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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Access over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Access
Rank 93 68 66
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Access 1 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.091% 1.31% 0.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.42% 4.59% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 2
Median daily rate £165 £275 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -3.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £305 £278
% change year-on-year
+5.65% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-35.55% +32.35%
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
238 283 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.64% 28.41% 21.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 188 100
Median daily rate £413 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £675 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 7
Median hourly rate £22.54 £24.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.92% -41.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -7.14%

MS Access
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing MS Access as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 across the Cheshire region with a requirement for MS Access.

1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) VBA
2 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) NHS
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (40.00%) VB
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL

MS Access
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) VB Developer
2 2 (40.00%) VBA Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Business Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (20.00%) NHS BI Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) NHS
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) VBA
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft