The table below looks at the statistics for MDX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MDX over the 3 months to 30 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 96 - 62
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MDX 2 0 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.12% - 1.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.55% - 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 15
Average daily rate
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£350 - £330
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 - £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 - £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 - £190.00
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North West

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 Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
366 359 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 22.70% 29.02% 31.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 229 209
Average daily rate £363 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £414 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 8
Average hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% +30.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

MDX
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

MDX Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

MDX
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

MDX Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

MDX
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MDX across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

MDX Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

MDX
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

MDX Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

MDX
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (20.00%) Kerberos
5 1 (20.00%) OLAP
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (20.00%) PowerPivot
5 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (20.00%) SDLC
5 1 (20.00%) Dashboard Development
5 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (20.00%) PowerShell

MDX
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) PowerPivot
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (20.00%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Report Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Dashboard Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft