The table below looks at the statistics for MDX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MDX over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 69 64 47
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -17
Contract jobs citing MDX 3 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.34% 0.39% 0.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.30% 1.70% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Average daily rate
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£338 £338 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £318 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £368 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.00
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South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
230 176 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 26.26% 22.89% 21.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 136 94
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £46.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.73% -7.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

MDX
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

MDX Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

MDX
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

MDX Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

MDX
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) QlikView
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (25.00%) R
4 1 (25.00%) Tableau
4 1 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (25.00%) Advertising
4 1 (25.00%) OLAP
4 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (25.00%) ETL

MDX
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) QlikView
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (25.00%) OLAP
4 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft BI Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) R
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Tableau