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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 162 134 121
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -13
Contract jobs citing MDX 7 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.065% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.65% 0.26% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 10
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £375 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £190.00
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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
1078 773 833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.75% 25.24% 29.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 695 450 450
Average daily rate £388 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 12 16
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.33 £30.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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
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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 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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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
Cheshire - 3 £340 - 1
Manchester - 2 £325 - 4
Merseyside -8 1 £325 -13.33%
Lancashire - 1 - -
MDX
England

MDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 14 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 12 (85.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (85.71%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (85.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
4 10 (71.43%) SQL
4 10 (71.43%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (42.86%) ETL
5 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 6 (42.86%) T-SQL
5 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
6 5 (35.71%) OLAP
7 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
7 4 (28.57%) Finance
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (28.57%) PowerPivot
7 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (28.57%) OLAP Cube
8 3 (21.43%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Power View
8 3 (21.43%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (21.43%) Advertising
9 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
9 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (14.29%) QlikView
9 2 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
9 2 (14.29%) ETL Development
9 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)

MDX
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
2 3 (21.43%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (21.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) PowerPivot
2 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 12 (85.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (85.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
4 10 (71.43%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (35.71%) OLAP
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (28.57%) OLAP Cube
8 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Power View
9 2 (14.29%) QlikView
10 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 1 (7.14%) Data Mart
10 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Advertising
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Local Government
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 11 (78.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Developer
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Business Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Data Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Report Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server BI Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (42.86%) ETL
3 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
4 2 (14.29%) ETL Development
5 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (7.14%) SDLC
5 1 (7.14%) Dashboard Development
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Tableau
2 1 (7.14%) SAP
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