The table below looks at the statistics for MDX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MDX over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 67 - 70
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MDX 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.53% - 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.09% - 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£340 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £381
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 - -
MDX
North 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 Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
239 166 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 25.43% 21.53% 25.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 104 86
Average daily rate £375 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 1
Average hourly rate £16.16 £40.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.60% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

MDX
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

MDX Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

MDX
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

MDX Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

MDX
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MDX across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

MDX Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

MDX
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MDX within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 2 £279 -
Macclesfield - 1 - -
MDX
North West

MDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (50.00%) PowerPivot
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Power View
4 2 (33.33%) OLAP Cube
4 2 (33.33%) ETL
4 2 (33.33%) OLAP
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) QlikView
5 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (16.67%) Local Government
5 1 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (16.67%) Tableau
5 1 (16.67%) Legal
5 1 (16.67%) Advertising

MDX
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) PowerPivot
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Power View
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (33.33%) QlikView
4 2 (33.33%) OLAP
4 2 (33.33%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
General
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
1 1 (16.67%) Advertising
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
1 1 (16.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Business Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server BI Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Tableau
2 1 (16.67%) Business Objects
2 1 (16.67%) SAP