The table below looks at the statistics for MDX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MDX over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 63 63 62
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing MDX 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.13% 0.14% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.63% 0.53% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£475 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% +4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £36.50 -
% change year-on-year
-47.94% -
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East of 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 Hertfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
158 190 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.27% 27.34% 33.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 103 109
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £268 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 4
Average hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +75.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

MDX
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

MDX Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

MDX
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

MDX Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

MDX
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) OLAP
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) ETL

MDX
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) OLAP
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Business Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Data Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft