The table below looks at the statistics for MDX skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MDX over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 477 353 448
Rank change year-on-year
-124 +95
Contract jobs citing MDX 102 218 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.45% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.72% 1.54% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 161 86
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £190.00 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +638.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £190.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- +638.43%
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UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14186 14116 14821
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.89% 29.26% 27.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9399 9355 8977
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 229 363
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.88 £17.69 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £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 England

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

MDX Jobs Demand Trend in England

MDX
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

MDX Daily Rate Trend in England

MDX
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MDX across the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

MDX Daily Rate Histogram in England

MDX
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MDX across the England region.

MDX Hourly Rate Trend in England

MDX
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
London -52 66 £450 +0.55% 29
South East -22 13 £368 +27.82% 3
East of England -25 5 £368 +1.37% 1
West Midlands -25 4 £300 +9.09% 1
North East -33 4 £375 +25.00%
Yorkshire -7 3 £313 +31.57% 2
North West -17 3 £325 -2.98% 2
South West -32 2 £325 -12.16%
East Midlands -6 1 £350 -2.09% 2
MDX
UK

MDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 198 (72.53%) SQL
2 189 (69.23%) Business Intelligence
3 175 (64.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 157 (57.51%) SQL Server
5 156 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 152 (55.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 123 (45.05%) Data Warehouse
8 98 (35.90%) T-SQL
9 92 (33.70%) Microsoft
10 76 (27.84%) OLAP
10 76 (27.84%) ETL
11 73 (26.74%) Finance
11 73 (26.74%) SQL Server 2008
12 55 (20.15%) MS Excel
13 49 (17.95%) C#
13 49 (17.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 40 (14.65%) .NET
15 39 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
16 35 (12.82%) Data Modelling
16 35 (12.82%) PowerPivot
17 34 (12.45%) Kimball Methodology
17 34 (12.45%) Banking
18 32 (11.72%) SharePoint
19 29 (10.62%) Business Objects
19 29 (10.62%) SQL Server 2005
20 28 (10.26%) SQL Server 2012
21 27 (9.89%) Cognos
22 23 (8.42%) Dimensional Modelling
23 21 (7.69%) Visual Studio
24 20 (7.33%) PerformancePoint

MDX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 32 (11.72%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.83%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.73%) SAS
5 1 (0.37%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 55 (20.15%) MS Excel
2 35 (12.82%) PowerPivot
3 5 (1.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (1.10%) SAP FI
2 3 (1.10%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (1.10%) SAP CO
2 3 (1.10%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.73%) Adaptiv
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.37%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.37%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.37%) Magento
4 1 (0.37%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.20%) SAN
2 1 (0.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (64.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 157 (57.51%) SQL Server
3 156 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 152 (55.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 123 (45.05%) Data Warehouse
6 76 (27.84%) OLAP
7 73 (26.74%) SQL Server 2008
8 49 (17.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 29 (10.62%) SQL Server 2005
10 28 (10.26%) SQL Server 2012
11 20 (7.33%) PerformancePoint
12 17 (6.23%) Data Mart
13 16 (5.86%) Data Mining
14 15 (5.49%) ProClarity
15 13 (4.76%) Star Schema
16 12 (4.40%) QlikView
16 12 (4.40%) Relational Database
17 10 (3.66%) Hadoop
17 10 (3.66%) OLTP
18 9 (3.30%) DTS
Development Applications
1 21 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 16 (5.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (5.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 12 (4.40%) ERwin
4 6 (2.20%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.10%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (1.10%) Toad
6 2 (0.73%) NUnit
6 2 (0.73%) Subversion
6 2 (0.73%) Moq
6 2 (0.73%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.73%) JIRA
6 2 (0.73%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 1 (0.37%) Maven
7 1 (0.37%) JUnit
7 1 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 73 (26.74%) Finance
2 34 (12.45%) Banking
3 16 (5.86%) Front Office
4 13 (4.76%) Retail
4 13 (4.76%) Marketing
5 12 (4.40%) Investment Banking
6 7 (2.56%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.83%) Advertising
8 4 (1.47%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.47%) Billing
9 3 (1.10%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.10%) Electronics
10 2 (0.73%) Games
10 2 (0.73%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.37%) Publishing
11 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 203 (74.36%) Developer
2 81 (29.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 63 (23.08%) SQL Developer
4 50 (18.32%) Analyst
5 25 (9.16%) Business Developer
6 24 (8.79%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 19 (6.96%) SQL Server Developer
8 17 (6.23%) Business Analyst
9 14 (5.13%) Senior Developer
10 13 (4.76%) Report Analyst
10 13 (4.76%) .NET Developer
11 12 (4.40%) Report Writer
12 11 (4.03%) Consultant
13 10 (3.66%) Business Objects Developer
13 10 (3.66%) Data Warehouse Developer
14 8 (2.93%) C# Developer
14 8 (2.93%) Microsoft Developer
15 7 (2.56%) Data Analyst
15 7 (2.56%) ETL Developer
16 6 (2.20%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (14.65%) .NET
2 15 (5.49%) ASP.NET
3 8 (2.93%) Web Services
3 8 (2.93%) XML
3 8 (2.93%) WPF
4 7 (2.56%) HTML
5 6 (2.20%) WCF
6 5 (1.83%) CSS
7 4 (1.47%) Middleware
7 4 (1.47%) WinForms
7 4 (1.47%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.10%) JSON
8 3 (1.10%) Ajax
8 3 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (1.10%) jQuery
9 2 (0.73%) Spring
10 1 (0.37%) Silverlight
10 1 (0.37%) ActiveMQ
10 1 (0.37%) JMX
10 1 (0.37%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.40%) Market Risk
3 11 (4.03%) Data Integration
4 10 (3.66%) Visualisation
5 9 (3.30%) Fixed Income
6 7 (2.56%) NHS
7 6 (2.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (2.20%) Derivative
8 4 (1.47%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.47%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.47%) Grid Computing
8 4 (1.47%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.47%) User Experience
9 3 (1.10%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.10%) Replication
9 3 (1.10%) DTV
10 2 (0.73%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.73%) Online Games
10 2 (0.73%) Credit Derivative
10 2 (0.73%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.83%) Windows
2 1 (0.37%) Linux
2 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (0.37%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (69.23%) Business Intelligence
2 76 (27.84%) ETL
3 39 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (12.82%) Data Modelling
5 34 (12.45%) Kimball Methodology
6 23 (8.42%) Dimensional Modelling
7 20 (7.33%) Performance Tuning
8 16 (5.86%) Analytics
8 16 (5.86%) Unit Testing
9 15 (5.49%) Data Analysis
10 13 (4.76%) TDD
11 12 (4.40%) Business Analysis
11 12 (4.40%) User Stories
12 10 (3.66%) Risk Management
12 10 (3.66%) Workflow
13 9 (3.30%) Greeks
14 8 (2.93%) OO
14 8 (2.93%) E-Commerce
14 8 (2.93%) Data Management
15 7 (2.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 198 (72.53%) SQL
2 98 (35.90%) T-SQL
3 49 (17.95%) C#
4 17 (6.23%) VBA
5 11 (4.03%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 8 (2.93%) VB.NET
7 7 (2.56%) JavaScript
7 7 (2.56%) VBScript
7 7 (2.56%) VB
7 7 (2.56%) PL/SQL
8 6 (2.20%) C++
9 5 (1.83%) C
10 4 (1.47%) Java
11 3 (1.10%) ABAP
11 3 (1.10%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
12 2 (0.73%) XAML
13 1 (0.37%) VB6
13 1 (0.37%) XPath
13 1 (0.37%) XQuery
13 1 (0.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (6.23%) Degree
2 6 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.83%) MCSE
4 4 (1.47%) MCSD
4 4 (1.47%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.10%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.73%) ISEB
6 2 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 1 (0.37%) MCT
7 1 (0.37%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.10%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (3.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 92 (33.70%) Microsoft
2 29 (10.62%) Business Objects
3 27 (9.89%) Cognos
4 16 (5.86%) Oracle
4 16 (5.86%) Tableau
5 11 (4.03%) IBM
6 10 (3.66%) SAP
7 5 (1.83%) Lattice Semiconductor
8 4 (1.47%) DevExpress
8 4 (1.47%) Sybase
8 4 (1.47%) Hyperion
8 4 (1.47%) Infragistics
8 4 (1.47%) Teradata
9 2 (0.73%) Dundas
9 2 (0.73%) Ab Initio
9 2 (0.73%) Informatica
9 2 (0.73%) HP
9 2 (0.73%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (0.73%) Talend
10 1 (0.37%) Cloudera
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