The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 169 158 138
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -20
Contract jobs citing MDX 1 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.025% 0.18% 0.065%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.098% 0.78% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 2
Average daily rate £350 £400 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +24.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
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%
MDX
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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1016 897 723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.25% 22.92% 23.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 691 568 428
Average daily rate £385 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.20% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 20 7
Average hourly rate £39.25 £42.50 £40.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.64% +4.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £16.16 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.13 £46.09 £140.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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
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 30 April 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
Manchester -10 1 £350 -12.50% 1
MDX
England

MDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) PowerPivot
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Power View
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (40.00%) Power BI
5 1 (20.00%) ETL
5 1 (20.00%) Cognos
5 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (20.00%) .NET
5 1 (20.00%) MS Office
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Legal
5 1 (20.00%) Advertising
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (20.00%) ETL Development
5 1 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (20.00%) Visualisation

MDX
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (60.00%) PowerPivot
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Power View
4 2 (40.00%) Power BI
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
1 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (40.00%) SSAS Developer
3 2 (40.00%) SSIS Developer
3 2 (40.00%) SSRS Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Business Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft BI Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Report Developer
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) ETL Development
2 1 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
2 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Cognos
2 1 (20.00%) Tableau
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