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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 146 127 111
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -16
Contract jobs citing MDX 5 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.14% 0.14% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.60% 0.52% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 6
Average daily rate
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£425 £285 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.12% +3.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £206 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £403 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.68% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.00
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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
831 776 619
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.80% 27.10% 26.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 431 330
Average daily rate £350 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 19 21
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +95.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.06 £22.20 £10.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £103.00 £160.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 March 2015. 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
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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 -16 2 £413 +87.50% 1
Lancashire - - - - 1
MDX
England

MDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (20.00%) ERwin
6 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (20.00%) ETL
6 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (20.00%) Cognos
6 2 (20.00%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
6 2 (20.00%) QlikView
6 2 (20.00%) PowerPivot
6 2 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
7 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (10.00%) Tableau
7 1 (10.00%) Database Tuning
7 1 (10.00%) Time Management
7 1 (10.00%) Dimensional Modelling

MDX
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (20.00%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (20.00%) QlikView
6 1 (10.00%) Data Mart
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (10.00%) OLAP
6 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) ERwin
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Business Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Data Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (20.00%) ETL
2 2 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (10.00%) Refactoring
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Cognos
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Tableau
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Merseyside
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 days ago