The first table below looks at the demand for MDX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MDX over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Birmingham region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 58 54 52
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing MDX 5 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.71% 0.81% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.96% 2.79% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 3
Average daily rate
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£281 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.68% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £190.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- +638.43%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
169 179 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.90% 29.11% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 115 77
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £448 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Average hourly rate £27.50 £175.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-84.28% +446.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
MDX
West Midlands

MDX
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MDX across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

MDX Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

MDX
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

MDX Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

MDX
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MDX across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

MDX Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

MDX
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing MDX 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 MDX.

1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (50.00%) DTS
3 3 (50.00%) ETL
3 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Network Architecture
4 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
4 2 (33.33%) PowerPivot
4 2 (33.33%) Data Transformation
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (33.33%) Data Security
4 2 (33.33%) VBScript
4 2 (33.33%) VB
5 1 (16.67%) OLAP
5 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) Law
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Data Quality

MDX
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing MDX 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 MDX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) PowerPivot
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (50.00%) DTS
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (16.67%) OLAP
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (16.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) DBA
1 3 (50.00%) SQL DBA
2 2 (33.33%) Report Writer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (16.67%) ETL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server BI Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ETL
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Data Transformation
2 2 (33.33%) Data Security
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) VBScript
2 2 (33.33%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
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