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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MDX over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
England / North West
Rank 117 153 138
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -15
Contract jobs citing MDX 14 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.55% 0.10% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.77% 0.40% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 2
Median daily rate £450 £283 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.29% -35.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £263 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £395 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
790 1010 811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 30.85% 26.14% 25.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 636 530
Median daily rate £375 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 40 23
Median hourly rate £55.00 £37.00 £30.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.64% +21.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

MDX
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing MDX as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 22 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MDX within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +19 5 £350 -9.67% 1
Cheshire - 5 £525 -
Cumbria - 1 - -
MDX
England

MDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MDX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for MDX.

1 15 (65.22%) ETL
2 13 (56.52%) SQL
3 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
3 12 (52.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (52.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 11 (47.83%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (47.83%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (47.83%) Finance
5 10 (43.48%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (43.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (39.13%) Essbase
6 9 (39.13%) Hyperion
7 8 (34.78%) Oracle
7 8 (34.78%) Performance Monitoring
7 8 (34.78%) Oracle BI EE
8 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (26.09%) Performance Management
9 6 (26.09%) Mentoring
9 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (21.74%) Analytics
10 5 (21.74%) Talend
10 5 (21.74%) Data Mart
10 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
10 5 (21.74%) Amazon Redshift
10 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (21.74%) Talend Open Studio
10 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (21.74%) Scrum
10 5 (21.74%) ERwin
10 5 (21.74%) Data Modelling

MDX
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
1 12 (52.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 12 (52.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (43.48%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (43.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (39.13%) Essbase
4 8 (34.78%) Oracle BI EE
5 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (21.74%) Amazon Redshift
7 5 (21.74%) Data Mart
7 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
7 5 (21.74%) Star Schema
8 4 (17.39%) OLAP
8 4 (17.39%) Oracle OLAP
8 4 (17.39%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 3 (13.04%) Power BI
10 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) ERwin
1 5 (21.74%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Legal
2 2 (8.70%) Local Government
2 2 (8.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (91.30%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) OBIEE Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 6 (26.09%) SQL Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Hyperion Developer
5 3 (13.04%) SSIS Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.70%) SQL BI Developer
6 2 (8.70%) SSAS Developer
6 2 (8.70%) SSRS Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Business Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Data Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Essbase Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Hyperion Essbase Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Manager
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) CSS
1 1 (4.35%) DHTML
1 1 (4.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Data Extraction
2 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) ETL
2 11 (47.83%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (47.83%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (34.78%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (26.09%) Mentoring
4 6 (26.09%) Performance Management
5 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (21.74%) Analytics
5 5 (21.74%) Data Modelling
5 5 (21.74%) Scrum
6 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
7 2 (8.70%) Dashboard Development
8 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
8 1 (4.35%) Change Management
8 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
8 1 (4.35%) Data Transformation
8 1 (4.35%) DRM
8 1 (4.35%) Kimball Methodology
8 1 (4.35%) Migration
8 1 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) VBA
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Hyperion
2 8 (34.78%) Oracle
3 5 (21.74%) Talend
4 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.35%) Tableau