The table below looks at the statistics for MDX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MDX over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 129 - 109
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MDX 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.036% - 0.076%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% - 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £190.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- +638.43%
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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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
787 556 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 28.18% 22.63% 15.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 260 195
Average daily rate £375 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £239 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 15
Average hourly rate £42.25 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £24.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

MDX
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

MDX Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

MDX
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

MDX Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

MDX
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

MDX Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

MDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 6 (85.71%) SQL
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (57.14%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) OOP
3 4 (57.14%) OO
3 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
3 4 (57.14%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
5 2 (28.57%) ERP
5 2 (28.57%) ETL
5 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 1 (14.29%) OLAP
6 1 (14.29%) Business Objects
6 1 (14.29%) SAP
6 1 (14.29%) CRM
6 1 (14.29%) Star Schema
6 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (14.29%) Banking
6 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (14.29%) Visualisation

MDX
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (14.29%) OLAP
3 1 (14.29%) Star Schema
3 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Report Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Axapta Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server BI Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) OOP
1 4 (57.14%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) ERP
2 2 (28.57%) ETL
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Business Objects
2 1 (14.29%) SAP