The table below looks at the statistics for MS Access skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Access over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Access
Rank 65 67 67
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing MS Access 4 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.49% 0.53% 0.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.25% 2.58% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £420 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £280 £300
% change year-on-year
+19.19% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £15.27 £16.64
% change year-on-year
+30.97% -8.23%
MS Access
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
178 194 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.98% 20.38% 20.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 93 105
Average daily rate £340 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 7
Average hourly rate £13.10 £40.57 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.71% +78.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.78 £20.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.42 £40.57 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £31.56 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+2.99% -1.39%

MS Access
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Access across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

MS Access Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

MS Access
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

MS Access Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

MS Access
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Access across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

MS Access Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

MS Access
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

MS Access Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

MS Access
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Access within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 1 £400 -
Macclesfield - - - - 2
MS Access
North West

MS Access
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing MS Access also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Access.

1 8 (72.73%) MS Excel
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) Validation
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (27.27%) Data Structures
4 3 (27.27%) Line Management
4 3 (27.27%) MS Project
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
4 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) CMDB
4 3 (27.27%) Data Migration
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) Banking
4 3 (27.27%) Migration
5 2 (18.18%) SUSE
5 2 (18.18%) SAP CRM
5 2 (18.18%) HP
5 2 (18.18%) ISEB
5 2 (18.18%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (18.18%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (18.18%) Release Management
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Security Testing

MS Access
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing MS Access also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Access. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
1 2 (18.18%) Apache
1 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
1 2 (18.18%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 8 (72.73%) MS Excel
2 4 (36.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (27.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) MI Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Data Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Migration Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Data Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Data Migration Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Test Leader
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) HTML5
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (27.27%) Data Structures
2 3 (27.27%) CMDB
3 2 (18.18%) N-Tier
3 2 (18.18%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) HPUX
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Validation
2 3 (27.27%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
2 3 (27.27%) Data Migration
2 3 (27.27%) Line Management
3 2 (18.18%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Statistical Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Release Management
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Security Testing
3 2 (18.18%) CRM
3 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
3 2 (18.18%) SOA
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Data Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
2 2 (18.18%) VB
2 2 (18.18%) VBA
2 2 (18.18%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (18.18%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (18.18%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) TIBCO
2 2 (18.18%) SAP