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 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 175 168 176
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Contract jobs citing MDX 21 40 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.41% 0.68% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.34% 2.32% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 32 14
Average daily rate
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£460 £525 £481
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.38% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £355 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £575 £600
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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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
1565 1724 1722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.83% 29.15% 30.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1272 1288 1369
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 19
Average hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £19.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +114.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.96 £22.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £147.50 £82.90
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 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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015, 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 42 (89.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 40 (85.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 37 (78.72%) Business Intelligence
4 36 (76.60%) SQL
4 36 (76.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 28 (59.57%) SQL Server
6 25 (53.19%) Microsoft
7 19 (40.43%) T-SQL
8 18 (38.30%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (38.30%) ETL
9 14 (29.79%) OLAP
10 12 (25.53%) Finance
11 10 (21.28%) .NET
12 9 (19.15%) Banking
12 9 (19.15%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
13 8 (17.02%) C#
14 7 (14.89%) Investment Banking
14 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2012
15 6 (12.77%) OLAP Cube
15 6 (12.77%) SharePoint
16 5 (10.64%) Advertising
16 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
16 5 (10.64%) Dimensional Modelling
17 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
17 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database
17 4 (8.51%) Kimball Methodology
17 4 (8.51%) PowerPivot
17 4 (8.51%) Tableau

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 6 (12.77%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.51%) PowerPivot
3 1 (2.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.13%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (89.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 40 (85.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 36 (76.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (59.57%) SQL Server
5 18 (38.30%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (29.79%) OLAP
7 9 (19.15%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (12.77%) OLAP Cube
10 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database
11 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (4.26%) Oracle OLAP
12 2 (4.26%) Hadoop
12 2 (4.26%) MS Access
12 2 (4.26%) DB2
13 1 (2.13%) Snowflake Schema
13 1 (2.13%) Star Schema
13 1 (2.13%) Essbase
13 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.13%) ERwin
General
1 12 (25.53%) Finance
2 9 (19.15%) Banking
3 7 (14.89%) Investment Banking
4 5 (10.64%) Advertising
5 2 (4.26%) Legal
5 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (91.49%) Developer
2 24 (51.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 13 (27.66%) SQL Developer
4 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Developer
5 9 (19.15%) Business Developer
6 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Consultant
7 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 3 (6.38%) Microsoft BI Consultant
7 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) SharePoint Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (4.26%) ETL Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Project Manager
9 1 (2.13%) DBA
9 1 (2.13%) Essbase Developer
9 1 (2.13%) VBA Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Business Project Manager
9 1 (2.13%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.28%) .NET
2 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.26%) XML
4 1 (2.13%) CSS
4 1 (2.13%) HTML
4 1 (2.13%) XHTML
4 1 (2.13%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (8.51%) NHS
2 3 (6.38%) Fixed Income
3 2 (4.26%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.13%) Grid Computing
4 1 (2.13%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) UNIX
1 3 (6.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (78.72%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (38.30%) ETL
3 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (10.64%) Dimensional Modelling
4 4 (8.51%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (4.26%) Database Tuning
5 2 (4.26%) Inmon Methodology
5 2 (4.26%) Analytics
5 2 (4.26%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.26%) Workflow
6 1 (2.13%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.13%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.13%) CRM
6 1 (2.13%) RAD
6 1 (2.13%) Change Management
6 1 (2.13%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.13%) Project Management
6 1 (2.13%) Scrum
6 1 (2.13%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 36 (76.60%) SQL
2 19 (40.43%) T-SQL
3 8 (17.02%) C#
4 3 (6.38%) VBA
5 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.13%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Control-M
Vendors
1 25 (53.19%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.51%) Tableau
2 4 (8.51%) Oracle
2 4 (8.51%) Business Objects
3 2 (4.26%) Sybase
4 1 (2.13%) Hyperion
4 1 (2.13%) Cognos
4 1 (2.13%) Teradata
4 1 (2.13%) Birst
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Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £480 - £580 per day
Posted: 16 days ago