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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 182 173 184
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +11
Contract jobs citing MDX 25 52 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.42% 0.72% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.40% 2.38% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 47 25
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£425 £445 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.49% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £309 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.65% +3.70%
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
1785 2186 1924
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.63% 30.39% 27.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1394 1674 1482
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 17
Average hourly rate £19.50 £27.50 £16.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.09% +69.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £19.00 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £42.50 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 50 (76.92%) SQL
2 48 (73.85%) Business Intelligence
3 44 (67.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 40 (61.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 38 (58.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 34 (52.31%) T-SQL
7 29 (44.62%) SQL Server
8 28 (43.08%) Data Warehouse
9 27 (41.54%) Microsoft
10 19 (29.23%) MS Excel
11 15 (23.08%) Finance
12 13 (20.00%) OLAP
12 13 (20.00%) Cognos
13 11 (16.92%) Data Modelling
13 11 (16.92%) Banking
13 11 (16.92%) Kimball Methodology
14 10 (15.38%) ETL
14 10 (15.38%) .NET
15 9 (13.85%) C#
15 9 (13.85%) ERwin
15 9 (13.85%) Retail
15 9 (13.85%) Data Mart
15 9 (13.85%) Data Analysis
16 8 (12.31%) ProClarity
16 8 (12.31%) SQL Server 2008
16 8 (12.31%) Business Objects
16 8 (12.31%) User Stories
16 8 (12.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 7 (10.77%) OLAP Cube
17 7 (10.77%) Tableau

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (4.62%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.54%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 19 (29.23%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.23%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (1.54%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.54%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (67.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 40 (61.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 38 (58.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 29 (44.62%) SQL Server
5 28 (43.08%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (20.00%) OLAP
7 9 (13.85%) Data Mart
8 8 (12.31%) ProClarity
8 8 (12.31%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (10.77%) OLAP Cube
10 6 (9.23%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (7.69%) DTS
12 4 (6.15%) Data Mining
12 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (3.08%) OLTP
13 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database
14 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
14 1 (1.54%) PerformancePoint
14 1 (1.54%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (13.85%) ERwin
2 8 (12.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.62%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.54%) Maven
5 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.54%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (1.54%) JUnit
General
1 15 (23.08%) Finance
2 11 (16.92%) Banking
3 9 (13.85%) Retail
4 4 (6.15%) Front Office
5 2 (3.08%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.08%) Marketing
5 2 (3.08%) Advertising
6 1 (1.54%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 53 (81.54%) Developer
2 26 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 17 (26.15%) SQL Developer
4 9 (13.85%) Analyst
4 9 (13.85%) Business Developer
5 8 (12.31%) Business Analyst
6 4 (6.15%) Business Objects Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Developer
7 3 (4.62%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Consultant
8 2 (3.08%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 2 (3.08%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Consultant
8 2 (3.08%) ETL Developer
8 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Microsoft BI Consultant
8 2 (3.08%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
9 1 (1.54%) TM1 Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.38%) .NET
2 3 (4.62%) WPF
2 3 (4.62%) XML
3 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.54%) Silverlight
4 1 (1.54%) Middleware
4 1 (1.54%) WinForms
4 1 (1.54%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.54%) Spring
4 1 (1.54%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Data Integration
2 2 (3.08%) Derivative
2 2 (3.08%) NHS
2 2 (3.08%) Grid Computing
2 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.54%) Credit Derivative
3 1 (1.54%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.54%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.54%) Market Risk
3 1 (1.54%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.54%) Linux
1 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (73.85%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (16.92%) Data Modelling
2 11 (16.92%) Kimball Methodology
3 10 (15.38%) ETL
4 9 (13.85%) Data Analysis
5 8 (12.31%) User Stories
6 6 (9.23%) Workflow
7 5 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (6.15%) Dimensional Modelling
9 3 (4.62%) Greeks
9 3 (4.62%) Scrum
9 3 (4.62%) TDD
9 3 (4.62%) OO
10 2 (3.08%) RAD
10 2 (3.08%) E-Commerce
10 2 (3.08%) Risk Management
10 2 (3.08%) Data Management
10 2 (3.08%) Migration
10 2 (3.08%) Use Case
10 2 (3.08%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (76.92%) SQL
2 34 (52.31%) T-SQL
3 9 (13.85%) C#
4 4 (6.15%) VBA
5 2 (3.08%) XAML
5 2 (3.08%) Java
5 2 (3.08%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.54%) PHP
6 1 (1.54%) C++
6 1 (1.54%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (1.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (7.69%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) MCSE
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certified Master
3 1 (1.54%) MCSD
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) Control-M
Vendors
1 27 (41.54%) Microsoft
2 13 (20.00%) Cognos
3 8 (12.31%) Business Objects
4 7 (10.77%) Tableau
5 4 (6.15%) IBM
6 3 (4.62%) Oracle
7 1 (1.54%) Sybase
7 1 (1.54%) SAP
7 1 (1.54%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.54%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.54%) Infragistics
7 1 (1.54%) DevExpress
7 1 (1.54%) Birst
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £300 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 days ago