58.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 39 (14.94%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (9.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (2.30%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.15%) SPSS
6 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.77%) Stata
7 1 (0.38%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (1.92%) Unit4 Business World
2 4 (1.53%) SAP PM
3 2 (0.77%) Actimize
3 2 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.77%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (0.77%) SAP FI-GL
3 2 (0.77%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.38%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.38%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.38%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.15%) Office 365
3 2 (0.77%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.77%) Taleo
4 1 (0.38%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.21%) LAN
2 10 (3.83%) WAN
3 9 (3.45%) DNS
3 9 (3.45%) Firewall
4 8 (3.07%) DHCP
5 7 (2.68%) Internet
6 6 (2.30%) LTE
7 5 (1.92%) HTTP
7 5 (1.92%) VLAN
7 5 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (1.53%) MPLS
8 4 (1.53%) SAN
8 4 (1.53%) VoIP
9 3 (1.15%) BGP
9 3 (1.15%) IPsec
9 3 (1.15%) MVNO
9 3 (1.15%) Network Security
9 3 (1.15%) OSPF
9 3 (1.15%) SCTP
9 3 (1.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (35.25%) SQL Server
2 32 (12.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 30 (11.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 17 (6.51%) Relational Database
6 15 (5.75%) QlikView
7 13 (4.98%) Power BI
8 10 (3.83%) BusinessObjects
9 8 (3.07%) NoSQL
9 8 (3.07%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.92%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.92%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.92%) MySQL
10 5 (1.92%) Qlik Sense
10 5 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (1.53%) DTS
11 4 (1.53%) MarkLogic
11 4 (1.53%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (1.53%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (5.36%) Visual Studio
2 11 (4.21%) Subversion
3 10 (3.83%) JIRA
4 8 (3.07%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (2.30%) Git (software)
6 5 (1.92%) Ant
6 5 (1.92%) Bitbucket
6 5 (1.92%) Bower
6 5 (1.92%) ClearCase
6 5 (1.92%) Darcs
6 5 (1.92%) ERwin
6 5 (1.92%) Grunt
6 5 (1.92%) gulp
6 5 (1.92%) Jasmine
6 5 (1.92%) Jenkins
6 5 (1.92%) Maven
6 5 (1.92%) Vagrant
6 5 (1.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (1.15%) Toad
8 2 (0.77%) JUnit
General
1 93 (35.63%) Finance
2 46 (17.62%) Banking
3 17 (6.51%) Retail
4 14 (5.36%) Front Office
5 11 (4.21%) Investment Banking
6 8 (3.07%) Legal
6 8 (3.07%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (2.68%) Manufacturing
8 6 (2.30%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.92%) Back Office
10 3 (1.15%) Automotive
10 3 (1.15%) Billing
10 3 (1.15%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.15%) Marketing
10 3 (1.15%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.77%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.77%) Law
11 2 (0.77%) Publishing
12 1 (0.38%) Advertising
12 1 (0.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 115 (44.06%) Analyst
2 88 (33.72%) Developer
3 60 (22.99%) Data Analyst
4 32 (12.26%) Access Developer
5 27 (10.34%) VBA Developer
6 20 (7.66%) Microsoft Developer
6 20 (7.66%) SQL Developer
7 15 (5.75%) Access VBA Developer
8 13 (4.98%) SQL Analyst
9 12 (4.60%) Business Analyst
9 12 (4.60%) Excel Developer
10 11 (4.21%) Excel VBA Developer
10 11 (4.21%) Information Analyst
11 10 (3.83%) .NET Developer
11 10 (3.83%) Database Developer
11 10 (3.83%) Java Developer
11 10 (3.83%) Project Manager
11 10 (3.83%) SQL Server Developer
12 9 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 9 (3.45%) Excel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (14.94%) .NET
2 27 (10.34%) HTML
3 19 (7.28%) XML
4 18 (6.90%) .NET Framework
5 15 (5.75%) ASP.NET
5 15 (5.75%) CSS
6 13 (4.98%) REST
7 10 (3.83%) HTML5
7 10 (3.83%) jQuery
8 9 (3.45%) AngularJS
9 7 (2.68%) CSS3
10 6 (2.30%) SOAP
10 6 (2.30%) WCF
10 6 (2.30%) Web Services
11 5 (1.92%) Java EE
11 5 (1.92%) Java SE
11 5 (1.92%) JSON
11 5 (1.92%) JSP
11 5 (1.92%) Spring
11 5 (1.92%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 52 (19.92%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (9.96%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.07%) Market Risk
4 7 (2.68%) Data Centre
4 7 (2.68%) NHS
5 6 (2.30%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.30%) Credit Risk
6 5 (1.92%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.53%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.53%) PMI
8 3 (1.15%) CESG
8 3 (1.15%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.77%) Clustering
9 2 (0.77%) EPoS
9 2 (0.77%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.77%) FMCG
9 2 (0.77%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (0.77%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.38%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.38%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 40 (15.33%) Windows
2 12 (4.60%) Windows Server
3 9 (3.45%) Windows 10
4 7 (2.68%) Linux
5 6 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.92%) Solaris
6 5 (1.92%) Unix
7 4 (1.53%) AIX
7 4 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 4 (1.53%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.77%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (16.86%) Business Intelligence
2 42 (16.09%) Data Analysis
3 33 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (12.64%) Migration
4 32 (12.26%) SDLC
5 30 (11.49%) Data Modelling
5 30 (11.49%) Project Management
6 25 (9.58%) Analytics
7 20 (7.66%) Data Management
8 15 (5.75%) Data Migration
9 14 (5.36%) Business Analysis
9 14 (5.36%) Change Management
9 14 (5.36%) ETL
9 14 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (4.98%) Web Development
11 12 (4.60%) Customer Requirements
11 12 (4.60%) Scrum
11 12 (4.60%) Validation
12 11 (4.21%) CRM
12 11 (4.21%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 123 (47.13%) SQL
2 94 (36.02%) VBA
3 37 (14.18%) C#
4 30 (11.49%) JavaScript
5 29 (11.11%) VB
6 14 (5.36%) Java
7 7 (2.68%) Python
8 6 (2.30%) C++
8 6 (2.30%) PHP
8 6 (2.30%) R
8 6 (2.30%) VB.NET
9 5 (1.92%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.92%) Delphi
9 5 (1.92%) Scala
9 5 (1.92%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.92%) T-SQL
9 5 (1.92%) TypeScript
9 5 (1.92%) VBScript
9 5 (1.92%) VC++
10 4 (1.53%) Perl
Qualifications
1 38 (14.56%) Degree
2 21 (8.05%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.83%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.92%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (1.53%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.53%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.15%) CISSP
6 3 (1.15%) Master's Degree
6 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.77%) MCSE
8 1 (0.38%) CCA
8 1 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.38%) MCSA
8 1 (0.38%) MCSD
8 1 (0.38%) OCP
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.38%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.20%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.92%) PMO
3 4 (1.53%) QA
4 3 (1.15%) GDPR
5 2 (0.77%) Basel III
5 2 (0.77%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.38%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (2.68%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.92%) Docker
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (1.92%) Ansible
1 5 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.53%) BladeLogic
3 2 (0.77%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.77%) Netcool
3 2 (0.77%) Oozie
3 2 (0.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (0.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.77%) Unicenter
4 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.38%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 93 (35.63%) Microsoft
2 28 (10.73%) Oracle
3 24 (9.20%) Tableau
4 21 (8.05%) SAP
5 10 (3.83%) Motorola
6 8 (3.07%) Cognos
6 8 (3.07%) IBM
7 6 (2.30%) Alteryx
7 6 (2.30%) F5
7 6 (2.30%) Informatica
8 5 (1.92%) Bloomberg
8 5 (1.92%) Citrix
9 4 (1.53%) BMC
9 4 (1.53%) Brocade
9 4 (1.53%) EMC
9 4 (1.53%) Fortinet
9 4 (1.53%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.53%) Remedy
9 4 (1.53%) Reuters
9 4 (1.53%) Tripwire