The table below looks at the statistics for MDX skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MDX over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 180 155 184
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +29
Contract jobs citing MDX 21 46 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.37% 0.68% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.25% 2.32% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 38 19
Average daily rate
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£450 £548 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.80% -0.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £340 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £318 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -5.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.00
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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 City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1677 1982 1832
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.83% 29.47% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1352 1494 1424
Average daily rate £425 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 24
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £16.60 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £77.50 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

MDX
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

MDX Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

MDX
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

MDX Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

MDX
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MDX across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

MDX Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

MDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 43 (84.31%) SQL
2 41 (80.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 38 (74.51%) Business Intelligence
4 37 (72.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 34 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 26 (50.98%) T-SQL
6 26 (50.98%) Microsoft
7 24 (47.06%) SQL Server
8 19 (37.25%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (27.45%) OLAP
10 13 (25.49%) MS Excel
10 13 (25.49%) ETL
11 10 (19.61%) Finance
12 9 (17.65%) Banking
13 8 (15.69%) C#
13 8 (15.69%) .NET
13 8 (15.69%) Cognos
13 8 (15.69%) Kimball Methodology
14 7 (13.73%) Data Modelling
15 6 (11.76%) ERwin
15 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 6 (11.76%) Data Analysis
15 6 (11.76%) Data Mart
15 6 (11.76%) Tableau
15 6 (11.76%) OLAP Cube
16 5 (9.80%) Business Objects
16 5 (9.80%) Advertising
16 5 (9.80%) Retail
16 5 (9.80%) ProClarity
16 5 (9.80%) Dimensional Modelling

MDX
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.96%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (25.49%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.84%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.96%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.96%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (80.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 37 (72.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 34 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (47.06%) SQL Server
5 19 (37.25%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (27.45%) OLAP
7 6 (11.76%) Data Mart
7 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 6 (11.76%) OLAP Cube
8 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (9.80%) ProClarity
9 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (7.84%) Oracle Database
10 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (3.92%) Oracle OLAP
11 2 (3.92%) Data Mining
11 2 (3.92%) DB2
11 2 (3.92%) Hadoop
11 2 (3.92%) Big Data
12 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) ERwin
2 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.96%) Maven
4 1 (1.96%) JUnit
General
1 10 (19.61%) Finance
2 9 (17.65%) Banking
3 5 (9.80%) Retail
3 5 (9.80%) Advertising
4 3 (5.88%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.92%) Legal
5 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.96%) Front Office
6 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (84.31%) Developer
2 23 (45.10%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 14 (27.45%) SQL Developer
4 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Developer
5 9 (17.65%) Business Developer
6 5 (9.80%) Analyst
6 5 (9.80%) Business Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Consultant
8 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 3 (5.88%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Microsoft BI Consultant
8 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Consultant
9 2 (3.92%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 1 (1.96%) Cognos Consultant
10 1 (1.96%) ETL Developer
10 1 (1.96%) Essbase Developer
10 1 (1.96%) .NET Developer
10 1 (1.96%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.69%) .NET
2 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.88%) XML
4 1 (1.96%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.96%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.88%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.92%) NHS
3 2 (3.92%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.96%) Grid Computing
4 1 (1.96%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) UNIX
1 3 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (74.51%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (25.49%) ETL
3 8 (15.69%) Kimball Methodology
4 7 (13.73%) Data Modelling
5 6 (11.76%) Data Analysis
6 5 (9.80%) Dimensional Modelling
6 5 (9.80%) User Stories
7 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.88%) Workflow
8 3 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (3.92%) Database Tuning
9 2 (3.92%) Migration
9 2 (3.92%) OO
9 2 (3.92%) Data Management
10 1 (1.96%) Project Management
10 1 (1.96%) Risk Management
10 1 (1.96%) Technical Architecture
10 1 (1.96%) Test Scripting
10 1 (1.96%) System Testing
10 1 (1.96%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 43 (84.31%) SQL
2 26 (50.98%) T-SQL
3 8 (15.69%) C#
4 2 (3.92%) VBA
4 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.92%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.96%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (1.96%) Java
5 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Control-M
Vendors
1 26 (50.98%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.69%) Cognos
3 6 (11.76%) Tableau
4 5 (9.80%) Business Objects
5 4 (7.84%) Oracle
6 2 (3.92%) IBM
7 1 (1.96%) Birst
7 1 (1.96%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.96%) Teradata
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