Period
to 17 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 July 2018 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 83 112
Rank change year-on-year -11 +29 -16
Contract jobs citing MS Access 4 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.29% 0.57% 0.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.38% 2.58% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 5
Cheshire median daily rate £469 £425 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% +112.50% -27.27%
10th Percentile £414 £413 £175
90th Percentile £548 £448 £316
North West median daily rate £350 £413 £265
% change year-on-year -15.15% +55.66% -11.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - £16.00 -
North West median hourly rate £47.50 £16.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year +196.88% +33.33% -36.84%

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 advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 290 271 440
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 21.21% 21.98% 23.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 213 316
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £375 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -0.66% -5.63%
10th Percentile £258 £275 £226
90th Percentile £538 £525 £544
North West median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 12
Cheshire median hourly rate £20.00 £19.25 £20.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.90% -5.59% -38.21%
10th Percentile £12.40 £14.41 £14.49
90th Percentile £23.00 £39.50 £35.75
North West median hourly rate £41.25 £41.25 £36.75
% change year-on-year - +12.24% -13.53%

MS Access
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MS Access in Cheshire

MS Access
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Access in Cheshire

MS Access
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Access in Cheshire

MS Access
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 6 months to 17 July 2018. 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
Alderley Edge -2 2 £469 +10.29%
Macclesfield +1 1 - -
MS Access
North West

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, 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 across the Cheshire region with a requirement for MS Access.

1 3 (75.00%) SAP
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) SAP CO
2 2 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (50.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (50.00%) Hyperion
2 2 (50.00%) SAP FI
3 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (25.00%) WebLogic Integration
3 1 (25.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (25.00%) SUSE
3 1 (25.00%) HFM
3 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) SAP HANA
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Conflict Management
3 1 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (25.00%) HP ALM

MS Access
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (25.00%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) SAP CO
1 2 (50.00%) SAP FI
1 2 (50.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (25.00%) HFM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (25.00%) SAP HANA
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Excel Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Excel Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) HPUX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (25.00%) Conflict Management
3 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
1 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) Hyperion
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) TIBCO