The table below looks at the statistics for MDX skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MDX over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 246 202 217
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +15
Contract jobs citing MDX 11 35 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.41% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.47% 1.66% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £275 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £400 £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £318 £331
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -4.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.00
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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2338 2108 2140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.58% 24.73% 25.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1417 1181 1140
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £223 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 63 92
Average hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.70 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

MDX
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

MDX Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

MDX
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

MDX Daily Rate Trend in the South East

MDX
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MDX across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

MDX Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

MDX
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

MDX Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

MDX
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MDX within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
Berkshire 0 6 £388 - 3
Kent -11 1 £338 +12.50%
Surrey - - - -
MDX
England

MDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 18 (78.26%) SQL Server
2 16 (69.57%) SQL
3 15 (65.22%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (65.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (60.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (52.17%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (52.17%) ETL
6 10 (43.48%) Finance
6 10 (43.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
7 9 (39.13%) OLAP
8 8 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (30.43%) OLAP Cube
9 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (26.09%) VBA
10 6 (26.09%) T-SQL
11 5 (21.74%) .NET
11 5 (21.74%) Cognos
11 5 (21.74%) Project Management
11 5 (21.74%) IBM
12 4 (17.39%) Data Mart
12 4 (17.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (17.39%) Cognos Query Studio
12 4 (17.39%) Cognos Analysis Studio
12 4 (17.39%) Cognos Report Studio
12 4 (17.39%) Cognos Framework Manager
12 4 (17.39%) Cognos Transformer
12 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (17.39%) Active Directory

MDX
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) PowerPivot
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (4.35%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (78.26%) SQL Server
2 15 (65.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (60.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 12 (52.17%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (43.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (39.13%) OLAP
7 7 (30.43%) OLAP Cube
7 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (17.39%) Data Mart
8 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (17.39%) Cognos Query Studio
8 4 (17.39%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 4 (17.39%) Cognos Report Studio
8 4 (17.39%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 4 (17.39%) Cognos Transformer
9 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (8.70%) PerformancePoint
11 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (4.35%) MOLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
2 1 (4.35%) Advertising
2 1 (4.35%) Publishing
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (91.30%) Developer
2 9 (39.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 5 (21.74%) SQL Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Cognos Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Cognos BI Developer
4 4 (17.39%) TM1 Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Business Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) TM1 Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Data Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Cognos Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) SAP Developer
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Data Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Designer
7 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) .NET
2 4 (17.39%) CSS
2 4 (17.39%) HTML
3 2 (8.70%) Web Services
3 2 (8.70%) XML
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (4.35%) Middleware
4 1 (4.35%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) NHS
3 1 (4.35%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.35%) Replication
3 1 (4.35%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (52.17%) ETL
3 5 (21.74%) Project Management
4 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (13.04%) Data Architecture
5 3 (13.04%) Reverse Engineering
5 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (8.70%) Data Management
6 2 (8.70%) OO
7 1 (4.35%) OOP
7 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.35%) Line Management
7 1 (4.35%) Database Security
7 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (4.35%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) VBA
2 6 (26.09%) T-SQL
3 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
3 4 (17.39%) C#
4 2 (8.70%) VB
5 1 (4.35%) ABAP
5 1 (4.35%) Java
5 1 (4.35%) C++
5 1 (4.35%) Perl
5 1 (4.35%) VBScript
5 1 (4.35%) SAPscript
5 1 (4.35%) VB6
5 1 (4.35%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) Cognos
2 5 (21.74%) IBM
3 2 (8.70%) Business Objects
4 1 (4.35%) SAP
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle