The table below looks at the statistics for MDX skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MDX over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 137 113 135
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +22
Contract jobs citing MDX 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.061% 0.18% 0.063%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% 0.65% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
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£325 £365 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% +21.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.21% -6.66%
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%
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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
806 615 659
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.52% 27.49% 20.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 417 355
Average daily rate £350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 33
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £15.39 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £55.00 £50.00
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 the South West

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

MDX Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

MDX
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

MDX Daily Rate Trend in the South West

MDX
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 16 September 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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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
Bristol -18 1 £325 -13.33% 1
Dorset - - - - 1
MDX
England

MDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 Reporting Services
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (60.00%) OLAP
4 6 (60.00%) SQL
4 6 (60.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (30.00%) ETL
5 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (20.00%) C#
6 2 (20.00%) .NET
6 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (20.00%) QlikView
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
7 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (10.00%) Data Transformation
7 1 (10.00%) Low Latency
7 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (10.00%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (10.00%) PerformancePoint
7 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (10.00%) PowerPivot

MDX
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) PowerPivot
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (60.00%) OLAP
5 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (20.00%) QlikView
7 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (10.00%) MS Access
7 1 (10.00%) PerformancePoint
7 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Report Writer
5 1 (10.00%) Report Developer
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Business Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (30.00%) ETL
3 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (10.00%) Data Transformation
4 1 (10.00%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
1 6 (60.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) VB
3 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (10.00%) VBA
3 1 (10.00%) VB6
3 1 (10.00%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Talend
2 1 (10.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (10.00%) SAP