The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 146 105 -
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -
Contract jobs citing MDX 4 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.13% 0.66% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.41% 2.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 0
Average daily rate
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£384 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.06% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £190.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- +638.43%
MDX
England

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 East of England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
967 728 866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.39% 29.98% 28.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 607 390 459
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 31 64
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.46% +14.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £22.66 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.74 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 22 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -23 3 £368 -2.00% 2
Hertfordshire -20 1 £463 +15.48%
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
MDX
England

MDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 19 (79.17%) SQL
2 14 (58.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 14 (58.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 11 (45.83%) Finance
3 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
4 10 (41.67%) ETL
5 9 (37.50%) HP
5 9 (37.50%) XML
5 9 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
5 9 (37.50%) SoapUI
5 9 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (37.50%) Integration Testing
5 9 (37.50%) QA
6 8 (33.33%) T-SQL
7 7 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (25.00%) System Testing
9 5 (20.83%) Kimball Methodology
9 5 (20.83%) OLAP
10 4 (16.67%) ISEB
10 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
10 4 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (12.50%) Software Testing
12 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (8.33%) PeopleSoft
12 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (8.33%) Data Integration
13 1 (4.17%) Data Transformation

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (58.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 14 (58.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
3 9 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (20.83%) OLAP
6 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (45.83%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Developer
2 9 (37.50%) Analyst
3 8 (33.33%) SQL Developer
4 5 (20.83%) QA Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) Tester
5 4 (16.67%) QA Tester
5 4 (16.67%) Data Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) Systems Tester
6 3 (12.50%) SQL Server BI Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Test Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Data Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Coordinator
7 1 (4.17%) Test Coordinator
7 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) ETL
2 9 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (37.50%) Integration Testing
3 7 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (25.00%) System Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Kimball Methodology
6 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
7 3 (12.50%) Software Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (4.17%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 19 (79.17%) SQL
2 8 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) ISEB
1 4 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (37.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) HP
2 2 (8.33%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft