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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 102 85 82
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -3
Contract jobs citing MDX 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% 0.35% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.39% 1.32% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate £325 £413 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +32.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £403 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £423 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
MDX
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
509 379 375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 28.47% 26.75% 31.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 260 229
Average daily rate £350 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 5
Average hourly rate £29.00 £37.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% +17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.11 £32.50 £31.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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
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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MDX within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bolton - 1 £263 -
MDX
North West

MDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (88.89%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
4 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 6 (66.67%) SQL
5 4 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (44.44%) ETL
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (33.33%) Power BI
6 3 (33.33%) Advertising
6 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
6 3 (33.33%) MS Office
6 3 (33.33%) Finance
7 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
7 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
7 2 (22.22%) OLAP
7 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
7 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
7 2 (22.22%) Tableau
7 2 (22.22%) PowerPivot
7 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
7 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
7 2 (22.22%) Data Structures
7 2 (22.22%) OLAP Cube
7 2 (22.22%) Dashboard Development
7 2 (22.22%) ETL Development
8 1 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology

MDX
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics GP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 4 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (33.33%) Power BI
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (22.22%) OLAP
6 2 (22.22%) OLAP Cube
6 2 (22.22%) PowerPivot
6 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
6 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Power View
7 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (33.33%) Advertising
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft BI Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Power BI Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Tableau Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Business Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) DBA
5 1 (11.11%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Report Developer
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) SQL BI Developer
5 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 1 (11.11%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Structures
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
1 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (44.44%) ETL
3 2 (22.22%) Dashboard Development
3 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 2 (22.22%) ETL Development
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Tableau
3 1 (11.11%) Cognos