Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 646 637 440
Rank change year-on-year -9 -197 +14
Contract jobs citing MS Access 250 253 567
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.24% 0.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.11% 1.06% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 152 368
UK median daily rate £380 £328 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.03% -6.43% +2.94%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £179
90th Percentile £575 £475 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £315
% change year-on-year +15.38% +3.17% -3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 33
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -10.26% -2.50%
10th Percentile £12.45 £11.46 £10.75
90th Percentile £45.75 £31.50 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +3.45% -25.64% -2.50%

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 22546 23891 26754
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.08% 22.61% 23.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 15400 15864 17620
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £310 £285 £269
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £376 £375
% change year-on-year +6.45% +0.20% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 285 369 402
UK median hourly rate £31.15 £28.18 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.54% -2.83% +19.59%
10th Percentile £14.00 £10.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £58.00 £52.03 £52.47
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £28.18 £30.00
% change year-on-year +24.20% -6.07% +33.33%

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 18 November 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 18 November 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 18 November 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 +40 233 £380 +13.43% 18
London +29 123 £394 -1.56% 5
UK excluding London -8 122 £375 +15.38% 14
South East -13 42 £400 +19.40% 5
South West +17 23 £400 -
North of England +52 21 £375 +57.89% 4
Midlands +18 13 £325 - 2
East of England -15 12 £413 +50.00% 2
Yorkshire +17 11 £358 +43.00% 2
North West +18 9 £375 +66.67% 1
West Midlands +29 8 £255 -27.14% 2
Scotland -5 7 £241 -25.77%
Wales +13 5 £250 -23.08% 1
East Midlands +5 5 £550 +189.47%
North East - 1 - - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 149 (59.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 109 (43.60%) SQL
3 98 (39.20%) Finance
4 95 (38.00%) VBA
5 90 (36.00%) SQL Server
5 90 (36.00%) Microsoft
6 56 (22.40%) Business Intelligence
7 52 (20.80%) Analytical Skills
8 44 (17.60%) Banking
9 37 (14.80%) Data Analysis
10 36 (14.40%) SDLC
11 35 (14.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 35 (14.00%) Data Modelling
12 34 (13.60%) .NET
12 34 (13.60%) C#
13 33 (13.20%) Microsoft Office
14 30 (12.00%) Windows
15 28 (11.20%) Migration
15 28 (11.20%) Degree
16 27 (10.80%) Analytics
16 27 (10.80%) Oracle
17 25 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
18 24 (9.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 24 (9.60%) HTML
18 24 (9.60%) Project Management
19 23 (9.20%) Management Information System
19 23 (9.20%) JavaScript
19 23 (9.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
20 21 (8.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 21 (8.40%) 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 14 (5.60%) SAS
1 14 (5.60%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.80%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.60%) CMS
4 3 (1.20%) Apache
4 3 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.20%) JBoss
4 3 (1.20%) nginx
4 3 (1.20%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.20%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.20%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.80%) Documentum
5 2 (0.80%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.80%) NetWeaver
5 2 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.40%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.40%) Live Communications Server
6 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 149 (59.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 33 (13.20%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (9.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (2.40%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (1.60%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.20%) SPSS
7 2 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.80%) Stata
8 1 (0.40%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (2.00%) SAP CO
1 5 (2.00%) SAP FI
1 5 (2.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 5 (2.00%) Unit4 Business World
2 4 (1.60%) HFM
3 3 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.80%) Actimize
4 2 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.80%) SAP FI-GL
4 2 (0.80%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.40%) Primavera
5 1 (0.40%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.80%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.80%) Taleo
4 1 (0.40%) Office 365
4 1 (0.40%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.40%) LAN
1 6 (2.40%) LTE
2 5 (2.00%) WAN
3 4 (1.60%) Firewall
3 4 (1.60%) MPLS
3 4 (1.60%) VoIP
4 3 (1.20%) BGP
4 3 (1.20%) DNS
4 3 (1.20%) HTTP
4 3 (1.20%) IPsec
4 3 (1.20%) MVNO
4 3 (1.20%) Network Security
4 3 (1.20%) OSPF
4 3 (1.20%) SAN
4 3 (1.20%) SCTP
4 3 (1.20%) VPN
5 2 (0.80%) DHCP
5 2 (0.80%) Internet
5 2 (0.80%) NAS
6 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 35 (14.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (9.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (8.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 19 (7.60%) Power BI
6 16 (6.40%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (6.40%) QlikView
6 16 (6.40%) Relational Database
7 14 (5.60%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (3.20%) OLAP
9 7 (2.80%) Hadoop
10 6 (2.40%) NoSQL
11 5 (2.00%) MySQL
11 5 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (2.00%) PerformancePoint
11 5 (2.00%) Qlik Sense
11 5 (2.00%) SQL Server 2016
12 4 (1.60%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (1.60%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (4.40%) Subversion
2 9 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (3.60%) Visual Studio
3 8 (3.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 7 (2.80%) JIRA
5 5 (2.00%) Ant
5 5 (2.00%) ClearCase
5 5 (2.00%) ERwin
5 5 (2.00%) Jenkins
5 5 (2.00%) Maven
6 4 (1.60%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.20%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.20%) Bower
7 3 (1.20%) Darcs
7 3 (1.20%) Grunt
7 3 (1.20%) gulp
7 3 (1.20%) Jasmine
7 3 (1.20%) Vagrant
7 3 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.80%) JUnit
General
1 98 (39.20%) Finance
2 44 (17.60%) Banking
3 12 (4.80%) Front Office
4 11 (4.40%) Investment Banking
5 10 (4.00%) Retail
6 8 (3.20%) Legal
6 8 (3.20%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (2.80%) Retail Banking
8 5 (2.00%) Back Office
8 5 (2.00%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.60%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.20%) Automotive
10 3 (1.20%) Marketing
11 2 (0.80%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.80%) Law
12 1 (0.40%) Advertising
12 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.40%) French Language
12 1 (0.40%) Military
12 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 114 (45.60%) Analyst
2 90 (36.00%) Developer
3 60 (24.00%) Data Analyst
4 32 (12.80%) Access Developer
5 26 (10.40%) VBA Developer
6 20 (8.00%) Microsoft Developer
6 20 (8.00%) SQL Developer
7 15 (6.00%) Access VBA Developer
8 14 (5.60%) SSIS Developer
9 11 (4.40%) Business Analyst
9 11 (4.40%) Excel Developer
10 10 (4.00%) .NET Developer
10 10 (4.00%) Excel VBA Developer
10 10 (4.00%) SQL Server Developer
11 9 (3.60%) Database Developer
11 9 (3.60%) Information Analyst
11 9 (3.60%) Project Manager
11 9 (3.60%) Risk Analyst
11 9 (3.60%) Senior Developer
11 9 (3.60%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (13.60%) .NET
2 24 (9.60%) HTML
3 17 (6.80%) CSS
4 14 (5.60%) XML
5 13 (5.20%) REST
6 12 (4.80%) .NET Framework
6 12 (4.80%) ASP.NET
7 8 (3.20%) HTML5
7 8 (3.20%) Web Services
8 7 (2.80%) AngularJS
8 7 (2.80%) MDX
9 6 (2.40%) SOAP
9 6 (2.40%) WCF
10 5 (2.00%) CSS3
10 5 (2.00%) jQuery
11 4 (1.60%) ActiveX
11 4 (1.60%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (1.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (1.60%) Entity Framework
11 4 (1.60%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 52 (20.80%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (9.20%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.60%) NHS
4 8 (3.20%) Credit Risk
4 8 (3.20%) Market Risk
5 6 (2.40%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.40%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.60%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.60%) PMI
7 3 (1.20%) CESG
7 3 (1.20%) FMCG
7 3 (1.20%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (0.80%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.80%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.80%) EPoS
9 1 (0.40%) Clustering
9 1 (0.40%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.40%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.40%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.40%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 30 (12.00%) Windows
2 10 (4.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (3.20%) Windows 10
4 7 (2.80%) Linux
5 6 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.00%) Solaris
6 5 (2.00%) Unix
6 5 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.60%) AIX
7 4 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.60%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 3 (1.20%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.40%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.40%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (22.40%) Business Intelligence
2 37 (14.80%) Data Analysis
3 36 (14.40%) SDLC
4 35 (14.00%) Data Modelling
5 28 (11.20%) Migration
6 27 (10.80%) Analytics
7 25 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (9.60%) Project Management
9 18 (7.20%) ETL
10 17 (6.80%) Data Management
10 17 (6.80%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (5.60%) Collaborative Working
11 14 (5.60%) Data Migration
12 13 (5.20%) Business Analysis
12 13 (5.20%) Change Management
12 13 (5.20%) Risk Management
12 13 (5.20%) Statistics
12 13 (5.20%) Visualisation
13 12 (4.80%) Customer Requirements
14 11 (4.40%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 109 (43.60%) SQL
2 95 (38.00%) VBA
3 34 (13.60%) C#
4 23 (9.20%) JavaScript
5 12 (4.80%) Java
6 11 (4.40%) Python
6 11 (4.40%) R
7 10 (4.00%) PHP
7 10 (4.00%) VB
8 6 (2.40%) VB.NET
9 5 (2.00%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.00%) VBScript
10 4 (1.60%) C++
10 4 (1.60%) Perl
11 3 (1.20%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.20%) Scala
11 3 (1.20%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.20%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.20%) VC++
12 2 (0.80%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (11.20%) Degree
2 19 (7.60%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.60%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (1.60%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.20%) CISSP
6 3 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.20%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.20%) Master's Degree
6 3 (1.20%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.40%) CCA
8 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.40%) MCSD
8 1 (0.40%) MCSE
8 1 (0.40%) OCP
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.40%) PMP
8 1 (0.40%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.80%) Data Quality
2 8 (3.20%) QA
3 6 (2.40%) PMO
4 1 (0.40%) GDPR
4 1 (0.40%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 5 (2.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.20%) Docker
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.60%) BladeLogic
2 3 (1.20%) Ansible
2 3 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.80%) Oozie
3 2 (0.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.40%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.40%) Netcool
4 1 (0.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.40%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 90 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 27 (10.80%) Oracle
3 21 (8.40%) Tableau
4 19 (7.60%) SAP
5 12 (4.80%) Cognos
6 10 (4.00%) Motorola
7 9 (3.60%) IBM
8 6 (2.40%) Alteryx
8 6 (2.40%) F5
9 5 (2.00%) Bloomberg
9 5 (2.00%) BMC
10 4 (1.60%) Brocade
10 4 (1.60%) Fortinet
10 4 (1.60%) Hyperion
10 4 (1.60%) Informatica
10 4 (1.60%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.60%) Reuters
10 4 (1.60%) Tripwire
11 3 (1.20%) Sitecore
11 3 (1.20%) VMware