Period
to 26 May 2020

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 26 May 2020 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
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 559 653 727
Rank change year-on-year +94 +74 -138
Contract jobs citing MS Access 68 190 179
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.68% 0.93% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 133 106
Median daily rate £413 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.07% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £120 £201 £216
90th Percentile £538 £538 £569
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £337
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.86% -10.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 10
Median hourly rate £20.57 £23.50 £18.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.47% +26.89% +8.94%
10th Percentile £16.00 £12.83 £14.29
90th Percentile £21.16 £35.09 £65.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.57 £30.00 £18.52
% change year-on-year -31.43% +61.99% +15.75%

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 10,049 20,321 22,783
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.17% 22.37% 22.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,549 13,898 15,879
Median daily rate £490 £475 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.16% +0.53% +8.00%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +6.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 251 232
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.48% +11.67%
10th Percentile £15.50 £14.00 £14.00
90th Percentile £53.00 £57.50 £53.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year +16.67% -11.11% +14.41%

MS Access
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for MS Access in the UK

MS Access
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing MS Access.

Daily rate trend for MS Access in the UK

MS Access
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing MS Access over the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for MS Access in the UK

MS Access
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing MS Access.

Hourly rate trend for MS Access in the UK

MS Access
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing MS Access over the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for MS Access in the UK

MS Access
Top 13 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 26 May 2020. 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 +94 63 £417 +8.18% 7
UK excluding London +96 40 £375 +7.14% 5
London +129 28 £475 +18.75% 2
North of England +64 10 £210 -39.13%
North West +42 10 £210 -48.78%
East of England +63 8 £413 +79.35% 3
South West +49 8 £480 +23.87% 2
South East +92 6 £375 +22.95%
Midlands +66 5 £288 -20.54%
West Midlands +44 4 £288 -20.54%
Scotland +33 4 £110 -67.74%
East Midlands +35 1 - -
Wales +28 1 £260 -18.11%

For the 6 months to 26 May 2020, 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 with a requirement for MS Access.

1 44 (64.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (50.00%) SQL
3 27 (39.71%) VBA
4 23 (33.82%) SQL Server
4 23 (33.82%) Microsoft
4 23 (33.82%) Relational Database
5 16 (23.53%) Finance
5 16 (23.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 13 (19.12%) Security Cleared
6 13 (19.12%) Data Analysis
7 12 (17.65%) Migration
7 12 (17.65%) Data Quality
7 12 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (16.18%) Microsoft Office
8 11 (16.18%) Oracle
8 11 (16.18%) C#
8 11 (16.18%) Windows
9 10 (14.71%) .NET
9 10 (14.71%) Data Modelling
9 10 (14.71%) Project Management
9 10 (14.71%) Management Information System
9 10 (14.71%) Customer Requirements
9 10 (14.71%) Public Sector
9 10 (14.71%) SC Cleared
10 9 (13.24%) Strategic Planning
10 9 (13.24%) Banking
10 9 (13.24%) VB
11 8 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (11.76%) BusinessObjects
11 8 (11.76%) Degree

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 2 (2.94%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.47%) Confluence
2 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 44 (64.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (23.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (16.18%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.47%) SPSS
6 1 (1.47%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) SAP ERP
1 2 (2.94%) SAP PM
1 2 (2.94%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (1.47%) CSG Singleview
2 1 (1.47%) Loan IQ
2 1 (1.47%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.76%) Power Platform
2 6 (8.82%) Office 365
3 5 (7.35%) Azure
4 1 (1.47%) AWS
4 1 (1.47%) Power Automate
4 1 (1.47%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) Intranet
2 1 (1.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (33.82%) Relational Database
1 23 (33.82%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.76%) BusinessObjects
2 8 (11.76%) Power BI
3 7 (10.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (7.35%) Big Data
4 5 (7.35%) QlikView
4 5 (7.35%) RDBMS
5 4 (5.88%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 3 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.94%) Data Mart
7 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.47%) Blockchain
8 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (7.35%) JIRA
1 5 (7.35%) Subversion
2 4 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (23.53%) Finance
2 10 (14.71%) Public Sector
3 9 (13.24%) Banking
4 6 (8.82%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.94%) Front Office
5 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.47%) Automotive
6 1 (1.47%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (39.71%) Analyst
2 21 (30.88%) Developer
3 13 (19.12%) Data Analyst
4 11 (16.18%) VBA Developer
5 6 (8.82%) C# Developer
6 5 (7.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 5 (7.35%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
6 5 (7.35%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) Senior Data Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Desktop Support
7 4 (5.88%) OTC Derivatives Developer
7 4 (5.88%) QlikView Developer
7 4 (5.88%) VB Developer
7 4 (5.88%) VB VBA Developer
8 2 (2.94%) Applications Packager
8 2 (2.94%) Applications Support
8 2 (2.94%) Business Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) Delivery Manager
8 2 (2.94%) Desktop Support Technician
8 2 (2.94%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.71%) .NET
2 6 (8.82%) XML
3 5 (7.35%) AngularJS
3 5 (7.35%) HTML
3 5 (7.35%) ODBC
4 4 (5.88%) FpML
4 4 (5.88%) HTML5
5 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (1.47%) CSS
5 1 (1.47%) jQuery
5 1 (1.47%) JSON
5 1 (1.47%) RESTful
5 1 (1.47%) SOAP
5 1 (1.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (14.71%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.35%) Derivative
3 5 (7.35%) Fixed Income
3 5 (7.35%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (5.88%) Blackberry
4 4 (5.88%) iPhone
4 4 (5.88%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.88%) OTC Derivatives
5 1 (1.47%) CMDB
5 1 (1.47%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.47%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.18%) Windows
2 6 (8.82%) Windows 10
3 4 (5.88%) Android
3 4 (5.88%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.88%) Mac OS X
3 4 (5.88%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.94%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.12%) Data Analysis
2 12 (17.65%) Migration
3 10 (14.71%) Customer Requirements
3 10 (14.71%) Data Modelling
3 10 (14.71%) Project Management
4 9 (13.24%) Strategic Planning
5 8 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (11.76%) Performance Management
6 7 (10.29%) Statistics
7 6 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (8.82%) Change Management
7 6 (8.82%) SDLC
8 5 (7.35%) Domain-Driven Design
8 5 (7.35%) ETL
8 5 (7.35%) Machine Learning
8 5 (7.35%) Software Testing
8 5 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (7.35%) TDD
9 4 (5.88%) BDD
9 4 (5.88%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 34 (50.00%) SQL
2 27 (39.71%) VBA
3 11 (16.18%) C#
4 9 (13.24%) VB
5 6 (8.82%) Python
6 5 (7.35%) C++
7 4 (5.88%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.94%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.94%) VB6
9 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.47%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (19.12%) Security Cleared
2 10 (14.71%) SC Cleared
3 8 (11.76%) Degree
4 1 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.47%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.47%) HND
4 1 (1.47%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.65%) Data Quality
2 5 (7.35%) QA
3 1 (1.47%) GDPR
3 1 (1.47%) IFRS
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (33.82%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.18%) Oracle
3 4 (5.88%) Atlassian
3 4 (5.88%) Dell
3 4 (5.88%) HP
3 4 (5.88%) SAP
3 4 (5.88%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.94%) Alteryx
4 2 (2.94%) Informatica
4 2 (2.94%) Lotus
4 2 (2.94%) Workday
5 1 (1.47%) Cognos
5 1 (1.47%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.47%) Tableau
5 1 (1.47%) Talend