The first table below looks at the demand for MDX skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MDX over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the North West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 133 114 131
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +17
Contract jobs citing MDX 3 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.095% 0.25% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.38% 0.96% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 2
Average daily rate £220 £275 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £248 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £356 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 - £41.00
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
782 626 860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.65% 26.00% 28.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 322 503
Average daily rate £350 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 31 36
Average hourly rate £40.29 £29.96 £21.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.46% +37.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.39 £13.50 £14.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £136.50 £146.10 £33.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
MDX
England

MDX
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

MDX Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

MDX
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

MDX Daily Rate Trend in the North West

MDX
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MDX across the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

MDX Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

MDX
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

MDX Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

MDX
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MDX within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -13 3 £220 -20.00% 4
Cheshire - - - - 2
Merseyside - - - -
MDX
England

MDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) NHS
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) OLAP
5 1 (20.00%) UML
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) Retail
5 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (20.00%) ETL
5 1 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (20.00%) Dutch Language
5 1 (20.00%) French Language
5 1 (20.00%) German Language
5 1 (20.00%) Polish Language
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (20.00%) QlikView
5 1 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (20.00%) BPMN
5 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database

MDX
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) OLAP
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (20.00%) QlikView
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (20.00%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
1 1 (20.00%) Dutch Language
1 1 (20.00%) French Language
1 1 (20.00%) German Language
1 1 (20.00%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) BPMN
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
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