Period
to 20 February 2019

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 20 February 2019 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
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 88 81 85
Rank change year-on-year -7 +4 +14
Contract jobs citing MS Access 3 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.25% 0.91% 0.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.30% 4.14% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 2
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £475 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.58% +72.73% -8.49%
10th Percentile £410 £355 £223
90th Percentile £430 £654 £328
North West median daily rate £363 £425 £260
% change year-on-year -14.71% +63.46% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Cheshire median hourly rate - £16.50 £16.50
North West median hourly rate - £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year - +17.86% -59.42%

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 231 290 274
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 19.36% 22.00% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 230 194
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £383 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.58% -2.86% -1.56%
10th Percentile £274 £258 £275
90th Percentile £525 £625 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 8
Cheshire median hourly rate £45.00 £20.25 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +122.22% -17.35% +40.00%
10th Percentile £42.50 £9.00 £15.35
90th Percentile £47.50 £27.00 £45.63
North West median hourly rate £36.23 £43.05 £38.50
% change year-on-year -15.86% +11.82% -2.22%

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 20 February 2019. 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 £420 -1.18%
Macclesfield -3 1 £420 -33.33%
MS Access
North West

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, 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 (100.00%) SAP
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) SAP CO
2 1 (33.33%) HFM
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (33.33%) Hyperion
2 1 (33.33%) SAP FI

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:

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) HFM
1 1 (33.33%) SAP CO
1 1 (33.33%) SAP FI
1 1 (33.33%) SAP FI/CO
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Excel Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Excel Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Hyperion