The first table below looks at the demand for MDX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MDX over the 3 months to 25 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 Cardiff 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 44 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing MDX 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.25% 0.79% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.91% 8.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £475 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.73
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
110 25 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 27.99% 9.92% 27.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 21 34
Average daily rate £300 £313 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.15% +1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £30.25 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
MDX
South Wales

MDX
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

MDX Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

MDX
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

MDX Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

MDX
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (100.00%) ETL
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Star Schema
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) DataStage
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) OLAP
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle OLAP
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Degree

MDX
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) OLAP
1 3 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (100.00%) Star Schema
1 3 (100.00%) DataStage
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle OLAP
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Technical Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ETL
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft