The first table below looks at the demand for MDX skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MDX over the 3 months to 23 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 East of England 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 133 117 145
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +28
Contract jobs citing MDX 11 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.37% 0.33% 0.033%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.25% 1.17% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 0
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% -
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
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
880 684 835
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.64% 28.62% 27.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 550 372 435
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £215 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 44 72
Average hourly rate £35.00 £29.92 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.97% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £22.66 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.72 £38.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
MDX
England

MDX
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

MDX Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

MDX
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

MDX Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

MDX
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MDX within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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
Suffolk -12 10 £400 -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Essex - - - - 1
MDX
England

MDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 21 (80.77%) SQL
2 16 (61.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 15 (57.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 12 (46.15%) Finance
5 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 10 (38.46%) T-SQL
6 10 (38.46%) ETL
7 9 (34.62%) HP
7 9 (34.62%) XML
7 9 (34.62%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (34.62%) Integration Testing
7 9 (34.62%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (34.62%) HP Quality Center
7 9 (34.62%) SoapUI
7 9 (34.62%) QA
8 8 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (23.08%) System Testing
10 5 (19.23%) Kimball Methodology
10 5 (19.23%) OLAP
11 4 (15.38%) ISEB
11 4 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting
12 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
13 2 (7.69%) PeopleSoft
13 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
13 2 (7.69%) Data Integration
13 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012

MDX
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (61.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 15 (57.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 9 (34.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (19.23%) OLAP
8 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
9 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (46.15%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) Analyst
3 8 (30.77%) SQL Developer
4 5 (19.23%) QA Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (15.38%) QA Tester
5 4 (15.38%) Tester
5 4 (15.38%) Data Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) Systems Tester
6 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Test Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) SQL Server BI Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Data Warehouse Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Excel Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Data Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Business Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) ETL
2 9 (34.62%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (34.62%) Integration Testing
3 8 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (23.08%) System Testing
5 5 (19.23%) Kimball Methodology
6 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting
7 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (3.85%) Data Modelling
9 1 (3.85%) Analytics
9 1 (3.85%) Data Transformation
9 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 21 (80.77%) SQL
2 10 (38.46%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) ISEB
1 4 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (34.62%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (34.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) HP
2 2 (7.69%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft